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Content tagged with Software as a Service posted in June 2010
Siemens Taps Glaser To Lead Global Healthcare IT
News  |  6/28/2010  | 
A former advisor to health IT czar Blumenthal and longtime Partners Healthcare CIO John Glaser will be CEO of Siemens Health Services Business Unit.
Spiceworks Launches Cloud Partner Program
News  |  6/25/2010  | 
Reach channel venture will give cloud-based service providers access to 1 million IT pros using Spiceworks' social IT management application.
Practical Analysis: Cloud Computing Is A Matter Of Perspective
Commentary  |  6/24/2010  | 
It's becoming clear that, at least over the short run, cloud computing won't be a disruptive technology, at least by the classic definition.
NaviNet Intros SaaS EMR, Practice Management
News  |  6/23/2010  | 
The multi-payer web portal will integrate administrative, clinical, and financial applications in a Software-as-a-Service-based electronic medical record for small medical practices.
Guerra On Healthcare: Father's Day Lessons On CPOE
News  |  6/22/2010  | 
Understand physicians and you understand the abysmal computerized physician order entry adoption rates. Launches Chatter Collaboration Tool
News  |  6/22/2010  | 
The "Facebook for business" brings social networking elements to the 160,000-plus custom applications available on
Healthcare Taking Computing To The Cloud
News  |  6/21/2010  | 
Cost, scalablity, and flexibility are reasons healthcare organizations are looking to move applications onto cloud computing models, says report.
Social Networks Pose E-Discovery Risks
News  |  6/17/2010  | 
Growing corporate use of Twitter, Facebook, and cloud-based applications are creating new e-discovery demands, but c-level awareness of risks remains scarce.
YouTube Gains Online Editing Features
Commentary  |  6/17/2010  | 
Google has added a new online video editing tool to YouTube that lets users edit directly from their browser.
CSC Launches Cloud Collaboration, SaaS
News  |  6/16/2010  | 
CloudLab software-as-a-service and CloudExchange collaboration services will be delivered through CSC's global network of data centers.
Gov Forum: Defense Agency To Pilot Cloud Apps
News  |  6/16/2010  | 
The Defense Information Systems Agency plans to test the delivery of Microsoft Office, network storage from within its private cloud.
Tech Vendors Face New Accounting Rules
News  |  6/11/2010  | 
NetSuite responds with cloud-based revenue-recognition module for ERP systems. Scores World Cup CRM Deployment
News  |  6/10/2010  | 
South African Tourism scales up call center, integrates Facebook and Twitter social-network analysis.
Enterprise 2.0 Focuses On Cloud, Community, Collaboration
News  |  6/10/2010  | 
The June 14 - 17 conference in Boston will examine how social computing is merging with traditional enterprise IT applications and systems—and what it all means for business.
Auditors Fault GSA Travel System Security
News  |  6/9/2010  | 
An Inspector General found the General Services Administration isn't properly checking the performance of a system that processes $28 million in travel vouchers per year.
Twitter To Shorten URLs, Aims To Boost Security
News  |  6/9/2010  | 
One goal is to remove the obscurity often associated with long URL strings and clearly show where the address will lead a user.
Twitter Reaches 2 Billion Tweets
News  |  6/9/2010  | 
The May milestone for Tweets marks an almost 100% increase in the monthly volume of 140-character or shorter messages posted in December when Twitter hit the 1 billion mark.
Government Pushing To Close IT Gap
News  |  6/8/2010  | 
IT modernization is key to reforming government and eliminating inefficiencies, said the head of the Office of Management and Budget.
HP Drives Further Into Web Printing
News  |  6/8/2010  | 
Scheduling automatic printing of Web content, like the daily news, is among the services HP is launching with its ePrintCenter and e-All-in-One printers.
HP Enables Print By E-Mail
News  |  6/8/2010  | 
The ePrint platform will utilize unique e-mail addresses and the Google cloud to remotely print Web pages and documents.
IBM Announces Development Tools In The Cloud
News  |  6/7/2010  | 
To support the system of systems required for contemporary product development, IBM introduced a hardware/software set for Integrated Product Management as well as development tools and software testing in the cloud.
Trend Micro Launches Antivirus For Virtual Desktops
News  |  6/7/2010  | 
The goal is to prevent a performance hit from 100 virtual desktops all scanning and "phoning home" at once.
Panda Intros Cloud Antivirus Service
News  |  6/4/2010  | 
The majority of Panda's virus, worm, malware, and Trojan signatures are stored in the cloud, reducing PC processing requirements.
Engine Yard Adds Second Ruby Cloud
News  |  6/3/2010  | 
With the launch of xCloud, the platform-as-a-service provider now offers Ruby on Rails developers a choice of Amazon's EC2 or Terremark's Enterprise Cloud.
Dell, Practice Fusion Offer SaaS EMR
News  |  6/3/2010  | 
The software-as-a-service offering aims to help smaller medical offices overcome steep barriers to electronic medical record system adoption.
NetSuite Launches Manufacturing Edition
News  |  6/3/2010  | 
Inventory controls and production engineering capabilities extend SaaS-based enterprise applications suite.
Rdio Launches Music Service In The Cloud
News  |  6/3/2010  | 
Social networking will play a major role in helping users discover new tunes from the mobile music subscription service.
Facebook Clickjacking Worm Persists
News  |  6/3/2010  | 
Spread via status messages, there's no mention of the 'likejacking' attack on Facebook's security page.
WSO2 Launches Private Cloud Platform
News  |  6/2/2010  | 
Stratos platform seeks to jump-start a build-out of private clouds, with a backbone of Apache-based products.
Army Outlines Cloud Computing Strategy
News  |  6/2/2010  | 
Application consolidation and server virtualization are steps in a broader plan to consolidate data centers and offer cloud services across Army operations.

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