Archive | July, 2013

In Praise Of IT Sales Reps

July 31, 2013

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In Praise Of IT Sales Reps – Chuck’s Blog They go by many names: account manager, sales representative, etc. In our world of enterprise IT, they’re an essential part of the chain that delivers value from producers to consumers. But they get tend to get scant respect from our community. We all know stories about […]

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Cloudscaling Dumps Its CEO

July 30, 2013

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Cloudscaling Dumps Its CEO “We are a fast-firing, hard-charging, startup of professionals who are passionate about building clouds using OpenStack,” wrote Cloudscaling co-founder and CTO Randy Bias today as he announced that he and the company’s Board of Directors, having decided that a change in leadership is needed, have “initiated a leadership transition process” – […]

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EMCVoice: The Intersection Of Big Data And Cloud

July 30, 2013

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The Intersection Of Big Data And Cloud One of the things we can expect to see a lot more of in the future is the concept of Big Data for Infrastructure. By that I mean the intersection of cloud infrastructure and cloud services and Big Data capability and functionality. Nowadays, it’s not uncommon for environments […]

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The 15 Most Valuable Cloud Computing Companies – Business Insider

July 29, 2013

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The 15 Most Valuable Cloud Computing Companies In The World Are Worth Way More Than You’d Think Cornerstone OnDemand Adam Miller, CEO, Cornerstone OnDemand In the last 18 months, 13 cloud computing companies have gone public and investors have been eating them up. A few examples include WorkDay, ServiceNow, Rally Software, and Marketo. Bessemer Venture […]

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Flash Breakthrough Promises Faster Storage, Terabytes of Memory – CIO.com

July 28, 2013

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Flash Breakthrough Promises Faster Storage, Terabytes of Memory IDG News Service (San Francisco Bureau) — In the ongoing quest for faster access to data, Diablo Technologies has taken what could be a significant next step. Diablo’s Memory Channel Storage (MCS) architecture, expected to show up in servers shipping later this year, allows flash storage components […]

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Hybrid Cloud is the Future Not Public Cloud

July 28, 2013

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Hybrid Cloud is the Future Not Public Cloud By Abhishek Ghosh on July 28, 2013 at 9:17 am1 Comment Filed Under: Cloud Computing, Computer and Internet Hybrid cloud is the future not public cloud, because control and privacy of data becoming a major concern to the corporate sector and medium sized companies. After floating information […]

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Geek ONTAP: NetApp Publishes Flash Accel 1.2

July 28, 2013

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NetApp Publishes Flash Accel 1.2 NetApp last week updated its server-side caching software, Flash Accel, to version 1.2. In addition to supporting VMware vSphere hosts, Flash Accel 1.2 also includes a new command-line interface, called the Advanced Management Terminal (AMT), allowing administrators to monitor the status of the Flash Accel Management Console (FMC), change the […]

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Pure Storage Takes Silver for Enterprise Product of the Year in 2013 International “Best in Biz Awards” | Cloud Computing on Ulitzer

July 26, 2013

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Pure Storage Takes Silver for Enterprise Product of the Year in 2013 International “Best in Biz Awards” MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA — (Marketwired) — 07/26/13 — Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage array company, today announced that the Pure Storage FlashArray is a silver winner in the 2013 Best in Biz Awards International, in the Enterprise […]

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IBM Throws Its Weight Behind Cloud Foundry | PCWorld

July 24, 2013

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IBM Throws Its Weight Behind Cloud Foundry | PCWorld IBM and Pivotal announced at the O’Reilly Open Source Convention (OSCON) that the two would collaborate on development of the popular Cloud Foundry development platform. The partnership will be make it easier for developers to deploy and manage cloud applications, and will be great for businesses […]

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Nutanix vs. GlusterFS or Projects are not Products 

July 23, 2013

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Nutanix vs. GlusterFS or Projects are not Products Anyone who knows me knows, that I’ve been a VMware user for a long time. I’ve spent a large chunk of my career building virtualization solutions for different companies based on VMware tech. I’ve been active in the VMware community, and I’ve got to say it’s one […]

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HP, NEC join forces to develop next-generation x86 servers | PCWorld

July 22, 2013

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HP, NEC join forces to develop next-generation x86 servers | PCWorld Hewlett Packard and Japan’s NEC will expand their existing partnership to develop high-end x86-based servers for cloud and Web applications. The companies said Thursday they will team up to accelerate research on HP’s next generation of blade-based server systems, which the U.S. company is […]

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10 Cloud Startups Changing The Data Landscape – Forbes

July 19, 2013

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10 Cloud Startups Changing The Data Landscape – Forbes http://www.forbes.com/sites/ilyapozin/2013/07/19/10-cloud-startups-changing-the-data-landscape/

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Hidden Costs Of Cloud Computing, Revealed

July 18, 2013

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Hidden Costs Of Cloud Computing, Revealed The business case for cloud is compelling. Even after all the numbers for the obvious things get crunched, one has to ponder what “gotchas” could result in higher costs than originally planned. Business interruptions and outages are obvious risks, but there’s an even more insidious set of issues that […]

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CloudBeat 2013: PayPal embraces open cloud most aggressively | VentureBeat

July 18, 2013

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CloudBeat 2013: PayPal embraces open cloud most aggressively Digital Trends July 18, 2013 1:04 PM Matt Marshall I’m delighted to announce the first three speakers at our CloudBeat 2013 event in San Francisco on Sept 9-10. This is our third annual CloudBeat, an event set on debating the trends in the cloud economy over the […]

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Clustered Storage: Meeting Tomorrow’s Data Storage Needs | #NetAppChat Highlights | SiliconANGLE

July 17, 2013

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Clustered Storage: Meeting Tomorrow’s Data Storage Needs | #NetAppChat Highlights Yesterday we teamed up one more time with storage service provider NetApp in our joint series with The Wikibon Project. This week’s #NetAppChat covered the topic: “Clustered Storage: Meeting Tomorrow’s Data Storage Needs.” As we did with the first #NetAppChat, “Where Does Software-Defined Storage Fit […]

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