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Enterprise Mashups deliver unprecedented information insight for better decisions and improved organizational outcomes. JackBe's Presto® Enterprise Mashup Platform enables the rapid, collaborative, user-driven creation of secure, visually rich mashups without the complexities, costs an...
At its long-running "SOA World Conference & Expo" event, held twice a year ever since the year 2000, SYS-CON Events prides itself on inviting knowledgeable and articulate industry executives to participate in its Power Panels - simulcast at every show direct from the keynote hall. In t...
IceWEB has announced that it is participating in the U.S. government's cloud computing initiative via the GSA schedule GS-35-F-4143D. The initiative was discussed in a press conference by the Obama Administration on Tuesday, September 15th. John R. Signorello, CEO of IceWEB said of the...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Fig Leaf Software, a full service Web design, development and training company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (GovITExpo), which will take place on October 6, 2009, at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washin...
With a breakout session that will have special emphasis on separating historical trends from the current state of cloud security, the CEO of WhiteHat Security, world-renowned Web security expert Jeremiah Grossman, is one of the many leading CEOs, CTOs and Senior VPs who will be speakin...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Scott Ryan, CEO of Asankya, will be presenting at the upcoming GovIT Expo(www.GovITExpo.com)this coming October 6th in Washington, DC. The session will be entitled “The Growth of Government Clouds.” Now that the Obama administration has pegged cloud ...
For its next trick, the unquenchable, super-ambitious Google is gonna try taking over the US government. On Tuesday, after the first federal CIO Vivek Kundra unveiled Apps.gov, a thinly populated, GSA-managed, almost completely salesforce.com- and Google-dominated web store where fe...
"Like a utility such as electricity or water, cloud computing allows users to only consume what they need, to grow or shrink their use as their needs change, and to only pay for what they actually use," wrote U.S. CIO Vivek Kundra in his official blog this week, as he announced the lau...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Mark Krzysko, Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for the US Department of Defense, will be presenting at the upcoming Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com) this coming October 6th in Washington, DC. The session will be entitled...
"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," says Rich Wol...
Big news on the federal government cloud computing initiative front today with the launch of Apps.Gov. The site outlines several cloud service areas including business Apps, Productivity Apps, Cloud IT Services and Social Media Apps. What I found most interesting was upon first glance ...
On yet another application review with a prospective client the issue of potentially troublesome data entity relationships came up. A number of our clients are existing QuickBase users who have made an initial attempt to design their applications and find that some assistance is neede...
The District of Columbia (Washington D.C) has launched one of the first live examples of a Government AppStore at appstore.dc.gov. The site features a series of cloud applications built using various DC government data feeds created by both DC government agencies and by individuals/com...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Philip Lieberman, Founder and President of Lieberman Software, will be presenting at the upcoming Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com) this coming October 6th in Washington, DC. His session will be entitled “Protect Your Government Age...
Interesting post over at the interoperability @ Microsoft blog on viewing public government data with Windows Azure and PHP. The post outlines a functional example of a governmental cloud interoperability scenario using REST. The demo is part of Microsoft's Open Government Data Init...
What do the following industry executives have in common: the CTOs of Citrix, EMC and Sybase, the Founders of ParaScale and CloudSwitch, the CEOs of Zetta and Kaavo, the Chief Security Architect at Sun, the President of Hubspan and the Chairman of NComputing? The answer is that, alo...
IBM’s chief economist thinks the recession is over. EMC’s CFO thinks the worst of the budget lock is over for high-tech firms. And the Federal Reserve’s got a new survey suggesting the economy is growing again by 3%-4% in most of the US due to business spending. Unemployment hit 9.7% i...
The United States Postal Service, which will be lucky if it only loses $7.1 billion by the end of its fiscal year in September, and escapes with a cash shortfall of $700 million and a debt load of $10.2 billion, has come to the cloud in the wake of its FedEx and UPS rivals. The pos...
ESB products emerged around 2002 from message-oriented middleware (MOM). Faced with market domination by IBM, MOM vendors were the first to jumpstart the ESB concept with the aim of developing a unique selling proposition. They added Web service and EAI capabilities on top of existing ...
"This contract enables Unisys to build on our role of providing IT services to the critical agencies within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security," said Tom Conaway, vice president and managing partner, Homeland Security, Unisys Federal Systems, as Unisys announced this week that th...
It’s no secret what’s driving the move to virtualization in data centers. The demand for new and expanded software systems is growing, but the geographic and carbon footprint required for scaling underutilized dedicated servers is too costly on many levels. This issue has led to the ma...
