Jeremy Geelan

In ten days' time it will be three years to the day since I was successfully operated on for pancreatic cancer.  Some of you reading this may be unaware of the prior story; worry not, this is not a post about cancer. It is, though, a post about survival. There's a saying about ho... (more)
“What makes for a red-hot company?” IDG Connect Editorial Director Martin Veitch asked himself rhetorically in November 2013. “Knowing which closely-held companies have the strength in depth to succeed is an inexact science,” he answered, “but there are some clues.” A sufficient ... (more)
Fantastic #CloudExpo West … Again! http://t.co/BeEzVGVSnT < My roundup, with link to my preso on harnessing #cloud #APIs — Andi Mann (@AndiMann) November 9, 2013 I read this tweet from @andimann last week with pride and pleasure. After an event that involved seven intense months' ... (more)
"When a company can combine scale with innovation...and can execute...then I think it can build a sustainable business," said Thai Lee, Founder, President & CEO of SHI International, as she opened 13th Cloud Expo in Silicon Valley today at the Santa Clara Convention Center in San... (more)
"Big Data-enabled applications from SAP cut through the complexity of customers having to cobble together disparate Big Data technologies, and then implementing applications, that integrate into existing core operations," said Irfan Khan, SAP's Sr. VP & GM of Big Data, as SAP th... (more)
Ever since SoftBank Corp in July completed its $21.6BN purchase of Sprint Corp, Japan's biggest overseas acquisition to date, it seems that Japanese firms are ramping up their efforts to improve overseas networks through acquisitions. Today, according to Reuters, Japan's NTT Comm... (more)
According to a report published recently by Wikibon the total Big Data market reached $11.4 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach $18.2 billion this year. IDC says big data will be $24B market by 2016. As for the Cloud, the cloud computing marketplace will reach $16.7 billion in... (more)
It is 11 October, 2014. I am writing this in Kathmandu, capital of Nepal at the foot of the majestic Himalayas. The date is only marginally significant - it is now 2 years and seven months since I was successfully operated on for pancreatic cancer - but the location perhaps is mo... (more)
Click here to follow ▸@WebRTCSummit Unless you have been sleeping under a rock, you are probably aware that in May 2011 Google open-sourced the key audio/video components for web browsers, paving the way for the development of rich, high quality, RTC (real-time communication) ap... (more)
"Bringing these great teams together will accelerate Microsoft’s share and profits in phones, and strengthen the overall opportunities for both Microsoft and our partners across our entire family of devices and services,” said Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, as Microsoft Corporatio... (more)
Give Cisco 60 minutes - well, 52 minutes, in fact - and watch the networking giant unveil a game-changing technology to help you capture new business opportunities by creating innovative experiences with greater IT simplicity and investment protection. That is the value propositi... (more)
Give Cisco 60 minutes - well, 52 minutes, in fact - and watch the networking giant unveil a game-changing technology to help you capture new business opportunities by creating innovative experiences with greater IT simplicity and investment protection. That is the value propositi... (more)
Twenty-two years ago today, a Finnish student by the name of Linus Torvalds sent an email that is now one of the iconic communications of the Internet era. In it, he told the comp.os.minix usenet newsgroup – a newsgroup for all those using minix (from "mini-Unix"), a Unix-like co... (more)
There is only one world-class Cloud event on earth, and that is Cloud Expo® – which in November returns to Silicon Valley for 13th Cloud Expo at the Santa Clara Convention Center, November 4–7, 2013. According to a recent survey the TechAmerica Foundation, high-volume Big Data An... (more)
According to current analysis by Frost & Sullivan analysis, only five  percent of households across Africa have access to the Internet. This staggering (if accurate) statistic emerged at a Frost & Sullivan Growth Innovation Leadership event (GIL 2013: Africa) which recently took pl... (more)
"[F]or me, the Internet is over," wrote a disillusioned, disenchanted, and disappointed Pamela Jones today, in what she maintains will be her last-ever post to Groklaw, the site she founded in 2003. Just over ten years later, in the wake of the NSA scandal and the welter of assor... (more)
“Our proven technology is displacing legacy boxes that were designed for yesterday’s storage needs across a wide range of industries. What they have in common is breakneck growth of storage needs that were poorly addressed by old-fashioned products from EMC and others," said John... (more)
"IBM is committed to partnering with universities around the world to provide students with Big Data and analytics curriculum to make an impact in today's data-driven marketplace," said Richard Rodts, IBM's Manager of Global Academic Programs, as IBM last week announced that it h... (more)
Reuven Cohen, who in 2004 founded Enomaly to bring to market his vision for an "Elastic Computing Platform" (ECP), has joined Citrix in a newly-formed role: Chief Cloud Advocate. Cohen joins other household names in Cloud Computing who now work at Citrix such as Sheng Liang and S... (more)
"This round of funding will accelerate our current expansion around the globe," said SOASTA CEO Tom Lounibos this morning, as he announced the closure of $30 million in a so-called "growth-stage investment" to help SOASTA extend its leadership position in the rapidly evolving and... (more)
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