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SYS-CON Events announced today that delaPlex will exhibit at SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. delaPlex pioneered Software Development as a Service (SDaaS), which provides scalable resources to build, test, and d...
OutSystems has announced that FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) is rapidly delivering new software modules for its Sustainability Workbench platform by using OutSystems to develop web and mobile applications. Part of the ADEC Group, a multinational organization focusing on healthcare, sustai...
As businesses increasingly embrace private, public, and hybrid clouds to cost-effectively and quickly deliver business applications and services, Cisco on Monday announced plans to build the world's largest global Intercloud -- a network of clouds -- together with a set of partners. Th...
NaviSite, Inc., a Time Warner Cable Company, has announced a strategic partnership with Zensar Technologies, a global software services and infrastructure management provider. Together the companies will leverage their expertise to support clients looking to evolve their businesses thr...
CDNetworks has added a Point of Presence (PoP) in Mexico City, helping global manufacturers quickly and easily reach partners and employees throughout Mexico. “Mexico has become an important manufacturing hub for the world,” said Jeff Kim, President and COO, CDNetworks. “Our new PoP e...
Appirio announced that Brivo Labs, an Internet of Things company leading the way in the emerging social access management market, is utilizing topcoder's 600,000+ member development and design crowdsourcing community to accelerate the creation of innovative applications. The Interne...
IBM has signed an agreement with Dexia and several major financial institutions in Europe to build and manage their IT infrastructure previously managed by Associated Dexia Technology Services (ADTS). As a result of this agreement, IBM takes a controlling share in ADTS establishing an ...
While the US has always been at the forefront when it comes to offshore outsourcing, its neighbor, Canada, has kept a fairly low profile in this arena. However, all that looks set to change now if recent studies are anything to go by. More and more Canadian companies are embracing offs...
Contrary to common misconceptions, offshore product development (OPD) of software involves a lot more than just cutting costs and accelerating time-to-market. Savvy companies know OPD enables them to improve the quality of their software. Outsourcing software development and independe...
No individual can really track and understand the impact of change in all the emerging technologies like Cloud Computing, Mobile Computing, Social Media, Agile Methodology and Big Data … You can realistically aim to have an in depth understanding of only a small subset. By in depth un...
In this business, we talk quite a lot about the importance of disaster recovery plans and strategies. Today’s organizations face a multitude of choices when it comes to building a disaster recovery (DR) plan to protect their data and provide business continuity in the case of outages a...
In a recent online event attended by IT industry thought leaders, Paul Teich, futurist, product visionary and senior analyst at Moor Insights & Strategy, held a briefing on: The evolving role of hosting in the IT outsourcing industry, including the increasing demand for services and s...
Conventional wisdom is that the fastest connection between two points- for example between today and tomorrow - is a straight line. But just like in aviation this is not necessarily true in cloud computing. First because cloud computing is not one thing (not one dot on the map) it is ...
Are you one of those independent executives that uses strategic foresight to gain a decisive lead over competitors that tend to follow the crowd? Granted, it takes courage to make bold moves -- and follow the path that's less traveled. Big rewards tend to go to the confident, not the c...
HDS will demonstrate the power of its technologies for VMware environments next week through presentations, in-booth demonstrations and videos at VMworld® 2013, August 25-29, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
As the impact of cloud technology becomes better understood and really takes hold, organizations will need to restructure themselves to ensure they are able to take full advantage of the opportunities presented to them and as a result stay relevant and alive. But to understand the i...
Unisys UK on Thursday announced it has joined the SAP PartnerEdge program as an SAP services partner. The program provides the company with access to resources and services from SAP that will help Unisys serve public sector clients with highly sensitive project requirements. Through t...
It may be terrifying for those caught in the vortex between the old and the new way of work. Most professionals earned the right degrees, responded to the demands of their professions, learned the intricacies of their industries and were rewarded under the old system. It feels like a m...
Thereʼs a popular childrenʼs book called Whereʼs Waldo, in which the lead character – with his signature red-and-white striped shirt and somewhat goofy expression – is obscured by various collections of people and things. Heʼs hidden, but in plain sight (if youʼll excuse the oxymoron) ...
"Enterprises today cannot afford to spend an inordinate amount of time making sense of the data deluge that surrounds them," said Vishnu Bhat, VP and Global Head of Cloud at Infosys, as Infosys announced the launch of BigDataEdge to radically simplify the complex task of analyzing Big ...
