July 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter
Welcome to the July 2014 edition of the StorageIO Update containing trends perspectives on cloud, virtualization and data infrastructure topics.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Hortonworks, Pivotal Partnership Focuses on Hadoop Management
The two companies will partner on Ambari, an open-source big data project aimed at growing Hadoop in the enterprise.
Worcester Telegram & Gazette
Should EMC break itself into pieces?
A New York hedge fund manager is slapping Hopkinton's EMC in the face, demanding that the storage technology provider break up its federation.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
SDN, Hybrid Clouds And AirWatch Help VMware Post Strong Q2 Results
VMware announced its Q2 2014 earnings on July 22, reporting a year-over-year increase in product license revenues and services revenues .
Emerging Storage, VMware And Pivotal Drive EMC's Q2 Earnings
EMC announced its second quarter earnings on July 23, reporting a 5% year-on-year growth in net revenues to $5.9 billion.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
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Thu Jul 24, 2014
VMware Reports Solid Quarter, Bookings Jump 24%
VMware turned in "solid" second quarter 2014 results with revenue growth of 17.2% and order bookings growth of 24%.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
EMC Is Ready to Meet With Activists, Meets Street View
EMC CEO Joe Tucci says he's willing to meet with representatives of an activist investor fund that wants to break up the company.
The Washington Post
EMC Boosts Forecast as Profit Meets Estimates on Storage Demand
EMC Corp., the maker of storage computers that is fending off a challenge by an activist investor to break itself up, boosted its full-year profit forecast after second-quarter earnings met analysts' estimates.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
VMware Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results
PALO ALTO, Calif., July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VMware, Inc. , the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced financial results for the second quarter of 2014: -- Revenues for the second quarter were $1.46 billion, an increase of 17% from the second quarter of 2013.
Wall Street Journal
VMware's Profit Down on AirWatch Acquisition Costs
Software company VMware Inc.'s second-quarter earnings fell 32% largely resulting from costs tied to its acquisition of mobile device management company AirWatch.
Activist Investor Pushes For EMC Breakup; Partners, Analysts Weigh In
EMC's fifth-largest investor is reportedly pushing EMC to spin off VMware as an independent company, a move many solution providers would support as a way to help VMware become a premier provider of cloud technology independent of the influence of any legacy hardware vendors.
Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc. Announces ActiveBatchA Extension For ...
Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc. , maker of ActiveBatch IT Automation Without Boundaries , today announced expanded support for Microsoft System Center 2012 R2 and other important IT management and cloud technologies through its ActiveBatch Extension for System Center Configuration Manager .
Mon Jul 21, 2014
TCO for Software Defined Storage -- Known or Unknown?
In a recent blog pos t on Software Defined Storage I mentioned that, while the model was attractive from the standpoint of lowering the upfront cost of enterprise storage, pricing models across SDS vendors are still a work in progress.
Hybrid Clouds, Mobility Management And SDN Key For VMware's Q2 Results
The company has given revenue guidance of about $1.45 billion for the quarter, which is more than a 15% increase over the prior year quarter.
EMC Investor to Urge Storage Vendor to Spin Off VMware
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Elliott Management will tell CEO Joe Tucci that shedding VMware will help boost EMC's stock.
The Washington Post
EMC Said Targeted by Activist Elliott for VMware Separation
Elliott Management Corp. has amassed an active stake of more than $1 billion in EMC Corp. and is pushing the world's biggest maker of storage computers to spin off its VMware Inc. unit, a person familiar with the matter said.
Citrix Killer: Sphere 3D's Debut On Nasdaq, Merger With Overland, Purchase Of V3 Systems
Q2 financials are due out before the end of August . Sphere 3D Corp 's debut on the NASDAQ Global Market this week heralds the arrival of a new and powerful competitor to the Information Storage and Virtualization sectors - two of the fastest growing segments of the world economy.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Cloud Computing Pricing Strategies 2014-2019 Market Research Report
"Pricing the Cloud" 2014-2019 market research report profiles companies like Amazon EC2, AT&T, CenturyLink, Dell, Dimension Data, Fujitsu, Google, HP, IBM CloudLayer, Joyent, Microsoft Azure, NTT Communications, OVH, Rackspace Hosting, Salesforce.com, Verizon-Terremark and VMware.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Tintri Appoints Former VMware Executive Andrew Lee as Head of Strategic Alliances
In this role, Lee will lead strategic alliances and support business development and corporate strategy.