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Rackspace rebrands with open cloud mantra

VMware patches 'critical' vulnerability

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VMware has issued a patch for its VMware View product that fixes a security vulnerability that could allow an unauthorized user to access system files....
VMware patches 'critical' vulnerability

Cisco Acquires Cloud Management Company Cloupia For $125 Million

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Cisco has announced it plans to acquire Cloupia for $125 million.  The software company helps customers automate their data centers. Cisco sees Cloupia’s infrastructure management software enhancing its Unified Computing System (UCS) and Nexus switching portfolio. Cisco expects Cloupia will help better manage the automation of compute, network and storage...
Cisco Acquires Cloud Management Company Cloupia For $125 Million

HP: Companies Don't Trust Amazon, So They'll Use Our New Cloud Service (HPQ)

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Today HP officially opened its own cloud. HP is very late to the cloud game, years behind the likes of Amazon, Rackspace, IBM, Verizon, AT&T and others. So how is HP going to make people want to use its cloud above all others? We caught up with Biri Singh, SVP...
HP: Companies Don't Trust Amazon, So They'll Use Our New Cloud Service (HPQ)

Meet Chuck Dietrich: Marc Benioff's Intern Is Now A Wealthy Entrepreneur

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Chuck Dietrich is the CEO of SlideRocket, one of a pair of unusual companies bought by VMware in the spring of 2011.  In short, he's living the Silicon Valley dream with a charmed career.  The short version is this: Do a startup after college, sell it for a lot (a...
Meet Chuck Dietrich: Marc Benioff's Intern Is Now A Wealthy Entrepreneur

Don't Feel Guilty About Spending Time On Facebook (FB)

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Ever feel like you are spending too much time on Facebook? Facebook's Jocelyn Goldfein, a top engineering manager, says that far from feeling guilty, you should let yourself feel good about it. This might sound like an obvious perspective from someone with a vested interest in getting people to use...
Don't Feel Guilty About Spending Time On Facebook (FB)

Ben Horowitz Explains Why Tiny Startup Nicira Was Worth $1.26 Billion To VMware (VMW)

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Today, news broke that VMware bought startup Nicira for $1.26 billion. We got venture capitalist Ben Horowitz on the phone to explain why this young company -- that only came out of stealth mode in February -- was worth that much money. Horowitz was on the board of Nicira, and...
Ben Horowitz Explains Why Tiny Startup Nicira Was Worth $1.26 Billion To VMware (VMW)

VMware's Amazon-style compute cloud will live in four US data centers

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Virtual reality is sorta like virtualization, right? Plus, this picture has clouds. No, we couldn't come up with a better image for virtualization and cloud computing. Sorry about that. Ruslan Rugoals VMware today unveiled its first public infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud product, putting the virtualization software vendor into direct competition with...
VMware's Amazon-style compute cloud will live in four US data centers

Has Facebook Quietly Acquired Osmeta, A Stealth Mobile Software Startup?

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While Facebook is building out a bolder role in mobile in the form of Facebook Home, it looks like it is also continuing to make acquisitions that will help bolster that strategy overall. We have learned that in the lead-up to the launch last week, the social network appears to...
Has Facebook Quietly Acquired Osmeta, A Stealth Mobile Software Startup?

VMware sells Protect product family to LANDesk

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To further its concentration on software-defined data centers, hybrid clouds and end-user computing, VMware has sold the Protect product family to LANDesk....
VMware sells Protect product family to LANDesk
OpenStack faces the terrible twos

Suddenly, This Founder Has Become A Key Soldier In An $80 Billion Computing Battle (INTC, DELL)

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There's a war on for control of a hugely important market, cloud computing--and an enterpreneur you've never heard of, Boris Renski, is smack in the middle of it. Renski's startup, Mirantis, gained some powerful allies today with a $10 million investment from Intel Capital, Dell Ventures, and West Summit Capital,...
Suddenly, This Founder Has Become A Key Soldier In An $80 Billion Computing Battle (INTC, DELL)

How BYOD Saved VMware $2 Million

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As more companies adopt a bring-your-own-device (BYOD) approach to mobile, many are getting caught by hidden costs. But virtualization titan VMware has bucked that trend. VMware CIO Mark Egan explains how his company accomplished its feat....
How BYOD Saved VMware $2 Million
Amazon Web Services Is Going On A Sales Hiring Binge (AMZN)
Amazon doesn't reveal what it makes on cloud computing, but here's the number, anyway

VCE Is A Company That Is Will Soon Hit $1 Billion And Had No CEO For A Year (CSCO, EMC, VMW)

