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Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Smart Home, Building City Machine-to-Machine (M2M) Applications. Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications growth is expected to accelerate, particularly in certain industry verticals, and especially due to the anticipated Internet ...
While the interest and buzz around the Internet of Things (IoT) has grown steadily in recent years, the seemingly endless market promise continues to become reality. According to new research from International Data Corporation (IDC), a transformation is underway that will see the worl...
OutSystems has announced that FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) is rapidly delivering new software modules for its Sustainability Workbench platform by using OutSystems to develop web and mobile applications. Part of the ADEC Group, a multinational organization focusing on healthcare, sustai...
The Internet of Things (IoT) represents a new construct in the information and communications technology (ICT) world that is occupying the minds of IT vendors, service providers, and systems integrators as it represents huge potential for new streams of revenue and new customers. Inter...
The Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) is the leading industry forum for developing market driven, interoperable mobile service enablers. A key area of work within OMA is building enablers that help network operators expose value for apps developers while keeping in mind the quality experience...
It’s been over 20 years since Ward Cunningham introduced the debt metaphor with an experience report at OOPSLA, the conference for Object Oriented Programming. At the time, Cunningham was arguing that debt was a good idea — you could get the software out faster by taking shortcut...
"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 ...
Effective immediately, 30 members from South Florida's leading brokerage and property management firm Flagler Real Estate Services, LLC (FRES) join Avison Young, forming the nucleus for Avison Young's entry into the Florida commercial real estate markets. The move further expands Aviso...
Rackspace® Hosting (NYSE: RAX), the open cloud company, has achieved certification to the ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Management standard. The certification is based upon an external validation of the company’s environmental performance with regard to the design, implementation and su...
Crowdfunding has become a very in-demand concept here in Canada, following the hyper-growth of the trend in the USA. In Canada it’s viewed as especially important because of the dreaded Innovation Gap, as this features a lack of Venture Capital for new projects. Sourcing it via t...
GreenBytes, Inc., a developer of high-performance, energy-efficient inline data deduplication storage solutions based on solid state disk (SSD) technology, on Tuesday announced that it has raised an additional $12 million in Series B funding from Generation Investment Management LLP wi...
As we enter the third month of 2012, we can but hope that this should be the year that the UK Government finally realises that its Carbon Reduction Commitment Scheme is bad for business. Introduced under the banner of helping UK industry to become more energy efficient it seems to want...
SAP AG on Wednesday announced its financial results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2011. "We are very pleased with the exceptionally strong top-line growth this quarter. Continued efficiency gains combined with operational excellence led to a very strong operating margin ...
INTERXION HOLDING NV, a European provider of carrier-neutral colocation data centre services, today announced that its Belgian data centre has taken the strategic decision to be supplied 100% by green energy. Working in partnership with its energy supplier, Interxion's Belgium site no...
We all remember the Internet bubble back in 1999-2000 era. Start-ups were getting huge valuations. The joke then was – if you are 27 years old and not a millionaire, then you are a failure. All you needed was a sign-board saying “new internet company” and stand on Sand Hill Road. Sever...
Earth Rangers is focused on working with children to help protect biodiversity. Our long-term goal is to partner with them to protect enough natural habitats to ensure the lasting survival of all species in Canada, where we are based. We take our mission to “Bring Back the Wild” seriou...
CloudApps, a provider of sustainability and carbon management solutions, announced on Thursday that Stephen Kelly has joined its board. A senior industry figure, Kelly is one of the most successful CEOs in the European technology industry. Kelly's appointment further bolsters CloudApps...
If you find yourself surfing the web this Earth Day, you may be interested to know that one of the boldest green initiatives involves the technology of computing. We’ve entered the era of the “cloud”—a way of computing via the Internet that broadly shares computer resources instead of...
Local Government Authorities are increasingly turning to Location Intelligence solutions for emergency contingency planning, public health initiatives and compliance directives, according to Pitney Bowes Business Insight (PBBI), the global provider of Location Intelligence, Data Manage...
Operating cash flow from continuing operations was euro 3.04 billion (2008: euro 2.18 billion), an increase of 39%. Free cash flow was euro 2.81 billion (2008: euro 1.84 billion), an increase of 52%. Free cash flow was 26% of total revenues (2008: 16%). At December 31, 2009, SAP had a ...
