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"We host and fully manage cloud data services, whether we store, the data, move the data, or run analytics on the data," stated Kamal Shannak, Senior Development Manager, Cloud Data Services, IBM, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 18th Cloud Expo, held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. CloudEXPO | DevOpsSUMMIT | DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York will be held November 12-13, 2018 in New York City. Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with the introduction of DXWorldEXPO within the program. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throughout enterprises of all sizes. O... (more)

In 2014 Big Data Investments Will Account for Nearly $30 Billion - Eventually Accounting for $76 Billion by 2020 End

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

MarketSight Announces Latest Release of its Flagship Analytics Platform for Market Researchers

MarketSight LLC, a leader in Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)-based market research analysis solutions, today launched the latest version of its comprehensive line of data analysis tools. Several key enhancements in this release demonstrate MarketSight’s continued commitment to innovation and consistent delivery of value to customers. New persistent dynamic charting capabilities, greater flexibility in the design of cross-tabs, and significant improvements in workflow automation are featured in this release. With support for all leading data input formats, including SPSS, SAS, Triple-S, and Excel, and with seamless export to PowerPoint, Excel, PDF, and SPSS formats, MarketSight is the most flexible and capable web-based application available for analyzing and reporting on research data. With a full range of tools to automate repetitive tasks, MarketSight delivers signi... (more)

AppSense Wins SearchServerVirtualization.com Products of the Year Award

AppSense (www.appsense.com), the leading provider of user environment management solutions for the enterprise, today announced that AppSense Environment Manager 8.0 won the Silver award in the Desktop Virtualization category of the SearchServerVirtualization.com 2009 Products of the Year Awards. These awards are conducted annually and are presented and judged by the editors of TechTarget’s Data Center and Virtualization Media Group. Products are judged based on ease of integration into existing environments, functionality, innovation, manageability, performance and value. The award recognizes companies that the publication and its judges believe are best positioned to provide great products in 2010 and beyond. “AppSense Environment Manager addresses some nagging pain points for users. One of the biggest complaints from users about virtual desktops is the lack of pe... (more)

University of Ottawa and IBM Create New Analytics Research Center

OTTAWA, April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa today announced they are collaborating to create an international center of excellence for business analytics at the University's Telfer School to help prepare students for careers in "economy of tomorrow" industries that are expected to benefit from the billions in provincial and federal government stimulus investments. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/university-of-ottawa-and-ibm-create-new-analytics-research-center-90882514.html (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO ) To initiate the new IBM Center for Performance Management, IBM and the Telfer School will invest more than $4.8 million in cash and in-kind time of IBM research and developme... (more)

Battery Ventures and Andreessen Horowitz Invest in Big Data Startup Continuuity

WALTHAM, MA and MENLO PARK, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/25/12 -- Battery Ventures today announced it has invested in Continuuity, a Big Data startup born out of the firm's Entrepreneur-in-Residence (EIR) program and founded by Battery EIR Todd Papaioannou. Andreessen Horowitz, Ignition Partners, and several prominent angel investors including Bob Pasker, Matt Ocko and The Data Collective, and Paul Ambrose, also participated in the round. Continuuity's goal is to enable the development of the next wave of real-time Big Data applications. The company is currently operating in stealth and plans to use the capital to accelerate engineering and product development. "While relational databases have been the foundation for the applications that have shaped IT for the last 30 years, we believe that Continuuity will enable the next generation of application innovation," said Batt... (more)

ONE DROP Teams Up with ePals Corporation to Raise Youth Awareness of Water Related Issues

MONTREAL, QUEBEC and WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/02/12 -- ONE DROP today announced a project on the ePals community, an online social network that reaches nearly 25 million teachers, parents and students from 200 countries, in order to invite primary and secondary school students to take part in fun, educational and inspirational activities on water-related issues. Starting today, this international platform will make learning tools, designed by ONE DROP, available free of charge to students and teachers. As teachers often use the ePals network to help their students learn a second language, ONE DROP will be offering activities in French, English and Spanish. "ONE DROP's mission, in addition to fighting poverty by promoting access to water for all, is to inform and to mobilize communities about the importance of taking care of water, an i... (more)

IGC Announces Brava 7.1 for IBM FileNet P8 at IBM Information on Demand in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 10/22/12 -- IBM Information on Demand - Informative Graphics Corporation (IGC) unveils Brava!® 7.1 for the IBM® FileNet® P8 platform, a high-performance viewer that provides unmatched functionality and security, and now offers a zero-footprint, cross-platform HTML5 client option in addition to its ActiveX client. IGC, a leader in viewing, collaboration and redaction technology, demonstrates Brava 7.1 at the IBM Information on Demand conference at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, Nevada. Conference attendees can see a live demonstration of the software at the IGC booth, #1114. Brava makes it easy to view, annotate and collaborate on almost any file, including office and PDF documents, CAD drawings and image files. Now, the new Brava HTML5 client provides a zero-footprint, cross-platform option, making Brava available to more users than eve... (more)

