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SYS-CON Events announced today that Adaptivity, the IT transformation company, has been named "Platinum Plus Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 5th International Cloud Expo (www.CloudComputingExpo.com), which will take place on April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Adaptivity's CEO Tony Bishop (http://tonybishop.ulitzer.com) will be offering major thought leadership on Day Two of the 3-day event in a Morning Keynote. Read Exclusive Cloud Computing Journal Q&A with Tony Bishop here. Cloud Expo was announced on February 24, 2007, the day the term "cloud computing" was coined. That same year, the first Cloud Expo took place in New York City with 450 delegates. Next April, Cloud Expo is returning to New York City with more than 5,000 delegates and over 100 sponsors and exhibitors. The three-day event will attract more than 5,000 delegates from 48 co... (more)

The Encrypted Elephant in the Cloud Room

Anyone who’s been around cryptography for a while understands that secure key management is a critical foundation for any security strategy involving encryption. Back in the day it was SSL, and an entire industry of solutions grew up specifically aimed at protecting the key to the kingdom – the master key. Tamper-resistant hardware devices are still required for some US Federal security standards under the FIPS banner, with specific security protections at the network and software levels providing additional assurance that the ever important key remains safe. In many cases it’s advised that the master key is not even kept on the same premises as the systems that use it. It must be locked up, safely, offsite; transported via a secure briefcase, handcuffed to a security officer and guarded by dire wolves. With very, very big teeth. No, I am not exaggerating. At least ... (more)

Carpathia Hosting to Assist Electronic Frontier Foundation

DULLES, Va., Jan. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --  The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF), supported by Carpathia Hosting, today announced its plans to assess the scope of the issue facing Megaupload users who are at risk of losing their data. "EFF is troubled that so many lawful users of Megaupload.com had their property taken from them without warning and that the government has taken no steps to help them," said Julie Samuels, Staff Attorney at EFF.  "We think it's important that these users have their voices heard as this process moves forward." Carpathia Hosting has created the website www.MegaRetrieval.com to help lawful users in the United States work with EFF to investigate their options for retrieving their legitimate, non-infringing files from Megaupload. Although Carpathia does not have, and has never had, access to the content on Megaupload's servers, the ho... (more)

TeleCommunication Systems Unveils Secure the Edge(TM) Portfolio: Secure Location and Secure Mobile Alerts

BARCELONA, SPAIN -- (Marketwire) -- 02/27/12 -- Mobile World Congress, Hall 8, Booth 8C115 -- TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. (TCS) (NASDAQ: TSYS), a world leader in highly reliable and secure mobile communication technology, today introduced Secure Location and Secure Mobile Alerts from its Secure the Edge™ portfolio, an integrated suite of mobile security applications and services for authentication, verification, notification and compliance to connect, secure and manage mobile device communication over mobile broadband networks. The growth of mobile Internet traffic has expanded the variety of connected mobile devices; making device security increasingly critical for operators, and enterprise network operators. Mobile users expect that broadband from wireless operators will provide the same services as they enjoy on fixed broadband; and broadband security is a ... (more)

Global Gaming Market Is Expected to Reach USD 117.9 Billion by 2015: Transparency Market Research

ALBANY, New York, September 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market report published by Transparency Market Research (http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com) "Gaming Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Growth, Share and Forecast 2011 - 2015", global gaming market was worth USD 70.5 billion in 2011 and is expected to reachUSD 117.9billion in 2015, growing at a CAGR of 13.7% from 2011 to 2015. In the overall global market, The Asia pacific region is the fastest growing geographical segment till 2015.The demand is forecasted to increase in the upcoming years worldwide due to advanced gaming features and increasing number of internet users. Browse the full report at http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/global-gaming-market.html The Global Gaming market is influenced by the emerging number of users who take up gaming as the best tool of entertain... (more)

