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SYS-CON Events announced today that Technologic Systems Inc., an embedded systems solutions company, will exhibit at SYS-CON's @ThingsExpo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Technologic Systems is an embedded systems company with headquarters in Fountain Hills, Arizona. They have been in business for 32 years, helping more than 8,000 OEM customers and building over a hundred COTS products that have never been discontinued. Technologic Systems' product base consists of a wide variety of off-the-shelf PC/104 single board computers, computer-on-modules, touch panel computers, peripherals and industrial controllers. They also offer custom configurations and design services. Technologic Systems specializes in the ARM and X86 architectures, FPGA IP-core design, and open-source software support based on Linux, Android, an... (more)

[video] @ChrisMatthieu's @ThingsExpo Keynote | @Citrix #FinTech #IoT #RTC

In his keynote at @ThingsExpo, Chris Matthieu, Director of IoT Engineering at Citrix and co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, focused on building an IoT platform and company. He provided a behind-the-scenes look at Octoblu's platform, business, and pivots along the way (including the Citrix acquisition of Octoblu). Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here Speaker Bio: Chris Matthieu is the co-founder and CTO of Octoblu, a revolutionary real-time IoT platform recently acquired by Citrix. Octoblu connects things, systems, people and clouds to a global mesh network allowing users to automate and control design flows, processes and sensor data, and analyze/react to real-time events and messages as well as big data trends and anomalies. Prior to co-founding Octoblu, Chris was the founder of Nodester, an open-source Node.JS PaaS which was acquired by AppFog and the founder of Teleku,... (more)

Unwrapping the #IoT, Literally | @ThingsExpo @CHarrold303 #M2M #API #AI

Part 3 of my IoT series is finally here, and it's like Christmas in more ways than one! I have decided to move to video for my updates for the series, and the first video entry is ready. We will be looking at the kit I purchased to build my IoT rig at home, and show you the parts you need to get started on yours if you are interested. Enjoy the video! As always, your comments and questions are welcome below or on twitter. Chris Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017 at Javits Center, New York City, is co-located with 20th International @CloudExpo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. @CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2017 New York  (June 6-8, 2017, Javits Center, Manhattan) @CloudExpo / @ThingsExpo 2017 Silicon Valley (October 31 - November 2, 2017, Santa Clara Convention Center, C... (more)

In 2014 Big Data Investments Will Account for Nearly $30 Billion - Eventually Accounting for $76 Billion by 2020 End

DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140821/138541 "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Monitoring Your Network with PRTG - Custom Sensors Part 1

Articles in this series: Monitoring Your Network with PRTG - Overview, Installation, and Configuration In my first article in this series, I talked about the PRTG Network Monitor from Paessler and how we decided to use it for our DevCentral migration from our IT datacenter into a cloud provider.  In this article, I’m going to talk about the core of PRTG’s monitoring: it’s sensors. What is a Sensor? As the PRTG folks state: A sensor is the “heart” of the PRTG installation.  In it’s essence, a sensor is the term PRTG uses for a monitor.  When you think of how you would monitor a device or service, that is a sensor.  The list of available sensor types is extensive covering everything from simple ping and port checks to HTTP, Web Service, SNMP, Windows/WMI, Linux/Unix/OS X, Virtual Server, Mail Servers, SQL, File, VoIP, QoS, and Hardwar... (more)

Jelastic Beta Deploys Java Applications in the Cloud

Hivext Technologies has announced free beta availability of Jelastic, which runs any Java application in the cloud without code changes. Java applications can be uploaded in minutes without changes to code or programming language and with no need to write for specific APIs (application programming interfaces). Application developers can choose which stack components they want and need, and their application will run and can scale easily on the Jelastic platform. In addition, the company announced its first hosting partners – ServInt, in the U.S., and Host Europe, for Europe – that will offer Jelastic to Java developers. “Application developers can leverage existing Java skills on the Jelastic platform, which is the world’s first cloud platform to host and auto-scale any Java application," said Ruslan Synytsky, CEO, Hivext Technologies. “Our mission is very simple: ... (more)

Big Data Designated "Enabler" in Deloitte's 3rd Annual Tech Trends Report

Big Data - not surprisingly - features in Deloitte's just-released annual "Tech Trends" report identifying the 10 trends most likely to have an impact for CIOs in the coming year and beyond. "It's an uncommon time to have so many emerging forces – all rapidly evolving, technology-centric and each already impacting business so strongly," said Mark White, principal and chief technology officer, Deloitte Consulting LLP, as the report was announced. He continued: "The convergence of five forces offers a new set of tools, opening the door to a new set of rules for operations, performance and competition. Our report outlines the opportunity for IT to truly help elevate business performance." The five emerging technology forces he was referring to are analytics, mobility, social, cloud and cyber security. Between them, said White, they provide the opportunity for business... (more)

IOCOM Adds WebRTC to Its Line of Collaboration Clients

IOCOM has added WebRTC to its line of Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Android and iOS video collaboration clients. The addition will provide IOCOM customers and partners another option for consuming the exceptional Visimeet service. WebRTC is an API (application program interface) standard that enables real-time voice, text and video communication capabilities. It puts real time audio and visual communication capa­bilities into a standard browser without the need for an application download, plugins or Flash. With many trends towards working at home along with "bring your own device" (BYOD), WebRTC will be a key growth driver of everyday video collaboration for many workers. Consistent with the goals of Visimeet for simplicity and consistency of the user interface, the IOCOM WebRTC implementation matches the look, feel and capability of the desktop client. The same intuiti... (more)

Field Mobility News Weekly - Week of March 30, 2014

The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read M2M News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Cyber Security News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Also read Mobility News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! Nearly 50 million “non-trucking” commercial fleet vehicles will be equipped with telematics technology by the end of 2019, according to the latest study from ABI Research. Read Original Content According to Sandle Research the global fleet management system market will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 25.94 percent over the peri... (more)

Competitive Intelligence Radar Named One of the Top 5 “Emerging Mega Trends” Companies at the 5th Annual SSA TAG Awards

Atlanta, GA, May 07, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Competitive Intelligence Radar, known as “CI Radar” announces being named one of the top 5 Emerging Mega Trends companies in the 5th annual Southeastern Software Society Impact Awards. The Impact Awards recognize companies and their teams who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in bringing new technology solutions to the market. Specifically, the Emerging Mega Trends category recognizes companies that have developed a breakthrough solution with significant potential to "change the world." CI Radar’s cloud based service utilizes state-of-the-art technology and a professional analyst team to deliver daily competitive analysis and market intelligence briefings. CI Radar provides comprehensive market insight to clients, enabling them to reduce their business risk, make better strategic decisions, drive revenue and outperform t... (more)

Do Customers Really Care About Cloud APIs?

Interesting post by Ellen Rubin of CloudSwitch asking if Amazon is the Official Cloud Standard? Her post was inspired by a claim that Amazon’s API should be the basis for an industry standard. Something I've long been against for the simple reason that choice / innovation is good for business. Although I agree with Ellen that AWS has made huge contributions to advance cloud computing. And also agree that "their API is highly proven and widely used, their cloud is highly scalable, and they have by far the biggest traction of any cloud". But the question I ask is do cloud customers really care about the API, so much as the applications and sevice levels applied higher up the stack? At Enomaly we currently have customers launching clouds around the globe, each of which have their own feature requests ranging from various storage approaches to any number of unique techn... (more)