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With a focus on developing affordable solutions that drive innovation for our customers' missions, I believe that the development of cloud standards can have a positive impact on cloud adoption. The more than 370 members of the cross-domain Cloud Standards Customer Council (CSCC) are providing customer-focused business and mission requirements that help drive the adoption and usefulness of cloud standards, especially in the areas of security, interoperability and data portability. The public and private sectors are making important contributions and we need to continue the progress industry and government have made in the development of standards. In thinking about the way standards positively impact cloud adoption, three main themes arise: First, open standards are important not only because they help accelerate the adoption of cloud computing, but also because tec... (more)

Infor Acquires GRASP Systems International

Infor on Tuesday announced the completed acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Colorado-based GRASP Systems International, Inc. ("GRASP"), a leading provider of automated patient acuity, workload management, patient assignment systems and consulting services to healthcare organizations in the U.S. and Canada. GRASP's strong analytics and reporting capabilities will help Infor address the current cost-crisis occurring in healthcare, and deepen the Infor Healthcare suite by providing another leading solution to the market. "This acquisition will add value to our existing development efforts for Infor Workforce Management for Healthcare by leveraging information from Infor Cloverleaf and real-time analytics from Infor Care Path Optimization," said Duncan Angove, president, Infor. "Adding this functionality will enable health systems to go deeper than ever... (more)

Aselsan Selects Spectrum's Platform for Software Communication Architecture Development

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 07/19/06 -- Spectrum Signal Processing Inc. (TSX: SSY)(NASDAQ: SSPI) today announced that Aselsan will use Spectrum's flexComm(TM) SDR-3002 IMRDP platform for research and development of software defined radio (SDR) and Software Communications Architecture (SCA) technologies. Aselsan is the leading Turkish electronics company that designs, develops and manufactures modern electronic systems for the military and aerospace market. "This contract establishes our presence in Turkey, a country that supports the second largest defence force in NATO after the United States," said Dan Simard, Managing Director of Spectrum Signal Processing (UK) Limited. "We will continue to pursue other opportunities in Turkey with both our non-rugged and rugged product families." The SCA is an open architecture framework that tells designers ho... (more)

The Need for High Speed: IEEE Experts Predict 60 Percent of the Vehicles on the Road Will Be Internet-Enabled by 2025

NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Distinguished members of IEEE, the world's largest professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, believe that internet-enabled vehicles will play an instrumental role in improving the future of commuting. It is estimated that by 2025, 60 percent of the cars on the road will be internet connected, which will promote advanced safety features, upgraded vehicle software protection and the continued adoption of autonomous vehicles. (Logo: ) "With cars being equipped with blue tooth and the ability to interact with mobile devices, we're already beginning to see car manufacturers implementing connected car technologies," stated Jeffrey Miller, IEEE member and Associate Professor in the Computer Systems Engineering department at University of Alaska, An... (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 - "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)

Customers Deliver Innovative Experiences with Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004

Leading customers including EDGE*MODERN Furniture, Gulfstream Aerospace, and Sallie Mae are realizing increased productivity and functionality with Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004. The product provides a solid foundation for widespread adoption of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), which require less bandwidth, are easier to maintain, and give developers and end users precise design control. Dreamweaver MX 2004 was recently updated to increase productivity by enhancing key workflows and improving the performance of the application. "Dreamweaver MX 2004 was built to enable our users to code, design, and develop web sites and applications within one consistent interface," said David Mendels, general manager, Macromedia. "With the recent update to the product, the best visual development tool on the market is now faster, and users can continue to create sites that use standa... (more)

Axcess Integrates Micro-Wireless into Microsoft BizTalk Server Environment

Axcess International has announced that it successfully implemented its patented Micro-Wireless system into the Microsoft BizTalk Server platform. BizTalk Server 2009 provides a solution that allows organizations to more easily connect disparate systems, and then process the composite of information through pre-defined rules to automate new areas of business operations. The collaboration between Axcess and Microsoft Corp. will enable the collection of previously unavailable real-time business activity information through Axcess’ “active” RFID system which wirelessly enables assets, personnel and sensors. The strategic relationship results in an expanded set of tools that customers can use to drive productivity. BizTalk Server is used by ninety percent of the Global 100, including the majority of retailers, hotel chains and the largest U.S. companies in pharmaceuti... (more)

Aonix Announces New Graphics Support in PERC Ultra Virtual Machine

Aonix, the provider of the PERC product line for embedded and real-time Java developers, announced a new release of its PERC Ultra product with support for AWT/Swing graphics libraries. This release is the first support of AWT/Swing graphics libraries in PERC Ultra for embedded and real-time systems. “We have seen steadily increasing demand for graphics support from our embedded and real-time customers,” said Gary Cato, Director of Marketing at Aonix. “Some of that demand comes from projects that had previously been implemented with Java Enterprise Edition (J2EE) libraries, but are now required to move to embedded targets where Java Standard Edition (J2SE) is more appropriate. This new graphics support allows them to move and reuse more of their code, saving time and reengineering costs. ” PERC ULTRA 5.3 implements AWT/Swing libraries for embedded platforms giving ... (more)

ActiveState Launches Business Edition

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)

Thales HSMs secure manufacturing at ZF Friedrichshafen AG

Thales HSMs provide ZF with a highly secure and auditable encryption environment to protect manufacturing processes and help drive production lines forward Weston, FL and Cambridge UK - 15 March 2010: Thales, leader in information systems and communications security, announces that ZF, a leading worldwide automotive supplier of driveline and chassis technology, has deployed Thales hardware security modules (HSMs) to protect mission-critical business and manufacturing processes and help meet regulatory requirements. With about 60,000 employees and a network of 125 manufacturing facilities across 26 countries, ZF develops and manufactures innovative transmissions, steering systems, axels and chassis components for the world's top vehicle makers. ZF's primary focus is on continuing its traditions of quality and innovation, but it realizes that success today requires re... (more)

Wick Hill to Distribute Zenprise Mobile Device Management Solutions in UK and Germany

Customer need for mobile device management means reseller opportunities Woking, Surrey: 17th July, 2012 - VAD Wick Hill is to distribute Zenprise mobile device management solutions in the UK and Germany. Silicon Valley-based Zenprise is a market leader in mobile device management with solutions which are in the leaders' quadrant in Gartners' Magic Quadrant for mobile device management software. Ian Kilpatrick, chairman Wick Hill Group, commented: "Mobile device management is a huge growth area. With the ever increasing growth of mobile devices, companies know they need to address the issue of securing and managing both employee and employer owned mobile devices, but are putting it off because of the perceived complexity. "Zenprise offers a proven, feature-rich solution from a leading supplier, which comprehensively covers all bases for securing and integrating mobile... (more)