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DALLAS, Aug. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Amid the proliferation of real time data from sources such as mobile devices, web, social media, sensors, log files and transactional applications, Big Data has found a host of vertical market applications, ranging from fraud detection to R&D. Photo - "Big Data Market: 2014 – 2020 – Opportunities, Challenges, Strategies, Industry Verticals & Forecasts" Key Findings: In 2014 Big Data vendors will pocket nearly $30 Billion from hardware, software and professional services revenues Big Data investments are further expected to grow at a CAGR of nearly 17% over the next 6 years, eventually accounting for $76 Billion by the end of 2020 The market is ripe for acquisitions of pure-play Big Data startups, as competition heats up between IT incumbents Nearly every large scale IT ven... (more)

Declarative Programming in the Cloud

Earlier today I read an interview with fellow IBMer Andrew Spyker that touched on the use of declarative programming models in the new WebSphere XML Feature Pack. I think most of you are probably comfortable with what a declarative programming model is, especially in comparison to imperative programming models, but I really like Andrew's explanation in the interview: ... declarative programming asks the user what they want to do. This is as opposed to imperative programming (ex: Java code working with the DOM or JAXB APIs) which asks the user how they want to do what they want to do. Andrew goes on to make the point that not only is code written in the declarative style easier to adapt and maintain over time, it also lends itself to better optimizations. The reason for this is pretty obvious based on his definition above. Code written in the imperative style explicit... (more)

NetScout Ranked Top Vendor in Worldwide Network Performance Management Market

NetScout Systems today announced that IDC, a leading provider of global IT research and advice, recently released a report titled “Worldwide Network Performance and Operations Management 2009-2013 Forecast and 2008 Vendor Shares,”1 in which NetScout is ranked as the top vendor in the market segment with a 14 percent market share position for calendar year 2008. The IDC report, published in April 2009, identifies NetScout as ascending into the top-tier of the performance and operations management market segment. “In 2008, NetScout broke ranks and through the acquisition of Network General moved into the top 5 with the big system IT vendors in terms of revenue earnings. It is important to note that this does not mean that NetScout is displacing system IT vendors but rather that its segment of the market is growing at a faster rate than the system IT vendors. Its soluti... (more)

JustSystems and Mark Logic Technology Partnership Streamlines Financial Content Aggregation, Creation and Publishing

JustSystems, the largest independent software vendor in Japan and a worldwide leader in XML and information management technologies, and Mark Logic Corporation, provider of the industry’s leading XML server, today announced a technology partnership that will enable enterprise organizations to streamline data aggregation, content creation and publishing of financial reports using XBRL. Details of how the two companies are working together to move the XBRL standard forward were revealed at the Mark Logic User Conference taking place at the InterContinental Hotel in San Francisco from May 12 – 14, 2009. Driven by XBRL compliance requirements set forth by the SEC and by the need to eliminate accounting errors and fraud, JustSystems and Mark Logic will offer customers an out-of-the-box technology integration that combines the power of JustSystems xfy XBRL Report and Mar... (more)

Dakota Systems and JustSystems Address Single Source Publishing at ACLEA Annual Meeting

Many publications departments have incorporated alternative delivery methods into their publications workflow. Now that they are producing items like CDs and online libraries, for example, they must streamline operations to incorporate these and other interactive tools into their publishing repertoire without creating duplicative work processes. At the Association for Continuing Legal Education (ACLEA) Annual Meeting, Dakota Systems, a provider and manufacturer of high-purity, process critical systems, and JustSystems, the largest independent software vendor in Japan and a worldwide leader in XML and information management technologies, will lead a workshop that explains why single source publishing is a great method for publications departments looking to create automated, efficient workflow processes. Publications teams save a tremendous amount of time by leveragi... (more)

