E-Trade Financial www.etrade.com
E-Trade Financial Security Program
Project Lead: Greg Framke, Managing Director and Chief Information Officer
Project Description: In partnership with RSA, E-Trade created Digital Security ID, a two-factor authentication security solution. Based on RSA Cyota, the solution estimates risk for each transaction in real time, requesting additional authentication credentials for high-risk transactions, and helps enable E-Trade to provide its customers with fraud coverage, as well as payment and privacy protection.
Industry: Financial Services
European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN CH) www.cern.ch
High-Throughput, Continuously Available Messaging
Project Lead: Peter Sollander, CERN Control Centre Technical Infrastructure Operations Manager
Project Description: To ensure continuous availability of more than 100 technical systems, CERN created the Technical Infrastructure Monitoring system, with two SonicMQ brokers forming its backbone. The asynchronous messaging system facilitates CERN's ability to collect, evaluate, store, and distribute data from approximately 25,000 individual measuring points, which combine to generate more than 1.3 million data points per day.
Industry: Research & Development
FedEx Services www.fedex.com
Launch Operation Business Application Monitor
Project Lead: Steve Kocher, Technical Principal
Project Description: RampView is a Java-based BAM (business activity monitoring) application that allows FedEx to monitor key aspects of its aircraft launch operation. Developed in-house and comprising a Java Swing client, JSP, J2EE, and JMS messaging, RampView captures and evaluates data from 26 FedEx operational apps, as well as from the FAA, to help keep more than 1,000 flights per day on schedule. The application includes an extensive event-processing engine to determine an event's effect on launch operations and to publish appropriate alerts when necessary.
FirstHealth of the Carolinas www.firsthealth.org
Project Lead: Dave Dillehunt, CIO
Project Description: Contending with 100 percent data growth year over year, the health-care network embarked on a storage consolidation effort, replacing its DAS (direct-attached storage) infrastructure with a NetApp FAS (fabric-attached storage) solution. The project threaded more than 650 applications to the new storage system across three hospitals and facilitated the construction of a community repository of clinical images for improving patient care across treatment locations.
Industry: Health Care