Four Attributes of Openness in Modern Communications


Openness is one of the most-cited advantages of cloud-based applications, Software-Defined Networking (SDN) and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV).  In this context, what does open really mean?  I posit that there are four key attributes that define openness in this context: documented, standardized, open sourced and inclusive. Any claims of openness by suppliers should be evaluated […]

Mongo Drama In The Database World


One of my favorite events of the year is Hadoop World. It is, as the name suggests, about Hadoop and the mission supporting applications a Hadoop-based framework can support. It is an event packed full of content on serious Hadoop related topics like Impala, Sentry, Cloudera Search or “How to Build a Hadoop Data Application.” […]

MissionLink readying for fourth class of CEOs

Chris Gladwin thought his Chicago-based company Cleversafe’s data storage product would be ideal for the government. But having a good product isn’t always enough to get a federal contract. Enter MissionLink, a nonprofit networking group that convenes chief executives, many of them from small companies trying to get their foot in the door with the […]

Terracotta’s Web Sessions 4 Taps BigMemory for Blazingly Fast Web Session Access


New Web Sessions 4 Gets BigMemory’s Automatic Resource Control™ for Ultra-Fast Distributed, In-Memory Session Management SAN FRANCISCO, JULY 8, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ — Terracotta, the award winning provider of in-memory technologies for enterprise big data, unveiled new versions of BigMemory 4, its flagship product for managing big, fast data, and Web Sessions 4, the leading […]

Tailoring Your CTOVision Newsfeeds: More topics make it easier for you to track what you are most interested in


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Cleversafe Leverages XO Nationwide Data Network to Demonstrate Limitless Storage Technology

From press release at: HERNDON, VA–(Marketwired – Jun 18, 2013) –  The need for data storage has grown exponentially, requiring that businesses adopt an object-storage strategy to accommodate their data requirements of scale, security and efficiency. To address this, XO Communications today announced that it has collaborated with Cleversafe to power a national Dispersed Storage®Network (dsNet®) for […]