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Behind every cloud service or cloud-based solution, there are real people... A robust ecosystem of solutions providers has emerged around cloud computing. But who are the CEOs & CTOs behind those providers, who are the internal and external entrepreneurs driving companies involved i...
Apple polished its reputation as a contrarian Tuesday when the news broke because of an SEC filing that it had hired Adobe’s CTO Kevin Lynch to be VP of technology and reportedly coordinate its hardware and software teams. Adobe confirmed his departure effective Friday, March 22. He ...
Apple claims six more Samsung products, including the Galaxy Note II, infringe eight of its patents and wants to add them to its other California suit against the Korean giant, the one that doesn’t go to trial until March of 2014. Its first California suit against Samsung resulted in...
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer told French daily Le Parisien Monday that sales of the company’s iPad- and Android-challenging Surface tablet had a “modest” start because of limited availability confined to its online retail sites and the few Microsoft stores in the US. Surface tablets are...
Dropbox has doubled the size of its user base to 100 million from a year ago. It also says a billion files are saved in Dropbox every 24 hours. It may be close to $500 million in revenues but rival Workshare, which eschews the freemium model, sniffs that paying users are distinctly dif...
HP may have thrown what the English call a spanner and the Americans call a money wrench into Violin Memory’s anticipated IPO. Whatever you call it, it can be bruising. See, as soon as Bloomberg reported that the SSD array start-up had quietly filed to go public under the newfangled ...
The Federal Trade Commission has wrapped up its year-or-more long antitrust investigation into Google’s search practices and it may sue. Reuters said last Friday that four out of the five FTC commissioners believe Google illegally abused its power in search at the expense of competit...
After Intel and IBM came up short this week, Google’s Q3 numbers were released early Thursday utterly surprising a market high on its business, an enthusiasm that had driven its stock to all-time highs. It missed big on both the top and bottom line, instantly creating a big sell-off ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that TBlox has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 11th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 5–8, 2012, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. TBlox is the new standard in cloud business software with embedde...
In a little over two years, OpenStack has shattered adoption benchmarks set by previous open source projects and gained acceptance as the future of the data center, but has your career kept up with its blistering pace? In her session at the 11th International Cloud Expo, Niki Acosta,...
Java players Azul and CumuLogic have teamed up to create what they say is the first integrated, truly elastic PaaS-enablement platform by combining CumuLogic’s Java-based Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) with Azul’s memory-elastic Zing runtime (i.e., Java Virtual Machine). The move is su...
The public and private cloud markets continue to experience growth, with the public cloud market expected to reach $100 billion by 2016, according to analysts. With enterprises continuing to adopt cloud computing, analysts see continued growth in both public and private cloud investme...
Heroku has announced Heroku Enterprise for Java, a new service for companies and IT organizations to build and run Java applications in the cloud. Enterprise for Java is designed to enable quick creation and deployment of enterprise Java applications. It also greases the skids to move...
SiSense, a provider of Big Data Analytics Software, recently announced Prism 3.0, the latest version of its end-to-end Business Intelligence (BI) solution. With over 100 new features, Prism 3.0 introduces breakthrough in data access. Prism 3.0 enables customers to work with more data ...
Adobe Systems Incorporated has reported financial results for its third quarter of fiscal year 2012 ended Aug. 31, 2012. Adobe achieved revenue in Q3 FY2012 of $1.081 billion, within its targeted range of $1.075 billion to $1.125 billion. During the quarter, the Company drove faster...
Inktank, the only company to provide enterprise-level support for the Ceph Distributed Storage System, has gotten a million-dollar investment from Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth. It’s a personal investment made through a convertible note. Ceph is the open source distributed stora...
Adobe Systems Incorporated has announced new predictive marketing capabilities within the Adobe Digital Marketing Suite, reducing the complexity of uncovering hidden behavioral patterns in big data. These advancements will help marketers more quickly sort through an increasing amount o...
Cloud Expo, Inc. announced on Thursday that Cloud Expo 2011 New York, the 8th International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo, will take place June 6-9, 2011, at the Javits Center in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world’s leading Cloud-...
Adobe had an interesting afternoon Thursday. That’s when the New York Times came out and blogged that it knew from employees and consultants who were involved or simply knew that Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Shantanu Narayen, the CEO of Flash-wielding, Apple-banned Adobe, met re...
SYS-CON Events announced today that the 8th International Cloud Expo will take place June 6-9, 2011, in New York City. The International Cloud Computing Conference & Expo series is the world's leading Cloud-focused event and is held three times a year, in New York, Silicon Valley and ...
