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Rackspace®, the open cloud company, today announced it has given almost quarter of a million pounds worth of cloud hosting services and support for free to 300 members of the Rackspace Startups Programme since it started in the UK six months ago. This is in addition to many other benefits members have received, such as mentoring, expert technical advice and access to networking events. All of these benefits are helping power new UK businesses to succeed, and are provided by Rackspace through over 50 partners, including premier incubators, accelerators, associations and investors. Jeff Cotten, MD Rackspace International, said: “It’s been incredibly satisfying to watch the UK Startup Programme ramp up as more and more entrepreneurs take advantage of the cloud computing resources and other benefits on offer. We were a startup once, and know how important support like ... (more)

ForgeRock Reports 800% Sales Growth and Continued Innovation with New Consumer and Mobile-Ready Platform

ForgeRock, the fastest growing identity platform vendor, achieved exponential sales growth in Europe and North America last year, capitalizing on the shift toward customer-focused, revenue-generating security solutions and the explosion of mobile platforms and Internet-accessible devices and things. As the leading open platform provider of identity relationship management (IRM) solutions, ForgeRock Inc. is enabling enterprises, cloud service providers, and governments to quickly deploy new customer-facing services via a secure and lightweight identity management system designed to work anywhere, anytime, on any device. “As consumers rapidly adopt cloud services and mobile devices, demand is growing for an identity solution that manages users at Internet scale, makes context-aware decisions in real-time, supports any device and application environment, and monetizes... (more)

adjust Introduces Cohort Analysis and Re-Attribution to Deliver Market Leading In-App Behavior Tracking

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/06/14 -- adjust, the world's most sophisticated mobile app tracking and analytics platform, today announced the release of a wide range of new features in its flagship product that includes key new features such as deeplinks with app store fallback, cohort analysis, and re-attribution measurement for re-engagement campaigns. All of these features also feed into adjust's rich business intelligence and analytics engine to empower mobile app publishers to more efficiently convert marketing dollars into real revenues and profits. Powered by adjust's industry-leading open source "no surprises" SDK, adjust finally provides mobile marketers all the information they require to perform true closed-loop marketing and revenue generation analysis. adjust's new retargeting features include: granular tracking of reattribution of users to r... (more)

GoGrid and Leading Technology Partners Provide Fastest Path for Customers to Evaluate and Run Big Data Solutions

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/11/14 -- GoGrid, the leader in Open Data Services (ODS), today announced its first wave of partnerships with key Big Data technology providers -- Basho, DataStax, and MongoDB. Through these partnerships, GoGrid advances the ODS ecosystem by providing customers with the fastest and easiest way to evaluate and run their applications in the only cloud purpose-built for Big Data. With GoGrid and its partners, customers now have a frictionless path featuring a 1-Button Deploy™ orchestration process powered by Ansible that simplifies evaluation and deployment of the best Big Data technologies to meet their specific needs. Initial ODS 1-Button Deploy™ offerings include versions for MongoDB, Basho's Riak, and Cassandra Big Data solutions, with 1-Button Deploy™ of Hortonworks' Hadoop scheduled to go live in March. Unlike a platform-a... (more)

Zettaset(TM) Granted High Availability Patent for Hadoop

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/12/14 -- Zettaset, the leader in secure Big Data management, announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company a new patent for "split brain resistant fail-over in high availability Hadoop clusters"; patent number 8,595,546; issued on November 26, 2013. Zettaset's newly patented technology provides a future-proof approach to high-availability and ensures that automatic failover is applied to all services running in a Hadoop cluster, as well as any new Hadoop services that may be introduced in the future. Zettaset's high-availability technology has been included as a core component of the Orchestrator enterprise software suite for Hadoop management and security since its initial release over two years ago. Open source distributions limit high-availability to a small sub-set of Hadoop ... (more)

IDST Announces MCLR 2014 Endorsed by Americans for Safe Access(R)

