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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Network Location Awareness

If you are writing a 'WinForms' smart client application for the Windows XP platform then the chances are very high that your application will run on mobile PCs. Sales of mobile PCs (laptops, notebooks, and Tablet PCs) are starting to outnumber the sales of desktop PCs. With this in mind your applications will likely have to be aware of the currently available network connections. This article will briefly describe how you can do this and provide you with links to further resources. The "Sometimes Connected" Way of Working Do you own a laptop, notebook, or Tablet PC? Do your customers run your applications on laptops, notebooks, or Tablet PCs? For most of you the answer is probably yes to at least one of those questions. It's also probable that these mobile PCs will connect to more than one network in the course of a week. Applications running on these mobile device... (more)

Windows Server 2003 Migration By @Racemi | @CloudExpo #BigData #API #IoT

Racemi Provides Migration Packages to Upgrade Windows Server 2003 to Cloud To assist customers with legacy Windows Server 2003 that is no longer supported by Microsoft, Racemi has introduced fixed price packages for upgrading and migrating Windows Server 2003 servers to either Windows 2008 R2 or Windows 2012 R2 and the choice of Amazon Web Services (AWS) or SoftLayer cloud. "We're extending a lifeline by upgrading the legacy servers to more modern Windows Server platforms while taking advantage of cloud computing," said James Strayer, vice president of product management, Racemi. The initial step is a Pre-Upgrade Assessment Services package for $199 to identify Windows Server 2003 workloads, then determine if those are suitable candidates for upgrade and migration to the cloud, while taking into consideration how to minimize service disruption. After the assessment... (more)

Icahn Snags Three Yahoo Board Seats, But Yang Remains

Shareholder activist Carl Icahn has joined the Board of Directors of Yahoo! Inc. Jerry Yang remains in place as CEO. Two further seats will be filled by two people from a list of nine candidates recommended by Icahn. The company, Yahoo said in a statement "has reached an agreement with Carl Icahn to settle their pending proxy contest related to the Company's 2008 annual meeting of stockholders." "This agreement will not only allow Yahoo! to put the distraction of the proxy contest behind us, it will allow the Company to continue pursuing its strategy of being the starting point for Internet users and a must buy for advertisers," said Yahoo! Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer Jerry Yang. "No other company in the Internet space has our unique combination of global brand, talented employees, innovative technologies and exceptional assets, attributes that will help us t... (more)

Microsoft Dubs its Cloud ‘Windows Azure’

The official name of the widgetry that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer recently called “Windows Clouds” is going to be “Windows Azure,” described by chief architect Ray Ozzie as a virtualized “scale-out” service that runs on machines in Microsoft’s data centers. A technology preview of the stuff will be released this week at Microsoft’s Professional Developers Conference. Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, November 19-20-21, 2008 SYS-CON Events announced today that Amazon CTO Dr. Werner Vogels will deliver the opening keynote at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.cloudcomputingexpo.com), which will take place November 19-21, at the Fairmont Hotel at the heart of Silicon Valley, in San Jose, California. The first International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo will be colocated with the 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo (www.virtualizationc... (more)

Why Microsoft Should Finally Buy Citrix

DISCLAIMER: This is long and the opinions are mine. I’ve written a good bit here about the various ways Microsoft and Citrix overlap in the hypervisor space, ranging from topics like shared code base through competition for the desktop space. To me, these two players have always been the underdogs battling for the right to go head-to-head against VMware in the main enterprise (and now cloud) virtual data center event. I’ve long said here that I think Microsoft is in the best position to make that move, but to be honest, Citrix currently has better technology. In other words, Microsoft has a better strategic play, Citrix a better tactical play. The announcements that came of out Synergy last week prove that. Citrix knows what it’s doing and they know how to build virtualization products to compete with VMware. As has been asked many times before, here and elsewhere:... (more)

Business to Get Early Access to Win 7

Microsoft's volume licensees will be able to start ordering Windows 7 on September 7, six weeks or so ahead of general release on October 22. Early birds will also qualify for discounts of 15%-33% depending on the size of the order, according to Windows SVP Bill Veghte. The six-month promotion offer is good for the Windows 7 Professional Edition upgrade and the discount is relative to the Vista SKU upgrade. He also said that 10,000 ISVs are writing programs and drivers for 7 as opposed to less than 4,000 ahead of Vista's release. ... (more)

Ecosystem For Cloud Computing Adoption

Ecosystem at Cloud Expo TM Forum announced the formation of an ecosystem of major industry players in the emerging cloud services sector. The centerpiece of this effort is the creation of the Enterprise Cloud Buyers Council (ECBC) whose goal is to understand the needs of the largest global cloud buyers and ensure any impediments to the uptake of cloud technology are removed. Together with key service and technology suppliers, the ecosystem will initiate a range of programs designed to remove barriers to the growth of commercial cloud services. Among the enterprise buyers joining this effort are Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Deutsche Bank. Click Here for Instant Virtualization! XenServer. Enterprise-class. Cloud-proven. Free. Join the rapidly growing community of IT professionals who choose Citrix XenServer for their virtualization platform. "Cloud computing has ... (more)

Ex-IBM Honcho Claims He’s Innocent

Early Bird at Clod Expo The rumor mill says that Apple could be out with that tablet it’s supposed to have up its sleeve in March or April. According to Oppenheimer analyst Yair Reiner, it’s supposed to have a 10.1-inch iPhone-style multi-touch screen and a $1,000 price tag. It would compete with Amazon’s Kindle e-book reader. Reiner says Apple’s been pitching book publishers on a non-executive deal giving them 70% of the money, more lucrative for them than Amazon, which is thought to demand 50% of the take. Reiner thinks Apple means to make a million of the widgets a month to start. Robert Moffat, the former high-ranking IBM executive arrested in October in the Galleon insider trading roundup, asked a New York court Wednesday to dismiss the SEC's civil charges against him. He claims he didn't pass material insider information on IBM and Sun earnings or AMD's sale... (more)

Microsoft and Fujitsu in Major Cloud Push

According to the Nikkei July 10 morning edition, Fujitsu and Microsoft are planning to share data centers worldwide in a bid to catch up to the world's Cloud computing pioneers in the business of providing software and computing services online. The two companies are considering joint investment in new data centers, the Nikkei reported. In the meantime, the report added, Fujitsu will begin to host Microsoft cloud services at its Tatebayashi center in Gunma Prefecture. In a news release timed to coincide with its WPC (Worldwide Partners Conference), Microsoft confirmed on July 12: "Fujitsu will deliver a comprehensive set of new cloud services and solutions, including system integration, cloud migration and managed services, to customers and independent software vendors (ISVs). Fujitsu will also run its own applications on the Windows Azure platform appliance. The new F... (more)

Microsoft SQL Azure Enterprise Application Development

I hope my latest book "Microsoft SQL Azure Enterprise Application Development" which should be available in a couple of days appeals to the readers as much as my two other books on Microsoft BI. This book covers most of the changes that took place between the CTP and the updates in October 2010. Even as I am writing this post it must be undergoing more changes,a fact that may take away the shine from what is written in the past. Notwithstanding, the core ideas do not change; what changes perhaps are, a few more modified screens; a new UI; and some additional hooks. The more profound changes will be totally new elements that gets added to product with time and that is the time for yet another book. Some of the details of what you can learn copied from Packt Site is reproduced here: An easy to understand briefing on Microsoft Windows Azure Platform Services Connect t... (more)

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