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The mobile facilities company Jackshoot is the first to deliver TV rushes over the KA-SAT satellite of Eutelsat Communications (Euronext Paris: ETL) in order to bring the programme 'Live and Lost with Blackberry' to the UK's Channel 4 television station and YouTube.Jackshoot's location...
A well known Adobe evangelist is forced to say good bye to his employer. He was notified about being fired while vacationing in Mexico. Should he be a pregnant woman, Adobe wouldn’t be allowed by law to fire him remotely… Duane posted a blog about this important event in his life...
Geographic marketing is a uniquely effective opportunity for business marketing teams to fully optimize their local business listings online. Many businesses have gone down the path of claiming their local business listings, but we have seen two distinct problems. The first is that whi...
This is a very hands-on book. It walks you through using every aspect of the current MDS tools. It starts out with an introduction to Master Data Services and then jumps right into installation and configuration. You then create an MDS Project and add a new Model to it by hand. The b...
When your data center is constantly under pressure to address operational risks, try leveraging some ancient wisdom from King Leonidas and William Wallace. The Battle of Thermopylae is most often remembered for the valiant stand of the "300". In case you aren't familiar, three hundred...
Altobridge to:- Increase pace of roll-out of low-operating-cost remote communications solution- Commercialise low-cost mobile broadband solution based on unique data optimisation techniquesKerry Technology Park, Ireland, March 14th 2011: Altobridge Limited - leaders in technology that ...
This is a book that would be good for anyone that wants to get a snapshot of the current Microsoft technology stack.It gives decent primers on Window Communication Foundation (WCF) 4.0 and Windows Workflow (WF) 4.0, Windows Server AppFabric, BizTalk, SQL Server, and Windows Azure.The p...
O-bit has recently launched a new VoIP offering called Purple Networx Hosted Secure. This recently launched product allows VoIP traffic to run over the secure environment of IP VPN rather than the internet. It connects directly into O-bit's NGN which has a dedicated voice network. The ...
Partnership to provide complete customer satisfaction and loyalty solutionLONDON, 2nd August, 2010 - Htec, one of Europe's leading providers of payment and loyalty solutions and CFI Group, a global leader in customer satisfaction measurement and management today announced a partnership...
Over the years data archiving and backup technology have waxed and waned, growing closer and further away from each other as the needs of the enterprise, new technologies, and the external economic and regulatory environment have changed. There have been clear indications that the need...
At some point in the past few years SOA apparently became a four-letter word (as opposed to just a TLA that leaves a bad taste in your mouth) or folks are simply unwilling – or unable – to recognize the parallels between SOA and cloud computing . This is mildly amusing given the heavy...
Years ago I had the privilege of helping to grow Bladelogic from early-stage startup to a profitable organization of over 300 people.  In the early days one of my first challenges was figuring out how to show our product to prospective customers effectively.  I needed to show...
In SQL Server databases, an Index Allocation Map (IAM) page is a page type that stores the details about the extents, which is a collection of eight pages. These IAM pages are used to navigate through the heap, thereby making the searching process much faster. Well, at times these IAM ...
A page is the most primitive unit of storage in an MS SQL Server database. The memory space allotted to a database file is divided into pages having contiguous address location. An Index Allocation Map (IAM) is a page type that stores the details about the extents used by a table per a...
In days of old, when CEP didn’t exist, and we called it ESP, or Event Stream Processing, the whole value proposition that most vendors in the space espoused was, “We don’t have to write stuff to the database to process it. And that makes us really fast!” What made me start thinking a...
What can we learn from our “neighbours” across the sea? On June 10, 2009, the UK government announced the “Making Public Data Public” initiative.  UK’s Gov2.0 initiative is there to bring the government to the people.  This presentation provided persp...
When you use the DML (Data Manipulation Language) commands to update the database, the rows sometimes get in an intermediate state. It is called the antimatter state that enables concurrent DELETE statements to leave a pointer for the index builder
EVERYBODY’S DOING IT (or letting you do it) One of the more interesting bits to come out of recent news is EMC jumping on the primary storage dedupe bandwagon. Since HDS and NetApp were already doing so, HP has a network based solution, and IBM  got NetApp’s solution for free sin...
Amazon Relational Database Service (Amazon RDS) is a web service that makes it easier to set up, operate, and scale a relational database in the cloud. It provides cost-efficient, resizable capacity for an industry-standard relational database and manages common database administration...
Throughout my experience with working on back-end systems for anything from big governmental to online gaming, I have came to develop a particular appreciation of the interactions that happen between data consumers and data producers. The following is a non-exhaustive and non-authorita...
In this brief interview shot on the floor of the Cable Show in Los Angeles, Cisco CTO of Service Provider Video Technology Group, Ken Morse discusses the elements of making the IP video transition. Personal computers, laptops, game consoles, portable screens - feeding them video means ...