The Hopenhagen campaign urges citizens of the world to visit the Hopenhagen.org website, sign a petition demanding their leaders support climate change, and share their messages of hope through social media applications. As a campaign that is using social media to connect the people of...
Billing capability is a critical ingredient in business success and sustainability in the Cloud. Effective billing and payment solutions are essential in enabling monetization, providing agility in competitive situations, managing the channel, and reducing operational costs for any Clo...
The P500H storage solution can provide users for dual active protection, high bandwidth cache mirroring, seamless management, multiple target nodes, high availability / load-balancing, and high performance. Qsan redundant controllers are designed on its own invented technology of activ...
MRCB Land, the Property Division of Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad (MRCB) today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Cisco and Datacraft Advanced Network Services Sdn Bhd to collaborate on the transformation of MRCB Land's developments into smart and connected urban ...
The mantra heard most often in business these days is "Do More With Less." For many businesses, cutting costs while trying to grow—or even sustain their place in the market—is easier said than done. What could help many businesses is gaining access to some of that $787 Billion in Feder...
We all take for granted that our online applications at home will perform the instant we need them. Whether it's Voice over IP, video on-demand, gaming, or other applications, we have instantaneous, high-speed access, anytime. In this environment, IT managers are now facing the questio...
Intel has asked its stockholders to let it exchange employees’ underwater stock options for new options with a lower strike price. It told the SEC Monday that it figures that 99% of employee stock options are sucking wind. It claims it needs it to keep irreplaceable staff working on mu...
For a business to be sustainable today, it must be supported by a truly sustainable architecture. This type of architecture must have built-in agility and reusability. To be able to support the disparate end-to-end transaction components involved in converting leads to cash, this archi...
In most discussions about scalability, we often approach the topic as a pure technical/architecture challenge, and ignore cost issues. The problem is that when we truly scale our application, and want to benefit from economies of scale, we're going to end up with scale limitations, not...
'We're dedicated to building the largest open-source community dedicated to RIAs, breaking down the barriers between traditional preferred languages, programming models and solutions,' says the co-founder & CEO of Appcelerator, Jeff Haynie, in this Exclusive Q&A with Jeremy Geelan. To ...
We often say SOA is a discipline in enterprise architecture and if you want to get the most out of it, you have to approach SOA from business, architectural, organizational, and technological perspectives. However, most of the organizations we've worked with are taking a project-driven...
Continuing to fulfill and expand the Cisco Data Center 3.0 initiative, Cisco announced new products and professional services that will help customers virtualize data centers for greater operational and energy efficiency. The new offerings make the virtual network a highly efficient pl...
Schneider Electric and Bull have combined their respective skills to form a partnership offering comprehensive data center energy audit services, designed to help organisations meet the challenge of energy efficiency.
Fortisphere announced the Fortisphere Partner Program. Created for the company's resellers, system integrators and OEM partners, the Fortisphere Partner Program will provide customers with a comprehensive ecosystem of solution partners focused on delivering best-in-class, policy-based ...
Since the launch of the Oracle Application Integration Architecture (AIA) last April, Oracle's partner ecosystem has embraced Oracle's pre-built integration products and stepped forward to deploy and extend them for specific customers. The combination of pre-built integration products ...
In the world of finance, investments are regularly measured by performance. If an investment isn't making money, the basic rule is make a change, and quickly. Consider a stock purchased for a dollar. If you bought that stock, and it became obvious that the value was going down rather t...
Nothing will slow the progress and increased adoption of open software. What was traditionally viewed as developer and infrastructure tools has quickly infiltrated the enterprise environment. The public sector was one of the first to initiate the trend. For example, 400,000 workstation...
While organizational business units and departments are in a hurry to embrace Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), without a proper control or governance of SOA adoption, the organizations are at risk of building unmanaged SOA environments that result in chaos and failure. The success ...
Radware announced its OnDemand Switch, a new hardware platform for Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) that delivers breakthrough performance and superior scalability through an easy-to-upgrade license approach, for additional throughput and services.
Information always has and always will be the lifeblood of a company. But globalization has profoundly changed how a business collects and exchanges data, and with whom an organization shares that information. In today's sprawling digital enterprise, operations are no longer contained ...