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The State of Enterprise Mobility? Oh, It's Scary All Right.

Appcelerator - Fri, 10/11/2013 - 23:54

Just in time for the Halloween season, we've compiled the results of our latest enterprise mobility survey. With 800 respondents from companies of every size around the globe, it was our largest enterprise-only survey to date. And as always, there were a few thrills and scares in the findings - enough so that we felt a seasonally-themed infographic was in order. Who owns mobile inside the enterprise? What are the next top planned investment priorities? How well do companies think they're faring in the shift to mobile?  Click here to find out…if you dare!

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Categories: Vendor

Actian Integrates ParAccel Big Data Analytics Platform to Speed Time to Analytic Value

Actian Corporation (Ingres) Press Releases - Fri, 10/11/2013 - 21:14

Platform combines ParAccel Big Data Analytics Platform’s high-performance analytical capabilities with Hadoop’s data management capabilities to democratize big data analytics

Redwood City, Calif. – October 11, 2013 — Actian Corporation (“Actian”), a next-generation leader in big data analytics, announced the release of new ParAccel Dataflow Operators that integrate the recently announced ParAccel Big Data Analytics Platform, further unifying its technology offerings. This new innovation ties together the data management capabilities of Hadoop with the high-performance analytic processing of the ParAccel Big Data Analytic Platform, enabling organizations to achieve better price performance and quicker time to analytic value.

The ParAccel Big Data Analytics Platform provides a single, visual interface to load, prepare, enrich and analyze data natively on various Apache Hadoop distributions. Users can now process data directly on Hadoop and move the data to the ParAccel Big Data Analytics Platform’s high-performance analytics engine without any MapReduce or SQL programming, rapidly increasing the rate at which business value is derived from the analytics process. Business users and analysts alike can leverage the extreme performance of the ParAccel Big Data Analytics Platform for their predictive analytics initiatives.

“In the Age of Data, organizations need next-generation technologies that rapidly turn big-data investments into value-creation engines. To achieve this, different data platforms must work together to meet the mixed workload demands that result from the convergence of emerging data and new analytics,” said Steve Shine, chief executive officer of Actian Corporation. “Actian has quickly integrated its leading-edge technology assets to create a cooperative analytic processing environment that accelerates the speed at which data flows from data management to high-value analytics.”

The ParAccel Dataflow Operators enable data to persist within Actian’s massively parallel analytic processing engine or the single-node version used for accelerated business intelligence or analytic applications. When used in conjunction with Hadoop’s superior data management capabilities, the platform gives business users the ability to conduct analytics leveraging best-of-breed point applications for enterprise-class deployments.

“Platforms that allow workloads to gravitate to the engine best-suited to handle specific kinds of processing will consistently lower the cost of computing,” said Shawn Rogers, vice president of Enterprise Management Associates. “Hadoop is optimal for preparing and enriching data, as well as search and discovery analytics. Analytic platforms are best-suited for running high-performance, lower latency analytics at any scale. Actian’s next-generation, shared processing approach is consistent with the way companies should architect systems to leverage both technologies.”

This technology integration comes only months removed from Actian’s announcement of leveraging recently acquired companies ParAccel, Pervasive Software and Versant Corporation to deliver the ParAccel Big Data Analytics and Actian DataCloud Platforms. “You are seeing the new Actian in action,” said Shine. “We are a big data innovator with the agility of a small Silicon Valley startup and the strength and staying power of a global stalwart.”

About Actian: Take Action on Big Data

Actian powers the action-driven enterprise in the Age of Data, delivering rapid time to analytic value with a modular approach that connects data assets behind the scenes, enables unconstrained analytics and scales almost without limits. The Actian DataCloud Integration and ParAccel Big Data Analytics Platforms help organizations leverage data assets for competitive advantage, delivering highly parallelized software that fully exploits modern chip, core and cluster infrastructures. Its scalable solutions deliver powerful business results for industry innovators. Actian serves tens of thousands of users worldwide and is headquartered in Redwood City, California. Stay connected with Actian Corporation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

Actian, DataCloud, ParAccel, Action Apps, Ingres, RushAnalytics, Versant and Vectorwise are trademarks of Actian Corporation and its subsidiaries. All other trademarks, trade names, service marks, and logos referenced herein belong to their respective companies.

