Tuesday, December 03, 2013

VMware vSphere 5.5 bulks up with more muscle, high-availability

  Box acquires technology to let admins keep better track of content | Flash startup Pure Storage fights EMC in trade-secrets battle

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VMware vSphere 5.5 bulks up with more muscle, high-availability
VMware's latest salvo in its virtualization war with Microsoft is vSphere 5.5, which features a host of improvements, the most interesting being high availability, support for Big Data/Hadoop and improved storage and backup. Read More


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Improve Business Agility and Trust through Data Protection
EMC Data Protection enables businesses to accelerate IT Transformation through a Protection Storage Architecture that brings together backup, DR and archiving to increase scalability while driving down complexity and cost. Avoid accidental architectures that will slow your business down. Learn more.

Box acquires technology to let admins keep better track of content
Cloud storage vendor Box has acquired the technology behind a company called dLoop, which it will use to add more controls that give enterprises more features for protecting their content. Read More

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Learn how sales, finance, investment, risk, marketing, and procurement leaders are using SaaS-based business analytics to become more agile, serve the customer better, and deliver business results. Learn More.

Flash startup Pure Storage fights EMC in trade-secrets battle
  A legal war between EMC and flash startup Pure Storage has escalated to charges of patent infringement and illegally obtaining a storage array to mine it for intellectual property. Read More


Transition to the 3rd Platform for Enterprise Applications
The tech industry is in the midst of a major transition brought about by the combination of four forces. Since the lifetime of an application software package in a business is significant, application buyers need to consider support for the 3rd Platform. Learn more

NAS goes outside the box
Reviews of five software-based network attached storage (NAS) products that can be deployed in the cloud, on virtual machines or on the hardware of your choice Read More

Geek-themed Meme of the Week: iPhone Fingerprint Edition
No. 24 in our Geek-Themed Meme of the Week series features Overly Attached Girlfriend openly acknowledging her intention to circumvent the fingerprint scanner on her boyfriend's new iPhone 5s. As the owner of a new iPhone 5s myself, I am less concerned about such unlikely shenanigans than I am the fact that the scanner fails to recognize my real print roughly half the time. Read More

Geek-Themed Meme of the Week Archive
They are inescapable on the Internet. Most are awful. A few are not, so we have started publishing a selection of memes that amuse me. One every week. Here's the archive. Read More



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