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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)

Building Open Interoperable Cloud Infrastructure

At pennies per virtual machine-hour, the economics of cloud computing are both compelling and daunting to replicate. Whether you are building your own cloud infrastructure, building a public cloud or choosing a cloud service, there are key strategy and technology decisions that make the difference between success and failure. In his General Session next week at 12th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo New York [June 10-13, 2013], Intel VP & GM Jason Waxman  will share industry best practices for deploying cloud infrastructure that maximize the benefits of cloud economics, agility and interoperability. Learn how Intel is working with industry leaders to deliver open, secure and efficient cloud computing based on optimized compute, networking, storage and software technology and what are key tools and resources to help you achieve your cloud computing goals. Speaker Bio: Jason W... (more)

Medical Imaging Markets

NEW YORK, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Medical Imaging Markets http://www.reportlinker.com/p048845/Medical-Imaging-Markets.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Medical_Imaging The purpose of this TriMark Publications report is to describe the specific market segment of the diagnostics market sector called medical imaging. Medical imaging can be categorized into nine main modalities: X-ray, ultrasound, computed tomography (CT), positron emission tomography (PET), single photon emission tomography (SPECT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear medicine (NM), mammography and fluoroscopy. Globally, X-ray is the most frequently used imaging procedure with about 108 million X-ray exams per year. MRI is second with 26 million examinations per year. PET, SPECT, CT and nucl... (more)

El futuro cinematográfico de la industria inalámbrica (also available in English)

Mi última contribución a la comunidad SP Mobility Community Mi Carrera ha tomado un cambio repentino para mejor, y durante los últimos dos meses me he enfocado en dominar un conjunto de habilidades totalmente nuevo para mí, dicha situación me ha dejado con muy poco tiempo para escribir contribuciones para la comunidad. Escribir para este espacio ha si enriquecedor en tantas formas que al escribir esta última entrada siento que estoy abandonando algo de mí. Quiero agradecer a todas las personas que leyeron mis entradas de blog, y que dejaron comentarios y preguntas, todos ustedes me han ayudado a ser un poco mejor en algo que nunca pensé poder ser capaz de hacer. Desde diciembre de 2011 hasta septiembre de 2013 he abordado diversos temas de la industria inalámbrica, un campo que para mí no solo es mi profesión sino también mi pasión y mi pasatiempo.   Para esta últ... (more)

Chat with Cash Coleman talking ClearDB, cloud database and Johnny Cash

Chat with Cash Coleman talking ClearDB, cloud database and Johnny Cash By Greg Schulz Podcast with Cash Coleman talking ClearDB, cloud database and Johnny Cash In this episode from the SNIA DSI 2014 event I am joined by Cashton Coleman (@Cash_Coleman). Introducing Cashton (Cash) Coleman and ClearDB Cashton (Cash) is a Software architect, product mason, family bonder, life builder, idea founder along with Founder & CEO of SuccessBricks, Inc., makers of ClearDB. ClearDB is a provider of MySQL database software tools for cloud and physical environments. In our conversation talk about ClearDB, what they do and whom they do it with including deployments in cloud's as well as onsite. For example if you are using some of the Microsoft Azzure cloud services using MySQL, you may already be using this technology. However, there is more to the story and discussion including how ... (more)

Fujitsu Laboratories of America Hosts Sixth Annual Fujitsu North America Technology Forum

Fujitsu Laboratories of America announced that it is hosting the Sixth Annual Fujitsu North America Technology Forum in Mountain View, Calif. today. The theme for this year’s event is “Powering a Sustainable Future with Next Generation Technologies”. The invitation only event will feature breakout sessions and a technology showcase featuring the latest Fujitsu research and solution offerings from around the world. Keynotes will be delivered by leading luminaries in academia and industry, including John Hennessy, president of Stanford University, Nicholas Negroponte, chairman emeritus of MIT Media Lab and founder of One Laptop per Child Association, Alan Kay president and founder, Viewpoints Research Institute and Tatsuo Tomita, president of Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. The event will showcase how Fujitsu’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is leading the ... (more)

