Articles about Enterprise Software
Percona's acquisition of database company Tokutek, announced today, gives it a foot in both the MySQL and NoSQL camps with distributions and services.
Microsoft has rolled out native mobile app versions of Delve, its search and presentation technology, for iOS and Android, as well as enhancements to core Delve functionality.
Verold's online 3D ambitions garnered attention from tech titans from e-commerce to software, inking deals with the likes of Amazon, Pearson Education and Autodesk, among others.
Announced today, Docker Inc's fourth round of investment gives it a $95m pot to deepen integration with AWS, IBM and Microsoft and add new features.
Enterprise giant HP has today started to ship low-power Moonshot servers with DataStax's Enterprise distribution of the Apache Cassandra database.
Twilio said it will support up to 4-way peer-to-peer calling, unlimited video connections, low latency relay and a mobile stack to deploy video on mobile platforms.
At first glance, there's little new in the next version of Ubuntu Linux. Under the hood, it's a different story.
Financial services marches into the software business.
Say good-bye to the old clicker for presentations. Instead, consider Office Remote for Android; a robust controller for Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents in the conference room.
Positive user experiences don't happen by accident. Research is needed to better understand what users are seeking.
Contradictory quotes from New Zealand Revenue Minister Todd McClay should give taxpayers cause for concern.
Microsoft and Dropbox announced the latest move in their partnership today, with the availability of direct connections to Dropbox accounts from Office Online. Here's how it works.
Citrix said strategic changes, restructuring, channel turbulence, currency fluctuations and customer demand all led to a rocky first quarter.
If AWS keeps landing independent software vendors such as Tibco, MicroStrategy, Infor and Informatica as all-in customers, most enterprises will be customers even if indirectly.
The company behind the open-source MariaDB MySQL branch has unveiled its spring release database offering, which it says is tuned for better performance.
The Google Chrome browser is a great web browser, but with the addition of a few extensions, a great browsing experience can be transformed into a superb browsing experience.
From gaming headsets to budget tablets, here are some of the best back to school tech and gadgets on the market.
Here are some of the cool Gmail features that I use daily to help me get the most from the service.
If you use Microsoft Outlook, chances are it's the first program you open every morning and the last one you close at night. In this gallery, I present six of my favorite time-saving shortcuts, including some that work exceptionally well together.
Improve your OS X experience by augmenting the operating system with a few utilities -- some free, some that will cost you a few dollars, all are excellent.
There are far more than six great Chrome Web browser extensions, but these are the six I can't live without and use every day for work.
Excel isn't just for number crunchers with accounting degrees. In this gallery, I present six of my favorite hidden features to make you more productive when working with Excel spreadsheets.
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.
When you workout and listen to music, there is nothing as frustrating as earphones that fall out. Decibullz solved that with their custom mold earphones.
There's much more to Word than just pointing, clicking, typing, and spell-checking. In this gallery, I present six of my favorite hidden features to make you more productive when creating and editing Word documents.
What are some of the most innovative tech projects and ideas seeking crowdfunding on Kickstarter and Indiegogo this month?
Here are six top-quality scanners that will help you clean up systems and keep them safe in the future. There are tools here for systems ranging from Windows XP to Windows 8.1.
What do Google's Notebook, Apple's Ping and Microsoft's Zune have in common? Failure to launch, closure, and poor sales -- and they are all part of the worst tech flops and service fails.
Garmin recently rolled out updates to its low and mid-range line of fitness watches. One integrates life tracking while the other adds smartphone connectivity.
Activity trackers are useful when they provide date tracking with little to no effort on your part. Garmin succeeded in bringing a tracker with all the basics in a device that doesn't ever need to be charged up.
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.
At the "Inside Google's Search Office" Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., Google Fellow Amit Singhal explains how the company's new social initiatives will affect users' search results.
Although some larger game development studios fell over in the wake of the global financial crisis, Game Developers Association of Australia (GDAA) president Tony Lawrence is confident that there's a lot of potential for the Australian gaming development industry.
The best virtualisation platform for the desktop just got even better: if you're a software developer, trainer or support professional, look no further.
Hyper-V Server 2008 R2 can significantly reduce the cost and complexity of Windows Server virtualisation, although management tools are not included. This, together with deployment issues, could limit the appeal of Microsoft's standalone hypervisor beyond the enterprise market.
The latest release of VMware's enterprise-level hypervisor and management suite raises the bar with the addition of built-in backup, thin provisioning and fault tolerance options. The combination of functionality and a proven track record makes vSphere 4 an excellent choice for high-end server virtualisation projects.
If you need to manage an email newsletter and don't want to go with a subscription-based online solution, you should consider GroupMail.
PDF Transformer 3.0 is fine for individuals with basic PDF-handling requirements, but it's underpowered for all but the most straightforward business tasks.
Nuance's PDF manipulation tool offers good functionality for businesses seeking a cheaper alternative to Adobe Acrobat, although the user interface needs work.
If you are in the market for a blogging platform, content management system or a complete web platform, you can do far, far worse than choose WordPress.
For the price, it's hard to argue with Nitro PDF Professional 6's PDF-handling prowess. Businesses of all sizes should give it serious consideration.
Small businesses seeking robust, powerful and affordable CRM software will find that ACT! by Sage 2009 fits the bill perfectly.
If your company wants to run its email in-house and finds Microsoft's Exchange too unwieldy and too expensive, Ipswitch's IMail Server Premium is a bargain.
Although the interface of IBM's free office suite is attractive, its hunger for system resources and lack of features and OOXML support mean that OpenOffice.org 3 is a better free alternative.
TechSmith's Camtasia Studio is an outstandingly easy-to-use program for creating HD-quality training, teaching and marketing videos for the web and mobile devices.
Despite taking a completely different approach to virtualisation, Virtuozzo Containers can match the best hypervisors on performance while at the same time making virtual workloads quick and easy to deploy and manage.
McAfee Internet Security 2009 does a reasonable job, but it also leaves room for improvement.
Early releases of the Xen hypervisor showed promise but had lots of rough edges. Citrix's XenServer 5, however, is very much a production-class virtualisation solution with features that match, and in some cases exceed, what's available on rival platforms.