October 31, 2014, 6:16 pm GMT  

56 item(s) containing the term "business"

Announcing @IBM and Tencent Cloud Partner [#Cloud]

— IBM and Tencent Cloud signed a business cooperation memorandum to collaborate on providing public cloud with Software-as-a-Service solutions for industries. Both parties agreed to focus on emerging small and medium enterprises in the smarter cities and smarter healthcare industries as well as other fields. This will en...
Oct 31 03:58:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Meet @SimpleECM November 4-6 at @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

— SimpleECM is the only platform to offer a powerful combination of enterprise content management (ECM) services, capture solutions, and third-party business services providing simplified integrations and workflow development for solution providers. SimpleECM is opening the market to businesses of all sizes by reinventin...
Oct 31 03:00:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

The Private Cloud Is Dead By @XOComm | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

— Depending on whom you listen to, the private cloud is either dead or on the cusp of a major market breakthrough. Some tech pundits argue this technology has already been replaced by more efficient public cloud offerings and businesses just need time to catch up, while others claim there's a bright future for private so...
Oct 31 12:00:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Big Data MBA Class Learnings

— Bill Schmarzo Professor Mouwafac Sidaoui and I recently completed delivery of our Big Data MBA course at the University of San Francisco, titled “Turning Big Data into Business Power.”  The students had a chance to present their case studies upon which they had been working for the semeste...
Oct 30 03:46:54 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

New Cloudyn Tool Wants To Bring Clarity To Cloud Billing

—  The promise of the cloud, whether private or public, has always been the potential to bill users or lines of business for specific usage, but it’s proven difficult to do in practice. Today, Cloudyn introduced a new tool called Cost Allocation 360° that attempts bring some clarity to cloud billing, wheth...
Oct 30 01:00:10 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

LED Startup Digital Lumens Gets $23M In Funding Led By Nokia Growth Partners

—  Nokia made its name in mobile phones, breaking new ground and holding the title of world’s biggest handset maker for a number of years before the onslaught of competition from OEMs like Samsung and Apple reversed its fortunes. Now that Nokia has sold that business on to Microsoft, the pared-down, enterpr...
Oct 30 01:00:05 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

Harnessing Rapid ITSM for Business Agility | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

— A new wave of ITSM technologies and methods allow for a more rapid ITSM adoption -- and that means better rapid support of agile business processes. Businesses of all stripes rate the need to move faster as a top priority, and many times, that translates into the need for better and faster IT projects. But traditional ...
Oct 28 08:18:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Wranx Applies Spaced Repetition To B2B Learning

—  U.K. startup Wranx is applying a learning technique called spaced repetition to the b2b space to help businesses train their staff more effectively. Read More
Oct 28 04:57:31 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

Know Where You Are: Innovation and Data gathering

— In a previous post I introduced the “data gathering” aspect of a four-point innovation strategy to Know Where You Are. I discusses the creation of a Portfolio Intelligence team to gather business data.  I also mentioned that Building Technology Communities is another fundamental tenet...
Oct 28 02:11:38 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

HP Looking to Sell H3C Networking Subsidiary: Reports

— The company, weeks after saying it was splitting in two, wants to sell at least 51 percent of its Chinese networking business, according to reports.
Oct 24 10:15:00 pm GMT / IT Infrastructure - RSS Feed»

Progress Software Buys Telerik for $262.5M As Buying Spree Continues

—  In a deal today involving two companies with links to the Boston area, Progress Software, which helps companies build business software, announced it was buying Telerik for $262.5M. Telerik’s portfolio includes a .net toolbox, a mobile development platform and a CMS called Sitefinity, as well as access to ...
Oct 22 06:47:40 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

The bottom line booster

— Many organizations are already implementing Dell virtualized desktop infrastructure (VDI) to realize a range of benefits for their users and customers. And with optimized data-center hardware, management software, endpoints and services, businesses today can choose from a range of complete, pre-engineered solutions tha...
Oct 22 03:54:00 am GMT / Inside Enterprise IT»

Big Strata

— David Dietrich The Javits Center After returning from Strata + Hadoop World in New York, I am struck with how mainstream Big Data has become. No longer the playground of only a few quiet people with black shirts and ponytails, it has broadened to include business users, leaders, and yes, of cou...
Oct 21 06:18:16 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

Tech Shorts Video: Active System Manager and Automation

— Today’s complex data centers pose many challenges for IT administrators and teams. With a mix of hardware and software from different vendors, multiple tools for management, and time-consuming, manual processes, it’s often difficult to keep up with the demands of the business.  Automation can have a hu...
Oct 21 04:00:00 pm GMT / Inside Enterprise IT»

