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My quick analysis:When you want to encapsulate everything in your data center in one box and call it "VDC-OS", it is wither a great ambition or a fool's dream.Why a great ambition?xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxWhy a fool's dream?xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxMaritz passed us both by, though, by declaring ...
Naveen Mishra, Senior Analyst-Servers of Gartner finds that the market size is very small at this point in time, but the growth in the coming months and years will be rapid. While there is no sequential pattern observed in the adoption of virtualization-no pattern exists for s...
Solidcore ® Systems, Inc., a leader in change audit and configuration control, today announced its S3 Control ™ software reconciles and validates... Read more at VMblog.com.
"We first designed the product specifically for streaming media and for static media. We've got a company called Snapfish, and they have over 5 billion online images. We were kind of thinking of them when we designed it, and it wouldn't take much to go from static to streaming media, a...
That question came up today in a radio interview with McCain surrogate Carly Fiorina and she answered it truthfully, which I would have to say is the right thing to do, but in the bizarre logic of politics, it probably wasn't the smartest thing. She said no, Pailin could not run Hewlet...
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 15, 2008 – Intel Corporation has extended its lead in the high-end server segment, setting new standards in virtualization performance with the launch of seven 45 nanometer (nm)-manufactured IntelÒ XeonÒ Processor 7400 Series products. With up to six processi...
Hewlett-Packard Co., the world's largest maker of personal computers, plans to eliminate about 24,600 jobs over three years as part of its integration of Electronic Data Systems Corp.The reduction amounts to about 7.5 percent of the workforce, Hewlett-Packard said today in a statement...
HP (NYSE:HPQ) today announced new products, services and solutions to help customers simplify their virtualized environments to realize business... Read more at VMblog.com.
Given that HP ships 50M pcs worldwide annually. They might just give Microsoft a very hard time. Market is changing dramatically and its just about as devious around the detours. Why is all this happening:GlobalizationMiddle-class rising/New consumers are joiningFat PC/Desktops are dyi...
Making use of all the knowledge online is a huge challenge that might be solved by cloud computing, which researchers say is the next logical step for the Internet. Computer scientists at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are working with colleagues at Hewlett-Packard, In...
A consortium of digital entertainment companies including movie studios, digital device manufacturers, and electronics retailers are trying to take on Apple by standardizing their DRM practices. Originally dubbed "Open Market," the official name of the initiative is now the Digital ...
Here we have Cap Gemini's CTO talking about Cloud Computing:The real moves I want to keep an eye on are the tie up between the big boys Intel, HP, Yahoo and some good academic computing centres with the aim of building a really large scale test bed for testing and experimenting with Cl...
HP today announced new additions to its recently updated portfolio of servers, storage, software and services -- driving more business value into... Read more at VMblog.com.
Visibility is a critical aspect to find vulnerabilities in a system, and without the correct security and management tools, threats can easily gain access through an organisation's valuable data center, Brindley says. “The area HP focuses on is service automation and visibility. We've ...
It's super-hot here in Calif today. Oy! If you read one political article today, read this explanation of community service by Time's Joe Klein. Yesterday two Republicans, Rudy Giuliani and Sarah Palin, mocked Obama for giving three years to community service betw college and law schoo...
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced that Quad-Core AMD Opteron ™ processors exclusively power the innovation behind the world ’ s first blade server... Read more at VMblog.com.
HP (NYSE:HPQ) today announced new products, services and solutions designed to simplify the implementation and management of virtualization so that... Read more at VMblog.com.
As John McCain prepares to unveil his selection for a running mate today, Mitt Romney seems to be a favorite. But two former Silicon Valley CEOs are also on the short list, and they are both women: Carly Fiorina and Meg Whitman. Picking Romney would help McCain solidify his position w...
VDIworks, a virtual desktop software provider with a long history in centralized computing, today announced that the latest release of VDIworks'... Read more at VMblog.com.
Amazon to use Kindle as a platform for textbooks. Canon EOS 50D getting ink. N96 from Nokia has the Smartphone folks buzzing. nVidia getting ink for speeches and the Tegra chip. 120 GB Zune coming out. Will HP target Sun now? Intel spent half a million in lobbying. [...]
CUPERTINO, Calif., Aug. 26, 2008 — Solidcore® Systems, Inc., the leader in change audit and configuration control, today announced its S3 Control™ software detects and validates change events to VMware environments in real time. Unlike previous methods that relied on multiple scan-bas...
