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Cloud services have really captured the imagination. According to a Gartner survey 71% of organizations have adopted SaaS (Software as a Service) within the last three years. Quality Assurance teams, however, seem to have missed the boat, barely leveraging the benefits of the cloud. Wh...
Open source clouds are taking off fast, but some still doubt their practical business application. In reality, however, open clouds better deliver on all the benefits that made cloud appealing in the first place: interoperability, innovation and cost efficiency. With an open cloud, com...
In this hypercompetitive era faced with multiple technology transitions, businesses must change the game and transform how they engage customers to promote future growth. See Cisco unveil the Cisco Open Network Environment (ONE) Enterprise Networks Architecture, a game-changing technol...
Despite the economy, cloud computing is doing well. Gartner estimates the cloud market will double by 2016 to $206 billion. The time for dabbling in the cloud is over! The 13th International Cloud Expo, to be held November 4-7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara...
Why has cloud computing failed to deliver on the promise of true high availability? Have we reached the limits of operational performance? Or are there emerging technologies that may make terms, like ‘downtime,’ ‘scheduled outage,’ or ‘unreachable’ obsolete? In his session at the 13t...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the Cloud Expo® 2013 Silicon Valley exhibitor show prospectus has now been published online. The prospectus offers the complete Cloud Expo Show Prospectus and an Overview of Cloud Expo Sponsorship Opportunities, including the All New Thought Leadersh...
What GreenPages was looking for in a hybrid cloud was the ability to easily move workloads and view all clouds within a single management pane. vCloud Hybrid Service provided the ability to extend GreenPages private cloud out and utilize it for a secondary site.
Racemi has completed validation of VMware vCloud Hybrid Service, enabling migration of heterogeneous workloads to vCloud Hybrid Service. What is the easiest way for an enterprise to migrate to the vCloud Hybrid Service? Racemi makes that promise with its migration software that now su...
Virtustream on Tuesday announced that its cloud management software xStream™ can now be used to optimize VMware environments for mission-critical applications, enhance security and enable hybrid cloud environments. "We continue to further enhance and optimize our cloud software offeri...
This joint webcast with IDC presents the results of their updated Red Hat Satellite ROI study. Based on in-depth interviews with Red Hat Enterprise Linux users, Tim Grieser, program VP of system management software for IDC, presents a quantitative assessment of benefits – including bus...
There has been a lot of talk among vendors and industry experts in the last year about how APM fits in with the DevOps philosophy. There have been many claims that because a vendor is easy to install and use, it automatically make it a solution catered for a DevOps crowd. This can’t be...
Mobile and cloud are two of the biggest changes in the enterprise today. Amidst a disruptive shift in technology and IT economics arrive the difficult decision of how you can design, build, deploy, and manage your mobile websites. Decisions such as “do I build native” or “how can I bui...
ARM-based Servers are poised to shake up the traditional Server market. This will also shake up the software market – creating opportunity for new vendors who choose to specialize in delivering solutions for this emerging computing platform. "There's a new class of technologies poise...
Wake up America – especially the politicians in California, Illinois, and anywhere else where they are considering implementing a high-speed train. High-speed trains are so “last century” and they are not cheap to build or maintain. If they are not used to their maximum capacities and ...
Over the past ten years, enterprises have seen enormous gains in scalability, flexibility, and affordability as they migrated from proprietary, monolithic server architectures to architectures that are virtualized, open source, standardized, and commoditized. Unfortunately, storage has...
Hybrid cloud computing can maximize the value and balance the use of internal assets and external services (e.g., deploying services internally that could also be deployed to public cloud services when the internal capacity is available) while enabling better scalability. Businesses ar...
For software testers to create a detailed test case during the QA process can be tricky: sometimes it’s not an option; sometimes it’s wasted effort. Here are ways to help make that decision. Part of the skill set required to be a good tester involves the ability to assess a software p...
Generally speaking there are two main types of Web CMS architectures: coupled and decoupled. Coupling refers to the relationship between the authoring tools and content delivery of your live site. In a coupled system, the underlying store for content serves both authoring and delivery....
Does your Ops team care about the number of Exceptions thrown in the application – do they even monitor this number? Does your Test Team report the list of Exceptions thrown during a load test to engineering or are they just sending those that end up in a logfile? Is development intere...
It is true that enterprise mobility is about the eight Rs - getting the right information, to the right person, at the right time, in the right place, in the right amount, on the right device, in the right format so they can make right decisions, but there are even more benefits. Ente...
