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Click here to follow ▸@WebRTCSummit AVer Information, Inc., a leading provider of innovative video conferencing solutions for SMBs and large corporations, and Vidtel, a pioneer in cloud-based any-to-any® video conferencing, today announced a strategic partnership and a joint solution to bring powerful, affordable cloud-based video conferencing to businesses of any size. The joint solution bundles AVer's EVC100 and EVC130 video conferencing endpoints with Vidtel's Connect and MeetMe cloud-based video collaboration services. AVer Information, Inc. website link AVer EVC100 is the industry's first under-$1,000, enterprise-class HD video conferencing endpoint, and is covered by the industry's only three-year warranty. Vidtel Connect provides easy-to-use cloud-based point-to-point video calling. Customers can leverage video calling without any network infrastructure suc... (more)

EmerGeo Announces Record $1.4 Million Contract in the Middle East

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/06/10 -- Editor's Note: there are two photos accompanying this news release. EmerGeo Solutions Worldwide Inc. (TSX VENTURE: EMG))(FRANKFURT: EMI), a leading provider of emergency management software and consulting services, is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Emergeo Software Solutions Middle East LLC has secured a strategic contract with the Ministry of Interior, represented by the Abu Dhabi Police G.H.Q., to implement its EmerGeo software. The software was used by the Abu Dhabi Police in their emergency and crisis management work, at the inaugural Yas Island Formula 1® Race in early November, to incorporate GIS based security and emergency plans in support of their emergency response operations. The EmerGeo software was also used in the December 2009 FIFA Cup, the National Day Celebrations, and will continu... (more)

RADWIN Releases New RADWIN 2000 C-Series High-Capacity Radios Optimized for Backhaul

TEL-AVIV, Israel, January 21 /PRNewswire/ -- RADWIN (http://www.radwin.com), a leading provider of Backhaul and Broadband Wireless Solutions, today announced the release of its new RADWIN 2000 C-Series. RADWIN 2000 C-Series delivers 100 Mbps asymmetric throughput at the most competitive price in the market. Providing up to 16 E1s/T1s + Ethernet on one platform at ranges of up to 120 Km/75 miles, the RADWIN 2000 C-Series solutions set a new benchmark in performance and reliability. The latest addition to RADWIN's portfolio, The RADWIN 2000 C-Series offers Adaptive Asymmetric capacity whereby bandwidth is automatically allocated between uplink and downlink based on traffic loads and air-interface conditions. RADWIN 2000 C-Series incorporates advanced technologies such as MIMO, OFDM and Diversity together with unique proprietary protocols to ensure unmatched robustnes... (more)

3M Announces Support for ReadersFirst Initiative

Visitors to the 3M Library Systems booth at the Frankfurt Book Fair from October 10-14 will have the chance to learn about 3M’s leadership in the library eBook market. As evidence of that leadership, 3M supports the ReadersFirst initiative, a movement to improve eBook access and services for public library users. Libraries participating in ReadersFirst asked e-content providers to offer products that allow users to search and browse both the physical and digital collections of a library within a single, comprehensive catalog. Additionally, the initiative is seeking solutions that allow users to place holds, check-out items, view availability, manage fines and receive communications without having to visit separate websites. The 3M Cloud Library eBook Lending Service aligns with the goals of the ReadersFirst movement and was designed specifically with this flexibilit... (more)

Liaison Extends Capabilities of Enterprise Application and B2B Integration Solutions with One-Click Cloud Connector and Open API Capability

Liaison Technologies, a global provider of secure cloud-based integration and data management services and solutions, announced today that its Electronic Commerce Server (ECS) 7.0 and Delta 6.0 will be released for general availability later this month. The ECS 7.0 release from Liaison will include a new Cloud Connector feature for simple one click extensibility to ECS, as well as enhanced security group settings and extended support for monitoring and onboarding partners. The Delta 6.0 release is optimized for newer operating systems, with additional productivity improvements for mapping and database testing. Both solutions support multibyte data and when used together provide a complete EAI solution, capable of coordinating the many diverse applications, databases, and e-commerce formats found across the enterprise. Liaison’s new Cloud Connector enables companies... (more)

