Virtualization Expo on Ulitzer
Virtualization cuts across just about all that you might find in the today's
data center: to one degree or another, clients, servers, applications,
storage systems, data networks, and security can all now be virtualized. .
By compressing multiple workloads onto a single physical server,
Virtualization enables data centers to save tremendous amounts of money on
hardware, power, cooling and floor space.
For small and midsized enterprises, Virtualization can also help data centers
tap into levels of fault tolerance previously enjoyed only by huge
And chief executives are discovering that Virtualization has the potential
not only to improve the balance sheet, but also to strengthen competitive
advantage and put a shine on the corporate brand.
Designing and managing IT environments independently from physical
limitations is... (more)
WOODCLIFF LAKE, NJ -- (Marketwire) -- 10/30/09 -- SYS-CON Events announced
today that the 5th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo will
take place April 19-20-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New
The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's
leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York,
Silicon Valley and in Europe. Over 200 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry
professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since its inception,
more than all other Cloud-related events put together.
The three-day event will offer a rich array of sessions led by exceptional
speakers about the business and technical value of cloud computing with more
than 80 sponsors and exhibitors on the 70,000 sq. ft. show floor and over
5,000 estimated delegates from well over 48 different cou... (more)
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SADA Systems, a global leader in
providing cloud computing and strategic IT solutions, today announced that
Inc. magazine has ranked SADA Systems NO. 1506 on its 33rd annual Inc.
500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private
companies. The list represents the most comprehensive look at the most
important segment of the economy—America's independent entrepreneurs.
Companies such as Yelp, Pandora, Timberland, Dell, Domino's Pizza, LinkedIn,
Zillow and many other well-known names gained early exposure as members of
the Inc. 500|5000.
SADA Systems makes the Inc. 500|5000 for the 7th year, reporting a 3-year
growth of 285% while adding 59 new positions over the course of those 3
years. SADA Systems' increased its revenue from $7.3 million in 2010 to $28.4
million in 2013. This growth can be directly att... (more)
WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cumulus Global, the
innovative cloud solutions provider to small and midsize businesses, local
governments, and K-12 schools announced today that it has been named to the
2014 Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the fastest growing private
companies in America. Landing at #349 overall, Cumulus Global was honored
for its unique ability to help small and mid-size organizations gain more
value from cloud computing and hosted IT solutions, including Google Apps for
Business, Education, and Government. As a Google Apps Premier SMB Reseller,
Cumulus Global offers a wide range of communication, collaboration,
productivity, security, and compliance solutions, that leverage the security,
accessibility, and scalability of cloud computing.
"We are incredibly honored to be recognized as part of the Inc. 500|5000,"
stated ... (more)
CloudFront Session at Cloud Expo
Cloud Computing Expo - Amazon Web Services announced, on Wednesday, streaming
media delivery for Amazon CloudFront, the content delivery service from AWS.
This new feature enables streaming delivery of audio and video content,
providing an alternative to progressive download where end users download a
full media file.
Amazon CloudFront streams content from a worldwide network of 14 edge
locations, ensuring low latencies and providing cost-effective delivery. Like
all Amazon Web Services, Amazon CloudFront requires no up-front investment,
minimum fees or long-term contracts, and customers only pay for what they
use. To learn more about Amazon CloudFront and to start streaming content,
“Many customers have told us that an on-demand streaming media service with
low latency, high performance and r... (more)
Desktop Virtualization on Ulitzer
At the end of last year I made some predictions for how I think desktop
virtualization will develop in 2010. People who have listened to Brian
Madden TV's prediction show will have heard references to some of them and I
think the time is right to share the whole list with our broader readership.
I am interested in your thoughts too, feel free to comment whether you agree
1. The proof year for hosted virtual desktops
From talking to our numerous customers and partners around the world, we see
there is now general acceptance that the componentized desktop model is the
way to go, and there is a good understanding of the sorts of benefits we will
see. We believe 2010 will see a distinct move to non-persistent,
component-based desktops in large enterprises as challenges such as how to
manage the user experience in a standa... (more)
A recent blog on EBPML.ORG entitled “REST 2010 - Where are We?” very
aggressively stated: “REST is just a "NO WS-*" movement.” The arguments
presented are definitely interesting but the most compelling point made is in
the way that REST APIs are constructed, namely that unlike the “ideal”
REST API described where HTTP methods are used to define action (verb) and
the path the resource (noun), practical implementations of REST are using a
strange combination of both actions (verbs) and resources (nouns) in URIs.
What this does is simulate very closely SOA services, in which the endpoint
is a service (resource) upon which an action (method) is invoked. In the case
of SOAP the action is declared either in the HTTP header (old skool
SOAPaction) or as part of the SOAP payload. So the argument that most REST
APIs, in practice, are really little more than a NO WS-* API is fa... (more)
President Obama's 2010 Budget (pp. 157-158) has highlighted cloud computing
as a key tool for improving innovation, efficiency and effectiveness in
" Cloud-computing is a convenient, on-demand model for network access to a
shared pool of configurable computing resources (e.g., networks, servers,
storage, applications, services) that can be rapidly provisioned and released
with minimal management effort or service provider interaction. The cloud
element of cloud-computing derives from a metaphor used for the Internet,
from the way it is often depicted in computer network diagrams. Conceptually
it refers to a model of scalable, real-time, internet-based information
technology services and resources, satisfying the computing needs of users,
without the users incurring the costs of maintaining the underlying
infrastructure. Examples in the private sector in... (more)
Navajo at Cloud Expo
SYS-CON Events announced today that Navajo Systems, a provider of Virtual
Private SaaS, has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 5th International
Cloud Computing Conference & Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will
take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New
Navajo Systems has developed Virtual Private SaaS (VPS), a revolutionary
concept in SaaS application data security.
Implemented as an appliance on the enterprise LAN/WAN or as a cloud service,
VPS transparently encrypts all SaaS application data deemed sensitive by the
enterprise before it is transmitted from the enterprise to the SaaS provider.
When the data is returned to the client, the process is reversed.
End users remain completely unaware of this process, yet their data is
completely unreadable (and therefore meaningless) when s... (more)
New Year 2010 on Ulitzer
On December 31, EarthCam (www.earthcam.com), the world's favorite webcam
network and industry leader in webcam technology, webcast its 14th annual New
Year's Eve Times Square interactive celebration live from New York City and
locations around the world.
EarthCam brought the world's largest party in Times Square directly to
visitors live in real time via its interactive New Year's website and without
commercial interruption. The evening's events were also accessible through
mobile devices, including the iPhone.
In this year'sNew Year 2010 event (http://newyears.earthcam.com/), there were
25 live camera views from Times Square. Viewers were able to choose from
among the New York cameras throughout the day and enjoy events from
viewpoints they chose. Cameras available for selection in additional
locations throughout the world included Moscow,... (more)
New Year 2010 on Ulitzer
I just can't help but share more technology forecasts for 2010, as it is
January 1, 2010. Dan Grabham and the team from TechRadar put together some
quality thoughts and I've included some of those and others below.
First, let's address mobile phones during 2010. "It's the beginning of the
end for the featurephone, those pretty but less functional handsets," says
mobile phone specialist Gareth Beavis. "It's not that the segment is dying,
rather that it's re-inventing itself as part of the smartphone revolution,
meaning more applications for everyone."
"Samsung's pledge to use Bada, which brings smartphone capabilities to
cheaper handsets, on its lower end range shows that the soon-to-be world's
biggest phone manufacturer wants to see smartphones in the hands of many more
people, with the rest of the industry set to follow suit too." Think "Fort... (more)