InMage Wins Coveted Best of TechEd 2014 for Backup & Recovery Solution
May 21, 2014 – 12:48 pm | Comments Off

San Jose – May 20, 2014 — InMage announced today that InMage won the Best of TechEd 2014 award in the Backup & Recovery category.
InMage enables customers to leverage the public, hosted and private cloud …

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How To Get Your Business Continuity Plan Ready For Sharknado 2
July 31, 2014 – 11:33 am | Comments Off

Sharks. Sharks flying through the air and chomping people into bits. Seems plausible. It could happen, right? Well, it’s happening. Tonight, as a matter of fact! As I prepare to watch the second coming of Sharknado (and don’t deny that you are going to either watch it or DVR it, too), the business continuity/disaster recovery professional in me wonders, “Could our company survive a …Sharknado?”

business continuityWhat scenario would I not plan for? Well, I draw the line at planning for a possible infestation of snakes on a plane. You heard me, Samuel L. Jackson. You’re going to have to figure out how to get those, ahem, “stinking” snakes, off that, ahem, “stinking” plane, all by yourself. Planning for that would just be ludicrous. There is such a thing as over-planning, after all.

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The man who said Google Glass would revolutionize computing wants Microsoft to dump Windows Phone
July 31, 2014 – 10:33 am | Comments Off
The man who said Google Glass would revolutionize computing wants Microsoft to dump Windows Phone

One-time Google Glass enthusiast Robert Scoble is always an entertaining read, although he’s not exactly someone whom tech companies should take advice from. After all, Scoble was once so enthusiastic about Google Glass that he …

Pivotal team-up with Hortonworks seen as no threat to HP’s investment
July 31, 2014 – 10:12 am | Comments Off
Pivotal team-up with Hortonworks seen as no threat to HP’s investment

Pivotal Software, Inc. said Monday that it will collaborate with Hortonworks, Inc. on the open source Apache Ambari project. Hortonworks currently uses Ambari for Hadoop monitoring and management. Other contributors to Apache Ambari include Red …

Best Hadoop Startups For Unlocking Big Data Value
July 31, 2014 – 10:04 am | Comments Off
Best Hadoop Startups For Unlocking Big Data Value

BANGALORE: With the growth of technology comes the ever increase in data volume. In recent times the problem of large data and the analysis of these data has become a huge task. There is no …

Big data is transforming every industry, from health and education, to farming and energy
July 31, 2014 – 9:53 am | Comments Off
Big data is transforming every industry, from health and education, to farming and energy

Big data is already making a big impact all over the world. Large corporations, world organizations, and governments have hopped aboard the big data bandwagon, hoping to utilize new sources of data to improve operations …

A cheeky play on words for paper storage, Cloud File Solutions.
July 30, 2014 – 12:26 pm | Comments Off
A cheeky play on words for paper storage, Cloud File Solutions.

Talented young Cavan designer David Barry is taking Brooklyn and New York by storm. He is running his second Kickstarter campaign to help fund production of his innovative yet cheeky design ‘Cloud File Solutions’ – …

Hortonworks, Pivotal team up for improving Hadoop
July 30, 2014 – 12:09 pm | Comments Off
Hortonworks, Pivotal team up for improving Hadoop

Hortonworks has formed an unlikely alliance with rival Pivotal for developing the open-source Ambari project. The alliance, which is meant to improve enterprise-grade solutions on Hortonworks’ Apache Ambari software, is widely considered as a challenge …

UO to host conference on exploring opportunities in big data
July 30, 2014 – 10:56 am | Comments Off
UO to host conference on exploring opportunities in big data

Big data poses big challenges and opportunities for researchers. Large science experiments like the one taking place at the CERN Large Hadron Collider near Geneva, Switzerland, can generate one petabyte of data every second (one …

Santa Clara County Still Plans to Widen Expressways, Despite Lower Traffic
July 30, 2014 – 10:26 am | Comments Off
Santa Clara County Still Plans to Widen Expressways, Despite Lower Traffic

Santa Clara County is still operating under plans that assume it can build its way out of traffic congestion by adding more lanes of traffic, plus new overpasses and underpasses, to the county’s 62 miles …