For EMC, $1.2B Virtustream Acquisition Worth Every Penny in IaaS Cloud Race

Joe Tucci and his team at EMC have done it once again! The company just announced a definitive agreement to acquire Virtustream for $1.2B and form a new business unit to offer Managed Cloud Services. Gartner recently selected Virtustream as a niche cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider in their 2015 Magic Quadrant for IaaS. VCloudNews analysed the Gartner MQ and interestingly […]

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IoT Missing but PaaS Sprinkled Across Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Cloud IaaS  

VCloudNews analyzes recently released Gartner’s 2015 WorldWide Magic Quadrant (MQ) for Cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) which is a result of enormous research efforts of leading Gartner analysts Lydia Leong, Douglas Toombs and Bob Gill. As per Gartner, the IaaS vendors selected are providers of standardized, highly automated offerings, where compute resources, complemented by storage and networking capabilities, are […]

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HP Targets Internet of Things (IoT) and Big Data with New Scale up and Scale Out Compute Platforms

The product teams at Hewlett Packard have been paying attention to Internet of Things (IoT) and ‘Big Data’ generated by connected things. The recent line of hardware platforms and compatible software released by HP target the needs of large amounts of IoT data. As per Gartner, 4.9 billion connected things will be in use in 2015, up 30 percent from 2014 and […]

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Samsung ARTIK – New Open and Secure Embedded Platform for Wearables, Homes and Industrial Internet of Things (IoT)

The IoT World 2015 opened in San Francisco today with an ‘Open’ message. Samsung which has demonstrated huge success by adopting open systems such as Android extended the same philosophy today by announcing the Samsung ARTIK platform to allow faster, simpler development of new enterprise, industrial and consumer applications for the Internet of Things (IoT). ARTIK is an open platform […]

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Strong Lineup of Industry Leaders Speak at DataCloud Europe 2015

BroadGroup holds the renowned European Datacentre and Cloud event that features presentations from some of the industry’s most respected experts and business leaders from top international corporations. This year, the conference will play host to over 1,800 senior executives and decision makers from around the world and will be held in Monte Carlo 3-4 June 2015 The two day event in […]

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VCE VxRack Hyper-Converged System and EMC’s Converged Infrastructure Journey  

Just weeks after a public debate on VMware vs Nutanix technologies, VCE announced the new VxRack line of hyper-converged systems at EMC World 2015. The hyper-converged space is getting a lot of attention due to success found by Nutanix, Nimboxx, Simplivity and others. EMC which is the primary investor in VCE is relying on a broad Converged Infrastructure strategy with software and hardware technologies mainly […]

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Q&A : IoT Thought Leader Vodafone’s Andrew Morawski on M2M, IoT, Cloud and Analytics

VCloudNews is pleased to feature Andrew Morawski , Head of Machine to Machine (M2M), Vodafone Americas in our Internet of Things (IoT) Thought Leader series. Andrew is a well recognized industry expert in Machine to Machine (M2M) and IoT. Andrew joined Vodafone in 2013 as its head of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) in the Americas.  In this role, Andrew is responsible for leading Vodafone’s M2M […]

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Dell PowerEdge R930 Four-Socket Xeon Server Targeted at Unix to Linux Migration

Dell recently introduced the PowerEdge R930, a four-socket Intel Xeon based server which Dell believes to be the most powerful in its x86 line. The product is mainly targeted at helping customers with: Migration from UNIX to Linux with ease and move to a more innovative, future-ready data center. Resource intensive enterprise applications such as in-memory databases, customer relationship management (CRM) and enterprise resource […]

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