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The 2nd DevOps Fundamentals Summit, to be held June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York, NY announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of providing or using massively scalable IT-related capabilities as a service using Internet technologies (se...
"AccelOps provides analytics driven IT operations management for cloud, virtualize infrastructure, and client-server environments," explained Flint Brenton, president and CEO of AccelOps, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–7, 2013, at the San...
"In a nutshell we provide a cloud software delivery and management platform. When you look at Infrastructure as a Service you can boil it down to two things: self-service and automation," explained James Weir, CTO and co-founder of UShareSoft, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 13th I...
"AppZero is announcing we have a new relationship, a collaboration with Microsoft. We are working with Microsoft to help people move off Windows 2003 to brand new machines," explained Greg O'Connor, President & CEO of AppZero, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 13th International Clou...
In my previous two posts Act 1 – The What and Why and Act2 – The How and How Not I covered the main benefits of CDNs and what type of tools are needed to monitor them. Now, I want to go into some detail of why you need to consider monitoring them in the first place. Let’s face it: if t...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ERPfocus.com has been named “Association Sponsor” of 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, and the 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place o...
Axis Communications has announced the next generation of its market-leading system-on-chip for network video cameras and video encoders. The new ARTPEC-5 is based on dual core multiprocessor architecture, features a larger cache size and higher memory throughput. More processing power ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the BigData-Startups, the online Big Data knowledge platform, has been named “Association Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 14th International Cloud Expo® and 5th International Big Data Expo,, which will take place on June 10–12, 2014, at the Javits Center in Ne...
In my first blog Act 1 – The What and Why I talked about the benefits and some risks around using a Content Delivery Network (CDN). Today I will cover some details around some common misunderstandings regarding how to monitor CDNs and explain the right monitoring strategy. Which monit...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CloudTimes has been named “Media Sponsor” of 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, and the 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Novemb...
"At InMage we are enabling the hybrid cloud. Cloud presents a lot of opportunities but there is no vehicle to take services into the hybrid cloud," noted Murali Nambiar, Sr. Product Manager for Backup and DR Products at InMage, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 13th International Clo...
"It's been a great show for NetIQ - we've had the opportunity to speak about how NetIQ is enabling the cloud - how we are allowing customers to get access to cloud services that enable service providers to deliver cloud services in a secure, compliant manner," explained Gary Ardito, Ch...
"Lanlogic has been around since 1995 and we focus on helping customers that are traditionally less technical and need someone who’s an IT consultant, a trusted business adviser, to help them evaluate their needs," explained Joe Foos, Director of Sales & Marketing at Lanlogic, in this S...
1010data, Inc., on Thursday announced the results of its 2013 Big Data in Business Study, which aims to put in context the strides Big Data has made in 2013. 1010data commissioned the survey of 158 U.S. business executives across industry sectors to highlight which industries will see ...
In my first post in this three-part series I talked about the need for distributed transactional databases that scale-out horizontally across commodity machines, as compared to traditional transactional databases that employ a “scale-up” design. Simply adding more machines is a quicker...
“Step right in. You will witness a show of magic and wonders, passion and trust, speed and misunderstandings.” a (slightly altered) catch phrase that keeps popping in my head when talking to companies in regards to managing Content Delivery Networks (CDN). Apart from the misconception ...
"We have a threefold product and an in-memory database is our core platform, which helps our customers do completely net new workloads and we has some interesting high-performance use cases," explained Jon Webster, VP Business Development at GridGain Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv intervi...
"ActiveState is focused on the cloud market with a product called Stackato, an enterprise private PaaS solution that allows enterprises to manage and deploy their own Platform as a Service offering," explained Bart Copeland, President & CEO of ActiveState Software, in this SYS-CON.tv i...
"Since the acquisition Terremark has been getting closer and closer and tighter with Verizon and we have some joint projects underway. We're about to set the world on fire," noted Jim Anthony, VP of Sales Engineering at Verizon Terremark, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 13th Intern...
"We announced what we believe is a game-changing technology in storage. We introduced a new product called the Ultrastar He6 and we announced a technology called HelioSeal, which is the process of hermetically sealing helium inside the hard drive," explained Brendan Collins, VP of Prod...
