27 Jan 2017
Drupal is currently the top content management platform used by governmental and non-governmental agencies, global companies, and higher education institutions, so it should come as no surprise that you will love Drupal, and everything it has to offer for your business, too. Since Drupal was initially released in 2000, the trusted platform has stayed at the top of the read more
26 Jan 2017
From revenue cycle management to precision medicine, its newest report projects hospital demand for more than 80 health IT applications over the next 24 months
HIMSS Analytics' newest Essentials Brief offers a look back at health IT market trends in 2016 – and ahead to the rest of this year and beyond, read more
24 Jan 2017
As Congress and the Trump administration debate the future of America's health care system, they should go beyond the issues of access and cost and recognize an equally important priority: that patients come first, so health reform should also focus on quality of care.
Seen statistically in hospitalized read more
23 Jan 2017
Building on its GE Health Cloud, the company is enabling care teams to store, view, analyze and share images in ways they could not before storage and compute power were available in the cloud.
Heading into HIMSS17, GE Healthcare is developing a range of technologies, from analytics and cloud-based imaging read more
20 Jan 2017
Former National Coordinator for Health IT: "Even though EHRs have proliferated, we have yet to achieve the interoperability, usability and full utility of them."
To say that a lot has changed in healthcare since last year’s HIMSS conference is an understatement. Right now, a new Congress and a new read more
10 Jan 2017
Drupal 8 is yet to achieve the popularity of Drupal 7, but the most recent edition of the open source web platform is already helping deliver the digital presence of some of the world’s largest enterprises, according to John Kennedy.
Kennedy is a product manager for Acquia — the company founded by Drupal read more
10 Jan 2017
The open source Drupal content management system offers users responsive design and WYSIWYG content and web development tools, as well as tagging tools for easy content organization.
Drupal is an open source web content management (WCM) system that allows website owners to organize, manage and publish read more
07 Jan 2017
Health IT VC funding set a new milestone in 2016 as it eclipsed $5 billion in 622 deals, compared to $4.6 billion raised in 2015 in 574 deals, according to that latest report from Mercom Capital Group. The report finds that total corporate funding in health IT companies – including debt and public market financing (plus IPOs) from a total of 1,115 investors (including read more
22 Dec 2016
'PwC is placing a strategic bet that healthcare in America will continue to move to value-based payment and outcomes will continue to evolve in the U.S. under a President Trump. It's a sound bet.'
In President Donald Trump’s preliminary thoughts about healthcare in America, the landscape would feature a read more
09 Dec 2016
Composer is a dependency manager for PHP. Drupal core uses Composer to manage core dependencies like Symfony components and Guzzle. 
There are many benefits to using Composer. In short, it allows us to systematically manage a sprawling list of read more
06 Dec 2016
Healthcare organizations are embracing the cloud and no longer hesitant to trust cloud security as a recent HIMSS study points to future healthcare cloud dependence.
Healthcare organizations are increasing their dependence on cloud technology as It decision-makers are putting more trust in the cloud. read more
05 Dec 2016
Nurses and pharmacists collaborate closely for the benefit of their patients. When pharmacy staffing issues, such as medication order volume spikes due to increased census or when a pharmacist calls out of work, arise they can have a significant impact on nursing workflow. Without appropriate pharmacy staffing, backlogs, miscommunication and potential medication read more
03 Dec 2016
A look at the leading health information technologies hospitals told HIMSS Analytics they plan to buy in the next 12 months. 
Seven years since the HITECH Act's meaningful use incentives turbocharged hospitals' information technology purchasing plans, providers are still investing big money in their IT read more
02 Dec 2016
Congress has finally repealed the Sustainable Growth Rate (SGR) formula with a law titled the Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA). In addition to repealing the SGR formula, MACRA continued the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) shift away from fee-for-service toward paying for quality. Providers can choose to participate through one of two pathways read more
19 Nov 2016
Tomorrow is the one year anniversary of Drupal 8. On this day last year we celebrated the release of Drupal 8 with over 200 parties around the world. It's a project we worked on for almost five years, bringing the work of more than 3,000 contributors together to make Drupal more flexible, innovative, scalable, and easier to use.
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17 Nov 2016
Content management systems provider Drupal released a series of patches on Wednesday to address four vulnerabilities spread between Drupal core versions 7 and 8, including two errors designated as “moderately critical.”
Among the two more serious problems is a vulnerability that could expose Drupal 7 users read more
12 Nov 2016
As a best practice, development tools should not be deployed on production sites. Accordingly, packaged Drupal 8 stable releases will no longer contain development PHP libraries, because development code is not guaranteed to be secure or stable for production.
This only applies to a few optional libraries read more
04 Nov 2016
Partnership will see Drupal and Lift merged with commerce and ordering products
Magento and Acquia are merging the former's e-commerce products and the latter's Drupal content management system, in a bid to offer better customer experience.
31 Oct 2016
The state of Georgia was nationally recognized last month by the National Association of State CIOs for its Accessible Platform Initiative. The initiative is the first step in Georgia's drive to improve access to all its digital properties. It updated code and designs on the state's enterprise web platform to meet modern accessibility guidelines in a move that impacted read more
30 Oct 2016
Headquartered in Boston, Mitra Biotech supports personalized oncology therapy selection and drug development. Mitra, founded in 2010, maintains a significant research and laboratory presence in Bangalore, India. Mitra’s CANScript provides personalized responses to cancer care treatments. It recently raised $27.4 million in Series-B funding co-led by Sequoia India and read more
28 Oct 2016
Nasdaq Corporate Solutions, a business line of Nasdaq, Inc., is banking on the collective input from users of Drupal open-source web content management technology to empower its platform for IR websites. 
Nasdaq IR websiteThe Drupal website claims there are more than one million users of its software which read more
26 Oct 2016
Federal, state and local government organisations will be able to use the govCMS panel
The Department of Finance will establish a procurement panel that will make it easier for departments and agencies that use govCMS to obtain Drupal-related services.
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22 Oct 2016
Twenty healthcare quality improvement projects around the country will improve patient safety, patient engagement, and provider education about population health issues.
CMS is continuing to promote population health management, patient safety, and high quality healthcare with a new round of awards to read more
21 Oct 2016
Drupal is an open-source framework that powers the back-end infrastructure for about one in every 40 websites. Today its founder, Dries Buytaert, and his lab head, Preston So, are unveiling Acquia Labs to focus on research and development around the future of user engagement on the web. And from what they’ve seen, the next web may be a “browserless experience.”
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21 Oct 2016
I wanted to share the exciting news that Nasdaq Corporate Solutions has selected Drupal 8 as the basis for its next generation Investor Relations Website Platform. About 3,000 of the largest companies in the world use Nasdaq's Corporate Solutions for their investor relations websites. This includes 78 of the Nasdaq 100 Index companies and 63% of the Fortune 500 companies read more
20 Oct 2016
Propeller Health, a digital solution for respiratory medicine has raised $21.5 million in Series C funding from 3M Ventures, S.R. One, Limited, Hikma Ventures and existing investors Safeguard Scientifics and Social Capital. The round also includes participation from existing investors Safeguard Scientifics and Social Capital. The company plans to utilize the funding to read more
13 Oct 2016
Allied Market Research recently released its analysis of the global HealthCare IT market, predicting a CAGR growth of about 13.2% from 2016 till 2022. Currently valued at $125 billion (2015 data), the predicted valuation in 2022 is expected to be $297 billion. This growth will be fuelled by the increasing demands for patient safety, application of accurate data for read more
13 Oct 2016
Acquia, the Drupal digital experience company, has announced some powerful new capabilities for Acquia Lift, their personalization platform.
Thousands of brands trust Acquia to handle their web presences and their digital experiences, including the BBC, Cisco, Stanford University, and the Australian read more
10 Oct 2016
On November 8, Americans will have the chance to go to the polls and elect the next president of the United States.
Both major parties, Republican and Democrat, will make their cases to voters in the coming weeks.
Perhaps one of the most divisive topics is healthcare, and read more
02 Oct 2016
A $320,538 grant from the United States Department of Agriculture is helping Baxter Regional Medical Center reduce its readmission rate while implementing a Complex Care Management, allowing staff members to better manage patients' care.
The Baxter Bulletin reports that the grant was primarily developed around the telehealth, a remote patient monitoring device read more
30 Sep 2016
A White House fact sheet highlights precision medicine, medical research, and improved patient engagement as "key accomplishments" of the Obama Administration's big data efforts.
Precision medicine, medical research, and improved patient engagement through initiatives like Blue Button are among the read more
30 Sep 2016
Sixteen hospital associations, Quality Improvement Organizations, and health systems will receive Hospital Improvement and Innovation Network contracts to improve patient safety and care quality for Medicare beneficiaries.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is investing $347 million to read more
29 Sep 2016
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Sep 29, 2016) -  Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced it has again been positioned by Gartner, Inc in the leaders quadrant of the 2016 Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management1.
According to Gartner, "WCM will no longer be so monolithic. It will become more read more
29 Sep 2016
Seven organizations will split the funds in multiple efforts to use health IT for projects ranging from a patient-centered data model to interoperable, bi-directional behavioral health data exchange.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information read more
27 Sep 2016
Whereas the quantified-self movement attracted significant capital in fitness and wellness, a gradual shift to increased investment activity in clinically focused categories and disease management is now underway.
New research determined that health apps and devices with a clinical focus are more likely to read more
27 Sep 2016
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT released an EHR contract guide and the Health IT Playbook to assist physicians with best practices and success stories.
The Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT has put out new guidance for choosing EHRs and understanding the fine print of read more
26 Sep 2016
'We recommit ourselves to improving the health of our citizenry using the breakthrough technologies of our time and reaching for the next frontier of innovation,' said Obama.
As National Health IT Week 2016 gets under way, President Barack Obama issued this statement on Sept. 26:
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22 Sep 2016
The Drupal Security Team issued updates for a pair of critical flaws, one allowing remote code execution and another giving access to parts of the system without full administrative permissions.
The first critical issue is cross-site scripting exceptions that would allow an attacker, who created a read more
21 Sep 2016
As you can see we've put a fresh coat of paint on Drupal.org - but the changes run below the surface. This latest iteration of the front page brings the key concepts of our design system to the forefront: Clean, Modern, Technical.
13 Sep 2016
