Content tagged with Services
posted in March 2010
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Feds Developing Cloud Security Program
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
Proposed FedRAMP effort would make it easier for federal agencies to overcome compliance hurdles and participate in the Obama administration's drive toward the cloud.
White House Revising Outsourcing Policies
News  |  3/31/2010  | 
The policy changes requires agencies to keep "inherently governmental" jobs on the federal payroll.
Global CIO: Larry Ellison's Nightmare: 10 Ways SAP Can Beat Oracle
Commentary  |  3/30/2010  | 
Ellison bluntly predicted Oracle will blow past SAP in enterprise apps, but here are 10 steps SAP should take to reassert its preeminence.
Aruba VBN 2.0 Puts Branch Offices In The Cloud
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Virtual branch office networking software links central IT operations to remote offices, and can reach roaming workers.
Bank Of America Taps Cisco For TelePresence
News  |  3/30/2010  | 
Under a managed service agreement, Cisco will install 200 TelePresence units and provide monitoring, support, and maintenance.
Global CIO: Oracle's Dazzling Profit Machine Threatened By Rimini Suit
Commentary  |  3/29/2010  | 
The two-way litigation's nominally about intellectual property but is really about Oracle's phenomenally profitable support revenue.
Harbinger Plans LTE Network
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
The company plans to use a combination of terrestrial base stations and SkyTerra satellites to deliver Long Term Evolution services to wireless providers.
Colorado Piloting Health, Education Telepresence
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
The state is working with Cisco to implement remote health and distance learning, as well as make Colorado's buildings more energy efficient.
Fed IT Urged To Emulate Private Sector
News  |  3/29/2010  | 
Government IT pros should follow the lead of private industry to improve project management, customer service, and accountability, report says.
Google Broadband Plan Stirs Hunger For Speed
News  |  3/26/2010  | 
The company's experimental fiber network plan has elicited almost 200,000 invitations from speed-starved Internet users.
Apple iBookstore More Relaxed About Explicit Content
News  |  3/26/2010  | 
Explicit content in Apple's iBookstore seems not to be the problem that it is in the App Store.
CA Completes 3Tera Acquisition
News  |  3/25/2010  | 
The purchase of 3Tera, a supplier of application packaging for the cloud, is CA's third acquisition of a cloud computing startup this year.
Dell Offers Turnkey Cloud Computing Package
News  |  3/24/2010  | 
The package will integrate PowerEdge C servers and services from Dell with software from Dell partners to reduce the cost of building cloud computing environments.
Google Suggests Ways Around China Apps Roadblocks
News  |  3/24/2010  | 
The search engine giant is warning users of its services in China that disruptions to Google Apps are possible.
Gmail Gets Intruder Alarm
News  |  3/24/2010  | 
Watching for suspicious account activity is now easier for Gmail users.
Global CIO: Are Oracle, HP, Cisco & IBM Too Big To Innovate?
Commentary  |  3/23/2010  | 
They're great at acquiring aggressively and generating huge cash positions—but do those translate into customer-focused innovation? We hand out report cards for each.
NYSE Data Center Upgrade To Yield New Business
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
NYSE Euronext will offer infrastructure and hosted services in addition to its data and trading services when it brings two new mega-data centers online.
China Calls Google's Actions 'Wrong'
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Chinese authorities have warned Google not to politicize commerce.
Clearwire Expanding To LA, Miami
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Seven more cities will get Clearwire's WiMax service by the end of the year, the firm announced at CTIA.
Android Builds Extend Corona SDK Beyond iPhone
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Generating apps that run on multiple mobile platforms is getting easier.
More Want iPad Than Kindle
News  |  3/23/2010  | 
Consumer interest in e-readers and tablets has risen dramatically, fueled largely by the publicity surrounding the iPad.
Google Ends Censorship In China
News  |  3/22/2010  | 
The world now waits for the reaction of the Chinese government.
AT&T To Sell Palm Smartphones
News  |  3/22/2010  | 
Palm's stock rose on news that AT&T is taking preorders for the Pre Plus and Pixi Plus.
Chinese Netizens Seek Clarity From Google
News  |  3/22/2010  | 
Internet users in China want Google and the Chinese government to communicate in a more open manner about the company's future plans.
Sprint, Verizon Prepping 4G Announcements
News  |  3/22/2010  | 
The leading 4G service providers are hoping to grab attention at CTIA this week, Sprint by unveiling its first WiMax handset, and Verizon for details on its nationwide LTE rollout.
