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The IBM WebSphere Commerce product is a platform for developing and deploying value-chain solutions from a consumer-centric online sales channel to a completely integrated, multitiered demand chain. A variety of design patterns were used to develop the WebSphere Commerce framework. By understanding and using these high-level design patterns, you can write WebSphere Commerce applications that adhere to the WebSphere Commerce framework. Furthermore, these patterns will help you to customize the out-of-the-box capabilities of WebSphere Commerce. WebSphere Commerce design patterns fall into two main categories: 1) the command design patterns and 2) the display design patterns. In the first category are the Controller Command pattern, Task Command pattern, and Data Bean Command pattern. In the second category are the Smart Data Bean pattern and Command Data Bean pattern.... (more)

Cloud Computing: is it safe? Best Practices for Secure Enterprise Cloud Networking

Webinar 3-Part Series: How to Implement Security Strategies such as Software Defined Networks, Federated Hybrid Clouds and Industry Compliance What: Cloud Networking Webinar Series When: Wednesdays May 8, May 15, May 22, 2013 4pm UK / 10am CT / 8am PT Where: Online, via GoToWebinar Registration: www.cohesiveft.com/webinars Fees: Free Cloud computing infrastructure is elastic, scalable, highly available and accessible, but is it safe? Concerns and pain points such as network encryption in third party environments, address and topology control, and connectivity need to be addressed from the enterprise and business application perspective. In a three-part webinar series focused on best practices for cloud networking security, CohesiveFT Senior Cloud Solution Architect, Sam Mitchell, will examine key questions enterprises must answer when looking to migrate to public clou... (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)

Microchip Technology Celebrates 5-Year Anniversary of PIC10F 8-bit Microcontrollers (MCUs)

Microchip Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHP), a leading provider of microcontroller and analog semiconductors, today announced the 5-year anniversary of the industry-leading 8-bit PIC10F microcontrollers (MCUs). The revolutionary PIC10F devices pack the high performance of the PIC® MCU architecture into ultra-small form factor 6-pin SOT-23 and 2 mm x 3 mm DFN packages. In celebration of the anniversary, Microchip also announced that, effective May 1, it has lowered the price of the PIC10F MCUs to start at $0.29 each in 10,000-unit quantities. After five years in the market, the PIC10F devices continue to open the door to non-traditional uses for MCUs, making it easy and inexpensive for designers with even little or no MCU experience to use them. For extremely space-constrained applications, all PIC10F devices have become available in a 2 mm x 3 mm DFN package since the... (more)

Marlin & Associates Named a Finalist for Three Global M&A Awards

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 08/27/09 -- Marlin & Associates New York LLC, the boutique investment banking firm specializing in acquisitions and divestitures of U.S. and international middle-market technology, information and business services firms, today announced that The M&A Advisor has named the firm a finalist for three of its Global M&A Awards, including Global Investment Banking Firm of the Year (Europe). "The M&A Advisor is very pleased to introduce a new awards program to recognize international deals, dealmakers and firms," said Roger Aguinaldo, founder and chief executive of The M&A Advisor. "The trend toward global deals has been growing steadily, and because more than half the deals completed every year are outside the U.S., it made sense for us to broaden our focus and recognize important global transactions." Nominations for the Global M&A Awards ... (more)

Marlin & Associates Adds Former Chairman and CEO of Saxo Bank Asia, as a Senior Advisor

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 11/18/09 -- Marlin & Associates New York LLC ("M&A"), the boutique investment banking firm specializing in acquisitions and divestitures of U.S. and international middle-market technology, information and business services firms, today announced that Kevin Ashby has joined the firm's investment banking advisory team as a Senior Advisor. He will be based in London, England. Mr. Ashby is a former partner at global accounting firm KPMG; an entrepreneur who formed and led WISe E-Commerce (successfully sold in 2001); was CEO of Patsystems Plc; Chairman of Anvil Software Ltd (London), (successfully sold in 2006); and most recently Chairman and CEO of Saxo Bank's Asia Pacific capital markets business (Singapore). "We're very pleased to have a professional as seasoned as Kevin Ashby join our team," said Kenneth Marlin, Founder and Managing Pa... (more)

WesTrac Selects IBM's Portable Modular Data Center

SYDNEY, Australia, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that WesTrac Pty Ltd, an industrial machinery supplier headquartered in Perth, has selected IBM to design and implement a Portable Modular Data Center (PMDC) solution to provide the company with a flexible, cost-effective data centre to meet its immediate business needs as well as support future IT growth. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090416/IBMLOGO) Faced with the need for additional data centre capacity fuelled by a major IT project and unable to secure more space in its own data centre or through traditional co-location with data centre operators in Perth, WesTrac turned to IBM. With tight project deadlines, WesTrac selected IBM's PMDC as the right solution offering a compact, fully functional, high-density and highly protected data centre, housed within two 6... (more)

Wyse General Counsel Discusses Latest Legal Forecast in Cloud Computing at Cloud Slam 2010

