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Application development trends significantly impact the design of data center networks. Today there are two trends driving a variety of transformation in the network: API dominance and micro-architectures. Combined with a tendency for network operations to protect its critical infrastr...
Online Games Service Provider Turns to iomart Dedicated Server Specialist Maidenhead, UK: Leading UK dedicated server company RapidSwitch has been selected by Multiplay, one of the world's largest hosts of online gaming servers, to power its expansion in the UK.RapidSwitch will provide...
NetMatch-S evolves to Cloud environment with the internal adoption of Cloud technologyMilan, February 3rd, 2014 - Italtel today announced the availability of NetMatch-S, the world's first Cloud-inside Session Border Controller (SBC), which uses Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) an...
The European Broadcasting Union (EBU) is to deploy Newtec's satellite Multiservice Broadcast solution on its pan-European news exchange networkGENEVA, Switzerland, and SINT-NIKLAAS, Belgium, 3 February 2014 Satellite communications specialist Newtec and the operator of the world's larg...
2014 will likely be a year of dual business goals for forward-thinking senior executives. Responding to ongoing needs for business efficiency and growth, but also adapting to exploit a fundamentally different digital commerce paradigm. Commercial digitalization, based upon the latest ...
Following the initial planning and construction phases, the presence and benefits of operating Data Centers in Northern Virginia seem currently limited, or perhaps simply not well-known, in terms of local, positive community visibility and impact (beyond direct revenue via commercial t...
In the movie Groundhog Day, Bill Murray plays the roll of Phil Connors, a regular Joe who wakes up each day to find out that he is reliving February 2nd all over again—and he’s the only one aware of the time loop. To take advantage of this phenomenon, knowing that there will be no ...
Skyscape demonstrates cloud solutions offer significant cost savings when compared to on-premise offerings as well as additional business benefitsLondon - 30th January - Skyscape Cloud Services Limited, the easy to adopt, easy to use and easy to leave cloud services company, has today ...
Expanded Compass tools and E-Series nodes accelerate new revenue opportunities for service providersPETALUMA, CA - January 29, 2014 - Calix, Inc. (NYSE: CALX) today announced a new solution for the delivery of Metro Ethernet Forum (MEF) Carrier Ethernet (CE) 2.0 services and LTE-Advanc...
ALM - Jenkins Continuous Integration Plugin Build Better Software Faster By Dynamically Creating Complex Development and Testing Environments In Minutes Skytap's Continuous Integration Plugin for Jenkins enables enterprise software development teams to benefit from cloud-based contin...
New Adapters Increase Server Virtualisation Density, Connect Hybrid Clouds with Virtual Networks Fabrics, Enable SDN with Open APIs and Optimise Application DeliveryCOSTA MESA, Calif, January 23, 2014 - Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), a leader in network connectivity, monitoring and man...
Friday 24 January, 2014 Residential construction continued to grow in London at the end of 2013 according to a report released today. However, experts fear that the rate of house building will not keep pace with increased demand created by schemes such as Help to Buy. The valu...
As the Dutch market embraces Pure for its all-flash storage technology, company achieves new distribution, channel, and support infrastructure milestones to support customer and partner demandAmsterdam, Netherlands - Pure Storage, the all-flash enterprise storage array company, today a...
Continued demand for mission-critical managed hosting and cloud services has generated 15 per cent growth in recurring revenue and 80 per cent growth in profitability in ControlCircle's 2013 fiscal year (1 October - 30 September).With market research company IDC predicting a surge by 2...
An opportunity to see the entire mobile ecosystem come together to showcase open specifications for next generation mobile services at the world's largest industry eventSan Diego, CA - January 22, 2014 - The Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) announced today that they will host their 2nd annua...
Thursday 23 January, 2014 A report in The Guardian earlier this month that house prices in Manchester have risen by more than 21% in the past 12 months appears to have ignited interest from potential investors, with the Mistoria Group reporting a 100% increase in calls from clie...
By Bob GourleyEditor’s note: we have met and had discussions with the leadership of MemSQL and are excited for the virtuous capabilities they bring to enterprise IT (see, for example, our interview with Eric Frenkiel and their position on our Top Enterprise Big Data Tech List). I...
Interoute recognised as being ahead of the field for innovation and excellence in cloud computing London, 21 January, 2014 - Interoute, owner operator of Europe's largest cloud platform, has received the Frost & Sullivan Award for European Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) Telecom...
