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HP said Wednesday that it’s going to write off $8 billion because its services business is a flat shambles. The goodwill impairment is more than half of the $13.9 billion it paid for EDS, which became HP Enterprise Services (ES) in 2008 so HP could look more like IBM. It’s also chan...
"This solution allows our clients to fully realize the benefits from the long-standing promise of the Cloud," said Vishnu Bhat, Vice-President and Global Head, Cloud, at Infosys, as Infosys on Tuesday launched the Infosys Cloud Ecosystem Hub. It enables enterprises to create, adopt...
Is VMware slowly becoming the new Oracle? That was the question being asked after the backlash to their initial vRAM licensing model at the launch of vSphere 5. With VMware's somewhat quick retraction, it was ensured that any unsavoury Larry Ellison comparisons were quickly put to bed....
As part of its bankruptcy proceedings, Eastman Kodak has put 1,100 patents on the block. They are expected to be sold at auction on August 8. There was reportedly a Monday deadline for initial bids according to what “people familiar with the matter” told the Wall Street Journal. ...
Oracle announced on Monday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Xsigo Systems, a provider of network virtualization technology. Xsigo's software-defined networking technology simplifies cloud infrastructure and operations by allowing customers to dynamically and flexibly c...
“We started ODCA about 18 months ago and it was one of the first user-driven organizations. It was a group of CIOs coming together to collaboratively decide what we want the cloud to be,” explained Marvin Wheeler, Chairman of Open Data Center Alliance, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with...
“We have launched our Postgres Plus Cloud Database, which is a Database as a Service, fully featured, elastic, highly available, auto scaling, and you can choose your database,” said Karen Padir, EVP of Products & Engineering at EnterpriseDB, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Exp...
Symantec Wednesday pushed its CEO and president of three years Enrique Salem out and installed its chairman, former Intuit CEO Steve Bennett, in his place. Shares rose a cheery 13.5% to $14.96 on the news. “While progress has been made over the last three years in many areas,” Bennett...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Amplidata, a provider of Optimized Object Storage systems for Big Data, will exhibit at 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. Amplidata provides...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CodeFutures Corporation, the company behind dbShards, will exhibit at 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. CodeFutures Corporation, the company...
“The cloud is very useful for analyzing Big Data and for hosting production Big Data as well. We are the first vendor to tackle this area of database scalability,” noted Cory Isaacson, CEO of dbShards, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan at the 1...
IT departments are struggling to adapt to new economic realities and a rapidly changing technology environment that includes fundamental shifts in mobile, social, and cloud computing technologies. The lingering effects of the downturn marked by flat-to-negative IT budgets are forcing ...
OpenXava is an open source framework for Rapid Development of WebSphere and WebSphere Portal applications, well-suited for business and database oriented applications. OpenXava allows you develop applications just by writing simple domain classes with Java or Groovy. The user interfac...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ServerCentral, Chicago’s leading provider of colocation, cloud, network connectivity, and managed services, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 11th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 5–8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in ...
If the mystery bidder for Quest Software is Dell as Reuters claims then Dell is going to have to fight for the prize if it really wants it because Insight Venture Partners has topped the $25.50-a-share cash bid Quest got last week, according to what a source told Bloomberg. The myste...
Another year and another Cloud Expo in New York. This year I will be giving two different presentations. The first is on Application Performance Monitoring in the Clouds. In this talk I will cover the five top lessons we have learned about performance and cloud applications. The seco...
JadeLiquid is pleased to announce the long-awaited release of the WebRenderer Swing Edition 6.0 supporting 64-bit systems. WebRenderer 6.0 includes support for both 32 and 64-bit systems on Windows, OS X and Linux. SPARC Solaris is also a supported platform. The WebRenderer Swing Editi...
Best Buy founder and its largest shareholder Richard Schulze, 71, will be stepping down as chairman June 21 after a board investigation found he didn’t disclose CEO Brian Dunn’s “extremely close personal relationship” with a 29-year-old female employee to the board’s audit committee. ...
If you'd like to be able to use a PaaS offering to quickly and securely deploy your website, blog or web-based application, come see a demo and deep dive on Rackspace Cloud Sites. In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Jereme Hancock, a Rackspace Cloud Sites Linux Syste...
In spite of the great strides the cloud industry has made in addressing security and integration concerns, large enterprises (e.g., banks, insurance companies, health care firms) continue to be reluctant to adopt the cloud for mission-critical applications. Further, resistance to cloud...