Categories: Database, Vendor

Webinar: Everything You Wanted to Know About Mobile Middleware but Were Afraid to Ask

Appcelerator - Sat, 09/28/2013 - 00:48

We've had years to grasp traditional middleware acronyms (SOAP, REST, XML), but now along comes mobility with a whole new bowl of alphabet soup: APIs, MBaaS, JSON... How do these new additions differ from their predecessors, and what are they meant to accomplish? More importantly, why should any enterprise care? 


Date:
 Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Time: 9am PDT

Presenters: Nolan Wright, co-founder and CTO of Appcelerator

 

 

This webinar looks at these and other questions, with advice on:

  • The limitations of traditional (web) middleware in a mobile world, and impacts on user experience
  • Criteria for effective mobile integration with an exploding set of backend data sources (public, enterprise, etc.)
  • Cost, performance and security considerations for any mobile middleware tier

Join Nolan Wright, co-founder and CTO of Appcelerator, as he explores how mobile is driving a new tier in enterprise architectures.

Categories: Vendor

Klocwork Launches Insight 10™

Klocwork Newsfeed - Wed, 09/18/2013 - 18:25

Continues evolution of leading SCA tool for developer’s desktop

BURLINGTON, MA – Sept. 18, 2013 – Klocwork® Inc., a global leader in software development tools for creating secure code, today released version 10 of its powerful source code analysis tool, Insight™. With new features, improved performance and customization, Insight 10 extends its lead in desktop SCA.

“We have taken our desktop analysis capabilities to a new level with Insight 10. Across the board, this release of Insight provides deeper analysis and customization features, greater ease of use and performance at the desktop. We continue to raise the bar for what’s possible with on-the-fly desktop analysis,” said Gwyn Fisher, Chief Technology Officer, Klocwork.

Key New Features of Insight 10 include:
• Additional checker sets and taxonomies for security and compliance standards are built into Insight 10. Customers also have the ability to create their own taxonomies using the new taxonomy design feature, and apply these to projects where applicable.

• For gaming customers, Insight 10 now boasts on-the-fly analysis support for “unity” builds , ensuring fast dependency analysis and critical build infrastructure support. In addition, tighter integration with IncrediBuild™ build accelerator significantly speeds up end-to-end analysis runs.

• Insight 10 now offers pre-packaged knowledge base support for popular open source libraries, Java 1.7 support, and full stack support for prevalent Android distributions.

• To ensure ease of use and workflow fit for developers, Insight 10 boasts an improved UI for more flexible and intuitive operation, finer-grained support for C++ templates and a significantly reduced memory footprint for major performance increases at the developer desktop.

• Refactoring support has been upgraded to support C++ 11, and includes single-click copy/paste refactoring, which invokes the desired change in all similar occurrences of the target code.

• Insight 10 provides a rich code architecture platform. Integration with leading third-party architecture products is now provided. Build analysis data is loaded directly into these architecture tools, enabling customers to visualize and optimize their overall software design, maximize code reuse, conduct detailed impact analyses and more.

• Klocwork Cahoots, the easy, fast and social Code Review tool that is now integrated with Insight 10 as an add-on product. This integration brings project structure overviews, SCA defect reviews and role-based security to Cahoots.

“Klocwork’s On-the-Fly desktop code analysis is unique and Insight 10 reflects our ongoing commitment to effectively arm developers with the desktop tools they need to produce secure, reliable code…code they will be proud of,” said Mike Laginski, CEO.

