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Revlon's comprehensive cloud has matured, and the benefits from aggressively embracing the cloud have evolved into positive consequences for their data architecture. When you think of Revlon, we're global and we have a huge application portfolio. As we put everything on our cloud and...
After Intel and IBM came up short this week, Google’s Q3 numbers were released early Thursday utterly surprising a market high on its business, an enthusiasm that had driven its stock to all-time highs. It missed big on both the top and bottom line, instantly creating a big sell-off ...
Google Q3 numbers were released early Thursday utterly surprising a market high on its business, which has driven its stock to all-time highs. It missed big on both the top and bottom line, instantly creating a big sell-off of its high-flown stock, losing $19 billion in market cap, b...
Google released its Q3 numbers early Thursday utterly surprising a market high on its business. It missed on both the top and bottom line, instantly creating a sell-off of its high-flown stock, losing $19 billion in market cap, before it was halted at the company’s request at $687.30...
Ever get the feeling that soon there’ll be so many clouds we’ll never see the sun again? Well, here’s another one. It’s called Metacloud. After quietly starting early last year it’s just hit the radar, turning up with an undisclosed investment from Storm Ventures and – according to...
Fresh back from maternity leave – she had a boy – Yahoo’s latest CEO Marissa Mayer raided her former company to bring Google’s VP of partner business solutions Henrique de Castro in as COO. He’s supposed to worry about Yahoo’s sales, operations, media and business development. The ...
Zenith Infotech’s TigerCloud is changing the private cloud market by offering an enterprise-class solution via TruHAAS – a rent-to-own pricing structure. TruHAAS allows companies to customize their technology spending to better meet their cash flow in this tight economy. By eliminating...
C12G Labs, the company behind the widely-used OpenNebula cloud management platform, today announced the results of a survey to determine the main building blocks that constitute the existing OpenNebula clouds. The full results can be seen at http://www.c12g.com/survey The results of t...
Patent victories by Microsoft and Apple have stripped Motorola Mobility of products it can legally sell in Germany, Europe’s biggest market where Android is popular. The Google subsidiary is down to zero tablets and three smartphones – the Razr i, Razr MHD and the Gleam. Everything...
Dell has announced a host of new and enhanced industry-leading cloud client computing solutions that provide organizations with the broadest choice in how to implement, manage, deploy and access virtual computing environments using VMware. Coming on the heels of recent cloud client com...
Oracle has formally advised Judge William Alsup that it intends to appeal the verdict in its patent and copyright suit against Google and Android. Judge Alsup, you’ll remember, decided Oracle’s Java APIs weren’t copyrightable, an issue it’s got to prevail on in its appeal. Whether ...
Cisco has bought start-up vCider for its expertise in developing virtual network overlay technology for secure data center infrastructure. The price wasn’t disclosed. GigaOm rates it as a counter to VMware buying Nicira, which, it says, “has strained the once close partnership between...
What's "Cloud 2.0"? Who's behind "SHadoop"? Why is the Cloud so important to the Big Data boom? Are you turning your data into dollars? Which cloud model is right for your company? Register to attend 11th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo Silicon Valley and get your questions answered November 5...
Yahoo Tuesday said Ken Goldman, the CFO of Fortinet, will replace Tim Morse as CFO when Morse leaves the company in the next little while. Morse was briefly interim CEO before Yahoo hired short-lived Scott Thompson from PayPal for the job. Before Fortinet Goldman was CFO at Siebel....
Google appears to be perfectly happy to let Apple dangle in the wind and not rush to take advantage of complaints about its newfangled maps program by putting an iOS 6-compatible Google Maps application on the market. The Verge, however, claims Google was blindsided when Apple unilat...
To have a reliable and comprehensive, yet flexible, e-commerce business, it's essential to have a solid architecture. Just like the foundations of a house, an online shopping site needs to be robust enough to handle large volumes of traffic and be flexible enough to support many differ...
According to the smart money at the Linley Group and AnandTech Apple developed the A6 ARM chip it’s using in the iPhone 5 – something it’s not talking about –and it’s probably having the widget made by Samsung on its 32nm process, which may account for why it’s 22% smaller and doubtles...
This’ll resonate. ManageIQ says that when the management majors – and you know who that foursome is – saw the cloud bearing down on them like a Kansas tornado they ducked into the basement and scrawled cloud all over their wares to salvage their position. Its point is you can’t make...
Alibaba CEO Jack Ma’s most heartfelt wish will reportedly come true next week when he’s able to put something of a period – or at least a coda – to Yahoo!’s rocky involvement with his company. It’s gonna cost him though. All Things Digital, that Yahoo know-it-all, says Yahoo has ag...
