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  • Workday Focuses on Its Post-IPO Future

    Workday's HR software-as-a-service tool wins praise for ease-of-use, but it remains to be seen whether the company's financial module will be adopted as quickly

    28 March 13 17:24 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Avaya CEO talks competition, debt, innovation

    Avaya is pushing a new range of unified communications products, but is finding that managed services are becoming more popular among its customers who would rather turn over complex UC transitions to someone else for a predictable monthly fee, says the company's CEO Kevin Kennedy.

    28 March 13 17:09 Written by Tim Greene
  • Red Hat, Rackspace win early dismissal of Uniloc patent suit

    Red Hat and Rackspace have won an early dismissal of a patent infringement claim brought by Uniloc, in a decision the companies are hailing as a potential landmark in intellectual property law.

    28 March 13 14:33 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Cisco lays off 500

    Cisco this week reduced its workforce by about 500 people as the company realigns to face the advent of software-defined networking, cloud computing and its impact on routing and switching.

    27 March 13 21:09 Written by Jim Duffy
  • Microsoft touts Office 365 wins, but customers want more

    Microsoft is trumpeting Office 365 customer successes at its U.S. Public Sector CIO Summit on Tuesday, but some of those otherwise happy clients have a wish list of features and enhancements they'd like to see in the vendor's cloud email and collaboration suite.

    27 March 13 17:11 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Equinix, NetApp, Amazon team to enable hybrid clouds

    A new partnership will allow customers to host dedicated NetApp storage infrastructure in Equinix datacenters to provide fast connections up into Amazon Web Service's Cloud.

    27 March 13 15:12 Written by Brandon Butler
  • Apache helps free CloudStack from Citrix fetters

    The Apache Software Foundation (ASF) has approved CloudStack as a top-level project (TLP), helping the open-source cloud software effort further establish its independence from Citrix, which acquired the program's codebase in its 2011 purchase of Cloud.com.

    25 March 13 14:04 Written by Joab Jackson
  • Progress report: Building, and managing, the 21st century data center

    Even if you've never heard of Flextronics you have probably used or benefited from one of the products this global digital equipment manufacturer has helped assemble -- a Microsoft Xbox 360, for example, or components that show up in everything from Cisco and Motorola devices to aerospace and automotive equipment.

    25 March 13 12:07 Written by Brandon Butler
  • SharePoint-Yammer integration promising, but a long-term plan

    CIOs and IT managers tracking the progress of the SharePoint-Yammer integration got more details about the road map this week, but the updates were a sobering reminder of the long road ahead as Microsoft works to mesh the two products.

    22 March 13 22:51 Written by Juan Carlos Perez
  • Apple leads consumer Cloud storage wars

    Apple is dominating the cloud storage wars, followed by Dropbox, Amazon and Google according to Strategy Analytics "Cloud Media Services" survey.

    21 March 13 18:34 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • FAQ: Inside Microsoft's cloud ERP strategy

    Microsoft has announced some key details of how it will introduce Dynamics ERP (enterprise resource planning) software products to the cloud computing model, from initial release dates to the precise role of partners.

    20 March 13 20:44 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • WebMD, Qualcomm build consumer cloud for mobile health data

    WebMD and Qualcomm Life are collaborating on a cloud offering that will allow consumers with mobile health monitoring devices to sync their data to the cloud, where it can be shared with healthcare providers.

    20 March 13 19:37 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • Citrix outfits NetScaler with troubleshooting tools

    Citrix has released new software to help users of its NetScaler Application Delivery Controller (ADC) more easily troubleshoot application performance problems in complex network and data center environments.

    20 March 13 18:19 Written by Joab Jackson

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