BOSTON, MA--(Marketwired - Sep 13, 2016) - Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced breakthrough new capabilities within Acquia Cloud Site Factory for organizations with multiple brands and hundreds of digital properties to centralize governance while equipping digital, business, and IT teams with a powerful platform to build and deliver sites and read more
26 Aug 2016
Acquia Lightning arrives this month as a freely available open source distribution of Drupal, which, in itself is a free and open source content management framework written in PHP. Acquia does, obviously, also offer ‘paid for’ elements of functionality.
Drupal (now at version 8) is used by personal read more
20 Aug 2016
Officials in Arkansas are in talks to change the rule prohibiting direct-to-consumer telehealth consults. In Texas, meanwhile, the e-Health Alliance is driving legislation to mandate that licensing boards coordinate appropriate rules. 
Arkansas, now the only state that doesn't allow direct-to-consumer read more
18 Aug 2016
HIMSS reports that nearly 100 percent of outpatient facilities are now using electronic records.
According to HIMSS’ 8th Annual Outpatient Practice Management (PM) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) Essentials Brief, nearly all outpatient facilities have adopted EHRs. Fierce Healthcare EHR reports HIMSS read more
18 Aug 2016
As cybercriminals continue to assault the healthcare industry, most health executives are elevating data security as a business priority, according to the 2016 HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey, released Tuesday.
Eighty-five percent of the report's 150 surveyed IT security leaders are increasing cybersecurity awareness, motivated by potential phishing attacks (80 read more
17 Aug 2016
A Parks Associates study found patients aren’t concerned about their health and not interested in tools that help.
Patient engagement is difficult and, even with access to tools as close as their smartphones, some patients aren’t willing to make an effort to improve their health. That’s the key to mHealth read more
16 Aug 2016
Philips’ new devices connect to HealthSuite Health App and cloud-based analytics to improve health.
An Accenture survey found consumer use of health apps and wearables has doubled over the past two years as people seek to take control of their own health and wellness. The study found mobile health app use read more
16 Aug 2016
As the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro enters its second and final week, it's worth noting that the last time I blogged about Drupal and the Olympics was way back in 2008 when I called attention to the fact that Nike was running its sponsorship site on Drupal 6 and using Drupal's multilingual capabilities to deliver their message in 13 languages.
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15 Aug 2016
The funding will be divided into four grant programs that will support 60 rural communities in 32 states, along with seven Rural Health Research Centers.
Rural healthcare is receiving a $16 million boost for telehealth and quality improvement activities from the Department of Health and Human Services' read more
11 Aug 2016
The researchers also found that improving workflow is the top strategy for improving the quality of healthcare technology implementations. 
Remote patient monitoring is the healthcare technology with the greatest impact on reducing costs to organizations and maximizing ROI, according to research by the read more
05 Aug 2016
This article is the next part in our series about recent changes at the Drupal Association. I'll be focusing on what these changes mean for the Engineering team and the impact that will have on the work we're doing for the Drupal Community.
Our mission is to "unite a global open source community to build read more
03 Aug 2016
HIMSS Analytics' eighth annual PM/EHR study sees room for more turnover as physicians look for partners to help with clinical practice improvement activities.
After eight years of polling independent and hospital-owned physician practices about their implementation and purchasing plans for electronic read more
01 Aug 2016
The vulnerabilities could allow attackers to execute rogue PHP code on web servers
The security team of the popular Drupal content management system worked with the maintainers of three third-party modules to fix critical vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to take over websites.
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27 Jul 2016
The healthcare network has begun rolling out new telehealth services to provide digital second opinions and promote inter-hospital consultations. 
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital announced the launch of a services suite for its digital health platform, NYP OnDemand, which will broaden the organization’s read more
26 Jul 2016
With 59 percent of hospitals experiencing EHR downtime in the past year, the importance of EHR contingency plans comes to the forefront. In a recent report from the Office of the Inspector General, experts explain the need for EHR contingency plans, and highlight contingency plan trends throughout the healthcare industry.
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23 Jul 2016
Acquia Lightning arrives this month as a freely available open source distribution of Drupal, which, in itself is a free and open source content management framework written in PHP. Acquia does, obviously, also offer ‘paid for’ elements of functionality.
Drupal (now at version 8) is used by personal read more
22 Jul 2016
Yesterday, the City of Boston launched its new website, Boston.gov, on Drupal. Not only is Boston a city well-known around the world, it has also become my home over the past 9 years. That makes it extra exciting to see the city of Boston use Drupal.
As a company headquartered in Boston, I'm also extremely read more
21 Jul 2016
As the CMS continues to push to transition to value-based care models for hospitals and healthcare providers under Medicare as part of its efforts to overhaul the U.S. healthcare system, the shift is bringing population health management initiatives more closely into focus.
The initiative is designed to read more
20 Jul 2016
Pantheon, a WordPress and Drupal hosting service with a strong lineup of features for developers, today announced that it has raised a $29 million Series C round. Investors in this round include previous investors Foundry Group, OpenView Investment Partners, and Scale Venture Partners, as well as new investor Industry Ventures, which put $8.5 million into this round. read more
09 Jul 2016
The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality pinpointed instances where telemedicine consults are most effective, though to date information is lacking about cost and utilization.
The U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality combed through 58 systematic reviews amid a substantial volume of read more
23 Jun 2016
VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - June 23, 2016) - MediaValet, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: MVP), a leading provider of cloud-based digital asset management software (DAMS), is excited to announce that it has integrated its cloud-based DAMS, MediaValet™, with the World's leading open source content management system (CMS), Drupal. Used by many of the world's governments, public read more
21 Jun 2016
Government agencies have been on the web since the 1990s, but today’s digital government strategies look very different. Far from the static sites of past years, great government sites today must be less agency-centric and more reflective of the needs of citizens and others. Sites need to be engaging, easy to navigate, available on any device and make it easier than ever read more
17 Jun 2016
Kaiser Permanente and Royal Philips are the latest to use mHealth platforms for sleep therapy, targeting everything from obstructive sleep apnea to PTSD.
Healthcare providers are taking a closer look at remote monitoring and mobile coaching to help consumers get a good night’s sleep.
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16 Jun 2016
The Medical University of South Carolina is integrating video visits with its Epic EHR platform, and hoping that clinicians find the workflow to their liking.
Virtual visits may be all the rage these days, but healthcare providers have been slow to adapt – for one very good reason.
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13 Jun 2016
WellDoc touts the value of PCMH collaboration in a new mHealth study involving diabetic patients. That's exactly what Healthy Interactions is looking for, as well.
Healthcare providers are finding that the best mHealth program doesn’t stand on its own.
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11 Jun 2016
On Wednesday, Spyglass Consulting Group released its most recent healthcare study entitled Large-scale Smartphone-based deployments enable hospital-wide communications.   
Overall, the study shows that 63 percent of hospitals and health systems surveyed have deployed or plan to deploy a mobile read more
09 Jun 2016
The analytics startup’s research also found that less than one quarter will reach the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services goal by 2019, a year after CMS anticipates half of payments to be value-based.
Less than a quarter of U.S. hospitals are expected to meet the government’s goal of providing half read more
06 Jun 2016
The American Medical Association and the American Hospital Association call on ONC to rethink how it measures interoperability. Rather than simply gauging data exchange, they contend, ONC should focus on better care coordination.
In forceful remarks to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health read more
05 Jun 2016
ONC data brief lists EHR integration of external data sources as a top challenge for hospital interoperability.
EHR integration remains a sticking point for hospitals working to advance interoperability and health information exchange.
01 Jun 2016
Telehealth is one of the fastest growing markets, and broad adoption is building from modular telemedicine units to teleaudiology. Not all providers are finding transitioning skills easy.
The global telemedicine market is projected to grow to $66.6 billion by 2021, at an estimated CAGR of 18.8 percent read more
27 May 2016
DES MOINES, Iowa--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Governor Terry Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds unveiled a new mobile-first website for the state of Iowa enabling citizens, visitors, and businesses to have greater access to information and services.
Iowa’s new Web portal, available at read more
27 May 2016
Foster youth have numerous adults in their lives responsible for acting in their best interests — from teachers and caregivers to social workers and mental health providers. But keeping all of these adults on the same page to ensure that foster youth meet their educational goals can be challenging, according to Michelle Traiman, director of FosterEd.
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26 May 2016
It's my pleasure to introduce Acquia BLT, a development tool for generating new Drupal projects using a template derived from our Professional Services' best practices.
We began building and using BLT internally over the past year. Our goal was to codify a set of tools and conventions that would allow us read more
20 May 2016
Philips Lands 8 Year, $36M Deal with MUSC Health to Transform Patient Monitoring
Today, Philips announced an eight-year, $36 million dollar deal with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Health to transform and improve its patient monitoring system. Through an enterprise managed services model, read more
19 May 2016
Cloudways Platform today announces the availability of Drupal 8. This new addition lets developers, designers, and web media agencies create speedy websites on managed cloud servers.
Already providing Drupal 7.43, Cloudways aims to provide a wholesome Drupal development experience. The cloud platform has a read more
16 May 2016
Google and Apple Inc. have some bright ideas about the future of health care. Not so long ago, AT&T Inc. and Verizon Communications Inc. had similar ideas: a networked world of devices and services that would revolutionize how medicine is practiced in the U.S. and, in the process, tap into a huge new vein of business. So far, it hasn’t worked out that way for the read more
11 May 2016
Telemedicine, a key initiative to the Triple Aim and shift to value-based reimbursement models, is rightfully gaining traction in the market with key stakeholder, and has the power to transform the patient-provider paradigm.
There is an unprecedented convergence occurring between healthcare and technology read more
08 May 2016
Dries Buytaert to Lead Conference With an Emphasis on Drupal 8 Training & Certification
Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced that Dries Buytaert, Drupal creator and Acquia co-founder and CTO, will keynote DrupalCon New Orleans on May 10. DrupalCon serves as the gathering place for read more
27 Apr 2016
Where y’at! The DrupalCon New Orleans site is here and ready for you to submit your proposals for trainings, scholarships, and grants.
Happening in the Big Easy this May, DrupalCon New Orleans is going to be a colorful, exciting expression of the Drupal Community’s diversity, creativity, and fun. New read more
25 Apr 2016
Leading Digital Communications Provider Joins Police Data Initiative, Offering Free, Open Source Public Safety Solution
