HP Software today announced four products that aim to tackle the thorny reality that traditional apps deployment is broken, and that the new requirements make automation and comprehensive management an inescapable necessity.
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Venture capitalists have their finger on the pulse of technology's future. What's around the next corner? We talk to Google Ventures' Karim Faris.
Cloud infrastructure automation firm Opscode announced this morning that it raised $19.5 million from investors.
Puppet Enterprise 2.0 is an enhanced commercially supported version of Puppet for the cloud and on-premise servers that features new cloud provisioning, change monitoring and management orchestration from a sole console an d new GUIs. The first upgrade of the commercial edition will ship Oct 21.
HP delivers NMC 9.1 as new demands on network management require secure, integrated, and automated response
To manage your network today, you really need to understand how your network is constructed from the bottom up, how it ties together, how it changes over time, and how it self-organizes. You need to build that kind of intelligence into your root-cause analysis.
If you thought the government was a mess, your IT department isn't much better. We've given away our innovation leverage to vendors.
HP's Anand Eswaran on pragmatic new approaches to IT solutions and simplicity for 'everything as a service' era
In some ways, the industry plays a little bit of ping-pong with the customer, which is a really bad place to be. We want to make it simple. We want to make it transparent to them.
HP said Thursday that Marc Andreessen will join its board of directors.Andreessen, co-founder of Andreessen Horowitz and co-founder and chairman of Ning, will join HP's board immediately.
HP Software sees a lot of sprawl on the horizon with virtualization and cloud computing.Those are the two primary key takeaways from my conversation with Jamie Erbes, Chief Technology Officer for HP Software & Solutions.
In the 21st century, the main portal to your life besides the front door to your home is the window of your Web browser.That's why the competition between Microsoft and Mozilla and Apple and Google (and Opera and...
Marc Andreessen and Ben Hororwitz have launched $300 million venture capital fund looking to invest in early stage startups.Andreessen has been best known for hatching Netscape, but has had a series of hits.
Key founders of Puppet have incorporated and received $2 million in venture capital funding to advance the open source configuration management software project.Reductive Labs, which has evolved from the same named consulting firm founded in 2003, will provide training, service and support for Puppet, the next generation open source infrastructure automation framework which is reportedly gaining strength and numbers of users.
CA said Tuesday that it has acquired the key assets from Cassatt, which makes software that automates data centes. Cassatt had been a hot start-up based in San Jose, but recently collapsed.
Hewlett-Packard's software unit is tiny relative to the company's overall revenue, but it is being counted on to fuel future growth. The plan: Expand into the data warehouse market occupied by the likes of Teradata, focus on performance and project management and continue to automate data centers.
I can hardly wait for HP to combine the hardware and software on the server side, too. I have no knowledge that HP is working up VDI appliances that could join the hardware configurations on the client side. But it sure makes a lot of sense.
Robin Purohit runs Hewlett-Packard's $3 billion software business, the most profitable group within the company, and its most strategic. As 2009 IT budgets continue to be slashed, HP's software group is becoming the point of the spear for the entire company, potentially driving hardware and services sales as corporate data centers seek to do more with less.
Cisco on Monday rolled out its long-awaited vision of data center architecture, including multiple partners, a wire-once approach to link computing, virtualization, storage and networking and a call to lower costs. Let's assess the winners and losers of this rack-by-rack data center battle.
Cloudera, a Burlingame, Calif. start-up, on Monday said that it has raised $5 million in venture funding and aims to take Hadoop, the open source software behind Facebook, Google and Facebook, to a data center near you.
The Australian division of Hewlett-Packard grew its headcount by 22.9 per cent in the year to 31 October 2008, new documents have revealed, even as the company was finalising plans to cut a substantial number of workers from its newly combined operation with EDS.