Know Where You Are: Innovation and Technology Communities

— In a previous post I discussed the “data gathering” aspect of an innovation strategy named "Know Where You Are". I recommended the creation of a Portfolio Intelligence team to gather business data.  In this post I’d like to focus on the second phase of an innovation strate...
Oct 21 01:28:49 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

HP Adds New Deployment Options for Its DR-as-a-Service

— HP Helion Continuity Service helps businesses lessen the impact caused from system outages, including lost customers and brand damage.
Oct 17 08:48:00 pm GMT / Data Storage - RSS Feed»

Time for IT to Take File Sync and Sharing Seriously

— Enterprise file sync and share provides a more stable, secure benefit to business and can be better leveraged to enhance worker productivity.
Oct 17 05:59:00 pm GMT / Arthur Cole»

Elastic #DevOps Resourcing By @Rackspace | @DevOpsSummit

— The impact of DevOps in the cloud era is potentially profound. DevOps helps businesses deliver new features continuously, reduce cycle time and achieve sustained innovation by applying agile and lean principles to assist all stakeholders in an organization that develop, operate, or benefit from the business’ lifecycl...
Oct 17 05:00:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

"Cloud Musings" Joins Dell Content Provider Network

— Cloud Musings, a GovCloud Network Property, is proud and honored to announce that we will now be serving over 3 Million Dell Community online daily viewers. Our content will focus on Cloud Computing for Business and will continue to provide independent and vendor neutral information on how business, government and non-...
Oct 16 07:33:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

IBM and PRO BTP Use Analytics to Fight Healthcare Insurance Fraud and Abuse

— IBM today announced that it signed a seven-year agreement with PRO BTP, one of the primary welfare institutions in France, to fight healthcare insurance fraud. Built with IBM’s Smarter counter fraud Software and Services, the new SOLON cloud business solution uses advanced analytics to detect fraud patterns an...
Oct 16 05:05:45 am GMT / IBM Press Releases - Services and solutions - United States»

VMWare expands European data centre footprint from UK to Germany

— VMWare today announced it is opening its second European data centre in Germany in a bid to attract local businesses that have been unable to use the company's vCloud Air platform due to German and EU data sovereignty laws.
Oct 15 08:15:00 am GMT / Techworld.com Virtualisation»

Cumulus Aims Linux Networking OS at Enterprise

— With the latest version of Cumulus Linux, the company wants to make it easier for businesses to adopt an open networking infrastructure.
Oct 14 03:30:00 pm GMT / Virtualization - RSS Feed»

Don't Ignore These Important Regulatory Power Changes

— During the past several months, the U.S. power sector has been in a state of flux as several important changes have arisen that will directly impact the way you do business. Here are three of the most notable updates: Mercury and Air Toxics Standards (MATS): Back in April, the MATS ruling came under fire from industry...
Oct 14 01:00:00 pm GMT / ServerTech Blog - Information for the Data Center Equipment Manager»

Salesforce.com gives mobile app development a 'Lightning' strike

— Salesforce.com's development platform is known for its ability to create new apps quickly and easily, but with the launch of Lightning, both business users and programmers can get in on the fun.
Oct 14 11:33:00 am GMT / Techworld.com Virtualisation»

Clean Energy Poised for Growth in the US

— Rising fuel prices and tensions in the Middle East are causing business leaders everywhere to search for alternative fuel options. Just look at the recent decision by the Rockefeller Brothers Fund to divest its oil interests and make the switch to clean energy. It’s clear that the world is moving in a different dire...
Oct 09 01:00:00 pm GMT / ServerTech Blog - Information for the Data Center Equipment Manager»

HP confirms split, more shake-ups may be coming

— Among other possible changes, officials with the Palo Alto technology giant said it may seek to merge one or both of its separated businesses with other companies to bolster its product lines.
Oct 07 08:08:01 pm GMT / HP»

Are Two HPs Better for the Enterprise?

— HP is attempting to separate its PC and printer businesses into separate entities so that each has a better time in the tough market.
Oct 07 06:38:00 pm GMT / Arthur Cole»

Need More Rack Space? An HDOT Solution Can Help

—   Your business is no longer looking for more floor space in its data center. Now, cabinet space is becoming your biggest need as you increase your rack densities and add more servers. If you are engaged in this practice, you will likely save valuable space and money. But you could also run into the following prob...
Oct 06 10:11:00 pm GMT / ServerTech Blog - Information for the Data Center Equipment Manager»

Signatures, PINs and Finger Veins

— According to the Business Insider “The cost of global payment card fraud grew by 19% last year to reach $14 billion. The cost of U.S. payment card fraud grew by 29% to $7.1 billion.” Last week I was in the Nordics meeting with customers when I had the embarrassing experience of having my credit card [...]
Oct 03 11:30:01 pm GMT / Hu Yoshida»

How the modern workforce is changing the culture of work

— The culture and nature of work is changing. Businesses must provide both the technology and policies to support their distributed and decentralized workforces. How the modern workforce is changing the culture of work originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
Sep 16 03:45:08 pm GMT / GigaOM Cloud Computing»

Is Cloud to blame for the rash of recent security breaches?