ST. PAUL, Minn., April 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions enhancing the citizen experience, is answering the Administration’s recent call to join the The Police Data Initiative, a read more
22 Apr 2016
The popular cruise line adopted an advanced onboard communications framework to deliver a connected, customized experience via passengers' mobile devices.
When tourists step onto a cruise ship, they expect to be wowed by the overall experience. However, a vessel at sea represents one of the most read more
20 Apr 2016
The virtual healthcare market is expected to reach revenues over $3.5 billion by 2022 with a CAGR of 49.8 percent during the forecast period, according to a recent report by Verify Markets. The report represent revenues generated by companies operating in the U.S. virtual healthcare market by mode of consultation (online visits to physicians through various modes of read more
19 Apr 2016
A University of Iowa study has found that parents can use an online platform to meet with specialists and learn communication techniques that improve treatment at home.
A new study out of the University of Iowa finds that parents of children on the autism spectrum can greatly reduce their treatment costs read more
16 Apr 2016
With the first of our highly independent Baby Boomers entering into their 70s, home-based healthcare will undoubtedly become a high-growth segment. Because this ever-growing population now prefers to stay in its home longer, providers now need to figure out how to bring healthcare to them. Utilizing mobile devices that most of us already use is the most effective method read more
14 Apr 2016
The authoring experience improvements we made in Drupal 8 appear to be well-received, but that doesn't mean we are done. With semantic versioning in Drupal 8, we can now make more UX changes in follow-up releases of Drupal 8. So now is a good time to start moving Drupal's user experience forward.
The goal read more
12 Apr 2016
Connected health is beginning to take hold. More than 50 percent of hospitals now use three or more connected health technologies such as patient portals, patient education/engagement apps, remote patient monitoring and others, according to the 2016 HIMSS Connected Health Survey. Exactly how connected health will take off as organizations continue to increase investments read more
10 Apr 2016
The organization’s 2015 Index found that the U.S. is still spending unnecessary but significant sums of money on manual transactions when the technology is available to handle those electronically.
The U.S. healthcare system is spending billions of dollars by continuing to use manual administrative read more
30 Mar 2016
Across the healthcare industry, 'the state of decision-making is really bad.' Following the so-called Three Ps could point a way forward.
Clinical decision support is designed to deliver the most relevant patient data to the physician at the time it is most needed – namely, when a critical choice about read more
26 Mar 2016
The global mHealth market was valued at $13,674.3 million in 2015, and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of 34.0% during 2016 - 2022. Among the various products and services, the mHealth application segment is expected to witness the fastest growth, at a CAGR of 40.1%, during the forecast period. The global mhealth market is growing at a significant rate, due to read more
25 Mar 2016
The Better Care, Lower Cost Act would improve health outcomes for millions of Medicare beneficiaries with chronic conditions
Washington, D.C. –Congressman Peter Welch (VT-AL) and Congressman Erik Paulsen (MN-03) have introduced legislation to improve care coordination for Medicare beneficiaries with read more
24 Mar 2016
Nearly five years ago, my team at GeorgiaGov Interactive began a journey to migrate our enterprise web platform (hosting over 50 state agency websites at the time) away from a self-hosted model with a proprietary content management system to Drupal 7 and a cloud hosted environment. We were the first state to make such a bold shift, but we weren't the last.
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23 Mar 2016
As more pharmacies adopt programs to reduce medication non-adherence, more research is needed to determine how effective they truly are.
Pharmacies which use medication synchronization programs to reduce medication non-adherence need to carefully consider how best to implement their programs in order to produce positive results for read more
19 Mar 2016
Chronic disease management is one of the healthcare system's most challenging tasks. How can providers use innovative strategies to reduce spending and improve wellness?
In order to cut the skyrocketing costs of chronic disease management and reduce the burdens of diabetes, heart disease, asthma, and other read more
18 Mar 2016
The study found that telemedicine resulted in an average savings of 145 miles and 142 minutes per visit.
The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs’ use of telemedicine to treat patients at its Vermont hospital at White River Junction resulted in an average travel payment savings of $18,555 per year between read more
17 Mar 2016
Company Allocates $500,000 for Community Development of Drupal 8 Modules, as Drupal 8 Adoption Takes Off
 Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced that it is providing $500,000 to fund community development on Drupal 8. Acquia has established the read more
15 Mar 2016
SAN DIEGO (CNS) - The city of San Diego launched a replacement Monday for its obsolete website, which promises to be more user-friendly and easier for staff to upload information.
The change most apparent to website visitors is a cleaner appearance, led by a large photograph of downtown, taken from read more
10 Mar 2016
Collaborating on scholarly research projects can sometimes become complicated and disorganized. For example, using Flickr for sharing and commenting on images while communicating via email and editing documents together in Google Docs works, but it places information about the research in way too many places.
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04 Mar 2016
When Dries Buytaert created the open-source Web publishing system Drupal in his college dorm room in Belgium 15 years ago, the ways people interacted with the Internet looked a lot different.
Google was still a small private company. Facebook, Twitter, and the iPhone didn’t exist. Only 7 percent of the read more
29 Feb 2016
The Boston-based open source firm Acquia is dabbling in several technologies to ensure that, down the road, it stays as big a player in the market as it is now.
Acquia uses the Drupal content management system to build websites for companies around the world and has produced and powered roughly 12 per cent of all Drupal implementations, read more
28 Feb 2016
Not only will secure texting and secure messaging impact provider-to-provider communication, but also provider-to-patient.
With the continued push for patient-centered care and ever-evolving technological options available to healthcare providers, secure texting and secure messaging have become an read more
27 Feb 2016
mHealth, a technology-driven service, is expected to alter the way various health services are delivered across the globe. mHealth includes swift delivery of healthcare services to end users by the means of smartphones. The global mHealth services market is predicted to register a revenue surge of around 271.5% during the period between 2014 and 2020.
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25 Feb 2016
The venerable website Content Management System (CMS) that’s been around since 2008 and is still running over 110,000 sites won’t stop working but, like Windows XP after April 2014, it’s now a 0-day waiting to happen.
If you have a Drupal 6 website then you won’t be receiving any more official security read more
24 Feb 2016
Online patient engagement tools helped improve chronic disease management by almost 10% for some conditions.
Online patient engagement tools such as patient portals play a significant role in increasing patient engagement in chronic disease management and preventative care, according to read more
22 Feb 2016
Traditional predictive analytics aren't enough for truly effective population health management. The healthcare system needs to take an even more proactive approach.
It’s common for many in the healthcare field to think of data analytics as one large, monolithic body of information and analysis. We read more
19 Feb 2016
Adverse patient safety events are significantly less common in hospitals using a fully electronic EHR system, new AHRQ research suggests.
Electronic health records haven’t always had a spotless reputation when it comes to patient care, but the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) believes that read more
19 Feb 2016
The healthcare industry is awash in data. But how can we best turn it into actionable information?
HIMSS16 is shaping up to be another awesome event. In the run-up to HIMSS15 last year, I wrote about population health management, which turned out to be one of the hottest topics with a great deal of discussion throughout the conference and afterward. This year, I read more
17 Feb 2016
Hospital operators, insurance companies, and potentially retail drugstores see the addition of urgent care centers as a lower cost, consumer-friendly alternative to the hospital emergency room as the U.S. health system looks to keep a lid on rising healthcare costs.
From hospital operators and insurance read more
12 Feb 2016
Join the HIMSS16 conversation in Las Vegas from Monday, Feb. 29 – Friday, March 4, where more than 43,000 attendees and 1,300 exhibiting companies come together focused on improving health with the best use of IT
CHICAGO (February 10, 2016) – With HIMSS16 less than three weeks away, attendees can manage education sessions, the exhibition hall and networking read more
10 Feb 2016
New Content Hub to make it easier for agencies to bring external content into CMS and export it to other sites
govCMS — the cloud-hosted, Drupal-based content management system for federal government departments and agencies — has added new features that make it easier for government organisations to syndicate their content to other sites. read more
09 Feb 2016
Upcoming refresh projects are driving 2016 enterprise investments in servers and converged infrastructure, according to the latest 451 Research's Voice of the Enterprise: Servers and Converged Infrastructure study.
Among enterprises in the study, 60% plan to increase spending on servers, and 79% plan to read more
26 Jan 2016
The wearables market is just starting to surge and will experience continuing growth as second- and third-generation iterations come on the market.
According to the International Data Corporation (IDC ) Worldwide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, the worldwide wearable device market will reach a total of read more
20 Jan 2016
About 63 percent of those quoted in the American Journal of Critical Care said tele-ICU enables faster work performance.
Telemedicine is drastically changing the way care is provided in the intensive care unit, according to a recent American Journal of Critical Care report.
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18 Jan 2016
Truly meaningful chronic disease management relies on the confluence of electronic health records, big data analytics, and a new consumer favorite: the Internet of Things.
As the nation’s medical system sheds its own reactive, sick-care skin and reinvents itself as a proactive, data-driven read more
18 Jan 2016
EMC survey finds bulk of consumers want faster access, digital connectivity and more integrated devices. Eight-nine percent of healthcare providers say technology has changed patient expectations, according to a recent EMC report.
Respondents to the survey, which polled 236 healthcare leaders from 18 read more
16 Jan 2016
New regulations aimed at value-based payment models demand a more streamlined regulatory approach, acting administrator tells audience at J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference.
The meaningful use program is on the cusp of major changes, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy read more
15 Jan 2016
Mobile stroke units, device security, wireless sensors among key advances that will transform industry.
The Affordable Care Act's new payment models have hospital leaders searching for effective ways to reduce costs, while increasing care quality. As the 2016 technology market will be inundated with read more
15 Jan 2016
Fear of readmissions penalties, an increase of chronic health conditions, looming physician shortages and mobile technology advancements are driving adoption of remote patient monitoring tools, according to a new report from Frost & Sullivan that forecasts the market will grow 13.2 percent over the next five years.
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09 Jan 2016
The spotlight is back on Drupal with the 8.0.0 release. The successful launch is a testament to the hard work put in by members of the Drupal community, but Drupal 7 still has a huge install base and likely will for many years to come. To support Drupal 7 development, let's take a look at a testing platform built exclusively for the platform. Red Test is an open source integration testing read more
06 Jan 2016

