|By PR Newswire||
|February 5, 2014 01:42 PM EST||
NEW YORK, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:
Top 20 Mobile Health (mHealth) Companies 2014
Leading Competitors in eHealth, Telemedicine & Health informatics
The potential benefits of mobile health (mHealth) solutions range from improving healthcare system processes, from appointment booking software to the retrieval of crucial data, to patients being able to manage chronic conditions better with the help of mHealth apps on their mobile devices. Mobile communications can also transform how subscribers who live in remote or rural areas access health advice and how patients in these areas communicate with their health care practitioners.
The mHealth ecosystem is still largely undefined as the industry is in its infancy. The mobile healthcare market is broadly categorized into connected medical device and healthcare applications. The sector also includes mobile operators who are set to reap significant revenues from increased data consumption.
Healthcare practitioners will find workloads decreased and greater efficiency in treatments. Software and app developers will gain wide revenue streams from the creation of popular apps or solutions either through consumer purchase or subsidised purchase by health insurance companies. As a result, visiongain has determined that the 20 leading companies in the global mobile health market (including mobille operators) will account for $2.84bn of annual market revenue and the market dynamics are indicative of a highly fragmented sector ripe for new market entrants.
Why you should buy the Top 20 Mobile Health (mHealth) Companies 2014: Leading Competitors in eHealth, Telemedicine & Health informatics Report
Who are the leading players in the mobile health market? Visiongain's comprehensive analysis contains highly quantitative content delivering solid conclusions benefiting your analysis and illustrates new opportunities and potential revenue streams helping you to remain competitive. This definitive report will benefit your decision making and help to direct your future business strategy.
Avoid falling behind your competitors, missing critical business opportunities or losing industry influence. The report also assesses technologies, competitive forces and expected product pipeline developments. Read on to discover the prospects for the mobile health sector and find out what its future market prospects are.
We guarantee that you will receive the following key information which will benefit you in the following way
• View global leading 20 mobile health (mHealth) companies and analysis for 2013 to keep your knowledge ahead of your competition and ensure you exploit key business opportunities
- The report provides detailed market shares along with estimated revenues for leading mHealth companies.
- You will also discover original critical analysis, revealing insight into commercial developments, drivers and restraints allowing you to more effectively compete in the market.
• Why struggle to find key market data? Why miss crucial information? Our comprehensive report provides instant market insight
- Our 188 page report provides 83 tables, charts, and graphs. Let our analysts guide you with a thorough assessment of the leading players in the mHealth market.
- This analysis will achieve quicker, easier understanding. Also you will gain from our analyst's industry expertise allowing you to demonstrate your authority on the mHealth sector
• Understand what thought leaders are thinking. Leaders hold critical knowledge. Be part of this.
- By reading the exclusive expert interviews contained in the report you will keep up to speed with what is really happening in the industry. Don't' fall behind. You will gain a thorough knowledge on the mHealth sector finding strategic advantages for your work and will learn how your organisation can benefit.
- Read the full transcripts of exclusive expert opinion interviews from leading industry specialists informing your understanding and allowing you to assess prospects for investments and sales
- Qualcomm Life
- Motion Computing
• Discover sales predictions for the key parameters of the global mHealth Market for 2013
- What are the secrets of the mHealth industry's progress? How will these markets expand? Which verticals will generate the most revenue? Use our forecasts and expert insight to grow your business and give you more industry influence. Find where you can gain and how your organisation can succeed. Avoid falling behind. You will discover the following forecasts:
- Global mHealth Revenue Forecast 2013-2018
- Global mHealth Revenue Forecast by Ecosystem Member Shares
- Global mHealth Revenues by Services Shares 2013-2018
- Regional mHealth Market Forecasts 2013-2018
• Identify who the leading companies are in the mHealth industry
- Our report reveals the technologies and companies which hold the greatest potential. In particular, exploring and analyzing the activities of these companies: See where the expected gains will be. Prospects for advances in the mHealth industry are strong, and from 2014 it holds many opportunities for revenue growth. View visiongain's assessment of the prospects for established competitors, rising companies, and new market entrants. Our work explains that potential, helping you stay ahead. Gain a thorough understanding of the competitive landscape with profiles of 20 leading mHealth companies examining their market share, mHealth revenues, positioning, capabilities, product portfolios, R&D activity, services, focus, strategies, M&A activity, and future outlook.
