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Hortonworks Expands Big Data Ecosystem Into Microsoft Windows Arena
1:23 PM EST Wed. May. 22, 2013
Channel partners say the new Hortonworks Data Platform for Windows offers them a way to meet the growing demand for Windows-based big data applications.
Review: Samsung Galaxy S4 (Video)
10:06 AM EST Wed. May. 22, 2013
How does the new Samsung Galaxy S4 stack up against the Galaxy S3? The CRN Test Center takes a look in this in-depth review of Samsung's new flagship smartphone.
Cisco Reports Strong 3Q, Says SDN To Have Positive Future Impact On Company
7:28 PM EST Wed. May. 15, 2013
Cisco is enjoying revenue and profit growth based primarily on solution and architecture sales such as those revolving around its Cisco UCS server business and said it expects a positive impact from the growing movement toward software-defined networking (SDN).
HP Revs Up Tablet-Notebook Lineup: Windows 8, Android Hybrids On The Way
12:05 PM EST Wed. May. 15, 2013
Slated to be available this summer, the HP Split x2 for Windows 8 and the HP SlateBook x2 for Android follow HP's first major hybrid product, the Envy X2, a Windows 8 tablet-notebook.
10 Hot Products From EMC World To Hit The Storage Scene
2:00 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
Even thought there was nothing like the massive EMC 42-product release seen at the EMC World 2012, there was still enough new storage hardware and software unveiled at EMC World 2013 to make the visit worthwhile.
Q1 Smartphone Numbers Are In: Is Android Unstoppable?
11:40 AM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
Android is showing no signs of a slowdown in the smartphone OS market, according to Gartner, and Samsung is benefiting from that growth. So where's Apple?
Software-Defined Data Centers: Should You Jump On The Bandwagon?
10:10 AM EST Mon. May. 13, 2013
Some say the software-defined data center is already here. Others say it -- and the move to software-define everything -- is all hype. Where should you steer your business?
D&H: Android Tablets Driving Big Gains, Windows 8 Pro Picking Up Steam
11:22 AM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
D&H doesn't sell Apple iPads but says its tablet sales have tripled year over year, with Android-based devices accounting for majority of the gains.
Eucalyptus 3.3 Brings Amazon Web Services Features To Private Clouds
4:16 PM EST Mon. Apr. 29, 2013
Open source private cloud player Eucalyptus rolls out the first update since December to its platform, which supports Netflix as well as a range of Amazon Web Services technologies.
10 Key Android Jelly Bean Traits For VARs
10:00 AM EST Mon. Apr. 29, 2013
Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean delivers thousands of new features, including beaming, multiple users and lock-screen widgets, and is the most powerful and versatile version yet.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
10:10 AM EST Fri. Apr. 26, 2013
For the week ending April 26, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Project Savanna Aims To Bring Hadoop To OpenStack Clouds
6:47 PM EST Mon. Apr. 22, 2013
OpenStack integrator Mirantis teams up with Red Hat and Hortonworks to give organizations a cloud-based Hadoop alternative to Amazon.
Big Data Buy: Pentaho Picks Up Development Partner Webdetails
2:25 PM EST Mon. Apr. 22, 2013
With the addition of Webdetails technology, Pentaho partners see opportunity to acquire a broader business analytics system.
Partners Say SugarCRM Is Listening And Channel Efforts Are Back On Track
11:20 AM EST Mon. Apr. 22, 2013
SugarCRM partners say things are turning around after a turbulent, months-long period in which they questioned the company's commitment to the channel and their role in its go-to-market strategy.
OpenStack Summit: 10 Vendors Putting Storage Front And Center
10:50 AM EST Mon. Apr. 22, 2013
When clouds based on the open-source OpenStack code are built, there will be no lack of storage thanks to the rush by storage vendors to be a part of the OpenStack ecosystem.
HP Teams With VAR Bedrock Technologies On HP SDN-Tech Presentation
6:23 PM EST Fri. Apr. 19, 2013
HP and solution provider Bedrock Technologies on Friday teamed up to do what they are calling the first channel presentation of HP's SDN technology to customers.
Follow The Money: 21 Big Data Startups That Have Scored Big In Venture Funding This Year
4:00 PM EST Thu. Apr. 18, 2013
Dot.Com Redux? There's been a free flow of millions of dollars in venture capital to "big data" startups recently. Here's 21 that have scored big since the start of the year.
VMware, Canonical Teaming Up For OpenStack Compatibility
4:45 PM EST Tue. Apr. 16, 2013
VMware and Canonical unveiled a new collaboration that will allow vSphere and Nicira to work with Ubuntu cloud infrastructure, in the last example of VMware getting open source religion.
OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure Developer Cloudscaling To Intro First Channel Program
6:23 PM EST Mon. Apr. 15, 2013
Cloudscaling plans to use this week's OpenStack Summit to unveil a new program aimed at helping solution providers develop open source clouds based on the OpenStack platform.
HP Brings Fibre Channel Storage To OpenStack Clouds
1:43 PM EST Mon. Apr. 15, 2013
HP cited the importance of connecting Fibre Channel storage to OpenStack clouds in the release of new Fibre Channel APIs for its HP 3PAR StoreServ and its StoreVirtual storage technologies.
Five Companies That Came To Win This Week
2:00 PM EST Fri. Apr. 05, 2013
For the week ending April 5, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Facebook Unveils 'Home' Software For Android Phones
4:00 PM EST Thu. Apr. 04, 2013
It's not a "Facebook Phone" but a new software product that will sit on top of Android's lock and home screens and more deeply integrate Facebook into the mobile device.
Pivotal CEO Maritz Denies Any Knowledge Of VMware's Project Zephyr
3:48 PM EST Wed. Apr. 03, 2013
Pivotal Initiative CEO says he has "no idea" what VMware's Project Zephyr IaaS is, but according to sources, he was the main driver of the VMware-run IaaS initiative.
IBM Set To Launch Hadoop-Ready PureSystems Server
12:01 AM EST Wed. Apr. 03, 2013
Other 'big data' analysis and management technologies will be unveiled Wednesday under the "BLU Acceleration" name.
Red Hat Taps Ex-Microsoftie To Lead OpenStack, Virtualization Efforts
6:02 PM EST Tue. Apr. 02, 2013
Red Hat names former Microsoft Azure exec to lead its global virtualization infrastructure business, as well as its increasingly close work with the OpenStack community.
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