MapR's tools are used for big data and analytics, but the space is crowded with the likes of Cloudera and Hortonworks as well as IBM, EMC's Pivotal and others.
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User interface/user experience makeovers are all the rage in the ERP space. SAP is using a Pareto approach and a couple of new tools to redefine, simplify and beautify the user experience for its customers.
Samsung has emerged as the most preferred brand among Indian high school students, who also prefer social networking tools, over SMS and voice calls, as the primary method to communicate with friends.
Whether it's photo editing enhancements, voice search or new mapping tools, the efforts boil down to machine learning and cloud infrastructure --- Google's primary core competency. Can rivals keep up?
The enterprise space is getting more comfortable with social networking tools for internal communication and collaboration, according to the software-as-a-service provider's Marketing Cloud product director Derek Laney.
You only get 16GB of free space with a 32GB Surface RT, thanks to built-in software and recovery tools.
Google has outlined its latest version of Android, code named Jelly Bean. There's a bevy of upgrades to improve performance, a few smart search tools, better voice features and "a bunch of delightful improvements".
Endpoint tools addressing influx of consumer devices in enterprise space inadequate, analysts say, noting that vendors should provide wide-ranging but targeted products and services to solve mobile management conundrum.
Software giant to shake up private cloud space in Asia-Pacific with tools to aid in deployment and management across various cloud environments as well as competitive licensing plans, states exec.
IT admins who have to cope with consumer devices spilling into enterprise space should use tools such as virtual desktop infrastructure and data encryption policies to better safeguard data access, market players suggest.
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When the IT boss won't invest in tools that empower workers and boost their productivity, is it time to raise your voice?When mobile tools are treated as 'executive jewelry' available only to corner office-types, doesn't that inequality create "We are the 99%" discontent among the rest of the employees?
MarkLogic are an interesting and rapidly growing company in the enterprise space right now: essentially they replace the relational database model in ways that make their next generation purpose built tools fit your unstructured data.Their servers coral all the heterogeneous information companies create to index everything they see, pulling together information in context.
Eventually, I expect there to be a consolidation in the power management software utility space, as this activity becomes a more natural extension of broader network management and systems management tools. But for now, your options just keep on growing.
Voice-over-Internet Protocol consumer players like Google and Skype will find it "tough" to penetrate enterprise IP telephony space but will have chance in small and midsize business market, notes analyst.
While Microsoft's mult-touch capabilities (and lack thereof) are in the news daily, the company's speech engine and algorithms don't often merit a mention.At the SpeechTEK conference in New York City on August 3, Microsoft officials attempted to explain what the Redmondians have coming in the voice recognition and synthesis space -- without going so far as to announce undisclosed products.
Nuance's Dragon speech recognition tools are well known on PC, but in the mobile world the company's probably best known for its work on extended T9. That's going to change with the arrival in the UK App Store of iPhone and iPad versions of its voice-powered Search and Dictation apps.
The equipment manufacturer has added collaboration tools using voice, instant messaging, presence and video to IP Office
Ring Central brings Google Voice-like tools to corporate phone systems, keeping mobile workers on a virtual PBX system.
As open source technologies continue to pound an increasingly heavier footprint throughout the world’s enterprise IT portals, could we be about to see a new surge in the freeware space as this delivery model bids for voice alongside open source itself?One has to ask the question after seeing news emanating from VMworld San Francisco this week that virtualisation management specialist Vizioncore has just positioned half their product line as freeware.
As Web 2.0 applications move more deeply into the strategic operations of enterprises, a unique hybrid of social software has emerged to help businesses deal with the giant sea of customers that awaits them on the other side of the network. While Enterprise 2.0 tools, primarily aimed at collaboration, are certainly part of this story, they often don’t help companies enjoy the full range of possibilities when it comes customer-facing social computing. Enter the rapidly emerging Social CRM space, an area that’s become highly significant recently.
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