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NaviSite Adds DRaaS for VMware to Cloud Service

24 Oct, 2014

NaviSite, a VMware cloud service provider that is a unit of Time-Warner, unfurled a disaster recovery-as-a-service offering called NaviCloud Director.

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SAP Collapses HANA Infrastructure Stack

23 Oct, 2014

SAP this week announced a new version of SAP HANA, which supports instances of its Adaptive Server Enterprise and IQ software databases.

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Canonical Upgrades Ubuntu Linux Distributions

23 Oct, 2014

Canonical has announced its latest update to its Ubuntu cloud platform along with updates to its desktop offering.

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Splunk Partners with Kepware to Make IoT Data Accessible

22 Oct, 2014

IT organizations need a mechanism that turns all the Internet of Things data into actionable intelligence.

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ASG Extends Reach of Unified Workspace

22 Oct, 2014

Version 8.1 of CloudFactory extends the reach of a framework that allows organizations to provide a consistent user interface and experience across multiple applications.

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ParStream Launches Analytics Platform for IoT Environments

21 Oct, 2014

The querying engine based on a columnar database developed by ParStream has a footprint of only 50MB.

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Microsoft Extends Reach of Its Hybrid Azure Cloud

20 Oct, 2014

Microsoft is going out of its way to make sure everyone knows that Azure is now one of the largest cloud computing platforms in the world.

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Oracle Rises to the Challenge for Metadata Management

20 Oct, 2014

Oracle Enterprise Metadata Management 12c aggregates operational metadata to enable organizations to then expose actionable information.

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Platfora Application Makes Big Data Accessible Faster

17 Oct, 2014

Packaged applications may cost a little more to adopt up front. But as is often the case with all things IT, time to delivery of actual business value often trumps all other considerations.

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EMC Extends HDFS Support for Isilon NAS Platform

17 Oct, 2014

EMC announced that it is tightening the integration between EMC Isilon NAS systems and the distributions of Hadoop by Cloudera and Pivotal.

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Actian Makes Free SQL Engine for Hadoop Platform Available

16 Oct, 2014

As familiarity with Hadoop continues to grow in the enterprise, IT organizations are generally deploying Hadoop along two different paths.

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Microsoft to Support Docker Containers on Windows Server

15 Oct, 2014

The major move bodes well for IT organizations that need to support applications that run in both Linux and Windows environments.

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Microsoft Outlines Big Data Strategy on Azure

15 Oct, 2014

It’s clear that Microsoft’s data management ambitions now extend well beyond its homegrown data management platforms.

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Cloudera Makes an Enterprise Case for Hadoop

15 Oct, 2014

Cloudera this week has released updates and new offerings to bolster its campaign to further the use of Hadoop.

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Dell Ups Next-Generation Firewall Ante

14 Oct, 2014

Dell is making a concerted effort to make high-performance NGF capabilities available at a price point that enterprise IT organizations can actually afford.

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VMware Extends Its Reach into IT Management

14 Oct, 2014

VMware vRealize Code Stream offering makes it simpler to deliver frequent software releases and updates using the VMware vRealize Operations platform.

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IBM Extends Distributed Computing Reach to the Mainframe

13 Oct, 2014

No matter how venerable zOS is as the primary operating system running on mainframes, usage of Linux on mainframe environments has grown sharply over the last several years.

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Salesforce.com Unfurls Wave Analytics Cloud App

13 Oct, 2014

Salesforce.com in the last couple of years has extended the scope of its efforts to include everything from marketing to social media and services management.

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Altiscale Adds SQL Support to Hadoop Cloud Service

10 Oct, 2014

Regardless of where Hadoop is running, the way it will be most commonly accessed is SQL.

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BMC Software Revamps IT Management Portfolio

09 Oct, 2014

BMC has created a series of Smartflow Solutions that combine various BMC Software products into frameworks that make it possible to more easily manage IT at scale.

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