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IDG World Expo today provided a preview of the 2009 OpenSource World™, Next Generation Data Center™ (NGDC™) and CloudWorld™ conferences, which will open this week at Moscone Center West in San Francisco. Thousands of highly qualified IT professionals, technology buyers and C-level decision-makers will gather August 12 – 13 to explore the latest open source, cloud computing and data center solutions and products, learn from industry gurus about emerging trends and best practices, gather insight during dozens of educational and hands-on training sessions, and meet with more than 60 exhibitors on the Solutions Showcase floor. The events – co-located to give attendees the most comprehensive view into today’s rapidly evolving and tightly related enterprise technologies – will feature the following highlights. Keynotes Speakers will include: Debra Bowen, California Secret... (more)

Wind River to Introduce Safe and Secure Partitioning for Industrial and Automotive Applications

Wind River, a world leader in embedded and mobile software, today announced enhancements to its VxWorks safety solutions, including safe and secure partitioning via the upcoming version of Wind River Hypervisor, the company’s high-performance embedded hypervisor. The addition of safe and secure partitioning will enable workload consolidation of safety-certified applications alongside Linux and Windows applications on single- and multi-core processors. Increased safety and security regulations result in more embedded devices being subject to rigorous and expensive certification processes to comply with standards such as IEC 61508 for industrial systems, CENELEC EN 50128 for transportation systems, and ISO 26262 for automotive applications. The safe and secure partitioning capability is designed and implemented for safety certification and decoupling the lifecycle of... (more)

JetBrains MPS Adopted by Yet Another Open Source Project

PRAGUE, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- - itemis AG chooses JetBrains MPS to develop a powerful IDE for embedded software development based on C, DSLs and formal verification JetBrains, creators of intelligent, productivity-enhancing development tools, have announced that MPS, their software development environment for creating DSLs (Domain Specific Languages), has been adopted by yet another innovative open source project, led by the German company itemis AG.      (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070118/JBLOGO ) Now JetBrains MPS can also be used for C programming thanks to an open-source tool developed by itemis AG, a new JetBrains partner. The collaboration focuses on developing innovative solutions for embedded software development. This is implemented in the mbeddr IDE - a revolutionary approach for embedded software development based on C, domain-speci... (more)

Vormetric Adds Bill Schroeder to Board of Directors

Vormetric, Inc., the leader in enterprise encryption and key management, today announced that Bill Schroeder, a highly regarded Silicon Valley technology company builder, has joined the Company’s board of directors. Mr. Schroeder has been Chief Executive of several very successful private technology companies and taken them public, including Diamond Multimedia, Priam Corporation, and Conner Peripherals. Click to Tweet: #Vormetric adds Bill Schroeder to board of directors http://bit.ly/KgtDYZ “Bill Schroeder is a highly regarded technology industry executive and sought after board member in Silicon Valley and beyond,” said Richard Gorman, CEO of Vormetric, Inc. “We are pleased to welcome Bill to the Vormetric Board of Directors. His substantial experience building and taking companies public makes him a valuable addition as we take Vormetric to the next level of de... (more)

Wuala Secure Cloud Storage Leaves Beta Phase

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 09/10/12 -- Wuala, the Secure Cloud Storage provider, announced today that it has transitioned out of beta phase. After celebrating its five-year anniversary, and with the recent announcement of two critical updates, Wuala is proud to claim out of beta status. "Wuala leaving beta is a signal to users that we have refined and evolved the entire solution from usability and services, to more efficient back-end functionality," said Luzius Meisser, Technical Director, Wuala. "During this journey, Wuala has become a full-featured cloud service with the highest level of security. Wuala ensures user data is protected at all times, not just during data transfers." UNPARALLELED SERVICE Wuala has finalized two significant advancements that moved it out of beta phase with confidence. The first is the inclusion of blob storage, a system upd... (more)

Carbon Credits International, Inc. Executes Agreement With Motivity Labs, Inc, a Major Software Development and Certification Company for Fortune 500 Companies

