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10th International Cloud Expo, held on June 11-14, 2012 at the Javits Center in New York City, featured four content-packed days with a rich array of sessions about the business and technical value of cloud computing led by exceptional speakers from every sector of the cloud computing ecosystem. The Cloud Expo series is the fastest-growing Enterprise IT event in the past 10 years, devoted to every aspect of delivering massively scalable enterprise IT as a service. We invite you to enjoy our photo album of the show - we'll be adding new images all week. ... (more)

Red Hat SI Breakfast outside Washington DC

Served on a panel discussion at today’s Red Hat breakfast seminar entitled: The Next Big Open Source Migration – SOA: Simple, Open, Affordable. I was joined by very knowledgeable panel members including Robert Ames, BU Executive at IBM; Drew Cohen, Senior Principal at Booze Allen, and Joe Dickman, Program Director for AEM (Applied Engineering Management). The keynote was delivered by Shaun Connolly, who I believe the last time he and I were together was in Vegas at JBoss World right after they were purchased by Red Hat. Lynne Corddry (RedHat VP Business Development, Public Sector), an old friend from her days running Federal Systems & Technology for Unisys, chaired the event. The attendees were mainly folks from Government, but they all had an interest in SOA and the future of the JBoss stack. It was a packed house and a lot of great questions were asked, including ... (more)

BEA Systems Embraces Open Source Innovation

SAN FRANCISCO, JAVAONE, June 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BEA Systems, Inc. today announced groundbreaking plans to develop the industry's first J2EE application environment that is designed to fully support all major open source frameworks. The new BEA tools will be designed to allow developers to write to one or more leading open source Java frameworks and then easily deploy their blended applications on BEA's high-performance application server. The roadmap, shared during a keynote address here by BEA chief technology officer Mark Carges, represents the company's most sweeping embrace of the open source community. A recent study by BEA of more than 1,000 enterprise developers indicates that more than 70 percent of Global 2000 companies today use one or more open source frameworks -- and up to 28 percent use more than one type of application server within their d... (more)

BEA Expands Its Blended Development Model by Making Valuable Code Donation to Open Source Java Community

OSBC West, SAN FRANCISCO and SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In a bold move that demonstrates its commitment to the open source community and signifies a key milestone in the execution against its Blended Development and Deployment Model, BEA Systems, Inc. , a world leader in enterprise infrastructure software, today announced that it will open source a significant portion of BEA Kodo, its persistence engine, under the name Open JPA. BEA acquired Kodo as part of its purchase of SolarMetric, Inc. in November 2005. Today's announcement will benefit all Java users, particularly those who prefer to develop using a blended model of commercial software and open source frameworks. Open JPA is a set of Java persistence Application Program Interfaces (APIs) that are based on the forthcoming Enterprise Java Beans 3.0 (EJB3) standard. A key element of the ... (more)

CollabNet Wins Great Indian Developer Award

BRISBANE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/27/09 -- CollabNet, the leader in distributed application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions, today announced that CollabNet SourceForge Enterprise Edition, the predecessor to the recently released CollabNet TeamForge, won a Great Indian Developer Award in the Change and Configuration Management category. The Great Indian Developer Awards, produced by Saltmarch Media, honor trailblazing individuals, technologies, and organizations that are contributing to the evangelism, productivity, and innovation excellence of the Indian developer ecosystem. Winners were selected via a public voting process and finalized by a panel of expert judges. A ceremony was held at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India on Apr. 25 to honor the award winners. "CollabNet SourceForge Enterprise Edition (now CollabNet TeamForge) is transformin... (more)

CA Announces a Comprehensive Solution for Integrated Infrastructure Availability and Performance Management Across Physical and Virtualized IT Domains

