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With the huge amount of sessions at Oracle Open World, it’s often hard to find the little gems of information amongst all the marketing. This is true of ADF like all other technologies at the conference, there’s simply a lot of information to digest and filter. Luckily Oracle publishes the presentations PPTs afterwards and it’s possible to find a jewel or two in all the content with some careful searching. For the ADF developers among us, this blog post attempts to summarize some of the main ADF takeaways from Oracle Open World 2011. Please remember this is my summary, not Oracle’s (I am not an Oracle employee), and Oracle publishes all of this content under the Safe Harbor statement which means they cannot be held to anything they published. All the links in this post are not guaranteed to be up forever as Oracle may remove them in the near future. I suggest if you'r... (more)

REST Security at JavaOne

I'm speaking with Vikas Jain from Oracle at JavaOne (co-located with Oracle Open World this year) on the topic of REST Security. The session link is below: http://www.eventreg.com/cc250/sessionDetail.jsp?SID=314100 (or go to the main catalog page and paste the Session ID 314100 into the search form). We'll be talking about threats and countermeasures for REST Web Services. We will also discuss the various REST authentication schemes being used by Cloud service providers today. Some of these authentication schemes (in particular that used by Amazon Web Services) is as close to an "industry standard" for REST authentication as we have now. Saw what you like about the WS-Security bloat, but at least it is an open standard, whereas for REST authentication there isn't one yet (unless you count HTTP Auth). But organizations realize that they can gain an advantage by providing ... (more)

Sasol Limited Financial Results for the Year Ended 30 June 2011

JOHANNESBURG, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Driven by innovation, Sasol is an integrated energy and chemicals company that creates value through its proven alternative fuel technology and talented people to provide sustainable energy solutions to the world Headline earnings per share increased by 27% to R33,85Total dividend increased by 24% to R13,00 per share Cash generated by operations increased by 41% to R38,6 billionProject pipeline progressing wellCanadian shale gas acquisitions add significantly to long-term value growthSasol successfully pioneers first BEE listing on JSE SEGMENT REPORT for the year ended Turnover Operating profit Business unit R million analysis R million 30- 30- 30-Jun- Jun- 30-Jun- Jun- 10 11 11 10 South African energy 95 538 106 860 cluster 19 947 17 808 7 863 9 146 Mining 1 063 815 5 371 5 445 Gas 2 578 2 479 33 893 37 485 Synfuels... (more)

IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC 2013) to be Held June 9 – 13, 2013 in Budapest, Hungary

New York, NY, July 28, 2012 --(PR.com)-- The IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), the flagship event of the IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc), will hold its next annual meeting from June 9 – 13, 2013 in the Central European cultural and industrial center of Budapest, Hungary. Themed “Bridging the Broadband Divide” IEEE ICC 2013 is expected to host more than 2,000 industry professionals, scientists, academics and government officials attending nearly 1,500 presentations highlighting the entire array of wireless and wireline communication technologies. “Budapest is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities,” says IEEE ICC 2013 General Chair Christopher Mattheisen, Chairman-CEO of Magyar Telekom, Hungary. “Each year, millions travel there to sample the old-world culture and modern-day amenities. We’re honored to have such an historic site serve as our ... (more)

McAfee Experts Address Myriad of Security Trends at the 14th Annual RSA(R) Conference 2005

RSA CONFERENCE, SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- McAfee, Inc. , the pioneer and worldwide leader of intrusion prevention solutions, today announced that several security experts will be discussing the latest security trends in a host of presentations and panel discussions at the RSA(R) Conference 2005. McAfee will discuss the topics shaping the security industry landscape, including workplace security against virus attacks and unauthorized activity, effectively and safely using search engines, strategies for security start-ups, anomaly versus signature based detection techniques, and convergence issues. "As a leader in intrusion prevention and risk management, McAfee's expertise can help RSA Conference attendees address the latest security issues," said Sandra Toms LaPedis, AVP and general manager of the RSA Conferences. "Continuing to help companie... (more)

Quantum Secure, Inc. Showcases Converged IT and Physical Security Identity Management Solution at Oracle OpenWorld 2007

