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Telerik, an end-to-end provider of software application, lifecycle and content management solutions, today announced the availability of the Windows 8 UI Controls Release Candidate (RC), enabling developers to build better apps for the Windows Store in a safe and secure manner. As part of the Release Candidate, Telerik is also releasing two new controls Pagination and HubTile, for both HTML and XAML environments.
Google has been a company to revolutionize many aspects of technology innovation be it a simple Internet search or providing an initial paper on Map Reduce which has changed the course of data processing and analytics. The powerhouse has recently come up with an extension to its software that used to provide Power Searching with Google online course. This extension is packaged into an open source tool named "Course Builder".
Nutanix, the provider of SAN-Free data center solutions for VMware virtualized workloads, announces a turn-key platform that employs VMware's core virtualization technology and Fusion-io flash for cost effective virtualized Hadoop deployments that demand high IO performance and rapid capacity expansion without the need for a SAN or NAS. Nutanix Complements VMware's Project Serengeti thereby bolstering virtualized Hadoop with Scale-Out Fusion-io accelerated platform.
Big Data initiative this year has enriched the market with number of start-ups this year along with existing products to scale themselves into not just data processing but analytics, data storage and more. However most of such scalability has come with a bit of inflexibility for enterprises forcing them to create a separate data processing, storage and analytics infrastructure. This is where EMC and Alpine have come together to provide single, real-time data analytics platform integrated with a powerful processing database.
Freshdesk brings its online helpdesk solution to mobile devices through its new HTML5 mobile app called FreshMobile. While its rivals ZenDesk and others have already launched native mobile apps for their helpdesk systems, Freshdesk claims it has a superior app designed in HTML5 enabling customers to seamlessly work on either PC's or devices of their choice without the need to update or install new native apps.
Testing enterprise data warehouse applications is still a big challenge today. Real-Time Technology Solutions (RTTS) has come up with its next release of its Web 2.0 enterprise data warehouse testing application QuerySurge™ 2012. QuerySurge was built by RTTS to address the unique quality assurance and testing requirements of any data warehouse, data migration, data integration, or upgrade projects.
Are you an avid Instagram user then here is a small news for you. Instagram has released next version of its photo sharing app for android and iOS. With browsing experience as the key theme of the release, it comes with new function called photo maps, upgraded user profiles, location pages, infinite scrolling and smarter sharing and security features.
Traditional Business Intelligence (BI) tools installation and operation has never been easy to produce intuitive and interactive dashboards for intelligence reports. This can take months to deploy or have complex license models. However new Serena IT Dashboard appears to provide key performance indicators (KPIs) and dashboards that are specifically designed for application life-cycle management (ALM) and IT Service Management (ITSM) processes for the benefit of the organizations.
Cleversafe Inc., the solution for limitless data storage, announced a new series of storage appliances, based on Intel Xeon processors, to achieve performance level throughput for ingesting and storing data at Exabyte scale. Its new 3000 series of appliances can be configured in a system capable of capturing data at 1 Terabyte per second at Exabyte capacity, making the company's Object-based Dispersed Storage solution extremely effective for high levels of data throughput.
Most of the enterprises are adopting lean methods as never before to not just achieve maximum value but cut software development wastes along with equipping themselves to react to change quick enough. Project management tools to that effect also had to scale up to address such a change of delivery framework. Scrum and Kanban have become the go to framework as we speak and this is where CollabNet has focussed its new release of its agile software. The new ScrumworksPro 6.0 comes with complete support for managing “Kanban,” a continuous process method rooted in Lean software development, and the ability to manage both Scrum and Kanban teams from a single tool to increase productivity, reduce costs and improve visibility.