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 shar

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 mov

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 t

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

Acronis Offers A Way To Back Up The VMware vCloud

<p dir="ltr"><a target="_blank" href="http://acronis.com">Acronis</a> has launched a new way to back up the VMware vCloud, filling a needed space for any IT manager realistically considering the virt

VMware’s Cloud And The Fit With IT, Cloud Foundry And OpenStack

VMware announced general availability of VMware vSphere 5.5 and VMware vCloud Suite at VMworld today. The new  version of its virtualization technology includes the integration of Cloud Foundry, the

VMware Launches Network Hypervisor, Signaling Deeper Competition With Cisco

VMware announced its network virtualization platform today based upon its own internal technology with Nicira, which it acquired last year. <a target="_blank" href="http://blogs.vmware.com/vmware/2

Late To The Game, Is VMware Turning Against OpenStack Or Embracing It?

For the past few days I've been thinking about the remarks VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger made in a<a target="_blank" href="http://www.networkworld.com/news/2013/081413-vmware-ceo-openstack-is-not-272867.ht

CloudPhysics Raises $10M From Kleiner Perkins For Simulating What The Cloud Might Do In That Old-Fashioned Data Center

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.cloudphysics.com/">CloudPhysics</a> has raised a new $10 million round for its service that collects and analyzes virtual machine data from data centers to simulat

VMware Hires Former SAP Mobile Chief Sanjay Poonen To Shore Up Executive Ranks

Former SAP Mobile Chief Sanjay Poonen has been hired to run VMware’s end-user business, a move that will help to shore up the virtualization company’s executive ranks after a long run of h

Red Hat Launches Linux-Based OpenStack Platform, Targets VMware For Control Of The Data Center

Red Hat launched an enterprise Linux-based OpenStack platform today that provides a way to build out cloud services from either inside the data center or from a services provider. Red Hat Enterprise L

GE Puts $105M Into Pivotal, The New EMC And VMware Platform Initiative, But Here’s What It Is Missing

GE is taking a 10 percent stake and investing $105 million in Pivotal, the spin-out from EMC and VMware. GE will work with Pivotal on research and development with the aim of helping customers develo

Spoof Video Symbolizes The Energy And Brashness Of OpenStack, A Rising Cloud Power

At the <a target="_blank" href="https://www.openstack.org/summit/">OpenStack Summit</a> last week, Tuesday's keynote opened with <a target="_blank" href="http://www.dopenstack.com/">Dope'n'Stack

AWS Just Made It A Whole Lot Easier For Anyone To Create A Virtual Private Cloud Showing Again How Enterprise Tech Is Obsolete

Amazon Web Services <a target="_blank" href="http://aws.typepad.com/aws/2013/03/amazon-ec2-update-virtual-private-clouds-for-everyone.html">will now offer</a> the option for everyone to have their own

VMware Exits Collaboration Market With Sale of SlideRocket To Clearslide, A Sales Engagement Platform

VMware is exiting the collaboration market with the sale of SlideRocket to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.clearslide.com/">Clearslide</a>, which will use the rich slide creation too to buttress i

VMware’s Top Executives Attack Amazon, But The Cries Are Hollow At Best

I sensed a bit of desperation from VMware this past week about Amazon Web Services continues its push into the enterprise market. According to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.crn.com/news/clou

PernixData Launches With Goal To Become The VMware Of Flash

<a target="_blank" href="http://pernixdata.com/">PernixData</a> today launched its Flash Virtualization Platform (FVP) for clustering flash to get higher levels of performance. It's similar to how VM

VMware Facing Tough Times, Shares Down 16% And Could Drop Another 20% By Year’s End

VMware shares are off to a rough start in 2013. They are down 16 percent since the beginning of the year, with expectations that shares could drop another 20 percent by year's end. <a target="_blan

Big Switch Raises $6.5M From Intel Capital, Gains Attention For Next Generation Networking, Challenges Cisco

<a target="_blank" href="http://bigswitch.com/">Big Switch Networks</a>, the software defined networking company making a play on Cisco's turf, has raised $6.5 million from Intel Capital. he investmen

VMware To Cut 900 Jobs As Outlook Disappoints, But Will Still Pursue M&A

VMWare plans to <a target="_blank" href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324329204578270471708431506.html)">cut about 900 jobs, or 7 percent of its workforce</a>, as part of a restructur
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