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Cloud management platforms paper over the gaps

Cloud management platforms -- they're a little bit like those desktop search and indexing applications that gained brief popularity in the 1990s and early 2000s, and which had to be updated each time a new application or file format appeared.Why might you want one?

March 28, 2012 by

Oracle skewers HP over Autonomy

Oracle has skewered Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch over whether the content management and search company was offered to Oracle before HP bought it.

September 29, 2011

Google took a simple concept---text keywords---and became an Internet leader. In most markets, Google has the search market share lead and management is looking to expand into new markets. The search giant hasn't quite found its next big hit, but Google Apps and Android are promising extensions of the business. The game plan for Google: Expand into new markets like mobile and grow advertising revenue. Google is also dabbling in everything from broadband to power management to alternative energy. The company is well positioned to benefit from cloud computing and the consumerization of IT.

April 14, 2010 by

SharePoint 2010: a first look

If you need team collaboration and company-wide document management, SharePoint 2010 fits the bill, especially when you add in its social search features and integrated workflow.

March 4, 2010 by

Telstra talking to Google about fibre

Telstra revealed today that it had held discussions with Google's Australian management about the search giant's plans, announced overnight, to provide half a million US residents with fibre broadband in a US trial.

February 10, 2010 by

Windows 7: A worthwhile upgrade?

Will Microsoft's Windows 7 succeed where Vista failed? The new operating system offers a new graphical user interface, more reliable power management tools, and better search, but it still might not offer enough to convince PC users to buy it. ZDNet Correspondent Sumi Das talks to Larry Dignan, editor in chief of ZDNet, and Ed Bott, ZDNet's Microsoft Report blogger, about Windows 7's pros and cons.

September 28, 2009 by

Female leaders in technology

At the AlwaysOn Summit at Stanford University, an innovation panel discusses ways to encourage women to join the computer industry. Many women come to the industry through other sides of the business--like marketing--and need mentoring and encouragement to find their inner geeks. Panelists include Marissa Mayer, vice president of search product and user experience at Google; Jasmine Kim, chief operating officer of ImageSpan; Polly Sumner, president and chief adoption officer at Salesforce.com; and moderator Elizabeth Tinkham, Global Lead of Management Consulting and Integrated Markets Communications and High Tech Industry Group at Accenture.

August 3, 2009 by

Microsoft-Yahoo: Gauging the IT integration risks

Once you strip away the financial, strategy and ad prospects for Microsoft's 10-year search partnership with Yahoo you're left with a lot of information technology integration heavy lifting.Make no mistake about it: The Microsoft-Yahoo search pact will flop if it doesn't have some good old fashioned IT project management.

July 29, 2009 by

Squiz buys Funnelback

Content management company Squiz has acquired Funnelback, an Australian search firm spun off from the Commonwealth Scientific and Research Organisation.

July 2, 2009 by

New Microsoft SharePoint 2010 details start to emerge

Exactly what will be changing in SharePoint -- Microsoft's integrated suite of six back-end servers that handle search, content management, collaboration, etc. -- with the 2010 release is still somewhat murky. But at this week's Microsoft TechEd 2009 conference in Los Angeles, a few more details have begun to trickle out, via tweets, blog posts and other channels.

May 12, 2009 by

Connecting the Spend Management Dots with Contracts

While not exactly a well-known name, Zycus continues its spend management expertise by rounding out its sourcing suite with Contract management.  Targeted towards the sourcing and procurement professional, Zycus iContract provides organizations the ability to actualize negotiated contract savings through real-time monitoring, proactive alerting, and search capabilities.

March 13, 2009 by

Yahoo 2.0: Richer ads and a tiny piece of Google's audience

Yahoo is getting ready to throw richer advertisements - think video - into its search results page, bringing a much-needed facelift to the boring ads that are made up of a headline, a couple of lines of text and a link.More importantly, Yahoo - now under new management - may be telling us that they're not quite ready to sell off the search business to Microsoft, as has been suggested across the blogosphere for months.

February 19, 2009 by

Dapper incentivises structuring of web data with MashupAds

Amit Kumar, the 'father of SearchMonkey' when he was Director for Product Management at Yahoo! Search, is now VP for Product Management at Dapper and clearly he is still finding the carrots with which to entice content owners to semantically structure their data.

November 10, 2008 by

LogLogic updates search and analysis tools for conquering IT systems management complexity

The latest release provides improved search for IT intelligence, forensics workflow and advanced secure remote access control. LogLogic 4.6 will be rolled out for the company's family of LX, ST, and MX products, helping large- and mid-sized companies to capture, search and store their log data to improve business operations, monitor user activity, and meet industry standards for security and compliance.

September 20, 2008 by

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