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It's time to fundamentally rethink the way we build and deliver applications, for a world of clouds and containers.
Relatively low Windows Phone market share is the main reason: There's not enough there to justify the effort. But what about for one billion Windows 10 devices?
Bookmaker Paddy Power has been using 'enterprise DevOps' to improve the speed of delivery and quality of its software. Here's how it works.
It's impressive how much the enterprise technology landscape has changed in just a year. While some priorities remain unchanged, important new players have emerged that business and IT leaders must consider in their plans this year.
From scripts to images and templates, OpenStack's Community App Catalog is designed to enable users to upload and share their work for the benefit of others on the open-source cloud platform.
Is DevOps about the delivery pipeline or is collaboration the key? The answer often depends on the companies that make a commitment to it.
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OpenStack professional skills certification is due next year, thanks to a collaboration with the Linux Foundation and its testing providers.
Along with backing for the new federated identity feature in the Kilo release, OpenStack has lifted the lid on new tests for all existing and would-be OpenStack products.
From next month, early access starts to Red Hat's Cloud Suite for Applications, built from its existing offerings to form what it calls a complete open-source cloud stack.
Following its recent moves with Oracle, Pivotal and EMC, the OpenStack specialist is stepping up integration efforts with ecosystem partners with turnkey appliances in mind.
Developers, developers, developers: For Microsoft the tune might change but the words remain the same
Back-to-back events reveal Microsoft's developer strategy for the next few years.
Integration between Oracle Database, Oracle Solaris and Mirantis OpenStack is designed to make life easier for developers.
DevOps could transform the way your organisation delivers software projects but there are some hurdles you'll have to jump along the way.
It started with a single, ambiguous bullet-point, but Pond is now leading the emerging world of social education platforms.
Looking forward, Facebook touted FbStart will be offering more benefits, adding nine new partners and an additional track for pre-launch startups.
This is why we can't have nice things: Malicious Chrome extensions are getting through the loophole of Google's Chrome Developer channel.
Some lucky folks are about to get their Apple Watch, and will need apps to put it to good use. These apps will make you more productive with a glance at the wrist.
Which apps can help you organize and snap up better deals on your next trip?
Which apps can help you launch your new business successfully?
Apple CarPlay may be relatively new, but more and more compatible apps are being released.
The stands, the smartphones, the smartwatches, and the smartcars.
Take your Android tablet to work with these apps. Track your time, stay on top of what you need to do, and collaborate with colleagues.
The iPad is a capable tool for work but requires good apps to provide the needed functionality. These 10 apps will go a long way to meeting the needs of most iPad users. You can't work all the time so we threw in a hot new game for down time.
Who's the busiest developer on Android these days? Some of the most impressive business apps are coming from an unlikely source, with Microsoft's business apps appearing on the Google Play Store and getting rave reviews.
Want to get more out of your Windows Phone at work? Download the best of these apps and rev up your productivity in the workplace.
Google has released an update to its Translate app for mobile devices. We have made a side by side comparison with the Microsoft Translator app so you can compare and decide which is best.
It is not only the big companies that produce great tech that is worthy of note at CES 2015. Have a look at these cool products that should be at the show this year.
Who says you need a Mac or a Windows PC? With the right applications, a Linux desktop is every bit as good as either of the two mainstream desktop operating systems.
Microsoft Office for the iPad is a very good suite, but may be overkill for some users.
If your significant other or children already own a tablet, why not jazz it up with some gadgets and accessories this year?
If you're willing to look, there are some excellent tech gadgets and gifts out there that don't require a second mortgage.
Singapore Changi Airport turns to technology for solutions to maintain consistent customer service standards and better serve growing number of passengers.
Apple's Tim Cook and Eddy Cue show off the company's new Apple TV streaming video box. The new hardware has several updated features, including 1,080-pixel resolution for movies and TV shows and a redesigned user interface. The box will be available on March 16 for $99.
At the GigaOm Net:Work conference in San Francisco, Google's Rajen Sheth talks about how the product development of Gmail inspired Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt to embrace cloud computing. The three at first "soundly rejected the idea" of Gmail because he was pitching it as packaged software, Sheth says. A few months later he came back with the concept of putting Gmail in the cloud.
There are features in Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 that many people will never use, but its core dictation capability is excellent, while the context-sensitive sidebar help is a big improvement.
After a week of using Office 2013 we're pleasantly surprised. The changes Microsoft has made to support Windows 8 — and specifically Windows 8 tablets — are logical, and they work well with more traditional ways of using Office.
Version 3.0 of Microsoft's cloud-hosted management platform is now available, adding support for mobile devices — including iPhones, iPads and Android.
SQL Server 2012 supports everything from departmental servers to large-scale enterprise clouds. With Hadoop integration imminent there's much to be said for upgrading — if only to prepare your datacentre for big-data private clouds. Just keep an eye out for the effect of per-core licensing on your costs.
The latest update to Corel's venerable vector drawing package brings several overdue features, does some catching up with Adobe and adds useful new tools for working with vectors. It all adds up to a powerful but still-challenging graphics suite.
LibreOffice continues to improve, but it's still playing catch-up to Microsoft Office, and there's no sign of a vision that would make it a significant competitor on anything but price.
For a free product, Nitro PDF Reader 2.0 delivers a lot of functionality, and for the most part delivers it very well. Apart from the odd interface niggle and its restriction to the Windows platform, we have no hesitation in recommending it.
IE9 is Microsoft's best version of its browser to date, although its lack of Windows XP support is unfortunate. Otherwise, it's fast, usable and standards-compliant.
This is a welcome update, but it's definitely a point release: unless you're looking for an alternative to Microsoft Office on financial or philosophical grounds, 3.3 may not be the version to make you switch.
Real-time stock control, a revamped checkout and Feefo customer feedback head the enhancements in Actinic 10. These add functionality without compromising either the performance or the usability of this popular e-commerce solution.
MindManager 9 is a sophisticated mind-mapping application that could revolutionise your methodology for organising and accessing information. It works well for individuals, but delivers most value if adopted by the entire organisation.
Nuance's Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 Premium is a significant improvement on its predecessor: speech recognition is more accurate out of the box, and the user interface is generally slicker. The new command reference sidebar needs attention, though.
In Office 2010, Microsoft's Office Web Apps have matured to become the basis of the suite's collaboration tools, making it a more significant release than many previous versions.
A well-established small-business messaging and collaboration solution, Kerio Connect can now be considered as an alternative to large Exchange deployments.
A well-established Microsoft Exchange alternative, Gordano Messaging Suite is big on scalability and collaboration options, but still has a few rough edges.