When choosing to embrace the enterprise Java community, Microsoft Azure chose Azul Systems to built and customize the Java runtime for the Azure environment.
As Microsoft makes Java and the JDK a first class option on their Azure cloud, the enterprise Java community stands to benefit in many ways.
Smart's ULLtraDIMM flash storage boards let users connect flash storage directly to the memory channel, blurring the line between storage and memory.
At VMworld 2013, VMware unveiled its next-gen network virtualization platform, NSX, and an ecosystem partnership with the security industry.
Le groupe de Karl-Heinz Streibich a décidé de pousser un peu plus ses outils vers les départements métiers en les positionnant sur le secteur de la BI orientée métier. A la base de cette stratégie : le rachat de la société Jackbe.
Quantum, Fusion-io, Nimble Storage and Brocade are among the vendors to launch storage products at VMworld 2013.
At the Proformative CFO Dimensions conference, attendees hijacked a session on cloud-based software with questions -- but not the ones you'd expect.
VMware Virtual SAN, VMware vSphere Flash Read Cache and Virsto play big roles in VMware's software-defined storage strategy.
New top-of-rack switches from Dell and HP Networking integrate with VMware's NSX, enabling bare-metal servers to mesh with virtual networks.
VMware NSX adds advanced routing and services to virtual networks, but there's still a problematic gap between virtual and physical infrastructures.
VMware's vCloud Hybrid Service was met with mixed feelings among its customer base, many struggling to virtualize mission-critical applications.
Five men have been arrested in connection with an HMRC investigation into cyber attackers suspected of identity theft and tax fraud
A hardware failure at Amazon datacentre downs several web services, renewing concerns about the reliability of cloud-based infrastructure
Softcat picks up keys to new London gaff, IPL's Azure platform deployment pays off for UCAS, and Logicalis brings our boys back home. Catch up on the biggest channel news stories from the past week
Flash storage specialist Violin has revealed it is looking for channel expansion as it lays out a proposal for an IPO for later this year
At VMworld 2013, VMware launched products and services to accelerate enterprise adoption of software-defined datacentre architecture
Check Point has introduced a cloud-based threat protection feature as part of its latest software upgrade extending the managed services options for resellers
CIOs and CMOs are collaborating inadequately and putting marketing strategies at risk according to research by Accenture
BT tempts its customers over to broadband services, although also offers PlusNet narrowband alternative for those outside of its footprint
The arrest of a man believed to have collected more than £100,000 in fraudulent UK tax rebates shows that security must be part of digital reform, says security firm Thales
Networking and storage firm Buffalo Technology says agreement with storage specialist distie CMS Distribution will help it strengthen its grip on the network attached storage market
ARM acquires the start-up to boost communication capabilities between devices and gain a stronger place in the open standards community
VMware upped its VDI storage game with Virtual SAN, while storage vendors disclosed new flash and converged storage appliances for virtual desktops.
Latest HP, Dell Wyse thin clients can enhance the virtual desktop user experience with new thin client options delivered this month.
Every major network hardware vendor minus Cisco announced integration of their physical switches with the VMware NSX network virtualization platform.
Many government leaders are not informed and familiar with technology, says director and chief economist at the US Cyber Consequences Unit
The IBM STG division is introducing a co-selling model, in which IBM's direct sales force will get paid for a deal only if it goes through a partner.
Many firms are at risk of cyber attacks exploiting an unpatched security flaw in Java 6, warns security firm Qualys
Following the decision by Dell to wind down development of the packetTrap products AVG has revealed plans to step into the breach
BT is creating 150 new posts in Scotland to help with its broadband roll-out across the country
VMware vSphere 5.5 became available this week with scalability and performance improvements to help virtualize mission-critical applications.
With many facing harsher exam grading and higher tuition fees an apprenticeship has never looked so attractive.
VMware NSX brings advanced networking to virtualization, so will network and server pros be running two separate networks at once? That's not ideal.
