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Recent reports from the GAO indicate the US government is falling behind the technology gap, effecting everything from nuclear weaponry preparedness to an increase in medical errors that have pushed them to become the third leading cause of US deaths. We have IT solutions to solve prob...
It’s easy to invent additional C-suite job title designations. We might conjure up Chief Data Analytics-Insight Officer (CDAIO - pronounced “see-day-oh”) for example. Equally, we can see that the role of the CIO quickly gained additional layers some time ago – and we now see the CSO (...
SQL injections are unique compared to other cyberattacks. These threats are very common and have been around for a while. One would think that this would mean businesses should have an idea of how to stop these incidents from happening, right? Unfortunately, SQL security remains a thor...
Software-defined architectures are critical for achieving the right mix of efficiency and scale needed to meet the challenges that will come with the Internet of Things If you've been living under a rock (or rack in the data center) you might not have noticed the explosive growth of te...
Over the years Function Points have been a most scientific method of measuring the size of business capability. The main reason is that function point is technology agnostic and counts the output directly from the point of view of business user. So at the end of day any gain in the ...
All prognosticators, even us who simply roll out a single annual list, hope for two things: one, that your predictions get a lot of traction and shares across the industry, and two, that you end up actually being correct. Anil Batra’s list of 2014 predictions has turned a lot of hea...
Since the birth of Hadoop in 2005-06, the way we think about storing and processing information has evolved considerably. The term “Big Data” has become synonymous with this evolution. But still, many of our customers continue to ask, “What is Big Data?”, “What are its use cases?”, and...
Applications typically log additional data such as exceptions to different data sources. Windows event logs, local files, and SQL databases are most commonly used in production. New applications can take advantage of leveraging big data instead of individual files or SQL. One of the mo...
For Signing up for DocumentDB read here:http://hodentek.blogspot.com/2014/08/how-do-you-sign-up-for-azure-documentdb.htmlGetting to know Document DB - Part 1 here:http://hodentek.blogspot.com/2014/08/getting-to-know-documentdb.htmlIn Part 1 we found that we need to install Microsoft Az...
August 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter By Greg Schulz Welcome to the August 2014 edition of the StorageIO Update (newsletter) containing trends perspectives on cloud, virtualization, software d...
According to the US Department of Labor (www.dol.gov), Labor Day (the first Monday in September) is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of American workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have ...
Another name is price war and the battle is on going on all fronts. There has been news on the internet regarding Microsoft's pricewar with Amazon and Google vis-a vis its cloud offerings. http://www.informationweek.com/cloud/infrastructure-as-a-service/microsoft-battles-google-amazon-...
Oracle took their time jumping into the enterprise mobility market, but in 2014 they have come on strong with an enterprise centric approach focused on scalability, security and enterprise-class performance. In this interview, Oracle's Suhas Uliyar, VP of Mobile Strategy and Product De...
We are two weeks away from the API360 Summit in Washington, DC. This event will examine the state of the industry in APIs, with a particular focus on the impact of open data and open APIs in the public sector. We have a phenomenal lineup of participants, including: Gray Brooks, who wil...
Originally posted @ Gigaom Research 8/25/14 http://research.gigaom.com/2014/08/seven-things-the-cio-should-consider-when-adopting-a-holistic-cloud-strategy/   As conversations about cloud computing continues to focus on IT’s inability at holistic adoption, organizations outside of...
This is a joint Appery.io and SOA Software webinar. The webinar covers: How to rapidly build a mobile app with APIs in the cloud Taking an unsecure REST API and securing it with SOA Gateway (OAuth 2) Building a mobile app in Appery.io with the secured REST API The value of having an in...
This article is part 10 in our continuing blog series on Modernizing Your Infrastructure with Hybrid Cloud being published by the US IT Pro team at Microsoft.  In this article, we’ll discuss enabling “cross-premises data mobility” within a Hybrid Cloud by leverag...
Singapore, 29 August 2014 - The organisers of LTE Asia have today announced the shortlist for the first LTE Asia Awards 2014. The 9th Annual LTE Asia event serves as the setting for the awards, which will reward key achievements and advances across the LTE ecosystem in Asia. This year'...
New deadline of September 19th to reflect new categories of IoT and FinTech London, UK - August 28th 2014 - The highly successful Tech Trailblazers Awards today announced a new bursary for early stage non VC backed startups, the Firestarter program. This has been created to ensure that...
The Twitch videogame-streaming service went offline for several hours last night (Aug. 26), possibly as a result of a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack, which would make it the latest in a series of attacks on online gaming services. A hacker group called Lizard Squad claimed...
