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Interview with Stan Gallagher, IT Senior Consultant at Bayer Business and Technology Services and Jean-Francois Piot, GSX Solutions Vice President of Product Management Please tell us about Bayer's organization, to get a better grip on the size of an IT issue that an international company such as them could face. JF Piot, VP of Product Management at GSX Solutions: Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the fields of healthcare, agriculture, and high-tech polymer materials. Founded in Barmen, Germany in 1863, Bayer has 118,900 employees and had sales of €42.2 billion ($45.9 billion US) in fiscal year 2014. Its capital expenditures amounted to €2.5 billion and R&D expenses to €3.6 billion. What about their messaging infrastructure? Piot: Bayer has a far-flung and diverse messaging infrastructure that includes 120,000 Exchange mailboxes; 100,000 Microso... (more)

You Have an Oculus but No VR Games to Play??? | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions. Please tell us, what  MyDreamSwift is all about and what do you do? Allison Huynh, CEO and Founder of MyDream: MyDream Swift is a tool that converts dozens of non-VR games into fully immersive virtual reality experiences; and MyDreamVR's Metaverse is a user-generated platform for creating and playing immersive virtual reality worlds, puzzles and complete games with friends in real time. So, Swift was a sort of by-product to MyDream? Huynh: MyDreamVR is a pioneering development studio with the dedicated mission of making people's... (more)

Ahead of Ever-Increasing Threats By @Xeniar | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions. Please tell us, what Cyphort is all about and what do you do? Manoj Leelanivas, President and Chief Executive Officer of Cyphort: Cyphort's next generation APT defense solution detects advanced malware, prioritizes remediation, and automates containment of cyber threats. What is your key focus at RSA this year? Leelanivas: Cyphort is announcing several technology partnerships including Crowdstrike, Netskope, Skyhigh Networks and DB Networks. We will also be previewing Cyphort 3.4 which features enhanced lateral detection. At first... (more)

GSX Solutions Launches GSX Monitor and Analyzer for IronPort By @xeniar | @CloudExpo #Cloud

The ability to check the status of IronPort's health and usage is critical - and we allow you to do so from the same dashboard that also monitors the messaging servers. When IronPort fails, the entire email flow is shut down, meaning nobody in your organization can send or receive emails. Tell us about GSX Monitor supporting IronPort. To start, what is IronPort? JF Piot, VP Product Management of GSX Solutions: The original IronPort Systems, Inc., was a company that designed and sold products and services to protect enterprises against internet threats. IronPort is now owned by Cisc... (more)

Bringing an End to the Back End By @Xeniar | @CloudExpo #Cloud

There are already plenty of BaaS solutions out there. Why should developers be interested in Syncano? Nikolai Fasting: We have a completely different vision. Most BaaS address back-end developers. However, we want to make the back-end obsolete. We are addressing innovative front-end developers who want to be creative. We don't want them to worry about the back-end. We also offer a broader range of features that makes solving problems easier than combining multiple solutions. Should we refer to Syncano as mBaaS, BaaS or Daas? Fasting: The answer to this might be different every da... (more)