More articles by Sean Michael Kerner

Amazon's Container Service Goes GA
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published April 10, 2015
Amazon makes good on its promise to launch a container service.
Cloud Foundry Gets a New Backer in Mirantis
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published April 2, 2015
Analysis/Opinion: Open source PaaS Foundation adds a new member to help advance alignment with OpenStack.
IBM Bets Big on IoT
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published March 31, 2015
IBM plans on investing $3 billion over the next four years as it pursues growth in the IoT sector.
Google Chrome OS Set to Get New Launcher
By Sean Michael Kerner | Mobile/Wireless Article Published March 30, 2015
Chromebook users can opt-in to see the next generation of ChromeOS now.
Vapor Contributes Open Data Center Runtime Environment to Open Compute Project
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published March 13, 2015
Vapor contributes new data center management specifications to Open Compute Project.
VMware Sued over Alleged Open Source License Violation in Linux
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published March 6, 2015
VMware denies the allegations, which involve its ESXi virtualization hypervisor.
Google Boosts Security in Chrome 41
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published March 5, 2015
Google is paying out $52,000 in security awards as part of the new browser release.
HP Separation to Cost $1.3 Billion in 2015
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published February 26, 2015
Breaking up HP into two separate companies will be a costly and complex affair.
Cloud Foundry Names First CEO
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published February 13, 2015
Linux Foundation Collaboration Project for Platform as a Service names Sam Ramji as its first leader.
Tesora Plans a Course for Database Updates in OpenStack Kilo [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published February 4, 2015
Ken Rugg, Founder and CEO of Tesora, discusses what's next for the Trove database project in the OpenStack cloud.
Linux Foundation's AllSeen IoT Alliance Opens up IP Policy
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published January 29, 2015
The patent issue is finally dealt with at the open source Internet of Things group.
IBM's Cloud Business Generates $7 Billion in 2014 Revenue
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published January 21, 2015
Big Blue is building its business on cloud, analytics, mobile, social and security technologies.
Intel reports 2014 revenue of $55.9 Billion
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published January 16, 2015
In the face of a churning mobile device market, Intel's CEO still believes in the PC -- with good reason.
Linux Foundation Helps Launch IoTivity Collaboration Project
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published January 15, 2015
In a sign of the times, yet another Internet of Things project lands at the Linux Foundation.
IBM Added to Patent Horde in 2014
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published January 12, 2015
More patents were issued to IBM in 2014 than ever before as the company expands analytics, cloud and security innovations.
Linux Foundation AllSeen Alliance Expands Internet of Things Efforts
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published January 6, 2015
New AllJoyn Gateway Agent integrates cloud computing services with Internet of Things.
Shuttleworth Explains Why Open Source is More Secure than Closed Source [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published December 30, 2014
Mark Shuttleworth reflects on security issues of 2014 and the 10 years that Ubuntu Linux has existed.
Google Takes Steps to Improve Gmail Security
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published December 18, 2014
Content Security Policy comes to Gmail as Google search considers flagging non SSL secured web sites.
Cloud Foundry Foundation Launches as Linux Foundation Collaborative Project
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published December 9, 2014
Platform-as-a-Service platform now has an open governance and development model to push it forward.
HP's Future is about Cloud and 3D Printers
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published November 26, 2014
HP reports fiscal 2014 revenue of $111.5 billion as company split looms large.
OpenStack: Do The Needs of the Many Outweigh the Needs of the Few? [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published November 11, 2014
OpenStack's executive director and its COO answer the most vulcan of questions.
Convirture Backs Up OpenStack Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published November 5, 2014
Riding the OpenStack wave, the data backup technology provides an automated policy driven approach.
Are New Generic Top-Level Domains Creating Confusion?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networks Article Published October 24, 2014
VeriSign reports third quarter fiscal 2013 earnings and warns of potential impact from hundreds of new top-level domains flooding the Internet.
IBM's Shaky Third Quarter
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published October 21, 2014
IBM CEO says she's disappointed in the quarter but is confident for the road ahead.
Intel Sees PC Market Recovery
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published October 15, 2014
The impact of Windows XP system refreshes continues to benefit Intel.
IBM Power Systems Includes Unix and Linux [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published October 8, 2014
Even as IBM continues to push forward with its Linux efforts, it isn't leaving its Unix users behind.
Cisco Expands Intercloud Effort
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published September 30, 2014
Building on a launch earlier this year, 26 new service providers join the Cisco cloud computing initiative.
