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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:
By Peter Rogers, Principal Architect, Mobility, CognizantHTML5 is still one of the most discussed topics amongst us technical types.  The key challenge, however, has remained unanswered for a long time. How do you effectively wrap HTML5 for use in native mobile applications? Unfor...
Auto-scaling "Elastic Containers" elastically expand and contract as needed, enabling typical cloud users to cut their bill in half by only paying for the capacity they actually useLondon, 9th April 2014: Cloud server provider, ElasticHosts, today announced the launch of its new Elasti...
Smaller footprint, faster to deploy, quicker to boot and easier to manage, says IT managerReading, UK. 7 April 2014 - Cwm Taf University Health Board has deployed 2,500 IGEL thin clients across its hospitals, clinics, GP surgeries and administration offices radically saving management ...
Monday 7 April, 2014 Open Source, generic Java client and server library implementation of the OData (Open Data Protocol) standard for interoperable querying and sharing of data across applications in enterprise, Cloud, and mobile environments Forest Hill, MD –07 April 2014– T...
The rabbit is out of the hat: I'm indeed working on a new book. It's called "RabbitMQ Essentials" and is published by PackT Publishing. Yes, you're reading right, after Mule, it's now RabbitMQ's turn! Clearly, I'm specializing in writing about animal-named technologies.(C) Kallisto Stu...
FastCompany magazine recently published an in-depth feature on Open Science, with a focus on the R language and the ROpenSci project. If you're not familiar with ROpenSci, the article gives a nice introduction from Ted Hart, a member of the ROpenSci development team: A big sea change w...
Last weekend I was a judge at the Toronto Startup Weekend – Library Edition and was reminded again not ony how much I love hackathons, but how unexpected they are. The Toronto event wasn’t strictly speaking a hackathon. A hundred people met, many pitched ideas, and then peo...
Reading, UK, April 3, 2014 - Customers looking to migrate away from the discontinued Sun Ray Software and Sun Ray Clients can continue to integrate new clients into their existing VDI environment thanks to a solution from IGEL. By using the option to set up a custom partition, availabl...
London, United Kingdom, April 03, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Storage Made Easy today announced an add-on connector to its unified file sharing and file Discovery platform that enables the indexing and deep searching of documents whether they are stored behind the corporate firewall or on a pub...
New FlexNet Producer Suite release simplifies subscription, cloud- and usage-based licensing while eliminating the risk of revenue leakage from non-compliant use in virtualised environmentsMaidenhead, UK - April 2, 2014 - Flexera Software, the leading provider of Application Usage Mana...