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Social Media on Ulitzer Bernie Borges' new book: Marketing 2.0: Bridging the Gap between Seller and Buyers through Social Media Marketing. Bernie's book aims to give a macro view of social media marketing with a focus on "what it is" and "how" small and medium size businesses (SMB) can develop a strategy, implement it and measure results. Marketing 2.0: Bridging the Gap between Seller and Buyers through Social Media Marketing covers these topics: Marketing 2.0 What is Web 2.0 and Social Media? Think Like a Publisher: Content Marketing The Lifecycle of Interaction in Social Media Marketing Measuring Results in Social Media Marketing Risks in Social Media Marketing Benefits of Social Media Marketing Case Studies - SMBs Succeding with Social Media We have invited Bernie Borges, the author of Marketing 2.0: Bridging the Gap between Seller and Buyers through Social Media Marketi... (more)

Three RIA Platforms Compared: Adobe Flex, Google Web Toolkit, and OpenLaszlo

Kevin Whinnery's 2.0 A Go-Go Blog The defining characteristic of any RIA is that it has a stateful client that is (or should be) platform and browser independent. With the advent of new RIA platforms like Flex, GWT, and OpenLaszlo, developers now have all the reach of a traditional thin-client web application with many of the useful characteristics of thick-client applications, such as the ability to maintain state on the client. Is there a clear winner of the three, one toolkit that developers should focus on at the expense of the others? I don’t really think so. They each have their strengths and weaknesses. Here  I thought I would dedicate a little web space to throwing in my two cents about what I think those strengths and weaknesses are. Is there a clear winner of the three, one toolkit that developers should focus on at the expense of the others? I don&rsq... (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 - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "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)

Hearst Magazines Selects WoodWing's Multi-Channel Publishing System Enterprise

ZAANDAM, The Netherlands and ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Hearst Magazines, a renowned U.S.-based publisher of such well-known titles as Esquire, Popular Mechanics and O, The Oprah Magazine, has selected WoodWing's Enterprise system as their new multi-channel publishing platform in the U.S., replacing another solution. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/hearst-magazines-selects-woodwings-multi-channel-publishing-system-enterprise-140763083.html   Hearst is a legendary name in the world of publishing and will celebrate its 125th anniversary this year. Today, Hearst Magazines, a unit of Hearst Corporation, is one of the world's largest publishers of monthly magazines, with 20 U.S. titles and more than 300 international editions. The Company also publishes 19 magazines in t... (more)

"Family Matters" - A Collaboration of Psychology and Film

BOSTON, April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Family Matters," a collaboration of psychology and film, opens the Second Annual Hollywood Scriptures Film Series offered by the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology (MSPP) and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFA) beginning April 12 through April 15. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101216/MM18901LOGO) "Everyone begins life in a family; it is where we learn about socializing, conflict and addressing life's issues" says Jill Bloom, faculty member at MSPP and co-director of "Family Matters," adding, " In our film selections we want to look at family relationships and the challenges that we all experience." Four films representing family dynamics and behaviors have been selected for viewing at the MFA covering topics on divorce, unconventional relationships and cross-cultural experiences.  "We inv... (more)

Anglia Ruskin University Virtualizes 1,000 Desktops for 32,000 Students Using Violin Memory

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/07/12 -- Violin Memory, Inc., provider of one of the world's fastest and most scalable flash Memory Arrays, helped Anglia Ruskin University virtualize nearly 1,000 desktops for 32,000 students. Realizing the bottlenecks of disk, the university replaced their existing architecture with a virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solution that used Violin 3000 Series flash Memory Arrays. The Challenge According to Gregor Waddell, assistant director of Anglia Ruskin University, the university wanted to provide a modern and attractive desktop to its students and staff, leverage recent technology innovations to reduce costs, and improve the delivery of the latest software to those who need them irrespective of location. The university also had to reduce power consumption and contribute to sustainability objectives within its corporate pl... (more)

Insider Trading Recap for Oracle, Pfizer, Halliburton, Adobe, American Capital Agency, and Corning

HONG KONG, Sept. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Insiderslab.com has released insider trading report for US market investors to track the performance of company insiders, which can help the portfolios. Today's report will cover the following stocks: Oracle (NYSE:ORCL), Pfizer (NYSE:PFE), Halliburton (NYSE:HAL), Adobe (NASDAQ:ADBE), American Capital Agency (NASDAQ:AGNC), and Corning (NYSE:GLW). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100419/HKM001LOGO ) (Read full report by clicking the link below, you may need to copy and paste the full link to your browser.) Report Highlights: Oracle Corporation (NYSE:ORCL): By the end of last trading session, the shares of Oracle (NYSE:ORCL) earned US$0.61 (or 1.83%) to US$33.87 with 39.53 million shares exchanged hands, compared to daily average volume of 16.00 million. The enterprise software maker posted earnings of US$0.59 per sha... (more)

Global Content Delivery Networks (CDN) Market - Trends, Geographical Analysis & Worldwide Market Forecasts (2012 - 2017)

