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SOA Software Eric Pulier (pictured) was joined by Blue Titan CEO Frank Martinez, who will join SOA Software as an EVP, and SOA Software EVP Roberto Medrano, in an exclusive SYS-CON interview that covered the recently announced Blue Titan acquisition. The execs view this as a deal that melds complementary strengths, and which will strengthen SOA Software's efforts to compete in the rapidly growing SOA Web Services market. This exclusive interview can be found at ... (more)

AJAX World "Best of Show" Award Polls to Open on Monday, October 20

Which company will be tapped at next week's AJAX World Conference & Expo 2008 West as purveyor of the "Best Overall Enterprise RIA Product"? What offering will be hailed as the "Best AJAX-Based Solution"? Which platform will be chosen as the "Best RIA Platform"? And how about "Best SDK, Tool or Toolkit" and "Best Open Source RIA Solution"? The answers to all these question lie 100% in the hands of the architects, front-end engineers, developers, IT managers, C-level executives and analysts who will all be converging next week in San Jose, California, at the 6th International AJAXWorld Conference & Expo (20-22 October, 2008). ... (more)

CA's Swainson Gets Cloud Computing as Much as Larry Ellison Does

This week CA is having their User Conference, and on Sunday the company CEO John Swainson, an ex-IBMer, talked about virtualization and cloud computing as well. Okay, here's the deal. When you observe the big software guys and see how quickly they adopt emerging technologies, which will change IT the way we know it today, here is what we see. Larry Ellison invested millions in old SaaS / cloud companies, which gave him zippo in return, and he now, together with Richard Stallman and Raul Castro, is a cloud hater. Don’t expect Oracle to do anything meaningful in the cloud space. IBM is making lots of noise, but IBM is known to make lots of noise, even surrounding social computing, Web 2.0, and other children’s toy stuff, which will not earn them a single penny by a single customer by a long shot. IBM, on the other hand, is one of the top big guys that does understand ... (more)

"SOA in the Cloud Expo" 2009 New York Photo Album

SYS-CON's SOA World Conference & Expo, colocated with AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo, held on June 22-23, 2009, in New York City, featured parallel content-rich tracks reflecting the worldwide adoption of the distributed computing paradigm, in which web services are deployed through specific service-oriented architectures. The two content-packed days emphasized value with a rich array of sessions, keynotes, General Sessions, breakout sessions, and industry panels led by exceptional speakers. Enjoy the photo album of the show. More Than 60 Companies Sponsored or Exhibited at Cloud Computing Expo New York April 2009 Cloud Computing Conference & Expo West and East (past two events) were sponsored by more than 60 leading global cloud computing technology providers, including: 3Tera, Active Endpoints, AppSense, AppZero, Aria Systems, CA, Inc., Certeon,, Compos... (more)

New Release of Quest Toad for Oracle Offers Enhancements to Reduce Risk

Today's economy requires IT management to justify the cost of every purchase while ensuring their teams are more productive, agile and versatile than ever before. These pressures filter down to the individual developer, administrator and analyst, who often have to do the work of two or three people. And in the database world, a Big Data and Cloud revolution is changing the way database professionals develop access, manage, and analyze data. Amidst this sea of change, the majority of Fortune 500 companies and more than 2 million individual database professionals continue to rely on one tool as they have for nearly 15 years. With the release of version 11, Toad for Oracle again proves why it is the most popular, most comprehensive tool for Oracle database management on the market today. Toad for Oracle 11 gives developers a far more flexible and intuitive way to per... (more)

In 2014 Big Data Investments Will Account for Nearly $30 Billion - Eventually Accounting for $76 Billion by 2020 End

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

PR Newswire Summary of Technology Copy, July 9, 2007

Following is a summary of high technology news releases transmitted today by PR Newswire. The full text of these releases is available at the PR Newswire for Journalists, NYM053 07/09/2007 00:01 r f NJ-Verizon-Cybertrust (BASKING RIDGE) Verizon Business Completes Cybertrust Acquisition AQM083 07/09/2007 00:35 r f CA-Sony-Computer (FOSTER CITY) Sony Computer Entertainment America Introduces New 80GB PLAYSTATION(R)3 (PS3(TM)); Announces New Price on Current 60GB Model HKM003 07/09/2007 01:57 r f UMC-June-ERN (TAIPEI) UMC Reports Sales for June 2007 AQM042A 07/09/2007 02:00 r f AZ-Limelight-chosen (TEMPE) GameShadow Selects Limelight Networks for Scalable, Robust Service and Fast Download Speeds UKF047 07/09/2007 02:01 r f blinkx (SAN FRANCISCO) Partners With blinkx to Deliver New Video Search Capabilities LAM026 07/09/2007 02:30 ... (more)

Amazon Premiers Court Yard Hounds Music Video and Offers Free Multimedia Download, Inc. today announced it is now exclusively premiering the Court Yard Hounds’ music video and offering fans a free MP3 download of the band’s song "It Didn't Make a Sound." Starting today and for a limited time, customers can watch the music video and download both the video and MP3 of the song by visiting Amazon’s Court Yard Hounds Store: Court Yard Hounds’ Martie Maguire and Emily Robison first gained popularity as members of the fan favorite Dixie Chicks. The sisters have regrouped after a three-year musical hiatus to form Court Yard Hounds. The Hounds’ debut album will be released from Columbia Records on May 4, 2010, and it is currently available for pre-order on “Our customers love the convenience of pre-ordering new music so we strive to give them early access to our multimedia products. Amazon is thri... (more) Inc. Engages the Law Firm of Stubbs Alderton & Markiles LLP Inc. (“Voip-Pal”) (OTC Pink: VPLM) is pleased to announce that they have engaged the law firm of Stubbs Alderton & Markiles LLP to serve as its corporate counsel. Dr. Thomas Sawyer, Chairman and CEO of Voip-Pal, stated, " is very pleased to have engaged Stubbs, Alderton & Markiles LLP, to assist us in our progress in the future. We are confident that working in tandem will enable us to achieve our goals of gaining appropriate value for the portfolio of VoIP's patented technologies. Studies have concluded that legal services quality increases with the size of the law firm because of experience and functional industry knowledge. All firms are made up of humans; thus, it is important that the law firm have compatible personal skills and cultural exposures. Due diligence by Voip has convinced the Board of Directors that Stubbs is of the size to ... (more)

The Top 150 Players in Cloud Computing

Cloud Expo Early Bird Savings A robust ecosystem of solutions providers is emerging around cloud computing. Here, SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal expands its list of most active players in the fast-emerging Cloud Ecosystem, from the 'mere' 100 we identified back in January of this year, to half as many again - testimony, if any further were needed, to the fierce and continuing growth of the "Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of enterprise computing. Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe the various services and solutions in this round-up are in every case taken from the Web sites cited. As ever we encourage software engineers, developers, IT operations managers, and new/growing companies in every case to "suck it and see" by downloading or otherwise sampling the offering in question for themselves. (Omissions to this Top 150 list sh... (more)

AJAX, Web 2.0 & SOA Power Panel Live From Times Square

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