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American DG Energy Reports Third Quarter 2012 Financial Performance

Current backlog increases to 39 energy systems compared to 8 systems a year ago

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- American DG Energy Inc. (NYSE MKT: ADGE), a leading On-Site Utility, offering clean electricity, heat, hot water and cooling solutions to hospitality, healthcare, housing and athletic facilities, reported energy revenues of $1,337,831 in the third quarter of 2012, compared to $1,389,159 in the third quarter of 2011.

Total revenues were $1,400,255 in the third quarter of 2012, compared to $1,418,411 in the third quarter of 2011. GAAP diluted loss per share (EPS) was $(0.03) in the third quarter of 2012, compared to $(0.02) in the third quarter of 2011, and GAAP operating loss including EuroSite Power Inc. was $(900,282) in the third quarter of 2012, compared to operating loss of $(1,132,620) in the third quarter of 2011.

Major Highlights:

Operations

  • We operated 90 energy systems compared to 79 in the third quarter of 2011.
  • Our current backlog consists of 39 energy systems compared to 8 in the third quarter of 2011.
  • We reached agreements with the following properties:
    • Luna Park Housing Corporation in Brooklyn, New York – to provide five 100 kW Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems and five hot water heaters for their domestic hot water.
    • Cumberland County Jail, Portland, Maine – to provide two 75 kW CHP systems and produce space heat, hot water and electricity within the County Jail complex.
    • Doral Arrowwood Hotel Conference Center, Rye Brook, New York – to provide two 450-ton chillers for their central plant cooling systems.
    • Wentworth Club, Surrey, United Kingdom – to provide two 100 kW CHP systems at the Tennis & Health Club and at the main Clubhouse.
    • Best Western, Cedar Court Hotel, Harrogate, United Kindgom – to provide a 100 kW CHP system to produce electricity, heating and domestic hot water; Cedar Court Grand Hotel & Spa, York, United Kingdom – to provide a 100 kW CHP system to produce electricity, heating and domestic hot water. 
    • Roko Health Clubs, in Chiswick, Gillingham, Nottingham and Portsmouth, United Kingdom – to provide four 100 kW CHP systems to produce electricity, heating and domestic hot water. 
  • We began operations at the following properties:
    • DoubleTree Hotel, Tarrytown, New York – started operating a 100 kW CHP system to supply electricity, space heat and domestic hot water.
    • Metro YMCA, Wayne, New Jersey – started operating 450-ton chillers to supply cooling.
    • Hilton Hotel, Liverpool, United Kingdom – started operating a 225 kW system to produce energy in the form of electricity, space heat and domestic hot water.
    • The Hampton by Hilton, Luton, United Kingdom – started operating a CHP system to supply clean energy.

Financial

  • Our total energy production increased to 17,271,478 kWh, or 5.9%, compared to 16,306,945 kWh in the third quarter of 2011.
  • Utility rates for natural gas decreased over 20% during the third quarter of 2012 compared to the same period in 2011, resulting in a 3.7% energy revenue decrease.
  • Energy gross profit margin without depreciation was 47.6% compared to 47.8% in the third quarter of 2011.
  • EBITDA cash outflows for American DG Energy were $105,068 and for EuroSite Power were $260,677 during the third quarter of 2012. Our consolidated EBITDA cash outflow was $365,745 primarily due to expenses at EuroSite Power and the expansion of sales and marketing activity at American DG Energy.
  • We have received a total of $542,701 in rebates and incentives in 2012.
  • The total revenue value of our current On-Site Utility energy agreements is approximately $255 million.
  • We finished the quarter with approximately $15.8 million in cash.

American DG Energy will hold its earnings conference call today, November 14, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen, call (800) 860-2442 within the U.S, (866) 605-3852 from Canada or (412) 858-4600 from other international locations. Participants should reference American DG Energy to access the call. Please begin dialing at least 10 minutes before the scheduled starting time. The earnings press release will be available on our web site at www.americandg.com in the "Investors" section under "News Releases."

The earnings conference call will be recorded and available for playback one hour after the end of the call through Friday, December 14, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time. To listen to the playback, call (877) 344-7529 within the U.S. or (412) 317-0088 outside the U.S. and use Conference Number 10020269.

The earnings conference call will be webcast live. To register for and listen to the webcast, go to www.americandg.com/webcast. Following the call, the webcast will be archived for 30 days.

