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Cloud Computing is now an all-encompassing IT paradigm with tremendous focus on the so-called "Public Clouds" as IT Service Providers. But while the promise of public clouds is very alluring, many existing corporate data centers today exceed the total capacity of many of today's cloud ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the leading global virtualization technology provider VMware named "Gold Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo, (www.virtualizationconference.com) which will take place November 19-21, 2008, at the Fairmont Hotel in...
Tripwire helps over 6,000 enterprises worldwide reduce security risk, attain compliance and increase operational efficiency across virtual and physical environments. With its industry leading configuration assessment and change auditing software solutions, IT organizations achieve and ...
By the end of the month Red Hat will release JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 4.3 and JBoss Operations Network 2.1, which are supposed give it more skin in the enterprise SOA game. The company said the new revs feature cooperative support and allow for remote monitoring and management of ...
There is much debate raging over whether cloud computing and grid computing are one and the same. In fact, there are many similarities and one key difference separating these burgeoning fields. Both cloud and grid propose an architecture that masks the complexity of managing thousands ...
Recently, so much ink has been spilt on our VC-backed brethren racing for the cash-conserving hills. Why they weren’t shooting for revenue and profitability from day one is beyond us. Joyent believes when a company is built to be profitable from day one, market context is much less mea...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Amazon CTO Dr. Werner Vogels will deliver the opening keynote at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.cloudcomputingexpo.com), which will take place November 19-21, at the Fairmont Hotel at the heart of Silicon Valley, in San Jose, Califo...
Software as a Service (SaaS) is a way to deliver software and services on-demand from the web and by subscription rather than a one-time upfront cost. SaaS is truly changing the way people access services and software, and is rapidly moving software applications completely online. At t...
Red Hat is a trusted open source provider. Red Hat offers enterprise customers a long-term plan for building infrastructures on the quality and innovation of open source. Combining open source operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management, ...
The Tap In Systems consists of a team of engineers and software developers with many years of experience in network management, systems management, software and web application development. Its members have worked in large corporate environments as well as start up ventures. Tap In Sys...
Active Endpoints is a leading provider of SOA orchestration solutions that enable organizations to build and deploy composite, process-driven information systems based on WS-BPEL, the SOA orchestration standard. From open source to mission-critical deployments, Active Endpoints allows ...
Well, there’s another Big Blue on the block. The official name of the widgetry that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer recently called “Windows Cloud” is Windows Azure – (which should grate on IBM) – described by Microsoft’s chief software architect Ray Ozzie at the company’s Professional Dev...
Platform Computing is a pioneer and the global leader in High Performance Computing (HPC) management software. The company delivers integrated software solutions that enable organizations to improve time-to-results and reduce computing costs. Many of the world’s largest companies rely ...
Cloud computing is changing the ground rules for startup companies – both in their infrastructure choices and in the bar for technology development prior to funding. In a breakout session at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo, Lars Leckie - a Principal at Hummer Winblad Venture Partners - ...
Being held for the first time at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA, on November 19, 2008, the Cloud Computing Bootcamp will show you how to take advantage of the cloud. Cloud computing is an opportunity for businesses to implement low-cost, low-power and high-efficiency systems to del...
Certeon’s aCelera Virtual Appliance software is a virtual appliance that delivers acceleration, virtualization and manageability when remotely accessing applications throughout a distributed enterprise. aCelera Virtual Appliances reduce application response time over the WAN by more th...
Rackspace Hosting, maybe the last company to go public for God knows how long, is anteing up $12 million in cash and stock – with another $16 million in payouts possible – to buy Slicehost and Jungle Disk so it can chase the cloud and compete with Amazon. It’s also established technolo...
The explosion of cloud computing providers dramatically lowered the barriers to entry for web entrepreneurs and innovative projects. However, the lack of interoperability and consistency across services keeps many businesses from adoption. There have been several calls for standards to...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the leading global SOA technology provider WSO2 named "Silver Sponsor" of SYS-CON's upcoming SOA World Conference & Expo 2008 West, which will take place November 19-21, 2008, at the Fairmont Hotel in the heart of Silicon Valley, in San Jose, Califor...
Being held for the first time at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, CA, on November 19, 2008, the Cloud Computing Bootcamp will show you how to take advantage of the cloud. Cloud computing is an opportunity for businesses to implement low-cost, low-power and high-efficiency systems to del...