Do applications using NoSQL still require performance management? Is it always the best option to throw more hardware at a MapReduce job? In both cases, performance management is still about the application, but “Big Data” technologies have added a new wrinkle. In his session at the 1...
The opportunity for today’s IT leaders is to transform IT by leveraging the new ecosystem of services that liberate IT from a technology focus to an information and innovation focus. In his general session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Rich Taggart, Lead Partner at SHI, will ...
As workers continue to demand business apps on their connected devices, the mobile cloud will play a key role in changing the enterprise IT landscape forever. The mobile cloud provides users with the ability to go beyond the capabilities of their smart devices by offering unlimited dat...
While many companies are leveraging Cloud Computing to limit their infrastructure and footprint, the reality is cloud computing is driving a massive data center build out. In fact, this data center expansion is growing at an unprecedented scale and is not sustainable based on the paral...
After Sun’s ex-CEOs Scott McNealy and Jonathan Schwartz testified for and against Oracle, respectively, last week at the Oracle v Google infringement trial, Java creator James Gosling, who hasn’t been able to hold a job at either Oracle or Google for more than a few months, waded into ...
“JReport 11 continues our mission to deliver data visualization, discovery, and self-service tools to our users on all modern platforms,” noted Dr. Bing Yao, President of Jinfonet Software, on the release of JReport 11. The new release, which provides advanced data visualization with...
The fastest and most flexible way to move server applications to any cloud, appzero took a market-setting step forward today with the release of zapp cloud migration. This technology extracts Windows server applications from production environments and packages them for movement to any...
The web is fundamentally changing the way we work – is your company ready? Intrigued by how more than 4 million businesses are using Google’s cloud to work in the future? Join us as we bring Google’s highly anticipated annual gathering of business leaders together to hear: Industry e...
Workday, the SaaS house co-founded by PeopleSoft veterans David Duffield and Aneel Bhusri, has reportedly hired Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley to lead its anticipated IPO according to Reuters and heard from “several sources familiar with the situation.” It’s supposed to be one of tec...
Scientists, engineers and software developers are always looking for innovative ways to accelerate performance and shorten computational cycles. SoftLayer is looking to help them out by offering a new high-performance computing (HPC) cloud-enabled solution consisting of servers powered...
IBM has gotten as predictable in its acquisitions as it used to be in its suits. It’s buying another analytics house. This time it’s Varicent Software from up Toronto way. And again IBM isn’t saying what it’s paying. Nine-year-old Varicent does analytics software for compensation an...
Rackspace on Monday launched new cloud capabilities featuring the world’s first large-scale, production ready next generation cloud, powered by OpenStack and backed by Fanatical Support. Built on OpenStack, the next generation cloud incorporates a robust portfolio of cloud solutions su...
The Amazon cloud now has a beta Amazon CloudSearch and it’s notably not Google or anybody else’s search. It leverages the A9 technology that powers search for Amazon.com so it’s described as fast, fully managed and highly scalable. Amazon says businesses can integrate it into their ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Compuware Corporation, the technology performance company, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 10th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 11–14, 2012, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. Compuware Corporation,...
Cloud provider lock-in creates risk and reduces the flexibility, one of the key benefits of cloud computing. Your business, regulatory, and technical requirements will likely change, but the current state-of-the-art makes it difficult and expensive to move cloud applications and servic...
This being the 21st century, dissident stockholder Third Point LLC has taken its nascent proxy fight over the soul of Yahoo to the web. Under a “vacancy” sign, it’s set up a precedent-setting blog at www.valueyahoo.com where it intends to pick apart the litany of Yahoo’s missteps to ...
AOL has hired Evercore Partners to drum up a buyer for its 800-odd patents as well as drum up some strategic options for the place, according to Bloomberg. AOL shareholder Starboard Value LP claims the patent portfolio might yield upwards of $1 billion in licensing income. They are sai...
OpenXava is a framework for Rapid Java Web Development, well-suited for business and database oriented applications. OpenXava allows you develop applications just by writing simple domain classes with Java or Groovy. The user interface is generated automatically in runtime, without co...
Turkcell, Turkey’s biggest mobile phone company, has put HP cloud widgetry in its data centers so it can offer its business customers Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Communications-as-a-Service (CaaS) through a customized, online marketplace. It’s hoping to become a one-stop s...
Yahoo said late Sunday that it has named three independent board members in an attempt to foil Third Point, its largest stockholder, from staging a proxy fight at the next stockholders meeting whenever that is. Third Point said it offered “several significant compromises to strike a ...