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Cloud computing is a game changer. The cloud is disrupting traditional software and hardware business models by disrupting how IT service gets delivered. Entrepreneurial opportunities abound as this classic disruptive technology begins to proliferate, so it is no surprise that SYS-CON'...
Intel is paying AMD $1.25 billion to settle the massive private antitrust suit AMD has lodged in Delaware. AMD will also drop two cases against Intel it has pending in Japan and withdraw all of its regulatory complaints worldwide.Intel has also agreed to abide by a “set of business pra...
NComputing Inc. announced that it has won a massive computerization contract from Employee State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) alongside Wipro for deploying 31,000 NComputing virtual desktops in ESIC offices and clinics across the country. ESIC will use 31,000 NComputing thin-client wor...
The past month has seen an unprecedented concentration of Cloud-related articles, events, tweets, and - above all - product launches, partnership announcements and M&A moves. So is Cloud Computing, after three years, finally coming to the boil? Here, by way of allowing you to judge for...
In the wake of the financial crisis and its attendant repercussions across the global economy, the U.S. Congress stands poised to address the issue of patent reform. Much debated and long anticipated, patent reform legislation is back under consideration with the bill possibly coming u...
Investors who are serious about maximizing returns and minimizing risks will find McWilliams' ongoing earnings season coverage, which began with his highly acclaimed State of Tech series and is now focusing on real-time earnings analysis, invaluable. To get the inside scoop and his det...
An SEC lawyer told a federal court yesterday that more people could be charged in the insider trading scandal that has so far brought down senior IBM executive Robert Moffat and former AMD CEO Hector Ruiz and as good as her word 14 more were charged Thursday morning with conspiracy to ...
Apps.gov is an online store for government agencies that are required to use the GSA schedule. The site was designed to help them to find, purchase and use SaaS and other cloud computing services with the knowledge that they have already been screened, and government prices negotiated....
The combined organization, which will be known as the Mass Technology Leadership Council (MassTLC), will bring some of the world’s top global technology brands – including AT&T, Cisco, Comcast, Google, IBM, Microsoft and Verizon – under one tent with some of the region’s fastest growin...
"With cloud computing, price to deploy applications goes through the floor while flexibility to scale those applications goes through the ceiling!" says WaveMaker CEO Chris Keene, in this lively round-up of The State of Cloud Computing compiled and published by Conference Chair Jeremy ...
Former AMD CEO Hector Ruiz, the guy who spun out AMD’s plants into a joint venture with the government of Abu Dhabi and then became chairman of that company when it was formed in March, has stepped down after being identified as one of the tipsters leaking material inside information t...
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 200 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since...
IBM has cut its ties with Robert Moffat, the senior VP who ran its server, storage and chips businesses and was arrested two weeks ago for allegedly whispering insider information on IBM and Sun financial results as well as AMD's reorganization plans to hedge funds that traded on the m...
Further assisting resellers with increasing sales opportunities in the government space, Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, a business segment of Arrow Electronics Inc., is expanding its General Services Administration Schedule 70 across its North American operations and adding ente...
As the pressure mounts to meet more stringent budgets, CIOs need to find the proper balance between transforming IT and reducing costs. IT operational costs continue to increase as a percentage of overall IT dollars. At the same time, IT is being pressured to provide an innovative, com...
Some of the concerns I've heard repeatedly is the potential barriers to entry for participation in this type of association. The last thing this association should be is an inclusive club for a few select technology vendors and insiders. It needs to be available to all and should foste...
"Honeywell is positioning its businesses for long-term growth by continuing to invest in new products and services, geographic expansion, and key process initiatives," said Honeywell Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Dave Cote. "We executed well in the third quarter with sales on tr...
“Cloud Computing is two things: encapsulation and abstraction,” noted Barry X Lynn, CEO of 3Tera, at the 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo. That is the main thing to remember he emphasized. After providing several definitions of Cloud Computing, he noted 3Tera’s – encapsulatin...
What is enterprise cloud computing? Simply stated, it’s a behind-the-firewalls use of commercial, Internet-based cloud technologies specifically focused on one company’s or one business environment’s computing needs. Enterprise cloud computing is a controlled, internal place that offe...
"Many people don't realize - or forget - that some of our greatest advancements in the 20th century grew out of innovation in the space and intel programs in the Federal government. We may be returning to that with regard to Cloud Computing." In this brief interview with SYS-CON's Clo...
"Virtualization requires massive volume to be profitable. Cloud computing will enable that massive volume." With succinct sound bites like that, it is not surprising that Barry X Lynn, CEO of 3Tera, is much in demand as a speaker at conferences devoted to Cloud & Virtualization. In thi...