Synology Moves Storage Forward with DiskStation Manager (DSM) 4.2 Beta

BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Synology America Corp. today announced the launch of the public beta for DSM 4.2 - the latest advance in Synology's award-winning NAS operating system. The new DSM version brings improvements for both home and business users at no additional cost. Synology's Quick Connect includes more apps than ever before. In addition to Cloud Station and DS file, Quick Connect has added support for DS audio, DS photo+, and the new DS cloud apps. This allows users to remotely connect apps through their DiskStation without the need to forward ports in their router. Home and small to medium business users alike will find many improvements to appreciate: Quick Connect adds support for DS audio, DS photo+, and the new DS cloud apps for remote access with no need for port forwarding, simplifying remote access DS cloud is launched to allow iO... (more)

Stipple and PEOPLE Introduce Real-Time Shopping Inside Red Carpet Photos for the Critics' Choice Movie Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 01/09/13 -- Stipple today announces a new interactive dimension to the red carpet images from the Critics' Choice Movie Awards (CCMA). In partnership with PEOPLE, fans can explore and shop the 'Films and Fashions' of the red carpet through PEOPLE.com's coverage of the Critics' Choice Movie Awards. Stipple's interactive technology will enable fans to learn more about the stars, their films, and styles. The Critics' Choice Movie Awards will be held on Thursday, January 10, at 8pm EST. The red carpet pre-show begins at 6pm EST. For the first time, many red carpet items will be accurately available for purchase, in real-time, during the program. As part of an exclusive partnership, PEOPLE.com will publish live, Stipple-tagged photos in its style channel and tweet interactive images to their millions of followers. "We're thrilled to inc... (more)

NetIQ Launches Virtual Appliance to Simplify Cloud Single Sign-on

HOUSTON, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NetIQ® today announced CloudAccess 1.1, a single sign-on virtual appliance that enables IT teams to more quickly and easily manage the onslaught of cloud applications and services in a controlled, secure and automated manner. By delivering a consistent single sign-on experience to users, protecting corporate data and helping meet compliance demands, CloudAccess 1.1 facilitates additional business-enabling opportunities cloud services afford, without the management complexity and security risks associated with ad-hoc access controls. Cloud-based applications and services contracted by business users usually circumvent existing IT access controls, making it difficult to ensure that the access users have is uniquely appropriate. Furthermore, the rate of adoption of cloud services continues to accelerate. According to industry ana... (more)

The Top 250 Players in the Cloud Computing Ecosystem

In the run-up to the next Cloud Expo, 7th Cloud Expo (November 1–4, 2010) being held at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Silicon Valley, it's time to give my earlier list a complete overhaul. Here, accordingly, is an expanded list of the most active players in the Cloud Ecosystem. I have increased it from the 'mere' 150 I identified back in January of this year, to 250, testimony – as if any were needed! – to the fierce and continuing growth of the "Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of enterprise computing. Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe the various services and solutions in this round-up are in every case taken from the Web sites of the companies themselves. Omissions to this Top 250 list should be sent to me via Twitter (twitter.com/jg21) and I will endeavor to include them in any future revision of this newly expanded rou... (more)

Dolphin Announces Open API With Over 50 Add-ons Including Dropbox and Wikipedia

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 06/28/12 -- GOOGLE I/O -- Dolphin Browser, the most popular third-party browser on Android and iOS and only Gesture and Voice enabled browser, today announced the launch of Dolphin Garage, which opens the Dolphin Browser API to allow for third-party development. Dolphin also announced four new Add-ons from Dropbox, Pocket, Evernote and Wikipedia that show off Dolphin Garage's powerful capabilities. In addition, Dolphin Garage also supports Web apps based on Adobe's PhoneGap, which enable faster HTML5 Web app deployment. Dolphin Garage gives developers access to more than 150 Dolphin internal APIs including various browser user interface interactions, while also providing a runtime sandbox environment to allow developers to create their own experiences within Dolphin Browser. Powered by Dolphin Garage, users can now seamlessly exp... (more)

Where Are RIA Technologies Headed in 2008?

