Tuesday, February 03, 2015

VMware CEO touts ‘One cloud, any app, any device’ plan

  Google gives VMware huge public cloud boost | Cloud jumping: When it's time to switch providers

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VMware CEO touts 'One cloud, any app, any device' plan
VMware is shifting its cloud computing engine into high gear this week with a series of product updates, including new versions of its vSphere virtualization software and VSAN storage platform, plus a distribution of OpenStack and integrations of its NSX software-defined networking tool with its vCloudAir public cloud. Read More

Cloud: Delivering Performance in Shared Environments
This whitepaper explores how service providers use VMTurbo to provide consistent performance across all workloads, as well as the three roles a responsible managed service provider (MSP) takes in order to accomplish that directive. Learn More

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Powering the Hybrid Enterprise
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Google gives VMware huge public cloud boost
VMware announced a partnership with Google that could go a long way toward making VMware more competitive in the public cloud market. Read More


Cloud jumping: When it's time to switch providers
When Creative Solutions in Healthcare, which owns 75 nursing homes in Texas, first headed to the cloud nearly five years ago, it chose a local managed service provider (MSP). Read More


Security concerns cloud federal data center overhaul
Federal CIOs have been working to overhaul and consolidate their agencies' data centers, but a new report suggests that security concerns loom large in that process. Read More

WEBCAST: Dell Inc.

Level the Playing Field: Cloud Productivity for SMBs
Many of the 5.7 million companies in the U.S. with fewer than 500 are poised to leverage cloud computing for speed, agility and cost savings. In this webcast, you'll learn how The unique set of challenges they face -- staff, resources, security and skills -- can be addressed through the Microsoft Azure solution powered by Dell. View Now

Microsoft updates cloud-based SQL Server to simplify management
Microsoft has added automated backup and patching for SQL Server databases running in virtual machines on its Azure cloud, in a bid to simplify management and improve reliability. Read More

How much money does Amazon make in the cloud? We'll find out soon
While reporting its year-end financial results, Amazon.com CFO Tom Szkutak also announced something that will make cloud-watchers giddy: The company plans to officially break out the financial results for its Amazon Web Services cloud computing division beginning next quarter. Read More

NEC aims at Big Data 'sweet spot' with new SAP Hana tool
Cloud computing and SAP's Hana in-memory database can be a powerful combination for data analysis, and new tools could help to make sure it doesn't fall down on the job. Read More


Understanding DMARC for Securing Email Channels
Learn more about how DMARC is combined with existing authentication technologies to create secure email channels, and provide receivers with clear directives on how to safely dispose of unauthorized email - all at Internet scale. Learn more!

Salesforce leads $41M investment in 'quote to cash' firm Apttus
Salesforce's investment arm has led a major funding round that delivered $41 million in fresh cash to Apttus, a maker of cloud software that helps companies manage price quotes and sales contracts. Read More

DDoS attacks almost doubled in year: Akamai State of the Internet Security Report
There were nearly double the number of DDoS attacks this year and half of those used multi-vector attacks. Read More

Amazon wants to put its cloud to "work" in your business
Along with announcing a new email platform yesterday, Amazon Web Services seemed to also launch a new marketing campaign. And it makes it clear which customers the company is pining for. Read More



Windows 10: Inside Microsoft's latest Technical Preview

The latest version, Build 9926, does not include some of the things that Microsoft showed off on Jan. 21, but there are many important features in this build.


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