Open source network functions virtualization (NFV) took a major step forward with the announcement of a new Linux Foundation initiative, the Open Platform for NFV Project (OPNFV), that aims to advance software-based networking, storage and communications.
Intel (INTC) has poured $1.5 billion into Tsinghua Unigroup, a subsidiary of the Chinese government-backed Tsinghua Holdings, that controls fabless chip maker Spreadtrum and RDA Microelectronics, in a joint development deal to broaden the U.S. chip giant’s mobile devices portfolio and architecture in China and worldwide.Content Classification: Curated
Microsoft (MSFT) confirmed word that it will locate its first-ever Manhattan retail store in one of midtown's splashiest locations, only a few blocks away from an iconic Fifth Avenue Apple (AAPL) outlet.
Verizon (VZ) has appointed channel veteran Adam Famularo as the new vice president of Global Channels, the company announced this week.
Cloud host and storage vendor Linode has stepped up its bid for managed hosting business with the announcement today of new software and features that it is integrating into its standard managed cloud hosting plan.
Lenovo officials said the Chinese PC maker’s $2.3 billion deal to acquire IBM’s (IBM) x86 server business has cleared regulatory and security approvals and will close on Wednesday, Oct. 1, albeit at a slightly reduced price.
The Oracle Partner Network (OPN) expanded its value added distributor distribution offerings with Oracle Cloud services, the company announced today.
Back-to-school PC sales, including Apple (AAPL) Mac OS-based machines, Chromebooks and Microsoft (MSFT) Windows-based desktops and notebooks, rose 3 percent during a 10-week measurement period from July 4 through Sept. 5, a stark contrast to the 2.5 percent lost last year at the same time, according to data compiled by researcher NPD Group.
Apple’s (AAPL) hadn’t even wiped the egg from its face over the bungled iOS 8.0.1 update before the vendor released yet another version of its iOS 8 mobile operating system, one day after the first fix made matters worse for iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners.
NoSQL, object storage and Hadoop have ushered in a brave new world of storage technologies and applications for the cloud and Big Data. But Oracle (ORCL) thinks the future remains bright for MySQL databases, too, and has unveiled new technologies to make the traditional storage platform easier to administer and deploy.
Open source software-defined networking (SDN) and network-functions virtualization (NFV) are ready for enterprises to start building the networking and cloud-computing infrastructure of the future. So says the OpenDaylight Project, which released the second major version of its platform today.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) announced the launch of the HP SDN App Store as a central location for customers and partners to purchase software-defined networking applications. HP expects the platform to provide its partner ecosystem with a go-to-market platform and the consulting and support services they need to help customers break into the SDN market.
Is it possible Apple (AAPL) knew of a security opening in its iCloud platform months before the highly publicized celebrity photograph leak of a few weeks ago?Content Classification: Curated
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has enhanced its Unison and demand generation platforms to help partners grow their businesses, the company announced this week. New platform tools include redesigned registration, quoting and pricing processes, additional program management tools and revised lead and opportunity management portals.
VMware (VMW) revealed a new channel partner program this week to help independent software vendors (ISVs) migrate their applications to the vCloud Air platform and extend their workloads to the cloud. The vCloud Air ISV Partner Program will offer technical assistance to help ISVs scale their cloud offerings and allow customers to take advantage of the hybrid cloud for their businesses, according to the company.
Data protection is top of mind for every solution provider. No matter the system being deployed or serviced, data security can never be compromised. One breach, such as what Home Depot is currently experiencing, can ruin an organization’s reputation and business to a point of no return.
Security vendor Symantec (SYMC) promoted Michael Brown, who took the company’s helm on an interim basis last March after the ouster of then-boss Steve Bennett, to remain in his post as permanent chief executive.Content Classification: Curated
A new Kaspersky Lab survey has found that very small businesses (VSBs)—those with fewer than 25 employees—typically report the same rate of mobile device adoption as large enterprises. However, more VSBs lack the educational and financial resources needed to deploy these solutions.