IBM Boosts Cloud Resiliency
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published September 23, 2014
With an eye toward the disaster recovery market, IBM opens its largest US-based cloud resiliency center.
Oracle Growing Cloud Business Rapidly
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published September 19, 2014
Larry Ellison shifts titles, though little will change as Oracle ramps up its cloud efforts.
Red Hat Acquires FeedHenry for $82 Million to Advance Mobile Development
By Sean Michael Kerner | Mobile/Wireless Article Published September 18, 2014
Red Hat jumps into the mobile development sector with a key acquisition.
Does Docker Need an Open Source Foundation? [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published September 4, 2014
Docker founder Solomon Hykes explains his views on whether a third party foundation is needed for the open source container virtualization effort.
Sony Joins AllSeen Internet of Things Alliance
By Sean Michael Kerner | Mobile/Wireless Article Published September 2, 2014
Consumer electronics giant now part of Linux Foundation Collaboration project effort.
Google Chrome 38 Gets the 'Picture'
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published August 29, 2014
Use of new HTML 5.1 tag could enable developers to more easily build responsive design sites.
VMware Expands Cloud Desktop Delivery, Enhanced vMotion for Servers
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published August 26, 2014
VMworld's day two keynote details end-user computing advancements.
VMworld Brings New VMware OpenStack, Docker, and Hardware Technologies
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published August 25, 2014
VMware kicks off VMworld with a long list of announcement touching nearing every aspect of its business.
HP Grows PC Business on Windows XP Refresh
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published August 21, 2014
Who says the PC is dead? HP reports third quarter 2014 earnings with a surprising uptick in the PC business unit.
What the Linux Foundation Does for Linux
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published August 20, 2014
Speaking at the LinuxCon conference, Jim Zemlin compares himself to the Simpsons' groundskeeper Willy.
Rackspace Grows Managed Cloud Business
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published August 12, 2014
Though its own future is uncertain, Rackspace execs see continues opportunity even as Amazon and Google lower pricing.
IBM Enables CalCloud for State of California's Cloud Computing Needs
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published July 24, 2014
California is heading to the cloud thanks to a new cloud infrastructure effort, built and managed by IBM.
VMware Continues Cloud and Network Virtualization Build-out
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published July 23, 2014
VMware reports second quarter revenue of $1.46 billion, touting the growth of its cloud products. 
Firefox 31 Brings Developer Tools and Security Fixes
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published July 22, 2014
Latest release of Firefox comes with 11 security advisories, and quite a bit for developers to like. 
IBM Results Show Continued Hardware Challenges for Big Blue
By Sean Michael Kerner | News Article Published July 18, 2014
IBM reports second quarter 2014 revenue of $24.4 billion, once again showing hardware declines.
Google Chrome 36 Brings Web Components to the Browser
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published July 17, 2014
Google's latest browser update fixes 26 security issues.
Intel's Results: PC Market, Internet of Things, New Chips
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published July 16, 2014
Intel reports second quarter 2014 revenue of $13.8 billion, with results that reflect larger trends in the tech marketplace.
IBM Evolving Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity for the Cloud Era
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published June 25, 2014
Disaster recovery is a mature decades-old business, but the cloud is providing new avenues for business continuity.
HP Sees PC Growth as it Trims Workforce
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published May 23, 2014
As part of a massive restructuring, HP announces new layoffs during its second quarter fiscal 2014 earnings call, yet points to light at the end of the tunnel. 
IBM Debuts Cloud Manager with OpenStack [VIDEO]
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published May 16, 2014
IBM explains what its new Cloud Manager release is all about and how it integrates with OpenStack and IBM hardware platforms.
Why Do AT&T and Sony Use OpenStack?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published May 14, 2014
As the cloud and open source continue to grow, Big name brands find value in the open source cloud platform.
Rackspace Grows Revenue as Cloud Pricing Races to Bottom
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published May 13, 2014
Rackspace reports first quarter 2014 revenue of $421 million as it touts its differentiated approach to the cloud. 
OpenStack: We're Living in a Software Defined Economy
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published May 12, 2014
Is the OpenStack open source cloud effort a form of rebellion?
VMware Embraces Pivotal PaaS for Hybrid Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published May 6, 2014
Pivotal CEO sees his firm's technology as being the most important innovation since Linux.
Equinix Targets the Cloud for Future Data Center Growth
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published May 1, 2014
Data center and Internet exchange provider jumps into the cloud market with new exchange.
