July 28, 2014, 12:21 pm GMT  

61 item(s) containing the term "business"

IBM Makes It Easier for Clients to Develop Software in the Cloud

— IBM on Monday announced that businesses of all sizes – from start-ups to large enterprises - are rapidly adopting IBM Bluemix to develop software in the cloud with greater speed, security and quality. IBM also announced additional services on Bluemix, which will move from beta testing and into production later this ...
Jun 02 07:13:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»


— VMware users can align IT with business processes through their VMware vCenter Operations Manager (vCOPs), coupled with Hitachi Unified Compute platform for VMware vSphere and its Unified Compute Platform Director software.  This converged-infrastructure management platform centralizes and automates the management of ...
Jun 02 06:15:06 pm GMT / Hu Yoshida»

Field Notes from Expeditions in the Cloud

— In his General Session at 14th Cloud Expo, Matt Wood, GM of Data Science at Amazon Web Services, will discuss some observations, themes and stories gathered from over eight years of providing cloud computing services to customers. He'll discuss expeditions companies have made to the cloud, along with the business drive...
Jun 02 04:00:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Setting the Bar for Agile Architecture

— The Agile Architecture bar is set. Vendors should know what their products must do. Architects have some insight into the patterns they must follow. And business stakeholders can finally rest assured that at least it’s possible to achieve technology-enabled business agility. True, it’s difficult. Many of the pieces...
Jun 02 03:17:37 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

IDC Quantifies Massive Business Value for Data Centers Using ACI

— At the recent CiscoLive event in San Francisco, Soni Jiandani, Senior Vice President of Cisco INSBU, expanded on the industry momentum for [...]
Jun 02 03:06:55 pm GMT / Data Center Networks»

How to Integrate e-Signatures into Your Cloud Applications

— Electronic signatures are an important component of any web application. They make it possible to keep business processes online even when a signature is required on a contract, form or application. If you are interested in learning how to quickly integrate e-signatures into your cloud applications, this session is for...
Jun 02 01:51:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Plug into the Cloud: Your Blueprint to Database as a Service

— Enterprise IT is under increasing pressure to deliver better services to the business faster, at lower cost, and with higher quality of service. Now, there’s a new page in the CIO playbook – delivering enterprise Database as a Service. In his session at 14th Cloud Expo, David Swanger, Senior Director of Oracle Dat...
Jun 02 12:15:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Top Five Best Practices for Your Application PaaS Audience

— The benefits of using a Cloud Platform-as-a-Service are clear – higher elasticity, lower cost and risk, and support for new business models. But what are some of the pitfalls? What type of workloads should you start with? And what will make your deployment successful? Based on data from a recent survey of 300 IT orga...
Jun 01 01:00:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Instinct meets evidence: how to use operational data to drive planning

— To take full advantage of what modeling and analytics can offer for effective planning and execution and integrate data into every decision process, businesses must put flexible tools directly into the hands of operations.
May 30 10:48:57 pm GMT / GigaOM Cloud Computing»

Microsoft, Salesforce Partnership Is Proof That Business Makes Strange Bedfellows

—  It’s often been said that politics makes for strange bedfellows, but the same could be said for business. If you want proof, look no further than yesterday’s partnership announcement between Salesforce and Microsoft. These are two companies that compete fiercely for the same customers in the CRM spac...
May 30 05:43:54 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

Governing the New Wild West….The World of Many Clouds

— In many ways, the race to the cloud resembles the Wild West of the 1800s. The urgency with which business [...]
May 30 03:00:25 pm GMT / Data Center Networks»

Nokia Buys Desti To Add AI To HERE Maps, Will Shut App Down

—  Nokia, now lightened of its handset load thanks to Microsoft, has made an acquisition to expand its HERE mapping business, one of the assets that has remained with the Finnish company. It has bought Desti, a mapping startup and app maker that uses artificial intelligence and natural language processing to help p...
May 30 02:15:25 pm GMT / TechCrunchIT»

