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  • VMware Acquires Online Presentation Application SlideRocket

    VMware Acquires Online Presentation Application SlideRocket

    VMware has just announced the acquisition of online presentation application SlideRocket. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. SlideRocket, which has raised $7 million in funding, is a cloud-based online presentation application that produces slideshows that rival PowerPoint. More than 20,000 customers and 300,000 users leverage Slide Rocket to more effectively build, deliver and… Read More

  • LG and VMware make sweet love, bring virtualization to Android

    LG and VMware make sweet love, bring virtualization to Android

    Virtualization. There are few words quite as able to make a geek’s heart all a-flutter. Teaming it up with a smartphone? Man, you gonna give a geek a cardiac arrest! LG have now teamed up with VMware to help bring virtualization to the smartphone world. But why? Well, it’s purely for the enterprise geeks. Having to carry two phones around is a pain in the ash, but the requirements… Read More

  • Salesforce And VMware Partner To Launch Enterprise Java Cloud Platform VMforce

    Salesforce And VMware Partner To Launch Enterprise Java Cloud Platform VMforce

    Java developers may have good news to celebrate today. Salesforce.com and virtualization giant VMware are partnering to launch VMforce, a enterprise Java Cloud platform to enable Java developers to build apps off of Force.com. Salesforce is leveraging the Java development framework which was acquired by VMware when the company bought SpringSource for $420 million. SpringSource provides a… Read More

  • VMware's SpringSource acquires UK company Rabbit Technologies

    Java application infrastructure and management solutions provider SpringSource, itself picked up by VMware last year, this morning announced the acquisition of Rabbit Technologies, an open source software company based in the UK. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but SpringSource says it will add the RabbitMQ open messaging system into its suite of technologies. Read More

  • SpringSource Acquires UK-based Open Source Company Rabbit Technologies

    SpringSource Acquires UK-based Open Source Company Rabbit Technologies

    Java application infrastructure and management solutions provider SpringSource, itself picked up by VMware last year, this morning announced the acquisition of Rabbit Technologies, an open source software company based in the UK. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but SpringSource says it will add the RabbitMQ open messaging system into its suite of technologies. Read More

  • Palo Alto Power Outage Affects Up To 240 Startups

    Palo Alto Power Outage Affects Up To 240 Startups

    The tragic plane crash which killed three Tesla employees flying out of the Palo Alto airport at approximately 8 AM this morning also took out the city’s power. The accident has left over 28,000 Palo Alto residents and businesses without power in the heart of Silicon Valley. According to the data in CrunchBase, up to 240 of these 28,000 customers are local startups, VC firms and… Read More

  • Standards-Based Virtualization: Critical To The Future Of Cloud Computing

    Standards-Based Virtualization: Critical To The Future Of Cloud Computing

    Editor’s Note: This is a guest post by Winston Bumpus, Director of Standards Architecture at VMware. In this piece, Winston describes how the lack of standards inhibits customers from taking advantage of the full potential of cloud computing because of concerns regarding lock-in and huge investments in proprietary tools, formats and infrastructure. Cloud computing is here. The vision… Read More

  • Savvis To Power Cloud-Based Private Data Centers For The Enterprise

    Savvis To Power Cloud-Based Private Data Centers For The Enterprise

    Savvis is launching Project Spirit, a cloud platform that will help deploy and power virtual private data centers in the cloud. Savvis has also announced that the Cisco Nexus 5000 and 7000 Series networking switches will serve as the virtualized network backbone for Savvis’ new product. And VMware vSphere 4, which launched this week, will serve as the virtualization platform for… Read More

  • VMware Launches New Virtualization Products

    VMware Launches New Virtualization Products

    Virtualization giant VMware is launched two new products at its annual conference tomorrow, VMworld. The first is a suite of VMware’s existing virtualization solutions, called the VMware vCenter Product Family. The suite is built on top of VMware’s vSphere 4 to help enterprises create and maintain dynamic and flexible IT infrastructures. VMware says that they have received an… Read More

  • Parallels Switch the Mac bundle lets you switch to Mac

    Parallels Switch the Mac bundle lets you switch to Mac

    Are you ready for Windows 7? Remember, you need go out and get a really nice computer with a nice monitor and lots of hard drive space – basically you’re going to have to get a Mac. Don’t worry, though. It’s easy to switch. Parallels is essentially a virtual machine that can run almost any version of Windows. The $100 software and hardware solution lets you drag… Read More