About American DG Energy
American DG Energy supplies low-cost energy to its customers through distributed power generating systems. We are committed to providing institutional, commercial and small industrial facilities with clean, reliable power, cooling, heat and hot water at lower costs than charged by local utilities – without any capital or start-up costs to the energy user – through our On-Site Utility energy solutions. American DG Energy is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. More information can be found at www.americandg.com.

FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS
This press release contains forward-looking statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements, as disclosed on the Company's website and in Securities and Exchange Commission filings. This press release does not constitute an offer to buy or sell securities by the Company, its subsidiaries or any associated party and is meant purely for informational purposes. The statements in this press release are made as of the date of this press release, even if subsequently made available by the Company on its website or otherwise. The Company does not assume any obligation to update the forward-looking statements provided to reflect events that occur or circumstances that exist after the date on which they were made.

 

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
For the Three Months Ended September 30, 2012 and September 30, 2011

 


Three Months Ended


September 30, 2012


September 30, 2011


(unaudited)


(unaudited)

Revenues




Energy revenues

$

1,337,831



$

1,389,159


Turnkey & other revenues

62,424



29,252



1,400,255



1,418,411


Cost of sales




Fuel, maintenance and installation

733,727



716,806


Depreciation expense

301,813



318,903



1,035,540



1,035,709


Gross profit

364,715



382,702


Operating expenses




General and administrative

481,707



593,558


Selling

512,885



699,898


Engineering

270,405



221,866



1,264,997



1,515,322


Loss from operations

(900,282)



(1,132,620)


Other income (expense), net




Interest and other income

17,547



11,433


Interest expense

(293,556)



(142,772)


Change in fair value of warrant liability

(82,293)



125,668



(358,302)



(5,671)


Loss before provision for state income taxes

(1,258,584)



(1,138,291)


Benefit (provision) for state income taxes

(9,440)



41


Consolidated net loss

(1,268,024)



(1,138,250)


Loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest

8,534



28,734


Net loss attributable to American DG Energy Inc.

$

(1,259,490)



$

(1,109,516)






Net loss per share - basic and diluted

$

(0.03)



$

(0.02)


Weighted average shares outstanding - basic and diluted

47,653,786



45,834,904






Non-GAAP financial disclosure




Loss from operations

$

(900,282)



$

(1,132,620)


Depreciation expense

317,986



332,368


Stock based compensation

216,551



186,960


Adjusted EBITDA

(365,745)



(613,292)


Grants from rebates and incentives




Total EBITDA cash (outflows) inflows

$

(365,745)



$

(613,292)


 

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
For the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012 and September 30, 2011

 


Nine Months Ended


September 30, 2012


September 30, 2011


(unaudited)


(unaudited)

Revenues




Energy revenues

$

3,925,665



$

4,270,336


Turnkey & other revenues

169,949



283,256



4,095,614



4,553,592


Cost of sales




Fuel, maintenance and installation

2,431,285



2,799,733


Depreciation expense

1,131,397



921,931



3,562,682



3,721,664


Gross profit

532,932



831,928


Operating expenses




General and administrative

1,927,030



1,618,181


Selling

1,557,220



933,848


Engineering

850,482



536,132



4,334,732



3,088,161


Loss from operations

(3,801,800)



(2,256,233)


Other income (expense)




Interest and other income

43,987



31,414


Interest expense

(1,034,589)



(246,376)


Change in fair value of warrant liability

(343,629)



509,663



(1,334,231)



294,701


Loss before provision for state income taxes

(5,136,031)



(1,961,532)


Provision for state income taxes

(21,402)



(17,071)


Consolidated net loss

(5,157,433)



(1,978,603)


(Income) loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest

79,285



(34,808)


Net loss attributable to American DG Energy Inc.