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A key executive from Cisco has been named the CEO of a company called VCE. Praveen Akkiraju nabbed a job that has been vacant for almost a year. He was formerly senior vice president and general manager of Cisco Services Routing Technology Group. VCE is a joint venture between Cisco,...
VCE Is A Company That Is Will Soon Hit $1 Billion And Had No CEO For A Year (CSCO, EMC, VMW)

Review: VMware vSphere 5.1 looms large

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VMware takes virtualization higher and deeper with rich storage automation and more advanced virtual networking tools...
Review: VMware vSphere 5.1 looms large

Already awash in cloud cash, Virtustream raises $15M more

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Cloud computing provider Virtustream — a hot player in the enterprise cloud space — has raised another $15 million in investment capital. The money came from existing investors Intel Capital, Columbia Capital, Noro-Moseley Partners and TDF, as well as new investor QuestMark Capital.This round brings Virtustream’s total funding to $75 million....
Already awash in cloud cash, Virtustream raises $15M more

Dell introduces HDMI stick that turns any screen into a thin client PC

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Dell acquired Wyse last year and launched a line of cloud computing products that lets you access software data on a remote server. Most of the products in this line look like tiny computers which you can connect to a keyboard, mouse and display. Now the company is introducing a...
Dell introduces HDMI stick that turns any screen into a thin client PC

VMware Buys Nicira For $1.26 Billion (VMW)

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VMware today announced that it will gobble up one of the hottest startups in the Valley for $1.26 billion: Nicira. Nicira just came out of stealth mode in February and it was one of the hottest, most talked about startups in the network industry. That's because Nicira makes technology that...
VMware Buys Nicira For $1.26 Billion (VMW)

Showdown: Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMWare Fusion 5

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Redmond's contentious Windows 8 is almost upon us, and the virtualization apps are already prepped for it with the latest incarnations of Parallels Desktop 8 and VMWare Fusion 5. While the main focus of the two big-boys of Mac virtualization are Win 8 support and integration, focus has also been...
Showdown: Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMWare Fusion 5

Is a VMware/EMC Cloud Spinoff in the Works?

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Here's what we know: After four years as CEO of VMware, Paul Maritz is being replaced by EMC COO Pat Gelsinger. But is there more to the story? Maritz is leaving, but it is not at all clear what will be happening to him - is he all the...
Is a VMware/EMC Cloud Spinoff in the Works?

Intel Capital Leads $9 Million Round in Mobile App Firm FeedHenry

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Intel Capital has led a $9 million investment round in FeedHenry, a provider of cloud-based mobile applications aimed at the enterprise with offices in Carriganore, Ireland and Burlington, Mass. Other investors in the round include Kernel Capital and ACT Venture Capital, two Irish VC firms, and Enterprise Ireland, a government-backed...
Intel Capital Leads $9 Million Round in Mobile App Firm FeedHenry

Verizon And VMware Are Tackling A Mobile Device Problem Companies Have Struggled With For Years

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Lots of companies want to let their employees use personal devices for work purposes but aren't yet doing so. There are a ton of security and privacy concerns with such a move, especially if an employee loses their device. VMware and Verizon's enterprise group say they've got a solution for...
Verizon And VMware Are Tackling A Mobile Device Problem Companies Have Struggled With For Years
Vaporware alert: VMware claims it will enable dual-persona iPhones
VMware launches with Windows 8 support, Parallels coming September 4th
Exclusive: CloudFoundry’s founder debuts Apcera with $2.2M in funding

Big Data Startup 10gen Raises Gobs Of Money On A Half-Billion-Dollar Valuation (ORCL)

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If you aren't paying attention to a market called big data—and in particular a company called 10gen—then wake up! 10gen just raised a hefty $42 million—$73 million to date. Sources tell us its valuation is over half a billion dollars—in the range of $500 million to $550 million. The company...
Big Data Startup 10gen Raises Gobs Of Money On A Half-Billion-Dollar Valuation (ORCL)

EXPLAINED: Why Dell Just Bought This Guy's Old Company (DELL, HPQ)

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Some analysts say that Dell's purchase of Wyse is unwise. But the former CEO of Wyse disagrees. He says it will let Dell beat HP in an area where HP has been kicking Dell's butt. So says John Kish, who ran Wyse from 2004 to 2007. Kish is now CEO...
EXPLAINED: Why Dell Just Bought This Guy's Old Company (DELL, HPQ)

Google I/O 2010 Day 1: A more powerful web in more places

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Today at Moscone West in San Francisco, we’re kicking off our largest developer conference of the year, Google I/O. Over two days, 5,000 people from 66 countries will hear from 200 speakers, see 180+ developer demonstrations and participate in more than 90 technical sessions, breakouts and fireside chats to meet...
Google I/O 2010 Day 1: A more powerful web in more places
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