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Apparently the world is standing by waiting for Google to copy Amazon and wheel out an EC2 imitator this week at the Google I/O developer conference in San Francisco. Google already has the platform-as-a-service App Engine and the S3-like Google Cloud Storage but the money is in IaaS...
Apple has been fined $2.25 million in Australian money or $2.28 million in American greenbacks by an Australian court for running advertising about its new iPad that implied the widget with Wi-Fi and 4G was compatible with Telstra’s local 4G LTE mobile data network when it’s not. The...
WikiLeaker Julian Assange turned drama queen Tuesday and jumped bail turning up at the Ecuadorian embassy in the chi-chi London neighborhood of Knightsbridge near Harrods seeking political asylum. He claims he is being prosecuted. London police are at the embassy armed with an arre...
My supermarket is often out of the products I need, so when they are stocked, I need to buy in larger quantities. You’d think this would be easy to address: the stock-outs, but it seems it isn’t. So I thought I would pound out some ideas on inventory management exercises that I wish my...
IT departments are experiencing storage capacity needs doubling every 12-18 months, 50x the amount of information and 75x the number of files. IT managers are dealing with growing constraints on space, power and costs to manage their data center infrastructure. Intel is helping busines...
RPost, the Los Angeles inventor of Registered Email services, has gotten a patent on the little invisible web bugs – also called web beacons or pixel tags – that companies – in this case service companies – use to see if their e-mails are opened to measure the success of their marketin...
The combined effect of trends in the consumerization of IT services, BYOD policies and mobile work forces are having transforming effects on both Enterprise storage administrators and service providers alike. In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Brian Olson, Cloud Bus...
How can organizations use enterprise/private cloud capabilities and Big Data analytics to improve information-sharing? In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Ira A. (Gus) Hunt, Chief Technology Officer for the Chief Information Officer in the CIA, will discuss how the I...
In his Day 4 Morning Keynote on June 14 at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Marvin Wheeler, Open Data Center Alliance Chairman, will discuss the success the organization has had in charting the requirements for broad-scale enterprise adoption of the cloud and how 2012 is forecast to ...
Ruing the day it ever heard of Facebook, much less courted it, the Nasdaq is moving toward compensating investors burned by the technical glitches they encountered when the social media giant went public on May 18. The Wall Street Journal said late Tuesday that the exchange may have ...
OutSystems, provider of the industry-leading Agile Platform application development tool, announced on Tuesday the participation of two company executives at the Cloud Expo New York. OutSystems’ vice president and general manager, North America, Jeff Newlin, will join a CEO Power Panel...
Hybrid is an end state for most customers as it balances choice and the needs of the business against cost, flexibility and risk. In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Mark Clifton, Director Cloud Solutions at Dell Commercial Business Unit, will discuss Hybrid cloud ad...
Axway on Wednesday detailed the steps IT departments must take to ensure seamless cloud adoption. Cloud computing continues to gain acceptance within the enterprise segment and in turn, software vendors are working in order to meet the need. Specifically enterprise IT has addressed the...
Right before the long weekend Dell was supposed to be negotiating to buy Quest Software. Quest is looking for an offer better than the $2 billion Insight Venture Partners, the private equity house, bid in early March and Quest accepted barring a superior offer. Bloomberg says it kn...
As an exhibitor at Cloud Expo New York, EMC Corporation is offering special passes to SYS-CON's 10th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 11–14, 2012, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. EMC Corporation is a global leader in enabling businesses and serv...
Want to understand in just hours what experts have spent many hundreds of days deciphering? The new, "super-sized" four-day Cloud Computing Bootcamp is a brief introduction to cloud computing carefully created and devised to help you keep up with evolving trends like Big Data, PaaS, A...
SYS-CON Events announced today that enStratus Networks, provider of the enStratus cloud infrastructure management solution, has been named “Day 2 and Day 3 Morning Coffee Break Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 10th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 11–14, 2012, at the Javits...
Julian Assange, the WikiLeaks mastermind, lost his appeal to Britain’s Supreme Court against extradition to Sweden to answer questions related to allegations of rape and sexual harassment made by two WiliLeaks volunteers in 2010. In a five-to-two decision the court held that “the Swe...
SYS-CON Events announced today that PubNub, a provider of real-time data push services for web and mobile apps, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 10th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 11–14, 2012, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. PubNub is a blazingly fa...
GoGrid on Tuesday announced the availability of its Private Cloud service in the company’s newest data center in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. “We’re excited to bring our Private Cloud to Amsterdam,” stated John Keagy, CEO, GoGrid. “The new solutions make it easy for companies to create ...
