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Agiliance Inc., the leader in integrated Governance, Risk and Compliance has received the highest possible rating, "Strong Positive," in Gartner's April 2009 MarketScope for IT Governance, Risk and Compliance Management (IT-GRCM).
PowerBuilder 11.5 was released in the third quarter of 2008 and by early 2009 had made its way into many IT development shops. The draw is a significant set of enhancements that move the development experience closer to the nirvana anticipated in the PowerBuilder 12.0 release. PB 12.0 ...
ESRI, the leader in geographic information system (GIS) technology, was selected as one of two finalists for Microsoft's Public Sector, Government Partner of the Year award. The Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) Award recognizes partners that have developed and delivered exc...
With an ever-increasing number of companies now buying computing, storage, and networking power as they need it from the cloud, SYS-CON.TV recently invited four leading industry thought leaders to discuss how Cloud Computing brings the economics of the Web to Enterprise IT and where th...
Do You Know Where Your Data Center Is? If multimillion-dollar data centers are getting their own set of wheels and winding up in containers, it might be a good idea to tabs on them. Savi Technology, a Lockheed Martin company, has come up with what it says is the first asset and shipmen...
Lenovo’s not the only Chinese PC maker with global ambitions. So has Haier Computer Group, reportedly the country’s second-largest PC maker and part of the $16 billion Haier Group, already the world’s fourth-largest white goods manufacturer. So, Haier has tied up with NComputing, the A...
Achieving compelling value from information technology is critical because IT is typically an enterprise or government agency’s largest capital expense. Increasing business complexities and technology choices create greater demands for justification when making IT investments. Cambridg...
The Dora-Mittelbau camp was first mentioned on 27 August 1943 as an external unit of the Buchenwald concentration camp. On 28 October 1944 it became a major concentration camp in its own right, with twenty-three branches, most of them in the vicinity, inside a restricted military area.
SYS-CON Events announced today the latest event in its innovative series of real-world technology conferences, Government IT Conference & Expo, a two-day deep dive into the new wave of Internet-based technologies that are changing the way that Federal agencies leverage, procure and uti...
There is a homegrown recession in India, partially driven by job losses related to the collapse of the financial services industry in the US and Europe. But maybe this correction is a good thing, as it is making India more affordable again.
A working definition for cloud computing—a new computer technique with potential for achieving significant cost savings and information technology agility—has been released by a team of computer security experts at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Since the fe...
This symposium will feature a vendor fair and several opportunities for interactive participation by attendees.
Very interesting developments today from the U.S. federal government on cloud computing. Bob Marcus at the OMG has sent me an overview of a White House Cross-Cutting Programs Document released earlier. The document outlines the administration's 2010 budget requests. According to the do...
Axcess International has announced that it successfully implemented its patented Micro-Wireless system into the Microsoft BizTalk Server platform. BizTalk Server 2009 provides a solution that allows organizations to more easily connect disparate systems, and then process the composite ...
On page 40 of its latest 10-Q filing with the SEC, Sun notes that it may have violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The Wall Street Journal, which broke the story, quotes a lawyer who specializes in this sort of thing as saying that potential violations are usually uncovered when...
Building upon the Federal CIO Cloud Summit this week in Washington. I have been invited to provide a keynote presentation at the upcoming Cloud Standards Summit July 15th in Washington. My keynote presentation will focus on providing a summary from the Federal CIO's Cloud Summit as wel...
The creative use of social networking tools, which offer rich media sharing, integrated communications, and information exposure, are helping to stimulate government operational efficiency and transparency, according to leading independent research and advisory firm, Government Insight...
Vignette Corporation (NASDAQ: VIGN), the company that the world’s leading brands rely on for innovative and dynamic Web experiences, today announced that total revenue for the first quarter 2009 was $33.9 million, a decrease of 24.2% from the first quart...
In the post-9/11 world, Susan Brenner worries about nontraditional warfare waged by terrorists using computers as weapons. Brenner, who's conducted cybercrimes training for the U.S. Secret Service and spoken at numerous national and international conferences, predicts cyberspace will b...
