Coraid to Expand Storage Solutions for Large Public and Private Clouds with Newly Released EtherDrive EX at IP Expo Europe 2014 Conference in London
October 7, 2014 – 2:15 am | Comments Off

REDWOOD CITY, CA – October 7, 2014 – Coraid®, a leading vendor for public cloud service providers and large enterprise private clouds, today announced it will be exhibiting at IP Expo Europe, 8-9th of October …

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AWS is top enterprise cloud service – but beware the consumer threat
October 21, 2014 – 8:46 pm | Comments Off

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the most popular enterprise cloud service according to a report released today from Skyhigh Networks – but the research also fired a broadside at how companies are struggling to block consumer products. The reports, which are quarterly and based on data from more than 1.6 million users, noted a huge disparity in companies saying they block certain services and the amount of employees actually blocked.

Cloud service providerThe remaining number – in Dropbox’s case, 59% of users – is what Skyhigh calls the “cloud enforcement gap.” This can come about in various ways. Either the cloud service provider proffers a new URL which isn’t picked up on by the IT department, or block rates aren’t enforced by certain geographies, or exemptions to particular groups get picked up on and shared around.

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Snowflake Takes Aim at Amazon, Hadoop With New Data Service
October 21, 2014 – 8:12 pm | Comments Off
Snowflake Takes Aim at Amazon, Hadoop With New Data Service

Former Microsoft Corp. and Juniper Networks Inc. (JNPR) executive Bob Muglia can’t seem to stay away from database and infrastructure software. He’s taking the wraps off his newest company, an effort to sell data software …

500 Startups and United Nations Invest in Big Data for Social Good
October 21, 2014 – 8:03 pm | Comments Off
500 Startups and United Nations Invest in Big Data for Social Good

Big data allows startups, companies, governments, and societies to gather unprecedented amounts of insights that could change the world for good. Recently, 500 Startups invested in Social Cops, which processes millions of discrete data points …

A Reimaged Rackspace To Step Up Hyper-V and VMware Support
October 20, 2014 – 9:27 pm | Comments Off
A Reimaged Rackspace To Step Up Hyper-V and VMware Support

Rackspace, which over the past few years tried to transform itself into the leading OpenStack cloud provider, is shifting gears. The large San Antonio-based service provider last week began emphasizing a portfolio of dedicated managed …

HP unveils network virtualization system
October 20, 2014 – 8:48 pm | Comments Off
HP unveils network virtualization system

PanARMENIAN.Net – HP unveiled a network virtualization system for large enterprises and cloud providers designed to simplify network configuration, Computerworld reports. Called Distributed Cloud Networking (DCN), HP says the product allows service providers and large …

Hive Launches Cloud Storage Service Billed as Free and Unlimited
October 20, 2014 – 8:33 pm | Comments Off
Hive Launches Cloud Storage Service Billed as Free and Unlimited

A cloud storage service called Hive was officially launched on Monday, promising free unlimited cloud storage. Hive is aimed at the content sharing and syncing market and is currently available in beta. In a profile …

Why your future is in the public cloud
October 20, 2014 – 8:00 pm | Comments Off
Why your future is in the public cloud

It’s not a question of if, but of when: Most of enterprise computing will eventually be sucked up into the public cloud, kind of like the rapture in slow motion. This is not exactly a …

Market missing the boat on extracting Hadoop value | #BigDataNYC
October 20, 2014 – 7:45 pm | Comments Off
Market missing the boat on extracting Hadoop value | #BigDataNYC

While many organizations now look at Hadoop as an essential part of storage solutions, they are not adequately extracting the intelligence from the open-source tool for storing and processing large data-sets, according to Sam Grocott, …

PowerVC Virtualization Manager Adds Promised IBM i Partitions
October 19, 2014 – 8:54 pm | Comments Off
PowerVC Virtualization Manager Adds Promised IBM i Partitions

In last week’s issue, The Four Hundred told you all about two cloud controller programs IBM had updated in its Cloud Manager and Cloud Orchestrator tools, both derived from different editions of the OpenStack cloud …