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SYS-CON Events announced today that SPAN Systems, an EVRY Group company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 1st WebRTC Summit, which will take place on November 6–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. SPAN, an EVRY Group company, is an established software services ...
Telehealth legislation opened the floodgates for investment in modern communications services and APIs since 2010. WebRTC promises a second revolution. In his session at WebRTC Summit, Ivelin Ivanov, co-founder of TeleStax, will first discuss a real-world example where telephony APIs...
The codec war is raging now more than ever before. The increased popularity of the proposed WebRTC protocol and the implied royalty costs make this a hot topic. Google, Cisco, Microsoft and now finally Apple are promoting their preferred technology and attempting to influence the choic...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Priologic, a provider of dedicated enterprise software teams, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 1st WebRTC Summit, which will take place on November 6–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Based in Victoria, British Columbia, Can...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Weemo, a provider of a real-time video cloud platform, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 1st WebRTC Summit, which will take place on November 6–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Weemo’s real-time video cloud platform enables ...
According to IDC, we spent over $34 billion on business analytics in 2012. To put that in perspective, that's more than the GDP of 100 of the world's countries. And Gartner's 2013 survey of over 2000 CIOs worldwide puts business intelligence at the top of their technology priorities. G...
Over the past decade, social media has disrupted the traditional methods of providing customer support. In the new era, digital tools like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest are transforming organizations into social enterprises. For companies of any size, a strong social media...
The Open Group today announced the new Open FAIR Certification Program aimed at risk analysts, bringing a much-needed professional certification to the market that is focused on the practice of risk analysis. Both the Risk Taxonomy and Risk Analysis standards, standards of The Open Gro...
SYS-CON Events announced today that PubNub, the only global Real-Time Network, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 1st WebRTC Summit, which will take place on November 6–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. The PubNub Real-Time Network provides the cloud infrastruct...
SYS-CON Events announced today that LiveOps, Inc., the global leader in cloud contact center and customer service solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 1st WebRTC Summit, which will take place on November 6–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. LiveOps is th...
SYS-CON Events announced today that vLine, a provider of the leading WebRTC video chat platform, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 1st WebRTC Summit, which will take place on November 6–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. vLine is led by experienced developers fo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that TokBox will exhibit at SYS-CON's 1st WebRTC Summit, which will take place on November 6–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. TokBox develops and operates OpenTok, a global service that enables you to add live face-to-fac...
Consumers have higher expectations of their telephony experience than they do of a web browsing experience. They expect the phone to connect instantly with minimal disruptions. The phone is already secure and phone numbers are used to make connections. Subscribers expect their phone se...
If you've had an OpenStack deployment for any length of time the chances are very good that you are still using nova-network. With the planned deprecation of nova-network right around the corner with Icehouse it’s time to start planning your transition from nova-network to Neutron. N...
Cloud Expo® announced today the "WebRTC Fundamentals Summit" 2014 Calendar, with events in New York, London, and Silicon Valley. The inaugural "WebRTC Fundamentals Summit" is being held November 6-7 at the upcoming 13th International Cloud Expo® [Nov 4-7] at the Santa Clara Convention...
WebRTC is the latest superhot topic emerging from Cloud Expo, and emerging from the worlds of open-source development and cloud computing worldwide. The WebRTC mission is deceptively simple: to enable rich, high-quality RTC applications delivered to browsers through JavaScript APIs and...
They may be small in terms of the number of employees, but small businesses stand to reap big benefits when it comes to cloud computing. Cloud is uniquely suited to meet the needs of a small business trying to grow quickly. If you are an entrepreneur or own a small business, here are...
Since the initial buzz of WebRTC, the ability to enable browser-to-browser applications for voice calling, video chat and P2P file sharing without plugins has been touted as a potential game changer for many industries. What are the parameters around this technology and its placement? ...
What if you could re-invent the telephone company and/or OTT (over-the-top) services using WebRTC? Do you remember all of their service upgrades on top of basic phone services? Here are some of the services from telecoms of yesteryear and even Skype from a decade ago: In/Outbound minu...
Akamai on Wednesday introduced the Akamai Open Platform Initiative. Designed to give customers and partners the ability to more easily architect for Akamai services, the set of programs and components that comprise the Open Platform Initiative is intended to create more opportunities f...
