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SYS-CON Events announced today that ScaleMP™, a leading provider of virtualization solutions for high-end computing, 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. ScaleMP is the lea...
The sharing of resources and capacity within virtualized infrastructure is the single biggest cause of operational and performance issues, and even inefficiencies in these environments. Traditionally IT operations teams have seen this challenge as a “capacity management problem,” somet...
Businesses have been looking to move more than just their back office applications to the cloud. Yet up to now, mission-critical applications have not been cloud-ready – it's been a world of point solutions from multiple vendors requiring extensive integration, or cloud applications si...
Technology shifts are creating a lot of chaos, including the way we use words. Cloud. SDN. Multi-tenant. Instances. They're all inter-related and seem to have different meanings depending on who's trying to sell you what today. That's more than a tad bit disconcerting, because you kno...
On this side is a variant of SDN: network service virtualization (NSV). On the other side is an emerging application architecture: microservices. Where they meet lies devops. One of the most fascinating things to watch in the technological shifts occurring today is to see them all con...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloudian, Inc., the leading hybrid cloud storage company, has been named “Bronze 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. Cloudian is a Foster C...
Server virtualization is no longer hype. It¹s reality. But as the infrastructure has converged, with server virtualization leading consolidation efforts, blind spots now exist causing more and more data to be hidden from enterprise tools. With more emphasis on data analysis for applica...
Data centers managers and system administrators have a lot to keep up with in 2014. The way we store and process data is changing rapidly, making data centers easier to manage, more environmentally friendly, and cost effective. While this post doesn’t cover all of the ways that data ce...
Most enterprises are already considering how to enable their private clouds within their environment. The challenge today is how does the network adapt to this changing environment? How does the flexibility of a cloud operational model change the network? What does it mean for IT and n...
“Hybrid clouds offer users the opportunity to deploy application workloads in environments that best meet requirements for compliance, performance, or cost,” noted Bernard Golden, Vice President of Strategy at ActiveState, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo Conference and Tech Chair...
Virtualization obscures the lines with storage and it becomes intractably complex to manage the macro-level supply and demand of resources occurring across the stack. Traditional management tools – storage- and virtualization-related – are running into the limitations of their stats-ba...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the NetofEverything Blog has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. NetofEverything brings you the latest on the Internet of Things. For more i...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the International Association of Privacy Professionals 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. The International Association of Privacy Pro...
how consumers interact with businesses, or with fellow consumers of the same business, will emerge. Outside of the RTC world, innovative companies like Amazon are already offering ways for customers to help themselves or others. WebRTC will accelerate this trend. It will also impact th...
Sitecore on Thursday announced that MongoDB will power the Sitecore® Experience DatabaseTM. Built on MongoDB, and available on premise or in the cloud via Microsoft® Azure®, the Sitecore Experience Database integrates seamlessly with the Sitecore® Experience PlatformTM, collecting all ...
In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Nathan Anderson, an IT Leader - Innovation at GE Capital, will provide a look inside of a project at a large global financial services organization that embarked on an ambitious journey towards continuous delivery, private cloud, agile and DevOps. He ...
Infor on Tuesday announced the completed acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Colorado-based GRASP Systems International, Inc. ("GRASP"), a leading provider of automated patient acuity, workload management, patient assignment systems and consulting services to healthcare o...
SOASTA® Inc., on Tuesday announced that Huawei has selected SOASTA to provide continuous integration and robust functional test automation for its business and consumer offerings. Huawei will utilize SOASTA TouchTest and CloudTest for internal testing of Huawei’s apps, ensuring peak pe...
In 2013, Adobe took the bold step of moving from a perpetual licensing model to a subscription-based model to sell its creative software. The world is becoming more connected, collaborative and mobile, and Adobe wanted to make the shift to meet those needs. The process began in 2012 wh...
IBM on Monday launched a new cloud marketplace that brings together IBM's vast portfolio of cloud capabilities and new third-party services in a way that delivers a simple and easy experience for three key user groups within the enterprise – developers, IT managers and business leaders...
Simply defined the SDDC promises that you’ll be able to treat “all” of your IT infrastructure as if it’s completely malleable. That there are no restrictions to how you can use and assign everything from border controls to VM size as long as you stay within the technical capabilities o...
