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Mobile apps are becoming increasingly important in the enterprise. Traditional web apps cannot match the increased levels of engagement and retention achieved through a personalized and responsive experience on each user's favorite device. To build a cross-platform mobile app capable o...
The Internet of Things will greatly expand the opportunities for data collection and new business models driven off of that data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jason Mondanaro, Director of Product Management at MetraTech Corp, will discuss how for this to be effective you not only n...
Reduce networking costs! Increase cyber security! Deploy applications faster! Add connectivity to our new office now! We’re under attack now – drop everything and jump on it now! How does IT management keep up with these demands? On top of that challenge, the promises of the Internet o...
“We recommend that Ops people take a Dev person to lunch and vice versa,” said Matt Selheimer, SVP of Marketing at ITinvolve, in this exclusive Q&A with Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff. “It’s a great way to build bridges, foster collaboration, and better understand what is “upstream” ...
Picking the ideal platform for your private cloud strategy is a critical decision – when do you pick commercial VMware and Microsoft-based solutions? When is an OpenStack solution a good option? In their session at 14th Cloud Expo, Brent Doncaster, a Sr. Strategist for Product Market...
“Most on-premise vendors assume that creating a virtual deployment instance of their software and hosting it through AWS makes them a cloud provider,” noted Jeff Morris, VP of Product Marketing at GoodData, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Expo conference chairs Larry Carvalho and Vane...
Microsoft Azure is open and flexible, enables rapid development and is enterprise proven. Come find out why more than 57% of Fortune 500 companies are using Microsoft Azure to accelerate their time-to-market, open up new business opportunities and save them money. In his session at 1...
SYS-CON Events announced today that BigDataVendors.com has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 5th International Big Data Expo, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and the 6th International Big Data Expo, which will take place...
OutSystems has announced that FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) is rapidly delivering new software modules for its Sustainability Workbench platform by using OutSystems to develop web and mobile applications. Part of the ADEC Group, a multinational organization focusing on healthcare, sustai...
National IT infrastructure and cloud provider, Peak 10, Inc. (“Peak 10”) on Monday announced that private equity firm GI Partners (“GI”) has agreed to acquire Peak 10 from private equity firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson & Stowe (“Welsh Carson”). Peak 10 provides hybrid IT infrastructure ...
This infographic is the outcome of an IDG Connect survey of 200 US enterprise decision makers that includes adoption plans for OpenStack, the platform of choice for private cloud development and deployment.
How are hybrid clouds evolving to allow the coexistence of private and public clouds? What are the challenges to meeting a true hybrid cloud scenario? Businesses large and small have been at times both seduced and confused by the grand promise of the cloud. But when they talk about “h...
The Domain Name Service (DNS) is one of the most important components in networking infrastructure, enabling users and services to access applications by translating URLs (names) into IP addresses (numbers). Because every icon and URL and all embedded content on a website requires a DN...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Infor, a leading provider of business application software serving more than 70,000 customers, has been named “Platinum Plus Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New ...
This white paper digs deep into the reasons testing mobile apps is fundamentally harder than traditional web or desktop applications. Experts Tina Zhuo and Dennis Schultz from IBM along with Yoram Mizrachi from Perfecto Mobile and John Montgomery from uTest collaborate to explore the c...
Most enterprises are already considering how to enable their private clouds within their environment. The challenge today is how does the network adapt to this changing environment? How does the flexibility of a cloud operational model change the network? What does it mean for IT and n...
The time has come for humanity's first interstellar trek to Terranuvem, the cloud planet, and Chief Engineer Cyrus Agarwal has been chosen to ready a ship for the voyage. He must make the right architectural choices to transform the ship for the long journey and be prepared for the unk...
Infor on Tuesday announced the completed acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Colorado-based GRASP Systems International, Inc. ("GRASP"), a leading provider of automated patient acuity, workload management, patient assignment systems and consulting services to healthcare o...
IBM on Monday launched a new cloud marketplace that brings together IBM's vast portfolio of cloud capabilities and new third-party services in a way that delivers a simple and easy experience for three key user groups within the enterprise – developers, IT managers and business leaders...
In today’s application economy, enterprise organizations realize that it’s their applications that are the heart and soul of their business. If their application users have a bad experience, their revenue and reputation are at stake. As public, private and hybrid cloud are becoming m...
