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Monday 20 January, 2014 The countdown for the prestigious Guild Awards of Excellence has started. Created to recognise top beauty wholesalers in the UK, the deadline for nominations is Wednesday 22nd January 2014. If you are a beauty professional, don't forget to submit your no...
Welcome to the future where light bulbs suck power for WiFi even when they are switched off (as reported by Redmonk's Tom Raftery), where a smart thermostat company is bought for $3.2 billion, and where electric vehicles can take commands from your wristwatch. What does this all hav...
Over the past few weeks we’ve seen a wide array of predictions for what’s to come in 2014. Vendors, analysts and reporters alike have been guessing which companies will succeed, which technologies will falter and where the industry will stand a year from now. Despite all the different ...
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By Bob GourleyOn 16 January 2014 the federal Cloud Computing community will be gathering at the Newseum for an exchange of ideas and a continued focus on ways to leverage emerging cloud computing capabilities to the betterment of federal missions. I most strongly endorse this event for...
Getting started with DropWizard, OpenShift, and AppDynamics In this blog post, I’ll show you how to deploy a Dropwizard-based application on OpenShift by Red Hat and monitor it with AppDynamics. DropWizard is a high-performance Java framework for building RESTful web services. It...
Je viens de... créer un nouvel acronyme dans le monde du Cloud Computing : LaaS, Legacy as a Service. En effet, à a grande surprise, quand j’ai fait une recherche sur Google pour savoir ce qui existait sur ce thème...
With a growing number of software developers and computer applications, computers systems are revised and renewed every day. Computer systems can become so large that they will need the expertise of a computerized Service Desk, which will help integrate a growing organization to get ma...
After lecturing on SOA concepts, Architecture and Technology, I present Case Studies. While presenting Case Studies, I ask my students: "Why many Case Studies and Success Stories are from the Telco industry?" Usually they do not provide a good answer to the good question.
CloudSigma's Advanced Hybrid Cloud Offering Recognized for its Industry-First Private Patching and Secure Data AccessZurich, Switzerland - December 23, 2013 - CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, has been shortlisted in the 2013-2014 Cloud Aw...
40 million card numbers stolen. Will your firm be the next target? News broke last week that a major retailer was the victim of a massive theft of customer credit card data, in what is becoming an all too common cadence of data breaches.  Thieves made off with not just the credit card ...
Continuous Deployment makes software development and your deployment environment safe so anyone can commit code. Read about these and other advantages in this article. I've been wondering for a few years now, why it's so hard to get companies to prioritize the work that I feel is imp...
Sports fan strategists like to throw around the famous Wayne Gretzky quote: I skate to where the puck is going to be, not where it has been. The corporate implications of the quote are self-evident: plot your strategic course to where you think the market is going. Setting your sights ...
We still see quite a few eyebrows raised when we explain how we use WDM optics in our datacenter solution. In the various descriptions of the Plexxi solution it is often mentioned and referred to, but it is worth explaining what that optical infrastructure actually looks like and why i...
2013 has seen some massive outages; and given our heavy reliance on technology today, there is more at stake than ever before. Outages affect not only internal users, but a company’s customers and partners – and impact revenue, credibility, trust, reputation and productivity. With all ...
LZA SOA Training & Certification: Washington DC – June 10 – 13, 2014 Tuesday June 10, 2014-Friday June 13, 2014 Dovel Technologies 7901 Jones Branch Drive McLean VA 22102 Price: $2,495.00 (including $500 early discount)   We offer additional discounts for groups of...
Skytap is pleased to announce the opening of our newest data center in Singapore. This allows Skytap to serve our customers based in APAC as well as those customers with a presence in the region. It has been a busy year at Skytap in terms of expansion. In addition to our new US-East ...
- MaxCloud provides a complete view of corporate Amazon Web Services and IT infrastructure for monitoring and optimisationCorporate users of Amazon Web Services (AWS) can now have complete visibility of their cloud computing operations with the launch of MaxCloud, a new monitoring serv...
Upgrade option enables greater flexibility and collaboration for academic researchersLondon, UK and Boston, USA: Figshare, an online repository for academic researchers to securely host, publish and share all their research, today launched Figshare Premium - offering users up to 20GB o...
