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What the heck is DevOps and why should you care? At its core, DevOps is a cultural and professional movement that aims to get Development and Operations working together toward a common goal, namely, to create delightful customer experiences. Although it sounds simple, it can actually ...
DevOps processes (such as continuous deployment and delivery) often involve writing many custom scripts that are triggered by the build system. With that approach, it is relatively hard to trace the deployment process and troubleshoot when something goes wrong. Additionally, custom scr...
Gigamon® has announced the appointment of Paul Milbury to its board of directors. He has also been appointed as a member of the company’s Audit Committee. “Paul’s extensive industry knowledge and his broad executive experience in a variety of networking and information technology comp...
Egnyte, the provider of the most comprehensive file-sharing platform for the enterprise, has announced its global expansion plans, with the establishment of regional centers in Spokane, Washington and New York, as well as a European headquarters in London and broadened operations in Po...
Game applications in business result in both long and short-term success. Short-term effects will occur quickly, while proper implementation and use of game psychology will enable business leaders to maintain this success in the long term. Gain valuable insights into both long- and sh...
Veeam® Software on Wednesday announced that Chris Moore has been appointed as the company’s Channel Chief of North America. “As enterprises deepen and expand their use of virtualization, they’re finding they need more powerful data protection for their modern data centers,” said Ratmi...
Fusion-io on Monday announced the general availability of Fusion ioVDI software for VMware Horizon View hosted virtual desktop environments. Fusion ioVDI software speeds the deployment of VMware Horizon View virtual desktops by intelligently combining the stateless cost economics of se...
Rob Wigley is Director, Cybersecurity Consulting Services at HP Enterprise Services, U.S. Public Sector. He has more than 30 years of information technology experience supporting manufacturing, high tech, healthcare, and public sector market segments. For the last 10 years, he has focu...
Empower your workforce today and prepare for tomorrow’s opportunities. Learn how to meet the challenges of BYOD and explore strategies for better network management, visibility, and security in these six important IT resources: The Economist Report: Secure Mobile Data Access Empowe...
Registration is now open for "2ndInternational WebRTC Summit" being held June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) is an open source project supported by Google, Mozilla and Opera that aims to enable browser-to-browser appl...
SYS-CON Events announced today that "Internet Of @Things Expo" 2014 East will take place June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. @ThingsExpo is focused on the development of the rapidly emerging "Internet of Things" (IoT) market. @ThingsExpo will provide val...
The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a new construct in the information and communications technology (ICT) world that is occupying the minds of IT vendors, service providers, and systems integrators as it represents huge potential for new streams of revenue and new customers. Inter...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Esri 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. Esri inspires and enables people to positively impact the future through a deeper, geographic ...
The explosive growth of cloud, mobile, and social technologies is driving the need for organizations to gain faster and easier access to innovative and trusted business applications. To address this need, Oracle launched the Oracle Cloud Marketplace at Oracle OpenWorld 2013. Today, Ora...
Compuware has announced a new partnership with Software Architects Ltd, a software development firm and IT consultancy headquartered in Jamaica. The companies will work together to help CARICOM (Caribbean Community and Common Market) businesses use Compuware APM technologies to improv...
In this webinar, our featured guest Kim Celestre, Sr. Analyst at Forrester Research will share findings from the new report: "Benchmark B2B Social Marketing Efforts," just released this month. Kim will highlight the top social marketing tactics that have achieved the highest level of s...
AT&T* and Equinix are working to speed up the adoption of cloud services. The companies today agreed to embed AT&T NetBond into select Equinix data centers. AT&T NetBond enables customers to connect to their cloud services using their private AT&T VPN networks, which deliver highly se...
Configuration tools are starting to get more sophisticated on these virtualized systems doing things like automated os hardening, switch configuration, vlan and port mapping, and high order overlay orchestration. Products like Chef and Puppet both have introduced primitives supporting ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that WSM, the pioneer and global leader in web and data server migrations, 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. WSM – Website Movers Internat...
Verizon Enterprise Solutions on Wednesday announced a memorandum of understanding with SAP that outlines plans to deploy the SAP HANA® platform in Verizon’s data centers, making it available to customers across Verizon’s cloud offerings, including eCloud, Managed Hosting and the new Ve...
Software-defined networking (SDN) represents a significant shift in network architecture and administrator, and brings the hope of a network truly friendly to bandwidth-intensive unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) applications. This market insight will discuss the benefits...
