The security community has a growing number of influential and important
people, especially as the industry rises to meet the need to address more
advanced security threats, such as targeted attacks. But how does a company
in the security industry truly identify the influential people? And then once
identified, how does one use influential voices to help promote their brand?
In this study, we answer the first question - how to identify the most
powerful voices in your industry, focusing on the security space, and as part
of this we provide you a list of people to follow for the best, most up to
date information, and who have the loudest voices to help help carry some of
your key messages. In a future study, we will discuss how to further exploit
that knowledge to market your brand.
As executives in a fast-changing and social world, many of us struggle with
the abil... (more)
An Enterprise PaaS must truly be agnostic to the underlying elastic
infrastructure, and fully support open standards. So the big question is
whether the Pivotal Initiative will be able to break away from its roots with
EMC and VMware and the associated ties to VSphere?
Let's itemize just a few of the major components of the stack from top to
Pivotal Labs: Besides the source of Paul Maritz‘s new company name, this
is an agile software development consulting firm focused on Ruby on Rails,
pair programming, test-driven development and behavior driven development. It
is kno... (more)
SAP customers are confused about the positioning between SAP Sybase IQ and
SAP Hana as it applies to data warehousing. Go figure, so is SAP. You want to
learn about their data warehousing offering, and all you hear is “Hana
this” and “Hana that”.
It reminds me of the time after I left Teradata when the BI appliances came
on the scene. First Netezza, then Greenplum, then Vertica and Aster Data,
then ParAccel. Everyone was confused about what the BI appliance was in
relation to the EDW. Do I need an EDW, a BI appliance, an EDW + BI appliance?
With SAP, Sybase IQ is supposed to be ... (more)
Internet of Things – Definitions & Predictions
Remember the days when we were debating the definition of "Cloud"? That was
as recent as 2009. Fast forward to 2014 and we're facing the same ambiguities
with the Internet of Things (or IoT).
It's a market that is as big or bigger than Cloud. IDC expects the overall
market for IoT to grow at a 12.5% CAGR from $1.3 trillion in 2013 to $3.0
trillion in 2020. IDC also forecasts that there will be approximately 30
billion autonomous thingsattached to the Internet in 2020, which serve as the
catalyst driving this significant revenue oppor... (more)
Bynet Team Photo (left to right, top to bottom) Top Row: John Wright, Jim
(Hjerpe) Kaskade, Sumit Sharma, Dennis Russell, Bob McMillen, Bottom
Row: Paul Micheletti, Lawrence Ladao, Serdar Yilmaz, Bob Moussavi, Doug
Jack Shemer & David Hartke – True Legacies
Whenever Jack visited me, he used to leave sticky notes on my desk with
nuggets of wisdom. For example, “Keep people you trust close to
you.”…or, “Key values for Teradata where: Pride, Enthusiasm, Importance
of the Individual, Teamwork and Open Communications, Ethics, Dedication,
Quality, Support, Success, and Entr... (more)