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2013 has seen some massive outages; and given our heavy reliance on technology today, there is more at stake than ever before. Outages affect not only internal users, but a company’s customers and partners – and impact revenue, credibility, trust, reputation and productivity. With all ...
- MaxCloud provides a complete view of corporate Amazon Web Services and IT infrastructure for monitoring and optimisationCorporate users of Amazon Web Services (AWS) can now have complete visibility of their cloud computing operations with the launch of MaxCloud, a new monitoring serv...
Over the years, IT has had the ability to customize the heck out of applications. Even the industry enabled this addiction to feature creep. Vendors asked what new button, bell, and whistle customers wanted and then delivered what they could. Customization became a hallmark of IT tryin...
New York, NY, December 12, 2013 --(PR.com)-- IEEE GLOBECOM 2013, the premier international event being held from December 9 – 13 in Atlanta, Georgia, was highlighted on Tuesday evening by the Dialogue with Industry Executives featuring the perspectives and visions of senior comm...
- WorkSpace Office365 iQ and CloudReady® Insight provide comprehensive assessments for Office 365 migration projects- Centrix Software and Exoprise's collaboration enables joint-partner Champion Solutions Group to deliver Microsoft Office 365 NEWBURY, UK and WALTHAM, MA - December...
London, 09 December, 2013 - Interoute, owner operator of Europe's largest cloud services platform, has completed the ISAE 3402 and SSAE 16 type II assurance report for its Amsterdam, Berlin, Geneva and London Data Centre operations. The report was completed by PricewaterhouseCoopers (...
WorkSpace 365 iQ enables informed decision making and productivity software cost-savings for migration to Microsoft® Office 365Centrix Software forges global partnerships to deliver WorkSpace 365 iQCentrix Software, workspace management solutions expert, has announced the latest a...
London, UK, 5th December 2013: Flexiant, a leading international provider of cloud orchestration software, announced today that it has partnered with Africa Cloud Services to facilitate its plans to expand into the African market. Recognizing the need for local service providers to mee...
2013 was a breakthrough year for cloud storage. A recent survey showed that 60 percent of businesses decided to store their data in the cloud, and the benefits they've begun to realize range from cost and time savings to maintenance-free storage infrastructure. But the year also bro...
Leading LBM Technology Vendor Leaps Forward in Usability with .NET UpdateEpicor Software Corporation, a global leader in business software solutions for manufacturing, distribution, retail, and services organizations, today announced a major update to its Epicor BisTrack business manag...
Reinforcing its leading market position in managed services and hybrid computing solutionsLondon - December 03, 2013 - Attenda Limited, the Business Critical IT company, today announced that it has achieved Advanced Consulting Partner status in the Amazon Web Services Partner Network.T...
SAP customers are confused about the positioning between SAP Sybase IQ and SAP Hana as it applies to data warehousing. Go figure, so is SAP. You want to learn about their data warehousing offering, and all you hear is “Hana this” and “Hana that”. It reminds me of the time after I left...
By Ian Kilpatrick, chairman of Wick Hill Group, specialists in secure infrastructure solutions Introduction If you go into a meeting these days, the chances are you will see people using, not just one, but several wireless mobile devices such as smartphones, tablets or laptops. Employ...
London, United Kingdom, November 28, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Storage Made Easy today announced the general availability of the SME Cloud Control Appliance, their on-site enterprise file share and sync (EFSS) application. Unlike other Enterprise File Sync and Share products the SME product ...
Future-proof optical transport solution provides seamless scalability to enhance delivery of consumer and enterprise broadband servicesMUNICH, Germany, November 26, 2013 - Coriant, a global supplier of industry-leading optical transport solutions, announced today that Copel Telecom, a ...
Irvine, CA, November 25, 2013With revenue growth of 1,369% in the last four years, Netwrix Corporation, the leading configuration auditing software vendor, is placed 113th on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500™, a ranking of the 500 fastest growing software companies in North America...
  To prove the cloud’s value to your business, executives must first appreciate the cloud features that can boost the enterprise beyond the IT department. True leaders must show the way to capture the real savings and potential of cloud computing. The only thing bigger than ...
Zurich, Switzerland - November 21, 2013 - CloudSigma, a public cloud IaaS provider with advanced hybrid hosting solutions, today announced the general availability of advanced network policy management across all its cloud locations. With this new feature, customers can create, manage ...
Password Central reduces service desk costs, empowers the end user with multi-access self-service password managementLondon - Nov 21, 2013 - LANDesk Software, the global leader in delivering User-Oriented IT to organizations that solves systems, security, mobility and ITSM management c...
Research project to use crowd-sourcing tools to better understand and improve urban traffic infrastructureLivingston and London, UK - 21st November 2013 - Flexiant today announced it has been selected as part of the multi-national FP7 MOVESMART project to provide the cloud infrastructu...
