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Dropbox has doubled the size of its user base to 100 million from a year ago. It also says a billion files are saved in Dropbox every 24 hours. It may be close to $500 million in revenues but rival Workshare, which eschews the freemium model, sniffs that paying users are distinctly dif...
Technical Debt is worth nothing if no pragmatic action is taken into code, in order to control and tackle it. To ilustrate the Scertify's capability to automatically correct code defects that increase this unintended debt, we performed code refactoring on OpenKM, an Free/Libre document...
Rackspace says it’s gussied up its free Private Cloud Software, a k a Alamo, boosting remote support capabilities for on premise OpenStack-powered clouds, helping companies to monitor their private clouds, and providing more storage capabilities. It claims that since Alamo launched in...
In OpenNebula, we have a lot to celebrate around here lately, including our fifth anniversary. Although OpenNebula started as a research project more than 7 years ago, it was in november 2007 when we created the OpenNebula open-source project. Since then, 12 stable versions have been r...
With the common theme in today’s security management conversations being “your security will fail” and “expect to be breached,” it’s no question that there has been increased interest in the area of incident response. The industry is realizing that the addition of regulations, people, ...
This time of year, many companies are now in the process of conducting web load testing in advance of the holidays. In this article, you'll learn details on how a large online retailer conducted web load testing in advance of the holiday spike in traffic – and they're moving into the h...
Mips Technologies, the RISC chip pioneer, is getting carved up. It’s being acquired for $60 million by UK-based Imagination Technologies, which is partially owned by Apple and Intel and makes GPUs for Apple’s iPhone 5 and iPad 4 as well as Intel’s CloverTrail-based Windows 8 tablets....
Remember those HP Itanium servers that Oracle didn’t want to write any more software for because Intel secretly planned to end Itanium development? Well, HP’s got new ones based on a new Itanium chip, dubbed the 9500, made by Intel, which claims to be committed to the silicon and its...
A look at the phenomenon of Human Generated Big Data, the petabytes and exabytes of structured and unstructured data that are currently being generated by users and organizations internationally. Is Big Data going to be another oil rush with a few winners and many losers or will it enr...
In his session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Thomas Anderson, VP of Field Operations at ManageIQ, will review dynamic, policy-based private and hybrid cloud management and optimization strategies. He will discuss how ManageIQ’s EVM solution enforces policies on IT services, wor...
Does the following situation sound familiar? From one minute to the other, your production servers grind to a halt, terse emails are complemented by equally hectic phone calls, and the first order of business is to get back up and running. After the dust settles, you’re usually left wi...
Traditional Enterprise Database vendors often bring up the lack of professional monitoring and management tool support for NoSQL solutions. Their argument is that enterprise applications require sophisticated tuning and monitoring of the database in order to ensure a performant and smo...
Clouds have what you need: reliable and highly resilient compute, networks and storage. But achieving true scale and efficiency requires designing and building your cloud from the ground up. In their session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Kedar Poduri, Director of Product Mana...
Well, that’s 3,000 employees HP won’t have to lay off. General Motors is taking IT in-house and has hired them. The idea reportedly was GM CIO Randy Mott’s and Mott was HP’s CIO before short-lived HP CEO Léo Apotheker was fired. HP still means to terminate 29,000 jobs. The carmaker mea...
Today's CIOs and IT directors are facing new challenges in managing electronic content archives. In addition to the demand to meet evolving legal and regulatory requirements, organizations are creating a sea of structured and unstructured content in more formats and sent over more chan...
Aryaka, the WAN Optimization as-a-Service start-up, is now offering what’s called Application Delivery-as-a-Service, which, it says, is purpose-built for the cloud. It lets a company’s expanded circle of users – home office workers, mobile users, customers and partners – get optimize...
Only a fraction of organizations will migrate to Agile methods completely and for all projects. The reality is, many types of projects are not well suited for Agile approaches for a variety of reasons. Some organizations run multiple projects across many departments and corporate entit...
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...
QLogic continues to deliver on its Adaptive Convergence strategy with its next-generation FlexSuite2600 Series adapters, available now through authorized QLogic channel partners. FlexSuite "dual-personality" adapters fit seamlessly into current installations as a 16Gb Fibre Channel ada...
On any significant size project I am going to have a team of developers reporting to me. Over the years those numbers have varied greatly. I have managed 1 developer and teams of developers. I have the most fun on projects where I have between 4 and 10 developers. I also prefer to be ...
Apple has poached a top chip designer from Samsung, its nemesis as well as its foundry. It’s waltzed off with the guy who was chief engineer at AMD until June of 2011, when he went to work for Samsung down Texas way as chief system architect. Jim Mergard, who was at AMD for 16 year...
