SAP enterprise customers getting serious about the cloud: survey

Large enterprise customers of SAP AG are eager to move to the cloud, but still have some lingering doubts, according to a study conducted for IT service provider HCL. Some of the company's

Published on: June 13th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Infrastructure optimization on the cheap

Considering more hardware to beef up an IT infrastructure that's hitting the wall? In the age of virtualization, cloud computing and software-based systems it should go without saying that buying more boxes is

Published on: June 5th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

The ten skills to look for when you hire for the cloud

The cloud computing steamroller continues to roll along. As part of its 2014 IT forecast, TEKsystems surveyed around 900 Canadian and U.S. IT managers at organizations of varying size and found that 59

Published on: June 4th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Redknee aims to cut monetization time for new mobile services

In the scramble for new mobile customers, communications service providers are always looking for ways to differentiate themselves with new features. Mobile customers – consumers and enterprise users – are notoriously demanding, and

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Cisco extends anti-malware, data centre security portfolio

New network security products from Cisco Systems Inc. address zero-day exploits and advanced persistent threats (APTs) from the enterprise network to the endpoint to the cloud, the company says. The new malware and

Published on: May 22nd, 2014 Andrew Brooks

SaaS continues to dominate enterprise cloud computing market

While the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) model remains dominant in terms of market share, growth and breadth of coverage, a new research report says other cloud computing models have established themselves as contenders and are

Published on: May 4th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

SaaS delivers quick and long-term ROI, Forrester says

Some of us think of long-term value as an exercise in deferred gratification – short-term pain for long-term gain. A payoff right now and down the road seems like too much to hope

Published on: April 27th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Next-gen SaaS apps are the future of software, argues investor

A few years ago, citing the fall of the Soviet Union, an academic suggested we were witnessing the end of history -- that is there were no more "-isms" left. That is colonialism,

Published on: April 20th, 2014 Howard Solomon

OpenText releases new BPM suite

OpenText has released another of its next-generation suites of products that combine a number of applications that were sold separately. Process Suite -- a business process management package which had been expected to

Published on: March 23rd, 2014 Howard Solomon