$

(5,078,148)



$

(2,013,411)






Net loss per share - basic and diluted

$

(0.11)



$

(0.04)


Weighted average shares outstanding - basic and diluted

46,716,914



45,647,265






Non-GAAP financial disclosure




Loss from operations

$

(3,801,800)



$

(2,256,233)


Depreciation expense

1,175,210



954,751


Stock based compensation

596,408



479,205


Adjusted EBITDA

(2,030,182)



(822,277)


Grants from rebates and incentives

260,701



327,138


Total EBITDA cash (outflows) inflows

$

(1,769,481)



$

(495,139)


 

CONSOLIDATING STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
For the Three Months Ended September 30, 2012
(unaudited)

 


Three Months Ended September 30, 2012


American DG

Energy*


EuroSite

Power


Eliminations


Total

Revenues








Energy revenues

$

1,332,237



$

5,594





$

1,337,831


Turnkey & other revenues

44,026



18,398





62,424



1,376,263



23,992





1,400,255


Cost of sales








Fuel, maintenance and

installation

715,638



18,089





733,727


Depreciation expense

301,813







301,813



1,017,451



18,089





1,035,540


Gross profit

358,812



5,903





364,715


Operating expenses








General and administrative

278,163



203,544





481,707


Selling

345,716



167,169





512,885


Engineering

248,965



21,440





270,405



872,844



392,153





1,264,997


Loss from operations

(514,032)



(386,250)





(900,282)


Other income (expense), net








Interest and other income

14,550



2,997





17,547


Interest expense (non-cash)

(293,556)







(293,556)


Change in fair value of warrant

liability (non-cash)

(82,293)







(82,293)



(361,299)



2,997





(358,302)


Loss before provision for state income taxes

(875,331)



(383,253)





(1,258,584)


Provision for state income taxes

(9,440)







(9,440)


Consolidated net loss

(884,771)



(383,253)





(1,268,024)


(Income) loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest

(57,469)





66,003



8,534


Net loss attributable to American DG Energy Inc.

$

(942,240)



$

(383,253)



$

66,003



$

(1,259,490)










Net loss per share - basic and diluted

$

(0.02)







$

(0.03)


Weighted average shares outstanding - basic and diluted

47,653,786







47,653,786










Non-GAAP financial disclosure








Loss from operations

$

(514,032)



$

(386,250)





$

(900,282)


Depreciation expense

314,435



3,551





317,986


Stock based compensation

94,529



122,022





216,551


Adjusted EBITDA

(105,068)



(260,677)





(365,745)


Grants from rebates and

incentives








Total EBITDA cash outflows

$

(105,068)



$

(260,677)





$

(365,745)


















*American DG Energy includes related LLC.

 

CONSOLIDATING STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
For the Three Months Ended September 30, 2011
(unaudited)

 


Three Months Ended September 30, 2011


American DG

Energy*


EuroSite

Power


Eliminations


Total

Revenues








Energy revenues

$

1,389,159



$



$



$

1,389,159


Turnkey & other revenues

29,252







29,252



1,418,411







1,418,411


Cost of sales








Fuel, maintenance and

installation

716,806







716,806


Depreciation expense

318,903







318,903



1,035,709







1,035,709


Gross profit

382,702







382,702


Operating expenses








General and administrative

387,347



206,211





593,558


Selling

374,259



325,639





699,898


Engineering

221,866







221,866



983,472



531,850





1,515,322


Loss from operations

(600,770)



(531,850)





(1,132,620)


Other income (expense), net








Interest and other income

11,433







11,433


Interest expense (non-cash)

(142,772)







(142,772)


Change in fair value of warrant

liability (non-cash)

125,668







125,668



(5,671)







(5,671)


Loss before provision for state income taxes

(606,441)



(531,850)





(1,138,291)


Benefit for state income taxes

41







41


Consolidated net loss

(606,400)



(531,850)





(1,138,250)


(Income) loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest

(55,857)





84,591



28,734


Net loss attributable to American DG Energy Inc.

$

(662,257)



$

(531,850)



$

84,591



$

(1,109,516)










Net loss per share - basic and diluted

$

(0.01)







$

(0.02)


Weighted average shares outstanding - basic and diluted

45,834,904







$

45,834,904










Non-GAAP financial disclosure








Loss from operations

$

(600,770)



$

(531,850)





$

(1,132,620)


Depreciation expense

332,368







332,368


Stock based compensation

65,060



121,900





186,960


Adjusted EBITDA

(203,342)



(409,950)





(613,292)


Grants from rebates and

incentives








Total EBITDA cash outflows

$

(203,342)



$

(409,950)





$

(613,292)


 

*American DG Energy includes related LLC.

