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The WebRTC Summit 2016 New York, to be held June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of improving IT delivery by eliminating waste through automated business models leveraging cloud technologies. W...
The move to DevOps also introduces additional constraints to our burgeoning Iron Polygon, as individual projects become less distinct. In an environment focused on continuous automated testing as well as continuous integration and deployment, individual iterations become the project un...
No, this isn't a tirade on the security of IoT. It's about story about change. Specifically, change and its implications on security. Change is constant. There's a million different axioms and proverbs about change, so it's really hard to choose just one to sum up how it impacts sec...
Some time ago, I wrote an article entitled, "What is the Internet of Things?" It sought to help put the Internet of Things (IoT) into perspective and helped describe a dream about what the IoT could eventually become. Technologies always mature and people's feelings toward them change....
We hear a lot about Internet of Things but the million dollar question is, how does anybody actually make any money? The Cloud based vendors will add in IoT support in order to retain or grow their customer base within their MBaaS, MADP or API Gateway solutions. The developers will t...
SYS-CON Events announced today that O'Reilly Media has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. O'Reilly spreads the knowledge of innovators through its...
Still here? Okay then, let me explain further. This whole thing started because I was reading the Internet the other day and happened upon a claim that stated: “the attack surface for cloud applications is dramatically different than for highly controlled data centers”. And that ma...
Microservices architecture compartmentalize the application by function allowing for greater application flexibility, portability and an increase in update/changes. This architecture introduces new layer of monitoring challenges to an already complex application environment. The strid...
No one should need to be convinced the value of good data. It gives you the confidence to make decisions quickly and with less risk, it allows you to measure your success, and it lets you know when you need to adjust your course. But there’s a difference between knowing the value of da...
Martin Fowler describes how infrastructure automation is a key enabler of microservices: “Many of the products or systems being build with microservices are being built by teams with extensive experience of Continuous Delivery and it’s precursor, Continuous Integration. Teams buildi...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, will keynote at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. His key...
Test-Driven Development is a great tool for functional testing, but can you apply the same technique to performance testing? Why not? The purpose of TDD is to build out small unit tests, or scenarios, under which you control your initial coding. Your tests will fail the first time you ...
CloudCamp, where adopters of Cloud Computing technologies exchange ideas, is being held on Tuesday, November 3, from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm at the 17th Cloud Expo, November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CloudCamp will be led by Dave Nielsen of CloudCamp...
Developing software for the Internet of Things (IoT) comes with its own set of challenges. Security, privacy, and unified standards are a few key issues. In addition, each IoT product is comprised of (at least) three separate application components: the software embedded in the device,...
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, and June 7-9, 2016 at Javits Center, New York City, is co-located with Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading indust...
Node.js has been in the industry a long time and yet the conversations about it never seem to slow down. So what’s all the fuss about? What makes Node.js different from other programming languages and environments out there? Take a look at the infographic below and discover what! ...
Applications, compute, storage and security have moved to the cloud. Even so, enterprises are still saddled with historical wide area networks that connect branches and data centers to one another, but do little to help with cloud services. The network has become the weakest link. I...
Who are you? How do you introduce yourself? Do you use a name, or do you greet a friend by the last four digits of his social security number? Assuming you don’t, why are we content to associate our identity with 10 random digits assigned by our phone company? Identity is an issue that...
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Ivan R. Judson, Senior Engineer at Microsoft, will explore AllJoyn, an application level protocol for the Internet of Things supported by Microsoft and other members of the AllSeen Alliance. He will present the Cordova plugin that enables Cordova-based ap...
The promise of IoT is to have all things connected, feeding data and pushing content and solutions. This connectivity and the data from it has the potential to provide richer customer experiences, better business results, and much more informed consumers. So what happens when we take w...
Can call centers hang up the phones for good? Intuitive Solutions did. WebRTC enabled this contact center provider to eliminate antiquated telephony and desktop phone infrastructure with a pure web-based solution, allowing them to expand beyond brick-and-mortar confines to a home-based...
