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SYS-CON announced today that Jeremy Geelan was named President & COO of Cloud Expo, Inc. "Cloud Expo, Inc." was spun out of SYS-CON Events, Inc. as a startup events management company which produces and presents Cloud Expo (TM) events worldwide. Jeremy Geelan served as Sr. Vice-Preside...
Speaking from ITC Holdings’ new headquarters in Novi, Michigan, Welch explains to Adam Burns, Editor-in-Chief at MeetTheBoss.tv, his vision of the utility system in the US and how this led him to start-up ITC.
Although a good problem to have - business growth at Professional Veterinary Products (PVP) presented new challenges, especially in a dynamic supply-chain environment that requires secure and fast data exchange with thousands of suppliers and clients. New requests for different data fo...
XML co-creator Tim Bray has fled Sun and Oracle – where he says he could have stayed – for Google Android and the title developer advocate to stick it to iPhone, which he labels a closed “sterile Disney-fied walled garden surrounded by sharp-toothed lawyers. The people who create the a...
The latest Special Event to be announced in conjunction with next month's Cloud Expo in New York, of the several that are being held in conjunction with the main Conference & Expo, is CloudStorm - an event that is well known in Europe but has not yet held an event across the Atlantic. ...
No sooner did W3C hire itself a new CEO to run day-to-day operations than Tim Berners-Lee, who is still supposed to be director of W3C, turns up running a new research center that the British government is putting around $45 million (£30 million) into called the Institute for Web Scien...
Tim Bray declined Oracle's offer, in the wake of the Oracle-Sun acquisition, to remain an employee in the newly merged Sunacle/Orasun. And has joined instead what he calls the "No-Evil Zone," a.k.a. Google. As he succinctly expresses it, on his blog dated Monday March 15, his first ...
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Wednesday dashed Microsoft’s hopes of overturning the Texas decision ordering it to pay the tiny Canadian company i4i $290 million for infringing its custom XML editor patent. The court also upheld the injunction that the district cou...
The coming years will be both exciting and challenging as we collectively migrate to integrated enterprise cloud computing. Speaking of enterprises, I owe all of you an article on preparing your enterprise for the cloud. I continue to work on it, but it's not quite ready yet. This...
There may be little left for Apple to announce about its purported tablet or iSlate come January 27, a date change since January 26 was noised about. The rumor mill is slowly teasing out all its secrets. The great unveiling, according to the Financial Times, is still supposed to be...
A Managed File Transfer solution, such as GoAnywhere Director, is typically not a check-list item for weather gathering expeditions, but it’s what Andrew Rettig and Dr. Richard Beck took on their trip to Alaska. Weather data gathering in the remote areas of Alaska is traditionally a ma...
XML documents can be used to transfer data. The data in an XML document can be retrieved either with the JAXP (Java API for XML Processing) DOM and SAX APIs, or with the JAXP XPath API. Addressing an XML document with XPath has the advantage of selecting a single node directly without ...
Intel, bless its mercenary little heart, did way better in the fourth quarter than anybody, including its own diviners, expected. After the Wall Street market closed Thursday it put $2.3 billion in earnings on the table, up a giddy 875% from the ’08 nightmare, on revenues of $10.6 bill...
Progress Software announced today the acquisition of Savvion, a privately held business enterprise software company based in Santa Clara, California, for approximately $49 million, net of cash acquired. Savvion is a provider of Business Process Management (BPM) technology with 15 years...
Citrix Systems announced that Montgomery Independent School District (ISD), located north of Houston, Texas, has implemented a multi-phased program to modernize and virtualize their academic computing systems using Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix XenServer. The first phase of Montgomery I...
EarthCam (www.earthcam.com), the world's favorite webcam network and industry leader in webcam technology, webcast its 14th annual New Year's Eve Times Square interactive celebration live from New York City and locations around the world. EarthCam brought the world's largest party i...
Delegates will leave Virtualization Expo with a full understanding of the interaction between virtual servers and the rest of the data center infrastructure. Indeed our overall aim is to ensure that all attendees leave the Jacob Javits Convention Center with abundant resources, ideas a...
In response to massive demand, the world's largest Cloud event - the International Cloud Computing Expo series - is expanding its number of tracks and sessions for April 2010. The deadline for the very popular Call for Papers, which resulted in a greater deluge of submissions than ever...
Microsoft has lost its appeal of the i4i patent infringement decision ordering Word off the market and dunning Microsoft $290 million. The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Tuesday winnowed all of Microsoft’s legal arguments like a thresher, finding completely for the lit...
Progress Software Corporation on Tuesday announced results for its fourth quarter ending November 30, 2009. On a generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) basis, revenue for the quarter was $136.8 million, down 2 percent (5 percent at constant currency) from $139.4 million in the...