Cbeyond Inc. on Monday announced the launch of its new TotalCloud(TM) Data Center managed service. With TotalCloud Data Center, small and medium-sized businesses can now access secure, enterprise-class, customizable cloud services without having to purchase, configure, install and mana...
What was that thing before the enterprise-level social network called? It was meetings, personal calls from salespeople or perhaps even the Christmas and summer party right? These “were” the various means that we used to talk with each other and our customers before we were connected o...
The OpenNebula Project has just announced a new release, OpenNebula 3.8 Beta (Twin Jet), of its fully open-source, widely-used cloud platform for managing a data center's virtual infrastructure. As in previous releases, the software brings countless valuable contributions from many ind...
Calxeda, the Texas start-up pioneering the use of ARM cellphone chips in scalable low-power servers, has closed a $55 million round, bringing total investment to around $100 million. It calls the investment, led by Austin Ventures and Vulcan Capital, the VC arm of Microsoft co-founde...
Compuware Corporation on Tuesday announced Compuware APM for Mainframe, a solution for deep transaction management from the edge through the mainframe. By combining Compuware dynaTrace’s patented PurePath Technology® with Compuware Strobe’s unrivaled mainframe application management ex...
Windows Server 2012 Storage Space subsystem now virtualizes storage by abstracting multiple physical disks into a logical construct with specified capacity. The process is to group selected physical disks into a container, the so-called storage pool, such that the total capacity collec...
A transition from a traditional infrastructure-focused deployment model into a cloud-friendly, cloud-ready, cloud-enabled and service-centric delivery vehicle in enterprise IT is imminent, if not already happening. IT is no longer about servers, networks, and storage; instead IT is abo...
Somebody oughta buy Facebook one of these. SOASTA, a big cheese in cloud and mobile testing, has come out with mPulse. It’s supposed to be the first and only Real User Measurement (RUM) data analysis solution to deliver real-time information based on actual mobile user behavior. Na...
No one disputes cloud computing as a viable resource delivery model. Now the challenge? Deliver the best solution in a world where processor power follows Moore’s Law, storage is bound by the physics of spinning media, and cloud providers need to deliver optimized system level performa...
IBM will be adding another one of its Oracle Exa-like converged PureSystems in a webcast from Boston on October 9. AllThingsD broke the news in a piece that has mysteriously disappeared from the Wall Street Journal’s site. It said the thing – which IBM is advertising as an integrat...
Center of Excellence (CoE) is essentially a team of people that promote collaboration and using best practices around a specific focus area to drive business results. The CoE is a team of like-minded people from various organizational backgrounds with skill and organizational executio...
Late Monday Judge Lucy Koh lifted the temporary injunction she ordered in June forbidding Samsung to sell its Galaxy Tab 10.1 in the United States. She said the jury that decided Samsung should pay Apple $1.05 billion for infringing its patents didn’t find that it infringed the Apple...
How’s this for turnabout. Lenovo, the now $30 billion Chinese company that bought IBM’s PC operation in 2005 as a path to global glory and is now threatening to replace HP as the world’s largest PC vendor, is going to start making PCs in North Carolina next year after the production ...
Knoa® Software, the leading provider of user experience and performance management software, today announced results of a survey conducted during its recent webinar entitled “Thinking of Application Performance Management? Don’t Do It. Find Out More.” Knoa polled global information tec...
I have been waiting for this book for a long time, so the first thing I would like to do is thank Aya, the author's wife. In the acknowledgements the author thanks her for making him man up and finish the book. The second thing I would like to do is thank the author for listening. A pr...
Apple filed papers with the Federal Circuit Tuesday to head off Samsung’s request for the appeals court tell District Court Judge Lucy Koh to lift the injunction on its Galaxy Tab 10.1. Samsung’s trying to get the remand ahead of Judge Koh overruling the jury and finding that Samsung...
Healthcare services provider McKesson has transformed the notion of IT by recasting the role of IT. How pharmaceuticals distributor and healthcare information technology services provider McKesson has transformed the very notion of IT. We will see how a shift in culture and an emphasis...
Using technology to break down corporate silos within IT is not a new concept, but seeing it in action is a testament to the power technology has to transform business. One area of IT that is currently undergoing such a transformation is network security operations. Over the past few y...
The server monitoring process is a constant control after a server’s operation in order to detect all the failures in time, and to create charts of the servers’ loading level to configure the optimal device’s working scheme. If a datacenter supports cloud computing, server monitoring ...