"AMD has an extensive track record of helping enterprises face demanding challenges by enabling flexible, virtualized systems that address major issues including server consolidation, business continuity and disaster recovery," said Patrick Patl...
VMware's VMmark virtual machine performance benchmark tool can be used as a marketing tool for hardware vendors. HP recently submitted the highest VMmark scores for both 16- and 32-core hardware platforms. READ MORE
XaaS = Everything as a Service and this is when the Virtualization 4.0 eventually hands over the reigns to the new age of UMCC or Unified Modular Cloud Computing. Having done that we will be doing things in variety of ways. (Reading my blog and searching for "ideation", "globalization"...
A Sea Change in ComputingSome analysts say cloud computing represents a sea change in the way computing is done in corporations. Merrill Lynch (MER) estimates that within the next five years, the annual global market for cloud computing will surge to $95 billion. In a May 2008 report, ...
So Gartner, the largest technology adviser to corporations, is saying the corporate shift to cloud computing is underway and destined to be a highly disruptive force in the industry. That struck me as intriguing, since a rapid advance of cloud computing into the corporate world is not ...
Fremont, CA, August 19, 2008--3PAR® (NYSE Arca: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, announced today that Web 2.0 social media company Demand Media™ has chosen 3PAR Utility Storage to support its rapidly growing social media business. Demand Media uses its network of v...
I recently had the chance to speak with Roberto Moctezuma, VP, Desktop Solutions Organization for HP about the company’s approach to providing its customers with desktop and client virtualization solutions. I’ve spoken with one of Roberto’s team, Tad Bodman, and poste...
Amazon knows somehow that listening to the voices and walking in the footsteps of IBM will eventually help them get there somewhere. Today I had an investor call and funny thing is that lately I am getting people asking me and mixing invariably technology trends such as virtualization ...
The Department of Defense, through DISA, provides advanced information technology and immediate communications support to the president, vice president, secretary of defense, military services and combatant commands. DISA offers solutions and enhanced capabilities that enable its custo...
It has been a while since I posted here. In the meantime the world moved on and so did I. To catch up I prepared a little summary of what I think were important or appealing news facts in the period between now and the last time I posted. VMware released VMware ThinApp 4.0The installa...
This is indeed shocking for HP (NYSE:HP). HP has a big challenge of integrating EDS and the time it needs to do it will also tell how many new contracts they can keep. In this deal HP was supposed to dave $1 Billion for its (now lost) client. I guess people in DT got smarter and did th...
Because they have to get into the adjacent markets. Well it is still IT and eventually how does it matter, to even the IT geeks, if the stuff is in the network or storage or some sort of abstraction layer (which you and I fondly call virtualization). Cisco's chief John Chambers has sai...
We did see Dell's name come up in the Group discussion earlier but Dell continues to attempt to get the TM on the Cloud Computing.Two giants of the computing industry have demonstrated their own commitment to ‘cloud computing’ a week after a joint research project from HP, Intel and Ya...
HP today announced that it has shipped its one millionth blade server demonstrating its strong leadership position in the server market's fastest... Read more at VMblog.com.
Women’s focused advertising network Glam Media, which raised $85 million in a combined debt and equity financing in February 2008 (they have raised a total of $115 million since 2004), was rumored to be mulling over a $1.3 billion acquisition offer just a couple of months later i...
Hardware and services giant Hewlett-Packard, chip-maker Intel and web portal Yahoo! are to build “a globally distributed, Internet-scale testing environment”. This will comprise six giant data centres, located around the world and based mainly on HP and Intel kit, each containing betwe...
Scrabulous returns as Wordscraper. Netflix working with LG only for downloads? NASA looking for water on Mars. The Greek computer stories I am now convinced is a BS PR stunt. Yahoo exec makes Yuil search engine to show up Cuil. EDS to be part of HP. Microsoft redoes the search engine y...
HP (NYSE:HPQ), Intel Corporation and Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq:YHOO) today announced the creation of a global, multi-data center, open source test bed for... Read more at VMblog.com.
Hewlett Packard, Intel and Yahoo announced the Cloud Computing Test Bed this morning. Executives from the three companies are holding a 9 am PST conference call to discuss the new venture. Participating are Prith Banerjee, Senior Vice President, Research, HP and Director, HP Labs; Prab...