File sync and share. Endpoint protection. Both are massive opportunities for today’s enterprise thanks to their business benefits and widespread user appeal. But one size does not fit all, especially user-adopted consumer technologies. Organizations must apply the right enterprise-read...
Need to scale your data tier? The foundation of every application is the database layer, and today application architects have more choices than ever. With these choices come new questions: Which database technology is best for your application? How can your application take advantage ...
The power of data-driven business networks is increasing, but how do enterprises best leverage that intelligence as they seek new services, products and efficiency? The next BriefingsDirect thought-leader panel discussion focuses on the future of business and how companies can benefit...
SYS-CON Events announced today that The Vision Times 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. The Vision Times is the largest weekly Chinese newspaper in Amer...
Every company worries about competition. When I ran a large enterprise solutions organization, I took steps every day to ensure we were outpacing the competition. Frequently this involved making “build” vs “buy” decisions for the various product parts or services we needed to drive our...
As recent events have confirmed once again, no single company, organization or government is up to the task of securing the Internet. The never-ending cat and mouse game of exploits chasing vulnerabilities continues. The stunning Heartbleed discovery has shaken the online security esta...
loud providers Google, AWS and Microsoft are doing some spring-cleaning - out with the old, in with the new - when it comes to pricing services. With the latest cuts, here's a news flash: There's a new business model driving cloud that is every bit as exponential in growth -- with or...
Most companies only analyze subsets of their business data and fragmented data in several places – there is nothing “big” about that. By freeing IT time and resources, the process of analyzing your data can be streamlined, ensuring that all the data is in the system, complete, and avai...
Big Switch Networks and Dell on Thursday announced a strategic agreement that will bring state of the art SDN solutions to an increasingly broad audience. Dell will resell the Big Switch Big Tap application, as well as the Switch Light Operating System, running on Dell's high performan...
Gigamon® Inc. (NYSE: GIMO), has released financial results for the first quarter ended March 29, 2014. Revenues for the first quarter of fiscal 2014 were $31.8 million, compared to $25.8 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2013, representing growth of 23% year-over-year. GAAP gros...
CodeFutures on Wednesday announced that the U.S. Patent Office has granted it a patent for its Continuous Replication technology that helps database administrators perform maintenance and other processing functions without downtime. U.S. Patent 8,626,709, titled Scalable Relational Dat...
NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable Company, announced on Wednesday a key addition to its suite of cloud storage and data replication solutions with the launch of its NaviCloud® Vault: Data Domain® solution. Enabling a secure, reliable, highly available, off-site replication service th...
Printing and the cloud are seemingly at opposite ends of an organization’s infrastructure spectrum. Printing remains one of the last bastions of an organization’s infrastructure that cannot be completely virtualized since the whole point of printing is to take something virtual and mak...
The social media expansion has shown just how people are eager to share their experiences with the rest of the world. Cloud technology is the perfect platform to satisfy this need given its great flexibility and readiness. At Cynny, we aim to revolutionize how people share and organize...
Get the essentials about agile testing and service virtualization from several different perspectives – get an analyst’s take from Diego Lo Giudice of Forrester Research on how to remove agile testing bottlenecks and ways to calculate your potential return on investment for Service Vir...
Enterprises are moving more and more applications to the cloud. Gartner predicts that the bulk of new IT spending by 2016 will be for cloud computing platforms and applications and that nearly half of large enterprises will have cloud deployments by the end of 2017.1 The far-reaching...
Some people really want Google to be a wireless carrier. The most recent speculative episode was early in April when The Information published an exclusive suggesting that Google might be thinking about an MVNO deal with Verizon or AT&T, based on comments by people who were unnamed (bu...
The revolution that happened in the server universe over the past 15 years has resulted in an eco-system that is more open, more democratically innovative and produced better results in technically challenging dimensions like scale. The underpinnings of the revolution were common hardw...
The cloud computing revolution is well underway and there are lots of benefits to be realized. According to Awesome Cloud research the industry will be worth more than $150 billion this year, compared to $46 billion just six years ago. Mirroring the general trend for SaaS solutions, cl...