IBM Connects With Social Software
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.
SMBs Boosting IT Spending, Hiring
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.
HP Makes Green SMB Push
The vendor announced several green initiatives at a recent conference in San Francisco, some of which are aimed at SMBs.
Broadvision's Clearvale Express Offers Free Social Media Capabilities
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
Nimbula Readies Cloud OS Launch
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
Facebook, Twitter, and other social channels are changing the way companies interact with customers, says Alex Dayon, executive VP of customer relationship management at Salesforce.com.
Itanium Dump Could Cost Oracle Billions
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.
Oracle Reports 37% Revenue Growth
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)
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
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
Box Brings Content Management To The Cloud
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.
Harmon.ie Makes Email Social
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.
HP Hits Green Product Goals
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.
MongoDB 1.8 Adds Journaling
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
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.
Google Chrome 10 Boosts Performance, Management
Seesmic Desktop Adds Yammer Plug-In
Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn are among the social networking content streams available via the Seesmic client due to integration with Yammer.