The Defense Information Systems Agency is looking to eventually turn off its old system currently maintained primarily by Northrop Grumman.

The Pentagon wants to bring one of the most important systems for sharing and delivering intelligence throughout the U.S. armed forces chain of command fully into the 21st century.
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28 Dec 2015
Innovid, a leading video platform which supports the creation, delivery and evaluation of video experiences on any device globally, has announced $27.5 million in funding. The amount also includes $12.5 million in debt financing from TriplePoint Capital and Silicon Valley Bank. The financing round saw participation from a new investor, New Spring Capital, along with read more
26 Dec 2015
VMware, the US cloud software company, said it will not participate in the joint venture cloud services Virtustream with its parent company EMC.
The announcement was made in a recent regulatory filling, which you can read here.
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24 Dec 2015
CloudPhysics, provider of data-driven insights for smarter IT, today announced a set of predictions for 2016 based on findings from its Global Data Set. The CloudPhysics Global Data Set contains more than 100 trillion samples of configuration, performance, failure and event data from companies of all sizes and industries. This anonymized Global Data Set provides read more
23 Dec 2015
NetApp, Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SolidFire, Inc. for $870 million in cash.
Founded in 2010, SolidFire is in all-flash storage systems built for the next-generation data center where simple scaling, set-and-forget management, assured performance and multi-tenancy, and cloud read more
17 Dec 2015
Government must be more innovative, more agile, to keep up with the private sector and the demands of citizens. In the digital space, the solution for many agencies has been the govCMS platform.
With a federal government insisting on greater innovation within its ranks, and a Prime Minister advocating a read more
16 Dec 2015
While Microsoft, Amazon and Google seem to get all of the IaaS limelight, VMware’s vCloud Air is another platform that becoming more popular among enterprises of all sizes.
The allure of vCloud Air is that you can replicate your virtual machines in the cloud in case of a disaster scenario situation. read more
11 Dec 2015
Cisco Systems Inc. updated its software-defined networking (SDN) platform, Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI), adding support for Docker container technology, tighter security and more.
ACI is Cisco's answer to the growing SDN read more
09 Dec 2015
Researchers examined the relationship between practices who employ advanced practice providers and their EHR adoption habits.
Three-forths of practices that employ advanced practice providers (APPs) — such as nurse practitioners (NPs) and physician assistants (PAs) — have adopted EHR technology, according read more
08 Dec 2015
At VMworld 2014, there was a lot of chatter about vSphere Virtual Volumes (VVols). After the show, I spent a fair amount of time investigating VVols and came away impressed with the technology. As part of this investigation, the company that I worked for, Taneja Group, created a market landscape report of the storage companies that had announced that they would be read more
03 Dec 2015
If you've been dying to try out Microsoft's Azure Container Service, your wait is over. Microsoft issued a public preview Wednesday.
The service provides open source tools support for managing clusters of virtual machines that host read more
27 Nov 2015
The company announces a new "Universal Control Plane."
Docker is, by far, the most popular platform for creating and managing containers. But it's still growing as a technology, and has recently added new functionality that improve its interoperability and security, among other upgrades. read more
25 Nov 2015
In theory, EHR integration can positively impact population health when analytics are applied to help translate raw data into actionable change. While most healthcare systems are moving in this direction, many are still striving to more to effectively utilize their data.
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20 Nov 2015
Today Acquia joins with the Drupal Association and a worldwide community of developers, businesses, and organizations in celebrating the general availability of Drupal 8, the new version of the world’s most widely adopted, enterprise open source digital experience platform. Introducing hundreds of new breakthrough capabilities, Drupal 8 makes digital experiences extraordinary across all read more
19 Nov 2015
Docker has added greater control for IT ops and new container security tools, along with its containers as a service offering.
Building on the tremendous momentum among developers for its open source container project, Docker put its focus on IT operations, as it aims to be an end-to-end read more
13 Nov 2015

