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SAP Merges Social, Structured Collaboration
News  |  10/31/2012
SAP Jam "redefines enterprise social software" by combining an enterprise social network with structured collaboration.
Amazon, Equinix Data Centers Vs. Hurricane Sandy
News  |  10/31/2012
As Hurricane Sandy battered the Northeast, Amazon Web Services and Equinix data centers held up for most customers.
Slick Windows Phone 8: An Acquired Taste
News  |  10/30/2012
BYTE's Boonsri Dickinson spent some time using the Windows Phone 8X by HTC and found that it is relatively easy despite some problems along the way. Watch her video interview with the engineer in charge of Windows Phone 8 development to find out more about the phone's security features.
NationalField Campaigns For Social Business
News  |  10/30/2012
Software that gained fame as an online tool for Barack Obama's 2008 campaign puts setting and tracking corporate goals at the center of enterprise social networking.
Google Announces Android 4.2, New Nexus Tablets, Phone
News  |  10/29/2012
The new Nexus 4 phone and Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets keep the competition fierce in the tablet world. Google claims the Nexus 10 tablet has "the highest resolution tablet on the planet," meaning higher than the Retina display in the iPad.
VMware Revenues Show Cloud Worries
Commentary  |  10/26/2012
VMware rules the virtualization market and wants to do the same with cloud. Can it pull that off and continue its fast-paced growth?
Windows 8 As It Was Meant To Be
Commentary  |  10/26/2012
When I heard that Windows 8 would be a dual-use PC/tablet operating system, I had a vision of how I would want to use it. That vision has come to pass in the form of the Dell Latitude 10 tablet and optional docking station.
How To Develop Multi-Vendor Backup Strategy
Commentary  |  10/26/2012
Try to find one app that gives good generic coverage, then pinpoint certain applications or environments that need extra attention.
How The Feds Drive Cloud Innovation
Commentary  |  10/26/2012
NASA, the Department of Defense, and other federal agencies are shifting toward more strategic and complex cloud applications, as they try to drive down costs amid flat IT budgets.
SAP Innovation Halo Drives Strong Quarter
News  |  10/26/2012
SAP's revenue is mostly from core ERP apps, but its database, mobile, and cloud initiatives are sparking double-digit growth.
Microsoft: Windows 8 Ends Tablet Era
Commentary  |  10/25/2012
With Windows 8, Surface, and the many OEM Windows 8 systems being released, Microsoft is attempting to redefine the personal computing market. In the new vision, tablets are PCs, and tablets that can't do the things PCs do--such as use a keyboard and mouse and multitask--are deficient. Windows 8 PCs and tablets can do these things; Android and the iPad cannot. If Microsoft can make the sale, then we are in store for an industry revolution.
Heroku Adds Database Service That Scales Out Easily
News  |  10/25/2012
Salesforce.com unit adds 'follower' feature that replicates and scales out production databases to handle heavier website traffic.
Why Sears Is Going All-In On Hadoop
News  |  10/24/2012
Sears pushes the cutting edge with some big data techniques, while trying to sell its big data services. Can emerging tech drive change in old-school companies?
Infrastructure-As-A-Service Options
News  |  10/24/2012
Our latest Buyer's Guide looks at 8 top IaaS offerings in a range of categories.
Yottabyte Launches Cloud Operating System
News  |  10/24/2012
New OS lets IT managers build scalable private, public, or hybrid cloud environments from commodity components.
Transitions Within the Data Centre and Boosting the Safety of the Cloud
News  |  10/24/2012
With high-energy costs, wasted resources and the advent of cloud computing, organisations are rethinking their data centre strategies.
Microsoft Releases Hadoop On Windows
News  |  10/24/2012
Microsoft makes big data play with HDInsight Server, first beta release of Hadoop distribution for Windows operating system.
State CIOs Face Balancing Act In 2013
News  |  10/23/2012
Annual survey finds state CIOs making more progress with cloud computing but struggling with big data projects.
Big Data Storage Cost Cutter: Cassette Tapes
News  |  10/23/2012
IBM adapting '70s-era technology for world's largest radio telescope, corporate big data operations.
Amazon Outage: Multiple Zones A Smart Strategy
News  |  10/23/2012
Amazon Web Services loses one availability zone Monday at its most heavily used site.
Office 365 University Pricing Revealed
News  |  10/23/2012
College and university students can access Microsoft's cloud apps for bargain basement price.
Rackspace Adds Block Storage, Answers Amazon
News  |  10/23/2012
Cloud block storage will help Rackspace compete more directly with Amazon, says CTO.
Amazon Sells Customers On Long-Term Use
News  |  10/22/2012
As more Amazon customers sign up for routine use of cloud services, Cloudyn introduces a calculator to help choose cost-efficient mix of long-term and on-demand servers.
Is Cisco Finally Fed Up With VMware, EMC?
Commentary  |  10/22/2012
Citrix may benefit from Cisco having been poked in the eye one too many times.
Next Valley View: Dial C For Controversy
Commentary  |  10/22/2012
Tune into the next episode of our live Web TV program, Valley View, October 24 at 11 am PT. We'll go one on one with Cisco's Chambers and Oracle's Hurd, plus explore where the Obama administration's stimulus money ended up.
