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  En 2012, 715 millions de smartphones et 122 millions de tablettes ont été commercialisés, plus du double des 354 millions de PC fixes et portables. Deux OS mobiles, iOS et Android dominent aujourd’hui ce marché, comme on va le voir plus loin, mais de nombreux concurrents vont essayer de challenger ce duopole. Pourquoi avoir choisi la date de 2015 pour déterminer qui pourrait être le troisième acteur de ce marché ? En 2013, de nombreux challengers vont arriver et il faudra attendre 2 à 3 ans pour que les acheteurs élisent la médaille de bronze.   La situation, fin 2012 En septembre 2012, j’avais publié un premier billet sur le marché des smartphones lors de l’annonce de l’iPhone 5, que j’avais qualifiée de « non-événement » et qui avant déclenché de belles polémiques. Les utilisateurs ont tranché : deux OS mobiles, Android et iOS d’Apple représentent 80 % du mar... (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 orga... (more)

Square Pegs and Round Holes (Network and Applications)

Shannon Poulin, VP Data Center and Connected Systems Group and General Manager, Data Center Marketing Group for Intel gave the keynote address at Data Center World Fall on transforming the data center for a services-oriented world. Now, that was interesting enough in itself and of course it touched on SDN and cloud. But what really grabbed my attention was a focus on processor design and how decomposition of applications and the network into services and functions is changing the way processors and board-level components are designed. You see, it turns out that one size does not... (more)

Wiring up the Internet of Things with Node-RED

Node-RED created in an IBM laboratory (UK) is a GUI for wiring up the Internet of Things (IoT) built-on Node.JS. It is possible that some of you have known, or used LabView. LabView  is a GUI for wiring up complex laboratory equipment like Voltage sources, measuring instruments, automated relays, rf generators, lasers, robots etc., but Node-RED is some thing similar for IoT but lot more extensible network-wise. Of course my knowledge of LabView is not current and you may find more information from National Instruments. Source: (more)

Network Security: Is It Time to Think Like a Thief?

Cloud Expo® Silicon Valley Early Bird Savings here! What do a firewall and a fortress have in common? They are no longer strong enough to protect the valuables housed inside. Like the walls of an old fortress, the cracks in the firewall are allowing the bad guys to slip in - unannounced and unnoticed. By the time these thieves get in, the damage is already done and the network is already compromised. Intellectual property is easily slipped out the back door leaving no trace of forced entry. If we want to reign in on these cybercriminals, it's high time we start thinking the way ... (more)

Cloud Computing Company Appoints Ram Gupta to Board of Directors

Platform Computing, the leader in grid and cloud computing software, announces the appointment of technology industry veteran Ram Gupta to its board of directors. In this role, Mr. Gupta will be responsible for overseeing Platform's strategy as the company implements its go-to-market initiative for the cloud market. "Ram brings a wealth of real-world enterprise software experience that will be useful as we make our move into the cloud computing market," said Songnian Zhou , CEO, Platform Computing. "As both a director and advisor to the company, I know Ram will provide invaluable... (more)