MUST READ Big Data Squeezes Legacy IT Spending: IDC By Kevin Fogarty Along with cloud computing, mobile, and social networking, big data will account for a growing percentage of IT spending, leaving little to maintain older systems, says IDC study.
Join us on September 26 for Valley View, our exciting live video show. Join us on September 26 for Valley View, our exciting live video show. In addition to an exclusive chat with NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson, and an in-studio interview with CitiGroup CTO Yobie Benjamin, we'll feature our new Elevator Pitch session, a rapid-fire deluge of information about new technology approaches.
One company's elevator pitch we'll be highlighting: Fusion-io.
Gary Orenstein, Fusion-io's senior VP of Product says his company's purpose is to make the world's data go faster. Data is everywhere -- the cloud, the web -- but it's on disk, which is too slow for many of today's demanding data needs. With Fusion-io's IoDrives and Ion Data Accelerator software, data center managers can build solid-state, flash-based storage arrays across physical and virtual servers more cost effectively. Orenstein says Fusion-io is doing lots of work in organizations using Oracle, Microsoft and MySQL databases, and is also starting to see some big data deployments using MongoDB. We'll hear Orenstein boil all of this down into his 3-minute elevator pitch on Valley View.
Other Elevator Pitches featured: Appthority (Mobile Security), Crowdstrike (Enterprise Security), Cliqr (Cloud Management), Kontiki (Enterprise Video).
A Guide to Security and Enterprise Directories Security isn't necessarily the first thing people think of when they consider enterprise directories. But directories can be used in a number of ways to tighten and extend your organization's security. In this report, we examine enterprise directories-through the lens of Microsoft Active Directory-and their potential as a solution for a wide array of security initiatives. Download Now (Registration Required)
Why Build a Private IaaS Cloud Cloud computing is the convergence of a variety of trends, including network-centric application access, the consumerization of IT, greatly increased scale and complexity, open source, and virtualization. Learn how infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) cloud can be used to operationalize governance and automation of an IT infrastructure. Download Now (Registration Required)
Google Drive: 10 Alternatives To See Dropbox, Box, iCloud, and now, Google Drive, have the most familiar names. But many alternative services satisfy a variety of storage, backup, and file-sharing needs.
iPhone 5 Display Likely Culprit Behind Shortage Apple's suppliers are having trouble producing enough displays for iPhone 5 to meet demand, thanks to new in-cell technology. The good news: Apple has a new reservation system to help score an iPhone 5.
Selecting the Right Database for the Right Problem Columnar, NoSQL, NewSQL and Hadoop are the hot new technologies that are helping companies manage their big data challenges. This webinar will demystify this world, outlining the analytics challenges posed by machine-generated data and giving an overview of the best use cases for these new technologies. It happens Thursday, September 27, 2012. More Information & Registration
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