Cheree McAlpine, General Counsel for Wyse Technology, the global leader in thin computing and client virtualization, will speak at Cloud Slam™ 2010, Cloudcor's 2nd Annual Virtual Conference on Cloud Computing. McAlpine's session, Legal Storms Forecast for Cloud Computing, will begin on Tuesday, March 23rd at 12:15pm PDT and will discuss the legal risk associated with cloud computing, as well as strategies and techniques legal counsels and companies can employ to minimize and mitigate risks as companies migrate to the cloud. WHAT:   Cloud Slam™ 2010 This Conference is the world's premier cloud computing event, covering technology, business models, industry experiences, legal aspects, research, development and innovations in the world of cloud computing.   WHEN: Tuesday, March 23rd - Thursday, March 25th 8:00 a.m. EDT – 9:00 p.m. EDT   WHERE: Online Virtual Conferen... (more)

CYA HOTBackup Significantly Reduces Planned Downtime & Ensures Data Integrity for EMC Documentum 6.x Customers

CYA Technologies, an enChoice® company, today announced CYA HOTBackup™ for EMC® Documentum®. This new, application-aware solution helps Documentum customers significantly reduce planned system downtime and ensure data integrity by enabling hot, consistent backups to EMC NetWorker. Studies conducted by IT industry analysts show that on average, businesses lose between 60,000 € and 77,000 € for every hour of IT system downtime.* For a company that needs to bring Documentum down for daily backups and maintenance, that translates into tens of millions of Euros lost per year. CYA HOTBackup enables companies to mitigate and even eliminate planned Documentum downtime by performing hot backups of the entire Documentum application that are automatically stored within EMC NetWorker. CYA HOTBackup also prevents data loss and corruption issues that are commonly caused by other... (more)

Safari Books Online Takes Home 27th Annual CODiE Award for Best Consumer Information Resource

Safari® Books Online (www.safaribooksonline.com), the leading on-demand digital library for technology, digital media and business professionals, today announced that it was named a winner in the Software & Information Industry Association's 27th Annual CODiE Awards, held January 24th in New York City. Safari Books Online won the category of Best Consumer Information Resource. “The CODiE Award recognition as the Best Consumer Information Resource is wonderful validation of what we offer to our subscribers and business partners each and every day,” said Paige Mazzoni, VP of Marketing, Safari Books Online. “Our more than 20,000 books and video learning resources are focused on giving our subscribers the best and most up-to-date information so they can come to one place to find the digital resources they need. We love this award because it was voted on by SIIA members... (more)

Sophia Bush Hosts the "Century of the Girl" Expo Presented by the Girl Scouts of Eastern PA

PHILADELPHIA, March 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania (GSEP) is celebrating the 100th Anniversary milestone of Girl Scouts of the USA this year with the help of Host Sophia Bush, who starred on the hit television series One Tree Hill.  Bush is not only a talented actress, but also an avid ambassador for causes such as the green movement, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, Crowdrise and Art of Elysium.   The "Century of the Girl" Expo, to be held April 21-22 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, will feature a "Girl Party" headlined by superstars Diggy Simmons and Veronica Ballestrini.  Other influential speakers will include Charity: Water Founder and Change Agent Scott Harrison, United Nations VP of Global Partnerships Elizabeth Gore and Pencils of Promise Founder and Executive Director Adam Braun. "We are excited to welcom... (more)

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Digital Transformation and Disruption, Amazon Style - What You Can Learn. Chris Kocher is a co-founder of Grey Heron, a management and strategic marketing consulting firm. He has 25+ years in both strategic and hands-on operating experience helping executives and investors build revenues and shareholder value. He has consulted with over 130 companies on innovating with new business models, product strategies and monetization. Chris has held management positions at HP and Symantec in addition to advisory roles at startups. He has worked extensively on monetization, SAAS, IoT, ecosystems, partnerships and accelerating growth in new business initiatives.
Dynatrace is an application performance management software company with products for the information technology departments and digital business owners of medium and large businesses. Building the Future of Monitoring with Artificial Intelligence. Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more business becomes digital the more stakeholders are interested in this data including how it relates to business. Some of these people have never used a monitoring tool before. They have a question on their mind like "How is my application doing" but no idea how to get a proper answer.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Big Data Federation to Exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO, colocated with DevOpsSUMMIT and DXWorldEXPO, November 12-13, 2018 in New York City. Big Data Federation, Inc. develops and applies artificial intelligence to predict financial and economic events that matter. The company uncovers patterns and precise drivers of performance and outcomes with the aid of machine-learning algorithms, big data, and fundamental analysis. Their products are deployed by some of the world's largest financial institutions. The company develops and applies innovative machine-learning technologies to big data to predict financial, economic, and world events. The team is a group of passionate technologists, mathematicians, data scientists and programmers in Silicon Valley with over 100 patents to their names. Big Data Federation was incorporated in 2015 and is ...
Whenever a new technology hits the high points of hype, everyone starts talking about it like it will solve all their business problems. Blockchain is one of those technologies. According to Gartner's latest report on the hype cycle of emerging technologies, blockchain has just passed the peak of their hype cycle curve. If you read the news articles about it, one would think it has taken over the technology world. No disruptive technology is without its challenges and potential impediments that frequently get lost in the hype. The panel will discuss their perspective on what they see as they key challenges and/or impediments to adoption, and how they see those issues could be resolved or mitigated.