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Inflectra announces release of SpiraTest, SpiraPlan And SpiraTeam 4.1 with New Features and Enhancements. This new version includes support for requirement workflows, task workflows, use cases, as well as improved agile planning and requirements/task management.
VersionOne, announces several new features in its Winter 2014 Release to deliver more value early. One of the new features being Release Planning by Feature, to facilitate easier release planning in support of strategic business initiatives.
CA Technologies and the Ponemon Institute, an independent research firm, released a study commissioned by CA Technologies that shows companies have improved their practices around cloud computing security compared to a previous study from 2010.
Initially businesses were sceptical to adopt Cloud Computing mostly due to security reasons, apart from other concerns. But now they are more or less comfortable with the new technology. Next threat seems to be the rise of smart devices. BYOD being accepted widely accepted across the industry, once again the security concerns are being voiced out. Mobility Management has also become all the more important in the new environment.
Security of data is prime concern of any industry to move ahead of competition. Verizon's breach investigations report covering the year 2011 has covered all aspects of data breach in detail. Praetorianguard, a compliance, risk and quality improvement solution provider has come up with an infographic showing some important statistical data and conclusions presented in the study.
Cloud computing, with its initial hiccups, is being accepted by the organizations to a greater extent. Cloud-based apps have been on the rise past few years. Many surveys have been conducted on the adoption of cloud computing by the companies. As reported earlier, considerable increase in the companies moving towards this technology is expected this year.
In our funding round up, we have cloud computing start-up companies Thinkbig analytics, Piston Cloud Computing and Wercker. Even though they are related to cloud computing, the companies are in different areas of expertise. Let us try and understand the expertise of the companies and what is the funding for.
Have you ever thought of accessing you entire desktop in the cloud? It is possible with Mikogo's Cloud Desktop. The solution is a browser-based system, built based on HTML5. Users on the move can access their very own computer system from any computer or smart device directly from within a web browser without any software downloads or plug-in installations.
SingleHop is a dedicated server and cloud hosting provider offering scalable, on-demand infrastructure services to both end-users and resellers primarily under monthly contracts. The company recently launched Hosted Cloud Apps to simplify deployment and management of applications on virtual machines in the cloud.
Handling Big Data in real-time is sure a challenge to many companies considering the volume, variety and velocity of data. Analysing the data in real-time and getting valuable insights into it, at the least possible time is the key. VoltDB claims that latest version of its product can deliver the performance and usability enabling unique and differentiated business value in Big Data.