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A good number of times when I've been asked about the module facility (NBM) in the NetBeans Platform, I've been also asked whether there is compatibility with OSGi modules (which, BTW, are the technology used by Eclipse Platform). Some times... ... (more)

Connected CE Key Focus at CONNECTIONS(TM) Europe

DALLAS, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Parks Associates today announced the speakers for its upcoming CONNECTIONS(TM) Europe Summit, which will detail the Roadmap for Connected CE. The Summit, hosted by Parks Associates on November 4, 2009, at the Movenpick Hotel in Amsterdam, will quantify consumer demand and analyze business strategies as Internet-capable devices are added to the network and create new opportunities in sharing content and expanding interactive services. "Connected CE changes the equation for the digital home, creating demand for more Web-based and on-demand content and applications on a variety of platforms," said Kurt Scherf, vice president, principal analyst, Parks Associates. "Revenues from online video and on-demand video content will exceed $16 billion in Western Europe by 2013, driven by connected devices and multiscreen content strategies... (more)

Earth Day 40th Anniversary Special To Air on 'Green Magazine TV'

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- "Green Magazine TV" produced by WDCC, is a new television series featuring ecology- and energy-conscious companies and organizations. This series will showcase some of the newest and "greenest" technologies being utilized, and is scheduled to be aired as paid programming on the Discovery Channel. The world will be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day on April 22, 2010. Earth Day is a day designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's environment. The United Nations celebrates an Earth Day each year on the March Equinox, which is often March 20, Spring in the Northern Hemisphere and Autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. The first Earth Day brought some 20 million Americans out into the spring sunshine for peaceful demonstrations in favor of environmental reform. Started in 1970 by U.S. Senator... (more)

Comm100 Free Online Customer Support Software Reaches a Milestone: 10,000 Registered Users

VANCOUVER, BC -- (Marketwire) -- 01/27/10 -- Comm100 announced it has reached a milestone of 10,000 registered users for its free hosted customer support software. Since its launch in August 2009, users have been drawn by the software's reliability and effectiveness, and the difference it has made in their business. "Our experience with Comm100 has been absolutely amazing. We have thousands of visitors to our site each week and Comm100 has made responding to their needs simple," said Dave Warren, Co-owner of The Ozarks Sentinel Publishing, LLC. Comm100 offers four integrated customer support solutions including Live Chat, Knowledge Base, Forum and Newsletter with several in development or planning, including Email Case Management, Ticket System, Contact, and Survey. All these applications can be either fully integrated to offer a complete customer service solution... (more)

Buffalo and DD-WRT Collaborate to Create the Most Comprehensive Consumer and Small Business Wireless Offering

AUSTIN, Texas, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Buffalo Technology, a global leader in the design, development and manufacturing of wired and wireless networking and network and direct attached storage solutions announced the next step in the partnership with NewMedia-NET to deliver DD-WRT based software as a standard configuration across Buffalo's array of high power routers and access points. DD-WRT, long a mainstay in the open source community, delivers an easy-to-use, versatile and extensive feature-set to a broader wireless networking audience. From the novice user to demanding professionals, this partnership provides best-in-class products for a wide range of consumers. "Buffalo has always been on the bleeding edge of technological innovation, and incorporating NewMedia-NET's DD-WRT software solution into our high-end routers and access points is a natural evolutio... (more)

Percona Announces Submission Deadlines for BOFs and Lightning Talks for the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo

PLEASANTON, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/06/12 -- Percona, Inc., the company that makes MySQL faster and more reliable, has announced that March 12, 2012 is the deadline for Birds of a Feather and Lightning Talk submissions for the Percona Live MySQL Conference and Expo taking place at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara and Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, Calif., April 10-12, 2012. March 12 also marks the last day attendees can benefit from early bird registration pricing and take advantage of the hotel group rate. Formerly the MySQL Conference & Expo hosted by O'Reilly and Associates, this "must attend" three-day event provides a great opportunity for MySQL users, developers and vendors to exchange knowledge and information about MySQL and attend breakout sessions, keynotes, and tutorials presented by some of the most respected MySQL practitioners in the indust... (more)

Coverity Releases Coverity Security Library on GitHub

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Coverity, the development testing leader, today announced the creation of the Coverity Security Library, an open source project available through GitHub and Maven to help developers easily fix cross-site scripting (XSS) security defects in Java web applications. This project, initiated by the Coverity Security Research Laboratory, gives developers a free, simple, secure and well-tested library of escaping and encoding functions. This will enable developers to quickly plug some of the most common security holes that can lead to brand damaging and costly security breaches. Providing actionable remediation guidance for developers to fix security defects is critical, but it quickly becomes difficult to implement fixes without a secure and convenient security library. Large Java libraries and frameworks like Apache Commons, ... (more)

NXP Delivers NFC to Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 Devices

EINDHOVEN, THE NETHERLANDS -- (Marketwire) -- 10/29/12 -- Today, NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) announced that Microsoft's® Windows Phone 8 operating system will integrate the software stack of NXP's NFC controller, the PN544, enabling rich user experiences and convenient interactions for mobile users. By being pre-integrated and end-to-end validated by Microsoft, NXP's NFC technology becomes the smart choice for handset manufacturers to deliver NFC enabled smartphones based on Windows Phone 8 quickly to market. As the worldwide leader in operating systems, Microsoft advances the NFC ecosystem with its support of NXP solutions. Providing access to an open source NFC implementation, OEMs can be assured that they will be designing a working, advanced NFC solution that provides superb user experiences. Multiple Microsoft OEM partners have already announced Windo... (more)

