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March 22, 2013 03:02 PMA proposed tax in Massachusetts may affect software services and Web design and hosting. If approved, the state estimates the tax may bring in a quarter billion dollars in 2014.
August 20, 2012 12:31 PMFor the duration of its existence, Cisco has been all about selling hardware and adding software that can run on only its hardware. It's time for a change of attitude.
August 17, 2012 12:53 PMCisco CEO John Chambers says smart hardware software is inextricably linked; VMware users beg to differ. How much control should a vendor have over a virtualization strategy?
July 03, 2012 02:15 PMIn recent days, Dell representatives made no bones about promoting the company’s own products over products it resells. While the approach makes sense, it’s a departure for Dell, which has historically been quite adamant about maintaining its reseller relationships even on products that directly compete with its own. But Dell’s own product portfolio is now much richer than it once was. Here are nine important Dell acquisitions leading to today.
July 02, 2012 04:23 PMQuest's portfolio bulks up Dell's software group with identity management and security products, as well as migration tools.
April 12, 2012 09:00 AMThese days, companies basically have two options for bringing new information technology into their data centers. They can acquire all the servers, storage, networking and software from different vendors, try to put it all together and make it work, or they can buy one big appliance that’s simpler to set up but is of a fixed configuration. EMC is offering a third option that combines the best attributes of the previous options, which it calls VSPEX.
February 14, 2012 09:00 AMVMTurbo, which makes management software for virtualized computing environments, has added support for Citrix XenServer, as well as new application performance measurement capabilities that discover and profile Windows applications so IT administrators can establish priorities for applications. Other enhancements to version 3.0 of its VMTurbo Operations Management include integration with VMware vCloud Director, the ability to manage multiple hypervisors with one virtual appliance, and improvements to its capacity planning capabilities. The software now supports Citrix XenServer, VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V hypervisors, and is also expected to support the Kernel-based Virtual Machine hypervisor for the Linux kernel in the middle part of this year.
February 08, 2012 09:00 AMLess than four months after its acquisition by Red Hat, Gluster, now known as the Red Hat storage unit, is announcing new storage products. The Red Hat Virtual Storage Appliance for Amazon Web Services (AWS), announced this week, is essentially a rebranding of the Gluster product, or what the company refers to as "baselined." This means that it now uses the Red Hat Linux open-source operating system rather than the CentOS operating system it had used previously, and it has also been retested and re-certified. In addition, it now supports a new file system option, the Extensible File System (XFS).
February 06, 2012 09:00 AMOriginally unveiled last May and scheduled to ship in 2011, EMC's PCIe/flash-based server cache technology, code-named Project Lightning, is now available under the name of VFCache. The enterprise storage giant has been the leader in enterprise flash drive capacity since entering this market in 2008, shipping more than 24 petabytes in 2011, an eight times increase in customer shipments since 2009, says Mark Sorenson, senior VP and general manager of EMC's Flash Business Unit.
February 02, 2012 11:00 AMCommVault Systems has enhanced Version 9 of its Simpana data management software, which it first announced in October 2010. Major new features in the software include OnePass, which will back up server data, archive it and report on it simultaneously. The company said the process could take less than half the time of separate processes.
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