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No-Code/Low-Code Apps | @CloudExpo @Kintone_Global #IoT #DataCenter

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 05/12/2016 - 07:15
Cloud-based NCLC (No-code/low code) application builder platforms empower everyone in the organization to quickly build applications and executable processes that broaden access, deepen collaboration, and enhance transparency for all team members. Line of business owners (LOBO) and operations managers know best their part of the business and their processes. IT departments are beginning to leverage NCLC platforms to empower and enable LOBOs to lead the innovation, transform the organization, and build the infrastructure for lasting productivity and agility.

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Finding Ways to ‘Bake in’ Security During Application Development | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 14:45
Internet of Things (IoT), hybrid cloud services, mobile-first, and DevOps are increasing the demands and complexity of the overall development process. Key factors to improving both development speed and security despite these new challenges include new levels of collaboration and communication across formerly disparate teams -- from those who design, to coders, to testers, and on to continuous monitoring throughout operations. The result is security being integrated into software design, even as the pressure builds to bring more apps to market faster.

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Real-time AI for Smart Networks – Building an OpenStack ‘Policy Brain’ | @CloudExpo #AI #Cloud

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 13:45
Another of the main foundations of the AT&T Domain 2.0 program is the ‘DCAE’ framework: Data Collection, Analytics and Events. In short their Big Data platform for enabling smart management. “In the D2 vision, virtualized functions across various layers of functionality are expected to be instantiated in a significantly dynamic manner that requires the ability to provide real-time responses to actionable events from virtualized resources, ECOMP applications, as well as requests from customers, AT&T partners and other providers.

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Dell-EMC Merger Spurs Enterprises to Re-Examine Storage Strategies | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/10/2016 - 13:30
A BriefingsDirect IT market analysis discussion explores customer impacts to the global storage market now that the $67 billion Dell-EMC merger deal appears imminent. A massive and complex financing apparatus, largely built on private equity debt, undergirds the deal, with privately held Dell taking over the publicly traded EMC and VMware federation. This largest IT vendor deal ever is expected to close sometime between now and October 2016.

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Security for #IoT Manufacturing | @ThingsExpo #IIoT #M2M #InternetOfThings

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sun, 05/08/2016 - 09:00
trust and privacy in their ecosystem. Assurance and protection of device identity, secure data encryption and authentication are the key security challenges organizations are trying to address when integrating IoT devices. This holds true for IoT applications in a wide range of industries, for example, healthcare, consumer devices, and manufacturing. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lancen LaChance, vice president of product management, IoT solutions at GlobalSign, will teach IoT developers how to introduce strong security elements into the manufacturing process, addressing the critical IoT security concerns but also accelerating time-to-market and reducing manufacturing costs.

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You Never Know When… By @PSilvas | @ThingsExpo #IoT

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Sat, 05/07/2016 - 19:15
An old article gets new life. #TBT Back in 2012 I wrote an article titled Bait Phone. It was about cops dropping mobile phones with a tracking device and following the stealing culprit for an arrest. Like Bait Car but with a smartphone. Over the weekend, I noticed that the article was blowing up but couldn’t figure out why: And found that a video with the same name as my blog post was trending: Bait Phone 2 – basically a stun gun with a remote. Over 2.2 million YouTube views in less than a week. It’s a prank video where they have a remote zapper to sting the culprits when they grab & walk away with the phone. One guy – who had it in his pocket – denied taking it until he was personally shocked.

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Business Networks Level the Playing Field for Small Businesses | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 18:00
SAP Ariba offers new ways for small businesses to make and manage the connections that matter to them most using cloud-based networks to bring intelligent buying and digital business benefits to any type of company. The next BriefingsDirect technology innovation thought leadership discussion examines new ways for small businesses to make and manage the connections that matter to them most using cloud-based networks to bring intelligent buying and digital business benefits to any type of company.

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New Changes in Persistent Memory | @CloudExpo #Cloud #Storage

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 15:30
Incumbent storage vendors such as EMC, Netapp, and Nutanix have built their rich code base on the block layer. This means that the only viable option to use Persistent Memory as a storage tier is to wrap it up with an abstraction layer that will present it as a block device.

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Docker Containers and #Microservices | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Docker

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 05/06/2016 - 05:30
From the conception of Docker containers to the unfolding microservices revolution we see today, here is a brief history of what I like to call 'containerology'. In 2013, we were solidly in the monolithic application era. I had noticed that a growing amount of effort was going into deploying and configuring applications. As applications had grown in complexity and interdependency over the years, the effort to install and configure them was becoming significant. But the road did not end with a single deployment, no, the installation and configuration work was repeated over and over again, not only for each software release but for each and every environment that we promote applications to until finally being deposited into production, where this we repeat this exercise one last time.

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Wearable Payments: Contactless NFC, RFID, and QR/Barcode Payment Technologies | @ThingsExpo #IoT

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 19:45
Digital payments using wearable devices such as smart watches, fitness trackers, and payment wristbands are an increasing area of focus for industry participants, and consumer acceptance from early trials and deployments has encouraged some of the biggest names in technology and banking to continue their push to drive growth in this nascent market. Wearable payment systems may utilize near field communication (NFC), radio frequency identification (RFID), or quick response (QR) codes and barcodes as enabling technologies, and the contactless point of sale (POS) terminals and backend payment processing infrastructure being utilized for mobile payments are being leveraged to extend payment capabilities to wearables, as well.

