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Continuing its commitment to work closely with partners to deliver complete, open, and integrated solutions to customers, Oracle today announced the Oracle VM Storage Connect Program and a preview of the planned Oracle® VM Storage Connect framework. The Oracle VM Storage Connect fram...
SYS-CON's Virtualization Journal announced today that the voting in its second annual Virtualization Readers' Choice Awards is now open. Voting will end October 23, 2009, and winners will be announced the week of November 2-4, 2009, at the 7th International Virtualization Conference & ...
EMC Corporation has announced new EMC Proven solutions to enable more efficiency for Oracle database environments of all sizes. These reference architectures and best practices provide predictable results, higher return on investment and leverage the latest EMC tiered storage platform ...
OpSource, Inc., a provider Cloud operations, today announced that OpSource Cloud, a Cloud to bring together the availability, flexibility and community of the public Cloud with the security, performance and control the enterprise requires, is now in public Beta and available for on-lin...
SYS-CON Events announced today that EMC, the world leader in information infrastructure solutions, was named "Gold Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on November 2 - 4, 2009, Santa Clara Conventi...
OpSource, Inc., the leader in Cloud operations, today announced that enterprise demand for Cloud efficiency is accelerating momentum for OpSource Cloud(TM), the first Cloud to bring together the flexibility, availability and community of the public Cloud with the security, performance ...
Hosted Solutions, a provider of IT infrastructure as a service (IaaS), announced today that the company has significantly expanded its suite of application hosting and management capabilities to include support for a full range of leading business applications, including Microsoft SQL ...
Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF) has announced the release of its Common Information Model Simplified Policy Language (CIM-SPL) standard. CIM-SPL provides a standard language for writing system management policies based on CIM profiles, enabling IT personnel to more effectively...
In its second purchase in two days EMC said late Tuesday that it was buying eDiscovery shop Kazeon Systems Inc, whose software is used by corporations, law firms, government agencies and legal service providers. Terms were not disclosed and are too immaterial to impact EMC’s result...
VMware has announced broad customer adoption of VMware View, a desktop virtualization solution. With more than 1 million seats estimated across 7,000 customers, VMware View is establishing itself as the standard of choice to centralize desktop management, lower costs and deliver rich, ...
Iomega, an EMC company and a global provider of data protection, has announced the next generation of its quad-drive desktop NAS appliance with the worldwide launch of the new Iomega(R) StorCenter(TM) ix4-200d. Based on industry-leading enterprise-class EMC(R) storage technologies, the...
Many have discussed and commented on Cloud computing’s benefits, as well as its risks, though I have heard few discussions on Cloud computing’s impact on business process re-engineering, and how to get from the existing internal business processes to a Cloud computing model. For sm...
EMC took 78.2% control of Data Domain at end of business last Friday. Complete acquisition is expected by the end of the month when EMC says Data Domain will be the start of a new production division focused on next-generation disk-based backup, recovery and archiving solutions. The di...
In his introductory post, Steve mentioned that when we were at VeriCenter we became aware of a new sort of challenge facing our industry - from outside entrants like Amazon.com who were beginning to grow their cloud storage and cloud... Gray Hall http://cloudsto...
Sam Gross is Vice President of Global IT Outsourcing Solutions at Unisys Corporation, where he leads the vision, strategy, technology development and implementation for Unisys innovative global IT outsourcing solutions. He is a recognized industry expert and thought leader in business ...
After EMC raised its hostile tender offer for Data Domain to $33.50 a share in cash Monday, its cash-poor rival NetApp, already forced to raise its cash-and-stock bid for the deduplication house from $25 to $30, issued a statement saying that its board “will carefully weigh its options...
EMC this morning upped its hostile offer for Data Domain by $3.50 to $33.50 a share cash, a total of roughly $2.1 billion, in an attempt to squeeze out rival NetApp, Data Domain's preferred but cash-strapped suitor, which has only managed to scrap together a bid price of $30 a share in...
FatWire Software, the leading Web Experience Management (WEM) provider, today launched the new FatWire Global Partner Program. This enhanced program provides partners with powerful new resources to help FatWire customers succeed, and provides a foundation for continuously expanding Fat...
Data Domain rejected EMC’s hostile acquisition bid again. It told its shareholders Monday not to succumb to the siren song of EMC’s $30-a-share cash tender offer because EMC could walk away at any time. It prefers to go with NetApp even if it means taking $30 in cash and stock, mostly ...
The stock market has been under the impression that somebody will come in and challenge Intel for Wind River. Intel said last week that it was buying the embedded OS house for $11.50 a share. The stock has been up over that price ever since. Some analysts have encouraged the punters to...
