HP Asks NEC for Help Building Win/Lin/HP-UX Server

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Converged Datacenter Market Shows Few Signs of Slowing Down

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Extreme Networks is the latest to focus on a packaged, integrated but multivendor converged system. continue…

HP Keeps Installing Secret Backdoors in Enterprise Storage

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Secret admin accounts have existed in HP storage products since at least 2009. continue…

GoDaddy Expands in Seattle and More Hiring News

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Our weekly snapshot of who’s hiring and who’s firing across the IT landscape. Hiring Domain name provider GoDaddy is expanding in the greater Seattle area with a permanent office that it expects to open this month. The company is looking to hire software developers and engineers there. [Dice News] DigitalGlobe, a Colorado-based commercial satellite imagery data provider, plans to hire 505 people within the next five years. The new jobs are expected to pay an average of $95,000 annually. [Denver Post]… continue…

HP’s Cloud OS Marks Big Push Into Crowded Field

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Hewlett-Packard is embracing the open-source OpenStack as a key element in its cloud platform. continue…

HP’s HAVEn Wants to Become a Big Data Contender

The platform incorporates technology from HP’s Autonomy unit, which has faced more than a little controversy. continue…

HP Embraces Google Over Microsoft with SMB Toolbox

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Hewlett-Packard’s decision to go with Google Apps over Office 365 for its SMB IT in a Box could irritate Microsoft. continue…

Our Favorite Tech Billionaires

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They spend their money on hobbies just like the rest of us: sports — except they buy teams. Homes — except they have lots of them. Charities — except they donate whole campuses. If we had portfolios that rivaled the economies of some small countries, we’d want to be like these folks.  

Hewlett-Packard Takes SDN Technology to the Data Center

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HP’s new hardware switches and routers support OpenFlow, as the company leverages its cloud and automation skills to establish itself in the SDN space. continue…

New Certification: HP Focuses On Embedded IT

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Hewlett-Packard has created a certification, focused on skills needed to implement cross-department IT initiatives, as a way to achieve business goals. It’s another indication that technology departments — and technology staffers — are being incorporated into business units as opposed to being operations unto themselves. The Accredited Technical Associate-IT for Business certification (ATA-IT) will provide coursework and practical experience on business-driven technology initiatives. Last fall’s Business Intelligence Congress called for more real-world experiences in college curricula to prepare students for… continue…