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Enlighted, the company bringing the Internet of Things (IoT) to the workplace with its smart sensor network and lighting control, today announced that it has secured $20 million in a Series D funding round. All of Enlighted's current investors -- Draper Nexus Ventures, Kleiner Perkins ...
Moonscape Ventures, a $120 million investment company focused on startups in the Internet of Things and related technologies, was launched today by global entrepreneur Mati Kochavi, whose existing network of companies include smart city and IoT solutions provider AGT International. Mo...
Application Server Market Company Profiles: 360 Logica, Actuate, Adobe, AgilePoint, Appian, Aurea, BigAgi, BizFlow, BonitaSoft, CA Technologies, Crosscheck Networks, EMC, Fabasoft Group, Fiorano, Fujitsu, GSX, Hewlett Packard, HostBridge, IBM, Informatica, Intalio, iWay Software,...
TIBCO Software Inc. has announced that TIBCO StreamBase®, the company's streaming data analytics platform, has been recognized as a leader in The Forrester Wave™: Big Data Streaming Analytics Platforms, Q3 2014 from Forrester Research, Inc. Big Data Streaming Analytics allow a busin...
Puppet Labs on Wednesday released the Puppet Labs 2014 State of DevOps Report. This year's third annual DevOps report is based on the largest and most comprehensive survey to date, with more than 9,200 IT and software development professionals responding from companies of all types and...
There is probably never going to be a perfect balance in the industry between Do-it-yourself (DIY) and Do-it-for-you (DIFY) networking. It seems exceedingly unlikely that there is a one-size-fits-all type of solution out there. And so we will invariably end up with a bifurcated market ...
Red Hat, Inc., has announced the availability of Red Hat JBoss Fuse 6.1 and Red Hat JBoss A-MQ 6.1, its standards-based integration and messaging products. The technologies extend and simplify integration to all facets of the enterprise, including on-premise, hybrid and cloud-based env...
SolidFire, the leader in all-flash storage systems built for the Next Generation Data Center, today introduced Version 6 of its Element OS, named Carbon, and a new set of enterprise class features into its industry leading all-flash array. Building on tremendous success as the benchmar...
VASCO Data Security International, Inc., offers a native authentication integration solution for MYDIGIPASS.COM that allows application developers to protect their end users' online identity. In November 2013, VASCO launched DIGIPASS for Application Perimeter Protection SDK (DIGIPASS ...
SolidFire, the leader in all-flash storage systems built for the next generation data center, today announced that their products have been verified as Citrix Ready® for Citrix XenDesktop®. This verification with the industry-leading solution for virtual desktop delivery ensures custom...
New Relic on Wednesday announced the arrival of New Relic Insights, a real-time analytics platform that collects, stores and presents valuable data directly from modern software, and transforms the data into insights about customers, applications and the business. Delivered as a cloud-...
"As businesses increasingly consider IP address management necessary for effective network management, growing trends such as BYOD and 'The Internet of Things' are making it more complicated by attaching a diverse and unpredictable array of devices to the network. IT Pros now have to m...
This IDC study defines and presents IDC's 2014 top 10 predictions (plus one bonus prediction) for the burgeoning Internet of Things market. It provides both horizontal and vertical predictions and provides insights into the many contributing piece parts of the market including the role...
Software-defined networking (SDN) represents a significant shift in network architecture and administrator, and brings the hope of a network truly friendly to bandwidth-intensive unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) applications. This market insight will discuss the benefits...
The rise in data volumes has changed the computing environment for many organisations, with challenges created in managing and reporting on the increasing amount of data, as well as dealing with the growing risk of data loss. 2014 will see data volumes continuing to grow, with a rise i...
Concern over big government surveillance and security vulnerabilities has reached global proportions. Big data/analytics, government surveillance, online tracking, behavior profiling for advertising and other major tracking activity trends have elevated privacy risks and identity based...
HP has announced new cloud-based analytics as a service built on HP's HAVEn Big Data analytics platform, helping clients solve business problems and create new revenue opportunities. By leveraging HP HAVEn, clients can more effectively analyze and derive value from their information, s...
It was at my very first job as a developer that I learned about code reviews (and that I intuitively hated them, a characteristic I share with many developers I've then since learned). We wrote and maintained software that automated tax preparation (yes, you may in fact be using servic...
No individual can really track and understand the impact of change in all the emerging technologies like Cloud Computing, Mobile Computing, Social Media, Agile Methodology and Big Data … You can realistically aim to have an in depth understanding of only a small subset. By in depth un...
