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By Bob Gourley If you are a technologist you no doubt have thoughts about security and how to improve your approach to enterprise-wide defense. Odds are you have concluded that the only way to mitigate the threat is through automation. Right? Please join us for a discussion on automate...
Singapore, Singapore, June 06, 2014 --(PR.com)-- In order to employ cables for motion control applications on ships and offshore applications without extensive and high-cost custom certifications, igus GmbH and the German Lloyd classification company have jointly developed a new test ...
Gulu, Uganda, June 05, 2014 --(PR.com)-- The entrepreneurs and tech experts that brought you Inveneo announce the launch of their new for-profit start-up, Volo, that is accelerating high-quality broadband Internet access in emerging markets. Built based on years of field experience a...
Earthport's cross-border payments service will support leading Turkish bank's plans for multi-currency international payments services London, UK, 5 June 2014 - Earthport today announces that Aktif Bank has chosen it to provide international payments transaction services, helping its c...
Skytap recently announced the availability of the Skytap Automation Pack for IBM UrbanCode Deploy. This plugin adds functionality into the IBM UrbanCode Deploy Application Process web UI to create and manipulate templates and configurations in Skytap Cloud. While the functionality is f...
Networking seems to be an industry that thrives on anticipation. At various times, the anticipation bounces between topics (when SDN will hit production environments, when Cisco would spin in Insieme, and so on), but the entire space seems to bounce around from anticipated event to ant...
Document Solutions Experts use ABBYY Enterprise Capture in Order to Deliver Accurate, Timely and Cost-effective Data to their Customers London, UK (04 June, 2014) - ABBYY UK Ltd., a leading provider of document recognition, data capture, and linguistic technologies and services, today...
Open Source Effort Enables Users to Customize Their Tools and Workflows More Easily Key Points:Perforce open sources the core command line interface (P4CLI) and the web-based client (P4Web) to its versioning engine via Perforce WorkshopMajor animation studio to collaborate with Perforc...
By Bob Gourley This is the third installment in our series flowing from recent dialog with Marc Andreessen. Previous posts discussed future tech scenarios around the year 2030 and context on government services in the future. In this post we provide Marc’s thoughts around the fut...
On May 13th, Rachel Shannon-Solomon wrote an opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal’s CIO Journal section entitled “DevOps Is Great for Startups, but for Enterprises It Won’t Work-Yet.” In this piece, Ms. Shannon-Solomon implies that DevOps—a loosely-defined IT initiative orien...
April and May 2014 Server and StorageIO Update newsletter By Greg Schulz Server and StorageIO Update newsletter - April and May 2014 Welcome to the Apr...
By Bob Gourley If you are a technologist you no doubt have thoughts about security and how to improve your approach to enterprise-wide defense. Odds are you have concluded that the only way to mitigate the threat is through automation. Right? Please join us for a discussion on automate...
Partner and customer event in London with guest speaker ex-England footballer Lee SharpeLondon, United Kingdom 30th May 2014: LANDESK, the global leader in delivering User-Oriented IT solutions solving systems, assets, security, mobility and IT service management challenges, today anno...
Orlando, FL, May 30, 2014 --(PR.com)-- 4PSA, a technology leader in cloud communications software, announced today that VoipNow, its cloud communications platform for service providers, turns eight on May 30th. "It gives us great pleasure to celebrate VoipNow's 8th birthday ...
Apple’s move into the smart home isn’t actually the grand experience I had hoped for. Instead, it is a much simpler program that will basically certify a bunch of connected devices on the market or set to be launched as products that are certified under the Made for iPhone label. My so...
Operator-led requirements paving the way for a new technology agnostic smart home ecosystem29 May 2014 HGI, under the leadership of major service providers, has today published a new document setting out requirements for the wireless technologies to be deployed to enable the Smart Home...
​VMware’s Lab Manager has been an integral part of dev/test team workflows and processes for many years. As of May 2014, VMware has decided to end-of-life Lab Manager and this has left many customers scrambling to find a replacement or system to meet the needs currently served by Lab M...
One of the challenges in scaling modern data centers rises directly from an increase in network complexity over the past few years. We can argue why complexity has increased, but it's reasonable to say that scaling data centers means more boxes - more servers, more network gear, more m...
Less than one in ten enterprises has faith in its existing network; more agile infrastructures are needed to deliver next-generation applications and servicesSAN JOSE, Calif: Wednesday 28 May, 2014 - New research* commissioned by Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) indicates that enterprises are b...
Lyndhurst, NJ, May 28, 2014 --(PR.com)-- RLM Apparel Software Systems Inc. (www.ronlynn.com), solutions provider to the fashion industry’s biggest and brightest brands, has added important new wholesale order management, sales reporting and other time- and cost-saving capabiliti...
