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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Cisco and Vsys to Develop Advanced Unified Communications Services for Latin American Companies

ACAPULCO, MEXICO -- (Marketwire) -- 09/02/09 -- Today at Networkers Mexico 2009, Cisco (NASDAQ: CSCO) announced that it will work with Vsys to develop a technological platform that will allow midsize and small companies to enjoy the benefits of Cisco® Unified Communications in the same way as large corporations and enable them to increase collaboration and productivity. The goal of this collaboration is to help organizations overcome adoption barriers of information technology (IT) business solutions by offering Cisco Unified Communications as a service. Enabled by Cisco technology, Vsys provides unified IP telephony, unified messaging, unified personal communication, unified voice and Web collaboration, and unified mobile convergence to companies through a monthly rent on a per-user basis. With this model, companies avoid upfront investments, deploy solutions develo... (more)

Rackspace to Host Investor Conference Call with Merriman Curhan Ford Equity Research Analyst

Rackspace® Hosting, Inc. (NYSE:RAX) will host an investor conference call on Friday, January 29th at 10:00 a.m. CST. Lanham Napier, president and chief executive officer, and Alex Kurtz, equity research analyst from Merriman Curhan Ford, will discuss industry trends and Rackspace’s managed hosting and cloud computing offerings. A live audio webcast of the presentation will be available on the Rackspace Web site, located at http://ir.rackspace.com. About Rackspace Hosting Rackspace provides its customers with Fanatical Support® in delivering its portfolio of hosted IT services, including Managed Hosting, Cloud Computing and Email and Apps. For more information, visit www.rackspace.com. ... (more)

WhipTail Tech Partners with Consolidate IT to Bring Racerunner Solid-State SAN Appliances to Europe

Today, WhipTail Tech, provider of the Racerunner Tier 0 solid-state disk (SSD)-based SAN appliance, and Consolidate IT, the leading European value-added distributor (VAD) with expertise in IP storage, networking and HPC solutions, announced that the companies have signed an exclusive European distribution and support agreement. With this partnership, WhipTail significantly increases its sales and marketing presence in the European marketspace, while Consolidate IT and its ecosystem of storage and virtualization VARs and customers gain access to the Racerunner solution, which dramatically accelerates enterprise data 10-30x, while also offering huge advantages to enterprises dealing with strict “Green IT” concerns. “WhipTail’s Racerunner is the long sought after ‘holy grail’ of the storage world. Their solid-state SAN dramatically decreases storage requirements, imme... (more)

Launch of AdminStudio Suite 11 Provides Support for Cloud Migration, User Centric Deployment Models & Software Asset Management Programs

SCHAUMBURG, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 01/26/12 -- Flexera Software, the leading provider of Application Usage Management solutions for application producers and enterprises, announced today the release of AdminStudio Suite 11, the market-leading solution powering enterprises' Application Readiness processes for migrations to Windows 7, application and desktop virtualization, and day-to-day application packaging operations. AdminStudio Suite is comprised of AdminStudio, AdminStudio Application Compatibility Pack, and AdminStudio Virtualization Pack. This latest release helps significantly reduce complexity associated with the adoption of emerging technologies such as user-centric computing, virtualization and the cloud, while at the same time significantly increasing the ease with which companies can implement their software asset management programs. As enterprises are... (more)

Sanbolic to Present Best Practices for Building a Private Cloud with Microsoft Hyper-V and Melio Software

WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wednesday, February 8, 11:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Eastern Time Sanbolic Webinar: Building a Private Cloud with Microsoft® Hyper-V™ and Sanbolic Melio  For customers building a Microsoft-based private cloud solution, the combination of Sanbolic Melio, Microsoft Hyper-V and Microsoft Systems Center offers a more flexible, reliable and QoS-aware approach compared to the market leading alternatives. Melio's powerful abstraction layer augments a customer's existing application and storage infrastructure to deliver enhanced application availability and scale to virtualized workloads. This webinar will review the advantages and elements necessary to build a flexible, scalable, highly available private cloud using Microsoft Hyper-V, VMM, DPM and Melio.  (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110620/NE22418LOGO ) Key points... (more)

Teradici to Provide In-Depth Look into Solving Server CPU Bottlenecks in VMware View™ Deployments during May 16 Live Webinar

Teradici, the developer of the PC-over-IP® (PCoIP®) protocol, will host a live webinar on May 16 on the topic of solving server CPU bottlenecks in VMware View™ deployments. As part of the “True Experience. Network Delivered.” webinar series, Teradici will provide an inside look into how the Teradici APEX™ 2800 server offload card for VMware View protects and ensures a consistent user experience, while also increasing virtual machine density per server. While organizations turn to desktop virtualization as a tool to reduce cost and increase data security, ensuring top-level performance in VDI deployments can still be challenging – the CPU can be a bottleneck for VDI deployments to power users and office workers alike. This webinar, led by Olivier Favre, director of product management of the Server Solutions Group at Teradici will cover: How APEX 2800 works to dynam... (more)

