We are now working on the next chapter for our white paper Enterprise Cloud
Computing, which is entitled OpenStack for the Enterprise.
As the name suggests the goal is to provide a succinct but comprehensive
overview of one of the technology platforms available to CIOs to implement
their Enterprise Cloud strategy: OpenStack.
This will span across a Private and Hybrid Cloud evolution and has a primary
goal of showcasing the significant vendor program that has grown quickly
around the product.
Enterprise and Big Data Cloud Computing
As well as the general EA principles of Private Clouds, what specific pain
point solutions might the enterprise look for from Openstack providers, that
the technology is especially adept at providing.
For example Ubuntu 13.04 delivers OpenStack with high availability, scalable
storage and big data deployment capabilities. Similarly Nati Shal... (more)
Personal Bankruptcy on Ulitzer
There are different attorney fees for filing bankruptcy for chapter 7 and
chapter 13, but they can be waived off completely if a financial hardship has
been proven. The best advice in evaluating the attorney fee is to check upon
the efficiency of the attorney or by getting an attorney by a favorable
referral cause as this proves to be the best rule applied so far.
The most common mistake that a customer does is to pay the attorney's fee
with the help of their credit cards assuming that the credit card debts had
been wiped out and even though if he is successful the creditor can claim
that the customer had no intention to pay the creditor and this in return
might lead to all sorts trouble and financial problems for the customer. The
best thing suggested would be to arrange a payment plan with the lawyer
one should bear in mind the whole ... (more)
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has cut its ties with Robert Moffat, the senior VP who ran its server,
storage and chips businesses and was arrested two weeks ago for allegedly
whispering insider information on IBM and Sun financial results as well as
AMD's reorganization plans to hedge funds that traded on the material
IBM isn't saying much, not even that Moffat was fired, merely that he is no
longer an IBM employee.
Three days after Moffat was arrested on October 19 on charges of conspiracy
to commit securities fraud IBM put him on administrative leave and replaced
him temporarily with Rod Aktins, whose accession as IBM's highest-ranking
African-American executive is now confirmed.
It could have taken IBM two weeks just to talk with Moffat and his lawyer let
alone do its own internal investigation.
His ... (more)
When do you plan to put your used car for sale ? Were you not, since long
thinking of replacing it with a preferred brand car or a fuel efficient
automobile? Didn’t the added costs to replace to be added to the likely
realization from sell your car prevent you from making a decision to put your
car on sale? How vary are you of making a deal and more worried about getting
the right value you perceive for your used car?
Putting a sedan or SUV on sale after having it bristle you for years is
really a difficult choice. You value its services and upkeep. Your emotional
attachment does not allow you to settle for less than what you value it. But
markets seldom work on sentiments attached by the seller and are ruled by
functional utility value of the car for the buyer.
Buyer value consciousness bar is rising day by day. Marginal utility value of
a used cars is seldom given d... (more)
According to a summary report by Doug Anderson, SVP, Research & Development,
The Nielsen Company, growth will be hard to come by in the coming decade and
there are "Five Key Trends Other Than Aging" at work which will make growth
extremely difficult. DBJ Associates provides questions wealth advisors may
want to ask of themselves in order to benefit from these trends, along with
the answer to: "What'd they miss?"
Growth is found in less-developed world.
By 2030, world population will have grown by around 20%. Only 3.2% of this
growth will come from the more developed world.
In the U.S. nearly one in three households will be headed by someone over the
age of 65. Household size will decline across the board with a large share
of the population living in one or two person households. Middle and upper
middle classes will shrink the share the most.
How are you positioni... (more)
February 2014 Server StorageIO Update Newsletter Data Infrastructure Insights
By Greg Schulz
Welcome to the February 2014 edition of the StorageIO Update (newsletter)
containing trends perspectives on cloud, virtualization and data
infrastructure topics. Its winter here in North America and specifically in
the Stillwater Minnesota to say that there is plenty of snow and cold would
be an understatement. However in a few months instead of dealing with -20F or
-40F wind chills, it will be 100F head index, thus the saying of if you don't
like the weather, either leave or wait a bit as it will change.
In case you missed the December 2013 StorageIO holiday greeting which was in
place of the normal newsletter you can view that here. In the absence of the
regular December and January StorageIO Update newsletters, this is a larger
edition to get caught up. However not to worr... (more)
NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new
market research report is available in its catalogue:
Foodservice Landscape in the U.S.: Restaurant Industry and Consumer Trends,
2nd Edition, The
While the U.S. economic recovery remains fragile, we find much for the
restaurant industry to celebrate. Packaged Facts' Foodservice Landscape
forecasts restaurant growth of 4.2% in 2012, on the heels of 6% market growth
Nonetheless, the industry continues to face significant challenges. For the
past three years, guest traffic volume has come entirely from population
growth, not usage increase. Restaurant operators across restaurant segments
must also c... (more)
ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Realty Investment Trust
(NYSE:FRT) today reported operating results for its fourth quarter and year
ended December 31, 2011.
(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120103/PH29242LOGO )
Federal Realty generated funds from operations available for common
shareholders (FFO) of $62.1 million, or $0.97 per diluted share for fourth
quarter 2011 compared to $62.2 million, or $1.01 per diluted share, in fourth
quarter 2010. For the year ended December 31, 2011, Federal Realty reported
FFO of $251.6 million, or $4.00 per diluted share compared to $239.2 million,
or $3.88 per diluted share, for the year ending December 31, 2010. FFO for
fourth quarter and full year 2011 was negatively impacted by $2.6 million
($0.04 per diluted share) and $3.4 million ($0.05 per diluted share),
respectively, of e... (more)
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/16/12 -- GASFRAC Energy Services, Inc
Zeke Zeringue, Chief Executive Officer commented "I am pleased to announce
that revenue in the fourth quarter increased 44% to $59.3 million as compared
to $41.1 million in the fourth quarter of 2010. Further, EBITDA increased to
$7.9 million from $5.8 million.
A main focus remains that of increasing the utilization on our entire fleet
of fracturing sets through the adoption of our game changing technology. This
objective will not be without its challenges. We continue to collect more and
more data demonstrating the impressive impact of the GASFRAC technology on
production results for our customers. Saying that, we realize that any new
technology has a natural adoption curve and it is our job to clearly
demonstrate to potential customers the benefits of our technology. That is
NEW YORK, April 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a
new market research report is available in its catalogue:
Mobile Wallet Technologies: Global Markets
TECHNOLOGIES AND APPLICATION
This study provides thorough analysis of the market for mobile wallet
technology. The market is segmented on the basis of technologies: mobile
commerce—mobile payment solutions (taxi, hotel, phone bills and others),
entertainment and event, premium messages, direct mobile billing, mobile Web
payments, frictionless/contactless near field communication (NFC); mobile
commerce—cloud computing and social media; mobile ticketing—rail, metro
and bus tickets; airline tickets and boarding passes; passenger check-in; ... (more)
NEW YORK, April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a
new market research report is available in its catalogue:
Bioinformatics: Technologies and Global Markets
STUDY GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
BCC Research's goal for this study is to provide a comprehensive analysis of
the bioinformatic market by reviewing the recent advances in high-throughput
'omic technologies and computer-enabled technologies that have driven the
field forward. It examines the market trends and analysis regarding industry
service providers, software solution developers, and IT and bioinformatics
service providers that support the pharma industry.
The report's main focus is on identifying the challenges and opportunities
that exist in the bio... (more)