Best Buy is going to be whacked by "external pressures" such as deflationary pricing and weak demand for electronics. The fix is more investment on technology and omnichannel e-commerce tools.
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Microsoft has released a new public preview of Azure Active Directory Connect, a tool for connecting Windows Server AD to Azure AD. It will replace DirSync and the standalone Azure AD Sync tools.
Powerful Human Resources analytic tools were in abundance at the recent HR Technology show in Vegas. But can/will HR departments buy these solutions? Probably not -- unless the HR group itself changes.
Sponsored by Redhat and Intel
The technology industry is currently in the midst of a shift from client-server to cloud-mobile - a significant change that occurs very rarely, but one that Red Hat is embracing.
Cloud Technology Partners has long offered tools and services to help mid-market companies and enterprises integrate and migrate applications into cloud computing environments. This release adds Google's cloud environments and many updated rules.
Intigua believes that the movement towards software defined data centers, networks, storage and the increasing reliance on virtualization technology means that companies need new tools to manage their management products.
Timesharing used to be the way to share the resources of a single system. It was replaced by client/server computing but suppliers of VDI technology are looking to dig up the past.
Cloud infrastructure market leader Amazon Web Services upgrades its tools so that Windows Server 2012 virtual-machine images can move between on-premise systems and EC2.
The AMD Opteron A1100 series server chip, which features 28-nanometer process technology, will be sampling in the next few weeks.
AppZero is collaborating with Microsoft to persuade users of Windows Server 2003 to update before Microsoft stops supporting the operating system using AppZero's application virtualization technology.
Benefits from the merger include better mining of data, increased investment in hiring technology, and better platform tools.
Aurus Network's flagship product, CourseHub, allows HD quality videos at ultra low bandwidths of 100kbps due to its proprietary video compression technology, and also comes with content management tools to edit and add quizzes.
Microsoft's Blue wave of server tools are about to be released; here's how they fit together to build what Microsoft is calling the "CloudOS".
Server vendors are about to be squeezed by technology buyers, who are navigating new technologies and increasingly considering options away from the traditional data center fare.
Healthcare technology provider TriZetto has been improving its development processes and modernizing its ability to speed the applications lifecycle process, using quality and Agile methods tools to better support a lifecycle approach to software
Raspberry Pi tinkerers have a new tool from Google that helps make use of the device as a private web development environment.
Venture capitalist says IT's role is fast evolving, from server-room managers to technology facilitators. But it's not all going to be in the cloud.
IBM's John Mason recommends that the cloud combined with new mobile technology could lead small to medium businesses to the promised land. If those tools are not used properly, they can also lead to heartache. Caution and careful planning are needed not just enthusiasm.
As more technologies become available, they become more accessible and cheaper for small and medium-sized businesses to obtain, as evidenced by a TechRepublic survey.
Here's my latest attempt to read the tea leaves about some recent Microsoft organizational moves.
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