In terms of infrastructure, VMware will provide its own OpenStack distribution that still integrates deeper into the VMware architecture. At VMworld 2014, VMware announced the new VMware Integrated OpenStack (VIO) offering putting intelligence in the hardware versus software in the level of automation.

Based on the OpenStack Icehouse release, VIO integrates [...]

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The OpenStack Marketplace has a new feather under its hood. The open source cloud markatplace opens hosted private cloud for users to evaluate different OpenStack deployment options that best meet their requirements.

The new Hosted Private Cloud category offers an open and transparent means to evaluate the full spectrum of OpenStack [...]

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What is a real trend, which changed our lives forever and what is a mere hype that fizzles out quickly? Once a year, technology research firm Gartner releases Hype Cycle report to get the current nurve of the market, the business trend and the future direction.

This year also Gartner has [...]

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Microsoft and IBM are gaining momentum in the market for cloud infrastructure services and pressuring beating Google and Amazon, according to a new study. While Amazon, the market leader in cloud, maintained its position. But Amazon market share is not larger now than its four closest competitors combined, said a report from [...]

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IBM has unveiled one of its bigger plans so far. The company will invest three billion investment in chip and new technology. Over the next five years, IBM will invest a significant amount of their total revenue in new technologies like non-silicon computer chips, quantum computing research, and computers that mimic the [...]

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During the past year, the demand for SIEM (Security Information and Event Management) technology remained strong. The widespread adoption of the SIEM technology is driven both by the need for security and compliance with regulations. Most of security needs is the effective detection of targeted attacks and violations.

Organizations are failing at [...]

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Organizations are dedicating increasing resources to security and risk. Security and risk leaders need to fully engage with the latest technology trends if they are to define, achieve and maintain effective security and risk management programmes that simultaneously enable business opportunities and manage risk.

Gartner Security & Risk Management Summit is [...]

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The market for cloud security market is growing over the next five years with an average of 15 percent per year to 8.71 billion in 2019, reports research firm MarketsandMarkets.

The report “Cloud Security Market (Cloud IAM/IDAASS, DLP, Web Security, Email Security, Cloud IDS/IPS, SIEM, Encryption Services, BCDR, Network Security, Cloud [...]

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At recently concluded Hadoop Summit, Microsoft presented the strategy for big data technologies and the work being done by the company from getting Hadoop is accessible in the cloud. Microsoft announced in the event that Azure HDInsight will now support Hadoop 2.4.

Microsoft says the massive scale, power, elasticity [...]

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After years of fighting in the market for cloud services and CRM solutions dedicated to companies, Microsoft and Salesforce.com joined forces by announcing the signing of a comprehensive strategic partnership for mutual integration of their flagship solutions.

The agreement provides that the Salesforce CRM solution is integrated with the Windows OS, the [...]

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Not that this is really a surprise, Oracle took the OpenStack Summit being held in Atlanta in the United States to announce a formal alignment between Oracle Linux, the Linux distribution, and OpenStack. The open source cloud framework will be supported by the Linux OS group and Oracle VM.

Users of [...]

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The long-standing partnership between Microsoft and SAP will be significantly increased in the areas of cloud, data, and mobility. In addition to the arrival of SAP solutions in the cloud Azure, the two companies are working on a better integration of Business Objects BI tool with the Power of Microsoft.

It [...]

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By Lori MacVittie

Of late there have been a lot of articles and columns discussing the lamentably small percentage of women who are entering STEM fields. All posit potential causes for the decline noted over the past couple of decades, and some even offer advice on hiring practices or changes in the work environment [...]

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HP announced plans for the next two years to invest more than one billion in cloud technology. The money will be spent on the production of new cloud products and services, and technical developments in the field of cloud computing. The company thus will focus on supporting OpenStack initiative and hybrid platforms [...]

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Even in an era of budget cuts and triumphant cloud, companies will continue to invest in infrastructure on site. Although public cloud-based solutions provide both more flexibility and more choices, IT departments are still reluctant to cede control of their sensitive data.

EMC took its EMC World 2014 conference to unveil [...]

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The emergence of wireless technologies, smart products and complete software solutions, also commonly known as the Internet of Things is set to play a central role in intensifying the volume of data that is being collected.

EMC Corporation announced results of the EMC seventh Digital Universe in measuring and projecting [...]

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