Pity poor Oracle. It has to sit and watch the CRM market move forward while it waits to complete its $5.85 billion acquisition of Siebel Systems Inc. Salesforce.com Inc. is about to launch an on-demand software-testing environment. Open-source vendor SugarCRM Inc. is launching a new version that should make it more attractive for large companies. And Microsoft last week introduced Microsoft Dynamics CRM 3.0. But don't feel sorry for Larry Ellison, who's probably filling the time plotting his next big buy.
[Interop ITX 2017] State Of DevOps ReportThe DevOps movement brings application development and infrastructure operations together to increase efficiency and deploy applications more quickly. But embracing DevOps means making significant cultural, organizational, and technological changes. This research report will examine how and why IT organizations are adopting DevOps methodologies, the effects on their staff and processes, and the tools they are utilizing for the best results.
IT Strategies to Conquer the CloudChances are your organization is adopting cloud computing in one way or another -- or in multiple ways. Understanding the skills you need and how cloud affects IT operations and networking will help you adapt.