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 10/17/12 -- Carbon Credits International, Inc.: (PINKSHEETS: CARN) doing business as TextADay, has entered into an Agreement with Motivity Labs, a software development and certification company for the integration of TextADay's (CCI) payment solutions software. This alliance enables CCI to drive more revenue from existing customer base by offering platform development and application services. Motivity will build our credit card checkout into client applications and link to our SMS platform driving deeper revenue streams. "Our new relationship with Motivity is gripping. Having the privilege of working with a company like Motivity Labs not only increases our potential revenue stream, but our visibility in the marketplace," stated CEO Greg Lambrecht. About Carbon Credits International, Inc. Carbon Credits International, Inc. www.carboncr... (more)

'Police Virus' Infections on the Rise, Reports PandaLabs

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  PandaLabs, the anti-malware laboratory of Panda Security, has released new data around the rise of the 'Police Virus.' Despite the arrest of the cyber-criminals allegedly responsible for the 'Police Virus' ransomware attacks, this infamous piece of malware has continued to infect thousands of computers around the world, according to data gathered by PandaLabs from December 2012 to February 2013. The vast majority of these infections are caused by "exploit kits," applications that allow attackers to infect users' computers simply by getting them to visit a compromised Web page. Cyber-criminals take advantage of security flaws in popular programs – such as Adobe Acrobat or Java, for example – to gain control of systems. At present, there are still a lot of variants of the Police Virus in circulation, all of them detected b... (more)

Granular Enforcement of Access to File Systems Featured in Latest Release of FoxT ServerControl

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/25/13 -- Fox Technologies, Inc., a leading global provider of access management solutions, today announced the release of FoxT ServerControl version 6.7. Part of FoxT's comprehensive Access Management solution suite, FoxT ServerControl enables organizations to proactively enforce privileged user access policies and actions across diverse Unix, Linux and Windows servers. The latest release of FoxT ServerControl makes it possible for organizations to leverage FoxT's Active Directory (AD) Bridge and the implementation of SSH jointly. Specifically, the new functionality, Kerberos-enabled SSH, allows for transparent Kerberos ticket retrieval directly from AD (or other Kerberos infrastructure) and use of the ticket for authentication throughout the environment. "What's particularly interesting about the new Kerberos-enabled SSH ca... (more)

Oracle FLEXCUBE Core Banking Release 5 Helps Banks to Accelerate Transactions and Deliver New Service and Channel Flexibility That Improves Customer Experience

SHANGHAI, CHINA -- (Marketwired) -- 07/24/13 -- Oracle (NYSE: ORCL) - Oracle OpenWorld News Facts To help financial institutions improve profitability, meet growing customer requirements for flexible and personalized banking services, and effectively comply with increasingly stringent regulatory requirements, Oracle today introduced Oracle FLEXCUBE Core Banking Release 5. The latest version of Oracle FLEXCUBE Core Banking is pre-tuned to optimize performance, scalability, as well as transaction speed, and includes features that help banks strengthen existing fund management capabilities, compile a flexible lending portfolio, and quickly adopt new delivery channels. Benchmarked on two Oracle Exadata X3-2 Full Racks and one Oracle Exalogic X3-2 Half Rack, Oracle FLEXCUBE Core Banking Release 5 achieved an online throughput of 24,377 transactions per second, and comp... (more)

Blockbuster Movies, Leading NFL Teams, Arts Institutions and Universities Embrace Cache-A LTO-6 Archiving

MORGAN HILL, Calif., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Cache-A Corporation (www.cache-a.com), manufacturer of award-winning archiving appliances, today revealed how its LTO-6 archive products are being used on Hollywood blockbusters, and by leading NFL teams, arts institutions, medical companies and universities, plus many others, for long-term asset protection. These installations reflect the versatility of Cache-A to cost-effectively meet archival needs across a wide variety of industries. Cache-A will debut its full LTO-6 product range at IBC 2013, Amsterdam, Hall 7.A04. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130904/MN73204) REDLab Digital, a full-service, post-production facility in Toronto, is using Power-Cache6, with dual LTO-6 drives, as its primary archive appliance. The company recently deployed this combination for rapid production archiving on ... (more)

