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Notes from Edge Conference 2013

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A Guardian developer's notes and highlights from this month's Edge Conference, a web technology event in LondonI attended EdgeConf on Saturday and wrote some up notes from the sessions included below. The conference was touted as "a new kind of one-day conference on advanced web technologies for developers and browser...
Notes from Edge Conference 2013

Enterprise Software and Cloud Fared Better Than Hardware in Q4 Survey

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The analysts at Pacific Crest Securities have just done a survey of enterprise IT resellers, and the results are sort of a good news/bad news thing. It comes down to this (and if you’ve been paying attention to the sector at all, you won’t have any trouble guessing it):...
Enterprise Software and Cloud Fared Better Than Hardware in Q4 Survey

External server disk storage sales drop for first time since 2009, says IDC

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Global sales of external server storage have dropped for the first time since 2009, according to data from research firm IDC....
External server disk storage sales drop for first time since 2009, says IDC

Non-volatile memory's future is in software

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Specification efforts by the bigiwgs of the server, storage and software industry will soon allow OSes and applications to recognize and take full advantage of new non-volatile memory....
Non-volatile memory's future is in software

HP reports drop in profit but says turnaround effort making progress

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Hewlett-Packard reported a drop in profit for the last quarter as printer and PC sales both declined, but said cost-cutting measures the company announced last year are starting to pay off. HP reported earnings for the first quarter of its fiscal year, ended Jan. 31, of $1.2 billion, down...
HP reports drop in profit but says turnaround effort making progress
Data Centers: 'Trailer Park Computing' Busts Out of Google and Into Mainstream

Oops! HP Accidentally Leaks Details About A Massive New Product Launch (HPQ)

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Whoops! HP wasn't supposed to mention this until next week, but looks like it's launching a whole bunch of new servers. There's a big party being held in Las Vegas on February 13, featuring server and storage top guy Dave Donatelli and Mark Potter, senior vice president and general...
Oops! HP Accidentally Leaks Details About A Massive New Product Launch (HPQ)

Oracle continues acquisition spree, snaps up network virtualization firm Xsigo

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Oracle has acquired network virtualization technology company Xsigo Systems for an undisclosed amount, the company announced this morning. Xsigo allow large enterprise companies like eBay, British Telecom and Verizon to basically connect any server to any network and storage thanks to its software-defined networking technology. In that regard, Xsigo complements...
Oracle continues acquisition spree, snaps up network virtualization firm Xsigo

There's a Storm Ahead for HP's Printer Business

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When the troubled IT giant Hewlett-Packard reports its quarterly results tomorrow, most analysts expect it to come through and meet — and perhaps even beat — some already diminished expectations. Yet HP is facing a significant problem in a key market: Printing. HP’s Imaging and Printing Group, or IPG, accounts...
There's a Storm Ahead for HP's Printer Business

Dell upgrades PowerEdge servers for mission-critical business apps

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CEO Michael Dell discusses Dell server, storage and networking technologies as well as Dell’s end-to-end application solutions strategy....
Dell upgrades PowerEdge servers for mission-critical business apps

External server disk storage sales drop for first time since 2009, says IDC

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Global sales of external server storage have dropped for the first time since 2009, according to data from research firm IDC.IDC said that first-quarter sales fell in developed markets, causing an overall decline of 0.9 percent year on year in worldwide external server storage revenue. Revenue during the first...
External server disk storage sales drop for first time since 2009, says IDC

IBM Reassigns Hardware Chief After Sales Drop

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Longtime International Business Machines Corp. executive Rodney C. Adkins has been reassigned from his position as head of the company’s hardware group, according to a person familiar with the matter. The move followed a 17 percent drop in first-quarter sales at the Systems and Technology Group, which handles the company’s...
IBM Reassigns Hardware Chief After Sales Drop

IBM Fires Back At Cisco With $2 Billion Smart Server Project (IBM, CSCO)

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IBM is one-upping Cisco with new PureSystems servers introduced today. Actually, to call these things servers isn't fair to them. They are integrated systems that include the server, storage, and networking in one box. Cisco introduced this game-changing concept, the Unified Computing System in 2009. It was laughed at...
IBM Fires Back At Cisco With $2 Billion Smart Server Project (IBM, CSCO)

Dell Just Launched A $60 Million Venture Fund For Storage Only (DELL)

