Click here to close now.

Welcome!

JAVA IoT Authors: Liz McMillan, John Wetherill, Michael Kanasoot, Elizabeth White, Pat Romanski

Related Topics: CloudExpo® Blog, JAVA IoT, Containers Expo Blog, BigDataExpo® Blog, ThingsExpo® Blog

CloudExpo® Blog: Article

World Class Business Applications & Infrastructure

Infor Track at Cloud Expo New York

Cloud Expo® New York Early Bird Savings here!

Infor CloudSuite combines proven industry expertise, differentiated user experience, and world-class infrastructure from Amazon Web Services. Join Infor on June 10 at 14th Cloud Expo, and learn how to take advantage of AWS's expertise and economies of scale to access resources when they need them, on demand and with auto-scaling built into the Infor applications.

Infor CEO Charles Phillips will share in his Day 3 Keynote, on June 12 at 9:10 a.m., how businesses have been looking to move more than just their back office applications to the cloud, yet up to now, mission-critical applications have not been cloud-ready. Find out how enterprise application suites, technology, and economics have finally evolved to realize the vision of the cloud for running the full business - today.

Infor Track at Cloud Expo Schedule, June 10, 2014

Transforming Applications into SaaS - 11:00 - 11:35 am
Matt Yanchyshyn is a Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services who specializes in SaaS.
The software-as-a-service (SaaS) delivery model is growing increasingly popular. Customers like its ease of deployment and the flexibility of a subscription payment model. IT departments enjoy economies of scale and easier operations due to the centralized, multi-tenant architectural model of SaaS. Unfortunately much of the software in use today was written without SaaS or the cloud in mind.

Join this session to learn how to transform traditional software into SaaS. We'll dive into why the SaaS is an appealing software delivery model for today's consumers and businesses, explore architectural best practices and learn how to leverage the scale, innovation and pay-as-you-go model of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to power your SaaS applications in the cloud.

Big Data Is Best Served Fresh: Real-time Analytics in the Cloud - 11:40 - 12:15 pm
Matt Yanchyshyn is a Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services who specializes in SaaS.
Today's businesses require real-time visibility into vast amounts of data. Security departments need to stay one step ahead of threats through real-time fraud and data breach detection. CFOs want to flag overspending now instead of waiting for the monthly bill to arrive. Marketing departments want to take the collective pulse of consumers so they can dynamically set advertising rates and respond to trends immediately. All of these situations require systems to ingest, store and process streaming data at a huge and ever-growing scale. Until recently this ability was limited to a small subset of companies with deep pockets; however today every business can leverage the low-cost and scale of the cloud to tackle real-time data of any size.

Join this session to learn how to leverage the big data tools available from Amazon Web Services (AWS) to ingest, store and process streaming data at massive scale. We'll review high-level architectures and learn how to build scalable and cost-effective solutions with Amazon Kinesis, Amazon Elastic Map Reduce (EMR) and Amazon Redshift.

What Is the Internet of Things - and How Can It Help My Business? - 1:55 - 2:30 pm
Kyle Lichtenberg is an Amazon Web Services Solutions Architect whose experience with high performance, fault tolerant, and cost efficient infrastructures has helped AWS customers and partners ranging from two person startups to multinational enterprises. Kyle is responsible for designing and developing architectures relating to big data analytics, multi-tiered storage, live video streaming, high-volume Internet of Things data collection, and HA and DR approaches for RDBMS and NoSQL systems.

The concept of the Internet of Things is not new, but it is reaching into new markets and gaining new visibility in a big way. Analysts are citing trillions of dollars of economic impact in the next ten years and big companies are making big plays using big data from a very big number of very small things. In this session, we will demystify the Internet of Things, take a look at a few verticals which are already seeing big success by leveraging its concepts, and see how the cloud can enable your business to effectively make a play in this space without breaking the bank.

Moving Enterprises to the Cloud the Right Way and for the Right Reasons - 4:00 - 4:35 pm
Kyle Lichtenberg is an Amazon Web Services Solutions Architect whose experience with high performance, fault tolerant, and cost efficient infrastructures has helped AWS customers and partners ranging from two person startups to multinational enterprises. Kyle is responsible for designing and developing architectures relating to big data analytics, multi-tiered storage, live video streaming, high-volume Internet of Things data collection, and HA and DR approaches for RDBMS and NoSQL systems.

