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People Moves: Microsoft, Apple, VMware, More

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A quick look at some of the movement among IT people this week. Microsoft announced the retirement of CEO Steve Ballmer. His departure, which is contingent upon the selection of a successor, will take affect within the next 12 months. [Dice News] Tony Scott, who resigned from his position as Chief Information Officer at Microsoft in late May, was hired by VMware as its CIO. Before Microsoft, he was CIO at Walt Disney, and before that, CTO at General Motors.… continue…

HP Builds Nvidia Graphics into VDI-Supporting Blade

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GRID GPUs will support more than one app and more than one monitor per user. continue…

Cisco Slams HP on Blade Deployment Time

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Report claims Cisco’s UCS is 77 percent faster to roll out and takes one-third the steps of HP’s Gen8 blades. continue…

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

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Can Project Odyssey’s DragonHawk be all things to all datacenter operators? continue…

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…