With careful financial policy adjustments, researchers find that nationwide EHR adoption could be on the horizon.

A look at basic hospital EHR adoption rates read more
10 Nov 2015

EHR Integration Improves Assessment for COPD Patients

EHR integration into outpatient assessment workflow improved disease management in a study conducted by researchers from the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston.
In the study, recently read more
09 Nov 2015

As DevOps adoption increases, VMware is attempting to drive interest in vSphere with VMware Integrated Containers.

VMware is following a consistent theme for handling customer desire to implement DevOps for application development, while providing a steady foundation for traditional applications. VMware, like Microsoft, is read more
06 Nov 2015

By adding Elastic Compute and other IaaS options to the mix, Oracle hopes to hang on to its enterprise customers and usher them into the cloud era.

As Larry Ellison said in his Oracle OpenWorld keynote last week, when it comes to the public cloud, it’s early days for the enterprise.
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05 Nov 2015

Red Hat and Microsoft have overcome their differences enough to offer RHEL on Azure, with all the trappings to make hybrid solutions work.

It apparently took nearly two years to negotiate, but the sound of a crisp frost was heard in hell this morning as Microsoft and Red Hat announced what was described as a “deep” agreement for read more
30 Oct 2015
Based on our experience with our successful release candidates, we are confident to announce that Drupal 8.0.0 will be released on November 19, 2015! Until then, we will continue publishing Drupal 8 release candidates with the latest fixes. See the first release candidate announcement for more details on the release candidate phase, or download the latest release read more
28 Oct 2015
Documentation, communication and information exchange emerged as common EHR integration challenges among primary care practices and behavioral health centers attempting to integrate care activities. Researchers tracked 11 Colorado practices over a three-year span and reported findings read more
26 Oct 2015
At this past month’s VMworld in Barcelona VMware announced major updates to their VMware vRealize Suite. Designed to enable a “Once Cloud, Any Application” approach VMware’s cloud management platform enables you to manage both the private and hybrid cloud with a suite of tools that help you to monitor operations, automate application deployment and track business costs. read more
23 Oct 2015

Docker will incorporate its services with Tutum's, which provides cloud-agnostic deployment mechanisms for containers.

Docker has racked up another acquisition: Tutum, a service for delivering Docker containers into production on nearly any cloud or host.
Scott read more
18 Oct 2015
Pivot3 announced that it would be bringing its hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) technology to VMware vSphere 6. The combination of the two technologies can accelerate time to value for organizations that utilize it. Solutions will be deployed faster, at lower costs, without the need for specialized expertise and increased CPU power to run advanced VMware vSphere 6 read more
15 Oct 2015
The vCloud NFV offering, first unveiled earlier this year, is now generally available, along with carrier-grade support and a certification program.
VMware is bringing its network virtualization capabilities to service providers and telecommunications companies.
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13 Oct 2015
Dell is buying EMC, a $50 billion publicly traded IT giant for around $67 billion in one of the tech industry's biggest mergers ever, according to Bloomberg, which said the terms of the deal looked like this:
Dell plans to pay $24.05 a share in cash plus tracking stock in EMC's prize holding, VMware Inc., valued at about $9 for each EMC read more
02 Oct 2015
The first beta, according to the Drupal team, is thanks to the efforts of over 2,300 people who contributed more than 11,500 committed patches to 15 alpha releases, and especially the 234 contributors who fixed 177 "beta blocker" issues.
As one of the world's most popular CMS', this upcoming release of read more
29 Sep 2015

Better the control freak you know as you hybridise, suggests HotLink Corp

Server virtualization management tool maker HotLink has enhanced the cloudy capabilities of VMware's vCenter by giving it the power to manage multiple public clouds.

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28 Sep 2015
Acquia raises $55 million as it prepares for release of Drupal 8.
While the open source Drupal content management system (CMS) is freely available, there is money to be made in support and services. This is where Acquia, the lead commercial vendor read more
24 Sep 2015

Red Hat has become the leading vendor of OpenStack, but the company -- and others -- freely acknowledge serious issues related to complexity, scalability, and availability

OpenStack found its way into four of Red Hat’s top 30 deals last quarter, a quarter that saw the company pushing toward $2 billion in annual revenues -- good read more
23 Sep 2015

New Frankfurt Data Center, Munich Office Support Growing Demand for Acquia's Open Cloud Platform

BARCELONA, SPAIN -- (Marketwired) -- 09/22/15 -- Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced its expanded Europe operations with the opening of its new Munich office and the launch of its Frankfurt data center. With data read more
22 Sep 2015

Drupal Creator, Acquia Co-Founder & CTO Dries Buytaert to Talk About the Future of Drupal and Digital Experiences

Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced that Dries Buytaert, Drupal creator and Acquia co-founder and CTO, will keynote DrupalCon Barcelona on 22 September 2015, spotlighting the next read more
15 Sep 2015
Newly Available Product Releases Enable Customers to Intelligently Manage Workloads and Protect Against and Rapidly Recover From Disasters
PALO ALTO, CA, Sep 14, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- VMware, Inc. VMW, -0.72% a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, today announced the general availability of read more
08 Sep 2015

The global application virtualization market is expected to grow from USD 1.3 Billion in 2015 to USD 2.6 Billion by 2020, at an estimated Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 14.9% from 2015 to 2020.

The key players of this market are Microsoft Corporation, Symantec Corporation, VMware, Inc., Citrix Systems, Inc., and Red Hat, read more
01 Sep 2015
HP also will resell VMware's NSX network virtualization platform and partner with VMware and Nvidia on a VDI offering.
Hewlett-Packard earlier this month unveiled a hyperconverged infrastructure appliance for its software-defined storage portfolio that offers enhanced integration with read more
28 Aug 2015
Market-leading aged care software vendor iCareHealth is set to release redeveloped versions of its medications management app at the end of the year and has moved to six-monthly release cycles for its core clinical and care management software now that Microsoft's Azure cloud platform is available in Australian data centres.
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27 Aug 2015

Speculation around the fate of EMC and its satellite companies escalates as the clock runs out on a stand-still agreement it inked with activist investor Elliott Management.

The fate of EMC, and the federation of companies it leads, seems very much up in the air as the clock winds down on a standstill agreement between it and read more
25 Aug 2015

A new hybrid cloud management tool offers a single vCenter access point to administer and manage workloads between AWS, Azure and other clouds.

A new hybrid cloud management tool allows VMware users to utilize clouds from AWS and Microsoft within their familiar vCenter environment.
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20 Aug 2015

Councils are drawing on Ordnance Survey, Google Maps and OpenStreet Map for online mapping. What’s the optimal mix?