 

CONSOLIDATING STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
For the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012
(unaudited)

 


Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012


American DG

Energy*


EuroSite

Power


Eliminations


Total

Revenues








Energy revenues

$

3,920,071



$

5,594



$



$

3,925,665


Turnkey & other revenues

123,957



45,992





169,949



4,044,028



51,586





4,095,614


Cost of sales








Fuel, maintenance and

installation

2,393,092



38,193





2,431,285


Depreciation expense

1,131,397







1,131,397



3,524,489



38,193





3,562,682


Gross profit

519,539



13,393





532,932


Operating expenses








General and administrative

1,147,679



779,351





1,927,030


Selling

1,095,056



462,164





1,557,220


Engineering

795,050



55,432





850,482



3,037,785



1,296,947





4,334,732


Loss from operations

(2,518,246)



(1,283,554)





(3,801,800)


Other income (expense), net








Interest and other income

31,849



12,138





43,987


Interest expense (non-cash)

(1,034,589)







(1,034,589)


Change in fair value of warrant

liability (non-cash)

(343,629)







(343,629)



(1,346,369)



12,138





(1,334,231)


Loss before provision for state income taxes

(3,864,615)



(1,271,416)





(5,136,031)


Provision for state income taxes

(21,402)







(21,402)


Consolidated net loss

(3,886,017)



(1,271,416)





(5,157,433)


(Income) loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest

(139,675)





218,960



79,285


Net loss attributable to American DG Energy Inc.

$

(4,025,692)



$

(1,271,416)



$

218,960



$

(5,078,148)










Net loss per share - basic and diluted

$

(0.09)







$

(0.11)


Weighted average shares outstanding - basic and diluted

46,716,914







46,716,914










Non-GAAP financial disclosure








Loss from operations

$

(2,518,246)



$

(1,283,554)



$



$

(3,801,800)


Depreciation expense

1,170,949



4,261





1,175,210


Stock based compensation

222,394



374,014





596,408


Adjusted EBITDA

(1,124,903)



(905,279)





(2,030,182)


Grants from rebates and

incentives

260,701







260,701


Total EBITDA cash outflows

$

(864,202)



$

(905,279)



$



$

(1,769,481)


 

*American DG Energy includes related LLC.

 

CONSOLIDATING STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS
For the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2011
(unaudited)

 


Nine Months Ended September 30, 2011


American DG

Energy*


EuroSite

Power


Eliminations


Total

Revenues








Energy revenues

$

4,270,336



$



$



$

4,270,336


Turnkey & other revenues

283,256







283,256



4,553,592







4,553,592


Cost of sales








Fuel, maintenance and

installation

2,799,733







2,799,733


Depreciation expense

921,931







921,931



3,721,664







3,721,664


Gross profit

831,928







831,928


Operating expenses








General and administrative

1,091,854



526,327





1,618,181


Selling

608,209



325,639





933,848


Engineering

536,132







536,132



2,236,195



851,966





3,088,161


Loss from operations

(1,404,267)



(851,966)





(2,256,233)


Other income (expense), net








Interest and other income

31,414







31,414


Interest expense (non-cash)

(246,376)







(246,376)


Change in fair value of warrant

liability (non-cash)

509,663







509,663



294,701







294,701


Loss before provision for state income taxes

(1,109,566)



(851,966)





(1,961,532)


Provision for state income taxes

(17,071)







(17,071)


Consolidated net loss

(1,126,637)



(851,966)





(1,978,603)


(Income) loss attributable to the noncontrolling interest

(175,164)





140,356



(34,808)


Net loss attributable to American DG Energy Inc.

$

(1,301,801)



$

(851,966)



$

140,356



$

(2,013,411)










Net loss per share - basic and diluted

$

(0.03)







$

(0.04)


Weighted average shares outstanding - basic and diluted

45,647,265







45,647,265










Non-GAAP financial disclosure








Loss from operations

$

(1,404,267)



$

(851,966)



$



$

(2,256,233)


Depreciation expense

954,751







954,751


Stock based compensation

157,254



321,951





479,205


Adjusted EBITDA

(292,262)



(530,015)





(822,277)


Grants from rebates and

incentives

327,138







327,138


Total EBITDA cash outflows

$

34,876



$

(530,015)



$



$

(495,139)


 

*American DG Energy includes related LLC.

