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The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! Swedish multinational telecoms company Ericsson has released its latest Mobility Report revealing that according to its data, the number of global mobile subscriptions will reach 9.3 billion by 2019, 5.6 billion of which are predicted to be for smartphones.  Read Original Content New findings from leading hi-tech analyst, Juniper Research, has revealed that global wearable “Smart Glasses” shipments... (more)

Identity Relationship Management Market to Exceed $50 Billion by 2020

By Bob Gourley ForgeRock hosts flash mob at RSA to celebrate extraordinary growth in the identity industry  SAN FRANCISCO–(February 26, 2014)–ForgeRock Inc., the fastest-growing identity platform vendor, announced today that the identity relationship management (IRM) market, focused on managing customer interactions across any device or environment, will exceed $50 billion by 2020. To celebrate the massive opportunity, ForgeRock surprised RSA attendees with a flash mob today, to draw attention and celebrate the growth opportunities in the identity security space. This high growth market trajectory reflects the growing need for an effective IRM solution as CIOs shift investment from internal identity projects focused on “keeping things out” to massive external identity projects focused on increasing customer engagement and monetizing those opportunities. Identity s... (more)

Google Vs. the public: Adblock Plus urges Android users to fight back

Users impacted by Google's decision can use Firefox browser instead Rights of users to control their internet experience should not be dictated This week, Google made updates to its Android software, singling out Adblock Plus in a David Vs. Goliath battle in which Google has taken steps to strip its users of their right to personalise their online experience. Till Faida, co-founder of Adblock Plus, says that all this move has done is to alienate Google's users in an attempt to dictate their use of the internet and prevent them from controlling their online experience. "Google has historically been an advocate for consumer choice so it's upsetting to see that they have taken this move." Adblock Plus, which blocks annoying and intrusive online advertising, whilst whitelisting responsible advertisers who only display 'acceptable ads,' campaigns for online user rights and... (more)

The Hadoop Business Case By @JGlesner | @BigDataExpo [#BigData]

By Jeremy Glesner Since the birth of Hadoop in 2005-06, the way we think about storing and processing information has evolved considerably. The term “Big Data” has become synonymous with this evolution. But still, many of our customers continue to ask, “What is Big Data?”, “What are its use cases?”, and “What is its business value?”. The Internet is overloaded with definitions, characteristics, and benefits; however, few discussions synthesize all three of these topics in one place. This paper answers these questions, and proposes a total cost calculation framework for CTOs and CIOs that are evaluating solutions for their organization’s use case(s). In the text below, I examine an on-premise Hadoop ecosystem as a general purpose Big Data solution in relation to alternative commercial purpose-built storage technologies (-e.g. Oracle, Teradata, IBM, SAP, Microsoft, E... (more)

Okta Seeks to Accelerate Secure Adoption of Cloud Apps

"Enterprises everywhere are realizing the inherent benefits of running their core IT services in the cloud,” said Todd McKinnon, most recently VP of Engineering at Salesforce.com from 2003 to 2009, and now CEO of the on-demand identity and access management service, Okta. "This shift fundamentally requires them to rethink their IT infrastructure and how their employees access it," McKinnon added. "Okta," he continued, "is the only enterprise class, on-demand service purpose built to help customer secure and manage their entire cloud services network and the people who need access to it, with no professional services required." McKinnon was commenting on the day that he and his team launched a new on-demand service to accelerate the secure adoption of Cloud Apps. Pandora, LiveOps, Enterasys, FusionStorm, and AMAG Pharmaceuticals are the first to roll out Okta identity... (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)

In 2014 Big Data Investments Will Account for Nearly $30 Billion - Eventually Accounting for $76 Billion by 2020 End

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Space-Based Cloud Storage | @CloudExpo #DataCenter #Storage #Telecom

The Need for Speed - Making the Leap to Space Based Cloud Storage Enterprises and governments rely upon the timely transfer of mission-critical information to keep their projects and operations flowing smoothly. To do so requires a complex chain of communications hubs working efficiently, and even when they are working optimally, there can still be seconds of lag time between communications. That may not seem like much, but being able to get information a second faster than the competition (or the enemy) can make a huge difference. Current technology, which can require multiple hops and interchanges through terrestrial networks, slows information down while at the same time exposing it to monitoring and manipulation along the way. Even the most efficient cloud network requires third-party data centers to replicate globally to provision worldwide offices effectively... (more)

SolarWinds Presents "Big Hairy Sweepstakes" -- Vote for the Most Obnoxious IT Help Desk Episode and Win a Beastly Prize

AUSTIN, TX -- (Marketwired) -- 04/16/13 -- SolarWinds (NYSE: SWI), a leading provider of powerful and affordable IT management software, today announced the launch of its "Big Hairy Sweepstakes," a Facebook-based contest in which IT pros vote on four short videos of the most obnoxious help desk stories for a chance to win an enormous beastly wall cling to guard the help desk from more ridiculous queries. From April 17 to May 3, IT pros can log on to the Facebook contest page and cast their votes for one of four detestable characters that bother their IT help desk manager with zany issues. Choose from: The Know-It-All - Have you ever had a user think he knows more than you? The nerve! The Paranoid User - Everyone is out to get this guy and only you can stop them! The Horror Story - We're sure you've seen some disgusting things on the job... The Boss' Son - When you ... (more)

Free Virtual Appliance for Cloud Computing

Download uptime software's Virtual Appliance here. uptime software announced that its up.time 5 product has been named the '2009 Network Management Product of the Year' by Techworld. Selected over hundreds of entries by an independent panel of judges consisting of highly respected individuals from the IT industry, uptime software is recognized for its product strategy, technical excellence and overall ability to improve business efficiencies for partners and customers. Is Monitoring Virtual, Physical and Cloud Assets Easy? It Should Be... up.time makes it easy, right out-of-the-box: Deep Virtual Server Monitoring: CPU ready, Memory Balloon, Memory Zero, and many more granular Metrics. Monitor Physical, Virtual, and Cloud: Services, applications, servers and more. Onsite/remote datacenters, hybrid environments, outsourced infrastructure. Real World Cost Savings: Per-P... (more)

Cloud Computing, iSlate & Social Networking

Firstly, and rather belatedly, a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year to you - hopefully your festive break was enjoyable and are now suitably refreshed and ready to face the challenges and opportunities that will arise through 2010. It's traditional (and never let it be said that were suffer from originality) at this time of year to dust down the crystal ball, gaze longingly into one's naval and predict what topics will dominate the news over the next 12 months. After much deliberation we are pleased to bring you our totally chartastic top 5. 1.       Cloud Computing It was last year's undoubted buzz word - but cloud computing is here to stay. Server efficiency, speed to market, instant test platforms, less capital expenditure, on demand resource are some of the oft quoted compelling reasons for switching to cloud computing and all of them will deliver quan... (more)