MobileBeat — VentureBeat’s seventh annual event on the future of mobile — is gathering the industry’s brightest minds to unveil brand new case studies and strategies designed to help companies leverage mobile to drive real growth. 

They’ve got a bunch of new speakers listed below, as well as a roadmap laying [...]

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Since the official launch of its public cloud Compute Engine, Google had left the door open to alternatives to the traditional virtualization, such as containers. In turn, Google offers a Linux technology container on its cloud platform. After the announcement of its Amazon Web Services support in Docker Beanstalk, the Mountain View [...]

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According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, the worldwide market for Hadoop set to grow to $50.2 billion by 2020 from $2.0 billion in 2013 with a CAGR of 58.2% between 2013 and 2020.

The research titled, “Hadoop Market (Hardware, Software, Services and HaaS, End Use Application, and [...]

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Not that this is really a surprise, Oracle took the OpenStack Summit being held in Atlanta in the United States to announce a formal alignment between Oracle Linux, the Linux distribution, and OpenStack. The open source cloud framework will be supported by the Linux OS group and Oracle VM.

Users of [...]

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Even in an era of budget cuts and triumphant cloud, companies will continue to invest in infrastructure on site. Although public cloud-based solutions provide both more flexibility and more choices, IT departments are still reluctant to cede control of their sensitive data.

EMC took its EMC World 2014 conference to unveil [...]

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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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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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Hadoop for many is synonymous with big data. Hadoop is not an application but a set of open source multi-tools with the ultimate goal is to analyze volumes of structured and unstructured data.

The research firm IDC conducted a study to know how the companies were cohabiting big data analysis systems like [...]

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CloudTimes Continues Partnership with GSMA for Mobile World Congress 2014

CloudTimes will continue its media partnership with GSMA for the 2014 Mobile World Congress. It will be held 24-27 February 2014 at Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain.

The Mobile World Congress is the cornerstone of the Mobile World [...]

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Small and Medium sized businesses can take a lot of benefit from embracing business cloud solutions. Cloud platforms allow SMEs to compete in the cloud giant-controlled environment, and gives the level playing field required to succeed in business.

Some small and medium companies are yet to fully realize the advantages that [...]

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The future is definitely all in the hands of the cloud, so that several large IT companies already have a specific business line dedicated to cloud strategy. Experts predict that by 2020 the spread of the cloud, which allows access to applications via the Web from anywhere (including via smartphone) and at [...]

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VMware vCloud Hybrid Service will be the first and so far the only cloud provider that will be fully SUSE Linux Enterprise Server ready before the year-end. The partnership was announced by the vice president for global alliances and marketing for SUSE, Michael Miller. The alliance was made to make SUSE Linux [...]

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After almost a week of Google’s announcement that it will start to encrypt by default its Cloud Storage application, it is now being implemented.  It initially encrypted the server-side of its new and active data even before they are stored in the cloud, then it will be followed by processing of old [...]

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Objective Logistics, which is one of the leaders in Talent Optimization technology, has recently raised $5.3M in series A funding via a round led by Atlas Venture, alongside Google Ventures and Next View Ventures. The main goal of the funding is to scale operations in order to meet customer demand, [...]

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Cloud computing has gained leverage over the last decade as businesses are compelled to migrate to this new platform. Virtualization has capitalized on cost efficiency as its main strength for any industry. However, recent revelations has uncovered that there may be hidden costs that cloud providers are not showing.

Loopholes that may [...]

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Open-Xchange to Expand its Cloud Offerings

Open-Xchange has been in the market for more than 10 years, since it began its operations in 2005. The company was one of the pioneers of SaaS(software-as-a-service) that provided innovative, open-source and cost effective means of business management and cloud solutions. [...]

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