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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)

Microbia Selects ChemOne to Support Aggressive Start-up Growth of Company

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution. ChemOne will provide the foundation for operational efficiency for Microbia's manufacturing and business requirements to prepare them for the launch of their line of naturally derived carotenoids for the food ingredient and nutritional supplement markets. ChemOne is a certified SAP® Business All-in-One solution that is specifically designed for Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the chemical industry. It accelerates an organization's return on investment by providing fully optimized operational systems to support rapid growth with minimal risk of disruption to the business. "YASH is excited to partner with Microbia on their ERP initiative," comments Kevin Jansen, Executive Vice President of YASH Technologies. "With their aggressive plans for growth, ChemOne will provide the system optimization needed to sustain this ... (more)

John Wilbanks on Making Science Generative

John Wilbanks of Creative Commons (and head of Science Commons) is giving a Berkman lunchtime talk about the threats to science’s generativity. He takes Jonathan Zittrain’s definition of generativity: “a system’s capacity to produced unanticipated change through unfiltered contributions from broad and varied audiences.” NOTE: Live-blogging. Getting things wrong. Missing points. Omitting key information. Introducing artificial choppiness. Over-emphasizing small matters. Paraphrasing badly. Not running a spellpchecker. Mangling other people’s ideas and words. You are warned, people. [NOTE: Ethan Zuckerman has posted his far superior bloggage] ScienceCommons tries to spark the sort of creativity and innovation in science that we find in the broader cultural Net. Scientists often resist the factors that have increased generativity in other realms: Science isn’t very ac... (more)

Mission Critical App Server Market to Reach $23.1 Billion by 2020

Worldwide application server market revenues are forecast to grow 17.5% year-over-year from $7.4 billion in 2013 to $23.1 billion by 2020. This is in the context of a world communications infrastructure that is changing. Technology is enabling interaction, innovation, and sharing of knowledge in new ways and application server market promise to bring significant capability to enterprises seeking mission critical solutions to making the Internet available for productive, efficient use. @ThingsExpo billboard on Highway 101 in Silicon Valley is viewed by 1.3 million motorists per week Application Server Market Company Profiles: 360 Logica, Actuate, Adobe, AgilePoint,  Appian,  Aurea,  BigAgi,  BizFlow, BonitaSoft, CA Technologies, Crosscheck Networks,  EMC, Fabasoft Group, Fiorano, Fujitsu, GSX, Hewlett Packard, HostBridge, IBM, Informatica,  Intalio, iWay Software, ... (more)

EH&E Offers New, Free White Paper to Help Biotech Companies Improve Environmental Health and Safety Compliance

NEWTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 01/30/07 -- EH&E has announced the availability of a new, free white paper, "Environmental Health and Safety Compliance in Biotech Companies: Common Deficiencies Encountered During Audits," for download at: Biotech companies must comply with complex regulatory requirements mandated by federal, state, and local agencies. Larger firms employ full-time professional staff to manage these responsibilities. Small and mid-size firms often cannot afford the expense or dedicate the manpower to fully meet these requirements, and are at an increased risk of violations and sanctions. The white paper provides detailed examples of the most common violations encountered during routine audits of biotech companies and summarizes a list of recommendations for maintaining a continual high level of compliance using limi... (more)

Examine the Biogenerics, the World Market: Biosimilars and Biologics at a Crossroads

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 04/16/08 -- announces that a new market research report related to the Biotechnologies and Genetics industry is available in its catalogue. Biogenerics, The World Market: Biosimilars and Biologics at a Crossroads The biopharmaceutical market is at a crossroads. Some of the biggest-selling biologics developed during the first phase of the biotechnology revolution in the 1980s, including human growth hormone (hGH) and insulin, have lost patent protection or are set to lose patent protection in the US in 2007 and beyond. This opens up the market currently worth $40 billion and growing at over 20% per year if the regulatory hurdles can be overcome. In this report, Biogenerics, The World Market: Biosimilar... (more)

