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Robert Moffat, who headed both IBM’s server unit and IBM Microelectronics until he was arrested last October, pleaded guilty to twin counts of securities fraud and conspiracy Monday morning in a Manhattan courtroom. He was one of the highest-ranking industry executives that the Gal...
This session will draw on IBM’s experience working with customers and operating 13 cloud centers world wide to review the conditions under which cloud computing can deliver its promise of flexibility and cost savings in the delivery of IT services to the enterprise. The session will co...
Robert Moffat, the former head of both IBM's server and chips units, who was arrested in October in the first dragnet of culprits connected with the now infamous Galleon Group hedge fund and its alleged insider trading ring, is expected to wave indictment and plead guilty, according to...
IBM has launched a new service that lets outside enterprises indulge in software development and testing on its Cloud Platform. IBM currently hosts services on the web like Lotus Live along with a Private cloud option that it launched in 2009. Since then it has steadily expanded its cl...
Cloud Computing in 2010 will be a paradigm shifting technology trend and Cloud Expo is where the Cloud change will form as the single most significant industry event we enter a new decade. Since we announced Cloud Expo three years ago in 2007 and launched it in March of 2008 in New ...
Navajo Systems announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with IBM to support the commercial launch of Smart Business Development and Test on the IBM Cloud. Navajo Systems' unique technology addresses the data security and regulatory concerns of using the cloud. Many enterprises have ...
You may wonder whether it’s too early to make the call given the lack of interoperability standards, security concerns, and common definition of cloud computing. Well, the IPTV space shares many of the same similarities – emerging technology, emerging standards, emerging adoption, var...
Oracle co-president Charles Phillips was supposed to become CEO of CA - for all its muddied skirts still one of the world's largest software companies - and then those "soul mates forever" billboards popped up in New York, Atlanta and San Francisco, exposing his near decade-long bi-coa...
This paper will attempt to discuss the usage scenario and demonstrate the use of WXS as a separate in memory data grid to store http sessions. This paper will discuss history and existing technology and introduces WXS as a technology that differentiates itself, by addressing existing s...
Determined to be a cloud player, CA said Wednesday morning that it's buying privately held 3Tera whose browser-based AppLogic software is used to rapidly deploy and scale enterprise-class applications on public and private clouds and to build cloud services. Terms were not disclosed...
Lack of engagement is endemic, and is causing large and small organizations all over the world to incur excess costs, under perform on critical tasks, and create widespread customer dissatisfaction. The annual financial loss in the US due to disengagement of managers and employees is a...
The agenda for cloud camps being held in Las Vegas as part of IBM's Pulse conference includes presentations by IBM VP Sandy Carter and by Judith Hurwitz, president of the Hurwitz and Associates analyst firm and author of "Cloud Computing for Dummies." Carter said the camps are the firs...
IBM has acquired 10-year-old privately held Intelliden Inc, whose network automation software enables organizations such as telecom companies configure, manage and scale their networks. It’s positioned as a safeguard against the manual configuration errors responsible for upwards of ...
IBM is pushing its Lotus software onto the iPhone, iPod Touch and Macintosh. A beta Lotus Symphony 3.0, IBM’s free OpenOffice-based suite of spreadsheet, presentation and documents software, is now available for the Mac as an alternative to Microsoft Office. And IBM’s offering Lotus Co...
Frankly I’ve grown weary of the debates over the security of cloud computing. It’s not that I don’t appreciate that there are technical hurdles in front of us, but we have reached a point that a security vulnerability in a single offering, whether that offering is in the public or priv...
  Abstract There are many different types of command line options that programs need to recognize. Many languages (e.g.: bash and perl) has built-in processing of command line options; Java does not. The Java Command Line Options (JCLO) package performs this task for a variety of o...
IBM is buying privately held Chicago-based Initiate Systems, whose data integrity software is used for information sharing in healthcare and government organizations. Financial details were not disclosed. The deal should close this quarter and Initiate will become part of IBM’s Informa...
Market conditions are in a constant state of flux. The economy is, well, the economy. The regulatory environment shifts based on the latest business scandal and which political party holds sway. Plus, there is always a new management strategy to solve world hunger or something. As user...
