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As we close out the year, we asked a few members of the Revolution Analytics team to make a few predictions about big data analytics, data science and R for 2014. Here's what they came up with (including a few from yours truly). Michele Chambers, Chief Strategy Officer and VP Product M...
Welcome to M2M News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  I also searc...
The event took place at AuraPortal's Houten headquarters (Holland).
This book covers a ton of topics. Actually more like 10 tons of topics.The book is broken down into 6 parts:Planning for and Deploying SharePoint Server 2013Administering and Maintaining SharePoint Server 2013Securing, Protecting, and Optimizing SharePoint ArchitectureUsing SharePoint ...
CloudSigma's Advanced Hybrid Cloud Offering Recognized for its Industry-First Private Patching and Secure Data AccessZurich, Switzerland - December 23, 2013 - CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, has been shortlisted in the 2013-2014 Cloud Aw...
Fabric groups are important in vCAC.  The Fabric groups are what enable you to provide access to resources from your physical infrastructure.  Within a fabric group you add users or groups that are responsible for managing infrastructure resources and add the resources they a...
We now need to create an endpoint so we can talk to some infrastructure. In this example we are going to create a VMware vSphere endpoint that we can use to talk to resources. Adding a vCenter Endpoint 1. We start by going to the Infrastructure tab, then choosing Endpoints from the sid...
Next we need to create a Credential Set that will be utilized to connect to connect to the vCenter Server. Creating Credentials 1. Navigate to the Infrastructure tab and select Endpoints form the left Menu. 2. The select New Credentials form the right side of the page. 3. Next give you...
Once we have logged under our tenant we need to add some license keys to the configuration. This is pretty straight forward. Add Licenses to vCAC 6 1. Click on the infrastructure tab, then select administration form the side menu. 2. Next click on the Licensing Menu and select “A...
Document Solutions Experts Have Demonstrated Success at Incorporating Enterprise Capture into Business SolutionsTheale, UK (19 December, 2013) - ABBYY UK Ltd., a leading provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic technologies and services, today announced Formscan,...
After vCAC 6 is initially installed you have only the default tenant that was created during the configuration of the Identity Appliance. The administrator user for the default tenant will allow you to login to the vCAC UI and created additional tenants and configure default branding. ...
Now that we have installed and configured the vCAC 6.0 Identity Appliance and the vCAC 6.0 Virtual Appliance we now need to install the vCAC 6.0 IaaS Server. The IaaS server is all the former vCAC 5.x and earlier components. The vCAC 6.0 IaaS Server includes the following components: I...
The vCAC 6.0 Virtual appliance(VA) is your gateway into vCAC 6.0. The vCAC VA packs a punch with lots of new capabilities including: Multi-Tenancy New Self-Service Portal Catalog Brand-able per tenant Ultra flexible advanced approvals Custom service offerings (XaaS) Custom Day 2 operat...
The vCAC 6.0 Identity Appliance (IA) is an integral component of vCAC and a very welcomed addition. The vCAC 6.0 IA will be the first component of the new vCAC 6.0 Suite that is deployed in your environment. If you don’t already have the vCAC 6.0 Identity Appliance you can downlo...
The white box switching movement appears to be gaining some momentum. For some, it is a fait accompli that hardware and software will be meaningfully separated, allowing users to procure each independently in a model that more closely resembles what happens on the server side. The fire...
LZA SOA Training & Certification: Washington DC – June 10 – 13, 2014 Tuesday June 10, 2014-Friday June 13, 2014 Dovel Technologies 7901 Jones Branch Drive McLean VA 22102 Price: $2,495.00 (including $500 early discount)   We offer additional discounts for groups of...
Throughout the festive period you might have some time to sit back and enjoy some of your favorite podcasts. The Codeship Crew is big on listening to podcasts as they deliver constant learning material and it is always great to … Continue reading →
This is the first part of a series of basic tutorials I am writing for my students. I believe that programmers should program and not be forced to become an expert on their tool. I want my students to have … Continue reading →
Welcome to M2M News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to M2M (machine to machine) and embedded mobile devices.  I aggregate the information, include the original links and add a synopsis of each article.  I also searc...
- MaxCloud provides a complete view of corporate Amazon Web Services and IT infrastructure for monitoring and optimisationCorporate users of Amazon Web Services (AWS) can now have complete visibility of their cloud computing operations with the launch of MaxCloud, a new monitoring serv...
