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Early Bird Savings Cloud Expo Cloud computing is a game changer. The cloud is disrupting traditional software and hardware business models by disrupting how IT service gets delivered. Entrepreneurial opportunities abound as this classic disruptive technology begins to proliferate, so it is no surprise that SYS-CON's industry-leading International Cloud Expo is going from strength to strength. The 5th International Cloud Expo, to be held April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York, NY, announces that its Call for Papers is fast approaching. Topics on which submission are welcome include all aspects of providing or using massively scalable IT-related capabilities as a service using Internet technologies (see suggested examples below). Help plant your flag in the fast-expanding business opportunity that is The Cloud: submit your speaking propos... (more)

In 2014 Big Data Investments Will Account for Nearly $30 Billion - Eventually Accounting for $76 Billion by 2020 End

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)

Mobile Commerce News Weekly – Week of February 16, 2014

The Mobile Commerce News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile commerce and marketing, mobile payments, mobile money, e-wallets, mobile banking, mobile ads and mobile security that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market size and market trend information. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! A revolution is taking place in the way consumers shop online, with overall mobile sales doubling over the last year to a whopping $60 billion in value, and the tablet exploding on the scene as the payment device of choice... (more)

Azimo Announces $10 Million USD Series A Fundraising

Wednesday 12 March, 2014 New funding advances mission to provide a universal, social and mobile-enabled low-cost remittance service. Azimo, the low-cost digital money transfer startup, has closed a $10 million series A funding round led by Greycroft Partners. Accion's Frontier Investments Group, eVentures, TA Ventures, RI Digital Ventures and KRW Schindler Investments also participated in the round. The company will use the funds to accelerate European expansion and target other key markets in North America and Asia. "Sending money to the developing world has historically been an expensive and time-consuming hassle; Azimo changes that," says Kamran Ansari from Greycroft Partners, who will be joining Azimo's Board of Directors. "This service brings advantages in speed, cost, and ease-of-use to international remittances in a way that is unique and significantly more appe... (more)

Accidental Innovation? It Happens at Some Companies: Deloitte Online Poll

NEW YORK, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new Deloitte online poll, 31 percent of executives surveyed believe innovation happens by accident at their company. Meanwhile, only 25 percent of respondents say their companies encourage innovation as a mandate. "Companies need to build innovation into their DNA instead of relying on chance," said Mark White, principal, Deloitte Consulting LLP and moderator of the webcast. "Bad times in the economy present opportunities for organizations to refocus on innovation as a difference maker to driving their business performance and being in the best possible position to deliver results. That is why in Silicon Valley cycles of recession are cycles of innovation. Web 2.0 and semiconductors were churned during a recession." The survey was conducted during a Deloitte July webcast titled, "Vicious Circle or Virtuous Cycle? ... (more)

Content Data Solutions Brings CCGMP’s Library of Medical Publications Online

Content Data Solutions, developers of publishing software, systems integration, and pre-press solutions, and Castle Connolly Graduate Medical Publishing (CCGMP) are pleased to announce the launch of CCGMP’s new interactive website which brings Castle Connolly Graduate’s Medical Board Review Manuals and interactive study tools online. Changes in medical education funding forced CCGMP to alter its business model. To maintain free access for all U.S. senior residents and fellows, CCGMP decided to go online with its entire catalog; creating new revenue streams by changing from a single-commercial sponsor model to an advertising-supported model. Content Data Solutions was chosen as CCGMP’s technology vendor, and in three months worked collaboratively on the website design, digitized the content of 18 specific medical specialty publications and associated study tools, a... (more)

Network Computing Brings Together 700 IT Professionals to Discuss Next-Generation Networking

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Network Computing, the premier resource helping IT decision makers connect the dots between architectural approach and how technology impacts the network, played host to nearly 700 IT professionals with a timely and highly relevant virtual event on next-generation networks on Thursday, November 12, 2009. This first ever virtual event from the editors of Network Computing connected industry experts and real-world IT professionals with attendees in a highly interactive environment that supports peer to peer networking, educational tracks and direct access to solution providers. The virtual event brought attendees up to speed on state of the art networking by discussing the technologies that drive network design and implementations today and in the future. Attendees connected with their peers, gathered information from analysts... (more)

