• Riding The Target Breach Wave LogRhythm Raises $40M

     

    The massive security breach at Target was a nightmare for Target itself and its customers but it was serendipitous for security vendors. All of a sudden internet security, which had kind of fallen behind in the attention stakes, was front and center of…

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  • Are Those Birds Singing? No, It’s Alpine Chorus Extolling The Virtues Of Its Enterprise Big Data Platform

     

    Nearly every week a new vendor arises who promises to bring big data analytics to enterprises in a new and easy way. The allure of big data is unquestionable – organizations have an immense amount of raw data, from both inside their own systems but also increasingly from external sources, deriving valuable [...]

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  • Octoblu Peels Back The Covers On Its Internet Of Things Platform

     

    Want to know what is the hottest area that will be on marketers and PR folk’s lips over the next few years? Anything involving connected devices. Call it the Internet of Things, the Internet of Everything, the Internet of Customers or whatever variation on the theme, but in essence the [...]

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  • PowWow And The Allure Of Instant Mobile Apps

     

    As enterprises try and re-imagine what their world looks like when all of their employees are able to work from anywhere (and, indeed, demand to be able to work anywhere) there are soon struck by a realization that in many cases their most critical bus…

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  • Ping Identity Ups The Identity Game — Heralds The ‘Post Password’ Era

     

    Ping Identity is one of a number of vendors (alongside Okta, OneLogin and others) all trying to build the identity fabric for the modern era, an era that because of its plethora of different applications, organizational constructs and connected devices, means that existing approaches towards identity simply don’t suffice. At [...]

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  • Pose POS And The Allure Of Free

     

    So, here’s a question for you. Do small businesses value price over everything else or is the cost of a solution secondary to how well it fits their situation? This isn’t a rhetorical question but rather is what will decide the success or otherwise of a new initiative by cloud [...]

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  • Appcelerator Hopes Smartness Will Drag It Out Of The Mobile Backend Pack

     

    Once upon a time mobile development was seen as an edge case at best, and something foreign and weird at worst. Those times have well and truly gone and mobile development platforms pop up every day. From pure play platforms like Kinvey and Parse, to o…

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  • Cloud Slowly Moves Towards Mainstream Medical Applications — DICOM Grid Gets Mayo Clinic Funding

     

    As cloud has become very much a mainstream way of delivering IT for enterprises, there are still a couple of industries that have been somewhat behind when it comes to adopting cloud. Both the financial services and health industries have significant r…

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  • Mirantis And Oracle Collaborate, Because My Enemy’s Enemy Is My Friend

     

    A couple of months ago news broke that Red Hat was playing a little dirty in order to get an edge on its OpenStack competitors. A number of people were shocked and saddened by the revelation, assuming (admittedly a little naively) that in the open sour…

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  • Open Source Storage Bolsters Its Boards With Oracle Alumnus

     

    Open Source Storage has a bit of a struggle on its hands. Despite having existed (kind of) for well over 10 years, the storage company is relatively unknown compared to incumbent players (NetApp and EMC for example) and newer storage industry disruptors (Inktank and StorSimple for example) alike. The company has had [...]

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