Accellion Boosts Security For Dropbox Alternative
News  |  10/22/2012
Enterprise alternative to Dropbox enhances its mobile clients for iOS, Android, and Blackberry, lets administrators restrict document-opening apps to a pre-approved whitelist.
One Backup App For Enterprise: Not Here Yet
Commentary  |  10/22/2012
Patchwork backup systems for virtual and non-virtual parts of the enterprise, with no centralized view, make protecting data more time consuming and more expensive than it should be.
Consumer Confusion Coming As Retailers Mislabel Windows RT
Commentary  |  10/22/2012
Retailers are doing a lousy job of teaching customers the difference between Windows RT tablets and Windows 8 tablets. This sloppiness will come back to bite them when customers discover RT tablets' limitations and return them to the store.
Windows 8 An Enterprise Dud: Salesforce.com's Benioff
News  |  10/22/2012
Salesforce.com's CEO says 'there will be no Windows 8 upgrade cycle' as enterprises embrace social, mobile, and device diversity.
Salesforce Marketing Cloud Adds Social Analytics Options
News  |  10/19/2012
Klout, Kred, OpenAmplify, and 17 other partners help Salesforce Marketing Cloud customers make sense of social networks.
Dell Strives To Simplify The Data Center
News  |  10/19/2012
Propelled by a series of acquisitions, Dell's Active Systems platform takes aim at Cisco, HP, and IBM.
Did OpenStack Let VMware Into The Henhouse?
Commentary  |  10/18/2012
VMware has paid its way onto the board of OpenStack, the open source alternative for enterprise cloud standards. Here's what OpenStack must do now.
Application Monitoring Beyond The Web
News  |  10/18/2012
Most IT teams have synthetic monitoring of their sites down. Now it's time to extend that vigilance to client-server applications.
Google Reveals Data Center Secrets
News  |  10/17/2012
Street View imagery and a gallery of photos provide a previously unseen glimpse into Google's closely guarded data centers.
IT Has Changed, But IT Budgets Haven't
News  |  10/17/2012
IT's role is shifting to focus more on innovation and driving revenue. So why are budgeting practices so stuck in the past?
Virtualization And The Case For Universal Grid Architectures
Commentary  |  10/17/2012
Today, virtualization can make one system act like 10, but making 10 physical boxes look and act like one is far more valuable. And that is where we are heading.
SAP Launches Cloud Platform Built On Hana
News  |  10/17/2012
SAP's in-memory technology is the differentiator for application services and database services that will take on Oracle and Salesforce.com in the cloud.
SAP Pumps Up Mobile Analytics Power
News  |  10/16/2012
Financial planning app, SAP Business Planning and Consolidation, goes mobile, in continued build out of mobile analytics portfolio.
Teradata Announces 'Big Analytics' Appliance, Free Aster Version
News  |  10/15/2012
Teradata Aster Big Analytics Appliance combines Hadoop and Aster nodes in a configurable, ready-to-go rack.
SuccessFactors Employee Central Now Looks Like Pinterest
News  |  10/12/2012
Reconfigurable user interface tiles and more social interaction come to the human capital management portal.
Expect To Save Millions In The Cloud? Prove It
Commentary  |  10/12/2012
Top government IT officials will discuss their plans to implement cloud computing and save money at the GovCloud 2012 conference in Washington.
Google Officially Speeds Up Web Page Loads
News  |  10/11/2012
Google's mod_pagespeed software, finally exiting beta after two years, reduces load times of Web pages served by Apache Web servers by as much as 50%.
Apple vs. Samsung Injunction Reversed On Appeal
News  |  10/11/2012
Apple was dealt a counterblow Thursday in its patent fracas with Samsung. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ruled that the district court in California overstepped when it granted Apple's injunction against selling the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the United States.
SAP CEO Tackles Tough Cloud Questions
Commentary  |  10/11/2012
Jim Hagemann Snabe discusses SAP's ongoing transformation and takes on Oracle's version of the truth in this video interview from the InformationWeek 500 conference.
Schmidt Dishes On Google-Apple Battle Royale
News  |  10/11/2012
Google's and Apple's smartphone platform war is much more important than the war between Apple's and Microsoft's desktop platforms, says Google CEO Eric Schmidt.
Google Puts Some Microsoft Office Exports On Life Support
News  |  10/10/2012
Google says ability to export Google Apps files in legacy Office formats will continue until the end of January.
Amazon's Share Of Government Cloud Computing 'Accelerating'
News  |  10/10/2012
As Amazon announces new services for government customers, it says the 1,800 government and education customers that now use Amazon Web Services prove "rapid" adoption of its cloud computing products.
Payroll Giant ADP Flexes HR Apps Muscle
News  |  10/10/2012
Human capital management software competition just keep heating up, as ADP jumps in with cloud-based tools for midsize companies.
Akamai Zaps Web Content Delivery Delays
News  |  10/9/2012
Akamai services gain new smarts about end user devices and network conditions, to prevent delays that can happen when third-party servers dish up content.
IBM, AT&T Team On Secure Cloud Services
News  |  10/9/2012
Business customers can opt for secure connection to IBM's SmartCloud Enterprise+ cloud services via AT&T VPN network.
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