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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)

Oracle Announces Oracle Application Integration Architecture Release 2.5

Oracle OpenWorld, San Francisco, Calif. – October 12, 2009 Oracle today announced Oracle® Application Integration Architecture (AIA) Release 2.5, the most extensive Oracle AIA release to date with 10 new cross-industry Process Integration Packs (PIPs) and six new industry-specific PIPs, together with a growing library of more than 1,000 enterprise services and 100 enterprise objects. With an increased focus on end-to-end industry solutions and pre-built integrations across virtually all major Oracle and non-Oracle applications, like SAP, Oracle AIA Release 2.5 helps organizations reduce business process integration complexity and accelerate delivery of enterprise application solutions with a proven and reliable SOA-based framework. Oracle AIA Release 2.5 further extends the breadth and depth of support across industries. Having already delivered on Oracle AIA Foundat... (more)

Top Five Favorite Cloud Articles - February 2011 Edition

1. A prescient article on cloud computing from the MIT Sloan Management Review that I found almost 6 years ago. ... (more)

The Cloud Integration Stack

#cloud Integrating environments occurs in layers …   We use the term “hybrid cloud” to indicate a joining together of two disparate environments. We often simplify the “cloud” to encompass public IaaS, PaaS, SaaS and private cloud. But even though the adoption of such hybrid architectures may be a foregone conclusion, the devil is, as they say, in the details and how that adoption will be executed is not so easily concluded. At its core, cloud is about integrating infrastructure. We integrate infrastructure from the application and networking domains to enable elasticity and scalability. We integrate infrastructure from security and delivery realms to ensure a comprehensive, secure delivery chain that promises performance and reliability. We integrate infrastructure to manage these disparate worlds in a unified way, to reduce the burden on operations imposed by n... (more)

Radware's AppDirector Achieves Oracle Validated Integration With Oracle(R) E-Business Suite 12.0

MAHWAH, N.J., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Radware (Nasdaq: RDWR), the leading provider of integrated application delivery solutions for business-smart networking, today announced that it has completed Oracle validated integration testing for the integration of AppDirector 2.0.01, its intelligent application delivery controller (ADC), with Oracle((R)) E-Business Suite (EBS) 12.0. The validation testing was completed through the Oracle PartnerNetwork Application Integration Architecture for Partners initiative. Oracle E-Business Suite 12.0 is a comprehensive suite of integrated, global business applications, with hundreds of cross-industry capabilities spanning enterprise resource planning, customer relationship management, and supply chain planning. Maintaining the integrity, reliability and availability of the Oracle E-Business Suite applications is critica... (more)

SunGard Availability Services Named To InformationWeek 500

WAYNE, Pa., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard Availability Services has been ranked number 199 in the 2009 InformationWeek 500 list of organizations that demonstrate the most innovative use of business technology. To make this list, a company must demonstrate a pattern of technological, procedural and organizational innovation. "We are honored to be among the InformationWeek 500 because it signals recognition of our strategic use of information technology to drive operational efficiencies and support growth," said Don Hopkins, vice president and CIO at SunGard Availability Services. "These achievements reflect SunGard's expertise in helping organizations optimize IT operations and achieve high levels of availability." Among the enterprise IT initiatives taken by SunGard Availability Services over the past year include a drive to innovate its systems environment t... (more)

DBMS Consulting Receives Honorable Mention in Life Sciences & Health Care Industry Solution Category at "Oracle Open World 2009 North America Alliances & Channels Titan Award Ceremony"

SAN FRANCISCO, October 12 /PRNewswire/ -- DBMS Consulting has received an Honorable Mention in the Life Sciences & Health Care Industry Solution category at the Oracle Open World 2009 Partner North America Alliances and Channels Titan Award Ceremony. DBMS Consulting was chosen from among several candidate nominations in this category. "This Honorable Mention continues to signify the historic and groundbreaking contributions that DBMS Consulting continues to provide in the Oracle Health Sciences (OHS) space, providing technical leadership and functional innovations as well as exceptional value for money to our OHS customers and the broader OHS user community," said Sunil G. Singh, CEO of DBMS Consulting. Also noteworthy was the fact that DBMS Consulting was the only Oracle partner present at the recent Oracle Clinical User Group Conference in New Orleans from 3-Oct t... (more)

TMC Adds Virtualization Summit to ITEXPO East 2010 in Miami

Technology Marketing Corporation (TMC®), a leading global media company, today announced the launch of Virtualization Summit at ITEXPO, a full-day workshop helping companies understand the numerous benefits of deploying virtualization solutions for data centers, communications, storage, and other areas. Virtualization Summit at ITEXPO will take place Thursday, January 21, 2010, day two of the three-day ITEXPO, at the Miami Beach Convention Center in Miami, Florida. Admission to Virtualization Summit at ITEXPO is included with any ITEXPO paid conference plan. Registration is open now on the event Web site. Virtualization is software technology which uses a physical resource - such as a server - and divides it up into virtual resources called virtual machines (VMs). Virtualization allows users to consolidate physical resources, simplify deployment and administration,... (more)

