Oco Unveils Supply Chain Analytics Suite
The software-as-a-service offering provides reports, analytics, dashboards and tools to address supply chain-specific issues, such as transportation and logistics, inventory, customer service and sourcing.
VMware's Hidden Ally, The Economic Downturn
It's no secret enterprises are making heavy use of virtualization in the data center. Market research shows their leading provider is VMware. With Microsoft offering virtualization in Windows Server 2008 and other free alternatives available, it's hard to see how VMware's grip will last. But VMworld offered a glimpse of why it may.
Businesses Don't Expect 100% Availability With Gmail
There's been plenty of blogging, twittering, and general hand-wringing about Google's Gmail outage Tuesday. But rather than extend this into yet another philosophical discussion about the viability of cloud computing, let's keep this in mind: Businesses who've signed on for Gmail don't expect perfection. In fact, both Google and Microsoft only agree to 99.9% uptime for their online email offerings.
Cisco, EMC May Offer IT Services
The longstanding collaborators have gone as far as hiring sales reps for a joint venture, dubbed Alpine, to deliver IT services.
VMware Bridges Data Center, Cloud
In his VMworld keynote, CEO Paul Martz outlined the company's plans to provide seamless management consoles for internal and cloud-based virtual machines.