 

CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
As of September 30, 2012 and December 31, 2011 (unaudited)

 


September 30, 2012


December 31, 2011

ASSETS




Current assets:




Cash and cash equivalents

$

15,750,942



$

17,801,025


Accounts receivable, net

911,581



879,630


Unbilled revenue

14,379



18,825


Due from related party

164,578



21,140


Inventory

1,255,161



634,120


Prepaid and other current assets

383,342



322,276


Total current assets

18,479,983



19,677,016


Property, plant and equipment, net

16,451,474



14,690,117


Accounts receivable, long-term

66,464



82,664


Other assets, long-term

49,771



53,504


TOTAL ASSETS

$

35,047,692



$

34,503,301


LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY




Current liabilities:




Accounts payable

$

1,390,796



$

520,608


Accrued expenses and other current liabilities

839,228



589,032


Due to related party

529,464



313,847


Capital lease obligations

3,365



3,365


Total current liabilities

2,762,853



1,426,852


Long-term liabilities:




Convertible debentures

19,400,000



19,400,000


Warrant liability

593,190



249,561


Capital lease obligations, long-term

841



3,365


Other long-term liabilities

32,846



43,052


Total liabilities

22,789,730



21,122,830


Stockholders' equity:




American DG Energy Inc. stockholders' equity:




Common stock, $0.001 par value; 100,000,000 shares

 authorized; 48,168,460 and 46,001,404 issued and

 outstanding at September 30, 2012 and December 31,

 2011, respectively

48,168



46,001


Additional paid-in capital

34,580,997



30,399,370


Accumulated deficit

(23,009,206)



(17,931,058)


Total American DG Energy Inc. stockholders' equity

11,619,959



12,514,313


Noncontrolling interest

638,003



866,158


Total stockholders' equity

12,257,962



13,380,471


TOTAL LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY

$

35,047,692



$

34,503,301


  

CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS
For the Nine Months Ended September 30, 2012 and September 30, 2011

 


Nine Months Ended


September 30, 2012


September 30, 2011


(unaudited)


(unaudited)

CASH FLOWS FROM OPERATING ACTIVITIES:




Net loss

$

(5,078,148)



$

(2,013,411)


Income (loss) attributable to noncontrolling interest

(79,285)



34,808


Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net cash used in operating activities:




Depreciation and amortization

1,175,210



954,751


Provision for losses on accounts receivable

89,649



22,568


Amortization of deferred financing costs

3,733



2,256


Increase (decrease) in fair value of warrant liability

343,629



(509,663)


Noncash interest expense

712,921




Stock-based compensation

596,408



479,205


Changes in operating assets and liabilities




(Increase) decrease in:




Restricted cash



65,790


Accounts receivable and unbilled revenue

(100,954)



(546,238)


Due from related party

(143,438)



(25,128)


Inventory

(621,041)



(29,605)


Prepaid and other current assets

(61,066)



(130,283)


Increase (decrease) in:




Accounts payable

870,188



3,994


Accrued expenses and other current liabilities

250,196



146,704


Due to related party

215,617



(35,702)


Other long-term liabilities

(10,206)



46,454


Net cash used in operating activities

(1,836,587)



(1,533,500)


CASH FLOWS FROM INVESTING ACTIVITIES:




Purchases of property and equipment

(2,936,567)



(1,249,637)


Net cash used in investing activities

(2,936,567)



(1,249,637)


CASH FLOWS FROM FINANCING ACTIVITIES:




Proceeds from issuance of convertible debentures



10,100,000


Proceeds from sale of common stock, net of costs

3,531,534




Proceeds from sale of subsidiary common stock, net of

costs



1,148,401


Proceeds from exercise of stock options

149,882



26,798


Proceeds from issuance of common stock warrants

7,500




Convertible debenture transaction costs



(47,423)


Purchases of common stock, net of costs

(750,000)




Principal payments on capital lease obligations

(2,524)



(2,524)


Cancellation of restricted stock

(40)



(20)


Distributions to noncontrolling interest

(213,281)



(251,964)


Net cash provided by financing activities

2,723,071



10,973,268


Net (decrease) increase in cash and cash equivalents

(2,050,083)



8,190,131


Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of the period

17,801,025



3,921,054


Cash and cash equivalents, end of the period

$

15,750,942



$

12,111,185


 

 

SOURCE American DG Energy Inc.