Ford believes that cars of the future will be able to talk to each other and nearly drive themselves, and on Thursday it revealed a major research project that’ll help its vehicles get there. At an event last week, Ford unveiled the Fusion Hybrid research vehicle, a modified vers...
I've been watching the ADC space a long time. Over a decade now, both from the publishing and vendor sides of the table. Having spent half my "'life" as a developer and the other half of my "life" in the network, there's something about technology that marries the two that really get m...
By Bob GourleyThis post was written on behalf of Corvil to help further the dialog on efficient IT operations. We have previously written about the emerging discipline of an integrated approach to Enterprise Operational Performance Monitoring (EOPM). The EPOM approach integrates busine...
This week Plexxi attended the Gartner Data Center Summit in Las Vegas. The conference highlighted a variety of topics, such as cloud strategies and DevOps and IT operational excellence. Plexxi enjoyed hearing unique perspectives from industry leaders and sharing our favorite #socksofpl...
People often ask me what comes after Identity Management? My answer is that it depends.As I've discussed before, it's really up to what the organization requires and simply tacking on new workflows, approvals, and functionality is only really
Automic forecasts 2014 technology predictionsParis/London/Frankfurt (December 12, 2013) - In 2014, enterprise strategies will be shaped by the improved ability to make business decisions and execute based on real-time data, according to Automic, the world's most comprehensive platform ...
Intamac Systems Limited, the Connected Home service provider announces its commercial partnership with DELTA, the Dutch multi-utility company that provides energy, multimedia, infrastructural and environmental services, such as internet, telephone, radio and TV, and waste management t...
For some, it is a predetermined conclusion that white box switching is the future. They envision a world of commodity switches and independently distributed software. Some IT shops will manage their own Linux distributions. Others will use commercial offerings, leveraging a support mod...
So, by now fellow readers know that I've co-authored a legit business book with Jason Thibeault called, Recommend This!Personally, I think you'll enjoy reading it, and you'll find it valuable. I hope so.  It was a lot of work to write it, and we have no motivation other than to he...
Wednesday 11 December, 2013 Five months ago, Keith Nosbusch, the CEO of Rockwell Automation, began to note the changes in China’s economy. This world’s second largest economy had slowed down to a record low in the second quarter of the year, but by the end of the third quarter, ...
Castleton-on-Hudson, NY, December 10, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Nearly a year after being first offered, HiPs ground-breaking B2B content marketing offers, Form ViewersTM and Inbox ImpressionsTM, have driven over $1 million in incremental revenue and are very much on the rise as HiP enters 20...
New Offering Provides Enterprises with Centralised Visibility and Resource Management Across Multiple Jenkins MastersBrussels, Belgium. - December 9, 2013 - CloudBees, Inc., the continuous delivery Platform as a Service (PaaS) leader, today announced the release of Jenkins Operations C...
When asked about the actual cost of an hour or minute of downtime, frequently the response is “it depends.” In some ways, we agree, it can be tricky to pin the cost of downtime to one static number when the variables change so dramatically from incident to incident. This first articl...
Content marketing is indisputably hot. Over the last few months, I’ve presented to a wide variety of groups about content marketing — Content Marketing World attendees, marketing directors, Salesforce.com users, and college students, to name a few. In all of these sessions, one thing s...
Content marketing is indisputably hot. Over the last few months, I’ve presented to a wide variety of groups about content marketing — Content Marketing World attendees, marketing directors, Salesforce.com users, and college students, to name a few. In all of these sessions, one thing s...
Today Plexxi and SolarWinds participated in SDNCentral’s DemoFriday where they demonstrated a DevOps integration that builds and sustains Plexxi Affinities using compute and network information for both physical and virtual nodes, resulting from SolarWinds Orion NPM. This integra...
San Francisco, CA, December 06, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Constellation Research, Inc. the research and advisory firm focused on helping organizations understand technological disruption today announced the publication of "Inclusion Layer Products Enter the Market” by Constellation...
Mission critical enterprise mobility is all about removing blind spots from people and processes. ~Kevin BenedictThe competitive battlefield of 2014 will increasingly involve data.  It will be about collecting, transmitting, analyzing and reporting its meaning faster and more effi...
Achieve Lightning Fast SAP Processes without Sacrificing Control5th December, 2013 - Automic, the world's most proven and comprehensive platform in business automation, today launched Automic's Business Process Accelerator for SAP (BPACC) to help customers unleash the full potential of...
Assured cloud provider creates student scheme to support UK growth through education and high-tech industriesLondon - 5th December 2013 - Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave cloud services company, today announced the launch of a new underg...