In a recent report published by Gartner, the market research firm outlined the tremendous opportunity for global cloud services projecting revenues to increase 21 percent this year alone. According to Gartner cloud-based offerings made $46.4 billion in 2008, a number that is projected ...
Digital Signage is the fastest-growing marketing and communications medium in the world second only to the Internet and branded entertainment. It replaces conventional paper signs and posters with electronic signs using liquid crystal displays (LCDs) and plasma screens. Google has pu...
Key leaders within both the information security and cloud computing industries today announced the formation of the Cloud Security Alliance, to be formally launched at the RSA Conference 2009, in San Francisco on April 21, 2009. The Cloud Security Alliance is a not-for-profit or...
Ariff Kassam, CTO and Co-Founder of xkoto, will deliver the presentation, Database Virtualization versus Database Clustering, at SYS-CON's 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. The traditional approach of clustering phys...
A record 102 breakout and general sessions are on offer March 30-April 1, 2009 at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, col-located with the 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo. Which sessions are you going to attend? Decide by reviewing the deta...
From Apache Hadoop and Google App Engine to Web-Scale Computing and Web Services in action, a round-up of the Cloud Computing themes & topics being discussed March 30-April 1, 2009, in New York City by the world-class speaker faculty at the 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference ...
SYS-CON Events announced that Cycle Computing, the leader in helping Fortune100 companies, government research laboratories, universities, and small organizations alike use Condor for Grid and Cloud computing, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Exp...
Earlier this week I announced that I will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. During the Cloud & the Government Session at Cloud Computing Expo I will discuss the results of a new s...
The German research center Forschungszentrum Juelich has selected IBM to develop the first supercomputer in Europe capable of one Petaflop, or one thousand trillion operations per second. IBM will partner with Juelich-based Gauss Centre for Supercomputing to install the new IBM Blue Ge...
Bill McColl, Founder and CEO for Cloudscale, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. For thirty years, in-house databases and data warehouses have been used to store and query data, but the...
as part of a focus on delivering storage integration for utility and cloud computing datacenters. PTC was incorporated in 1991 to address data management needs for the manufacturing sector and today has evolved to provide integrated IT across multiple industries and government orga...
Vyatta announced that it grew revenues by almost 600 percent during 2008, with their customer count growing more than 150 percent. To date, the company's open networking software has been downloaded more than a quarter million times. The company additionally boasts partnerships with mo...
The Open Solutions Alliance (OSA) announced the results of its 2009 Predictions Survey, which polls high-ranking open source business executives on their forecasts for the year ahead. The OSA survey results point to new opportunities and challenges for the commercial open source softwa...
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According to VietNamNet Bridge, the Ministry of Information and Communications has issued an instruction on using open source software products in state agencies. It was reported that by June 30, 2009, 100% of servers in IT divisions of government agencies must be installed with open s...
Shares in Chinese mobile companies soared last week after China approved the issuance of licenses for next generation (3G) mobile networks. China's state council approved the issuance of the long-awaited licensees, opening the door to some $41 billion in spending for equipment. Competi...
"The Internet IS cloud computing," according to a holiday-time broadcast on National Public Radio. The program, called 'Will Cloud Computing Work in the White House' aired December 21 on NPR's All Things Considered and involved NPR's Andrea Seabrook discussing with security and technol...
Since it signed its long-in-making "asset lite" deal with the sheikdom of Abu Dhabi on October 6, AMD has cut its Q4 revenue expectations from flat to down 25%, next year's prospects ain't looking particularly great, and its stock is now worth half what it was two months ago. So the de...
Cloud Computing is no longer a just a “newfangled” movement but rather an established IT and business strategy that will be critical to all companies regardless of business models. It was at the end of March 2008 that the search term “Cloud Computing” (according to Google Insight) real...
A recent survey conducted by Citrix Systems revealed that virtual desktop delivery interests higher education information technology (IT) professionals looking for ways to optimize the computer lab. Seventy-six percent of 200 higher education IT professionals indicated an interest in a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the leading global Cloud Computing technology provider Cycle Computing to exhibit at SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.cloudcomputingexpo.com) 4th International Virtualization Conference & Expo, (www.virtualizationconference.com), whic...