May 14, 2018 – 2:22 am | Comments Off on Cloud – Should I Care or Not?

What is cloud, or cloud computing… or more importantly, what is cloud to you?  To Netflix it is a way to get large amount of (streaming) data to a wide audience across significant geographical regions …

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Actuate and Hortonworks Announce Partnership to Enable Big Data Visualization
May 18, 2012 – 7:32 am | No Comment
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Actuate Corporation recently announced a collaborative initiative with Hortonworks to enable Big Data visualization. The company is one of the leading open source Business Intelligence (BI) vendors and also the developer of Eclipse BIRT open …

Did Yahoo sow the seeds of its own demise with Hadoop?
May 18, 2012 – 7:23 am | No Comment
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Yahoo is famous for saying that Hadoop, the data-storage-and-processing platform it helped develop into a big data juggernaut, is “behind every click” on the site. But as the world once again starts analyzing Yahoo’s myriad …

VMware Can Disrupt Big Data Analytics With Cetas Acquisition
May 18, 2012 – 7:11 am | No Comment
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VMware, the leading virtualization company has acquired Cetas, an early stage startup focused on making access to big data analytics easier and cheaper. Terms of the deal haven’t been disclosed yet.  VMware competes with Microsoft, …

Enterprise IT turns to cloud storage to fight data loss
May 17, 2012 – 3:37 am | No Comment
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If you’re worried about data loss, turn to the cloud. That’s what a new survey commissioned by CA suggests. Fifty-five percent of all US businesses expect usage of the cloud to increase to meet continuity …

Centrix Software helps enterprises apply right flavor of virtualization with new analytics in WorkSpace iQ
May 17, 2012 – 3:30 am | No Comment
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Centrix Software, a leading provider of workspace computing solutions, today announced a new set of reports within WorkSpace iQ, its award-winning end-user computing analytics solution, which will help desktop and virtualization architects select the best …

Integrating Application Virtualization into your Existing Application Packaging Process
May 17, 2012 – 12:49 am | No Comment
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Application virtualization has the potential to decrease the time it takes to deploy applications by reducing application packaging complexity and scope for application conflicts typically experienced when using traditional packaging approaches (e.g., MSI). Cost savings …

The pros and cons of cloud backups for storage resellers
May 15, 2012 – 4:08 am | No Comment
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Cloud backup differs from tape backup in many ways, with an inherent ability to immediately back up customers’ data off-site and place the responsibility of managing the backup process on the provider instead of the …

Army data-center consolidation efforts all about the applications
May 15, 2012 – 4:02 am | No Comment
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COL Chris Miller leads the Army’s data-center consolidation efforts out of the CIO/G6 office in the Pentagon. At the recent AFCEA TechNet Southwest conference in Tucson, Ariz., (the first of the newly configured LandWarNet conferences), Miller discussed …