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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - 24th April, 2014 - GFT, a leading international IT solutions provider to the financial sector, today announced it is a Bronze sponsor of the ServiceNow® Knowledge14® conference, the largest gathering of IT professionals using cloud services for enterprise ...
Chat with Cash Coleman talking ClearDB, cloud database and Johnny Cash By Greg Schulz Podcast with Cash Coleman talking ClearDB, cloud database and Johnny Cash In this episode from the SNIA DSI 2014 event I am joined by Cashton Coleman (@Cash_Coleman). Introducing Ca...
I am not happy to Revisit a Vendor Survival post saying that my prediction that a vendor will not survive was correct (for example,
Thursday 17 April, 2014 Samsung Electronics and Amazon today announced a partnership to launch Kindle for Samsung, a custom-built eBook service. The app will debut in April starting with the Galaxy S5 along with existing Samsung Galaxy smartphones and tablets that have Android 4...
Like every one I am updating my terminology to reflect the shift that occurred – Business and technical executives immediately get that when combined with a world of smart, connected devices then Cloud computing only makes more sense. We have entered an age where IoT Cloud Computing...
  Is data security in cloud computing possible in 2014? Recent reports on NSA spying have eroded trust in US-based cloud providers.  This is especially true for non-USA-based customers that use cloud services offered by US companies.  They see using an American cloud provider as a...
One of the most powerful aspects of the Internet of Things is the process of synthesis it achieves; it provides a mental model for people to associate and relate a number of different technologies under one umbrella concept and trend. Therefore one early quick win is a simple taxonomy...
therore-concurrent provides self-tuning thread-pools helping you to make the most of your system. Recently, I have been working in the optimization of an OLTP system. The software has a SEDA architecture (Staged Event Driven Architecture) with lots of threads doing little works. I had ...
SG Series Utilizes New Intel™ Core Processors to Accelerate Sophos UTM and Next-Gen Firewall Solutions Oxford - April 14, 2014 - Sophos today announced a major refresh of its network Security Gateway hardware with the availability of the new Sophos SG Series appliances. These hig...
Jason Bloomberg, Chief Evangelist for EnterpriseWeb, published his article Does Agile Architecture = Agile + Architecture? in a recent edition of the Cutter IT Journal, published monthly by the Cutter Consortium. In this article, author Jason Bloomberg promotes the use of SOA governanc...
Security threats are making the news quite a bit lately, whether that involves situations where a user’s information either has been compromised or potentially could be compromised. The latest Heartbleed web security flaw has nearly everyone recommending that you update all of your onl...
The Agency Deputy CIO (DCIO), Enterprise Architect (EA), IT System/Security Manager (ITSM) and the Open Data Community Evangelist (ODCE) – Over Cafeteria CoffeeThe DCIO & ITSM at a table, talking about the annual IT budget status. The ODCE drifts over, recognizes the ITSM from a r...
The Content Enrichment Web Service (CEWS) allows you to extend the functionality of SharePoint 2013 Search.  Using CEWS, a developer can send the values of managed properties to an external web service and return new or modified managed properties to include in the index.  Th...
In the AppDynamics Spring 2014 release we added quite a few features to our Java and .NET APM solutions. With the addition of the service endpoints, an improved JMX console, JVM crash detection and crash reports, additional support for many popular frameworks, and async support we have...
Public Cloud Storage Results Rival Traditional NAS with Avere FlashCloud PITTSBURGH- April 7, 2014- Avere Systems, a leading provider of enterprise storage for cloud enabled data centers, today announced that it has posted the first ever SPECsfs2008 NFS.v.3 results using a public clou...
When large enterprises move to a public infrastructure cloud (such as Amazon Web Services or others), it is a gradual, and often times, carefully measured process. Large enterprises strive for 100 percent certainty that the migration process will not impact the business; therefore, the...
RightScale has recently published a report on State of the Cloud Report. It is the result of a survey of about a thousand people. The report has seven conclusions in the executive summary: Cloud adoption reaches ubiquity Hybrid cloud is the approach of choice Enterprise cloud governanc...
