Application performance infrastructure firm Riverbed Technology last week announced the appointment of Keith Hoskison as Senior Vice President of their Worldwide Channels and Strategic Account Programmes division.
IBM is developing software that will allow organisations to use multiple cloud storage services interchangeably, reducing dependence on any single cloud vendor and ensuring that data remains available even during service outages.
IT managers want to cut the number of servers they manage, or at least slow the growth, and they may be succeeding, according to new data.
Hewlett-Packard took back its server crown from IBM last quarter as the overall market contracted, IDC reported Wednesday.
A security researcher has released software and technical instructions for modifying a drone so that it can identify and hijack other drones.
Once heavily reliant on the Chinese market, Lenovo is now looking to make acquisitions as it tries to expand its growing enterprise business to other countries.
As Powering The Cloud hosted its 10th anniversary show in Frankfurt, few would question that cloud computing uptake is on the rise. The same few would question that it is a trend that is here to stay, and one that businesses will have to adapt to.
Security researches at Symantec are gradually raising warnings that the Internet of Things will increase, by multitudes, the number of things that can be hacked and attacked.
Researchers have demonstrated that microphones and speakers built into laptops can be used to covertly transmit and receive data through inaudible audio signals.
Cisco Systems’s third annual Global Cloud Index forecasts that global cloud traffic will more than quadruple, from 1.2 zettabytes in 2012 to 5.3 ZB in 2017. That works out to about 443 exabytes a month, or about 476 billion GB.
Hewlett-Packard reported results for the last quarter of its fiscal year on Tuesday, and although sales were down from a year earlier there were some much-needed signs of improvement.
The most successful businesses use DevOps to remove any roadblocks that stand in their path, writes Alan Hale, director of EMEA Consulting at Red Hat.
Anyone who dreads hearing one end of a loud phone call all the way from Anchorage to Miami, take heart: the plan to allow cellphones on planes could fail in more ways than an overbooked flight at a snowbound airport on Christmas Eve.
There is an increasing emphasis on service-aligned approach to IT operations so that CIOs can deliver on the promise of partnering with business. Ashish Kuthiala, Chief Marketing Officer, Business Services Management Software, HP, talks about the value of a services aligned view of IT.
In the global race to build the next generation of supercomputers – exascale – there is no guarantee of who will finish first.
How reliable is your data centre service provider? Perhaps not as reliable as you think.
Intel has unveiled a raft of new innovations and software tools to tap the power of Big Data at the Supercomputing Conference 2013 held in Denver, Colorado.
NetApp is upgrading its lineup of dedicated storage systems, rolling out a faster all-flash array and improved platforms for branch offices and large enterprises.
A Chicago-based company that runs derivatives exchanges said Friday it was the victim of a July cyber attack that compromised customer information.
Google and HP have been forced to stop selling the recently launched Chromebook 11 due to faulty chargers.
IBM yesterday announced an agreement to acquire Fiberlink Communications, saying the purchase is a key part of a broader mobile-security strategy to provide assurance in transactions conducted via devices such as iPhones and Android smartphones.
Cisco Systems stunned Wall Street on Wednesday with a gloomy financial forecast it blamed on falling demand in developing countries and transitions in some of its product lines.
CNME is this week set to host its BYOD Summit 2013, the Middle East’s first technology to conference dedicated entirely to the bring-your-own-device trend.
Facebook and Microsoft are winning plaudits from security researchers for launching an initiative to offer bounties to bug hunters who discover and report vulnerabilities in widely used products.
Zain Bahrain have teamed up with Ericsson to use the communications giant’s LTE technology, which it believes could transform its network.
Cabling vendor R&M has unveiled its new Venus SCM Solution, which it says can offer a minimum bending radius of 40 millimeters.
Workers at four Dell suppliers in China are allegedly enduring long overtime hours and facing exposure to toxic fumes, according to new reports from watchdog groups.
Enterprises and service providers are looking beyond collections of boxes and toward virtual data centers that are better at growing and changing, and now application services such as security and acceleration are about to fit into that picture as well.
Apple’s latest operating system update, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, is out. If you own a Mac that supports the OS update, you should get it. Now. You certainly can’t beat the price: free!
A new supercomputer being deployed this month in the U.S. is using solid-state drive storage as an alternative to DRAM and hard drives, which could help speed up internal data transfers.
Google last week again turned the screws on Microsoft and its Office franchise, this time by including Quickoffice with its newest Android mobile operating system, version 4.4 and dubbed “KitKat.”
Hewlett-Packard has announced a multi-year effort to port its Nonstop server systems, used by banks, telcos and other businesses that need maximum reliability, from Intel’s Itanium architecture to x86.
HP has transformed its position in the networking space from a year ago and is now ready to do the same with Big Data, according to the heads of its Middle East operations.
HP’s policy of ‘Converged Infrastructure’ aims to combine the departments of servers, storage and networking into one arm of the business.
Upgrading you network from 10G Ethernet to 40G and 100G is not as easy as swapping out switches and line cards.
Dell will give its first public demonstration of a 64-bit ARM server this week, the latest step in an industrywide effort to build servers based on low-power chips like those used in smartphones.
The model of buying cloud computing resources is different from that of buying traditional hardware and software. Instead of buying licences and investing in equipment, in a cloud computing model, users pay for the resources they use – no more, no less.
Network security specialist Fortinet this week used GITEX to regionally launch its new FortiGate-3700D solution, which the vendor claimed is the world’s fastest data centre firewall appliance.
The PC market moved into its sixth straight quarter of declining sales, analysts reported on Wednesday, although the dip was less pronounced than one firm expected.
Accidentally leaked user manuals from PC maker Lenovo show that the company is preparing a new laptop that runs Android instead of Windows.
It doesn’t take much to please Hewlett-Packard’s investors these days. HP confirmed Wednesday that its revenue will decline slightly next year, but the mention of “pockets of growth” sent hearts aflutter.
The PC market remained weak in the third quarter, but the expiration of Microsoft’s support for Windows XP in April next year may have prompted users to look at upgrades, which eased the slump.
HP aims to showcase an enormous range of enterprise solutions at GITEX Technology Week 2013, with cloud, security, Big Data and mobility forming the crux of the vendor’s participation at the show.
Facebook’s head of network operations has great expectations for software defined networking (SDN), though he may not be relying on commercial hardware vendors to bring SDN to the social networking giant’s own infrastructure.
IT professionals will need to be flexible and willing to self-train if they are to be successful, according to HP’s head of innovation.
If you’re in the market for a high-performing, low-priced Ultrabook, this has to be the one to go for.
Have you noticed that tablets are starting to feel a little mundane? You’ve got a rectangular slate with a large display while the manufacturer’s bragging about how it’s some fragment of a millimeter thinner or some fraction of an ounce lighter than the last.
The Note 8.0 is decent small tablet that costs just a little bit too much.