Today, General Electric announced that it is investing $105 million in Pivotal, a hotly anticipated spin-off from VMware that is building "next generation Enterprise Platform-as-a-service."
Canonical and VMware announced today a partnership that will enable customers to run efficient OpenStack clouds using the two sets of technologies.
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VMware drops a boat load of cloud news on an already busy day, including that it will launch its own public cloud contender to challenge Amazon and Rackspace.
A software defined storage startup called Nexenta has closed a $24 million funding round, proving that storage is increasingly an area of focus for IT.
Big changes are afoot at VMware as it refocusses its efforts on what it knows best: infrastructure.
A roundup of today's funding news, presented with numbers, letters, and song.
Virtualization giant VMware has invested $30 million into Puppet Labs, a Portland-based provider of software for system administrators. As part of the funding, the companies formed a strategic partnership to deliver a more robust set of IT tools to customers.
Herrod will lead the firm's investment focus in "next generation infrastructure technologies."
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After rumors floated earlier this week, VMware and parent company EMC have officially announced the spinoff of a new cloud and big data unit called The Pivotal Initiative, led by former VMware CEO Paul Maritz.
Sources confirm that EMC and VMWare will be putting their cloud-related businesses, including Cloud Foundry, into a new unit led by Paul Maritz. It will not be an independent company, however.
VMWare is planning to spin off Cloud Foundry and a number of its other products into a separate division owned by corporate parent EMC.
VMWare chief technology officer Stephen Herrod believes in a future filled with choices. And he thinks networking companies better start embracing choice, especially open-source software, or face steep consequences.
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On Monday, the company was serving 110 gigabytes of data per second, almost without a hiccup, not counting the livestreams -- 170 thousand simultaneous streams of live video, pushed out over the Internet.
Network Virtualization company Big Switch has raised $25 million.
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