New Versions of CA Spectrum Infrastructure Manager and CA eHealth Performance Manager will Enable Lean IT by Proactively Preventing and Rapidly Resolving Problems Across the Entire IT Infrastructure ISLANDIA, N.Y., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CA, Inc. (Nasdaq: CA) today announced an enhanced solution for integrated infrastructure availability and performance management for enterprises, government agencies and service providers. CA Spectrum(R) Infrastructure Manager r9.1 and CA eHealth(R) Performance Manager r6.1.1 will address key business service requirements for managing fast-growing virtualized environments, networked application flows, IP telephony applications, MPLS network services, and carrier-class service delivery platforms. The new versions of CA Spectrum Infrastructure Manager and CA eHealth Performance Manager will be available in 2009. (Photo... (more)

Aeturnum Named Systems Integrator Partner of the Year by Pentaho

WESTFORD, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/29/09 -- Aeturnum, Inc. (www.aeturnum.com), a provider of software development services and solutions, has been named Systems Integrator Partner of the Year by Pentaho Corp., the commercial open source alternative for business intelligence. The award recognizes Aeturnum's strong knowledge, expertise and success deploying and supporting Pentaho's suite of enterprise-class business intelligence solutions. The partner of the year awards were announced at the Pentaho User Conference, BI Acceleration, earlier this month. Aeturnum provides value-added services around Pentaho's BI Suite Enterprise Edition as part of its systems integration and consulting services. It also has extensive expertise deploying non-open source commercial business intelligence and data warehousing solutions including Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Business Intelli... (more)

Extreme Engineering Solutions, Inc. (X-ES) Announces XCalibur1331: A 6U VME Module Featuring Freescale MPC 8640D Processor

MIDDLETON, WI -- (Marketwire) -- 08/12/09 -- Extreme Engineering Solutions is shipping XCalibur1331, a high-performance, conduction- or air-cooled, 6U VME solution featuring Freescale Semiconductor's dual-core MPC8640D processor. The XCalibur1331 is ideal for ruggedized systems requiring high bandwidth processing and low power consumption. The 8640D delivers enhanced performance with AltiVec(TM) technology and IEEE dual-precision floating point. XCalibur1331 features include: -- Freescale MPC 8640D processor with dual PowerPC e600 cores up to 1.25 GHz -- Two channels of up to 4 GB of DDR2-533 ECC Memory with ECC -- Up to 4 GB of NAND flash and 256 MB of NOR flash, with redundancy -- Two PrPMC/XMC slots -- Four Gigabit Ethernet ports -- Three USB 2.0 ports -- One SATA 3.0 Gb/s port -- 2eSST VME interface -- In-house X-ES operating system support includes: -- Green H... (more)

NexentaStor 2.1 Released: Improves Industry-Leading Hardware Independent NAS/SAN Storage Solution for Virtual Environments

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/17/09 -- Nexenta Systems, Inc., delivering on its promise to continuously improve functionality and performance, today announced the release of NexentaStor 2.1. NexentaStor is a unified storage solution delivering enterprise class NAS and SAN functionality, based on the revolutionary ZFS file system. Now with over 11,000 users and in excess of 500 paid customers, NexentaStor offers an unmatched combination of enterprise class features and an open technology and business model that promises to end storage vendor lock-in forever. A webinar will be co-hosted by Nexenta and Alyseo Systems tomorrow, August 18th, at 12pm eastern time, to review the experience of customers with NexentaStor 2.0 and to discuss new features of NexentaStor. The focus of the webinar will be the use of NexentaStor to virtualize underlying storage in order ... (more)

Grameen Foundation and Microsoft Announce Initiative to Expand Value and Use of Technology for Microfinance

Inaugural Microfinance Leadership Summit focuses on helping microfinance institutions reach more of the world's poor through technology. WASHINGTON and SEATTLE, Dec. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grameen Foundation and Microsoft Corp. today announced a joint initiative to help accelerate microfinance's impact on poverty alleviation through the strategic use of technology. This initiative will kick-off today at the inaugural Microfinance Leadership Summit in Manila, the Philippines, where Microsoft will also donate software worth up to US$1 million to eligible microfinance institutions (MFIs) attending the event. Titled, "Fueling Growth: Strategic Technology for Microfinance," the summit is cosponsored by Grameen Foundation and Microsoft, in partnership with the Microfinance Council of the Philippines. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091026/GFLOGO ) ... (more)

