Stories by Thor Olavsrud

Big Data will drive the industrial Internet

The conversation around big data has largely focused on clickstream data, sentiment analysis and consumer targeting. But behind the scenes, the capabilities enabled by machine-to-machine communication and advanced analytics stand poised to dramatically change the world around us.

VMware Shares Vision, Looks to Horizon

VMware CTO Steve Herrod tells VMworld attendees how the virtualization leader is managing the consumerization of IT. The vision hasn't changed a lot since last year, with one exception. The vision is now an integrated one based on the Project Horizon Suite.

Red Hat bets on open hybrid Cloud

Calling cloud computing one of the biggest revolutions in information technology history, Red Hat's Paul Cormier on Wednesday signaled the company's intention to focus its efforts on it-specifically hybrid cloud.

VMware Envisions Virtualisation in Post-PC, BYOD Era

Late last year, VMware launched a new bring your own device (BYOD) plan under which every one of its 6,000 U.S. employees was required to use his or her personal mobile phones for work. The mandate was more than a cost-saving measure. VMware appears serious about establishing itself as a leader in post-PC era enterprise computing, and getting intimate with the benefits and challenges of BYOD is essential to that plan.