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Spatial Analysis with @Esri | @CloudExpo [#Cloud #BigData]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 20:30
In this demo at 15th Cloud Expo, John Meza, Product Engineer at Esri, showed how Esri products hook into Hadoop cluster to allow you to do spatial analysis on the spatial data within your cluster, and he demonstrated rendering from a data center with ArcGIS Pro, a new product that has a brand new rendering engine.

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Identity Mixer Launched by @IBM Software | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 19:00
IBM has announced software that allows people to hide or anonymize their personal information on the Web, ensuring protection from identity theft and other misuse. Developed by researchers at IBM's laboratory in Zurich, Switzerland, the software – called Identity Mixer – will enable consumers to purchase goods and services on the Internet without disclosing personal information. As consumers hand over personal details in exchange for downloading music or subscribing to online newsletters, they leave a data trail behind that reveals pieces of information about the size, frequency and source of their online purchases that can be traced back to the user. IBM's Identity Mixer software eliminates the trail by using artificial identity information, known as pseudonyms, to make online transactions anonymous. For example, the software allows people to purchase books or clothing without revealing their credit card number. It can confirm someone's spending limit without sharing their bank balance, or provide proof of age without disclosing their date of birth.

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DevOps Is Even More Important Than You Think | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 17:00
The move in recent years to cloud computing services and architectures has added significant pace to the application development and deployment environment. When enterprise IT can spin up large computing instances in just minutes, developers can also design and deploy in small time frames that were unimaginable a few years ago. The consequent move toward lean, agile, and fast development leads to the need for the development and operations sides to work very closely together. Thus, DevOps becomes essential for any ambitious enterprise today.

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DevOps Summit New York Call For Papers | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 16:00
The 4th International DevOps Summit, co-located with16th International Cloud Expo – being held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY – announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the world's largest enterprises – and delivering real results. Among the proven benefits, DevOps is correlated with 20% faster time-to-market, 22% improvement in quality, and 18% reduction in dev and ops costs, according to research firm Vanson-Bourne. It is changing the way IT works, how businesses interact with customers, and how organizations are buying, building, and delivering software.

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‘Network Security’ By @McAfee | @CloudExpo [#Cloud #IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:00
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 these thieves think. If we don't, malware, rootkits, AETs and other nefarious threats will continue to undermine our sense of security.

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Industrial 'Internet of Things' By @EnterpriseWeb | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 15:00
The Industrial Internet revolution is now underway, enabled by connected machines and billions of devices that communicate and collaborate. The massive amounts of Big Data requiring real-time analysis is flooding legacy IT systems and giving way to cloud environments that can handle the unpredictable workloads. Yet many barriers remain until we can fully realize the opportunities and benefits from the convergence of machines and devices with Big Data and the cloud, including interoperability, data security and privacy.

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Internet of Things Platform By @Wipro & @SoftwareAG | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 01/28/2015 - 00:00
Software AG and Wipro Ltd. have announced a joint solution platform for streaming analytics that provides real-time actionable intelligence for the Internet of Things (IoT) market. “The key to successfully addressing the IoT market is the ability to rapidly build and evolve apps that tap into, analyze and make smart decisions on fast, big data”, said John Bates, Global Head of Industry Solutions and CMO, Software AG. To address the huge market potential created by streaming analytics in conjunction with IoT and other emerging technologies, Wipro and Software AG have come up with a solution that provides enterprises with a competitive edge by responding to events in real-time with unlimited scalability.

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Making ‘The Year of the Retail Breach’ a Thing of the Past By @ForeScout

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 23:30
The steadily increasing frequency of data breach occurrences in 2014 has been both astounding and worrisome. From Target and Neiman Marcus to Michaels, Chick-fil-A and Home Depot, fraudsters are leaving no stone unturned, and the millions of customers unlucky enough to use infected point of sale (POS) machines at these retailers now need to worry about whether their sensitive information has fallen into the wrong hands. While retail IT organizations are keenly aware of the problem, they are often not so clear on the solution. Granted, though fraud-prevention solutions such as chip-and-PIN can help reduce the possibility that a customer’s stolen information is useable to a hacker, this is not a failsafe approach and will not prevent an attack in the first place. The vast majority of brick-and-mortar retail attacks are the result of malware being installed on POS terminals, relaying customer data directly to hackers upon a scan. That said, the real problem lies in the endpoint (POS), and once a particularly malicious malware, such as Backoff, takes hold, it is able to proliferate across other POS endpoints on the same network, creating one giant collection facility for hackers that provides customer credit and debit information.

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CDB Software To Be Acquired By @BMCSoftware | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 21:15
BMC Software plans to acquire assets of CDB Software, Inc., a mainframe data management company that has developed utilities for managing IBM DB2 databases with virtually no outage. Focusing on the availability of mission-critical applications is strategic for BMC as it continues to help its customers transform IT into a competitive advantage for their business. CDB's technology complements BMC's existing mainframe data management portfolio, which includes software utilities for DB2 administration, maintenance, application tuning, and backup/recovery. The integrated BMC portfolio will give DB2 customers an advantage as they manage ever-larger DB2 objects and real-time transaction volumes in a digital 24x7 world.