Indicee Founder, Mark Cunningham to Talk "Cloud" at the F5 Expo in Vancouver

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/07/10 -- Indicee announce that Co-Founder & CEO Mark Cunningham will be speaking on a cloud computing panel at the F5 EXPO in Vancouver on April 7, 2010. The cloud computing panel, which will include Cunningham, will enlighten attendees on the benefits and possibilities of the "cloud" paradigm shift in how businesses store and access information. Cunningham's fellow panel speakers include Ryan Storgaard, Director of Cloud Services Strategy at Microsoft Canada, Howie Wu of LayerBoom Systems, and Rajan Soghi of Peer 1 Hosting. Mark Cunningham will cover the following topics as a part of the panel session, based on his extensive time and expertise in both business intelligence and cloud computing and his current position in the cloud-based market, with Indicee: 1. Cloud computing provides software vendors with a platfo... (more)

Online Strategies of Banking and Insurance Companies in the BRIC Countries

NEW YORK, March 20, 2012  /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Online Strategies of Banking and Insurance Companies in the BRIC Countries http://www.reportlinker.com/p0799478/Online-Strategies-of-Banking-and-Insurance-Companies-in-the-BRIC-Countries.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Insurance Synopsis The report provides top-level market analysis, information and insights, including:• In-depth analysis of the online strategies adopted by banking and insurance companies in the BRIC countries: Brazil Russia, India and China• How companies in the BRIC countries are adopting social media as a part of their marketing tools• Key trends and drivers supporting the growth of online banking and insurance strategies• Challenges faced by companies in leveraging online banking and insurance pl... (more)

Ultimate Software to Offer Ping Identity Single Sign-On Solutions for UltiPro Human Capital Management

Ping Identity®, The Cloud Identity Security Leader™, today announced that Ultimate Software, a leading provider of people management solutions in the Cloud, and a member of Ping Identity’s SaaS Partner Program, will offer PingOne and PingFederate to customers looking for a secure, cloud-based single sign-on (SSO) connection to Ultimate’s UltiPro® human capital management (HCM) solution. Once the optional Ping Identity-enabled SSO has been established for UltiPro, customers can choose to extend to other cloud-based applications to give their workforce the ability to log in one time and access selected cloud-based business applications with a single click — delivering substantial improvement in the employee experience, increased efficiency, and improved employee satisfaction. “UltiPro is designed to unleash the full potential of people within organizations and stren... (more)

Fresh Harvest Products Initiates the Second Phase of Its Digital and Social Media Marketing Plan

NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 05/02/12 -- Fresh Harvest Products, Inc. (www.freshharvestproducts.com) (OTCQB: FRHV) (PINKSHEETS: FRHV) announced today that it has moved to the second phase of its Digital Strategy and Social Media Marketing Plan. This second phase has a few distinct areas of focus: (1) building a social community on a variety of platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr; (2) the re-development of AC LaRocco's website www.aclarocco.com; and, (3) developing the framework of a custom mobile application. The company has created multiple corporate accounts, including Facebook (www.facebook.com/freshharvestproducts), Twitter (www.twitter.com/frhv_products) and Tumblr (freshharvest.tumblr.com), among others, to increase its online presence and to connect with customers to build long-term brand loyalty. The company is redeveloping and updating its ... (more)

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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...
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...
Scala Hosting is trusted by 50 000 customers from 120 countries and hosting 700 000+ websites. The company has local presence in the United States and Europe and runs an internal R&D department which focuses on changing the status quo in the web hosting industry. Imagine every website owner running their online business on a fully managed cloud VPS platform at an affordable price that's very close to the price of shared hosting. The efforts of the R&D department in the last 3 years made that pos...