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UShareSoft on Friday announced Plug2watt, an off-the-shelf hybrid cloud offering developed together with Cisco France. Plug2watt is a ready-to-run solution that works with French national cloud provider, Cloudwatt. UShareSoft and Cisco worked together to develop a customized version o...
GoodData on Thursday announced its ranking in the Leader Quadrant of Nucleus Research's Technology Value Matrix for Business Intelligence and Analytics. Nucleus Research places vendors in the BI Leader category who provide key functionalities, including "data discovery and visualizatio...
Lenovo and IBM have entered into a definitive agreement in which Lenovo plans to acquire IBM's x86 server business. This includes System x, BladeCenter and Flex System blade servers and switches, x86-based Flex integrated systems, NeXtScale and iDataPlex servers and associated software...
AppZero, the fastest, most flexible way to move enterprise applications to the cloud, has announced that Nimbo, Microsoft’s 2013 Windows Azure East Region Partner of the Year, has joined the AppZero Partner Program (APP) as a Gold Partner. Through the partner program, AppZero collabora...
Verizon Enterprise Solutions on Wednesday announced a memorandum of understanding with SAP that outlines plans to deploy the SAP HANA® platform in Verizon’s data centers, making it available to customers across Verizon’s cloud offerings, including eCloud, Managed Hosting and the new Ve...
Gigamon on Wednesday announced a forthcoming application to generate and export NetFlow records from within the Visibility Fabric™. As a part of the Applications Layer of the Unified Visibility Fabric architecture, the NetFlow Generation application will create NetFlow records, then se...
ScaleOut Software has announced the availability of ScaleOut StateServer Version 5.1. The latest version includes C++ APIs, additional solutions on Amazon Web Services, a Windows version of ScaleOut hServer, performance improvements in data management, and SSL support for enhanced secu...
Software-defined networking (SDN) represents a significant shift in network architecture and administrator, and brings the hope of a network truly friendly to bandwidth-intensive unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) applications. This market insight will discuss the benefits...
As 2013 ended and 2014 began, the cloud prognosticators came out in true form, including AppZero CEO Greg O’Connor. Here are some of the more interesting predictions and surprising areas of agreement. Hybrid Cloud is the way to go according to Business Today : "This year's catchword...
AppZero, the fastest, most flexible way to move server applications, announced today AppZero v5.5 that introduces the Tether Console and IIS modernization. The software is now available and further eases one-step migrations for complex Windows server applications from older operating ...
Telx®, a leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud enablement services and datacenter solutions, today announced that Hector Hernandez has joined the company as Senior Vice President of Operations and Service Delivery. Hernandez brings more than 30 years of broad experience i...
Industrial and Embedded service provider, Innodisk, is introducing a new line of peripheral modules for embedded applications. Users will be able to interface to LAN, serial ports (USB/RS232-422-485/PCIe), storage devices and video displays easily through these space-efficient embedded...
"We had been a managed service provider but with all the deafening noise around the cloud we have found that we do something that people would love – the purposed cloud," explained Chetan Patwardhan, CEO of Stratogent, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 13th International Cloud Expo®,...
LSI Corporation on Monday announced that LSI® Nytro™ flash accelerator cards have been selected as the PCIe® flash acceleration technology for Oracle’s next-generation Database Machine, Oracle Exadata X4. In addition, the companies have collaborated on bringing a new LSI Nytro technolo...
"Everybody is sharding because the data is getting bigger and bigger so there are just more ways to do it. The thing about sharding is you have to take Big Data and spread it across a lot of servers – that’s the most important thing," explained Cory Isaacson, CEO/CTO of CodeFutures Cor...
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Larry Carvalho has been named Tech Chair of Cloud Expo® 2014. 14th International Cloud Expo will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 15th International Cloud Expo® will take place on November 4–...
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Vanessa Alvarez has been named conference chair of Cloud Expo® 2014. 14th International Cloud Expo will take place on June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 15th International Cloud Expo® will take place on Nove...
Microsoft has announced that Windows Server 2003 will hit End of Support (EOS) on July 14, 2015. Over the course of 2013, AppZero undertook the first “State of Readiness for Windows Server 2003 End of Support” Survey in an effort to assess how serious this event is to enterprise IT pr...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the Web Host Industry Review has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and the 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will ta...
