Red Hat and Hortonworks blend Hadoop into enterprise infrastructure for big data projects

Red Hat and Hadoop specialist Hortonworks have announced a partnership aimed at making big data projects easier to operate by integrating the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP) with key Red Hat infrastructure products, including Red Hat Linux with OpenJDK and its Red Hat Storage Server. The partnership represents a strategic alliance that will see joint customer […]

Microsoft puts Scott Guthrie in charge of Cloud and Enterprise after Nadella CEO move

Microsoft has announced that Scott Guthrie, vice president for Windows Azure, is to take Satya Nadella’s place heading up the firm’s Cloud and Enterprise Group, at least for the short term. The move was announced during a Q&A session with Satya Nadella on the day it was disclosed that he had been selected as Microsoft’s […]

Azul provides cross-platform support for Java apps with Zulu Enterprise OpenJDK

Azul Systems is offering enterprise firms a multi-platform implementation of the OpenJDK open-source Java project with full commercial support available, enabling deployments across Linux, Windows and cloud platforms. Available immediately, Zulu Enterprise is a fully supported build of OpenJDK with a battery of subscription support options, making it suitable for broad deployment across the enterprise, […]

Verizon to offer Oracle Database and Fusion Middleware as enterprise cloud services

Verizon is extending its cloud computing portfolio to offer Oracle enterprise applications such as the Oracle Database and Oracle Fusion Middleware as software as a service (SaaS) that business customers will be able to access on a per-hour billing rate. Verizon announced its entry into the cloud computing arena last year, aiming squarely at enterprise […]