As we look at how software will be evolving, traditional PC applications and mobile apps have some substantial differences, key among them the depth and flexibility traditional applications offer that are often an anathema to mobile users.
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Together with the launch of updated custom Android software PrivatOS, the handset maker has revealed a new store dedicated to security and privacy applications.
The internet of things could be very helpful to organizations or bury them under the weight of operational data from a herd of devices, their software, and their applications. Glassbeam believes its SCALAR is the tool that will make sense of it all.
Relational databases are enterprise staples as customers continue to pay up for Oracle and proprietary software. AWS launches Aurora to offer proprietary features at open source prices.
CA Technologies plans to deliver more software-as-a-service-based applications, as it is seeing more demand for them than on-premises applications.
A new version of the Enhanced Mitigation Experience Toolkit mostly improves compatibility with applications software, and specifically with Java and Chrome.
The 14th annual conference of international research networks last month was the scene of some startling demonstrations of the future of open-source networking.
Software as a Service offerings -- such as SalesForce.com, Office356, Microsoft Dynamics and AthenaHealth -- hold out the promise of replacing enterprise applications and serving as platforms for future development. While the promise can be fulfilled, organizations have to take some responsibility too.
Oracle to open two cloud datacentres for customers who want their applications and data to stay on European soil.
Also, as promised by Mark Hurd on Monday, Oracle introduced news for its mobile development framework.
Singapore telco inroduces SmartBusiness portal offering a suite of cloud applications that include products from independent software vendors, as it looks to be one-stop contact point for small and midsize businesses.
Healthdirect Australia has transformed its entire back-end architecture on the basis that software applications will play a crucial role in how it delivers clinical information to the public.
Oracle's latest big idea for big data aims to eliminate data silos with new software connecting the dots between the Oracle Database, Hadoop and NoSQL.
With the launch of Oracle VM 3.3, Oracle continues to tie its version of the Xen hypervisor more tightly to its computing environment. This is good news for Oracle users. Is it also good news for users of other virtual machine software products?
What are we to make of Oracle announcing support for an open stack of cloud foundation software for its distribution of Linux and Xen? Are we seeing a culture clash?
The combined impact of cloud, mobility and big data on enterprise applications has piqued the market’s taste for speed and agility. Now, enterprise software vendors big and small are racing to feed the market’s growing appetite.
Monday morning opener: Adobe rates high on our survey of enterprise software vendors being used or considered. Microsoft dominates and Salesforce, Workday and others sneak up on giants like SAP and Oracle.
Microsoft has purchased GreenButton, a company that 'cloud enables' existing software applications without recoding, for an undisclosed amount.
The applications that run businesses are undergoing profound changes, although there's also a lot of inertia in the system. We examine some of the key trends — including cloud adoption, mobility, consumerisation and business analytics — that are shaping tomorrow's enterprise software landscape.
Our own David Gewirtz introduces a model that is able to provide IT organizations with the ability to quickly see which of their applications would best fit SaaS (software-as-a-service), PaaS (platform-as-a-service), or IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service).
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