Castro continued: "In Cuba we provide free health care, free food coupons, free housing and if we had any computers on the island, we would provide free laptops and Internet too. So, I agree with Richard Stallman that Amazon, IBM, Microsoft, and all American companies pushing this new ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the global leading the world’s leading developer and provider of information infrastructure technology and solutions, EMC Corporation, named "Gold Sponsor" of SYS-CON's upcoming SOA World Conference & Expo 2008 West, which will take place November 19...
Today, offerings such as Amazon Web Services' Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) are providing a new model for on demand compute resources based on virtual machines. Virtual appliances are a natural deployment vehicle for this type of infrastructure, allowing a clean separation between the me...
DA Software offers products and services that enable enterprises to manage and reuse their SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) and software development assets. The company helps clients accelerate their return on investment through the use of powerful tools and complete services. These...
AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo launched today, the first day of the 6th International AJAXWorld Conference & Expo, a new iPhone Conference Scheduler program, in San Jose, California. The iPhone application has been developed by Chris Laffra of IBM, and it will also serve the delegates...
3Tera's Cloudware incorporates the fundamental building blocks used in developing today's most popular applications; storage and computing, software catalog, definition and control, plus how they all relate to each other. More importantly, the architecture is vendor agnostic so that th...
Gartner singled out virtualization is the top strategic technology for 2009 at its Symposium/ITxpo this week, restating what it said six months ago when it identified virtualization as the highest-impact trend changing infrastructure and operations through 2012. Cloud computing is seco...
At AJAXWorld RIA Conference & Expo, Yehuda Katz presented a lively session on AJAX with jQuery. jQuery is a rapidly growing, popular JavaScript library. Its powerful and modular architecture, which emphasizes a simple yet heavily extensible API, has helped it to become one of the most ...
Keynote Systems has announced it will open its cloud infrastructure, offering any Web team concerned with their end users' experience free access to KITE (Keynote Interactive Testing Environment), Keynote's product for testing and analyzing the performance of Web applications across th...
"There have been 4 different revolutions of software," said Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch this morning as he keynoted the 6th International AJAX World RIA Conference & Expo in San Jose, California. The fourth revolution, in which we are rediscovering expressiveness on the Web and recovering wh...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Amazon CTO Dr. Werner Vogels will deliver the opening keynote at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, which will take place November 19-21, at the Fairmont Hotel at the heart of Silicon Valley, in San Jose, California. The first International...
It will take months for this week's fusillade, the results of Microsoft's Virtualization Deployment Summit in Redmond, to clear enough to see if any of the mortars scored a direct hit because Microsoft's repeatedly delayed retort to VMware, the free, catch-up, first-generation Widows S...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Mike Neil, General Manager of Microsoft's Virtualization Strategy, will deliver the opening keynote at SYS-CON's 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo (www.virtualizationconference.com) which will take place November 19-21, at the Fairmo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the global leading virtualization technology provider Composite Software to exhibit at SYS-CON's 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo, (www.virtualizationconference.com) which will take place November 19-21, 2008, at the Fairmont Hotel ...
The streaming technology of AppStream, now part of Symantec, reduces administrative overhead, costs, maintenance, and security concerns associated with managing applications and software on multiple endpoints. Its pull-based, on-demand software distribution platform combines the benefi...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the leading global SOA and virtualization technology provider iTKO to exhibit at SYS-CON's upcoming SOA World Conference & Expo 2008 West, colocated with the 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo, (www.virtualizationconference.com), whic...
Open Source. Open Standards. Open Collaboration. For the past 15 years, Linux has served as the benchmark of a successful global open source project. The impact has been far reaching: today it powers the Internet, a significant portion of the datacenter, is the emerging market choice f...
This morning I took the 7:00 am JetBlue flight out from Ft. Lauderdale to JFK. The emergency row where I was seated was empty. I waited until the markets opened before I took my 90-minute nap. The Dow lost its gains after the rate cut news and at the open it was almost down 200, for th...
Well, Egenera - which has no market cap at all because it hasn't gone public yet - claims it is. IDC, which coined the term, defines 'Virtualization 2.0' as the next step beyond server virtualization replete with faster provisioning, high availability, disaster recovery, resource balan...
Application virtualization is a technologically elegant solution that isolates applications and reduces conflicts. That's good for IT management and has the additional virtue of being financially alluring. From legacy to enterprise business applications, virtualized deployment eased ma...