Articles about Enterprise Software
A little confused about what's what with Cloud Foundry, OpenStack and Mesos? Let the Linux Foundation help you with its new guide to open-source cloud technologies.
SAP provided its five year outlook and sees its cloud business reaching parity with software in 2018 and delivering better profits in 2020. Is a five year outlook in technology reliable?
The mid market is well positioned to adopt cloud, mobility, and big data as part of business operations, Hewlett-Packard's Raj Thakur told ZDNet.
An investigation by the Serious Fraud Office into the sale of Autonomy has been brought to a close.
Riverbed Technology's Ian Raper practices what he preaches when it comes down to his unique management style.
Oracle has a cloud arsenal, solid growth and momentum. Here's a look at what Oracle customers and IT buyers need to know.
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The plain English takeaway is that faster training of neural networks will now be widely available via open source project Torch.
Amid a spate of recent database investment, Neo Technology, the company behind the leading Neo4j graph database, has unveiled its own multimillion injection.
Tata Consultancy Services has reported that strong growth in industries has contributed to an increase in profit, revenue, and income for the third quarter of the 2015 financial year.
With the availability of open-source MaxScale, database firm MariaDB thinks the middleware will have a big impact on developers and database admins.
Samsung and BlackBerry may not be an item yet, but there are a lot of reasons why the case for a merger is stronger than ever.
MYOB has announced that of the 1.2 million businesses actively using MYOB SME solutions, more than 500,000 are regular paying customers.
Should your enterprise own its data center? Would it be better to use the services of a hosting or collocation company? Does the emergence of cloud computing make this decision easier?
Facebook would like to be your workplace social network with Facebook for Work. Would you use it? Would you trust it?
It's no longer fashionable to criticize enterprise IT as it once was. That's because the Internet has definitively won the competition and is leading the way in tech innovation. But for proactive organizations, it doesn't have to be that way.
Adaptive Insights, a cloud-based corporate performance management vendor, has a new CEO. Tom Bogan comes from a lengthy finance career - something that could be of value as the company (and the sector) continues to experience growth.
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.
After years of speculation, Microsoft has finally delivered editions of its flagship business productivity programs to the iPad platform. Here's what you'll find in the new Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps.
A major update to Windows 8.1 arrives via Windows Update on April 8. It's aimed at making the desktop experience easier for keyboard and mouse users. Here's a close-up of the changes you can expect.
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.
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