Content tagged with Enterprise
posted in May 2011
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VMware Seeks Collaboration Dominance With Socialcast Buy
Commentary  |  5/31/2011  | 
It already leads the virtualized data center, now it's taking on the Microsoft/Citrix alliance with more end-user computing and cloud software.
VMware Buys Socialcast For Cloud Apps
News  |  5/31/2011  | 
The enterprise social media management and collaboration platform already taps VMware for on-premises deployment as an appliance.
Military Finds Security In Virtualized Desktops
Commentary  |  5/31/2011  | 
The Defense Intelligence Agency and Air Force are working on a secure, mobile end user client, and they believe virtualization is the key to achieving it.
Software AG Buys Metismo To Support Mobile Apps
News  |  5/31/2011  | 
The middleware vendor's latest acquisitions nets a platform for writing apps once and delivering them across Android, Apple, BlackBerry, Symbian, and Windows devices.
Transportation Dept. Gets $100 Million For Wireless Apps
News  |  5/31/2011  | 
The White House wants DOT to develop wireless applications to deliver emergency services, Internet access in remote locations, and other innovative services.
SAP And Sybase: The Synergy Begins
Commentary  |  5/31/2011  | 
The two companies appear to be on track to become a cohesive strategic unit, now it's time to execute on that potential.
GSA Seeks Cloud-Based IT Management Tools
News  |  5/27/2011  | 
The software as a service provider must provide service desk, asset management, client management, network service monitoring, and system management tools, among others.
DOD Tests Delivery Of Data To Mobile Devices
News  |  5/27/2011  | 
Relevant ISR to the Edge is a program the military is testing to send intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance data to soldiers via technology-agnostic handhelds.
Satisfaction Insurance For Your Social Business Platform
Commentary  |  5/27/2011  | 
Writing and rewriting test scripts may be a tedious task, but it forces you to have a plan and constantly improve upon it.
Oracle Dives Into Retail Analytic Apps
News  |  5/27/2011  | 
The company's Retail Merchandising Analytics combines a prebuilt data model for building a data warehouse with predefined dashboards, metrics, and reports on various aspects of retail performance.
Cray's XK6 Supercomputer Promises 50-Petaflop Performance
News  |  5/27/2011  | 
AMD 16-core, Opteron processors, Nvidia Tesla graphics processors, and a Linux-based operating system are the foundation of Cray's fastest machine.
IT As A Service Is The Future
Commentary  |  5/26/2011  | 
Software execs say software as a service has more domains to conquer, will gradually take over more of the IT infrastructure.
NewsGator Adds Video To SharePoint Social Sites
News  |  5/26/2011  | 
Microsoft SharePoint-based social software gets video sharing, plus enhanced news feeds and brainstorming.
iOS 4 Hardware Encryption Cracked By Forensics Firm
News  |  5/26/2011  | 
The iPhone 4 is at risk, but the forensics tool will only be sold to law enforcement, intelligence agencies, and forensics investigators.
Cisco, AppSense Partner On Virtualization
News  |  5/26/2011  | 
By combining desktop and user virtualization, AppSense and Cisco hope to make virtualizing desktop PCs more appealing.
The Law Of Social Media: Employers Beware
Commentary  |  5/25/2011  | 
A harder line against employers by the National Labor Relations Board, as well as a lack of case law, leave a lot of room for business risk.
DOD Blamed For Duplicative IT Systems
News  |  5/25/2011  | 
The department is spending more than it needs to on health IT systems and could reduce overlap to save money, the U.S. comptroller said.
BlueStacks Runs Android Apps On Windows PCs
News  |  5/25/2011  | 
The startup company's software is designed to help people access apps and data that's stuck on their smartphones from their PC.
Aternity Upgrades App Performance Management
News  |  5/24/2011  | 
Frontline Performance Intelligence Platform 5.0 reports what the end users see, not how well things are running in the data center.
Software AG Buying In-Memory Management Supplier Terracotta
News  |  5/24/2011  | 
In-memory systems are gaining popularity for their ability to scale up websites, applications running on server clusters, and apps in the cloud.
Jive Updates Social Media Platform
News  |  5/24/2011  | 
The Jive 5 release adds an Apps Market, Microsoft Outlook and Office integration, and a revamped interface to help identify "hidden expertise" within an organization.
SDL Upgrades Content Management System
News  |  5/24/2011  | 
By adapting to reader patterns and user feedback, SDL hopes to eliminate the need for conventional technical manuals.
Amazon Launches On-Demand Oracle Database Services
News  |  5/24/2011  | 
Two-tier licensing approach supports pay-as-you-go access for those who need licenses and those who already own Oracle 11g.
Navy SEALs Need More Bandwidth For Website
News  |  5/24/2011  | 
The military is seeking a Web hosting provider to handle the site because of increased traffic and also wants a host of services such as firewalling, anti-virus protection, monitoring, and more.
RingCube Personalizes VMware, Citrix Virtual Desktops
News  |  5/24/2011  | 
By piggybacking on the leading virtualization vendors, the company works to create individual virtualized desktop without driving up storage costs.
