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New initiative provides large charities access to discounted software and consulting through Licensing Solutions Providers16th December, 2013 - Technology Trust today announced its new tt-software partner programme, aimed at providing larger UK charities with greater access to discount...
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 sp...
New IBM 3270 terminal emulation facility cuts licensing costs and allows conventional mainframe access from EclipseGlobal software and services company Macro 4 has introduced a new IBM mainframe 3270 terminal emulation capability as part of its z/Explorer software. The new 3270 Access ...
London, 10 December, 2013 Following last month's prediction from Gartner[1] that companies using Google Glass or other wearable devices could save $1billion a year in field service costs within the next five years, Scandit, the developer of software-based enterprise barcode scanning an...
Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016.Also read M2M News...
In a recent Google + Cloud Computing community discussion post, we asked the community the following question: This is a general question for the community: At #CloudExpo2013 in Santa Clara, a ton of keynote sessions touched on the idea of the #Cloud killing internal IT Departments wit...
Welcome to the Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly, our newest online newsletter. Mobile Cyber Security will focus on the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile and cyber security, mobile malware, mobile application management, cyber warfare (and more!) that I run ac...
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 sp...
Tuesday 3 December, 2013 Survey results of negative tweets for the Top 100 UK and North American online retailers Consumers are frustrated with the top UK and US websites, a survey has shown on the busiest online retail events of the year, Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Acco...
So, a big deal was made about a paper from some university researchers somewhere (source here) noting the efficacy of using GPGPUs for Network Analysis (obstensibly as a correlation sieve for all the streams of information being presented).  While this is a GREAT paper, it neglects a f...
Focus on disruption that leads to business agility instead of chaos
It often takes a couple of days to sleep off “the Vegas” after attending a conference in the hyperactive desert, but, after an event as innovation-packed
as AWS re:Invent, take even a single day’s rest after it’s all over and you’ll hear your competition blazing by you. For those who ...
Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator Helps Service Providers Commercialize the Cloud by Opening the Platform to OpenStack and Adding Functional Feature-Rich Services London, UK - 20th November 2013 - Flexiant, an international provider of cloud orchestration software, today reveals how it is op...
Portland, OR, November 20, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The industry standard for having access to these online courses is 45 to 90 days - The Art of Service has decided to give their clients lifetime access to the intermediate and advanced ITIL courses to support their career development not on...
New product releases boost database performance, ease management with more customisable tools and expand High Availability support with automated failover managerLondon, UK - November 19, 2013 - EnterpriseDB (EDB), the leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class Postgres products an...
EMC announces XtremIO General Availability (Part I) By Greg Schulz EMC announces XtremIO flash SSD General Availability EMC announced today the general availability (GA) if the all flash Solid State Device (SSD) XtremIO that they acquired a little over a year ago. Earli...
Part II: EMC announces XtremIO General Availability, speeds and feeds By Greg Schulz XtremIO flash SSD more than storage I/O speed Following up part I of this two-part series, here are more more details, insights and perspectives about EMC XtremIO and it’s generally...
IBM didn’t have to flaunt its debatable cloud dominance over Amazon Web Services on the sides of public buses if it wanted to upstage the cloud kingpin at its user conference this week — Big Blue could have just led with the news that its famous, Jeopardy!-champ-destroying Watson syste...
By Bob GourleyIntroduction Cloud computing has become such a pervasive topic that it is literally all encompassing and has become an integrated daily part of each and everyone’s lives and environment. Cloud computing capabilities are enabling technologies in life science in especially ...
San Francisco, CA and London, UK-November 12, 2013 - Moogsoft, the leading provider of demand-driven service assurance software, today announced that Dan Fishback has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors, effective October 30, 2013. Mr. Fishback, formerly CEO of DemandTec...
No autoscaling, no elasticity. No elasticity, no Cloud.
In case you missed them, here are some articles from October of particular interest to R users: Joe Rickert recounts the R presence at the Strata + Hadoop World conference, including slides from the R and Hadoop tutorial. Hadley Wickham's favorite tools, gadgets and software (including...
