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One thing that has been made abundantly clear over the last decade is that technology critics have endless amounts of advice for the leading companies rooted in conventional wisdom. Somehow, companies that have kept their ears shut or added liberal doses of salt to the advice seem to b...
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 ...
Maximises New Virtualisation and Cloud Computing Server Capabilities Using Emulex Gen 5 Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters and Converged Fabric AdaptersUK - September 11, 2013 - Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), a leader in network connectivity, monitoring and management, today announced tha...
On Tuesday September 24 at 1pm Pacific/4pm Eastern, along with integration experts Middleware NZ, I am presenting
Ocean Computer Group joins growing list of IBM resellers and system integrators around the world using Wizards Storage Portal as Debriefing Software responds to increasing enquiries from North AmericaSeptember 10, 2013 - Viby J, Denmark - Debriefing Software (http://www.debriefingsoftw...
WD buys nand flash SSD storage I/O cache vendor Virident By Greg Schulz WD buys nand flash SSD storage I/O cache vendor Virident Congratulations to Virident for being bought today for $645 Million USD by Western Digital (WD). Virident a nand flash PCIe card startup ven...
Companies provide bespoke cloud solutions to Amity Financial Solutions and BigDogLONDON 9th September 2013 -- Cloud technology company AppLayer has announced strategic alliances with secure IT services provider The Bunker, cloud security specialists Trend Micro and IBM. Together, the ...
Most of the biggest technology payoffs have been generated by companies that drove transformations in how data could be managed, distributed and protected. From the mainframe era with IBM (IBM) through the PC era with Microsoft (MSFT) and the networking era with Cisco (CSCO), disruptiv...
SAP HANA is SAP’s implementation of memory-resident database technology, which is fundamentally different from the traditional databases, that we are all aware of, which implements disk storage mechanism. Due to its memory-resident nature, this can be deployed as an appliance or in the...
Want to know more about what it takes to get ahead today? Then I think you'll be interested in my recent interview with Dan Schawbel, author of a Promote Yourself: The New Rules For Career Success, Gen Y career and workplace expert, and the founder of Millennial Branding. (Click h...
Wednesday 4 September, 2013 Highly-performant, Open Source Big Data distributed database in use at Adobe, CERN, Comcast, eBay, GoDaddy, HP, IBM, Instagram, Netflix, Plaxo, and Sony, among others, to create modern, data-driven applications Forest Hill, MD –4 September 2013– The ...
Dans la première partie de cette analyse, j’ai montré qu’il existe un multioligopole dans les infrastructures informatiques, chaque domaine étant dominé par un petit nombre d’acteurs «industriels». Je vous propose dans cette deuxième partie une analyse des grands acteurs «......
My discovery that, for me, a white keyboard is superior to a black keyboard. Continue reading →
With cloud, USTA is making tennis make a difference. We’re winding down the summer with this week’s coverage on the US Open, VMworld, and IT leadership and decision makers. Check out how cloud computing is being utilized and making events more fun in the real world. Sara Peters give...
We’re teaming up with CloudBeat to co-publish some great new blogs and also bring you a deal their upcoming event CloudBeat 2013. VentureBeat’s third annual CloudBeat event is coming up on September 9-10 in San Francisco. It’s shaping up to be one of th...
Can the large telcos ever compete with AWS
By Kevin T. SmithOver the last few years, we have witnessed a substantial amount of buzz about Big Data, and we have seen the large-scale adoption of Big Data analytics solutions. Organizations are collecting and analyzing massive amounts of data in a way that most were unable to do te...
Tuesday 27 August, 2013 Networking group, Radius Business will get to grips with the subject of corporate communications at its next Blue Chip event, hosted at management consulting, technology and innovation firm, PA Consulting Group. "News, insight and commentary from major ...
Less than a year ago I wrote a post titled: BPMS Next Generation: 
London, United Kingdom, August 23, 2013 --(PR.com)-- SaM Solutions, a leading European provider of software development and consulting services, announces its membership in the National Outsourcing Association, Britain’s most renowned outsourcing organization that unites profess...
Wednesday 21 August, 2013 Direct sales and marketing company Skyscraper Outsourced reveals that enquiries and referrals for the firm’s promotional and customer acquisition services have grown by 12% over Q2. The firm claims that businesses are becoming disillusioned by a lac...
