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Content tagged with Software as a Service posted in April 2013
Microsoft Updates Cloud Agreement For HIPAA Rules
News  |  4/30/2013
Microsoft responds to new HIPAA regulations that make cloud service providers "business associates" of healthcare providers and health plans.
Teambox Brings Collaboration Behind the Firewall
News  |  4/29/2013
Teambox On-Premise allows healthcare, financial and other highly regulated industries to take advantage of cloud collaboration technologies.
IBM Crunches Internet Of Things Data
News  |  4/29/2013
IBM MessageSight appliance connects sensors, mobile devices for machine-to-machine data capture and real-time analysis.
Google Reports Censorship Surge
News  |  4/25/2013
Governments around the world are telling Google to remove more information.
Box Expands Healthcare Offerings
News  |  4/25/2013
Cloud storage service announces new healthcare partner applications, customers and security compliance.
Attend E2, Conquer Your Enterprise Challenges
Commentary  |  4/25/2013
Social, mobile, cloud and big data all can help you move more quickly and reach new customers. For the latest wisdom on how, join us at the E2 Conference in Boston.
Apple iCloud Has Service Issues, Again
News  |  4/23/2013
Latest iCloud technical problems affect "some users," according to Apple.
Skykick Tackles Microsoft Office 365 Migration Headaches
News  |  4/23/2013
Startup promises to reduce the pain for IT providers that help SMBs move from on-premises Exchange environments to Office 365.
Infor Bets $500 Million On Enterprise App Refresh
Commentary  |  4/23/2013
Infor cranks out new user interfaces and social and cloud options for its enterprise apps to take on SAP, Oracle and Microsoft.
Salesforce Unveils Social Ad Management System
News  |  4/22/2013
Social.com makes real-time customer and social sentiment data available for Facebook, Twitter marketing campaigns.
13 WordPress Add-Ons That Mean Business
Slideshows  |  4/22/2013
Want to get more out of the WordPress Web publishing platform in areas like analytics, SEO and security? Check out this baker's dozen of add-ons for business users.
VA Goes Paperless To Eliminate Claims Backlog
News  |  4/22/2013
Federal agency expects new IT system to process and track veterans' disability claims more quickly.
U.K. Government CloudStore Sales Spike 300% In March
News  |  4/22/2013
Cloud-based government IT procurement model appears to be gaining steam after a slow start.
Big Data For Mom-And-Pop Shops
News  |  4/22/2013
Startup Tranzlogic brings big data-style analytics like those used by giant retailers to small and midsize merchants.
Google Wants To Pay More For Clean Power
News  |  4/19/2013
To encourage energy utilities to offer major customers clean power, Google suggests businesses pay an optional tariff.
SAP Outperforms Oracle With Steady Financial Results
News  |  4/19/2013
SAP reports 13th consecutive quarter of double-digit growth as core applications lag but sales of Hana, cloud and mobile grow.
IBM Sales Dragged Down By Missed Deals
News  |  4/18/2013
IBM blames revenue shortfall on sales execution issues, but analysts ask whether the cloud is driving structural changes in IT spending.
Google Profits Top Estimates
News  |  4/18/2013
CEO Larry Page hints at future products and defends his company's long-shot bets.
DOD Moves Forward With Cloud Broker Plans
News  |  4/17/2013
DISA gets "initial operating capability" to act as Defense Department's cloud services broker, as DOD strives to simplify military groups' acquisition of cloud services.
Google Apps Service Restored
News  |  4/17/2013
Service disruption that affected a small percentage of Google Apps customers on Wednesday has been resolved; Google has no statement on cause.
U.K. Accounting Software Supports Tax Filing Via Cloud
News  |  4/17/2013
IRIS launches OpenCloud Tax software to help business clients securely submit financial data to the government through the cloud.
Workday Adds Android Support, Customization
News  |  4/16/2013
Workday updates of cloud-based HR and finance apps provide new mobile options and more ways to customize deployments.
HP Brings Mobile Cloud Services To Enterprise
News  |  4/12/2013
HP's cloud services will add a set of mobile device services that includes file sharing capabilities to challenge Dropbox.
Have You Really Started A Mobile Strategy?
Commentary  |  4/11/2013
An app isn't a strategy.
British Bank Faces Probe After IT Glitches
News  |  4/11/2013
After two major IT failures last summer, the Royal Bank of Scotland now faces regulatory investigations that could result in further penalties.
Why PaaS Is The Future
News  |  4/10/2013
Platform-as-a-service will become standard for Web applications. It's time to evaluate your options and plan a migration strategy.
Dropbox For Business Adds Active Directory Ties
News  |  4/10/2013
Hoping to land bigger fish, cloud file storage leader rolls out Dropbox for Business, with security tweaks for enterprises.
What Would Apple-Yahoo Deal Spell?
News  |  4/10/2013
Apple and Yahoo are in talks to see what new role Yahoo might play on iOS devices. If it happens, the deal could further sour Apple's relationship with Google.
Salesforce Promises Speedier Mobile App Development
News  |  4/9/2013
Salesforce aims to help customers deliver mobile apps more quickly with a new toolkit and "quick start" packs supporting popular JavaScript frameworks.
Salesforce.com Takes Smartphone-First Approach
Commentary  |  4/4/2013
Salesforce.com co-founder Parker Harris sees customers using smartphones more than tablets for CRM apps, and he's betting on a blended HTML5 and native-app strategy
When Big Data Needs Bare Metal, SoftLayer Fits
News  |  4/4/2013
SoftLayer touts bare metal cloud service for big data analytics, offers MongoDB with the push of a button.
Truth About City Clouds
News  |  4/3/2013
City IT is moving cloudward but it's not fairytale perfect. Migrations are happening in stages, amid many questions and usually with input from several partner providers.
MuleSoft API Efforts Win Salesforce Backing
News  |  4/3/2013
MuleSoft gets $37 million in new funding from backers including Salesforce.com; touts repository of 13,000 public APIs.
Marketo, Tableau File For IPOs
News  |  4/2/2013
Two darlings of the tech sector look to cash in on their positions in hot market segments: marketing automation and analytics.
What Netflix Could Do For Cloud Computing
Commentary  |  4/1/2013
Netflix is pushing the boundaries of cloud computing, but Rackspace CTO John Engates would like to see Netflix doing more.
12 Google April Fool's Day Jokes
News  |  4/1/2013
Google Nose, Gmail Blue and the shutdown of YouTube show that the search giant has a sense of humor.


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