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Recent IDC research shows that worldwide spending on cloud services will grow almost threefold, reaching $44.2 billion by 2013. And a recent Gartner report predicts that the volume of enterprise data overall will increase by a phenomenal 650% over the next five years. These two unstop...
is used in capacity planning, designing and engineering networks. It’s paying about $141 million in cash and retention incentives. Cariden, whose clients include Verizon, Deutsche Telecom, SingTel and Swisscom, specializes in optimizing traffic management and visibility on service pr...
Google’s bid for an injunction halting the sale of Microsoft products based on Motorola Mobility’s standard-essential patents (SEPs) has failed. A federal judge in Seattle last Thursday said the SEPs, which in this case cover video decoding, can’t be used for injunctions. He’s the ...
HP has broadened its BSM solutions to deliver better end-to-end visibility into IT applications and services by exploiting powerful, real-time and historical analytics. As organizations have adopted virtualization and cloud technologies, the complexity to effectively monitor trouble ...
Another one of Andreessen Horowitz’s seemingly endless supply of gold-tinged start-ups whose future is supposed to be theirs to lose has come out of start-up hiding to proclaim the existence of its newfangled SaaS-style data-warehouse-as-a-service for Big Data analytics running initial...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Aspera, Inc., creator of patented fasp™ transport technology that moves the world’s digital assets at maximum speed, 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 ...
Despite – or maybe because of – the mess Autonomy’s created, HP is considering using some of its Intelligent Data Operating Layer (IDOL) technology for a free online service for analyzing Big Data more or less in real-time, IDG says. It heard it last Wednesday during a webcast HP hel...
HP was sued Monday in a San Francisco federal court by shareholders irate over how its $8.8 billion write-off last week drove the stock to the ground. HP claimed Autonomy inflated its value through falsified financials before it was acquired in October for $11.1 billion. HP said the ...
A short ungrammatical misspelled press release put out on PRWeb Monday morning and jumped on by the AP and TechCrunch because it claimed that Google had paid $400 million for Rhode Island-based public hotspot provider ICOA proved to be a hoax. The company’s pink sheets stock sells fo...
Eucalyptus Systems, the open source cloud company, has been busy hardening the platform and is days away from delivering its third feature release in the last year. CEO Marten Mikos says he’s “amazed at the engineering cadence. It’s better than at MySQL.” He ought to know. He’s the...
OpenXava is a framework for Rapid Java Web Development, well-suited for business and database oriented applications. OpenXava allows you to develop applications just by writing simple domain classes with Java or Groovy. The user interface is generated automatically in runtime, without...
Rackspace says it’s gussied up its free Private Cloud Software, a k a Alamo, boosting remote support capabilities for on premise OpenStack-powered clouds, helping companies to monitor their private clouds, and providing more storage capabilities. It claims that since Alamo launched in...
esProc supports various data sources. These data sources could be JDBC-driving databases or sequence files that are not stored in database like Excel and Txt. With esProc, analysts can access data from a single data source or from multiple data sources. Results can be showed in esProc ...
Amazon has set up data centers in Australia to supply its cloud services to Australia-based businesses and global companies with customers in Australia. It’ll be Amazon Web Services’ ninth region, the Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region, and the third Region in Asia Pacific after the Singap...
Since opening its doors in Europe a year ago, thousands of companies across the continent are relying on SoftLayer Technologies to achieve the scalability, performance and time-to-market they require to succeed and stay ahead of the competition. Companies such as Binweevils, Boxed Ice,...
Organizations have become accustomed to accepting the inherent risk associated with point-in-time security assessments. With the emergence of new compliance regulations and the increasing ability to easily change environments through virtualization, we are shifting to a standardized ap...
Citrix CloudPlatform, powered by Apache CloudStack, has been the platform of choice for more than 100 public and private production clouds. In his Lunchtime Focus Keynote at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Shannon Williams, VP Cloud Market Development at Citrix, will provide an in...
The Browser Agent now supports all major versions of Internet Explorer (IE6 - IE10) and Firefox (FF 3.6, FF 4-FF 16). This allows you to test your web sites across all the different browser versions your real end users are using to access your site. With the built-in screenshot capabil...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Objectivity, Inc., makers of InfiniteGraph, The Distributed Graph Database™, will exhibit at 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. View demos of ...
Microsoft Thursday launched the biggest, most dramatic makeover of its operating system since Windows went graphical, perfuming the effort with a billion-dollar marketing budget. Windows 8 will be on the street Friday, October 26. It has to best the competition from the smartphones an...