[This article was originally written as a guest post for Puppet Labs and published at their blog on January 9th, 2014.] If you haven’t yet noticed that prioritization of non-functional requirements (NFRs) is changing amongst your user base, you will … Continue reading →
Moving to an Infrastructure as a Service cloud is the natural evolution of IT at an increasing number of companies. But with a fundamental systematic change like cloud adoption comes new responsibility. Most organizations migrating to the cloud are concerned with cloud security. We are...
By Bob GourleyEditor’s note: My sense is this relationship will have important and positive impacts on many clients leveraging Hadoop in enterprises, especially those that would like to leverage Apache Accumulo. – bg PALO ALTO, CA and SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwired – ...
Service assurance for the cloud will be shaped by innovation and open guidelinesSan Francisco, CA and London, UK-January 14, 2014 - Moogsoft, the leading pioneer of service assurance solutions for managing cloud and hybrid infrastructures, has joined the Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA...
I wrote previously that the networking industry was evolving from CapEx to OpEx to AppEx (Application Experience). There is certainly enough market buzz around applications if you listen to the major vendor positions. Cisco includes applications in its overarching moniker (Application-...
To lower IT operational costs and/or to become more agile, the business must simplify the processes to deliver and manage infrastructure and the applications running on that infrastructure. Focusing on one without the other is simply applying yet another band-aid to an already hampered...
Sheffield-based tech start-up secures significant international investment and launches a new strategic partnershipSheffield, UK 13th January, 2014 - Iceotope, the environmental IT cooling specialist, has today announced the completion of its Series A fundraising, securing in excess of...
This post is sponsored by the Zero Distance Community and T-Systems. When the Toronto city manager was explaining the challenges of the recent ice storm they experienced as part of coping with the chaos, they revealed the core insight into the value of Cloud Computing: B...
Madrona Venture Group's Matt McIlwain discusses what the enterprise 2.0 means, and what brought us to this point in software development. Learn how BYOD policies, empowerment, and other innovative strategies all contribute to the apps we can't live without. Noel: Hello, this is Noel W...
Cloud computing is great, right? As a way to get something up and running quickly, affordably, and with a minimum of fuss, it can rarely be beaten. But some of the most compelling attributes of the public cloud are best suited to ephemeral or (relatively!) short-term use cases. You can...
Roles in big data analytics, ecommerce and IT security will attract annual salary rises of 4% or moreLooking at senior leadership roles, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) experienced the highest salary percent increase at 3.5% Top CIOs in London will earn as much as £297,...
Supporting the operational certainty and scalability required to maximise future growth London - January 07, 2014 - Attenda Limited, the Business Critical IT company, today announced that it has been awarded a contract with data telematics company MyDrive Solutions, to manage the Driv...
Traditional and virtual learning facility delivers further value for B2 customersLondon, United Kingdom, 7th January, 2014 The B2 Group provider of cloud based payments, FX and funds STP software and consultancy solutions to transaction banks and corporates across the globe announced t...
CloudSigma's Fully Integrated Snapshot Management Technology Grants Customers Seamless and Affordable Storage Management in the CloudZurich, Switzerland - January 6, 2014 - CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, today announced that it has enha...
Je viens de... créer un nouvel acronyme dans le monde du Cloud Computing : LaaS, Legacy as a Service. En effet, à a grande surprise, quand j’ai fait une recherche sur Google pour savoir ce qui existait sur ce thème...
When ATOS, a big corporate conglomerate (EUR 8.8 billion and 77,100 employees in 52 countries), decided that they wanted to become the dominant Digital Service Provider (DSP) for payments, they had a clear mandate on what they wanted to do. … Read more >The post ATO...
This time of the year, the web is bombarded with end of the year articles, New Year’s Resolution blogs and this year in retrospective posts. Well, we aren’t going to do that on the basis that those articles are annoying and written to gain clicks. While clicks and traffic a...
The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News We...
Reserved Instances offer AWS users an opportunity to reduce their bills by over 50%. So, here is a 6 step process to help purchase Reserved Instances. Step #1: Size your instances. Check your utilization metrics so that you are correctly provisioned. Remember, AWS is elastic - so do n...
CloudSigma's Advanced Hybrid Cloud Offering Recognized for its Industry-First Private Patching and Secure Data AccessZurich, Switzerland - December 23, 2013 - CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, has been shortlisted in the 2013-2014 Cloud Aw...
The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News We...
London, 18 December 2013 - The UK's technical forum for communications interoperability, NICC, last month brought together the industry's leaders for the NICC Open Forum. With platform innovation, next generation access, demand attentive networks, nuisance calls and cyber security high...