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  • Operating Systems Don't Matter Much Anymore

    For decades now, we've been fussing about operating systems. "Mac OS X is better than Windows!" "Why upgrade to Windows 7 when XP works just fine?" "You're all wrong. Linux rules." Such arguments are about to become history.

  • Cisco sees UCS as key Cloud building block

    With scores of new Cloud companies popping up and so many existing players jumping on the Cloud bandwagon, we wondered where the traditional enterprise networking vendors stood?

  • CA weighs in with Cloud 360

    With scores of new cloud companies popping up and so many existing players jumping on the cloud bandwagon, we wondered where the traditional enterprise networking vendors stood?

  • Original PaaS vendors defend their turf

    Independent platform-as-a-service providers acknowledge that theirs is a crowded market, especially with big IT vendors like Oracle, Hewlett-Packard and Dell entering as competitors, but they expressed confidence this week that there is room in the market for many players.

  • No more Napster

    Napster, the pioneering and controversial peer-to-peer music sharing service that exploded onto the Internet scene in the summer of 1999, is officially gone.

  • IDC on 2012: Prepare for Cloud wars, mobile explosion, higher IT spending

    IDC researchers say some big battles will be brewing in 2012 in the cloud, mobile and Big Data arenas, so much so that "companies like Microsoft, HP, SAP, RIM, and others - including Apple- will face 'crossroads moments' in 2012. By the end of the year, we should have a good idea which vendors will - and won't - be among the industry's leaders at the end of the decade," said Frank Gens, senior vice president and chief analyst at IDC in a statement.

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