Box Launches Box.org to Aid Nonprofits, Open New Markets

— The Box.org initiative will include free licenses to the Box business platform for eligible organizations.
May 30 04:40:00 am GMT / Data Storage - RSS Feed»

SAP and IBM Collaborate to Serve Transportation and Logistics Industry

— IBM and SAP AG today announced plans for a global collaboration to provide tailored business applications and consulting services for the transportation and logistics industry. E-mail this page Save to del.icio.us Digg this ...
May 29 10:03:20 am GMT / IBM Press Releases - Services and solutions - United States»

Making the Business Case for IT

— One of the biggest challenges IT organizations face is building executive mindshare, but in today’s world, it’s critical. IT organizations have been trained to think of their value in terms of CAPEX and return on investment. While these are undoubtedly … Continue reading → The p...
May 28 02:47:20 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

Congratulations to our Americas Partner Award Winners!

— On May 6, during Global Partner Summit at EMC World 2014 in Las Vegas, EMC recognized high-achieving Americas Solution Provider and Cloud Service Provider Partners with a Partner of the Year award!Partner of the Year awards recognize high-achieving EMC Business Partners who exceeded growth expe...
May 27 10:06:04 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

What Business Must Learn from the eBay Breach

— Until this week the biggest anxiety when dealing with eBay has likely been fretting over a negative rating, concerns about slow shipping or a delayed refund. Then suddenly yesterday the media jumped all over the story that eBay had been hacked and users need to change their passwords. By the way, I can tell you from ex...
May 27 08:41:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

What's Driving Business Technology Spending Disruption?

— It's a given, this year more CIOs will shift their focus from selective IT efficiency to overall IT effectiveness. In 2014 and beyond, enterprise IT leadership will be judged on their ability to meet the demands of tech-savvy Line of Business users.This is the type of meaningful progress that CEOs have been anticipatin...
May 27 02:45:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

World Class Business Applications & Infrastructure

— Infor CloudSuite combines proven industry expertise, differentiated user experience, and world-class infrastructure from Amazon Web Services. Join Infor at 14th Cloud Expo, and learn how to take advantage of AWS's expertise and economies of scale to access resources when they need them, on demand and with auto-scaling ...
May 27 11:00:00 am GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Redefining B2B eCommerce in the Cloud

— The challenge for many businesses is building an integrated eCommerce solution that delivers on all fronts – design, usability, customer experience, segmentation, and execution. In her session at 14th Cloud Expo, Marie-Pascale Authie, a Solution Consultant at Infor, will explain how apply new approaches that deliver...
May 26 05:00:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Seven Changes Driving the Future of IT

— A recent global survey commissioned by CA Technologies and conducted by Vanson Bourne illustrates how radically the role of IT is changing in today’s business -- and not always to the benefit of IT leaders and staffers. The survey of 1,300 senior IT leaders from large organizations in 21 countries explored the IT dep...
May 23 02:15:00 pm GMT / Latest News from Cloud Computing Journal»

Will cloud popularity lead to the demise of traditional software?

— Though the prospect may come across as somewhat far-fetched, some professionals have speculated that increased investment in cloud computing may put major software developers out of business. Continue reading «Will cloud popularity lead to the demise of traditional software?» The post Will cloud popularity l...
May 21 05:00:25 pm GMT / GoGrid Blog»

Budget VDI Leader NComputing Joins DaaS Party

— NComputing is joining the highly competitive Desktop as a Service (DaaS) business with an extension of its vSpace VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure) platform that enables service providers to offer Desktops as a Service at a fraction of the cost of currently available services. At the same time, NComputing has announ...
May 21 12:10:25 pm GMT / The Virtualization Practice»

Microsoft unveils Surface Pro 3 PC designed for enterprises

— Microsoft is betting the future of its PC hardware business on enterprises with the introduction of a high-end portable called Surface Pro 3 that has a larger screen and more processing power than previous Surface devices, and makes no attempt to go toe-to-toe with the iPad.
May 21 08:11:00 am GMT / Techworld.com Data Centre»

