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.
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"Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies,
Industry Verticals & Forecasts"
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)
Open Source Journal on Ultizer
ActiveState, the dynamic languages experts, today launched ActiveState
Business Edition, commercial-grade language distributions for Perl, Python
and Tcl, providing organizations open source compliance, commercial support,
and cross-platform access.
"ActiveState has been a leading contributor in the open source community for
years," said Bart Copeland, President and CEO, ActiveState. "With the launch
of Business Edition, we can help companies deploying Perl, Python and Tcl in
their business-critical applications, ensure open source policy compliance,
minimize downtime and accelerate productivity cost-effectively. ActiveState's
deep technical expertise is focused on keeping client systems, powered by
dynamic languages, running smoothly, and making sure clients are in
compliance with their open source policies."
ActiveState Business Edi... (more)
DETROIT, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Ford is out -- sort of -- and Alan
Mulally is in as the new President and CEO of Ford Motor Co. Can Mulally work
the same turnaround magic that helped him save aerospace giant Boeing? Find
out more on TheCarConnection.com, << http://www.thecarconnection.com/ >>.
Then see what the shake-up in the executive suite might mean for Ford's
efforts to sell its foreign brands and find a possible alliance partner.
What do you say when you're stopped for speeding? It's a situation nearly
everyone has faced at one time or another, but some folks just come up with
the right line that gets them off with no more than a warning.
TheCarConnection.com asked its readers to come up with the best lines they've
ever used, and you can find the results of the third Speeders' Excuses
Contest on the site this week.
It'll do 0-60 in four seconds, hit a to... (more)
TIBCO Software (NASDAQ: TIBX) announced alliances with HCL Technologies and
VMware to facilitate adoption and help enterprise customers realize the
benefits of cloud computing with TIBCO Silver -- the industry's first
platform designed from the ground up for the rapid delivery of cloud
applications inside the enterprise.
HCL Technologies, one of India's leading global IT Services companies, will
leverage TIBCO Silver to help its customers pursue and deploy their cloud
strategy through outsourcing, consulting services, solutions labs and bundled
services. Vikram Duvvoori, senior vice president and global head, enterprise
transformation services, HCL Technologies stated, "At HCL, we believe that
cloud computing could create an impact beyond IT and open up Blue Ocean
opportunities for business transformation. We are long standing strategic
partners with TIBCO and shar... (more)
Extending the enterprise-wide Project Portfolio Management (PPM) capabilities
of Oracle's Primavera product suite, Oracle today announced new releases of
Oracle's Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management and Oracle's
Primavera Contract Management. The new Primavera P6 Enterprise Project
Portfolio Management 7.0 and Primavera Contract Management 13 releases
provide significant usability, integration and collaboration enhancements.
New Web accessibility for Oracle's Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio
Management 7.0 and Contract Management 13 deliver professional project
management on the Web, providing access to anyone, anywhere working on a
project or program. New features in the latest release of Primavera P6
Enterprise Project Portfolio Management help organizations successfully
manage and deliver portfolios, programs and projects of any size and... (more)
Innovations Software Technology on Ulitzer
PrismTech is joining forces with Nextel Engineering Systems to deliver
much-needed, highly-reliable and Real-Time data management solutions. As part
of its software and services offerings, Nextel Engineering will now deliver
and support PrismTech’s best-in-class suite of middleware products.
The key focus of this alliance will be around OpenSplice DDS, a
high-performance, Real-Time publish/subscribe middleware, which enables
Quality-of-Service (QoS) enabled Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) and
net-centric applications. OpenSplice DDS’s basic kernel is available under
Open Source licensing but optional subscription bundles are available from
PrismTech that include both professional support and value-adding features
and tools. OpenSplice DDS offers a unique ability to provide low-latency,
high-throughput and yet predictabl... (more)
Plex Systems, Inc., provider of the No. 1 rated manufacturing ERP software,
Plex Online, today announced that its 2009 recurring revenue grew 31 percent
over 2008, and its total revenue grew 14 percent. The industry-leading
software as a service (SaaS) solution provider also improved its EBITDA
profitability by 21 percent year-over-year.
Note that as a private company, Plex Systems does not release dollar values
for its revenue and profitability figures.
Robust Customer Growth
The company also announced that 29 new customers chose Plex Online, the
leading software as a service ERP package for manufacturers, during 2009.
“These new customers, along with expanded business from existing customers,
led to our impressive revenue increases,” said Plex Systems President and
CEO Mark Symonds. “The SaaS technology and business model that Plex Systems
has pioneered is excepti... (more)
Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc. and Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. on Friday
announced the development of technology enabling high-speed exhaustive
verification of Java software using parallel processing. In order to ensure
the quality of ICT systems, it is critical that software programs be
sufficiently tested. By employing this new technology that leverages the
power of cloud computing, on previous technologies enabling exhaustive
verification of programs developed by Fujitsu Laboratories, time required for
verification can be dramatically shortened, leading to expectations that the
technology will result in enhancement of program quality.
About Program Verification
Ensuring the quality of ICT systems that are at the heart of businesses today
requires thorough testing to verify whether the programs that provide the
system's functionality work as expected. Testing t... (more)
The SUSE enterprise Linux distribution project is 20 years old.
Pronounced "Sooz-Seh", or in the original German: Gesellschaft für Software
und System Entwicklung mbH, the SUSE team are celebrating by holding the
first SUSECon 2012 conference in Orlando later this year.
SUSE president Nils Brauckmann has said that, "SUSE today is the recognised
market leader in several important segments and is well positioned to take
advantage of an ever expanding market for commercial Linux and open source
Although that sounds at first like an idle marketing manager's claim, it is
in fact the case that 80 per cent of the US Fortune 500 aerospace and defence
companies use SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.
Milestones in SUSE history include:
• In 1994 SUSE shipped its first Linux distribution - S.u.S.E Linux 1.0.
• In 1999 it forged a partnership with IBM, which led to join... (more)
“Our common interest in open source solutions has enabled OSSI to put
together an all-star team of Government, commercial and community
partners,” said John Farrell of HP/Fortify, OSSI's volunteer chairman and
Chief Information Security Officer, as OSSI named several new members to its
Industry Advisory Board.
“OSSI was founded in 2001 based on the idea that one day, the technological
strength and efficiencies of the open source model would find its ideal fit
within Government systems," Farrell continued.
For more than a decade, said Farrell, OSSI has been sharing the vision of
open source across government technology systems. He added: "I believe that
time has come. It is truly exciting to be a part of the open source
New Board members include: Bill Bacci of HP Federal; Dr. William Grossmann of
Global Projects Design; AJ Jaghori , former CTO of L-3 Stra... (more)
Mismanagement of millions of cryptographic keys and digital certificates
threatens security and operations of UK businesses
London, UK - 24 April, 2013: Venafi, the inventor of and market leader in
enterprise key and certificate management (EKCM) and the Ponemon Institute
today reveal that every large UK business is open to £247million in possible
threat exposure due to a lack of control over cryptographic keys and
certificates, the foundation of trust in the modern world of secure
communications, smartphones, cloud computing and almost every digital and
Organisations face ever-increasing challenges with trust exploits. With
advanced persistent threats (APTs), bad actors are taking advantage of every
exploit and look for the weakest link in security systems. Common, well-known
vulnerabilities like digitally signed malware, poor key and certificate ... (more)