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Cloud computing is increasingly changing the education landscape. Thanks to could computing, students from different locations around the world can collaborate on assignments, rendering them interactive among their peers in education. The ability to bring together students and teache...
According to Dan Vesset, program vice president for IDC's Business Analytics Solutions, the business analytics software market "has crossed the chasm into the mainstream mass market." In 2011, Vesset explains, the business analytics market extended its post-2009 recovery with anothe...
Compuware has announced that Netmagic Solutions has expanded its application performance management (APM) partnership with Compuware. Netmagic will offer Compuware APM® products—Gomez—to its customers in a pay-as-you-use service model as part of the company’s existing Managed Services ...
In a highly anticipated event in Los Angeles Thursday that pushed its stock to a record high while it was happening, Amazon unveiled three next-generation Kindle Fire tablets and priced the mid-range 8.9-inch model with a 1,920 x 1,200 HD screen at $299, undercutting the 9.75-inch Appl...
The Korean Fair Trade Commission (FTC) Thursday said it was investigating a complaint made by Apple that Samsung is abusing its dominance in third-generation wireless technology. The investigation mirrors a similar one opened in January by the European Commission, which is also inves...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Coraid Inc., a leading developer of Ethernet-based storage solutions, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 11th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 5–8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. C...
In New York Wednesday at the Nokia press conference kicking off the introduction of the Windows 8-based phones that it’s depending on to save the company, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer predicted that there would be 400 million Windows 8 devices out in the field a year from now. Aside f...
Analyst research shows that the change, cost, and complexity associated with cloud migrations continue to be key challenges for cloud computing adoption. In his session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Adiascar Cisneros is Director of Operations at Racemi, will help attendees un...
Linoma Software has announced it will launch a new version of its application, GoAnywhere Services, which works with Microsoft Server 2012 to offer customers enhanced security, as well as innovative user interface features and reliability improvements. The secure file server in GoAnywh...
BI Research, Teradata Aster, and Hortonworks are teaming up to provide clear guidance on Big Data architecture and product integration to bring more value to businesses. Attend this discussion to learn more about: MapReduce for the data scientist: the Hadoop/Hive and RDBMS approaches ...
Nutanix, the start-up that came out of stealth mode last year claiming to be the first company to offer software-defined storage wrapped in off-the-shelf x86 servers, has raised $33 million in Series C funding. It got the reportedly “massively oversubscribed” round from current inves...
NYSE Euronext's innovative cloud and groundbreaking business model targets the needs of Wall Street IT leaders. We'll learn about how this innovative cloud and groundbreaking business model targets the needs of Wall Street IT leaders, how the business of the financial services industr...
HyTrust has sent to market an appliance that enforces the “two-person rule” to prevent risk to virtual machines, critical applications, data, and ultimately business operations – whether unintended or malicious. It’s called the HyTrust Appliance 3.0, which is supposed to make more vi...
Apple CEO Tim Cook and Google CEO Larry Page have been talking by phone about a “range of intellectual property matters,” according to Reuters, including the Android-spawned dispute that has seen Apple take Google’s biggest Android peddlers to court here there and everywhere as a proxy...
Best Buy and its largest single shareholder, Richard Schulze, its founder and ousted chairman who wants to buy the struggling consumer electronics chain for around $9 billion – $24 to $26 a share – have smoked the peace pipe. Best Buy is going to let Schulze form an investment group ...
Google decided it should say something about the largest seller of Android widgets getting its head handed to it by an American jury Friday. It said: “The court of appeals will review both infringement and the validity of the patent claims. Most of these don’t relate to the core Andro...
Apple has filed the one-page list of Samsung products it wants enjoined after a California jury found the Korean company guilty of infringement last Friday. Trial Judge Lucy Koh ordered it so she would know what she’s in for. Here’s Apple’s list and why they’re there. It’s being di...
While the US has always been at the forefront when it comes to offshore outsourcing, its neighbor, Canada, has kept a fairly low profile in this arena. However, all that looks set to change now if recent studies are anything to go by. More and more Canadian companies are embracing offs...
Piston Cloud is about to release Airframe, a cut-down version of its Piston Enterprise OpenStack platform built so business users have a free way to evaluate and get comfortable with OpenStack in a pre-production environment. It’s supposed to be ideal in pilot deployments, proof of c...
Authored by Hortonworker Shaun Connolly, this white paper outlines a strategy for a Big Data refinery and how it might apply in your organization. It is targeted at technical executives and practitioners new to Big Data. This white paper expands upon the data refinery analogy to explor...
