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15th Cloud Expo, which took place Nov. 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, expanded the conference content of @ThingsExpo, Big Data Expo, and DevOps Summit to include two developer events. IBM held a Bluemix Developer Playground on November 5 and Elast...
I had the opportunity to present on Nov 5th at DevOps Summit by SYS-CON Events in Santa Clara, CA. Here are my slides. The world is Hybrid. Organizations adopting DevOps are building Delivery Pipelines leveraging environments that are complex – spread across hybrid cloud and physical ...
As we look at enterprises adopting DevOps (yes, enterprises are adopting DevOps, in droves), the question regarding outsourcing always comes up. Many (read: most) enterprises have at least some of their application delivery or IT operations outsourced to an external vendor. This may be...
In a recent post I posted on DevOps.com, I suggested the term DevOps as a Service (DaaS). Personally I am not a fan of the term. Mainly because DevOps is not a ‘Service’. It is an approach to achieve business objectives by adopting a set of capabilities, namely: Continuous Business Pla...
A simple description of DevOps is such: ‘An approach to Application Delivery that applies Lean principles to accelerate feedback and improve time to market.’ What does this mean? In a nutshell it implies that DevOps is a set of principles and practices that enables an organization to ...
For a concept that is barely a couple years old, DevOps is red hot. No conversation about software development is considered complete without the mention of this new buzz word. But the growth in its popularity has also given rise to several misconceptions. Misconceptions that, if...
Shellshock, appropriately and of course punnily named, is ravaging the Internet right now. Active exploits continue to grow in number and in complexity. While there are multiple avenues through which this vulnerability can be exploited, the most active one at the moment appears to be ...
By Shannon Perry On July 30th in northern Virginia, some of the greatest minds in analytics for business, outcomes, and mission impact gathered to share their lessons learned and experiences with data analytics. Academia, government, and industry came together to provide a comprehensiv...
New release simplifies deployment of multi-tier applications and adds support for latest versions of Windows, Apple, Linux and virtual applications Maidenhead, U.K. - August 19, 2014 - Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance and installa...
Atlanta, GA, August 19, 2014 --(PR.com)-- XIOSS, a leader in enterprise data storage consulting and professional services, has entered into a partnership with Dropbox for Business, broadening its wide range of cloud storage and collaborative sharing features and information controls a...
This is a mega event with lots of interesting sessions especially big on IoT. Just the Internet of Things gets addressed in 261 Sessions with some 62 speakers in JavaOne. This is about 50% of all sessions in JavaOne.The number of exhibitors for IoT is rather small but includes Eur...
While Apple has teamed up with IBM to get more of its wares into the workplace, it seems Google is looking to do the same with partners of its own. The Information reports that Google is in talks with HP and others to leverage its card-based Now system for enterprise use. While the neg...
Partnership Enables Smaller Companies to Leverage Advanced BI Solutions Without Necessitating the Involvement of IT New York, NY - August 13, 2014 - Information Builders, a leader in business intelligence (BI) and analytics, information integrity and integration solutions, today announ...
By Katie Kennedy Editor’s note: On Wednesday 30 July 2014 analysts, executives and technologists gathered at our Analyst Forum, an event established by a partnership between AnalystOne and the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF) to help share lessons learned across...
Wednesday 13 August, 2014 NEW YORK -- Pearson, the world’s leading learning company, is partnering with Programmr, a pioneer in online coding technology, to create the next-generation of interactive platforms for learning how to code, using just a web brows...
Monday 11 August, 2014 Lancope, Inc. , a leader in network visibility and security intelligence, announces the appointment of Lean/Agile-based development expert Phillip McDonald as vice president of engineering. McDonald brings more than 25 years of experience implementing hi...
AppSphere is just a few short months away, and we’ve lined up an incredible agenda that will uncover the trends that are affecting technology and discuss best practices for managing the impact of evolving technology on your bottom line. Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from thought l...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso re...
If you’re like most of our customers running IBM Maximo, you’ve probably run into a performance issue or two recently — maybe it was something obvious, maybe it took a long time to debug, maybe you bought some more consulting services to fix it or maybe you are the consulta...
Software change management solution includes new features for database modernization, and compatibility with CA 2E and LANSA UNICOM Global has announced a new release of its TURNOVER software change management solution for the IBM i platform, aimed at helping developers modernize their...