Je viens de passer une semaine en Californie pour participer à 3 conférences dont les thèmes tournaient tous autour du Cloud. Le Cloud Channel Summit, GiGaOm RoadMap 2013. Cloud Computing Expo. Trois conférences, trois thèmes très différents, trois ambiances distinctes......
This week the networking world focused its attention on two major announcements from Arista and Cisco. Michael Bushong discussed why these announcements represent two different points of view in the network in another post this week. As a company founded on “affinity networking,&...
San Francisco, CA and London, UK - November 6, 2013 - Moogsoft, the leading provider of demand-driven service assurance solutions, today announced the appointments of two senior sales executives, adding key leadership and expertise to further extend company's market reach. Mark Watson ...
Monday 4 November, 2013 The 2013 DMA Awards show that businesses are focusing more and more on direct engagement activities. Cyril Williams of Pareto Global Associates explains why the latest trend to engage in more direct one-to-one marketing activity is ineluctable. With ...
Latest Version of Enterprise Integration Platform Fully Embraces Hadoop as a Computing PlatformTalend, a global open source software leader, today announced the availability of version 5.4 of its next-generation integration platform, natively optimised to run inside Hadoop by leveragin...
By Bob GourleyDISA, the Defense Information Systems Agency, manages the core infrastructure that keeps the Department of Defense (DoD) IT backbone alive. The sunk cost of this infrastructure gives the DoD reliable and secure data transport, internal computer services and private cloud ...
TechViews: Cloud helps double revenue, 38% of children under age 2use mobile devices, The most cloud-friendly industries, and more! Gartner: How CIOs Can Show Support for Customer Experience Initiatives by R...
The modern enterprise is a fluid entity. As an IT construct it expands and contracts (sometimes simultaneously), and many of the moving parts (like users and applications) are themselves evolving and changing. This creates unique challenges in operational efficiencies, core competency ...
When two giants join hands, the result is a mind-boggling possibility explosion with no end in sight.  Therefore, when IBM joined hands with Akamai, it promised to give faster delivery, and enhanced cloud applications, which can only be said to be the beginning of innovations that...
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 ...
Results Promise to Improve Reliability, Availability and Manageability for Enterprises Leveraging Fibre Channel SANs SNW EUROPE, FRANKFURT, and COSTA MESA, Calif, 29 October 2013 - Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), a leader in network connectivity, monitoring and management, today announc...
New Emulex ExpressLane QoS and CrossLink In-band Message Passing Features Optimise I/O Performance in Fabric-based Flash Arrays and Server-based Cache EnvironmentsSNW EUROPE, FRANKFURT, and COSTA MESA, Calif, 29 October 2013 - Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), a leader in network connecti...
Bedford, MA - October 28, 2013 - EnterpriseDB (EDB), the leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class Postgres products and Oracle database compatibility solutions, today announced it has been positioned in the Challenger Quadrant in the Gartner report, Magic Quadrant for Operational...
Instigates BYOD Initiative for Academics; Slashes IT Maintenance CostsSlough, UK: 28 October 2013: Logicalis has completed the rollout of a 400-seat VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) at Loughborough University, to support the University's long-term capability demands of its r...
Tuesday 29 October, 2013 Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced that the company's T1100 laptop PC, first shipped in Europe in 1985, has received certification as a major innovation under the IEEE Milestone Program. The T1100 was recognized for its invaluable contribut...
By Bob GourleyIf you couldn’t make it to Strata Hadoop World this year you can still watch much of the most exciting content, live! Keynote presentations taking place on Tuesday and Wednesday will be streamed live and recorded. You can watch the live presentations here.   If...
By Bob GourleyYou have always been able to use Cloudera in the Cloud. We have written about that in the past and shown ways for any user to rapidly stand up Hadoop clusters in Amazon or Rackspace or other provider systems in smart ways and then spin them down when they are no longer ne...
Toronto, ON, Oct 24 2013 – IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced that organizations gaining competitive advantage through high cloud adoption are reporting almost double the revenue growth and nearly 2.5 times higher gross profit growth than peer companies that are more cautious a...