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Today, I am speaking with Jean-Francois "Jeff" Piot, vice president of product management with GSX Solutions. Hello, JF, thank you for joining us. Could you first explain what it is that GSX offers? JF: Hello, I'm glad to be here. As experienced email and messaging systems administrators, we found that there was a profound lack of proactive server monitoring tools on the market. What was out there only provided a birds-eye view of the environment, not an in-depth diagnoses of performance issues from an end-user perspective. Moreover, in the last 10 years, servers have become increasingly virtualized, allowing administrators to dedicate critical applications to a single virtual server. However, those virtual servers and the application workloads running on them still rely heavily on the underlying physical servers. CPU and RAM availability are critical for applicati... (more)

New Video Conferencing, iPad Screen Sharing and Collaboration

Congratulations for being named AlwaysOn "Cloud Company to Watch". Please tell us, what is Zoom video communications all about and what do you do? Nick Chong: Zoom is a cloud meeting company that unifies video conferencing, online meetings and group messaging into an easy-to-use service, ZoomPresence. We create a people-centric cloud service that dramatically simplifies the real-time communications and collaboration experience. We offer the best video, screen-sharing and group messaging experience across Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, H.323/SIP room systems. What are you launching ... (more)

“Smart Antennas” vs. Fiber for Rural “Last-mile” Networks

A number of rural areas underserved by the telcos and cable companies are attempting to bridge the digital divide by independently bring "last-mile" fiber broadband to every business and residence. For example, the Massachusetts Broadband Institute (http://broadband.masstech.org/) is bringing a middle-mile fiber optic backbone to community anchor institutions and fire towers throughout western Massachusetts. However, this doesn't get broadband to individual homes and businesses, leaving those not served by DSL or cable no better off than before. Thus, 42 towns in Western Massach... (more)

Health Care Cloud Computing Saves 'Obama Care'

Thanks for taking the time to answer our questions. Please tell us, what  hc1.com is all about and what do you do? Brad Bostic: hc1.com is committed to improving the quality of healthcare while reducing costs.  We believe a critical ingredient to averting the current healthcare crisis faced by the US can only occur by improving the way healthcare professionals across the continuum of care manage and coordinate the relationships between each other and with the patients they serve.  When an individual encounters a healthcare setting - whether to proactively have a physical or to b... (more)

New CA Layer 7 Mobile Access Gateway 2.1

Thank you for taking the time to answer my questions. Please tell us, what is CA Technologies all about and what do you do? Tyson Whitten: We deliver IT Management and Security solutions for distributed, cloud, mobile, and mainframe platforms. What are you showing at RSA? Whitten: We are announcing the CA Layer 7 Mobile Access Gateway 2.1. It simplifies the process of adapting internal data, applications and security infrastructure for mobile use. The CA Layer 7 Mobile Access Gateway provides a centralized way to maintain and control security and management policies for informa... (more)