March 30, 2018 – 11:36 am | Comments Off on Hyperconvergence and How We Got Here

In order to understand the IT trends of today we must first discuss the past.  In decades past, the mainframe was the only game in town.  Conceptually, a mainframe was a single platform that addressed …

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48M social media records exposed in latest cloud storage mishap
April 20, 2018 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on 48M social media records exposed in latest cloud storage mishap
48M social media records exposed in latest cloud storage mishap

Seattle data gathering firm LocalBlox Inc. is the latest company to expose data via a misconfigured Amazon Web Services Inc. S3 storage instance — a lot of data. In this case, in involved 48 million …

Evolve IP Acquires Leading UK Cloud Communications Provider thevoicefactory Ltd
April 19, 2018 – 11:50 pm | Comments Off on Evolve IP Acquires Leading UK Cloud Communications Provider thevoicefactory Ltd
Evolve IP Acquires Leading UK Cloud Communications Provider thevoicefactory Ltd

WAYNE, Pa., April 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Evolve IP®, The Cloud Strategy Company™, today announced that it has acquired thevoicefactory Ltd, a cloud communications provider based in Cardiff, United Kingdom (UK). This strategic purchase is part …

Will Dell eat VMware? Or will Carl Icahn snack on Dell? And where does Uber fit in? Yes, Uber!
April 19, 2018 – 11:39 pm | Comments Off on Will Dell eat VMware? Or will Carl Icahn snack on Dell? And where does Uber fit in? Yes, Uber!
Will Dell eat VMware? Or will Carl Icahn snack on Dell? And where does Uber fit in? Yes, Uber!

The “what will Dell to/with/for/about VMware” rumour mill has started spinning again. The force giving the mill the biggest push is a hint that activist investor Carl Icahn has acquired a chunk of VMware. Icahn’s …

WANdisco Fusion 2.11 now certified to run on Cloudera 5
April 19, 2018 – 11:15 pm | Comments Off on WANdisco Fusion 2.11 now certified to run on Cloudera 5
WANdisco Fusion 2.11 now certified to run on Cloudera 5

SAN RAMON, Calif., April 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WANdisco (LSE:WAND), the Live Data company, is pleased to announce its Live Data platform, WANdisco Fusion 2.11, is now certified to run on Cloudera 5 through …

Smart cities need thick data, not big data
April 18, 2018 – 10:39 pm | Comments Off on Smart cities need thick data, not big data
Smart cities need thick data, not big data

Residents living around Plaça del Sol joke that theirs is the only square where, despite the name, rain is preferable. Rain means fewer people gather to socialise and drink, reducing noise for the flats overlooking …

DataStax Releases Major Update to the Industry’s Leading Distributed Cloud Database Designed for Hybrid Cloud
April 17, 2018 – 1:09 pm | Comments Off on DataStax Releases Major Update to the Industry’s Leading Distributed Cloud Database Designed for Hybrid Cloud
DataStax Releases Major Update to the Industry’s Leading Distributed Cloud Database Designed for Hybrid Cloud

DataStax Enterprise 6 dramatically simplifies Apache Cassandra™ and doubles performance to meet the needs of the Right-Now Enterprise

April 17, 2018 08:02 AM Eastern Daylight Time

SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DataStax, powering the Right-Now Enterprise with the always-on, …

VMware updates vSphere, vSAN with more hybrid management features
April 17, 2018 – 12:15 pm | Comments Off on VMware updates vSphere, vSAN with more hybrid management features
VMware updates vSphere, vSAN with more hybrid management features

With the latest releases of vSphere and vSAN, VMware continues to build up support for customers interested in hybrid cloud options. The updates included in vSphere 6.7, VMware’s hypervisor and virtualization management platform, fall into …

Hortonworks Data Steward Studio Allows Enterprises to Find, Identify, Secure and Connect Data Across Cloud and On-Prem Data Lakes
April 17, 2018 – 12:06 pm | Comments Off on Hortonworks Data Steward Studio Allows Enterprises to Find, Identify, Secure and Connect Data Across Cloud and On-Prem Data Lakes
Hortonworks Data Steward Studio Allows Enterprises to Find, Identify, Secure and Connect Data Across Cloud and On-Prem Data Lakes

SANTA CLARA, Calif and BERLIN, April 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — DATAWORKS SUMMIT BERLIN – Hortonworks, Inc.® (NASDAQ: HDP), a leading provider of global data management solutions, today announced Hortonworks Data Steward Studio (DSS), a new service …