NAND flash revenue expected to soar 20% to 25% in 2013, but NAND and SSD price drops will slow as chip supply tightens and demand increases.
HP will integrate its SDN controller and network management platform with VMware NSX for joint management across physical and virtual networks.
VMworld went in a surprising direction for IT pros with respect to EUC announcements by making none during its annual user conference.
DaaS hasn’t caught on in enterprises yet. Could new options from VMware and other large vendors kick start the cloud hosted virtual desktop movement?
More servers were shipped in the second quarter of this year compared to the same period last year but revenues for the suppliers fell, according to the latest report from Gartner.
Linus Torvalds a fêté les 22 ans de Linux en annonçant la disponibilité d'une nouvelle mouture du noyau de l'OS libre.
Arrow Electronics has announced it will acquire ComputerLinks as it looks to bolster its position in serving the datacentre market
IBM is on the hunt for a new channel boss to cover North America after the current incumbent Bill Donohue revealed retirement plans
Leicestershire County Council signs a contract with BT to roll-out fibre broadband to 95% of homes and businesses by March 2016
FCA outlines the thematic work it is carrying out to better understand opportunities and risks associated with mobile banking
Severe downward momentum in the RISC/Itanium Unix server segment prompts a decline in worldwide server revenues decline, even though overall volumes are up, says Gartner
“SAN-free” datacentre specialist celebrates VMworld 2013 by getting cosy with Microsoft, offering new support possibilities to the channel
The New York Times believed to have been targeted by a hacktivist group that supports Syrian president Bashar al-Assad
Nexenta launches flash cache software in a virtual storage appliance for VMware’s Horizon View platform to boost performance for virtual desktop deployments
U.S.-based CounterTack in agreement to protect South Korean security firm SK Infosec's endpoints from increasingly stealthy cyberattacks.
Cyber threat protection must shield targeted end-user applications, says security firm Trusteer
Uninterruptable power supply specialist Eaton has discovered that many customers are unaware of the features that the technology offers
Près du quart des 6 300 inscrits à Pôle emploi en plus entre juin et juillet 2013 relève des métiers des systèmes d'information et télécommunications.
VMware takes its first steps into the networking market following its acquisition of the software defined networking firm Nicira.
Facebook, Twitter and Google are monitoring web links sent in private communications, a Swiss IT security services firm has found
Some VMware shops have experimented with running big data applications in the cloud or virtualizing big data workloads, with surprising results.
Early beta testers for VMware's Virtual SAN give the product high marks for simplicity and flexibility, but would like to see dedupe and snapshots.
SearchSDN explored Twitter this week and saw Twitter users split on the release of VMware's NSX solution.
Transparency reports prove the UK police are accessing user information on a daily basis, says privacy group Big Brother Watch
Security researchers say they bypassed the security of cloud-based storage service Dropbox and gained access to private user files
Vodafone and O2 have ended the temporary 4G monopoly of EE with the launch of services in three UK cities.
The latest BDRC Contintental SME Finance Monitor has revealed optimism about growth but also more determination to avoid relying on the banks for credit
Indian banks and investment firms will spend 13% more on IT in 2013 compared to last year with IT services the largest segment, according to research from Gartner.
Fraud committed using personal details obtained by voice email, voice over IP, landline and mobile calls is costing UK citizens at least £7m a year
UK-based conference call service provider Powwownow refreshes datacentre to support its growing voice and video services
Entatech brings together key gaming vendors in a new channel venture called the Ministry of Gaming
Enterprise flash array cheerleader claims $150m private funding round is the largest in storage history
Although customers continue to invest in the cloud the level of money that technology takes from the IT budget will still be fairly low according to Gartner
Offshoring, technology advancements and low growth have contributed to a massive reduction in IT jobs in Europe
IT division of services giant NG Bailey recognised as Mitel signaturePARTNER
Le spécialiste Hadoop planifie une entrée en Bourse dans les 15 à 24 mois pour répondre à la demande croissante d’analyse de données.