VIRTERA Wins SYS-CON Virtualization Conference Show Awards 2009

VIRTERA, a virtualization professional services and consulting firm, announced that it was awarded two first place show finishes from SYS-CON Events for its Virtual Desktop Financial Calculator and its Virtualization Infrastructure Platform Qualification (VIPQ) solution for the Pharmaceutical industry. SYS-CON Events offered all delegates at the 5th International Virtualization Conference & Expo 2009 East in New York, NY, the opportunity to cast their vote for their favorite virtualization technology provider in four competitive categories: Best Overall Virtualization Product Best Greener IT Product Best Server Virtualization Solution Best Management Solution VIRTERA received its first award in the category "Best Greener IT Product" for its virtual desktop financial calculator which assists clients in understanding the cash flow related to virtualized desktop environ... (more)

Technology Heroes Also Serve in Government

Great American technologists from academia and industry have always ensured our national security has the edge it needs, in peace, crisis and war. Academic Fredrick Terman (pictured) brought us radar and Silicon Valley. Edwin Land brought us overhead ISR. Gordon Moore ensured integrated circuits were accelerated into our community first. Scott McNealy drove security into Operating Systems. Bill Gates and Larry Ellison and a long list of other great IT leaders have also dedicated significant effort to the national security community in ways many will never know. Great technology heroes also serve in government.  Thanks to them government has been pioneering advances in secure cloud computing, biometrics, IT security, collaboration, geospatial, visualization, remote sensing and collaboration. Government IT leaders routinely contribute to our nation’s understanding of... (more)

Swine Flu Stocks are Seeing Their Largest Pullback Yet

Weekly Digest announced the publication of a special report on investment opportunities in the connection with the H1N1 "Swine Flu" Outbreak, including updated outlooks for Gilead Sciences, Sinovac Biotech, Dynavax Technologies, Hemispherx BioPharma (Amex: HEB), BioCryst Pharmaceuticals and several others. After posting large gains throughout 2009, swine flu stocks are seeing their largest pullback yet. For investors looking to position their portfolios for flu season, there are more ways to trade the flu than ever. Investors have large-cap pharmaceutical plays to choose from, and some of the more volatile, small-cap names have proven the efficacy of their drugs, while others are too far behind in their clinical trials to capitalize on the current pandemic. The report covers these topics and more recent reports: -- Which small-cap swine flu plays have a real chance o... (more)

Tecan Integrates SAP R/3 and Journal Magic Software Enterprises Ltd. announced that it has signed a contract with Tecan AG for the supply of Magic Software's iBOLT business and process integration suite. Using the iBOLT platform, Tecan AG will integrate their on-premise SAP R/3 ERP applications with their on-demand data to provide full data synchronization for employees and management. "We are particularly pleased with this project win, as the iBOLT integration suite was chosen to replace Tecan's existing integration platform," said Stephan Romeder, general manager for Magic Software Germany, Austria and Switzerland. "iBOLT was selected because it allows future changes to an integration to be made simply, without the need for a hard-code re-write, thus saving the enterprise time and considerable expense." With their CRM and ERP data systems integrated, Tecan AG's s... (more)

New Embarcadero AppWave for ISVs Boosts Sales by Increasing Usage With a True App Experience for PCs

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 08/21/12 -- Embarcadero Technologies today announced the availability of the AppWave business platform and PC app store for independent software vendors (ISVs). Designed to elevate the visibility and user experience of an ISV's software products on a customer's network, AppWave increases software utilization and drives revenue growth. AppWave for ISVs expands on the success Embarcadero has experienced with AppWave for its own enterprise customers and their end-users. For ISVs, AppWave revolutionizes the way desktop PC software is marketed, sold, delivered, tracked, and maintained, driving increased revenue and enterprise customer satisfaction. "There is a dynamic shift underway in the PC software market," said Dana Gardner, president and principal analyst with Interarbor Solutions. "SaaS and the consumerization of IT have change... (more)