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I came across this article in SOA World today: Bridging the Gap between Business & IT with BPMN & BPEL — Because the role of IT organizations is to enable business managers to run their businesses better, there has been a constant need for aligning IT closer to business. We often hear business managers complain that a software solution isn't what the business needed. We have personal experience with this problem - in a previous life one of us worked for a consulting company that built turnkey applications for large enterprises. It basically talks about the approach and tooling from Oracle to allow business users and IT to jointly create business process models to, as the title says "bridge the gap between business and IT". While I have no major objections to the approach they're describing in the article--I think it's actually a pretty good solution to address the s... (more)

Digg dumps Microsoft

Oracle to buy Sun for $7.4B. Why? Ballmer was shocked and stunned. Adobe doing flash for TV coming. Apple app store makes no money. Win 7 starter kit is nuts. New Apple-PC ads coming out shortly. Fox news uses citizen journalists now. Digg dumps Microsoft. 3G upgraded . [...] ... (more)

SolarWinds Updates Orion, Introduces New Free Tool to Give IT Pros Dymanic Control Over Enterprise Application Monitoring

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwire) -- 08/11/09 -- SolarWinds® (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful, simple and affordable network management software to more than 85,000 customers worldwide, today announced additions to the company's product offering designed to give IT professionals broader and more dynamic control over application monitoring, enabling them to troubleshoot problems before those problems have critical business impact, such as slowed productivity or, potentially, lost revenue. The announcement includes a new free tool, SolarWinds WMI Monitor, and the latest version of Orion® Application Performance Monitor (APM) -- already the second most popular module in the Orion network management family. "Often, the biggest challenge with application monitoring comes from the ever-changing application landscape -- new applications, new instances, different versi... (more)

Simba Technologies to Provide Free Training on Excel Spreadsheet PivotTables Connectivity for Oracle 11g OLAP Option at COLLABORATE 10

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/14/10 -- Simba Technologies Inc., industry's choice for standards-based relational and multi-dimensional data connectivity, announced today that it will speak at COLLABORATE 10 in Las Vegas. Simba will present two conference sessions. The first session is a technical talk entitled "Using Excel Direct-to-Oracle OLAP for Business Intelligence Dashboards", Session #232 on April 20th at 11:45am. The second session is a hands-on lab entitled "Learn Excel PivotTables Direct-to-Oracle 11g OLAP to Gain Up-to-Date Insight and Business Intelligence", Session #217 on April 20th at 4:30pm. About COLLABORATE 10 COLLABORATE 10: Technology and Applications Forum for the Oracle Community is an educational conference that helps users of the full family of Oracle business applications and database software gain greater value from thei... (more)

Oracle Announces New MySQL 5.6 Development Milestone Release

REDWOOD SHORES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/10/12 -- Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) News Facts Today, Oracle announced a new Development Milestone Release (DMR) for MySQL 5.6, the world's most popular open source database Available for download in the MySQL Developer Zone, this MySQL 5.6 DMR delivers new replication features enhancing availability with self-healing recovery, increased performance, and improved manageability. In addition to the new DMR, Oracle is providing early access to significant features under development for community testing and feedback through http://labs.mysql.com. The features include online operations for ADD index and NoSQL access to InnoDB via the Memcached protocol. MySQL 5.6 DMR Focuses on Enhanced Availability, Increased Performance and Improved Manageability The new MySQL 5.6 DMR delivers: Enhanced high availability with new replication featur... (more)

Wave Launches Cloud-Based Management for Self-Encrypting Drives

LEE, MA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/15/12 -- Wave Systems Corp. (NASDAQ: WAVX) today launched Wave Cloud, a cloud-based service for enterprise-wide management of self-encrypting drives (SEDs). The company's new subscription-based service introduces a game-changing platform for enterprises that wish to rapidly deploy centrally-managed hardware-based data encryption on laptops -- all without the complexity and cost associated with maintaining on-premise servers. SEDs provide one of the best defenses against data breach. Based on the Opal specification published by the Trusted Computing Group, the drives are available from leading storage vendors at little to no incremental cost from a wide range of PC suppliers, including Dell, HP, Lenovo and others. Solid-state versions of SEDs are also available. Advantages over software encryption include better performance (because enc... (more)

