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You hear this everywhere these days: Build applications that are cloud-native – that is, developed specifically for cloud platforms. The trouble is everyone has his or her own definition of "cloud-native." As a result, cloud-hosted applications are all over the place in their use of na...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Basic6 will exhibit at SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. Basic6, the tool that securely consolidates the management and control of Linux/Unix and Win...
SYS-CON Events announced today that NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable Company and premier provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed applications, managed messaging and managed cloud services, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will ...
You are moving workloads to the public or private cloud to save money, but you realize that the change from traditional IT to cloud means fundamental changes in the way you think about and operate the business. IT needs to be even more “service oriented,” because cloud is about providi...
In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, Chris C. Kemp, former NASA CTO and co-founder of OpenStack, will explore the origins of OpenStack, diving into how this technology advanced NASA’s mission and helped the White House ignite a cloud computing revolution across the federal government. He...
Ariba wrapped up its annual Ariba LIVE user conference today with a series of announcements, chief among them news that its AribaPay automated B2B payments settlements service is now operational. Most of the announcements this week by Ariba, an SAP company, involved enhancements to th...
Today the ability to increase revenue by utilizing recurring revenue models is driving new business for companies in all market sectors. However, delivering the features, benefits, and capabilities necessary to enable companies to offer products or services on a recurring basis can be ...
There has been a revolution in application release scheduling in recent years as the nature of applications has evolved and development methodologies shift. With DevOps now hitting the mainstream,IT is becoming more agile, responsive and aligned to business goals. But traditional app...
A major reason for innovation sluggishness is friction and misalignment in the dev/ops process. In his session at 2nd DevOps Summit, Ravi Srivastav, CEO and Co-founder of ElasticBox, will discuss the whole new world of simplified, modular application development. ElasticBox is pionee...
At the recent winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, we saw athletes from all over the world striving for excellence. Some turned in the best performance of their lives and came home with a gold medal. Others, some favorites, struggled and saw their dreams slip away. In his session at 2nd...
A myriad of new methodologies and technologies from cloud computing to BYOD have changed the IT landscape demonstrably. In parallel, higher-value functions around data, customer engagement and revenue growth are pushing CIOs to consider alternative approaches. The nexus is moving IT to...
In the Subscription Economy, purchase-to-use is winning, and purchase-to-own is on its way out. The key to success is that customers are actually using a product or service and in the Subscription Economy, the future is clear: delivering value drives revenue. Accessing this data to und...
It’s time to play a game of connect the dots by diving into DevOps and how the big picture is really about people and processes and transformation through technology. While it’s awesome fun treating infrastructure as code, there’s a method to our madness that has the potential for grea...
Cloud environments have created situations that allow users, customers, consumers, and employees to access Public, Intranet, and Extranet applications from different locations, devices, and as different personas. The focus of all the Internet and enterprise front-end applications today...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Ambernet Technologies, the innovative “Cloud Management Center” company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. Ambernet Technologies is a...
Google Analytics, Adobe Omniture, IBM Coremetrics, and most of today's state of the art Web Analytics products can only tell you the last or first touch of your customers. In his session at 5th Big Data Expo, Joel Horwitz, Product Strategist and Experienced Analytics Professional at ...
The term "software defined" has taken many forms in recent months from Software Defined Datacenter (SDDC), Software Defined Infrastructure (SDI) to even component vendors adopting the tagline to exalt their own agenda with Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Software Defined Storage ...
In the past 10 years, numerous solutions have been developed to deal with limitations in the leading relational databases. But knowing which offering works best per use case can be difficult to decipher. Avi’s usual recommendation for Hadoop-type jobs is the MapR distribution. He hav...
Cascading is the popular Java-based application development framework for building Big Data applications on Apache Hadoop. This open source framework allows you to leverage existing skillsets such as Java, SQL, R, and more to create enterprise-grade applications without having to think...
The world’s largest and most successful private cloud operations are revolutionizing their approach to demand management. These organizations have recognized that while self-service portals are a component in the overall cloud architecture, these tools do not enable demand management. ...
The cloud ecosystem for information technology today is an interesting mix of companies, products and solutions. Information Communications Technology (ICT) refers to the convergence and expansion of telecommunications with information processing and storage. In short, ICT and the clou...