OpenText Corporation has announced that it has completed its acquisition of GXS Group, Inc. (GXS), expanding OpenText's leadership in EIM by combining OpenText's Information Exchange portfolio with GXS's cloud-based business-to-business integration services and managed services. "I a...
CiRBA has announced the availability of CiRBA Version 8. With this release, CiRBA adds support for Microsoft® Hyper-V® to its award-winning Control Console, which enables organizations to maximize efficiency and minimize risk in virtual and cloud infrastructure. This new capability is ...
SoftLayer, an IBM Company, on Wednesday announced that game development studio KUULUU and online game servers provider Multiplay are using IBM SoftLayer’s cloud capabilities to power popular games such as Battlefield 4 and RECHARGE. KUULUU tapped into SoftLayer’s cloud for higher perfo...
Appcore has released its latest product, Appcore AMP Service Manager, a hosted private cloud solution for service providers. Based on customer demand, Appcore is releasing Appcore AMP Service Manager, allowing service providers to now sell hosted private cloud. “It is paramount for se...
"We had been a managed service provider but with all the deafening noise around the cloud we have found that we do something that people would love – the purposed cloud," explained Chetan Patwardhan, CEO of Stratogent, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 13th International Cloud Expo®,...
Compuware on Monday announced new innovations to the Compuware Workbench, a modern, intuitive Eclipse-based mainframe development environment. First released in 2010, the Workbench has evolved into a dynamic solution that's made application development, testing and tuning faster and mo...
"Everybody is sharding because the data is getting bigger and bigger so there are just more ways to do it. The thing about sharding is you have to take Big Data and spread it across a lot of servers – that’s the most important thing," explained Cory Isaacson, CEO/CTO of CodeFutures Cor...
Cloud Expo, Inc. has announced today that Vanessa Alvarez has been named conference chair of Cloud Expo® 2014. 14th International Cloud Expo will take place on June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 15th International Cloud Expo® will take place on Nove...
SYS-CON Events announced today that TelecityGroup, Europe’s leading provider of premium carrier-neutral data centers, 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, NY. TelecityGroup is Europe...
RevChain Solutions, LLC (RCS), part of Windstream and a provider of enterprise carrier grade billing, account management and customer care solutions, announced on Tuesday that it has executed a three-year, $5 million extension for professional services and support with Empresa de Telec...
IBM is strengthening its software defined environment (SDE) portfolio with the introduction of IBM Platform Resource Scheduler, a dynamic resource management tool for private and public OpenStack cloud that automatically allocates the right resources to the right job, balances workload...
"The DNA of the company has been all about innovation. Our CEO Thai Lee gets all the credit for really setting that foundation for the company and allowing us to go off and do market contributions like we’re doing with the cloud marketplace," explained Richard Place, General Manager, E...
The 2nd DevOps Fundamentals Summit, to be held June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York, NY announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of providing or using massively scalable IT-related capabilities as a service using Internet technologies (se...
"AccelOps provides analytics driven IT operations management for cloud, virtualize infrastructure, and client-server environments," explained Flint Brenton, president and CEO of AccelOps, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–7, 2013, at the San...
TelecityGroup has won the “Best Data Center” award at Capacity Media’s 2013 Global Carrier Awards held in Amsterdam. The award recognizes TelecityGroup’s innovation, vision and excellence in delivering the premium data center environments for the global carrier community. In particul...
Akamai Technologies, Inc. has unveiled several important enhancements to the company's flagship web experience solutions designed to intelligently maximize site and application performance. As users continue to demand ever more mobile, personalized and dynamic web experiences, organiz...
Red Hat on Thursday announced the general availability of Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 4.0. Engineered with Red Hat-hardened OpenStack Havana code, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.5, and the Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization Hypervisor built on KVM, Red Hat Enterprise Linux O...
Red Hat, Inc., on Tuesday introduced the Red Hat Certificate of Expertise in Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) in support of OpenShift Enterprise by Red Hat, the company’s award-winning private PaaS. Ashesh Badani, vice president and general manager, Cloud and OpenShift, Red Hat said the ...
Last year, companies invested more than $5 billion into CRM-based applications to optimize their sales and service processes. But as more than 50% of employees fail to adopt these applications, Gartner predicts that only 1% of organizations provide a consistent customer service experie...