Last week, at the Amazon Web Services Summit in San Francisco’s Moscone Center, we met many companies who have deployed (or will migrate) their sensitive projects to the Amazon cloud.  These companies expressed real concerns about the security of their information, and the status of co...
AppDynamics is excited to announce the 2014 Spring Release of the AppDynamics platform which continues our tradition of disruptive innovation and extends our leadership position through: Expanded support for a wide range of applications and frameworks including Java, .Net, PHP, S...
Cognizant Mobility Expert Peter RogersMy friend and Cognizant colleague, the ever opinionated Peter Rogers, shares more of his insights into the world of IoT (Internet of Things), enterprise mobility, geekdom and how they really works under-the-covers.  By "they" I mean technology...
Microsoft slashed prices on several of its cloud computing services the company announced on Monday, following through on a standing promise to match Amazon Web Services, which made similar cuts last week. The software giant made the announcement in a blog post by Windows Azure general...
English version of cloudworks.nu column
Revolution Analytics has just introduced a 10-module series of R courses in Singapore. If you'd like to learn how to do data analysis in R, already know data analysis in another language like SAS and want to transition to R, or just want to enhance your R skills in a specific area, one...
​If you follow Skytap here on our blog, or on Twitter, LinkedIn, or any of the other places we frequent, you more than likely saw a wealth of information related to our newly launched support for Skytap on Amazon Web Services.  But whether you got the news from the initial press r...
​As you might have heard, we recently launched support for Skytap on Amazon Web Services. Skytap on AWS is ideal for dev/test teams who want a fast on-ramp to AWS and need to quickly and repeatedly deploy complex application environments. If your team is using AWS for production applic...
Following our recent API Workshops in Australia and New Zealand, the next port of call is The Netherlands, where we are running an
The UK government is starting to plan the evolution of their G-Cloud (Government Cloud) initiative. In essence the current implementation is basically an ‘e-commerce store for Government Cloud IT services’. The Cloud Store is just that, the logical first step of a single or...
​I had the opportunity to speak with Skytap chief technology officer Brad Schick and VP of products Brian White on the recent release of “Skytap on Amazon Web Services.” In this interview, the two explain the reason behind the integration of Skytap and Amazon Web Services, and why curr...
by Joseph Rickert Recently, I had the opportunity to be a member of a job panel for Mathematics, Economics and Statistics students at my alma mater, CSUEB (California State University East Bay). In the context of preparing for a career in data science a student at the event asked: “Whe...
London, UK, 18 March 2014 - GroundWork, the leading Unified Monitoring solution for IT operations management, virtualisation and cloud monitoring, today announced a strategic partnership with the open source technology integrator Quru to help expand its presence in the UK market.Under ...
Essent is the largest energy company in the Netherlands, and has a significant API deployment which powers a self-service portal as well as mobile apps. At our
Hi folks, I’m a product manager here at Skytap and I wanted to take some time to talk about our newly-launched support for Skytap on Amazon Web Services. Since beginning a private beta program last November, we’ve been working closely with our customers who use AWS, and after receivi...
Agility is essential in the modern Business and Information
Are your applications moving to an elastic cloud infrastructure? The question is no longer if, but when – whether that is a public cloud, a private cloud, or a hybrid cloud. Classic computing capacity models clearly indicate that over-provisioning is essential to keep up with peak loa...
Latest solution unifies and simplifies multichannel self-service and proactive engagement with a single, software platform Transforms customer service strategies with combined SMS, email, and phone-based campaigns that increase results Intelligently coordinates services and resources b...
The Axway API Gateway, as the name suggests, is often used as a gateway in front of APIs / Web Services. The connection
Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016.Also read Field Mo...
This book is the perfect place for an experienced developer to start with iOS programming. I say experienced developer because this book does a great job of showing you the basics of developing with iOS, but if you don't understand C and Objective-C, you are probably going to get lost....
London - March 06, 2014 - Attenda Limited, the Business Critical IT company, today announced that it is one of the UK service provider partners in the Equinix EMEA Cloud Ecosystem, providing its clients with direct access to an extended range of cloud services. Platform Equinix enabl...