I attended the second day of the HP Converged Infrastructure Roadshow in NYC last week. Most of the day was spent watching PowerPoints and demos for the HP Matrix stuff and Virtual Connect. Then came lunch. I finished my appetizer and realized that the buffet being set up was for someo...
Oracle expects the European Commission to wave its acquisition of Sun through next month MySQL and all without any annoying conditions. Oracle president Safra Catz, who’s been wrestling with the EC, said so when the company posted its fiscal second-quarter results Thursday, another rea...
Progress Software announced the appointment of Dr. John Bates as the company’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Head of Corporate Development. The company offers a comprehensive portfolio of best-in-class infrastructure software spanning event-driven visibility and real-time response...
Layer 7 Technologies, a security and governance company for SOA and Cloud Computing, announced the general availability of the Layer 7 Enterprise Service Manager (ESM). Fully embedded within each SecureSpan Gateway, the ESM allows organizations to address critical service and admin...
Web services-based Service Oriented Architectures (SOA) enable communication via ubiquitous standards such as XML and SOAP. To foster efficient, effective message exchange and satisfy increasing user demands for real-time, aggregated information from internal and external business part...
Europe’s antitrust chief Neelie Kroes, who has dunned two of America’s largest and most influential companies, both paeans to capitalism, a small fortune during her term in office, is going to be replaced. She was a candidate for reappointment to what is considered a great portfolio bu...
"As companies such as MySpace continue to expand the richness of their site, the big thing is trying to seek a higher level of customer experience by replicating "beyond capacity" in a test environment, so that a company can see what it is exactly that they will need when traffic surge...
With ever-changing media consumption patterns and the rapid growth of mobile web, social networking, behavioral targeting, vodcasting, email marketing, and viral marketing it can be tough for any company to stay ahead of the competition. Which is why the organizers of iStrategy 2010, t...
I read an article by an author on Ulitzer.com and was amazed at the professional image it provided him. I immediately researched Ulitzer to see if there was yet hope for me. I am a technology blogger on the subject of mobile computing strategies. As I was doing research I came across ...
Two Madoff computer programmers who authorities say made the whole decades-long $65 billion Ponzi scheme possible were arrested Friday and brought up on criminal charges of conspiracy, falsifying the books and records of a broker-dealer and falsifying the books and records of an invest...
Despite agreeing to pay AMD $1.25 billion in hush money, which sounds like an admission of guilt, Intel claims it’s done nothing wrong and never did – and such a position is memorialized in the 20-page deal it signed with AMD Wednesday. Intel CEO Paul Otellini claims it would have been...
Cloud computing is a game changer. The cloud is disrupting traditional software and hardware business models by disrupting how IT service gets delivered. Entrepreneurial opportunities abound as this classic disruptive technology begins to proliferate, so it is no surprise that SYS-CON'...
This may not be the best time to mention this – given New York’s antitrust suit – but Intel’s share of PC processors was up marginally year-over-year in Q3 from 81.2% to 81.5% according to Mercury Research and AMD gained a tenth of point year-over-year to 17.8%, but lost 0.7% sequentia...
The new version of SCHEMA ST4 features several highlights, among them the possibility for unified presentation of technical documentation, a new product information management (PIM) module, and more flexibility for the layout of text and graphical elements. In addition, this XML-based ...
Hector Ruiz, then CEO of AMD, was the unidentified source of material information that the busted Galleon ring traded on, according to the Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg. He’s even higher up the totem pole than Robert Moffat, the head of IBM servers and storage who was arrested a...
Only one publication in the world has been tracking Cloud Computing 24x7 since December 6, 2006, when we first mentioned the concept in an article: Cloud Computing Journal. Since then worldwide interest in the Cloud paradigm of massively scalable IT resources and capabilities delivered...
Why is cloud computing relevant today from an economic, business and technology standpoint? What are some potential benefits – and pitfalls – of moving to the cloud? What should you look for in a cloud computing provider to ensure the security of your data and applications? And above a...
"Virtualizing hardware appliances is pretty tough, it's pretty much impossible," says Intel’s Blake Dournaee in this informative and forward-looking webinar currently screening on SYS-CON.TV. Co-presenting with Oracle’s Vikas Jain, the webinar discusses three game-changing innovations....
Comodo Group, a leader in Internet security, will exhibit its products at SC World Congress, a trade show for Information Technology Professionals, in New York City on October 13 and 14. The Comodo companies are leading global providers of Identity and Trust Assurance services on the I...
"For years, we've talked about how information technology enables companies to do more with less," writes Microsoft supremo Steve Ballmer in his latest "Executive Email" to Microsoft customers and analysts. "But during this economic reset," Ballmer continues, "IT provides business lead...


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