Facebook was hitting new lows on its seventh trading day Tuesday after Reuters reported that it was in discussions to buy Oslo-based Opera Software ASA for what could turn out to be over a billion dollars because of competition from Google and others. The numbers heard could put the pr...
Many key benefits make the Dell MDC a compelling alternative for your data center solution. In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Steve Cuming, Executive Director of Data Center Solutions at Dell, will take a look at the hyper-efficient, snap-together, flexible choice m...
Enterprises and business are leveraging the public cloud and Internet now more than ever. The explosion of Software as a Service and cloud computing has presented today's enterprises with a new challenge: controlling and optimizing the Internet. In his general session at the 10th Int...
Cloud computing is becoming an integral part of every enterprise IT environment. With multiple cloud deployment models to choose from, understanding the essential components to any cloud solution will help ensure your success. In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Ores...
Facebook sold off again Tuesday scrapping the bottom at $30.98 after Reuters reported that Scott Devitt, a research analyst at the IPO’s lead underwriter Morgan Stanley, unexpectedly cut his revenue estimates on the company during the roadshow leading up to it going public last Friday....
As a Bronze Sponsor of Cloud Expo New York, Appcore is offering special passes to SYS-CON's 10th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 11–14, 2012, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. Appcore manufactures the business of cloud computing. Appcore delivers...
Facebook opened below its $38 IPO Monday morning and kept on tanking, losing 10% within 10 minutes. It put up a defense at around $33, down around 13%, and moved to around $34, down around 11%, within 45 minutes but didn’t hold that bottom and was back below $33 when last seen. Some p...
China’s antitrust regulators gave Google’s $12.5 billion acquisition of Motorola Mobility the nod Saturday provided Google’s Android operating system remains open and free-of-charge for the next five years. The “free” stipulation apparently doesn’t apply to applications or services...
With Facebook’s IPO upon us, the timing of Google’s latest press blitz should probably be regarded with a healthy dose of suspicion, but the unveiling of the Knowledge Graph is an important step in Google’s journey — and a reaffirmation of values diluted by recent dal...
SilkRoad Technology, the aptly named competitor of, say, the up-and-coming Workday that peddles cloud-based social talent management solutions, has topped up its funding with another reportedly oversubscribed $35 million round. That makes an incredible $162 million since 2003. The l...
Facebook closed up a mere 23 cents its first day of trading as a public company after 421 million shares were sold to investors. The stock, which had jaundiced New Yorkers congregating in Times Square to see what would happen, opened a half-hour late Friday at around 11:30am at $42.05...
Facebook decision makers and their bankers were reportedly closeted together shortly before the markets closed in New York Thursday trying to decide whether to price Facebook’s IPO at $38 or $39 a share, according to the Wall Street Journal, which evidently had a glass – in the way of ...
There was a time, not so very long ago, when IT directors and chief information officers dismissed the Internet as something of a passing fad. Somehow though, things took off pretty well with the whole web thing didn't they? Mobile telephony has also grown to a level of dominance that ...
Facebook Wednesday upped the number of shares that will be sold when it IPOs Friday by almost 25% or 84 million shares to about 421.2 million shares of Class A common stock. The overallotment has also been increased from 50.6 million to 63.2 million. If all 484.4 million shares move,...
Oracle’s Java patent infringement case against Google and Android went to the jury Tuesday afternoon. The jury, which delivered only a partial verdict on copyright infringement last week, deciding that Google infringed but unable to say whether that infringement made “fair use” o...
You knew this was gonna happen, right? Facebook has repriced its IPO upwards from $28-$35 a share to $34-$38 a share giving it a valuation of $92 billion-$104 billion, a neighborhood more to its liking than the original $77 billion-$96 billion. The actual price won’t be set until Thur...
Departed Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson, 54, told the board before he resigned over the weekend that he was just diagnosed with thyroid cancer and was starting treatment, the Wall Street Journal said overnight. It isn’t clear exactly where this piece is supposed to fit in the puzzle but if...
This sound familiar? Mozilla is complaining that Microsoft is impeding its Firefox web browser from getting on the devices being designed to carry the unseen next-generation Windows for ARM chip, now officially called Windows RT. RT, which has a Metro environment for tablets and pho...
Yahoo’s so-called ResumeGate has reportedly claimed its short-lived CEO Scott Thompson. In the midst of Mother’s Day – when, as she says, everybody’s at brunch – All Things Digital’s ace reporter Kara Swisher, who seems to know everything that goes on at Yahoo, said Sunday – based...
Dissident shareholder Daniel Loeb, head of the Third Point hedge fund that uncovered Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson’s resume lie, sent the Yahoo board another letter Wednesday saying it was “farcical” for them to be spending more time deciding whether to fire him than it had deciding to hire...


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