Big Ideas, Big Technology: Redefine Your Business With OEM Solutions

— Design4Data EMC OEM Solutions     EMC is a dedicated global organization that understands the design driven business and your unique needs. We are able to deliver comprehensive programs and services that allow you to differentiate your products and services form your peers. Watch the...
May 16 07:34:12 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

How to Resuscitate Tech Innovation at Your Company

— Maintaining or rediscovering innovation is difficult and often counter-intuitive for larger companies. However, CIO.com columnist Rob Enderele offers suggestions for how businesses can get back the innovation they lack.
May 16 04:10:00 pm GMT / Computerworld Dell News»

How Our Product Strategy Fits Together

— Last week at EMC World, we announced a lot of new technologies and talked a lot about our federated business model, which includes VMware and Pivotal. So let me piece it all together briefly for the benefit of people who … Continue reading → The post How Our Product Strategy Fits To...
May 14 04:23:33 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

Introducing Marketing Academy for EMC Business Partners!

— We just got back from our 3rd annual Global Partner Summit event, and all I can say is 'WOW!' What an incredible conference. For partners, there were so many big announcements and so much rich content, but one highlight that I am especially thrilled about is the brand new Marketing Academy...
May 13 01:49:46 pm GMT / EMC Feeds »

Sunset, Enhance, Modernize

— One of the EMC acquisitions that flew under the radar in 2013 was Adaptivity. Consider an example of business applications running on top of a traditional (e.g. 2nd platform) IT infrastructure: When running in this environment Adaptivity can perform application classification. At a very high l...
May 13 11:58:40 am GMT / EMC Feeds »

IBM and NiSource Sign $600 Million Technology Partnership

— IBM today announced that it has reached a seven-year agreement with NiSource Inc. to continue providing a broad range of IT services, including the creation and management of a hybrid cloud computing environment. The agreement will help accelerate business innovation, while supporting NiSource’s continued stro...
May 13 03:01:06 am GMT / IBM Press Releases - Services and solutions - United States»

CIOs Must Adapt or Risk Being Replaced

— Michael Keithley has more than two decades of experience as a CIO. However, the IT veteran says he's seeing more change now than ever before. CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige sat down with Keithley to talk about the challenges he and his colleagues face, the need to speak the same language as the business side and the r...
May 12 05:04:00 pm GMT / Computerworld Dell News»

IBM Named A Leader In IDC MarketScape For Business Analytics Services

— IBM announced today its Strategy and Analytics Business Consulting practice has been named a leader in the new IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Business Analytics Consulting and Systems Integration Services 2014 Vendor Assessment report. E-mail this page Save to del.icio...
May 09 02:01:27 am GMT / IBM Press Releases - Services and solutions - United States»

Will your ECB disk storage be supporting you in seven years?

— A lot can happen in 7 years. By 2021, we will all be 7 years older. The explosion of technology trends like mobility, cloud, social, and the Internet of things will drive orders of magnitude more data and drive tremendous changes in our business and in our lives. IDC in their predictions for 2014 predicted [...]
May 02 06:47:25 pm GMT / Hu Yoshida»

Cisco to invest $150M in 'Internet of Things' startups, kicks off with Ayla and Evrythng

— Cisco announced Wednesday it will invest $150 million into early-stage companies so the networking giant can foster -- and benefit from -- emerging and disruptive technology trends, including the booming Internet of Things business.
Apr 30 10:14:21 pm GMT / Cisco»

CloudVelocity named Cool Vendor in Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery by Gartner

— Thanks to a great product and some great customers we were cited as a Cool Vendor by Gartner for our One Hybrid Cloud™ platform.  I don’t think I can say it any better than Gartner VP John Morency who included CloudVelocity in the report after a series of briefings and customer interviews: “The result is […...
Apr 26 12:05:42 am GMT / ARCHIMEDIUS»

Heartbleed could harm a variety of systems

— It now appears that the 'Heartbleed' security problem affects not just websites, but also the networking equipment that connects homes and businesses to the Internet.
Apr 11 10:52:40 pm GMT / Cisco»