Jaduka and StrikeIron Launch Voice Notification Web Service

Jaduka and StrikeIron have partnered to provide an innovative business Web service that turns text to speech or a personalized pre-recorded message delivered to recipients’ phones programmatically. It enables businesses of all types and sizes to leverage proactive customer service via customized alerts and notifications cost effectively. Now businesses can rapidly contact large groups where voice is the most effective communication medium, allowing customized messaging to quickly and easily be tailored to meet specific business requirements. This Web service is ideal for delivering shipping and payment alerts, delay and change notifications, marketing campaigns, appointment reminders, important school notices, emergency messages, and more. This new service can be used interactively or can be integrated into applications, websites, or business processes for automate... (more)

JustSystems Highlights XBRL Rendering Best Practices at XBRL Technology Workshop & Summit

The way financial information is managed and displayed today can be time-consuming and frustrating, but a new era of clarity, accuracy, consistency and efficiency is on the horizon with the emergence of XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language). XBRL provides a financial document with the structure and flexibility to share data for submission, dissemination and consumption. This ensures that all of the XBRL content viewed and consumed throughout the filing and submission lifecycle is accurate and consistent. JustSystems, the largest independent software vendor in Japan and a worldwide leader in XML and information management technologies, today announced that the company will lead a panel discussion at the XBRL Technology Workshop & Summit being held by XBRL US, Inc. in Santa Clara, CA from July 28-30, 2009. The panel will highlight how financial content provid... (more)

IBM Technology Brings Business Analytics to Legal Decision Making

ARMONK, N.Y., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced new IBM eDiscovery software with advanced analytics features to help clients gain better insight and understanding into their information, while helping to minimize legal discovery costs and improve legal strategy decisions. (Logo: ) New features in IBM InfoSphere eDiscovery Manager and IBM InfoSphere eDiscovery Analyzer include enhanced early case assessment functionality, extended support for additional types of electronically stored information (ESI) content, and open application programming interfaces (APIs) for partner solution integration. Together, these capabilities accelerate organizational agility in responding to litigation, regulatory, and freedom of information requests, while streamlining the integration of eDiscovery... (more)

HiT Software Announces Beta Program for Ritmo Mobile

HiT Software®, Inc., a leader in database access, integration and replication, today announced the release of a Beta program for Ritmo™ Mobile, a new version of HiT Software’s popular family of high-performance data providers designed to connect .NET mobile applications with IBM DB2 databases. Ritmo Mobile delivers a set of functionality tailored for mobile data access, taking advantage of the same protocols, standards and security as HiT’s other Ritmo drivers. Ritmo Mobile gives .NET application designers direct access to DB2 data in their custom development in order to surface that data in small, portable devices in the field. It also can be easily embedded in mobile applications by systems integrators and independent software vendors who want access to DB2 data in their applications for functions such as sales, field service, logistics, distribution or inventory... (more)

JustSystems Advocates Best Practices in Information Management as CIDM Conference Sponsor

JustSystems, the largest independent software vendor in Japan and a worldwide leader in XML and information management technologies, today announced that it will host the Welcome Reception at the Center for Information-Development Management (CIDM) 11th Annual Best Practices Conference where the theme will be, “Creating a Sense of Urgency.” This year’s theme addresses the managers' purpose to improve information management processes with a sense of urgency that will ultimately benefit the content customer. Conference attendees will learn how to: Build value in a time of economic upheaval Prioritize and manage projects and organizations Move to innovative content delivery methods Extend content management initiatives to the global enterprise The conference will be held September 14-16, 2009 at The Heathman Lodge in Vancouver, WA, and the JustSystems welcome reception w... (more)

PrismTech Announces GA Release of Spectra CX

PrismTech™ an acknowledged leader in Software-Defined Radio (SDR) infrastructure solutions, today announced the General Availability (GA) release of its new model-driven development tool for radio developers - Spectra™ CX. Developed in partnership with fellow industry leader, Zeligsoft, Spectra CX is a third generation, fully-featured model-driven development tool that helps to simplify, accelerate and validate a Software Communications Architecture (SCA) development process. Spectra CX validates SCA compliance at both the architectural and unit test level, and generates correct-by-construction SCA compliant artifacts, such as: XML descriptor files, compliance test reports, and validation documentation. Spectra CX enables SCA and non-SCA software aspects to be developed together, integrated early, and thoroughly tested. Spectra CX also helps to reduce development ... (more)