"APIs are a layer of integration where you integrate apps to the back end. Those APIs have to be secure, they have to be managed, they have to be monitored, you have to know everything that happens to those APIs and we provide that level of product so people don’t have to worry about i...
"We’re here to remind people that the little thing called the Internet is something that you should be dealing with essentially, especially as you’re deploying an application and you have users who are trying to access it globally," observed Gary Ballabio, Product Line Director respons...
"We are now focusing our hybrid cloud platform on our public cloud, so we are looking at launching a new performance servers specifically for public cloud applications," explained Lisa Larson, VP of Enterprise Cloud Solutions for Rackspace, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 13th Inte...
Over the last three years, the market has been abuzz with the news that deduplication technology was going to change the economics of flash-based storage systems forever. In fact just recently, in his article War Between SSDs and HDDs Will Escalate Through 2016, industry analyst Ben Wo...
For relevant sensor data to be delivered, every single “Thing” that is connected to the internet needs to have an API that allows access to key data elements. This data must also be readily streamed quickly into a Big Data cluster so that contextual information can be served up in a ti...
“In 2014, IT will drive stronger engagement models between the business and the services it delivers,” said CA Technologies’ CTO John Michelsen. “CIOs are getting more comfortable giving up control while providing an end-to-end service delivery model, tying in all the required elements...
Today’s software-defined networking (SDN) and virtualized networking solutions focus on virtualizing network functionality within the data center and the metropolitan area network (MAN). But for typical enterprises, and those managed and cloud service providers that cater to them, thes...
Cloud computing is helping businesses combat a growing problem: Too much information and not enough storage capacity. With businesses increasingly facing the prospect of running out of storage capacity, adoption of cloud storage technologies continues to grow, according to a report f...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CloudCow has been named “Media Sponsor” of 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, and the 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November...
SYS-CON Events announced today that SecurityStockWatch.com has been named “Media Sponsor” of 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, and the 15th International Cloud Expo®, which will take pla...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Axis Communications, the market leader in network video surveillance, 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, NY. Axis is the market leader in networ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that AppZero, the fastest way to move enterprise applications to the cloud, 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, NY. AppZero, the fast, flexible way to...
The most challenging part of managing a complex IT infrastructure is not in the silos but the boundaries between those silos. Tools, processes, and even people have to be particularly flexible at the points where workflows intersect. And once these intersection points are codified (th...
There is little doubt that Big Data solutions will have an increasing role in the Enterprise IT mainstream over time. Get a jump on that rapidly evolving trend at Big Data Expo 2014 New York, co-located with 14th Cloud Expo – being held June 10 - 12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New Y...
In my last blog, I speculated about some of the opportunities that could arise from the implementation and subsequent evolution of SDN and NFV across virtual carrier networks. With companies like Google well-advanced in the implementation of an SDN control plane to manage its flow of b...
Everything as a Service has become nearly a synonym for cloud computing. That's unsurprising, as the benefits of cloud - from economy of scale to increased service velocity - are derived mainly from the abstraction of network, compute and storage resources into services that can be rap...
The 3rd International SDDC Expo, co-located with 14th International Cloud Expo and 5th International Big Data Expo, to be held June 10-12, 2014, at the Javits Center in New York City, N.Y. announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of providing or using ...
Despite the economy, cloud computing is doing well. Gartner estimates the cloud market will double by 2016 to $206 billion. The time for dabbling in the cloud is over! The 14th International Cloud Expo, co-located with 5th International Big Data Expo and 3rd International SDN Expo, ...
The move to the cloud brings a number of new security challenges, but the application remains your last line of defense. Developers are extremely well-poised to perform tasks critical for securing the application – provided that certain key obstacles are overcome. In his session at t...
For half a century, the trajectory of computing has followed a "faster, smaller, cheaper" arc. In his Day 3 Lunchtime Keynote at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Tim Park, Director, Platform Strategy at Microsoft and alumnus of Nest Labs, will look at how that trajectory is both acc...