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  • IBM doubles down on data with four new cloud tools

    Data is what makes today's business world go 'round, and IBM on Thursday launched a suite of new tools designed to help companies make the most of what they've got.

  • In search of IBM Verse

    It’s been almost exactly 10 months since IBM formally launched its analytics-infused messaging system called Verse, and while the company’s announcement of “software for a new way to work” generated a relatively positive blast of press and analyst coverage, buzz about the cloud-first product has dwindled since. So I went in search of signs of excitement, or even signs of life, for Verse upon heading to the IBM Connect conference this week in Orlando.

  • Arista violated 3 Cisco patents: ITC

    Rival plans workarounds in Q2 to keep switches on the market

  • SDN shifts from configuration to analytics

    Two vendors, Midokura and Pluribus, offer products for visibility into operations, performance

  • How end-user guilt inspires IBM to improve your email experience

    A massive transformation is underway at IBM involving "a very maniacal focus on design" across its enterprise social and other products.

  • Microsoft tests underwater data center

    Microsoft is testing an underwater data center with an eye to reducing data latency for the many users who live close to the sea and also to enable rapid deployment of a data center in as little as 90 days.

  • Forget Super Bowl 50: Let's crown the cabling Installer of the Year!

    It's time to roll up your sleeves, de-fog your goggles, climb your ladder and get ready for the 9th annual BICSI Cabling Skills Challenge next week in Orlando, where the Installer of the Year will be crowned and awarded a $5K prize (not to mention a towering trophy).

  • VMware, Cisco SDNs bring home the bacon

    Both play key roles in food processor SugarCreek's data centers

  • Arista countersues Cisco for Antitrust

    Alleges unfair competitive practices on eve of ruling in earlier patent case

  • Facebook to set up second data center in Europe

    Facebook is setting up a data center in Clonee, Ireland, which will be its sixth in the world and its second outside the U.S.

  • Dell serves up its own disaggregated OS

    Linux-based OS10 designed to meld switches, servers, storage into a software-defined data center

  • Arista Networks pops next-gen OS

    EOS now supports Docker containers, network-wide state, hybrid cloud workloads

  • Nginx Web server upgrade focuses on HTTP/2, authentication

    Release 8 also offers service discovery and video caching improvements

  • Faced with tech changes, retailers eye the need for innovation

    Retailers who have avoided spending money on R&D are gong to need guidance to keep up with the changes technology is bringing to their industry.

  • Qualcomm sets up joint venture in China for server chips

    Qualcomm is setting up a server chipset design and sales unit with a provincial government in China, a move that could help boost the company's bid to diversify from mobile chips into the server chips market.

  • U.S. patent numbers decline; IBM retains top spot in IFI ranking

    Tech companies made a strong showing among the top U.S. patent recipients for 2015, but ranking questions emerge

  • Rovnix malware shifts focus to Japan, says IBM

    After a stint focusing on the Netherlands, a group using the Rovnix Trojan has been updated it and repackaged it to steal from the bank accounts of victims in Japan, according to IBM X-Force.

  • Containers, hyperconvergence and disaggregation are hot

    Vendors say will be key trends in 2016

  • Why IBM just lost three key executives

    Executives come and go at any large organization, but when the company in question is IBM -- and when it loses three high-ranking executives in a single month -- it's only natural to wonder what's going on.

  • And the cloud provider with the best uptime in 2015 is…

    An analysis of downtime at IaaS public cloud providers in 2015 by tracking firm CloudHarmony reveals that despite having the largest cloud offering on the market, Amazon Web Services had the least amount of outages compared to Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform and most of its other competitors. But take the data with a grain of salt, because even its backers say it’s not a holistic view of cloud availability.