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#OpenStack #cloud Momentum behind OpenStack continues to accelerate as the releases for the often touted open source cloud management framework mature and stabilize. Some of that momentum comes from early adopters who've put the system through its paces in real enterprise and web-sca...
Principal Engineer Joins as Company Intensifies Focus on Open InitiativesSAN JOSE, Calif, May 8, 2014 - Brocade (NASDAQ: BRCD) announced today the hiring of networking and open-source veteran Colin Dixon to the position of Principal Engineer. An active contributor to the OpenDaylight P...
In a new article for FastCoLabs, journalist Tina Amirtha has published a follow-up article to last month's piece on R's impact on open science. In her latest article, the focus is on how R is used at companies and displacing legacy statistics software like SAS: SAS is no match for the ...
By Bob Gourley We previously wrote about NGA on GitHub here and have also provided a few tutorials on GitHub and what enterprise professionals should know about it here. With this post I would like to provide an update on what NGA is up to now in this area. The main GitHub page for NGA...
Scroll to the bottom of the page to download The Arc of Agility by Dr. Robin Bloor. The Bloor Group is a consulting, research and technology analysis firm that focuses on open  research and the use of modern media to gather knowledge and disseminate it to IT users. Visit both www.TheBl...
I was asked by Black Duck Software to contribute this article to the Open Source Delivers portal focusing on Open Source in 2014. Open source users benefit not only from free software, but the ability to customize solutions to your needs for added agility in your IT infrastructure. If ...
The Public Cloud is a promise. A promise for a new model without an
Latest IGEL firmware updates for zero clients, thin clients and software thin clients gives Citrix customers the option of switching to Citrix XenDesktop 7 or extending the use of their existing deployment.Reading, UK. 6th May 2014 - IGEL Technology is keeping the options open for Citr...
For more than 7 years, Revolution Analytics has provided expert technical support to users of the R language, as part of their annual subscription to Revolution R Enterprise (RRE). Now, all users of open source R can get the same expert technical support with our new AdviseR program, f...
This Week in Website Performance is a weekly feature of the Monitis.com blog. It summarizes recent articles about website performance. How to make your web site better, how to improve your users experience when they come to your website and how to optimize the overall experience. Why? ...
In this installment of our "Hyper-V from a VMware admin's perspective" series, Keith Mayer and Andy Syrewicze discuss support for guest operating systems in Hyper-V. Tune in as they go in depth on supported server and client operating systems as well demo for us how Linux...
If you’ve been keeping up with Plexxi, you know we’re proud of our roots on the East Coast. However, we have exciting news this week for the West Coast contingent of our team. Our San Francisco team has just moved to into the communal office space called WeWork (the SOMA one, not the G...
Following in the steps of the OpenSSL vulnerability Heartbleed, another major flaw has been found in popular open-source security software. This time, the holes have been found in the login tools OAuth and OpenID, used by many websites and tech titans including Google, Facebook, Micros...
by James P. Peruvankal Kaggle just announced a competition to predict which shoppers will become repeat buyers. To aid with algorithmic development, they have provided complete, basket-level, pre-offer shopping history for a large set of shoppers who were targeted for an acquisition ca...
Indie game Lords of New York selected as most innovative game built on free 20-user edition of Perforce version managementALAMEDA, Calif (April 29, 2014) - Perforce Software today announced it selected Lunchtime Studios, creators of the game Lords of New York, as the winner of its 20/2...
Adobe Systems Inc. has shipped an emergency security update to fix a critical flaw in its Flash Player software that is currently being exploited in active attacks. The exploits so far appear to target Microsoft Windows users, but updates also are available for Mac and Linux versions o...
This is a very bare overview of Marc Smith’s talk at The NextWeb [twitter: thenextwebEurope]. NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly. Not running a ...
25 April 2014: OWASP has announced four world-renowned keynote speakers for AppSec Europe 2014 that takes place at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, UK from 23-26 June and will put the spotlight on the latest threats and trends in web application security. Jacob West, CTO for Ente...
I’m at the Next Web conference in Amsterdam. A large cavern is full of entrepreneurs and Web marketing folks, mainly young. (From my end of the bell curve, most crowds are young.) 2,500 attendees. The pening music is overwhelming loud; I can feel the bass as extra beat in my hear...
by Joseph Rickert Pasha Roberts, Chief Scientist at Talent Analytics, is writing a series of articles on Employee Churn for the Predictive Analytics Times that comprise a really instructive and valuable example of using R to do some basic predictive modeling. So far, Pasha has publishe...
