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“As the cloud service provider market place grows, and cloud standards evolve to support interoperability and transparent migration capabilities, the corporate business risk concerns will be addressed and then, and only then, we may see the cloud architecture move toward replacing on-p...
SYS-CON Events announced today that IBM has been named “Day 1 Lunch Keynote 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, NY. IBM has helped more than 30,000 clients around the world with 40,000 ...
There will be 50 billion devices connected to the Internet by 2020. Every smart device vendor has an app. If you're lucky, the vendor also offers an API. This is good for developers but what about for consumers? Consumers want their devices to communicate with each other and control ev...
The sharing of resources and capacity within virtualized infrastructure is the single biggest cause of operational and performance issues, and even inefficiencies in these environments. Traditionally IT operations teams have seen this challenge as a “capacity management problem,” somet...
Cloudian's HyperStore® cloud storage solution is now certified for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. This certification ensures that HyperStore has been tested, certified, and integrates well with Red Hat's OpenStack distribution and infrastructure solutions including Re...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the NetofEverything Blog has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. NetofEverything brings you the latest on the Internet of Things. For more i...
ActiveState has announced its ongoing support as a founding Gold-level sponsor for the non-profit organization known as the Cloud Foundry foundation and applauds the expanding community. Today, new Gold members, Accenture, BNY Mellon, Capgemini, GE, Ericsson, Intel, NTT and Verizon joi...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the International Association of Privacy Professionals will exhibit at 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 International Association of Privacy Pro...
Sitecore on Thursday announced that MongoDB will power the Sitecore® Experience DatabaseTM. Built on MongoDB, and available on premise or in the cloud via Microsoft® Azure®, the Sitecore Experience Database integrates seamlessly with the Sitecore® Experience PlatformTM, collecting all ...
Getting your new applications into the cloud is a relatively simple procedure. However, enterprises are faced with a large number of existing applications in their current portfolio that may not be ready for the new cloud world. Before migrating legacy apps to the cloud, like moving to...
In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Nathan Anderson, an IT Leader - Innovation at GE Capital, will provide a look inside of a project at a large global financial services organization that embarked on an ambitious journey towards continuous delivery, private cloud, agile and DevOps. He ...
NuoDB, Inc., on Tuesday announced the immediate availability of the Blackbirds Free Edition of the NuoDB product on the newly launched preview of the IBM Cloud Marketplace. “The new IBM marketplace will be the primary destination for customers deploying cloud applications and service...
Although much publicity around computer security points to hackers and other outside attacks, insider threats can be particularly insidious and dangerous, whether caused by malice or employee negligence. In its list of the eight most significant cybersecurity threats for 2013, Forbes c...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Silanis, the world’s leading electronic signature provider, will exhibit at 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. Silanis is the world’s leading electron...
Need to scale your data tier? The foundation of every application is the database layer, and today application architects have more choices than ever. With these choices come new questions: Which database technology is best for your application? How can your application take advantage ...
MapDB is an Apache-licensed open source database specifically designed for Java developers. The library uses the standard Java Collections API, making it totally natural for Java developers to use and adopt, while scaling database size from GBs to TBs. MapDB is very fast and supports a...
CommVault on Tuesday announced new enhancements to its PartnerAdvantage program designed to help channel partners accelerate revenue growth and simplify collaboration as they expand into new markets, such as data protection, archiving, mobility and cloud services. The expanded program ...
The social media expansion has shown just how people are eager to share their experiences with the rest of the world. Cloud technology is the perfect platform to satisfy this need given its great flexibility and readiness. At Cynny, we aim to revolutionize how people share and organize...
Web conferencing in a public cloud has the same risks as any other cloud service. If you have ever had concerns over the types of data being shared in your employees’ web conferences, such as IP, financials or customer data, then it’s time to look at web conferencing in a private cloud...
More and more enterprises today are doing business by opening up their data and applications through APIs. Though forward-thinking and strategic, exposing APIs also increases the surface area for potential attack by hackers. To benefit from APIs while staying secure, enterprises and se...
Maintaining lower development environments can become an unbearable headache. Changes to an application, service or API are seldom completely testable, leaving us to discover broken code when it’s too late. This lack of visibility into application dependencies severely limits early cod...