All parts of the public sector in Great Britain have free access to a wide range of services from the government-owned mapping agency Ordnance Survey (OS), through the Public Sector Mapping Agreement in England and read more
18 Aug 2015
The beta version of London.gov.uk, the website serving the Mayor of London and the Greater London Assembly (GLA), signals a “growing Open Source mentality” within government organisations, according to the site’s developers.
Released to the public two weeks ago, the new website aims to help Londoners read more
14 Aug 2015

Second Virtzilla distribution is on the way and it looks like telcos are the target

The content catalog for late August's VMworld San Francisco has yielded up another nuggetoid of vNews: a new version of VMware Integrated OpenStack.
Virtzilla debuted its own OpenStack distribution last year, billing it as an exceptionally fine read more
11 Aug 2015

Capital One's engineering team developed a DevOps dashboard called Hygieia that the company has open-sourced.

Financial institution Capital One has come up with a new DevOps dashboard that the company has open-sourced to share with developers and operations teams everywhere.
The bank launched its read more
30 Jul 2015
Managed Cloud computing company, Rackspace has announced that it will begin offering its private Cloud powered by VMware vCloud in the fourth quarter of 2015 in Australia.
This collaboration follows Rackspace‘s reinvestment in its Sydney datacentres in May, including the development of a second datacentre read more
29 Jul 2015

After four years of Community contributions and being Friend of Drupal, Faichi Solutions has been finally promoted as a Featured Service Provider on Drupal.org Marketplace. We are one of the Top nine companies in India read more

27 Jul 2015

Drupal early adoption at Memorial Sloan Kettering

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), the world's oldest and largest private cancer center, our researchers and clinicians have pushed boundaries to generate new knowledge in patient care and cancer research for more than 130 years. This culture of innovation allows our scientists read more
23 Jul 2015

New Joint OpenStack Innovation Center to Drive Enterprise Readiness, Upstream Code Contributions and Advance Community Involvement

SAN ANTONIO, TX, Jul 23, 2015 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Rackspace® RAX, -0.58% the #1 managed cloud company, today announced a collaboration with Intel® Corporation to form the OpenStack Innovation read more
17 Jul 2015
As an open source content management platform, Drupal has already been widely adopted. Now there is a beta version of Drupal 8 that includes support for REST APIs that cloud platform provider Acquia this week announced it is making available as a managed service.
For the first time, Drupal 8 makes read more
16 Jul 2015
Global annual revenues from digital consumer publishing will reach USD 74 billion for 2019 from 41 billion this year, with a compound annual growth (CAGR) rate of 13 percent, according to the latest study by Ovum. The figure includes revenues from e-books, e-magazines and e-newspapers. By contrast, annual publishing print revenues will fall to almost USD 30 billion. read more
15 Jul 2015

Popular open source CMS refresh still isn't "done," but it's getting close with announcement of commercial support.

After over four years of development, including missed deadlines on general availability, the open source Drupal 8 content management system (CMS) finally appears to be nearing the finish line.
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14 Jul 2015
 Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced Drupal 8 availability on the Acquia Platform, the leading cloud platform for unifying content, community, and commerce. Acquia customers and partners can now confidently harness the combined power of the read more
13 Jul 2015

Containers are all the rage these days–especially Docker containers. The concept has a variety of benefits, but it also comes with some perceived and inherent security issues. VMware wants to add a layer of security and streamline Docker container workflow by merging Docker containers with VMware read more

09 Jul 2015

Finding the best storage solutions for the onslaught of data is one of the key issues for IT managers. Pain points, storage options and storage budgets are part of the findings in Tech Pro Research's latest report.

Storage isn't the hottest topic in tech. But with rise of big data and the digitization of practically everything, read more
08 Jul 2015
As the amount of data and information explodes within the enterprise, start-ups providing new and efficient technologies to store that data are proliferating.
According to CB Insights data data, enterprise storage start-ups (flash, hybrid, object, hyper-convergence, cloud) raised $1.62 billion in 2014. On read more
30 Jun 2015

Pick up a cartful of DevOps advice from retailer Target, which moved to the DevOps culture in its data centers with a balance of stability and innovation.Pick up a cartful of DevOps advice from retailer Target, which moved to the DevOps culture in its data centers with a balance of stability and innovation.

BOSTON -- No matter read more
26 Jun 2015

Agencies and System Integrators Accelerate Delivery of Client Sites With Leading Cloud Platform for Drupal

BOSTON, MA–(Marketwired – Jun 24, 2015) – Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced the release of Acquia Cloud for Partners, a free offering designed to read more
23 Jun 2015

VMware vSphere APIs for I/O Filtering (VAIO) is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) that provide direct access to the I/O activity of virtual machines and virtual disks. Third-party applications can be used to make important decisions about the way each VM's I/O is handled.

22 Jun 2015
DockerCon 2015 As its DockerCon conference kicks off today in San Francisco, Docker has announced new features for its software container technology, including software-defined networking (SDN) and a swappable plugin architecture.
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18 Jun 2015

Phil Dibowitz, systems engineer at Facebook, led its Chef team through a three-year process to rethink configuration management to scale on par with the Web-scale company's data centers. SearchDataCenter.com spoke with Dibowitz after all of Facebook's infrastructure, as well as its backend IT, moved to Chef and the team turned off CFEngine servers.

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17 Jun 2015
Bitnami and VMware today announced they are bringing one-click application and development stack deployment to VMware vCloud® Air(TM) OnDemand. VMware vCloud Air enables organizations to extend on-premises IT infrastructure seamlessly to the public cloud. The resulting hybrid cloud is compatible with a customer's existing applications, and allows them to build new cloud- read more
15 Jun 2015
We hope to learn more next June 17, when Santa Clara, CA start-up called Cohesity is supposed to be out of stealth mode, announcing a big financial round led by several VCs - after a first series A round in November 2013 for an undisclosed amount by investors Sequoia Capital and Wing Venture Capital, and its business.
The company is co-founded by CEO Mohit Aron read more
12 Jun 2015
VMware has released security updates for several of its virtualisation products in order to address critical vulnerabilities that could allow attackers to break out of virtual machines and execute rogue code on the host operating systems.
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11 Jun 2015
Acquia announced today that it’s teaming with CloudFlare to offer its customers CloudFlare Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) protection, as well as Content Delivery Network (CDN) services. Acquia will sell and service these products.
Acquia wanted a product it could package and service, so the partner read more
11 Jun 2015
Breaking a Guinness world record is no easy feat, but in 2014, the folks behind Bart’s Bash did just that. With help from Drupal, they coordinated the world’s largest-ever sailing race — a fundraising event in memory of Andrew “Bart” Simpson.
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09 Jun 2015

Offering expanded storage and compute options on EVO:RAIL will provide higher-capacity platforms so customers can run greater numbers of virtual machines.

VMware is expanding its EVO:RAIL converged read more

08 Jun 2015

VMware announces an integrated system to automate distribution and enforcement of McAfee’s network security platform using its NSX network virtualisation system

VMware has struck a deal with Intel Security’s McAfee unit to automate and accelerate advanced security services deployment in datacentre environments.
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04 Jun 2015
The Department of Health and Human Services has launched a beta version of the HealthData.gov website in an effort to refresh the federal government’s health data repository.
Damon Davis, HHS director for the health data initiative, wrote in a blog post published Thursday that the portal’s underlying read more
03 Jun 2015

Federal government begins shift to open source CMS, with Australia.gov.au, Finance.gov.au and a number of pioneer agencies first to migrate to open source-based Web platform

The first site has been migrated to the federal government's new Web platform, govCMS. Australia.gov.au is the first site to be shifted to new content management system, read more
29 May 2015
Think of Java, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this week, and your first thoughts most likely go to the language itself. But underneath the language is a piece of technology that has a legacy at least as important and powerful as Java itself: the Java virtual machine, or JVM.
Because the JVM wasn't read more
29 May 2015

The Chakra JavaScript engine will bridge the gap to run Node.js on Windows on ARM systems

Microsoft is linking Node.js to Windows 10 and the Internet of things, leveraging its Chakra JavaScript engine to get Node.js running on Windows on ARM.
In a recent blog post read more
29 May 2015