Psion rivoluziona un mobile computing efficiente in qualsiasi situazione

Psion ha presentato oggi “Open Source Mobility” (OSM), un'evoluzione sostanziale del suo business model mirata a ridurre drasticamente i costi di gestione totali per i clienti, fornendo la soluzione più adatta alle loro necessità, nuove opportunità di business per gli sviluppatori, i rivenditori e i partner, e aumentando la capacità di Psion di far crescere e sviluppare la propria attività. John Conoley, CEO di Psion, ha affermato: “OSM è un'evoluzione significativa del nostro business model e ha il potenziale di cambiare completamente il mercato del mobile computing industriale. Open Source Mobility si ispira a molti degli aspetti delle più importanti aree del business thinking, specialmente Open Innovation e Open Source. Innanzitutto, ci ispiriamo direttamente al fenomeno Open Source, perché si basa su un nucleo non brevettato e basato su standard che gli svilupp... (more)

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand using interactive visualizations and salary indicator tools to maximize earning potential. Manish Dixit is VP of Product and Engineering at Dice. As the leader of the Product, Engineering and Data Sciences team at D...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
Atmosera delivers modern cloud services that maximize the advantages of cloud-based infrastructures. Offering private, hybrid, and public cloud solutions, Atmosera works closely with customers to engineer, deploy, and operate cloud architectures with advanced services that deliver strategic business outcomes. Atmosera's expertise simplifies the process of cloud transformation and our 20+ years of experience managing complex IT environments provides our customers with the confidence and trust tha...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
AI and machine learning disruption for Enterprises started happening in the areas such as IT operations management (ITOPs) and Cloud management and SaaS apps. In 2019 CIOs will see disruptive solutions for Cloud & Devops, AI/ML driven IT Ops and Cloud Ops. Customers want AI-driven multi-cloud operations for monitoring, detection, prevention of disruptions. Disruptions cause revenue loss, unhappy users, impacts brand reputation etc.
The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a non-profit organization that provides business support services to companies expanding to Japan. With the support of JETRO's dedicated staff, clients can incorporate their business; receive visa, immigration, and HR support; find dedicated office space; identify local government subsidies; get tailored market studies; and more.
As you know, enterprise IT conversation over the past year have often centered upon the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system. In fact, Kubernetes has emerged as the key technology -- and even primary platform -- of cloud migrations for a wide variety of organizations. Kubernetes is critical to forward-looking enterprises that continue to push their IT infrastructures toward maximum functionality, scalability, and flexibility. As they do so, IT professionals are also embr...
As you know, enterprise IT conversation over the past year have often centered upon the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system. In fact, Kubernetes has emerged as the key technology -- and even primary platform -- of cloud migrations for a wide variety of organizations. Kubernetes is critical to forward-looking enterprises that continue to push their IT infrastructures toward maximum functionality, scalability, and flexibility.
Today's workforce is trading their cubicles and corporate desktops in favor of an any-location, any-device work style. And as digital natives make up more and more of the modern workforce, the appetite for user-friendly, cloud-based services grows. The center of work is shifting to the user and to the cloud. But managing a proliferation of SaaS, web, and mobile apps running on any number of clouds and devices is unwieldy and increases security risks. Steve Wilson, Citrix Vice President of Cloud,...
When Enterprises started adopting Hadoop-based Big Data environments over the last ten years, they were mainly on-premise deployments. Organizations would spin up and manage large Hadoop clusters, where they would funnel exabytes or petabytes of unstructured data.However, over the last few years the economics of maintaining this enormous infrastructure compared with the elastic scalability of viable cloud options has changed this equation. The growth of cloud storage, cloud-managed big data e...