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Cyber-secure cloud computing can help both businesses and governments improve their ability to collaborate with non-traditional partners so they can quickly and cost-effectively tackle complex problems. That’s the message Kevin Jackson of the Network Centric Operations Industry Consort...
Experiencing downtime is not something that companies wish for but as we have seen lately it is something that we hear quite often about. Interestingly enough very few enterprises, especially in the Small and Medium Business area, spent enough time...
It's probably no surprise that I have long advocated the position that hybrid cloud would eventually become "the standard" architecture with respect to, well, cloud computing. As the dev/ops crowd at Glue Con was recently reminded by the self-styled "most obnoxious man in cloud", Josh ...
How many different solutions do you need in order to implement an enterprise quality mobile solution? I think this is a worthy question. In years past MEAP (mobile enterprise application platform) and MADP (mobile application development platform) vendors tried to cover all of your nee...
My five months with EnterpriseWeb have run their course, and I’m returning to the world of advisory, analysis, and architecture training with my new company, Intellyx, […]
This Thursday, June 5, I am presenting a session entitled "Enabling Hybrid Integration: How APIs bridge your Cloud, Mobile, and on-premises strategy" at the
No doubt, the world of cloud storage has evolved over the past several months in terms of broader interoperability, increased features and functionality as well as lower overall costs. Whereas the questions posed about cloud storage used to center on integration with (or in place of) e...
By Joe McKendrick, ZDNet, May 23, 2014 One of the challenges of REST or SOA-enabled service integration has been its brittleness. Integrated configurations often break when changes are made to metadata associated with APIs, relates EnterpriseWeb’s Jason Bloomberg. “Whether ...
One of the challenges in scaling modern data centers rises directly from an increase in network complexity over the past few years. We can argue why complexity has increased, but it's reasonable to say that scaling data centers means more boxes - more servers, more network gear, more m...
BriefingsDirect had an opportunity to uncover more about about such new, agile business services at the recent 2014 Ariba LIVE Conference in Las Vegas when we spoke to Erik Gershwind, President and CEO of MSC Industrial Supply in Melville, New York. MSC has been using the Ariba Networ...
It's a given, this year more CIOs will shift their focus from selective IT efficiency to overall IT effectiveness. In 2014 and beyond, enterprise IT leadership will be judged on their ability to meet the demands of tech-savvy Line of Business users.This is the type of meaningful progre...
In his blog Richard Veryard relates how the public sector, in the UK at least, is moving slowly towards understanding the impact of Digital Government. He reports on a workshop he attended recently to discuss some of the architectural aspects of Digital
A question we commonly get at EnterpriseWeb is whether our platform follows REST or not. Representational State Transfer (REST) is an architectural style for distributed hypermedia […]
One of the challenges of REST or SOA-enabled service integration has been its brittleness. Integrated configurations often break when changes are made to metadata associated with […]
A question we commonly get at EnterpriseWeb is whether our platform follows REST or not. Representational State Transfer (REST) is an architectural style for distributed hypermedia systems such as the World Wide Web, and is perhaps best known for providing a lightweight, uniform Web-st...
Luxembourg, 22 May 2014 SES Broadband Services today announced a new partnership with Meanswhat to deliver satellite communications for multi-national enterprises and Governmental Agencies with branch offices or production facilities in remote areas. Giving the same performance as at a...
The days of completely separate storage network technologies are quickly fading. It feels like it’s only a few years ago that Fiber Channel was the way to create large scale storage networks. Big honking storage devices on a separate network, connected to Fiber Channel switches, connec...
Senior executives at progressive companies have been on a mission -- they're raising the bar of expectations for leaders of their significant investment in business technologies. Providing reliable access to IT resources and reporting on system up-time objectives are unlikely to gain r...
I moved recently. Not too far away nor to a different state, just the other side of town. It is simultaneously exhilarating and exhausting. Most people in the U.S. moving during the summer. Kids are out of school, the weather is mostly nice, friends might be available to help and you a...
A great article of future of cloud IDEs: The Cloud IDE and its impact on DevOps by Chris Riley (@HoardingInfo). The article makes a number of excellent points. Many developers will oppose the Cloud IDE without much consideration. These are all very good points. From my personal exper...
