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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...
"It's been a great show for NetIQ - we've had the opportunity to speak about how NetIQ is enabling the cloud - how we are allowing customers to get access to cloud services that enable service providers to deliver cloud services in a secure, compliant manner," explained Gary Ardito, Ch...
GreenButton™ on Thursday announced the GreenButton WarpDrive, a solution providing accelerated and secure transfers of large datasets to the cloud. Previously this capability was only available to GreenButton customers for running Big Compute and Big Data workloads; however, demand fro...
Dell and Red Hat Inc. have announced the companies will jointly engineer enterprise-grade, private cloud solutions based on OpenStack to help customers move to and deploy highly-scalable cloud computing models. As part of the expanded relationship, Dell becomes the first company to OEM...
1010data, Inc., on Tuesday announced the release of 1010data Shelf Monitor™, an innovative on-shelf availability (OSA) analytical application that alerts businesses when products are potentially unavailable on a store shelf. 1010data Shelf Monitor analyzes billions of data points and u...
Perpetual preparedness is tough to maintain. Vulnerability management tends to be an overwhelming task because of the growing number of devices and continual stream of warnings, alerts and notifications— whether it is security patches or zero day exploits, you name it. Mapping how thes...
"ActiveState is focused on the cloud market with a product called Stackato, an enterprise private PaaS solution that allows enterprises to manage and deploy their own Platform as a Service offering," explained Bart Copeland, President & CEO of ActiveState Software, in this SYS-CON.tv i...
"APIs are a layer of integration where you integrate apps to the back end. Those APIs have to be secure, they have to be managed, they have to be monitored, you have to know everything that happens to those APIs and we provide that level of product so people don’t have to worry about i...
"We’re here to remind people that the little thing called the Internet is something that you should be dealing with essentially, especially as you’re deploying an application and you have users who are trying to access it globally," observed Gary Ballabio, Product Line Director respons...
IBM has signed an agreement with Dexia and several major financial institutions in Europe to build and manage their IT infrastructure previously managed by Associated Dexia Technology Services (ADTS). As a result of this agreement, IBM takes a controlling share in ADTS establishing an ...
“We see many companies looking to adopt BYOD strategies for employees, but few who are solely BYOD,” observed Milja Gillespie, Director of Product Marketing, Mobile Security, SAP, in this exclusive Q&A with Cloud Computing Journal. “Often, they offer corporate devices for certain types...
“In 2014, IT will drive stronger engagement models between the business and the services it delivers,” said CA Technologies’ CTO John Michelsen. “CIOs are getting more comfortable giving up control while providing an end-to-end service delivery model, tying in all the required elements...
Red Hat, Inc., on Tuesday announced the general availability of OpenShift Enterprise 2, the latest version of its on-premise private Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering. With OpenShift Enterprise 2, customers can increase the velocity, efficiency and scalability of their IT service d...
Microsoft has recently made large business bets on recurring revenue models. That’s because offering goods and services on a recurring basis doesn’t just create incremental, new revenue; it is fast becoming the primary driver of revenue growth for many enterprises. However, for compan...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CloudCow 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, and the 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SecurityStockWatch.com 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, and the 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take pla...
Read this whitepaper to learn how virtualization offers dramatic benefits for midsize companies, including efficiency, cost savings, and increased reliability and performance. Find out the best way to implement a virtualization solution to allow you to do more with less and free up IT ...
In this whitepaper see how 14 virtual backup products scored in this free evaluation report from Info-Tech Research Group. Learn more and read on.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Axis Communications, the market leader in network video surveillance, 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. Axis is the market leader in networ...
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There is little doubt that Big Data solutions will have an increasing role in the Enterprise IT mainstream over time. Get a jump on that rapidly evolving trend at Big Data Expo 2014 New York, co-located with 14th Cloud Expo – being held June 10 - 12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New Y...
AppZero has announced three premier partners as the company sees significant revenue growth. In addition to IBM and HP Cloud Services, AppZero has added Amazon Web Services, CA Technologies, and Rackspace to its premier partner program this year. Through the program, AppZero collabora...
Rackspace® Hosting has announced its architecturally redesigned public cloud with Performance Cloud Servers. These new servers are designed to deliver enhanced levels of application performance with greater speed, throughput and reliability. This public cloud offering creates a powerfu...
Many organizations are realizing the benefits that come with moving data to the cloud, including faster implementation, elasticity and reduced costs. But the path to the cloud isn’t always smooth. Finding the right cloud service provider takes research, and data security is always a pr...
ProfitBricks, the infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) company that completely reengineered the delivery of Cloud Computing, is speaking, sponsoring and exhibiting at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley, the 13th International Cloud Expo conference. Pete Johnson, senior director of cloud platform ...
Best effort networks aren’t good enough for today’s mission-critical cloud-based applications. To ensure optimal performance, developers and IT managers must have a holistic view and understanding of all the factors impacting performance. In her session at the 13th International Clou...
HGST on Wednesday announced its chief technology officer, Steven Campbell, will deliver a keynote speech on new developments in enterprise storage for the cloud (#cloud) at Cloud Expo 2013 Silicon Valley (@CloudExpo). Additionally, Brendan Collins, HGST vice president of product market...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Priologic, a provider of dedicated enterprise software teams, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 1st WebRTC Summit, which will take place on November 6–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Based in Victoria, British Columbia, Can...
Oracle Cloud delivers the broadest selection of enterprise-grade public cloud solutions, including software as a service (SaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS). In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Diby Malakar, Director of Produ...
Cloud data centers must support a full spectrum of workloads from the highest performance and lowest latency (hot) to bulk storage and archive (cool and cold) low workload applications. Balancing the right mix of storage helps data centers manage explosive petabyte growth, while effici...
According to IDC, we spent over $34 billion on business analytics in 2012. To put that in perspective, that's more than the GDP of 100 of the world's countries. And Gartner's 2013 survey of over 2000 CIOs worldwide puts business intelligence at the top of their technology priorities. G...
SYS-CON Events announced today that MangoApps, the social collaboration company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 13th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 4–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. MangoApps is a collaboration network that co...
Want to gain an edge in your technical career? Industry insiders suggest that over 70% of businesses now run at least two virtualization platforms in their IT environment. That’s why IT pros who understand multiple platforms are invaluable to their companies and clients. With all the t...
According to IDC Research, cloud-based applications (apps) consumed via software-as-a-service (SaaS) will grow nearly five times faster than traditional on-premise application development. SaaS-based apps address a company’s desire to increase business capabilities without the need for...