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SYS-CON Events announced today that GreenButton, the leading provider of compute intensive, on-demand cloud solutions for private and public clouds, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 13th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 4–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Cente...
This is the SharePoint book for the end-user that wants to become a power-user. It covers a ton of topics and it covers them in-depth. The book is not intended for SharePoint developers for SharePoint administrators, although most SharePoint developers and administrators are also powe...
AppZero, the fastest way to move enterprise applications to the cloud, has opened up its year-long WS2003 end of life industry survey to the IT public. The previously “by invitation only” survey is measuring preparedness among the IT community for the impending end of life for WS2003 s...
Founded in 1975, Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT”) is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. For more information, visit http://www.microsoft.com.Cloud Expo® 2013 Silicon Valley, November 4-7, at the Santa Clara Co...
Compuware Corporation on Tuesday announced the availability of Google Chrome browser agent technology within the Compuware Performance Network. This new Chrome support, combined with Microsoft Internet Explorer and Firefox, continues to extend Compuware’s industry-largest global synthe...
Citrix on Tuesday announced the availability of Citrix CloudPlatform™ 4.2, a single, unified cloud orchestration solution powered by Apache CloudStack, and Citrix CloudPortal™ Business Manager 2.1, a web portal that manages the delivery of cloud services. The latest versions of these c...
In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Dmitriy Setrakyan, Co-Founder & CTO of GridGain Systems, discussed the general ecosystem of In-Memory Computing software, its main use cases and applicability to different types of business problems as well as provided a technical d...
OData is quickly becoming the Lingua Franca for data exchange over the web. The OData standard defines a protocol and a language structure for issuing queries and updates to remote data sources, including (but not limited to) relational databases, file systems, content management syst...
Explore how the agility goal of real-time responses is no longer good enough. What’s apparent across more business ecosystems is that businesses must do even better, to become so data-driven that they extend their knowledge and ability to react well into the future. In other words, we'...
SAP's Mobile Platform allows mobile developers to create a wide variety of different styles of enterprise mobile apps, and supports both native and HTML5/Javascript-based architectures. This article compares and contrasts the four major programming APIs that allow developers to write ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that BMC Software, the global leader in enterprise cloud management, 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. For more than 30 years, BM...
The Industrial Internet refers to the world of connected sensors on people, equipment, machines, parts, assets, vehicles, inventory, etc. These items are connected by embedded wireless chips that monitor sensors and wirelessly send data to a server somewhere in the world. Here is an ...
Project management analysis is a dangerous topic. It is very easy to sit back and talk about flawed project direction and targets as we point to the number of failed IT programs that seem to crop up repeatedly. If we are honest about it, do any of us even notice survey statistics clai...
Performance is your website’s first impression to visitors. Almost 50% of users expect a web page to load within two seconds. The move from a shared server to a dedicated server can alleviate many of a website’s performance issues and improve overall revenue and user experience. Share...
LSI Corporation on Wednesday announced that it is working closely with VMware to deliver breakthrough virtual desktop density for VMware Horizon View™ deployments. Collaborative testing with VMware Horizon View using a single LSI® Nytro™ WarpDrive® application acceleration card achieve...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Aria Systems, powering recurring revenue for the enterprise, 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. Aria Systems powers recurring...
In our previous 2013 Online Holiday Shopping blog Klaus highlighted that the top goal of 2013 is to increase Conversion Rates and take into consideration everything we have learned in past years such as Third-Party Performance, as well as the new challenges such as “The Rise of Mobile ...
Last month while in Sydney, Australia I participated in an interesting session taught by my colleague Ajoy Mallik on how to organize a continuous innovation program internally. Our client had asked us to help them develop this program. I learned a lot from Ajoy! Fast forward to toda...
In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Tarry Singh, Managing Partner, O&I Services, to discuss how Big Data analytics help companies make better business decisions by enable them to analyze huge amounts of data. Tarry Singh is Managing Partner, O&I Services, a European ...
At times, I can be a bit of a procrastinator. If there is no pressing need to clean out the garage this week, shop for holiday gifts, or do my taxes, I can easily be convinced to let it go until next week or next month. Inevitably, though, something happens that makes me wish I hadn’t ...
A middle-of-the-road solution between dedicated servers and shared hosting is a balance that makes a lot of sense for many businesses. Such a service exists and is called a virtual private server (or VPS). VPS offers webmasters a way to host their own server, but without the higher cos...
The DevOps methodology is a straightforward and obvious initiative to cater for the changing face of application development and deployment. Despite this it’s greatest challenge lies within people and their willingness to change. For most organisations application releases are analog...
Cloud scalability and performance should be at the heart of every successful internet venture. The infrastructure needs to be resilient, flexible, and fast – it’s best not to get caught thinking about architecture until the middle of an emergency, when it's too late. In his interacti...
Reliable, scalable storage is a key component of cloud deployments. Those deploying an infrastructure cloud frequently opt for network-attached storage (NAS) over local storage, to make it simpler to implement enterprise-grade features. By combining OpenStack Compute, today’s industr...
Leverage your existing channels, and identify new ones to increase revenue... In a recent Gartner report, Lisa Arthur of Forbes predicted that in five years the CMO will surpass the CIO in purchase authority for IT. As the SaaS business model continues to erode the authority of IT in...
In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Dave Asprey, VP of Cloud Security at Trend Micro, will discuss why security management belongs in the cloud even if your company’s other systems have not yet been moved to the cloud. Understand how to shift your focus and rethink se...
In these competitive times, how does a business like yours navigate required technology transitions and retain its edge? By changing the game and transforming the way you engage customers. Watch this free webcast and learn how the game-changing Network Open Environment (ONE) from Cisc...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Telx, leading provider of global interconnectivity, cloud enablement services and 100% Uptime SLA data center facilities, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 13th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 4–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convent...
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 ...