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The cloud wars battle rages on. Gartner predicts that one in four cloud providers will be gone by 2015, making this a very high stakes battle for all concerned. The 800lb gorillas, AWS, IBM, Google, Microsoft, et al. continue their efforts for dominance. The latest salvo has been a pri...
On January 19, Carahsoft hosted a webinar on Big Data success in government with Bob Gourley and Omer Trajman of Cloudera.  Bob began by explaining the current state of Big Data in the government.  There are 4 areas of significant activity in Big Data. Federal integrators are making la...
iET Solutions named 'Value Leader' in the area of Asset Management and Financial OptimizationA new report from Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), a leading IT and data management research and consulting firm, has acknowledged the strengths of the Configuration Management Database ...
Andreessen Horowitz has a model I have not seen at any other Venture Capital firm, and that model is paying off for a broad ecosystem of companies, investors and enterprise IT professionals. From the standpoint of an enterprise technologist, the payoff will come by their support of fir...
Pan-European Awards for IT and Telecom ChannelsRecognising Excellence in Channel Solutions (London, 7 March 2012) IT Europa announced today that it will stage the European IT Excellence Awards 2012 in London on 30 May 2012. Now in their fourth year, the IT Excellence Awards have been d...
Office supplies mail-order company opts for fully integrated data management systemAtlanta, USA, Reading, UK, March 2012 - OTTO Office, the German mail-order company for office supplies, has chosen the PIM/MDM STEP platform by Stibo Systems. Following this move, the entire product rang...
Is the US Patriot Act a red herring? Some European countries, as well as Brazil and China, have been using the U.S. Patriot Act as an excuse to set up barriers for the transfer of data into the U.S., but according to Business Software Alliance CEO Robert Holleyman, those countries have...
Worcester, UK – 6 March 2012 – Web services specialist Postcode Anywhere has unveiled a new international address auto-complete application for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. The extension, free to download from the Microsoft website from today, enables Microso...
(Berlin, 2nd March 2012) IT Europa, the leading European IT publisher and market intelligence organisation, today announced the winners of the European Software Excellence Awards 2012 - the pan-European awards event for ISV community. The finalists were honoured last night at a celebra...
Building Better FileMaker Databases for iPad, iPhone, Windows, Mac and the web Register now and save up to £190LONDON - Mar, 1, 2012 - FileMaker, Inc. today announced schedule highlights for the Filemaker Development Conference 2012, the largest annual gathering of worldwide FileM...
my1login is the first personal portal to offer bullet-proof password management integrated with a dashboard for email and social media. A new secure personal portal, my1login, launches today in the US and UK giving web users a highly encrypted 'vault' where they can manage, store and e...
Worcester, UK – 6 March 2012 – Web services specialist Postcode Anywhere has unveiled a new international address auto-complete application for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. The extension, free to download from the Microsoft website from today, enables Microso...
The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking and mobile security that I run across each week. I am specifically targeting market size and market tren...
1. A Few Thoughts about APM (Application Performance Management) and Its Future Application Performance Management is one of those IT buzzwords that encompasses many products and services. Gartner has broken it down to five segments: End-user experience monitoring (a.k.a. RUM – Real-Us...
LONDON - Feb 28, 2012 - LANDesk Software, a global leader in integrated systems lifecycle management, endpoint security and IT service management, today announced that LANDesk Management Suite was positioned as a "Leader" in Gartner's 2011 Magic Quadrant for "Client Management Tools"[1...
- Global Survey Reveals Two-Sided Business Model Innovation with Third-Parties Obstructed by Risk Averse Culture Among Telecom Operators -DUBLIN, Ireland - February 27, 2012 - Openet, a leading provider of Service Optimization Software (SOS) to tier one communications service providers...
The Security Innovation Network (SINET) 6th annual IT Security Entrepreneurs’ Forum (ITSEF) takes place at Stanford University, March 20 & 21, 2012.  ITSEF is the flagship event of the Security Innovation Network. ITSEF is designed to bridge the gap between the Federal Govern...
Riga, Latvia, February 25, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Ascensio System SIA, the developer of IT solutions for corporate use, announces the availability of the server solution for TeamLab, a web office for business collaboration, project and customer relationship management. The installation ver...
London, 22 February, 2012 - Innovative Research, Inc. today announced a new version of its flagship software product TileFlow. The product is an easy-to-use and highly comprehensive software tool for predicting airflow and temperatures in data centres. A pre-release version will be dem...
We are starting a new series of articles that will mostly be geared towards the development minded of our readers. This new series details how to optimize and improve the performance of your .NET applications. In this series we will discuss how to approach performance in your applicati...
