HP Enterprise Buys SGI : Its All About Scale Out and Scale Up Big Data Analytics

Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) announced that it will acquire SGI, a SIlicon Valley company that is known for its high performance solutions for compute, data analytics, and data management. HPE will pay $7.75 per share in cash and the total transaction is valued at approximately $275 million. SGI’s FY2016 revenue was $533 million and came from high-performance computing (HPC) and big data analytics applications […]

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Nutanix Enterprise Cloud : Managing Beyond Physical and Virtual Data Center Silos

Apart from the recent marketing stunt at .NEXT conference that has been talked about extensively, Nutanix made several exciting announcements at the event. The company is repositioning itself as an enterprise cloud player vs another hyperconverged infrastructure vendor. Most data centers are heterogenous in nature with workloads running on both physical and virtual infrastructures. The complexity of managing these resources is very high […]

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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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Kubernetes and Mesosphere Data Center Operating System (DCOS) Integrated for Docker Container Management

In a blog on Mesosphere.com, Derrick Harris announced: After months of collaboration between Google and Mesosphere engineers, Kubernetes is now being fully integrated with the Mesosphere Datacenter Operating System (DCOS) and we are officially opening an early access program for anybody wants to get their hands on it first. VCloudNews recently reported Docker Inc has received $95M Series D funding […]

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EMC Unveils VSPEX BLUE Hyper-Converged Infrastructure Appliance for High Performance & Scalable Deployments

The IT infrastructure world is getting more interesting each day. EMC just announced VSPEX BLUE hyper-converged infrastructure appliance today to join the growing community of vendors trying to bring scale and simplicity to IT infrastructure. Converged Infrastructure appeared on the horizon a few years ago with VCE leading the way with their VBlock converged infrastructure units. ‘Converged’ here implied the aggregation of server, […]

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Oracle Unveils New Portfolio of Converged Infrastructure Appliances

Oracle has been enhancing its engineered systems line and today they announced a portfolio aimed at extending their position in the data center. The new generation of engineered systems, including Oracle’s new Virtual Compute Appliance X5, Oracle FS1 Series Flash Storage System, and sixth-generation Oracle Exadata Database Machine X5 are in line with Oracle’s strategy for reducing costs, increasing value and […]

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