The JavaScript framework's upgrade also fixes bugs and makes JQuery accommodations

Version 1.4 of the AngularJS JavaScript framework, focusing on enhancements for animation and performance, is now available.
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29 May 2015

The rival vendors are partnering to build AngularJS 2.0 on Microsoft's TypeScript language

Version 2.0 of the popular AngularJS JavaScript framework will be built on TypeScript, Microsoft's superset of the scripting language that compiles to read more
28 May 2015
Drupal is now the default for lots of governments, but Australia has still found a way to do something disruptive. All over the world, people are keeping an eye on the federal government’s optional, open source website platform govCMS, according to the architect of the code base at its foundation.
The govCMS project is moving full steam ahead in 2015, with an read more
26 May 2015
Pantheon, one of the largest managed hosting platforms for Drupal and WordPress sites, today announced that it has acquired NodeSquirrel, a backup service for Drupal sites. The service originally started as an extension for Drupal, which is currently in use by over 300,000 sites. Going forward, Pantheon will continue to invest in the product and it’s raising the caps on read more
25 May 2015
Microsoft Azure, formerly Windows Azure, was released in February 2010 as a cloud computing platform for building, deploying and managing applications and services through a global network of Microsoft-managed data centers.
It is getting bigger every year with new updates and enhancements like HDInsight, Data Factory, Machine Learning and Revolution R who was read more
25 May 2015
Nasuni Corp. released results from its third biennial State of Cloud Storage Report, which tested the write/read/delete speeds, availability and scalability of the top three public cloud storage providers.
Microsoft Azure's Blob Storage came out on top overall, with Amazon S3 a very close second, though it read more
23 May 2015
Earlier this week Matt Mullenweg, founder and CEO of Automattic, parent company of WordPress.com, announced the acquisition of WooCommerce. This is a very interesting move that I think cements the SMB/enterprise positioning between WordPress and Drupal.
As Matt points out a huge percentage of the digital read more
19 May 2015
Drupal hosting provider Acquia has partnered with CloudFlare to sell CloudFlare DDoS and CDN services under its own brand, Acquia announced Monday. The solutions will be sold as Acquia Edge Protect and Edge CDN, respectively.
The partnership provides Acquia with a pair of solutions to boost its Drupal read more
15 May 2015
Big Switch Networks Inc. today announced its upgraded software-defined networking (SDN) offering now supports VMware NSX virtualization.
Big Cloud Fabric 2.6 -- which the company describes as "the industry's only open SDN fabric" -- serves as the SDN-based physical fabric, or underlay, to read more
12 May 2015
Vodafone Germany has deployed VMware's vCloud for NFV platform to support Voice-over-LTE (VoLTE) services. Using Vodafone's own internal blueprint, the vCloud for NFV platform is successfully supporting Virtual Network Functions (VNFs) from multiple network application vendors that combine to create the read more
04 May 2015
VMware, Inc. VMW, +0.57% the global leader in virtualization and cloud infrastructure, today announced the company is teaming with Affirmed Networks, Colt Technology Services, Cyan Inc. and Versa Networks on demonstrations of network functions virtualization solutions for global communications read more
27 Apr 2015
In what will be a big deal for the global IT sector, Capgemini on Monday announced that it will acquire IGateBSE 0.00 % in a transaction that will amount to $4.04 billion. 
Capgemini and IGate entered into a definitive merger agreement under which it will acquire IGate. IGate is a US-listed technology and services company headquartered in New Jersey (US), with read more
23 Apr 2015
Leading Digital Communications Provider Joins Police Data Initiative, Offering Free, Open Source Public Safety Solution
ST. PAUL, Minn., April 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GovDelivery, the leading provider of cloud-based software solutions enhancing the citizen experience, is answering the Administration’s read more
22 Apr 2015
VMware Inc. has been serious about containers for some time. It's also greatly expanding its cloud footprint in datacenters, becoming one of the main platforms for hybrid clouds that combine both public and private clouds. And considering that containers are key components of clouds, as they allow applications to be distributed much more efficiently, it makes sense that read more
16 Apr 2015
ORLANDO, Fla. -- More than 300 web developers from all over the world met at Florida Technical College, Orlando, for two days of learning, networking, and professional advancement during Florida DrupalCamp 2015. The event comes on the heels of the White House's launch of the TechHire initiative, which seeks to fill read more
15 Apr 2015
We would like to extend our heartiest congratulations to our Drupal team, which has achieved Acquia Certified Developer. Acquia certified program is designed to enable drupal services providers, like Faichi Solutions, to establish a leading position in the  read more
08 Apr 2015
VMware released a security fix for its products affected by a Java RTE flaw last Thursday.
The vulnerability patch, which patches a critically rated information disclosure flaw in JRE known as "SKIP-TLS," should only be applied for those running older versions of Oracle's software. Those running JRE 1.7 Update 75 or newer and JRE 1.6 Update 91 or newer are read more
06 Apr 2015
Acquia, the digital experience company, today announced the appointment of Christine Komola, chief financial officer of Staples, Inc., to Acquia’s board of directors. Komola will serve as chairwoman of the board’s audit committee.
“Global brands must be nimble to keep pace with the ever-changing environment of commerce and customer engagement,” Komola said. “ read more
02 Apr 2015
VMware Inc. has released a new tool that will help migrate Windows-based vCenter Servers (VCS) to its own vCenter Server Appliance (VCSA) with minimal disruption.
Called the VCS to VCVA Converter, it works for Windows environments that specifically use the External Microsoft SQL Server Database, and moves it to VCSA with an embedded vPostgres database.
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31 Mar 2015
Microsoft just published a study that concludes Riverbed SteelHead "exceeds expectations" for optimizing Azure Site Recovery. 
In this study, Microsoft paired an on-premise Riverbed SteelHead with an Azure hosted SteelHead CX to optimize Azure Site Replication traffic.
This read more
25 Mar 2015
MSBuild, the build platform for Microsoft's Visual Studio toolset and the .Net Platform, is now open source, marking the software giant's latest embrace of the open source movement.
Made available on GitHub and contributed to the .Net Foundation, MSBuild, or Microsoft.Build, serves as a platform for building applications. It's the default engine for Visual Studio and the .Net read more
23 Mar 2015
VMware will later this year deliver a single end user computing platform that integrates its AirWatch management tool and Horizon platform for delivering desktops and applications from vSphere-based infrastructure into a single offering.
The move is intended to further assist customers struggling to integrate mobile devices into the enterprise alongside read more
23 Mar 2015
Faichi joining hands with Ryussi Technologies offers the Best of both worlds to technology product companies in North America. Faichi has a robust software engineering team that specializes in application development and Ryussi Technologies holds product engineering expertise in storage read more
18 Mar 2015
Geminare, Inc. collaborates with Google to deliver its DRaaS integrated with Google Cloud Platform.
Through this collaboration, Geminare's Cloud Recovery, as well as a new offering, Cloud Archive, have been integrated with Google Cloud Platform and are available to the service provider ecosystem. This suite of DR solutions affords service providers the read more
17 Mar 2015
Mortgage Returns, a provider of TRUE CRM technology and automated marketing solutions for the mortgage industry, has launched an online portal, MR Help, to provide Mortgage Returns users with enhanced customer service.
MR Help is exclusive to users of Relationship Manager and provides a centralized location for resources, guides and the most frequently-asked read more
10 Mar 2015
Tintri Inc., the leading producer of smart storage for virtualization and cloud environments, today announced record results for its recently completed fiscal year. Tintri delivered another year of triple digit sales growth, welcoming hundreds of new enterprise customers, including Accenture, Chevron, Comcast, Mitsubishi, Panasonic, SK Telecom and Toyota. Tintri counts among its customer read more
06 Mar 2015

Cloud, colocation, convergence and more. See where five IT pros predict these data center technologies are headed in 2015.Cloud, colocation, convergence and more. See where five IT pros predict these data center technologies are headed in 2015.

We saw a lot of data center technologies in 2014, but where are IT trends taking us in 2015?