Athletic shoes. Medical implants. Cars. As 3D printing becomes more affordable for small businesses and consumers, an ever-increasing array of products are being produced outside of large assembly lines and manufacturing facilities. Instead, they’re being printed, one-at-a-time, layer-...
AnyMeeting (http://anymeeting.com), a leading provider of web conferencing software for small business, announced that it has deployed WebRTC technology into its full-featured web conferencing platform -- leading the conferencing industry in applying this emerging technology standard. ...
AMSTERDAM, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ActiveVideo® today announced significant expansion of Cloud UIs in Europe, including increased adoption of its CloudTV™ software platform for the delivery of television user experiences from the cloud to any device in the home by cable and IPTV...
- T-Labs, the R&I arm of Deutsche Telekom, successfully tests CloudTV™-powered virtual STB; Ziggo to expand to unmanaged devices; Glashart (now part of KPN) brings CloudTV™ to IPTV
Anytime, anyplace, anywhere' collaboration is now a reality as Easynet Global Services has created the ultimate unified communications experience, integrating Microsoft Lync and Office 365 with Polycom's virtual meeting technology for the first time ever. The pioneering secure platform...
Integrate Edge provides a tool for companies to collect, store and share market and competitive intelligence information within their organization. It also provides a tool to share market insights created in-house from various external sources all in one interface. Integrate Edge can e...
  I recently wrote about the decline in what used to be called privacy. The definition of privacy is mutable, ever-changing. What was considered private 100 years ago, even 20 years ago, is practically non-existent today. As I wrote in 2006, before the iPhone and all devices that ...
The Internet is a funny thing. From the start of the Internet – military projects and all that – the Internet was meant to be a tool of mass communication. From its earliest days, the Internet was meant to open up the world to the masses by making the world a more inclusive...
As the impact of cloud technology becomes better understood and really takes hold, organizations will need to restructure themselves to ensure they are able to take full advantage of the opportunities presented to them and as a result stay relevant and alive. But to understand the i...
As PR professionals we’ve all been there—a client or colleague enthusiastically asks, “Can you get us on Ellen?” or “How can we make this go viral?” With this in mind, I wanted to document some of the craziest, most absurd requests or assignments PR and social media professionals have ...
Dion Hinchliffe posted a modernizing round up of Enterprise 2.0 tools, and I thought it would be useful to highlight: How you can use the Google suite for the same functions and benefits What else you can do with Google, and what this broad scope means for CIOs
UK security company Octavian has developed the industry's first onsite manned security app for smartphones and tablets, to increase its security offer to clients. Available exclusively to clients of Octavian Security, the new app will enable clients to access all security informatio...
"Cities play a vital role in our lives - both now and in the future. Microsoft's CityNext initiative puts people first and builds on this new era of collaborative technology to engage citizens, business and government leaders in new ways," said Laura Ipsen, corporate vice president of ...
According to a study by video tech firm Unruly, 6-second Vine videos are being posted to Twitter at the rate of 9 per second, which is up from 5 per second two months ago. The news comes amid talk of a brewing war between Twitter, which owns Vine, and Facebook’s Instagram, which just l...
"With Couchbase Server 2.1, our multi-threaded persistence engine provides customers dramatic disk read and write performance, allowing them to extend the scope and scale of their applications," said Yaseen Rahim, Sr. VP Products at Couchbase, as the NoSQL database leader today announc...
Leaders in software delivery and business automation offer enterprise DevOps at scaleBRISBANE, Calif and BELLEVUE, Wash, May 13, 2013, CollabNet® (www.collab.net), the leader for Enterprise Cloud Development, and UC4 Software (www.uc4.com), the leader in Business Automation, today...
especially in businesses that need a high-availability binaries repository and have global, around-the-clock development teams.
Tony Dyson, the creator of R2-D2 moves all his hosting to Supreme Servers11 April 2013 - Tony Dyson, the creator of R2-D2 from the Star Wars franchise, and now launching a new range of eBooks for Children, has moved all of his hosting requirements to CWCS Managed Hosting's sister compa...
JFrog, the company that's revolutionizing the way software is built, announced today the availability of Bintray to the public. In only six weeks of private beta testing, thousands of developers became active users contributing to tens-of-thousands of projects. Publically available aro...
“Our common interest in open source solutions has enabled OSSI to put together an all-star team of Government, commercial and community partners,” said John Farrell of HP/Fortify, OSSI's volunteer chairman and Chief Information Security Officer, as OSSI named several new members to its...
TAMPA, Fla., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Axiom Worldwide, Inc. has verified through official correspondence from the United States Food and Drug Administration that neither Excite Medical in Tampa, Florida or HTRD Group in Hong Kong own any 510(k) clearances for any DRX syste...