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SAP's Sanjay Poonen weighs in on the big tech trends for 2013 (video)

Dell called: It wants its server marketshare back.

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Dell grew its server share in the first quarter of 2013, but that good news isn’t good enough, apparently. The company is now rallying around a new strategy to get its server and PC businesses booming again — by making fewer products, bringing efficiencies to its supply chain and lowering prices...
Dell called: It wants its server marketshare back.

With $30M in new funding, Anaplan will add servers for its sales management apps

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Anaplan, whose web-based sales- and financial-planning applications rely on in-memory database technology, plans to announce Tuesday that it has closed $30 million in Series C venture funding, and an additional $3 million will be announced later as part of the Series C round. Anaplan will use its new funding to...
With $30M in new funding, Anaplan will add servers for its sales management apps

MuleSoft rakes in more moolah to connect your applications to the world

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MuleSoft wants to be the hub that connects your legacy on-premises applications with their mobile and web-based counterparts and now it has $37 million more in funding to achieve that mission.  The Series E round, led by new investor NEA, brings total venture investment in the San Francisco company to...
MuleSoft rakes in more moolah to connect your applications to the world
Cuts focus VMware's future on its past, sources say

Cloud call center biz Five9 hooks $34.5M from SAP, Adam Street, & others

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale Cloud-based call center software maker Five9 has raised $34.5 million in new funding to help it take on legacy software makers that still own 95 percent of the market. Five9 helps its customers transition from call center software that’s...
Cloud call center biz Five9 hooks $34.5M from SAP, Adam Street, & others

Networking startup NoviFlow announces fast OpenFlow switch

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Networking startup NoviFlow is trying to get ahead in the OpenFlow networking race by bringing out a switch capable of running on the OpenFlow 1.3 protocol at up to 200 Gbps. More and more IT people are coming to understand and express interest in implementing OpenFlow, which separates the control plane...
Networking startup NoviFlow announces fast OpenFlow switch

Which companies will EMC’s Project Lightning strike?

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With its Project Lightning server-side flash cache, EMC hopes to show itself as a forward-looking storage provider. EMC’s problem is that it, unlike newer competitors such as Fusion-IO, it is not focusing exclusively on the types of storage that sell into webscale data centers because it must protect sales of its legacy products....
Which companies will EMC’s Project Lightning strike?
Paperwork manager Nipendo lands $8M to add US enterprise customers

Why It’s Good News HealthIT is So Bad

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Editor’s note: This guest post was written by Dave Chase, the CEO of Avado.com, a patient portal & relationship management company that was a TechCrunch Disrupt finalist. Previously he was a management consultant for Accenture’s healthcare practice and founder of Microsoft’s Health platform business. You can follow him on Twitter @chasedave. Image is courtesy of...
Why It’s Good News HealthIT is So Bad
The wheels on Message Bus go round and round

Cloud storage startup Box readies for a 2014 IPO

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Aaron Levie, Box‘s energetic young CEO, today revealed that the company is prepping for an initial public offering in 2014. In an interview with Bloomberg, Levie said a 2013 IPO would be a “long shot,” but didn’t completely rule it out. The company had previously aimed to IPO in the...
Cloud storage startup Box readies for a 2014 IPO
SAP bets big on HANA, its 'billion dollar' big data solution
Healthcare Finally Moving Past Wang-Like Legacy Systems
Sequoia's Jim Goetz: Shocking More Startups Are Not Building For The Enterprise
BizSlate launches its supply chain assistant for small businesses (exclusive)

App Performance Company AppDynamics Raises $50M, Plans IPO

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AppDynamics has raised $50 million in a round lead by Institutional Venture Partners (IVP) for the expansion of its application performance monitoring service. The Series D round also included AppDynamics current investors: Greylock Partners, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, and Lightspeed Venture Partners. The company has now raised a total of...
App Performance Company AppDynamics Raises $50M, Plans IPO
VMware acquires Virsto Software to boost its virtual storage capabilities
Tylr Mobile nabs $500,000 from SAP, Oracle, Salesforce.com execs and more (exclusive)
Plotting a BI coup, Hadoop startup Platfora raises $20M
Oracle's Big Miss: The End Of An Enterprise Era?

Sponsored post: Analytics driven application performance monitoring

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A new kind of application monitoring for next-generation IT architectures Over $7 billion is spent annually on IT operations, most of it going to legacy vendors with products designed for a different era. Next-generation applications are the driver of modern business, and those applications demand a new approach to ensure performance...
Sponsored post: Analytics driven application performance monitoring
Think Big Analytics nabs $3M to help you with Hadoop
Prepping for IPO, MuleSoft nets $37M from NEA & others to make app integrations easier than ever

How The Big Data Battle Is Shaking Out Between The Startups And The Enterprise Giants

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[tc_5min code="517684965"] The big enterprise companies are starting to put pressure on the startups in the growing field of data analytics. But the pressure is not as much related to innovation as it is to using their marketing muscle to build software stacks they can sell to retain existing customers....
How The Big Data Battle Is Shaking Out Between The Startups And The Enterprise Giants
Box CEO says: 'Pinterest is better-designed than the software we run our businesses on'

VMware Not Cloud Leader -- Next Generation Providers Filling Gaps, Creating New Categories

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VMware will spend this week seeking to convince us that it will take the mantle as the cloud leader. But the reality is something far different as we head into VMworld, the company’s annual event. This is a space seeing deep disruption as new categories emerge in the change to...
VMware Not Cloud Leader -- Next Generation Providers Filling Gaps, Creating New Categories
Apache Solr competitor Elasticsearch grabs $10M, ramps up its 'big data' offering
Flash storage startup Virident Systems pulls in $26M, brings on a new CEO

Origami Logic nabs $9.3M to build 'big data' tools for marketers

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Marketers: thou shalt have “big data”. Still in stealth mode, Origami Logic has managed to raise a sizable first-round of venture funding to further develop and aggressively market its data visualization and analytics tools for marketing teams. “We want to be for marketers what Splunk is for IT,” said Opher Kahane, the...
Origami Logic nabs $9.3M to build 'big data' tools for marketers
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