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SYS-CON Events announced today that Calligo, an innovative cloud service provider offering mid-sized companies the highest levels of data privacy and security, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo ®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Calligo offers unparalleled application performance guarantees, commercial flexibility and a personalised support service from its globally located cloud platforms. Through its four pillars of focus, Calligo delivers a platform that businesses can trust to deliver the high level of service and protection they expect and is lacking in many cloud offerings. The company offers considered and impartial advice to its clients in the selection of cloud based services including 3rd party offerings, ensuring they have the optimum combinat... (more)

Google News - XBRL: XBRL to Help Track TARP Funds, Talent in Demand - A.E. Feldman

XBRL to Help Track TARP Funds, Talent in Demand A.E. Feldman, NY XBRL, or eXtensible Business Reporting Language, could assist government auditors in monitoring spending under the more than $700 billion financial bailout plan. That’s the message Mark Bolgiano, President and CEO of XBRL US, delivered to Capitol Hill ... ... (more)

Mobile Expert Video Series: PSION's Gregg Anderson

As much as we like to talk about smartphones and tablets on this site, there remains a huge market for ruggedized and industrial grade mobile handheld computers.  Gregg Anderson, with PSION, shares some of the latest developments in this area in an interview that I recorded with him last week at the SAPinsider Mobile2012 conference. ************************************************************* Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile Industry Analyst, Consultant and SAP Mentor Volunteer Visit MobileEnterpriseStrategies.com Follow me on Twitter @krbenedict Join the SAP Enterprise Mobility and Sybase Unwired Platform Groups Read The Mobility News Weekly Read The M2M News Monthly Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.Kevin Benedict, Mobility Analyst and Cons... (more)

Aareon AG Acquires 1st Touch

Southampton UK, 9th July 2012: Aareon AG, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aareal Bank AG and the leading consultancy and IT systems house for the European property sector, has announced that it has acquired 1st Touch Limited, the UK's leading developer of mobile systems for the social housing and public sectors. The decision is seen as a reflection of Aareon's belief in the significant opportunities presented by mobile technology in the property sector across Europe and as complementary to the Group's other software investments in the sector. Commenting on the news, Dr. Manfred Alflen CEO of Aareon AG said; "1st Touch is the recognized market leader for the supply of mobile technology to the UK social housing and public sectors. Clearly with the rapid growth of demand for this kind of mobile solution, across Europe, the opportunities are enormous. Together we aim to c... (more)

R among TechCrunch's 5 Trendy Open-Source Techs for Big Data

Tim Gasper (Product Manager at Big Data platform Infochimps) has an informative article at TechCrunch that provides an overview of five open-source technologies trending now for Big Data applications. They are: Storm and Kafka (for processing stream data) Drill and Dremel (for ad-hoc queries of big data) R (for data science with big data) Gremlin and Giraph (for graph analysis, e.g. of social networks) SAP HANA (for in-memory analytics). HANA isn't an open-source tool though, so perhaps the fifth slot should really go to ... Honourable mention D3, for web-based visualization. Regarding R, Gasper says that it is "incredibly powerful", "the new standard for statistics", and that "the R community is one of the most thrilling places to be in Big Data right now". He also mentions the RHadoop project ("R work very well with Hadoop") and the up-and-coming Julia project. Yo... (more)

Cloud in Healthcare – Thought leadership from Canada Health Infoway

Very exciting news for the Canadian Cloud industry. Infoway is the primary organization in Canada for setting Healthcare standards such as for EHR (Electronic Healthcare Record), and they have recently published their first strategy documents for Cloud Computing: Download: Cloud Computing in Health White Paper Transform – Issue 2 These publications provide a very helpful support for growing the industry, as they provide a focus point to organize supplier development. In our case we will act by having issue 2 of our new e-magazine TRANSFORM act as an industry response to the paper, providing a special feature on EHealth Cloud Computing, covering topics such as: Personal Clouds - The evolution of distributed personal data systems. Open Standards - How organizations like OASIS offer a suite of standards for Cloud interoperation Cloud SOA - How these standards can underpin... (more)

Netbiscuits 'The Road to a Universal Mobile Web Experience'

