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Peer1 powers up UK-based GPU cloud

Peer1 Hosting has launched a GPU-backed cloud service designed for high performance computing workloads.The HPC Self Serve Cloud became available to buy on Tuesday, Peer1 announced at the Cloud Computing World Forum in London.

June 12, 2012 by

Benioff: Companies will not overstep social mark

Companies will not combine data from different sources for analytics purposes to an extent where customers are alienated, according to Salesforce chief executive Marc Benioff.Businesses that use too much information gleaned from social networks to inform sales and marketing relationships will suffer reputational damage from customers broadcasting their dissatisfaction, Benioff said at a press conference in London on Wednesday.

September 16, 2011 by

A conversation with VKernel's Brian Semple

Brian Semple, VKernel's Chief Marketing Officer, and I had a dynamic conversation the other day concerning the topics of performance monitoring, capacity planning, reporting and how tools of that nature make it possible for an organization to deploy only the systems and other resources necessary to support their tasks and not over provision.VKernel's approach is making useful, but light weight, tools available for download at no cost so companies can try them out.

July 26, 2011 by

Intel working on Atom chips for servers as E7 hits

Intel is working on versions of its Atom chip for the server market, and they should reach the market in the second half of next year. The date was confirmed by Boyd Davis, Intel's general manager of server marketing, at a private dinner in London on Wednesday night.

April 7, 2011 by

Tesco in talks over facial recognition tech for stores

The supermarket giant Tesco is examining facial recognition technology that could help it recognise high-value shoppers and shoplifters, according to NEC.NEC senior marketing coordinator George Gimenez told ZDNet UK at the Unified Communications (UC) Expo 2011 in London that Tesco is interested in the technology, called Neoface, because it could help the company identify its top customers as they walk into a branch.

March 8, 2011 by

Teradata buys Aprimo for $525m

The company has said it will use Aprimo's marketing software in an effort to expand its analytics technology and cloud-based marketing performance apps

December 23, 2010

A Guide to Green Marketing

The Guide, written by Peter Nowack, is a comprehensive ten-chapter look at green printing and the marketing of green printing. It takes you step-by-step through the process of identifying opportunities to be greener, how to measure your performance and most importantly, how to communicate your sustainability initiatives to your customers.

December 19, 2010

Sun founder muses about Oracle

I've just finished a conversation with Andreas von Bechtolsheim, Sun's co-founder, who is in London this week for IP Expo, at which he was speaking about Arista and its high-performance 10 gigabit datacentre switches.Bechtolsheim was happy to speak openly about his regrets over the Oracle acquisition of what was his baby.

October 20, 2010 by

Nokia could drop Symbian for Maemo on N-series

Nokia could drop Symbian for the Maemo Linux operating system on its flagship N-series handsets by 2012, according to Maemo marketing staff.A report published on Wednesday on The Really Mobile Project quotes Maemo staff from an event last night in London.

November 18, 2009 by

NetSuite + AdaptivePlanning = BPM disruption

This slipped under the radar but on June 10th NetSuite and AdaptivePlanning announced a marketing and integration partnership that will see NetSuite acting as a reseller for AdaptivePlanning's business performance management (BPM) solution. Why should this matter?

July 1, 2009 by

Workforce Alignment & Optimization - Bridging the Strategy/Execution Gap

Here is a two part video discussion with Tom Fisher, VP of Cloud Computing and David Karel, VP of Product Marketing at SuccessFactors I recorded at their SuccessConnect Conference.Successfactors, as I wrote earlier this week, provide an Integrated talent performance management software as a service offering that aims to optimize workforces of all sizes and bridge the gap between strategy and execution.

June 11, 2009 by

Macworld's fading future

As Macworld wraps up, ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan and Senior Editor Sam Diaz discuss Apple marketing executive Philip Schiller's keynote speech performance, why his product announcements failed to impress, and whether the IDG show has a future without Apple.

January 8, 2009 by

About that London Stock Exchange IT failure

The obvious lesson from the correlation between Microsoft's eagerness to brag about the performance and reliability of the system installed at the London Stock Exchange and it's actual performance and unreliability is that pride goeth before a fall - but the deeper lesson is that top management didn't do its job and should be held accountable.

September 12, 2008 by

Google Analytics

If you're wary of Google knowing everything about your business and your web site, then Google Analytics is not for you. But for most, it's a useful ally in a challenging business climate.

August 20, 2008 by

Virtualization discussion with Oracle

I recently had a chance to chat with Oracle’s vice president of Linux engineering, Wim Coekaerts, and senior director of product marketing, Monica Kumar, about Oracles virtualization efforts and a bit about the philosophy behind the company's efforts. In summary, Oracle sees virtualization technology as just another tool organizations can use to increase the performance, reliability, scalability, agility and/or manageability of their IT infrastructure.

May 7, 2008 by

Microsoft and HP set sights on supercomputing glory

Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard will work together to give "mass market" appeal to high-peformance pcs and grab a bigger share of the burgeoning supercomputer market.The two companies yesterday announced an extension to their collaborative sales and marketing agreement which will see them push the notion that high-performance PCs are now easier to deploy, support and manage.

June 26, 2007 by

The big marketing lie on flash drive performance

When it comes to false advertising I used to think the Wireless LAN industry were the worst offenders, but the flash storage industry seems to be vying for this dubious distinction.  With the launch of Windows Vista at the end of this month, flash media performance will become a big issue for ordinary consumers because of Vista's ReadyBoost feature which will boost the performance of Vista.

January 17, 2007 by

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