Famed Architect’s Lawsuit Against Google Just Got Much More Serious

Eli Attia alleges he wasn’t the only one mistreated by the search giant. A long-running lawsuit filed against Google by a prominent architect has just gotten much broader. Last week, the Superior Court of California granted a motion adding racketeering charges to the civil case being pursued against Google by Eli Attia, an expert in […] Read more »

Cisco pits modular storage servers against public clouds

Cisco Systems is finding its way into storage through its successful server business. On Tuesday, the company introduced modular systems that can be deployed with different combinations of computing and storage capacity. Though it’s not Cisco’s first foray into storage, the UCS S3260 Storage Server offers a density and a freedom of configuration that stands […] Read more »

The case against the VMware-AWS deal

There will always be antagonists. In the hours that passed after VMware and Amazon Web Services announced one of the most significant recent partnerships in the cloud market, pundits on social media raised questions about what the arrangement means for enterprise customers. +MORE AT NETWORK WORLD: Winners and losers from the big VMware-AWS Pact | Oops, […] Read more »

Microsoft gets support for its fight against government gag orders

Microsoft has secured some big allies in a fight against the federal government, including three of its chief rivals, plus a hometown airline.  Microsoft is fighting the government over its right to tell customers when federal agents request their data and emails. The company filed a lawsuit in April against the federal government, charging such […] Read more »