Don't-Miss Virtualization Stories

Oracle Set to Hype Advances in Exalogic 'cloud in a Box'

Oracle is planning to discuss how its Exalogic application server machine is "the logical choice" for running applications, during a special webcast event on...

Epicor CEO Pervez Qureshi Talks Company's Renewal, SaaS and Growth Plans

Following last year's merger with Activant Solutions, ERP (enterprise resource planning) vendor Epicor is closing in on US$1 billion in revenue, a figure that...

Office 2013 on a Tablet vs. Touch-Friendly Competition

Microsoft’s new Office apps and services will make its tablets well-armed for business. Will the competition be able to keep up?

IBM Services, Hardware Revenue Falls in Q2 While Profit Grows

For its most recent financial quarter, IBM experienced a drop-off in revenue, though it was able to maintain profit growth.

Fujitsu Launches 'agricultural Cloud' to Analyze Data From Field Sensors

Fujitsu said Wednesday it will launch a new cloud-based platform to help modernize Japan's aging farms.

For BYOD Best Practices, Secure Data, Not Devices

IT organizations are justifiably concerned about the security risks inherent in bringing your own device (BYOD). Many are turning to mobile device management (MDM) products and services to address the problem. But a number of mobile security vendors believe organizations are focusing the device when they should be focusing on the data.

EMC Confirms CEO Change at VMware

Paul Maritz will step down from his role as CEO of VMware, to be replaced by EMC Chief Operating Officer Pat Gelsinger, EMC confirmed on Tuesday.

Cisco Acquires Virtuata to Secure Virtual-machine Data

Cisco has acquired Virtuata, a privately held developer of technology for securing virtual-machine data in multi-tenant data centers, the company said Monday.

Huawei Eyes Storage Market, After Buyout of Joint Venture With Symantec

China's Huawei Technologies wants to take a bigger bite out of the enterprise market with a wider range of storage products.

Do Customers Share Blame in Amazon Outages?

A number of high-profile Amazon Web Services (AWS) outages temporarily brought down services by customers like Netflix and Pinterest in June.

Microsoft Equips Windows Server for Cloud Duty

Microsoft is giving hosting providers and other organizations some tools for setting up their own Windows-based cloud systems using Microsoft Windows Server.

Oracle Adds to Social-media Software Arsenal With Involver Acquisition

Oracle said Tuesday it is buying startup Involver, a move that adds to its burgeoning array of marketing, analytics and customer service software aimed at the...

MicroStrategy Rolling out 'Express' Version of Cloud BI

MicroStrategy is adding an Express option for potential users of its cloud-based BI (business intelligence) service, the company announced Tuesday.

Salesforce.com Hit With Second Major Outage in Two Weeks

Salesforce.com suffered a significant service outage on Tuesday, less than two weeks after another serious set of system problems.

Salesforce.com to Acquire Shared-browsing Startup GoInstant

Enterprise cloud computing company Salesforce.com said Monday it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Canadian shared-browsing technology startup...