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Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here While the focus and objectives of IoT initiatives are many and diverse, they all share a few common attributes, and one of those is the network. Commonly, that network includes the Internet, over which there isn't any real control for performance and availability. Or is there? The current state of the art for Big Data analytics, as applied to network telemetry, offers new opportunities for improving and assuring operational integrity. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jim Frey, Vice President of Strategic Alliances at Kentik, discussed tactics and tools to bridge the gap between IoT project teams and the network planning and operations functions that play a significant role in project success. Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Speaker Bio: Jim Frey is Vice President of Strategic Alliances... (more)

RightScale CTO to Present at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo

Thorsten von Eicken, Co-Founder & CTO of RightScale, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Von Eicken, who before joining RightScale was Chief Architect at Expertcity.com and Citrix Online, makers of GoToMyPC, GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar, and GoToAssist, will address issues such as, "How do you deploy an app across multiple clouds?" and "What are the challenges and opportunities for application design and deployment?" "Cloud computing has become a disruptive force in the computing world by providing pay-as-you-go, on demand compute and storage resources that can expand to be virtually infinite for the needs of most companies," says von Eicken. "But we are now evolving from the initial stage of 'scaling my app in the cloud' to a new stage where the focus shifts to fault-tol... (more)

3Leaf Systems Founder & CTO to Present at Cloud Computing Conference & Expo

The Chairman, Founder & CTO of 3Leaf Systems, Bob Quinn, will be presenting at SYS-CON's 2nd International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo in New York City this coming March 30-April 1, 2009. Quinn, who before founding 3Leaf was founder and CEO of Network Virtual Systems (NVS) and founder and chairman of iMODL, will be addressing how networking infrastructure and servers are evolving to bring on-demand IT to the cloud. "Cloud computing is enabled by virtualization, and virtualization means separating the OS and its application stack from computing hardware that executes code," observes Quinn. "Today cloud computing uses off-the-shelf-servers and, through virtualization, allows a user of the cloud to choose the size of the cloud-server as some fraction of a standard server, measured by the amount of memory, the amount of CPU, or a combination of both," he continue... (more)

Obama Endorses the Value of U.S. Social Technologies

"We are the nation that put cars in driveways and computers in offices; the nation of Edison and the Wright brothers; of Google and Facebook. In America, innovation doesn’t just change our lives. It’s how we make a living." With this one sentence, spoken Tuesday during his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama ushered in once and for all the Age of Sociotechnology, the age that recognizes the importance of the interaction between people and technology in both workplaces and society. Obama recognizes perhaps better than anyone in America the extent to which technology nowadays is socially constructed and society is technically constructed. "We are the nation...of Google and Facebook" - those eight words may well go on to become the most significant President Obama has ever uttered to date. For better or for worse, it would seem that the destiny of the U.S.... (more)

IBM Has Joined OpenStack

The list of Corporate CLAs allowed to contribute to OpenStack projects, as of 2/2/12, now includes IBM. The full corporate list, according to OpenStack.org, now contains 114 member and is as follows: 6Fusion (7/14/11) ADII Research and Applications (7/19/10) All To Success Inc (9/1/10) American Megatrends, Inc (3/25/11) ANEXIA Internetdlenstlestungs GmbH (7/19/10) ANSO Labs (8/14/10) Atlanta Cloud Technology, Inc (10/26/10) Atomia (1/30/12) Attune Infocom Pvt Ltd (8/5/10) Austin Software Foundry, Inc (1/21/11) B1 Systems GmbH (2/2/11) Bash IT (5/23/11) Bayoda GmbH (7/20/10) Brocade Communications (4/11/11) Caleb Tennis (8/14/10) Canonical (at some point in time) CERN (1/23/12) ChuanhowTech (8/23/11) Cisco (3/31/11) Citrix (8/161/10) Citrix R&D (8/2/11) Cloud Central Pty Ltd (7/19/10) Cloud.com (7/27/10) CloudFlow, Inc (10/26/10) CloudNucleus (7/22/10) CloudScaling (7/22/10) Colloqu... (more)

Day 3 Keynote at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley | Cloud Apps: Assembly Required

Cloud Expo Silicon Valley $500 Savings here! In this morning's Day 3 keynote at Cloud Expo Silicon Valley we will present ten imperatives for constructing next generation applications that we have defined based on research findings from a community of 1,500 application building companies. Emerging applications will not just be cloud-enabled, but also mobile, connected to social media networks and able to consume and respond in real-time to patterns in Big Data. Most important, application building must become more productive with a reduced time-to-market. To meet these demands, there is an imperative to move from a model of "build everything" to a model of "application assembly" from available customizable parts. In his Day 3 Keynote at the upcoming 11th International Cloud Expo, Dr. John Bates, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Progress Sof... (more)