LAKE ELSINORE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 02/12/14 -- IDS Industries, Inc. (OTCQB: IDST) announced today that the national organization, Americans for Safe Access® (ASA), has endorsed the Marijuana Control, Legalization and Revenue Act 2014 (MCLR 2014) proclaiming the campaign as its major project for this year. ASA is dedicated to building their local chapters and supporting those chapters' efforts to defeat unfair community restrictions and ordinances. "We believe that MCLR 2014 is the finest initiative we have seen to be either proposed or approved throughout the 50 states. MCLR 2014 is a grass roots, "open source" developed measure legalizing marijuana and featuring several key components. This is why MCLR 2014 is the single best measure ever been written and our organization supports MCLR 2014 wholeheartedly," said Jason Browne, National Director and Treasurer for... (more)

Research and Markets: Global Human Machine Interface (HMI) Market - 2014 Report With Forecasts to 2018

Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xbn755/global_human) has announced the addition of the "Global Human Machine Interface (HMI) Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. The Global Human Machine Interface (HMI) market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.98 percent over the period 2013-2018. Commenting on the report, an analyst from the researchers' team said: HMI vendors are continually developing their technology to survive in the competitive business environment in which they operate. They have started developing proactive HMI systems that act as diagnostic tools and help implement preventive measures in manufacturing plants. With the help of these proactive HMI systems, end-users can locate and control production-related problems. In addition, these HMI systems have video capabilities. According to the report, the growth in indust... (more)

Jericho Systems Releases White Paper on Use of Open Source in Access Control Solutions

Jericho Systems Corporation, a pioneer in externalized attribute based access control software for enterprise environments, announced release of a new white paper: “Key Decision Points for Using Open Source Software in Access Control Solutions.” Prepared by Jericho Systems cybersecurity expert Tim Schmoyer, CISSP, the white paper examines open source concepts as they relate to enterprise-scale access control solutions. The 14-page white paper considers open source in the context of supply chain risk management (SCRM), information assurance (IA) products, software development lifecycle management (SDLC), attribute based access control (ABAC), industry standards, and other relevant topics. Four key decision points are detailed, including the implications of software and component provenance, testing and accreditation, life cycle processes, and factors that affect tot... (more)

eInfochips Launches MagNet Initiative and First Extensions to Magento Which Increase Conversion Rates for Deal Seekers

SUNNYVALE, California and AHMEDABAD, India, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eInfochips today launched its MagNet initiative designed to attract developers who are building ecommerce portals based on the industry leading Magento platform. Under the MagNet initiative, eInfochips will contribute Extensions to the Magento Community for advanced online store functionality. For developers who use the extensions, expert eInfochips software engineers are available to fast-track integration of the extensions, or for other ecommerce software engineering. eInfochips is kicking off the MagNet initiative by contributing the 'Deal 4 U' and 'Deal 4 U Categories' extensions to the Magento community. The extensions are designed to help retailers increase conversion rates for deal seekers.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131029/648699) "MagNet is a win-win for ecomme... (more)

eInfochips Launches MagNet Initiative and First Extensions to Magento Which Increase Conversion Rates for Deal Seekers

SUNNYVALE, California and AHMEDABAD, India, February 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- eInfochips today launched its MagNet initiative designed to attract developers who are building ecommerce portals based on the industry leading Magento platform. Under the MagNet initiative, eInfochips will contribute Extensions to the Magento Community for advanced online store functionality. For developers who use the extensions, expert eInfochips software engineers are available to fast-track integration of the extensions, or for other ecommerce software engineering. eInfochips is kicking off the MagNet initiative by contributing the 'Deal 4 U' and 'Deal 4 U Categories' extensions to the Magento community. The extensions are designed to help retailers increase conversion rates for deal seekers.      (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131029/648699) "MagNet is a win-win for ecomme... (more)

Actuate to Host Complimentary International Customer Analytics Seminar Series Featuring BIRT Analytics

Actuate Corporation (NASDAQ:BIRT), The BIRT Company™ and the leader in personalized analytics and insights, today announced a series of four complimentary Customer Analytics seminars focusing on developing customer-centric strategies with BIRT Analytics™, Actuate’s self-service advanced analytics software for business analysts. Organizations can create additional competitive advantage by analyzing information from numerous Big Data sources to uncover new ways to engage with customers and produce increased revenue streams. More specifically, attendees will learn how to: Leverage market segmentation and predictive analytics to drive the right customer-focused strategies Visually mine, segment and model data from multiple sources Use predictive analytics to improve customer engagement by uncovering more value from Big Data Use BIRT Analytics to resolve customer-centri... (more)

CloudEXPO Stories
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