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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

NCOIC Discusses e-Discovery and Cloud Computing

Government IT Session at Cloud Expo Last week during its weekly meeting, the NCOIC Cloud Computing Working Group (CCWG) examined some of the legal aspects surrounding electronically stored information. With government use of cloud computing expected to grow, the group reach out to Mr. Jason R. Baron, Director of Litigation for the United States National Archives and Records Administration for some guidance. Mr. Baron is an internationally recognized speaker and author on the preservation of electronic records. In 2009 he was named Co-Chair of The Sedona Conference® Working Group on Electronic Document Retention and Production, and has previously served as Editor-in-Chief of The Sedona Conference Best Practices Commentary on the Use of Search and Information Retrieval Methods in E-Discovery (2007), and Co-Editor-in-Chief of The Sedona Conference Commentary on Achiev... (more)

It's Geek-2-Me Launches Paperback Compilation of Popular Online Tech Cartoon in "Wish Your Mouth Had a Backspace Key"

Pittsburgh, PA, April 02, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Francis Cleetus, a Pittsburgh-based cartoonist and advertising creative director, presented his book "Wish Your Mouth had a Backspace Key," on Friday, March, 30, 2012 at the Toonseum on 945 Liberty Avenue, in downtown Pittsburgh. Guests had the opportunity to meet the author, join him in conversation with acclaimed cartoonist Joe Wos and take home a signed copy of the work. "Wish Your Mouth Had a Backspace Key" is a compilation of some of the best cartoons Mr. Cleetus created for his, "It’s-geek-2-me," online tech cartoon at geek-2-me.com. The cartoon, chronicles the funny, quirky and unpredictable stories of an eclectic group of "techies," and has garnered a cult following from readers around the world thanks to its Facebook and Twitter fan pages, as well as the iPhone and iPad Apps at the Apple iTunes store. Not coincident... (more)

GlassHouse Introduces Accelerated Cloud Enablement (ACE) Service

Enables Rapid Deployment of a Secure, Scalable, Automated Cloud in 45 Days GlassHouse Technologies, a global provider of vendor independent data centre consulting and managed services, today announced its Accelerated Cloud Enablement (ACE) service. Based on GlassHouse's comprehensive portfolio of cloud services, this service addresses the escalating market demand for rapidly deployed, secure and manageable private cloud environments that meet defined business objectives. For virtualised environments, the ACE service delivers operational intelligence with a cloud management layer and includes: Secure, personalised self-service automated provisioning Unified governance and control over virtual, physical and public cloud resources Intuitive user and administration portals Service catalog with defined offerings and chargeback capability Intelligent workload placement De... (more)

Aspect Delivers on Promise of Next Generation Customer Contact with Launch of Aspect Applications Foundation

New development platform melds unified multichannel interaction, effective people management, and technology expertise with Microsoft enterprise technologies Delivers 5 critical areas of innovation: social enablement, enterprise collaboration, advanced analytics, workforce accelerators, and optimisation and automation New approach to customer partnerships allows businesses to jump-start tailored solutions that best meet the needs of customer interaction and the broader enterprise Aspect, a leading provider of customer contact, enterprise workforce optimisation and Microsoft platform solutions, today announced the introduction of Aspect® Applications Foundation. The versatile new development platform brings together the company's multichannel interaction management software and workforce optimisation solution with Microsoft SharePoint, Lync and Dynamics CRM unifie... (more)

Work, Rest and Play: European Holidaymakers Demand Seamless Internet Connectivity

New research reveals that good mobile data coverage is becoming a must for holidaymakers, with many selecting leisure resorts based on the quality of the Internet connection 16 July 2012: Forget sun, sea and sights - more than a third of European holidaymakers say that good mobile data coverage is a determining factor when choosing a destination, with 86 percent expecting wireless connectivity at their hotels to feed their "online addiction." The finding comes from new research conducted by leader in fabric networking, Brocade[1] (Nasdaq: BRCD), which points to a sea change in the holidaying patterns of increasingly well-connected European travellers. On holiday, as at home, the temptation to work from mobile devices persists, with more than half of holidaymakers admitting to doing so. Whether it's checking one final e-mail in the departure lounge, or making a confe... (more)

Interested in Android? Here is who to follow on Twitter

Twitter is a great way to stay on top of developing trends in technology. We track the great thought leaders on Android there to ensure our reporting here takes advantage of the latest wisdom of the net. Our list of favorite Twitter accounts for Android is presented below. By TwitChimp By the way, this list is a widget provided from our Android list at TwitChimp.  TwitChimp provides advanced ways to manage Twitter lists. Using TwitChimp you quickly get gists of lists, can make lists more discoverable, and can embed lists on any site. Try creating your own list on any topic you desire and you will see the power of this great system. Related articles Social Media Site TwitChimp.com Provides New Twitter List Curation Capabilities (ctolabs.com) This post by RyanKamauff was first published at CTOvision.com. ... (more)

UK consumers lax with online financial security

Consumers expose personal financial details to unnecessary levels of risk shows research from Kaspersky Lab on the launch of Kaspersky Internet Security 2013 Abingdon, UK, 13 August 2012 - More than half (58 per cent) of UK consumers are leaving personal financial details exposed to cybercriminals despite placing online financial security at the top of their list of safety priorities, according to a new Kaspersky Lab study. Though 45 per cent of consumers fear financial details could be intercepted while shopping and banking online, the majority still fail to pay for internet security software meaning that personal information is not adequately protected. UK consumers are lax with financial security in general. 13 per cent of respondents still leave their password stuck on the front of their computer, and 31 per cent store important account details and passwords on ... (more)

InsightCloud Selects Webroot For Joint Cloud Venture, Names the Company Cloud Partner of the Year

New platform allows businesses to access essential IT services through one portal saving time and money Bracknell UK, 17 September 2012: Webroot, a leader in delivering Internet security as a service, has been chosen by Insight Enterprises, Inc. (NASDAQ: NSIT), as the sole security solution available via the Insight Cloud Platform. Webroot® SecureAnywhere™ Business - Endpoint Protection will be offered to all of InsightCloud's European customer base through the new in-house platform alongside other essential IT services such as Microsoft Office 365 and MozyPro cloud back up. With the most effective cloud-based security solution with a comprehensive feature set, Webroot was the ideal partner for the Insight Cloud offering and recently named Insight's Cloud Partner of the Year for 2012. "Microsoft Office through one portal, back up through another portal? Our cloud ... (more)

Mimecast secures $62 million investment from Insight Venture Partners

Cloud email management firm to use Series C funding to focus on technological innovation and the rapid expansion of its US business London, UK - 27 September 2012: Mimecast, the leading supplier of cloud-based email archiving, security and continuity for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365, has today announced that it has secured $62.15 million in Series C funding led by global private equity firm Insight Venture Partners, with existing investors Dawn Capital also participating. Mimecast plans to use the funding to accelerate the development and deployment of new technology, and to support plans for rapid expansion in the US market. Founded in the UK in 2003 by Peter Bauer (CEO) and Neil Murray (CTO), Mimecast has grown rapidly, with over 50 percent year on year revenue growth recorded in six of the past nine years. Today, the company has over 6,000 customers globally... (more)

Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly

Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016. Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Analyst firm IDC released projections showing larger smartphones (those with screen from 5 to 7 inches) are beating the tablet and portable PC markets in Asian/Pacific territories, excluding Japan). Its numbers show phablet shipments have increased 620 percent since the second quarter of 2012, and have risen 100 percent over the previous quarter. Read Original Content Winjit Technologies, one of India's premier mobile apps development companies has been honored with the pre... (more)