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
Rivetz Corp. has been named as one of the AlwaysOn Global 100 Companies to
Watch, congratulations! Please tell us, what is Rivetz all about and what do
Steven Sprague: Rivetz is leveraging the trusted execution technologies in
new devices powered by Intel and ARM to protect the Crypto Currency Private
Keys and Transaction from Malware. We are building security services for
all of the wallet providers to protect the user's secret key, securely
display the transaction amounts and trusted Input to assure the users Pin
number cannot be stolen. Rivetz is also helping the use... (more)
Many businesses are still wary of moving to the cloud, not only for security
reasons but for the risk of service interruptions. The recent outages of
Facebook and Office 365 only make those hesitations more justifiable from a
business perspective. What advice do you have for enterprises that are still
on the fence about moving to the cloud?
Lakshman: It’s becoming increasingly clear that there are certain benefits
the cloud offers businesses, like agility, a pay-as-you-grow model, and more
capabilities to the end-user who has access to services when he needs them.
It’s in the b... (more)
Thanks for taking the time to answer my questions. Please tell us, what is
bizagi all about and what do you do?
Gustavo Gomez, CEO of bizagi: Bizagi (an abbreviation of business agility) is
a software platform author. Our experience with process automation started
when developing ERP solutions for Apple in late 80s. After delivering
successful projects, clients often asked for changes which took too long and
were costly to implement. We realized that existing technology was too rigid
and organizations ended up adapting their business model to their legacy
technology and not all ... (more)
Web 2.0 Journal
Not many people have the fun job to deal with technology startups and play
online gaming during work time. Fortunately, I am one of the few lucky ones.
As I was heavily testing the new Umoo Social tournaments I was forced to
compete with my entire office. I set up tournaments with my step dad in
Germany and even my mother in law who usually only plays Mahjong or Scrabble
online. I can tell you feel for me, having a blast while I am on the clock.
Today is finally the day that Umoo tournaments is coming out of private beta
and into the public arena. I can now set up... (more)