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Cray offers a more modest supercomputer for the enterprise

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Supercomputer manufacturer Cray has expanded its portfolio of systems for the technical enterprise market.The company's newest machine, the Cray XC30-AC, starting at US$500,000, was built for midsized organizations that need some supercomputing muscle for research and development, though don't require a system that takes up half a data center."We're...
Cray offers a more modest supercomputer for the enterprise

Red Hat Extends RHEL Lifecycle from Seven to 10 Years

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Red Hat announced that it has extended the lifecycle of Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5 and 6 from seven to 10 years to give users more flexibility in long-term operating system deployments. - Red Hat announced it has extended the production life cycle of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5...
Red Hat Extends RHEL Lifecycle from Seven to 10 Years

Microsoft's Office Store for Office 2013 is live

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In addition to the Windows Store for Windows 8 and future versions of Windows, the Office Store will service Office 2013 and its successors. It’s now live, Microsoft having pushed it out today. You can access the store here, if you are in the mood. All present apps appear to...
Microsoft's Office Store for Office 2013 is live

Go Ahead, Bring Your iPad To Work--That's Why Citrix Is Buying Zenprise (CTXS)

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Citrix snapped up fast-growing startup Zenprise today for an undisclosed sum. Zenprise is a startup with about 200 employees based in Redwood City, Calif. It makes software that helps enterprises accommodate employees' mobile devices. That product category is known as mobile device management. It's also referred to as "bring your...
Go Ahead, Bring Your iPad To Work--That's Why Citrix Is Buying Zenprise (CTXS)

Akamai Acquires Website Performance Company Blaze Software

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After scooping up rival Cotendo for $268 million recently, content delivery and web services giant Akamai is making another acquisition today—Blaze Software. Blaze’s technology helps accelerate speed of Websites, and optimizes load times while cutting bandwidth costs. Financial details of the dealn were not disclosed except that it was an...
Akamai Acquires Website Performance Company Blaze Software
App Store Optimization Startup MobileDevHQ Raises $650,000 To Help App Marketers Get More Downloads

Ignition-backed Cloudera scores whopping $65M round

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It’s been a good week for Ignition Partners, the Bellevue venture capital firm. On Wednesday, Citrix Systems announced its intentions to acquire Ignition portfolio company Zenprise in a deal that Fortune pegged at $355 million. Now, Cloudera, a four-year-old Hadoop based software startup led by ex-engineers from Facebook, Google and...
Ignition-backed Cloudera scores whopping $65M round

Datadog secures $6.2m in funding from Index Ventures and RTP Ventures

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IT monitoring platform Datadog has announced a $6.2 million Series A investment round co-led by Index Ventures and RTP Ventures. Founded in 2010, Datadog plans to use the funding to scale its operations and live up to the expectations of its growing enterprise customer base. New York-based Datadog has built...
Datadog secures $6.2m in funding from Index Ventures and RTP Ventures
Blackberry closes down nearly 5% after Home Depot switches execs to iPhones

The Food Truck Revolution: Now Armed With iPads to Make Ordering Easy

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The food truck revolution is in full swing with chefs on the roll, serving up everything from the basic panini to an artisan pizza from a twenty-foot shipping container equipped with a wood fire. InsideSocial Based on one estimate, there are three million food trucks and more than five million food carts...
The Food Truck Revolution: Now Armed With iPads to Make Ordering Easy

YC-Backed Telephony Startup Plivo Raises $1.75M From Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Qualcomm Inc. & SV Angel

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Plivo, a Y Combinator-backed telephony startup which offers an API platform for voice and SMS applications, is today announcing having raised $1.75 million in seed funding from Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Qualcomm Incorporated and SV Angel. For background, the company offers businesses a way to host their voice and messaging applications...
YC-Backed Telephony Startup Plivo Raises $1.75M From Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Qualcomm Inc. & SV Angel
Amazon serves up Glacier: Slow moving storage for backup and archives

Microsoft and Yammer: What’s the deal?

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Now that Microsoft’s much-anticipated $1.2 billion acquisition of Yammer is finally official, there are several interesting elements involving the Microsoft-Yammer union to consider, including: Microsoft is late to the party, but very quickly strengthened its position: The company that brought us SharePoint is deploying its considerable resources to get a better...
Microsoft and Yammer: What’s the deal?

Dropbox rebrands to promote its new business-friendly features

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale In February, we reported that Dropbox was snapping up large corporate accounts, and had released some new security controls. Since then, the cloud storage company has received innumerable requests from IT admins for an integration with Active Directory. Active...
Dropbox rebrands to promote its new business-friendly features

Inside Google’s bet on ‘consumerization’

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Google’s sales to large businesses are still relatively small, but the company is making rapid gains. And it plans to ride the wave of “consumerized” IT to even greater heights. FORTUNE — Here’s Google’s (GOOG) strategy for selling to the enterprise: Take a popular consumer product, make a few small enhancements...
Inside Google’s bet on ‘consumerization’

Where in the world is my data center?

