Content tagged with Enterprise
posted in September 2012
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Social Business Nominations: Do I Hear A Second?
Commentary  |  9/30/2012  | 
Help us develop our list of 10 Top Social Business Leaders.
DH2i Takes On SQL Server Consolidation Challenge
News  |  9/28/2012  | 
Startup led by former HP PolyServe staff uses virtualization-like techniques to stack up SQL Server instances on a single host, cutting core-based license costs.
Apple's Top 20 Public Apologies
News  |  9/28/2012  | 
Apple Maps mea culpa continues a tradition of atonement. Here's a list of the company's top 20 promises to do better.
How LexisNexis Competes In Hadoop Age
News  |  9/28/2012  | 
Open source HPCC platform evolves from turnkey system to Hadoop competitor.
AMD, BlueStacks Bring 500,000 Android Apps To Windows
News  |  9/28/2012  | 
AMD's AppZone taps BlueStacks tech to bring popular Android apps to PCs. What does that mean for Microsoft's new Windows app marketplace?
Windows 7 More Popular Than Windows 8?
News  |  9/28/2012  | 
Price, compatibility, and the interface formerly known as Metro are among users' biggest concerns about Microsoft's upcoming operating system, poll finds.
Facebook Seeks Next-Generation Big Data Tools
Commentary  |  9/28/2012  | 
Social network giant Facebook and venture capital blue chip Accel Partners think emerging platforms like Hadoop deserve new business intelligence, data visualization, and analytics tools.
Microsoft Faces Formal EU Antitrust Violation Charges
News  |  9/27/2012  | 
Software maker could pay up to $7.4 billion for failing to give European Union consumers alternatives to Explorer Web browser.
Oracle 12c Database: Open World's Centerpiece
News  |  9/27/2012  | 
Oracle's venerable database will gain virtualization; new Exadata appliance and tighter integration between cloud and on-premises data also expected.
Big Data Analytics Predict Obama Win
News  |  9/27/2012  | 
Prediction models point to Obama victory--but, as big data election forecasters learned in 2008, it's still too early to count Romney out.
What Collaboration Can And Can't Fix
Commentary  |  9/27/2012  | 
Your collaboration vision must be grounded in real problems your business needs to solve.
Is Windows 8 Too Risky For IT?
Commentary  |  9/27/2012  | 
Microsoft's new OS may be just too different for conservative IT departments, Gartner says. But here's why I'm not counting Windows 8 out--even in the near term.
Oracle Open World: Key Issues On Tap
News  |  9/26/2012  | 
Oracle applications executive Steve Miranda, via Twitter chat, suggests Fusion, Taleo, and RightNow will be focus of attention at next week's Oracle Open World conference.
NetSuite CEO: What's Next For ERP In Cloud
News  |  9/26/2012  | 
Watch video of our full interview with NetSuite CEO Zach Nelson on his 'complicated' relationship with Oracle, and much more.
Nook E-Reader Headed To Windows 8
News  |  9/26/2012  | 
Barnes & Noble debuts Nook HD, plans to port e-reading and display technology to Microsoft's new operating system.
Tibbr 4 Adds Enterprise Social Graph API, App Market
News  |  9/25/2012  | 
Tibco's enterprise social network reflects company's heritage in enterprise application integration and business intelligence.
Windows Server 2008 Support Lives On, XP Won't
News  |  9/25/2012  | 
Microsoft gives Windows Server 2012's predecessor a longer lease on life, while reminding enterprise users that XP's days are numbered.
Sales Contest Builder: Old Challenge, New Gamification
News  |  9/25/2012  | 
Gamification app from ePrize lives on the Salesforce.com platform, addresses a classic challenge for sales managers.
Tibco Spotfire Revamp Supports Big Data Analytics
News  |  9/25/2012  | 
Tibco Spotfire, already popular for finding the proverbial needle in the haystack, now works smarter with the biggest haystacks.
HootSuite Conversations Tool Adds Collaboration Features
News  |  9/25/2012  | 
Free HootSuite tool, out now in beta form, lets you conduct real-time chat within a social context.
Feds Want Wider Use Of Health Records Applet
News  |  9/25/2012  | 
'Blue Button' web applet that provides personal health records has been popular with U.S. veterans; White House now promoting use by private sector insurers.
RIM Shows New BlackBerry Hardware Design
News  |  9/25/2012  | 
Research In Motion hints at the future of the BlackBerry as it shares a hardware reference platform device with a big screen and the latest version of BB 10 operating system.
Twitter Helps Build Social Data Ecosystem
Commentary  |  9/25/2012  | 
Twitter's Certified Products Program is a step in the right direction toward improving data quality, analysis, and social business decision making. Let's hope Facebook and LinkedIn follow suit.
Microsoft Exchange Server 2013 Adds Compliance Power
News  |  9/24/2012  | 
Microsoft builds new security tools into latest version of Exchange that are designed to stop compliance breaches before they occur.
Big Data 'Cloud Appliance' Offers Storage Alternative
News  |  9/24/2012  | 
DataDirect Networks, YottaStor system targets government agencies, promising lower costs and greater control of sensitive data.
