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Microsoft Introduces on Azure HDInsight

We are excited to announce that H2O’s AI platform is now available on Azure HDInsight Application Platform. Users can now use’s open source solutions on Azure HDInsight, which allows reliable open source analytics with an industry-leading SLA. To learn more about H2O integration with HDInsight, register for the webinar held by H2O and Azure […]

Driving Digital Transformation: Software Asset Management and IT Security Management

Flexera Software
What is Digital Transformation? IDC’s definition is: Digital Transformation is the continuous process by which enterprises adapt to or drive disruptive changes in their customers and markets (external ecosystem) by leveraging digital competencies to innovate new business models, products, and services that seamlessly blend digital and physical and business and customer experiences while improving operational […]

Industry 4.0: The Industrial Internet of Things Book

IT Books
Explore the current state of the production, processing, and manufacturing industries and discover what it will take to achieve re-industrialization of the former industrial powerhouses that can counterbalance the benefits of cheap labor providers dominating the industrial sector. This book explores the potential for the Internet of Things (IoT), Big Data, Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS), and […]

Microsoft: Five reasons to run SQL Server 2016 on Windows Server 2016 – Part 4

Reach insights faster by running analytics at the point of creation “Data! Data! Data! … I can’t make bricks without clay!”  –  Sherlock Holmes (Sir Arthur Conan Doyle) If he lived today, Sherlock Holmes might be a data scientist, working to solve cases faster by using advanced analytics to augment his legendary deductive powers. Sherlock […]

The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons, and the Eclipse of Capitalism Book

IT Books
In The Zero Marginal Cost Society, New York Times bestselling author Jeremy Rifkin describes how the emerging Internet of Things is speeding us to an era of nearly free goods and services, precipitating the meteoric rise of a global Collaborative Commons and the eclipse of capitalism. Rifkin uncovers a paradox at the heart of capitalism […]

Fog for 5G and IoT Book

IT Books
The book examines how Fog will change the information technology industry in the next decade. Fog distributes the services of computation, communication, control and storage closer to the edge, access and users. As a computing and networking architecture, Fog enables key applications in wireless 5G, the Internet of Things, and big data. The authors cover the […]

NEW TOOL! Azure Log Analytics Agent for RDS and Citrix Sites

The Log Analytics Agent for Microsoft RDS and Citrix sites gives you a deep analytic dive into your worker’s performance states This agent and Microsoft Azure OMS Log Analytics enable you to analyze performance, sizing and user experience deeply, at each time frame in the past and for the lowest expenses. Use the power of […]

VMware to Acquire Wavefront to Accelerate Delivery of its Cross-Cloud Management Services

VMware will Leverage Wavefront’s Platform to Help Developers Optimize their Cloud and Modern Applications with Real-Time Monitoring Analytics VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced its intention to acquire Wavefront, the leading metrics monitoring service for cloud and modern application environments. Terms were not disclosed. The transaction […]

VMware Accelerates Customers’ Data Center Modernization Efforts with New Release of Industry-Leading vSAN

VMware vSAN 6.6 Delivers First Native HCI Security, Increased Savings and Up to 50 Percent Higher Performance to Meet Data Center Demands of Today and Tomorrow; VMware is #1 in HCI Software with More than 7,000 Customers(1) VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today introduced a new release […]

The focus on IoT in the arable food chain – and the worries around its use

The arable food chain, consisting of farms, logistics/warehousing, food processing and retail, is a complex one with a major focus on food hygiene and pest management. In research carried out by Quocirca for Rentokil Initial in late 2016, the views of those responsible for managing these areas were found related to where the internet of […]

Microsoft Announces General Availability of Azure HDInsight 3.6

This week at DataWorks Summit, we are pleased to announce general availability of Azure HDInsight 3.6 backed by our enterprise grade SLA. HDInsight 3.6 brings updates to various open source components in Apache Hadoop & Spark eco-system to the cloud, allowing customers to deploy them easily and run them reliably on an enterprise grade platform. […]

The Industries of the Future Book

IT Books
The New York Times bestseller, from leading innovation expert Alec Ross, a “fascinating vision” (Forbes) of what’s next for the world and how to navigate the changes the future will bring. While Alec Ross was working as Senior Advisor for Innovation to the Secretary of State, he traveled to forty-one countries, exploring the latest advances […]

Microsoft: How can I get started with Azure Machine Learning?

This was a question from a university researcher in the Pacific northwest. The good news is our Azure Machine Learning or Azure ML is a powerful native Platform as a Service (PaaS) offering which has been around since 2015.   I put together a FAQ around Azure ML: What is our definition of Machine Learning? When […]

Gartner Says Application and Infrastructure Middleware Software Market Revenue Will Reach $27 Billion in 2017

Digital Business Initiatives Will Drive 7 Percent Growth in 2017 The worldwide application integration and middleware (AIM) software market continues to grow faster than the overall infrastructure software market, with revenue on pace to surpass $27 billion in 2017, an increase of 7 percent from 2016, according to Gartner, Inc (see Table 1). “Established approaches […]

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