Docker is hot. However, as Docker container use spreads into more mature production pipelines, there can be issues about control of Docker images to ensure they are production-ready. Is a promotion-based model appropriate to control and track the flow of Docker images from development ...
The Internet of Things (IoT) promises to evolve the way the world does business; however, understanding how to apply it to your company can be a mystery. Most people struggle with understanding the potential business uses or tend to get caught up in the technology, resulting in solutio...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Kurento will exhibit at the 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Kurento is an open source software development framework providing a media server writt...
Organizations are now three times more likely to adopt cloud-based provisioning of recovery sites. Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) is a critical offering for cloud providers as it offers a non-intrusive solution for end users to effectively evaluate the cloud and become more ame...
Today air travel is a minefield of delays, hassles and customer disappointment. Airlines struggle to revitalize the experience. GE and M2Mi will demonstrate practical examples of how IoT solutions are helping airlines bring back personalization, reduce trip time and improve reliability...
Most people haven’t heard the word, “gamification,” even though they probably, and perhaps unwittingly, participate in it every day. Gamification is “the process of adding games or game-like elements to something (as a task) so as to encourage participation.” Further, gamification is ...
Have you sent Santa your list of all the wearables you’ll want under the tree this year? Maybe you’ve asked for a fitness tracker, a health monitor or that fancy new smart watch. But don’t stop there! As we continue to integrate technology with our desire for self-improvement and li...
Deep Information Sciences, the company that reimagined MySQL for the New Economy in the cloud, today announced that Chad Jones, its Chief Strategy Officer, will be a featured speaker at Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place November 3 – 5, 2015 in Santa Clara, CA. In his session, “H...
The handling of "data" has been limited to text chat and file download - all other data sharing seems to end with screensharing. What is holding back a more intensive use of peer-to-peer data? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, WebRTC Applications Team Lead at National ...
Webair, a leading provider of Cloud Hosting, Colocation and Managed solutions, today announces that its Chief Technology Officer, Sagi Brody, will speak at Cloud Expo 2015 Silicon Valley, to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, California. Cl...
In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, Oleg Lola, CEO at MobiDev, will provide insights based on his experience of helping dozens of companies to launch their products. He will also discuss: How to get expert feedback on the idea How to use cloud in complex projects When you should get ...
There's no doubt that the Internet of Things is driving the next wave of innovation. Google has spent billions over the past few months vacuuming up companies that specialize in smart appliances and machine learning. Already, Philips light bulbs, Audi automobiles, and Samsung washers a...
DevOps is a software development method that places emphasis on communications between Software Engineering, Quality Assurance and IT Operations (SEQAITO ) with the goal to produce software and services to improve, increase the operational performance for the Enterprise. Communication...
Those in the industry have been working hard to sweeten the deal again - efforts have been made to bring WebRTC into the mainstream and as a result the technology is experiencing a rebirth. Thanks to those who have remained dedicated to improving the situation for those around them, We...
There are a billion articles on ES6 at this point. What's one more? Here we discuss some emerging patterns and issues related to real world use of ES6 as well as how one can go about using it now via Babel. If you aren't yet familiar with the features and changes of ES6 itself, you'll ...
Riak TS is focused to handle time series application needs. It can do fast read/write to IOT devices, there in is its strength. It also targets financial and economics data as well as in scientific research applications. This is straight from Riak TS: "Riak TS automatically co-lo...
Logz.io, the Predictive ELK (Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana) log analytics cloud service company, announced today that it was chosen to speak at DevOps Summit, which will take place on November 3-5 in Santa Clara, California. Logz.io will explore the entire process that we have un...
WebRTC services have already permeated corporate communications in the form of videoconferencing solutions. However, WebRTC has the potential of going beyond and catalyzing a new class of services providing more than calls with capabilities such as mass-scale real-time media broadcasti...
"BSQUARE is in the business of selling software solutions for smart connected devices. It's obvious that IoT has moved from being a technology to being a fundamental part of business, and in the last 18 months people have said let's figure out how to do it and let's put some focus on i...