Guest Post Virtualization, perhaps more than any other technology, is powering tremendous growth in cloud-based services.
The company, which is founded by an Israeli entrepreneur, is working to consolidate specialized hardware from multiple vendors.
VMware will need to beat out a number of fast-growing storage upstarts, or it could lose its grip on the virtualization market.
HyTrust wants to help any IT manager who not only has to look after many virtual machines but also has to deal with looming compliance audits. The security company received $18.5 million in its third round of funding today.
Catbird, which provides security software for virtualized data centers, brought on $10 million in funding today.
Your company’s IT department has the power to wipe personal data off your smartphone — a scary proposition for anyone who values privacy. MobileSpaces believes it has a solution.
Here’s one way Chrome OS could finally be useful.
BlueStacks is using the same tech that has snared 10 million users for its service that allows Android apps to run on Windows PCs.
With this release, hypothetically, you could run a full version of Photoshop on a Kindle Fire. Or Autodesk 3ds Max on an iPhone. “We will close this gap with the native stack,” says Mozilla’s CTO.
Armor5, a startup launching today, addresses BYOD — “bring your own device,” or workers who use their devices, not the company’s — without requiring software installation on a mobile phone or tablet.
PernixData provides software to virtualize server-side flash memory. The first product will be launched in the next three months, and is aimed at large enterprises that use virtualization in their data center.
Just weeks after we reported a shift in strategy at VMware, the virtualization giant has announced its intent to acquire Virsto Software, a provider of storage performance optimization software.
Sequoia, Norwest Venture Parterns, and Bessemer back Ravello’s ‘Cloud Application Hypervisor’ that bridges the gap between private data center and public cloud.
Big changes are afoot at VMware as it refocusses its efforts on what it knows best: infrastructure.
Cellrox’s virtualization technology allows multiple personas to co-exist peacefully on one device.
Talk about irony: With the latest version of Bluestacks’ mobile app player, Mac users will be able to run just about any Android app — even though there’s still no method for running iOS apps on OS X.
CloudOn beats Microsoft to the punch.
Exablox, a stealthy startup that specializes in storing businesses’ noisy and scattered data has raised $22 million in funding. “Nearly every company has a multi-terabyte storage problem,” said Doug Brockett, the company’s CEO in an interview.
Dave DeWalt — known for his big personality, top-secret government clearance, and work as former chief executive at McAfee — is taking over as chief executive for security company FireEye today. He hopes to lead the company to an IPO quickly.
Michigan-based Yottabyte claims to have a cloud-based operating system to control and manage virtually anything.
Data storage startup Gridstore has raised $12.5 million in its first round of funding.
“Big data” company CloudPhysics rolled on to the bright sky of the tech scene today, blown by $2.5 million and a powerful wind of technical jargon.
Pure Storage, a flash player that aims to disrupt the business of storage arrays, has received a $40 million fourth round of funding, led by Index Ventures.
Cloud automation startup VMTurbo has raised a second round of funding worth $10 million, which will be used to expand sales and marketing, product development and customer support.
[vimeo 28220509 w=640 h=360] Earlier this year, VentureBeat sat down with Kyle Forster, the co-founder of Big Switch Networks, to talk about network virtualization, a key cloud technology.
A lot of companies are trying to use a combination of cloud computing and virtualization to bring down the cost of corporate computers. But Zirtu believes it has the right solution.
Fusion-io, a flash storage company, announced its latest product ioCache, a virtualization solution that ties into the company’s focus on data center efficiency.
Virtualization company Hotlink emerged out of stealth mode yesterday to more efficiently manage virtual machines in data centers. The product earned the company $10 million in financing from Foundation Capital.
Guest Post Editor’s note: This discussion about enterprise and mobility is one of the five themes we will be focusing on at theVentureBeat Mobile Summit, on April 25-26. We’ve carefully invited the top executives in mobile to discuss the biggest challenges of the day, which, if solved, can lead to much faster growth in the industry. And at our enterprise session, we’ll have top executives around the table from a number of companies, including Verizon, AT&T, Cisco, Salesforce, Box.net, and more. (If you think you should be part of the discussion, you can apply for a ticket.)
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As CEO of enterprise-storage provider Data Domain, Frank Slootman saw a handsome $2.1 billion exit for his investors after EMC and NetApp conducted a bidding war for his company. Now he’s joining the team at Greylock Partners as a full-time partner and will be bidding for a piece of the next hot enterprise startup.
Juniper Networks, a provider of computer networking technology, announced today that it has acquired network security specialist Altor Networks for $95 million.