Smart gadgets boosting networking business

— Bay Area companies that sell computer networking and telecommunications products are on the cusp of a major industry transformation with the Internet of Things.
Apr 10 10:22:28 pm GMT / Cisco»

Business – Not Company Size – Should Define Storage Infrastructure

— Traditionally, storage has been defined as either midrange or enterprise, based on the assumption that midrange or smaller customers did not need the performance and availability of larger enterprise customers. As a result, midrange storage could be built on a simpler, lower cost, dual controller architecture, where on...
Apr 08 02:01:17 am GMT / Hu Yoshida»

The Easiest $20 I ever saved…

— During the 2014 RSA Conference, I participated on a repeating panel with Bret Hartman, CTO of Cisco’s Security Business Unit and Martin Brown from BT.  The first day was moderated by Jon Olstik while the second day, the three of us were left to, um, self-moderate. It occurred to me that during our very lively [&...
Mar 02 08:49:26 pm GMT / Rational Survivability»

Ex-Microsoft architect's startup focuses on SaaS integration

— A former Microsoft architect has founded a startup called Azuqua aimed at tackling the problem of joining together and automating business processes from multiple SaaS (software-as-a-service) applications.
Feb 25 04:22:00 pm GMT / Computerworld Dell News»

Microsoft sets Oct. 31 as stop date for Windows 7 consumer PC sales

— Microsoft has set Oct. 31 as the end of sales of new consumer-grade Windows 7 PCs, but for now has left open the do-not-sell-after-this-date for business machines.
Feb 15 07:09:00 pm GMT / Computerworld Dell News»

Customer Centricity at Amazon Web Services

— In the 2013 Amazon Shareholder letter, Jeff Bezos spent time explaining the decision to pursue a customer-centric way in our business. As regular readers of this letter will know, our energy at Amazon comes from the desire to impress customers rather than the zeal to best competitors. We don’t take a view on which o...
Feb 04 07:00:00 am GMT / All Things Distributed»

How to safely mingle personal and business data in a Windows world

— Work Folders, new to Windows Server 2012 R2, helps administrators manage user-created data in a BYOD environment.
Jan 09 11:30:00 am GMT / Computerworld NOSes and Server Software News»

3 Powerful Laptops Built for Serious Business

— Looking for a laptop with serious processing power? CIO.com put three high-end laptops -- the Soni Vaio Flip 15, the HP ZBook 15 and the Acer Aspire V3 -- to the photo- and video-editing test to see which offers the best bang for the buck.
Jan 08 01:53:00 pm GMT / Computerworld HP News»

The Cloud: Fastest Industry Transition Ever

— It’s not often I’m enthused about spending time in Las Vegas but this year’s AWS re:Invent conference was a good reason to be there. It’s exciting getting a chance to meet with customers who have committed their business to the cloud or are wrestling with that decision.   The pace of growth since...
Jan 04 06:53:08 pm GMT / Perspectives»

Chromebooks charge into business market

— Sales of Chromebooks exploded from basically nothing in 2012 to more than 20 percent of the U.S. commercial PC market, analyst firm NPD reported on Monday, while Windows PCs and MacsA remained flat at best.
Dec 24 02:40:00 pm GMT / Computerworld HP News»

U.S. makes a Top 10 supercomputer available to anyone who can 'boost' America

— The federal government is making one of the most powerful supercomputers in its IT arsenal available to any U.S. business that can help make the country more competitive.
Jul 17 09:18:00 pm GMT / Computerworld HP News»

More than software, as a service

— Cloud services are much more than software alone. Cloud providers should focus on delivering business outcomes.
Nov 20 11:31:04 am GMT / Software as Services Blog RSS | ZDNet»

Social business needs more sophistication

— DataSift's linkup with Bitly is helping enterprises move beyond social strategies that target raw reach into better analysis of engagement
Nov 15 11:48:04 pm GMT / Software as Services Blog RSS | ZDNet»

Kodak to Stop Selling Inkjet Printers

— The company, which is in bankruptcy, said it would focus on selling services to businesses.
Oct 01 06:07:23 pm GMT / NYT > Business Computing»

Music and Business

— The people who seem to enjoy their businesses the most are constantly seeking ways to improve it and grow it. The least prolific and miserable appear to be stuck in a pattern of repetitive motion, constantly seeking a better outcome via the same techniques with less and less spirit - the antithesis of art.
Jun 21 01:18:10 am GMT / Technology is Dead»

Tune into “The SMB recipe for success in the cloud” Google+ Hangout and be entered to win a Dell Vostro 3550 laptop!