Webtrends Offers Advanced Analytics for SAP(R) Web Channel Experience Management

PORTLAND, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 05/30/12 -- Webtrends, the global leader in digital marketing optimization and relevance through real-time, unified analytics and customer intelligence, today announced its Webtrends Advanced Analytics module has achieved SAP-certified integration with the SAP® Web Channel Experience Management 2.0 application. The solution has been proven to integrate with SAP solutions, providing analytics related to campaigns, commerce, shopping cart and customer support scenarios with zero configuration. Webtrends Advanced Analytics for use with SAP Web Channel Experience Management is built on the award-winning Webtrends Analytics 10 Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform, providing powerful analytics across digital channels based on data collected through a variety of means, including tags, feeds, APIs and public data. The extensible data model ... (more)

Piston Cloud Wins Best of VMworld 2012 Private Cloud Computing Gold Award

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/04/12 -- Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., the enterprise OpenStack™ company, today announced that the editors of TechTarget's SearchServerVirtualization.com™ have selected Piston Enterprise OpenStack™ as the Best of VMworld 2012 award winner in the Private Cloud Computing Technology category. A team of independent judges comprising experts and editors from SearchServerVirtualization.com reviewed and evaluated over 200 products submitted for the awards. Products were judged according to innovation, value, performance, reliability, and ease of use. As noted by judges, Piston Enterprise OpenStack took gold "because it simplifies OpenStack implementations, which can be 'a bit of a science project' and basically provides an OpenStack cloud in a box." The "in-a-box" metaphor notwithstanding, Piston Cloud Computing CEO and co-founder ... (more)

Cloud Computing Provider Doubles the Capacity of its Cisco-Based Hosting Platform at SuperNAP | Zumasys Opens 5,000 Sq. Ft. Office in Las Vegas, Nevada

LAS VEGAS, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At Zumapalooza, Zumasys' 6th annual Customer Solutions Summit being held today at the Red Rock Resort, the company announced its opening of a new 5,000 sq. ft. office in Las Vegas, NV. The unique property is part of Loft Works, which combines office, warehouse and an upstairs loft apartment into one cohesive space. Zumasys' new office is located at 6405 S. Tenaya Way #110, Las Vegas, NV 89113 Zumasys, a leading provider of Cloud Computing and infrastructure solutions for small-and-medium sized businesses, initially came to Las Vegas two years ago to build its newest self-service Cloud Computing platform within Switch SuperNAP, the world's largest and most powerful data center.  However, that vision has grown to include the relocation of several employees from its headquarters in Irvine, California; the hiring of local project... (more)

independenceIT Chooses EarthLink for Virtualized Cloud Hosting Services

ATLANTA, Sept. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EarthLink, Inc. (NASDAQ: ELNK) a leading IT and communications provider, today announced that fast-growing information technology services company independenceIT (iIT) has selected EarthLink's virtualized Cloud Hosting services to deliver Cloud Workspace™ and application platforms to iIT clients. iIT chose to partner with EarthLink for virtualization to improve the performance of its virtualized platform and to dedicate its internal resources to development, support and enhancements rather than data center management. Earlier this year, EarthLink and independenceIT signed an agreement enabling EarthLink to offer iIT's Cloud Workspace solutions to customers as a part of the EarthLink's IT Services product suite. Previously, iIT operated three data centers and was forced to continually invest in additional hardware and engineer... (more)

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At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
AI and machine learning disruption for Enterprises started happening in the areas such as IT operations management (ITOPs) and Cloud management and SaaS apps. In 2019 CIOs will see disruptive solutions for Cloud & Devops, AI/ML driven IT Ops and Cloud Ops. Customers want AI-driven multi-cloud operations for monitoring, detection, prevention of disruptions. Disruptions cause revenue loss, unhappy users, impacts brand reputation etc.
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
Atmosera delivers modern cloud services that maximize the advantages of cloud-based infrastructures. Offering private, hybrid, and public cloud solutions, Atmosera works closely with customers to engineer, deploy, and operate cloud architectures with advanced services that deliver strategic business outcomes. Atmosera's expertise simplifies the process of cloud transformation and our 20+ years of experience managing complex IT environments provides our customers with the confidence and trust tha...
The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a non-profit organization that provides business support services to companies expanding to Japan. With the support of JETRO's dedicated staff, clients can incorporate their business; receive visa, immigration, and HR support; find dedicated office space; identify local government subsidies; get tailored market studies; and more.
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
As you know, enterprise IT conversation over the past year have often centered upon the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system. In fact, Kubernetes has emerged as the key technology -- and even primary platform -- of cloud migrations for a wide variety of organizations. Kubernetes is critical to forward-looking enterprises that continue to push their IT infrastructures toward maximum functionality, scalability, and flexibility. As they do so, IT professionals are also embr...
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand using interactive visualizations and salary indicator tools to maximize earning potential. Manish Dixit is VP of Product and Engineering at Dice. As the leader of the Product, Engineering and Data Sciences team at D...
As you know, enterprise IT conversation over the past year have often centered upon the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system. In fact, Kubernetes has emerged as the key technology -- and even primary platform -- of cloud migrations for a wide variety of organizations. Kubernetes is critical to forward-looking enterprises that continue to push their IT infrastructures toward maximum functionality, scalability, and flexibility.
Today's workforce is trading their cubicles and corporate desktops in favor of an any-location, any-device work style. And as digital natives make up more and more of the modern workforce, the appetite for user-friendly, cloud-based services grows. The center of work is shifting to the user and to the cloud. But managing a proliferation of SaaS, web, and mobile apps running on any number of clouds and devices is unwieldy and increases security risks. Steve Wilson, Citrix Vice President of Cloud,...