LAS VEGAS–Networks need to get "faster and flatter," Broadcom's Rajiv Ramaswami told an audience Wednesday at the Interop conference being held here.
General Electric is investing $105 million for a 10 percent stake in Pivotal, a cloud-based software applications firm recently spun off from EMC and VMware.
Avaya is teaming with VMware and EMC to launch Avaya collaboration pods for the Aura virtualized environment, marking the first offering in its collaboration pods portfolio, the company announced this week.
Virtualization firm VMware has agreed to sell its Protect asset and patch management business to LANDesk as part of an effort to focus on its hybrid cloud, software-defined data center product line as well as end user computing.
Close to three-quarters of enterprise server workloads will be virtualized by the end of the year, predicts research firm TechNavio.
More than half of 340 IT professionals surveyed by network management and converged infrastructure provider Zenoss said they are actively considering adopting converged infrastructure.
Chicago-based cloud hosting startup SingleHop is reporting 35 percent year-over-year revenue growth for 2012, reaching $29.1 million.
Infrastructure as a service (IaaS) is the fastest-growing segment of the public cloud market, which is expected to grow 18.5 percent to reach $131 billion this year, according to Gartner estimates.
VCE, a cloud venture formed by Cisco and EMC, has teamed with SAP to add the HANA database to its Vblock converged infrastructure platform.
VMware and EMC have announced plans to combine their big data and cloud application platforms under one virtual organization called the Pivotal Initiative.