- Motion Computing
- Qualcomm Life
- Airstrip Technologies
- Sotera Wireless
- iHealth Labs
Discover Information found nowhere else in this independent assessment of the leading players in the mHealth market
The Top 20 Mobile Health (mHealth) Companies 2014: Leading Competitors in eHealth, Telemedicine & Health informatics report provides impartial analysis of leading players in the mHealth market. With the independent business intelligence found only in our work, you will discover where the prospects are for profit. In particular, our new research provides you with key strategic advantages: Our informed forecasts, independent and objective analysis, exclusive interviews and revealing company profiles will provide you with that necessary edge, allowing you to gain ground over your competitors.
With this report you are less likely to fall behind in knowledge or miss crucial business opportunities. You will save time and receive recognition for your market insight. See how this report could benefit and enhance your research, analysis, company presentations and ultimately your individual business decisions and your company's prospects.
What makes this report unique?
Visiongain consulted widely with leading industry experts and full transcripts from these exclusive interviews with Epocrates, Telcare, Motion Computing and Qualcomm Life are included in the report. Visiongain's research methodology involves an exclusive blend of primary and secondary sources providing informed analysis. This methodology allows insight into the key drivers and restraints behind market dynamics and competitive developments. The report therefore presents an ideal balance of qualitative analysis combined with extensive quantitative data.
How the Top 20 Mobile Health (mHealth) Companies 2014: Leading Competitors in eHealth, Telemedicine & Health informatics report can benefit you
Visiongain's report is for anyone requiring a competitive analysis of the mobile health market. You will discover market share and revenue forecasts, technological trends, predictions and expert opinion providing you with independent analysis derived from our extensive primary and secondary research. Only by purchasing this report will you receive this critical business intelligence revealing where revenue growth is likely and where the lucrative potential market prospects are. Don't miss this key opportunity to gain a competitive advantage.
1. Executive Summary
1.1 Mobile Communications to Transform Healthcare
1.2 Benefits of mHealth
1.3 mHealth Ecosystem
1.4 Benefits of This Report
1.5 Report Structure
2. Introduction to the mHealth Market
2.1 mHealth Market Structure Overview
2.2 Key Definitions
2.2.1 mHealth Definition
2.2.2 eHealth Definition
2.2.3 Telemedicine Definition
2.2.4 Health Informatics Definition
2.3 mHealth Drivers
2.3.1 Are Emerging Economies a Key Market for mHealth?
2.3.2 The role of Developed Economies on the mHealth Market?
2.4 mHealth Technologies
2.5 Expected Impact of mHealth
2.6 mHealth App Categories
3. Global mHealth Market
3.1 The mHealth Initiative
3.2 Global mHealth Revenue Forecast 2013-2018
3.2.1 Global mHealth Revenue Forecast by Ecosystem Member Shares
3.3 Global mHealth Revenues by Services Shares 2013-2018
3.4 Regional mHealth Market Forecasts 2013-2018
3.5 Opportunities for Mobile Operators
3.6 M2M and Mobile Health
3.7 Telecom Operators in the mHealth Market
3.8 Mobile Medical Applications
3.9 Connected mHealth Devices
4. Competitor Positioning in the mHealth Market
4.1 Leading 20 Companies in the mHealth Market 2013
4.2 Composition of the mHealth Market in 2013
5. Leading 20 mHealth Companies
5.1.1 AliveCor Heart Monitor USPs
5.1.2 AliveCor Gains Extra Investment for International Expansion
5.1.3 AliveCor Supports UCSF's Online Health eHeart Study
5.2 athenahealth Inc.
5.2.1 athenahealth Current Offerings
5.2.2 athenahealth Awards
5.2.3 athenahealth Acquires Epocrates
5.3.1 Epocrates mHealth Offerings
220.127.116.11 Epocrates mHealth Offerings - Apple iOS
18.104.22.168 Epocrates mHealth Offerings - Android OS
22.214.171.124 Epocrates mHealth Offerings - Blackberry OS
5.3.2 The New "Epocrates Bugs + Drugs" App
5.3.3 Epocrates Monetising mHealth Offerings - Analysis
5.4 Apple Inc.
5.4.1 Apple's mHealth Strategy
5.4.2 mHealth Apps - Does Apple Have a Monopoly?
