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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Centrify Secures Access and Privileges on Red Hat Enterprise Linux Running on IBM System z Servers

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Centrify Corporation, the leading provider of Microsoft Active Directory-based, identity and access management and auditing solutions for non-Microsoft platforms, today announced the availability of support for Red Hat Enterprise Linux in Centrify Suite 2008 for Linux on IBM System z. With Centrify Suite, enterprises can leverage their existing Active Directory infrastructure and user accounts to easily secure the hundreds to thousands of Linux servers that a single mainframe can host. The Centrify Suite also allows IT administrators to integrate all other Linux, UNIX and Mac systems in an enterprise within Active Directory to provide centralized identity management, access control, privilege management and auditing of all non-Windows platforms. Centrify Suite has successfully passed the IBM validation program, earning ... (more)

Continental Energy Joins the 'AGORACOM 100' and Launches Online Investor Relations Program

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Energy Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CPPXF) - (the "Company") is pleased to announce it has retained the services of AGORACOM Investor Relations ("AGORACOM") (http://www.agoracom.com) to provide online investor relations services, a Web 2.0 social network for current shareholders and Tier-1 awareness through the world's biggest websites for the purpose of attracting new shareholders. ONLINE INVESTOR RELATIONS MAXIMIZES SPEED, TRANSPARENCY AND ACCESS TO COMPANY In response to overwhelming data representing the online research and communications habits of small-cap investors, Continental Energy has turned the primary focus of its investor relations to the web via AGORACOM to facilitate faster, better and more accessible communications with both current and prospective shareholders around the wor... (more)

Liferay and Vaadin Announce New Partnership

Liferay, Inc., provider of leading open source enterprise portal and collaboration software, and IT Mill Ltd., provider of the Vaadin rich user interface library, recently announced a new technology partnership. The collaboration will simplify and reduce the cost of developing sophisticated and secure rich user interfaces for Liferay-based enterprise applications. "Liferay has become the leading independent, open source platform for building web applications to solve business problems in many industries,” said Joonas Lehtinen, CEO of IT Mill. “This is not surprising as its combination of an extensible, feature-rich platform and business-friendly licensing is unmatched in the market. We look forward to partnering with a team that shares our dedication to usability and has the enterprise market footprint to maximize the impact of Vaadin technology.” Usable enterprise ... (more)

B&L Associates' Archived Data Manager(R) to Run on Linux and Oracle(R)

NEEDHAM, Mass., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- B&L Associates, Inc., the leader in open systems tape management solutions, announced today that their revolutionary central management system for all historical backup catalogs, Archived Data Manager(® )(ADM), now runs on Linux operating systems and Oracle databases. ADM is a comprehensive, Web-based application that consolidates all of your historical backup catalogs. ADM also quickly identifies and accesses archived information needed for litigation, providing up to a 50% reduction on eDiscovery costs. This represents significant savings considering eDiscovery costs are averaging $1.5 million per matter, and those numbers are expected to go higher. B&L Associates wanted to provide these benefits for the steadily growing Linux community as well. In 2007, it was estimated that Linux held almost 13% of the overall serve... (more)

Tullett Prebon Partners MillenniumIT for Electronic Broking Solutions

LONDON, NEW YORK and SINGAPORE, March 25, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Tullett Prebon, one of the world's leading inter-dealer brokers (IDB), and MillenniumIT, a leading technology solutions provider and part of London Stock Exchange Group, announce that they have entered into a partnership agreement. Under the agreement MillenniumIT will work with Tullett Prebon to further develop the IDB's electronic broking capabilities across a variety of asset classes for both internal and external trading systems. Paul Humphrey, CEO of Tullett Prebon Electronic Broking & Information, said: "MillenniumIT are industry leaders supplying robust and efficient electronic trading platforms. This partnership marks a significant milestone in Tullett Prebon's ambitions to supply client-orientated hybrid solutions to complement our current global electronic offering. Tullett Prebon's strategy l... (more)

Document Capture Technologies-DCMT Releases Strong Second Quarter 2012 Financial Results

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/14/12 -- Document Capture Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB: DCMT), an IP-driven leader in the design, development, manufacture and sale of advanced imaging technologies for over a decade, today announced Q2 2012 revenues of $4.6 million, up 20% over Q2 2011. The Company's $1.5M in gross profit during Q2 2012 was up 10% over Q2 2011. Gross profit of 32% in Q2 2012 was a decrease from 35% in Q2 2011, due to the mix of products sold. Total operating expenses remained consistent at $1.8 million, following $1.9 million in Q1 2012, and $1.7 million for Q2 2011, as the Company continues its strategic investment spending in personnel and R&D to fuel growth and product expansion. Total operating expense as a percentage of sales declined to 39% in Q2 2012 as compared to 45% in Q2 2011. R&D expenditures increased by 17% or $54,000, in Q2 2012 as... (more)

Power 7 and Tuxera Partner for WiFi Storage

HELSINKI and SHENZHEN, China, November 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wireless, Battery-Powered NAS Solutions Becoming Quickly Popular Tuxera Inc., the leading provider of Windows and Mac compatible file systems for Android, Linux and other platforms, today announced to have formed a partnership with Power 7 Technology Co. Ltd. to provide its entire mobile wifi storage product line with seamless interoperability across Windows, Android and Mac devices. Power 7 customer deployments include Aigo, Toshiba and Intenso. Powered by Tuxera's file systems, Power 7's white label mobile WiFi storage products fulfill the customer expectations in terms of portability, support for the latest SDXC cards and USB 3.0 standard. Tuxera solutions also extend battery life and result in overall faster device responsiveness improving the usability. Tuxera comprehensive file systems portfolio f... (more)