Cloud Expo 2011 East To Attract 10,000 Delegates and 200 Exhibitors

SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City. 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 600 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. Cloud Computing Expo 2011 East Call for Papers Deadline November 30, 2010 - SUBMIT YOUR SPEAKING PROPOSAL TODAY! The four-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 150 sponsors and exhibitors and over 5,000 estimated delegates from well over 48 different countries. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship &... (more)

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The Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a non-profit organization that provides business support services to companies expanding to Japan. With the support of JETRO's dedicated staff, clients can incorporate their business; receive visa, immigration, and HR support; find dedicated office space; identify local government subsidies; get tailored market studies; and more.
As you know, enterprise IT conversation over the past year have often centered upon the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system. In fact, Kubernetes has emerged as the key technology -- and even primary platform -- of cloud migrations for a wide variety of organizations. Kubernetes is critical to forward-looking enterprises that continue to push their IT infrastructures toward maximum functionality, scalability, and flexibility. As they do so, IT professionals are also embr...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
At CloudEXPO Silicon Valley, June 24-26, 2019, Digital Transformation (DX) is a major focus with expanded DevOpsSUMMIT and FinTechEXPO programs within the DXWorldEXPO agenda. Successful transformation requires a laser focus on being data-driven and on using all the tools available that enable transformation if they plan to survive over the long term. A total of 88% of Fortune 500 companies from a generation ago are now out of business. Only 12% still survive. Similar percentages are found throug...
Atmosera delivers modern cloud services that maximize the advantages of cloud-based infrastructures. Offering private, hybrid, and public cloud solutions, Atmosera works closely with customers to engineer, deploy, and operate cloud architectures with advanced services that deliver strategic business outcomes. Atmosera's expertise simplifies the process of cloud transformation and our 20+ years of experience managing complex IT environments provides our customers with the confidence and trust tha...
AI and machine learning disruption for Enterprises started happening in the areas such as IT operations management (ITOPs) and Cloud management and SaaS apps. In 2019 CIOs will see disruptive solutions for Cloud & Devops, AI/ML driven IT Ops and Cloud Ops. Customers want AI-driven multi-cloud operations for monitoring, detection, prevention of disruptions. Disruptions cause revenue loss, unhappy users, impacts brand reputation etc.
As you know, enterprise IT conversation over the past year have often centered upon the open-source Kubernetes container orchestration system. In fact, Kubernetes has emerged as the key technology -- and even primary platform -- of cloud migrations for a wide variety of organizations. Kubernetes is critical to forward-looking enterprises that continue to push their IT infrastructures toward maximum functionality, scalability, and flexibility.
Today's workforce is trading their cubicles and corporate desktops in favor of an any-location, any-device work style. And as digital natives make up more and more of the modern workforce, the appetite for user-friendly, cloud-based services grows. The center of work is shifting to the user and to the cloud. But managing a proliferation of SaaS, web, and mobile apps running on any number of clouds and devices is unwieldy and increases security risks. Steve Wilson, Citrix Vice President of Cloud,...
When Enterprises started adopting Hadoop-based Big Data environments over the last ten years, they were mainly on-premise deployments. Organizations would spin up and manage large Hadoop clusters, where they would funnel exabytes or petabytes of unstructured data.However, over the last few years the economics of maintaining this enormous infrastructure compared with the elastic scalability of viable cloud options has changed this equation. The growth of cloud storage, cloud-managed big data e...
Artificial intelligence, machine learning, neural networks. We're in the midst of a wave of excitement around AI such as hasn't been seen for a few decades. But those previous periods of inflated expectations led to troughs of disappointment. This time is (mostly) different. Applications of AI such as predictive analytics are already decreasing costs and improving reliability of industrial machinery. Pattern recognition can equal or exceed the ability of human experts in some domains. It's devel...