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Couchbase on Tuesday announced the expansion of its partner ecosystem. Newly announced partnerships with Cloudsoft, CumuLogic and ElasticBox will give customers the option to deploy Couchbase Server to public, private, and hybrid cloud infrastructure. With these new partners, customers...
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a new hot buzzword and like most buzzwords, its purpose and definition are grossly misunderstood. When some people hear the term IoT they immediately associate it with a refrigerator reminding us to order milk or our Fitbit wearable device tweeting how w...
While the interest and buzz around the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown steadily in recent years, the seemingly endless market promise continues to become reality. According to new research from International Data Corporation (IDC), a transformation is underway that will see the worl...
OutSystems has announced that FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) is rapidly delivering new software modules for its Sustainability Workbench platform by using OutSystems to develop web and mobile applications. Part of the ADEC Group, a multinational organization focusing on healthcare, sustai...
Technology shifts are creating a lot of chaos, including the way we use words. Cloud. SDN. Multi-tenant. Instances. They're all inter-related and seem to have different meanings depending on who's trying to sell you what today. That's more than a tad bit disconcerting, because you kno...
Intuit Inc. has announced financial results for the second quarter of fiscal 2014, which ended Jan. 31. “With a renewed focus, our teams are now aligned against two strategic outcomes: To be the operating system behind small business success and to do the nations' taxes in the U.S. ...
With more organizations embracing cloud mandates and moving quickly to flash-accelerated, shared storage infrastructures, NetApp introduced a new line of enterprise storage systems and enhanced software designed to accelerate the broadest range of virtualized applications. "As they ad...
Aerospike has announced that the company has been named in the Who’s Who for In-Memory DBMSs[1] report published by Gartner, Inc. on January 16, 2014. The report[2] observes that, “In-memory DBMS is going beyond hype and is now attracting a wider market interest and greater adoption.” ...
#SDN #Devops #LineRate When you put software into the data path there are some things it better have to make sure it doesn't become a liability The software-everywhere drumbeat continues to resound across the entire industry. Experts assure us that software can perform as well as har...
CiRBA has announced the availability of CiRBA Version 8. With this release, CiRBA adds support for Microsoft® Hyper-V® to its award-winning Control Console, which enables organizations to maximize efficiency and minimize risk in virtual and cloud infrastructure. This new capability is ...
by Ben Gosling.We often talk on this site about the benefits of remortgaging. Regularly switching loan to save on interest rates, particularly while rates are so low, is a sure fire way to bolster your yields and help keep your business in the black. Remortgages have other uses, too. ...
It’s the dream of every Internet entrepreneur to build a business that goes viral. Yet the sad truth is that most do not. It’s hard to think of any other industry with such a winner-take-all mentality as Internet software. The volatile combination of small market entry costs and big ne...
Once upon a time, there was a movement in IT called "agile". Developers adopted it in response to complaints from the business that they needed applications, that applications were everything, that without new applications the business would surely dry up. Dev then began tossing code o...
Halo Enterprise extends CloudPassage's patented Halo cloud security platform to large enterprises with complex security and compliance requirements. Halo currently protects more than 400 production cloud deployments and automates security for more than 10,000 new cloud instances monthl...
Cloud is at the center of a convergence trend that is impacting people across all of ICT. This convergence is breaking down the walls that separated the traditional silos of IT, networking, storage and security. But with this breaking down of the walls we also need to better understand...
especially in businesses that need a high-availability binaries repository and have global, around-the-clock development teams.
An Enterprise PaaS must truly be agnostic to the underlying elastic infrastructure, and fully support open standards. So the big question is whether the Pivotal Initiative will be able to break away from its roots with EMC and VMware and the associated ties to VSphere?
Collaboration, or the act of working together, is universal across business types and industries – education, healthcare, real estate, government or any other. However, each industry has its own specific language for referring to things, and puts different emphasis on different collabo...
Citrix on Thursday announced it has received the highest possible rating of “Strong Positive” in Gartner Inc.’s “MarketScope for Enterprise File Synchronization & Sharing (EFSS).”¹ The report assesses Citrix ShareFile™, the foundation of the company’s follow-me data strategy. Citrix wa...
Rackspace Hosting on Monday announced new features and enhanced service offerings for open cloud platform customers. For more than ten years, Rackspace has served customers who are looking for a partner to help them reduce the complexities of building, deploying, optimizing, maintaini...
Talend, a global open source software leader, on Friday announced it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Visionaries" quadrant of the newly-published "Magic Quadrant for Data Quality Tools"[1] annual report. According to the report, "Visionaries in the market demonstrate a ...
