Intel appears to be getting even more heavily into OpenStack – and in a big way. The company's Intel Capital arm led a $100 million round of funding for pure play OpenStack vendor Mirantis.
The idea of a standard container runtime and image format may not be far off. Docker and CoreOS, as well as practically everyone who's anyone in cloud, have teamed up to form a new Linux Foundation initiative.
Verilume has come out of stealth with the goal of providing developers with self-service analytics products. Its launch day offering, Verilume Cloud Builder, is a tool that the company stated makes it easy and quick to deploy clouds with OpenStack or Hadoop data analytics environments.
Antuit, a global big data analytics provider, announced yesterday its acquisition of Prognos, a Chicago-based analytics company specializing in the retail and consumer package goods (CPG) sector. This is Antuit's first acquisition since the company announced a $56 million investment infusion which mostly came from investment bank powerhouse, Goldman Sachs.
The top news stories for August 28, 2014.
Change comes at such a rapid pace, and the speed of innovation is so quick and so difficult to chart that the impact of that change may take years to assess. That's literally what Cisco's CEO said Wednesday.
An attempt by Goldman Sachs to have Google block access to a sent email raises some serious questions with regards to data access, especially given the widespread cloud deployment and pervasive state-level surveillance that we are seeing today.
Guavus Inc., started out the year with the acquisition of customer analytics company Neuralitic Systems. This week, it announced a successful funding round that attracted another $9 million and two new investors.
Alcatel-Lucent plans to use the €1.6 billion ($2.1 billion) in bank financing it secured last week to fund its €1.25 billion ($1.6 billion) restructuring program as well as the restructuring of unprofitable managed services contracts and exiting of geographic markets.
Comcast's small business communication services segment generates $2.3 billion in revenue, which is growing 30 percent to 40 percent top line, the firm's chief financial officer, Michael Angelakis, told an audience at the Goldman Sachs 21 st Annual Communacopia Conference this week.