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Content tagged with Software as a Service posted in July 2013
Gartner Tells Outsourcers: Embrace Cloud Or Die
News  |  7/31/2013
Service providers must adopt public cloud now or risk being left behind in a rapidly growing market, says study.
Microsoft Releases Office Mobile For Android Smartphones
News  |  7/31/2013
Release of Office Mobile for Android sends clear message: Microsoft will use iOS and Android to fuel Office 365 subscriptions while keeping Windows 8 protected.
SEC Investigates IBM Cloud Revenue Reporting
News  |  7/31/2013
Regulators probe how IBM recognizes cloud-computing revenues, a murky area where nascent accounting rules separate services from software licenses.
6 Top iOS Photo Apps
Slideshows  |  7/30/2013
Is your iPhone's Photo Stream turning into a deluge? Use these apps to edit, organize and share pictures and videos.
NASA Cloud Contracts Slammed By Auditor
News  |  7/30/2013
Space agency's early moves into cloud were poorly managed, may have exposed the organization to risk, inspector general reports.
Windows Server 2012 R2 Widens Enterprise Cloud Gateway
News  |  7/30/2013
Microsoft strengthens its pursuit of the cloud-market crown with its upcoming server software update. Does it do enough to draw businesses into the cloud?
Xbox One To Offer Unlimited Cloud Storage
News  |  7/29/2013
Microsoft attempts to assuage Xbox users with free cloud, built-in Skype and other features.
CouchDB Gets Cloudant's 'Super-Size Me' Scaling
News  |  7/23/2013
Cloudant code donation goes into Apache Foundation project to give CouchDB greater scale-out capabilities.
Salesforce Improves Chatter Mobile Apps
News  |  7/22/2013
Salesforce.com's updated Chatter Mobile app for iOS and Android adds productivity features aimed at needs including sales and customer service.
Google Maps Updated: 10 Cool Features
Slideshows  |  7/18/2013
Tour the latest version of Google Maps, now available on the iPad and the iPhone, boasting better navigation and search tools, including Google Earth's bird's-eye view.
SAP Sees Cloud Growth Accelerating
News  |  7/18/2013
SAP's Q2 results highlight faster-than-expected adoption of SaaS. Are "core" Business Suite apps ready for the cloud?
IBM's Future Growth: Details Shrouded
Commentary  |  7/18/2013
IBM second-quarter earnings rise but revenues slide, raising questions about where IBM will find next waves of growth. Some cloud, big data and Watson numbers stay hidden.
Salesforce.com Promises Sales Turbocharger
News  |  7/17/2013
Salesforce Sales Performance Accelerator blends Sales Cloud, Data.com and Work.com to deliver better leads, improved training and team motivation.
Puppet Labs Buys Cloudmsith, Open Source Gurus
News  |  7/16/2013
With Cloudsmith and its developer team, Puppet Labs will be able to move code from GitHub foundry to Amazon EC2; VMware a strategic partner.
The Developer Is King, Google And Startups Say
News  |  7/16/2013
There's never been a better time for developer-entrepreneurs, rising industry leaders argue.
Mining Big Data For Sales Leads
News  |  7/16/2013
Tech Leads Online will scour the Internet and parse the data to find potential clients for your sales organizations.
10 IT Leaders To Follow On Twitter
Slideshows  |  7/15/2013
Where to find the best IT words of wisdom, 140 characters at a time.
3 Reasons Ascension, Athenahealth Cloud Deal Matters
News  |  7/15/2013
Athena's largest deal to date for its cloud-based software for ambulatory care services will serve more than 4,000 healthcare providers.
Federal Data Center Closures No Panacea: Navy CIO
News  |  7/15/2013
Navy's top IT official takes issue with the federal government's focus on cutting the number of government data centers, says it misses the big picture on IT cost control.
Global IT Spending Shows Less Growth, Forrester Says
News  |  7/15/2013
Improvements in United States, Brazil, Japan and India will be offset by struggles in Europe and China.
VMware's Tool Play Doesn't Scare Rivals
News  |  7/12/2013
Splunk, Sumo Logic say they're well prepared to compete against VMware's new vCenter Log Insight.
In The Cloud, Goliath Generally Thumps David. Sorry, Underdogs
Commentary  |  7/10/2013
Shopping for enterprise-class cloud services? Don't be enticed by plucky upstarts with low prices and cool new features. Size matters.
Microsoft's Launches 'Smart Cities' Initiative
News  |  7/10/2013
Microsoft's CityNext aims to help cities use cloud services and big data to cut costs and improve services.
Dropbox Expands Its Reach
News  |  7/9/2013
With the Dropbox Datastore API, developers can sync structured data not normally accessible for file synchronization. Dropbox is clouding the distinction between app, device and OS.
IBM And Big Data Disruption: Insider's View
News  |  7/9/2013
IBM's Bob Picciano, general manager of Information Management, talks up five big data use cases, Hadoop-driven change; slams SAP Hana, NoSQL databases.
Google Glass Meets Tesla Model S
News  |  7/9/2013
Developer creates Glass Tesla, a Google Glass app that communicates with your Tesla S electric car in case you forgot where you parked it.
7 Ways To Create E-Portfolios
Slideshows  |  7/9/2013
Replacing paper portfolios of yore, electronic portfolios are the newest way to showcase your school work or career search materials. They're also used in the classroom to teach and grade.
Amazon Ramps Server Count 33%
News  |  7/8/2013
Netcraft server survey spots Amazon.com growth spurt since Sept. 2012. It's unclear what portion is attributed to Amazon Web Services.
IBM Puts SoftLayer At New Cloud Unit's Core
News  |  7/8/2013
OpenStack gains a convert as IBM adds SoftLayer acquisition (and brand) to its new Cloud Services division.
Microsoft BI Service Powers Up Office 365
News  |  7/8/2013
Microsoft Power BI For Office 365 brings self-service business intelligence and collaboration to the vendor's cloud services portfolio.
6 Office 365 Power Tips
News  |  7/8/2013
Cloud services require reliable connections, visibility and other crucial factors for success. Use these tools to improve your Office 365 experience.
5 Ways Big Data Can Improve Your Car
News  |  7/8/2013
Cloud-connected autos can offer a safer, more enjoyable ride.
WSO2 Puts Cloud Platform On A Cartridge
News  |  7/3/2013
With Stratos 2.0, WSO2 enables rapid deployment of multi-tenant applications on AWS, VMware and other OpenStack clouds.
How To Balance BYOD And Big Data
News  |  7/3/2013
BYOD movement can be a security challenge for IT departments, and big data adds a new level of complexity. Here are some points to keep in mind.
Microsoft's CRM Edge: On-Premises Deployment
News  |  7/2/2013
Microsoft talks up personalization, mobile apps coming in Dynamics CRM 2013, but on-premises deployment may be this app's secret weapon.
Salesforce.com 'Betrayal' Seen Sparking Private-Cloud Moves
News  |  7/2/2013
Analysts Jason Maynard and Ray Wang foresee private-cloud deployments by Salesforce.com, database gains for Oracle and new alliances among IBM, SAP and Workday.
Altiscale Preps Large-Scale Hadoop As A Service
News  |  7/1/2013
Startup, led by former Yahoo CTO Raymie Stata, aims to turn 10- and 20-node Hadoop users into 100- and 500-node users.


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