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SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Inc., one of the world's largest IT management software providers, was named "Gold Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo, which will take place on March 30-April 1, 2009, in New York City. The event is expected to attract over 1,200 developers, engineers, architects, IT managers, and hardware and software professionals of every stripe. With more than 5,300 developers worldwide and decades of experience solving complicated IT problems, and developing practical paths to get customers from where they are to where they want to be, CA, Inc. creates and delivers IT management software that keeps their vision of Enterprise IT Management (EITM) real. EITM allows customers to manage systems, networks, securities, storage, applications and databases securely and dynamically, allowing their clients to b... (more)

SFW Delivers Interactive River Restoration Solution for the Environment Agency

Woking, Surrey - 03 September 2012 - SFW, and its client the Environment Agency, are delighted to announce that River Wiki http://riverwiki.restorerivers.eu is now live. This interactive knowledge management system which works like Wikipedia enables the collation and sharing of information on river restoration projects across Europe. This Wiki-style web-based information tool, built using Open Source technology, is expected to be used by European government agencies, engineers, ecologists, planners and other parties involved in restoring rivers. It is expected that by sharing and being able to comment on information about the experiences of river restoration in Europe that ideas for best practice will quickly emerge. http://riverwiki.restorerivers.eu has been developed by the RESTORE partnership for river restoration in Europe, a project funded by the European Co... (more)

AIA Elects Officers, Board of Governors for 2006

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The Aerospace Industries Association Board of Governors has elected Ronald Sugar of Northrop Grumman Corporation to serve as its chairman for 2006. Sugar; Northrop Grumman's chairman, chief executive officer, and president; succeeds Robert Johnson of Honeywell Aerospace in the post and begins his term Jan. 1. William Swanson, chairman and chief executive officer of Raytheon Company, was elected vice chairman. The board re-elected John Douglass as AIA's president and chief executive officer as well as AIA's Ginette Colot as secretary-treasurer. Members of the 2006 AIA Board of Governors Executive Committee are: James F. Albaugh, Executive Vice President, The Boeing Company, and President & Chief Executive Officer, Integrated Defense Systems David L. Calhoun, Vice Chairman, General Electric Company, and President & Chief Executiv... (more)

ESC, EE Times Group's Leading Embedded Industry Event, Returns to Chicago

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- EE Times Group, a division of United Business Media [LON: UBM], announced today the return of its Embedded Systems Conference (ESC) to Chicago in 2010. ESC (www.embedded.com/chicago) will take place June 8-9, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL in conjunction with the Sensors Expo and Conference. "In the past our Chicago event was always well attended by engineers from the industrial and automotive markets. We were looking for an opportunity to re-launch when the Sensors Expo co-location opportunity came along. Sensors and Embedded systems are a perfect complement for each other as design engineers develop many more sensor rich systems that need real time processing and control. We are excited about this new relationship with Sensors Expo and are looking forward to a successful event in Rosemont Ill... (more)

Veracode to Lead Software Security Awareness Session at the FAA IT/ISS Partnership and Training Conference

Veracode Inc., provider of the world’s leading cloud-based application risk management services platform, today announced details of its participation in the 9th Annual FAA Information Technology/Information Systems Security (IT/ISS) Partnership and Training Conference. Veracode will be exhibiting at booth #226 and demonstrating its SecurityReview® service, which provides centralized governance and control for comprehensive, cost-effective software security assessments. The event is taking place March 29-April 2, 2010 in Orlando, Fla.         Who: Jeff Ennis, solutions architect, Veracode   What: “Software Security Awareness” will focus on the needs of ISS professionals and software developers and managers. Veracode’s Jeff Ennis will explore the importance of managing software security risk and the consequences of failing to do so. The session will examine the acti... (more)

Tasktop Technologies Hires Richard McKern as Vice President of Sales

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Tasktop Technologies (http://tasktop.com), creators of Eclipse Mylyn and the leading provider of task management for application lifecycle management (ALM), today announced Richard McKern as its new vice president of sales. McKern will be responsible for scaling the sales team to support the rapidly growing number of enterprise IT customers adopting the company's flagship product, Tasktop Pro. "Richard has a unique history in helping enterprise IT leverage the benefits of open source platforms and thought leaders in their application development infrastructure," said Mik Kersten, CEO of Tasktop Technologies and creator of the open source Eclipse Mylyn project. "I am thrilled that Richard will bring his top sales experience from leading technology innovators such as BEA and SpringSource in order to bring the dr... (more)

Trustwave Security Experts to Present at Application Security Event

CHICAGO, IL -- (Marketwire) -- 07/05/12 -- Trustwave, a leading provider of cloud-based compliance and information security solutions, today announced that cyber security experts from Trustwave SpiderLabs will deliver training, presentations and demonstrations at the OWASP AppSec Research event in Athens, Greece, July 10 - 13. OWASP AppSec conferences bring together industry, government, security researchers and practitioners to discuss the state of the art in application security. This series was launched in the United States in 2004 and Europe in 2005. Global AppSec conferences are held annually in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific. Additionally, regional events are held in locations such as Brazil, China, India, Ireland, Israel and Washington D.C. Trustwave sessions include: Tuesday, July 10 - Wednesday, July 11 David Byrne, Managing Consultan... (more)

Opscode Taps Likewise CEO as Vice President, Enterprise

SEATTLE, March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Opscode®, the leader in cloud infrastructure automation, today announced that Barry Crist has been appointed Vice President, Enterprise, to lead the company's enterprise strategy and execution amidst rapid growth of the Opscode Chef™ platform.  Crist will report directly to Opscode CEO Mitch Hill, and will be responsible for further accelerating enterprise adoption of Opscode's open source and commercial solutions, including Chef, Hosted Chef™ and Private Chef™. Prior to joining Opscode, Mr. Crist was most recently CEO of Likewise, Inc. where he built an open source, free-to-premium sales model that reached more than 100,000 organizations worldwide. Likewise was acquired by EMC Isilon in September 2012. Prior to Likewise, Mr. Crist served as Vice President of the Application Management group at Mercury, now a division of HP,... (more)

