Robert Youngjohns, the head of HP's Autonomy/Information management business, says IBM's Watson effort has nothing on HP's Autonomy/IDOL on-demand web services offensive.
VARs are keeping an eye on the competitive landscape as Cisco's Invicta technology, which came with its acquisition of Whiptail, is now ready for use in UCS environments.
From Chromebooks to cloud apps, Google is building up its enterprise offeringsRed Hat, which early Friday told OpenStack startup Piston Cloud not to come to its upcoming conference, now says the whole thing was a misunderstanding.Piston Cloud Computing, a startup whose CTO helped created OpenStack while at NASA, is fuming after being snubbed by Red Hat without explanation.In his first media interview, Microsoft's new CEO makes it clear that he wants to shake things up internally and get the 'One Microsoft' synergies clicking inside the company.NetApp bills the FAS8000 as the first storage system to combine SAN and NAS capabilities with the ability to virtualize the storage found in third-party storage arrays.Last year, VMware executives warned partners about the scourge of Amazon Web Services on the enterprise landscape. But they've since toned that down.While VMware's Chromebook partnership with Google is interesting, partners see it more as a symbolic move to help Google build enterprise credibility.Frank Shaw, Microsoft's VP of communications, says today's cool kids in the tech vendor world might not always enjoy this status.In its never-ending battle against Google, Microsoft is now giving advice to partners on how to win back customers that have switched from Office 365 to Google Apps.VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger spent 30 years of his career at Intel working on hardware. Now he's crossed over to software and is pumped about how it's shaping the data center.Microsoft's Windows Azure chief, a popular figure with developers, is poised to lead the company's Cloud and Enterprise group.VMware is going further into storage with its new vSAN technology, but partners are hoping for details on vSAN pricing at next week's partner conference.Microsoft COO Turner, after being passed over for the top spot, said to be keen on being a CEO. Sources say FedEx could make sense as a next stop.NetSuite President and CEO Zach Nelson couldn't be happier with Microsoft's selection of Satya Nadella as CEO given the impact it will likely have on Microsoft's Dynamics ERP business.Microsoft's Web and mobile applications partners are critical to the company's devices and services strategy, and ones that CRN spoke with are happy to see Satya Nadella get the CEO job.Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's roles at Microsoft have been diverse and many, just like his skill sets. Here's a look at how Nadella came into his own at Microsoft and how he got to the top.Microsoft partners say new CEO Satya Nadella must move quickly to fix what they say is a channel disengaged from the company's cloud computing business.Google, which was previously focused on competing with Amazon and Microsoft in cloud services pricing, now says the economics aren't as important as security and reliability.
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