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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)

Iris Recognition Dilates Middle East

Iridian Technologies' Proof Positive iris recognition technology will be deployed on a country-wide basis in an unnamed country in the Middle East. The deployment will initially include passports, visas, and watch lists for border protection and law enforcement. Potential future applications include drivers' licenses and health care. At least one million people will be enrolled in the initial phase. The deployment will include over one hundred two-eye stationary iris cameras; other interoperable cameras are expected to be utilized in the future including the latest portable cameras from IrisGuard and Iridian. "We are very pleased to see another country recognizing the potential of iris recognition to protect their national security" said Frank Fitzsimmons, president and CEO of Iridian. "Iris recognition is uniquely suited to large-scale applications such as this, de... (more)

Service Virtualization: Got Grid?

There is considerable attention being paid to service oriented architectures (SOA) and their promise of leveraging new and existing application components – services – in composite applications that may span multiple business units within an organization. While the construction or enablement of these services is well defined, what is often left as an assumption is that once deployed, the service will simply be available. The reality is that if consideration is not given to the reliability, availability, and recoverability of your services then you may find yourself leaping from the frying pan and into the fire. This presentation will discuss the use of service virtualization and grid technology to enable service execution. Using existing grid technologies, organizations can achieve guaranteed, horizontal scaling of service execution across the entire com... (more)

BMC Software CTO to Present at Virtualization Conference & Expo in New York City

Virtualization is the future of IT management, but what exactly does that mean to your organization? CIOs around the world recognize that virtualization could be the answer to combating skyrocketing costs associated with managing their IT infrastructure, however many are still left wondering how to implement a long-term, sustainable virtualization strategy. In this session, BMC Software CTO, Tom Bishop, will explain how IT organizations can realize the full value of virtualization through aligning IT with business priorities and automating IT processes. Speaker Bio: Tom Bishop is the Chief Technology Officer of BMC Software. Tom joined BMC in 2005 from VIEO. For more than 20 years, he has served in senior technology and strategy roles at organizations including UNIX International, Tandem Computers and CompuCare Management Systems. Previously, Tom was Chief Techn... (more)

SYS-CON's Virtualization Conference & Expo: Themes & Topics

From Application Virtualization to Xen, a round-up of the virtualization themes & topics being discussed in NYC June 23-24, 2008 by the world-class speaker faculty at the 3rd International Virtualization Conference & Expo being held by SYS-CON Events in The Roosevelt Hotel, in midtown Manhattan. Application Virtualization - Bob Lozano, Chief Strategist for Appistry, is giving a session on Application Virtualization with particular focus on achieving Web-scale. He'll be comparing and contrasting external cloud deployment to internal deployment on commodity infrastructure. Beyond Server Virtualization - see Virtualization 2.0 Business Drivers for Virtualization - Who does virtualization really benefit? How can enterprises adopt virtualization technologies to address real business problems? Is virtualization just another consolidation technology? How are other businesses ... (more)

Cloud Computing as a Competitive Advantage: Change at the Speed of Business

SYS-CON Events announced today that more than 40 Cloud technology providers, as well as Virtualization and SOA companies will exhibit at the upcoming 1st International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), November 19-21, in San Jose, California. The conference will be colocated with SYS-CON's 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo (www.VirtualizationConference.com) 1st International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo will take place on November 19-21, 2008, at the Fairmont Hotel, downtown San Jose, CA The pace of change in modern business is breathtaking. Successful companies are embracing change by innovating aggressively, mastering operational efficiency, and leveraging new regional and global business opportunities. This session addresses key ways that Cloud Computing, in the form of the Business Operations Platform (unifying... (more)

The Cloud Comes This Week to San Jose

Cloud computing will have as big an impact on how we live and work as the internet has had in recent years. Here we bring you a round-up of the many themes and topics of interest to infrastructure architects, developers and IT managers featuring at SYS-CON's 1st International C loud Computing Conference & Expo being held November 19-21, 2008 at The Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California. The conference is expecting a record turnout of senior technologists including CIOs, CTOs, VPs of technology, IT directors and managers, network and storage managers, network engineers, enterprise architects, communications and networking specialists, and directors of infrastructure. Delegates in San Jose, CA next week will be listening intently to the industry experts speaking at Cloud Computing Expo. According to IDC, a global provider of market intelligence, cloud computing is po... (more)

