Articles about Enterprise Software
Salesforce is taking parts of its technology stack to focus on human resources. The plan: Engage employees like customers and be the front end to HR systems of record. Will there be clashes ahead?
Google made another enterprise play with Chrome OS today, announcing that Box now natively integrates with Chrome OS devices.
"It's always hard for me to talk about Oracle because Larry Ellison is a good friend of mine," said Benioff.
Box unveils its latest platform updates, promising developers the tools they need for everything to build for and scale a mobile-first workforce.
In the post-Snowden era, how do American cloud companies deal with business customers who are nervous about unauthorized access to corporate data? Microsoft's answer is more encryption and tighter access restrictions.
At Box's second annual developer day, the cloud wunderkind kicks off the event with one of tech's stalwart executives.
The next version, or should we say three versions, of Red Hat's community Linux, Fedora, are now in beta.
Service as a Service: IT service catalogs are services in themselves that business customers appreciate.
One of the worst pieces of advice given to people looking for help and advice with computer problems is that they should switch to a different operating system. Here's why, along with some tips for anyone who still wants to change operating systems.
Deploying Kubernetes apps on the same clusters as other services should become easier through a collaboration between Google and Mesosphere.
From the Atlas security project, to Ambari 2.0 and SequenceIQ, Hadoop veteran and Hortonworks co-founder Arun Murthy discusses some big-data themes of the moment.
Australian-founded enterprise software development and collaboration platform provider Atlassian has acquired French video conferencing player Blue Jimp.
The company says it has 370 early customers of S/4HANA amid a first quarter that received a nice tailwind from currency fluctuations.
Telsyte believes the Australian enterprise mobility market will be driven by a combination of mobile device hardware, management software, and value-added services.
IBM's first quarter had multiple moving parts and a tough currency situation, but showed progress.
Activity trackers are important pieces to improving your health. Misfit hit it out of the park with the $50 Flash and it may be my last activity tracker.
Yes, it's Halloween of 2014, and we're here to revisit the technologies that are so frightening, they'll make you evacuate from multiple "interfaces".
Tomorrow, voting machines will be working at full steam as Brazilians go to the polls for the second round of the country's general elections. We take you though the main developments of e-voting in Brazil over the last 30 years.
In what ways can teachers use tech to enrich their lessons?
The Spain Startup South Summit 2014 conference recently took place in Madrid, where fledgling companies from a variety of industries mixed with investment groups and startup accelerators. ZDNet looks at some of the brightest tech startups on show.
The GlobalFoundries semiconductor factory deal is only part of the recipe for Big Blue's ongoing survival. Here are a few other things that Armonk needs in order to maintain relevancy for the next decade and beyond.
Google unveiled its brand new 6-inch phablet smartphone, and 9-inch tablet.
Who says the Windows desktop is dead? These are the six essential utilities I install on every new Windows PC, and they work with Windows 7, Windows 8.1, or even the Windows 10 Technical Preview.
ZDNet took iRobot's new Android-based robot controller for a spin at a briefing in New York City. (Spoiler alert: nothing broke.)
Although it's still early days, Windows 10 offers a number of interface changes aimed at enhancing usability for business users.
The first release of Windows 10, officially known as the Windows Technical Preview, is designed primarily to make life easier for mouse-and-keyboard aficionados who were turned off by the touch-oriented Windows 8 interface. Here's what you'll find inside.
Six Clicks: Want to know more about the cloud's little known features? We highlight six useful features of cloud services.
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.
What are some of the most innovative tech projects and ideas seeking crowdfunding on Kickstarter and Indiegogo this month?
Remote patient monitoring also needed to encourage patients to manage their own healthcare so they're less likely to end up in public healthcare institution where bedcrunch is a challenge, explains Singapore HealthPartners CIO.
Resorts World Sentosa bets on big data analytics to gain customer insights and provide better service, but CTO Yap Chee Yuen says lack of good IT skills and limited vendor knowledge in unique gaming sector a big challenge.
The first interview in ZDNet Asia's Intelligent Singapore video series, CTO Wilfred Kwan defines "intelligence" needed in data centers today and discusses growth opportunities cloud computing has created for the telecommunication services provider.
At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer talks about why users should buy a Windows phone rather than an Android device: "You don’t need to be a computer scientist to use a Windows phone and you do to use and Android phone."
A pivotal moment in Apple's history, CEO Steve Jobs announces iTunes for Windows on October 16, 2003. Jobs stated at the time, "It's probably the best Windows app ever written." The release was also considered a good strategic move by Apple because, for the first time, Windows users could buy music from Apple's online store, giving them a feel for the Apple user experience.
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 welcome update brings Microsoft's Small Business Server into line with the rest of the Windows Server family, while also simplifying management and enhancing remote access. It's far from cheap, however, and smaller companies may be better off evaluating the Essentials version.
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.
RHEL 6 offers greatly enhanced scalability and is well equipped to handle future technological advances. The switch to KVM virtualisation and server subscription tweaks may not be universally popular, but existing Red Hat customers and new Linux converts should still consider it.
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.
Open-source Zarafa takes a new and interesting approach to emulating Microsoft's Exchange, but it's not the easiest solution to deploy or manage.
MDaemon is a well-tried Microsoft Exchange alternative that continues to stay abreast of the latest developments.
BES 5.0 is the best version of BES so far. RIM has done a lot of work in simplifying the administration process, as well as providing additional services for users.
YuuGuu Corporate offers IM aggregation, screen sharing, remote control and audio conferencing. The pricing looks competitive, but the whole experience could benefit from a bit more polish.
Snow Leopard Server includes major updates to some of the OS's core components and is now fully 64-bit. Ease of use, plus simple and affordable licensing make OS X a viable alternative to Microsoft's Windows Server 2008, although we had problems with one or two features.