Acer on Thursday was supposed to announce a smartphone for China that runs on an operating system called Aliyun developed by Alibaba, the big Chinese e-commerce outfit. The press were reportedly milling outside the door waiting for the Shanghai press conference hosted by both compani...
Amazon Web Services has set up an online marketplace where customers can sell their excess EC2 Reserved Instances to other AWS customers. Reserved Instances cost less because buyers make a one-time payment to reserve compute capacity for a specified term and get a discount on the hou...
Cloud computing is increasingly changing the education landscape. Thanks to could computing, students from different locations around the world can collaborate on assignments, rendering them interactive among their peers in education. The ability to bring together students and teache...
According to Dan Vesset, program vice president for IDC's Business Analytics Solutions, the business analytics software market "has crossed the chasm into the mainstream mass market." In 2011, Vesset explains, the business analytics market extended its post-2009 recovery with anothe...
Compuware has announced that Netmagic Solutions has expanded its application performance management (APM) partnership with Compuware. Netmagic will offer Compuware APM® products—Gomez—to its customers in a pay-as-you-use service model as part of the company’s existing Managed Services ...
In a highly anticipated event in Los Angeles Thursday that pushed its stock to a record high while it was happening, Amazon unveiled three next-generation Kindle Fire tablets and priced the mid-range 8.9-inch model with a 1,920 x 1,200 HD screen at $299, undercutting the 9.75-inch Appl...
The Korean Fair Trade Commission (FTC) Thursday said it was investigating a complaint made by Apple that Samsung is abusing its dominance in third-generation wireless technology. The investigation mirrors a similar one opened in January by the European Commission, which is also inves...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Coraid Inc., a leading developer of Ethernet-based storage solutions, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 11th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 5–8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. C...
In New York Wednesday at the Nokia press conference kicking off the introduction of the Windows 8-based phones that it’s depending on to save the company, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer predicted that there would be 400 million Windows 8 devices out in the field a year from now. Aside f...
Analyst research shows that the change, cost, and complexity associated with cloud migrations continue to be key challenges for cloud computing adoption. In his session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Adiascar Cisneros is Director of Operations at Racemi, will help attendees un...
Linoma Software has announced it will launch a new version of its application, GoAnywhere Services, which works with Microsoft Server 2012 to offer customers enhanced security, as well as innovative user interface features and reliability improvements. The secure file server in GoAnywh...
BI Research, Teradata Aster, and Hortonworks are teaming up to provide clear guidance on Big Data architecture and product integration to bring more value to businesses. Attend this discussion to learn more about: MapReduce for the data scientist: the Hadoop/Hive and RDBMS approaches ...
Nutanix, the start-up that came out of stealth mode last year claiming to be the first company to offer software-defined storage wrapped in off-the-shelf x86 servers, has raised $33 million in Series C funding. It got the reportedly “massively oversubscribed” round from current inves...
NYSE Euronext's innovative cloud and groundbreaking business model targets the needs of Wall Street IT leaders. We'll learn about how this innovative cloud and groundbreaking business model targets the needs of Wall Street IT leaders, how the business of the financial services industr...
HyTrust has sent to market an appliance that enforces the “two-person rule” to prevent risk to virtual machines, critical applications, data, and ultimately business operations – whether unintended or malicious. It’s called the HyTrust Appliance 3.0, which is supposed to make more vi...
Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Larry Page have been talking by phone about a “range of intellectual property matters,” according to Reuters, including the Android-spawned dispute that has seen Apple take Google’s biggest Android peddlers to court here there and everywhere as a proxy...
Best Buy and its largest single shareholder, Richard Schulze, its founder and ousted chairman who wants to buy the struggling consumer electronics chain for around $9 billion – $24 to $26 a share – have smoked the peace pipe. Best Buy is going to let Schulze form an investment group ...
Google decided it should say something about the largest seller of Android widgets getting its head handed to it by an American jury Friday. It said: “The court of appeals will review both infringement and the validity of the patent claims. Most of these don’t relate to the core Andro...
Apple has filed the one-page list of Samsung products it wants enjoined after a California jury found the Korean company guilty of infringement last Friday. Trial Judge Lucy Koh ordered it so she would know what she’s in for. Here’s Apple’s list and why they’re there. It’s being di...
While the US has always been at the forefront when it comes to offshore outsourcing, its neighbor, Canada, has kept a fairly low profile in this arena. However, all that looks set to change now if recent studies are anything to go by. More and more Canadian companies are embracing offs...
Piston Cloud is about to release Airframe, a cut-down version of its Piston Enterprise OpenStack platform built so business users have a free way to evaluate and get comfortable with OpenStack in a pre-production environment. It’s supposed to be ideal in pilot deployments, proof of c...


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