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New Tablet Data Suggests PC Manufacturers Must Evolve or Die

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Smartphones and tablets are poised to explode past laptops and desktops over the next four years, according to research firm IDC. continue…

HP’s Layoffs More Dramatic Than Thought

Posted In Looking in Tech
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The axe has been falling at HP faster than anticipated. In May 2012, the company said it would cut 27,000 positions globally, 9,000 of them in the U.S. By that September, it revised that number upward to 29,000. Originally, HP said the layoffs would occur over two years as part of a “multi-year productivity initiative” aimed at simplifying the way it operates and allowing the company to be more innovative. However, in an SEC filing Monday, HP said it has… continue…

HP and SAP Alliance Over HANA a Matter of Pragmatism

SAP needs to boost its in-memory technology’s prominence. HP needs consulting and management dollars. Boom, a partnership. continue…

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

Posted In Looking in Tech
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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…