Interoute recognised for innovation of its product portfolio and network expansion London, 21 November 2013 - Interoute, owner operator of Europe's largest cloud services platform, has been named Best European Product or Service at the 2013 Capacity Global Carrier Awards. Interoute rec...
Are you likely to increase your business technology investment next year? If you are, then you're not alone. Worldwide ICT spending is expected to accelerate in 2014, after dipping to its slowest pace of growth since the financial crisis in 2013, according to the latest market study by...
Video Control Center version 7 makes enterprise video easier for everyone and now is available in Japanese, German and Spanish, in addition to English.San Bruno, CA - November 20, 2013 - Qumu (NASDAQ: QUMU), the leading enterprise video platform provider, today announced the newest ver...
Applications are at the center of the IT universe. As IT shifts its primary goal from connectivity to experience, it will require tighter collaboration between the various infrastructure elements that support application workloads. There are two philosophical approaches to how this orc...
London, UK - November 18th - Rapidly escalating demand for cloud services and computing capacity is placing excessive pressure on the data centre industry, experts have warned. Speakers at this year's DatacenterDynamics Converged event in London, including Microsoft's Christian Belady,...
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Growth and DFJ Growth co-lead greatly oversubscribed C-Round, joined by Meritech Capital Partners, Swisscom Ventures and Series A and B investors Accel Partners and Charles River Ventures as universal demand for SimpliVity's "Lego-like" x86 based co...
Tuesday 19 November, 2013 This sits comfortably below the new car average of 133g/km and is below the EU target of 130g/km by 2015. It's one of a number of green initiatives which saw National Grid awarded the Supply and Demand Chain Executive Green Award for 2013 for its sus...
Perhaps somewhat lost in a ridiculously hyper week of datacenter announcements last week was this article from some of the network minds at VMware. The article describes a division of flow types in datacenter environments (they probably exist elsewhere too but probably less pronounced)...
The key to unlocking organizational agility is transformation of the software development process, and the VMware IT Transformation white paper leads on into this area too. This begins to set the scene for ‘PaaS’ – Platform as a Service, and the very important ro...
London, 13 November 2013 - Easynet Global Services today launches the Easynet App as part of its drive to maintain communications excellence with its customers. As a direct response to a request from its Customer Advisory Board, the managed cloud infrastructure provider has developed ...
The Unintended Consequences of Virtualization With virtualization now ubiquitous in the modern datacenter, IT infrastructure is now more agile than ever— it has to be in order to deliver competitive advantage yet live within the reality of shrinking IT budgets.  Moreover, businesses ar...
Twitter has been ridiculously successful at embedding itself into the lives of hundreds of millions. Part of its success is that the service lends itself to a variety of use cases depending on its users' consumption models. These use cases are actually a social manifestation of com...
By Bob GourleyIntroduction Cloud computing has become such a pervasive topic that it is literally all encompassing and has become an integrated daily part of each and everyone’s lives and environment. Cloud computing capabilities are enabling technologies in life science in especially ...
New version of the OnApp platform introduces a new type of dedicated Smart Server; bare metal servers with automatic provisioning; and new workflow automation tools for servers and application stacksLONDON - November 12, 2013 - OnApp has announced General Availability of the latest ver...
By Bob GourleyRevolution Analytics is one of the most famous providers of support to the analytical world. They provide services and support around the open source tool R, which has become the defacto standard for most analytical chores. If you know someone taking stats in school, they...
So, last week, as some of you might know, Solar VPS attended Cloud Expo 2013 in Silicon Valley. While we didn’t exhibit at the Cloud conference, our COO and President, Ross Brouse, gave a few speeches and we got pretty interactive on the social media networks all those crazy kids...
Vineland, NJ, November 09, 2013 --(PR.com)-- ComTec Systems, Inc., a Delaware Valley based voice, video and data solution provider, is now authorized to resell and customize AT&T’s VoIP, cloud and IT networking solutions to small to medium sized companies under the AT&T ...
myservicedesk.com SaaS solution will offer best-practice IT service management suited to individual organisations needs London, November 08 2013: Hornbill today announced that its cloud-based IT Service Management (ITSM) solution, myservicedesk.com, is available in the latest iteratio...
JD Axford, P.E. CESCL I want to introduce you to a long time friend of mine J.D. Axford.  He is a civil engineer with all kinds of acronyms after his name (P.E., CESCL, etc.), who has worked for most of his career in the Northwest of the USA in and around water and mud.  H...
Theme weeks have become a commonplace deal in New York over the past decade. This past week, the television industry launched one to call its own, and if it’s nurtured well, it could stand shoulder-to-shoulder with Advertising Week, Internet Week, Social Media Week and the rest a...