— In a hyper connected world, both consumers and businesses are under constant security threats. All the more reason to manage data more effectively. Let’s not kid ourselves. We shouldn’t be treating all data the same and not everyone or business needs high level security. When a business does need it, though...
Sep 08 10:51:24 pm GMT / GoGrid Blog»

Enterprise Mobility Management with – Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere

— Data mobility, the ability to access, sync, and share data on mobile devices as well as your desktop, enables your enterprise workforce to be more productive with the agility to create and respond to new business opportunities.  However, mobility presents new challenges for IT professionals who are responsible for the...
Aug 13 09:46:52 pm GMT / Hu Yoshida»

Don’t ‘Sell’ to your customers. Innovate with them instead.

— A topic that I’ve been focusing on as of late is the shift in behavior of enterprise buyers. It all started from a conversation I had with Greg Ferro where he brought up the notion that we now transact in a “post information scarcity” business environment. Buyers today have access to a multitude of data, analysi...
Aug 04 06:20:04 am GMT / The AppGirl Blog»

The new enterprise operating model

— Modern IT allows companies to free themselves from old enterprise constraints. However, business management and IT organizations must address ensuing conceptual and business model issues in order to succeed. The new enterprise operating model originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue read...
Aug 01 07:00:55 am GMT / GigaOM iaas»

The current state of mobile devices in the workplace in 2014

— Until businesses understand and harness the context in which consumers use mobile devices, they will continue to fall short of customer expectations. (Note: This report was underwritten by Cotap.) The current state of mobile devices in the workplace in 2014 originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. ...
Jun 30 08:40:28 pm GMT / GigaOM Cisco»

Heartbleed could harm a variety of systems

— It now appears that the 'Heartbleed' security problem affects not just websites, but also the networking equipment that connects homes and businesses to the Internet.
Apr 11 10:52:40 pm GMT / Cisco»

Spanish IaaS provider Gigas picks up an extra $2.7M to fund Latin American push

— The Madrid-based firm says fitting into the Spanish business culture counts for a lot in its quest to take on Amazon Web Services. Spanish IaaS provider Gigas picks up an extra $2.7M to fund Latin American push originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
Mar 20 11:00:09 am GMT / GigaOM iaas»

The Easiest $20 I ever saved…

— During the 2014 RSA Conference, I participated on a repeating panel with Bret Hartman, CTO of Cisco’s Security Business Unit and Martin Brown from BT.  The first day was moderated by Jon Olstik while the second day, the three of us were left to, um, self-moderate. It occurred to me that during our very lively [&...
Mar 02 08:49:26 pm GMT / Rational Survivability»

Mesosphere thinks everyone’s servers should run like Twitter’s do, and it’s here to help

— Apache Mesos is the open source cluster-management software that automates operations at companies such as Twitter and Airbnb. Now, a startup called Mesosphere is building a business around taking it mainstream. Mesosphere thinks everyone’s servers should run like Twitter’s do, and it’s here to help...
Feb 20 07:03:27 pm GMT / GigaOM iaas»

How to revamp your IT operational plan without getting fired

— Hey there, aren’t you the one who keeps telling everybody that the IT operations team is a service provider to the business? That you’re customer-centric? That you deliver high-quality technological capabilities for a fair price? Aren’t you the one who said that you know what it takes to satisfy the n...
Feb 04 01:16:50 pm GMT / CloudBzz»

How IoT Can Deliver on Its Promise

— To be successful, IoT devices need to fit with the way technology is being adopted by today’s agile businesses. How IoT Can Deliver on Its Promise originally published by Gigaom, © copyright 2014. Continue reading…
Jan 30 03:46:35 pm GMT / GigaOM Cisco»

After flubbing mobile, Intel’s next big market play is telecommunications (again)

— Intel's mobile ambitions aren't focused solely on the smartphone -- it wants Intel inside the gear running telco networks. The chip giant sees a $16 billion opportunity in the networking and communications gear business. After flubbing mobile, Intel’s next big market play is telecommunications (again) originall...
Dec 03 09:15:47 pm GMT / GigaOM Cisco»

IPv6 to IPv4 Translation Made Business Beautiful. Think an Easy, less painful to your business in transitioning your Data Center.

