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In today’s hyper-connected world, Web and mobile application performance is playing a more critical role than ever in driving user adoption and engagement. End-users have high expectations – they expect pages to load faster than ever before and they expect richer and more engaging Web ...
In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Wade Yi, Managing Director & Head of Cloud Solutions at SHI, will discuss the technical and financial benefits of using the SHI Cloud Marketplace to discover, customize, and automate the provisioning of both large and small scale cl...
Setting up a single instance of a cloud application, let alone multiple ones, can be complex, time consuming, and prone to mistakes. In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Alex Sousa, Senior Director, Cloud Solutions, at SHI, will show how the SHI Cloud Marketplace can...
Software Defined Networking and overall network programmability concepts are becoming top of mind for many cloud providers seeking to drive efficiency and simplicity into their Data Center switching fabrics. In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, David Klebanov, Techni...
Performance is the intersection of power, agility, and control. If you value performance you don't want to use an oversubscribed, commodity cloud as the cornerstone of your business. In his general session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Nathan Day, Chief Scientist at SoftLay...
Business Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are becoming the predominant mode of driving applications from multiple touch-points (mobile, web, tablets, game consoles, ebook readers, phablets, automobiles, etc) and these APIs are being liberated from sitting behind corporate fire...
The people assigned to rethink the role of cloud computing by those charged with HIPAA best practices management and security have a daunting task on their hands these days. There are many decisions that should be made, and not a lot of emerging information and best practices. Howeve...
We all know that our computer systems are underutilized. Most new desktops come with far more storage than is going to be used (or, to be more exact – should be used given file servers). Processors desktops and servers are busy only 20% of the time, and we always buy more memory than w...
Cloud computing offers compelling benefits for IT and the business to gain on-demand access to IT resources for new application development as well as for running existing applications. VMware vCloud Hybrid Service is a secure, dedicated infrastructure-as-a-service hybrid cloud owned a...
Disaggregation of the fundamental server elements of processing/memory/storage/networking means that these individual elements can be cycled/upgraded at their natural replacement frequency providing large CapEx savings. In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Bob Quinn,...
"Bringing these great teams together will accelerate Microsoft’s share and profits in phones, and strengthen the overall opportunities for both Microsoft and our partners across our entire family of devices and services,” said Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, as Microsoft Corporation and ...
In an Open Letter published yesterday, September 2, 2013, on The Official Microsoft Blog at Microsoft's TechWeb site, Steve Ballmer and Stephen Elop wrote to Microsoft stakeholders the following:: "Nokia and Microsoft have always dreamed big – we dreamed of putting a computer on every ...
Employees today expect that in their professional lives they can work using the types of tools and technologies they prefer in their personal lives, and their personal mobile devices are chief among them. Three quarters of businesses today allow some sort of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD...
Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) allows businesses to send information to other businesses through electronic means instead of paper. A wide range of business documents can be sent with EDI, including invoices and purchase orders. Many companies prefer to use EDI because of the way it...
United Airlines used predictive diagnosis to better track thousands of systems and applications from its newly merged company. It also had to dig deeper and orchestrate an assortment of management elements to produce the right diagnostic focus.
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 ...