Articles about Enterprise Software
HP CEO Meg Whitman stressed the "currency challenge" (a stronger U.S. Dollar) will cause a greater impact in 2015 than originally predicted last quarter.
Uptake of Docker containers stands to get a further boost from integration work to put Google's Kubernetes on OpenStack, according to Mirantis.
Survey shows widespread support for custom development; cloud and mobile spur more, not less, of it.
Linus Torvalds has decided to move the Linux kernel release from 3.19.x to 4.0 more from whimsy then from a serious need.
Google is opening up the Inbox party to a longer guest list, but an invite is still required.
An HP report highlights how the bulk of exploits in 2014 revolved around vulnerabilities that were discovered before 2013.
The three marketing companies that won this year's Watchlist- Adobe, Callidus Cloud and OutMarket - couldn't be any more different. Check them out: It is so worth it.
Industrie 4.0 has become a favourite theme for the country, with Siemens among automation's chief cheerleaders.
It's amazing: Of all the financial applications that could be built, ERP vendors focus on core financials like general ledger. Here's a firm that serves an enviable clientele -- but it's not a big name brand in financial software (yet).
Competing with open source is very hard -- too hard for most vendors.
Wall Street was expecting a loss of 13 cents per share with $786.63 million in revenue.
Oracle launches Big Data Discovery in a bid to make it easier to find and explore data in Hadoop lakes.
The NoSQL database firm is tapping into Apache Kafka messaging and Apache Storm streaming to integrate Couchbase with Hortonworks Hadoop.
Salesforce has updated its Analytics Cloud with the aim of adding more mobile editing and charting tools.
The Linux Foundation has released its 2015 report "Linux Kernel Development: How Fast It is Going, Who is Doing It, What They Are Doing and Who is Sponsoring It."
Ubuntu 14.10 is a minor, but significant, step up from Canonical's last Linux desktop operating system, Ubuntu 14.04.
The new Apple software and new hardware for it have many features that could present problems for enterprises if IT doesn't prepare.
Unlike Windows or Mac OS X, Linux offers a wide variety of desktop environments. Here are my picks of the most important of these PC interfaces.
Innovation in enterprise collaboration software continues unabated, to the point that there are nearly too many to keep track of. Here are 20 interesting new or established players you may not have heard of.
Design thinking, an innovation process that revolves around having empathy for a user, has been touted by enterprise software vendors. Here's a look at some of the moving parts.
Mint 17 is a good, solid desktop that Linux and Windows XP users alike will feel at home in.
ZDNet had some hands-on time with Azure RemoteApp at a recent Azure press event in Redmond, setting up a server image and publishing a selection of Office apps.
As enterprise technology often struggles to keep up with the consumer world, here are the high impact products breaking into the mainstream with excellent chance to help companies keep up and get ahead.
It's smooth, pretty, and, in short, it's the nicest Ubuntu Linux desktop that's ever been.
Want to get the most out of Linux Mint, one of the most popular of the Linux desktops? Then read on!
Here's a step-by-step guide to get Windows XP running on an Oracle VirtualBox-based virtual machine on Linux Mint
I come not to praise these programs, but to bury them. And, boy, from the smell of some of these -- they really need to be buried!
In this example, I'm installing Microsoft Office 2010 on Mint 16 using CrossOver Linux 13.1.2.
If you want to stick with a Windows XP style interface, you should seriously consider using Linux Mint with its Cinnamon desktop.
Future sanctions may make it difficult for Western software companies to do business in Mother Russia. But the country has a vast domestic software, services and internet industry of its own. These are some of the powerhouses.
At the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff interviews Google Chairman Eric Schmidt about the state of the technology industry. Highlights include remarks about Apple's Steve Jobs, Motorola, and what's wrong with the current patent system.
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.
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).
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.
Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff talks about the consumerization of the Internet at the Gartner ITxpo in Orlando. Benioff says the software industry needs to work harder and make transformations faster to keep pace with the changing needs of a younger generation entering the workforce.
At the OracleWorld Open conference in San Francisco, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison responds to remarks made by Salesforce.com's Marc Benioff, who criticized Oracle's new Exalogic machine with the statement that "clouds aren't in a box." Ellison says, "Salesforce.com runs on 1,500 Dell servers...which are boxes."
At the Oracle OpenWorld conference in San Francisco, new company President Mark Hurd introduces Exadata X2-8, an upgrade to the current Exadata system. The new system offers better processor performance, more memory, and full database encryption.
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.
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.
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.