— I am a lover of simple, efficient, and beautiful things.  Ivan Peplnjak of ipSpace gets The Loosebolt’s Oscar Award for Elegance and Simplicity in a Complex Network Application.  There may not be a little statue holding up a giant router … Continue reading →
Sep 20 08:00:00 pm GMT / LooseBolts»

Incomplete Thought: The Psychology Of Red Teaming Failure – Do Not Pass Go…

— I could probably just ask this of some of my friends — many of whom are the best in the business when it comes to Red Teaming/Pen Testing, but I thought it would be an interesting little dialog here, in the open: When a Red Team is engaged by an entity to perform a legally-authorized […]
Aug 06 07:02:52 pm GMT / Rational Survivability»

Measuring the Business Value of Cloud Computing

— My favorite and least favorite question I get is the same – “Can you help me build a business case and ROI for cloud computing?” Well, yes… and no. The issue is that cloud computing has such a massive impact on how IT is delivered that many of the metrics and KPIs that are typically […]
Apr 17 03:20:59 am GMT / CloudBzz»

Social business needs more sophistication

— DataSift's linkup with Bitly is helping enterprises move beyond social strategies that target raw reach into better analysis of engagement
Nov 15 11:48:04 pm GMT / Software as Services Blog RSS | ZDNet»

Kodak to Stop Selling Inkjet Printers

— The company, which is in bankruptcy, said it would focus on selling services to businesses.
Oct 01 06:07:23 pm GMT / NYT > Business Computing»

Appirio tallies the technical debt in your Salesforce instance

— Frequent customization of Salesforce can threaten the business agility of the platform. Appirio's new tool helps you assess the damage.
Sep 18 05:35:05 am GMT / Software as Services Blog RSS | ZDNet»

Tune into “The SMB recipe for success in the cloud” Google+ Hangout and be entered to win a Dell Vostro 3550 laptop!

— A quick note to let everyone know I'll be hosting a Google+ Hangout with Dell on June 7th from noon to 1:00PM CDT. The focus of the event will be on businesses moving into “the cloud.” But what does that really mean? As the cloud has become more ubiquitous, its meaning and value to small and medium businesses ofte...
May 31 12:29:00 pm GMT / ElasticVapor - Life in the cloud»

Workers of the world, level up!

— [Google Doodle from Nov. 30, 2011] For my sins, I've been reading some marketing brochures - pdfs, actually - from an outfit called Lithium. Lithium is a consulting company that helps businesses design programs to take advantage of the social web, to channel the energies of online communities toward bottom lines. "W...
May 28 06:23:09 pm GMT / Rough Type: Nicholas Carr's Blog»

Condo Computing (Own the base - Rent the Spike)

— There's a long standing joke in the cloud space. One that can be summed up as  "All your bases R belong to your cloud provider" a play on the pre-internet meme  “all your bases are belong to us” The mantra is one of not only lock-in but one that has become a fundamental cloud business premise based upon w...
Mar 12 10:33:00 am GMT / ElasticVapor - Life in the cloud»

Internap Acquires Enterprise Cloud Services Provider Voxel

— Voxel provides on-demand dedicated hosting and cloud services to enterprises and web-centric businesses.
Jan 04 09:00:00 am GMT / Newsletter Daily News Items»

Getting back into the blogging game.

— It's been quite a while since I last wrote anything here, as I've been focusing more on building up my businesses and blogging at http://mhalligan.com/. After my untracked hiatus, I'm back. To start I'm going to post the four or five interviews that I did over the past year and a half but never got around to posting ...
Jun 10 01:36:48 am GMT / mhalligan's blog»

DatacenterJunkie coming to your city!

— That's right, it's almost conference season again, and I'm gearing up for quite a bit of activity. I'll be attending a few conferences in the next few moths, as well as doing quite a bit of personal & business travel. I am especially interested in interviewing Cloud Hosting start-ups this year. If you're in any...
May 03 02:04:38 am GMT / mhalligan's blog»


— Forrester recently published a report: Infrastructure Architects Link Technology Strategy With Long-Term EA and Business Goals It’s a decent article.  For far too long many enterprise teams have viewed infrastructure architects as too low level...(read more)
Jul 17 04:59:24 pm GMT / Thoughts from the raised floor. Lewis Curtis Blog site»

Mobility/BYOD = Power to the People

— When we enable mobile employees to use their own devices, we should empower them to do far more than just speak with customers, colleagues and family while driving or check both business and personal email on the same device....
Jan 01 12:00:00 am GMT / All DABCC Virtualization & Cloud Computing: Citrix, VMware, and Microsoft Resources - RSS»