Articles about Enterprise Software
Microsoft's announcement of how it plans to package Windows 10 is yet another case where the lawyers and marketers turned a simple story into gibberish. Here's the spin-free version.
After debuting nearly a year ago, Google Fit hasn't seen many improvements. Now, as health tracking becomes more mainstream, Google is making it better.
This is why we can't have nice things: Malicious Chrome extensions are getting through the loophole of Google's Chrome Developer channel.
For Zuora, the debut of RBM Connect marks another strategic move in light of what it refers to as the growing "subscription economy."
When Italy's biggest port couldn't expand physically, it deployed a mix of smartphones and sensors to do the job virtually.
New research from analyst firm Gartner paints a picture of tentative take-up of Hadoop big-data technology, with two causes emerging as the culprits.
Adobe's latest security update includes patches for 18 vulnerabilities in Flash, as well as 34 flaws in Adobe Reader and Acrobat.
Mozilla has fixed 13 security problems in Firefox 38, including five vulnerabilities deemed critical.
DocuSign's total pool of raised funds is now at $440 million, after scoring an additional $233 million in capital.
The current state of the Australian health sector is scattered between some practitioners having access to the latest system while others do not, creating a lot of inconsistent communication.
IBM will help the New Zealand Ministry of Health deploy a cloud-managed infrastructure as a service that will be used to support the department's internal IT systems and national health systems.
Far from maturing, the collaboration tool space is busier than ever evolving, branching out, and multiplying. But are organizations able to adopt so many different ways of working together?
Microsoft's Patch Tuesday menu for May consists of another long list of security updates for Windows, Office, and more. Only three of the Windows updates are rated Critical, however.
Microsoft is looking to bring the cloud to its SharePoint Server 2016 users, rather than trying to force them to go all-cloud.
Although the company has its own Android Wear watches to support, Google is starting to bring its apps to the Apple Watch.
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?
I enjoy running with music, but I do not enjoy messing around with earbuds on my run. BlueAnt's newest wireless headphones meet my requirements while looking and feeling great.
Photography is no longer limited to the darkroom -- and there are many innovative, eccentric and downright genius products out there which can vastly improve your photos.
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.
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.
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.
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.