IceWEB Announces Integrated Anti-Virus for Iplicity

STERLING, Va., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IceWEB, Inc.(TM) (OTC Bulletin Board: IWEB) , www.IceWEB.com, a leading provider of purpose built appliances and building blocks for cloud storage networks, announced today that the Company's Iplicity Unified Storage Platform incorporates full and comprehensive anti-virus capabilities. Gary Dunham, SVP of Product Development for IceWEB said, "While Iplicity is generally considered a risk-free platform, we felt it was advantageous for our customers that we incorporate an additional layer of protection to mitigate the risks from computer viruses, worms, Trojan horses, and other malicious code sets. To that end, we have added a built-in, no-charge virus scanning capability based upon the widely accepted ClamAV software. ClamAV contains nearly 700,000 virus signatures and is updated in real-time by a broad cross sec... (more)

Density Dynamics Launches JetX10 Acceleration Appliance; Extreme-Performance With Scalability Beyond 1,000,000 IOPS

GERMANTOWN, Md., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Density Dynamics, a majority-owned subsidiary of Speedus Corp. (Nasdaq: SPDE), today announced the launch of the JetX10(TM)--a breakthrough acceleration and optimization appliance that allows users to fully maximize and harness the speed of Jet.io(TM) Solid State Drives to dramatically improve the performance of any large computing or write-intensive environment. Users of the fast and versatile JetX10 appliance will experience immediate performance improvements without application modification by utilizing JetX10 in a variety of computing environments, including: Cloud Computing & VirtualizationDatabase Accelerator & WarehousingFinancial Transaction ApplicationsTiered Storage ArraysBusiness Intelligence ApplicationsGIS/Mapping Applications Each JetX10 has a base configuration with Windows® Server 2008 R2 that supports up... (more)

NewMarket Technology, Inc. ODM Operation in China Receives $1.6 Million Purchase Order in First Phase of Anticipated $160 Million Three-Year Wi-Fi Contract

DALLAS, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 02/11/10 -- NewMarket Technology, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: NWMT) today announced the Company's Chinese subsidiary has received a $1.6 million original design manufacturing (ODM) purchase order for 100 sets of a custom Wi-Fi communication device. Subject to the performance of the first 100 units and based on a formal letter of intent signed by all parties, the customer, a Japanese company, has committed to purchase 10,000 of the custom devices for a total contract value of $160 million. The contract would be completed over a three-year period. An integral part of the ODM contract will be executed by NuMobile, Inc. (OTCBB: NUBL) a Greenfield Partner Program participant company. NewMarket started the Greenfield Partnership Program to accelerate the introduction of new technologies into emerging markets around the world where technology buying is... (more)

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Bill Schmarzo, author of "Big Data: Understanding How Data Powers Big Business" and "Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science," is responsible for setting the strategy and defining the Big Data service offerings and capabilities for EMC Global Services Big Data Practice. As the CTO for the Big Data Practice, he is responsible for working with organizations to help them identify where and how to start their big data journeys. He's written several white papers, is an avid blogge...
Nicolas Fierro is CEO of MIMIR Blockchain Solutions. He is a programmer, technologist, and operations dev who has worked with Ethereum and blockchain since 2014. His knowledge in blockchain dates to when he performed dev ops services to the Ethereum Foundation as one the privileged few developers to work with the original core team in Switzerland.
René Bostic is the Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America. Enjoying her career with IBM during the modern millennial technological era, she is an expert in cloud computing, DevOps and emerging cloud technologies such as Blockchain. Her strengths and core competencies include a proven record of accomplishments in consensus building at all levels to assess, plan, and implement enterprise and cloud computing solutions. René is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and a m...
Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settlement products to hedge funds and investment banks. After, he co-founded a revenue cycle management company where he learned about Bitcoin and eventually Ethereal. Andrew's role at ConsenSys Enterprise is a mul...
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...
Dynatrace is an application performance management software company with products for the information technology departments and digital business owners of medium and large businesses. Building the Future of Monitoring with Artificial Intelligence. Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more busine...
Whenever a new technology hits the high points of hype, everyone starts talking about it like it will solve all their business problems. Blockchain is one of those technologies. According to Gartner's latest report on the hype cycle of emerging technologies, blockchain has just passed the peak of their hype cycle curve. If you read the news articles about it, one would think it has taken over the technology world. No disruptive technology is without its challenges and potential impediments t...
If a machine can invent, does this mean the end of the patent system as we know it? The patent system, both in the US and Europe, allows companies to protect their inventions and helps foster innovation. However, Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be set to disrupt the patent system as we know it. This talk will examine how AI may change the patent landscape in the years to come. Furthermore, ways in which companies can best protect their AI related inventions will be examined from both a US and...
Bill Schmarzo, Tech Chair of "Big Data | Analytics" of upcoming CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO New York (November 12-13, 2018, New York City) today announced the outline and schedule of the track. "The track has been designed in experience/degree order," said Schmarzo. "So, that folks who attend the entire track can leave the conference with some of the skills necessary to get their work done when they get back to their offices. It actually ties back to some work that I'm doing at the University of San...
When talking IoT we often focus on the devices, the sensors, the hardware itself. The new smart appliances, the new smart or self-driving cars (which are amalgamations of many ‘things'). When we are looking at the world of IoT, we should take a step back, look at the big picture. What value are these devices providing. IoT is not about the devices, its about the data consumed and generated. The devices are tools, mechanisms, conduits. This paper discusses the considerations when dealing with the...