Thursday, February 24, 2011

IT News from around the world

Following are the interesting news headlines from around the world in the IT Industry.

 VMware and HP to develop and market security technology for the cloud
The collaboration is designed to build on the success of the existing HP TippingPoint IPS solution for VMware vSphere deployments, taking current integrations to new levels.

HP to acquire Vertica, leading provider for next generation analytics platforms
The acquisition of Vertica will enhance HP capabilities for information optimization, adding sophisticated, real-time business analytics for large and complex sets of data in physical, virtual and cloud environments.

Gartner positions Netapp as Visionary in the Enterprise Disk based backup/recovery Magic Quadrant

Cisco reaches 3000 customer milestone in Digital Signage
Cisco joined the digital signage market in 2007 and has rapidly introduced innovations around digital signage scalability and reliability, network integration, and content development.

Microsoft and Nokia announce a strategic partnership to build a new global mobile ecosystem
Nokia and Microsoft intend to jointly create market-leading mobile products and services designed to offer consumers, operators and developers unrivalled choice and opportunity.