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SYS-CON Events announced today that Prashanth Chandrasekar [@pchandrasekar] GM of Rackspace's DevOps Business Segment joined DevOps Summit Silicon Valley faculty. Chandrasekar's session abstract will be published on Monday. Below please find an exclusive interview with Prashanth Chandrasekar, conducted by Cloud Expo Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff. Interview: As we approach the upcoming @CloudExpo, we find ourselves in an era of maturing cloud computing services, with lines beginning to blur among formerly discrete segments. Among the things we're witnessing is a fuller integration of DevOps into the mix. Rackspace is one company in this discussion, having just launched its DevOps Advisory Service. So we had a few questions for Prashanth Chandrasekar (pictured below), GM of Rackspace's DevOps Business Segment. Cloud Computing Journal: What are the two or three key... (more)

Blue Box Named "Bronze Sponsor" of DevOps Summit Silicon Valley

SYS-CON Events announced today that BlueBox has been named "Bronze Sponsor" of DevOps Summit Silicon Valley, which will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. BlueBox bridge the chasm between development and infrastructure. Hosting providers are taking standardization and automation too far. For many app developers it does nothing but spawn mayhem and more work. They have to figure out how their creations live on a pre-fab infrastructure solution full of constraints. Operations-as-a-Service is what BlueBox does. BlueBox utiliz... (more)

WebRTC Summit Names Peter Dunkley "Summit Chair" At @ThingsExpo

WebRTC Summit has announced today that Peter Dunkley has been named summit chair of WebRTC Summit 2014 Silicon Valley. The 3rd WebRTC Summit will take place on November 4-6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. @ThingsExpo anticipates 90% of WebRTC companies & developers will monetize their products & services through IoT by 2016. Peter Dunkley is Technical Director at Acision. He graduated from The University of Edinburgh in 2000 with a BSc (Hons) in Computer Science. After graduation Peter worked on a PSTN switch developing signalling stacks for SS7,... (more)

Bsquare's "Internet of Things" Presentation At @ThingsExpo

Technology is enabling a new approach to collecting and using data. This approach, commonly referred to as the "Internet of Things" (IoT), enables businesses to use real-time data from all sorts of things including machines, devices and sensors to make better decisions, improve customer service, and lower the risk in the creation of new revenue opportunities. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Dave Wagstaff, Vice President and Chief Architect at BSQUARE Corporation, will discuss the real benefits to focus on, how to understand the requirements of a successful solution, the... (more)

How Code Halos Are Unlocking the Possibilities of the IoT

Code Halos - aka "digital fingerprints" - are the key organizing principle to understand a) how dumb things become smart and b) how to monetize this dynamic. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Ben Pring, Co-Director (AVP), Center for the Future of Work at Cognizant Technology Solutions, will outline research, analysis and recommendations from his recently published book on this phenomena on the way leading edge organizations like GE and Disney are unlocking the Internet of Things opportunity and what steps your organization should be taking to position itself for the ne... (more)