850 Interactive Advertising Industry Leaders Convene for the IAB Annual Leadership Meeting

Today, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) kicked off its Annual Leadership Meeting at the Arizona Biltmore in Phoenix, gathering together 850 digital industry leaders to share insights and debate the event’s theme for 2013: “Big Data & Big Ideas: Friends, Enemies or Frenemies?” Sold out for the sixth year in a row, the prestigious conference will explore the interplay between the “science” of big data and the “art” of big ideas, and delve into how they are disrupting the advertising sector and creating new opportunities. The conference will feature several keynote presentations from digital marketing and media heavyweights: •   Mike Abbott, General Partner, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers • Tim Armstrong, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, AOL • Henrique De Castro, Chief Operating Officer, Yahoo! • Scott Howe, President and Chief Executive Officer, Acxi... (more)

ZENN Motor Company Reports 2013 First Quarter Results

TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 03/01/13 -- ZENN Motor Company Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ZNN) ("ZENN" or the "Company"), today announced its unaudited financial results for the three months ended December 31, 2012. All amounts are expressed in Canadian dollars. Financial Results In the three months ended December 31, 2012, net losses from continuing operations were $320,317 or $0.01 per share. For the corresponding period in the prior year, net losses from continuing operations were $365,790 or $0.01 per share. At December 31, 2012, the Company had working capital of $1,323,067 and cash, including cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments, totaling $1,638,909, compared to working capital of $1,675,361 and cash of $1,937,592, respectively, at September 30, 2012. Additional Information Readers are encouraged to read the Company's audited consolidated financial ... (more)

Global Data Center Solutions Provider CyrusOne Announces TIA-942 Certification at Carrollton, Texas Facility

Global data center services provider CyrusOne, (NASDAQ:CONE), has announced its new Carrollton, Texas, facility is the fifth CyrusOne data center location in Texas to earn TIA-942 certification and comply with PCI-DSS. CyrusOne Massively Modular Data Center in Carrollton, Texas (Dallas Metro). (Photo: Business Wire) The Telecommunications Industry Association’s TIA-942 is the American National Standard for data center telecommunication infrastructure. This standard specifies the minimum requirements for telecommunications infrastructure of data centers, as well as other important factors, including architecture, electrical, and mechanical. For each of these factors, the data center is categorized in four class levels (Class 1-4), and includes an overall class-level rating. “The Class 4 TIA-942 certification of our Carrollton facility demonstrates our commitment to ... (more)

OCZ Technology Signs AB S.A. to Distribute Complete Portfolio of Solid State Drives and Power Supply Units in Central-Eastern Europe

SAN JOSE, CA--(Marketwire - March 25, 2013) - OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) and power supply units (PSUs) for computing devices and systems, today announced that AB S.A., an established multinational distributor of leading IT and computer technology products, is now authorized to distribute OCZ's complete line of SSDs and PSUs in Central-Eastern Europe (CEE). The distribution agreement covers all markets where AB S.A. operates including Poland, Czechoslovakia and Slovakia. "We carefully observe new products in the IT market to introduce them into our product offerings. As data traffic continues to exponentially increase, solid state drives are considered to be the future of IT," said Zbigniew Madry, Sales Director and Member of the Board of AB S.A. "Our goal is to provide clients with acce... (more)

Quantum Joins Active Archive Alliance

SAN JOSE, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/26/13 -- Quantum Corp. (NYSE: QTM), a proven global expert in data protection and big data management, today announced that it has joined the Active Archive Alliance -- a collaborative industry association formed to educate end-user organizations on the evolving new technologies that enable reliable, online and efficient access to their archived data. "Having built out a broad range of file system, object storage and tape solutions, we look forward to working with other Alliance members to share ideas and help users create and manage active archives that enable them to realize the full value of their data," said Mark Pastor, strategic marketing at Quantum. "Active archives have varied access requirements and new technologies like LTFS tape and next-gen object storage will increasingly have a place as these archives grow to unprece... (more)

