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Dell Revamps Wireless Gear With Faster Speeds, Easier Management
12:01 AM EST Tue. Dec. 10, 2013
Dell's latest wireless move is aimed deep inside enterprise as it looks to bulk up its converged infrastructure and software-defined networking play.
HP Tops Weak Server Market As Dell Tanks: IDC
11:51 AM EST Mon. Dec. 09, 2013
As the server market takes a dip, HP regains leadership with IBM and Dell taking a backseat, according to IDC. Meanwhile, OEMs are struggling to keep pace with the move to the cloud.
The 10 Coolest Big Data Products Of 2013
4:00 PM EST Thu. Dec. 05, 2013
Some of the most innovative work in the IT industry is taking place in the big data arena. Here's what we think were the coolest new big data products in 2013.
Salesforce Expands APIs, Rolls Out New Platform For Mobile Developers
5:02 PM EST Mon. Nov. 18, 2013
Salesforce.com has been courting mobile developers for a while, but now it's getting serious by casting its SaaS system as a platform for ISVs and developers.
Amazon Unveils 'Kinesis' Big Data Service, Expands Tools For Cloud Developers
4:44 PM EST Thu. Nov. 14, 2013
On day two of Amazon's AWS re:Invent conference, Amazon CTO Werner Vogels brings out the heavy artillery with new tools and services for mobile and cloud developers.
Amazon Web Services Chief Pokes Fun At IBM, Says CEO Bezos Bullish On AWS Cloud
8:21 PM EST Wed. Nov. 13, 2013
IBM took to Las Vegas, where Amazon is holding its AWS Re:Invent conference, and plastered signage to try and steal Amazon's thunder and pitch IBM's cloud as enterprise-ready, but one AWS exec used Wednesday's keynote to dish the competitive rhetoric right back.
Pivotal Tries To Steal Amazon's Thunder With Commercial Cloud Foundry Launch
10:33 AM EST Wed. Nov. 13, 2013
As Amazon holds its annual developer conference, Pivotal launches its commercial version of the Cloud Foundry Platform-as-a-Service for building cloud apps.
7 Things The Judge Didn't Like About IBM's CIA Cloud Legal Battle With Amazon
10:15 AM EST Tue. Nov. 12, 2013
As the dust settles from Amazon's eight-month legal battle with IBM over a prized CIA cloud contract, the judge in the case calls out IBM for the legal tactics it employed.
Rackspace Teams With Hortonworks On Public Cloud Hadoop Service
9:38 AM EST Tue. Oct. 29, 2013
Rackspace expands existing partnership with Hadoop vendor Hortonworks to bring big data analytics to its public cloud and managed hosting customers.
HP Preps Moonshot For New Calxeda ARM Technology
12:00 PM EST Mon. Oct. 28, 2013
Two years after introducing its Moonshot servers using ARM processor technology from Calxeda, HP plans to finally make them generally available.
Mirantis Takes On Red Hat, Canonical And HP With Its Own OpenStack Distribution
6:30 PM EST Mon. Oct. 21, 2013
Mirantis, a systems integrator that has built OpenStack clouds for a number of big-name clients, now has its own OpenStack distribution, which it's pitching as more open.
VMware Acquires DaaS Provider Desktone, Bulks Up End-User Computing Portfolio
7:46 PM EST Tue. Oct. 15, 2013
VMware has acquired Desktone, one of its longtime partners, and is planning to use it in conjunction with its own Horizon View software to deliver desktop-as-a-service.
VMware Expands Its Cloud Management Muscle To Public Clouds
1:58 PM EST Tue. Oct. 15, 2013
VMware has overhauled its cloud management portfolio over the course of the past year, and at VMworld Europe this week, it's talking about new public cloud capabilities.
Amazon Lures Startups With Cloud Services, Support And Training Bundle
3:26 PM EST Fri. Oct. 11, 2013
Amazon already has lots of startup customers, and it's rolling out a new program with services, support and training in order to get more startups on board.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
11:17 AM EST Fri. Sep. 20, 2013
For the week ending Sept. 20, CRN looks at IT companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
20 Odd Tech Startup Names And The Real Stories Behind Them
10:00 AM EST Thu. Sep. 19, 2013
As more startups show up on the enterprise tech scene, finding a good name is getting harder. So, some are getting creative. Here's a look at 20 examples of startups that went outside the box.
IDF: 25 Products Building The Intel Ecosystem, One Hardware Or Software Piece At A Time
4:00 PM EST Wed. Sep. 18, 2013
Last week's Intel Developer Forum (IDF) saw a wide range of Intel server, storage, client device, and other hardware and software partners showcasing new ways to build on the huge Intel IT ecosystem.
Salesforce's Oracle Hiring Spree Continues As 17-Year Vet Fernicola Joins Ranks
5:31 PM EST Thu. Sep. 12, 2013
The path from Oracle to Salesforce.com is well-worn, and longtime enterprise sales guy Anthony Fernicola has become the latest to travel it.
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