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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Old adages don't apply to the fast-paced world of technology and business continuity requirements.
For now, large Glass deployments in the enterprise aren't the norm. But Google is hoping developers are ready to experiment and build up business use cases.
The latest incarnation of the open-source NoSQL database offers a range of new features designed to appeal to developers and businesses.
A big motive for SAP's move to offer Business Suite as a subscription service is to take away rivals' cloud-first arguments and offer a viable option to stay with the company.
Microsoft may have ended support for Windows XP but those left clinging to the aged operating system still have some ways of managing the risks.
After months and years of warnings, Microsoft has finally pulled the plug on XP. Here's ZDNet's round-up of what happens next and why you should care.
Thanks to WINE and its commercial big brother, CrossOver, you can run some popular Windows programs on Linux.
In this example, I'm installing Microsoft Office 2010 on Mint 16 using CrossOver Linux 13.1.2.
Who's competing in the same space as Red Hat? Or Microsoft? Or SAP? Accenture Technology Labs' 'company genome project' maps out competitive relationships.
Microsoft's Scott Guthrie talks about his new role, priorities and plans for the company's powerful Cloud & Enterprise unit in his first press Q&A since becoming part of the Microsoft senior leadership team.
Readers may have given the ZDNet Great Debate to the 'yawn' vote, but the fact that Office for iPad apps are flying off the shelves suggests that Microsoft has indeed captured the imaginations of increasingly mobile users. Whether it can keep them, is the big question.
The effort behind QueryGrid is part of Teradata's ongoing move to bridge the divide between data warehouses, the core of the company's business, with big data, which is likely to take analytic workloads.
Ezidebit has automated its marketing processes with Oracle's Eloqua cloud service to help deliver more personalised campaigns to its 20,000 customers.
It was 50 years ago the mainframe kickstarted the era of modern computing - so what should we expect of the next half century?
Microsoft has taken steps to ease onerous restrictions that have curtailed development of business applications for Windows 8. But some say the company still hasn't gone far enough.