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The last several days have been pretty interesting with tech giants Dell and HP trying to outbid each other for the data storage technology company 3Par . After Dell made its intention to grab 3PAR ‘s virtualization goodies public, HP did not waste much time to initiate a steep coun...
I was 25-26 years old when I worked at IBM. Steve was not much older. IBM, like many companies, plots a career path for every new employee it hires. It moves them from job to job grooming them from their first day on the job until their retirement. Whenever I took an elevator with Mill...
The acquisition of Fortify Software by HP is not surprising, but has high market potential for HP as a platform-neutral vendor in the application lifecycle.
Cashbook Limited Further Distinguishes its Portfolio with Data Capture Product Certification StatusBracknell, UK (22 July, 2010) - ABBYY UK Ltd., a member of the ABBYY Group and a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software, today announced that Cashb...
The company said that it would invest $9 billion in automating its data centers and other parts of its Enterprise Services business, in the process cutting 9,000 jobs over the course of several years. But in the same breath, HP declared a heavy focus on cloud computing as its future.
Yesterday, and with little fanfare, HP formally announced that LoadRunner, their leading client-server testing tool (circa 1989), which was acquired from Mercury in 2006, will soon be available as a BETA offering in Amazon’s EC2. This news, which has long been expected, is tremendous...
When you trust your data to a cloud service provider, do you automatically assume that it will remain safe? And do you assume that, should a service failure occur and the data appears lost, that the provider will have automatically backed it up somewhere – saving the day? Don’t assu...
May 19, 2010 - London, UK - Iron Mountain, the information management company, has appointed Russell Sanderson as the company's new Commercial Director for Professional Services in the UK. Sanderson now leads an experienced team managing Iron Mountain's relationships with customers in ...
Interesting news I hadn't considered - HP as a suitor for Palm. "Palm's innovative operating system provides an ideal platform to expand HP's mobility strategy and create a unique HP experience spanning multiple mobile connected devices," Todd Bradley, vice president of HP, said in a ...
New remote functions considerably expand range of uses Bracknell, 15 April, 2010 - ABBYY, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture, and language software, today announced the first ABBYY FlexiCapture 9.0 version with remote functions. The new release permits remote ins...
There's a huge drive now for improved enterprise data center performance. Nearly all enterprises are involved nowadays with some level of data-center transformation, either in the planning stages or in outright build-out. We're seeing many instances where numerous data centers are b...
Partnership will extend ABBYY's reach in the Education and Charity markets in the UK and Ireland BRACKNELL, UK (Thursday 8th April, 2010) ABBYY UK Ltd, a member of the ABBYY group of companies and a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software, and Dou...
We have been running the Cloud Academy roundtables in several European countries. I’d like to share some of the more interesting questions, debates and insights around a number of topics, starting today with RAIC—Redundant Arrays of Inexpensive Cloud. Today’s post discusses whether ...
So there’s some definite things cloud-using businesses should be on the lookout for when it comes to security. This comes from a new report by the Cloud Security Alliance and Hewlett-Packard on major things that hinder cloud implementations. Here are the major impediments, says the ...
The VoiceCon 2010 event, now called, “Enterprise Connect!” is underway this week from Orlando, Florida; broadcasting keynotes from Avaya, Cisco, IBM, Microsoft and Siemens, which you can watch for free on VoiceCon TV. As I mentioned previously, in my last unified commun...
What I find interesting is for the many pitching cloud services today there seems to be a kind of growing duality around the various claims being made for and against using cloud computing. For those without a clear business model, it represents everything wrong with technology, it's i...
Prestigious new chairman demonstrates growing status in market 22 March 2010 - Marking a further milestone during a period of high activity and sustained growth, Microlease, the No 1 test and measurement rental business in Europe, today announced that Paul Manduca has been appointed as...
Blisworth, 17 March 2010 - Invu, one of the UK's foremost document management companies, has joined forces with ABBYY, a data and document capture specialist, to expand the functionality of its Invu for Business product offering. The new function, called Invu Capture, is based on Flex...
Busy, busy month for those of you keeping score, and I don’t mean the final gold medal count. But, now that I’ve nodded to the Olympics, congratulations to both team Canada and team USA on the best hockey game I’ve ever seen. Ever. And I’m from Boston, home of the sometimes brilliant ...
New ABBYY FineReader Engine 8.0 CLI for Linux Enables Fast Access to Automated OCR and PDF Conversion in Linux EnvironmentsLondon, UK, (Monday 15th March, 2010) - ABBYY Europe, a leading provider of document recognition, data capture and linguistic software, today announced the release...