By AdamElkus Over at Wired, a headline blares “Artificial Intelligence Is Now Telling Doctors How To Treat You.” Sounds unique, novel, and even scary. Those AIs are replacing humans, to the point where even the detailed knowledge of the physician is superseded by a Dr. HAL!...
Since I worked with Roman Stanek’s company Systinet back in the 2000s (sold to Mercury Interactive in 2006 and now part of HP), I’ve been following […]
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...
WM360, the specialist business consulting and technology services firm, has today announced the launch of its new mobile app for business. Hubbit offers businesses the use of their intranet entirely through mobile devices and is built to optimise SharePoint.Hubbit is a gateway to all t...
New Nodes Feature Access to NaviCloud Director, providing UK businesses with a more flexible, customisable, enterprise class, production-oriented hybrid cloud environmentLONDON - 28 August, 2014 - NaviSite Europe Limited, a Time Warner Cable company, today announced that they have laun...
Picking up where we last left off, Yung Chou and Keith Mayer continue our Accelerate DevOps with the Cloud series as they welcome Andrew Weiss from Microsoft Consulting Services as they show us how we can manage Docker containers using PowerShell DSC. [ 1:15 ] What is Docker ? [ 4:06 ]...
Namibia's Citizen Connect TV White Spaces project is the largest yet in terms of area served, with sizeable portions of northern Namibia connected.Windhoek, Namibia 27 August 2014 - MyDigitalBridge Foundation in partnership with Microsoft and Adaptrum, with support from the Millennium ...
5 out of 10 people in the cloud have experienced the benefit of disaster avoidance / recovery. Learn more in our survey of 1,257 cloud decision makers. In last week’s blog, I talked about how Evolve IP provided business continuity to The John Glover Agency so that its employees could w...
Si vous étiez devant votre ordinateur le mardi 12 août dernier, vous avez peut-être constaté des dysfonctionnements Internet. Une panne causée par la croissance du réseau, qui pourrait sans doute se… The post Internet tombe en panne et prouve la nécessité du passage à l’IPv...
The TOGAF 9.1 Metamodel has a box that is in the center of the diagram called: Business Services”. Quite often I’m asked: what do we mean by “business services”? Looking at the specification and the
Celebrating its 20th Anniversary, EPiServer continues to build momentum with digital leaders in the UK London UK, 27 August 2014: EPiServer, a global software provider of innovative ecommerce and digital marketing solutions, today released a series of figures showcasing the organisatio...
By Katie Kennedy The Defense Information Systems Agency’s chief information officer and director for Enterprise Information Services Dave Bennett opened for FedScoop’s “Lowering the Cost of Government with Information Technology (IT) Summit” on August 21. Bennett’s opening discussion b...
Calvin Rowland, F5 VP Business Development, talks about the F5 & VMware partnership and brings us up to date on some of the latest developments. He also explains the criticality of technology alliances in today’s application driven world along with F5’s philosophy and guiding princ...
My wife, @jennifermason, and I recently sold our house and bought a new one in the Dallas / Fort Worth area.  We didn’t use a realtor (I refuse to capitalize that word) in selling our house and we didn’t use one in buying the new one.  As a result, I had to manage a lot of th...
Companies to sell a combined portfolio of unified communications, contact center as a service, and infrastructure modernization services HP to assume service delivery of a significant portion of Avaya Private Cloud ServicesSanta Clara, Calif. - August 26, 2014 - Avaya and HP (NYSE: HPQ...
More and more businesses are turning to web conference solutions in order to cut down costs and to work more openly, flexibly and effectively with their colleagues and clients.  Businesses of all sizes are benefiting from a range of web conference solutions offered by leading software ...
Further new sponsors announced including: CommVault, GCI, Huawei, Kaseya, NaviSite, Opengear, Riverbed, SolidFire, Techgate, Tintri and Zycko[London, 26 August 2014] The managed services and hosting industry is seeing an unprecedented level of change, with consolidation and birth of ne...
Branchenführende Plattform für Versionskontrolle und Collaboration dient als "Single Source of Truth" für alle Assets, sowohl „on-premises" als auch „off-premises"Wokingham, UK, 26. August 2014 - Perforce Software hat heute bekannt gegeben, dass die V...
Industry-leading version control and collaboration platform serves as a "single source of truth" for all assets, on and off premises WOKINGHAM, UK (August 26, 2014) - Perforce Software today announced the availability of the Perforce versioning engine on VMware vCloud® Air™,...
Minneapolis, MN, August 26, 2014 --(PR.com)-- InterDyn BMI Ranks at No. 3,152 within the Prestigious List of Fastest Growing Private Firms in the U.S. with a Three-Year Sales Growth of 111%. InterDyn BMI, a leading technology solutions provider of business software and services, has ...