T-Mobile To Boost Web Hosting Services
News  |  3/22/2010  | 
The wireless carrier plans to increase its Web hosting business and hopes to add Apple's iPhone to its lineup of smartphones.
DeskCenter Comes After U.S. Market With New Partner Program
Commentary  |  3/22/2010  | 
The U.S. Division of the German vendor has signed three channel partners and is targeting mid-market companies with an aggressively priced, SaaS IT management solution.
Global CIO: Will The Mobile Tipping Point Bury You?
Commentary  |  3/22/2010  | 
Smartphones and mobile apps are radically changing how business is done. Is your mobile strategy a company-saver or career-killer?
Adobe Flash CS5 For Windows May Violate Apple Rules
News  |  3/19/2010  | 
The language of Apple's iPhone Developer Agreement indicates that using Windows to build iPhone apps is forbidden.
Viacom Secretly Uploaded Videos, YouTube Claims
News  |  3/18/2010  | 
Employees of Viacom allegedly went to Kinko's to upload copyrighted clips to YouTube surreptitiously.
Google, Intel, Sony Plan Android TV Platform
News  |  3/18/2010  | 
The content platform, set-top boxes, and Internet-ready TVs expected to be called Google TV has not been confirmed.
Amazon Launches Kindle For Mac
News  |  3/18/2010  | 
The Apple Mac software expands the number of devices on which e-books bought from Amazon can be read, which now include the iPhone, BlackBerry, and Kindle reader.
Apple Board Member Jerome B. York Dies
News  |  3/18/2010  | 
York, 71, was hospitalized in Michigan on Tuesday following a brain hemorrhage.
Google Calendar Now Finds Best Meeting Time
News  |  3/17/2010  | 
Scheduling becomes easier when treated as a search problem.
Google Nexus One Coming To Sprint
News  |  3/17/2010  | 
The mobile carrier says that it will disclose pricing and availability soon.
Google Builds Microsoft Exchange Escape Route
News  |  3/16/2010  | 
Would-be Google Apps converts now have an simple way to liberate their data from Microsoft's popular e-mail server.
Google Brings Nexus One To AT&T, Rogers Wireless
News  |  3/16/2010  | 
The search company says that it's pleased with sales of the device, even as critics declare the Nexus One a failure.
Facebook Tops Google For First Time
Commentary  |  3/16/2010  | 
The ubiquitous social networking platform continues to grow like wildfire and last week unseated Google as the Web traffic leader for the first time since 2007.
How To Go Viral In 140 Characters Or Less
Features  |  3/15/2010  | 
For businesses, short status updates have turned into the quickest and most efficient means to reach customers and if those updates go viral you can attract throngs of followers.
Google's Tim Bray Hates Apple's iPhone
News  |  3/15/2010  | 
The newly hired Android developer advocate rails against Apple's constraints on iPhone apps.
AT&T Adds Web Services For Feature Phones
News  |  3/15/2010  | 
The company is launching quick messaging devices, inexpensive phones with an online address book, messaging, and the ability to share photos and video with friends or social networks.
Congress Targeting Defense IT Acquisition Reform
News  |  3/15/2010  | 
A House report recommends changes to military IT procurement policies ahead of possible broader reform legislation.
Google China Shutdown Almost Certain
News  |  3/15/2010  | 
Reports indicate that Google.cn could go dark in a matter of weeks, news that has brightened the financial prospects of Google's rivals in China.
Ruckus Intros $500 802.11n APs
News  |  3/15/2010  | 
With the ZoneFlex 7300 midrange access points, Ruckus is trying to differentiate its enterprise 802.11n product on both price and performance.
FCC Site Measures Broadband Speeds
News  |  3/15/2010  | 
The Federal Communications Commission also announced its first mobile app available via Apple's iPhone and Google Android smartphones.
Infor Flex Smooths App Upgrades
News  |  3/12/2010  | 
Software and service bundles are designed to make implementation time and cost predictable.
China Warns Google To Obey Law
News  |  3/12/2010  | 
Promising consequences if Google flouts China's censorship laws, Chinese authorities also chide the U.S. for its human rights record.
Google Debuts Product Inventory Search, Apps Macros
News  |  3/11/2010  | 
Finding nearby things to buy and automating actions in Google Apps just got easier.
Wipro To Boost U.S. Hiring
News  |  3/11/2010  | 
The IT outsourcer says it wants at least half the workers at its U.S. facilities to be American born.
U.S. Email Firm Sues Swiss Postal Service
News  |  3/11/2010  | 
E-mail verification company RPost has brought a federal suit charging the Swiss agency of patent and trademark infringement.
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