Not only are more businesses adopting some form of cloud technology, they are feeling better doing it. A recent survey of 500 IT decision-makers found that 85 percent felt more positive about the benefits of using cloud computing, up from 72 percent in 2011, according to The Wall Stree...
Talend, a global open source software leader, on Friday announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Visionaries" quadrant of the newly-published "Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools"[1] annual report. According to the report, "Visionaries in the market demonstrate a ...
Embarcadero Technologies has announced the availability of a new version of the AppWave business platform and PC app store designed to help ISVs improve their customer experience. AppWave for ISVs expands on the Embarcadero experience with AppWave for enterprise customers and their e...
The jury will hear closing arguments Tuesday after the CEOs of Apple and Samsung failed to resolve their patent dispute in talks Monday. Presiding judge Lucy Koh warned the companies that either or both of them could be at risk if the jury gets the complicated case. She advised the CE...
Best Buy, the flailing consumer electronics retailer that’s ignoring a $9 billion takeover attempt by its founder, reported its latest quarter Tuesday morning and turned in profits 91% below last year on revenues off 3.2%. The company has suspended profit forecasts for its second hal...
Brocade CEO Michael Klayko, seven years in the job, says he’s going to leave as soon as the company finds a successor and the transition is complete. The board has formed a search committee and hired a headhunter. Bloomberg said Brocade has been unable to find a buyer despite the s...
Best Buy, the world’s largest consumer electronics chain crippled by the impact of Internet sales, has brought in Hubert Joly, a Frenchman and reputed turnaround artist in media, technology and services, to run the place starting early next month after he gets a visa. He will replace...
GreenBytes on Tuesday announced the IO Offload Engine, a high-performance network infrastructure device purpose-built to absorb the transient IO (input/output) required for VM booting, rapid provisioning and swap. By offloading this IO from the storage system, the IO Offload Engine fre...
From the outside looking in on the so-called “trial of the century” – and bearing in mind that it’s only maybe halfway through – but Samsung looks royally screwed. It should have paid more attention when Google told it in 2010 that its tablets looked too much like iPads and should be...
Google will pay a historic fine to settle U.S. government charges that it violated privacy laws when it tracked via cookies users of Apple’s Safari browser. The US$22.5 million civil penalty is the largest ever secured by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission for a violation of one o...
Somebody must have forgotten to send Nvidia the memo about this being the apocalyptical post-PC era ‘cause when its results came in Thursday its GPU business – which is all PC – was up 15.3% to $668 million or roughly two-thirds of its total revenue of $1.04 billion. Earnings were a ...
Google Ventures has put $8.2 million into electronic signatures vendor DocuSign, bringing the reportedly unprofitable start-up’s juicy $47.5 million D round, announced last month, up to an even juicier $55.7 million and its total funding up over a handsome $112 million. Google is rep...
A slip by Samsung’s lawyer gave Apple the chance to introduce evidence into the patent infringement trial in San Francisco that Samsung wanted suppressed, evidence culled from Samsung’s own documents that Apple hinted it had before the trial began last week. According to an internal ...
Sharp has taken a license to Microsoft’s latest Extended File Allocation Table (exFAT) for use in products including its Android smartphones popular in Japan. Unusually Microsoft says nothing about the pact being royalty-bearing – or that it got anything in return – which is not to s...
Apple is in talks to acquire Pinterest rival, The Fancy, according to Business Insider. The fast-growing social e-commerce site is backed by Twitter creator and Square co-founder Jack Dorsey and Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes. The 20-man start-up calls itself “part store, blog, ma...
Birst has finally solved a problem the Royal Bank of Canada posed seven years ago. It’s figured out a way to analyze data regardless of where it is without moving or replicating it. It calls the widgetry Distributed Business Analytics. The trick is to keep all the data in one place,...
Fusion-io Wednesday trotted out a piece of software called ION Data Accelerator that All Things Digital says means that a server fitted with flash can replace a storage array. It also says that “servers that run in the cloud are going all-flash” starting with the boxes in Facebook’s ...
Microsoft has reworked its browser-based Hotmail into a free, socialized, Facebook-friendly service it’s calling Outlook.com, borrowing the name from its Office e-mail client. The idea is to stop Google’s Gmail from eating into its turf. With 324 million users Hotmail is the larges...
Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ: BIRT), The BIRT Company - delivering more insights to more people than all BI companies combined, on Monday provided additional details of the $30 million share repurchase program first announced on August 2nd, 2012. “Our hybrid open source enterprise mode...
“We launched our next Cloud Test Lab with Eucalyptus, Atrato and Arista. We consider it a very important tool for the European market,” stated Jelle Frank van der Zwet, Manager Cloud Segment at Interxion, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan at th...


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