5.4.3 Apple and the Healthcare Industry
5.4.4 Apple's Standalone mHealth Device
5.4.5 iPhone 5S Features will Benefit Mobile Health Apps
5.5 Motion Computing
5.5.1 Motion Computing mHealth Offerings
5.6.1 Telcare's Market and Business Model
5.6.2 Telcare's Current Offerings
5.6.3 Telcare and Telenor Connexion Partner for mHealth
5.6.4 Telcare, Inc. and Badgeville Partner
5.7.1 Vodafone mHealth Solutions
5.7.2 Vodafone mHealth Case Studies
126.96.36.199 TRxCARE and Vodafone Help Improve Patient Care
188.8.131.52 mHealth Clinical Research Patient Reported Outcomes
5.7.3 Vodafone mHealth Professional
5.7.4 Vodafone mHealth Partnerships
5.8.1 Voxiva Offerings
5.8.2 Voxiva Delivers 100 Millionth Health Message
5.9 Qualcomm Life, a Qualcomm Company
5.9.1 2net Platform
184.108.40.206 The 2net Hub and 2net Mobile
5.9.2 Qualcomm Life Acquires HealthyCircles
5.9.3 Qualcomm Life Ecosystem
5.9.4 Case Study - Improving Day-to-Day Management of Asthma
5.9.5 Qualcomm Announces mHealth Momentum in Europe
5.10 Diversinet Corp
5.10.1 Diversinet's mobiHealth Wallet
5.10.2 Diversinet's mobiMessenger
5.10.3 Diversinet Announces Sale of its Business
5.11 AT&T ForHealth
5.11.1 AT&T mHealth Solutions
5.11.2 Creating Connected mHealth Apps
5.11.3 mHealth Pilot Programs
220.127.116.11 Smart Slippers
18.104.22.168 Employee Diabetes Management
5.11.4 Mobile Resource Management
5.11.5 AT&T Vitality GlowCaps
5.13.1 Withings Raises $30 Million
5.14.1 UP by Jawbone
5.14.2 UP 3.0 and UP24 - New Wristband Addition
5.14.3 Jawbone Recent Acquisitions
5.15 AirStrip Technologies
5.15.1 AirStrip ONE
5.15.2 AirStrip Accelerator Services
5.15.3 Partners and Customers
22.214.171.124 AirStrip Partners With Samsung
5.16 iHealth Lab Inc.
5.17.1 Nike mHealth Products
5.18.1 CardioNet MCOT
126.96.36.199 MCOT Study
5.18.2 Event and Holter Monitoring
5.19.1 AgaMatrix and Sanofi
5.20 Sotera Wireless
5.20.1 ViSi Mobile
6. SWOT Analysis of the mHealth Market
7. Expert Opinion
7.1 Visiongain Interview with Telcare
7.1.1 Company Background and Product Offerings
7.1.2 mHealth Solutions Significantly Reduce Costs
7.1.3 Key Trends and Developments Driving mHealth Adoption
7.1.4 mHealth Devices Will Proliferate in the Coming Years
7.1.5 Device Interoperability to Drive Innovation in mHealth
7.1.6 Connected Devices Set for Explosive Growth
7.1.7 Leading Players in the mHealth Arena
7.2 Visiongain Interview with Epocrates, an athenahealth company
7.2.1 Company Background and Product Offerings
7.2.2 Providing Connectivity Across Platforms is Challenging
7.2.3 Privacy & Security Policies Slowing the mHealth Market
7.2.4 Rapid Growth of Digital Omnivores Among Clinicians
7.2.5 Mobile Health Applications Gaining Traction
7.2.6 Positive Market Outlook for mHealth Market
7.3 Visiongain Interview with Motion Computing
7.3.1 Company Background and Product Offerings
7.3.2 Consumer Grade Tablets to be Key Enablers for mHealth
7.3.3 Automation of Processes and Workflows to be the Norm
7.3.4 EMS Technology to Impact Healthcare
8.1 Mobile Devices Have the Potential to Become Powerful Medical Tools
8.2 Untapped Potential for mHealth
8.3 Overcoming Obstacles to mHealth Uptake
8.4 Market Share & Outlook for the 20 Leading mHealth Companies
List of Tables
Table 2.2: eHealth Definitions and Variations
Table 2.4: mHealth Technologies and Devices
Table 2.5: mHealth Applications 2013
Table 3.3 Global mHealth Revenue Forecast 2013-2018 ($ Billions, AGR %)
Table 3.6: Global mHealth Revenues Forecast by Services Shares 2013-2018 (%)
Table 3.11: Regional mHealth Revenue Forecast 2013-2018 (%)
Table 3.12: Telecom Operators mHealth Initiatives
Table 3.13: Connected mHealth Devices (Device Name, Type, Company and Description)
Table 4.1 Leading 20 Companies in the mHealth Market 2013 (Market Ranking, mHealth Revenues, Market Share %)
Table 5.1 AliveCor Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Website)
Table 5.3 AliveCor's Heart Monitor USPs (Feature, Benefit)
Table 5.4 athenahealth Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Ticker, contact, Website)
Table 5.6: athenahealth Current Offerings 2013 (Service, Product, Use)
Table 5.7 Epocrates Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Ticker, contact, Website)
