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SYS-CON Events announced today that Impetus Technologies, a Big Data thought leader and innovation-based software services company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 12th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 10–13, 2013, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. Impe...
One of the questions that I’ve been pondering lately is what will become of Windows. Based on the buzz about BYOD (bring your own device), tablets and the like, and the less-than-stellar reception of Windows 8 and Surface (Microsoft’s Windows 8 tablet), you’d think that Windows was on ...
With Windows Server 2003 end of life approaching, companies will be faced with moving large numbers of enterprise applications. We provide the only way to upgrade existing server applications from WS2003 to WS2008 or WS2012 in a cost effective and time saving way. AppZero, the fastes...
Foxconn’s parent company Hon Hai, the world’s largest contract manufacturer, is going to pay Microsoft royalties on all the Android and Chrome widgets it makes including smartphones, tablets and televisions under the broad worldwide patent licensing agreement they’ve just cut. Hon Ha...
According to a research report by 451 Market Monitor, the Cloud Computing marketplace will reach $16.7 billion in revenue this year, including the large and well-established SaaS category, compared to a revenue of $8.7 billion in 2010. As for Big Data, the total Big Data market reache...
Windows Azure got into the Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) business Tuesday when a hungry Microsoft took on Amazon Web Services, vowing to match its pricing on “commodity services” such as compute, storage and bandwidth despite Amazon’s habitual price cutting. To start, Microsoft ...
Enterprises that are looking to deploy cloud architectures quickly run into challenges in dealing with complex requirements around resilience, availability, multi-tenant security and data gravity. A naïve "one-size-fits-all" approach to cloud building based on legacy infrastructure is ...
Google has reportedly offered to make minor changes to its web search engine to resolve its antitrust troubles with the European Commission and avoid a fine for allegedly manipulating its search results. The details of the concessions package it’s proposing are being kept a deep dark...
If zettabytes of data exist, why is less than 1% of the world’s data being analyzed today? Seasoned entrepreneur and startup CEO Radhika Subramanian believes that the inability to analyze and gain value from Big Data is because organizations are taking a services-centered approach. As ...
Intel has started talking up its prospective new second-generation 64-bit Atom, a low-power x86 SoC called Avoton that’s sampling now with OEMs, like HP apparently, and should be out and about in the second half. Intel’s been showing off the thing at the Intel Developers Forum in Bei...
Google has finally submitted a formal concession offer to the European Commission, which is now going to test-market them with complainants and competitors such as Microsoft. Google could emerge from the two-year antitrust investigation of its search practices without paying a fine. ...
Mozilla CEO Gary Kovacs will be stepping down sometime later this year he told employees Thursday. Mozilla will be looking for a new chief executive and Kovacs will stay there until that person is found. He wants “something more commercial” to entertain him and will stay on the boa...
Companies around the world are moving into on-premise private cloud environments. Many connect their private cloud to their public cloud service providers. In his session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Brian Patrick Donaghy, CEO of Appcore, will talk about examples of what wor...
In his session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Ronald Bradford, Founder & CEO of Effective MySQL, will cover experiences from consulting with many clients that (mis-)use AWS. Topics include managing and optimizing AWS costs, evaluating new AWS features, CLI automation for web sca...
Explore SSD technology and key considerations when designing SSDs into cloud computing environments. Learn about the best known practices to overcome IO bottlenecks and accelerate cloud applications. In their session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Tahmid Rahman, an Application...
These days, it seems that every cloud provider claims that cloud is safer than your traditional datacenter. Is it though? In his general session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Rishi Bhargava, VP of Product Management for Datacenter and Server Security group at McAfee, will he...
Let's face it, business units are bypassing IT and are using the likes of EC2 and Rackspace. Developers are driving this trend for the sake of agility and hindrance-free innovation. Security is not their top priority and is usually an afterthought, and this makes IT cringe. In his se...
Global PC shipments dropped 13.9% in the first quarter according to IDC, which said it was the worse contraction in the market since it started keeping records back in 1994. The drop was worse than the 8% decline IDC had forecast. It blamed cannibalization by tablets and smartphone...
Microsoft, Google, Nokia and the 14 other members of FairSearch.org have made an antitrust complaint against Google to the European Commission, hoping the regulator will quickly open an official investigation. The companies accuse Google of using the Android operating system, install...
Best selling author and innovation expert Daniel Burrus recently described what an evolved mobile strategy looks like in the article titled Does Your Organization Have a Mobile Strategy to Accelerate Growth? "When you think about mobility, don't just think about devices and apps and ho...