SkySQL Training Creates Future MySQL(R) Database Cloud Experts

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/13/12 -- SkySQL, the trusted provider of open source database solutions, today debuted details and schedules for its first-ever "MySQL® Database for the Cloud" training course. The instructor-led classes, available in early 2013 in five cities across US and Europe, help skilled DBAs and developers move MySQL database migrations into the cloud. US dates scheduled in early 2013 include: New York, NY - January 29-31, 2013 San Francisco - February 26-28, 2013 San Francisco - April 16-18, 2013 Due to its superior agility and faster deployment capabilities than legacy systems, more organizations are moving applications to the cloud with databases being of particular interest. DBAs should therefore at least be able to know how to maintain databases that are operating in a cloud environment. Cost is a factor in moving to the cloud, but its... (more)

MicroStrategy Positioned in the "Leaders" Quadrant of 2013 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms Report

-- Evaluation Based on Completeness of Vision and Ability to Execute TYSONS CORNER, Virginia, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MicroStrategy® Incorporated (Nasdaq: MSTR), a leading worldwide provider of business intelligence (BI) and mobile software, today announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the "Leaders" quadrant in the 2013 "Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms" report.(1) According to Gartner, the dominant theme of the market in 2012 was that data discovery became a mainstream BI and analytic architecture. Increasingly, Gartner sees more organizations building diagnostic analytics that leverage critical capabilities, such as interactive visualization, to enable users to drill more easily into the data to discover new insights.  Furthermore, Gartner believes "this emphasis on data discovery from most of the leaders in ... (more)

Imaging Informatics Solutions Provider ClearCanvas Debuts Vendor Neutral PACS Cleome

TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ClearCanvas introduces its unique new vendor neutral PACS, Cleome, to its portfolio of commercial products. This web-based breakthrough solution features fast diagnostic viewing of all medical images using zero-footprint HTML5, anytime, anywhere.   Cleome pairs the vendor neutral Cleome ImageServer for image archiving, retrieval and distribution with the seamlessly integrated, fast and easy to use, Cleome Webstation DX, and Cleome Webstation for referring physicians. Designed to accelerate efficiency and quality of patient care, Cleome can be incorporated into your current IT architecture to propel your service with a platform that defines the next generation of imaging innovation. With open source roots, the extensible and open architecture Cleome ImageServer works with any hardware and all modality manufacturers creating a tru... (more)

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The platform combines the strengths of Singtel's extensive, intelligent network capabilities with Microsoft's cloud expertise to create a unique solution that sets new standards for IoT applications," said Mr Diomedes Kastanis, Head of IoT at Singtel. "Our solution provides speed, transparency and flexibility, paving the way for a more pervasive use of IoT to accelerate enterprises' digitalisation efforts. AI-powered intelligent connectivity over Microsoft Azure will be the fastest connected pat...
There are many examples of disruption in consumer space – Uber disrupting the cab industry, Airbnb disrupting the hospitality industry and so on; but have you wondered who is disrupting support and operations? AISERA helps make businesses and customers successful by offering consumer-like user experience for support and operations. We have built the world’s first AI-driven IT / HR / Cloud / Customer Support and Operations solution.
Codete accelerates their clients growth through technological expertise and experience. Codite team works with organizations to meet the challenges that digitalization presents. Their clients include digital start-ups as well as established enterprises in the IT industry. To stay competitive in a highly innovative IT industry, strong R&D departments and bold spin-off initiatives is a must. Codete Data Science and Software Architects teams help corporate clients to stay up to date with the mod...
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...
Druva is the global leader in Cloud Data Protection and Management, delivering the industry's first data management-as-a-service solution that aggregates data from endpoints, servers and cloud applications and leverages the public cloud to offer a single pane of glass to enable data protection, governance and intelligence-dramatically increasing the availability and visibility of business critical information, while reducing the risk, cost and complexity of managing and protecting it. Druva's...
BMC has unmatched experience in IT management, supporting 92 of the Forbes Global 100, and earning recognition as an ITSM Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for five years running. Our solutions offer speed, agility, and efficiency to tackle business challenges in the areas of service management, automation, operations, and the mainframe.
The Jevons Paradox suggests that when technological advances increase efficiency of a resource, it results in an overall increase in consumption. Writing on the increased use of coal as a result of technological improvements, 19th-century economist William Stanley Jevons found that these improvements led to the development of new ways to utilize coal. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Mark Thiele, Chief Strategy Officer for Apcera, compared the Jevons Paradox to modern-day enterprise IT, examin...
With 10 simultaneous tracks, keynotes, general sessions and targeted breakout classes, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO are two of the most important technology events of the year. Since its launch over eight years ago, @CloudEXPO and DXWorldEXPO have presented a rock star faculty as well as showcased hundreds of sponsors and exhibitors! In this blog post, we provide 7 tips on how, as part of our world-class faculty, you can deliver one of the most popular sessions at our events. But before reading...
DSR is a supplier of project management, consultancy services and IT solutions that increase effectiveness of a company's operations in the production sector. The company combines in-depth knowledge of international companies with expert knowledge utilising IT tools that support manufacturing and distribution processes. DSR ensures optimization and integration of internal processes which is necessary for companies to grow rapidly. The rapid growth is possible thanks, to specialized services an...
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...