According to Dan Vesset, program vice president for IDC's Business Analytics Solutions, the business analytics software market "has crossed the chasm into the mainstream mass market." In 2011, Vesset explains, the business analytics market extended its post-2009 recovery with anothe...
When remote office connectivity first became a reality there began to emerge a variety of requirements specific to needs of the business and remote users. Over top of point-to-point VPN connectivity we layered WAN optimization and application acceleration technology, and later more dyn...
Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has entered into an agreement to acquire Singapore-based NewsPage Pte Ltd (“NewsPage”), a provider of integrated distributor management and mobility software for the consumer goods industry in emerging markets. NewsPage provides software products to some of the wo...
Dell, a leading provider of services and solutions, has announced Gartner, Inc. has positioned the company as a leader in two of its 2012 Magic Quadrant Reports: “Magic Quadrant for Help Desk Outsourcing, North Americai” and “Magic Quadrant for Desktop Outsourcing Services, North Ameri...
How do we incorporate the outputs of static analysis into SLAS? When I speak to customers and prospects trying to incorporate static code analysis into their software development processes, one of the most common questions that I get is “How do we incorporate the outputs of static ana...
- Survey reveals cost plays a key role when it comes to Cloud uptake -Uncertainty around the current economic climate is forcing organizations to look at alternatives to on-site IT infrastructures and resources with one-in-three organizations citing managed services as a more affordabl...
Like other trends in technology, cloud computing is constantly being redefined and re-understood. The fact of the matter is that, while we have a general agreement on what cloud computing is, the term has come to mean many things to many people. The advent of cloud storage services and...
When it comes to embracing social media and applications, many businesses seem to question the benefit. True, if you are a consumer goods manufacturer, there is inherent benefit in associating yourself with social media and consumer applications, but what about for Government agencies?...
Cloudera, the leading provider of Apache Hadoop-based data management software, services and training, today announced that it has established a Japanese subsidiary, Cloudera KK, and an office in Japan. Cloudera's formal presence extends availability of its products and support offerin...
You are a software service provider. You develop software for you clients. Majority of your clients are from a different city or even a different country. You are in a discussion with your client where you are exploring the option of adopting Agile Development Methodology for your next...
Cloud computing is seen by many people as the natural evolution of Grid computing concepts. Both, for instance, rely on the use of service-based approaches for provisioning compute and data resources. The importance of understanding business models and the economics of distributed comp...
Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies and Appear, a mobile enterprise application platform specialist, announce that a new mobile cloud application has been rolled out for Veolia in Singapore. Veolia has selected Appear IQ enterprise mobile platform to design, manage and support a n...
In addition to IT cost efficiencies, organizations should look for further benefits from their Cloud investments. Most notably they should align with and support major change programs like ‘Shared Services Canada‘. This imperative to drive hundreds of millions of dollars in...
Irrespective of what the Agile Manifesto says (“Customer Collaboration over Contract Negotiation”) we do require a signed contract for ANY medium to large software outsourcing engagements – and that includes agile projects. Why? Because when there is a commercial arrangement between t...
Picking through the white noise about outsourcing can be time-consuming and tedious. And while you’re busy doing all that research, your company’s payroll and benefits problems aren’t going anywhere. You need to outsource – but you’re not clear on the alternatives available to you. If ...
"Group sales in the quarter increased by 14% year-over-year driven by a continued strong demand for mobile broadband. Sales were negatively impacted by the strong SEK and sales for comparable units, adjusted for currency and hedging, increased 27% year-over-year. The strong growth we h...
Dimension Data, the $4.7 billion global ICT services and solutions provider, announced on Thursday that it has appointed Steve Nola as CEO of its newly-formed Cloud Solutions business unit. Nola has served as CEO of Dimension Data Australia since 2001. This follows Dimension Data’s ann...
Outsourcing is among the more controversial aspects of modern business. Yet it's not always as simple as we think. I was reminded of that when the Indian company Genpact announced a new contract, to provide HR services to Nissan in Japan. Genpact started life in 1997 as a BPO (bu...
Capgemini (Paris: CAP), one of the global leaders in consulting, IT services and outsourcing, has entered into exclusive negotiations with the funds managed by Apax Partners and the Prosodie management team with a view to acquiring Prosodie, the multi-channel services operator. This ac...
In the latest sign of an economic recovery and a pickup in government spending, Hewlett-Packard has been awarded a multi-year contract worth up to $2.5 billion to provide technology services to NASA. In another strategic outsourcing deal Nokia will outsource its Symbian software activi...