This IDC study uses the IDC MarketScape model to assess the capabilities of vendors to support midrange to complex process improvement scenarios using business process management software. Business process platforms provide development and runtime environments to improve and automate a wide range of processes and support advanced use cases around orchestration, process [...]

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Bill Gates today ruled out ever returning to the helm of Microsoft after Fortune reported rumors this month that Gates was considering a comeback to Microsoft, the company he founded in 1975 but stepped back from in 2006 to focus full-time on philanthropy. Gates spoke today in Sydney, where he is on holiday [...]

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Several happenings marked Microsoft’s week as they unveiled their new Windows 8 App store. Other than this a revamp of Xbox Live Dashboard took place and a new four-year partnership agreement with HP was also recently signed.

The new business solutions will be the integration of Microsoft’s cloud products that include Lync [...]

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What the Cloud Entails

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The cloud is all clear and promising, but do people really understand what it is all about? It is now part of almost all sectors of society from small businesses to giant online shops, from social networking to government finances. The next move from giant nations like the US is to migrate [...]

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Gartner predicts cloud computing will rise as the most influential factor in terms of technology and economy. It will continue to be about applications and cloud services in 2012. Experts say that the cloud’s leasing scheme of digitized IT services, assets and business solutions will boost small to large business enterprises. This [...]

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For a decade now, Marc Benioff had to deal with the comments that his company Salesforce.com had been fired with. Recently, however, Salesforce received a sincere flattery from its rivals when most of these companies started to acquire more firms to set up their own cloud platform, which is a pioneer strategy [...]

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In spite of the global economic crisis cloud computing is an exception. The cloud still continues to thrive and make tremendous growth even while most of the other companies are making huge losses resulting to high unemployment rate and uncontrollable debt crisis.

Cloud computing is not just about software development; rather, it [...]

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Some of the cloud predictions for 2012 include huge cloud computing pullouts, IT skills shortage and government control and regulation for social media and networking.

2011 was a year to reckon for the IT industry because of the huge effect of cloud computing in most business solutions. This even became unprecedented because [...]

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SAP AG finally purchased SuccessFactors Inc.; a Web-based software company that will serve as the vehicle for SAP to be at par with its rival’s Salesforce and Oracle in the cloud market.

SAP had been suffering in the business for five years now as it tried to create cloud applications to get [...]

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CloudTimes is proud to announce to be a Gold Media Partner of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona from Feb 27th – March 1st, 2012.

The GSMA Mobile World Congress is the place for mobile leaders to network, and conduct business. The event hosts approximately 60,000 mobile professionals, over 58% of these C-Level, from [...]

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Several complaints were posted on Amazon’s community forums by Kindle Fire users that said they experienced Internet connection problems. The users said problems included inability to connect to the Internet, in spite the fact that they are able to connect to Wi-Fi with their devices; they also experienced troubles with access to [...]

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While the SaaS model has made aggressive advances in a number of software sectors, including CRM, Human Resources, and Productivity Tools, it has been slow to gain a foothold in other, important parts of the tech world.

One of the last bastions of the on-premise world is Business Intelligence.

Resistance to cloud [...]

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Cloupia, a leading provider of cloud and data center automation and management software, today announced the opening of a London office to expand the company’s reach into the European market.  The new office opening coincides with Cloupia’s participation in the NetApp’s Insight Conference – Nov 14 -17, 2011 in Rome, Italy.

Cloupia [...]

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One of the most difficult problems faced by today’s designers is figuring out how to leverage pay-as-you-go-clouds to build optimal data management platforms.

Modern hardware trends and economics combined with cloud/virtualization technology are radically reshaping today’s data management landscape, ushering in a new era where many machine, many core, memory-based computing topologies [...]

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The tight integration of Dell EqualLogic PS Series iSCSI SANs and VMware vSphere virtualization software helps organizations enhance IT efficiency, expand virtualization throughout the IT infrastructure, and set the stage for cloud computing.

Growth is a good situation for organizations to experience, but growth is not easy and presents challenges. Today, virtual [...]

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Excellent infographic by GlowHost which discusses how small businesses are thriving, and in most cases doing much better than large corporations, by implementing cloud hosting into their business models and gives tips for what these small businesses should look for when choosing a cloud service.

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