— A quick note to let everyone know I'll be hosting a Google+ Hangout with Dell on June 7th from noon to 1:00PM CDT. The focus of the event will be on businesses moving into “the cloud.” But what does that really mean? As the cloud has become more ubiquitous, its meaning and value to small and medium businesses ofte...
May 31 12:29:00 pm GMT / ElasticVapor - Life in the cloud»

Workers of the world, level up!

— [Google Doodle from Nov. 30, 2011] For my sins, I've been reading some marketing brochures - pdfs, actually - from an outfit called Lithium. Lithium is a consulting company that helps businesses design programs to take advantage of the social web, to channel the energies of online communities toward bottom lines. "W...
May 28 06:23:09 pm GMT / Rough Type: Nicholas Carr's Blog»

A Venture Into The Business of Business in the People's Republic of China

— View from my Hotel in ShanghaiMy Asian adventure continues. This time I'm writing from Shanghai. Like many of my trips to the region, I've learned more in a few days than you could in a lifetime of studying the Chinese IT business scene from afar. At this point that fact that I've build and sold a Chinese joint venture...
Apr 11 10:34:00 pm GMT / ElasticVapor - Life in the cloud»

Condo Computing (Own the base - Rent the Spike)

— There's a long standing joke in the cloud space. One that can be summed up as  "All your bases R belong to your cloud provider" a play on the pre-internet meme  “all your bases are belong to us” The mantra is one of not only lock-in but one that has become a fundamental cloud business premise based upon w...
Mar 12 10:33:00 am GMT / ElasticVapor - Life in the cloud»

Getting your business plan through screening

— Vishal Gulati, a VC in the healthcare sector, spoke to my MBA cohort today and gave a few tips on mistakes commonly found within business plans… Competition is a good thing. Statements such as “We have no competitors” signals that either you don’t know your market or you’re making somethi...
Jan 14 05:41:10 pm GMT / The AppGirl Blog»

We lost a Giant

— Earlier today we lost one of the giants of technology. Steve Jobs was one of most creative, demanding, brilliant, hard-driving, and innovative leaders in the entire industry. He has created new business areas, introduced new business models, brought companies back from the dead, and fundamentally changed how the world...
Oct 06 01:39:29 am GMT / Perspectives»

The Advice and the Outcomes – On How to Enter a Foreign Market

— Jumping into starting up a regional business (for a multi-national company), I anticipated there would be a steep learning curve and quite a bit of risk. So along the way, you pick up whatever advice you can get and some of it becomes incredibly valuable.
Jul 11 03:01:27 am GMT / Technology is Dead»

Getting back into the blogging game.

— It's been quite a while since I last wrote anything here, as I've been focusing more on building up my businesses and blogging at http://mhalligan.com/. After my untracked hiatus, I'm back. To start I'm going to post the four or five interviews that I did over the past year and a half but never got around to posting h...
Jun 09 09:36:48 pm GMT / mhalligan's blog»

DatacenterJunkie coming to your city!

— That's right, it's almost conference season again, and I'm gearing up for quite a bit of activity. I'll be attending a few conferences in the next few moths, as well as doing quite a bit of personal & business travel. I am especially interested in interviewing Cloud Hosting start-ups this year. If you're in any of th...
May 02 10:04:38 pm GMT / mhalligan's blog»


— Forrester recently published a report: Infrastructure Architects Link Technology Strategy With Long-Term EA and Business Goals It’s a decent article.  For far too long many enterprise teams have viewed infrastructure architects as too low level...(read more)
Jul 17 04:59:24 pm GMT / Thoughts from the raised floor. Lewis Curtis Blog site»