Private equity houses KKR, TPG Capital or Bain Capital Partners may be persuaded to take BMC private. Bloomberg says the company, which has a market cap of $6.5 billion, met with potential buyers last week. It also approached Oracle, Cisco, Dell, EMC and CA. Bloomberg says those st...
In this fast-moving Lunchtime Power Panel at the 11th International Cloud Expo, chaired by Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan, industry-leading Execs & VPs of Technology will discuss such topics as: Which of the recent big acquisitions within the Cloud and/or Big Data space ha...
We face the challenge of monitoring and managing performance in clouds every other day. Not only is application performance management different in a cloud, but all clouds are not equal either. In his session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Michael Kopp, technology strategist a...
Today's CIOs and IT directors are facing new challenges in managing electronic content archives. In addition to the demand to meet evolving legal and regulatory requirements, organizations are creating a sea of structured and unstructured content in more formats and sent over more chan...
Building cloud and API driven mobile apps introduces numerous complexities around syncing, caching, and securing data. In his session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Alex Gaber, an API Evangelist for Layer 7 Technologies, will explore and review numerous tools and frameworks, i...
The latest OSX update released last week removes all traces of what used to be an Apple-provided Java applet plug-in from Mac-compatible browsers when it installs. Apple doesn’t say why but it’s telling users to go to Oracle for the latest version of the plug-in if they need it for a...
In her hands-on workshop session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Diane Mueller, the Cloud Evangelist for ActiveState, will introduce conceptual cloud architectural principles and show how private Platform as a Service enables cloud app development, deployment, and management. S...
Microsoft started taking pre-orders for Windows 8 Friday. The upgrade price is $70. The widgetry is set to be released on October 26, when the software can be downloaded for $40, an offer that will expire at the end of January. The offer extends to XP, Vista and Windows 7. Buyers c...
After foiling press prophecies last week about when the media would get invitations to the supposedly thinner 7.85-inch iPad mini’s unveiling the precious suggestive invites arrived the other day. The widget, whose existence Apple has yet to acknowledge and addresses competition from...
Violin Memory, the high-speed flash memory array maker, quietly filed its papers with the SEC last month to go public according to Bloomberg, which was quoting “two people familiar with the matter.” It puts Violin’s possible valuation at near $2 billion. At least that’s what Violin’s...
Cloud Marketing is undergoing such radical changes that some have even suggested that programmers, or so called "Growth Hackers," will replace marketers altogether. In his session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Ken Rutsky, a Product and Service Marketing Consultant, will explo...
New Relic, Inc., on Wednesday announced the availability of key transaction performance management, enabling organizations large and small to take advantage of enterprise business transaction performance tracking. Until now, business transaction performance management has only been ava...
Compuware Corporation has announced pricing for a deep transaction management solution for optimizing performance of Apache Hadoop applications. Compuware APM's dynaTrace Enterprise for Hadoop will be offered starting at just $1,000 per Hadoop Java Virtual Machine (JVM). Applications ...
Microsoft Tuesday priced its ARM-based tablet, the dingus with the ARM-ported Windows RT that won’t run any of the scads of applications written for x86 machines although there will be an ARM-ported version of Office bundled with the things. The new widgets will go on sale next week ...
Amazon is negotiating to acquire Texas Instruments’ abandoned ARM business, according to Calcalist, the Israeli business daily written in Hebrew. It says the companies are in advanced talks. According to the story Amazon wants to be a merchant chip house competing with Qualcomm, Sams...
Apple has poached a top chip designer from Samsung, its nemesis as well as its foundry. It’s waltzed off with the guy who was chief engineer at AMD until June of 2011, when he went to work for Samsung down Texas way as chief system architect. Jim Mergard, who was at AMD for 16 year...
Cbeyond Inc. on Monday announced the launch of its new TotalCloud(TM) Data Center managed service. With TotalCloud Data Center, small and medium-sized businesses can now access secure, enterprise-class, customizable cloud services without having to purchase, configure, install and mana...
AMD is going to squeeze into what it calls the performance tablet market with a new low-power 40nm Z-60 APU for Windows 8 platforms that has a two-core CPU running at 1GHz. The chip, codenamed Hondo and really meant for notebooks or netbooks, has a thermal design envelop of 4.5W. It r...
This book's title Essentials Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process, is a perfect description of what this book is. It covers every essential that you need to know about the scrum process, and the book is written to every role in the scrum process. After a nice int...
Compuware Corporation on Wednesday announced a new generation performance analytics solution that raises the intelligence of software-as-a-service (SaaS) application performance management (APM). Outage Analyzer provides real-time visualizations and alerts of outages in third-party web...


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