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SOA Software is adding a new product, Intermediary for Microsoft, to its portfolio for Microsoft-based APIs and SOA services. Built entirely on the Microsoft platform, the Intermediary for Microsoft runs as an independent network management point and acts as an SOA and API intermediary...
I saw a conversation today on Twitter that asked why we don’t just embed proper security into Hadoop instead of suggesting the API gateway approach to Hadoop security that my colleague Blake proposed.  The same could be asked about any number … Read more >The ...
"We identified a need in the market for Spain-based, secure cloud storage services," said Andres López Hedoire, marketing manager, cloud security and management at Telefónica, as it was announced today that Telefónica, one of the world's largest telecom providers, has launched cloud st...
“By bringing OAuth to enterprise identity and access management systems, we are revolutionizing the way that businesses secure the integration of enterprise, partner and external applications,” said Alistair Farquharson, CTO at SOA Software, SOA Software, as his company today announced...
A key component for the enterprise IT team to consider as part of planning their Private Cloud strategy is the migration to Windows 8. This is a massive evolution for Microsoft, nicely captured in this white paper from CSC and the Leading Edge forum: Windows 8 – A New Era for Mic...
"We are excited to enable the next generation of software-defined data centers and drive complexity out of the most challenging layer of the data center today -- storage," said Anil Virmani, senior vice president of engineering at Coraid, as the Redwood City based leading developer of ...
GraphOn Corporation (OTCBB: GOJO), a worldwide developer of remote application access and Web-enabling software solutions, today announced the immediate availability of GO-Global 4.5 for Windows. “This version of GO-Global for Windows provides enhanced, enterprise-class functionality...
One of the key tenets of the Cloud is self-service. Anyone from an individual entrepreneur to an enterprise CIO with a valid credit card can subscribe to the Cloud. This has been the biggest driver of Cloud adoption especially among the startups and SMEs. While this is definitely an ad...
We’re happy to announce general availability of Intel Cloud SSO IAM-as-a-service today after running it in private beta mode for 2 months with select customers. See press release here. Intel has partnered with Salesforce to develop and run this application … Continue readin...
Enterprises often frustrate developers. Why do Enterprises always seem so behind when it comes to the very latest technology? In particular, a trend we are seeing is the continued struggle to marry Enterprise authentication with the burgeoning world of REST … Continue reading ...
Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, Ltd. (NYSE:HIT) (TOKYO:6501), today announced significant new enhancements to its award-winning object store, Hitachi Content Platform (HCP), and its bottomless, backup-free cl...
The Department of Defense Intelligence Information Systems (DoDIIS) conference is held once a year by the Defense Intelligence Agency technology leadership team. This is an incredible event full of information-packed presentations and social sessions.  One of its greatest features is a...
In the Canadian GC Community Cloud standards they articulate requirements for ‘Cloud Federation Services‘, a means of inter-connecting Identity management systems (eg. Active Directory). If you want to have your staff, who are on your LAN and logged in via AD, access remote...
In this article we will focus on the advantages and disadvantages of using that design — compared to an on-premises solution. Let’s first look at the advantages of using Windows Azure: Per-use pricing - As with other cloud services, Windows Azure charges the subscriber on per use...
Ping Identity, the cloud identity security leader, on Wednesday unveiled PingOne, a multiplexed identity switch in the Cloud. One connection to PingOne provides businesses the convenience of tier 1 Single Sign-On (SSO) access to all of their cloud applications and gives IT one place to...
BrightStarr set to take the SharePoint world by storm as they recruit the best SharePoint talent around. Since its formation in the UK 5 years ago, BrightStarr have over exceeded their ambitious growth plans and established themselves amongst the leading SharePoint consulting organisa...
Windows Azure is a cloud-based service offered by Microsoft. It is considered a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solution, since it allows developers to design, produce, and deploy their applications entirely in the cloud — using the servers and operating systems of the provider.
Over the last year I have been working on the CloudStack Open Source Cloud Computing project. This month we are getting ready to launch CloudStack 3.0 which really raises the bar for cloud computing platforms.  So what is CloudStack? It is an infrastructure-as-a-service(IaaS) platform ...
Cloud computing and managed hosting services provider iomart Hosting has announced that it has carried out a group-wide virtualisation for office2office (o2o), the sole provider of offices supplies and Closed Loop document recycling services for the UK government. o2o's IT had been ...
Before committing to cloud or virtualization technologies, Likewise chief technology officer, Jerry Carter suggests that companies must think first about all the unstructured data or “big data” -- financial files, medical records, office documents and media, which accounts for nearly h...
