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  • As Internal Threats Rise, Investors Back New Security Tech

    As Internal Threats Rise, Investors Back New Security Tech

    Amid this steady drumbeat of technology breaches and security snafus, venture capitalists have spent roughly $6.5 billion on new technologies to combat this menace, according to CrunchBase data. The latest company to benefit from this deluge of dollars, and the one that addresses the issue of bad actors inside corporate networks most directly, is HyTrust, which closed on $25 million. Read More

  • Microsoft Launches New Azure Backup And Recovery Services

    Microsoft Launches New Azure Backup And Recovery Services

    Microsoft today announced new features (in preview) for its Azure Backup service. In addition, the company is launching new functionality for its Azure Site Recovery service into preview. The company is clearly gearing both of these services toward enterprises and notes that they will be especially interesting to companies making the move to hybrid cloud deployments. Using Azure Backup… Read More

  • Four Patents That Changed Enterprise Storage

    Four Patents That Changed Enterprise Storage

    Sports fans get very excited about Final Fours — whether it’s the new four-team playoff in college football, the semi-finals competitors at Wimbledon or, most famously, the remaining competitors in NCAA basketball’s March Madness. As we are in the midst of this year’s tournament, I started pondering a Fab Four, if not the Final Four, of the world’s impactful… Read More

  • Google And VMware Make Accessing Windows Apps, Desktops From ChromeOS Easier

    Google And VMware Make Accessing Windows Apps, Desktops From ChromeOS Easier

    Google and VMware today announced that they are working together to make it easier for Chromebook users in the enterprise to access Windows apps and the Windows desktop on their machines. Using VMware’s Horizon desktop as a service (DaaS), which uses VMware‘s HTML5 Blast protocol, it will now be easier for Chromebook users to connect to a traditional Windows experience. Remote… Read More

  • Tech Stocks Slip On Earnings Weakness

    Tech Stocks Slip On Earnings Weakness

    Today has been a difficult one for technology earnings, with Apple, Yahoo, and VMware losing ground after reporting their quarterly results. Apple, despite growing its revenue and earnings per share, reported flat net profit and an iPhone sales figure that, while higher than the year prior, disappointed the investing class. Its stock fell in after-hours trading and today dropped a… Read More

  • Docker Raises $15M For Its Open-Source Platform That Helps Developers Build Apps In The Cloud

    Docker Raises $15M For Its Open-Source Platform That Helps Developers Build Apps In The Cloud

    The shift to scale out architectures and an app-centric culture has turned out well for Docker and its lightweight open-source “container” technology designed for developers to quickly move code to the cloud. That’s evident in today’s news that the company has raised $15 million in a Series B round led by Greylock Partners, with minority participation from Insight… Read More

  • The Cloud Washers Will Lose

    The Cloud Washers Will Lose

    There are two camps in the cloud world. There are the cloud washers, which are the ones who put a cloud sticker on everything. They say, “Oh, yes, it’s a private cloud for big data.” Then they throw in a few dozen other buzz words for the new look on their legacy technology. The other camp, the cloud services providers, enable customers to innovate in less time than it… Read More

  • Former Microsoftie And Googler Lucovsky Leaves VMware For New Project, No Word On Chairs Thrown

    Former Microsoftie And Googler Lucovsky Leaves VMware For New Project, No Word On Chairs Thrown

    VMware VP of Engineering Mark Lucovsky is leaving the virtualization giant for a ‘new chapter’ he’s referring to as ‘#nine’ on Twitter. Lucovsky has been with VMware for around four years and before that held positions at Google and Microsoft. VMware told GigaOm that “during his more than four years at VMware, Mark Lucovsky  has been an important… Read More

  • Acronis Offers A Way To Back Up The VMware vCloud

    Acronis Offers A Way To Back Up The VMware vCloud

    Acronis has launched a new way to back up the VMware vCloud, filling a needed space for any IT manager realistically considering the virtualization company’s offerings. Read More

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