Only one publication in the world has been tracking Cloud Computing 24x7 since December 6, 2006, when we first mentioned the concept in an article: Cloud Computing Journal. Since then worldwide interest in the Cloud paradigm of massively scalable IT resources and capabilities delivered...
Promoting global cooperation against spam and other online abuse, the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG) will focus on critical technical and public policy issues at its fall meeting, including bot mitigation, Web messaging abuse, and mobile spam among other topics. U.S. Air Fo...
SYS-CON Events announced today that PerspecSys Inc., provider of Cloud Data Governance solutions that address the critical issues of Data Privacy, Residency, and Security in the Cloud, was named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 4th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (CloudCom...
Jill Tummler Singer, Deputy Chief Information Officer at the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), is now a Ulitzer author. Appointed in November 2006, Ms Singer is responsible for ensuring CIA has the information, technology, and infrastructure necessary to effectively execute its missio...
"I believe commercial solutions - whether its Google’s cloud or Amazon’s web services - may be perfect for many companies. But some corporations and government agencies are not going to be comfortable outsourcing their information and services to the Internet-based cloud," said Jill Tu...
"Adopting an efficient cloud to cloud approach can be difficult," stated Scott Ryan, CEO of Asankya, at the 1st Government IT Conference & Expo, held in Washington, D.C. Now that the Obama administration has pegged cloud computing as the next evolution in government technology, it's im...
“There are risks when consuming the cloud, but solutions are available to mitigate this risk,” noted Kyle Gabhart, SOA Solutions Director for Web Age Solutions, during his general session at the 1st Government IT Conference & Expo held in Washington, D.C. You need to allocate bandwidth...
Tactical Cloud Computing refers to the use of cloud computing technology and techniques for the support of localized and short-lived information access and processing requirements. At the 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo, this discussion panel explored how defense, homeland s...
Enterprise Cloud Computing is a key strategy for CIOs, stated Jill Tummler Singer, Deputy CIO at the CIA, in her keynote session at the 1st Annual GovIT Expo in Washington, D.C. As the pressure mounts to meet more stringent budgets, CIOs need to find the proper balance between transfor...
“Cloud adoption and requirements are in conflict,” stated Terry Woloszyn, CEO/CTO of PerspecSys, in his general session today at the 1st Government IT Conference & Expo in Washington, D.C. Privacy laws dictate how to keep data private and how to govern accessibility to that date. What'...
BDNA, a provider of agentless IT inventory solutions, today announced that Walker White, vice president of technology, will be among the presenters at SYS-CON’s inaugural Government IT Conference & Expo, held Oct. 6, 2009, in Washington, D.C. Mr. White will present his session on strat...
Now that the Obama administration has pegged cloud computing as the next evolution in government technology, it's important to understand the entire scope of the cloud computing spectrum from storage to security. Scott Ryan, CEO of Asankya, will look at the technology behind cloud acce...
Do Cloud Standards exist? Can we trust them? Are we building our enterprise solutions on mere vapors? Kyle Gabhart of Web Age Solutions will explore these topics and many more in a breakout session to be given at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo).
As the pressure mounts to meet more stringent budgets, CIOs need to find the proper balance between transforming IT and reducing costs. IT operational costs continue to increase as a percentage of overall IT dollars. In her keynote at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Exp...
The goal of Eucalyptus is to allow sites with existing clusters and server infrastructure to host an elastic computing service that is interface-compatible with Amazon's AWS, but can also support multiple interfaces such as Google's AppEngine and the Sun Cloud open API. Rich Wolski, Ch...
Tactical Cloud Computing refers to the use of cloud computing technology and techniques for the support of localized and short-lived information access and processing requirements. This discussion panel at the 1st Annual Government IT Expo on October 6 in Washington, D.C., will explore...
At SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo), Barry X Lynn, Chairman and CEO of 3Tera, will present a general session entitled “Cloud Computing - the Next Generation of IT: What, Why and How?” He will also present a breakout session where he will discuss “Public,...
An Open Source SOA Roadmap is a SOA governance stone that kills two items – spaghetti enterprise architectures and endless middleware license fees. Robert J. Williams Jr is Chief Enterprise Architect at Maxworks will demonstrate how in a breakout session to be given at SYS-CON's 1st An...
How can public and private sector companies leverage the enumerable and quantifiable benefits of the cloud, while maintaining total control over their private and business sensitive data? Terry Woloszyn, CEO/CTO of PerspecSys Inc., will answer this question and more in a breakout sessi...