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  • EMC gives VMware admins the reins to replication and recovery

    EMC is putting replication and recovery into the hands of VMware administrators with a software version of its RecoverPoint appliance that's designed for cloud computing.

  • VMworld 2014: VMware extends virtual workspaces to mobile devices

    VMware has assembled a package that combines its desktop virtualisation software with its tools for managing mobile devices, giving administrators a unified suite to manage all of their end-users' application requirements.

  • Cleveland Indians turn to SIEM in malware, botnet battle

    For the Cleveland Indians' IT department, dealing with malware on behalf of hundreds of Windows-using employees at the baseball team's Progressive Field data center operations can be a little bit like a pitcher facing a stacked batting line-up: a constant battle.

  • VMworld 2014: VMware takes its best shot at Cloud market

    VMware this week at its annual US VMworld conference has focused intently on Cloud computing, trying to prove that it is uniquely positioned as an Infrastructure-as-a-Service provider to deliver a consistent management platform across public, private and hybrid Clouds. This builds on VMware's recent vow to become a Top 3 Cloud provider.

  • Google buys Zync for large scale cloud rendering

    To beef up its cloud platform with more specialized packages, Google is acquiring Zync for its large scale rendering service for movie special effects, called Zync Render.

  • Customers praise Microsoft's 'no BS' explanation of cloud service outage

    A Microsoft executive last week gave what some users called a "refreshingly direct" and "no BS, straight-talking" explanation of a several-hour outage of the cloud-based Visual Studio Online, collecting kudos for acknowledging mistakes and spelling out what happened.

  • HyTrust, Intel team to lock down VMware virtual machines

    HyTrust, in a partnership with Intel, today said its cloud security software used with VMware-based virtual machines can now ensure those VMs will only run in designated trusted locations based on what's called new "boundary controls."

  • VMworld 2014: Be brave and partner, says Gelsinger

    "Brave" is the current watchword for virtualization software giant VMware.

  • Google's Slides presentation app now works offline on iOS

    Google's Slides presentation app can now be used without an Internet connection on iOS devices, joining the two other core office productivity tools in the company's suite, the Docs word processor and Sheets spreadsheet software.

  • VMware prepares OpenStack for enterprise use

    VMware wants to bring enterprise-class reliability to OpenStack by releasing a distribution of cloud hosting software that runs on top of the virtualization stack.

  • Microsoft jumps into NoSQL market with new Azure data store

    Jumping into the growing NoSQL market, Microsoft has debuted a simple data store through the Azure cloud hosting service.

  • Oracle CEO, Larry Ellison, turns 70 with no retirement in sight

    Most people start thinking about retirement when they turn 70, if they haven't already called it a career. Not Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, who has just passed that milestone.

  • Citrix software aims to solve storage/virtual desktop performance problem

    Citrix has updated its virtual desktop and appliance software with a goal of alleviating one of the biggest problems that come with a VDI deployment: Storage.

  • Small businesses seek to take off with the Cloud

    The co-owner of a small Florida-based company was about to have a baby so she sought a more flexible way to run her business. She found the answer in cloud computing technology

  • VMware acquires CloudVolumes for faster virtual app delivery

    Extending its desktop virtualization stack, VMware has acquired CloudVolumes, a 3-year-old startup that developed software for delivering virtualized applications on the fly.

  • Ballmer's exit from Microsoft's board expected, boosts Nadella's standing, analysts say

    It's not surprising that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer abruptly gave up his board seat some six months after leaving the top job, and the move should help cement the regime and strategy of his successor Satya Nadella, according to several industry observers.

  • Top 5 things to watch for at VMWorld 2014

    A year ago everyone wanted to know about VMware's big plan.

  • VC investors hot for the cloud, mobile and robots

    Venture capital fundraising has picked up steam in the U.S., with cloud computing, mobile technology and robotics getting solid backing.

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    Azure services down again

    Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform, wobbly for more than a week, is again experiencing outages and interruptions that are impacting multiple products in the US and abroad.

  • Azure cloud services have a rough week

    Microsoft's Azure Cloud computing platform suffered a series of outages and service disruptions in the past week that affected several products and impacted customers in various parts of the world.