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The US Government, as well as governments around the world, is looking to invest heavily in Cloud Computing. The cloud promises a lot of efficiencies and cost savings but it also presents a new revolutionary way to approach citizen services. This session offers insight into how Cloud C...
The key drivers behind the Cloud Revolution are faster delivery of IT solutions, access to ‘unlimited’ on-demand capacity, and lower operating costs. Still, many struggle with the variables behind the Cloud, including data management, portability, and public, private, hybrid, and virtu...
In his session at the 12th Cloud Expo |Cloud Expo New York [June 10-13, 2013], Sam Bisbee, Director of Technical Business Development at Cloudant, will look at how NoSQL impacts your application building decisions. He will discuss some of the insider baseball in the NoSQL community, co...
The traditional databases of the 20th century were never designed to scale to meet 21st century data demands. Google alone processes about 24 petabytes of data/day. With the added complexity of heavily virtualized hardware and storage plus apps being moved in and out of private, hybrid...
Saas, IaaS, PaaS. Cloud computing is growing at a breathtaking speed and is the fastest-growing means by which technology companies offer their products today. Regardless of the industry, cloud computing is revolutionizing the way companies manage their applications and data processing...
Richard Taggart, CTO of SHI, will share in his upcoming breakout session at 12th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo New York a collection of best Information Technology Practices and Innovation Programs that have been proven to work in real life situations. These practices are some of the best i...
Cloud Computing is booming and so is Cloud Expo – now with Big Data and Software-Defined Networking as fully integrated themes. Here are the nine tracks we are serving up for you June 10–13 at the Jacob Javits Convention Center and below this brief note from me is a complete A–Z of...
With Cloud Expo New York (12th Cloud Expo) now under six weeks away, let's remind you in greater detail about all the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the conference...
"Only HP is positioned to deliver the industry's most complete software-defined data center network fabric with innovations that enable our customers to create a network foundation that will meet their needs today and well into the future," said Bethany Mayer, Sr. VP & GM of Networking...
How do we connect clouds and improve SLA control? As the internet has no SLA many organizations are concerned of being exposed to the vagaries of the internet. There are only a few options for concrete quality of service (QoS) when accessing public clouds. Identifying a need for connec...
IBM has already done it; Oracle too; now HP's Tom Joyce has joined the list of industry executives put in charge of a newly reorganized division to reflect the increasing importance of cloud computing and big data analytics, as well as mobile and social. Joyce is now SVP and GM, Conver...
"As a company, we are serious about Cloud," said Neil Sutton, Vice President, Global Portfolio, at BT Global Services today as BT launched BT Cloud Compute, an enhanced service that the company claims allows CIOs increased control in terms of designing, building, buying and operating a...
In an internal reorg, IBM's Tivoli, Maximo, TRIRIGA, Endpoint Manager, and Netcool branded offerings, as well as its SmartCloud service management offerings, are now to be clustered under an "overarching umbrella" called IBM Cloud & Smarter Infrastructure. The new division, says IBM, r...
"In June of 2013 we are shipping Eucalyptus version 3.3 and again we present features to you that other cloud platforms are only dreaming of," blogged Eucalyptus CEO Mårten Mickos today. "We are adding three new services for scalable cloud workloads," he continued, "Auto Scaling, Elast...
What's the difference between "DBaaS" and "DRaaS"? What's the current status of Hadoop? What's the US Government doing right now in the Cloud? How about the financial industry? Why is the Cloud so important to the Big Data boom? Which cloud model is right for your company? How can y...
RW Baird & Co. is projecting $10 billion in revenue for Amazon Web Services by 2016. As Alex Williams of TechCrunch puts it, "The estimates reflect Wall Street’s growing confidence in cloud services and the need that analysts see in letting their customers know that a shift is underway...
"Just as standards and open source revolutionized the Web and Linux, they will also have a tremendous impact on cloud computing," said Robert LeBlanc, IBM SVP of Software, as IBM - Diamond Sponsor of 12th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo New York being held June 10-13, 2013 at the Javits Center...
"David..., together with our select group of cloud experts, will provide our clients with an unparalleled wealth of cloud knowledge and ensure we deliver the most advanced and sensible cloud solutions possible," said Chris Greendale, Founder and CEO, Cloud Technology Partners, as he an...
“The Nebula One delivers on Nebula’s mission to democratize cloud computing by bringing the simplicity, agility, and operational efficiency of the world’s largest Internet companies to all enterprises at a fraction of the cost of public cloud services,” said Chris C. Kemp, co-founder a...
