3 hrs ago
BrandPost: Are You Ready for SDN's Rocket Ride?
Get ready for a rush of superlatives concerning software defined networking . The networking architecture of tomorrow has begun a rocket-like ascent, according to new data from research firm IDC.
7 hrs ago
Scale Computing to Exhibit at the SpiceWorld IT Conference
Scale Computing , the leading provider of hyperconverged solutions, today announced it will be exhibiting at the SpiceWorld IT Conference, taking place September 23 - 24, 2014 at the Austin Convention Center, Austin, Texas. Scale Computing will be in Booth # 42, showcasing its HC3 hyperconvergence platform and the newest release of the Ultra-Easy HyperCore Software which powers the fully hyperconverged stack that has become an alternative to VMware.
12 hrs ago
Five signs that VMware is becoming a developer platform company again
VMware's recent moves to embrace Docker and OpenStack, add DevOps features on its hybrid cloud and bring mobile back-end capabilities to its cloud raise the question: Does VMware want to be a developer platform company all over again? At VMworld 2014, VMware made some announcements around OpenStack and Docker that surprised the industry. It also revamped its hybrid cloud strategy - vCloud Air - to take on public cloud giants including Amazon and Microsoft.
Sun Sep 14, 2014
VMworld 2014 a " WMware cloud offers more than just a silver lining
With nearly 25,000 attendees comprised of IT and business leaders, partners, professionals and experts, VMware hosted the VMworld 2014 at the Moscone Center in the famous City by the Bay, San Francisco, California recently. VMworld is the largest global conference for virtualization and cloud computing and for 2014, VMware Chief Marketing Officer, Robin Matlock, explains that VMware aims A A to create, push boundaries and explore endless possibilities, hence, its theme "No Limits".
Sat Sep 13, 2014
The Times of India
Coding contests are hiring hubs for global companies
A bunch of Indian programmers participating in HackerRank's coding contests are being offered annual salaries ranging from $120,000-$150,000 for US-based positions. BANGALORE: Twitter, Facebook, Quora, Evernote, Bloomberg and Adobe are increasingly giving traditional recruiting avenues a miss and hiring Indian developers on coding platforms like HackerRank and HackerEarth.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
EMC examines VMware stake sale after activist push
After months of pressure from Elliot Management Corp., data storage equipment maker EMC Corp. may sell its 80 percent stake in VMware Inc. Paul Singer-run activist hedge fund Elliott Management - which became EMC's fifth-largest shareholder when it revealed a 2 percent stake in July - has since been urging the company to spin off publicly traded Palo Alto software maker VMware, saying the sell could substantially boost its stock price, the New York Post reported . EMC may also target other assets to sell.
Piston Cloud Updates OpenStack Software, Unveils Private Cloud Cost Calculator
Piston Cloud unveiled its OpenStack 3.5 release Wednesday, adding stronger security features and a new tool customers can use to calculate the total cost of ownership of using its OpenStack to build their private clouds. Piston OpenStack 3.5, like previous versions the San Francisco-based startup has released, is a preconfigured set of technologies for running private clouds on commodity hardware.
Red Hat Satellite Brings System Management To Cloud
Red Hat Satellite 6, the latest version of its Enterprise Linux system management, now works across data centers and clouds. Automate more of the data center is the battle cry of the day, with Cisco, HP, and VMware each promising to do more of it their own way.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Blog Post: Microsoft Virtual Academy New Course: VMware to Hyper-V Migration
Are you interested in the benefits of Microsoft virtualization with Windows Server 2012 R2 and System Center 2012 R2, and how they compare to VMware virtualization with vCenter 5.5? Watch Microsoft's Matt McSpirit, as he provides an overview of several solutions that can convert VMware virtual machines to Hyper-V virtual machines. Review different migration options in more depth, with experts in each technology, including Microsoft and partners 5nine Software, NetApp, Vision Solutions, and Xtreme Consulting Group.
