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Looking for Cloud hosting solutions? Not sure what service you should use? Here at Solar VPS we know finding a great Cloud server hosting company can be a pain in the butt. With a good amount of services offering Cloud Computing solutions, how do you know which one is good for you? Wel...
Irvine, CA, March 25, 2014 --(PR.com)-- NTI Expands Platform Support of MiST® to Include a Mac OS X Version, Enabling Users to Add Macs to Their MiST® Private Sharing Networks NTI today announced the availability of a new Mac OS X version of its MiST personal file sharing s...
Tuesday 25 March, 2014 Flexible, scalable, Open Source Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) used by organizations such as Zynga, Datapipe, and ISWest, among others, for creating, managing, and deploying public, private, and hybrid Cloud Computing environments Forest Hill, MD --25...
The fine folks behind the Big Data Journal have just published a new e-book Big Data: Harnessing the Power of Big Data Through Education and Data-Driven Decision Making. (Note: Adobe Flash is required to view the e-book.) In the eBook, you'll find the following technical papers on the ...
By Bob Gourley Security is a hot topic. Achieving more, efficiently, with enterprise data is a hot topic. So optimizing Apache Hadoop to contribute to enterprise security missions is an incredibly hot topic. The security and audit of Hadoop itself is also of critical importance. These ...
Klagenfurt, Austria, March 21, 2014 --(PR.com)-- High Performance Cloud Encoding bitmovin will be showing its bitcodin transcoding and streaming service with the highest performance in the market today, demonstrating the speed, quality and capabilities of massively scalable cloud-bas...
London, UK, 18 March 2014 - GroundWork, the leading Unified Monitoring solution for IT operations management, virtualisation and cloud monitoring, today announced a strategic partnership with the open source technology integrator Quru to help expand its presence in the UK market.Under ...
Petrotechnics will explore how new technology can be used to manage operational risk and improve production efficiency.Houston, 17 March 2014 -Petrotechnics, the global leader in transforming frontline operational performance and lowering operational risk, will be delivering a key pres...
New Distributor and IGEL Sydney office underline ANZ commitmentSydney, Australia 14 March, 2014 - IGEL Technology has appointed WhiteGold Solutions Pty Ltd as a distributor in Australia and New Zealand. The appointment reflects IGEL's continued commitment to supporting and expanding it...
Manchester, UK - VXL, der weltweite Hersteller von Geräten für die Thin-Client und Cloud-Verbindung stellt eine neue Reihe von Tischgeräten für Nordamerika und Europa vor, einschließlich zweier System-on-Chip (SoC)-Modelle, das Citrix Ready, Xtona J12-z Zero Cl...
Manchester, UK - Worldwide thin client and cloud connection device manufacturer, VXL, unveils a new range of desktop devices for North America and Western Europe including two System-on-Chip (SoC) models, the Citrix ready, Xtona J12-z zero client & Gio-Linux J54 desktop together wi...
Manchester, Royaume-Uni - Le fabricant mondial de périphériques clients légers et de connexion au cloud, VXL, dévoile sa nouvelle gamme de périphériques de bureau pour l'Amérique du Nord et l'Europe occidentale. Elle comprend deux modèles SoC (Sy...
Most of the discussions on Big Data begins and ends with Hadoop. It is the commercial version of HPC (High Performance Computing), whose underlying technologies have been around for years: clustering, parallel processing, and distributed file system. In today’s parlance … C...
Red Hat steps into Microsoft's turf offering a PaaS consisting of Microsoft.NET and SQL Server. This service is going to be offered (not ready yet) on Red Hat's OpenShift platform with UHURU software providing the code support. Open source UHURU was started by former MSFT Employees.Abo...
Cisco System researchers analyzed a number of websites that had been compromised in 2013. In the recent past, the website of the LA Times was compromised. At the same time, the blog site of Seagate, a renowned hard disc manufacturer, was also compromised. A closer scrutiny revealed th...
While doing some competitive analysis, I read this paper that was presented at the 21st Symposium on High Performance Interconnects. The paper discusses the data path performance of spine and leaf networks and was written by Insieme Networks’ Mohammad Alizadeh and CTO Tom Edsall. Moham...
Platform Dynamically Enhances e-Commerce Payment Processing, Revenue Sharing and Merchant AcquiringHerzliya, Israel | March 5, 2014: FTS has launched the FTS Smart Payments Enabling™ Solution to deliver smooth and effective card payment processing, digital merchant acquiring and ...
By Bob GourleyRalph Kimball is highly regarded in the technology community. He is a fantastic author, great speaker, passionate teacher and a proven innovator. Many of us consider him the father of the data warehouse and he has been driving innovation in that field for years. His appro...
by Rodney Sparapani, PhD Rodney is an Assistant Professor in the Institute for Health and Society from the Division of Biostatistics at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and president of the Milwaukee Chapter of the ASA which is hosting an R workshop on Data Mining in Milwa...