Mountain View, CA, April 24, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Engineers in US and India Team Come Together to Create Apps Making India More Resilient to Natural Disasters Code for India, the non-profit organization that inspires techies to volunteer their time and talent to the developing world, to...
IT Appliance range supports businesses transitioning from Microsoft Small Business Server and Windows Server 2003 to a managed hybrid cloudBath, United Kingdom - 24th April 2014 - Zynstra, the pioneer in cloud managed server appliances, today announces the launch of two new products, S...
Twenty years ago I started my professional career working in a niche field of IT called Geographical Information Systems (GIS) – basically mapping systems. This is an area where Big Data was prevalent, long before the term was officially coined, GIS covered a range of concepts from sat...
By Bob Gourley We previously wrote about the 21-22 May O’Reilly Solid Conference in San Francisco and just heard from the organizers that a significant number of registrations came from that write-up. That makes this event even more exciting for me, it means our readers are into ...
[This post is penned by Plexxi executive Bill Koss] Two months ago I read an interesting blog post by Greg Ferro titled “Cheap Network Equipment Makes a Better Data Centre.”  At Plexxi, I am the person who leads our sales team and I found the post interesting because I think there is a...
By Bob Gourley “R” is a freely available language for interacting with your computer that is designed for a wide variety of functions. It is most frequently associated with statistical computing and graphics. R runs on a wide variety of systems, including Mac, Windows, Linu...
Author Peter RogersPrincipal MobilityArchitect, CognizantVisionMobile recently published one of the best reports on apps for vehicles that I have read (http://www.visionmobile.com/product/apps-for-cars-mileage-may-vary/).  It is frustrating with how difficult it is to actuall...
by Joseph Rickert One of the remarkable features of the R language is its adaptability. Motivated by R’s popularity and helped by R’s expressive power and transparency developers working on other platforms display what looks like inexhaustible creativity in providing seamless interface...
Last week was a crazy week for information security. That's probably also the understatement of the year. With the public exposure of Heartbleed, everyone was talking about what to do and how to do it to help customers and the Internet, in general, deal with the ramifications of such a...
Versatile faxing app enables businesses to send and receive faxes worldwide via any browser, plus Windows and Mac OS/X desktops, and iOS, Android and Blackberry devicesMUNICH, GERMANY -- April 16, 2014 -- PamConsult GmbH today launched PamFax 3.0, its newly updated complete fax solutio...
Revolutionary new "Elastic Containers" provide channel with compelling differentiation against other major players on price, scalable performance and ease of useLondon, UK 16th April 2014 Cloud server provider, ElasticHosts, has today announced that it is expanding its white-label rese...
On April 2, the IT industry was rocked when it was announced that over 60 percent of the Internet — even secure SSL connections — were vulnerable to attack due to a new weakness codenamed Heartbleed. The weakness lives in the OpenSSL cryptographic software library, which en...
Pluribus Networks Joins Red Hat OpenStack Cloud Infrastructure Partner NetworkRED HAT SUMMIT, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF - April 14, 2014 - Pluribus Networks, the company that brings together compute, network, storage, and virtualization into a single platform, announced today its first cert...
By Michael Johnson We read this press release with pleasure and have deep respect for the incredibly hard work required to achieve the kinds of success demonstrated here. It is not easy to get things like this done in government. From: the NGA pless release at http://ctolink.us/PYD2IQ ...
By Bob Gourley This is a follow on to our post on planning your time at the Geoint Symposium. With this post I want to make some technology recommendations that may be helpful to you as you plan out your time at the Geoint Symposium 14-17 Apr. There are so many great firms on the expo ...
Tous les médias se sont relayés pour en parler, personne n'a pu passer à côté de la nouvelle : une faille vieille de 2 ans a été détectée le 7 avril, son nom, Heartbleed, le coeur qui saigne The post Heartbleed, la plus grosse faille de l’Internet appeared first on Provectio - Cl...
This year I changed my job and became in charge of the Cloud business at WSO2. This means that now on this blog you will have even more “cloud stuff”, so I thought I would start with a quick This year I changed my job and became in charge of the Cloud business at WSO2. This...
Best in class Wireless-AC router now available for purchase with even more features and OpenWrt supportRushden, UK - April 10, 2014 - Linksys® today announced that it has started shipping the new WRT1900AC to arrive in e-tail and retail stores in the UK from 21st April, 2014. The ...
Kansas City, KS, April 10, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Advanced Clustering Technologies announces the release of its latest case study, done with the cooperation of Auto Research Center, which is headquartered in Indianapolis, IN. Auto Research Center looks for ways to stretch fuel efficiencie...
Here we go again, another huge vulnerability exploit detected in open source security software: