Content tagged with Services Oriented
posted in January 2011
EXCLUSIVE: Socialcast to Announce Extension to its Platform
Commentary  |  1/27/2011  | 
On Feb. 1, Socialcast will announce Town Hall, allowing direct company forums, with Version 2.0 release to follow in three weeks.
Oracle Rolls Web 2.0 Features Into WebCenter Suite
News  |  1/26/2011  | 
In integrating the best communication features of different portals, Oracle gives project teams a common means of information sharing across its product set.
Disney Interactive Restructures, Lays Off 200
News  |  1/26/2011  | 
The company has tapped Electronic Arts executive Adam Sussman to lead the operation, which will refocus on social media and mobile games.
Amazon Cloud Gets Bulk Email Service
News  |  1/25/2011  | 
Simple Email Service offers AWS customers a low-cost, hosted option to on-premises or third-party email systems.
Facebook Makes Credits Sole Legal Currency
News  |  1/25/2011  | 
Developers must pay the social media giant a 30% cut whenever online game players use the virtual money.
Foursquare Value Checks In At $250 Million
News  |  1/24/2011  | 
Social media location site is developing tools to help local businesses connect with customers and expects to hit 10 million users by June, said site co-founder.
Integration In The Cloud, The Sleeper Issue
Commentary  |  1/21/2011  | 
It won't be enough to just move workloads into the cloud; it'll still be necessary to integrate with other apps residing there.
Global CIO: FedEx CIO Explains The Real Power Of Cloud
Commentary  |  1/21/2011  | 
Tempted to dismiss the ‘private cloud’ as the latest IT blather? Rob Carter has a new data center in Colorado that begs to differ.
With Cloud, What You Don't Know Can Hurt You
Commentary  |  1/20/2011  | 
Inevitably, cloud announcements, like Amazon's introduction of Elastic Beanstalk, sound good, but there are limits.
Google Co-Founder Larry Page To Replace Schmidt As CEO
News  |  1/20/2011  | 
Google on Thursday reported Q4 2010 revenues of $8.44 billion, but the bigger news was that co-founder Larry Page will take over as CEO in April, with current chief Eric Schmidt moving out of day to day leadership to become Executive Chairman.
Bitrix Brings Collaboration Into Cloud
News  |  1/18/2011  | 
Virtual Appliance 2.0 lets SMBs add social networking to the platforms that host email and customer relationship management.
Private Clouds Taking Off
News  |  1/14/2011  | 
Evidence is accumulating that as public clouds gain strength, enterprises are increasingly interested in building their own clouds in the data center.
Joomla Upgrade Pushes Enterprise 2.0 Features
News  |  1/10/2011  | 
Version 1.6 of the open source content management system supports corporate collaboration by emphasizing security, permissions, and flexibility.
Virtualization Makes Smartphones Into Laptop Surrogates
Commentary  |  1/6/2011  | 
The Motorola Altrix is the first phone to market with Citrix Systems' Nirvana environment able to present virtualized desktop apps.
Global CIO: The Case For Copying Apple's App Store
Commentary  |  1/6/2011  | 
Manpower's IT team is adopting the App Store model internally, making it part of how technology runs in a global company. Should you?
StumbleUpon Tops Facebook As Social Media Traffic Source
News  |  1/4/2011  | 
The small social discovery network drove 43% of U.S. page views in December, beating mammoth Facebook's 38% share, reported StatCounter.
Teradata Deal Signals 2011 Analytics Trend
Commentary  |  1/3/2011  | 
Aprimo acquisition matches IBM's move into integrated marketing management.
China Erects Wall Against Skype
News  |  1/3/2011  | 
Government crackdown on illegal voice over IP services appears to shore up state-run providers. say observers.


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