A flurry of reports indicates that Paul Maritz is no longer the CEO of VMware and that the virtualization company may spin out its Cloud Foundry platform-as-a-service (PaaS) offering as a separate company.
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Avaya today announced the latest version of its unified communication (UC) software, IP Office 8.1, which the company says brings UC features typically reserved for large enterprises to smaller ones.
Federal agencies must be assured priority and uninterrupted access to public cloud resources before fully embracing the technology for national security and emergency response IT functions, a recent report finds.
Google and Microsoft tablet and cloud announcements seemed directly aimed at Amazon.
Amazon Web Services says power outages, software bugs and rebooting bottlenecks led to a "significant impact to many customers," last week, according to a detailed post-mortem report the company released today about the service disruption.
About three years ago Host.net, a collocation and managed service provider, decided it was going to fully embrace the cloud as a new suite of offerings for customers. When migrating to the new service, the company wanted to use its legacy hardware infrastructure - mostly Dell and EMC storage servers - with new hardware that had been purchased for the upgrade. But they didn't want to be tied down to any one vendor moving forward, in case application needs or markets changed.
Avaya today introduced new mobile device and social media features aimed at improving customer call centers.
Microsoft's $1.2 billion move to buy collaboration platform Yammer is a way for the tech giant to get more users in the increasingly important enterprise social collaboration market.
About 18 months ago Nathan Bricklin saw some gaps in the internal processes of Wells Fargo's wholesale business unit where he worked running the Web portal for the bank's major corporate accounts.
In another sign that just about anything can be offered as a service nowadays, PBX and enterprise communication platforms are increasingly being offered through the cloud.
VMware on Wednesday announced Project Serengeti, open source code that optimises Hadoop for use in VMware virtualised environments.
Avaya plans to extend video support for its Flare communications interface to the iPad, Windows PCs and Android devices during the next year and half, according to company executives.
Citrix is moving into the mobile network optimisation market with its announced purchase of Bytemobile.
As reports have swirled throughout the day that approximately 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords have been leaked, security experts have been trying to figure out what happened, as well as checking to see if their own passwords have been compromised.
LinkedIn today confirmed reports that some of its users' passwords have been compromised.