Some 40 percent of unstructured data is classified as sensitive and only 14 percent of organizations have a plan for managing that data, says the CEO of Likewise, which today announces beta availability of Likewise Data Analytics and Governance software that gives organizations greater...
A sea change is about to occur in the storage industry - from block based storage to file based for applications and virtualization - and believe it or not it all stems from changes coming to the SMB protocol. Yes, that's right, a protocol. The performance of back-end storage has been...
Likewise chief technology officer (CTO), Gerald Carter, along with Likewise engineers Wei Fu and Evgeny Popovich, will be speaking here in several sessions providing conference attendees with information on how to better control unstructured data using Likewise software. The Storage N...
Likewise, a software platform provider for identity, security and storage, announced today the promotion of Gerald (Jerry) Carter to Chief Technology Officer, starting immediately. Carter has been developing, writing about, and teaching on open source since the late '90s at events suc...
Likewise Software – an expert in authenticating assets across multiple platforms, has sold that robustly growing business to focus on doing the same thing for data. "The storage software business has seen the highest growth and has been the most strategic part of our business. We're d...
Storage in the cloud, as well as physical and virtual environments, across Linux, Unix and Windows platforms is more secure and powerful with the release of Likewise Storage Services. Likewise Storage Services is a new offering that adds an NFS (network file system) module to the wide...
Likewise has announced a program that enables educational institutions of all sizes to take advantage of reduced pricing and cross-platform expertise to better track, authenticate and secure Linux, Unix and Mac systems. The competitive pricing of Likewise Enterprise for Education, alo...
Likewise, an expert in helping businesses and educational institutions manage cross-platform IT environments, announced today that Johns Hopkins University will use Likewise Enterprise for Education to integrate its Linux and Mac computers using Microsoft Active Directory. Johns Hopki...
Likewise has announced support for SAP NetWeaver and SAPgui - giving Likewise Open and Likewise Enterprise customers using SAP single sign-on capability. Likewise also announced it expects SAP certification to be completed in early 2011. Likewise Open joins desktops and servers runnin...
Likewise announced today the addition of Robin Budd as vice president of engineering to manage development of the Likewise Platform, including the enterprise products Likewise Open and Likewise Enterprise, and the OEM products Likewise Identity Services and Likewise Storage Services. ...
VITEC Companies Optibase and Focus are joining forces to present a complete end-to-end solution for video encoding, streaming delivery and asset management. The advanced offering integrates the companies’ market-leading solutions for processing, archiving, indexing, managing, and disse...
GroupLink Corporation, makers of the first ZENworks 10 integrated service desk, the "everything HelpDesk" (eHD), announced the upcoming release of its free service desk solution. This free solution, slated to release by 31 January 2011, is an exclusive offer for all Open Horizons Membe...
Likewise makes available first-day support for the newest Linux operating platform – giving system administrators the ability to immediately integrate Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 users into their current Active Directory infrastructure. On launch day for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, Lik...
Likewise announced today that the latest version of Ubuntu - shipping this Sunday, October 10 2010 - will include Likewise Open 6 in its repository, enabling easy integration of Ubuntu machines into networks using Microsoft Active Directory. Likewise Open has been included in the Ubun...
Likewise will be demonstrating how VMware vSphere 4.1 uses the Likewise Identity Service to integrate the hypervisor securely on networks using Microsoft’s Active Directory.
Next week at VMworld, Likewise will preview its Likewise CIFS Appliance – a new virtual appliance file server – that can be used to consolidate legacy physical file servers.
Likewise software, integrating Linux, Unix, and Mac in Windows environments, reported a record first half of 2010, signing partnerships with HP, EMC, Canonical, VMware, deals with customers Gilead Sciences, Phillip Morris, NBC Universal and Qatar Petroleum, Morgan Stanley, TIAA-CREF an...
Join Likewise and Ubuntu on Wednesday, July 14 for a free webinar to learn how easy it is to enable servers and workstations running Ubuntu to fully integrate into networks using Microsoft Active Directory. The webinar will be of interest to anyone considering a large deployment of Ubu...
On Thursday Likewise announced membership in the NetApp Alliance Partner Program as an Advantage Alliance Partner. The collaboration provides NetApp customers with identity management and authentication software for secure access control of NetApp unified storage systems. Likewise join...
Likewise, which provides software for integrating Linux, Unix, and Macs in Windows networks, has been named a CRN “2010 Emerging Vendor.”