Logitech Videoconferencing Adds Flexibility
Logitech Universal Video Collaboration Platform virtualizes entire videoconferencing system so customers can add only the video features they need and easily expand as necessary.
Virtualization, Cloud Having Little Impact On Databases
Cloud computing has taken center stage during the last two years as the hot enterprise technology, but in the database realm, the public cloud and off-site hosted database services still represent too many unknown factors to truly have mass adoption. According to the co-author of the InformationWeek "State of Database Technology" report, the public cloud is so far having very little impact on enterprise databases.
Radvision Helps Lync Videoconferencing Do More
Radvision isn't the first to market with technology to plug its videoconferencing into the widely used Microsoft Lync platform, but it's taking a different approach to solve the problem.
GridIron Systems: Mining Big Data 'Gold' in a Flash
Trends in the IT industry sometimes resemble gold rushes as vendors pan for revenue "nuggets." The use of solid state devices (SSDs)--most notably, flash memory--is the central point of one of these, but just as with the real 19th century gold rushes in California and Alaska, not all prospectors (that is, vendors) will be successful. Where the claims are staked can make all the difference in the world, and GridIron Systems is staking one with a focus on accelerating big data analyses.
Shared Data Plans Will Have Significant Impact
As the major U.S. carriers get closer to unleashing shared data plans for mobile devices, it’s worth noting how this change in offering will likely impact both the private and corporate sides of the mobile client world. Smartphones and tablets have already been profoundly disruptive in a number of ways, and new multidevice data plans will only magnify the effect.
Cisco Cius: Don't Count It Out, Yet
Some critics have written off the Cisco Cius, but I now have a sense for why Cisco feels its communications gadget doesn't have to beat the iPad to win.
ESG Provides Big-Data Primer
Tackling big-data challenges is a growing concern for enterprises looking to mine their data stores, according to the Enterprise Strategy Group. ESG defines big data as data sets that exceed the boundaries and sizes of normal processing capabilities, forcing organizations to take a non-traditional approach. Big-data sets can range from ten to hundreds of terabytes in size.
Apps Need Collaboration At Core
Collaboration isn't a distinct activity anymore. It's an integral feature that people will soon expect from every application.