More and more enterprises are beginning to embrace the cloud. The reasons for doing so range broadly from functional increases in technical agility to overall cost reduction. In this session, we will look at why enterprises are choosing the cloud, the right and wrong way to build a cloud migration strategy, and how to find the 'low hanging fruit' in an enterprise migration.

Creating a Cloud Based DR Solution for Your Enterprise - 4:40 - 5:15 pm
Abdul Sait is a Principal Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services and a thought leader in Enterprise Cloud Solutions. Abdul has over two decades of experience in enterprise computing and is very passionate about the possibilities cloud computing brings to the enterprise. He guides AWS partners and customers to design and build resilient, reliable and cost optimized solutions on AWS.

Implementation of Disaster Recovery (DR) Site is crucial for business continuity of any enterprise. Cloud computing provides unprecedented capacities to build highly sophisticated architectures for DR, due to the fundamental nature of features like elasticity, scalability, scriptable infrastructure and geographic distribution. Implementing DR sites on AWS using these architectures can result in substantial cost reduction as well as major reduction in recovery time compared to conventional DR sites. In this session, we will discuss strategies to build next generation disaster recovery sites using the cloud, proven disaster recovery architectures on the cloud as well as best practices, tools and techniques get the most out of them.

Infor continues its coverage at Cloud Expo with the following sessions:

General Session | Field Notes from Expeditions in the Cloud - June 10, 10:20 - 10:55 am
Matt Wood, GM of Data Science, Amazon Web Services
In this talk, Matt Wood, GM of Data Science at Amazon Web Services, will discuss some observations, themes and stories gathered from over eight years of providing cloud computing services to customers. We'll discuss expeditions companies have made to the cloud, along with the business drivers, outcomes and technical requirements of delivering large scale, utility computing for any workload, within any organization.

Redefining B2B eCommerce in the Cloud -June 10, 11:40 - 12:15 pm
Marie-Pascale Authie,
Solution Consultant at Infor
The challenge for many businesses is building an integrated eCommerce solution that delivers on all fronts - design, usability, customer experience, segmentation, and execution.

This session explain how to apply new approaches that deliver a deeper and richer personalized online experience - with tailored content, marketing messages, and offers based on an individual user's activity and buying behavior. Discuss customer engagement platforms that enable companies to enrich their customer interactions, and scale their market impact by taking advantage of omni-channel sales and distribution opportunities that will power their top and bottom lines.

High Quality, Affordable Care in the Cloud - June 12, 5:35 - 6:10 pm
Sean Wdowiak,
Director, Healthcare Solutions at Infor
Healthcare executives like you are challenged with implementing changes from healthcare reform, adapting to value-based reimbursement, and bending the cost curve. At the same time, you are expected to maintain a high level of patient satisfaction and deliver quality outcomes. Your operational and administrative systems need to support your expanded responsibilities by transforming traditional business processes and arming decision makers with sound, insightful information.

The systems you use today should have the power to take you into the future, while ensuring that your care units, departments and facilities run efficiently and effectively. But finding a way to modernize your healthcare organization quickly, easily, and cost-effectively hasn't been an easy thing to do.

Learn how to overcome your challenges with cloud solutions that are comprehensive, healthcare-specific, proven and secure - so you can focus on delivering high quality, affordable care.

Powering the Mobile Enterprise - June 12, 2:50 - 3:25 pm
Dan Sholler, Vice President, Platform and Technology at Infor
Delivering modern application experiences requires a cloud based architecture that unlocks the silos of process and information within the organization. These capabilities must be resident in the cloud, and easily consumed by mobile applications. Join us as we discuss a common approach to access application capability, end to end process automation, and information stores designed to enable modern applications experiences, which are mostly or exclusively mobile.

8 Ways Cloud-Empowered HCM Solutions are Driving Business Success - June 11, 4:55 - 5:30 pm
Tarik Taman
, General Manager, HCM & Cloud ERP at Infor
Human Capital Management (HCM) solutions in the Cloud are spawning a wide spectrum of services that are revolutionizing the workplace for employers and employees. Instead of HR being just a cost center, Cloud computing is affording HR the opportunity to add significant value to the bottom line in the form of reduced expenditures on software and computer systems that are now managed in the Cloud, as well as increased efficiencies. With easier access to vital business processes via Wi-Fi networks and mobile devices, Cloud tools are driving higher productivity and delivering strategic business results. This session will examine how HCM in the Cloud is empowering organizations to achieve new levels of success.

