Kevin McLaughlin

Recent articles by Kevin McLaughlin

2016's most controversial vendors

2016's most controversial vendors

Some companies are always embroiled in drama.
Kevin McLaughlin Jul 31 2016, 7:26PM Photos
Microsoft will miss Windows 10 install target

Microsoft will miss Windows 10 install target

Cites struggling smartphone market.
Kevin McLaughlin Jul 20 2016, 12:51AM Data centre
VMware working on HPC computing

VMware working on HPC computing

Aimed at enterprise for complex applications.
Kevin McLaughlin Jul 15 2016, 10:24AM Cloud
Nutanix in talks to acquire PernixData: reports

Nutanix in talks to acquire PernixData: reports

Mulling purchase of storage acceleration vendor.
Kevin McLaughlin Jul 3 2016, 11:23PM Servers & Storage
VMware hires first-ever chief open source officer

VMware hires first-ever chief open source officer

Change of direction for vendor?
Kevin McLaughlin Jul 3 2016, 11:23PM Software
Nutanix sexism furore: exec to resign if it happens again

Nutanix sexism furore: exec to resign if it happens again

Second time vendor has been busted for chauvinism.
Kevin McLaughlin Jun 28 2016, 12:24PM Servers & Storage
Cisco wins latest ruling against Arista Networks

Cisco wins latest ruling against Arista Networks

ITC calls for import ban.
Kevin McLaughlin Jun 26 2016, 4:42PM Networking
Oracle puts on-prem users to back of upgrade queue

Oracle puts on-prem users to back of upgrade queue

Confirms 12.2 database will be cloud-only initially.
Kevin McLaughlin Jun 23 2016, 2:45PM Software
Dell extends Nutanix OEM deal, despite VMware friction

Dell extends Nutanix OEM deal, despite VMware friction

"Buy with confidence."
Kevin McLaughlin Jun 23 2016, 12:15PM Servers & Storage
Nutanix enters enterprise cloud race

Nutanix enters enterprise cloud race

Sheds hyperconvergence roots and mimics VMware, Amazon.
Kevin McLaughlin Jun 23 2016, 12:15PM Servers & Storage
Oracle to hold 12.2 to push cloud

Oracle to hold 12.2 to push cloud

Try to get more to use 'cloud credits'.
Kevin McLaughlin Jun 19 2016, 9:30PM Software
GitHub launches channel program

GitHub launches channel program

Casting a net for enterprise partners.
Kevin McLaughlin Jun 16 2016, 9:27PM Software
VMware acquires NSX software-defined networking startup

VMware acquires NSX software-defined networking startup

Arkin joins to fold close to Dell acquisition.
Kevin McLaughlin Jun 14 2016, 10:40PM Networking
VMware inks deal with endpoint security startup

VMware inks deal with endpoint security startup

Tanium aims to ease Windows 10 migrations.
Kevin McLaughlin Jun 14 2016, 10:40PM Software
Finding cloud talent a challenge for AWS channel

Finding cloud talent a challenge for AWS channel

Famously strict requirements disqualify many potential partners.
Kevin McLaughlin May 31 2016, 11:15AM Cloud
VMware: containers aren't a threat, they're an opportunity

VMware: containers aren't a threat, they're an opportunity

Responds to jab by Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman.
Kevin McLaughlin May 31 2016, 5:20AM Software
Containers could make VMware 'irrelevant': HPE's Whitman

Containers could make VMware 'irrelevant': HPE's Whitman

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise CEO on popularity of Linux containers.
Kevin McLaughlin May 29 2016, 6:35PM Cloud
SDN truce for Cisco and VMware?

SDN truce for Cisco and VMware?

Testy relationship may be changing.
Kevin McLaughlin May 24 2016, 6:57AM Networking
Microsoft to increase app advertising in Windows 10

Microsoft to increase app advertising in Windows 10

Stepping up promotion of third-party apps in forthcoming update.
Kevin McLaughlin May 18 2016, 5:39AM Software
VMware denies CEO exit

VMware denies CEO exit

"Pat likes to do what Pat likes."
Kevin McLaughlin May 11 2016, 12:00PM Software

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