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(L to R) Kevin Timmons, CTO, CyrusOne; Jason Mendenhall, EVP, Cloud, Switch; Scott Davis, EVP, Data Center Operations, DuPont Fabros Technology; Tate Cantrell, CTO, Verne Global(c)2012 Pinar Ozger pinar@pinarozger.com In a world where data centers can be built on massive sites in rural North Carolina, in modular pods dropped down...
Where in the world is my data center?

Cisco to acquire energy software startup JouleX for $107M

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Cisco on Wednesday said it plans to buy JouleX, a company that has developed software for tracking data center energy use, for $107 million in cash and incentives. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter of this fiscal year. JouleX software lets customers monitor energy use of...
Cisco to acquire energy software startup JouleX for $107M
Windows 8 Gets A Post-RTM Update To Improve Battery Life, Media Playback And General Compatibility
Bunchball's sales gamification 2.0: easier to learn, easier to customize

Samsung Makes A Big Play for the Mobile Enterprise

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Samsung is taking aggressive steps to reach deep into the enterprise with plans for a suite of mobile collaboration applications and partnerships with the likes of Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle and a host of others. The collaborative tools including enterprise email, instant messaging security, mobile device management, unified communications, customer relationship...
Samsung Makes A Big Play for the Mobile Enterprise

Bold, but inaccurate: RIM says it’s not pulling out of the consumer market

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Following the announcement of dismal fourth-quarter financials, executive retirements and reports that the company was to withdraw from the consumer smartphone market, RIM has moved quickly to reassure BlackBerry fans that it will continue to push iPhone and Android competitors, despite plans to refocus on enterprise users. Patrick Spence, RIM’s...
Bold, but inaccurate: RIM says it’s not pulling out of the consumer market

RIM sticking with consumer goods, just 'refocusing' on enterprise

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Some people got the wrong idea yesterday when RIM's new CEO Thorsten Heins said the company was refocusing on the enterprise market and would stop trying to be "all things to all people." Many took the post-earnings call comment to mean that RIM would be exiting the consumer market,...
RIM sticking with consumer goods, just 'refocusing' on enterprise
AWS Shows How Much It Wants The Enterprise Customer With New Certification Program

Act Now. Amazon and Microsoft Launch Windows Server License Mobility Pilot

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Early this morning, we received an announcement from Amazon the company is launching a pilot for EC2 customers to allow your enterprise organizations to move existing Microsoft Windows Server licenses to Amazon and receive a proper discount for the new EC2 instance. The offer is open until September and is...
Act Now. Amazon and Microsoft Launch Windows Server License Mobility Pilot

Microsoft revamps Office 365 for businesses as rivalry with Google intensifies

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Microsoft this morning released a new version of Office 365 for businesses and said the paid subscription service has become one of the fastest-growing businesses in the company’s history — now used by 20 percent of its largest customers, up from 15 percent a year ago. This is the latest step...
Microsoft revamps Office 365 for businesses as rivalry with Google intensifies

10 Disaster Preparedness Questions to Ask Your Cloud Services Provider

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A typical cloud contract contains uptime clauses and credits for missed service levels, but it often fails to adequately protect the enterprise customer. Here are 10 questions the intelligent cloud customer can ask to make sure they are sheltered from potential disaster....
10 Disaster Preparedness Questions to Ask Your Cloud Services Provider

Tech Moves: Opscode hires former Likewise CEO Barry Crist; Hulu changes; etc.

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Barry Crist Barry Crist, the former CEO of Likewise, has joined Opscode as vice president of enterprise. He will report to CEO Mitch Hill, and assist in the adoption of the company’s Chef, Hosted Chef and Private Chef products. He most recently served as an executive-in-residence at Ignition Partners, the...
Tech Moves: Opscode hires former Likewise CEO Barry Crist; Hulu changes; etc.

CrowdFlower’s Photo Moderation Tool Gets A Little More Flexible

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Crowdsourced labor startup CrowdFlower is launching version 2.0 of its Real Time Foto Moderator today, with updates that should make RTFM more useful for apps with adult and edgy content. CrowdFlower first announced RTFM last month, pitching it as a self-serve tool that app developers can use to tap into...
CrowdFlower’s Photo Moderation Tool Gets A Little More Flexible

Enterprises ask for and get 10-year software support cycles

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I don’t write about Linux much, but this story by fellow ZDNet blogger Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols caught my eye today: Red Hat extends Red Hat Enterprise Linux lifecycle to ten years I’m a big believer in “It’s not broke, then don’t fix it.” So is leading Linux company, Red Hat....
Enterprises ask for and get 10-year software support cycles
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