Oracle has officially launched its public cloud market, Oracle Cloud, thus entering a segment that has long shunned by the world’s number two software major and the world’s largest database maker.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has introduced Continue Reading →
The Single-Sign-On (SSO) cloud service delivered on Force.com, and Salesforce.com’s social enterprise platform had been launched in beta in February, is now available [...]Continue Reading →
It turns out that Oracle’s buying spree is not yet over, as the database giant has recently announced plans to purchase social marketing services specialist Vitrue. The terms for the purchase were not disclosed, but a statement announcing the planned acquisition specified the usual cloud and SaaS checkmark items. According to the [...]Continue Reading →
The cloud computing or cloud technology represents a new direction for business. This technology not only allows both SMEs and large companies organize more effectively their work but also the ability to generate employment.
Microsoft released the results of a study commissioned from IDC about the growth prospects of cloud computing [...]Continue Reading →
John Sculley, former Apple CEO, believes that cloud computing is powerful enough to completely revolutionize healthcare systems worldwide. Sculley told The Guardian that he was quite confident that cloud computing would ring in the changes when it comes to the way we approach healthcare in the next couple of decades and that [...]Continue Reading →
The Open Data Center Alliance (ODCA) will hold its one-day Forecast conference on June 12th in New York, concurrent with the 10th International Cloud Expo. The Open Data Center Alliance is working actively to shape the future of [...]Continue Reading →
Over the past five years, the cloud strategy of SAP revolved around Business ByDesign, a suite of management applications designed for medium-sized companies which offer demand oriented packages including financial solutions, human resources, supply chain management, business analysis and compliance management.
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Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) are always looking for automation and technologies to improve their business operation in the most cost effective way possible, especially to save operational cost. In house software solutions and network infrastructure historically have been one such solution to help them accomplish this.
However, these technologies were out [...]Continue Reading →
With their slogan “Translation made easy”, the San Francisco based startup Cloudwords is revamping the $30B translation market. The company competes with other startups in a highly fragmented space like MyGengo, Smartling or Lingotek as well as big “old school” translation companies such as Lionbridge Technologies and SDL.
Cloudwords OneTM service is a unified translation management system with a MongoDB NoSQL [...]Continue Reading →
We’ve been covering Cloudability for a while, since back in November 2011 when we introduced the company to our readers. Since then, the company has enjoyed good coverage, some healthy funding and progress with their product.
Cloudability’s platform aggregates customers’ cloud costs into accessible and comprehensive reports to help manage spending, [...]Continue Reading →
IBM is set to roll out lower-cost products and services for cloud computing in order to attract more clients. In a move to compete against HP, Cisco, and Equinix, IBM will be offering cloud applications for continued interoperability with Norway’s Otrum, Dell, and Germany’s SAP AG. Instead of managing software applications by [...]Continue Reading →
According to a recent Microsoft study, small and medium sized businesses in Asia and the USA are now more trusting cloud security. Aside from providing increased flexibility, extended accessibility of data and applications, and reduced overhead, it is interesting to note that 35% of the companies surveyed in the United States have [...]Continue Reading →
UK Government Director for Dell Alan Mac Neela has recently outlined ways on improving SME engagement in the execution of the Government’s ICT strategy, including methods on how the consortia can support and enhance partnerships between small to medium enterprises and large vendors.
According to Mac Neela, the government’s CloudStore is serving [...]Continue Reading →
In recent years, various organizations of different nature have used at least once e-learning as a training method that can respond to a specific need. Although about 50% of the market is actually represented by the U.S., in Europe there are different realities, whose [...]Continue Reading →
Many vendors talk about SaaS (Software as a Service) as the paradigm of software application. SaaS model has passed the stage of adapting applications to customer relationship management (CRM) and management of human capital (HCM), Business Intelligence and platform and middleware solutions. While all of these areas continue to show high growth [...]Continue Reading →
Contrary to a sea of white papers and hours of slick video clips, the point when your back is against the wall is NOT the time to start looking to “the cloud” to save you. Instead, you need to start with a controllable situation [...]Continue Reading →
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