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One of the biggest impacts of the Internet of Things is and will continue to be on data; specifically data volume, management and usage. Companies are scrambling to adapt to this new and unpredictable data reality with legacy infrastructure that cannot handle the speed and volume of data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Don DeLoach, CEO and president of Infobright, will discuss how companies need to rethink their data infrastructure to participate in the IoT, including: Data storage: Understanding the kinds of data: structured, unstructured, big/small? Analytics: What kinds and how responsiv...
The Workspace-as-a-Service (WaaS) market will grow to $6.4B by 2018. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Seth Bostock, CEO of IndependenceIT, will begin by walking the audience through the evolution of Workspace as-a-Service, where it is now vs. where it going. To look beyond the desktop we must understand exactly what WaaS is, who the users are, and where it is going in the future. IT departments, ISVs and service providers must look to workflow and automation capabilities to adapt to growing demand and the rapidly changing workspace model.
Sensor-enabled things are becoming more commonplace, precursors to a larger and more complex framework that most consider the ultimate promise of the IoT: things connecting, interacting, sharing, storing, and over time perhaps learning and predicting based on habits, behaviors, location, preferences, purchases and more. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Tom Wesselman, Director of Communications Ecosystem Architecture at Plantronics, will examine the still nascent IoT as it is coalescing, including what it is today, what it might ultimately be, the role of wearable tech, and technology gaps stil...
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 solutions that fail to meet even minimum business goals. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jesse Shiah, CEO / President / Co-Founder of AgilePoint Inc., showed what is needed to leverage the IoT to transform your business. He discussed opportunities and challenges ahead for the IoT from a market and technical point of vie...
Hadoop as a Service (as offered by handful of niche vendors now) is a cloud computing solution that makes medium and large-scale data processing accessible, easy, fast and inexpensive. In his session at Big Data Expo, Kumar Ramamurthy, Vice President and Chief Technologist, EIM & Big Data, at Virtusa, will discuss how this is achieved by eliminating the operational challenges of running Hadoop, so one can focus on business growth. The fragmented Hadoop distribution world and various PaaS solutions that provide a Hadoop flavor either make choices for customers very flexible in the name of opti...
The true value of the Internet of Things (IoT) lies not just in the data, but through the services that protect the data, perform the analysis and present findings in a usable way. With many IoT elements rooted in traditional IT components, Big Data and IoT isn’t just a play for enterprise. In fact, the IoT presents SMBs with the prospect of launching entirely new activities and exploring innovative areas. CompTIA research identifies several areas where IoT is expected to have the greatest impact.
Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs) are increasing at an unprecedented rate. The threat landscape of today is drastically different than just a few years ago. Attacks are much more organized and sophisticated. They are harder to detect and even harder to anticipate. In the foreseeable future it's going to get a whole lot harder. Everything you know today will change. Keeping up with this changing landscape is already a daunting task. Your organization needs to use the latest tools, methods and expertise to guard against those threats. But will that be enough? In the foreseeable future attacks w...
Disruptive macro trends in technology are impacting and dramatically changing the "art of the possible" relative to supply chain management practices through the innovative use of IoT, cloud, machine learning and Big Data to enable connected ecosystems of engagement. Enterprise informatics can now move beyond point solutions that merely monitor the past and implement integrated enterprise fabrics that enable end-to-end supply chain visibility to improve customer service delivery and optimize supplier management. Learn about enterprise architecture strategies for designing connected systems tha...
Wearable devices have come of age. The primary applications of wearables so far have been "the Quantified Self" or the tracking of one's fitness and health status. We propose the evolution of wearables into social and emotional communication devices. Our BE(tm) sensor uses light to visualize the skin conductance response. Our sensors are very inexpensive and can be massively distributed to audiences or groups of any size, in order to gauge reactions to performances, video, or any kind of presentation. In her session at @ThingsExpo, Jocelyn Scheirer, CEO & Founder of Bionolux, will discuss ho...
Even as cloud and managed services grow increasingly central to business strategy and performance, challenges remain. The biggest sticking point for companies seeking to capitalize on the cloud is data security. Keeping data safe is an issue in any computing environment, and it has been a focus since the earliest days of the cloud revolution. Understandably so: a lot can go wrong when you allow valuable information to live outside the firewall. Recent revelations about government snooping, along with a steady stream of well-publicized data breaches, only add to the uncertainty