I am always being told off by i-technologists for quoting Picasso as having said that computers are useless. But I still love his reasoning? "Because they can only give you answers." Picasso, like AJAXWorld Magazine, liked questions. So we thought we would share with you what some of the world's leading rich Internet application pioneers are thinking may be the next questions that we need to see answered. From that readers can themselves infer where AJAX is headed. What are the top questions to ask next about AJAX? Eric Miraglia of Yahoo! 1.  (From March'08) How do I calculate the ROI of building my RIA on the iPhone SDK vs using AJAX? 2.  How do I assess the performance of my app and decide what to do next to make it faster?  3.  When it comes to accessibility, how do I know what's required of me for my rich web apps?  Beyond what's required, what makes good business se... (more)

IoT & Smart Cities Stories
Discussions of cloud computing have evolved in recent years from a focus on specific types of cloud, to a world of hybrid cloud, and to a world dominated by the APIs that make today's multi-cloud environments and hybrid clouds possible. In this Power Panel at 17th Cloud Expo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists addressed the importance of customers being able to use the specific technologies they need, through environments and ecosystems that expose their APIs to make true ...
"Space Monkey by Vivent Smart Home is a product that is a distributed cloud-based edge storage network. Vivent Smart Home, our parent company, is a smart home provider that places a lot of hard drives across homes in North America," explained JT Olds, Director of Engineering, and Brandon Crowfeather, Product Manager, at Vivint Smart Home, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @ThingsExpo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
We are seeing a major migration of enterprises applications to the cloud. As cloud and business use of real time applications accelerate, legacy networks are no longer able to architecturally support cloud adoption and deliver the performance and security required by highly distributed enterprises. These outdated solutions have become more costly and complicated to implement, install, manage, and maintain.SD-WAN offers unlimited capabilities for accessing the benefits of the cloud and Internet. ...
In an era of historic innovation fueled by unprecedented access to data and technology, the low cost and risk of entering new markets has leveled the playing field for business. Today, any ambitious innovator can easily introduce a new application or product that can reinvent business models and transform the client experience. In their Day 2 Keynote at 19th Cloud Expo, Mercer Rowe, IBM Vice President of Strategic Alliances, and Raejeanne Skillern, Intel Vice President of Data Center Group and G...
Business professionals no longer wonder if they'll migrate to the cloud; it's now a matter of when. The cloud environment has proved to be a major force in transitioning to an agile business model that enables quick decisions and fast implementation that solidify customer relationships. And when the cloud is combined with the power of cognitive computing, it drives innovation and transformation that achieves astounding competitive advantage.
DXWorldEXPO LLC announced today that "IoT Now" was named media sponsor of CloudEXPO | DXWorldEXPO 2018 New York, which will take place on November 11-13, 2018 in New York City, NY. IoT Now explores the evolving opportunities and challenges facing CSPs, and it passes on some lessons learned from those who have taken the first steps in next-gen IoT services.
The current age of digital transformation means that IT organizations must adapt their toolset to cover all digital experiences, beyond just the end users’. Today’s businesses can no longer focus solely on the digital interactions they manage with employees or customers; they must now contend with non-traditional factors. Whether it's the power of brand to make or break a company, the need to monitor across all locations 24/7, or the ability to proactively resolve issues, companies must adapt to...
"IBM is really all in on blockchain. We take a look at sort of the history of blockchain ledger technologies. It started out with bitcoin, Ethereum, and IBM evaluated these particular blockchain technologies and found they were anonymous and permissionless and that many companies were looking for permissioned blockchain," stated René Bostic, Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at 21st Cloud Expo, held Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Conventi...
Founded in 2000, Chetu Inc. is a global provider of customized software development solutions and IT staff augmentation services for software technology providers. By providing clients with unparalleled niche technology expertise and industry experience, Chetu has become the premiere long-term, back-end software development partner for start-ups, SMBs, and Fortune 500 companies. Chetu is headquartered in Plantation, Florida, with thirteen offices throughout the U.S. and abroad.
René Bostic is the Technical VP of the IBM Cloud Unit in North America. Enjoying her career with IBM during the modern millennial technological era, she is an expert in cloud computing, DevOps and emerging cloud technologies such as Blockchain. Her strengths and core competencies include a proven record of accomplishments in consensus building at all levels to assess, plan, and implement enterprise and cloud computing solutions. René is a member of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) and a m...