DXWorldEXPO Digital Transformation Stories
Dion Hinchcliffe is an internationally recognized digital expert, bestselling book author, frequent keynote speaker, analyst, futurist, and transformation expert based in Washington, DC. He is currently Chief Strategy Officer at the industry-leading digital strategy and online community solutions firm, 7Summits.
Digital Transformation is much more than a buzzword. The radical shift to digital mechanisms for almost every process is evident across all industries and verticals. This is often especially true in financial services, where the legacy environment is many times unable to keep up with the rapidly shifting demands of the consumer. The constant pressure to provide complete, omnichannel delivery of customer-facing solutions to meet both regulatory and customer demands is putting enormous pressure on...
The standardization of container runtimes and images has sparked the creation of an almost overwhelming number of new open source projects that build on and otherwise work with these specifications. Of course, there's Kubernetes, which orchestrates and manages collections of containers. It was one of the first and best-known examples of projects that make containers truly useful for production use. However, more recently, the container ecosystem has truly exploded. A service mesh like Istio addr...
Enterprises are striving to become digital businesses for differentiated innovation and customer-centricity. Traditionally, they focused on digitizing processes and paper workflow. To be a disruptor and compete against new players, they need to gain insight into business data and innovate at scale. Cloud and cognitive technologies can help them leverage hidden data in SAP/ERP systems to fuel their businesses to accelerate digital transformation success.
Digital Transformation: Preparing Cloud & IoT Security for the Age of Artificial Intelligence. As automation and artificial intelligence (AI) power solution development and delivery, many businesses need to build backend cloud capabilities. Well-poised organizations, marketing smart devices with AI and BlockChain capabilities prepare to refine compliance and regulatory capabilities in 2018. Volumes of health, financial, technical and privacy data, along with tightening compliance requirements by...
Charles Araujo is an industry analyst, internationally recognized authority on the Digital Enterprise and author of The Quantum Age of IT: Why Everything You Know About IT is About to Change. As Principal Analyst with Intellyx, he writes, speaks and advises organizations on how to navigate through this time of disruption. He is also the founder of The Institute for Digital Transformation and a sought after keynote speaker. He has been a regular contributor to both InformationWeek and CIO Insight...
Cloud is the motor for innovation and digital transformation. CIOs will run 25% of total application workloads in the cloud by the end of 2018, based on recent Morgan Stanley report. Having the right enterprise cloud strategy in place, often in a multi cloud environment, also helps companies become a more intelligent business. Companies that master this path have something in common: they create a culture of continuous innovation. In his presentation, Dilipkumar will outline the latest resear...
Everyone wants the rainbow - reduced IT costs, scalability, continuity, flexibility, manageability, and innovation. But in order to get to that collaboration rainbow, you need the cloud! In this presentation, we'll cover three areas: First - the rainbow of benefits from cloud collaboration. There are many different reasons why more and more companies and institutions are moving to the cloud. Benefits include: cost savings (reducing on-prem infrastructure, reducing data center foot print, redu...
Andrew Keys is Co-Founder of ConsenSys Enterprise. He comes to ConsenSys Enterprise with capital markets, technology and entrepreneurial experience. Previously, he worked for UBS investment bank in equities analysis. Later, he was responsible for the creation and distribution of life settlement products to hedge funds and investment banks. After, he co-founded a revenue cycle management company where he learned about Bitcoin and eventually Ethereal. Andrew's role at ConsenSys Enterprise is a mul...
When building large, cloud-based applications that operate at a high scale, it’s important to maintain a high availability and resilience to failures. In order to do that, you must be tolerant of failures, even in light of failures in other areas of your application. “Fly two mistakes high” is an old adage in the radio control airplane hobby. It means, fly high enough so that if you make a mistake, you can continue flying with room to still make mistakes. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Lee A...