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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Red Hat Named "Platinum Sponsor" of Virtualization Conference & Expo

Red Hat is a  trusted open source provider.  Red Hat offers enterprise customers a long-term plan for building infrastructures on the quality and innovation of open source. Combining open source operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management, and Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) solutions, including the JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite. Red Hat also offers support, training, and consulting services worldwide to help enterprises take full advantage of the value of open source technology. For more information, please visit www.redhat.com/                   Red Hat CTO Delivers Virtualization Keynote Brian Stevens, the Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Engineering of Red Hat, delivered his Virtualization Keynote entitled "The Future of the Virtual Enterprise" at SYS-CON's  Virtualization Conferenc... (more)

Oracle Enterprise Pack for Eclipse 1.0 released

Get your free Oracle WebLogic Server Plug-in for Eclipse 3.4 ... (more)

Cloud Computing Is Two Things: Encapsulation and Abstraction

"Cloud Computing is two things: encapsulation and abstraction," noted Barry X Lynn, Chairman and CEO of 3Tera, at the First Annual Government IT Conference & Expo. That is the main thing to remember he emphasized. There are three questions you should ask about Cloud Computing: What is Cloud Computing? Why do we need Cloud Computing? How should we use Cloud Computing? What is Cloud Computing? There are numerous definitions, Lynn noted.  After providing several definitions of Cloud Computing, including Wikipedia's, Gartner Group's, and the U.S. State Department of Commerce, he then provided 3Tera's definition - encapsulating applications into single entities and then abstracting them Why do we need Cloud Computing? You should use Cloud Computing because it provides a reduction of CapEx. There are also operational savings. In many companies now you can find one adminis... (more)

Cloud Expo New York: The Java EE 7 Platform - Developing for the Cloud

Cloud Expo New York $500 Savings here! The focus of Java EE 7 is on the cloud, and specifically it aims to bring Platform-as-a-Service providers and application developers together so that portable applications can be deployed on any cloud infrastructure and reap all its benefits in terms of scalability, elasticity, multitenancy, etc. The existing specifications in the platform such as JPA, Servlets, EJB, and others will be updated to meet these requirements. Java EE 7 continues the ease of development push that characterized prior releases by bringing further simplification to enterprise development. It also adds new, important APIs such as the REST client API in JAX-RS 2.0 and the long awaited Concurrency Utilities for Java EE API. Expression Language 3.0 and Java Message Service 2.0 will undergo an extreme makeover to align with the improvements in the Java langu... (more)

Which Oracle Java Certification Path Is Right for Your Career Growth?

In general, the major reasons for Java certifications are as follows: Certification improves skill level to attain expected Job or Promotions Certification boost confidence to drive an assignment Clear evidence that you can enter into an application development or a software project career using Java technologies. The certification empowers in application development using  Java programming language, and general knowledge of Java Platforms and Technologies. With Oracle Java certified professional, you become more competitive in the job market. Which Java Certification is right for me? The answer is simple, do all the certifications that can improve your career potential in terms of money(high salary) and technologies. There are certain Java Certifications require pre-requisite in terms of training or prior certification. One must consider following to choose correct J... (more)

Fedarra Helps Customers Successfully Submit Stimulus Funding Reports On Time

LAKE OSWEGO, OR -- (Marketwire) -- 10/13/09 -- Fedarra, a veteran-owned business offering unique full-service "Concierge" based Recovery Act reporting services, today announced that it successfully delivered 100 percent of its customers' stimulus funding reports prior to the original deadline of October 10, 2009. Fedarra customers are recipients of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) stimulus funding, and must report quarterly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) on how they have used the money they have received. "Fedarra is proud to have helped agencies and businesses around the nation meet the stimulus reporting requirements on time," said John Cimral, founder and CEO of Fedarra. "We take a unique full-service Concierge approach to ARRA reporting. Serving as a buffer for our customers we do the work for them, eliminating the steep, time consumi... (more)

SunGard Named Top Vendor in 2010 Energy Risk Software Survey Rankings

HOUSTON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- SunGard has been named as the top vendor for market risk in the power sector in Energy Risk's 2010 Software Survey Rankings. SunGard also placed among the top five vendors for ease of use, modeling, risk metrics, trade capture, data integration, customer service, and market risk in the gas sector, as well as best product coverage and best overall trading and risk management (TRM) platform. The Energy Risk annual survey assesses software vendors based on the functionality, usability, performance, and reliability of solutions by conducting an online poll of industry users of energy trading and risk management tools. End users from banks, energy trading companies, oil/gas houses, hedge funds, brokerage houses, utilities, and energy producers voted to select the best software vendors in the energy industry. Energy Risk's Software Ran... (more)

Redfoo and Cherrytree Present: Sorry for Party Rocking Tour Featuring LMFAO and the Party Rock Crew and Special Guests