EOG Resources to Sell Its Kitimat LNG Facility Stake and a Portion of its Horn River Basin Acreage

HOUSTON, Dec. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EOG Resources, Inc. (NYSE: EOG), (EOG) through its Canadian subsidiary, EOG Resources Canada Inc. (EOG Canada), today announced the signing of a purchase and sale agreement for its interest in the Kitimat LNG facility to Chevron Canada Limited. The transaction, subject to approval by Canadian regulatory authorities, is expected to close by the end of the first quarter 2013. The agreement includes EOG Canada's 30 percent interest in the planned natural gas liquefaction and export facility on British Columbia's west coast and associated Pacific Trail Pipelines project, as well as approximately 28,500 undeveloped net acres in the Horn River Basin. "While we still believe in the viability of the Kitimat project, our decision to exit is consistent with EOG's focus on domestic onshore crude oil production, which is generating more i... (more)

Chevron Subsidiary Acquires Operating Interest in Western Canada LNG Project

Proposed two-train project ideally located to meet rapidly growing Asia-Pacific demand SAN RAMON, CA, Dec. 24, 2012 /CNW/ - Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today announced that its indirect Canadian subsidiary, Chevron Canada Limited, will acquire a 50 percent operating interest in the Kitimat liquefied natural gas (LNG) project and proposed Pacific Trail Pipeline (PTP), and a 50 percent interest in approximately 644,000 acres of petroleum and natural gas rights in the Horn River and Liard Basins in British Columbia, Canada. "The Kitimat LNG development is an attractive opportunity that is aligned with existing strategies and will drive additional long-term production growth and shareholder returns," said George Kirkland, vice chairman, Chevron Corporation. "This investment grows our global LNG portfolio and builds upon our LNG construction, operations and marketin... (more)

Oil Companies, ConocoPhillips and EnCana, Focus on Core Businesses

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 02/04/13 -- Oil & Gas companies are exposed to a wide range of macroeconomic factors. Suppressed energy demand and subsequent muted pricing has affected the bottom-line of oil & gas companies. In such scenarios, all the major companies are looking to focus on their core competencies and trim superfluous assets. ConocoPhillips took a major step last year and spun off its refining business to set up a new entity, Phillips 66. Similarly, Canadian company EnCana Corporation sold its stake in quite a few of its major projects to generate cash and augment its core activities. Access our free reports on ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) and EnCana Corporation (NYSE: ECA). Traders can also connect to our Wall Street Trading Floor where our research desk and market pros are standing between 8:50 am to 4:15 pm ET at http://www.ShinesRooms.com/COP020413... (more)

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At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
Atmosera delivers modern cloud services that maximize the advantages of cloud-based infrastructures. Offering private, hybrid, and public cloud solutions, Atmosera works closely with customers to engineer, deploy, and operate cloud architectures with advanced services that deliver strategic business outcomes. Atmosera's expertise simplifies the process of cloud transformation and our 20+ years of experience managing complex IT environments provides our customers with the confidence and trust tha...
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand using interactive visualizations and salary indicator tools to maximize earning potential. Manish Dixit is VP of Product and Engineering at Dice. As the leader of the Product, Engineering and Data Sciences team at D...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
AI and machine learning disruption for Enterprises started happening in the areas such as IT operations management (ITOPs) and Cloud management and SaaS apps. In 2019 CIOs will see disruptive solutions for Cloud & Devops, AI/ML driven IT Ops and Cloud Ops. Customers want AI-driven multi-cloud operations for monitoring, detection, prevention of disruptions. Disruptions cause revenue loss, unhappy users, impacts brand reputation etc.
The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a non-profit organization that provides business support services to companies expanding to Japan. With the support of JETRO's dedicated staff, clients can incorporate their business; receive visa, immigration, and HR support; find dedicated office space; identify local government subsidies; get tailored market studies; and more.
As you know, enterprise IT conversation over the past year have often centered upon the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system. In fact, Kubernetes has emerged as the key technology -- and even primary platform -- of cloud migrations for a wide variety of organizations. Kubernetes is critical to forward-looking enterprises that continue to push their IT infrastructures toward maximum functionality, scalability, and flexibility. As they do so, IT professionals are also embr...
As you know, enterprise IT conversation over the past year have often centered upon the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system. In fact, Kubernetes has emerged as the key technology -- and even primary platform -- of cloud migrations for a wide variety of organizations. Kubernetes is critical to forward-looking enterprises that continue to push their IT infrastructures toward maximum functionality, scalability, and flexibility.
Today's workforce is trading their cubicles and corporate desktops in favor of an any-location, any-device work style. And as digital natives make up more and more of the modern workforce, the appetite for user-friendly, cloud-based services grows. The center of work is shifting to the user and to the cloud. But managing a proliferation of SaaS, web, and mobile apps running on any number of clouds and devices is unwieldy and increases security risks. Steve Wilson, Citrix Vice President of Cloud,...
When Enterprises started adopting Hadoop-based Big Data environments over the last ten years, they were mainly on-premise deployments. Organizations would spin up and manage large Hadoop clusters, where they would funnel exabytes or petabytes of unstructured data.However, over the last few years the economics of maintaining this enormous infrastructure compared with the elastic scalability of viable cloud options has changed this equation. The growth of cloud storage, cloud-managed big data e...