NGA and DigitalGlobe Release Powerful Application To Community Under Open Source License


From NGA''s Press Release: NGA, DigitalGlobe application a boon to raster data storage, processing. license. By Bob Gourley. Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”. ? Margaret Mead.

SAP’s Customers’ CIOs Face Some Urgent Crucial Decisions

Forrester IT

The CIOs of SAP customers need to pay close attention to the vendor’s announcement earlier today with details on how it intends to modernize its software licensing model.

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High Court rules for SAP, against Diageo in indirect licensing case

Computer Weekly

Judge rejects Diageo’s submission that SAP PI is a “gatekeeper” licence for gaining access to the SAP suite of applications and database

Top 10 business applications stories of 2017

Computer Weekly

Indirect licensing of SAP software was the big story, with SAP’s victory over Diageo in the High Court proving a tinderbox. AI, machine learning and blockchain oscillated between hype and reality

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FORRward: A quick weekly read for tech and marketing execs

Forrester IT

It’s Time To Start Talking About Professional Licensing For Software Engineers It wasn’t until enough boilers blew up that mechanical engineers had to get licensed. It wasn’t until bridges and buildings started collapsing that civil engineers and architects had to get licensed.

Cloud-based Licensing Proving to be Unbelievably Cheaper Than On-Prem

IT Toolbox

The reality is that if you want to install and run your applications on-premise, software developers do not want your business because they can see the difference in the costs of support for on-premise customers vs cloud-based

NSA Releases A New Technology to Open Source Community


Posting the code to open source forums allows the private sector and others to examine the agency’s research up close, and potentially benefit from it through additional enhancements and applications. “Their research breakthroughs often have broad, commercial applications, too.

TT 24: Nutanix isn’t an application

Virtualized Greek

One of the more interesting battles in enterprise tech has been the back and forth between Nutanix ([link] and VMware ([link] Most recently VMware had gotten a dig ([link] in on Nutanix’ end user license agreement that prevents publishing of benchmarks without the written permission of Nutanix. Additionally, he claimed that Nutanix is just an application that rides atop of vSphere and an application shouldn't OEM the hypervisor.

Application Virtualization: Why Your Computer is the Next Smartphone


In light of this phenomenon, many developers are now using the same application virtualization technology to boost the usefulness of desktop computers and laptops. Instead, you are using applications that allow you to access features that are actually stored somewhere else.

Mick's IT Blogs: Trimble Sketchup Installation Script

Mick's IT Blog

This script will install Trimble Sketchup 8, formerly Google Sketchup, with a network license on either an x86 or x64 machine that does not have Sketchup 8 installed. The first thing you want to do is to create a network license file. Next you will want to create a server.dat file that resides on the end-users machine which points Sketchup to the network share to obtain a network license when Sketchup is opened up. 4) Copy Network License File. Micks IT Blogs.

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HP Awarded $32.4 Million Cybersecurity Contract by U.S. Department of Homeland Security


HP captured the largest portion of the first task order awarded under the DHS CDM program to provide software security product licenses for 33 U.S. With cyber criminals working harder and smarter to gain access to sensitive data, organizations must stay ahead of evolving threats and take proactive steps to facilitate the security of mission-critical applications. By Bob Gourley. HP Enterprise Security Solutions to help 33 U.S.

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Leonardo and the Connected Fleet

IT Toolbox

SAP Leonardo includes application licenses, analytics licenses, IoT Services on the SAP Cloud platform, and machine learning microservices, each of which has its own subscription price. It also includes consulting under Leonardo Innovation services

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The Dark Side Of Cloud Computing

The Accidental Successful CIO

Back in the old days, software vendors would show up on our doorstep with a suitcase full of CDs and attempt to sell us software licenses. These licenses determined how many people could use the software and how long we were signing up to keep using the software.

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Low-Code Development 101: Understanding the Basics

mrc's Cup of Joe Blog

Summary: Application development has long been a problem facing both the IT department and the business units. The IT department gets overwhelmed with new application requests. The demand for web and mobile business applications is rising.

GPU Acceleration Makes Kinetica’s Brute Force Database a Brute

Data Center Knowledge

A few weeks ago, the firm unveiled its Kinetica Install Accelerator, with a one-year license for a 1 TB installation plus two weeks of personal consultation; and its Application Accelerator, with a 3 TB license and up to four weeks of consultation.

Five Shades Darker? – What The Diageo “Indirect Access” Judgement Really Means For SAP Customers

Forrester IT

At last, exactly two years later, the long-awaited sequel to my hit, if overly censored, blog post: Five Shades Of Grey (How software buyers and license managers should be compliant without being submissive). Application Development SAP Software licesning eCommerce indirect access software compliance

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Amazon Cloud gets file sharing and collaboration boost with Box integration

Tech Republic Cloud

Amazon Web Service users can now license the Box Platform through the AWS Marketplace and leverage its APIs in applications



The XaaS model, a subscription-based solution that makes cloud-based applications available on demand unlike the traditional license-based platforms of the past, delivers several noteworthy advantages over its predecessors.

Announcing the 2008 Top 100 Australian Web 2.0 Applications list – Launch is on 19 June - Trends in the Living Networks

Trends in the Living Networks

Applications list – Launch is on 19 June Ross Dawson, May 11, 2008 3:38 PM US PT [UPDATE:] The final Top 100 list is now up. Applications. Share this: Digg this | Reddit | StumbleUpon | | Share on Facebook Tags : australia , brw , online applications , web 2.0

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Fountainhead: Profiling questions nobody's asking re: cloud.