DUBLIN, November 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xvfndv/global_content) has announced the addition of the "Global Content Delivery Networks (CDN) Market (Delivery Technologies, Hardware, Analytics, Monitoring, Encoding, Transparent Caching, DRM, CMS, OVP) - Trends, Geographical Analysis & Worldwide Market Forecasts (2012 - 2017)" report to their offering.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) have evolved to overcome the inherent limitations of the Internet in terms of user perceived Quality of Service (QoS) when accessing Web content. A CDN replicates content from the origin server to cache servers, scattered over the globe, in order to deliver content to end-users in a reliable and timely manner from nearby optimal surrogates. Content distribution on... (more)

Stock Updates on Software Bellwethers -- Research on Nuance Communications, Adobe Systems, Cadence Design Systems, and Synaptics

NEW YORK, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The trading session on Friday, April 4, 2014 ended on a lower note as the S&P 500 finished the session 1.25% lower at 1,865.09 and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,127.73, down 2.60%. The Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,412.71, down 0.96%. During the session, nine out of ten sectors ended the session in negative. The S&P 500 Information Technology Sector Index finished the day at 587.18, down 2.23%, and the index has declined 1.78% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Nuance Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: NUAN), Adobe Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE), Cadence Design Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS) and Synaptics Inc. (NASDAQ: SYNA). Free technical research on NUAN, ADBE, CDNS and SYNA can be downloaded upon signing up at: http://www.investor-edge.com/862-register On Friday, shar... (more)

Dolphin Announces Open API With Over 50 Add-ons Including Dropbox and Wikipedia

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/28/12 -- GOOGLE I/O -- Dolphin Browser, the most popular third-party browser on Android and iOS and only Gesture and Voice enabled browser, today announced the launch of Dolphin Garage, which opens the Dolphin Browser API to allow for third-party development. Dolphin also announced four new Add-ons from Dropbox, Pocket, Evernote and Wikipedia that show off Dolphin Garage's powerful capabilities. In addition, Dolphin Garage also supports Web apps based on Adobe's PhoneGap, which enable faster HTML5 Web app deployment. Dolphin Garage gives developers access to more than 150 Dolphin internal APIs including various browser user interface interactions, while also providing a runtime sandbox environment to allow developers to create their own experiences within Dolphin Browser. Powered by Dolphin Garage, users can now seamlessly exp... (more)

Where Are RIA Technologies Headed in 2008?

I am always being told off by i-technologists for quoting Picasso as having said that computers are useless. But I still love his reasoning? "Because they can only give you answers." Picasso, like AJAXWorld Magazine, liked questions. So we thought we would share with you what some of the world's leading rich Internet application pioneers are thinking may be the next questions that we need to see answered. From that readers can themselves infer where AJAX is headed. What are the top questions to ask next about AJAX? Eric Miraglia of Yahoo! 1.  (From March'08) How do I calculate the ROI of building my RIA on the iPhone SDK vs using AJAX? 2.  How do I assess the performance of my app and decide what to do next to make it faster?  3.  When it comes to accessibility, how do I know what's required of me for my rich web apps?  Beyond what's required, what makes good business se... (more)

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
After years of investments and acquisitions, CloudBlue was created with the goal of building the world's only hyperscale digital platform with an increasingly infinite ecosystem and proven go-to-market services. The result? An unmatched platform that helps customers streamline cloud operations, save time and money, and revolutionize their businesses overnight. Today, the platform operates in more than 45 countries and powers more than 200 of the world's largest cloud marketplaces, managing mo...
The platform combines the strengths of Singtel's extensive, intelligent network capabilities with Microsoft's cloud expertise to create a unique solution that sets new standards for IoT applications," said Mr Diomedes Kastanis, Head of IoT at Singtel. "Our solution provides speed, transparency and flexibility, paving the way for a more pervasive use of IoT to accelerate enterprises' digitalisation efforts. AI-powered intelligent connectivity over Microsoft Azure will be the fastest connected pat...
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...
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...
CloudEXPO has been the M&A capital for Cloud companies for more than a decade with memorable acquisition news stories which came out of CloudEXPO expo floor. DevOpsSUMMIT New York faculty member Greg Bledsoe shared his views on IBM's Red Hat acquisition live from NASDAQ floor. Acquisition news was announced during CloudEXPO New York which took place November 12-13, 2019 in New York City.
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.
BMC has unmatched experience in IT management, supporting 92 of the Forbes Global 100, and earning recognition as an ITSM Gartner Magic Quadrant Leader for five years running. Our solutions offer speed, agility, and efficiency to tackle business challenges in the areas of service management, automation, operations, and the mainframe.
Apptio fuels digital business transformation. Technology leaders use Apptio's machine learning to analyze and plan their technology spend so they can invest in products that increase the speed of business and deliver innovation. With Apptio, they translate raw costs, utilization, and billing data into business-centric views that help their organization optimize spending, plan strategically, and drive digital strategy that funds growth of the business. Technology leaders can gather instant recomm...
In an age of borderless networks, security for the cloud and security for the corporate network can no longer be separated. Security teams are now presented with the challenge of monitoring and controlling access to these cloud environments, at the same time that developers quickly spin up new cloud instances and executives push forwards new initiatives. The vulnerabilities created by migration to the cloud, such as misconfigurations and compromised credentials, require that security teams t...