This article takes a look at the administrative overhead for implementing VDI in either a VMware or Microsoft environment. Number of admin touch points, upgrade considerations, complexity, and more. A little bit of history first. Virtual Desktop computing has been slowly etching its...
New research from Simon Management Group reveals that despite the high percentage of companies who use DBA tools, a majority of companies still struggle with database change and configuration management issues that impede the first-time success rate of business-critical application dep...
Take your business seamlessly from AWS to OpenStack, or even adopt a hybrid cloud strategy using public and private OpenStack clouds. In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, DeWayne Filppi, Director of Solution Architecture at GigaSpaces, will discuss how to build a por...
The way software is developed and deployed is undergoing an enormous shift. Hardware used to provide resilience - now you design for failure. Developers used to focus on just development - now they must think of test and deployment from the start. Old models are replaced by the agile m...
The WebRTC Data Channel is the next big thing in browser real-time communication. In his session at WebRTC Summit, Dan Ristic, a developer evangelist for PubNub, explored the specification of what the data channel is, the potential road blocks to using it, and where to use it in produc...
BMC Software on Monday announced the availability of BMC Control-M for Hadoop, a new Big Data management solution that reduces the batch processing time for extremely large collections of data sets, simplifying and automating Hadoop batch processing and connected enterprise workflows. ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Rackspace® Hosting, the open cloud company, has been named “Platinum Plus Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 13th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 4–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Rackspace® (NYSE: RA...
According to Gartner, the winning cloud architectures and standards of the coming years will be determined by the evolution of PaaS (Platform as a Service). This session will give an overview of the main concepts of a PaaS and will focus on Cloud Foundry, an Open Source PaaS which is m...
Is your IT organization being pushed to increase the tempo of your software release cycles? Do you currently automate application builds and the creation of staging environments? Do you always test thoroughly before pushing code out to production? Does your hair catch on fire every tim...
For cloud providers, offering predictable storage performance backed by firm SLAs will become a competitive differentiator that drives greater customer affinity and a better application experience. Many providers feel that a Software Defined Storage (SDS) frameworks hold the key to del...
In his session at the 13th International Cloud Expo®, Noam Shendar, VP Business development at Zadara Storage, discussed the factors that make migration of applications to the cloud easy and straightforward. After the talk, you will know what questions to ask cloud providers in order t...
SYS-CON Media has launched WebRTC Journal on Ulitzer.com featuring over 160 original articles, news stories, features, and blog entries. WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) is an open source project supported by Google, Mozilla and Opera that aims to enable browser-to-browser applicat...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the "First International WebRTC Summit" (@WebRTCSummit) will take place Nov 6-7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA. WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) is an open source project supported by Google, Mozilla and Opera that...
SYS-CON Events announced today that NetIQ, a global, enterprise software company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 13th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 4–7, 2013, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. NetIQ is a global, enterprise software compa...
In this hypercompetitive era faced with multiple technology transitions, businesses must change the game and transform how they engage customers to promote future growth. See Cisco unveil the Cisco Open Network Environment (ONE) Enterprise Networks Architecture, a game-changing technol...
"Extending our partnership with VMware into the cloud is a boon for enterprise customers," said Michael Miller, vice president of global alliances and marketing for SUSE. SUSE extended its partnership to make SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for VMware available through VMware vCloud Hybri...
This ROI study is based on data gathered from structured in-depth interviews with representatives from 10 IT organizations that are using Red Hat Network Satellite Server to manage Red Hat Enterprise Linux environments. Find out in this Red Hat white paper how the IT organizations in t...
This joint webcast with IDC presents the results of their updated Red Hat Satellite ROI study. Based on in-depth interviews with Red Hat Enterprise Linux users, Tim Grieser, program VP of system management software for IDC, presents a quantitative assessment of benefits – including bus...
VMware on Monday announced the appointment of Tony Scott to the role of senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of VMware. Scott will manage VMware's global information technology organization, a group that manages critical technology systems supporting the company's ...
Twenty-two years ago today, a Finnish student by the name of Linus Torvalds sent an email that is now one of the iconic communications of the Internet era. In it, he told the comp.os.inix newsgroup – a newsgroup for all those using minix (from mini-Unix), a Unix-like computer operating...