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Big data drives 47% growth for top 50 public cloud companies
Big data analytics are driving rapid growth for public cloud computing vendors with revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shooting up 47% in...
LucidWorks preps Solr stack as Splunk killer
Enterprise search software provider LucidWorks has introduced a package based on its open-source Apache Solr search engine that will allow...
Serena Software sold to private equity firm HGGC
Serena Software founder Doug Troxel is teaming up with private equity firm HGGC to purchase the application development software vendor from Silver...
6 IT Strategies to Stay Ahead of Data Center Trends
Automation, virtualization, cloud computing -- these technology trends are transforming the data center and enabling companies to lower costs,...
Helping Data Centers Cope With Big Data Workloads
Big data workloads tend to suck up enormous amounts of compute resources, which can create serious log jams in your data center if the workloads...
Intel moves deeper into software with server KVM tool
Intel has released a new tool for remotely managing servers from multiple hardware vendors, though it's having to be careful not to upset...
Are CIOs losing power?
A new study by Forrester illuminates the changing IT landscape, finding that the share of IT projects primarily or exclusively run by IT department...
Sencha launches Space to manage HTML5 apps on smartphones and tablets
Sencha has introduced Space, aiming to make it easier for IT departments to manage HTML5 apps running on Android, iOS or BlackBerry devices.
The Open Source Rookies of the Year Awards
, the open source software management company, picks the top 10 open source projects launched in the past year, based on stats collected from the
HP Rolls Out Services to Improve Data Center Efficiency
Aiming to help organizations cut through confusion in the data center infrastructure management market and prepare them for the impact of cloud,...
$1.1B Blockbuster: VMware acquires AirWatch to boost mobile device, application management
VMware has reached a deal to acquire mobile management specialist AirWatch for $1.54 billion, as it aims let users manage desktops, mobile devices...
VMware acquires AirWatch to boost mobile device, application management
VMware has reached a deal to acquire mobile management specialist AirWatch for US$1.54 billion, as it aims let users manage desktops, mobile devices...
Office 365 administration made easy
Going beyond Office 365's native admin GUI, 365 Command provides powerful Exchange admin capabilities without the need to run PowerShell
Salt keeps server automation simple
Salt brings simplicity, flexibility, and high scalability to Linux and Unix server infrastructure management -- it does Windows too
Technology of the Year 2014: The best hardware, software, and cloud services
InfoWorld's 2014 Technology of the Year Award winners recognize the best tools and technologies for developers, IT pros, and businesses
Foiled! How to beat software vendors' sneaky price increases
Between complex licenses and the cloud, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP have lots of ways to hike up prices. Here's how to fight back
Ansible orchestration is a veteran Unix admin's dream
Ansible and AnsibleWorks AWX bring simplicity and power to Linux and Unix server automation
University of Florida gets 100Gbps link to Internet2, upgrades campus research net to 200Gbps
The University of Florida is just putting the wraps on a remarkable year of IT upgrades. The school, which has a 2,000-acre campus and more than 900...
Dell and Red Hat team to sell enterprise OpenStack
Dell will start selling systems early next year that run Red Hat's version of the OpenStack open-source cloud platform.
As Unix fades away from data centers, it's unclear what's next
Gartner says that its clients have started planning to migrate from Unix. For some of them, it may take two or three years, and for others, five...