About Klocwork
Klocwork helps developers create more secure software. Our tools analyze source code on-the-fly, simplify peer code reviews, and extend the life of complex software. Over 1,000 customers, including the biggest brands in the mobile device, consumer electronics, medical technologies, telecom, automotive, military and aerospace sectors, have made Klocwork part of their software development process. Tens of thousands of software developers, architects, and development managers rely on our tools every day to save time and create better software.

Klocwork is a registered trademark of Klocwork Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Categories: Vendor

Klocwork Insight™ Receives ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 Certifications

Klocwork Newsfeed - Mon, 09/09/2013 - 16:56

Global automotive industry relies on both standards as they continue to evolve their vehicles

BURLINGTON, MA – Sept. 09, 2013 – Klocwork® Inc., a global leader in software development tools for creating secure code, today announced that the Company’s flagship product, Insight® has received both ISO 26262 and IEC 61508 certifications. Both certifications are critical to the automotive industry in defining the functional safety for automotive equipment throughout the lifecycle of all electronic and electrical safety systems.

“These certifications mark a significant milestone in the continuing evolution of Insight. As embedded software becomes more complex and more pervasive in automobiles of all types, controlling ever more critical aspects of the operation of these vehicles, it is imperative that stringent standards be adhered to in order to protect the security and integrity of those underlying systems and the vehicles themselves,” said Gwyn Fisher, Klocwork CTO. “When using Insight as part of their software development process, automotive suppliers are able to analyze their code as it is being written, and detect and fix any vulnerabilities or defects that arise, ensuring full compliance with these standards is being maintained,” he continued.

ISO 26262 applies to production passenger vehicles up to 3500 kilograms (7716 pounds), and is designed to address possible hazards caused by malfunctioning electronic and electrical systems. Examples of these systems include include anti-lock brakes, traction control systems, adaptive cruise control systems, engine control units, and digital instrument clusters.

IEC 61508 is the international standard for electrical, electronic and programmable electronic safety related systems. It sets out the requirements for ensuring that systems are designed, implemented, operated and maintained to provide the required safety integrity level (SIL). Both standards take into account the increasing use of tools for software application development and explicitly require the development tools to be qualified.

Used by four of the top five global automotive suppliers, Insight, Klocwork’s comprehensive source code analysis tool features on-the-fly analysis at the developer desktop, providing early, rigorous detection of security vulnerabilities and critical reliability defects while reducing software development time and costs.

About Klocwork
Klocwork helps developers create more secure software. Our tools analyze source code on-the-fly, simplify peer code reviews, and extend the life of complex software. Over 1000 customers, including the biggest brands in the mobile device, consumer electronics, medical technologies, telecom, automotive, military and aerospace sectors, have made Klocwork part of their software development process. Tens of thousands of software developers, architects, and development managers rely on our tools every day to save time and create better software.

Klocwork is a registered trademark of Klocwork Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Categories: Vendor

Klocwork Insight™ Helping to Meet Tough Government Standards for Medical Devices

Klocwork Newsfeed - Wed, 08/28/2013 - 19:21

BURLINGTON, MA – Aug. 28, 2013 – Klocwork® Inc., a global leader in software development tools for creating secure code, today announced that another leading medical device manufacturer has deployed Klocwork Insight to continuously improve the security and reliability of their software and to meet increasingly stringent government standards for medical devices.

This is the latest in a long list of medical device manufacturers to become a Klocwork customer. Klocwork Insight will increase the efficiency of software coding for this manufacturer of non-invasive and minimally invasive medical and aesthetic treatments.

“Our medical device customers require a source code analysis tool that gives them the assurance that their embedded software always meets the most current government standards, wherever their customers are located. Additionally, they need a product that can be rolled out easily to the developer’s desktop and would allow developers to run immediate analysis from a wide range of IDEs, text editors and command line interfaces,” said Mike Laginski, President and CEO, Klocwork. “ Klocwork Insight works in all of these environments, provides very fast and accurate code analysis and gives our customers confidence that their software is compliant with all necessary standards,” he continued.

