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Here's why CERN ditched OpenNebula for OpenStack

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CERN, Europe’s big particle physics lab, had been what might be termed showcase deployments of OpenNebula, the OpenStack rival turned vCloud rival. But no longer – all resources have been shifted from OpenNebula to, uh, OpenStack and vCloud. The research facility is trying to develop a private cloud to serve...
Here's why CERN ditched OpenNebula for OpenStack

PayPal to Unveil Newest Retail Partners for In-Store Payments Next Week

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PayPal is hosting a media event next week where it will unveil the next batch of mega-retailers that will be adopting the company’s traditional online payment network at the register. In an invitation sent to All Things D, the company says: “Meet PayPal’s new president, David Marcus; be the first...
PayPal to Unveil Newest Retail Partners for In-Store Payments Next Week

The Last Days Of Windows XP?

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Windows XP, the zombie operating system that refuses to die, may be about to finally receive a killing blow to the head by the company that spawned it eleven years ago. So what will put XP out of its undead misery? Buyers of PCs running Windows 8 Pro will have...
The Last Days Of Windows XP?

What Now: Deal or No Deal?

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In addition to the Freemium and upsell model that SpiderNet has implemented, you have also decided to pursue a strategic partnering/OEM model. You’ve brought on a world-class Business Development executive with the objective of getting major ecosystem players to adopt your free, base software into their distribution and enable them...
What Now: Deal or No Deal?

We already use Wi-Fi more than cellular; Why not continue the trend?

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We think of our mobile phones as connecting to mobile networks, but that’s really not the case. When it comes to mobile data, our smartphones are far more reliant on Wi-Fi. Given that’s the case, why are carriers so single-mindedly focused on acquiring new licensed spectrum and building expensive new...
We already use Wi-Fi more than cellular; Why not continue the trend?
AT&T's LTE investments will go big by using small cells

Open Clouds: Immature or Good Enough?

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"Immature" is one of those code words that execs trot out when they're faced with disruptive competition that's likely to eat their lunch over the long haul. For example, VMware CEO Paul Maritz likes to dismiss OpenStack as immature. While OpenStack may not feature parity with VMware's cloud offerings,...
Open Clouds: Immature or Good Enough?

The Heat in SharePoint Semantics: January 20 – January 27

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As always, SharePoint Semantics has delivered many posts that are vitally important to both SharePoint end users and search enthusiasts alike. The first post that I would like to share with you is entitled “SharePoint Joel Lists Seven Actions to Take Before Calling Microsoft Support.” This post shares helpful hints...
The Heat in SharePoint Semantics: January 20 – January 27

OpenStack Sandbox and API Reference Site Launched

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Developers working with OpenStack now have a Sandbox and a separate one-stop shop for the OpenStack APIs. The API site is "inspired by" sites like Twitter's API resource page, and includes the OpenStack Identity 2.0, Compute 1.1 and Image 1.0 APIs. The OpenStack Sandbox provides a test environment for developers...
OpenStack Sandbox and API Reference Site Launched
Forrester Report Shows Amazon AWS Reigns Supreme With Developers As Windows Azure Gains Momentum

The state of Hadoop: Strong and poised to explode

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Now six years old, the Apache Hadoop platform for storing and processing huge amounts of data — perhaps the catalyst of the current big data movement — appears ready for its closeup. According to the companies leading the Hadoop charge, they’re already beating away customers with a stick. Continual improvements...
The state of Hadoop: Strong and poised to explode

ESB Persists As Application Integration Tool

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The tried-and-true enterprise service bus--long the foundation of now-dated service oriented architecture deployments--is back in style thanks to the increasing need to integrate disparate applications. The secret to ESB's future success, some say, is a close tie to API management tools....
ESB Persists As Application Integration Tool
Huddle Furthers Its U.S. Push, Tooling Its Cloud Collaboration Platform For The Dept Of Homeland Security And The NGA

iPads to Outnumber BlackBerries in the Office by 2014

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The BlackBerry’s days as enterprise’s sidearm of choice are numbered. Thanks to the consumerization of IT, there will soon be more iPads in the business market than RIM’s once ubiquitous handset. Speaking at Gartner Symposium/ITxpo Monday morning, Peter Sondergaard, senior vice president of research at Gartner, predicted that iPads will...
iPads to Outnumber BlackBerries in the Office by 2014

SAP certifies Business All-in-One for Amazon Web Services

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SAP has certified its Business All-in-One ERP application for cloud-based deployments on Amazon Web Services, the companies announced Friday....
SAP certifies Business All-in-One for Amazon Web Services

UK pins the slow move to LTE on carriers, Australia targets auctions for April 2013