The new wonder metal, graphene, is being looked at as a building block for communications and electronic devices on the level of what the transistor was sixty years ago. Graphene is a one-atom thick, mesh-like (think hexagonal honeycomb or chicken wire), semi metal that will add more ...
As businesses aspire to move more and more application workloads outside of the boundaries of their private cloud data centers, public cloud service providers are increasingly implementing a private cloud staple: resiliency. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, John Roese, SVP and Chie...
Pundits, owing to SDN still being very young and not widely adopted, continue to put forth treatise upon treatise as to why organizations should be falling over themselves to go out and get themselves some SDN. Now. Not tomorrow, today. One of the compelling reasons to adopt is to add...
SDN is almost universally associated with disruption; the general consensus being that it is a significant departure from the way networking has been handled for decades. Insofar as SDN marks a major architectural shift, it absolutely should be considered a disruption. But how does dis...
Fueled by the global economic situation, the government's focus on datacenter consolidation and the "Cloud First" initiative, Cloud Computing continues to be the buzzword of the year. As government agencies start to adopt cloud computing, additional challenges including security in the...
“Software-defined,” like any new trend that technology companies rush to attach to has suffered from marketing hype. Starting in mid-2012 with the acquisition of Nicera by VMware, most traditional infrastructure technology vendors across compute, networking, and storage have some messa...
As organizations and projects scale up, the patterns that seemed helpful at small scale start to get in the way and velocity suffers. In his session at 2nd DevOps Summit, Adrian Cockcroft, Technology Fellow at Battery Ventures, to discuss how delivering at high velocity requires four...
With Windows Server 2003 end of extended support approaching, enterprises must begin their migration planning for all affected production applications. There are a variety of approaches and many people will take a “mix and match” approach. Whatever the approach, it’s important to have ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ITinvolve, provider of the industry’s first IT agility application, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 2nd DevOps Summit, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. During the DevOps Summit, ...
In a recent Corning whitepaper, The Connectivity Premium, it discusses how commercial real estate developers can profit from forward-looking strategies in network infrastructure and wireless connectivity. Corning quotes ABI research that points out there are over 10,000,000,000 mobile...
Cloud computing is changing our world, sharing common platforms for global information exchange. Self-service computing makes the Internet come alive, helping users visualize and analyze location-aware information. Configurable applications deliver a solution framework for integration,...
Innodisk has announced a full-rate production of a nanoSSD SATA device that conforms to JEDEC’s standard (MO-276). Innodisk integrates a flash control chip, NAND flash, and ball grid array (BGA) package to deliver a nanoSSD that is approximately 1% of the size (16mm x 20mm x2mm) of a ...
Although PaaS is new, it's rapidly gaining momentum, with growth projected at 48 percent annually by Technavio, the research firm, and topping $6 billion in value by 2016. If PaaS is treated as a strategic opportunity to align agendas across IT and across the business, it may well prov...
COMCAST’s recent $45 billion acquisition of Time-Warner Cable was big news in the Cable TV world, but it should be big news in the area of cloud computing and network diversity. Instead of looking at COMCAST as a cable TV provider, it is time that we should be looking at it as another...
This first person “in the trenches” enterprise Public Cloud story candidly examines the project from inception to delivery. Attendees will hear first-hand the real-world challenges, opportunities, lessons-learned, and what it takes to architect and implement a real-world application in...
Much of the visible DevOps conversation revolves around tools. As engineers, we like our tools, and we like to build things. For many years "building things" was the domain of the developer; the operator... well, operated. With the emergence of themes like "agile infrastructure" and "i...
DevOps processes (such as continuous deployment and delivery) often involve writing many custom scripts that are triggered by the build system. With that approach, it is relatively hard to trace the deployment process and troubleshoot when something goes wrong. Additionally, custom scr...
Gigamon® has announced the appointment of Paul Milbury to its board of directors. He has also been appointed as a member of the company’s Audit Committee. “Paul’s extensive industry knowledge and his broad executive experience in a variety of networking and information technology comp...
Veeam® Software on Wednesday announced that Chris Moore has been appointed as the company’s Channel Chief of North America. “As enterprises deepen and expand their use of virtualization, they’re finding they need more powerful data protection for their modern data centers,” said Ratmi...