JumpCloud™, an automated server management tool for DevOps and IT pros, on Monday announced the ability to automate the execution of server management tasks and workflows. Until now, DevOps and IT pros had to manually execute tasks or painstakingly write scripts that would execute acro...
APIs came about to help companies create and manage their digital ecosystem, enabling them not only to reach more customers through more devices, but also create a large supporting ecosystem of developers and partners. While Facebook, Twitter and Netflix were the early adopters of APIs...
SYS-CON Events announced today that The Vision Times has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. The Vision Times is the largest weekly Chinese newspaper in Amer...
Most companies only analyze subsets of their business data and fragmented data in several places – there is nothing “big” about that. By freeing IT time and resources, the process of analyzing your data can be streamlined, ensuring that all the data is in the system, complete, and avai...
Big Switch Networks and Dell on Thursday announced a strategic agreement that will bring state of the art SDN solutions to an increasingly broad audience. Dell will resell the Big Switch Big Tap application, as well as the Switch Light Operating System, running on Dell's high performan...
NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable Company, announced on Wednesday a key addition to its suite of cloud storage and data replication solutions with the launch of its NaviCloud® Vault: Data Domain® solution. Enabling a secure, reliable, highly available, off-site replication service th...
Launching now on Indiegogo, ALYT (Affordably Link Your Things) is a unique do-it-yourself (DIY), open source, ANDROID powered Smart Home Manager. It enables consumers to easily manage their home security, energy use, entertainment systems, and home automation through their Android or i...
Today’s hyper competitive environment defined by unreasonable demands for speed and high expectations for quality and usability has forced companies to differentiate based on their technology. Every company is a software company where customers’ demands for features and functions are m...
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...
BMC Software and Microsoft are continuing their longstanding relationship to help customers make the most of their hybrid cloud environments and accelerate delivery of their digital services to customers. Now, customers of both BMC Software and Microsoft will be able to use BMC Cloud ...
Jelastic on Tuesday announced support for multiple ISV software packages in Jelastic’s products for enterprises, hosting service providers and developers. This support is achieved using OpenShift by Red Hat’s pluggable Cartridge standard, allowing those developers to build application ...
ActiveState on Monday announced that Bernard Golden has joined the company as Vice President of Strategy. Named in Wired.com as one of the ten most influential people in cloud computing, Bernard has extensive experience working with organizations to help them adopt and integrate cloud ...
Database as a Service (DBaaS) is cloud database hosted and managed by the cloud service providers that can be accessed through public cloud or the hybrid cloud. The cloud provider takes care of provisioning, configuring, setup, maintenance, backups and patching the database. Customers ...
Jelastic has been profiled in a new 451 Research report “Jelastic eyes opportunity in converged IaaS and PaaS”. The report describes a key cloud trend, the convergence of the current technologies of Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) and describes Jelas...
Digital transformation is impacting most every industry and revolutionizing many. It is forcing enterprises to rethink their strategies for customer interactions and engagements, and to consider how IT infrastructures and business models must evolve to support them. In his session at...
Cloud and Big Data present unique dilemmas: embracing the benefits of these new technologies while maintaining the security of your organization’s assets. When an outside party owns, controls and manages your infrastructure and computational resources, how can you be assured that sensi...
Understanding the future of Big Data is crucial in the early stages of decision making around Big Data architectures. In the enterprise, what stands out is the need to integrate Hadoop smoothly into your existing data warehouse architecture, while taking advantage of existing skills an...
Big Data, cloud, analytics, wearable tech, sensors: together these technology advances have created a perfect storm of opportunity that is poised to set business processes and communications on a trajectory of massive change. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Joe Burton, CTO of wearable...
TIBCO Software Inc. has announced TIBCO Spotfire® customers now have direct connectivity to popular Big Data repositories from Cloudera, Hortonworks, and Pivotal. "Our ability to connect directly to these data sources, conduct in-database analysis, and mash-up the data in the worlds o...
TELEHOUSE has announced that Masaaki Nakanishi, President and Chief Executive Officer of TELEHOUSE America and KDDI America will retire as of April 1, 2014. Satoru Manabe will become the new President and CEO of TELEHOUSE America and KDDI America. In his new role as President and CEO, ...