IT Giants Battle for Virtualization and Cloud Dominance The Desktop and its Operating System was yesteryear’s battleground. We know how that story turned out – Microsoft won that war. Then the browser wars began and that battle rages on. Similarly with the rise of smartphone technology and other mobile platforms, Nielsen has even declared Android as the smartphone winner – only time will tell for sure. The bottom line is that the giants of IT are seeking out a winning control point in this new Cloud computing paradigm, and virtualization – the ability to run multiple operating systems on the same physical
Existing Investors Joined by Flybridge Capital Partners, Funding Now Totals $23 Million NATICK, Mass., Dec. 20, 2010 — Nasuni®, maker of the storage industry’s leading cloud gateway, today announced that it has closed $15 million in Series B funding led by Flybridge Capital Partners with participation from existing investors, North Bridge Venture Partners and Sigma Partners, who led the company’s Series A funding in March 2009. Investment in Nasuni now totals $23 million for the two rounds. Chip Hazard, a General Partner at Flybridge Capital Partners, has been named to the Nasuni Board of Directors. Jeffrey P. McCarthy, Partner at
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — News Facts: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT 25.97, -0.25, -0.95%) today unveiled 11 technology predictions for 2011 based on results of its annual survey conducted at The Experts Conference (TEC) U.S., hosted earlier this year by Quest. Survey results were analyzed by Quest experts to extract key insights and compelling trends. Based on analysis of this year’s TEC conference survey responses from in-the-trenches IT practitioners, as well as historical perspective gleaned from conducting annual surveys, Quest offers the following 11 predictions about key technology trends and practices. To download the complete description
SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – August 31, 2010) – Today at VMworld 2010, 3PAR® (NYSE: PAR), the leading global provider of utility storage, announced that cloud computing market leaders in the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) segments have combined the 3PAR InServ® Storage Server with VMware vSphere™ to build agile and efficient cloud infrastructures for their shared, virtualized “utility” service offerings. Of the global cloud computing IaaS leaders, 7 of the top 10 deploy 3PAR and VMware for their shared, virtualized service offerings. Among these service providers, several are also 3PAR Cloud-Agile Global Partners, including Attenda, VMware’s EMEA and Global Service
PALO ALTO, CA, Jul 20, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) — VMware, Inc. (VMW 72.42, -0.93, -1.27%) , the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop through the datacenter to the cloud, today announced financial results for the second quarter 2010: Revenues for the second quarter were $674 million, an increase of 48% from the second quarter of 2009. – GAAP operating income for the second quarter was $101 million, an increase of 166% from the second quarter of 2009. Non-GAAP operating income for the second quarter was $187 million, an increase of 94% from the second quarter of 2009.