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Breach Security, Inc., the leader in web application integrity, security and PCI compliance, today announced a steep rise in attacks against social networking sites, according to the Web Hacking Incidents Database (WHID) 2009 Bi-Annual Report. Accounting for 19 percent of hacking incidents, social networking sites were the most targeted vertical market in the first half of 2009, with hackers exploiting Web 2.0 features such as user-generated content including Twitter posts to launch their attacks. The WHID project compiles and analyzes application-related security incidents, focusing exclusively on publicly reported web application security attacks that have an identified outcome. The WHID 2009 Bi-Annual report analyzed global security incidents that occurred from January 1 through July 31, 2009, a 30 percent increase in overall web attacks compared to 1H 2008. Key ... (more)

Top Washington D.C. Restaurants and Retail Stores Celebrate Fourth Annual Salud! Chilean Wine Fest

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Wines of Chile will be delighting the taste buds of Washingtonians with the country's best bottles. To mark Chile's Independence Day on September 18, several of Washington D.C.'s highly acclaimed restaurants and best retail stores are participating in the fourth annual Salud! Chilean Wine Fest to offer consumers the opportunity to experience a variety of Chile's premium wines. From Chile's unique grape variety, Carmenere and signature red grape, Cabernet Sauvignon, to the country's flagship white grape, Sauvignon Blanc, Salud! will allow consumers to familiarize themselves with Chile's most celebrated wines and diverse terroirs. The festival runs through September 30. Wine aficionados and amateurs alike are invited to visit any of the 14 participating restaurants, whose sommeliers will be featuring a selection of special Chilea... (more)

VM Matériaux affine la connaissance de ses clients avec KXEN

C’est en 2008 que VM Matériaux initie un processus de découverte dans le domaine du data mining et de l’analyse prédictive : "Ce qui nous motivait alors était la volonté de savoir si des outils pouvaient nous accompagner dans une meilleure compréhension du comportement de nos clients", explique Pierrick Richard, DSI de VM Matériaux. L’approche du décisionnel à la fois pragmatique et ouverte de VM Matériaux, groupe familial français spécialisé dans la fabrication et la distribution de matériaux de construction, lui a permis de mettre en place avec KXEN des solutions efficaces, soutenant ses activités commerciales et marketing et acceptées tant par les dirigeants que par les équipes terrain. L’arrivée de Thomas Piton, Doctorant en data mining, a marqué la mise en place d’une vaste étude de marché. Rapidement, c'est la solution de KXEN qui a montré le plus de potentiel... (more)

Citrix CloudStack 3 Brings the Power of Amazon-Style Clouds to Customers of All Sizes

Today at Cloud Connect 2012, Citrix announced the general availability of Citrix CloudStack™ 3, the first release of the market leading open source cloud platform under the Citrix brand. CloudStack is already the world’s most successful platform for public clouds, powering over $1B in revenue for more than 85 large scale production clouds, including some of the biggest brands in the industry. With the new CloudStack 3 release, Citrix brings the power of true Amazon-style clouds to customers of all sizes. For the first time, enterprise customers who want to build clouds the way the world’s most successful clouds are built, can quickly and easily transform virtualized datacenter resources into automated, elastic, self-service clouds. Citrix CloudStack is a key component of the Citrix cloud computing portfolio, providing customers with solutions that make it easy to B... (more)

Yubico Introduces World's First NFC Enabled One-Time Password Token

PALO ALTO, CA and STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN -- (Marketwire) -- 02/15/12 -- Yubico, the leading provider of simple, open online identity protection, today announced that it is expanding the capabilities of its popular YubiKey USB authentication device to secure access to Near Field Communication (NFC) enabled mobile devices. The YubiKey NEO, offering superior mobile security with a single tap, will be presented at the RSA Conference, February 27 - March 1, in San Francisco. "The NFC enabled YubiKey NEO is our first step in expanding Yubico technology across Smartphone and tablets, leveraging our core value of secure and easy-to-use, out-of-the-box authentication," said Stina Ehrensvard, CEO and founder of Yubico. "Whether you are authenticating an email account or an NFC payment service from your Smartphone, mobile applications have shown to be vulnerable to several forms o... (more)

Cloudera Honored by Morgan Stanley With Prestigious 'CTO Award for Innovation'

PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/28/12 -- Cloudera, the category leader that is setting the standard for Apache Hadoop in the enterprise, today announced that it has been awarded Morgan Stanley's distinguished 'CTO Award for Innovation.' Cloudera CEO Mike Olson was on-hand to accept the award, which was announced at Morgan Stanley's 12th annual US CTO Summit on June 13th. The invitation-only event unites leading venture capitalists, key executives from established and emerging technology companies, and senior technologists from Morgan Stanley's own IT organization for solution briefings, strategic discussions and focused networking. Each year, Morgan Stanley selects one technology vendor to receive its 'CTO Award for Innovation,' honoring technology solutions that have been deemed innovative and have made a significant impact on Morgan Stanley's business. "We ar... (more)

Couchbase Hosts 400 Developers and Users at CouchConf San Francisco 2012

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 10/01/12 -- Couchbase, the leader in NoSQL database technology, today announced highlights from its second-annual CouchConf San Francisco held on September 21. Approximately 400 NoSQL developers and users joined the event to learn about the recently released beta of Couchbase Server 2.0, as well as see customer presentations and hear from Couchbase and industry experts using NoSQL technology. "It was exciting to see so many Couchbase community members and users at CouchConf San Francisco and to provide a venue for them to hear real-world user stories, share their experiences, and expand their skills," said Bob Wiederhold, CEO of Couchbase. "The surge in attendance this year is further evidence that interest in open source NoSQL technology is continuing to escalate, as is demand for Couchbase Server, especially with the beta releas... (more)