10gen Announces MongoDB Backup Service

NEW YORK, NY and PALO ALTO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/13 -- 10gen, the MongoDB company, today announced the limited release of MongoDB Backup Service, the reliable and convenient way to backup and restore MongoDB. Now organizations of all sizes can securely protect their data with a monthly pay-as-you-go service. MongoDB Backup Service joins the free, cloud-based MongoDB Monitoring Service (MMS), which has more than 17,000 users. "The Backup Service solves a critical problem for ops teams and developers. It is challenging to build backup systems that are reliable and robust, and moving data between environments for testing and other data workflows is something developers shouldn't have to build themselves," said Eliot Horowitz, CTO at 10gen. "The Backup Service is a key step for us as we continue to build out a full management suite for MongoDB systems of all s... (more)

Teradata Introduces First In-Memory Technology that Supports Big Data Deployments

SAN DIEGO, Calif., May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Teradata (NYSE: TDC), the leading analytic data solutions company, today introduced Teradata Intelligent Memory™, an innovative database technology. Teradata Intelligent Memory™ creates the industry's first extended memory space beyond cache that significantly increases query performance and enables organizations to leverage in-memory technologies with big, diverse data. Teradata's innovations help results-oriented organizations to use all their data to know more about their customers and business – so they can do more to drive profitability. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130415/CL94334LOGO) Please follow this link to view the social media version of this news release on Teradata.com http://www.teradata.com/News-Releases/2013/Teradata-Introduces-First-In-Memory-Technology/ "The introduction of Teradata Intel... (more)

Media Advisory - Lieutenant Governor to launch student challenge to redesign traditional wheelchair symbol

TORONTO, Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Honourable David C. Onley, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, will join with OCAD University president Dr. Sara Diamond to officially launch Reimagining Accessibility, an international student design challenge to replace the traditional wheelchair sign with a more encompassing and inclusive symbol (or symbols) of accessibility. The announcement will take place at OCAD U's Inclusive Design Research Centre on Friday, September 20 at 11am. Nearly forty years after the introduction of the International Symbol of Access in 1968, the contest seeks to replace or augment the familiar wheelchair sign with a symbol inventory emphasizing the multifaceted reality of disability. This competition has a practical purpose given that less than three per cent of persons with disabilities in Ontario use a wheelchair or electric scooter for mobility pu... (more)

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that Big Data Federation to Exhibit at the 22nd International CloudEXPO, colocated with DevOpsSUMMIT and DXWorldEXPO, November 12-13, 2018 in New York City. Big Data Federation, Inc. develops and applies artificial intelligence to predict financial and economic events that matter. The company uncovers patterns and precise drivers of performance and outcomes with the aid of machine-learning algorithms, big data, and fundamental analysis. Their products are deployed...
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...
The challenges of aggregating data from consumer-oriented devices, such as wearable technologies and smart thermostats, are fairly well-understood. However, there are a new set of challenges for IoT devices that generate megabytes or gigabytes of data per second. Certainly, the infrastructure will have to change, as those volumes of data will likely overwhelm the available bandwidth for aggregating the data into a central repository. Ochandarena discusses a whole new way to think about your next...
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All in Mobile is a place where we continually maximize their impact by fostering understanding, empathy, insights, creativity and joy. They believe that a truly useful and desirable mobile app doesn't need the brightest idea or the most advanced technology. A great product begins with understanding people. It's easy to think that customers will love your app, but can you justify it? They make sure your final app is something that users truly want and need. The only way to do this is by ...
Digital Transformation and Disruption, Amazon Style - What You Can Learn. Chris Kocher is a co-founder of Grey Heron, a management and strategic marketing consulting firm. He has 25+ years in both strategic and hands-on operating experience helping executives and investors build revenues and shareholder value. He has consulted with over 130 companies on innovating with new business models, product strategies and monetization. Chris has held management positions at HP and Symantec in addition to ...
Cell networks have the advantage of long-range communications, reaching an estimated 90% of the world. But cell networks such as 2G, 3G and LTE consume lots of power and were designed for connecting people. They are not optimized for low- or battery-powered devices or for IoT applications with infrequently transmitted data. Cell IoT modules that support narrow-band IoT and 4G cell networks will enable cell connectivity, device management, and app enablement for low-power wide-area network IoT. B...
The hierarchical architecture that distributes "compute" within the network specially at the edge can enable new services by harnessing emerging technologies. But Edge-Compute comes at increased cost that needs to be managed and potentially augmented by creative architecture solutions as there will always a catching-up with the capacity demands. Processing power in smartphones has enhanced YoY and there is increasingly spare compute capacity that can be potentially pooled. Uber has successfully ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CrowdReviews.com has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 22nd International Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 5–7, 2018, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. CrowdReviews.com is a transparent online platform for determining which products and services are the best based on the opinion of the crowd. The crowd consists of Internet users that have experienced products and services first-hand and have an interest in letting other potential buye...
When talking IoT we often focus on the devices, the sensors, the hardware itself. The new smart appliances, the new smart or self-driving cars (which are amalgamations of many ‘things'). When we are looking at the world of IoT, we should take a step back, look at the big picture. What value are these devices providing. IoT is not about the devices, its about the data consumed and generated. The devices are tools, mechanisms, conduits. This paper discusses the considerations when dealing with the...