Salesforce.com's Next Steps To Become The Next Oracle
Commentary  |  9/24/2012  | 
Salesforce.com is still tiny compared to giants like IBM, Oracle, and SAP, but there's plenty of room for fast growth in new markets. Here's what it needs to do next.
Why Bechtel Chose Chatter (Not To Boost Sales)
News  |  9/21/2012  | 
Largest construction and engineering company in the U.S. is an example of an enterprise choosing Chatter on its own merits, rather than as an adjunct to sales productivity.
VMware Socialcast Makes Enterprise Apps More Social
News  |  9/21/2012  | 
Socialcast Integration Engine brings collaboration capabilities into CRM, inventory management, HR, and other business applications.
Salesforce.com's Benioff Preaches To New Flock: CMOs
Commentary  |  9/21/2012  | 
Marc Benioff wants marketing to be Salesforce's next $1 billion business. To get there, he's jumping right into the growing tension between IT and marketing execs.
Salesforce.com Seeks Foothold Throughout The Enterprise
News  |  9/20/2012  | 
Identity, mobile, and social networking capabilities are key to Salesforce's plan to move beyond sales and marketing, deep into enterprise operations.
Mobile Is Not A Sideshow
Commentary  |  9/20/2012  | 
Some businesses at GigaOm Mobilize conference report that mobile is 25% of their Web traffic, yet many enterprises still don't have mobile-optimized websites.
Coca-Cola On Chatter: Beyond The Secret Formula
News  |  9/20/2012  | 
Coca-Cola wants Saleforce.com's Chatter to be a force for innovation, if the company can get past its 'secret formula culture.'
5 Reasons To Like Windows Server 2012
News  |  9/20/2012  | 
Microsoft has packed in plenty of features to help solve pressing business problems.
Windows 8 Makes Strides In Mobility
News  |  9/20/2012  | 
The OS will tempt those looking to go mobile while staying within the Microsoft world.
5 Reasons Windows 8 Could Save Microsoft's Bacon
Commentary  |  9/20/2012  | 
The mobility revolution and RIM's self-immolation couldn't come at a better time for Redmond.
Why Are We Still Buying Desktop OSes, Anyway?
Commentary  |  9/20/2012  | 
Add up what that Windows 8 upgrade really costs before committing.
Why No Ultrabook Pep Rally At IDF?
Commentary  |  9/20/2012  | 
PC vendors expect Windows 8 Ultrabooks to reverse PC sales that are eroding to tablets. So why didn't Intel rally the developer troops to start placing component orders at IDF?
iOS 6: 5 Things That Disappoint
Commentary  |  9/20/2012  | 
Apple's new mobile operating system offers some much-needed improvements, but plenty of things still need polish.
Salesforce.com Goes To Work.com
News  |  9/20/2012  | 
Salesforce.com and Facebook co-developed new Work.com app for goal-setting, employee feedback, and performance reviews.
iOS 6: 5 Things To Like
Commentary  |  9/20/2012  | 
Apple's new mobile operating system is finally available. Here are five great things about iOS 6.
Dell Unveils Windows 8 Enterprise Tablet, Ultrabook
News  |  9/20/2012  | 
Dell bets that its new enterprise-oriented Latitude devices can help it reclaim market share from the BYOD crowd.
Chatter In The Air, Everywhere
News  |  9/20/2012  | 
Salesforce.com expands its Chatter product family, while GE and Virgin America are exploring exotic applications of the enterprise social network.
Intelligence Agency Invests In Big Data Management
News  |  9/19/2012  | 
Venture investment firm for U.S. intelligence agencies looks to 10gen, maker of the MongoDB open source database, to help analyze structured and unstructured multi-source data.
HTC Debuts Windows Phone 8 Smartphones
News  |  9/19/2012  | 
HTC hopes to resurrect sales with Windows Phone 8X and 8S smartphones, which have vibrant colors, Beats Audio, and Gorilla Glass.
Salesforce.com Unifies, Extends Cloud Portfolio
News  |  9/19/2012  | 
At Dreamforce conference, Salesforce.com's marketing, development platform, and HTML5 announcements point to consolidation of acquisitions even as it adds new file-sharing, social, and collaborative capabilities.
Salesforce.com's Heroku Expands To Host Java Development
News  |  9/18/2012  | 
Salesforce.com's independent cloud unit, Heroku, seeks to link core CRM and enterprise Java applications. Until now, they've been worlds apart.
Plantronics Gives Sales Pros New Software Tools
News  |  9/18/2012  | 
Plantronics wants to do more than merely connect calls, supplements its headsets with new apps that simplify CRM processes and harness users' social networks.
Zuora: $82 Million Bet On 2 Big Ideas
Commentary  |  9/18/2012  | 
Zuora is the latest startup whose success hinges on customers' willingness to turn their business over to a cloud vendor.
Hortonworks' Hadoop Dilemma: Get Rich Giving Ideas Away
Commentary  |  9/18/2012  | 
Hortonworks shares its innovations with everybody, including rivals Cloudera and MapR. CEO Rob Bearden says the market will 'return to its rightful owner.'
Oracle To Buy SelectMinds For Social Recruiting
News  |  9/18/2012  | 
Oracle's planned acquisition complements earlier purchase of Taleo and stokes competition with IBM, Salesforce.com, and SAP in talent management.
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