Netbiscuits outlines the steps to deliver a strategic mobile web experience based on customer behaviour, user preference and device technical capability SUMMARY The web is not going mobile, it is mobile. Brands today need to deliver a consistent, universal mobile web experience to all their customers. The time for experimentation is over. It is now crucial to deliver a strategic mobile web experience based on your customers' behaviour, user preferences and device technical capability. In 'The Road to a Universal Mobile Web Experience' infographic, Netbiscuits describes a five-step journey that businesses must take to deliver that strategy. DETAILS London, 30th April 2013 - Netbiscuits, the global leader in software solutions for adaptive web development, today published 'The Road to a Universal Mobile Web Experience', a visual guide for brands on how to create a s... (more)

Are you ready for the transition from Hardware-Centric to Software-Centric?

Forceworks Are you ready for the transition from Hardware-Centric to Software-Centric? Do you ever talk to an “Old” IT person? You know, like 40ish. Man, do they have some stories about how IT used to be back in the day. Things sure have changed a lot. You probably think to yourself “Man, they have no idea how things are now”. How about a “Middle-Aged” IT person? You know like 30ish. They have stories too, and things have changed a lot since then as well. You may be thinking “That guy is really losing touch”. It seems to come in waves… change that is. Well another wave is crashing the beach, and if you are not paying attention, you too could soon be “that guy” who has lost touch, maybe you feel you are already slipping. If you are not on the side that knows that “Cloud is Inevitable”, you are on the wrong side… or living in denial. Don’t believe me? Click the link ... (more)

IEEE ComSoc Introduces Fall 2013 Wireless Training Schedule

New York, NY, October 10, 2013 --(PR.com)-- The IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc), the leading professional organization dedicated to the advance of communications technologies worldwide, has introduced its Fall 2013 wireless training schedule specifically-designed to enhance the real-world skills and in-field knowledge of global industry professionals. The ongoing program, offering both online and in-person learning experiences, highlights the latest fundamental details and advanced applications in key growth areas such as LTE, VoLTE, self-organizing networks (SON) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications. “IEEE ComSoc Training is dedicated to constantly refreshing its course material. Courses may have the same title, but they are unscripted and taught live with current event examples and fresh participant questions to make each session a unique experience,” ... (more)

Memset Offer Local & Central Government Pay-As-You-Go Cloud Service Under G-Cloud IV

Surrey, United Kingdom – 29 October 2013 – With the standstill period for G-Cloud IV coming to a close, Memset are pleased to announce a significant bolstering of their offerings in the CloudStore with services included in Lot 1: IaaS, Lot 2: PaaS and Lot 4: Specialist Cloud Services for their newly launched pay-as-you-go service. Offering their Miniserver Virtual Machines by the hour together with a new pay-as-you-go cloud storage product, Memset supports the G-Cloud’s vision for transparent, granular pricing driving significant cost reductions across the board. Memset’s pay-as-you-go cloud storage service is aimed at local and central government departments looking to adopt cloud computing as part of their IT strategy.  With ongoing concerns over data security, Memset’s IL2-accreditated service is UK-hosted, appealing to public auth... (more)

Cloud Security Enables New Business Models for Healthcare

Effective cloud security allows businesses to take advantage of the benefits of cloud computing while ensuring that data is secure. Healthcare organizations have many good reasons to use the cloud. Healthcare typically involves masses of data and large amounts of data analysis. The cloud excels at mass storage and at large scale computation. The fit between cloud capabilities and Healthcare needs is striking. However Healthcare involves very private data. Respect for patient privacy is as old as Hippocrates. Security – and compliance with regulations such as HIPAA/HITECH – have typically delayed usage of the cloud. Sample cloud use cases for healthcare Many of our customers use the cloud for data analysis. This can involve analysis of hospital data to identify trends. A hospital may want to identify wards where certain diseases may be on the verge of spreading, as earl... (more)

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The textured-hair category is inarguably the hottest in the haircare space today. This has been driven by the proliferation of founder brands started by curly and coily consumers and savvy consumers who increasingly want products specifically for their texture type. This trend is underscored by the latest insights from NaturallyCurly's 2018 TextureTrends report, released today. According to the 2018 TextureTrends Report, more than 80 percent of women with curly and coily hair say they purcha...
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