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.@MapR Unveils Free On-Demand Training Program | @BigDataExpo [#BigData]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 21:00
MapR Technologies on Tuesday announced the availability of free Hadoop On-Demand Training for developers, analysts and administrators which represents a $50M in-kind contribution* to the broad Hadoop community. The Hadoop training program is a multi-course curriculum designed to expand worldwide adoption of Hadoop technology. The curriculum provides engaging and interactive video lessons, hands-on exercises, labs and quizzes, enabling professionals to acquire valuable Hadoop skills and knowledge on their own schedule.

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The Call for the Developer Hero By @Bonitasoft | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 21:00
What is a hero? Well, to me, it’s someone who takes the right action when it’s needed and steps up to save the day. Are there heroes in the workplace? People whose actions save the day? People who commit great acts of organizational excellence? I would say that there are. And more, I believe that workplace heroes often suddenly appear when the right signal goes out. Software developers can be heroes. They alone have the power to create vital business solutions that the rest of the organization needs to succeed. Business leaders can dictate policy and call for changes to be made, but it’s the developers who have the skills to create the applications that can really make a difference.

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Internet of Things 2015 Call for Papers | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 18:15
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.

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Future of the 'Internet of Things' with @AriaSystemsInc | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 17:45
"There is a natural synchronization between the business models, the IoT is there to support ,” explained Brendan O'Brien, Co-founder and Chief Architect of Aria Systems, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at the 15th International Cloud Expo®, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.

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An @AgilePoint Roadmap for the 'Internet of Things' | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 17:30
The BPM world is going through some evolution or changes where traditional business process management solutions really have nowhere to go in terms of development of the road map. In this demo at 15th Cloud Expo, Kyle Hansen, Director of Professional Services at AgilePoint, shows AgilePoint’s unique approach to dealing with this market circumstance by developing a rapid application composition or development framework.

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‘OpenStack for Security’ By @BlueBox | @DevOpsSummit [#DevOps]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 17:15
Leysin American School is an exclusive, private boarding school located in Leysin, Switzerland. Leysin selected an OpenStack-powered, private cloud as a service to manage multiple applications and provide development environments for students across the institution. Seeking to meet rigid data sovereignty and data integrity requirements while offering flexible, on-demand cloud resources to users, Leysin identified OpenStack as the clear choice to round out the school's cloud strategy. Additionally, the school sought a partner to provide OpenStack infrastructure deployment and operations expertise. They ultimately selected Blue Box's Private Cloud as a Service, powered by OpenStack, leveraging Blue Box's Zurich, Switzerland data center. In his session at DevOps Summit, Myles Steinhauser, a Software Development Engineer at Blue Box Group, will discuss why they chose private cloud as a service powered by OpenStack and provide an overview of why this deployment option might be attractive to other educational institutions and companies that are hyper-focused on securing student, customer, patient or member data. He'll also dive into the details of the deployment.

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The Evolution of the 'Internet of Things' By @RedHatNews | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 16:45
The Internet of Things is not new. Historically, smart businesses have used its basic concept of leveraging data to drive better decision making and have capitalized on those insights to realize additional revenue opportunities. So, what has changed to make the Internet of Things one of the hottest topics in tech? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Gray, Director, Embedded and Internet of Things, discussed the underlying factors that are driving the economics of intelligent systems. Discover how hardware commoditization, the ubiquitous nature of connectivity, and the emergence of Big Data and analysis are providing the pull to meet customer expectations of a widely connected, multi-dimensional universe of people, things, and information.

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Jump Start Your IoT Development with Intel XDK IoT | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 16:30
You are a hobbyist; curious student or a developer-entrepreneur then you must get this kit to jump start your IoT development. This is still in Beta but it has everything you need in terms of hardware, software, tools and forums to guide you through. IoT dev kit is a subset of Intel IOT.

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‘Cloud Foundry & OpenStack’ By @IBMCloud | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 01/27/2015 - 15:00
Bring the world's best IaaS to the world's best PaaS. In their session at 15th Cloud Expo, Animesh Singh, a Senior Cloud Architect and Strategist for IBM Cloud Labs, and Jason Anderson, a Cloud Architect for IBM Cloud Labs, shared their experiences running Cloud Foundry on OpenStack. They focused on how Cloud Foundry and OpenStack complement each other, how they technically integrate using cloud provider interface (CPI), how we could automate an OpenStack setup for Cloud Foundry deployments, and some of the best practices for configuring a scalable environment.

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Internet of Things 2015 @ThingsExpo New York 'Call for Papers' [#IoT]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 23:00
The 3rd International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that its Call for Papers is now open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.

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Three Technologies That Will Change the World By @IanKhanLive [#Cloud]

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Mon, 01/26/2015 - 20:30
Three technologies that will change the face of the world are realistic, present and growing. Revolutionary in nature, these technologies have not reached their pinnacle yet but are growing quite significantly. Predicted to become a $200 billion industry by 2020, the cloud is now reaching a stable stage of growth. As a cloud advocate I work within the industry and can comfortably say that everything about the cloud is growing at a significant pace. This includes smaller verticals and specializations within the cloud, not to mention Business Intelligence, analytics, and other cloud-powered platforms and services

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