Texas Instruments DLP® Technology Set To Deliver Greater In-Car Infotainment With New, Innovative Head-Up Display, Center Console And Dashboard Systems

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) DLP® Products, to carry on TI's longstanding commitment to the automotive industry, has revealed its latest vision for the future of in-car/vehicle infotainment with groundbreaking augmented reality (AR) head-up displays (HUD), digital dashboards, and center console systems enabled by TI DLP technology. These next-generation systems from TI mark TI DLP's first official entry into the automotive industry, and represent a notable shift forward with regards to higher resolution and brightness, expanded field of view, tactile feedback, distraction-reduced functionality, and interior design flexibility that breaks the design barriers of existing technology. Together with a number of automotive suppliers and manufacturers, TI will be dem... (more)

Sonatype Expands Leadership Team With Chief Security Officer and Chief Operating Officer Appointments

SILVER SPRING, MD -- (Marketwire) -- 01/10/13 -- Sonatype, the leader in Component Lifecycle Management (CLM), today announced two strategic hires with the appointment of Ryan Berg to Chief Security Officer (CSO) and Deborah Rosen to Chief Operating Officer (COO). The company has experienced rapid growth as organizations around the world seek visibility, control, and risk management in their software supply chains. Mr. Berg and Ms. Rosen will play a key role in helping Sonatype tackle this unique market opportunity by expanding its role in the open source, application security and software development ecosystems. "Components are the building blocks of modern software development and organizations are increasingly seeking CLM solutions to help manage the risk and increased complexity of this new paradigm," said Wayne Jackson, CEO of Sonatype. "Mr. Berg and Ms. Rosen... (more)

It's Time: Cloudera Takes Aim at the Legacy Data Management Solutions Market

PALO ALTO, CA and SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/04/13 -- From The Economist Information Forum in San Francisco, Cloudera, the leader in enterprise analytic data management powered by Apache Hadoop, declared today that an evolutionary shift is underway in the advancement of the enterprise data management market, challenging enterprises to "unaccept the status quo" imposed by decades of proprietary, legacy data management vendors. The company is encouraging organizations to instead embrace Hadoop as an alternative path for data to grow into, a platform specifically designed for big data and built on open source innovation. Sharing real world use cases from Cloudera's customer installed base, chief executive officer Mike Olson demonstrated how organizations' implementation of Hadoop as a central pillar of data management is causing a shift in usage and a dra... (more)

Zettaset Orchestrator Brings Enterprise-Class Manageability, Security, and High Availability to Latest Cloudera and Hortonworks Hadoop Releases

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/11/13 -- Zettaset, the leader in secure Big Data management, announced today that Zettaset Orchestrator, a distribution-agnostic cluster management platform, now supports the recent Hadoop distribution releases from Cloudera and Hortonworks, enabling users to reduce Hadoop complexity, streamline deployments and eliminate time-consuming manual configuration processes and costly professional services. Users of Cloudera CDH and Hortonworks HDP can now deploy Zettaset Orchestrator's software to automate the installation and administration of their distributions and infrastructure, while reaping the benefits of enterprise-class manageability, security, and high availability throughout the cluster environment. "Open source Hadoop distributions from Cloudera and Hortonworks are predominant, but still lack the critical management and... (more)

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AI and machine learning disruption for Enterprises started happening in the areas such as IT operations management (ITOPs) and Cloud management and SaaS apps. In 2019 CIOs will see disruptive solutions for Cloud & Devops, AI/ML driven IT Ops and Cloud Ops. Customers want AI-driven multi-cloud operations for monitoring, detection, prevention of disruptions. Disruptions cause revenue loss, unhappy users, impacts brand reputation etc.
Atmosera delivers modern cloud services that maximize the advantages of cloud-based infrastructures. Offering private, hybrid, and public cloud solutions, Atmosera works closely with customers to engineer, deploy, and operate cloud architectures with advanced services that deliver strategic business outcomes. Atmosera's expertise simplifies the process of cloud transformation and our 20+ years of experience managing complex IT environments provides our customers with the confidence and trust tha...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
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...
As you know, enterprise IT conversation over the past year have often centered upon the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system. In fact, Kubernetes has emerged as the key technology -- and even primary platform -- of cloud migrations for a wide variety of organizations. Kubernetes is critical to forward-looking enterprises that continue to push their IT infrastructures toward maximum functionality, scalability, and flexibility. As they do so, IT professionals are also embr...
The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a non-profit organization that provides business support services to companies expanding to Japan. With the support of JETRO's dedicated staff, clients can incorporate their business; receive visa, immigration, and HR support; find dedicated office space; identify local government subsidies; get tailored market studies; and more.
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
As you know, enterprise IT conversation over the past year have often centered upon the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system. In fact, Kubernetes has emerged as the key technology -- and even primary platform -- of cloud migrations for a wide variety of organizations. Kubernetes is critical to forward-looking enterprises that continue to push their IT infrastructures toward maximum functionality, scalability, and flexibility.
Today's workforce is trading their cubicles and corporate desktops in favor of an any-location, any-device work style. And as digital natives make up more and more of the modern workforce, the appetite for user-friendly, cloud-based services grows. The center of work is shifting to the user and to the cloud. But managing a proliferation of SaaS, web, and mobile apps running on any number of clouds and devices is unwieldy and increases security risks. Steve Wilson, Citrix Vice President of Cloud,...
When Enterprises started adopting Hadoop-based Big Data environments over the last ten years, they were mainly on-premise deployments. Organizations would spin up and manage large Hadoop clusters, where they would funnel exabytes or petabytes of unstructured data.However, over the last few years the economics of maintaining this enormous infrastructure compared with the elastic scalability of viable cloud options has changed this equation. The growth of cloud storage, cloud-managed big data e...