The cloud provides an easy onramp to building and deploying Big Data solutions, particularly the latest technologies that favor scale-out architectures. In his session at 5th Big Data Expo, Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer Technologies, will discuss how transitionin...
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Andi Mann has been named Summit Chair of DevOps Summit 2014 Silicon Valley. The 3rd International DevOps Summit will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. "DevOps is set to be one of the mo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ActiveState, providers of Stackato, the platform for the agile enterprise, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 2nd DevOps Summit, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. ActiveState believ...
Dell and Red Hat Inc. have announced the availability of co-engineered, enterprise-grade, private cloud solutions based on OpenStack, the Dell Red Hat Cloud Solution, powered by Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform. The companies also have extended their collaboration to enable...
TELEHOUSE has announced that New York International Exchange (NYIIX), operated by Telehouse as one of the largest neutral Internet exchange points on the East Coast, is now live and fully available at its 165 Halsey Street facility in Newark, NJ. Presently, NYIIX offers six robust loca...
The world of cloud and application development is not just for the hardened developer these days. In their session at 14th Cloud Expo, Phil Jackson, Development Community Advocate for SoftLayer, and Harold Hannon, Sr. Software Architect at SoftLayer, will pull back the curtain of the...
Red Hat on Monday announced OpenShift Marketplace, a one-stop shop that will enable customers to find and try solutions for their cloud applications. The OpenShift Marketplace will bring the power of Red Hat's OpenShift Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) partner ecosystem directly to OpenShi...
From data center to cloud to the network. In his session at 3rd SDDC Expo, Raul Martynek, CEO of Net Access, will identify the challenges facing both data center providers and enterprise IT as they relate to cross-platform automation. He will then provide insight into designing, buildi...
Today businesses run on applications. Tomorrow applications will be the business. The Internet of Things promises to revolutionize the way we live work and play. Yet as the autonomous age of FitBits, Nike Fuel Bands and contextual technology begins, CIOs are left with a headache - ...
McAfee, part of Intel Security, on Wednesday outlined its strategy for enabling the secure Internet of Things. Utilizing McAfee’s history of securing the most demanding digital environments, McAfee is building and delivering future-focused security solutions that are essential to unlea...
Performance is the intersection of power, agility, control, and choice. If you value performance, and more specifically consistent performance, you need to look beyond simple virtualized compute. Many factors need to be considered to create a truly performant environment. In his Gene...
TIBCO Software Inc. has announced that TXOdds, a provider of real-time betting data, has selected TIBCO StreamBase® to power its new, innovative generation of zero-latency odds analytics. TXOdds is a provider of zero-latency odds data for a global network of betting markets. The new T...
Identities are everywhere today. Much more than just providing access and auditing for on-premises applications and corporate desktops, organizations are now tasked with provisioning, managing and securing identities for applications running on-premises, in the cloud and on mobile devi...
SolidFire, the leader in all-flash storage systems built for the Next Generation Data Center, today introduced Version 6 of its Element OS, named Carbon, and a new set of enterprise class features into its industry leading all-flash array. Building on tremendous success as the benchmar...
SherWeb has announced a special offer to assist businesses that must now move from Exchange 2003 Server due to Microsoft's decision to end all support on April 8, 2014. End of support for critical software can spell disaster for businesses: no more patches, bug fixes or support by the...
VASCO Data Security International, Inc., offers a native authentication integration solution for MYDIGIPASS.COM that allows application developers to protect their end users' online identity. In November 2013, VASCO launched DIGIPASS for Application Perimeter Protection SDK (DIGIPASS ...
The investment comes from Nexus Venture Partners and Intel Capital, and joins previous investors Andreessen Horowitz and Sierra Ventures. “The cloud has fundamentally improved how people access and use infrastructure. But developing cloud based applications is still a lengthy, expensi...
Gigamon® announced on Tuesday the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has selected its GigaVUE-HD4, part of its flagship H Series line of solutions, as part of the Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS), a component of the Department of Defense's (DOD) Joint Information Environment...
The 4th International SDDC Expo, colocated with the 15th International Cloud Expo, 6th International Big Data Expo, 3rd DevOps Summit, 2nd Internet of Things Expo, and 3rd WebRTC Summit – to be held Nov. 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces tha...