More Stories By Liz McMillan

News Desk compiles and publishes breaking news stories, press releases and latest news articles as they happen.

Comments (0)

Share your thoughts on this story.

Add your comment
You must be signed in to add a comment. Sign-in | Register

In accordance with our Comment Policy, we encourage comments that are on topic, relevant and to-the-point. We will remove comments that include profanity, personal attacks, racial slurs, threats of violence, or other inappropriate material that violates our Terms and Conditions, and will block users who make repeated violations. We ask all readers to expect diversity of opinion and to treat one another with dignity and respect.


@ThingsExpo Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that BMC will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. BMC delivers software solutions that help IT transform digital enterprises for the ultimate competitive business advantage. BMC has worked with thousands of leading companies to create and deliver powerful IT management services. From mainframe to cloud to mobile, BMC pairs high-speed digital innovation with robust IT industrialization – allowing customers to provide amazing user experiences with optimized IT per...
The Internet of Things is not new. Historically, smart businesses have used its basic concept of leveraging data to drive better decision making and have capitalized on those insights to realize additional revenue opportunities. So, what has changed to make the Internet of Things one of the hottest topics in tech? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Chris Gray, Director, Embedded and Internet of Things, discussed the underlying factors that are driving the economics of intelligent systems. Discover how hardware commoditization, the ubiquitous nature of connectivity, and the emergence of Big Data a...
SYS-CON Events announced today that MetraTech, now part of Ericsson, has been named “Silver Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9–11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York, NY. Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society- a world leader in communications infrastructure, software and services. Some 40% of the world’s mobile traffic runs through networks Ericsson has supplied, serving more than 2.5 billion subscribers.
The world is at a tipping point where the technology, the device and global adoption are converging to such a point that we will see an explosion of a world where smartphone devices not only allow us to talk to each other, but allow for communication between everything – serving as a central hub from which we control our world – MediaTek is at the heart of both driving this and allowing the markets to drive this reality forward themselves. The next wave of consumer gadgets is here – smart, connected, and small. If your ambitions are big, so are ours. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Jack Hu, D...
SYS-CON Events announced today that DragonGlass, an enterprise search platform, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 16th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. After eleven years of designing and building custom applications, OpenCrowd has launched DragonGlass, a cloud-based platform that enables the development of search-based applications. These are a new breed of applications that utilize a search index as their backbone for data retrieval. They can easily adapt to new data sets and provide access to both structured and unstruc...
The 4th International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 17th International Cloud Expo - to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA - announces that its Call for Papers is open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago.
We’re entering a new era of computing technology that many are calling the Internet of Things (IoT). Machine to machine, machine to infrastructure, machine to environment, the Internet of Everything, the Internet of Intelligent Things, intelligent systems – call it what you want, but it’s happening, and its potential is huge. IoT is comprised of smart machines interacting and communicating with other machines, objects, environments and infrastructures. As a result, huge volumes of data are being generated, and that data is being processed into useful actions that can “command and control” thi...
As the Internet of Things unfolds, mobile and wearable devices are blurring the line between physical and digital, integrating ever more closely with our interests, our routines, our daily lives. Contextual computing and smart, sensor-equipped spaces bring the potential to walk through a world that recognizes us and responds accordingly. We become continuous transmitters and receivers of data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Andrew Bolwell, Director of Innovation for HP's Printing and Personal Systems Group, discussed how key attributes of mobile technology – touch input, sensors, social, and ...
All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devices - computers, smartphones, tablets, and sensors - connected to the Internet by 2020. This number will continue to grow at a rapid pace for the next several decades. With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo, June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be
The Internet of Things is not only adding billions of sensors and billions of terabytes to the Internet. It is also forcing a fundamental change in the way we envision Information Technology. For the first time, more data is being created by devices at the edge of the Internet rather than from centralized systems. What does this mean for today's IT professional? In this Power Panel at @ThingsExpo, moderated by Conference Chair Roger Strukhoff, panelists will addresses this very serious issue of profound change in the industry.