New BIG-IP release helps extend enterprise data center architecture to the cloud through holistic ecosystem supporting the dynamic nature of applications and data UNITED KINGDOM, LONDON, APRIL 28, 2010 - F5 Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: FFIV), the global leader in Application Delivery Networ...
13 April 2010 - Voice and data network solutions provider O-bit Telecom has announced that its Purple SIP trunking and termination products have seen demand grow by 100 per cent in the past year. The ability to offer flexible IP solutions and cost savings to businesses of all sizes by ...
Local Business Listings are becoming confusing for customers when they are comparing ineffective data service providers to the more effective marketing service providers for local business listings. As you can imagine there is a significant different in price for the local business wh...
South Pasadena, CA, April 07, 2010 --(PR.com)-- GreenSoft Technology, Inc., a leading provider of environmental compliance data services and software, was awarded an SMT VISION Award in the category of Design Software for GreenData Manager-REACH. The SMT VISION Awards recognize the pe...
M2M is not only a cool acronym, kind of James Bond like, but a very interesting category in the wireless industry. M2M in this context means machine-to-machine wireless connectivity. A few other terms that describe this category are "the Internet of Objects" or the "Internet of Thing...
Dublin, Ireland, 26 March 2010 - With Ericsson announcing that global data traffic has overtaken voice traffic for the first time, mobile security expert AdaptiveMobile today issues a stark reminder to mobile users to remain vigilant when using mobile data services on their phones or v...
Awesome post on how to troubleshoot SQL Azure connectivity by SQL Services Team, helping you to understand some of the common connectivity error messages that you would see while connecting to SQL Azure as listed: A transport-level error has occurred when receiving results from the ser...
Your business can’t go on if your IT department can’t go on. You need to be ready to provide continuous access to data services as soon after a disaster as needed by critical business units. If that’s going to happen – if your company is going to survive a major disaster – there are so...
The Co-operative Travel, part of Europe's largest consumer co-operative, has chosen the new version of the Communicator® enterprise email-management system, from Communicator Corp (www.communicatorcorp.com), to manage email marketing and communication.The Co-operative Travel, who ...
Peter Silva talks with Jody Brazil, President & CTO of Secure Passage during the 2010 RSA Conference. Part of F5 Networks Partner Spotlight Week at RSA. ps Technorati Tags: Pete Silva,F5,security,application security,network security, business, banks, education, economy, technol...
Peter Silva interviews Benny Czarny, CEO of OPSWAT during the 2010 RSA Conference. Part of F5 Networks Partner Spotlight Week at RSA. f5.oesisok.com ps Technorati Tags: Pete Silva,F5,security,application security,network security, business, banks, education, economy, technology, bl...
Peter Silva interviews Scott Morrison, CTO of Layer 7 Technologies during the 2010 RSA Conference. Part of F5 Networks Partner Spotlight Week at RSA. ps Technorati Tags: Pete Silva,F5,security,application security,network security, business, banks, education, economy, technology, b...
Peter Silva interviews Will Hayes of Splunk during the 2010 RSA Conference. Part of F5 Networks Partner Spotlight Week at RSA. ps Technorati Tags: Pete Silva,F5,security,application security,network security, business, banks, education, economy, technology, blogging, blogs, social ...
Peter Silva of F5 finishes his chat with IOActive’s Dan Kaminsky. Please see Part 1 for complete description. In this segment, DNSSEC conversation continues and Dan explains what’s happened since his discovery of DNS Cache Poisoning vulnerability. And info on an upcoming DN...
Peter Silva of F5 continues his conversation with IOActive’s Dan Kaminsky. Please see Part 1 for complete description. In this segment, Dan talks about the discovery of DNS Cache Poisoning, DNSSEC and the overall importance of DNS to the Internet. ps Technorati Tags: Pete Sil...
Peter Silva of F5 sits down with IOActive’s Dan Kaminsky. In this extremely informative and lively discussion, the Domain Name System is the topic. DNS infrastructure, DNS vulnerabilities including DNS Cache Poisoning, DNSSEC and what’s happened since the discovery of the f...
Ryan Dunn, the Technical Evangelist for Windows Azure, posted a neat trick on how to measure your database size in SQL Azure.  Here is the exact queries you can run to do it: select sum(reserved_page_count) * 8.0 / 1024 from sys.dm_db_partition_stats GO select sys.objects.name, sum(res...
Latest release delivers a complete platform for predictive analytics to any business, technical, or scientific userSomerville, Mass., March 9, 2010 - TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) today launched TIBCO Spotfire® 3.1, the latest version of its in-memory analytics platform makin...
“Security” concerns continue to top every cloud computing related survey. This could be because, well, CIOs and organizations in general are concerned about security. It could be because the broader question of control over the infrastructure – including security – is never proffered a...