No one who’s followed Oracle in the past few years could honestly suggest that their hardware efforts haven’t staggered. In the fourth quarter of last year, for example, hardware revenue was down 3% to $714 million year over year. While total hardware revenue including support stayed s...
By Bob Gourley We are now two days away from the 30 July Analyst Forum, an event we organized with our partners at the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF). Now that I have seen the most recent list of attendees coming to the forum I am more excited than ever. Altho...
Yesterday Facebook with its stock soaring to new heights, exceeded IBM in terms of market value. This morning, it’s slightly less (IBM at $194B vs Facebook at $193B). However Facebook is higher than Oracle’s value and is the third largest … Continue reading →
By Bob Gourley On 30 July 2014 in Reston Virginia some of the greatest minds in analytics for business outcomes and mission impact will be gathering at the Hyatt Regency Reston.  This event, the Analytics 2014 Forum, is being pulled together by the United States Geospatial Intelligence...
The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.Also read Connected Globe News WeeklyAlso re...
By Shannon Perry In the last few years, the potential for mobile productivity has increased dramatically. Sending emails, checking calendars, receiving important notifications, and surfing the web are no longer impressive mobile feats – they are commonplace. For most, the inability to ...
San Francisco, July 22, 2014 - Scandit (http://www.scandit.com/), developer of the leading software-based barcode scanning and data capture platform for smartphones, tablets and wearable computing devices, today announced that it continues to experience significant traction in the Nort...
Provides flexible, secure, cost effective IT support services direct to end-users Slough, UK, 21st July 2014 - Logicalis, the international IT solution, managed services and cloud provider, today announced the launch of its End-User Workspace Services, which sees a team of highly-skill...
Although OAuth is not for authentication (the "auth" is for authorization), it usually presupposes that an authentication event has taken place. In the case of the Axway API Gateway, you can use the
If you are working in Big Data this should interest you and if work with Data and IBM then this is for you.Insight 2104 is IBM driven Conference for Big Data and Analytics. Get all the competitive advantages of data: * Drive business outcomes with sophisticated analytics ...
Emphasises importance of Software License Optimisation and asset management in maximising the value of IT services to the enterprise Maidenhead, UK - July 17, 2014. Flexera Software, the leading provider of next-generation software licensing, compliance and installation solutions for a...
By Shannon Perry In a move that blurs the line between consumer gadgets and enterprise technology, Apple and IBM announced on July 15th a partnership to transform enterprise mobility. The collaboration intends to develop new business applications that bring IBM’s big data capabilities,...
Coral Gables, FL, July 17, 2014 --(PR.com)-- About Gonzalo Goicochea Gonzalo Goicochea is the Sales Manager-Latin America of Digital Persona, a company which develops, manufactures and distributes biometric readers. Mr. Goicochea earned a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering at the...
My friend and mobile expert Dave Akka shares his insights on the latest Apple strategies and developments to support the enterprise in this guest article.Following the recent Apple WWDC developer conference, it’s worth looking at what they are doing to make their products more attracti...
Surveys of IT executives regarding their Cloud Computing initiatives can be strangely misleading. Take for example two studies that fellow Forbes authors reported on over the […]
Nearly Half of Network Operations Staff Do Not Use Network Monitoring Tools, Limiting Visibility Into Network Events and Leading to Finger Pointing Among IT GroupsCosta Mesa, California, 15 July 2014 - Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), a leader in network connectivity, monitoring and mana...
Remember Milton, the red stapler guy from the movie Office Space? Useless to his company, he had been laid off years before, but due to an […]
IBM is worried that the age of silicon may be drawing to a close. So it’s going to spend $3 billion over the next half-decade to try and find new ways to power the future generations of microprocessors. “We really do see the clock ticking on silicon,” says Tom Rosamilia, Senior Vice Pr...
Tony Brooker to lead the field sales team and build out high performance inside sales functionSlough, UK, 7th July 2014: Logicalis, the international IT solutions, managed services and cloud provider, today announced the appointment of Tony Brooker as its UK Sales Director. Brooker wil...
Bidstalk's global footprint gives significant boost to AppFlood's mobile ad inventoryAppFlood integration boosts Bidstalk's global reach, particularly across China and AsiaLondon & Beijing, 3 July 2014 - AppFlood (www.appflood.com), the China-based global mobile real time bidding (...