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IGEL Universal Desktop Converter software extends life and manageability of old PCs by migrating them to fully manageable IGEL Universal Desktop thin client-like devices London, UK, October 17th 2012 - Angels were seen breathing life into old PCs at the IGEL Stand of IP Expo in Earls Court London today using the leading thin client manufacturer's Universal Desktop Converter (UDC) software. The Universal Desktop Converter allows organizations to migrate existing PC or old thin client hardware into a fully manageable IGEL Universal Desktop thin client-like device - extending the life of the hardware whilst making it more efficient to run. "This approach allows businesses to cost effectively extend the life of their current desktops to deliver a Server-Based Computing architecture or to produce a shorter return on investment when migrating to a Virtual Desktop Infras... (more)

New @ChinaUnicomGlob #DataCenter Launched at @CloudExpo | #AI #SDN

China Unicom exhibited at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which took place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, in November 2016. China United Network Communications Group Co. Ltd ("China Unicom") was officially established in 2009 on the basis of the merger of former China Netcom and former China Unicom. China Unicom mainly operates a full range of telecommunications services including mobile broadband (GSM, WCDMA, LTE FDD, TD-LTE), fixed-line broadband, ICT, data communications, domestic and international communications facilities, satellite service, network access service, value-added and system integration services with a modern communication network characterized by nationwide coverage and extensive global reach. Committed to raising its overall competitiveness and sustainable development capacity and becoming a world leading provider of... (more)

[session] Trends in #WebRTC Development | @ThingsExpo #IoT #RTC #UCaaS

Trends in WebRTC Development What sort of WebRTC based applications can we expect to see over the next year and beyond? One way to predict development trends is to see what sorts of applications startups are building. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Arin Sime, founder of WebRTC.ventures, will discuss the current and likely future trends in WebRTC application development based on real requests for custom applications from real customers, as well as other public sources of information, Speaker Bio Arin Sime is the founder of WebRTC.ventures, a custom design and development firm building voice and video communication applications for telehealth, social media, broadcasting, education, and more. @WebRTCSummit New York, to be held June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of improv... (more)

Microsoft and HP to Tap into Private Cloud Market

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, and professional services for business applications. The idea seems to be to bundle up a complete virtualization and systems management offering that would work in mega data centers and cloud providing centers. The joint stack would leverage existing products from both companies while plans are also underway for new ones. Microsoft which has already jumped head long into cloud with its public cloud services Azure, is now looking to take on private cloud with HP by its side. Private cloud is a proprietary network that implements cloud strategies behind a firewall and therefore protects ... (more)

Four Ways to Look at Cloud Computing

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 even Apple’s iCloud has only served to further muddy the waters, even in IT. In the most basic sense, cloud computing refers to the use of an app or service that’s hosted in a non-traditional, non-server-based manner. In that sense, however, cloud computing is very broad, and perhaps that’s the right approach. Here are some ways we commonly look at cloud computing, not all of which are completely compatible with one another: Cloud computing as the way to solve past IT mistakes. For years, pundits have pushed cloud solutions as a way to get IT out of difficult situations. While that m... (more)

Five Lessons The League Can Teach Us about Cyber Security

Lessons from the hit show, The League The 2013 NFL season kicks off tonight with the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens visiting the Denver Broncos. For many of us, the start of football season means lazy chicken wing and pizza-filled Sundays in front of the TV. But, it also means it’s time to scramble together and pick your fantasy football team. If you participate in fantasy football, you may be a fan of the hit FX television show, The League which premiered last night. Don’t worry – there are no spoilers here. The League follows a group of old friends in a fantasy football league that seems to bleed into every aspect of their lives. Even if you don’t like fantasy football, or football for that matter, this show is likely to have you either laughing or turning away from the television in disgust at their attempts to make each other’s lives miserable. A... (more)

WebRTC Summit Silicon Valley Call for Papers Now Open

The 3rd WebRTC Summit, to be held Nov. 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, announces that its Call for Papers is now open. Topics include all aspects of improving IT delivery by eliminating waste through automated business models leveraging cloud technologies. WebRTC Summit is co-located with 15th International Cloud Expo, 6th International Big Data Expo, 3rd International DevOps Summit and 2nd Internet of @ThingsExpo. WebRTC (Web-based Real-Time Communication) is an open source project supported by Google, Mozilla and Opera that aims to enable browser-to-browser applications for voice calling, video chat, and P2P file sharing without plugins. Its mission is "To enable rich, high quality, RTC applications to be developed in the browser via simple JavaScript APIs and HTML5." Help plant your flag in the fast-expanding business opportuni... (more)

Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly – Week of May 25, 2014

Welcome to the Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly, our newest online newsletter. Mobile Cyber Security will focus on the most interesting news, articles and links related to mobile and cyber security, mobile malware, mobile application management, cyber warfare (and more!) that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting market trend information. Also read Connected Globe News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! China’s decision to suspend its involvement in a cyber security working group with the U.S. after being accused of commercial spying has threatened to undo efforts aimed at finding common ground to tackle hacking.  Read Original Content Nokia has decided to la... (more)

Cloud Computing Comes to Hong Kong

Cloud Computing on Ulitzer CSL Limited (CSL) and SIMtone Corporation, provider of one of the first Universal Computing Platforms for the telecommunications industry, today announced the signature of a broad based, exclusive licensing agreement to develop groundbreaking cloud computing services for use over CSL’s Award-winning Next G wireless network to CSL customers in Hong Kong. CSL will use and showcase SIMtone-based solutions, deliver “high-definition user experience” cloud services and resell private-cloud SIMtone product solutions to businesses and consumers. CSL’s SIMtone-based solutions will be pervasively accessible and seamlessly usable from a multitude of fixed and mobile screens, always connected to one of the fastest and most advanced wireless all-IP networks in the world, delivering peak download speeds up to 21Mbps. Mr Tarek Robbiati, Group Managing D... (more)

Deadlock at Copenhagen Climate Summit

The headlines say it all… “Further commitment needed to break negotiation deadlock.” The rich nations vs. the poor nations. Industrialists vs. environmentalists. And at the end of the day, looking out over the Pacific Ocean towards Catalina Island from Long Beach, the dense brown sludge of polluted air is a constant reminder we are dumping horrifying amounts of human waste into the oceans and air. California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger says “world policymakers do not have to choose between a clean environment and economic growth.” Schwarzenegger believes people worried about climate change should pay more attention to companies, universities and “ordinary folks” and not put so much emphasis on a multinational consensus. (AP) If you listen to the entrepreneurs and innovators in Silicon Valley, they would tend to agree with Governor Schwarzenegger. Green tech is bec... (more)

Chrome Netbook OS; Tablet PCs; LBS; Open Source

2010 will undoubtedly be a year of technology innovation. In 2009, Twitter revolutionized the way we get news, it brought us closer to those who were a part of the news, almost making traditional media irrelevant. I don’t know who (or what) will be the Twitter of 2010, but below are a few predictions for the coming year. Google’s Chrome Netbook OS will be a hit. Their OS will mostly be dependent on a Google Account. A Google Account opens up their full Google Apps suite, which includes email, calendar, word processing, and MS Office like functions. Google’s renditions of their current OS have been well received by the “blogosphere” especially it’s ability to fit on a 1GB flash drive. An OS that small is perfect for Netbooks and tablet PCs. The smaller footprint also gives the user more capabilities. A key part of the Chrome OS will be the Chrome brower (my browser ... (more)