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Beyond the Earthbound Cloud – The Next Evolution of Data Storage | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Java Developer's Journal - 3 hours 16 min ago
One of the greatest challenges facing business and government organizations is how to store and move sensitive data around the world while maintaining security. Storing and securing critical data held within data centers (whether physical or virtual) is top of mind from the boardroom to the remote data center. According to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Cloud IT Infrastructure Tracker, spending on private cloud IT infrastructure in 2015 will grow by 15.8 percent year over year to $12.1 billion, while spending on public cloud IT infrastructure will increase by 29.6 percent to $20.5 billion.

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Categories: Java, Media

Security Has Heightened Role in Mobile Environment | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Java Developer's Journal - 3 hours 31 min ago
Advances in thin clients, desktop virtualization (VDI), cloud management services, and mobile delivery networks are allowing both increased security and edge applications performance gains. The next BriefingsDirect thought leadership panel discussion focuses on the heightened role of security in the age of global cloud and mobile delivery of apps and data. As enterprises and small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs) alike weigh the balance of apps and convenience with security -- a new dynamic is emerging. Security concerns increasingly dwarf other architecture considerations. Yet advances in thin clients, desktop virtualization (VDI), cloud management services, and mobile delivery networks are allowing both increased security and edge applications performance gains.

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[slides] From IT Service Management to DevOps | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Java Developer's Journal - 5 hours 31 min ago
CIOs and those charged with running IT Operations are challenged to deliver secure, audited, and reliable compute environments for the applications and data for the business. Behind the scenes these tasks are often accomplished by following onerous time-consuming processes and often the management of these environments and processes will be outsourced to multiple IT service providers. In addition, the division of work is often siloed into traditional "towers" that are not well integrated for cross-functional purposes. So, when traditional IT Service Management (ITSM) meets the cloud, and equally, DevOps, there is invariably going to be conflict.

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[slides] The Future of the Internet of Things | @ThingsExpo #IoT #API

Java Developer's Journal - 5 hours 46 min ago
Connected devices and the industrial internet are growing exponentially every year with Cisco expecting 50 billion devices to be in operation by 2020. In this period of growth, location-based insights are becoming invaluable to many businesses as they adopt new connected technologies. Knowing when and where these devices connect from is critical for a number of scenarios in supply chain management, disaster management, emergency response, M2M, location marketing and more. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mario Proietti, CEO of LocationSmart, discussed how Internet connectivity enables location-based services to take advantage of everything available on the World Wide Web and how this data helps expand the possibilities for how we communicate, collaborate and commute.

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[video] Cloud Is Now Mainstream ‘Power Panel’ | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Java Developer's Journal - 7 hours 16 min ago
The initial debate is over: Any enterprise with a serious commitment to IT is migrating to the cloud. But things are not so simple. There is a complex mix of on-premises, colocated, and public-cloud deployments. In this power panel at 18th Cloud Expo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, Randy De Meno, Chief Technologist - Windows Products and Microsoft Partnerships at Commvault; Dave Landa, Chief Operating Officer at kintone; William Morrish, General Manager Product Sales at Interoute; and Nara Rajagopalan, CEO at Accelerite; looked at the present state of cloud from the C-level view, and how great companies and rock star executives can use cloud computing to meet their most ambitious and disruptive business goals.

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C3 IoT Lands Energy Power ENGIE in Major IoT Deal

eWeek - Application Development - Sat, 06/25/2016 - 02:35
C3 IoT will provide ENGIE the necessary power, scalability and flexibility to apply machine-learning and advanced real time analytics to very large petabyte-scale data sets.
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Obama Talks Innovation at Global Entrepreneurship Event

eWeek - Application Development - Sat, 06/25/2016 - 00:27
At the Stanford summit, the president used the occasion to talk about his commitment to building bridges between nations to tackle cultural challenges.
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Maintaining Productivity with Growth

Devx: Latest Published Articles - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 23:29
The real issue is maintaining organizational productivity as the level of unproductively traditionally increases with scale. This is nothing new. It is one of the reasons that miniature startups can beat multi-billion-dollar corporations.
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Microsoft Office Cozies Up to Professional Learning Communities

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 23:00
Collaboration isn't just for companies. Microsoft wants to help teachers connect and share their knowledge just ahead of the back-to-school season.
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Hitachi Grows Converged, Hyperconverged Infrastructure Portfolio

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 22:35
The company adds more virtualization and storage options to its UCP 2000 system, and introduces its first hyperconverged offering, the UCP HC V240.
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Xen 4.7 Includes Live Patching, Other Security Features

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 21:35
The critical open-source hypervisor used by major public cloud providers now enables live patching and incorporates other new features.
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CenturyLink Introduces Managed SD-WAN Service

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 20:55
The service provider starting next quarter will offer the service for customers who are looking to make their networks more agile and affordable.
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Persistent Rumors Say iPhone 7 to Ship Without Headphone Jack

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 20:30
iPhone 7: persistent rumor says headphone jack will be gone; users of Citrix's GoToMyPC forced to reset passwords after attack; Salesforce Introduces Lightning Customer Communities; and there's more.
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Upcoming Sony PlayStation VR to Drive VR Global Sales in 2016: Report

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 20:15
Research firm TrendForce said that global VR device shipments are expected to hit 9 million based on strong preorders for PlayStation VR units.
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Microsoft's Cloud Gets the OK for FedRAMP High-Impact Workloads

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 19:45
Feds give Microsoft Azure Government the nod to handle highly sensitive workloads and help keep U.S. DOD data under wraps.
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YouTube Brings Live Video Streaming Capabilities to Its Mobile App

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 19:28
Live video streaming has been available online through YouTube since 2011 and is now coming to the company's mobile app.
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SAP, Intel, Others Sign White House Inclusion Pledge

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 19:20
Companies that are more diverse are more successful, research shows; 32 companies signed a White House pledge to turn that knowledge into action.
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[slides] Building a Kubernetes Cluster with Ansible | @DevOpsSummit #DevOps

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 18:15
Kubernetes is a new and revolutionary open-sourced system for managing containers across multiple hosts in a cluster. Ansible is a simple IT automation tool for just about any requirement for reproducible environments. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, Patrick Galbraith, a principal engineer at HPE, discussed how to build a fully functional Kubernetes cluster on a number of virtual machines or bare-metal hosts. Also included will be a brief demonstration of running a Galera MySQL cluster as a Kubernetes application.

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Meeting Today’s Data Security Imperative | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Latest News from AJAX & RIA Journal - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 18:15
Organizations are experiencing a new emphasis when it comes to cybersecurity. They are moving from securing the perimeter to securing the data within it, which is the result of the proliferation of connected devices in organizations today: smartphones, tablets and the IoT. Organizations used to focus their efforts on keeping attackers outside the perimeter, because just a few years ago, the network perimeter was much more static and limited. Today, the perimeter is everywhere – and constantly moving.

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Qualcomm Sues Chinese Smartphone Maker Meizu Over Patents

eWeek - Application Development - Fri, 06/24/2016 - 18:05
The complaint against Meizu will test the strength of an agreement Qualcomm made with Chinese regulators last year about patent licensing.
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