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While on stage at the Fortune Brainstorm conference in Aspen, Colo., Michael Dell said the company is launching a $60 million venture fund focused on storage. Storage only. Not cloud or software or other stuff. Storage has been a big focus for Dell and its going to get bigger --obviously....
Dell Just Launched A $60 Million Venture Fund For Storage Only (DELL)

VMware Exec: $1.26 Billion For Nicira Was A Good Buy (VMW, CSCO)

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Today, VMware spent an astounding $1.26 billion to buy Nicira, a 100-person startup that had just came out of stealth mode in February. We caught up with VMware's Bogomil Balkansky, senior vice president of Cloud Infrastructure Products, to find out why his team lead VMware into the biggest acquisition in...
VMware Exec: $1.26 Billion For Nicira Was A Good Buy (VMW, CSCO)

HP Enterprise Sales Veteran Frank Rauch Leaves. We Got Your Memo.

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Frank Rauch, a key executive in Hewlett-Packard’s enterprise sales organization, is leaving the company for a position at VMware, according to an internal email sent to HP employees Friday, and forwarded to AllThingsD by a source. Rauch had been vice president and general manager for the channel sales operation in...
HP Enterprise Sales Veteran Frank Rauch Leaves. We Got Your Memo.

How we built a tiny home theater PC with Intel's NUC

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Full-featured PCs are getting smaller every day, and Intel's new "Next Unit of Computing," or NUC, is yet another example of the ever-shrinking personal computer. At 4.6 by 4.4 by 1.5 inches--about the size of a very small box of chocolates--the NUC contains a Core i3 processor and two...
How we built a tiny home theater PC with Intel's NUC
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Cloud: Meet Google: Intel's Biggest (And Only) Direct Cloud Customer

Boot up: RIM's announcement, cloud computing's job killer, hacking Chrome and more

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Plus paying with mobile money, FBI v DNS, Nokia's great £d maps, Siri v S-Voice and moreA quick burst of 9 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamLiving on mobile money >> BBC Technology blogRory Cellan-Jones: A couple of weeks ago I wrote about my...
Boot up: RIM's announcement, cloud computing's job killer, hacking Chrome and more
Hurd? Capellas? Let's be bold. How about Gerstner, Bradley, Bartz, Otellini as new Dell chief?

Pure Storage nets $40M series D for aggressive expansion in Europe

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Pure Storage, a flash player that aims to disrupt the business of storage arrays, has announced its fourth round of funding led by Index Ventures. The Mt View, Calif.-based company, founded in 2009, claims to offer an enterprise flash array that can drive down the cost of server storage. Pure...
Pure Storage nets $40M series D for aggressive expansion in Europe

Sponsor post: A three-part strategy to accelerate cloud computing

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The Intel Developer Forum always provides many opportunities to get the inside story on Intel strategy and the technologies and solutions that stem from it. That was the case when Diane Bryant, VP and general manager of the Datacenter and Connected Systems Group (DCSG) for Intel Corporation, talked about cloud...
Sponsor post: A three-part strategy to accelerate cloud computing

Dell Acquires Wyse and Clerity this Week

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Dell has been busy this week. Today they announced the acquisition of Clerity, a mainframe migration and modernization solution provider, and the intent to fold them into their services division. Clerity is one of the leaders in mainframe "rehosting" or the ability to migrate apps from legacy mainframes to equipment...
Dell Acquires Wyse and Clerity this Week

Autonomy founder Lynch to leave HP

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HP’s Bill Veghte So far the big news out of Hewlett-Packard’s second quarter earnings call is that the company will lose 9,000 employees in fiscal year 2012, with former Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch among the soon-to-be-departed. Autonomy saw “a significant decline” in license revenue, HP CEO Meg Whitman told told...
Autonomy founder Lynch to leave HP

The CIO as the (IT) supply chain manager

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In the recent past, the CIO and staff earned their name as technologists. They built IT infrastructure by hand from the ground-up. Unique server, storage and networking piece-parts were purchased, integrated and optimized to support specific applications. IT recruited and developed staff who performed the technical back-flips that made each...
The CIO as the (IT) supply chain manager

Dell Spent $1.5 Billion On An Acquisition, But Doesn't Want Anyone To Know (DELL)

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Dell today acquired SonicWall for terms it wouldn't disclose. However, the New York Times says the deal cost Dell $1.25 billion. Guess Dell feels $1.25 billion isn't a material number its investors need to be bothered over. A spokesperson for Dell told Business Insider that Dell never reports the...
Dell Spent $1.5 Billion On An Acquisition, But Doesn't Want Anyone To Know (DELL)
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