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
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 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
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)
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.
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
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)