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Sep 30 2015

EMC's David Goulden: 5 Advantages Of Hybrid Cloud

In a 'Reflections' blog posted Tuesday, Goulden sets out his vision for the future of IT, and it rests squarely on a model that embraces cloud while still relying on some traditional hardware.

Sep 30 2015

Startup Teridion Says It Can Deliver Internet Up To 20 Times Faster

The company's Global Cloud Network monitors the entire global network of networks in real time identifying both green zones through which packets freely flow, and red ones experiencing congestion.

Sep 29 2015

Here's Who Made Gartner's 2015 End-User Outsourcing Magic Quadrant

Companies such as Dell, Unisys, CompuCom, CSC, IBM and HP are leading the way in end-user outsourcing, Gartner said, but smaller firms are becoming more competitive by focusing on cloud, mobility and automation.

Sep 29 2015

Rackspace Introduces Managed Security, Compliance Services

The cloud provider will manage a security stack built from best-of-breed technologies and is talking with security-fcoused partners to figure out ways to leverage the offerings to tap new customers.

Sep 25 2015

Sources: HP Taps Former Verizon Terremark CEO As New Enterprise Channel Chief

The former Verizon Terremark CEO, who's been at HP for the past two years working with partners on the transition to cloud computing, will be HP Enterprise's new channel chief, according to an internal email viewed by CRN.

Sep 25 2015

VMware's Top vCloud Air Sales And Marketing Exec Resigns, Longtime EMC Exec Takes Over

Riccardo Di Blasio, VMware's top sales and marketing executive for vCloud Air, is leaving the company, and he's being replaced with a 24-year EMC veteran.

Sep 24 2015

New White Paper: ETSI’s Mobile Edge Computing initiative explained

Sophia Antipolis, 24 September 2015

ETSI has published a white paper on Mobile Edge Computing (MEC), a key emerging technology which is considered to be an important component of future generation networks, including 5G. Mobile Edge Computing is an IT service environment and cloud-computing capabilities located at the edge of the mobile network, within the Radio Access Network and in close proximity to mobile subscribers.


Sep 24 2015

Dell Acquisition Of Citrix Makes Sense For Partners, But Could Be Too Expensive

Analysts caution that buying the cloud solutions developer could simply be too costly for Dell to pull off.

Sep 23 2015

Public Cloud Panorama: Synergy Breaks Down Multibillion Dollar Market

The public cloud, from the IT vendors who make it possible to the providers that offer a spectrum of services, raked in $22 billion in Q2.

Sep 23 2015

Cybertron, Aiming At Cloud Services Market, Buys ITKansas

Kansas-based systems builder Cybertron is moving closer to its goal of offering cloud services after buying IT services provider ITKansas.

Sep 23 2015

Oracle's Next Move: Ellison To Intro Cloud-Based Exadata-As-A-Service At OpenWorld

CTO and Executive Chairman Larry Ellison told financial analysts they should stop thinking of on-premises and cloud-based databases separately because Oracle will bring them together with Exadata-as-a-service capabilities at Oracle OpenWorld.

Sep 22 2015

Microsoft Office 2016 Review: Top 25 Most Important Features

Collaboration, mobility and cloud take center stage with a bold update to one of Microsoft's core software franchises, Office 2016.

Sep 22 2015

Big Data Explained Through Legos

Knowledgent big data expert Gerard Dwan attempts to break down big data concepts through a favorite toy.

Sep 21 2015

CloudBolt, Helmed By Internet Pioneer, Integrates SDN, Containers

The cloud management platform is helping users navigate a multi-cloud, microservices world, says Jon Mittelhauser, one of Netscape's founders.

Sep 21 2015

Time Warner Cable's NaviSite Now Bundling Cloud, Networking For Partners And Customers

Michael Hayes of NaviSite, Time Warner Cable's cloud division, shared details behind the cloud and networking bundles the company has built for channel partners and end customers.

Sep 21 2015

How One Mobile App Uses Big Data To Detect Traffic

Big data expert Gerard Dwan discusses the power of data in Waze, the popular GPS application.

Sep 18 2015

Channel Beat: With Split Looming, HP To Lay Off As Many As 30,000

In other top stories from this week, Oracle posted disappointing numbers for the first quarter. Also, a look inside Accenture's Cloud Sherpas deal.

Sep 18 2015

SwiftStack Hires New Sales VP, Plans To Expand Its Object Storage Business

SwiftStack, developer of object storage technology for OpenStack cloud environments, has tasked its new executive with expanding its sales and channel efforts.

Sep 17 2015

AST Creates $100M Oracle Super Integrator With Serene Acquisition

The deal provides the perennial Oracle partner of the year with cloud muscle, international reach and the offshoring capabilities to drive exponential managed services growth.

Sep 17 2015

Oracle Q1 '16: Investment In Cloud Apps Is About To Really Pay Off

While revenue and earnings were down from last year's quarter, Oracle's top execs told financial analysts that the company will show its cloud mettle in a strong second half.

Sep 17 2015

Accenture Exec: Google Enterprise Push Will Accelerate With Cloud Sherpas Acquisition

The managing director of Accenture's Cloud First Applications division says the system integrator's enterprise Google offensive is a key part of the acquisition of the leading Google Apps provider.

Sep 16 2015

EMC, Dimension Data Form Hybrid Cloud 'Catalyst Alliance'

The pact, announced Wednesday, is billed as a way for EMC and Dimension Data to jointly market and sell comprehensive hybrid cloud solutions.

Sep 16 2015

CRN Exclusive: SADA Systems Inks Deal To Open Up Microsoft Cloud Services Sales to Intelisys Partners

Through a blockbuster relationship with master agent Intelisys, SADA Systems is making Microsoft's cloud services available to Intelisys solution provider partners.

Sep 16 2015

OneCloud Introduces Cost-Efficient Turnkey Disaster Recovery Solution

OneCloud Recovery can be an entry point for partners and customers who have previously been priced out of the disaster recovery market.

Sep 16 2015

HP Enterprise Services Restructuring To Result In 25,000-30,000 Layoffs

The job cuts come as what will be the 252,000-employee-strong Hewlett Packard Enterprise shapes its workforce to compete in the cloud services era.

Sep 15 2015

HP's Whitman: Cloud Is $3 Billion Business With 20 Percent Growth Rate For HP Enterprise

HP CEO Meg Whitman tells analysts Tuesday that HP's new Fortune 50 enterprise company is hybrid-cloud-strong and is taking aim at cloud services giant Amazon Web Services.

Sep 15 2015

Blockbuster Buy: Accenture Snaps Up Cloud Sherpas, Sets Its Sights On Cloud Growth

The deal for Accenture to buy Cloud Sherpas brings the $30 billion outsourcing giant the largest and Google cloud applications provider in the world.

Sep 15 2015

Dell Big Data Solution Offers Predictions For A Business' Future

Dell's Danny Stout demonstrates the end-to-end big data solution that promises predictive analytics.

Sep 14 2015

Deep Dive Into Dell's PowerEdge FX2 Server: Did Someone Just Reinvent The Blade?

Partners say Dell's PowerEdge FX2 is changing the game and represents an entire new modular blade server architecture for converged infrastructure, density and efficiency all within a 2U rack form factor.

Sep 12 2015

Cisco Remains A Step Ahead Of Microsoft In Collaboration Market, According To Synergy

The real battle is shaping in the cloud, and that arena is wide-open, according to Synergy Research Group.

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