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- They shared the stage with Madonna at the Bridgestone Super Bowl halftime show, now LMFAO is ready to take their party rock anthems on the road as Redfoo and Cherrytree Present: Sorry for Party Rocking Tour Featuring LMFAO and the Party Rock Crew and Special Guests Far East Movement, The Quest Crew, Sidney Samson, Eva Simons and Natalia Kills. The Live Nation promoted tour kicks off May 22nd in Columbus, OH at Nationwide Arena.  Tickets go on sale beginning March 2nd at Ticketmaster.com  and Livenation.com. A complete itinerary follows this release. (Logo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100603/LA14899LOGO)  Beginning on Thursday, March 1st, fans that visit www.livenation.com/lmfao and RSVP to the presale will have early access to tickets.  Citi cardmembers will have access to presale tickets beginning Wednesday, Febru... (more)

AMD Announces Keynote Lineup for APU13: A Tour de Force of Heterogeneous Compute Leaders

SUNNYVALE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/09/13 -- AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced the initial lineup of keynote speakers for the 2013 AMD Developer Summit, APU13. The third annual three-day event will be held in San Jose, Calif., Nov. 11-14, 2013, where AMD and industry leaders will delve into key market trends regarding next generation software and computing experience development, the emerging Heterogeneous System Architecture (HSA) standard, and the latest in the use of industry-standard application programming interfaces such as OpenCL™, Microsoft DirectCompute and C++ AMP. "The third annual AMD Developer Summit will again bring together the top minds from the developer and computing communities into one event focused on the innovators and technologies that will make heterogeneous computing accessible to mainstream developers," said Manju Hegde, corporate vice pres... (more)

Data Center Market in Brazil 2014-2018

LONDON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Data Center Market in Brazil 2014-2018 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Data Center market in Brazil to grow at a CAGR of 14.08 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing government support for IT initiatives. The Data Center market in Brazil has also been witnessing the growing adoption of cloud computing services. However, the need for data center management expertise could pose a challenge to the growth of this market. TechNavio's report, the Data Center Market in Brazil 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report focuses on Brazil; it also covers the Data Center market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The r... (more)

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
In his general session at 19th Cloud Expo, Manish Dixit, VP of Product and Engineering at Dice, discussed how Dice leverages data insights and tools to help both tech professionals and recruiters better understand how skills relate to each other and which skills are in high demand using interactive visualizations and salary indicator tools to maximize earning potential. Manish Dixit is VP of Product and Engineering at Dice. As the leader of the Product, Engineering and Data Sciences team at D...
Cloud-enabled transformation has evolved from cost saving measure to business innovation strategy -- one that combines the cloud with cognitive capabilities to drive market disruption. Learn how you can achieve the insight and agility you need to gain a competitive advantage. Industry-acclaimed CTO and cloud expert, Shankar Kalyana presents. Only the most exceptional IBMers are appointed with the rare distinction of IBM Fellow, the highest technical honor in the company. Shankar has also receive...
Nicolas Fierro is CEO of MIMIR Blockchain Solutions. He is a programmer, technologist, and operations dev who has worked with Ethereum and blockchain since 2014. His knowledge in blockchain dates to when he performed dev ops services to the Ethereum Foundation as one the privileged few developers to work with the original core team in Switzerland.
Dynatrace is an application performance management software company with products for the information technology departments and digital business owners of medium and large businesses. Building the Future of Monitoring with Artificial Intelligence. Today we can collect lots and lots of performance data. We build beautiful dashboards and even have fancy query languages to access and transform the data. Still performance data is a secret language only a couple of people understand. The more busine...
Bill Schmarzo, author of "Big Data: Understanding How Data Powers Big Business" and "Big Data MBA: Driving Business Strategies with Data Science," is responsible for setting the strategy and defining the Big Data service offerings and capabilities for EMC Global Services Big Data Practice. As the CTO for the Big Data Practice, he is responsible for working with organizations to help them identify where and how to start their big data journeys. He's written several white papers, is an avid blogge...
René Bostic is the Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America. Enjoying her career with IBM during the modern millennial technological era, she is an expert in cloud computing, DevOps and emerging cloud technologies such as Blockchain. Her strengths and core competencies include a proven record of accomplishments in consensus building at all levels to assess, plan, and implement enterprise and cloud computing solutions. René is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and a m...
Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settlement products to hedge funds and investment banks. After, he co-founded a revenue cycle management company where he learned about Bitcoin and eventually Ethereal. Andrew's role at ConsenSys Enterprise is a mul...
Whenever a new technology hits the high points of hype, everyone starts talking about it like it will solve all their business problems. Blockchain is one of those technologies. According to Gartner's latest report on the hype cycle of emerging technologies, blockchain has just passed the peak of their hype cycle curve. If you read the news articles about it, one would think it has taken over the technology world. No disruptive technology is without its challenges and potential impediments t...
If a machine can invent, does this mean the end of the patent system as we know it? The patent system, both in the US and Europe, allows companies to protect their inventions and helps foster innovation. However, Artificial Intelligence (AI) could be set to disrupt the patent system as we know it. This talk will examine how AI may change the patent landscape in the years to come. Furthermore, ways in which companies can best protect their AI related inventions will be examined from both a US and...
Bill Schmarzo, Tech Chair of "Big Data | Analytics" of upcoming CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO New York (November 12-13, 2018, New York City) today announced the outline and schedule of the track. "The track has been designed in experience/degree order," said Schmarzo. "So, that folks who attend the entire track can leave the conference with some of the skills necessary to get their work done when they get back to their offices. It actually ties back to some work that I'm doing at the University of San...