Left Brain DGA Appoints Nancy Engels as Chief Strategy Officer

Left Brain DGA, a Silicon Valley-based Demand Generation Marketing Agency, continues to expand its senior staff with the appointment of Nancy Engels as Chief Strategy Officer. Engels will be based on the East Coast to support the agency’s fast-growing base of East Coast clients. Engels’ two decades of experience helping top Enterprise companies align sales and marketing objectives, processes and key performance indicators (KPIs), combined with her expertise in delivering revenue-focused marketing strategies will further strengthen Left Brain DGA’s closed-loop marketing model. “We’re finding more and more of our clients are seeking help with bridging sales and marketing objectives that map to lead and revenue KPIs, and this is why we’re so fortunate to have Nancy’s considerable strategic skills,” said Malcolm Friedberg, CEO of Left Brain DGA. “As our new Chief Stra... (more)

Modo Labs Enables Students to Manage Courses from Mobile Devices

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EDUCAUSE 2012 Annual Conference, Denver -- Modo Labs™, the leading Mobile-First portal solution provider, today released version 2.0 of its Mobile Campus Platform. The new version includes upgraded Courses and Registrar modules that mash-up popular Learning Management Systems (LMS) and Student Information Systems (SIS), enabling students and faculty to access information via a single common mobile interface. Mobile Campus leverages the open source architecture of Kurogo Mobile Optimized Middleware, which supports content-rich mobile websites and native apps in hundreds of universities in over 25 countries – including Harvard, Dartmouth, Georgetown, NYU, University of British Columbia and Villanova University. Mobile Campus 2.0 features newly integrated Courses and Registrar modules that complement recently updated Admi... (more)

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Als anerkannter weltweiter Marktführer bei der Veröffentlichung von Veranstaltungsnachrichten hostet Business Wire spezielle Online-Medienzentren für Hunderte von Veranstaltungen weltweit unter www.tradeshownews.com. Im Folgenden finden Sie eine Liste mit direkten Links zu den Online-Medienzentren von Business Wire für bevorstehende Veranstaltungen zwischen dem 9. September und 13. Oktober 2013: IFA 2013 Rodman & Renshaw Global Investment Conference PRINT13 IBC2013 Content Marketing World 2013 IDF13 San Francisco SES San Francisco 2013 ad:tech London 2013 IAA 2013 2013 BICSI Fall Conference Sibos 2013 LinuxCon North America 2013 BioPharm America 2013 Intersolar South America 2013 LTE Asia 2013 VSAT 2013 ad:tech Tokyo 2013 TOKYO GAME SHOW 2013 JavaOne 2013 Oracle OpenWorld 2013 ECOC 2013 DV Expo 2013 CEDIA EXPO 2013 Interop New York 2013 CEATEC JAPAN 2013... (more)

New Digital Lifestyle Services and Personalized Mobile Data Plans to Drive LTE Diameter Signaling Growth

SINGAPORE -- (Marketwired) -- 09/16/13 -- LTE Asia 2013 Stand #37 -- Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) News Summary Long-term evolution (LTE) Diameter signaling traffic will grow at more than twice the rate of mobile data traffic through 2017, according to the second annual Oracle Communications LTE Diameter Signaling Index™.(1) The Index predicts that worldwide LTE Diameter signaling traffic will increase at a 140 percent compound annual growth rate (CAGR), from 1.2 million messages per second (MPS) in 2012 to nearly 99 million MPS by 2017. The Index gives communications service provider (CSP) executives, network architects and engineers insight into how new digital lifestyle services and personalized mobile data plans offered to LTE subscribers will lead to a sharp increase in LTE Diameter signaling messages. News Facts Diameter is the signaling protocol CSPs use to deliver per... (more)

Planet Technologies Teams with DataCore Software to Help Customers Boost Productivity, Commoditize Storage Hardware and Realize the Benefits of Storage Virtualization

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. and GERMANTOWN, Md., Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DataCore Software, the premier provider of storage virtualization software, and Planet Technologies, the leading Microsoft consulting and services company, announced today that Planet Technologies has joined the DataCore™ Premier Partner Program. The company is now equipped to deploy the DataCore SANsymphony™-V storage virtualization platform, allowing them to help customers manage their heterogeneous storage environments while simplifying management. Planet Technologies' customers will also be able to extend the useful life of existing hardware, while maintaining storage independence and being able to choose the storage hardware that best fits their needs. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121010/NE89979LOGO ) "Our commitment to investing in and developing long term relationships wit... (more)

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The textured-hair category is inarguably the hottest in the haircare space today. This has been driven by the proliferation of founder brands started by curly and coily consumers and savvy consumers who increasingly want products specifically for their texture type. This trend is underscored by the latest insights from NaturallyCurly's 2018 TextureTrends report, released today. According to the 2018 TextureTrends Report, more than 80 percent of women with curly and coily hair say they purcha...
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