Content tagged with SaaS
posted in March 2012
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Terremark Offers Private Clouds For Enterprises
News  |  3/30/2012  | 
Verizon cloud unit uses technology from CloudSwitch acquisition to make it easy for reluctant cloud users to migrate in and out of infrastructure-as-a-service.
6 Reasons To Use Multiple Cloud Providers
News  |  3/29/2012  | 
Music Mastermind, Coupa Software share why they turned to more than one cloud services supplier. Yes, you can mix and match Amazon and Rackspace.
White House Shares $200 Million Big Data Plan
News  |  3/29/2012  | 
Obama administration announced plans to fund R&D push for big data analysis, for applications ranging from health to defense.
SuccessFactors Jam: Sweeter Than Salesforce.com Chatter?
News  |  3/29/2012  | 
SAP's recently acquired cloud business extends a Chatter-like social networking platform to 15 million subscribers at no charge.
Cloud Vendor Brings CFOs Closer To ERP Data
News  |  3/29/2012  | 
Host Analytics adds business intelligence capabilities so top execs can better anticipate future revenue.
Equinix Offers Private Cloud With A Twist
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Highly secure, highly networked Equinix facilities in Secaucus, N.J. and Chicago let enterprise customers install their own server racks, then manage them as private infrastructure-as-a-service operations.
Google Apps Vault Promises Easy E-Discovery
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Understanding and managing corporate correspondence can be simple and affordable, Google contends.
Put Your Test Lab In The Cloud
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Your options for having a software development lab in the cloud are increasing. Here’s how to get your dev lab there.
HP Takes Developer Slant With Cloud Offering
News  |  3/28/2012  | 
Your options for having a software development lab in the cloud are increasing. Here’s how to get your dev lab there.
Avaya Gives Peek At Future Of Collaboration
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
Awareness beats presence, Avaya says, outlining its vision for next generation collaboration tools at Enterprise Connect. Think technology that understands who's most relevant, based on your current work, not just who's online.
Agriculture Dept. Eyes Cloud For Geospatial Imagery
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
Farm Service Agency wants cloud service to host aerial images of farm boundaries for agency programs.
Cisco Unified Communications Play Includes iPad
News  |  3/27/2012  | 
At Enterprise Connect conference, Cisco announces Jabber will be coming to iPad and Windows. Also unveils new high-end telepresence design.
Computing Cartels Shake Up IT Purchasing
Commentary  |  3/26/2012  | 
Massive firms with global reach will emerge during the next 10 years, offering optimized stacks of computing capability on a pay-per-use basis.
Cloud Security Frameworks: A Journey or a Destination?
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
A viable cloud security framework, on the surface, it seems pretty basic and should mirror whatever security framework(s) your company has built around your legacy business systems.
Cloud Of Government Data Grows Over Chicago
News  |  3/26/2012  | 
City of Chicago, Cook County, and state of Illinois back Metro Chicago Data Convergence Cloud to give citizens access to government data from one Web portal.
Cloud Plans: Open Letter To Enterprise Application Vendors
Commentary  |  3/26/2012  | 
One of the biggest obstacles to cloud adoption is the state of application architecture. As buyers, we must get our app vendors on board--now.
Amazon Makes Clever Private Cloud Play
News  |  3/22/2012  | 
Partnership with Eucalyptus, the open-source purveyor of Amazon APIs, guarantees ongoing compatibility between public EC2 and private cloud operations.
HP Displaces Cisco, EMC In Sabre Data Centers
News  |  3/22/2012  | 
$800 million deal with travel industry leader replaces rivals' aging equipment with HP's latest virtualized, converged systems.
Microsoft's Answer To The End Of Software
Commentary  |  3/22/2012  | 
Microsoft's Convergence user conference convinced me that Dynamics will be a major player in the cloud, as Redmond bets big on customer choice.
Will Google Big Query Transform Big Data Analysis?
News  |  3/22/2012  | 
Search giant unveils cloud-based analytics service that will speed advertising data analysis and help companies sidestep the big-data skills gap.
Minnesota Completes Migration To Microsoft Cloud
News  |  3/21/2012  | 
After a year of testing, the state's Office of Enterprise Technology has moved nearly 39,000 workers to Office 365 for collaboration and email.
How To Navigate Intersection Of MDM, Cloud Email
Commentary  |  3/21/2012  | 
As mobile workforces meet cloud software, IT leaders may get confused about where to go with mobile device management tools.
What's On: Our Next Valley View
Commentary  |  3/21/2012  | 
The March 28 episode of our live Web TV show will feature hot cloud technologies, mobile chips, an update from Evernote, and much more.
Deadbeats 2.0: How SMBs Use Cloud To Get Paid
News  |  3/21/2012  | 
How two SMBs automate everything from friendly reminders to the not-so-friendly collections process.
Is Oracle Ignoring The Real Enemy?
Commentary  |  3/21/2012  | 
Oracle announced third quarter gains Tuesday. But while it focuses on SAP, nimble rivals such as Salesforce.com and WorkDay loom large.
