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Thanks to the organizers of the Integrate + API World 2015 Conference (Sept. 26-30, Santa Clara) we are able to give away up to 50 free OPEN passes to this very powerful event. Claim your Integrate OPEN pass here ($300 value) OR Get 30% off your Integrate PRO Pass (see pass types here) Integrate + API World 2015 is the nation’s largest integration + API conference featuring participants such as Google, IBM, Facebook, Linkedin, HP, Slack, HipChat, Zendesk, and 200+ more companies. Your OPEN pass will get you into all of the following summits and events: Integrate 2015 Hackathon (Sept 26-27) Marketing Stack Summit (Sept 29) Platform Strategy Summit (Sept 29) WorkStack Summit (Sept 30) Internet of Things Integration Summit (Sept 30) 30+ OPEN Talks at API World Conference Who attends Integrate + API World 2015: Developers. Hack at the nation’s largest API hackathon. Disc... (more)

Making a Successful Journey to the Cloud | @CloudExpo #Cloud

What do Government Executives Need to be Thinking about to Make a Successful Journey to the Cloud? By Matt Southmayd In 2011 the US Federal Government issued a Cloud First policy mandating that agencies take full advantage of cloud computing benefits to maximize capacity utilization, improve IT flexibility and responsiveness, and minimize cost. Cloud computing is a design style that allows for efficient use of compute, storage, and memory in order to decrease cycle time for mission delivery and promises to change the way that agencies deliver services to citizens for the next tw... (more)

Staying Ahead of Cyber Attacks By @MissKatherineLK | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Staying Ahead of Cyber Attacks By Katie Kennedy Picking up a newspaper and turning on the TV, one is instantly confronted with news of yet another cyber hack. With cyber attacks headlining the news, millions of people are concerned with whether their personal information has been breached. These attacks are becoming more and more sophisticated and targeted, and are affecting both government and commercial sectors. Commercial companies are seeking technologies to prevent cyber breaches that were once considered only for government use. Escalating vulnerabilities are becoming more... (more)

Five Companies Using Big Data to Make Money | @BigDataExpo #BigData

Commercial Use Cases: Five Companies Using Big Data to Make Money By Rick Delgado Big Data is the revolution the business world has been waiting for. The transformation that has taken place among many companies due to the adoption of Big Data analytics simply can’t be understated. Organizations of all types have looked into the many ways in which big data can help them change how they do things for the better, cultivating more success as businesses look to the future. For all the benefits that big data provides companies, the main goal is, of course, to make money. In fact, with a... (more)

Open-sourced Technology Levels the Playing Field Between Tech Giants and Startups

The contest between proprietary technology and open source has been ongoing for a decade.Today, some of the most premium technology is open-sourced and free. Even Google's highly prized Borg software is becoming open-sourced. After Google bowed to the pressure to make Borg an open source technology it’s safe to say open source is winning the tussle. In fact, the lines are expected to keep on blurring irrevocably as previous proprietary firms keep pouring their resources into the development of open source. Open source communities spread across the globe are producing the kind of t... (more)