Who's The Top Innovator: SAP Or Oracle?
Commentary  |  5/23/2011  | 
A customer's query at SAP's Sapphire User Conference forces a closer look at the two companies.
Oracle Sued Over Alleged ERP Project Cost Overruns
News  |  5/23/2011  | 
N.J.'s Montclair State claims the portal project intended to modernize business and academic processes is $20 million over the planned cost and lacked clear accounting.
Michigan Experiences Two IT Outages
News  |  5/23/2011  | 
About 25,000 state employees were unable to access the state's IT network for several hours one day and problems during a disaster recovery test prevented thousands from completing motor vehicle transactions in state branch offices for nearly two days.
Moxie Adds iPhone App, Video Management
News  |  5/23/2011  | 
The company's Employee Spaces software gains a native iPhone app and now lets users upload videos in more than 100 formats and have them automatically transcoded into the MP4 format.
Health IT Boosts Bottom Line For Hospitals
News  |  5/23/2011  | 
The Fitch Ratings analysis suggests that better informatics and adherence to quality standards really do drive the bottom line.
Microsoft Should Pursue ARM Acquisition Next
Commentary  |  5/23/2011  | 
Tiffs with longtime partners HP and Intel show that Redmond must take control of its own destiny to make strides in mobile computing.
SAP Expands List Of Oracle Database Alternatives
Commentary  |  5/23/2011  | 
Sybase ASE joins IBM DB2 and Microsoft SQL Server on the certified database list, but the ringer in this crowd is Hana.
VA, DOD Lack Coordinated Health IT Plan
News  |  5/20/2011  | 
Both departments have invested heavily in modernizing their own separate electronic health record systems.
Big Tech Vendors Form Open Virtualization Alliance
News  |  5/20/2011  | 
Red Hat and IBM join with Intel, HP, BMC Software, Eucalyptus, and SUSE Linux to provide an alternative to VMware.
SAP Cloud Partnerships Expand On-Demand Options
News  |  5/20/2011  | 
Amazon, Dell, Verizon and China Telecom services deals highlight the app vendor's broad cloud-computing strategy.
Apple's Retail Lesson
Commentary  |  5/19/2011  | 
The company's strong performance isn't just about strong products; it's about a meticulously managed customer experience.
DOD Releases Open Source Development Guide
News  |  5/19/2011  | 
The military's 68-page guide provides best practices and other resources to to help developers create software using open technologies.
SAP Hana Overshadows BusinessObjects 4.0 At Sapphire
Commentary  |  5/19/2011  | 
The in-memory appliance and the big BI release are both set for release next month, so why is it that only Hana got the limelight and customer testimonials at this week's event?
Northrop Grumman To Pay $4.7 Million For Virginia Outage
News  |  5/19/2011  | 
Contractor will pay for improvements and compensate for agency losses following an IT failure that shuttered government systems last summer.
Microsoft Wins San Francisco Cloud Email Deal
News  |  5/18/2011  | 
CIO Jon Walter said the city will move 23,000 users on seven separate systems to Microsoft Exchange Online and consider the cloud for future migrations.
Data.gov Evolves From Repository To Cloud Platform
News  |  5/18/2011  | 
The White House has added new features to the website to transform it into an open-API-based foundation for building new services and applications.
SAP Showcases Innovation At Sapphire
News  |  5/18/2011  | 
The apps vendor announces multiple mobile, in-memory, and on-demand platforms, products, and partnerships at its user conference.
Cloud Failures Aren't The Problem; IT Is
Commentary  |  5/18/2011  | 
Amazon's and Microsoft's outages and Dropbox security practices mask the real question--can IT compete with the cloud?
Exclusive: SAP-Oracle Tussle Alters Hana Appliance Plan
Commentary  |  5/17/2011  | 
SAP is rolling out its Hana in-memory appliance all right, but a hitch could lead to a different data-integration approach for customers running Oracle database.
IFS Shows Social Vision For ERP Suite
News  |  5/17/2011  | 
Social media features like status updates, wiki-style help, and unified communications will be coming to the company flagship ERP suite.
Tiny Satellites Ride On Shuttle Endeavour's Last Mission
News  |  5/17/2011  | 
Cornell University and Sandia National Laboratories developed the one-inch square devices to study space dust and collect data on solar winds.
Microsoft Mango Update To Include Key Enterprise Features
News  |  5/17/2011  | 
Windows Phone 7's next big operating system release promises enhancements to email, Lync support, connectivity to Office 365, and extension of Information Rights Management.
VMware Unveils Horizon App Manager
News  |  5/17/2011  | 
Open service aims to unite public and private cloud services, enabling the consumerization of IT in the enterprise.
Philadelphia To Roll Out EHR From eClinicalWorks
News  |  5/16/2011  | 
The e-health records system will be used to help provide care at eight outpatient clinics run by the city's department of public health and several correctional facilities.
DHS Scraps Financial Systems Consolidation Project
News  |  5/16/2011  | 
The Transformation and Systems Consolidation project has been killed while the Department of Homeland Security ponders a cloud-based, less integrated modernization plan.
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