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Progress acquiring Telerik may stitch together next big PaaS platform

The CRM, PaaS and mobile app spaces are becoming dominated by companies that can do all three at once. In the interest of survival, maybe, Progress Software will put all three together.

Marcus Ranum: 'We've failed at building system administration'

A security conference is generally where you'd expect the keynote speaker to present something called a "solution." At this one, one of the most recognized names in the field was left wanting one.

Aereo asks FCC, please classify linear streaming video services as MVPDs

It remains the video systems squabble that could impact the structure of the whole Internet, even when it seemed the former personal antenna service provider had already lost.

Lessons learned from Xen cloud reboot: When users don't even know

If security bugs like last month's Xen hypervisor vulnerability continue to be mitigated with minimal damage, and disaster totally avoided, will there be anything left to panic about?

Spotlight: Is there a cloud shakeout, and can it be averted?

It's fair to note that analysts did predict as far back as 2011 that the rising number of something-or-rather-as-a-service providers would be curbed by the forces of consolidation and attrition.

HP to split, Enterprise business may have acquisition in the works

The business that as late as this summer was portrayed as stronger together than apart will be stronger apart rather than together after a huge course change announced Monday.

Open, cross-vendor reference platform forms around NFV

The leading vendors in the quickly emerging network functions virtualization space have agreed, at least in principle, to found an organization that stewards a common reference platform.

Still the rock star, Larry Ellison embraces SaaS, PaaS, IaaS, DaaS etc.

The word that expresses him best remains "executive," and if Larry Ellison prefers any place in the world to the head seat at the table, it's the very edge of a stage.

Vyatta, Brocade's open NFV platform, now includes a controller

It's called Sunshine, and obviously it follows the existing model of OpenDaylight. But for Brocade to consider it part of the Vyatta platform, it must be differentiated somehow.

Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison teases database-as-a-service

It's a fitting new moniker for the title that Larry Ellison has held for practically all of his life, and probably for several of his next ones. And his next surprise is no longer a surprise.