Over the years, IT has had the ability to customize the heck out of applications. Even the industry enabled this addiction to feature creep. Vendors asked what new button, bell, and whistle customers wanted and then delivered what they could. Customization became a hallmark of IT tryin...
By Bob GourleyDC seems to have a cyber security related event every week. No kidding. You have to pick and chose and only go to the best or you will never get any work done.  How do you pick the right events? My recommendation is to look for events that have a good mix of thought leade...
A few weeks ago, I came across one of those LinkedIn stories that pop up in everyone’s feed. Basically, it was an advice column dedicated to answering a question from someone who asked if he should leave a company that made stupid decisions despite him telling everyone what the right a...
San Francisco, CA, December 06, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Constellation Research, Inc. the research and advisory firm focused on helping organizations understand technological disruption today announced the publication of "Inclusion Layer Products Enter the Market” by Constellation...
First-party fraud involves fraudsters who apply for credit cards, loans, overdrafts and unsecured banking credit lines with no intention of paying them back. It is a serious problem for banking institutions. U.S. banks lose tens of billions of dollars every year to first-party fraud, w...
Parasoft showcased our Service Virtualization solution at Gartner AADI earlier this week. Here's a list of the top questions we received about service virtualization. 
Reinforcing its leading market position in managed services and hybrid computing solutionsLondon - December 03, 2013 - Attenda Limited, the Business Critical IT company, today announced that it has achieved Advanced Consulting Partner status in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network.T...
. At the center of ZapThink 2020 is continuous transformation.
Everyone wants to make money and get the latest in gadgets and electronics. The best way to do this is to get rid of the old ones and make money in the process by recycling IT assets such as old computer hardware and redundant IT accessories. Computers and IT assets are updated periodi...
  To prove the cloud’s value to your business, executives must first appreciate the cloud features that can boost the enterprise beyond the IT department. True leaders must show the way to capture the real savings and potential of cloud computing. The only thing bigger than ...
Focus on disruption that leads to business agility instead of chaos
Here are two jobs which may interest readers of this blog. Both require Axway (Vordel) skills for API Management. The first job is more of an administrator role, and the second is more of a dev role:
November 2013 Server and StorageIO Update Newsletter By Greg Schulz November 2013 Server and StorageIO Update Newsletter Welcome to the November 2013 edition of the StorageIO Update (newsletter)...
One of the most surprising moments of my talk at QCon San Francisco last week was when I asked the audience who is ‘doing’ service oriented architecture inside their Enterprise. Everyone raised their hand, or nearly everyone. There was no hesitation. The question was clear and the res...
The silos within IT are breaking down, at least in terms of awareness of each other and the need to coordinate provisioning and orchestration of compute, network and application services. No longer is it acceptable to simply provide a solution; that solution must integrate, collaborate...
London, 18 November 2013 - At the web giant's re:Invent conference in Las Vegas, Amazon has named Cloudreach as Premier Consulting Partner for its Amazon Web Services suite of cloud products. The London-headquartered cloud consultancy becomes one of the first European firms to be recog...
Hit Rail introduces HEROS, the new message interoperability service for the European Railway IndustryUtrecht, 18 November 2013 - Thanks to Hit Rail's new HEROS web services, the Swiss railway undertaking Rhätische Bahn is the first rail organisation in Europe to become interconnec...
With the new Windows Server 2012 R2 Essentials Server we really added many features to make this an even more rounded server. The Essential server also provides a ton of flexibly for deployment and functionality. We even included the popular client computer backup from Windows Home se...
I catch up with Nojan Moshiri, Product Manager for LineRate Systems, to talk about what LineRate offers and how it can help solve many DevOp challenges. ps Related: AWS re:Invent 2013 – Find F5 AWS re:Invent 2013 – Cloud Bursting Reference Architecture (feat. Pearce) AWS re:Inven...
If you're running a small business, it can sometimes seem that creating a website and handling online marketing consume an awful lot of your time. You may also be getting bombarded with emails warning that your SEO is inadequate, your security isn't up to scratch, or you'd be doing mu...