Profiling questions nobodys asking re: cloud applications. But so little attention is being paid to identifying & profiling which applications are best-suited to actually run in an external "cloud." of what ideal application properties pre-dispose apps for being well-suited to run in a cloud. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Fountainhead. Insights into Data Center Infrastructure, Virtualization, and Cloud Computing. Tuesday, May 12, 2009.

Step-by-Step: Remote Desktop Services on Windows Azure - A cost-effective alternative to Desktop as a Service ( Part 2 )

IT Pros Rock!

UPDATE: With the upcoming release of Windows Server 2012 R2, we''ve announced several changes to RDS CAL licensing. For more details on the RDS licensing changes in Windows Server 2012 R2, please see the Windows Server 2012 R2 RDS Licensing FAQ on the Microsoft Download Center.

Official launch of the Top 100 Australian Web 2.0 Applications list

Trends in the Living Networks

Applications list is now officially launched - the full list is below, after appearing this morning in a feature section in BRW magazine on Web 2.0. applications. We have been strict in applying our scope, and many very worthy applications have not been included in the list, not because they're not excellent, but because they haven't met our judge's view of what constitutes a Web 2.0 application. * Software being sold and licensed in a number of overseas countries.

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Nitro : A quick and simple profiler for golang


Building on the standard pprof library, Nitro provides a very high level view of your application performance to help identify areas to investigate further. It also provides an easy metric to compare as you revise and improve each part of your application. my_application -stepAnalysis.

Tackling Total Cost of Ownership

CIO Dashboard

Software Licenses (one-time). cc licensed flickr photo shared by AgentAkit. Guest post by Sean Sell. Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) analysis is intended to determine the lifetime costs of acquiring, operating, and changing something.

MicroSoft: Still dominating in enterprise office automation


Here is how Microsoft describes themselves: Microsoft Corporation is engaged in developing, licensing and supporting a range of software products and services. The Company operates in five segments: Devices and Consumer (D&C) Licensing, D&C Hardware, D&C Other, Commercial Licensing, and Commercial Other. Bob Gourley. All enterprise professionals should continue to track MicroSoft ( NASDAQ:MSFT ). With a market cap of $450B they are not going anywhere soon.

Nitro : A quick and simple profiler for golang


Next include nitro in your application. import "" Somewhere near the beginning of your application (or where you want to begin profiling) call. Then throughout your application wherever a major division of work is call. License. license.

The Death of Microsoft Office - When Will Collaborative Tools Disrupt?

Social, Agile and Transformation

Last week, Microsoft announced that mobile and tablet versions of its Office applications would be free. Most companies and enterprises spend a good deal of money yearly on user computing devices and Microsoft licenses. The question is, should we care? In the short term, the answer is yes. Now let''s say a number of those users are mobile, say the sales team. The new pricing enables IT to. cio data management data scientist enterprise 2.0

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Alluxio: A virtual distributed storage system orders of magnitude faster than others


The world's first memory-centric distributed storage system bridges applications and underlying storage systems providing unified data access orders of magnitudes faster than existing solutions. Alluxio is open source under the Apache license, and we are committed to maintaining this model.

5 Reasons Consumer Innovations Outpace the Enterprise

CIO Dashboard

cc licensed flickr photo shared by Alex Osterwalder. Technology Innovation application programming interface consumer consumer driven design economics enterprise enterprise architect henry hwangbo innovations killer apps mobile apps web development

What will be hot for Cisco in 2019?

Network World

That seems to be the mantra for Cisco in 2019 as the company pushes software-defined WANs, cloud partnerships, improved application programs and its over-arching drive to sell more subscription-based software licenses. As the year closed on Cisco’s first quarter 2019 financials the company was indeed touting its software growth saying subscriptions were 57% of total software revenue, up five points year-over-year, and its application software businesses was up 18 percent to $1.42

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The US Leads In Public Cloud Services, But Other Regions Are Catching Up

Forrester IT

Explosive growth in cloud applications has depressed software license sales, and cloud platforms have upended the traditional on-premises server and storage market. Public cloud services are one of the biggest disruptions in the tech market in the past 15 years. In September 2016, my colleagues Andrew Bartels , Dave Bartoletti , and John R.

Revisiting the.NET – J2EE Debate

CIO Dashboard

There was recently a discussion on one of our internal forums on the relative merits of the.NET and J2EE platforms for enterprise applications. cc licensed flickr photo shared by celesteh. Guest Post by Jason Carter.

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Nitro : A quick and simple profiler for golang


Building on the standard pprof library, Nitro provides a very high level view of your application performance to help identify areas to investigate further. It also provides an easy metric to compare as you revise and improve each part of your application. my_application -stepAnalysis.

What’s New in Windows Server 2016 Remote Desktop Services for On-Premises and Cloud Deployments

IT Pros Rock!

14:20 ] Can you run pretty much any supported application through RDS? [ 24:17 ] How do you license RDS? The Remote Desktop Services (RDS) platform has been refined in Windows Server 2016.

“Cloud First” Lesson’s Learned from ViON

Cloud Musings

Over time, they discovered that the projected savings weren’t being realized due to unanticipated increase costs associated with licensing, support, security, and compliance issues. Most agency applications have been written and designed to operate in a client/server architecture.

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