Hewlett-Packard on February 24th opened an advanced collaborative research lab in Singapore to support its growing cloud business – what it calls its Hewlett-Packard on February 24th opened an advanced collaborative research lab in Singapore to support its growing cloud business – what...
10 - 12 May conference brings translation and localisation leaders, researchers and buyers togetherSeattle, Washington, USA (5 March 2010) - GALA 2010, the Globalization and Localization Association's second Language of Business conference, will bring developers of content together wit...
@RISK helps structural engineering consulting firm to determine project cost uncertainty and define budget for the construction of Fleet Maintenance Facility February 16th, 2010 London; Consulting engineering specialists, ENGCOMP (www.engcomp.ca) has enabled the Canadian Departmen...
Il n’y a plus un seul grand fournisseur qui ne proclame pas que le Cloud Computing est un élément clef de sa stratégie ; ce n’est pas moi qui vais m’en plaindre ! J’avais été sévère, il y a quelques semaines, avec les annonces Cloud de Microsoft et SAP. Ce sont les deux fournisseurs...
Company strengthens brand with consolidated naming of divisionsMaidenhead, UK - 25 January 2010 - SDL, the leading provider of Global Information Management solutions, announced today consolidated branding to signal the growing recognition of the company's technology leadership in mana...
Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard have teamed up on a three-year $250 million partnership to bring about the “next generation computing platform” called HP private cloud. They will be working towards a combined cost effective IT solution encompassing varying levels of hardware, software, a...
SDL plc ("SDL" or the "Company"), the leading provider of Global Information Management solutions, today announces the acquisition of Fredhopper, a recognized leader in targeting and marketing software for eCommerce. This acquisition is a further step in SDL's strategy and commitment t...
Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard have teamed up on a three-year $250 million partnership to bring about the “next generation computing platform” called HP private cloud. They will be working towards a combined cost effective IT solution encompassing varying levels of hardware,...
Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard have teamed up on a three-year $250 million partnership to bring about the “next generation computing platform” called HP private cloud. They will be working towards a combined cost effective IT solution encompassing varying levels of hardware,...
Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard have teamed up on a three-year $250 million partnership to bring about the “next generation computing platform” called HP private cloud. They will be working towards a combined cost effective IT solution encompassing varying levels of hardware, software, a...
I attended the second day of the HP Converged Infrastructure Roadshow in NYC last week. Most of the day was spent watching PowerPoints and demos for the HP Matrix stuff and Virtual Connect. Then came lunch. I finished my appetizer and realized that the buffet being set up was for someo...
Sun Microsystems has unveiled what is being called the first fully functional cloud-based Desktop as a Service (DaaS) for grammar schools and community colleges. The new product is in line with Sun’s vision to build and deploy public and private clouds that are open and interoperable. ...
The big news in IT this year has to be Cloud Computing. Like the result of a Gremlin fed after midnight, Cloud Computing turned into the Stripe of the IT world. As pundits and vendors raced to gain mindshare as a means of priming the economy-dulled sales pipeline, IT buyers were caught...
Before moving an enterprise application to the cloud, you need to be sure that your expectations are realistic and your objectives match what the cloud can deliver. In this post, I’d like to share what we’ve learned from working with our beta customers, from their initial e...
HP has correctly identified a weakness in the SaaS and cloud markets. In many cases, applications and productivity services came to market first, but lacked the enterprise-caliber infrastructure, management, and auditing and fiscal control mechanisms. Now, HP is bringing these traditio...
The talk at the Cloud Computing Expo this week in Santa Clara was all about enterprise cloud adoption. Is it real? Is it already happening? If so, who’s doing it, which applications are they running and which clouds are being tested? To a large extent, cloud computing is a victim of it...
This week, Amazon took a step with EC2 that many had long anticipated: They announced spot pricing for cloud compute instances. EC2 customers can now name their own price, and Amazon will bring compute instances up at variable discount prices according to these "bids". This complements...
Analysts, bloggers and mainstream media have spent 2009 promoting cloud computing as “the next big thing” that will revolutionize the way companies buy and use computing power. But beyond the hype and the C-level interest in an exciting trend, there’s value to the clo...
Following on the heals of being named one of three EcoTech warriors earlier in the year, and then number 5 in the top ten independent bloggers at StorageMonkeys earlier this year (plus appearing on InfoSmack), the momentum continues more recently being named as the 23rd out of the top ...
Disaster strikes. Your primary place of business is destroyed by a fire tomorrow, are you prepared to recover? According to the historical statistics, fires permanently close 44 percent of the businesses that are affected. Business continuity planning is the creation and validation of ...