Brian Feller appointed to VP and General Manager EMEA as solid-state storage sees exciting futureAfter seeing tremendous growth in its sales in North America, WhipTail is aggressively expanding within Europe. Leading marketing and channel sales in the US for the last two years, WhipTai...
Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ Business liberates IT managers from traditional software that fails to protect them, drains resources and frustrates usersBracknell, UK, - February 21, 2012 - The security landscape has changed and traditional signature-based software can't keep up. ...
Federal, state, and local government agencies gathered in Washington D.C. on 16 February to participate in Cloud/Gov 2012 held at the Westin Washington D.C.
Thor Olavsrud 18.02.2012 | CIO.com When it comes to security in the cloud, organizations are confident in their cloud providers, but also and reluctant to expose certain types of data and applications, according to IT industry association CompTIA. Security vendors maintain the pro...
MySQL is the world’s most popular open-source database and platform for millions of web applications – it’s critical but cumbersome to monitor. Monitis’ MySQL monitoring provides three key benefits: Insight » 246 potential monitoring variables » 21 aggregated, p...
Posted by Robert Mullins, February 16, 2012 Data at rest has long been protected by technology called public key infrastructure (PKI), in which data is encrypted when it’s created by a public key, and only decrypted by the authorized person holding the private key. But data prote...
Erie, PA, February 16, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Have you ever wished you could be the one asking the questions during a presidential debate? At the recently launched www.askthecandidates2012.com visitors have easy and direct access to the positions each candidate has (and has had) on the spe...
Microgroove Platform Now Hosts over 100 Music Artist and Record Label Websites on GoGrid's Infrastructure and Will Be Presenting Its Success at Cloud Connect 2012 ExpoSan Francisco, Calif - February 14, 2012 - GoGrid, a leading cloud infrastructure company, today announced that Microgr...
The AIIM conference is a great learning opportunity for all IT professionals Every year, the AIIM Conference meets to provide excellent keynotes and other speakers. This year our editor, Bob Gourley will be speaking on Big Data. The conference is March 20-22 at the Grand Hyatt in Sa...
Passwords suck. They are long, hard to remember (even if you have easier-to-remember phrases), more so when new, and are largely a difficulty for users to user properly. Combined with the fact that many users choose easy-to-guess or easy-to-ascertain passwords based off of commonly-k...
The more I learn about BuzzData, the less sure I am that it belongs in the Data Market club. That doesn’t mean that the site isn’t useful, or valuable, or relevant to lots of different people. Far from it. But it seems clear that BuzzData’s current focus is upon doing...
EMC vFCache respinning SSD and intelligent caching (Part II) By Greg Schulz This is the second of a two part series pertaining to EMC VFCache, you can read the first part here. In this part of the series, lets look at some common questions along with comments...
[Editor's note: this analysis predates any official announcements by NASA] Recently, some news of a NASA hack-and-dump passed my twitter deck. I decided after watching a few of my friends re-tweet the news that it might be worth checking out. At least I’d see if I could perform some...
There’s an excellent discussion going on over on the Cloud Computing Google Group about the pace of migration of traditional software to a SaaS model. Here I recently went into some of the very real reasons why the migration is slower than some would like, but didn’t really talk about...
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Kyle Lagunas of Software Advice . Recent activity – including the acquisitions of SuccessFactors by SAP and Rypple by Salesforce – is pumping new energy into web-based  HR software in the HCM market. Things are clearly heating up in this sector, a...
Explore why not just revenue streams and business models are slowing the demise of installed software. And see how independent software vendors and their customers are leveraging the cloud....
IBM has jumped into the MEAP (mobile enterprise application platform) competition with yesterday’s announced intent to acquire MEAP vendor Worklight.   Worklight is headquartered in New York and was founded in 2006 by CEO Shahar Kaminitz.  Worklight's software supp...
Download our iPhone app New: Download the This Week in Cloud iPhone app. Now it’s even easier to get your weekly cloud news and perspectives. Cloud News BMC is acquiring N...
As we have discussed on the Monitis blog virtualization is one of the hottest IT subjects today. One leader in this field is Citrix — with the XenServer product family. XenServer is the most known commercial implementation of of the open source Xen hypervisor. By the way, you sho...
1. Integrate NGINX Monitoring into Monitis.com NGINX is one of the most popular new web servers out there. It is lightweight and powerful. But monitoring it is no small task. The statistics module that comes with NGINX is not reader friendly, so this post shows you how to monitor NGINX...