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Interview with Sir Richard Branson! Sir Richard Branson, founder and chairman of Virgin Group, discusses how he has been able to foster innovation by giving his employees the ability to be creative, take chances, and learn from failure i...
Enterprise Cloud Computing: London – December 5 – 6, 2013 Thursday December 5, 2013-Friday December 6, 2013 Price: A$1,295.00 [converted to 1239.96 USD] We offer additional discounts for groups of three or more people, government or non-profit employees, people who’ve...
Geneva, Switzerland, June 05, 2013 --(PR.com)-- High-Tech Bridge SA announced it has been named to the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) 2013 Online Trust Honor Roll for demonstrating exceptional data protection, privacy and security in an effort to better protect their customers and brand....
Atlanta, GA, June 05, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Fixico™, an IBM® OEM partner, announced today that it has launched a free IT computer management service for consumers that keeps home computers running smoothly, while protecting computer assets and personal content from security thr...
IBM buys Softlayer, for software defined infrastructures and clouds? By Greg Schulz IBM today announced that they are acquiring privately held Dallas Texas-based Softlayer and Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) provider. IBM is referring to this as Cloud without Compromise...
They squash competitors like bugs under their sandals
Welcome to SMAC News Weekly, featuring the latest news and numbers relating to SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) that I come across each week. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HTML5 ...
OMA brings together industry experts to discuss standards for data collected via mobile devicesDublin, Ireland June 3, 2013 - The Open Mobile Alliance has today announced its line-up of industry leading speakers from the mobile and Big Data communities for the Big Data seminar, hosted ...
Leading European think tank sees key to success lies in strong strategic relationships with other industry players such as content delivery providersLondon, 30th May 2013 - IDATE, the No. 1 European Internet think tank, today has published the 13th edition of its DigiWorld Yearbook, th...
By Bob GourleyGartner just released their overview of the worldwide server market reporting that worldwide server shipments declined a surprising .7 percent year on year, while revenue declined 5 percent from the first quarter of 2012. Their report is available here. Key points: “The f...
INETCO Systems, a provider of network-based application performance monitoring (APM) software, announced the release of its latest APM release, INETCO Insight 5.3.  INETCO’s move to make a bigger splash in the APM market comes as competition is increasing with the market gro...
Bringing Innovations in Big Data and Natural Language Processing to IT Service Management, Moogsoft Cuts Costs & Increases Efficiency for Enterprises London, England / San Francisco, CA / New York, NY - May 29, 2013 - Moogsoft, the leading Agile Service Management software company,...
ECC Mumbai November 18 - 19
Welcome to SMAC News Weekly, featuring the latest news and numbers relating to SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) that I come across each week. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HTML5 ...
The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia New...
Straight from the horse’s mouth… Answer by Mahesh Murthy: I have answered this elsewhere on Facebook, but it may be tough to make out a timeline from the fragmented posts there. So here’s some sort of general progression of events. This will be long, so brace for the ...
Yesterday was the first day of a conference for Java developers in Kiev, Ukraine. I delivered two presentations and attended three delivered by very good speakers. Reza Rahman from Oracle opened the conference with an overview of Java EE 7. This is a Ukrainian version of Reza: Then I a...
So you want to get rid of your mainframe? In the spring of 1995, I had an opportunity to witness a historic occasion: the removal of a firm’s mainframe IBM computer. I wrote a couple of columns for Infoworld back … Continue reading →
LZA SOA Training & Certification: Estonia — September 24 – 27, 2013 Tuesday September 24, 2013-Friday September 27, 2013 devtraining Toompuiestee 30 10149 Tallinn Estonia Price: €2,245.00 (including $250 early discount) [converted to 2901.21 USD] ZapThink SOA Trai...
LZA SOA Training & Certification: Sydney — September 10 – 13, 2013 Tuesday September 10, 2013-Friday September 13, 2013 Navitas Building (over Wynyrd Station) 11 York St Sydney Australia Price: A$2,495.00 (including $500 early discount) [converted to 2441.67 USD] ZapThi...
Global software and solutions company Macro 4 has today announced that its mainframe performance and fault analysis solutions will support the new IBM Enterprise COBOL for z/OS V5.1 when it is launched in June. "Over the 45 years Macro 4 has been delivering performance and fault analys...
Welcome to SMAC News Weekly, featuring the latest news and numbers relating to SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) that I come across each week. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HTML5 ...
The #CloudFirst trend is spreading, with Government Minister Francis Maude finally committing the UK to the approach earlier this month. But I remain concerned that there’s too much stick and not nearly enough carrot… and that cloud adoption more generally is ill-served by ...
Moscow, Russia, May 21, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Intelligent Converters released new version of MSSQL-to-MySQL, a program to migrate Microsoft SQL databases to MySQL server, enhanced with custom type mapping feature. Both Microsoft SQL and MySQL database management systems have similar set ...
By Bob GourleyWe previously provided information on the DI2E Pluggest and Mashup event being coordinated by some forward thinking, mission-focused government thought leaders and friends at the Association for Enterprise Technology (AFEI).  The event will be held Monday 20 May at George...
by Joseph Rickert This past Saturday, the New Frontiers in Computing Conference (NFIC 2013), held at Stanford University, explored the theme: Social Network Analysis: It’s Who You Know. The speakers were a well-chosen, eclectic lot who covered a remarkable array of issues in less than ...
Recently, one of the “big four” software firms was acquired by a group of investors led by Bain Capital.  This is good news as this shows that there is demonstrable health in the IT Sector in that investors are willing … Continue reading →The post Was your software vendor a...
Welcome to SMAC News Weekly, featuring the latest news and numbers relating to SMAC (social, mobile, analytics and cloud) that I come across each week. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Kevin Benedict’s What’s New in HTML5 ...
The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am ...
Top 500 European Systems Integrators grew just 7.9% last year to generate combined revenues of €147bn ($196bn)[London - 8 May 2013] After several years of relative stagnation, European Systems Integrators bounced back last year with the total revenues of the top 500 growing 7.91%...
Birmingham, United Kingdom, May 08, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Microsoft System Center Data Protection Manager is a centralized data protection solution. DPM is used for data protection and recovery for Microsoft workloads. Data Protection Manager allows backup and recovery of Microsoft Workl...
EMC ViPR software defined object storage part III By Greg Schulz This is part III in a series of posts pertaining to EMC ViPR software defined storage and object storage. You can read part I here and part II here. More on the object opportunity Other object acces...
By Ryan KamauffHere are the top cyber news and stories of the day. GSA pilot program revolutionizes the personal office – The GSA is using hoteling to allow employees to reserve office space when they need it. Users can reserve conference rooms, cubicles or group work spaces. GSA...
San Jose, CA, May 07, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Top alliance managers manage alliances with a bigger-picture, broader-term view than their peers in order to create more corporate value, according to a recently released survey of high performance go-to-market (GTM) technology alliances. The s...
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By Bryan WareThe Boston Marathon bombing, subsequent manhunt and current investigation are unprecedented – not only due to the nature of the attack but because of how much information has been available to law enforcement, the public and the suspects. Unlike any previous large-scale at...
The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia ...
If you don’t want to go to Vegas for one of the mega-shows by IBM, Symantec, CA and whatnot, then perhaps you should consider one or more of the shows that I chronicle in my latest piece for ITworld. I … Continue reading →
This week I read an interesting article titled, Mobile Phone Data Redraws Bus Routes in Africa.  Seems the MNO (mobile network operator) Orange released 2.5 billion phone records (anonymised data) from 5 million phones for an exercise on how Big Data could be used to improve lives...