Content tagged with Software
posted in March 2011
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Social Learning A Hit At Classic Residence
News  |  3/31/2011  | 
Taleo Learn is being used by employee groups within the operator of retirement communities to train and educate each other.
ShareFile Adds Native Android, Apple Apps
News  |  3/31/2011  | 
The file sharing and storage vendor used PhoneGap to build the optimized mobile applications, with BlackBerry, Windows Phone, and tablets to follow.
Telligent Connects With Microsoft Lync
News  |  3/31/2011  | 
The beta version of the company's community software includes presence, chat, VoIP, and the capability to initiate videoconferences from inside Lync.
IBM Connects With Social Software
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
Jeff Schick, IBM's vice president of social software, gives a tour of the company's various social media applications and how he uses activity streams and communities throughout the day.
Oracle's Itanium Dump Could Spark M&A Frenzy
Commentary  |  3/30/2011  | 
Teradata and SAP will be attractive targets if Oracle's rivals believe Larry Ellison is going to keep his best software to himself.
Google Launches In-App Billing On Android Market
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
Feature provides more ways for developers to make money, combats piracy, and reduces the number of apps in the online store.
SMBs Boosting IT Spending, Hiring
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
Small and midsize business technology budgets are growing at the fastest rate since 2009, while one in three firms said they plan to hire IT staff during the next 18 months, according to a Spiceworks survey.
Oracle, Moffitt Collaborate On Cancer Informatics System
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
Moffitt Cancer Center is using Oracle technology to build a scalable, secure data analysis platform to support personalized cancer care and research.
Cisco To Acquire NewScale For Cloud Self-Provisioning
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
The addition of a service catalog and self-service portal will make Cisco into more of a private cloud supplier. To Buy Radian6 For Social Media Monitoring
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
Radian6 makes tools to monitor and analyze comments from 150 million websites, social media sites, blogs, and discussion forums.
Kerio Launches Cloud Collaboration For SMBs
News  |  3/29/2011  | 
Workspace offers Web-based collaboration, file sharing, and document management tools based in part on social media principles.
HP Makes Green SMB Push
Commentary  |  3/29/2011  | 
The vendor announced several green initiatives at a recent conference in San Francisco, some of which are aimed at SMBs.
Tsunami To Crimp Toner Supplies?
Commentary  |  3/28/2011  | 
In the short term, yes, but in the long term things will probably sort themselves out, predicts economist's blog.
Broadvision's Clearvale Express Offers Free Social Media Capabilities
Slideshows  |  3/28/2011  | 
Broadvision has introduced Clearvale Express, a SaaS-based social networking/enterprise 2.0 application that makes it possible for a company to provide workers with a Twitter-like activity stream that lets you know what your colleagues are working on, collaborate on files and tasks, and build collaborative communities. Workers can follow other users and view a simple Facebook-like profile wall on each user of the company network within Clearvale Express. The application is a stripped down versio
Tibco FTL Speeds Capital Market Messaging
News  |  3/28/2011  | 
'Faster Than Light' middleware breaks the microsecond barrier. But will the latency advantage last?
Practical Analysis: Oracle Vs. HP -- Who's Got Your Back?
Commentary  |  3/28/2011  | 
Customers should opt to keep the vendor that's keeping their interests in mind.
India's Satyam Hit With Asset Freeze
News  |  3/28/2011  | 
Still dealing with fallout from a 2009 fraud scandal, the offshore outsourcer insists it has enough free cash to continue operations.
Nimbula Readies Cloud OS Launch
News  |  3/27/2011  | 
Director operating system will enable providers to build out a cloud infrastructure like Amazon's EC2, then extend it with their own brand of added services, the firm announced at Cloud Connect.
Social Media Is Changing CRM
News  |  3/25/2011  | 
Facebook, Twitter, and other social channels are changing the way companies interact with customers, says Alex Dayon, executive VP of customer relationship management at
Itanium Dump Could Cost Oracle Billions
Commentary  |  3/25/2011  | 
Forcing customers to buy Sun hardware if they want to run Oracle apps may be the only way to justify a $7.4 billion acquisition, but such a move could alienate customers and deliver them straight to rivals.
SMB Tablet Adoption To Grow 1000% By 2015
News  |  3/25/2011  | 
Apple iPads are leading the rapid rise in tablet PCs among small and midsize businesses, reported AMI-Partners study.
Oracle Reports 37% Revenue Growth
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
Software revenue increased 19% from a year ago, reaching $6 billion, and gross margins for the hardware business Oracle acquired when it bought Sun Microsystems reached 55% in the most recent quarter.
How The Other Half Lives (Printer-Wise)
Commentary  |  3/24/2011  | 
A recent briefing with a Sharp executive shows what developments we can expect in the high-end market, some of which may trickle down to the desktop market.
Internet Explorer 9 Fast, Powerful, Intuitive
Slideshows  |  3/24/2011  | 
The browser wars are back and bigger than ever. Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, and Opera are all providing innovative, fast, and streamlined experiences for surfing the Web. And now, with the release of Internet Explorer 9, Microsoft joins in with arguably the best Web browser the company has ever released. With a revamped interface, improved security and privacy options, and much better performance, IE 9 compares well with competing browsers. Traditionally a laggard in performanc
Intel And HP Back Itanium, Slam Oracle
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
Chipmaker's CEO says there is no truth to Oracle's claim that Intel has decided to phase out the high-end processor.