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Understanding IoT | @ThingsExpo #IoT #IIoT #M2M #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Thu, 05/05/2016 - 17:30
There is an ever-growing explosion of new devices that are connected to the Internet using “cloud” solutions. This rapid growth is creating a massive new demand for efficient access to data. And it’s not just about connecting to that data anymore. This new demand is bringing new issues and challenges and it is important for companies to scale for the coming growth. And with that scaling comes the need for greater security, gathering and data analysis, storage, connectivity and, of course, the need to find a platform (solution) that is capable of quickly and easily managing all of these complex necessities.

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Announcing @SoftLayer Named “Gold Sponsor” of @CloudExpo New York | #Cloud

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Wed, 05/04/2016 - 17:00
SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftLayer, an IBM Company, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. SoftLayer’s customers range from Web startups to global enterprises.

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Evaluating a Software Asset | @CloudExpo #Cloud #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 22:30
Are you evaluating a software asset for a potential purchase, investment, decision making for the future, possible termination, etc? Here are some questions to consider. Is this a revenue generating asset? How much revenue does it generate? - Establishing the true business value of a software asset is a critical piece of the evaluation process.

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WordPress Docker Container | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Docker #Microservices

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 21:45
I have an article in the recently released “DZone Guide to Building and Deploying Applications on the Cloud” entitled “Fullstack Engineering in the Age of Hybrid Cloud”. In this article I discuss the need and skills of a Fullstack Engineer with relation to troubleshooting and repairing complex, distributed hybrid cloud applications. My recent experiences with troubleshooting issues with my Docker WordPress container only reinforce the details I wrote about in this piece. Without my comprehensive understanding of both the infrastructure and application layer I don’t believe I could have achieved resolution (if I have, but more on that later).

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Large-Scale IoT Initiatives | @ThingsExpo #IoT #IIoT #M2M #InternetOfThings

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 21:15
A critical component of any IoT project is the back-end systems that capture data from remote IoT devices and structure it in a way to answer useful questions. Traditional data warehouse and analytical systems are mature technologies that can be used to handle large data sets, but they are not well suited to many IoT-scale products and the need for real-time insights. At Fuze, we have developed a backend platform as part of our mobility-oriented cloud service that uses Big Data-based approaches to gather data at scale from mobile and other remote devices. This data is used to create real-time business insights for end users.

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IoT Service to IoT Profit | @ThingsExpo #IoT #M2M #InternetOfThings

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 17:30
Whether your IoT service is connecting cars, homes, appliances, wearable, cameras or other devices, one question hangs in the balance – how do you actually make money from this service? The ability to turn your IoT service into profit requires the ability to create a monetization strategy that is flexible, scalable and working for you in real-time. It must be a transparent, smoothly implemented strategy that all stakeholders – from customers to the board – will be able to understand and comprehend.

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Node.js in Retail | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #Docker #Microservices

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 17:00
In a crowded world of popular computer languages, platforms and ecosystems, Node.js is one of the hottest. According to w3techs.com, Node.js usage has gone up 241 percent in the last year alone. Retailers have taken notice and are implementing it on many levels. I am going to share the basics of Node.js, and discuss why retailers are using it to reduce page load times and improve server efficiency. I’ll talk about similar developments such as Docker and microservices, and look at several companies implementing these technologies. I’ll also discuss how mobile computing is changing buyer behavior and expectations.

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Bimodal IT and Agile Adoption | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 16:15
Since Gartner’s latest research around bimodal IT was published, the buzzword has been catching some serious heat. This week, the fires quell as we learn best practices to balance bimodal IT for success. Another buzzword picking up traction this week is Agile. Whether it’s in development, testing or leadership, every corner of the enterprise is adopting Agile to not only accelerate delivery times and improve product quality, but to ensure effective management as well. Continue reading for the latest trends in Bimodal IT, Agile, tech leadership and IoT.

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The Myth of IoT | @ThingsExpo @LogMeIn #IoT #M2M #DigitalTransformation

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 16:00
We’ve worked with dozens of early adopters across numerous industries and will debunk common misperceptions, which starts with understanding that many of the connected products we’ll use over the next 5 years are already products, they’re just not yet connected. With an IoT product, time-in-market provides much more essential feedback than ever before. Innovation comes from what you do with the data that the connected product provides in order to enhance the customer experience and optimize business performance. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ryan J. Lester, Director of IoT Strategy at LogMeIn, will cite from our customer examples in home automation – lighting, pet care, plumbing – as well as industrial printing.

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Announcing @EnzuInc to Exhibit at @CloudExpo New York | #Cloud

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Tue, 05/03/2016 - 14:15
SYS-CON Events announced today that Enzu, a leading provider of cloud hosting solutions, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Enzu’s mission is to be the leading provider of enterprise cloud solutions worldwide. Enzu enables online businesses to use its IT infrastructure to their competitive advantage. By offering a suite of proven hosting and management services, Enzu wants companies to focus on the core of their online business and let Enzu manage their IT hosting infrastructure.

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