"We stand ready to welcome the talented people of Data Domain to EMC with open arms," writes Joe Tucci - Chairman, President and CEO of EMC - in an open letter to EMC employees just released this morning. "We believe that bringing Data Domain into the EMC family would be the best way f...
Cool new toy just landed in my lab for a production VMware vSphere implementation. This one is going to one of our internal groups that has a moderate load Microsoft SQL implementation.
After accepting NetApp's second sweetened bid Wednesday, Data Domain rolled out of bed Thursday morning and said it was still "reviewing" EMC's unsolicited and arguably hands-down superior offer. Arguably the Data Domain board is just saying that to cover its fiduciary ass.
Wednesday morning NetApp raised its offer for Data Domain to $30 a share to match EMC’s bid. However, it can’t match EMC’s deeper pockets. It’s still offering a mix of cash and stock but claims its new bid is really worth $1.9 billion net of Data Domain’s cash.
NetApp has raised its offer for Data Domain to $30 a share to match EMC’s bid. However, it can’t match EMC’s deeper pockets. It’s still offering a mix of cash and stock but claims its new bid is really worth $1.9 billion net of Data Domain’s cash. EMC is offering $1.8 billion in straig...
Clickatell announced that Clickatell's SMS messaging and gateway services will be used by mFoundry to enable Text Banking message delivery for mFoundry's three-mode mBanking product. mFoundry offers the most complete solution in the market with integrated SMS, WAP, and mobile applicati...
EMC Wednesday said it’s buying Configuresoft, the makers of server configuration, change and compliance management software, on undisclosed terms. The transaction is expected to close next month and have little impact on EMC’s results this year. EMC traced the acquisition to its year-...
3PAR has announced that this month marks the company's 10th anniversary. After beginning operations in May of 1999, the company went on to commercially launch its highly virtualized 3PAR Utility Storage platform and proprietary 3PAR Thin Provisioning software in 2002. These innovations...
Reveille Software has announced that they have integrated Reveille Management Console for Documentum with CYA SmartRecovery, and that CYA will be reselling the newly integrated solution to its existing EMC Documentum customers and other Documentum end users.
The Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), the organization bringing the IT industry together to collaborate on systems management standards development, validation, promotion and adoption, has announced the formation of its Virtualization Management (VMAN) Forum, a group dedicated ...
In a surprise raid, HP Tuesday carried off the president of EMC's Storage Division David Donatelli - the guy responsible for the bulk of its rival's revenues - and made him head of its $19.4 billion-a-year Enterprise Servers and Storage (ESS) unit throwing him its Cisco-competitive Pro...
The Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), the organization bringing the IT industry currently led by: AMD, Cisco, Citrix, EMC, HP, IBM, Intel, Microsoft, Novell, RedHat, Savvis, Sun Microsystems, and VMware together to collaborate on systems management standards development, valida...
The Distributed Management Task Force (DMTF), today announced that it has formed a group dedicated to addressing the need for open management standards for cloud computing. The “Open Cloud Standards Incubator” will work to develop a set of informational specifications for c...
VMware said Wednesday that it earned $69.9 million, 18 cents a share in Q1, up 64% on revenues up 7% to $470 million. On a non-GAAP basis before charges, the virtualization leader earned 25 cents a share, up 14%. Its non-GAAP operating income was also up 14% to $121 million.
For reasons it won’t explain EMC has bought some of the assets of SourceLabs – what exactly it won’t say – and hired some of its people – who exactly it won’t comment on – for its opaque Cloud Infrastructure Business. EMC described the purchase as “very small.”
EMC Corporation has announced that Batelco has implemented an information infrastructure to protect its critical information and enhance the performance of its core business and customer service applications. Batelco provides telecommunications solutions, including mobile services, int...
Jonathan Siegal of EMC will be presenting at SYS-CON's 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. His presentation, Keeping Pace with Virtualized Environments, will be presented on the Server Virtualization & Beyond track. Vi...
EMC announced it is a gold-level VMware Authorized Consultant (VAC), expanding its global alliance with VMware to help enterprise customers around the world accelerate their business by virtualizing their information infrastructures and data centers. EMC’s Global Services helps custome...
EMC announced broad participation in VMware vStorage, a set of technologies that provides storage vendors like EMC with interfaces and programs that enable its products to integrate and optimize their capabilities with the VMware platform. Having strong integration points across EMC's ...
EMC announced it has expanded its solution portfolio for mission critical applications with new proven solutions that simplify the implementation of business continuity, backup, recovery and information protection of Exchange Server and SQL Server running on the VMware platform. Custom...