NComputing Intros Bundled Desktop Virtualization For SMBs
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
"Office in a Box" packages devices, software, and pre-certified peripherals to encourage desktop replacement for everyday productivity tasks.
IBM To Buy Management Software Developer
News  |  3/23/2011  | 
Acquisition of Las Vegas-based Tririga, Inc. will bolster Big Blue's Smarter Planet offerings.
Box Brings Content Management To The Cloud
News  |  3/23/2011  | 
ECM Cloud Connect can move information between more than 40 on-site enterprise content management systems like Microsoft SharePoint and EMC Documentum and Box's cloud platform.
Don't Give Short Shrift To Software Testing
Commentary  |  3/23/2011  | 
Even vanilla hosted collaboration systems need to be put through their paces with each successive upgrade.
RPath Simplifies Building Workloads For Data Center, Cloud
Commentary  |  3/22/2011  | 
Operating system expertise is combined with a cross-hypervisor approach to offer a "service factory" for the visual assembly of software stacks.
Microsoft System Center Adds Private Cloud Portal
News  |  3/22/2011  | 
Concero, introduced at the Microsoft Management Summit in Las Vegas, will be able to deploy Hyper-V virtual machines to Windows Servers internally or to the Windows Azure cloud. Makes Email Social
News  |  3/22/2011  | 
The client plug-ins for Microsoft Outlook or Lotus Notes display sidebars and tabs for viewing enterprise collaboration content, reducing the need to send email attachments and cutting storage costs.
ON24 Brings Social Media Capabilities To Webcasting Platform
News  |  3/22/2011  | 
The development environment uses widgets to add collaboration, training, and social network feed tools to online meetings.
Infusionsoft Upgrades SMB Marketing Automation Tool
News  |  3/22/2011  | 
The developer focuses on simplifying lead generation and campaign creation with the latest release of its cloud-based software.
HP Hits Green Product Goals
Commentary  |  3/21/2011  | 
HP promised to cut the energy use of its products 40 percent by the end of this year, and now says that it has already succeeded.
Binfire Boosts Project Management In Collaboration App
News  |  3/21/2011  | 
The cloud-based software gets a real-time, interactive whiteboard, tagging, and free-form search.
Western Digital Releases 6TB External Drive
News  |  3/18/2011  | 
My Book Studio Edition II storage system for the Mac adds a third more storage; the drive ships with software and instructions to reformat for Windows.
Nuix Integrates E-Discovery With Lotus Notes
News  |  3/18/2011  | 
The software pulls data via Domino Extensible Language (DXL), IBM's preferred method of data-extraction for Lotus Notes, across both email and other Lotus Notes databases.
MongoDB 1.8 Adds Journaling
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
The NoSQL database system for handling big data as documents adds several features beyond the much-requested "write-ahead" journaling, including covered and sparse indexes.
Okta Shows Single Sign-On Service For Cloud Apps
Commentary  |  3/17/2011  | 
TechWebTV catches up with Okta at Cloud Connect 2011 to find out how the company is using its Active Directory-compliant single sign-on service to help enterprises easily give employees access to cloud services.
HP's Leo Apotheker Talks Turkey (And Some Trash)
Commentary  |  3/17/2011  | 
The new CEO wants us to forget the company’s recent tumultuous affairs and is working on crystalizing the message behind "The HP Way 2.0." View the video interview.
Google Chrome 10 Boosts Performance, Management
Slideshows  |  3/17/2011  | 
Google releases a new version of its Web browser every six weeks, so a new release of the Chrome browser is usually light on new features. That's true for Chrome 10, but the improvements in the new version of the browser are welcome. Probably the biggest new feature is the new Crankshaft V8 engine for JavaScript. Along with other performance improvements, the JavaScript engine clearly puts Chrome right at the top of browser performance, based on a variety of benchmarks. Chrome 10 has also added
Vanderbilt Launches Cancer Decision Support Tool
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
My Cancer Genome Web site will collect information about genetic mutations that impact different cancers and link to targeted research on treatment options.
Seesmic Desktop Adds Yammer Plug-In
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn are among the social networking content streams available via the Seesmic client due to integration with Yammer.
Dell Refreshes Vostro PC Lineup
News  |  3/17/2011  | 
Intel's corrected Sandy Bridge processors ship in the four laptops and an all-in-one desktop for SMBs.
Sharp Shows Smartphone-Like MFP Interface
Commentary  |  3/16/2011  | 
Integral large color touchscreen will let Sharp MFP users adjust scanned material before printing or saving it.
Google Apps: A Love Story
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
How the BI-LO grocery chain found happiness in the cloud.
Review: Google Adds Faster Engine To Chrome 10
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
The latest version of the Google Chrome Web browser includes a new JavaScript engine that boosts performance and has added improved Options management.
SAP Adds OpenSocial API To StreamWork
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
Apps built with the social Web development standard can be made available to users of SAP's collaborative decision-making software.
What I Look For In A Social Analysis Tool
Commentary  |  3/16/2011  | 
There's growing demand to analyze Facebook, Twitter and other social media, but most tools fall short. Here are six capabilities to look for in next-generation products.
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