… The Cloud/Analytics/Watson Conference (2of3)

“Insight” is the new name for IBM’s former Information-on-Demand conference – an event that had been dedicated to data related topics such as data management, data bases, data governance and Big Data analysis. Insight, however, expands beyond data to cover other IBM strategic initiatives including cloud and cognitive computing. So picture this: 12,000 people with varied interest attending an IBM trade show on advanced technologies....

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HP Tests Mobile DevOps For The Real World
Oct28

HP Tests Mobile DevOps For The Real World

In the mobile-first, apps-driven world speed and quality are the table stakes and HP is looking to deal itself a winning hand with Mobile Center, an on-premise solution for testing mobile application functionality and performance across real-world network conditions on real-devices. The company said mobile app developers require solutions that can rapidly adapt and test new environments, and that connect to their overall application...

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IBM’s Enterprise 2014: Major Technology Shifts Ahead

For the past five years, IBM’s Systems and Technology Group (STG) has sponsored an annual customer-oriented strategy sharing/product review/hands-on training conference called IBM Enterprise. Of the dozen or so events that I attend every year, this is by far my favorite because it succinctly describes IBM systems strategies, provides tons of case study/customer testimonials and provides several venues in which to interact with and...

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VCE Expands/Extends its Vblock…Portfolio

In essence, Vblock Systems qualify as a very best-of-breed converged systems architecture that can be adapted to virtually any enterprise IT need, making them anything but one-trick ponies. VCE’s new and enhanced offerings demonstrate why it continues to set the pace for converged systems and regularly wins the race for the goodwill and business of enterprise customers. To read the complete article, CLICK HERE NOTE: This column was...

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ESG Recap of Oracle OpenWorld 2014

This year’s Oracle OpenWorld has reflected some interesting bets on the future of databases, cloud, big data, and analytics, along with many other macro-trends like social, mobile, and Internet of Things (IoT). Oracle is doubling down on positioning itself as a cloud leader with emphasis on “pluggable” databases that can be easily hosted multi-tenant on-premises or migrated to a public cloud with a single command line....

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