Table 5.9: Epocrates mHealth Offering for devices Running on Apple iOS 2013 (Product, Price $, Application)
Table 5.10: Epocrates mHealth Offering for devices Running on Android OS 2013 (Product, Price $, Application)
Table 5.11: Epocrates mHealth Offering for devices Running on Blackberry OS 2013 (Product, Price $, Application)
Table 5.12 Apple Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Ticker, contact, Website)
Table 5.14 Motion Computing Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, contact, Website)
Table 5.16: Motion Computing mHealth Solutions Use Cases and Benefits 2013
Table 5.17 Telcare Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Ticker, contact, Website)
Table 5.19: Telcare Offerings 2013 (Product/Service, Features)
Table 5.20 Vodafone Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Ticker, contact, Website)
Table 5.22: Vodafone mHealth Solutions 2013
Table 5.23: Vodafone and TRxCARE Case Study
Table 5.24: Clinical Research Patient Reported Outcomes Case Study
Table 5.25 Voxiva Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Ticker, contact, Website)
Table 5.27 Qualcomm Life Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Ticker, contact, Website)
Table 5.29 Case Study - Qualcomm and Asthmapolis
Table 5.30 Diversinet Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Ticker, contact, Website)
Table 5.32: Diversinet's mobiHealth Wallet Key Features and Benefits
Table 5.33: Diversinet mobiMessenger Key Features and Benefits
Table 5.34 AT&T Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Ticker, contact, Website)
Table 5.36: AT&T Mobile Resource Management
Table 5.37 Fitbit Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Ticker, contact, Website)
Table 5.39: Fitbit Product Offerings
Table 5.40 Withings Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Ticker, contact, Website)
Table 5.42: Withings Product Offerings
Table 5.43 Jawbone Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Ticker, contact, Website)
Table 5.45 Airstrip Technologies Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, contact, Website)
Table 5.47: AirStrip Clinical Solutions
Table 5.48 iHealth Labs Technologies Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, contact, Website)
Table 5.50: iHealth Labs Product Offerings
Table 5.51 Nike Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Ticker, contact, Website)
Table 5.53: Nike Product Offerings
Table 5.54: CardioNet Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, Ticker, contact, Website)
Table 5.56: CardioNet Product Offerings
Table 5.57 Agamatrix Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, contact, Website)
Table 5.59: AgaMatrix Product Offerings
Table 5.60 Sotera Wireless Overview 2013 (Total revenue, market ranking, % market share, HQ, contact, Website)
Table 6.1 SWOT Analysis of the mHealth Market 2013
Table 8.1 The 20 Leading mHealth Companies 2013: (Market Share Allocation (%), Revenue From mHealth $mn)
List of Figures
Figure 2.1 Global mHealth Market Structure Overview
Figure 2.3: Telecare vs. Telehealth Infographic
Figure 3.1: Global Deaths from NCDs vs. Deaths Not from NCDs (%)
Figure 3.2 Global mHealth Revenue Forecast 2013-2018 ($ Billions, AGR %)
Figure 3.4 Global mHealth Revenue Forecast by Ecosystem Member Shares 2013 (%)
Figure 3.5: Global mHealth Revenues by Services Shares 2013-2018 (%)
Figure 3.7: Global mHealth Revenue Forecast by Services Shares 2013 (%)
Figure 3.8: Global mHealth Revenue Forecast by Services Shares 2015 (%)
Figure 3.9: Global mHealth Revenue Forecast by Services Shares 2018 (%)
Figure 3.10: Regional mHealth Revenue Forecast 2013-2018 (%)
Figure 4.2 Leading 20 Companies in the mHealth Market Share 2013 (% share)