With all the noise around newer technologies such as Hadoop, it would be easy to assume that the data analytics space is new — and totally dominated by the NewSQL/ NoSQL tools pouring out of the world’s startups. It would be easy. But it would also be wrong. Data analytics, busin...
Since we've had quite a few announcements over the last month or so, I thought I'd take a moment to catch up on some of the media reports mentioning Revolution Analytics. Last week, Gartner revealed Revolution Analytics as a Visionary in the new Magic Quadrant for Advanced Analytics Pl...
Thursday 27 February, 2014 Forest Hill, MD –27 February 2014– The Apache Software Foundation (ASF), the all-volunteer developers, stewards, and incubators of more than 170 Open Source projects and initiatives, announced today that Apache Spark has graduated from the Apache Incub...
By Bob GourleyXplenty puts Big Data within reach for companies of all sizes. The innovative platform is an easy-to-use cloud service that takes the complexity out of Apache Hadoop, so you can get started right away. For more see the video at this link and embedded below: http://www.you...
IGEL's 100% channel strategy drives growth for partner networkReading, UK February 25th, 2014 - IGEL channel partners have been recognized with awards from the thin and zero client manufacturer for their outstanding business performance in 2013. Ultima Business Solutions was awarded IG...
IGEL reports 58% and 150% year-on-year growth in UK & Ireland respectivelyReading, UK February 25th, 2014 - IGEL Technology has been recognized as the fastest growing of the top 5 thin client manufacturers in the UK & Ireland in 2013, according to the latest report from analyst...
In a recent blog post Scott Guthrie outlined Windows Azure Management improvements to come. Some of them are still in 'preview' stage. However, if you are a Windows Azure subscriber you can check them out.Here is a listing of the improvements in preview with a brief summary:ExpressRout...
By Bob GourleyThe video at this link and embedded below provides an update from Pentaho on integrations and connectivity with Storm, showing a sample transformation and submission to Storm: The point to me is not another integration. The point to me is that Pentaho’s comprehensiv...
It’s sometimes easy to assume that the large clusters of commodity servers commonly associated with open source big data and NoSQL approaches like Hadoop have made supercomputers and eye-wateringly expensive high performance computing (HPC) installations a thing of the past. But ...
By Bob GourleyNote: we have been tracking Cloudant in our special reporting on Analytical Tools,  Big Data Capabilities, and Cloud Computing. We learned about Cloudant from In-Q-Tel, a very forward thinking firm with a great track record for spotting visionary firms. – bg The fol...
By Bob GourleyEvery challenge facing humanity is crying out for a need to better analyze data. Data exists that can help solve challenges faced in domains like the economy, jobs, healthcare, issues of war and peace, and the environment. Better ability to make sense of data can help the...
By Bob GourleyCloudant was founded in Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2008 by three MIT physicists who at the time were moving multi-petabyte data sets around from the Large Hadron Collider. Frustrated by the available tools for managing and analyzing big data in their research, the founde...
IGEL's bestselling thin client has a new look and new advantages when it comes to connectivity, installation, convenience and eco-friendliness. Reading, UK. 20th February 2014 - IGEL Technology today announced that its bestselling IGEL UD3 thin client model now has a new housing design...
Yes, in the U.S. we’re coming to a town near you with some free training and hands-on experiences again – this time covering Windows Azure and System Center 2012 R2 to support hybrid cloud scenarios. Here’s the description of the event from the registration pages: Build Hybrid Cloud ...
By Bob GourleyIf you are a DC based technologist a great opportunity to learn from one of America’s greatest technologists is coming up on 5 March 2014. Doug Cutting, Cloudera’s Chief Architect and highly respected, community focused creator of capabilities like Apache Hado...
You CAN have the best of both worlds! With Windows Azure and System Center 2012 R2, IT Pros can easily extend an on-premises network to embrace the power and scale of the cloud – securely and seamlessly. These Hybrid Cloud scenarios present real solutions that you can implement t...
With the cloud offering virtual environments running Windows and Linux at very affordable prices and a feature-set that is unparalleled, many thought that we would see a decline in the popularity of dedicated servers. However, with access to resources and hardware that isn’t available ...
Expanding deployments of Postgres among global enterprises and ISVs helped drive record subscription sales growthLondon, UK - February 18, 2014 - EnterpriseDB (EDB), the leading worldwide provider of enterprise-class Postgres products and Oracle database compatibility solutions, today ...
Streamlined SpeedCast announces new natural resources operations base in Perth as part of Australian and global expansionPerth, Australia, February 18, 2014 - SpeedCast, one of the world's major international satellite telecommunications service providers, today announced the opening o...
One month from today, Plexxi’s Nils Swart and Derick Winkworth will participate in SDNCentral’s DemoFriday to illustrate application abstraction using OpenDaylight. We encourage you to register here and check out the demo on March 14 at 10 a.m. PDT.  In our video of the week, Dan Bachm...
London, United Kingdom, February 13, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Storage Made Easy (SME), the public and private cloud startup for secure private enterprise file sharing and synchronization (EFSS), previously raised $1 million in its first seed round in December 2011. Total funding to-date now ...