Does this situation sound familiar? A company that you are very familiar with has just been the victim of a significant security incident. The clean-up has been complex and costly, as you’ve heard from multiple connections at other companies. And the president of your company has heard...
Sam Gross is Vice President of Global IT Outsourcing Solutions at Unisys Corporation, where he leads the vision, strategy, technology development and implementation for Unisys innovative global IT outsourcing solutions. He is a recognized industry expert and thought leader in business ...
If cloud computing talk from the government seemed like lip service at first, it has certainly moved beyond that now. According to an InformationWeek article, the federal government’s General Services Administration (GSA) issued a Request For Quotation (RFQ) for cloud storage, web host...
With today's announcement of CA (NASDAQ: CA) and Amazon (NasdaqGS: AMZN) partnering to leverage and support Amazon's Elastic Computing Cloud (EC2) with CA's Enterprise IT Management (EITM) offering we are witnessing the continued focus and support by mainstream, traditional IT companie...
Posted on YouTube, HP with its "HPEN Top Ten," clip has spoofed the satirists. Usually Top Ten lists apply to areas of politics or entertainment -- but, honestly, most of the IT departments I've visited have plenty of both.
If your focus is on Federal IT you have no doubt long realized there are an incredible number of conferences and events in this domain.  As an aid to long range planning I’ve built a public calendar titled the Federal Technology Events Calendar.  This calendar uses Google Calend...
Cluster Resources, the company behind the Moab unified intelligent automation technology that's pretty much a commonplace in the world's top supercomputers, finds its business turning increasingly commercial so it's changed its name to Adaptive Computing. It thinks that Cluster Reso...
For anyone not currently working with US Department of Defense, but are interested in offering the DoD cloud computing & related network technology. The Defense Venture Catalyst Initiative (DeVenCI) will conduct a workshop this October in the Baltimore MD / Washington DC area to help d...
After a bankruptcy court hearing on July 27 that ran until 10:30 at night, Judge Kevin Gross went off to have a think about it and came back Wednesday with the decision to turn SCO over to a Chapter 11 trustee. He denied everybody's motions. SCO can't sell everything-but-its-liti...
On the twenty-ninth of May, 1942, Radio Prague announced that Reinhard Heydrich, Reichsprotektor of Bohemia and Moravia, lay dying at the Bulovka hospital in Prague from wounds sustained in a daring ambush by Czech partisans as his car passed through the city outskirts at Holesovice, o...
I wanted to quickly let everyone know that GSA has just published its request for quotation to vendors to set up the first piece of the GSA cloud computing storefront initiative. According to the RFQ document (See document here) the objective of this RFQ is to offer three key service o...
At its signature "International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo" event, held three times a year, SYS-CON Events prides itself on inviting knowledgeable and articulate industry executives to participate in its Power Panels - simulcast at every show direct from the keynote hall. In thi...
Abingdon, United Kingdom, 23rd July 2009 - Toumaz Technology Limited, the leading provider of ultra-low power wireless infrastructure for body monitoring solutions, today announces that Toumaz Technology Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Technology Officer Professor Chris Toumazou FRS has...
AMD lost $330 million net, or 49 cents a share, in the June quarter on revenues down 13% year-on-year and flat sequentially at $1.18 billion. On a GAAP basis, Wall Street thought it would only lose 47 cents on $1.13 billion. It fooled them a little on revenues. This time last year, ...
A robust ecosystem of solutions providers is emerging around cloud computing.Here, SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal expands its popular list of most active players in the fast-emerging Cloud Ecosystem, from the 'mere' 100 we identified back in January of this year, to half as many aga...
When local government webmasters from around the country gather at Galveston in September, Comodo will be there to greet them. As a Gold Sponsor of the event, Comodo Group will showcase some exciting new solutions from the Comodo companies, including solutions for endpoint security and...
SYS-CON Media announced today that nominations are now open for its first annual Government IT Readers' Choice Awards. SYS-CON's Readers' Choice Awards, also known as the "Oscars of the Software Industry," has been one of the most prestigious industry award programs for more than a dec...
Within a few short months, we have seen a whirlwind of change across the government IT industry landscape. The appropriation of $7.2B for broadband Internet access nationwide, the launching of USASpending.gov, the appointment of Mr. Vivek Kundra as the nation’s first ever Federal Chief...
A round-up of the problems, issues and opportunities due to be discussed October 6, 2009 in Washington, DC, at SYS-CON's 1st Annual Government IT Conference & Expo (www.GovITExpo.com), a 1-day deep dive into the new wave of Internet-based technologies that are changing the way that Fed...