VMware Reports Solid Quarter, Bookings Jump 24%
VMware turned in "solid" second quarter 2014 results with revenue growth of 17.2% and order bookings growth of 24%.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
EMC Is Ready to Meet With Activists, Meets Street View
EMC CEO Joe Tucci says he's willing to meet with representatives of an activist investor fund that wants to break up the company.
The Washington Post
EMC Boosts Forecast as Profit Meets Estimates on Storage Demand
EMC Corp., the maker of storage computers that is fending off a challenge by an activist investor to break itself up, boosted its full-year profit forecast after second-quarter earnings met analysts' estimates.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
VMware Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
PALO ALTO, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VMware, Inc. , the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced financial results for the second quarter of 2014: -- Revenues for the second quarter were $1.46 billion, an increase of 17% from the second quarter of 2013.
Wall Street Journal
VMware's Profit Down on AirWatch Acquisition Costs
Software company VMware Inc.'s second-quarter earnings fell 32% largely resulting from costs tied to its acquisition of mobile device management company AirWatch.
Activist Investor Pushes For EMC Breakup; Partners, Analysts Weigh In
EMC's fifth-largest investor is reportedly pushing EMC to spin off VMware as an independent company, a move many solution providers would support as a way to help VMware become a premier provider of cloud technology independent of the influence of any legacy hardware vendors.
Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc. Announces ActiveBatchA Extension For ...
Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc. , maker of ActiveBatch IT Automation Without Boundaries , today announced expanded support for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 and other important IT management and cloud technologies through its ActiveBatch Extension for System Center Configuration Manager .
Mon Jul 21, 2014
TCO for Software Defined Storage -- Known or Unknown?
In a recent blog pos t on Software Defined Storage I mentioned that, while the model was attractive from the standpoint of lowering the upfront cost of enterprise storage, pricing models across SDS vendors are still a work in progress.
Hybrid Clouds, Mobility Management And SDN Key For VMware's Q2 Results
The company has given revenue guidance of about $1.45 billion for the quarter, which is more than a 15% increase over the prior year quarter.
EMC Investor to Urge Storage Vendor to Spin Off VMware
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Elliott Management will tell CEO Joe Tucci that shedding VMware will help boost EMC's stock.
The Washington Post
EMC Said Targeted by Activist Elliott for VMware Separation
Elliott Management Corp. has amassed an active stake of more than $1 billion in EMC Corp. and is pushing the world's biggest maker of storage computers to spin off its VMware Inc. unit, a person familiar with the matter said.
Citrix Killer: Sphere 3D's Debut On Nasdaq, Merger With Overland, Purchase Of V3 Systems
Q2 financials are due out before the end of August . Sphere 3D Corp 's debut on the NASDAQ Global Market this week heralds the arrival of a new and powerful competitor to the Information Storage and Virtualization sectors - two of the fastest growing segments of the world economy.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Cloud Computing Pricing Strategies 2014-2019 Market Research Report
"Pricing the Cloud" 2014-2019 market research report profiles companies like Amazon EC2, AT&T, CenturyLink, Dell, Dimension Data, Fujitsu, Google, HP, IBM CloudLayer, Joyent, Microsoft Azure, NTT Communications, OVH, Rackspace Hosting, Salesforce.com, Verizon-Terremark and VMware.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Tintri Appoints Former VMware Executive Andrew Lee as Head of Strategic Alliances
In this role, Lee will lead strategic alliances and support business development and corporate strategy.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
VMWare Could Be a Long-Term Buy
VMware' s shares have been gaining ground on the back of strong tailwinds. Moreover, EMC 's wide client base and its expanding suite of products is additional catalyst for VMware, as EMC is VMware's parent company.
VMware Invests In Software Management Startup JFrog
As infrastructure becomes more and more commoditized by cloud computing vendors like Amazon Web Services and DigitalOcean , those legacy vendors whose bread and butter relates to infrastructure provision are scrambling to find product offerings to fill the revenue gap left by dwindling sales.
VMware expands Asian cloud reach; EMC buys security IP
VMware is forming a JV with SoftBank to offer its vCloud Hybrid cloud infrastructure service in Japan.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Potential Problems Lurking in Private Clouds
Companies are increasingly turning to private clouds to run their mission-critical applications.
Silicon Alley Insider
Here's A Great Explanation Of The 'Big Data' Phenom In 8 Words
A little over a year ago, EMC and its subsidiary, VMware, gathered up 1,000 employees , and spun out a new company, called Pivotal.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
The Waddington Group, Inc. Implements VMware vSphere With Operations...
VMware vSphere with Operations Management combines the leading virtualization platform with insight to IT capacity and performance.