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Technology is integrated into the DNA of business and of society itself. Some of the most recent entrants are cloud computing, Big Data, and mobile. By putting these technologies together, we arrive at an intersection that creates a "sweet spot" where innovation can be enhanced within ...
Netflix has long been known for being a leader and innovator in delivering its Netflix service by leveraging public cloud service provider, Amazon Web Services (AWS). However, Netflix’s IT team wasn’t quite there, and still had many legacy applications and infrastructure in place. One ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ambernet Technologies, the innovative “Cloud Management Center” company, 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, New York. Ambernet Technologies is a...
Google Analytics, Adobe Omniture, IBM Coremetrics, and most of today's state of the art Web Analytics products can only tell you the last or first touch of your customers. In his session at 5th Big Data Expo, Joel Horwitz, Product Strategist and Experienced Analytics Professional at ...
Amplidata has announced that Sakura Internet* has deployed an initial 1.3 petabyte object store using AmpliStor® storage software based on a reference architecture from Intel, Amplidata, and Quanta QCT*. As the adoption of cloud computing soars in Japan, Osaka-based Internet service p...
ObserveIT has been selected as one of two IBM Beacon Award finalists in the “outstanding ready for IBM security intelligence solution” category. The IBM Beacon Awards recognize IBM Business Partners who have delivered exceptional solutions using IBM products and services. By deliver...
MongoDB has announced that Crittercism, a San Francisco based startup, is using MongoDB as the data store for its mobile application performance management (mAPM) solution. Crittercism helps developers and enterprises build better, faster, smarter, high performance apps. The MongoDB-ba...
Citrix Ready program helps customers identify third-party solutions that are recommended to enhance virtualization, networking and cloud computing solutions from Citrix. Appcore AMP completed a rigorous verification process to ensure compatibility with Citrix CloudPlatform™, providing ...
In the past 10 years, numerous solutions have been developed to deal with limitations in the leading relational databases. But knowing which offering works best per use case can be difficult to decipher. Avi’s usual recommendation for Hadoop-type jobs is the MapR distribution. He hav...
DigitalOcean, a cloud computing startup, has closed a $37.2MM Series A led by Andreessen Horowitz with participation from existing investors IA Ventures and CrunchFund. DigitalOcean believes in making complex infrastructure simple and providing customers with a seamless experience. N...
The evolutionary nature of mobile presents a security-centric challenge for businesses with corporate content on these devices. Enterprises put themselves at risk when users access sensitive information through email and applications across smartphones and tablets, while mobile. Organi...
AppZero, the fastest, most flexible way to move server applications, announced today it has signed a channel partnership agreement with Dot Net Solutions, one of the UK's top Microsoft Cloud partners. The agreement is part of a worldwide channel strategy implemented by AppZero to ensur...
IBM on Wednesday announced it has deployed a business-to-business (B2B) cloud-based network that will help transform the Indian automotive industry by accelerating the movement of data and reducing transaction costs by up to 80 percent. The new exchange – AutoDX – was developed in part...
CloudBees, Inc., on Wednesday announced it has closed an $11.2 million Series C financing round. The round was led by Verizon Ventures, the investment arm of Verizon Communications Inc. The round also included existing investors Matrix Partners and LightSpeed Venture Partners, as well ...
DocuSign on Tuesday announced the company has raised an additional $85 million with the vast majority from large institutional public funds and the balance from existing investors. DocuSign will use the funds to fuel continued growth as the global standard for Digital Transaction Manag...
QTS Realty Trust (NYSE: QTS), one of the nation's largest and fastest-growing providers of data center facilities and managed services, announced the 2013 performance of its channel partner program and planned enhancements for this year. QTS finished 2013 with 74 partners that closed ...
Windstream Hosted Solutions has officially opened its fourth data center in Charlotte, N.C., bringing its nationwide total to 27. The new enterprise-class data center is currently 39,300 square feet, with 10,380 square feet of raised floor space. Using a phased approach, Windstream Ho...
In his session at 5th Big Data Expo, Anthony Bak, Senior Data Scientist and Mathematician at Ayasdi, will discuss how Ayasdi uses Topological Data Analysis to solve complex problems for companies, foundations and academics. He will start with an overview of the core algorithm used in T...
Cascading is the popular Java-based application development framework for building Big Data applications on Apache Hadoop. This open source framework allows you to leverage existing skillsets such as Java, SQL, R, and more to create enterprise-grade applications without having to think...
The world’s largest and most successful private cloud operations are revolutionizing their approach to demand management. These organizations have recognized that while self-service portals are a component in the overall cloud architecture, these tools do not enable demand management. ...
