The Advent of the Cloud

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Cloud Computing Journal | Jonathan Ginter | Dec 8, 2010 The Internet is going through a major transformation, shifting from the “Internet as application” to the “Internet as data provisioning system,” and from fixed to mobile platforms like smart phones and tablets. It’s nothing short of a revolution. Traditional forms of web analytics and web… Read more »

The 10 Biggest Security Stories Of 2010

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CRN.com | Nov 30, 2010 Out With A Bang Indeed, 2010 was a year that went big — big data breaches, big threats and bigger-than-big acquisitions. Major security players were gobbled up left and right by private equity firms or stack giants. Seemingly impenetrable multinational corporations scrambled to keep their data secure in the wake… Read more »

10 tips for managing storage for virtual servers and virtual desktops

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Storage.com | Eric Siebert | Oct 2010 Server virtualization and virtual desktops can make configuring and managing storage systems a lot tougher. These 10 tips can help ease some of the stress caused by managing storage in a virtual environment. Server and desktop virtualization have provided relatively easy ways to consolidate and conserve, allowing a… Read more »

Best Careers 2011: Technology Jobs

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Next to healthcare, there’s no industry with greater opportunity than technology US.News.com | Alexis Grant | Dec 6, 2010 There’s an “app” for everything these days, as technology plays an increasingly important role in consumers’ daily lives. Computer software engineers make much of it possible, while computer systems analysts and support specialists—the latter is a… Read more »

Salesforce.com’s new (and free) social networking tool

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Fortune Tech | Michal Lev-Ram | Dec 8, 2010 At Dreamforce, cloud-guru Marc Benioff converts Salesforce.com’s most successful product — social collaboration tool Chatter — from paid to free. Marc Benioff wants to make enterprise software more like Facebook—social, viral and mobile. It’s all part of the Salesforce.com CEO’s master plan to extend beyond his… Read more »

EMC To Certify Architects For Cloud, Data Center Expertise

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CRN.com | By Joseph F. Kovar | Dec. 6, 2010 EMC on Monday unveiled two new programs to train and certify customers and solution provider partners as virtualization and cloud computing architects. The aim of the program is to help customers and solution providers, even those who do not work directly with EMC products, get… Read more »

EMC Breaks Q3 Revenue Record

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Kevin Komiega | Storage Blog & Editor of InfoStor EMC has reported record revenue for the third consecutive quarter as rumors swirl around the company’s potential $2 billion acquisition of Isilon Systems. EMC (NYSE: EMC) today announced all-time record Q3 revenue, 58 percent profit growth, record year-to-date operating and free cash flow, and substantial margin… Read more »