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The enterprise storage picture is changing fast as resources are abstracted through virtualization, new computing options like cloud are embraced, and companies search for ways to extract more value out of the data they already are swimming in, even as more arrives in the guise of big data.
2012 has been a year of re-invention among the tech industry’s biggest players, with Microsoft overhauling many of its key product lines, most notably Windows, while also boldly entering the hardware market with Surface tablets. HP slashed its workforce as CEO Meg Whitman reshaped an industry icon that has gone through many shifts in recent years. The transformation to the cloud continued practically unabated (save for those pesky outages!) and suddenly every company seemed to be a software defined something or other, or was snapping up an SDN company.
Why fight employees' constant barrage of bringing in their own devices. We are far past that point, it is time to accept it and find a way to make it BYOD work within the confines of your network.
Emulex, a Costa Mesa, Calif., maker of products for connecting servers, storage and switches in data centers, is buying New Zealand network performance management company Endace for about $130 million in cash.
To see the state of the job market for tech workers, just look at the headlines over the past few months:
As more hotel guests use social media to express their feedback with a hotel after a stay instead of filling out a customer comment card, many hotels need to mine data from social networks to see how they’re doing. In this video news report from the IDG News Service, we get to meet a company that can help the hospitality industry get that data.
Here is the letter Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, sent to Microsoft employees about the departure of the company's president of Windows and Windows Live, Steven Sinofsky.
Go Daddy Site Outage Investigation Completed (Sept. 11, 2012)
Samsung is guilty of infringing four Apple patents, according to a ruling Tuesday by a U.S. trade judge. The legal victory is Apple's latest in its ongoing battle with arch rival Samsung.
If you're waiting for RIM's new BlackBerry 10 smartphones, you're facing a long, cold winter: One stock analyst is saying they likely won't be available until March.
The United States is a country ruled by law, where all charges and allegations should be based on solid evidence and facts. The report conducted by the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (the Committee), which took 11 months to complete, failed to provide clear information or evidence to substantiate the legitimacy of the Committee's concerns.
Transcript of Apple CEO Tim Cook's letter to customers, sparked by Apple Maps flap.
I'm sorry that I'm going to take up page space with a discussion of non-Android matters in this column, but it would be remiss of me not to comment on the iPhone 5 rollout this week, and its implications for the Android ecosystem.
Apple made a number of music-related announcements that are worth touching on.