Shaumitra Ghosh

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A Personal Story on Turning Fear into Freedom

As you pursue the highest version of your largest vision, it’s so very easy to fall into the trap of thinking you’re the only one who deals with …

Don't Just Fail—Fail Better

I recently kicked off a research project on entrepreneurial failure that I hope will result — in a year or so — in a book to be titled <i>False Start.</i> In …

The eight must-have elements for resilient big data apps

As big data applications move from proof-of-concept to production, resiliency becomes an urgent concern. When applications lack resiliency, they may …

How to Plan a Successful Data Center Relocation

In the past two years, I have had the pleasure of scoping and executing more than 130 data center relocations. During this time, I have participated …

Software Defined Data Center: Challenges and Issues

The trend toward the Software Defined Data Center is at one level merely a natural evolution – SDDC, after all, could be seen as an extension of …

Emerging Technology

Sprint's Netgear LTE Gateway Is a Plan B to ISPs

It's not infrequently that I, and my neighbors and friends, shake a frustrated fist—literally and figuratively—at Time Warner Cable (TWC), the sole …

Sports Teams Use Big Data Analytics to Improve Fan Experience

The NFL knows it has a challenge on its hands.<p>Professional football's popularity has never been higher, television viewership is increasing, 180 …

Google Glass rival with neck battery shown off by Lenovo - BBC News

Image copyright IDG News Service<p>Chinese computing giant Lenovo has shown off what it hopes will be a rival to Google Glass.<p>The device, as yet …

How this startup knows who’s in your meeting, what they’re saying and whether it matters

In the business world, the voice is a powerful thing. In meeting rooms, offices and conference calls, it’s how ideas are generated, mandates given …

BSS Functionality to OpenStack, Enabling Commercialized IaaS Offerings

<i>Cloud Services Brokerage Solution Supports Coexistence of</i> <i>OpenStack with Microsoft and VMware platforms from a Single Cloud Management Solution</i><p><b>SANTA</b> …

Failure: A Key to Success

Abraham Lincoln failed all the way to the White House. Lincoln’s resilience in the face of defeat was among his greatest strengths – a good lesson …

The White House

How Boeing merges its data centers with the Amazon and Microsoft clouds

Carving data up into "puzzle pieces" keeps sensitive information secure.<p>When Boeing decided to move some of its most important applications to the …

Holland says yes to the network-agnostic SIM card

Regulators in Netherlands this week opened the door for any company — whether Apple, Audi or your local electric utility — to issue its own SIM cards …

Operators should put the focus on services, not speed

Another day, another announcement by an operator that it is trialling LTE Advanced services. BASE Belgium is the latest company to reveal that it is …

One more into the pool: GoDaddy joins OpenStack effort

GoDaddy, the company behind all those small business and personal websites, domain registrations and Danica Patrick commercials, is now a corporate …

SAP and Rackspace jump on the Cloud Foundry bandwagon

In a move that could bolster Cloud Foundry’s position as an enterprise-class Platform-as-a-Service standard, SAP(s sap) and Rackspace are throwing …

Currency for the Internet of Everything Era | The Network | The Network

Bitcoin can seem like a strange toy for computer geeks, but it may ignite the biggest change in the way we pay for things since the first credit cards in the 1960s. Much of the publicity has focused on Bitcoin as a currency, showing it as a bizarre form of money that comes from no country and can …

Smart Marketing Automation

Marketing automation has come a long way. It started with mail merge systems for direct mail, automated fax systems, and then email marketing. These …

Four Linux distros for kids

I can see the brightness of curiosity in my six year old niece Shuchi's eyes when she explores a mobile phone or manipulates the idiot box with its …

Multi-tenant or multi-instance cloud – why not both?

Dealing with co-tenants can be an excruciating experience – whether you are talking about roommates, people in the office, your apartment building or …

Fridge sends spam emails as attack hits smart gadgets

<b>A fridge has been discovered sending out spam after a web attack managed to compromise smart gadgets.</b><p>The fridge was one of more than 100,000 devices used to take part in the spam campaign.<p>Uncovered by security firm Proofpoint the attack compromised computers, home routers, media PCs and smart TV …

Dean of Big Data's Best of 2013 Blogs

Dean of Big Data’s Best of 2013 Blogs<p>By Bill Schmarzo December 23, 2013<p>It’s that time of year when we reflect on the previous year and review what we …

What Wi-Fi's Popularity Means for Cell Phone Carriers

David Morken holds a Moto X smartphone out for inspection. “This,” he says, “is a Wi-Fi device.” Morken runs Republic Wireless, a national carrier …

Software Development Trends for 2014

<i>|</i> by Werner Schuster Werner Schuster Follow 4 Followers on Dec 30, 2013 <i>|</i><p>InfoQ's research widget has been deprecated. It should continue to work …