SYS-CON Events announced today that Dyn, the worldwide leader in Internet Performance, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Dyn is a cloud-based Internet Performance company. Dyn helps companies monitor, control, and optimize online infrastructure for an exceptional end-user experience. Through a world-class network and unrivaled, objective intelligence into Internet conditions, Dyn ensures traffic gets delivered faster, safer, and more reliably than ever.
As organizations shift toward IT-as-a-service models, the need for managing and protecting data residing across physical, virtual, and now cloud environments grows with it. CommVault can ensure protection &E-Discovery of your data – whether in a private cloud, a Service Provider delivered public cloud, or a hybrid cloud environment – across the heterogeneous enterprise. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Randy De Meno, Chief Technologist - Windows Products and Microsoft Partnerships, will discuss how to cut costs, scale easily, and unleash insight with CommVault Simpana software, the only si...
Cloud data governance was previously an avoided function when cloud deployments were relatively small. With the rapid adoption in public cloud – both rogue and sanctioned, it’s not uncommon to find regulated data dumped into public cloud and unprotected. This is why enterprises and cloud providers alike need to embrace a cloud data governance function and map policies, processes and technology controls accordingly. In her session at 15th Cloud Expo, Evelyn de Souza, Data Privacy and Compliance Strategy Leader at Cisco Systems, will focus on how to set up a cloud data governance program and s...
Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, had reached 30,000 page views on his home page - http://RobertoMedrano.SYS-CON.com/ - on the SYS-CON family of online magazines, which includes Cloud Computing Journal, Internet of Things Journal, Big Data Journal, and SOA World Magazine. He is a recognized executive in the information technology fields of SOA, internet security, governance, and compliance. He has extensive experience with both start-ups and large companies, having been involved at the beginning of four IT industries: EDA, Open Systems, Computer Security and now SOA.
The industrial software market has treated data with the mentality of “collect everything now, worry about how to use it later.” We now find ourselves buried in data, with the pervasive connectivity of the (Industrial) Internet of Things only piling on more numbers. There’s too much data and not enough information. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Bob Gates, Global Marketing Director, GE’s Intelligent Platforms business, to discuss how realizing the power of IoT, software developers are now focused on understanding how industrial data can create intelligence for industrial operations. Imagine ...
Operational Hadoop and the Lambda Architecture for Streaming Data Apache Hadoop is emerging as a distributed platform for handling large and fast incoming streams of data. Predictive maintenance, supply chain optimization, and Internet-of-Things analysis are examples where Hadoop provides the scalable storage, processing, and analytics platform to gain meaningful insights from granular data that is typically only valuable from a large-scale, aggregate view. One architecture useful for capturing and analyzing streaming data is the Lambda Architecture, representing a model of how to analyze rea...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Vitria Technology, Inc. will exhibit at SYS-CON’s @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Vitria will showcase the company’s new IoT Analytics Platform through live demonstrations at booth #330. Vitria’s IoT Analytics Platform, fully integrated and powered by an operational intelligence engine, enables customers to rapidly build and operationalize advanced analytics to deliver timely business outcomes for use cases across the industrial, enterprise, and consumer segments.
HP and Aruba Networks on Monday announced a definitive agreement for HP to acquire Aruba, a provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise, for $24.67 per share in cash. The equity value of the transaction is approximately $3.0 billion, and net of cash and debt approximately $2.7 billion. Both companies' boards of directors have approved the deal. "Enterprises are facing a mobile-first world and are looking for solutions that help them transition legacy investments to the new style of IT," said Meg Whitman, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of HP...
Containers and microservices have become topics of intense interest throughout the cloud developer and enterprise IT communities. Accordingly, attendees at the upcoming 16th Cloud Expo at the Javits Center in New York June 9-11 will find fresh new content in a new track called PaaS | Containers & Microservices Containers are not being considered for the first time by the cloud community, but a current era of re-consideration has pushed them to the top of the cloud agenda. With the launch of Docker's initial release in March of 2013, interest was revved up several notches. Then late last...
The explosion of connected devices / sensors is creating an ever-expanding set of new and valuable data. In parallel the emerging capability of Big Data technologies to store, access, analyze, and react to this data is producing changes in business models under the umbrella of the Internet of Things (IoT). In particular within the Insurance industry, IoT appears positioned to enable deep changes by altering relationships between insurers, distributors, and the insured. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Michael Sick, a Senior Manager and Big Data Architect within Ernst and Young's Financial Servi...