WebRTC defines no default signaling protocol, causing fragmentation between WebRTC silos. SIP and XMPP provide possibilities, but come with considerable complexity and are not designed for use in a web environment. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Matthew Hodgson, technical co-founder of the Matrix.org, discussed how Matrix is a new non-profit Open Source Project that defines both a new HTTP-based standard for VoIP & IM signaling and provides reference implementations.
Buzzword alert: Microservices and IoT at a DevOps conference? What could possibly go wrong? In this Power Panel at DevOps Summit, moderated by Jason Bloomberg, the leading expert on architecting agility for the enterprise and president of Intellyx, panelists will peel away the buzz and discuss the important architectural principles behind implementing IoT solutions for the enterprise. As remote IoT devices and sensors become increasingly intelligent, they become part of our distributed cloud environment, and we must architect and code accordingly. At the very least, you'll have no problem fil...
"People are a lot more knowledgeable about APIs now. There are two types of people who work with APIs - IT people who want to use APIs for something internal and the product managers who want to do something outside APIs for people to connect to them," explained Roberto Medrano, Executive Vice President at SOA Software, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at Cloud Expo, held Nov 4–6, 2014, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA.
Almost everyone sees the potential of Internet of Things but how can businesses truly unlock that potential. The key will be in the ability to discover business insight in the midst of an ocean of Big Data generated from billions of embedded devices via Systems of Discover. Businesses will also need to ensure that they can sustain that insight by leveraging the cloud for global reach, scale and elasticity.
In their session at @ThingsExpo, Shyam Varan Nath, Principal Architect at GE, and Ibrahim Gokcen, who leads GE's advanced IoT analytics, focused on the Internet of Things / Industrial Internet and how to make it operational for business end-users. Learn about the challenges posed by machine and sensor data and how to marry it with enterprise data. They also discussed the tips and tricks to provide the Industrial Internet as an end-user consumable service using Big Data Analytics and Industrial Cloud.
Building low-cost wearable devices can enhance the quality of our lives. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Sai Yamanoor, Embedded Software Engineer at Altschool, provided an example of putting together a small keychain within a $50 budget that educates the user about the air quality in their surroundings. He also provided examples such as building a wearable device that provides transit or recreational information. He then reviewed the resources available to build wearable devices at home including open source hardware, the raw materials required and the options available to power s...
How do APIs and IoT relate? The answer is not as simple as merely adding an API on top of a dumb device, but rather about understanding the architectural patterns for implementing an IoT fabric. There are typically two or three trends: Exposing the device to a management framework Exposing that management framework to a business centric logic Exposing that business layer and data to end users. This last trend is the IoT stack, which involves a new shift in the separation of what stuff happens, where data lives and where the interface lies. For instance, it's a mix of architectural styles ...
We certainly live in interesting technological times. And no more interesting than the current competing IoT standards for connectivity. Various standards bodies, approaches, and ecosystems are vying for mindshare and positioning for a competitive edge. It is clear that when the dust settles, we will have new protocols, evolved protocols, that will change the way we interact with devices and infrastructure. We will also have evolved web protocols, like HTTP/2, that will be changing the very core of our infrastructures. At the same time, we have old approaches made new again like micro-services...
Connected devices and the Internet of Things are getting significant momentum in 2014. In his session at Internet of @ThingsExpo, Jim Hunter, Chief Scientist & Technology Evangelist at Greenwave Systems, examined three key elements that together will drive mass adoption of the IoT before the end of 2015. The first element is the recent advent of robust open source protocols (like AllJoyn and WebRTC) that facilitate M2M communication. The second is broad availability of flexible, cost-effective storage designed to handle the massive surge in back-end data in a world where timely analytics is e...
Collecting data in the field and configuring multitudes of unique devices is a time-consuming, labor-intensive process that can stretch IT resources. Horan & Bird [H&B], Australia’s fifth-largest Solar Panel Installer, wanted to automate sensor data collection and monitoring from its solar panels and integrate the data with its business and marketing systems. After data was collected and structured, two major areas needed to be addressed: improving developer workflows and extending access to a business application to multiple users (multi-tenancy). Docker, a container technology, was used to ...