Enterprise Software

The enterprise software market features massive players like SAP and Oracle and customers that are beginning to question their license fees. Can enterprise software companies count on ever-increasing maintenance revenue streams. The enterprise software field is massive and includes Microsoft, IBM, BMC Software, CA and dozens of other players both large and small.

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Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff touts 'social enterprise'

At the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff says that enterprise technology is going to face an uprising akin to the Arab Spring in the Middle East. The theme is that customers are going to revolt against traditional enterprise software as corporations become more social.

August 31, 2011


Success in the cloud: conference watch

Join this free web conference at 9am from the Salesforce.com event -- Cloudforce Sydney. Cloud Computing, Social Media, Mobility & Open Technologies will be the topics discussed by the Industry Panel -- Ian Birks (AIIA), Kendall Collins (Salesforce.com), Jim Hassell ( NBN), Dr Steve Hodgkinson (Ovum) & hosted by Brian Haverty (ZDNet Australia).

May 5, 2011 by Brian Haverty


The Future Of... Credit Cards

They're a modern-day must. Anyone who's ever forgotten their credit card at home or worse, lost it, knows exactly how crucial that piece of plastic truly is. With rampant fraud and ID theft though, most cardholders are equally aware of the risks. But what if the account number on your card disappeared when not in use? ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das explores payment innovations from Dynamics, Square and Bling Nation.

February 9, 2011


As Sun acquisition closes, Oracle outlines new vision

Oracle President Charles Phillips unveils the company's new systems strategy in front of analysts at its headquarters in Redwood Shores, Calif. Phillips says the company is looking to model itself after the 1960s IBM by working on building complete, integrated platforms, but developed with open system components.

January 27, 2010

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Walt Mossberg: What's new in tech this holiday season?

At a Churchill Club event, ZDNet talked with Wall Street Journal personal technology columnist Walt Mossberg. He showed us some new gadgets for the holidays, including the new Barnes & Noble Nook; Bayer's new USB-enabled diabetic monitor; the iLane, a portable e-mail messaging device for your car; and the Acer Netbook running Google's Android OS.

December 4, 2009

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Supernova: The battle for the soul of the Web

At the Supernova conference in San Francisco, Tim O'Reilly, CEO of O'Reilly Media, talks with Monica Keller, group architect with MySpace; Dick Costolo, COO of Twitter; and Brett Slatkin, group engineer of Google, about the future of standards and interoperability on the Web. The tech executives discuss whether companies in the future should compete on features or proprietary lock-in of software.

December 4, 2009


Amazon CTO: Cloud's advantage

At the Supernova Conference in San Francisco, Amazon Chief Technology Officer Werner Vogels broadly outlines the benefits of a cloud-based infrastructure. He says Web services offer businesses the ability to lower costs, increase agility, and run a more secure platform within their organizations.

December 1, 2009


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