The higher education platform is dubbed Workday Student and features analytics and object modeling to manage the student academic cycle. Components will be rolled out starting in 2014.
Upgraded facility in Singapore will be able to expand capacity by four-fold and boost productivity by 40 percent, with the implementation of Swisslog's Autostore system which features 36 robots running on an overhead grid.
The Core i5-based Surface Pro combines ultrabook components with a (chunky) 10.6in. tablet form factor to deliver decent performance and excellent build quality. However, a few design issues, missing features and, above all, disappointing battery life suggest you'd be wise to wait and see how this product develops.
Organizations tend to trust manufacturers to ensure hardware in one's IT infrastructure stay safe, but more impetus needed to develop tools to safeguard device integrity, watchers urge.
Microsoft has an "ambition" to make some of Windows Azure's platform-as-a-service components free, after the IT giant announced sweeping changes to the service that ratcheted up its competition with Amazon Web Services.On Tuesday Microsoft's general manager for Windows Azure, Bill Hilf, told ZDNet UK that the company is contemplating making some of Azure's PaaS features free in an attempt to spur developer adoption.
According to a first-look review at AnandTech of the first Thunderbolt-enabled PC desktop motherboard heading to market, there are some driver issues that need to be sorted out as well as features that are missing from Thunderbolt implementation on the Mac. Fixes are in the works, Intel reportedly says.
The EliteBook 8560w is a well-built 15.6in. mobile workstation that can be configured with top-notch components, making it ideal for CPU-, GPU- and memory-intensive workloads. It's not especially portable, though, and battery life is among its least impressive features.
OS X Server has long been a low-cost, straightforward option for small businesses, and this update adds support for iPads and iPhones. Other components have also benefitted from new features and facelifts.
The XOOM is definitely loaded to the gills with features and hardware components, but what OEMs like Motorola are about to discover is that different pricing rules apply for tablets.
Customers get 20 percent off HP's switches if they trade in Cisco gear, but the minimum deal size is US$100,000 list price.
A joint press release from Oracle and Apple on Friday cleared up the angst over the future role of Java on Mac OS. A newly-formed OpenJDK project will handle the release and Apple will do the heavy lifting on the "key components, tools and technology required for a Java SE 7 implementation on Mac OS X," the release said.
The problem so far is that the two most popular devices, the Amazon Kindle and the Apple iPad, are primarily geared to a consumer audience and we haven't yet seen the sort of applications and security features that could make these devices important components in corporate document strategies.
HP's EliteBook 8540p has a superb keyboard and is packed with top-notch features, including a couple of USB 3.0 ports. It's expensive, but you're paying for top-quality components and solid build. The standard battery is unlikely to see you through a full working day though.
Tendency to jump into cloud implementation without asking relevant questions or verifying security features puts firms at risk, warns industry observer.
Snow Leopard Server includes major updates to some of the OS's core components and is now fully 64-bit. Ease of use, plus simple and affordable licensing make OS X a viable alternative to Microsoft's Windows Server 2008, although we had problems with one or two features.
The RS700-E6/RS4 1RU bare-bones server, features dual-socket Xeon 5500 series support and 12 DDR3 1066/1333 sockets for a maximum 96GB RAM. You'll need to bring your own components to fit these though, depending on your needs.
If your company wants to run its email in-house and finds Microsoft's Exchange too unwieldy and too expensive, Ipswitch's IMail Server Premium is a bargain.
Alfresco will ship this week a major upgrade of its enterprise content management system that features new collaboration services, a draft implementation of the CMIS spec and Microsoft SharePoint support.Alfresco Enterprise 3.
Microprocessors capable of "stealing" and harnessing energy from the environment can help address power scarcity, says expert in embedded systems.