As with most new technologies, the WebSphere CloudBurst Appliance inspires a healthy set of questions. As usual most of the questions are about features, capabilities, use cases, etc., yet there is one question that is quite frequent but a bit of an outlier from the preceding categorie...
In an interactive general session that forms part of its Data in Action virtual conference, IBM has really hit the jackpot. It has managed to snag Donald Feinberg, VP Distinguished Analyst at Gartner, to talk about current trends in the Data Management market. There is a live Q&A sessi...
Today my employer, IBM, announced that it was awarded a 10 month long contract with the United States Air Force. According to the press release, the contract calls for IBM to “design and demonstrate a secure cloud computing infrastructure capable of supporting defense and intelligence ...
Cloud computing is a concept. It is an architectural framework by which one or many organizations can deploy, manage and retract any workload, public or private. Cloud computing addresses business needs from a workload perspective. The concept collectively addresses all the aspects of ...
The US Air Force has contracted for IBM to design and demonstrate a secure cloud computing infrastructure capable of supporting defense and intelligence networks. The 10-month project is supposed to introduce advanced cyber security and analytics technologies developed by IBM Research ...
Trying to pick apart a particular IT solution to figure out if it is right for you and your business can be a daunting task. Trying to do that for solutions in emerging spaces, like cloud computing, can seem even more difficult to the point of looking almost impossible. Case in point, ...
Starting in February DCS, a k a Mitsubishi Research Institute DCS Company, the ~1,800-man systems integrator, will resell IBM’s CloudBurst private cloud infrastructure, to Japanese customers in various industries. It also plans on using the widgetry to provide various services out ...
IBM has countersued Neon Enterprise Software, the uppity little Texas outfit that had the temerity to try to use IBM's special mainframe processors to break Big Blue's stranglehold on the mainframe market. Out to tarnish the ISV so users get scared and slink away, IBM used a poison ...
You know the top one or two causes of bottlenecks for your applications, but do you know the next six or seven issues that have the potential to cause problems? Mastering application performance requires the right kind of IT strategy, combined with the right tools, that can shed light ...
As data center administrators and managers, you are entrusted with critical services that have a direct business impact. The threat of business service downtime due to enterprise application memory leaks is a constant IT concern. Often such problems only begin to show after long produc...
IBM and Jones Lang LaSalle , a financial and professional services firms specializing in real estate and investment management, on Tuesday announced a seven-year information technology (IT) services deal. IBM will provide full infrastructure support services for JLL across 19 countries...
To address their unique business challenges, today’s enterprises need tailored cloud computing services that deliver the best of managed and dedicated services – whether they are public or private. In his session from Cloud Computing Expo 2009 West, Sam Gross discussed the Unisys cloud...
IBM says it carved a couple of hundred notches on its gun in the fourth quarter after persuading both Sun and HP users to defect. It says all told it’s gotten 2,200 companies to move off of HP and Sun server and storage gear since beginning its Migration Factory program four years ago....
Nasuni, a Massachusetts start-up that’s about to trot out a gateway to cloud storage, has gotten $8 million in Series A funding from North Bridge Venture Partners and Sigma Partners. Nasuni founders CEO Andres Rodriguez, an ex-CTO of the New York Times, and Robert Mason pioneered a clo...
NaviSite, a provider of cloud-enabled, enterprise-class hosting, managed applications and services, on Monday announced Hosted Lotus Services powered by NaviCloud. The solutions include Hosted Lotus Notes and Domino, Lotus Sametime, Lotus Quickr and Lotus Connections. Managing an IB...
IBM claims to have clinched the largest enterprise cloud computing deployment in history. Seems Panasonic is migrating upwards of 300,000 desks from Microsoft Exchange and some unnamed collaboration gear to IBM's LotusLive public cloud services for e-mail, calendaring and contact manag...
Alfresco Software on Wednesday announced the availability of Alfresco Content Services for Lotus social collaboration products, an integration between the Alfresco open source enterprise content management (ECM) system and IBM Lotus Quickr, Lotus Notes, Lotus Connections and WebSphere ...