Unisys Unveils Secure Cloud Computing Strategy at 4th Cloud Computing Expo

“Unisys cloud computing strategy is based on providing industrial-strength security and data protection,” said Rich Marcello, president, Unisys Technology, Consulting and Integration Solutions, as Unisys today unveiled at the 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in Santa Clara, CA, what it described as "the latest in a series of aggressive moves to expand the full spectrum of secure cloud computing options available to enterprise CIOs." “Like our public cloud offering," said Marcello - referring to Unisys Secure Cloud Solution, already launched earlier this year - "Unisys Secure Private Cloud Solution goes a long way toward allaying the security concerns of enterprises and their customers." Marcello announced the Unisys Secure Private Cloud during his Opening Keynote address at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Expo being held this week in Silicon Valley, at... (more)

Servoy to Exhibit at Cloud Expo 2011 New York

Cloud Expo New York $500 Savings here! SYS-CON Events announced today that Servoy, a provider of open source hybrid (SaaS and on premises) software, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 8th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6-9, 2011, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Servoy BV is an international market leader in powerful open source hybrid (SaaS and on premises) software. Servoy is used by independent software vendors (ISVs) to develop entire vertical and horizontal applications and by enterprises and consultants for bespoke application development. Today over 100,000 companies and more than 20,000 developers are working with the Servoy product suite. Companies like Symantec, Stanford University, Wells Fargo, Verizon and UCLA hospital rely on Servoy's technology stack for managing ... (more)

Firehost’s European-Based Secure Cloud Hosting Services Go Live

Ultra-secure, scalable, contract-free services now available at European data centres Cloud Expo Europe, London, UK - January 25, 2012 - Secure cloud hosting company, FireHost, has today announced the expansion into Europe, with news that its secure hosting services are now available at data centres in London and Amsterdam. European organisations, as well as international firms operating in the region, can now benefit from FireHost's award-winning, highly-flexible, secure cloud hosting services, with the added reassurance that their websites and applications are hosted in-region and under the jurisdiction of European data protection legislation. Founded in 2006, FireHost has previously provided its secure cloud hosting services to companies from 22 countries via its U.S. data centres in Texas and Arizona. Rapidly growing demand from European-based businesses, along ... (more)

Cloud Expo New York: Big Data, Colocation and the Cloud

Cloud Expo New York $500 Savings here! As more enterprises are adopting clouds, the nature of cloud computing is changing. Previously, clouds were used to test applications or for non-mission critical applications. Today, enterprises are using clouds for cost-saving advantages and launching more mission critical applications that have defined performance needs. In his session at the 10th International Cloud Expo, Joe Weinman, SVP of Cloud Services & Strategy at Telx, will discuss how distributed computing has many advantages. It would allow organizations to have a cloud at various data centers instead of one cloud at one datacenter. Costs are reduced significantly since one big Internet pipe is not needed. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Speaker Bio: Joe Weinman is responsible for leading Telx's fast-growing cloud services business developm... (more)

CloudEXPO Stories
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 throughout enterprises of all sizes.
Modern software design has fundamentally changed how we manage applications, causing many to turn to containers as the new virtual machine for resource management. As container adoption grows beyond stateless applications to stateful workloads, the need for persistent storage is foundational - something customers routinely cite as a top pain point. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Bill Borsari, Head of Systems Engineering at Datera, explored how organizations can reap the benefits of the cloud without losing performance as containers become the new paradigm.
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.
Because Linkerd is a transparent proxy that runs alongside your application, there are no code changes required. It even comes with Prometheus to store the metrics for you and pre-built Grafana dashboards to show exactly what is important for your services - success rate, latency, and throughput. In this session, we'll explain what Linkerd provides for you, demo the installation of Linkerd on Kubernetes and debug a real world problem. We will also dig into what functionality you can build on top of the tools provided by Linkerd such as alerting and autoscaling.
Intel is an American multinational corporation and technology company headquartered in Santa Clara, California, in the Silicon Valley. It is the world's second largest and second highest valued semiconductor chip maker based on revenue after being overtaken by Samsung, and is the inventor of the x86 series of microprocessors, the processors found in most personal computers (PCs). Intel supplies processors for computer system manufacturers such as Apple, Lenovo, HP, and Dell. Intel also manufactures motherboard chipsets, network interface controllers and integrated circuits, flash memory, graphics chips, embedded processors and other devices related to communications and computing.