Part II: IBM Server Side Storage I/O SSD Flash Cache Software By Greg Schulz Part II IBM Server Flash Cache Storage I/O accelerator for SSD This is the second in a two-part post series on IBM's Flash Cache Storage Accelerator (FCSA) for Solid State Device (SSD) storage ann...
IBM Server Side Storage I/O SSD Flash Cache Software By Greg Schulz IBM Server Side Storage I/O SSD Flash Cache Software As I often say, the best server storage I/O or IOP is the one that you do not have to do. The second best storage I/O or IOP is the one with least imp...
Cahier des charges ? Maîtrise d’ouvrage ? Maîtrise d’œuvre ? Toute personne qui a travaillé dans le monde des Systèmes d’Information en France connait ces expressions et ces modes de travail. Je vous propose simplement de les... rayer de votre...
This Wired article tells you the story about the launch of the Pivotal initiative, the EMC/VMware joint venture led by Paul Maritz and funded to the tune of $105m by GE. Private PaaS Employing over 1,200 from the get go this is clearly a heavyweight venture, so why such a big play...
New Vice President of Engineering Brings Decades of Industry ExperiencePITTSBURGH- August 14, 2013- Avere Systems, the leader in network-attached storage (NAS) optimization, today announced the appointment of Dave Stephenson as vice president of engineering. Stephenson's vast experien...
The force is strong with this 'cloud.' What is cloud computing without the dark side? If Luke Skywalker did not have his nemesis (and dad) Darth Vader, then there wouldn’t be a Star Wars. The same goes for this week in cloud; with rising concerns on disaster recovery and cyber sec...
I attended a big event yesterday, organized by The Hive (mission – incubate, fund, launch data driven business). There were close to 500 people attending plus several hundreds remotely connected to live video streaming. It was a panel discussion on … Continue reading →...
IBM, Arrow ECS, ccapps, Symantec, Adaptec and Webroot added as sponsors(London, 6 August 2013) IT Europa and Angel Business Communications today announced further sponsors for the Managed Services & Hosting Summit which will be staged on 26 September 2013 at the Lancaster London Ho...
Can RAID extend the life of nand flash SSD? By Greg Schulz Can RAID extend nand flash SSD life? Imho, the short answer is YES, under some circumstances. There is a myth and some FUD that RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) can shorten the life durability of nand...
[caption id="attachment_1801" align="alignleft" width="150"] INETCO Insight is certified by IBM as "Ready for Tivoli"[/caption]Yesterday INETCO announced a certified transaction-centric application performance monitoring feed for IBM’s Tivoli Netcool/OMN...
INETCO Systems Limited today announced the completion of a real-time alert feed to IBM’s Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus management systems. This powerful data forwarding capability will grant OMNIbus users “one-stop” access to transaction intelligence that will help...
Committees will always move more slowly than proprietary vendors
- Imago Techmedia expands its profile to deliver the complete technology range to an international audience -London, 29 July 2013: With backing from London & Partners, IP EXPO Europe is set to grow from the UK's number one end-to-end enterprise IT event to the leading European IT e...
'Mainframe for the Next Generation' event hosted by Macro 4An open day for UK IBM mainframe customers who are planning their strategies for building up the next generation of mainframe development and support staff is being hosted by software and services company Macro 4, on 26th Septe...
Jason Bloomberg to speak at NoSQL Now!
The US State Department, US Army, FAA and NASA are among the agencies that have adopted Postgres, meeting open source objectives while reducing costs UNITED KINGDOM, London —July 24, 2013- Shrinking budgets and ongoing battles in Congress have prompted US government agencies to t...
UNITED KINGDOM, London - July 24th, 2013 - EnterpriseDB, the leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class PostgreSQL products and Oracle database compatibility solutions, today announced that Hesham El Komy has been appointed to lead its EMEA marketing initiatives as it builds its pr...
Seagate provides proof of life: Enterprise HDD enhancements By Greg Schulz Proof of life: Enterprise Hard Disk Drives (HDD's) are ehnahced Last week while hard disk drive (HDD) competitor Western Digital (WD) was announcing yet another (Velobit) in a string of acquisitions ( ...