Content tagged with Enterprise
posted in April 2011
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SAS Institute Creates Internal Facebook With Socialcast
News  |  4/29/2011  | 
Socialcast offers support for internal company activity streams that mimic the news feed on a Facebook page and is available as a service or as a software appliance.
Microsoft Sees Business PC Sales Up 9%
News  |  4/29/2011  | 
The need to replace aging machines and upgrade to Windows 7 drives uptick in corporate market.
Feds Seek IT Ideas From Private Sector
Commentary  |  4/29/2011  | 
Federal CIO Vivek Kundra has called a meeting with business CIOs to identify emerging tech trends, with a goal of helping federal agencies begin planning now for what comes next.
IBM Tutors Yale Students On Social Media Analytics
News  |  4/28/2011  | 
Cognos Consumer Insight business intelligence and analytic tools used by Yale MBA candidates to seek insight and identify evolving topics.
Google Gmail Gets Shared Inboxes
News  |  4/28/2011  | 
Cloud workflow specialist RunMyProcess adds key collaboration feature to help businesses jump from Microsoft Exchange to Google Gmail.
SAP Product Promise Pushes Ahead Of Profit
Commentary  |  4/28/2011  | 
Software giant's first-quarter financial results fall short of expectations as its mobile, in-memory database, and on-demand products ramp up.
Five Things To Expect From RIM's BlackBerry World
Commentary  |  4/28/2011  | 
New BlackBerrys, a revised BlackBerry OS, and info on the PlayBook's first two weeks of life will highlight Research In Motion's annual developer and partner event in Orlando next week.
RIM Acquires Cloud Calendar Startup Tungle
News  |  4/28/2011  | 
BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook tablets will get enhanced scheduling and calendar capabilities in the wake of RIM's purchase of Tungle.
Air Force CIO Outlines $1.2 Billion Savings Plan
News  |  4/28/2011  | 
CIO William Lord said the Air Force can save money through network optimization, data center consolidation, identity access management, enterprise email, and other efforts.
Obama Orders Federal Agencies To Upgrade Customer Service
News  |  4/27/2011  | 
The Executive Order requires federal agencies to develop plans to leverage technology to improve their customer service capabilities.
Everyone Wants to Own Your Activity Stream
Commentary  |  4/27/2011  | 
Enterprise collaboration tools are adopting activity streams a la Twitter or Facebook, but how many streams do you really need?
Google Apps Tuned For SMBs
News  |  4/27/2011  | 
Google has made some pricing and billing changes for those that use Google Apps.
U.S. OKs Expiration of Microsoft Antitrust Deal
News  |  4/27/2011  | 
At court hearing, DOJ and state attorneys pass on their last chance to challenge May 12 deadline.
GageIn Combines Social, News Media Tracking With Discussion
News  |  4/26/2011  | 
Intended to boost businesses' competitive intelligence, the freemium service combines social and news media aggregation with sharing and commenting features.
Lawson Accepts Infor's $2 Billion Bid
News  |  4/26/2011  | 
ERP provider will become number three vendor and Infor CEO Charles Phillips pledges aggressive investment and support.
DARPA Launches Translation Software Initiative
News  |  4/26/2011  | 
The Defense research agency is developing technology to translate Arabic and Mandarin Chinese in real-time, face-to-face communications.
Get To Know The New HP
Commentary  |  4/25/2011  | 
Léo Apotheker has Hewlett-Packard positioned right where it needs to be.
WorkSimple Targeting Bigger Firms With Social Goals Tool
News  |  4/25/2011  | 
The social, web-based tool for employee goal setting and tracking is expanding reaching beyond the SMB market as enterprise customers seek ways to assess performance.
Oracle President Safra Catz Adds CFO Duties
News  |  4/25/2011  | 
Jeff Epstein has resigned as CFO, a job he had held since August 2008 when he took over the post from Catz.
75% Of Enterprises To Use Videoconferencing By 2013
News  |  4/25/2011  | 
Immersive telepresence technology that uses high-definition, life-sized images holds great appeal for collaboration, but is costly and a bandwidth hog.
Video Analytics Can Boost Corporate Performance
News  |  4/25/2011  | 
Dartfish specializes in analyzing athletes, but says its technology can be applied on the factory floor or to a corporate presentation.
Oracle Wants To Kill HP-Itanium, Users Say
News  |  4/25/2011  | 
Survey shows that Oracle's decision to cancel development on the Intel chip could alienate customers.
Air Force To Build Intelligence Sharing Cloud
News  |  4/25/2011  | 
Intelligent Software Solutions won a $49.9 million task order for a system to gather and share intelligence information across multiple military and federal sources.
Cost, IT Support Top BI Obstacles For SMBs
News  |  4/25/2011  | 
Microsoft had the largest market share, followed by Business Objects, LogiXML, Cognos, and SAP, according to a LogiXML survey.
Cloud Takes A Hit: Amazon Must Fix EC2
Commentary  |  4/22/2011  | 
Amazon's "availability zones" were a key protective concept for the cloud, but they failed to protect access to data when EC2 went down.
DHS Blasts FEMA's CIO, IT Infrastructure
News  |  4/22/2011  | 
The Department of Homeland Security's Inspector General said poor planning and management are hindering the agency's efforts to repair IT problems.