New Integration Empowers Operations and Network Teams to Resolve Issues Using Both Real-time and Retrospective Performance Analysis, With Packet-level Detail CISCO LIVE, SAN FRANCISCO, DETROIT and COSTA MESA, Calif, 20 May 2014 - Emulex Corporation (NYSE:ELX), a leader in network conn...
Extends leadership for installations in multiple computing environments while enabling developer efficiencies and best practicesMaidenhead, UK - May 16, 2014 - Flexera Software, the leading provider of Application Usage Management solutions for application producers and enterprises, to...
It turns out that a real-time business-process approach to billing, ordering and settlement terms between buyers and sellers benefits both American Electric Power, one of the largest investor-owned electric utilities in the U.S., and its many vendors. BriefingsDirect had an opportunit...
API Management Workshops are a great way to get hands-on information about how to leverage standards such OAuth 2.0 to manage your APIs, enable mobile apps, and connect to Cloud services. Here at Axway
I wouldn’t do website load/performance testing any more without having an APM tool in place. Period. Full stop. End of story. I’ve been involved in website load testing for over 10 years, as a “end-user” when I was web operations manager for an online job board,...
By Bob Gourley We previously wrote about NGA on GitHub here and have also provided a few tutorials on GitHub and what enterprise professionals should know about it here. With this post I would like to provide an update on what NGA is up to now in this area. The main GitHub page for NGA...
Scroll to the bottom of the page to download The Arc of Agility by Dr. Robin Bloor. The Bloor Group is a consulting, research and technology analysis firm that focuses on open  research and the use of modern media to gather knowledge and disseminate it to IT users. Visit both www.TheBl...
The headlines tell a story that many leaders in the health club and fitness industry should be watching, closely. Weight Watchers just purchased Wello, a purely digital fitness delivery platform that offers one-on-one and group fitness training online. During a recent quarterly confer...
The Public Cloud is a promise. A promise for a new model without an
A few years ago I commented [in Beware the New Silos, ref 1 below] that in a complicated world we cope by specialization - and across the industry in general and in individual enterprises specifically we have created silos of our primary disciplines. The
As public and private cloud adoption continues to skyrocket, it’s becoming more and more clear that Database-as-a-Service (DBaaS) is hugely important to users. This isn’t really news, as much as it’s a confirmation of what many were seeing much earlier in the cloud industry’s maturatio...
Introduction Current approaches to IDaaS on one hand enforce trust of consumer data using legal compliance, risk and impact assessment and the other hand require technical implementation of access controls to personal data held by an enterprise. Balancing trust has [...]The post ID Con...
It means you can't use "network" protocols to make intelligent decisions about applications any more. Back in 2000 (or 2001, I forget exactly), I got to test a variety of bandwidth management appliances. Oh, they were the bomb back then - able to identify (and classify) applications b...
In reviewing some opportunities for Plexxi this week, I was reminded that we have made things very hard on ourselves. Through no one’s fault but our own we have created monsters of networks that are impossible to maintain, debug, diagnose and understand. I have been lucky in my career...
The verities and the balderdash the impact of the cloud I originally wrote this paper back in 2005 as a bit of a rant against the positioning of Workflow and BPM. I was reminded of it the other day and [...]The post Why Workflow and BPM Suck appeared first on Cloud Computing Best Pract...
EnterpriseWeb Chief Evangelist Jason Bloomberg will be joining analyst Dr. Robin Bloor on the Bloor Group’s Briefing Room Webinar “Agents of Agility – Getting Your Technology to Behave.” The Webinar will take place on May 6 at 4:00 EDT/1:00 PDT. Featured on this episo...
Forgotten in the outcry over the NSA snooping on people’s online activities is that our favorite websites and online marketers do the same thing every day. However, profiling, tracking and third-party leaks will soon be tools of the past. Re2You is re-imagining how we use the Internet....
My grandfather has a bumper sticker on his pickup truck that says “He who dies with the most toys, wins.” Since my world revolves more around API Management than collecting die-cast models of John Deere tractors, I have my own version of the saying – “He who has the most context wins.”...