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In a logical extension of its cloud-pleasing subscription billing system, Zuora, the start-up near Oracle where Marc Benioff has parked some of his money, is going after the next big thing, which for it is the finance department, keeper of the corporate treasury. This week it launche...
Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, isn’t going sell Amazon’s Kindles anymore. Reuters, which broke the story, said Wal-Mart is betting consumers want other like-minded gadgets such as iPads and Nooks, but since Amazon has the bigger Internet presence and Wal-Mart wants a piece o...
A German regional court Thursday cleared the way for Apple to file for a permanent injunction barring the sale of products in Germany put out by Google satellite Motorola Mobility. It was found guilty of infringing Apple’s “rubber-banding” patent in its Android tablets and smartphones...
Alibaba CEO Jack Ma’s most heartfelt wish will reportedly come true next week when he’s able to put something of a period – or at least a coda – to Yahoo!’s rocky involvement with his company. It’s gonna cost him though. All Things Digital, that Yahoo know-it-all, says Yahoo has ag...
This book does what it patterns book should do. It defines a language for enterprises to use to develop SOA solutions using REST. The book starts off with two chapters. The first chapter is an introduction and shows how the book is laid out. Chapter 2 introduces two case studies that ...
Cloud services and solutions play a critical role in the cloud ecosystem. With the cloud comes increased complexities and an increased need for integration, aggregation and automation capabilities. This is a disruptive change for both business and IT, and constitutes a series of challe...
A two-and-a-half-year-old Berlin-based Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) start-up you never heard of called ProfitBricks thinks it can take on Amazon Web Services and win. By its lights the likes of Amazon, Rackspace, Savvis and GoGrid are all first-generation and it’s not. It cla...
It's finally summer, time to slow down, to plan, to learn and to discover your inner data geek! Summer is also the time for blue skies and clouds. And although you may know everything you want to know about the white fluffy clouds that dot the sky, do you know enough about getting you...
Intel told the Wall Street Journal that it’s gotten the power consumption of the fourth-generation mainstream Haswell Core chip due out sometime next year down 41% from where it thought it would be. At 10W it should mean thinner, lighter laptops with longer battery life. Good thing t...
Using a range of performance, operations orchestration and Business Service Automation solutions from HP, services provider Savvis has improved its incident resolution and sped the delivery of new cloud services to its enterprise clients. Savvis is recognized as a global IT leader in ...
Apple may have to wait until December 6 to see if it gets any gratification from the jury decision last week that Samsung copied its technology in its phones, which it wants enjoined. The delay is supposed to have something to do with the flood of post-trial filings the judge is expe...
BI Research, Teradata Aster, and Hortonworks are teaming up to provide clear guidance on Big Data architecture and product integration to bring more value to businesses. Attend this discussion to learn more about: MapReduce for the data scientist: the Hadoop/Hive and RDBMS approaches ...
Best Buy and its largest single shareholder, Richard Schulze, its founder and ousted chairman who wants to buy the struggling consumer electronics chain for around $9 billion – $24 to $26 a share – have smoked the peace pipe. Best Buy is going to let Schulze form an investment group ...
Stand by, we’re in for another IT infrastructure transformation if a Massachusetts start-up by the clumsy name of SimpliVity has anything to say about it. It’s been three years in the oven and finally declared itself done enough to sample the other day in public beta. It means to ta...
Hortonworks recently unveiled the Hortonworks Data Platform (HDP), which is 100% open source data management software powered by Apache Hadoop. HDP makes Hadoop easier to install, integrate, manage and use for enterprises and solution providers. Join us for this webinar as we outline ...
Embarcadero Technologies has announced the availability of a new version of the AppWave business platform and PC app store designed to help ISVs improve their customer experience. AppWave for ISVs expands on the Embarcadero experience with AppWave for enterprise customers and their e...
Neebula is scaling to serve its growing clientele of global enterprises, government and education customers in North America and Europe with the addition of senior leaders to its management team. Neebula Systems, a provider of business-level service modeling, management, and automated...
HP said Wednesday that it’s going to write off $8 billion because its services business is a flat shambles. The goodwill impairment is more than half of the $13.9 billion it paid for EDS, which became HP Enterprise Services (ES) in 2008 so HP could look more like IBM. It’s also chan...
"This solution allows our clients to fully realize the benefits from the long-standing promise of the Cloud," said Vishnu Bhat, Vice-President and Global Head, Cloud, at Infosys, as Infosys on Tuesday launched the Infosys Cloud Ecosystem Hub. It enables enterprises to create, adopt...