GreenBytes on Tuesday announced the IO Offload Engine, a high-performance network infrastructure device purpose-built to absorb the transient IO (input/output) required for VM booting, rapid provisioning and swap. By offloading this IO from the storage system, the IO Offload Engine fre...
How much flash (or DRAM) based Solid State Device (SSD) do you want or need? IBM recently took a flash step announcing it wants and needs more SSD capabilities in different packaging and functionality capabilities to meet the demands and opportunities of customers, business partne...
TVI Pacific Inc. ("TVI" or the "Corporation") (TSX:TVI)(OTCQX:TVIPF) announced today that it has entered into a heads of agreement (the "HOA"), dated August 17, 2012, which sets out certain terms of various proposed transactions involving Foyson Resources Limited ("Foyson"), an Austral...
Dell, a leading provider of services and solutions, has announced Gartner, Inc. has positioned the company as a leader in two of its 2012 Magic Quadrant Reports: “Magic Quadrant for Help Desk Outsourcing, North Americai” and “Magic Quadrant for Desktop Outsourcing Services, North Ameri...
Arkessa, a major technology provider within the machine-to-machine (M2M) sector, has turned to leading global data centre provider, Telehouse along with its telecom and ICT parent company KDDI to design and build a virtualised private Cloud platform within their London data centres. ...
A friend of mine from my IBM days (an expert in Data Warehousing, BI, etc.) told me about the Hadoop conference he attended in San Jose few weeks back. When he attended the same conference two years ago in New … Continue reading →
At AT&T Labs in Florham Park, New Jersey, big data is being used to analyze the traffic and movement patterns of people through data generated by their mobile phones to help improve policymaking and urban and traffic planning. The research team realized they could understand deep patte...
GreenBytes, Inc., a developer of high-performance, energy-efficient inline data deduplication storage solutions based on solid state disk (SSD) technology, on Tuesday announced that it has raised an additional $12 million in Series B funding from Generation Investment Management LLP wi...
You are a software service provider. You develop software for you clients. Majority of your clients are from a different city or even a different country. You are in a discussion with your client where you are exploring the option of adopting Agile Development Methodology for your next...
Not that I don’t like social networks, but I see no use for them in my personal life. I use Twitter for business reasons mainly, like advertising my upcoming training “JavaScript for Java Developers“, which doesn’t prevent me from posting a photo of two salmon h...
If you are planning to take up TOGAF certification examination, you would definitely want to know how the release of TOGAF 9.1 impacts you. You would want to which version you need to study. Here is the simple guideline. If you are planning to appear for the exam… …before June 2012 t...
GoGrid on Thursday announced that it has been positioned by Gartner Inc. in the Challenger's quadrant of the "Magic Quadrant for Managed Hosting" report. "For more than a decade, GoGrid has been challenging traditional hosting, introducing impactful innovations that have allowed busin...
Enterprise mobility is not just about extending your office cubicle to the nearby Starbucks.  Nor is it just doing your same job, in the same manner from a remote location.  It is about doing a job in a different and better way.  A way that permits you to be at the p...
Wyse Technology, the global leader in cloud client computing, today announced a product family that redefines content management from the cloud to include both content and apps on one's own devices and in the public cloud. Since 2009, millions of Wyse PocketCloud users have had the abi...
Autonomy, an HP Company, has announced a significant new release of the company's market-leading eDiscovery solution. Autonomy eDiscovery brings together the best capabilities of Autonomy Stratify for review, Autonomy Introspect for production, and Autonomy Investigator & ECA for ident...
Dell has furthered its dedication to cloud computing, announcing that it has joined the UK Cloud Industry Forum (CIF), the body established to promote trust, security and transparency within the cloud technology marketplace. The move demonstrates growth around Dell's Cloud Computing So...
Fusion-io, a provider of a shared data decentralisation platform, has announced its ioCache [http://www.fusionio.com/products/iocache ] solution customised to deliver Fusion Powered performance for the virtualisation of even data-intensive enterprise applications in VMware environments...
"Group sales in the quarter increased by 14% year-over-year driven by a continued strong demand for mobile broadband. Sales were negatively impacted by the strong SEK and sales for comparable units, adjusted for currency and hedging, increased 27% year-over-year. The strong growth we h...
Penguin Computing, a provider of HPC cluster solutions and Adaptive Computing, and of unified intelligent automation technology, announced on Tuesday that Penguin Computing chose Adaptive Computing’s Moab ClusterSuite to manage the workload on its HPC Cloud offering Penguin on Demand (...