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@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 improving IT delivery by eliminating waste through automated business models leveraging cloud technologies. WebRTC Summit is co-located with 20th International Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo. WebRTC is the future of browser-to-browser communications, and continues to make inroads into the traditional, difficult, plug-in web communications world. Topics include all aspects of enabling real-time communication over peer-to-peer connections (see suggested topics below). Help plant your flag in the fast-expanding business opportunity that is WebRTC: submit your speaking proposal today! Suggested topics: Integrating WebRTC into Legacy Systems Monetization of WebRTC Network Capability Peer-to-Peer Use of W... (more)

The #IoT and DNS | @ThingsExpo #BigData #IoT #M2M #DigitalTransformation

JANUARY 8, 2014 02:00 PM EST When we talk about the impact of BYOD and BYOA and the Internet of Things, we often focus on the impact on data center architectures. That's because there will be an increasing need for authentication, for access control, for security, for application delivery as the number of potential endpoints (clients, devices, things) increases. That means scale in the data center. What we gloss over, what we skip, is that before any of these "things" ever makes a request to access an application it had to execute a DNS query. Every. Single. Thing. Maybe that's because we assume DNS can handle the load. So far it's done well. You rarely, if ever, hear of disruptions or outages due directly to the execution of DNS. Oh, there has been some issues with misconfiguration of DNS and of exploitation of DNS (hijacking, illicit use in reflection attacks, et... (more)

How to Sponsor at @WebRTCSummit | #IoT #RTC #Java #UCaaS #WebRTC

WebRTC Summit 2017 New York, co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017 at Javits Center in New York City, New York, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. @WebRTCSummit / Cloud Expo / @ThingsExpo 2017 New York (June 7-9, 2017, Javits Center, Manhattan) @WebRTCSummit / Cloud Expo / @ThingsExpo 2017 Silicon Valley (October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, CA) Download Show Prospectus ▸ Here WebRTC is the future of browser-to-browser communications, and continues to make inroads into the traditional, difficult, plug-in web communications world. WebRTC Summit 2017 New York continues our tradition of delivering the latest and greatest presentations within the world of WebRTC. Topics include voice calling, video chat, P2P file sharing, and use ... (more)

Announcing @ChinaUnicomGlob to Exhibit at @CloudExpo | #Mobile #Telecom

SYS-CON Events announced today that China Unicom will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. 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 ... (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)

Controlling Physical Devices on the Real Time Web: Kaazing IoT Talk at JavaOne 2013

Two visionary Kaazing engineers, David Witherspoon and Prashant Khanal, gave an exciting presentation at JavaOne this year: JMS, WebSocket, and the Internet of Things — Controlling Physical Devices on the Real Time Web. David and Prashant led the audience through the steps of building connected Things by combining open source hardware, a Raspberry Pi, with real-time Web communication and messaging, powered by Kaazing. They started off by demonstrating Kaazing’s remote controlled truck. A remote member of the team joined the presentation over Skype and used a Web browser on his smart phone to control the truck in the conference room. Next, they walked the audience through building similar M2M systems. David and Prashant used the simplest “machines” for their demonstrations: a light bulb and a switch, each connected to a Raspberry Pi. All it took was three basic step... (more)

HP Moonshot 1500 Software Defined Capable Compute Servers

Riding the current software defined data center (SDC) wave being led by the likes of VMware and software defined networking (SDN) also championed by VMware via their acquisition of Nicera last year, Software Defined Marketing (SDM) is in full force. HP being a player in providing the core building blocks for traditional little data and big data, along with physical, virtual, converged, cloud and software defined has announced a new compute, processor or server platform called the Moonshot 1500. Software defined marketing aside, there are some real and interesting things from a technology standpoint that HP is doing with the Moonshot 1500 along with other vendors who are offering micro server based solutions. First, for those who see server (processor and compute) improvements as being more and faster cores (and threads) per socket, along with extra memory, not to m... (more)

10 Tips for Implementing BYOD

As IT becomes more and more personal with the re-invention of smartphones and tablet computers, device management increasingly becomes an issue in organizations. We have covered some important aspects of BYOD policy in our blog, discussing pros and cons of BYOD and today we want to share with you a list of tips from various sources. Tip #1 – Face the Inevitability of BYOD – and Prepare for It “70% of small businesses recently surveyed said that BYOD was inevitability at their firms, because so many employees were demanding it…” Four BYOD Challenges Small Businesses Face     Tip #2 – Determine if BYOD is Appropriate for Your Business “Employees want to choose the same type of device they’ve always used. The way to give the greatest choice is through a BYOD program. This can be good for industries that are very competitive for the brightest employees, such as law fir... (more)

CloudSigma's CEO to Present on Public Cloud Storage Solutions for Media Innovation at 2013 Storage Visions Conference

CloudSigma CEO and Co-founder Robert Jenkins to participate in Session, "My Life in the Clouds: Opportunities and Challenges for Consumer and Enterprise Cloud Storage" Zurich, Switzerland - January 4, 2013 - CloudSigma, an international, customer-centric, pure-cloud Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) provider, today announced its CEO and Co-founder, Robert Jenkins, will highlight the advantages of public cloud environments for digital media companies at the 2013 Storage Visions Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jenkins is joined by Scott Van Woudenberg, Product Manager, Google, among others for the My Life in the Clouds: Opportunities and Challenges for Consumer and Enterprise Cloud Storage panel on January 7 at 1:15 p.m. PST. During the session, Jenkins will detail how in this new age of petabytes, public cloud ecosystems provide a compelling solution for the storag... (more)

WebRTC Business Models: Building a Web-Based Telecom Co

WebRTC Summit Early Bird Savings here! What if you could re-invent the telephone company and/or OTT (over-the-top) services using WebRTC? Do you remember all of their service upgrades on top of basic phone services? Inbound/outbound calls, vanity and toll-free numbers, 900 numbers, voice messaging, routing menus, yellow pages, unlisted numbers, directory assistance, emergency breakthroughs, and more. In his session at 2nd WebRTC Summit, Chris Matthieu, founder of Twelephone, will discuss the latest developments on how to leverage WebRTC into the 21st Century "twelephone" service. He will walk you through the services from yesterday and illustrate new WebRTC business model opportunities associated with each one. Explore WebRTC Summit Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Speaker Bio Chris Matthieu has two decades of telecom and web experience. He launched his Teleku... (more)

The National Broadband Plan: Affordable-Speedy-Accessible-Competitive-Socially Sound

The FCC’s recent release of its long awaited Broadband Plan has hit the streets with a resounding affirmation of what America needs with connectivity, competitiveness, affordability, speed, and social readiness. If the plan is adopted as proposed, America will truly benefit from the economics of a public-private partnership in creating a superior broadband pipeline for global success, see (National Broadband Plan: Connecting America).   The Plan Outline: • Accessible and Affordable to 100 million homes with speeds of 100 megabits upload and 50 download • Be (Number One) in Mobility access and speeds compared to any other nation • Create Universal Access for all Americans including the means, skills, and affordability; if they choose • Upgrade Community Schools, Hospitals and Government buildings for access to 1 Gbps broadband service &... (more)