Is VMware slowly becoming the new Oracle? That was the question being asked after the backlash to their initial vRAM licensing model at the launch of vSphere 5. With VMware's somewhat quick retraction, it was ensured that any unsavoury Larry Ellison comparisons were quickly put to bed....
As part of its bankruptcy proceedings, Eastman Kodak has put 1,100 patents on the block. They are expected to be sold at auction on August 8. There was reportedly a Monday deadline for initial bids according to what “people familiar with the matter” told the Wall Street Journal. ...
Oracle announced on Monday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Xsigo Systems, a provider of network virtualization technology. Xsigo's software-defined networking technology simplifies cloud infrastructure and operations by allowing customers to dynamically and flexibly c...
“We started ODCA about 18 months ago and it was one of the first user-driven organizations. It was a group of CIOs coming together to collaboratively decide what we want the cloud to be,” explained Marvin Wheeler, Chairman of Open Data Center Alliance, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with...
“We have launched our Postgres Plus Cloud Database, which is a Database as a Service, fully featured, elastic, highly available, auto scaling, and you can choose your database,” said Karen Padir, EVP of Products & Engineering at EnterpriseDB, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Exp...
Symantec Wednesday pushed its CEO and president of three years Enrique Salem out and installed its chairman, former Intuit CEO Steve Bennett, in his place. Shares rose a cheery 13.5% to $14.96 on the news. “While progress has been made over the last three years in many areas,” Bennett...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Amplidata, a provider of Optimized Object Storage systems for Big Data, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 11th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 5–8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Amplidata provides...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CodeFutures Corporation, the company behind dbShards, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 11th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 5–8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CodeFutures Corporation, the company...
“The cloud is very useful for analyzing Big Data and for hosting production Big Data as well. We are the first vendor to tackle this area of database scalability,” noted Cory Isaacson, CEO of dbShards, in this SYS-CON.tv interview with Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan at the 1...
IT departments are struggling to adapt to new economic realities and a rapidly changing technology environment that includes fundamental shifts in mobile, social, and cloud computing technologies. The lingering effects of the downturn marked by flat-to-negative IT budgets are forcing ...
OpenXava is an open source framework for Rapid Development of WebSphere and WebSphere Portal applications, well-suited for business and database oriented applications. OpenXava allows you develop applications just by writing simple domain classes with Java or Groovy. The user interfac...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ServerCentral, Chicago’s leading provider of colocation, cloud, network connectivity, and managed services, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 11th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 5–8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in ...
If the mystery bidder for Quest Software is Dell as Reuters claims then Dell is going to have to fight for the prize if it really wants it because Insight Venture Partners has topped the $25.50-a-share cash bid Quest got last week, according to what a source told Bloomberg. The myste...
Another year and another Cloud Expo in New York. This year I will be giving two different presentations. The first is on Application Performance Monitoring in the Clouds. In this talk I will cover the five top lessons we have learned about performance and cloud applications. The seco...
JadeLiquid is pleased to announce the long-awaited release of the WebRenderer Swing Edition 6.0 supporting 64-bit systems. WebRenderer 6.0 includes support for both 32 and 64-bit systems on Windows, OS X and Linux. SPARC Solaris is also a supported platform. The WebRenderer Swing Editi...
Best Buy founder and its largest shareholder Richard Schulze, 71, will be stepping down as chairman June 21 after a board investigation found he didn’t disclose CEO Brian Dunn’s “extremely close personal relationship” with a 29-year-old female employee to the board’s audit committee. ...
If you'd like to be able to use a PaaS offering to quickly and securely deploy your website, blog or web-based application, come see a demo and deep dive on Rackspace Cloud Sites. In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Jereme Hancock, a Rackspace Cloud Sites Linux Syste...
In spite of the great strides the cloud industry has made in addressing security and integration concerns, large enterprises (e.g., banks, insurance companies, health care firms) continue to be reluctant to adopt the cloud for mission-critical applications. Further, resistance to cloud...
Do applications using NoSQL still require performance management? Is it always the best option to throw more hardware at a MapReduce job? In both cases, performance management is still about the application, but “Big Data” technologies have added a new wrinkle. In his session at the 1...
The opportunity for today’s IT leaders is to transform IT by leveraging the new ecosystem of services that liberate IT from a technology focus to an information and innovation focus. In his general session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Rich Taggart, Lead Partner at SHI, will ...
As workers continue to demand business apps on their connected devices, the mobile cloud will play a key role in changing the enterprise IT landscape forever. The mobile cloud provides users with the ability to go beyond the capabilities of their smart devices by offering unlimited dat...