New technologies signal industry shift from mobile device-centered security to a user-oriented mobile approachUNITED KINGDOM, 27 MAY 2014 - At Interchange 2014, LANDESK announced its acquisition of LetMobile and the introduction of application wrapping technology. With this acquisition...
Fuse lightens the IT load by giving users simple access to all their applications and IT servicesUNITED KINGDOM - May 27, 2014 - The pace of change in IT is being driven by the modern consumer experience. End users expect consistent interactions on a variety of online portals and devic...
Apple plans to launch a new smart home platform at next month’s Worldwide Developer Conference that will allow iPhones and iPads to control a home’s lights, security system, and other connected appliances, according to a Financial Times report. The new “software platf...
By Bob Gourley This is the second installment in our series flowing from recent dialog with Marc Andreessen. The first post reviewed some likely scenarios of the tech enabled environment of 2030 and some foundational considerations regarding converged cyber-physical systems all citizen...
FlexNet Manager Suite helps enterprises recapture as much as 25% of their software budgets wasted on shelfware and non-compliant useMaidenhead, UK - May 23, 2014 - Flexera Software, the leading provider of Application Usage Management solutions for application producers and enterprises...
One of our next upcoming white papers is Openstack Solution Ecosystem. Openstack Solutions Openstack is an open source Cloud platform that vendors augment with additional plug-in products and value add services, and the goal of this white paper is to [...]The post Openstack Solutions E...
#SDAS #devops #ACI #CLUS  One of the challenges in scaling modern data centers rises directly from an increase in network complexity over the past few years. We can argue why complexity has increased, but it's reasonable to say that scaling data centers means more boxes - mor...
Brocade Fabric Vision Technology Interoperates with VMware vCenter™ Log Insight™ 2.0 to Help Reduce IT Costs by Improving Operational EfficiencySan Jose, CA - May 22, 2014: Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD), the leader in fabric networking solutions, today announced that the company h...
Brinkster selects Flexiant Cloud Orchestrator to expand existing cloud business and open new revenue opportunitiesLondon, UK and Phoenix, Arizona - May 22, 2014 - Brinkster, a US provider of custom cloud Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) and White Label Cloud, today announced it has s...
Conventional wisdom refers to DevOps as a strategy, an approach, or a movement as some call it. DevOps addresses the idea that Development and Operations need to be aligned well in an application lifecycle, work closely and collaboratively to eliminate inefficiency, reduce bottlenecks,...
New Head of Product brings almost 20 years' of industry experience as company seeks to fill twenty further network positions over its next financial yearSysMech, the UK-based big data applications company, today announced that the implementation of its real-time Zen Telco toolset has e...
New strategic partnerships with Chef and Puppet demonstrate strength of CloudBees offeringBrussels, Belgium - May 21, 2014 - CloudBees, Inc., the enterprise continuous delivery leader, today announced the industry's first continuous delivery (CD) platform for enterprises, powered by Je...
Chelmsford, MA, May 21, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Contract Logix, LLC, a leading provider of contract management software, is announcing the release of their new contract request module. This addition to their software will empower self-service sales teams by allowing them to automatically ge...
This extraordinary eCommerce innovation in the BPM software allows online orders to be fully integrated with the supply chain, enabling an unprecedented automation of sales operations.
​Remember the space called VLM? Virtual Lab Management? It was one of the next big things in IT about seven or eight years ago. If you could consolidate servers, desktop PCs, and software in VMs to make your data center way more efficient, why not virtualize all the development and tes...
New Integration Empowers Operations and Network Teams to Resolve Issues Using Both Real-time and Retrospective Performance Analysis, With Packet-level Detail CISCO LIVE, SAN FRANCISCO, DETROIT and COSTA MESA, Calif, 20 May 2014 - Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), a leader in network conn...
On FireM6 Mobility Xchange 2014Last week I spent three days at the M6 Mobility Xchange conference surrounded by wildfires.  The smoke filtered sunsets and glowing skylines at night made for a memorable event.I like this intimate event.  There were a couple of hundred attendee...
Programmability is in F5's DNA. Since 2001 when we introduced iControl SOAP to the more recent additions such as iRules and iCall. Even looking at our most recent acquisitions you can see the common theme: an architectural vision based on extensibility and programmability. BIG-IQ is ...
According to a recent IDC report, OPEX costs are doubling every eight years. Important to consider is this data is based on historical trends, and doesn't necessarily take into consideration the forthcoming explosions in applications and data resulting from technological shifts like th...
#ACI #SDAS #devops #SDN Because something's got to change - and change radically. According to a recent IDC report, OPEX costs are doubling every eight years. Important to consider is this data is based on historical trends, and doesn't necessarily take into consideration the ...