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Oracle OpenWorld -- Quantum Secure, Inc., the leading provider of converged Physical Access and Identity Management Systems and a member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork, announced today that the company will showcase its leading Quantum Secure SAFE Physical- Identity Management (P-IDMS) solution at Oracle OpenWorld 2007. The solution, which integrates to Oracle(R) Identity Manager, a component of Oracle Identity Management, enables convergence and simplifies collaboration between Information Security and Physical Security groups. Quantum Secure brings integrated governance, risk and compliance (GRC) solutions from the Physical Security domain to complement Oracle's leading GRC platform. Quantum Secure will demonstrate the solution at Oracle OpenWorld's Security, Risk and Compliance Pavilion November 11th to 14th in Moscone West, B... (more)

/ CORRECTION - Angstrom's Information to Be Available Through S&P Market Access Program

BOSTON, MA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- 04/11/08 -- In the news release, "Angstrom's Information to Be Available Through S&P Market Access Program," issued earlier today by Angstrom Technologies Corp. (OTCBB: ANGS), we are advised by the company that the dateline should read "BOSTON, MA" rather than "SCARBOROUGH, ON" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows. Angstrom's Information to Be Available Through S&P Market Access Program BOSTON, MA -- April 11, 2008 -- Angstrom Technologies Corp. (OTCBB: ANGS), a green computing solutions company, announces today that its company information will be made available via Standard & Poor's Market Access Program, an information distribution service that enables subscribing publicly traded companies to have their company information disseminated to users of Standard & Poor's Advisor Insight. The company information to be made... (more)

Arkadin Elevates Global Conferencing Capabilities With New Cloud Collaboration Platform

PARIS -- (Marketwire) -- 01/26/12 -- Arkadin, a leading provider of collaboration-as-a-service solutions, today announced the launch of the Arkadin Cloud Collaboration Platform. The platform is architected on an innovative, private global-IP network that enables customers to manage their global conferencing needs more efficiently and with greater return on investment. Introduced in several test markets last year, the Cloud Collaboration Platform is immediately available with Arkadin's audio conferencing service. The platform integrates with a full suite of web and video solutions, and will form the basis of Arkadin's long-range unified collaboration offerings. Intelligent Routing Guarantees Higher Quality and Cost Savings for Audio Conferencing A core element of the platform architecture is intelligent call routing on a single bridge. Organizations are provided a ... (more)

RedSeal Networks Creates Powerhouse Management Team With the Addition of Key Executives From McAfee and ArcSight/HP

SANTA CLARA, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 04/17/12 -- RedSeal Networks today announced the addition of several key executives to its management team including Allan Thompson, Vincent McCord, Lisa Kost, and Rick Wescott. Thompson, formerly of Dataguise and McAfee, will serve as RedSeal Networks' executive vice president of business development and services. With extensive experience in the financial management of IT security and enterprise technologies, McCord will take the reigns as RedSeal Networks' chief financial officer. Formerly of HP Enterprise Security and ArcSight, Kost and Westcott will serve as chief marketing officer and executive vice president of worldwide sales, respectively. In their new roles, all four executives will focus on driving RedSeal Networks' growth and expansion as more enterprise customers face the challenges posed by today's complex hybrid net... (more)

WNS Expands Accounts Payable Workbench Offering for ERP Procure to Pay

WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO), today announced the release of the EZ-Accounts Payable Workbench, or EZ-APW, a suite of ERP technology tools to enable Procure to Pay (P2P) process improvement and automation for non-Oracle and non-SAP based ERP solutions. EZ-APW follows the success of WNS’s SAP and Oracle Accounts Payable Workbench offerings which were previously launched in the marketplace. Each of the APW suites contains three key functionality components which may be licensed as an end-to-end offering that enables a broad P2P optimization and transformation experience, or individually to bring benefits to a specific functional area. The backbone of the three APW suites is the powerful accounts payable (AP) optimization solution that brings efficiency to AP operations through automation and... (more)

Pexip Breaks the Barriers to Large Scale Enterprise-Wide Video Conferencing

(InfoComm 2013 booth #2167) – Pexip today announced a new approach to collaboration and unified communication by introducing Pexip Infinity, an affordable, virtualized, simple solution to video conferencing on any device. Pexip Infinity is a scalable software platform providing personal meeting rooms for any number of users on video, voice and mobile. Pexip’s innovative and flexible software breaks down the barriers to mass video conferencing – hardware costs and expensive bandwidth – to provide a high-quality video experience to all employees, regardless of company size and employee location. “Software-based solutions, cloud services and growing virtualization in video conferencing are pushing out expensive fixed capacity infrastructure solutions and opening up the floodgates of adoption, making videoconferencing affordable and scalable for all, including desktop a... (more)