Structure 2014

On April 21, 2014 By

The cloud is the computer.

Structure 2014 — As we consider what’s next for IT, the use of cloud-based resources is becoming the primary direction leading us to more agility, quicker time-to-market, and doing this all at a reduced cost. At the same time, infrastructure must evolve to [...]

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The emergence of wireless technologies, smart products and complete software solutions, also commonly known as the Internet of Things is set to play a central role in intensifying the volume of data that is being collected.

EMC Corporation announced results of the EMC seventh Digital Universe in measuring and projecting [...]

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DataBeat 2014

On April 14, 2014 By

Using data to ignite growth.

DataBeat — VentureBeat’s second annual big data conference on May 19-20 in San Francisco— is laser-focused on helping companies increase profitability through smart analytics and big data tools.

Now that data is driving their decisions, growth-oriented executives are confronting a bewildering set of options.  They’re gathering the brightest minds in the [...]

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Intel has decided to abandon its own developments around Hadoop. Rather than develop itself a distribution of Java framework for big data optimized for its processors, the chipmaker now preferred to ally with one of the pure players in the sector – Cloudera and even to become its largest shareholder. Intel [...]

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is destined to profoundly transform the data center market, its customers, suppliers, technology and patterns of sales and marketing. The research firm Gartner estimates that the IoT installation base will increase to 26 billion by 2020 and the connected devices will spread to the [...]

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As businesses adopt private, public and hybrid clouds for cost-effectively and quickly deliver applications and services, Cisco announced plans to build the world a network of larger global Intercloud clouds. Together with strategic partners and service providers, Cisco global Intercloud is being architected for the Internet of Everything.

The project is [...]

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McAfee in a recent report said enterprises expect to see an increase in attacks aimed at shared resources in any IaaS, PaaS, or SaaS (Infrastructure, Platform, or Software as a Service) cloud environment. Cybercriminal will target cloud-based applications and data repositories such as the ubiquitous hypervisors found in all data centers, [...]

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Facebook has announced a new way of designing and building data centers from a panel approach, which the company says would save months in the process of building new data centers. This model came to Facebook after building its data center in Altoona Iowa, where Facebook unveiled its new “rapid deployment data center” [...]

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Cisco says that by 2020 there will be over 50 billion devices connected to the Internet, The connected devices will be not just computers, tablets or smartphones, but sunglasses, watches, cars or vending machines that will be able to guess your tastes. The Internet of Things (IoT) will generate revenues [...]

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According to a new research by Gartner, The Internet of Things (IoT), which excludes PCs, tablets and smartphones, will generate incremental revenue exceeding $300 billion in services in 2020. The services include hardware, embedded software, communications services and information services associated with the things.

IBM is investing heavily on smarter cities [...]

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After analyzing the costs and benefits associated with the massive use of the cloud for seven companies, a study by Computer Economics concludes that it is better to migrate to cloud to save 15 percent of IT budget.

Buying software licenses for employees is really cheaper than subscribe to cloud services? [...]

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The news came out last February 4 as he addressed the employees as the new CEO in the presence of outgoing officer, Steve Ballmer and company founder Bill Gates. The event took place in their office in Redmond, Washington.

Nadella said in his first announcement as CEO  that he has his mind [...]

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After months of research, analysis and interviews with various candidates, the special committee to find the gem to replace Steve Ballmer to head Microsoft has finally delivered its verdict! Microsoft has appointed Satya Nadella, a manager in charge of the division that sends software and services via the Internet, as the [...]

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Facebook’s Open Compute Project started back in April 2011 and the social media giant actively supports the Open Compute project. The aim of the initiative is to improve the capacity, energy and cost of data centers worldwide, following the example of the open source software movement.

Because of the Facebook’s [...]

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Cloud Expo NYC, 2014

On January 28, 2014 By

Cloud Expo, New York City, 2014

Two unstoppable enterprise IT trends, Cloud Computing and Big Data, will converge at the Javits Center at 14th Cloud Expo – June 10-12, 2014, in New York City. Cloud Expo offers a vast selection of technical and strategic breakout sessions, General Sessions, Industry Keynotes, “Power [...]

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Recognizing the emergence of a strong demand for cognitive computing, IBM has made ​​the decision to give birth to a new business unit that will deal specifically on technologies related to the supercomputer.

The Blue chip company announces IBM Watson Group, a new division that will bring together software, services, [...]

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