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London, 15 April 2014 - As the adoption of cloud computing continues to grow across the world, security, privacy and regulation of data in the cloud are becoming more prominent and relevant than ever before. This year's Cloud World Forum conference and exhibition will provide a platfor...
The Information Technology Acquisition Advisory Council (ITAAC) and the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) are announcing a slate of innovative leaders to serve as facilitators for the upcoming "Agile Sourcing Environment for Commercial Cloud" brainstorming session being he...
Whether you’re just starting up your own small business or you’re the head of a purchasing department in an established company, it makes sense to automate your purchase requisition process. Today’s options for automated solutions are broader, more affordable and more...
The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News We...
I am the CEO and founder of GovCloud Network, LLC. In a consultative role, I help companies develop and execute targeted media strategies via social media channels to over 1.5 million professionals across 20 industry verticals. With a specialty in cloud computing, we and our partners a...
In the cloud lock-in is often a greater concern than lock-out*, but both should be top of mind for organizations looking to deploy cloud seriously, or better said, for organizations that want to deploy cloud for serious business. Lock-in is the phenomenon that it is often difficult ...
Two industry-leading UK SMEs - Informed Solutions and Skyscape Cloud Services Ltd - have allied to offer an integrated portfolio of professional and technical services to the public sector that assess, re-design and transition ICT estate and services onto the Cloud.The alliance brings ...
The Information Technology Acquisition Advisory Council (ITAAC) and Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) are honored to team with NGA in hosting the first "Agile Sourcing Environment for Commercial Cloud" brainstorming session, April 23, 2014 at TIA headquarters. This not for ...
Welcome to the Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly, our newest online newsletter. Mobile Cyber Security will focus on the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile and cyber security, mobile malware, mobile application management, cyber warfare (and more!) that I run ac...
Cognizant Mobility Expert Peter RogersMy friend and Cognizant colleague, the ever opinionated Peter Rogers, shares more of his insights into the world of IoT (Internet of Things), enterprise mobility, geekdom and how they really works under-the-covers.  By "they" I mean technology...
Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016.Also read Field Mo...
L’expression « Cloud Computing » est utilisée depuis 2007 ; 2007, c’est aussi l’année de naissance de ... Revevol ! Dans cette expression, le mot « Computing » est devenu trop restrictif, car il fait référence à une seule des...
For me the most fascinating aspect of the Cloud trend was not so much the technology or suppliers like Amazon, but rather an associated focus on innovation that grew among the CIO community, and as a subset of this the role public sector CIO’s can play in driving economic innovat...
TechViews: TechViews: The Future of Mobile, Big Data “Due Process”, 5 BYOD Considerations and more! Featured Article Whither the CIO? The role of IT — and ...
#F5 #IBMCloud #IBMSAPAlliance #Cloud #SDAS #ThoughtsOnCloud One of the concerns often cited by those migrating to or integrating with "the cloud" is that applications deployed in off-premise cloud environments will fail to meet expectations with respect to availability, perf...
The UK government is starting to plan the evolution of their G-Cloud (Government Cloud) initiative. In essence the current implementation is basically an ‘e-commerce store for Government Cloud IT services’. The Cloud Store is just that, the logical first step of a single or...
By Noel Wurst, Managing Editor at Skytap This article was originally published on the Skytap Blog Noel: Hello, this is Noel Wurst with Skytap and I am speaking with Theresa Lanowitz today, who is the founder of voke. Theresa is going to be giving a keynote at this year&r...
Fort de ses succès continus en Afrique, Aspect Enterprise Solutions, leader de l'édition de logiciels de trading et gestion de risque pour le pétrole et les commodities, prépare de nouveau son parrainage de ARA Week (African Refiners' Association Week), la rencontre...
London, 18 March 2014 - In an increasingly digital world the Cloud era presents a wealth of opportunity to economies, enterprises and individuals around the globe. At an executive level, Cloud is having a profound effect on the role of CIOs, whose corporate responsibilities are evolvin...
In 2008, the size of the cloud computing industry was $46 Billion. That is more than the GDP of Costa Rica! Think it’s a lot? Ready to jump on the cloud security bandwagon? That was 2008! In 2014, the size of the cloud computing industry has more than tripled to $150 Billion – almost t...