Vidyo Takes Video Conferencing Mobile
News  |  4/22/2011  | 
VidyoMobile can connect users of Apple's iPhones, iPads, and iPods, as well as Android-based smartphones and tablets, with desktop PCs and video conferencing rooms.
Amazon EC2 Outage Hobbles Websites
News  |  4/21/2011  | 
Engine Yard, Foursquare, Hootsuite, Heroku, Quora, and Reddit were among the websites that suffered from slowed or disabled access.
MicroStrategy Expands Business Intelligence For SMBs
News  |  4/21/2011  | 
Visual Insight allows users to glean, analyze, and publish data without centralized IT support or deep BI expertise.
NSA Building $896.5 Million Supercomputing Center
News  |  4/21/2011  | 
Exclusive: The spy agency aims to complete the powerful, energy efficient, secure High Performance Computing Center at NSA headquarters in Fort Meade, Md., by December 2015.
NSA CIO Pursues Intelligence-Sharing Architecture
News  |  4/21/2011  | 
In an exclusive interview, Lonny Anderson discusses plans for a shared development environment for U.S. intelligence agencies, cloud computing, and tech modernization.
Where Does Oracle's Itanium Dump Leave You?
Commentary  |  4/21/2011  | 
Companies running Oracle software on HP's big servers will have to make choices. Here are the well-known migrations paths, a few unheralded options, and possible unintended consequences.
Military Software Developers Get Enhanced Social Network
News  |  4/20/2011  | 
Social media extension are added to the Forge.mil software collaboration tools to boost collaboration outside project boundaries.
Microsoft: Salesforce Is In Our Crosshairs
News  |  4/20/2011  | 
Software maker is targeting rival's cloud customers with Dynamics CRM Online, which has seen about 20,000 trial downloads since January launch.
Google Launches Earth Builder For Enterprise Mapping
News  |  4/19/2011  | 
The cloud-based platform provides hosted storage and computational power for geospatial data and resources to be securely published through Google Earth and Google Maps.
Crimson Hexagon Reads Social Feeds With Human Help
News  |  4/19/2011  | 
Once trained by a human, the ForSight social media monitoring software can achieve about 97% accuracy in scoring or categorizing statements, tweets, and posts, the company claimed.
IBM Q1 Profit Jumps 13%, Guidance Raised
News  |  4/19/2011  | 
Strong gains in services, software and hardware sales help Big Blue handily beat Street estimates.
System z Gets Extra Linux Support, Customer Win
News  |  4/19/2011  | 
IBM snags mainframe customer from Oracle and HP, while Novell boosts open source services for the platform.
Microsoft Office 365 Signals Huge Cloud Shift
Commentary  |  4/19/2011  | 
More than 100,000 organizations are signed up to test the vendor's new on-demand platform, suggesting email and collaboration could overtake CRM as the top services-based app.
Best Of Interop 2011 Finalists
Slideshows  |  4/18/2011  | 
The Best of Interop Awards recognize exhibitors that have made significant technological advancements in specific category areas. The winners in each category represent the products that the judges believe have the most significant technical impact on their segment, and are helping to move business technology forward. This year, more than 100 candidates were under consideration for Best of Interop and here we present the 2011 finalists in each category.
Defense Department Adds Social Networking To Developer Site
News  |  4/18/2011  | 
Forge.mil Community offers an online venue for connecting and sharing information about open source projects managed within the DoD's collaborative development site.
Socialtext Offers On-Premises Option For Social Media
News  |  4/15/2011  | 
VMware integration will help spread the microblogging, wiki, and document sharing workload across enterprise servers, according to CEO Eugene Lee.
Microsoft Dynamics Lines Up Against SAP, Oracle, And Salesforce
Commentary  |  4/15/2011  | 
The vendor has hit its stride on the technology front and now must worry about how to compete in the channel.
Centralized Social Media Control For Distributed Organizations
News  |  4/14/2011  | 
One to One Global has joined Hearsay in attacking corporate-local structures with an emphasis on central control.
Lexalytics Analyzes Wikipedia To Understand How Humans Think
News  |  4/14/2011  | 
Concepts extracted from the community created encyclopedia can be used to improve analysis of documents and sentiment in social media.
HP To Transform Legacy Applications In The Cloud
News  |  4/14/2011  | 
Suite of services aims to help modernize aging mainframe systems to achieve more streamlined operations, greater flexibility, and more innovation.
CIO Risk Takers, Rain Makers
Commentary  |  4/13/2011  | 
When CIOs take calculated risks, choosing emerging technologies from less established companies, the payoff can be enticing. We take you inside the journey of two established organizations for a deeper look at this success.
Teradata Boosts Data Warehousing Performance With SSDs
News  |  4/13/2011  | 
Blending hard drives and solid-state memory, Teradata's 6680 promises four times faster performance than the vendor's latest hard-disk-only platform.
HP Targets Banks' Compliance Needs
News  |  4/13/2011  | 
Hewlett-Packard believes financial services firms are moving from cost containment to innovation as they look to stay ahead of new rules.
Converseon Humanizes Social Media Monitoring
News  |  4/13/2011  | 
Software alone can't put context into what people are really saying about a company.
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