Taking office technology to a new level, Brother is preparing to showcase its latest mobile-focused innovations - and has literally gone beyond the clouds and into space. The office tech specialist's newest technology is designed to meet the demands of today's mobile savvy workforce -...
Document Capture Technologies has launched a fax service that allows documents to be sent from a computer, tablet or smartphone with an Internet connection. SimpleScan now turns a smart phone or desktop scanner into a virtual fax machine that transmits digitized documents to any fax nu...
Nominations for participating vendors will be accepted through Twitter at @ThingsExpo. The "Open Cloud Shoot-Out at @ThingsExpo New York," in which leading cloud providers are expected to participate, will be held live on stage at the event. The Shootout will provide the vendors with a...
As businesses aspire to move more and more application workloads outside of the boundaries of their private cloud data centers, public cloud service providers are increasingly implementing a private cloud staple: resiliency. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, John Roese, SVP and Chie...
Fueled by the global economic situation, the government's focus on datacenter consolidation and the "Cloud First" initiative, Cloud Computing continues to be the buzzword of the year. As government agencies start to adopt cloud computing, additional challenges including security in the...
The definition of IoT is not new, in fact it’s been around for over a decade. What has changed is the public's awareness that the technology we use on a daily basis has caught up on the vision of an always on, always connected world. If you look into the details of what comprises the I...
Everyone is putting “DevOps” on their LinkedIn profile, and everyone is trying to hire them. In his session at 2nd DevOps Summit, Jez Humble, a principal at ThoughtWorks, will argue this is not a recruitment problem but an organization’s failure. He will discuss how to grow great peo...
The Netflix culture highlights the transformation we see within forward thinking IT organizations today. Netflix’s use of public cloud and ‘No Ops’ is renowned in the industry and a poster child for the next-generation IT. In his session at 2nd DevOps Summit, Mike Kail, VP of IT Oper...
As organizations and projects scale up, the patterns that seemed helpful at small scale start to get in the way and velocity suffers. In his session at 2nd DevOps Summit, Adrian Cockcroft, Technology Fellow at Battery Ventures, to discuss how delivering at high velocity requires four...
With Windows Server 2003 end of extended support approaching, enterprises must begin their migration planning for all affected production applications. There are a variety of approaches and many people will take a “mix and match” approach. Whatever the approach, it’s important to have ...
Software development, like engineering, is a craft that requires the application of creative approaches to solve problems given a wide range of constraints. However, while engineering design may be craftwork, the production of most designed objects relies on a standardized and automate...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Automic Software has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 2nd DevOps Summit, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. Speed, scale and simplicity are the core principles behind ONE Automation. Com...
Are you re-creating existing technology silos in the cloud? If so, your entire enterprise investment in the cloud is at risk. From the perspective of IT, organizational silos seem to be the root of all problems. Every line of business, every department, every functional area has its ...
Recent high-profile events (2010 Haitian Earthquake, 2011 Tōhoku Earthquake and Tsunami, 2013 Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda) have highlighted the growing importance played by the international community in successful humanitarian assistance and disaster response. These events also showcased t...
Gigamon on Thursday announced a concept for the future of network monitoring in highly virtualized service provider environments. Gigamon is calling this approach, NFV for Tools (NFVfT), and the vision is to standardize APIs and the demarcation point for network traffic and Big Data to...
CopperEgg has announced year-end results for 2013, achieving 380 percent growth in monthly recurring revenues year-over-year, and adding 440 new customers. The company also named Chad Bockius as CEO, Heidi Farris as vice president of marketing, and Chris Yndo as vice president of sales...
Neustar on Wednesay announced new performance metrics for PC maker Lenovo. Lenovo is using Neustar’s PageAdvisor solution to drive personalized experiences for consumers across its U.S. e-commerce operation and has seen significant growth in conversion, click-through rate (CTR) and rev...
In his 20 years of experience working in the field of data analysis, Guy Greenberg, a co-founder of CoolaData, came to realize that there is no simple way to work out a Big Data without turning to professional services and integrating several systems. For instance, one might need to in...
BMC Software on Tuesday introduced an array of product innovations that take full advantage of advancements in user experience and crowdsourcing to give employees complete control of their IT experience via an elegant and intuitive mobile interface. The new products – BMC MyIT 2.0, B...
SOA Software on Tuesday announced that it closed 2013 as a profitable year with double digit revenue growth over the previous year. With the increased pace of convergence of API Management and SOA Governance and new strategic partnerships, the company has benefited from a continued inv...