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Experts: Avoid big mistakes with Oracle's Exadata
Although Exadata is Oracle's most popular and mature "engineered system," some customers implementing the database machine are making...
Enterprise who? Google says little about Apps, business cloud services in Q1 report
Google did little during its first-quarter earnings report to shush critics who say its Enterprise unit is a second-class citizen in its kingdom.
SAP reports strong growth in cloud amid slow overall revenue growth
SAP reported a strong growth in cloud revenue and fast adoption of its HANA platform in the first quarter, while its software revenue dipped from the...
SAP users rattle sabers over charges for user-friendly Fiori apps
SAP user groups are stepping up pressure on the vendor over the fees charged for its user-friendly Fiori applications, saying they should be included...
Box patches Heartbleed flaw in its cloud storage systems
Box has patched the Heartbleed security hole on its servers and has advised its customers to change their passwords.
Oracle legal letter prompts closure of independent JD Edwards help site
The operator of an independent website aimed at helping users of J.D. Edwards enterprise resource planning software has shut it down after Oracle...
Rimini Street diversifies with cloud services for Workday, Salesforce.com
Independent Oracle and SAP support provider Rimini Street will now offer integration services for customers who want to adopt SaaS...
Airline hopes gamification can make its Oracle ERP users soar
Canadian airline WestJet believes gamification, the notion of applying elements of game design to a workplace setting, can help its employees use...
Dropbox for Business exits beta as storage vendor sets sights on workplaces
Dropbox unwrapped the enterprise edition of its cloud storage and file sync service on Wednesday, as it seeks to expand its customer base from...
Wendy's makes its Oracle ERP upgrade quick and tasty
It's not uncommon for ERP projects to take longer and cost more money than initially planned, but neither outcome ended up being on the menu for...
Oracle in-memory app for J.D. Edwards aims to help juggle supply and demand
Oracle is rolling out a new in-memory application for its J.D. Edwards ERP (enterprise resource planning) software that's aimed at giving...
Salesforce.com pins growth hopes on industries, wants to be bigger than SAP
Salesforce.com is betting that a push into industry-specific versions of its cloud-based software can help it maintain its breakneck pace of growth,...
Researchers publicly disclose vulnerabilities in Oracle Java Cloud Service
Security researchers released technical details and proof-of-concept code for 30 security issues affecting Oracle's Java Cloud Service, some of...
Tidemark wants to save European companies from Excel hell, says CEO
Tidemark is expanding to Europe, where it hopes its cloud-based apps and HTML5-based clients will help wean businesses off their dependency on Excel...
Amazon super-sizes instances to lure Hadoop users to Web Services
Amazon Web Services hopes to entice more Hadoop users to its Elastic MapReduce service with new virtual servers, one of which has 262GB of memory and...
Amazon's WorkSpaces becomes generally available
Amazon Web Services' hosted virtual desktops have become generally available, priced from US$35, but the company and its competitors have a lot...
Infor goes all-in with Amazon Web Services for cloud ERP
Infor is betting big on Amazon Web Services for its cloud ERP (enterprise-resource-planning) software strategy, with plans to begin offering a series...
Amazon adds search features, more languages to CloudSearch
Amazon Web Services' CloudSearch service has been upgraded with more search features and is now compatible with 33 languages.
Cisco plans $1B investment in global cloud infrastructure
Cisco Systems plans to invest over $1 billion to expand its cloud business over the next two years, including building an OpenStack-based...
Cisco plans $1B investment in global cloud infrastructure
Cisco Systems plans to invest over US$1 billion to expand its cloud business over the next two years, including building an OpenStack-based...