The IBM Way On Analytics
IBM analytic services size up HR data from multiple sources to predict employee satisfaction and retention. Warning: Consulting is required.
Amazon Cloud Pricing Threatens Tech Titans
Amazon Web Services is on track to be a $24 billion annual infrastructure-as-a-service supplier within a decade, Morgan Stanley says. That's bad news for Red Hat, Oracle, SAP, Microsoft, IBM and Brocade.
Amazon's Vision For Single Sign-On
Amazon Web Services urges developers to use its single sign-on option, which would let Amazon, Facebook and Google users log in once for access to all three services.
Big Data ROI Still Tough To Measure
Business leaders believe in big data's potential but are frustrated by lengthy projects and complicated tools, according to IDG/Kapow study.
CFOs Join CMOs In Tech Power Grab
Like CMOs, CFOs increasingly shape technology selections, Oracle-Accenture study finds. CIOs must look past the threat and find opportunities to collaborate.
CloudCheckr Monitors Amazon GovCloud
Amazon cloud performance monitoring system goes a step further than competitors with specialized version that complies with federal security regulations.
Dropbox Adopts Single Sign-On Technology
Dropbox says any off-the-shelf or homegrown identity management system that's compatible with the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) standard can be configured to automatically sign users into its service.
VMware's Hybrid Cloud: Not Amazon's Model
VMware's Hybrid Cloud Service, detailed Tuesday, has important differences compared to Amazon Web Services. Customers will have to weigh the partner model and pricing.
VMware Reveals Hybrid Cloud Details
VMware says its hybrid cloud service will offer a "seamless extension" of customers' virtualized on-premises data centers. In a surprise, VMware undercuts Google on price.
Tale Of 2 ServiceNow Users: Problem Solvers
ServiceNow users share their experience with the SaaS offering. One uses IT service management for compliance and IT automation; the other has moved beyond IT into business services.
SAP Gives ERP A Facelift
SAP CEO says beautiful, consumer-grade look and feel is top priority for Fiori, SAP's new collection of 25 HTML5 applications.
How SAP Helps SMB Tame Tough Sales Cycle
CEO of JAR Systems, which makes mobile carts for tablets, PCs and other devices, disrupts bigger competitors by using SAP and other tools to optimize a complex sales-and-service lifecycle.
3M Uses Azure For Image Analysis Service
3M Manager Bill Smyth wanted to launch a new business without plunging into the company's capital budget allocation process. So he used Microsoft's Azure cloud services.