Hi folks, I’m a product manager here at Skytap and I wanted to take some time to talk about our newly-launched support for Skytap on Amazon Web Services. Since beginning a private beta program last November, we’ve been working closely with our customers who use AWS, and after receivi...
A senior fellow and chief strategist at Lockheed Martin, Mel has more than 29 years’ experience in systems and software engineering and is a recognized expert in Service Oriented Architecture, Cloud Computing and Predictive Analytics. His research fields include Nanotechnology, Synthet...
Cranleigh, Surrey – +13 March 2014 – With the government’s “open source procurement” mandate already in place, where public sector organisations have to demonstrate that they have included open source choices within their...
Businesses of all sizes are adopting cloud computing for their business needs. The move is not only limited to cloud storage or cloud backup, but other SaaS applications are also being widely used for performing a multitude of business operations. Cloud based applications that are offe...
Tous ceux qui conduisaient une voiture, il y a plus de vingt ans, savaient comment s’ouvrait le capot de leur voiture, rajouter de l’eau dans le radiateur, changer l’huile, vérifier les bougies,... Tous les conducteurs avaient l’obligation d’avoir un minimum...
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Today PerspecSys announced the results of a survey conducted at the 2014 RSA Conference concerning the attitudes and policies of organizations towards cloud-based security. After polling 130 security professionals on the show floor of the RSA Conference, PerspecSys found that "an overw...
The Network Centric Operations Industry Consortium (NCOIC) has begun offering an open process that will enable governments, agencies and businesses to create and manage a secure, hybrid IT computing environment quickly and cost effectively. Known as the NCOIC Rapid Response Capability...
When considering the major benefits of modern cloud computing, the lower operational overhead of the cloud should be high on anyone’s list. But when it comes to sensitive data — such as healthcare, finance, retail or government data — security measures are needed to ensure privacy and ...
Hey, software junkies… how do you feel about gamification? The evolution of business software, specifically SaaS, continues to spark new, innovative, and powerful tools for business owners to optimize how their employees use, and gain from, the systems that are in place. One company th...
By Bob GourleyL-3 Acquires Data Tactics Corporation – Adds New Big Data Analytics and Cloud Solutions Capabilities NEW YORK, Mar 05, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — L-3 Communications announced effective today that it has acquired Data Tactics Corporation. The business, renamed L-3 ...
If you thought that cyber security threats were troubling in 2013, then you should brace yourself for the onslaught that's very likely in 2014. A new generation of security threats stemming from progressive business technology trends -- such as BYOD, mobility and cloud services adoptio...
Shenzhen, Beijing, CHINA - 4 March 2014 - Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), a leader in network connectivity, monitoring and management, and Huawei, a world leading information and communication solution provider, today announced that cards based on Emulex BladeEngine™ (BE)3 Etherne...
By Bob GourleyEditor’s note: Gus is my friend and it is awesome watching his open sharing of ideas create value in the marketplace. The news in the press release below is good for us all. – bg Former CIA CTO Gus Hunt Joins Venture Capital Firm Artis Ventures’ Board of...
- 400 per cent growth leads to Sean McCarry appointed as Sales Director, to continue expansion strategy- Centrix Software forges global partnerships to develop IT channel ecosystemDuring the last year, Centrix Software has established itself as the leading workspace management expert. ...
Although Cloud hosting has been a massive boom it’s not necessarily a disruptive technology model. Although Amazon is certainly doing it to a much larger scale than ever before, it more represents an ongoing maturity of the simple web hosting we began in the early 90′s. It ...
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Noel: Hello, this is Noel Wurst with Skytap and I am speaking with Theresa Lanowitz today, who is the founder of voke. Theresa is going to be giving a keynote at this year’s STAREAST conference on May 8, in Orlando, Florida. The keynote is titled “Extreme Automation: Software Q...
By Bob GourleyUnified Certification Standard for Cloud & Managed Service Providers Will Serve as Framework for Agility Recovery Partners and Clients The International Association of Cloud and Managed Service Providers (MSPAlliance), today announced that Agility Recovery would lever...
The idea of a robot car may seem outlandish and futuristic, but automotive technology has been gradually automating over time. In 1939, General Motors took the first bold step forward with automatic transmission. More recently, GPS tracking became prevalent. The pace of adoption for au...