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“DevOps is trendier than a cronut on a hoverboard.” This is the start of one of four AppSphere 2016 best practices track session abstracts, and I couldn’t agree more with the quote above. When reviewing the many submissions from customers, there was one use case that came up again and ...
Une guerre sans merci a commencé ! Les entreprises vont être les témoins et les arbitres de la plus grande bataille jamais livrée entre fournisseurs informatiques. Les infrastructures Cloud et les usages SaaS deviennent les solutions par défaut pour toutes...
Those of us who have been in IT since the early 90’s are all guilty of training our internal business partners to ask us for things that they don’t really want. We have trained them to ask us for reports. It started with the best of intentions – giving the business users information fr...
Picobrewing, ehanging, ringing, robotouring, and telekinetic powers in the physical,... The post The Top 10 Things at CES 2016 originally appeared here on Shelly Palmer
with more than one million cumulative downloads, and users from AOL, Disqus, Twitch, Lithium Technologies, Expedia, Mozilla, and others. Atlas integrates HashiCorp's existing open source software into the first complete solution for application delivery on any infrastructure, and furth...
If you build it, they will come. And attack. Earlier this year, I was brainstorming with Greg Martin, the founder and chief technical officer of ThreatStream, a Google Ventures-backed security startup, about finding a way to show the global nature of attacks against industrial-control ...
Thursday 27 March, 2014 Tata Steel is to begin a fourth test production campaign on the HIsarna pilot plant at its IJmuiden works in the Netherlands. The trial is scheduled to start mid-May and last about six weeks. HIsarna is a new technology, partly developed in IJmuiden, wh...
December 19th, 2013 marked 10 years of successful business for Hurricane Labs. In honor of the occasion, the company will celebrate January 8th at their “10th Anniversary Celebration Lunch” with selected employees and clients. Hurricane Labs, founded in 2003 by … Continue reading...
The SCTE is to hold its Autumn Lecture and Annual General Meeting at the Royal College of Surgeons in Lincoln's Inn Fields next week. Held on 29th October in the Eleanor Colley-Davies Lecture Theatre (LT2) of the RCS, the SCTE Autumn Lecture focuses on the theme of "Managing the Overhe...
Flexible 100 Gb/s-Capable DWDM Transport Solution Delivers Future-Proof Scalability, Fast Service Provisioning, and Low Latency for Enhanced Service PerformanceMUNICH, Germany, August 6, 2013 - Coriant, a global supplier of leading optical transport solutions, announced today that A1, ...
Patented Technology for Highly Efficient Deduplication Enables Fast Grid-Scalable Backups for Widest Range of Backup Applications and UtilitiesLondon - June 7, 2013 - ExaGrid Systems, Inc., the leader in cost-effective and scalable disk-based backup solutions with data deduplication, t...
By: Dan Kurschner, Marketing Manager, CiscoI had the pleasure of attending the first day of the annual IEEE CQR International Workshop.CQR stands for Communications Quality and Reliability.  This workshop is held annually with the purpose of bringing together industry and academic...
Digital agency Realise and Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP) this week launched a new website for the asset management business.Realise were appointed by SWIP after a competitive pitch to redesign and build www.swip.com using a new CMS, Ektron. The overall aim of the projec...
Open source integration provider committed to the support of newest Data Warehouse as a Service platform for big data integration and quality in the CloudTDWI World Conference, Las Vegas - February 21, 2013 - Talend, a global open source integration software leader, today announced sup...
Websites are key online destinations for market leading forklift truck brands Hyster and Yale. Edinburgh, 30th January 2013 - Realise Digital launched two new websites for NACCO Materials Handling Group (NMHG). This is the culmination of an in-depth project that has consolidated multip...
Decline of tape as primary backup target, increasing opportunities in the cloud, and need for instant recovery among key trends to watchLondon - December 19, 2012 - ExaGrid Systems, Inc. (www.exagrid.com), the leader in scalable and cost-effective disk-based backup solutions with data ...
Open source software leader advances next-generation integration solution with big data profiling for Hadoop, support of major NoSQL databases and increased usability featuresMaidenhead, UK - 5 November 2012 - Talend, a global open source software leader, today announced the availabili...
Free, full-featured, 30-day trial version of Wizards Storage Portal® available: Visit www.debriefingsoftware.com for more informationApril 24, 2012 - London, UK - Debriefing Software today launched in the UK a non-intrusive, cloud-based, pay-as-you-use storage resource management ...
Arlington, TX, April 19, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The $149.99 PKard solution lets people access web portals, collaboration sites and email directly from their iPads and iPhones with secure authentication to their personal smart cards. For example, a US military reservist can access education...
