Embedded in the UK, though not ad-listed by Google, Vtesse offers tailor made DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) protection, just as it delivers networks and data centre services to enterprise and SMEs.
Oracle's acquisition of BlueKai announced in February is predicted as its big growth opportunity in NoSQL Despite the positives of a NoSQL database, the technology is young. NoSQL databases not gained traction with big enterprise clients despite enormous prospects for developers, because the maturity of relational database technology is so well suited to its workloads.
Recently published independent research shows overwhelming interest among IT professionals in on-premises solutions for OFS (online file sharing ) and collaboration, rather than public cloud-based methods designed for consumers and that have previously been the only option.
Intel Corporation and Cloudera enter a broad strategic technology and business collaboration, with a significant equity investment from Intel to make it Cloudera's largest strategic shareholder (which includes Google) and a member of its board of directors.
Alas poor HECToR! EPSRC's rented supercomputer has had its plugs pulled, the units packed and it is en route home to the USA, as pride of place is given to the purchased upstart, ARCHER, Cray's XC30 hardware, Intel Xeon E5-2600v2 processor series boasting ground breaking performance, scalability, and, most critical, maximised energy efficiency.
VTT and Rolls-Royce have worked together on brand new solutions for crews manning the bridges of tugs, cargo ships, and platform supply vessels in the year 2025. These innovations draw on long experience Rolls-Royce has with developing bridge design and also on mariners’ operational expertise. The visions for 2025 have been illustrated in the shape of stories and pictures, and finally turned into impressive 3D animations, produced by TrollVFX. Remote operation of ships belongs to the vision of future seafaring, and a new research project, coordinated by VTT, has started.
Heading for springtime, the UK is still counting the cost and dealing with the aftermath of months of wind, rain and chronic flooding. NSE ( Net Solutions Europe) cloud services comments on the importance of resilient IT systems to mitigate such crisis management.
Sony and Panasonic have formulated the “Archival Disc”, a new standard for professional-use, next-generation optical discs, with the objective of expanding the market for long-term digital data storage.
Supercomputer TSUBAME recently upgraded from 2.0 to 2.5. Swallow in Japanese, Tsubame is the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) symbol. TSUBAME also stands for Tokyo Tech Supercomputer and Ubiquitously Accessible Mass Storage Environment,one of the world's top, large-scale supercomputers.
Scientist-entrepreneurs from Berlin complement their web application by native apps for mobile devices operating under Android and iOS. Notes, photos, annotations and sketches recorded with the labfolder mobile app are seamlessly transferred into the digital lab notebook.
A £155 million fund for a national network of Quantum Technology Hubs that exploit quantum physics properties to develop quantum technologies - with the view to eventual application - has been opened for bids by the EPSRC (Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council). Between £10-20 million a Hub will be available, complemented by a £75 million fund for capital investment across the network.
IBM which for its 21st straight year has amassed more U.S. patents than any other company, is helped in that arena by its push into big-data services, which glean insights by mining large quantities of information. And, just as it sold its PC operation to Lenova in 2005, it now sells Lenova its x86 low end server business.
In an intriguing slant on the ubiquitous data centre, KYC Exchange Net AG, Switzerland, now offers a secure web-based communication platform for KYC (Know Your Customer) and CDD (Customer Due Diligence) purposes to the FSI (Financial Services Industry). Will other specialist sectors follow suit?
Atkins, UK’s largest engineering consultancy, is to make it easier for public sector clients to procure its leading ICT applications by adding three new cloud based services on G-Cloud, with an online catalogue of information and communications services for the UK public sector. The development coincides with the Six Degrees Group survey findings and head of the Government Digital Service (GDS) agreeing most local councils in the UK are unaware of government's IT G-Cloud procurement platform to reduce government IT costs.
Back in October pressure was applied to Dumfries & Galloway Council to reverse its planning decision on a greenfield site near Ecclefechan in time for it to host a flagship investment by what was claimed to be one of the world's largest datafarm operators.
AmberCore DC UAB of Lithuania has concluded an agreement with IBM in the design of a state-of-the-art TIER III datacentre facility near Vilnius, Lithuania. The companies will work together to highlight advantages of having Vilnius, Lithuania as a viable option for worldwide clients wishing to house data in a geographically and politically safe environment, both when looking to set up managed services and co-location presence, or seeking to economically set up recovery and resilience operations.
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