Figure 5.2 AliveCor mhealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.5 athenahealth mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.8 Epocrates mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.13 Apple mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.15 Motion Computing mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.18 Telcare mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.21 Vodafone mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.26 Voxiva mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.28 Qualcomm mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.31 Diversinet mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.35 AT&T mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.38 Fitbit mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.41 Withings mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.44 Jawbone mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.46 Airstrip Technologies mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.49 iHealth Labs mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.52 Nike mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.55 CardioNet mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.58 AgaMatrix mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
Figure 5.61 Sotera Wireless mHealth Market Share 2013 (%)
360 Capital Partners
Bpifrance, Idinvest Partners
Burrill & Company
Cambridge Temperature Concepts Limited
Compliance Meds Technologies
Center for Body Computing
CHOICE Electronic Technology
Care Technology Systems
Entra Health Systems
EPI Mobile Health Solutions
Genesis Health Technologies (GHT)
Health Evolution Partners
Hospital Corporation of America (HCA)
iHealth Lab Inc.
Iqua (Savox Group)
Johnson & Johnson
Kiwok Nordic AB
Living N motion
Medical International Research
mHealth Company (mHC)
Orange Business Services
PAD Products Inc.
Palomar Pomerado Health
Proteus Digital Health
RS Tech Medic
Safeguard Scientifics Inc. (SFE)
Saudi Telecom Company
Sotera Wireless Inc.
Vanguard Health Systems
ViSi Mobile System
Vitaphone Health Solutions
Vodafone Corp Plc
Vyzin Electronics Private Limited
West Health Investment Fund
Westminster International Ltd
Government Agencies and Other Organizations Mentioned in This Report
American Academy of Paediatrics (AAP)
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (ACOG)
American College of Cardiology
American Medical Association (AMA)
American Diabetes Association (ADA)
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE)
American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Cellular Telephone Institute of America (CTIA)
Department of Health and Human Services
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
FSI (France's sovereign wealth fund)
GSM Association (GSMA)
Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition (HMHB)
International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Korea Advanced Institute of Science
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)
National Healthy Mothers
National Latino Research Center (California State University)
Oklahoma Life Sciences Fund
St. Jude Medical
The American Hospital Association
UK Stroke Association
US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)
University of California San Francisco's (UCSF)
Wireless Life Sciences Alliance (WLSA)
World Health Organization (WHO)
To order this report: Top 20 Mobile Health (mHealth) Companies 2014
Contact Clare: [email protected]
Intl: +1 339-368-6001
Continuous processes around the development and deployment of applications are both impacted by -- and a benefit to -- the Internet of Things trend. To help better understand the relationship between DevOps and a plethora of new end-devices and data please welcome Gary Gruver, consultant, author and a former IT executive who has led many large-scale IT transformation projects, and John Jeremiah, Technology Evangelist at Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), on Twitter at @j_jeremiah. The discussion is moderated by me, Dana Gardner, Principal Analyst at Interarbor Solutions.
Nov. 27, 2015 04:15 AM EST Reads: 704
With all the incredible momentum behind the Internet of Things (IoT) industry, it is easy to forget that not a single CEO wakes up and wonders if “my IoT is broken.” What they wonder is if they are making the right decisions to do all they can to increase revenue, decrease costs, and improve customer experience – effectively the same challenges they have always had in growing their business. The exciting thing about the IoT industry is now these decisions can be better, faster, and smarter. Now all corporate assets – people, objects, and spaces – can share information about themselves and thei...
