Web 2.0 Journal

The major cloud platforms defy a simple, side-by-side analysis. Each of the major IaaS public-cloud platforms offers their own unique strengths and functionality. Options for on-site private cloud are diverse as well, and must be designed and deployed while taking existing legac... (more)
The definition of IoT is not new, in fact it's been around for over a decade. What has changed is the public's awareness that the technology we use on a daily basis has caught up on the vision of an always on, always connected world. If you look into the details of what comprise... (more)
Containerization Is More than the New Virtualization Download slides ▸ Here Docker offers a new, lightweight approach to application portability. Applications are shipped using a common container format and managed with a high-level API. Their processes run within isolated namesp... (more)
Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here New Security Models for the 'Internet of Things' The Internet of Things needs an entirely new security model, or does it? Can we save some old and tested controls for the latest emerging and different technology environments? In his session at Inter... (more)
Cloud Expo 2014 TV commercials will feature @ThingsExpo, which was launched in June 2014 at New York City's Javits Center as the largest 'Internet of Things' event in the world. After 2nd International @ThingsExpo which took place November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Conventio... (more)
When people think of mainframes, they typically envision ancient, obsolete technology running arcane spaghetti code – systems that IT management would love to retire if only they could free themselves from the clutches of legacy. While there is an element of truth in this perspe... (more)
The Cloud Agility Race: Implications for CIOs Last week as I was writing Amazon Declares War on VMware, VMware was preparing to announce the acquisition of a pro services team to aid in cloud migration (see coverage in CRN): VMware Acquires Professional Services Firm To Boost Cl... (more)
Technology is enabling a new approach to collecting and using data. This approach, commonly referred to as the "Internet of Things" (IoT), enables businesses to use real-time data from all sorts of things including machines, devices and sensors to make better decisions, improve ... (more)
In her General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Anne Plese, Senior Consultant, Cloud Product Marketing, at Verizon Enterprise, focused on finding the right mix of renting vs. buying Oracle capacity to scale to meet business demands, and offer validated Oracle database TCO models for ... (more)
How Mobile and Cloud Are Transforming Industry in a Human-Centric Way Change is constant, and over the last decade the nexus of two trends in particular has transformed the enterprise. Mobile technology and cloud software are fundamentally changing the way we interact internally w... (more)
Smart Cities: ‘Internet of Things’ Meets the Smart Digital Citizen The Industrial Revolution in the 18th to 19th centuries was a period during which predominantly rural societies in Europe and America became industrial and urban. Advances in steam technology, transportation, mass ... (more)
Four Essential Cultural Hacks for DevOps Newbies So congratulations, somehow you've managed to wangle your way onto one of the many DevOps conferences being held around the world. Why not you might say? DevOps is not only hot it's the approach many enterprises are now exploring ... (more)
DevOps Summit 2015 New York, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution... (more)
Infor has announced a new feature Infor CloudSuite™ Aerospace & Defense (A&D) to aid compliance with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The ITAR function will serve as a complementary function for new or existing Infor CloudSuite A&D customers, to facilitate compli... (more)
C-Labs LLC, a leading provider of remote and mobile access for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced the appointment of John Traynor to the position of chief operating officer. Previously a strategic advisor to the firm, Mr. Traynor will now oversee sales, marketing, finance, a... (more)
Data Landscape at Facebook What does the data landscape look like at Facebook with its 1.3 billion users across the globe? They classify small data referring to OLTP-like queries that process and retrieve a small amount of data, usually 1-1000 objects requested by their id. Inde... (more)
The 3rd International @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 16th International Cloud Expo - to be held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY - announces that it is now accepting Keynote Proposals. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal... (more)
The Digital Dress Code Coming to an office near you. If you thought the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) craze was a headache, just wait until button cameras, smart watches, and spy glasses (already here) are a daily occurrence in the office. Workplace #Wearables will be a huge cha... (more)
The Internet of Things is not new. Historically, smart businesses have used its basic concept of leveraging data to drive better decision making and have capitalized on those insights to realize additional revenue opportunities. So, what has changed to make the Internet of Things... (more)
How to Adopt DevOps in Your Organization It does not take much to understand the benefits of the DevOps culture, processes, and tools. However, implementing DevOps in your organization is not as obvious and usually involves more than simply setting up tools.  You have to convinc... (more)
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