An IT professional with over 12 years of experience. Project management is what i do. Curious/Interested in upcoming technologies, trends, software methodologies(e.g. Agile) and software tools. Love sharing knowledge with rest of the community.
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Cloud computing has provided organizations with various options to deliver cost-efficient IT services to their end users. Choosing the right delivery model (public clouds, private clouds and hosted private clouds) and moving their applications to it can be quiet challenging for them. Unisys Corporation announced the Unisys Intelligent Application Alignment Service, a new packaged service that helps organizations dramatically reduce the time needed to migrate key applications to a Cloud-based delivery model.
Smartsheet.com Inc., a leading online collaboration provider, this week announced it has secured $26 million from Insight Venture Partners and Madrona Venture Group. The company will use the funding to accelerate sales and marketing efforts, advance software development efforts, and expand partnerships. As part of the transaction, Ryan Hinkle, principal at Insight Venture Partners, will join Smartsheet’s Board of Directors.
34SP.com, a UK based hosting provider has done an extensive research to find out if mobile internet use is set to overtake desktop in years to come. While the answer to this question is a straight forward yes the research within the infographic is tremendous and is worth sharing with the community.
ownCloud Inc., the company that offers open source file sync and share software, announced the closing of a second seed round, led by current investor General Catalyst Partners, a growth equity and venture capital firm investing in exceptional entrepreneurs. The company also announced that General Catalyst Managing Director Larry Bohn will join the company’s board of directors.
Birst Inc., provider of agile business analytics, announced a business intelligence (BI) replacement program, “Birst4BOBJ,” for SAP customers currently using BusinessObjects and Crystal Reports who are currently faced with a major upgrade to SAP’s new BI Suite 4.0. SAP is the leader with a major marketshare in providing BI software.
Web security is not an option these days for enterprises small or large. Any cost benefit analysis done would suggest straight away how much savings would be done by implementing security. The co$t of a data breach averages $5.5 million or $194 per customer record. Companies that take security seriously by employing a Chief Information Security Officer can reduce the cost per customer record by up to 62%. So…what can Web developers be doing to PREVENT these data breaches and Web application vulnerabilities from happening in the first place?
Cloud Data Security has always been a matter of concern for the Organizations. The vulnerability is more in the case of sensitive data and emails stored unencrypted in cloud-based applications. This has been confirmed by the latest developments and extensive media reporting about cybersecurity experts analyzing the facts behind investigations that led to the widely reported downfall of CIA Director David Petraeus.
Telerik, an end-to-end provider of software application life cycle and content management solutions has taken a step further to make its flagship product Kendo UI enterprise ready by adding highly interactive HTML5-based financial charts to Kendo UI DataViz. Along with it comes a critical feature of Java server-side wrappers that enable Java developers to use familiar server-side programming skills to build modern sites that benefit from Kendo UI’s client-side power and cross-browser HTML5 compatibility.
Being in software industry for over 20 years and working as project manager for few years, it is interesting to see how software tools help in day to day organisation and implementation of software. Yes Agile manifesto mentions “Individuals and interactions over processes and tools”, there has been many software’s helping development teams meet that very end.