Nov. 27, 2015 04:00 AM EST Reads: 213
Too often with compelling new technologies market participants become overly enamored with that attractiveness of the technology and neglect underlying business drivers. This tendency, what some call the “newest shiny object syndrome” is understandable given that virtually all of us are heavily engaged in technology. But it is also mistaken. Without concrete business cases driving its deployment, IoT, like many other technologies before it, will fade into obscurity.
Nov. 27, 2015 04:00 AM EST Reads: 322
The Internet of Things is clearly many things: data collection and analytics, wearables, Smart Grids and Smart Cities, the Industrial Internet, and more. Cool platforms like Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Intel's Galileo and Edison, and a diverse world of sensors are making the IoT a great toy box for developers in all these areas. In this Power Panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists discussed what things are the most important, which will have the most profound effect on the world, and what should we expect to see over the next couple of years.
Nov. 27, 2015 02:30 AM EST Reads: 450
Discussions of cloud computing have evolved in recent years from a focus on specific types of cloud, to a world of hybrid cloud, and to a world dominated by the APIs that make today's multi-cloud environments and hybrid clouds possible. In this Power Panel at 17th Cloud Expo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists addressed the importance of customers being able to use the specific technologies they need, through environments and ecosystems that expose their APIs to make true change and transformation possible.
Nov. 27, 2015 02:00 AM EST Reads: 514
Microservices are a very exciting architectural approach that many organizations are looking to as a way to accelerate innovation. Microservices promise to allow teams to move away from monolithic "ball of mud" systems, but the reality is that, in the vast majority of organizations, different projects and technologies will continue to be developed at different speeds. How to handle the dependencies between these disparate systems with different iteration cycles? Consider the "canoncial problem" in this scenario: microservice A (releases daily) depends on a couple of additions to backend B (re...
Nov. 27, 2015 01:00 AM EST Reads: 421
Growth hacking is common for startups to make unheard-of progress in building their business. Career Hacks can help Geek Girls and those who support them (yes, that's you too, Dad!) to excel in this typically male-dominated world. Get ready to learn the facts: Is there a bias against women in the tech / developer communities? Why are women 50% of the workforce, but hold only 24% of the STEM or IT positions? Some beginnings of what to do about it! In her Day 2 Keynote at 17th Cloud Expo, Sandy Carter, IBM General Manager Cloud Ecosystem and Developers, and a Social Business Evangelist, wil...
Nov. 27, 2015 01:00 AM EST Reads: 555
PubNub has announced the release of BLOCKS, a set of customizable microservices that give developers a simple way to add code and deploy features for realtime apps.PubNub BLOCKS executes business logic directly on the data streaming through PubNub’s network without splitting it off to an intermediary server controlled by the customer. This revolutionary approach streamlines app development, reduces endpoint-to-endpoint latency, and allows apps to better leverage the enormous scalability of PubNub’s Data Stream Network.
Nov. 27, 2015 01:00 AM EST Reads: 307
The cloud. Like a comic book superhero, there seems to be no problem it can’t fix or cost it can’t slash. Yet making the transition is not always easy and production environments are still largely on premise. Taking some practical and sensible steps to reduce risk can also help provide a basis for a successful cloud transition. A plethora of surveys from the likes of IDG and Gartner show that more than 70 percent of enterprises have deployed at least one or more cloud application or workload. Yet a closer inspection at the data reveals less than half of these cloud projects involve production...
Nov. 27, 2015 01:00 AM EST Reads: 458
Apps and devices shouldn't stop working when there's limited or no network connectivity. Learn how to bring data stored in a cloud database to the edge of the network (and back again) whenever an Internet connection is available. In his session at 17th Cloud Expo, Ben Perlmutter, a Sales Engineer with IBM Cloudant, demonstrated techniques for replicating cloud databases with devices in order to build offline-first mobile or Internet of Things (IoT) apps that can provide a better, faster user experience, both offline and online. The focus of this talk was on IBM Cloudant, Apache CouchDB, and ...