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Aussies and Brits have been waiting awhile for either a truly broad LTE launch or to get any LTE at all. That wait is coming to an end, but not without some grousing. UK Minister for Culture Ed Vaizey has alleged that any slow movement stemmed from carriers that...
UK pins the slow move to LTE on carriers, Australia targets auctions for April 2013
Guardly First In Mobile Safety To Offer Indoor Positioning System To Aid In Emergency Response

OpenStack Essex Focuses on Being Production-Ready

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It's official. The OpenStack Essex release has hit the wire. The OpenStack 2012.1 release includes two new projects promoted to the core of OpenStack, an Identity Service (Keystone) and OpenStack Dashboard (Horizon), along with a project in "incubation" called Quantum. The phrase around this release is "production-ready." Sponsor Just in...
OpenStack Essex Focuses on Being Production-Ready

Sponsored post: Navigating the Apache Hadoop Ecosystem

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Open is the flavor du jour in enterprise software for big data. But it’s just the beginning. The challenge of analyzing massive data sets has spurred a hotbed of creativity in open-source communities. While some of these are more novel than innovative, hindsight has taught us that open source succeeds...
Sponsored post: Navigating the Apache Hadoop Ecosystem

How Microsoft is battling Apple and Google inside public agencies and schools

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Microsoft is meeting with hundreds of public officials in Redmond starting this morning for its U.S. Public Sector CIO Summit, trying to make inroads for Windows 8, Office 365 and other new products from the company. Curt Kolcun and Laura Ipsen at Microsoft’s U.S. Public Sector CIO Summit. The conference...
How Microsoft is battling Apple and Google inside public agencies and schools

How IO is trying to build modular data centers for the rest of us

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IO Data Centers wants to make it faster, cheaper and easier for companies to add computing capacity. The Phoenix, Ariz.-based company has made a large-scale shift from selling traditional data center capacity to selling its own brand of modular data centers that can sit just about anywhere, and that can be...
How IO is trying to build modular data centers for the rest of us
Google Says 2,000 Schools Now Use Chromebooks, 2x As Many As Just 3 Months Ago

Wi-Fi Alliance Thinks 'Super Wi-Fi' Term Confusing - Wants White Space Folks to Stay Away From Their Brand

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Last week the Wireless Innovation Alliance (whose members include Microsoft, Google and Dell) announced that Wilmington, North Carolina was home to the first non-trial deployment of White Space broadband, a technology that makes use of the unlicensed spectrum vacated from the shift to digital television. In their release, the group...
Wi-Fi Alliance Thinks 'Super Wi-Fi' Term Confusing - Wants White Space Folks to Stay Away From Their Brand
Opscode gains momentum with IBM, Microsoft deals

Mirantis Raises $10M For OpenStack Services Push For Cloud-Bound Businesses

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Mirantis has raised $10 million in a round led by Intel Capital to extend its OpenStack services for companies seeking to build out a cloud infrastructure. Dell Ventures and WestSummit Capital also participated in the Series A investment. Mirantis calls the funding “growth capital” and plans to use part of it...
Mirantis Raises $10M For OpenStack Services Push For Cloud-Bound Businesses

Nvidia Tries to Link Cloud With Graphics Processors

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Nvidia on Tuesday announced technologies that could make its upcoming Tesla graphics processors more accessible to cloud deployments in enterprises, while also......
Nvidia Tries to Link Cloud With Graphics Processors

Joyent says Chef support will make cloud workloads mobile

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Opscode is having a pretty good run. the devops-focused toolset. In February, Amazon launched application life cycle management console based on Opscode Chef. On Wednesday, Joyent said it’s add full support and integration of Chef into the Joyent Cloud. Expect more pledges of support and woo to come out of Opscode’s...
Joyent says Chef support will make cloud workloads mobile

Sumo Logic raises $15M, drops its stealthy status

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Sumo Logic, an enterprise log management and analytics company, announced today it has raised $15 million in its second round of funding. Sutter Hill Ventures led the round with participation from Greylock Partners and angel investor Shlomo Kramer. The company also announced its emergence from stealth mode and the release of...
Sumo Logic raises $15M, drops its stealthy status

BI Deployments should be Quick, Business-focused and User-driven: Henry Seddon

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Business Discovery is a whole new way of exploring and making use of data that puts business users in control. Unlike traditional BI, where just a few people are involved in insight creation, Business Discovery enables everyone to create insight. QlikTech is pioneering the usage of user-driven BI. With QlikView...
BI Deployments should be Quick, Business-focused and User-driven: Henry Seddon

Bad news for Amazon could be good news for "other" cloud providers

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If other cloud providers — the Rackspaces, Hewlett-Packard’s, Joyents, Softlayers, Terremarks and GoGrids of the world — don’t take advantage of Amazon Web Services data center snafus over the past year, they should have their heads examined. What competitor would not tactfully point out to corporate prospects that AWS US-East...
Bad news for Amazon could be good news for "other" cloud providers
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