Tuesday, August 11, 2015

Cisco pal SimpliVity accelerating IPO?

OneDrive finally lets you sync shared folders | Because storage needs to get smarter, Tintri raises $125M

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Cisco pal SimpliVity accelerating IPO?
Hyperconvergence start-up SimpliVity has hired a CFO in what may be prelude to an IPO. The company tapped finance veteran Tom Beaudoin to help steer SimpliVity through "hyper-growth" mode.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

WHITE PAPER: Nexsan Technologies

Infographic: High Value Data
View the high-value data infographic below to learn the most valuable types of data, who decides the value of data, where high-value data resides, current high-value data situation and practice, predictions and impact of high-value data. Plus little known facts about high-value data. Learn more.

WHITE PAPER: CenturyLink

Digital Transformation: Is Your Enterprise Prepared?
Enterprises today are living in the age of digital transformation. By using technologies such as mobile, cloud, and Big Data business can now interact, interoperate and collaborate across all internal and external channels. Learn More

OneDrive finally lets you sync shared folders
Microsoft has finally begun rolling out support for syncing shared folders to a user’s computer through its OneDrive cloud storage service.Now, people browsing a folder shared via OneDrive online or through a mobile app can click a button labeled “Add to my OneDrive” and have the folder added to their account. Changes made to items in that folder will automatically be pushed out to the computers of everyone who it’s shared with, assuming they’re compatible with the feature.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


The Identity of Things (IDoT)
Many IoT manufacturers are unintentionally reinventing the wheel because they do not realize that the world of identity and access management has already solved many of their problems. In fact, many problems can be addressed by applying existing identity standards and infrastructure to common IoT use cases. Learn more >>

Because storage needs to get smarter, Tintri raises $125M
The days of storage being all about brawn not brains are coming to a close. Storage needs to get smarter, and Tintri is showing how. Read More

WHITE PAPER: PC Connection

5 Steps to Help Defend Your Network
The Cisco ONE Enterprise Networks Architecture can provide the necessary levels of application intelligence, contextual information, visibility and automated control to enable the network to be the foundation for companies today as well as in the future. Learn More

A new tool for pricing used IT equipment
An electronics recycler has created an IT products database representing 9,000 manufacturers and 11 million equipment models. The products range from consumer to business equipment, such as network storage devices, routers, switches, as well as servers, PCs and office machines.The database, called the Sage BlueBook, was launched this week in beta and will remain free to use. It will give prices based on condition, including non-working. It is but the latest option available to people and businesses trying to maximize the value of used electronics.ALSO ON NETWORK WORLD: Whatever happened to Green IT? Sage Sustainable Electronics, based in Columbus, Ohio, created the IT equipment database after acquiring WorthMonkey, a five-year-old website that provides pricing on electronics and other items.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

IDG Contributor Network: As Citrix CEO is set to retire, product carnage looks ready to begin
Yesterday, Citrix CEO Mark Templeton announced that he plans to retire once a successor is announced. While a CEO retiring is moderately interesting, the subtext to all of this is more so. Elliott Management, the activist shareholder that has a track record of agitating within other technology companies (most notably pushing EMC to spin off its VMware subsidiary) also announced that its partner, Jesse Cohn, is joining the Citrix board and that another independent board member is to be appointed by mutual agreement between Elliott and itself.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Traction Watch: Cloudera soars to $100M in revenue and 100% year-on-year growth
Looks like Google, Yahoo, and Facebook can produce a winning combination. Those are the companies the Cloudera founders -- Christophe Bisciglia, Amr Awadallah and Jeff Hammerbacher -- all came from (in order) when they created the Big Data software that runs on the Apache Hadoop software framework.Cloudera recently announced hitting a major milestones of $100M in revenue and 100 percent year-on-year revenue growth. Their new customer growth in the enterprise market grew by 85%; they now have 525 customers in that market. And, they partnered with major companies like EMC Isilon, Microsoft, Red Hat, SAP, TCS and Teradata to enhance their community credibility.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


User guide to Windows 10

Windows 10 officially launches this week, so if you're going for an immediate upgrade from your Windows 7 or Windows 8/8.1 computer, this guide will get you up to speed as quickly as possible.


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