Pivot3 upgrades its vSTAC virtual desktop infrastructure appliance and ships a version pre-configured with VMware Horizon Suite.
Private clouds represent another threat to tape backups, but there are cost and data retention concerns that enable tape to remain a viable option.
VMware will fold IP from its vCloud Director into vCloud Automation Center and vCenter, and it will discontinue vCloud Director for enterprise use.
At Proformative's CFO Dimensions, corporate finance leaders offered tips on how CFOs can juggle their expanding strategic and operational duties.
Providers can cultivate enterprise cloud adoption by working with -- and not posing a threat to -- their business customers' internal IT teams.
Network security tools -- like firewalls-- must be upgraded when moving to a high-speed enterprise network in order to prevent bottlenecks.
VMware has big plans for its vCenter Operations Management Suite, but customers are skeptical it can deliver a competitive product.
QNAP and ZyXEL announce high-performance 10 GbE NAS appliances for the small- and medium-sized business (SMB) market.
The online debate surrounding the NSA's data-gathering activities persists, as revelations surrounding the PRISM program continue to come to light.
Crime rates in London are higher than they should be as a direct result of poor IT systems at the Metropolitan Police
Last week’s shutdown of the Nasdaq raised fears over cyber attacks, but now the stock exchange operator has admitted partial responsibility
The smaller of the UK’s mobile operators claims its 4G offerings will be worth the wait
The US National Security Agency has a secret hacking group, the latest leaked documents from whistleblower Edward Snowden reveal
Two more councils award BT with the contract to roll-out superfast broadband as part of the government’s nationwide project
The ongoing decline in the PC market has led IDC to make a third revision to its global shipment forecasts as the tough times in the market continue
The ICO has served Aberdeen City Council with a monetary penalty of £100,000 for publishing vulnerable children’s details online
Computacenter books statutory pre-tax loss after making provisions for losses on three dodgy German contracts, but the underlying business is heading in the right direction
The government has given its backing to a cyber academy that is designed to increase the levels of security skills in the UK
Former US Small and Midmarket Solutions and Partners Boss Phil Sorgen selected as replacement for Jon Roskill
CloudZync is a British startup which provides mobile wallets for retailers to enable mobile payments and loyalty programmes.
Aggregate Industries, a company that produces construction materials, such as aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products, is using QlikView to render its data an asset
DigiPlex is building its sixth datacentre facility on a 10-acre site outside of Stockholm to create Stockholm’s first wholesale datacentre
Syrian hacktivist attack on New York Times website highlights the need for registry locking, says communications and analysis firm Neustar
Startup vendor CloudByte, whose ElastiStor product enables tight control of storage resources, launched its first channel partner program this week.
Flash storage is a hot technology for IT customers, but also for storage companies who fill product gaps by acquiring innovative flash storage vendors.
A public-private group has formed to stop the sale of stolen medical information. Its first task: Involve payers, providers, vendors and consumers.
Tata Communications joins the Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula One team to bring speedy connectivity worthy of its cars
With Acronis vmProtect 9, vendor looks to attract small companies who need easy-to-manage VMware backup and recovery.
The founder of the ANS Group has hit out at government plans to use the Territorial Army as part of its attempts to fend off cyber attacks
The Business Software Alliance has revealed it has appointed a former member of Obama's administration as its latest CEO and president
VMware aims to capture the networking virtualization market with NSX, but virtualization admins aren’t sold on the idea.
VMware’s big talk on network virtualization, software defined data centers and cloud doesn’t line up with what many IT pros manage on a daily basis.
Delta has completed a Nokia 820 Windows Phone 8 deployment to 19,000 flight attendants -- a much-needed endorsement for Microsoft's mobile phone.
VMware channel partners discuss news highlights of VMworld 2013, with an eye on where VMware is headed, juxtaposed against customer needs.
Big data analysis of IP addresses performed by OpenDNS kept some 50 million users from falling prey to the hijacking of The New York Times website.