Visualsoft Pumps up Volume with Pulsant Private Cloud

READING, England, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning eCommerce company doubles business while reducing infrastructure by 50 per cent Cloud, colocation and connectivity experts, Pulsant is delivering flexible and secure cloud infrastructure for Visualsoft eCommerce, a leading ecommerce specialist that creates award-winning websites for online retailers including Jules B, Big Dug, and Lotus Shoes.  With over 900 live websites, which collectively handle 200 million transactions annually, Visualsoft has grown 200 per cent since switching to Pulsant's Private Cloud. At the same time, it has halved the number of servers required to run its platform - reducing operational and energy costs and freeing up internal IT resources to focus on customer-facing services. Speaking about the switch to Pulsant, which took place in 2011, Matt Burton, Technical Director at Vis... (more)

The Top 150 Players in Cloud Computing

Cloud Expo Early Bird Savings A robust ecosystem of solutions providers is emerging around cloud computing. Here, SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal expands its list of most active players in the fast-emerging Cloud Ecosystem, from the 'mere' 100 we identified back in January of this year, to half as many again - testimony, if any further were needed, to the fierce and continuing growth of the "Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of enterprise computing. Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe the various services and solutions in this round-up are in every case taken from the Web sites cited. As ever we encourage software engineers, developers, IT operations managers, and new/growing companies in every case to "suck it and see" by downloading or otherwise sampling the offering in question for themselves. (Omissions to this Top 150 list sh... (more)

Cloud People: A Who's Who of Cloud Computing

Behind every cloud service or cloud-based solution, there are real people... A robust ecosystem of solutions providers has emerged around cloud computing. But who are the CEOs & CTOs behind those providers, who are the internal and external entrepreneurs driving companies involved in the Cloud, who are the leading engineers, developers, analysts, researchers, marketing professionals, authors...who, in short, are the people behind the cloud? This list will be updated weekly between now and November 4-7, 2013, when 13th Cloud Expo | Cloud Expo Silicon Valley opens its doors in the Santa Clara Convention Center, in the heart of California's Silicon Valley. Here are some highly prominent "Cloud People" to kick off with... RANDY BIAS | @randybias "Randy Bias is visionary. He sees things others don't." [Emphasis added.] That is how Mårten Mickos puts it, as succinctly as ever.... (more)

Ulitzer Names the World's 30 Most Influential Cloud Computing Bloggers

Cloud Expo on Ulitzer Ulitzer.com announced today "the World's 30 most influential Cloud bloggers," who collectively generated more than 24 million Ulitzer page views. Ulitzer's annual "most influential Cloud bloggers" list was announced at Cloud Expo 2009 West, which took place at the Santa Clara Convention Center, California. Cloud Expo 2009 West drew more delegates than all other Cloud-related events put together worldwide. "The world's 50 most influential Cloud bloggers 2010" list will be announced at the Cloud Expo 2010 East, which will take place April 19-21, 2010, at the Jacob Javitz Convention Center, in New York City, with more than 5,000 expected to attend. Detailed information on how to become a Ulitzer blogger can be obtained  here. Ulitzer New Media Power Panel at the Santa Clara Convention Center, CA, during Cloud Expo 2009 West. "Ulitzer New Media ... (more)

Cloud Expo 2011 East To Attract 10,000 Delegates and 200 Exhibitors

SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York, Silicon Valley and in Europe. Over 600 corporate sponsors and 10,000 industry professionals have participated in Cloud Computing Expo since its inception, more than all other Cloud-related events put together. Cloud Computing Expo 2011 East Call for Papers Deadline November 30, 2010 - SUBMIT YOUR SPEAKING PROPOSAL TODAY! The four-day event will offer a rich array of sessions led by exceptional speakers about the business and technical value of cloud computing with more than 150 sponsors and exhibitors and over 5,000 estimated delegates from well over 48 different countries. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship &... (more)

21st century Modern Alarm systems continue to play a key role in various institutions and industries

OSLO, Norway, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Modern alarm systems for decades now have continued to play a key role in a number of industries across the world. Alarm systems have become part and parcel of the human lifestyle and even though sometimes the sound of alarms can be annoying, the role they play in time management is indeed very huge. 21st century modern alarm systems have found their way into a number of key sectors. From fire alarm systems to Security breach alarm systems, the sophistication of modern alarms has made life safer, time-conscious and easily manageable. A lot of people agree that alarm systems are a necessity in human life. Whilst a lot use alarms to wake them up every morning, the extent alarm systems are used in security, health, fire safety and hazard control is exceptional. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140219/MN67503)... (more)