NETWAYS GmbH has just announced its partnership with C12G Labs to provide services, consulting, and private- and hybrid-cloud-services based on OpenNebula. NETWAYS has been an active promoter of OpenNebula and a collaborator of C12G Labs since 2011 when they organized the first OpenNeb...
GreenBytes, a transcontinental virtual desktop start-up with feet planted in both England and the US, has raised a $7 million C round from existing investors Generation Investment Management LLP and Battery Ventures. That makes $31.5 million altogether. The company says it will use t...
Samsung rushed in to tell District Court Judge Lucy Koh the other day that the US Patent and Trademark Office had found a major claim in Apple’s so-called Rubber-banding patent invalid (US Patent No. 7,469,381). The PTO said it wasn’t novel based on prior art. The decision is a so-...
A lot of companies are checking the NoSQL conversation box these days but end up getting confused by the sheer amount of information that is available on the Internet. In his session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Sam Bisbee, Director of Technical Business Development at Cloud...
Many innovative hybrid cloud strategies are being used to address complex IT challenges. In his session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Ed Laczynski, VP of Cloud Strategy & Architecture at Datapipe, will examine how you can take advantage of the scalability and efficiencies of th...
The cloud provides an easy on-ramp to building and deploying Big Data solutions, particularly the latest technologies that favor scale-out architectures. Transitioning from initial deployment to a large-scale, highly performant operation may not be as easy. Understanding the benefits...
What forums you may ask; the Sybase NNTP forums? No, those are going away. Not on the schedule that was originally proposed (December 1 of 2012), but they will go away soon. Replacing them are the online discussion forums in the PowerBuilder Development Center (PDC), part of the SAP Co...
Faced with migrating applications from Windows Server 2003 to Windows 2008 or 2012 when adopting the cloud? In his session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Greg O'Connor, President & CEO of AppZero, will demonstrate new “up-level OS” migration capabilities. This technology allo...
The next two generations of iPhones were designed before Steve Jobs died in October of 2011, according to San Francisco District Attorney George Gascón, who reportedly gleaned this little tidbit during a rambling conversation with Apple’s government liaison, Michael Foulkes. The San ...
Red Hat has hired Radhesh Balakrishnan out of Microsoft’s Asia-Pac region where he was responsible for the Windows Azure cloud platform business, to lead its virtualization technologies and solutions worldwide, which includes Red Hat OpenStack and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Tech...
Big Switch Networks figures it’s going to touch off a revolution in open software-defined networking (SDN) when it introduces what it expects will be the industry’s first thin switching software platform, called Switch Light, later this year. The revolution is aimed at breaking the l...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Obsidian Strategics, the pioneer of “InfiniBand over the WAN,” will exhibit at SYS-CON's 12th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 10–13, 2013, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. The Obsidian Longbow™ family of produ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Dell Inc. has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 12th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 10–13, 2013, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. For more than 28 years, Dell has empowered countries, communities, cust...
Rackspace has acquired Exceptional Cloud Services in what it calls a strategic move to add to its toolset for developers deploying and managing applications in the open cloud. The deal will bring it error tracking and Redis-as-a-Service solutions that are currently used by more than ...
For its latest trick Amazon Web Services has launched CloudHSM so users – pointedly the enterprise – can up their data security and meet compliance requirements by using dedicated, tamper-resistant Hardware Security Module (HSM) appliances within the AWS cloud. The widgetry actually ...
Correlsense, a Massachusetts application management and IT monitoring ISV, is partnering with Red Hat around OpenShift, Red Hat’s Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS). OpenShift customers and community will get access to SharePath, the Correlsense application performance management solution....
In the hypercompetitive online gaming world a couple of milliseconds of lag can be the difference between virtual life and death, and the inability to scale up with demand can kill an entire game title. In the last two quarters, more than 60 new gaming companies have moved to SoftLayer...
Compuware has entered into an agreement with Amdocs, a provider of customer experience systems and services, to be a supplier of application performance management (APM) for its production environments. Compuware APM – dynaTrace – will be one of Amdocs’ preferred production monitorin...
Cisco blogged Monday that it intents to acquire the privately held Viennese cloud company SolveDirect for its cloud integration software. It said nothing about price. In 2009 Cisco promised to underwrite the operation, then a subsidiary of Brain Force Holding AG, to the tune of €6 mi...
ownCloud allows organizations to integrate existing security, storage, monitoring and reporting tools with simplicity and flexibility. OwnCloud, Inc. recently released the latest version of the ownCloud Community Edition with a number of usability, performance, and integration enhance...


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