Content tagged with Services
posted in April 2012
American Well Revamps Telehealth Platform
News  |  4/30/2012  | 
Online Care 6.0 update adds conveniences for consumers and healthcare providers connecting outside the office; changes include support for smartphones and medical devices.
Google Drive: 10 Alternatives To See
Slideshows  |  4/27/2012  | 
Dropbox, Box, iCloud, and now, Google Drive, have the most familiar names. But many alternative services satisfy a variety of storage, backup, and file-sharing needs.
IaaS A Bad Deal? Not So Fast
Commentary  |  4/26/2012  | 
The calculation as to whether infrastructure services make sense involves more than just sunk data center costs.
5-Step IaaS Migration Plan
News  |  4/26/2012  | 
SMBs have saved big buying complex software on a subscription model. Here's how to determine if infrastructure services can pay off, too.
Communications Outsourcing: How To Prep For Success
News  |  4/25/2012  | 
When outsourcing management of communications networks, poor prep work can do in the project. Here's advice on SLAs and related keys to success.
Salesforce.com Government Cloud: What's Inside
News  |  4/25/2012  | 
Salesforce.com unveils government-focused suite of services, app marketplace, and small business partner program for customers in federal, state, and local agencies.
Asteroid Mining Plan Revealed
News  |  4/24/2012  | 
Planetary Resources, a new company with backers including current and past Microsoft and Google execs, shared its strategy to create a new industry in mining asteroids.
10 Must-See Tech Product Ideas From Startups
Slideshows  |  4/24/2012  | 
Can you spot tech's next big thing? Check out ten hot new ideas, fresh from the Demo show, that could impact the way you work and play.
U.S. Suspends Controversial Outsourcing Training Program
News  |  4/23/2012  | 
Funding stopped for USAID program that trained students in the Philippines to work in offshore, English language call centers serving U.S. companies.
10 App Stars For New iPad Screen
Slideshows  |  4/23/2012  | 
Apple optimized its core tablet apps, including iMovie and iPhoto, for the new iPad. But look what else you can do with the gorgeous new Retina display.
Lawmakers Slam USAID Outsourcing Training Program
News  |  4/23/2012  | 
Congressmen say U.S.-funded initiative to train call center workers in the Philippines puts American jobs at risk.
Feds Banish Oracle From Popular Contract Vehicle
News  |  4/20/2012  | 
Federal government cancels Oracle's services contract on the General Services Administration's IT Schedule 70. Feds spent $388 million on Oracle products and services through Schedule 70 in fiscal 2011.
IBM's First Quarter: Where's The Growth?
Commentary  |  4/18/2012  | 
Big Blue might need to further cut costs to meet earnings goals as its top line sputters, but customers could suffer if it's too aggressive.
Asian Call Center Workers Trained With U.S. Tax Dollars
Commentary  |  4/18/2012  | 
Multimillion dollar USAID program trains college students in the Philippines to work in offshore call centers, but one Congressman tells InformationWeek he's going to put a stop to it.
Cash Flow 2.0: An SMB Auctions Off Receivables
News  |  4/13/2012  | 
Small software firm sells some of its accounts receivable on an eBay-style marketplace. Its CFO explains the benefits.
10 Ways To Get More From Android Devices
Slideshows  |  4/12/2012  | 
Want longer battery life? A faster browser? A way to zap annoying ads? These 10 Android apps and tips can help.
NYC Tests Replacing Pay Phones With Tablets
News  |  4/10/2012  | 
In soon-to-launch pilot program, city will install interactive smart screens around town; pedestrians can access maps, local information free of charge.
HP, Dell Create Clouds For The Rest Of Us
Commentary  |  4/9/2012  | 
Dell's recent moves are about courting IT shops that need help moving legacy applications to a more modern model, while HP says it can build a better public IaaS cloud option.
Telemedicine Dilemma: Savings Or Healing Hands More Important?
Commentary  |  4/2/2012  | 
Telemedicine has two sides, cutting costs and giving some patients access to previously unreachable expertise, but depriving others of the hands-on human contact they need.
Disaster Recovery Cloud Services Show Promise
Commentary  |  4/2/2012  | 
Cloud-based disaster recover offers enterprise IT managers a compelling alternative to the time and cost involved in legacy approaches.


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