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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)

Cloud Expo 2011 East To Attract 10,000 Delegates and 200 Exhibitors

SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York, Silicon Valley and in Europe. Over 600 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since its inception, more than all other Cloud-related events put together. Cloud Computing Expo 2011 East Call for Papers Deadline November 30, 2010 - SUBMIT YOUR SPEAKING PROPOSAL TODAY! The four-day event will offer a rich array of sessions led by exceptional speakers about the business and technical value of cloud computing with more than 150 sponsors and exhibitors and over 5,000 estimated delegates from well over 48 different countries. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship &... (more)

JavaOne 2009 - Highlights Live from Day One

JavaOne 2009 officially started with the opening Keynote delivered by Jonathan Schwartz, CEO of Sun Microsystems. The keynote included several announcements and demos presented by partners and customers of Sun. Here are some highlights... Java Store to enable the java community to distribute their innovative Java solutions worldwide JavaFX 1.2 powered applications demonstrated on a consumer TV Intel and Sun collaboration to gain better performance of Java on Intel processors James Gosling - inventor of Java - giving a review of 14 years of Java Some words about Oracle and Sun by Larry Ellison, CEO of Oracle Stay tuned with more information about the conference as it goes on.   ... (more)

Virtualization Expo New York Call for Papers to Expire January 15, 2010

Virtualization Expo on Ulitzer Virtualization cuts across just about all that you might find in the today's data center: to one degree or another, clients, servers, applications, storage systems, data networks, and security can all now be virtualized. . By compressing multiple workloads onto a single physical server, Virtualization enables data centers to save tremendous amounts of money on hardware, power, cooling and floor space. For small and midsized enterprises, Virtualization can also help data centers tap into levels of fault tolerance previously enjoyed only by huge organizations. And chief executives are discovering that Virtualization has the potential not only to improve the balance sheet, but also to strengthen competitive advantage and put a shine on the corporate brand. Designing and managing IT environments independently from physical limitations is... (more)

Cloud Computing Instrumental in IT Recovery for 2010

New Year 2010 on Ulitzer IDC, the tech industry analysts, have come out with their predictions for 2010 – and it’s a model that heavily involves the development and growth of the Cloud. First some general IT industry forecasts: - growth is expected to return to the IT industry, and IDC is forecasting a more than 3% expansion for the year; the industry will see spending levels rise once again (but to 2008 levels) to $1.5 trillion; - emerging markets such as China, India and Brazil will lead IT recovery, growing 8-13%, while mature markets like the U.S. and Europe are to remain relatively weak and vulnerable to risk factors; - small and medium-sized businesses, another important form of “emerging market” for the IT industry, declined by about 3.5% this year…but expect this sector to grow in 2010 by 3.5%. Growth among SMBs will be higher than large enterprises. What ro... (more)

My Thoughts on the Apple iPad

iPhone Apps on Ulitzer iPhone Apps on Ulitzer - The Apple iTablet or iSlate is due to be shown off to the world January 27th, and unleashed on us sometime in March. The blogosphere has been buzzing about the topic. Joe Wilcox of BetaNews.com said “The world doesn’t need an Apple Tablet, or any other” (full post here). MG of TechCrunch followed up with “The World Doesn’t Need Someone Telling Us What We Don’t Need In Tech” (full post here).  I think both writers make some good points, but I wanted to give my thoughts, and ask the readers of CTOvision theirs. The Apple Tablet is rumored to cost $1000. So the first word that comes to my mind is “overpriced.”  When you can purchase a decent netbook for under $300, a solid ultra-portable 12-14″ (laptop) for $500, and a good business laptop for under $700…why would you ever pay $1000 for a simple tablet?  Quite frankly, I... (more)

Driving the Transformation to Next-Generation Cloud Data Centers

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $800 Savings here! With substantial growth in cloud services, over 2.5 billion connected users, more than 1000 exabytes of Internet traffic and 15 billion devices accessing cloud services by 2015, transforming datacenters to support this growth can be complex. To address the challenges facing IT and realize significant benefits of cloud computing, it's essential that cloud solutions are open, interoperable and built on standards. In his general session at Cloud Expo New York, Jason Waxman, Intel Data Center Group GM, High Density Computing, described a multi-year vision for clouds that are federated, automated, and client aware and provided insights into relevant standards, next-generation technologies that enable more secure, efficient, and simplified datacenters and best practices for deployment of interoperable cloud solutions that provi... (more)

Cloud Expo Speaker Profile: Jason Waxman - Intel

With Cloud Expo Silicon Valley (9th Cloud Expo) starting today Monday November 7 at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, let's introduce you in greater detail to the distinguished individuals in our incredible Speaker Faculty for the technical program at the conference... We have technical and strategy sessions for you every day from Nov 7 through Nov 10 dealing with every nook and cranny of Cloud Computing, but what of those who are presenting? Who are they, where do they work, what else have they written and/or said about the Cloud that is transforming the world of Enterprise IT? CLOUD EXPO SPEAKER NAME: Jason Waxman TWITTER: @IntelXeon/cloud-builders COMPANY: Intel 9TH CLOUD EXPO GENERAL SESSION TITLE: Progressing Toward the Federated, Automated and Client-Aware Cloud SESSION DESCRIPTION: http://cloudcomputing.sys-con.com/node/1894467 BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Jason Waxman is... (more)

Advancing Cloud Computing to the Next Level at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $500 Savings here! Learn from IT leaders who are part of the Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA), an organization of >300 IT end users driving next-gen cloud requirements about the key usage models that the ODCA has defined to advance cloud computing. In their session at the 9th International Cloud Expo, Anna Claiborne, Product Manager for Security Services at Terremark, and Ravi Subramaniam, an Intel Principal Engineer, Get technical insights and practical information into secure federation, cloud automation, common management and policies for cloud resources, along with how cloud services should become more transparent for the benefit of the IT industry. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Speaker Bios: Anna Claiborne currently serves as Product Manager for Security Services at Terremark, overseeing product development ... (more)

From ESBs to API Portals, an Evolutionary Journey | Part 2

In this article series we would like to build a case that API portals, with the Intel® API Manager and Intel® Expressway Service Gateway, powered by Mashery are representative examples, are the contemporary manifestations of the SOA movement that transformed IT in the early 2000s from IT as a cost center to an equal partner in a company’s  execution of a business strategy and revenue generation.  In the introductory article in Part 1 we discussed some of the business dynamics that led to cloud computing and the service  paradigm.  Let’s now take a closer look  at the SOA transformation in the big enterprise. If we look at the Google  Webtrends graph for the term “SOA”, we can use the search popularity as an  indicator of the industry we can see that the interest in SOA peaked at around  2007, just as the interest on cloud computing started rising.  There was a brie... (more)

VMware, Server, Storage I/O and Networking Update | VMworld 2013

With the largest installment yet of a VMworld in terms of attendance, there were also many announcements today (e.g. Monday) and many more slated for out the week. Here are a synopsis of some of those announcements. Software Defined Data Center (SDDC) and Software Defined Networks (SDN) VMware made a series of announcements today that set the stage for many others. Not surprisingly, these involved SDDC, SDN, SDS, vSphere 5.5 and other management tool enhancements, or the other SDM (Software Defined Management). Here is a synopsis of what was announced by VMware. VMware NSX (SDN) combines Nicira NVPTM along with vCloud Network and Security VMware Virtual SAN (VSAN) not to be confused with virtual storage appliances (VSAs) VMware vCloud Suite 5.5 VMware vSphere 5.5 (includes support for new Intel Xeon and Atom processors) VMware vSphere App HA VMware vSphere Flash Read Cach... (more)