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Accelerating Time to Market with Next Generation Cloud Platforms by Michael McCarthy, VP of IBM – Cloud Slam 2012 Keynote

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Business leaders are faced with enormous pressure to accelerate time to market for new products and services while controlling costs. Success requires rapid access to IT infrastructure, storage, and virtual server environments. IT resource provisioning should be dynamic and self service for application development teams. Platforms are required that enable organizations to rapidly develop, deploy, [...]

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PaaS Death Match 2012 Series: ActiveState Stackato vs Redhat Openshift

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  This was the first match of the inaugural PaaS DeathMatch series, where two platforms from ActiveState and Redhat faced-off head to head – trying to prove which platform is better for both developers and end-users. Diane Mueller and Steve Citron-Pousty exchanged verbal punches and hooks, attacking and defending their products. The battle was very [...]

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PaaS Deathmatch

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We are excited to announce new series of `PaaS Deathmatch`panel discussions, co-hosted with 4th annual Cloud Slam’12 conference May 30-31, 2012 in San Francisco. In this engaging format of knock-out panel discussions, “Players” (accompanied by one of their clients) will defend their platforms by presenting use cases / show benefits / discuss successes based on [...]

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Unlocking the Value of the Human Genome

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Two weeks ago, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Amazon Web Services, jointly announced the launch of the world’s largest data set on human genetic variation through the Amazon Cloud platform. This initiative is the by-product of the 1000 Genomes Project, and serves as a testimony of the desire of the US government to [...]

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Oracle Targets Clinical Trials, Sending a Signal to Pharma to Change its Strategy

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Testing potentially new therapeutics in humans is an expensive process requiring three clinical stages, the setup and management of numerous clinical sites globally, and the recruitment of thousands of patients. Planning the distribution of clinical supplies, submission of regulatory documents, and clinical data management activities are examples of some of the tasks involved throughout the [...]

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Cloud Computing in Public Healthcare – Where Are We?

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The Potential of Cloud Computing in US Public Healthcare The US public healthcare system is undergoing a tremendous transformation process through the realization of Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) and the enactment of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act that champions the implementation and meaningful use of health information technology. This [...]

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The Porsche Cloud Experience program streams cloud tunes

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NewBay Software provides an innovative SyncDrive cloud solution deployed by operators around the world. The solution is already available on Porche 911, watch the Mobile World Congress 2012 demo below for more details:   Acquired by RIM Blackberry in 2011, Newbay offers mobile operators a white label cloud content solution for consumers. Consumers can store [...]

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Walmart offers video streaming service in the cloud

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American multinational retailer corporation that runs chains of large discount department stores and warehouse stores, started offering its customers a supplementary video streaming service, provided by add-on Vudu service. It is competing with Netflix and AppleTV/iTunes, where you can rent and watch various movies either at home or online through Internet-enabled devices – iPads, TV sets and Blu [...]

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Cloud is a Perfect Fit for Retailers

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Posted by Fred Bentfeld  GENERAL MANAGER, U.S. DISTRIBUTION & SERVICES SECTOR Retailers today are working to do more with less. And for retailers seeking to get big results with minimal resources, cloud computing is beginning to look like a miracle. In a recent Microsoft-commissioned survey of about 3,000 business decision-makers across the United States, nearly [...]

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Video Killed the Radio Star and Cloud Computing Will Kill the Programming Star

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The fundamental model for writing applications has not changed in 40 years. The core model is: 1) A library of useful APIs. 2) A programming language for writing applications that compose an application from the APIs and add some additional functions. There have been some changes: 1) Higher layer abstractions like BPEL or RDBMs queries. 2) More flexible “linking,” e.g. Web services. 3) Improved languages and frameworks, e.g. Spring.

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