SYS-CON Events announced today that TelecityGroup, Europe’s leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centers, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. TelecityGroup is Europe...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Windstream, a leading provider of advanced communications, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Windstream (Nasdaq: WIN), a...
Despite the economy, cloud computing is doing well. Gartner estimates the cloud market will double by 2016 to $206 billion. The time for dabbling in the cloud is over! The 14th International Cloud Expo, co-located with 5th International Big Data Expo and 3rd International SDN Expo, 2n...
The 2nd WebRTC Summit, to be held June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York, NY, announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of improving IT delivery by eliminating waste through automated business models leveraging cloud technologies. WebRTC (W...
Citrix announced on Wednesday that it has acquired Framehawk. The Framehawk solution, which optimizes the delivery of virtual desktops and applications to mobile devices, will be combined with HDX technology in the Citrix XenApp® and XenDesktop® products to deliver an unparalleled user...
RevChain Solutions, LLC (RCS), part of Windstream and a provider of enterprise carrier grade billing, account management and customer care solutions, announced on Tuesday that it has executed a three-year, $5 million extension for professional services and support with Empresa de Telec...
As web applications and cloud services continue to proliferate, identity theft, cyber fraud, cyber bullying, and simple misuse of confidential information online expand to chronic levels. Yet cloud providers are expected to ensure high security while maintaining a convenient user exper...
IBM is strengthening its software defined environment (SDE) portfolio with the introduction of IBM Platform Resource Scheduler, a dynamic resource management tool for private and public OpenStack cloud that automatically allocates the right resources to the right job, balances workload...
"Testing is the last piece of the puzzle. What we have seen is speed – the need for acceleration in terms of software development – and once you start hitting speed you start hitting speed bumps and those speed bumps are quality," noted Wayne Ariola, Chief Strategy Officer at Parasoft,...
"The entire market knew for a long time that to test a site at scale required a lot of hardware. SOASTA was founded a little before the cloud and when the cloud came that was the pivot point as that was exactly what the load testing market had been waiting for," explained Brad Johnson,...
Forrester Research is looking forward, and what it sees is cloud as commonplace in 2014. In 2013, enterprises got real about cloud computing. In 2014, businesses will integrate it into existing IT portfolios, whether IT gives its blessing or not. As the Age of the Customer arrives,...
"The DNA of the company has been all about innovation. Our CEO Thai Lee gets all the credit for really setting that foundation for the company and allowing us to go off and do market contributions like we’re doing with the cloud marketplace," explained Richard Place, General Manager, E...
"We see cloud and DevOps as two sides of the same coin. Often times operation folks have been focused on cloud computing as a way to deliver infrastructure in an agile fashion, but to make use of that infrastructure you need DevOps where you’re doing some of the process reengineering t...
The 2nd DevOps Fundamentals Summit, to be held June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York, NY announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of providing or using massively scalable IT-related capabilities as a service using Internet technologies (se...
"AccelOps provides analytics driven IT operations management for cloud, virtualize infrastructure, and client-server environments," explained Flint Brenton, president and CEO of AccelOps, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–7, 2013, at the San...
"In a nutshell we provide a cloud software delivery and management platform. When you look at Infrastructure as a Service you can boil it down to two things: self-service and automation," explained James Weir, CTO and co-founder of UShareSoft, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 13th I...
"AppZero is announcing we have a new relationship, a collaboration with Microsoft. We are working with Microsoft to help people move off Windows 2003 to brand new machines," explained Greg O'Connor, President & CEO of AppZero, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 13th International Clou...
Not-for-profits and cloud computing seem to be made for one another. The cloud IT delivery model is well suited to not-for-profits (NFPs) for a number of reasons, according to an article on CMO.com. There are little to no upfront costs with cloud services and consumption is usually b...
Over time, every IT portfolio gets bogged down in the chaos of servers, platforms, and software that make up the current IT landscape. Legacy systems, disparate architectures, and aging technologies slowly eat away at returns, reduce your ability to respond to shifting demands, and lim...
As UNIX users prepare to embrace industry-standard servers for production workloads, they have to confront some fundamental choices about how to best match the capabilities that they have come to expect from UNIX operating systems. While both Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Windows Server...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ERPfocus.com has been named “Association Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and the 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place o...