ClusterHQ Names Mark Davis as Chief Executive Officer
"Mark has been instrumental to the development of ClusterHQ, and we are very pleased that he has accepted the chief executive position as we move into a period of rapid technology innovation and business development," said Marsden. "His progressive vision and extensive experience in the data center infrastructure market will serve ClusterHQ and its partners well."
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Maxim Group Initiates Coverage on VMware
The firm set a "buy" rating on the stock. VMW has been the subject of a number of other recent research reports.
Capgemini and VMware Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver an...
This partnership will combine Capgemini's mobility consulting, application development and system integration expertise with VMware's industry-leading end-user computing software, including will provide organizations with an industry-optimized EMM solution to manage virtually all mobile devices, across all major mobile platforms and for all deployment types - helping to navigate the complexities of securely protecting and segregating data and associated user support for enterprises. It will provide workers with a centralized console to easily access content and applications from any device underpinned by business-aligned mobile and Bring-Your-Own-Device strategies.
Mon Sep 08, 2014
Customer Interaction Solutions
eGroup and TriTech Software Systems Partner to Deliver Integrated...
Mount Pleasant, SC September 09, 2014 eGroup, the Southeast's leading provider of cloud, application and end-user computing services, and TriTech, the leading provider of public safety software, today announced partnership details and, as a result, the many ways the public safety industry is benefiting. The partnership between eGroup and TriTech enables public safety agencies to receive turnkey software and infrastructure solutions, customized to their specific requirements.
Intel touts software-defined datacenter agenda ahead of IDF 2014
Following up VMware a few weeks ago, Intel is solidifying its own foundation and argument for the software-defined datacenter. SAN FRANCISCO-The move to software-defined infrastructures is both critical and inevitable, according to one of Intel's datacenter chiefs, Diane Bryant.
Scale Computing Appoints Dario Zamarian to Board of Directors
Scale Computing , the leading provider of hyperconverged solutions, today announced that Dario Zamarian has joined its board of directors. Zamarian is a long-time technology executive and experienced industry veteran who most recently served as the Global Vice President and Worldwide General Manager of the Enterprise Systems and Solutions division at Dell.
Data Center Knowledge
DevOps IT Automation Software Chef Goes Freemium
Chef , the company behind the popular IT automation software for DevOps, has merged the open source version of its software and the one with premium features built for enterprises into a single open source code base. Until now, if a company wanted to use premium Chef features, such as multi-tenancy and access control, they had to buy a separate software package.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
VMware Can Co-Exist with Linux - Containers,' Says Cowen
Cowen & Co .' s Gregg Moskowitz today issues a longish think piece on Linux "containers ," a technology used to make software applications more nimble in cloud computing, which has gained prominence in the last year or so as an alternative to virtualization software sold by VMware , Citrix , Microsoft , and others.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Implementing IBM Software Defined Network for Virtual Environments
This IBMA RedbooksA publication shows how to integrate IBM Software Defined Network for Virtual Environments seamlessly within a new or existing data center. This book is aimed at pre- and post-sales support, targeting network administrators and other technical professionals that want to get an overview of this new and exciting technology, and see how it fits into the overall vision of a truly Software Defined Environment.
8 VMworld Scenes That Show The Expanding Influence Of VMware And Partners
There's nothing quite like VMware's VMworld conference in the tech industry landscape. For the past few years, virtualization and cloud experts have flocked to San Francisco to hear about the vendor's latest and greatest technologies and bask in the glow of data center innovation.
VMware to Host 'What's New at VMware' Conference Call for Investors and Financial Analysts
Nehal Chokshi, analyst at Technology Insights Research, will co-host the call, with participation to include Gordon Smith, supervisor, client hardware engineering & mobile team at Intermountain Healthcare, a VMware customer. The call will broadcast live at http://ir.vmware.com or you may dial in: 1-888-831-6086 or 1-312-470-0068, password: VMware.