Nov. 27, 2015 12:45 AM EST Reads: 393
Container technology is shaping the future of DevOps and it’s also changing the way organizations think about application development. With the rise of mobile applications in the enterprise, businesses are abandoning year-long development cycles and embracing technologies that enable rapid development and continuous deployment of apps. In his session at DevOps Summit, Kurt Collins, Developer Evangelist at Built.io, examined how Docker has evolved into a highly effective tool for application delivery by allowing increasingly popular Mobile Backend-as-a-Service (mBaaS) platforms to quickly crea...
Nov. 27, 2015 12:00 AM EST Reads: 335
I recently attended and was a speaker at the 4th International Internet of @ThingsExpo at the Santa Clara Convention Center. I also had the opportunity to attend this event last year and I wrote a blog from that show talking about how the “Enterprise Impact of IoT” was a key theme of last year’s show. I was curious to see if the same theme would still resonate 365 days later and what, if any, changes I would see in the content presented.
Nov. 26, 2015 10:00 PM EST Reads: 397
Cloud computing delivers on-demand resources that provide businesses with flexibility and cost-savings. The challenge in moving workloads to the cloud has been the cost and complexity of ensuring the initial and ongoing security and regulatory (PCI, HIPAA, FFIEC) compliance across private and public clouds. Manual security compliance is slow, prone to human error, and represents over 50% of the cost of managing cloud applications. Determining how to automate cloud security compliance is critical to maintaining positive ROI. Raxak Protect is an automated security compliance SaaS platform and ma...
Nov. 26, 2015 04:00 PM EST Reads: 385
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 7-9, 2016 at Javits Center, New York City and Nov 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with the 18th International @CloudExpo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world and ThingsExpo New York Call for Papers is now open.
Nov. 26, 2015 03:30 PM EST Reads: 526
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York and Silicon Valley. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound cha...
Nov. 26, 2015 03:15 PM EST Reads: 524
We are rapidly moving to a brave new world of interconnected smart homes, cars, offices and factories known as the Internet of Things (IoT). Sensors and monitoring devices will touch every part of our lives. Let's take a closer look at the Internet of Things. The Internet of Things is a worldwide network of objects and devices connected to the Internet. They are electronics, sensors, software and more. These objects connect to the Internet and can be controlled remotely via apps and programs. Because they can be accessed via the Internet, these devices create a tremendous opportunity to inte...
Nov. 26, 2015 02:15 PM EST Reads: 500
Today air travel is a minefield of delays, hassles and customer disappointment. Airlines struggle to revitalize the experience. GE and M2Mi will demonstrate practical examples of how IoT solutions are helping airlines bring back personalization, reduce trip time and improve reliability. In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect with GE, and Dr. Sarah Cooper, M2Mi’s VP Business Development and Engineering, explored the IoT cloud-based platform technologies driving this change including privacy controls, data transparency and integration of real time context with p...
Nov. 26, 2015 01:00 PM EST Reads: 392
We all know that data growth is exploding and storage budgets are shrinking. Instead of showing you charts on about how much data there is, in his General Session at 17th Cloud Expo, Scott Cleland, Senior Director of Product Marketing at HGST, showed how to capture all of your data in one place. After you have your data under control, you can then analyze it in one place, saving time and resources.
Nov. 26, 2015 12:00 PM EST Reads: 152
The Internet of Things (IoT) is growing rapidly by extending current technologies, products and networks. By 2020, Cisco estimates there will be 50 billion connected devices. Gartner has forecast revenues of over $300 billion, just to IoT suppliers. Now is the time to figure out how you’ll make money – not just create innovative products. With hundreds of new products and companies jumping into the IoT fray every month, there’s no shortage of innovation. Despite this, McKinsey/VisionMobile data shows "less than 10 percent of IoT developers are making enough to support a reasonably sized team....
Nov. 26, 2015 11:00 AM EST Reads: 446
Just over a week ago I received a long and loud sustained applause for a presentation I delivered at this year’s Cloud Expo in Santa Clara. I was extremely pleased with the turnout and had some very good conversations with many of the attendees. Over the next few days I had many more meaningful conversations and was not only happy with the results but also learned a few new things. Here is everything I learned in those three days distilled into three short points.
Nov. 26, 2015 10:00 AM EST Reads: 292