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Do you want to learn what “API surfacing” is? Do you know how to create low-touch, completely automated APIs that can convert you from existing enterprise orientedness (or being a SOA-saurus) to a more agile, API enabled architecture? Learn how … Read more >The post...
In fact after having been acquired by SAP, I have not looked at this Sybase product. Here are the links to my previous SQL Anywhere articles. Looks like SQL Anywhere 10 was the last version I looked at. Here is a list of articles I wrote on the older versions. It is possible some link...
In fact after having been acquired by SAP, I have not looked at this Sybase product. Here are the links to my previous SQL Anywhere articles. Looks like SQL Anywhere 10 was the last version I looked at
- First time cloud giant sponsors a UK event-London, 14 August 2013: Underscoring its reputation as the fastest growing and most popular end-to-end enterprise IT event, IP EXPO, has announced Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a sponsor for this year's show in October 2013. This is the first...
Soave Enterprises affiliate company brings jobs and promise of industry growth to Cambridge, Ohio. Soave Enterprises affiliate Go Frac LLC is bringing the promise of new business to Guernsey County, Ohio.  Go Frac LLC is one of dozens of businesses related to the oil and gas industry t...
Is it acceptable to simply be a technology specialist, or do ICT professionals also need to be an inherent part of the business process?
[caption id="attachment_1816" align="alignleft" width="300"] Learn how to harness your Big Data with ITOA. Register for the August 13th Webinar[/caption]Having trouble harnessing all your Big Data? The convergence of SOA, virtualization, cloud computing...
When you think of cloud computing in the healthcare vertical, you also have to think of security and governance. Indeed, the need to control and secure healthcare data in the cloud is a big issue, and thus cloud governance is critical. On the whole, cloud computing needs governance t...
The reputation August has for many people is that of dog days — slow, inactive, mundane, activity of a snail-crawling nature, compared to the other 11 months of a year. Blast that rep to bits this August where television is concerned. Sure, we’ve had years where a network w...
Why End User Monitoring? In a previous post, my colleague Tom Levey explained the value of Monitoring the Real End User Experience. In this post, we will dive into how we built a service to scale to billions of users. The “new normal” for enterprise web applications include...
IBM, Arrow ECS, ccapps, Symantec, Adaptec and Webroot added as sponsors(London, 6 August 2013) IT Europa and Angel Business Communications today announced further sponsors for the Managed Services & Hosting Summit which will be staged on 26 September 2013 at the Lancaster London Ho...
API Management and Internet of Things   API Management is more relevant than ever with the explosive growth of internet connectivity.  The Internet of Things (IoT) is following close on the heels of the mobile market expansion. IoT refers to uniquely identifiable objects and the...
As a result of our conversations with our customers, we can tell that the biggest issues in enterprise mobility are: Time to market Backend integration Security of mobile applications Time to market is perhaps the number 1 issue.  Demand for new or updated mobile apps is outstripping t...
Managed Service Providers have a big task these days. A few years ago applications were much less complex and understanding those application architectures and dependencies before on-boarding was much more simple. These days we have applications that combine classic architecture, servi...
Anthony Soave has always recognized the value of good equipment.  In fact, his first business purchase was to acquire a dump truck for a waste management project.  Ever since that initial purchase, Soave has valued his equipment, investing in the best technology and meticulously mainta...
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By Andy Thurai (Twitter: @AndyThurai) Remember the old days, when we used to play “graphical” games such as Tetris, and were amazed by them? Twenty years fast forward, Ubisoft is doing things to enrich the user experience in an amazing way. Gone are the days the games are given to you...
Jason Bloomberg to speak at NoSQL Now!
A la veille d’une période qui va permettre aux informaticiens de prendre quelques jours ou semaines de vacances, je risque, par ce billet, de gâcher une partie de leurs vacances; je m’en excuse par avance!
Ten years ago Reuse was the promise of SOA.
Buy a bunch of parts and hope for lightning
The technologies from Google that use cloud computing like Gmail, Google App Engine, Google Docs, etc., provide users with a cloud-oriented way of saving their data. Google provides its Cloud services in highly secure manner and security is certainly an imperative design component of ...
Cloud Security Leader, Porticor, Closes Round of Venture Financing Led by Lazarus Israel Opportunities Fund and Glilot Capital Partners. TEL-AVIV, Israel. – July 17, 2013 – Porticor®, a leading cloud data security company, announced today it has closed a new round of venture funding le...
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Only vendor consistently appearing in the Leaders Quadrant since its inceptionAnnual report covers infrastructure technologies for multichannel assisted and automated customer, employee and service supportPositioning based on completeness of vision and ability to executeSanta Clara, CA...
Earlier today, INETCO announced that a large payment platform provider, Adquira Mexico S.A. de C.V selected the INETCO Insight application performance monitoring (APM) software to monitor their payments operations network within the Amazon Web Services...
Every movement will be tracked, analyzed and compared for trends
Enhancements to GTS provide users with demonstrable ROILondon, United Kingdom, 16 July, 2013 The B2 Group provider of cloud based payments, FX and funds STP software and consultancy solutions to transaction banks and corporates across the globe, announced today innovative enhancements ...
Many local authorities adding virtual services in order to minimise the impact of staff cuts on customer serviceCouncils confused by the potential impact of Universal Credit on their plans for multi-channel service deliveryMilton Keynes, UK - 16 July 2013 Local authorities are finding ...
INETCO Systems Limited today announced Adquira Mexico S.A. de C.V., a subsidiary of BBVA Bancomer and Telefonica Movistar, has chosen INETCO Insight to deliver exceptional service reliability and efficiently manage its rapidly expanding payments operations network within the Amazon Web...
Amazon’s stock this last week crossed $300 (from $2 in 1997 when it went public, after splits) and the valuation reached $140B, twice that of Facebook, but lower than Google and Apple. This is indeed amazing. Amazon started out as a web-based book selling company. Now it has three bus...
ZapThink continues to drive innovation in SOA, Cloud and Enterprise Architecture
While cloud computing is well known for lowering costs, and bringing additional agility to enterprises, the emergence of vertical-specific clouds is beginning to define their value as well. Vertical-specific clouds are those public or community clouds that provide processes and suppor...
TechInsights Report: Cloud Succeeds, Now What? Luth Research and Vanson Bourne recently conducted a survey of companies that are currently using cloud services to get specifics on how cloud computing is being used, top problems or succes...
By Ryan KamauffAs web services are relied on more and more, corporations and agencies need to protect, manage and monitor those services. Silver Tail’s Web Intelligence Capability provides end-to-end oversight of your web services. Silver Tail accomplishes this via tracking and c...
Building metrics to decide how and whether moving to IDaaS means considering what variables and strategy have to be taken into account when organizations subscribe identity as a service contracts. Before moving any IdM to the Cloud, organization should balance costs and risks. Accordin...
By Ryan KamauffThis post was originally posted at Fabien Sanglier’s personal blog, here. As you might remember, we(*) participated in a “Plugfest”(**) earlier this year in San Diego. Here is the summary post of what we built for that occasion: http://fsanglier.blogspo...