Kony Becomes the Mobile Platform of Choice for One of the World’s Top Ten Banks

Kony Solutions, Inc., the leading mobile and multi-channel application platform provider, today announced that Banco Itau Unibanco will standardize on the KonyOne Platform to build, deploy and manage its mobile banking applications. Banco Itau Unibanco is Latin America’s largest bank and one of the world’s 10 largest financial conglomerates, with more than $540 billion in assets and approximately 40 million customers. Banco Itau Unibanco plans to build a new generation of Retail Banking apps on the KonyOne Platform and will port its existing mobile apps to Kony’s platform to simplify management. Starting in 2013, the bank also plans to deploy cross-bank mobile apps for Investment Banking, Private Equity, Asset Management and Insurance. The bank also will build numerous mobile apps for its employees, to help streamline its operations and support its aggressive plans... (more)

Research and Markets: Global Mobile Broadband Market in Public Safety 2012-2016: Both Data-Efficient and LMR Technologies Expected to Flourish in Different Markets

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n42mp3/global_mobile) has announced the addition of the "Global Mobile Broadband Market in Public Safety 2012-2016" report to their offering. The analysts forecast the Global Mobile Broadband in Public Safety market to grow at a CAGR of 7.28 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the demand for enhanced mission-critical operations. The Global Mobile Broadband in Public Safety market has also been witnessing the increasing dependence on video feature of handheld devices as a tactical communication option. However, the lack of interoperability among several broadband technologies could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. The key companies active in this space include Alcatel-Lucent S.A., Alvarion Ltd., Cassidian SAS (EADS NV owned), Ci... (more)

IBM Study: C-suite Leaders Look to Customers to Steer Business Strategy

ARMONK, N.Y., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite expressing an unprecedented commitment to direct customer influence on their business decisions and operations, one-third of CEOs worry that the rest of the C-suite is out of touch with customers, according to a new IBM (NYSE: IBM) study.  The study, entitled "The Customer-activated Enterprise," is based on findings from face-to-face conversations with more than 4,000 CEOs, CMOs, CFOs, CIOs and other C-suite leaders from 70 countries and 20 industries worldwide.  The study, conducted by IBM's Institute for Business Value, reveals 60 percent of CEOs plan to directly engage their customers and proactively apply what they learn to set their business agendas in the next three to five years -- up from 43 percent of CEO's who now include customers in the development of business strategies. "Our research with C-suite lea... (more)

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Everyone wants the rainbow - reduced IT costs, scalability, continuity, flexibility, manageability, and innovation. But in order to get to that collaboration rainbow, you need the cloud! In this presentation, we'll cover three areas: First - the rainbow of benefits from cloud collaboration. There are many different reasons why more and more companies and institutions are moving to the cloud. Benefits include: cost savings (reducing on-prem infrastructure, reducing data center foot print, reducing IT support costs), enabling growth (ensuring a highly available, highly scalable infrastructure), increasing employee access & engagement (by having collaboration tools that are usable and available globally regardless of location there will be an increased connectedness amongst teams and individuals that will help increase both efficiency and productivity.)
SYS-CON Events announced today that Silicon India has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Published in Silicon Valley, Silicon India magazine is the premiere platform for CIOs to discuss their innovative enterprise solutions and allows IT vendors to learn about new solutions that can help grow their business.
We are seeing a major migration of enterprises applications to the cloud. As cloud and business use of real time applications accelerate, legacy networks are no longer able to architecturally support cloud adoption and deliver the performance and security required by highly distributed enterprises. These outdated solutions have become more costly and complicated to implement, install, manage, and maintain.SD-WAN offers unlimited capabilities for accessing the benefits of the cloud and Internet. SD-WAN helps enterprises to take advantage of the exploding landscape of cloud applications and services, due to its unique capability to support all things cloud related.
Founded in 2000, Chetu Inc. is a global provider of customized software development solutions and IT staff augmentation services for software technology providers. By providing clients with unparalleled niche technology expertise and industry experience, Chetu has become the premiere long-term, back-end software development partner for start-ups, SMBs, and Fortune 500 companies. Chetu is headquartered in Plantation, Florida, with thirteen offices throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Business professionals no longer wonder if they'll migrate to the cloud; it's now a matter of when. The cloud environment has proved to be a major force in transitioning to an agile business model that enables quick decisions and fast implementation that solidify customer relationships. And when the cloud is combined with the power of cognitive computing, it drives innovation and transformation that achieves astounding competitive advantage.