London, 18th April 2012: Volta, the specialist provider of data centres to the financial, media and content industries, has revealed plans for its first data centre in Central London. The data centre, which will be based in the iconic former Reuters building in Great Sutton Street EC1,...
Depuis plus de 40 ans, la France dispose avec le CIGREF de l’une des plus grandes associations de responsables informatiques de grandes entreprises au monde. Vendredi 13 avril, le CIGREF a organisé à Paris le « Sommet Mondial du Numérique...
Integrated solutions are a must of you are a large technology company as it helps CIOs focus on innovation instead of IT maintenance. Several companies are building automation into their tools to deliver a robust solution to optimize IT development and delivery.
A new LinkedIn Group has been formed for professionals who are seeking advanced warning of technology that can make significant positive change to the status quo in enterprise IT. This group, the “Disruptive IT” group, is a closed group, meaning that you must apply to an be...
World's fastest transmission technology to be made commercially available by Newtec this year WASHINGTON, and SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium, 8 March 2012 Satellite communications specialist Newtec has demonstrated 372 Mbps bidirectional throughput and 313 Mbps unidirectional throughput over a...
If you have answered China then you are almost certainly wrong! It will be India. In fact, we may not have to wait till the end of 2012. India is likely to surpass China by middle of 2012. May 2011 statistics say China = 896 million subscribers against India = 840 million subscribers ...
Well … they have not actually said it but the data provided in their report on “Sizing the Cloud – Understanding and Quantifying the Future of Cloud Computing” implies so. The projection claims that going forward more than 80% of US cloud revenue will be from SaaS. This trend will cont...
Adam Smith was wrong. Well … he was not wrong in his conclusion but he was partially wrong in his basic assumption that human always pursue their self-interest. Through the work of many scientists, we have begun to see evidence across several disciplines that people are in fact more c...
Gartner, in a recent report titled “Current States and Future Directions of the IT Industry,” states: “…evidence continues to mount, highlighting there are few forces more powerful than the influence that friends or peers have on consumer buying decisions…” On the other hand, Forrest...
Some time back I had complained that the price of cloud service offerings are not coming down fast enough compared to the drop in hardware price reduction. But then we see the following release from Amazon – AWS. “…we’ve often told you that one of our goals is to drive down costs cont...
Recently InfoWorld published a list of the 10 worst cloud outages that happened in the last three years. The list included all the big names like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Rackspace. The focus of the post is to draw lessons from these failures. However, for an objective assessment...
This is how I was planning to start my post … “…believe me … I do think agile works … in most … well if not in most cases then in many cases. That by implication means it is not a silver bullet for all situation. In fact, no technique, no methodology, no solution can be applied all si...
Sure – you might save cost by moving to cloud. There are these five instances where you can achieve cost saving: You have a compute intensive application needs to run once in a while. Size of your organization is small to medium where renting works out better for you. You are planning...
Is there a significant change in the pricing? The answer is almost none – there slight decrease in the charge of higher end EC2 instances. You can see the summary status as on January 2010. So, what has actually changed? Auto Scaling – It allows you to scale your capacity up or down ...
What is your reaction to this? Are you saying ... The study is based on the response from 102 online retailers. In a nutshell the study concludes that: "...most eBusiness companies in retail, Facebook is unlikely to correlate directly to near-term sales. A few pockets of success, how...
Our nation’s technologists have always come to the aid of their nation. There are many great exemplars in this domain. Two of my personal favorites are: Edwin Land, inventor famous for his work on consumer cameras but also a key designer of reconnaissance systems (including the U2). ...
Just finished reviewing the latest draft update to the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) publication 800-145 “The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing”. This publication is rapidly becoming the accepted definition within the US Federal government of Cloud Computing an...
“No more than 1 in every 100 patent earns enough to pay back development cost and patent fees. About 1 in 500 makes any money above its out-of-pocket costs.” – Peter F. Drucker in Innovation and Entrepreneurship If this is true then why do so many people file patent application? There...
With the exponential growth of information why are we not paralyzed yet? IDC had predicted 40-60% Y-O-Y growth of information. This translates to a ten times growth in about 6 years time. Here are some interesting analogies on information explosion from Infographic: The Information Ex...
Surprise, surprise … Agile has never appeared in the Gartner Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies. So, the task of separating the hype from reality becomes simpler. The reality, Scott Ambler says, is that “…you’d have a hard time these days trying to find people who don’t want to be ag...
Security concerns (real and imagined) have long dominated much of the cloud conversation and caused many companies to deliberate about getting started in the cloud. Slowly, the security issues are being addressed--through the adoption of corporate policies for cloud usage, maturing clo...