Adobe said Wednesday that’s it’s not going to put any more money into developing the Linux version of Flash Builder, once called Flex Builder, because there’s no money in it. The move could be a harbinger of other companies re-evaluating their Linux investments given the still nasty ...
Adobe now has a Creative and Interactive Solutions business unit headed by David Wadhwani, who ran its Platform business so the company can take a more integrated approach, and “deliver faster on our vision of multi-screen publishing and drive innovation and support for both Flash and ...
Mr. and Mrs. President Bashar al-Assad: At the tender age of 17 months my severely ill daughter Sofia, an American citizen, was abducted by her mother on Monday, July 26, in Istanbul, Turkey, and taken to Syria. I was informed yesterday by Sofia's mother that she will not be comi...
Adobe should cut its losses with Apple and target its flagship Flash Player at telecoms carriers, independent analyst Ovum has claimed in a new report*. With the spat over Apple's refusal to support the Adobe Flash technology on its iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices continuing to ...
As a diversion from its high-profile “who-knows-where-it-will-end” dogfight with Gizmodo over an errant iPhone prototype, Apple has posted a longish open letter on its web site over the signature of its CEO Steve Jobs reiterating all the reasons why Apple has no use for Adobe’s Flash t...
Adobe Systems Incorporated (Nasdaq:ADBE) today announced the availability of the Adobe® Creative Suite® 5 product family, the highly-anticipated release of the industry-leading design and development software for virtually every creative workflow. With more than 250 new product feature...
As a diversion from its high-profile “who-knows-where-it-will-end” dogfight with Gizmodo over an errant iPhone prototype, Apple has posted a longish open letter on its web site over the signature of its CEO Steve Jobs reiterating all the reasons why Apple has no use for Adobe’s Flash t...
Adobe introduced its Creative Suite 5 (CS5) Monday, the thing on which nearly 60% of its revenues depends, the thing that’s got to sell better than recession-tossed CS4 did, in the middle of a hailstorm that drew more attention to it than it normally would have gotten. Last Thursday ...
Adobe introduced on Monday Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5, the new professional interaction design tool that allows designers to rapidly create expressive Web application interfaces and design interaction without writing code. With Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5, Flash Professional CS5 and Flas...
Adobe has opened the first of three new geographically diverse data centers for its bought-in Business Catalyst service, a hosted services platform for professional web designers that’s supposed to save them the trouble of back-end coding. The place is in North America and will be j...
Focus Washington TechView recently sat down with Rob Tarkoff, senior vice president for Business Productivity Solutions at Adobe Systems Incorporated, to discuss Open Government and its application around the world. The two-part interview examines the role of technology in today's citi...
Adobe has announced that they made a deal with Google: the new releases of Chrome Web browser will be packaged with the latest version of Flash Player. Even though the only person I know who uses Chrome is my younger son (he just says it's cool), this is an important announcement. W...
The unveiling of the next major release of Adobe’s flagship Creative Suite apps is due on April 12 with availability of the kit in English following a month later. There hasn’t been a rev since September of 2008. Adobe named the date when it reported fiscal first-quarter earnings down ...

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Remember that on-demand version of its document-centric LiveCycle Enterprise Suite 2 that Adobe promised? The first cloud version of the thing? Well, it’s here and it’s called LiveCycle Managed Services EC2. It’s a subscription-based version of the LiveCycle Enterprise Suite that Adobe...
"We did not enter the search business. [Google] entered the phone business. Make no mistake they want to kill the iPhone. We won't let them... I want to go back to that other question first and say one more thing. This don't be evil mantra - It's bullshit." - Steve Jobs at an employee ...
Yesterday, I finished my dinner in a French restaurant with traditional crème brulee. This time I’ve also ordered a small glass of Sauternes wine. Then we went to our friend’s house to follow it with some good old port. But no matter what software developers drink or eat in Februa...
Did you know that PHP runs on Windows?? Run Drupal, WordPress, SugarCRM, or other PHP-based apps on Windows today with the free Microsoft Web Platform Installer. Microsoft WebsiteSpark is a specially designed program for PHP Web developers and designers to help you explore running on W...
Pardon me for adding yet another iPad analysis (certainly, when a computer product launch makes it into Doonesbury, we have crossed a new threshold of hype), but one thing actually missing from the copious words and videos on yesterday’s event at Moscone was the simple fact that we hav...
A zero-day Acrobat security hole in the buggy Adobe Reader, software that’s on practically every PC in the world, may be how Chinese hackers pulled off the cyber-attack on Google that has Google threatening to pull out of China, the world’s largest Internet market, according to iDefens...