VMware VMware, Inc. is a US software company that provides cloud and virtualization software and services, and claims to be the first to commercially successfully virtualize the x86 architecture. Founded in 1998, VMware is based in Palo Alto, California. In 2004 it was acquired by and became a subsidiary of EMC Corporation, then on August 14, 2007, EMC sold 15% of the company in a New York Stock Exchange IPO. The company trades under the symbol VMW. History
Full speed ahead: How the driverless car could transform cities Just like Ford’s Model T, which debuted in 1908, today’s automobiles have four tires, a steering wheel, and seats. Henry Ford would have little trouble behind the wheel, but he would be completely baffled by the technology under the hood. Cars today are, in many ways, high-performance computers that can race at 70-plus miles per hour. Automotive digitization has led to important transformations, but the networked era has only just begun to tap its ultimate potential: the driverless car. New research: Companies plan to massively increase spend on marketing analytics A new research report on marketing analytics shows that brands plan to increase their spending on the category by a whopping 73 percent over the next three years. For big market cap B2C companies, it’s closer to a 100 percent increase. The category not only shows massive growth, but also a lot of funding — more than a billion dollars of VC money has been invested in data analytics companies so far this year. Overall, user data, investment data, and adoption data all indicate that analytics is one of the hottest marketing technology categories right now.
5 excellent uses of Windows 8 Hyper-V Buried under all of the clamor and kvetching about Windows 8's most obvious features -- Metro! Metro apps! -- is a new addition that hasn't made a lot of headlines: Windows 8's new Hyper-V-powered virtualization functionality. Oddly, most people don't seem to know Hyper-V even exists in Windows 8, let alone what it's good for.
Pharrell Got an Architect, Photographer and 2 Artists to Design Adidas' New Sneakers Bringing in artists to design limited-edition shoes is a no-brainer. But an architect and a photographer? That makes things a bit more interesting. Hyper-V Hyper-V, codenamed Viridian and formerly known as Windows Server Virtualization, is a native hypervisor; it can create virtual machines on x86-64 systems. Starting with Windows 8, Hyper-V supersedes Windows Virtual PC as the hardware virtualization component of the client editions of Windows NT. A server computer running Hyper-V can be configured to expose individual virtual machines to one or more networks. Hyper-V was first released along Windows Server 2008 and became a staple of the Windows Server family ever since. History A beta version of Hyper-V was shipped with certain x86-64 editions of Windows Server 2008. The finalized version was released on June 26, 2008 and was delivered through Windows Update. Hyper-V has since been released with every version of Windows Server.
Darty already sold 30,000 "connected buttons" - RetailDetail EU French electronics chain Darty has apparently already sold 30,000 "boutons connectés" (connected buttons), which are buttons a consumer can use at home to instantly get one of the chain's employees on the line. "A logical extension of our engagement and our act of faith", Darty CEO Régis Schultz called the physical contact button that consumers can use to get a wireless connection to the help desk. "Innovative but useless in a time when Darty's classic post-sales service is free", was the vision of the French consumer association Que Choisir at the product's launch. French consumers apparently disagree with Que Choisir's vision as Darty has already sold more than 30,000 Connected Buttons in no more than 6 months.
Cloud computing Cloud computing metaphor: For a user, the network elements representing the provider-rendered services are invisible, as if obscured by a cloud. Cloud computing is a computing term or metaphor that evolved in the late 1990s, based on utility and consumption of computer resources. Cloud computing involves application systems which are executed within the cloud and operated through internet enabled devices. Purely cloud computing does not rely on the use of cloud storage as it will be removed upon users download action. Clouds can be classified as public, private and hybrid. The Brand Brief Behind Nike's Just Do It Campaign Just Do It is an example of a brand campaign that tapped deeply into the authentic character of Nike’s brand values and brand purpose. But, few people know about the internal conversations that led to the ad brief that went to Nike’s agency Wieden+Kennedy (W+K) to create the campaign. Until now. I was there, right in the middle of it. Today on Branding Strategy Insider I’ll share how it came to be. Let me begin with some context.
A Guide to AB Testing with Google Analytics Content Experiments - Conversion Optimization Blog There are a lot of paid tools that you can use for A/B testing. But Google Analytics is one of the best free tools which you can use for running A/B testing experiments. It’s readily available for anyone. In this post I will be taking a critical view at Google Analytics’ split testing abilities and try to answer if it’s the right tool for you to be using.
Amazon Web Services Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a collection of remote computing services, also called web services, that make up a cloud computing platform offered by Amazon.com. These services are based out of 11 geographical regions across the world. The most central and well-known of these services are Amazon EC2 and Amazon S3. These products are marketed as a service to provide large computing capacity more quickly and cheaper than a client company building an actual physical server farm. Architecture
Introducing Kinnect2: New Social Media Platform for Brand-Consumer Engagement "Kinnect2 will change the way marketing on social media is done" said Amina Nabi, CEO and founder of Kinnect2 Limited. GLASGOW, United Kingdom – Kinnect2 is the new social media platform dedicated to creating a community in which brands and consumers are able to interact in real time. It will launch on September 7, 2015, in conjunction with an event occurring at the Kelvingrove Art Gallery in Glasgow. Today's social media titans are leaving brands stranded, paying for promotions and posts that typically do not receive the required interest. Kinnect2 fills a gap in the market by allowing brands to retain data, which permits the creation and development of products and services that are truly needed and wanted by consumers. "Kinnect2 will change the way marketing on social media is done" said Amina Nabi, CEO and founder of Kinnect2 Limited.
Ads personalization When you click on a link on our pages, safe and secure cookies from Criteo may be placed allowing Criteo to serve relevant ads selected for you based on your browsing activity. If you do not want to receive personalized ads, learn more here under and confirm your choice. Most Browsers accept by default cookies to be placed and read on your computer. OpenStack OpenStack is a free and open-source cloud computing software platform. Users primarily deploy it as an infrastructure as a service (IaaS) solution. The technology consists of a series of interrelated projects that control pools of processing, storage, and networking resources throughout a data center—which users manage through a web-based dashboard, command-line tools, or a RESTful API. OpenStack.org released it under the terms of the Apache License. OpenStack began in 2010 as a joint project of Rackspace Hosting and NASA. The OpenStack community collaborates around a six-month, time-based release cycle with frequent development milestones. During the planning phase of each release, the community gathers for the OpenStack Design Summit to facilitate developer working-sessions and to assemble plans.