SmartGrid: An Example Sensor Analytics Ecosystem | @ThingsExpo [#IoT]

SmartGrid: An Example Sensor Analytics Ecosystem Cultural, regulatory, environmental, political and economic (CREPE) conditions over the past decade are creating cross-industry solution spaces that require processes and technologies from both the Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Management and Analytics (DMA). These solution spaces are evolving into Sensor Analytics Ecosystems (SAE) that represent significant new opportunities for organizations of all types. Public Utilities throughout the world, providing electricity, natural gas and water, are pursuing SmartGrid initiatives that represent one of the more mature examples of SAE. Register for @ThingsExpo "FREE" (before Friday) ▸ Here We have spoken with, or attended presentations from, utilities in the United States, South America, Asia and Europe. This session will provide a look at the CREPE drivers for SmartGrids... (more)

Digital Transformation: Not Because It’s Easy, But Because It’s Hard | @CloudExpo #IoT #M2M #AI

Digital Transformation: Not Because It's Easy, But Because It's Hard Guest post by Intellyx Principal Analyst Charles Araujo Pop quiz: What's the first thing you should do after you've completed your digital transformation? If you've followed our work here at Intellyx, you know this was a trick question. Digital transformation is a process, not a destination. It's a fundamental reshaping of an organization's culture that reorients it around the customer experience, business value and constant change. It's not about executing a ‘digital transformation project' and finding a new normal. The essence of digital transformation is the destruction of the static state. This essence is a challenging concept to grasp, ironically, because while we talk about digital transformation, we do it through an industrial era filter. It's difficult to imagine a change of state this fund... (more)

Mike Kavis Joins @DevOpsSUMMIT NY Faculty | @MadGreek65 @Deloitte #AI #IoT #DevOps #Monitoring #SmartCities

Register for this session ▸ Here Mike is managing director in Deloitte Consulting LLP's Cloud practice, responsible for helping clients implement cloud strategy and architecture to drive digital transformation. Beyond his technology experience, Mike brings an insightful understanding of how to address the organizational change, process improvement, and talent management challenges associated with digital transformation. Mike brings more than 30 years of experience in software development and architecture to his role. Most recently, he was a principal architect with Cloud Technology Partners. A pioneer in cloud computing, Mike led a team that built the world's first high-speed transaction network in Amazon's public cloud and won the 2010 AWS Global Startup Challenge. He has written extensively about cloud technologies and the Internet of Things. Mike earned a bachel... (more)

Lori MacVittie Joins @DevOpsSUMMIT NY Faculty | @LMacVittie @F5Networks #DevOps #Monitoring #Microservices

Register for this session Here Lori MacVittie is a subject matter expert on emerging technology responsible for outbound evangelism across F5's entire product suite. MacVittie has extensive development and technical architecture experience in both high-tech and enterprise organizations, in addition to network and systems administration expertise. Prior to joining F5, MacVittie was an award-winning technology editor at Network Computing Magazine where she evaluated and tested application-focused technologies including app security and encryption-related solutions. She holds a B.S. in Information and Computing Science from the University of Wisconsin at Green Bay, and an M.S. in Computer Science from Nova Southeastern University, and is an O'Reilly author.   MacVittie is a member of the Board of Regents for the DevOps Institute, and an Advisory Board Member for Cloud... (more)

Torin Sandall Joins @DevOpsSUMMIT NY Faculty | @SomeTorin @OpenPolicyAgent #DevOps #Monitoring #ContinuousDelivery

Authorization for DevOps Register for this session ▸ Here Authorization of web applications developed in the cloud is a fundamental problem for security, yet companies often build solutions from scratch, which is error prone and impedes time to market. This talk shows developers how they can (instead) build on-top of community-owned projects and frameworks for better security.Whether you build software for enterprises, mobile, or internal microservices, security is important. Standards like SAML, OIDC, and SPIFFE help you solve identity and authentication, but for them authorization is out of scope. When you need to control "who can do what" in your app, you are on your own. To solve authorization, you may be tempted to hardcode logic against SAML assertions, scopes, or X.509 certificate attributes. But, approaches like this lead to systems that are hard to understa... (more)

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