Free Cloudmail Continuity Offer From LiveOffice
Snailmail may be immune to rain, sleet snow, etc. but heavy weather can wreak heavy damage -- and outright interruption and downtime -- on your e-mail traffic. A new free service from LiveOffice argues that the solution to storm clouds' potential for disruption lies in the digital Cloud.
Sparxent: IBM Global For The Midmarket?
Staples isn't the only one out with new services aimed at helping SMBs thrive by minding their IT. A Salt Lake City-based startup named Sparxent is going after what it calls an "underserved" midmarket with software, hardware, and IT consulting services of its own.
Global IPTV: $19 Billion Market By 2012
Driving the increase is growing consumer demand for video, as well as the entry of new content providers such as YouTube and Joost, according to a new Gartner survey.
Oracle Teams With HP On Database Hardware
Oracle in tandem with HP is bringing out its first hardware product, a database machine, which Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says is suitable for high end, high performance data warehouses.
Staples' Thrive Offers Backup And Network Services
With a wink and a nod to its roots as a no frills provider of office supplies for SMBs, big box behemoth, Staples is rolling out Thrive, a three-service offering that purports to hit the "Easy" button for IT operations.
Google's Android Era Set To Begin
T-Mobile's imminent launch of its Android-powered mobile phone has the potential to disrupt, although questions about the Linux-based open source platform remain.
Cisco To Acquire Jabber For Enterprise UC
Jabber's open source instant messaging and presence technology is expected to help Cisco's fight with Microsoft to become the leading supplier of real-time voice communications and data.
Amazon Floats The Cloud Closer To End Users
Amazon continues to spread its cloud-computing wings with a new content-delivery service it says will help businesses get their files onto their customers' computing systems via the Internet quicker than ever.
Interop: Cisco Pushes Private Clouds
The company is bolstering existing services and consulting offerings for companies venturing down data center automation and virtualization paths.