News & Commentary
Content tagged with Software as a Service posted in September 2010
IBM, ADP Launch Cloud Tax Service For SMBs
News  |  9/29/2010  | 
Online tax filing system will be integrated with small and medium business' enterprise resource planning sources.
Novell Upgrades SUSE Linux Appliance Toolkit
News  |  9/29/2010  | 
Combined with Novell Cloud Manager, the toolkit options for building workloads as virtual appliances, strive shorten customers' path to the cloud.
RightScale Launches Cloud Package For Developers, Testers
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
Front-end cloud management offerings expanded with server combinations for Java, PHP, Ruby, .Net software development.
State of Minnesota Moves To Microsoft's Cloud
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
More than 30,000 employees will migrate to services-based e-mail and collaboration.
Red Hat KVM Virtualization Powers Banking Startup
News  |  9/28/2010  | 
Financial services firm Ganart's experience with the open source code as the basis for its check cashing kiosks indicates how Red Hat is positioning itself for growth in private clouds.
Microsoft Dumps Windows Live Spaces For WordPress
News  |  9/27/2010  | 
Move raises questions about Redmond's ability to provide homegrown solutions for the Web 2.0 market.
Cisco Quad Mixes Social, Communication (Video)
Commentary  |  9/22/2010  | 
Cisco announced its Quad social networking platform back in June. It's got everything you'd imagine from the social side, and it integrates many enterprise-class communications tools as well. Our video walk through provides many of the details.
Microsoft Plans More Halo Releases
News  |  9/22/2010  | 
Software maker says it wants fans to have "ongoing relationship" with the blockbuster action game.
iPad, iPhone, iPod Get Napster App
News  |  9/20/2010  | 
$10 per month gives users full access to online music service's catalog of more than 10 million songs.
Halo Reach Hit With Disc Errors
News  |  9/20/2010  | 
Microsoft says it's received a small number of complaints from users playing on certain versions of the Xbox 360 console.
CommVault Unveils Cloud Disaster Recovery For SMBs
News  |  9/16/2010  | 
Leverages integration between Simpana software and Rackspace cloud hosting to secure backup and archive data.
Success Factors Upgrade Follows Salesforce.com Footsteps
News  |  9/16/2010  | 
Cloud-based applications vendor will add Chatter-style collaboration capabilities.
Novell Launches Cross Hypervisor Cloud Manager
News  |  9/15/2010  | 
System declutters private cloud resources and generates workloads on virtual machines from multiple vendors.
Halo Reach Breaks Xbox Live Record
News  |  9/15/2010  | 
Sales momentum continues for what may become one of the bestselling video games of all time.
InformationWeek 500: Eli Lilly Ties Future To Cloud
News  |  9/14/2010  | 
The pharmaceutical firm relies on the public cloud for compute-intensive scientific and drug development research and sees more extensive use of cloud computing as essential to its future.
Microsoft Questions Salesforce.com Growth Prospects
Commentary  |  9/14/2010  | 
Will the hot CRM vendor be a cloud computing shooting star? Rival exec says R&D investments won't measure up.
Verizon Intros Cloud Computing For SMBs
News  |  9/14/2010  | 
Pay-as-you-go, on-demand model offers small and midsized businesses features including built-in security and prebuilt server templates.
Department Of Justice Bureau Builds Private Cloud
News  |  9/10/2010  | 
The Office of Justice Programs spent $9 million and 16 months on a new dynamically virtual hosting environment for its key IT systems.
TrackVia Launches Cloud Database Application Platform For SMBs
News  |  9/9/2010  | 
Simplified online interface can be used by a business user without relational database administration experience, says company CEO.
Gov 2.0 Summit: Labor CFO Discusses Cloud Pitfalls
News  |  9/8/2010  | 
If the Department of Labor had to move its financial systems to the cloud all over again, it would plan better, says the agency's CFO.
Facebook Wannabe Salesforce.com Intros Chatter Mobile
News  |  9/8/2010  | 
Collaboration app for iPad, iPhone, RIM and Android will let CRM users follow sales opportunities, customers, service issues and colleagues.
Ubuntu 10.10 Linux Released To Beta
News  |  9/3/2010  | 
Distribution, codenamed Maverick Meerkat, speeds boot time, enhances cloud integration.
Sony Intros Qriocity Media Streaming Service
News  |  9/2/2010  | 
Cloud-based video and music service will challenge Apple's iTunes Store when it launches in Europe this fall.
VMware Launches Cloud Application Development Platform
News  |  9/1/2010  | 
The Spring Framework has been expanded into a cloud application development platform capable of producing Java applications optimized to run in VMware virtual machines on a cloud cluster.
Google Releases SketchUp 8
News  |  9/1/2010  | 
The latest version of Google's modeling software offers improved tools to amateur and professional 3D artists alike.


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