"When we started out, I had no idea what Hadoop would become," blogged Hadoop's founder Doug Cutting today on the occasion of Hadoop's seventh birthday, "so I proposed a name for it that didn’t have any connotation." "The project has grown," Cutting continued, "giving that name mean...
“Our common interest in open source solutions has enabled OSSI to put together an all-star team of Government, commercial and community partners,” said John Farrell of HP/Fortify, OSSI's volunteer chairman and Chief Information Security Officer, as OSSI named several new members to its...
In-memory data grids (IMDGs) have seen rapid adoption over the last several years driven by the need to help applications scale their performance as workloads grow. Because IMDGs host fast-changing (“operational”) data in memory across a cluster of servers, they also offer the ability ...
200 million active users now create over 400 million Tweets each day - something @jack, @ev and @biz only dreamed about back in 2006. Karen Wickre (@kvox), Twitter's editorial director blogs to the entire Twittersphere: "Thank you for making Twitter everything it is today."
In his session at 12th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo New York [June 10-13, 2013], Datapipe VP Ed Laczynski will discuss innovative hybrid cloud strategies being used to address complex IT challenges. The session will examine how you can take advantage of the scalability and efficiencies of t...
"We wish Kevin well in this new chapter of his career," said Adobe - somewhat sparingly - in a statement released as the company behind PDF and Acrobat confirmed that just four days after offering his resignation as CTO on March 18, Kevin Lynch will be leaving the company he joined in ...
In the face of explosive data growth and significant pressure on IT budgets, data centers cannot afford the application bottlenecks, stranded capacity, and excessive cost of traditional storage and networking architectures. They are leading the adoption of new flash storage and network...
According to a statement released today by Stephen Ewart, Marketing Manager for names.co.uk, over 600 domains were registered within hours of Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio's anointment as the Head of the Catholic Church. But His Holiness is not the first high-profile world leader to f...
“Networks are the last bastion of unvirtualized computing infrastructure,” said Dr. Richard Soley, Chairman and CEO of The Object Management Group, as OMG announced that new member Dell has proposed a Software-Defined Networking (SDN) standardization working committee within the OMG te...
On 19 November 2010, according to www.whendidyoujointwitter.com, the account @GoogleCloud was registered with Twitter. 848 days later it has yet to tweet. But that may be about to change...
Oracle announced today that it has agreed to acquire Nimbula, a provider of private cloud infrastructure management software. Nimbula's technology helps companies manage infrastructure resources to deliver service, quality and availability, as well as workloads in private and hybrid cl...
The networking field, which from the perspective of new innovations had been realtively dull until quite recently, is currently vibrant and exciting with new possibilities. Enter Software Defined Networking (SDN) - a new market estimated to be on a growth trajectory from just $198 mill...
The Big Data analytics marketplace is truly heating up in terms of interest, activity, technology and competition. According to a Wikibon report published recently, the total Big Data market reached $11.4 billion in 2012. But 2013 is the year that big data is going big time, so here we...
enStratus is officially changing its name from enStratus Networks, Inc. to Enstratius, Inc. – for marketing purposes, simply “Enstratius.” Its product will be henceforth be called the Enstratius Cloud Management Platform. The change to Enstratius is to avoid brand confusion with oth...
With Cloud Expo New York | 12th Cloud Expo [June 10-13, 2013] hurtling towards us, let's start to take a look at the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical and strategy sessions at the conference coming up June 10-13 at the Jacob Javits Center in ...
“With order of magnitude improvements in price/performance, Amazon Redshift makes big data analytics accessible to more people, allowing large organizations to analyze more of their data and smaller ones to afford fast, scalable data warehousing technology," said Raju Gulabani, Vice Pr...
This year, Eucalyptus Professional Services is going open. All the way open," blogged Jason Eden, Senior Director of Professional Services at Eucalyptus Systems, this week as the open source cloud company ushered in changes in the realm of Education, Consulting, and Certification.
"Cloud computing’s not a panacea and it’s not the ideal solution for every business situation," wrote Oracle SVP Bob Evans recently in Forbes, "but at the same time, it’s no longer some nebulous (pardon me) theory whose risk is high and whose potential benefits are impossible to quanti...
"Building a media solution that encodes and streams video to various devices and clients is a complex task," blogged Microsoft's Scott Guthrie this week. "It requires hardware and software that has to be connected, configured, and maintained. Windows Azure Media Services makes this pro...
What changes in the cloud computing and big data landscape should we be expecting in 2013? In this article we offer a round-up of industry experts' opinions as they were asked by Cloud Expo Conference Chair Jeremy Geelan to preview the year ahead.
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