Saba People Cloud Promotes Talent-Centric Enterprise Social
News  |  3/21/2012  | 
Saba brings the social profile together with learning and talent management systems, along with a Klout-like "PQ Score" for employee reputation.
Smarter Voice Capabilities Will Transform Medical Documentation
Commentary  |  3/20/2012  | 
Natural language processing combined with voice recognition produces clinical language understanding, which has the potential to profoundly change how information gets into clinical systems.
Microsoft Inches Closer To Delivering Cloud-Based ERP
News  |  3/19/2012  | 
Microsoft says Dynamics NAV and GP enterprise resource planning systems will run on Windows Azure by year end. But iPad and iPhone support is a question in some customers' minds.
Salesforce.com Makes Friends With CIOs
Commentary  |  3/16/2012  | 
Parade of CIOs at CloudForce shows how social networking inroads are making Salesforce.com a larger part of the IT infrastructure.
Evaluating Cloud-Based ID Management Solutions
News  |  3/16/2012  | 
Identity management in enterprise applications is never easy, and moving to the cloud makes it even more complex. Here are some approaches to help you take control of the challenges.
BroadVision Promotes Hybrid Public-Private Enterprise Social Networking
News  |  3/15/2012  | 
BroadVision's Clearvale collaboration system adds Conduits for bringing customers or partners into an internal conversation as guest users.
Anatomy Of An All-Cloud SMB
News  |  3/15/2012  | 
Startup runs on nothing but cloud applications. Here are the 16 apps they use and what they gain by skipping onsite IT infrastructure.
Salesforce.com: Rypple Beats SAP, Oracle HR Suites
News  |  3/15/2012  | 
Salesforce integrates Rypple social performance review system, upgrades website publishing platform.
Texas Hands Troubled IBM Contract To Capgemini, Xerox
News  |  3/15/2012  | 
Xerox and Capgemini take over troubled Texas data center consolidation and management project that fell well behind schedule and suffered numerous problems under IBM.
Cloud Startup Appirio Raises $60 Million
News  |  3/14/2012  | 
Twitter, Facebook, Salesforce.com, and Google partner gets Silicon Valley's biggest backing yet for a cloud startup.
Unresponsive IT? CEO Must Share Blame
Commentary  |  3/12/2012  | 
Social CRM and multi-channel marketing are the latest trends fueling questions about IT priorities, but have top executives bought into these priorities?
Data Protection Officer Drought Predicted
Commentary  |  3/12/2012  | 
Google's global privacy counsel doubts there are enough data defenders to help companies comply with EU data rules.
When To Pick Up Cloud As A Tool
Commentary  |  3/12/2012  | 
If you use infrastructure-as-a-service like Zynga and DreamWorks now do, it can be a good deal.
Azure Outage Caused By False Failure Alarms: Microsoft
News  |  3/11/2012  | 
Microsoft's post-mortem on recent Azure cloud outage says a deep Azure security mechanism contained a bug that didn't recognize Leap Day. This set off a cascade of false hardware failure notices.
Microsoft Answers Amazon With Azure Cloud Price Cuts
News  |  3/8/2012  | 
Earlier this week, Amazon slashed cloud costs. Now Microsoft lowers entry-level pricing, offers slightly larger server instances to woo new customers.
IT Jobs: 6 Essential Skills For The Cloud Era
News  |  3/8/2012  | 
Want to stay relevant in the cloud era's rapidly changing IT job market? Take this expert advice.
Embrace Enterprise 2.0 Trifecta
Commentary  |  3/8/2012  | 
Half measures won't work. Enterprises must adopt social/mobile, cloud, and big data technologies—all of them, not just one or two.
Atlassian Buys HipChat For Collaboration Power
News  |  3/7/2012  | 
HipChat adds real-time chat, including files and images, to Atlassian’s wiki, enterprise social networking, and collaborative software development tools.
Amazon Cuts Cloud Computing Prices
News  |  3/6/2012  | 
Amazon Web Services lowers prices 5% to 37%, reducing the cost of an entry level compute unit and enticing largest customers with volume deals.
Siemens Suite Upgrade: Better UC In Cloud, Mobile Devices
News  |  3/6/2012  | 
OpenScape Unified Communications Suite version 7, due out in June, has "call swipe" feature that lets users switch phones in mid call with one flick.
YouSendIt Gives Enterprises New SharePoint Power
News  |  3/6/2012  | 
With a SharePoint plugin and Active Directory integration, YouSendIt Workstream promises greater enterprise control over file sharing across organizations and devices.
Microsoft Azure Leap Day Outage Questions Persist
News  |  3/5/2012  | 
Is defective security certificate from a third party to blame for Azure outage? Microsoft won't say yet.
OpenText Sets Tempo For Enterprise File Sharing
News  |  3/5/2012  | 
Tempo and Tempo Express blend cloud-style file sharing, in the mode of Box or Dropbox, with enterprise control.
Cloud Will Create 14 Million Jobs, Study Says
News  |  3/5/2012  | 
Microsoft and IDC study predicts media, banking, and manufacturing sectors will see biggest job gains related to cloud computing.
Cloud 2012: More Data. More Efficiency. More Devices.
News  |  3/2/2012  | 
There’s no stopping data growth.
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