In 2014, the third read more
04 Mar 2015
These scalable integrated solutions help streamline the datacenter and offer more than 50% storage capacity and up to twice the rack density to support customers deploying a range of workloads, including VDIs, private cloud and big data.
The Dell XC Series Version 2.0 appliances offer customers hyper-converged solutions based for the first time on PowerEdge 13th read more
26 Feb 2015
Our Drupal team built an online retail shopping platform using Drupal-7 (with commerce module) as back-end and Angular.js as front-end. Cool features of this site are:
1. Featured product list
2. Newly arrived products
3. Recently viewed read more
25 Feb 2015

Faichi is one of the first Drupal teams in the world who have successfully built a Drupal 8 Portal using Headless Drupal technique. Here Drupal 8 is used to develop the back-end and Angular.js to build the front-end. Some of the cool features of the site are read more

24 Feb 2015
Our organization is not only using Drupal, but also contributes back to the community and  to the project by writing modules and themes, participating in forums, lecturing in conferences, organizing Drupal events and more.
Our team has mentions in Drupal 8 contribution in core modules like Views schema and Block etc. Our moto is to resolve the issues of D8 core read more
19 Feb 2015
We want you to know that OpenNebula Systems have just announced  the availability of the (to date) most demanded vOneCloud version, 1.2.
vOneCloud 1.2 introduces a number of outstanding features to ease the renewal of vCenter based virtual infrastructures into fully featured private clouds. Among these features, it is worth highlighting the automatic import of read more
18 Nov 2014

VMware has announced an early access program for VMware vCloud Air Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) OnDemand. Approved participants will receive a service credit of $1,000 to experiment with vCloud Air. vCloud Air is a cloud platform built around vSphere, giving virtualization admins a way to supplement their local data center with an easy to use extension into the cloud. VMs can be migrated to read more

17 Nov 2014
Digital publishing platform Vook has acquired Coliloquy, a company that produces choose-your-own-adventure enhanced e-books and apps.
Vook will continue to use the Coliloquy brand. Vook’s newest acquisition follows its purchase earlier this year of Byliner, a publisher of digital longform nonfiction and fiction. read more
13 Nov 2014

GovCMS, the Australian government's new cloud-based web content management system, has gone live on Australia.gov.au, the federal government's chief technology officer, John Sheridan, said at a media briefing in Sydney on Tuesday. The site receives more than 2 million visitors each month, and is read more

07 Nov 2014
When Acquia started in 2007, the company was at first “just basically providing services around Drupal, making sure people could be successful” using the open-source Web content management system, said Acquia CEO Tom Erickson.
Flash forward to Tuesday: When the company announced a new product (and new way of bundling its existing products) at its Engage read more
06 Nov 2014

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21 Oct 2014

Drupal’s free and open-source content management framework  powers 2.1 per cent of all websites and is also  making its mark in the travel industry.While 2.1 per cent of the web, or roughly 1,015,000 sites, may seem like a very tiny slice of total global websites, Drupal’s trusted and secure back-end framework as well as its rock-solid PHP codebase has made it the de facto choice of websites read more

17 Oct 2014

Acquia, the digital business company, today announced the featured speakers and entertainment lineup for its inaugural customer conference -- Acquia Engage, taking place November 3-5, 2014, in Boston. The list of confirmed speakers include prominent CIOs, leaders in digital strategy, acclaimed authors, and a leading analyst who will provide diverse insight on how to thrive in a world read more

16 Oct 2014
Are developers never satisfied? Newfangled editors, brushed-up IDEs, JavaScript frameworks, JavaScript improvers, Node.js, Node.js frameworks, task runners, test automation tools, PaaS solutions, better places to stick your source code, new programming languages on the rise, and old programming languages with new tricks -- you'll find all that and more in this year's Bossies.
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15 Oct 2014

Today Gartner released the 2014 version of its Magic Quadrant for Web Content Management. Acquia moved into the Leader quadrant, and is the only open source company identified as a Leader. Acquia first entered the Magic Quadrant in 2012, and in only three years has become a leader. It’s truly an amazing accomplishment, and it reflects the momentum Acquia’s been experiencing...


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14 Oct 2014

I wanted to provide you with an update on some of the recent updates to VMware vCenter Hyperic and of course the relevant content that can be consumed through VMware vCenter Operations Manager.


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08 Oct 2014

PC virtualization technology VMware Workstation 11 arrives this month with Windows 10 Tech Preview readiness and cloud connectivity with VMware vCloud Air integration. By way of definition here, vCloud Air is a public cloud platform built on vSphere (VMware's cloud computing virtualization operating system) and compatible with on-premises datacenters — it includes infrastructure, disaster read more

07 Oct 2014

VMware announced the latest release of their VMware Workstation 10 and VMware Player 7 Pro products. I met with VMware’s William Myrhang, senior product marketing manager and Bo Fu, senior product manager to talk about some of the features in the new VMware Workstation 10 and VMware Player 7 Pro release.


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30 Sep 2014

NetApp cloud solution architects continue to partner with VMware architects to build solutions for today’s private and hybrid cloud environments. So what did we see at VMworld this year? This year we were proud to demonstrate the latest integration efforts from our cloud solution architects who continue to focus on read more

24 Sep 2014

The new version of vSphere will not arrive until 2015, but VMware previewed some of the revisions to single sign-on and other services in vCenter.

While there were several recent announcements about the next version of vSphere at VMworld 2014 in San Francisco, vSphere 6 is not read more

17 Sep 2014
Creation of an on-site private cloud for agile software development and IT operations, or DevOps, is one of the primary enterprise use cases for open source technology. Going beyond the hypervisor and leveraging VMware’s software-defined data center technologies for compute, network, storage and management, VMware announced partnerships with container management company Docker Inc.  and read more
02 Sep 2014

ScaleArc, a leading provider of database traffic management software, today announced that ScaleArc for SQL Server and ScaleArc for MySQL have achieved VMware Ready® – vCloud® AirTM status. This designation indicates that both products have undergone technical validation within the vCloud Air environment, and are supported on VMware vCloud Air. 

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28 Aug 2014
Appcelerator raised $22 million in Series D funding to win more customers for its business-focused mobile app development platform. The Mountain View company led by CEOJeff Haynie said the round was led by new investor Rembrandt Venture Partners.
28 Aug 2014
PernixData, which heps companies combine all the flash storage and memory inside all the servers in their data centers, announced today a $35 million round of new venture funding. PernixData focuses on data centers that deploy VMware’s software for virtualizing servers to run multiple virtual machines, all of which can separately run read more
16 Jun 2014

                                                                                    “Agile for HR”


If engineering team is the body of an organization, HR is the soul. The role of HR is crucial in all aspects for every organization, big or small.


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09 Jun 2014

Regional Scrum Gathering is the flagship conference of ScrumAlliance, the renowned organization that provides the recognized Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) certification globally. The theme of read more

04 Mar 2014
According to the data generated by Drupal.org, Drupal now officially powers more than 1 million websites. Also now Drupal is behind the 12% of the web's top 100,000 most visited websites. 
As of February 15, 2014 the number of sites using read more
07 Dec 2013

Scrum Gathering® is the flagship conference of Scrum Alliance, the organization which provides the globally-recognized Certified ScrumMaster™(CSM) certification. Scrum Gathering® India Regional 2013 is the first ever Regional Scrum Gathering® conference in India. Scrum Gatherings are a great community event for networking and sharing ideas, especially for those new to Scrum. We have enjoyed read more

07 Mar 2013

The blog mentions that Samsung is indeed planning to "ship the Altius starting from week 16, which simply means April 15". It goes on to say that the Korean manufacturer is likely to announce the device at a special mobile unpacked event at MWC or maybe sometime in March in London or New York.

20 Jan 2013

Drupal 7.20, a maintenance release which contains fixes for security vulnerabilities, is now available for download. See the Drupal 7.20 release notes for further information. Download Drupal 7.20 Upgrading your existing Drupal 7 sites is strongly recommended. There are no new features or non-security-related bug fixes in this release. For more read more

17 Jan 2013

Drupal 7.19 and Drupal 6.28, maintenance releases which contain fixes for security vulnerabilities, are now available for download. See the Drupal 7.19 and Drupal 6.28 release notes for further information.

07 Jan 2013

I helped start the Drupal Association in 2006 because we needed a checking account for the $10,000 or so required to produce a Drupal conference and to support our infrastructure. In a short six years, we grew the Drupal Association from a volunteer-run organization to one of the largest Open Source non-profit foundations with an operating read more