Klocwork Insight is used by top medical device manufacturers around the world to help ensure software security and reliability, as well as FDA compliance. Featuring on-the-fly analysis at the developer desktop, Klocwork Insight provides early, rigorous detection of security vulnerabilities and critical reliability defects while reducing software development time and costs.

About Klocwork
Klocwork helps developers create more secure software. Our tools analyze source code on-the-fly, simplify peer code reviews, and extend the life of complex software. Over 1000 customers, including the biggest brands in the mobile device, consumer electronics, medical technologies, telecom, automotive, military and aerospace sectors, have made Klocwork part of their software development process. Tens of thousands of software developers, architects, and development managers rely on our tools every day to save time and create better software.

Klocwork is a registered trademark of Klocwork Inc. in the United States and other countries. All other names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Categories: Vendor

Klocwork Insight Enables In Motion Technology Inc. To Perform Advanced Code Analysis As They Write Their Software

Klocwork Newsfeed - Wed, 08/14/2013 - 13:56
Accurate pre-checkin analysis drives secure, reliable code in less time

Burlington, Mass – Aug. 14, 2013 – Klocwork Inc, a global leader in software development tools for creating secure code, today announced that In Motion Technology Inc., the leader in mobile enterprise networks, has deployed Klocwork Insight to improve their software security, quality and time-to-market.

In Motion Technology Inc. develops an in-vehicle communications and security system that enables organizations to connect and manage their mobile operations efficiently, reliably and securely. Their system combines a rugged mobile router, mobile-optimized security technology and a powerful management platform to support a variety of mobile user devices and applications. Customers are provided with secure, real-time information to manage their mobile operations to peak efficiency, and their employees are empowered to be productive anywhere, anytime.

These systems keep workers on the road in constant contact with each other and with head office as onboard communications roam seamlessly across multiple wireless networks. Such a dynamic, often hostile environment demands high-quality, secure hardware and embedded software. Those software demands led In Motion Technology to seek an advanced source code analysis solution as part of their corporate and product evolution.

The company evaluated Klocwork Insight using known, real-world defects from their software domain as part of their critical test points. Klocwork Insight passed the tests flawlessly, returning accurate results with zero ‘false positives’. The decision to proceed was made in less than two months, and since then, the new tools have equipped In Motion Technology software developers to find any security vulnerabilities or other defects in their code automatically, as they write the code instead of hours later, after a centralized check-in process.

“We are committed to delivering solutions that are optimized for mission critical fleet customers. Our customers invest in our solutions to extend their networks seamlessly and securely to moving vehicles, and in turn we want to ensure maximum connectivity, security and reliability across the entire system,” said Lawrence Chee, Vice President of Engineering at In Motion Technology. “We are pleased with Klocwork and we’re seeing the benefits of better software, in less time and at less cost.”

About In Motion Technology Inc.

In Motion Technology is the leader in mobile enterprise networks that provide customers with fleets in mission critical environments with a secure, managed end-to-end communications system. The company’s solution includes a powerful management platform, an application suite designed to improve situational awareness, industry leading mobile-optimized security and a rugged in-vehicle mobile router. In Motion’s solutions are used by hundreds of public safety, transit and utility fleets across the United States and Canada. For more information please contact Louise Labuda at (604) 523-2371 or visit In Motion Technology, Twitter, and Facebook.

About Klocwork

Klocwork helps developers create more secure software. Our tools analyze source code on-the-fly, simplify peer code reviews, and extend the life of complex software. Over 1000 customers, including the biggest brands in the mobile device, consumer electronics, medical technologies, telecom, automotive, military and aerospace sectors, have made Klocwork part of their software development process. Tens of thousands of software developers, architects, and development managers rely on our tools every day to improve their productivity while creating better software.

Media Contact:

Meranda Powers
1.866.556.2967
press@klocwork.com

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Klocwork and Klocwork Truepath are registered trademarks of Klocwork Inc in the United States and/or other countries. All other names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Categories: Vendor

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