VMware Sees Continued Growth Opportunity in the Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published April 23, 2014
VMware reports first quarter fiscal 2014 revenue at $1.36 as Software Defined Data Center vision grows.
OpenStack Icehouse Moves Open-Source Cloud Forward
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published April 18, 2014
Icehouse development benefits from more code commits then ever before, though only 21 percent of the developers were responsible for 80 percent of the total.
Intel Growing Internet of Things, Cloud Business Units
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published April 16, 2014
Intel' first quarter fiscal 2014 earnings showing growth in some hot sectors.
VMware Brings Disaster Recovery Service to the Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published April 15, 2014
VMware says its vCloud Hybrid Service DR solution allows virtualized data centers to enable DR services in their existing deployments.
VMware Extends Cloud Desktop Horizon
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published April 10, 2014
Horizon 6 launch takes direct aim at Citrix by enabling enterprises with new virtual desktop capabilities.
Google Chrome 34 Gets Responsive
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published April 9, 2014
Google's upgrade to its Chrome web browser includes support for responsive images and fixes for 31 security issues. 
Brendan Eich's Departure Will Mar Mozilla but Not Stop Its Innovation
By Sean Michael Kerner | Columns Article Published April 7, 2014
NEWS ANALYSIS: Brendan Eich's resignation soon after being named Mozilla CEO will scar the company, but it won't likely halt its major tech initiatives.
Why Does Linux Collaboration Work?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published March 27, 2014
Linux kernel developers admit there is still work to be done to improve collaboration.
Google Redefines Reserved and On-Demand Cloud Instances
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published March 26, 2014
Google lowers pricing and creates new options for cost-effective cloud computing.
Mozilla Kills Firefox for Windows Metro
By Sean Michael Kerner | Open Source Article Published March 17, 2014
Mozilla's effort to bring the open source browser to Windows 8 Metro has been terminated.
Cloudinary Boosts Cloud Image Management
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published March 13, 2014
The cloud computing firm touts its ability to make image management easier for online businesses.
HP: PC Market Contraction is Slowing
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published February 21, 2014
HP CEO Meg Whitman pledged to keep the 'pedal to the metal' and push HP forward, promising innovations in cloud, security, big data and converged infrastructure.
Demand for Linux Professionals is Growing
By Sean Michael Kerner | Careers/Staffing Article Published February 19, 2014
New report, sponsored by the Linux Foundation, once again shows that Linux is where the money is for IT professionals.
CloudPassage Raises $25.5 Million for Cloud Security
By Sean Michael Kerner | Security Article Published February 13, 2014
Series C round of funding brings total funding up to $53 million as the cloud security market heats up.
Rackspace Doubles Down on OpenStack as CEO Retires
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published February 11, 2014
As net income falls, Lanham Napier retires and co-founder Graham Weston steps in.
How Twitter Will Grow in 2014
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published February 6, 2014
Twitter makes its first financial report as a public company as it plots a path forward to build a better Twitter.
Mobile Traffic to Hit 18 Exabytes Per Month by 2018
By Sean Michael Kerner | Networks Article Published February 5, 2014
Cisco's annual Visual Networking Index forecasts dramatic mobile data growth over the next five years.
Firefox Set to Get a New Look, Better Sync
By Sean Michael Kerner | Applications Article Published February 3, 2014
Australis design overhaul comes to Firefox's Aurora alpha channel today.
IBM Unix Biz Continues to Fall as Cloud Rises
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published January 22, 2014
Hardware revenues plummet at IBM, but rapid growth in its Cloud unit offers a contrasting view.
Intel: The Desktop Is Alive, Data Center Is Thriving
By Sean Michael Kerner | Data Center Article Published January 17, 2014
Though the PC market has slowed, Intel's CEO still sees room for future growth as his company reports full year 2013 earnings. The company saw major growth in the cloud and networking.
Intel Inside the Cloud
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published January 15, 2014
Intel aims to emphasize its brand inside the cloud, much as it did inside personal computers.
Intel CEO Debuts New Wearable Tech at CES 2014
By Sean Michael Kerner | Mobile/Wireless Article Published January 7, 2014
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich announces new embeddable Edison chip and dual-boot Windows and Android technology.
Ellison: Oracle Cloud will Be Price Competitive with Amazon
By Sean Michael Kerner | Cloud Article Published December 19, 2013
The cloud is set to be a growth engine for Oracle in the year ahead as the company reports its second quarter fiscal 2014 earnings.




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