As PR professionals we’ve all been there—a client or colleague enthusiastically asks, “Can you get us on Ellen?” or “How can we make this go viral?” With this in mind, I wanted to document some of the craziest, most absurd requests or assignments PR and social media professionals have ...
In this demo at 12th International Cloud Expo, held June 10–13, 2013, at the Javits Center in New York City, Dell looks at cloud-as-a-service solutions and shows how to get started in the cloud. Cloud Expo 2013 Silicon Valley, November 4–7, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in San...
Business always needs the ability to deliver real-time analytics on-demand for better information visibility and decision making anytime anywhere. Delivering dashboards on mobile devices or tablets has become a very popular use case for executives. The use case has more relevancy now t...
Big data. Little data. Offsite data. On-premises data. Primary data. Archive data. Data comes in all shapes and sizes. As a culture of pack rats, we all love data of all kinds. We even conducted a whole campaign last year where we told everyone to "Embrace Storage Hogs." And for good r...
Just like the Windows Phone 7.5 Unleashed book, everything about this book rocks!!! It is in color which makes for a great read. Being able to see the code and screenshots in color doubles the value of a book like this. I wish all programming books that included coding client UIs were ...
As Netuitive’s director of product management, I was fortunate to attend the O’Reilly Velocity Conference this year in San Francisco where one presentation in particular stood out. The presentation, “Monitoring & Observability – Getting Off the Starting Blocks” was by technology vis...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Incapsula, a cloud-based website security and performance service, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 13th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 4–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Through an application-...
In this article my colleague Peter Abatan, a Mobile Technology Consultant and banking expert with Cognizant,shares his insights into the digital transformation happening in the banking industry. This transformation reflects new and innovative business models, the rapid adoption of m...
From risks around cybersecurity to supply chain concerns to fast-changing trends around cloud computing, the pace of change and pressures on businesses to adjust well have never been higher. To gain a fuller grip on such risk and complexity, The Open Group is shepherding a series of st...
Each of us are surrounded by our digital choices, preferences, activities, history and experiences that are captured as data and analyzed by the systems and websites we use. Why did Google, a company known for its search engine, develop a mobile operating system? They recognized the ...
For those that missed Part 1, Peter Abatan, my colleague at Cognizant and a banking industry and mobility expert, has been sharing his thoughts on trends in the banking industry. The following points come mostly from his email messages to me and his blog articles. He believes Interne...
Sentiment analytics is an emerging technology enabler for enterprises to extract the sentiments, opinions and emotions from their Big Data sources, so that enterprises can predict the potential acceptance of their products and offerings. This goes a long way in defining the success of ...
The mega-trends of SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) plus IoT (Internet of Things/Connected devices/M2M) are changing entire industries. I am being asked frequently now to meet with IT and business teams to review how SMAC and related trends are impacting various industries so...
Toyota’s desire to become more disciplined, organized, and streamlined to improve overall customer value very much depended on the "Lean manufacturing" process it created in the 1950s and 1960s. This “Lean” methodology was designed to identify and eliminate waste in business processes ...
“We’ve embraced every version of VMware vCloud Connector released by VMware,” commented Dante Orsini, iland’s SVP of Business Development as Iland announced it’s leveraging VMware vCloud Connector Advanced Edition. Customers will be able to securely connect their VMware environments to...
Let’s see, where were we? Oh, yes, Dell’s special committee had rejected a sweetened offer of $13.75 a share because it didn’t want to throw out the shares sitting on the fence that didn’t vote “yes” or “no” on the buy-out offer to take the company private, leaving it looking likely ...
The Dell board’s special committee has rejected Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners offer to pay $13.75 a share for the company in exchange for not counting shares that don’t vote one way or the other on the buy-out as being against it. In a letter to Michael Dell and Silver Lake m...
Three-year-old DataStax, born to commercialize Cassandra, the cloud-oriented, open source NoSQL Big Data database initially developed by Facebook for its own search purposes, and now considering an IPO, has raised a $45 million D round led by Scale Venture Partners. The new money bri...
SolidFire, the Colorado-based all-SSD purveyor, has gotten a $31 million C round led by strategic investor Samsung, which is supplying the 960GB flash drives in its latest storage system. The round brings SolidFire’s total outside investment to $68 million. The widgetry, called the...
Apple only has 10 more days before an International Trade Commission’s import ban on the iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 2 and earlier takes effect on Monday, August 5. That is unless the White House vetoes it, something that hasn’t happened since President Reagan over 25 years ago, or, i...