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    What Hadoop means for SAS’s product roadmap

    Ovum StraightTalk

    At an analyst gathering a few weeks ago, SAS termed Hadoop its strategic development platform for new analytics tools going forward. SAS is ramping up new products and enabling its existing portfolio to work natively in Hadoop. Its advantage starts with a wide and deep library of analytic functions and established data management capability.

    About 1 week, 2 days ago - 0 comments - Categories: Analytics, Data, Enterprise
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    Why you need to eliminate innovation rot and crush the app backlog

    Salesforce.com

    The demands for new apps, both customer and employee facing, are at an all time high. IT and app backlogs are worse than ever. Innovation rot can infest your organisation. Here’s how to clear through the disinfest of your business.

    About 1 week, 2 days ago - 0 comments - Categories: App Stores, Development, Enterprise
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    Egnyte CEO Vineet Jain: Why the cloud will never be enough for the enterprise

    James Bourne

    Vineet Jain, the CEO and co-founder of enterprise file storage platform Egnyte, has a bold bet which forms the basis of his entire business operations. Anyone who follows Jain on Twitter will instantly know what it is, as it’s his handle: @CloudNotEnough. What’s more, the Egnyte chief exec believes that the need for on-premise architecture alongside the cloud will remain the case for enterprises even in a decade’s time.

    About 1 week, 3 days ago - 0 comments - Categories: Cloud , Enterprise
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    Why are platforms the future for mobile app development?

    David Akka

    The rapid advances in mobile technology have led to a world where there is no single accepted approach, but history looks to be repeating itself from the desktop world, and I believe that application development platforms are the way forward.

    About 1 week, 3 days ago - 0 comments - Categories: Development, Enterprise
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    Where is the Shazam for enterprise mobile apps?

    Salesforce.com

    With so much focus on how to build amazing mobile apps it’s really hard to go past Shazam. As we see the demand for enterprise mobile apps to continue to accelerate, I can’t help but ask: Where’s the Shazam for enterprise mobile apps?

    About 1 week, 4 days ago - 0 comments - Categories: Development, Enterprise
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    MobileIron files for $100m IPO, outlines company future

    James Bourne

    MobileIron has filed a registration with the US Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering (IPO), with $100m hoping to be raised. The enterprise mobility management (EMM) vendor’s financial figures showed a spike in profit year on year alongside substantial losses, a fact the company acknowledges as a risk factor in its filing.

    About 1 week, 5 days ago - 0 comments - Categories: B2B, Enterprise, MDM, Mobile
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    Opinion: Bury XP - or bury your data

    Paul Martini

    Upgrading Windows XP to either Windows 7 or Windows 8 is critical both from a cost perspective and security point of view. It's easy to measure the amount of money you’ll spend trying to get an aged Windows XP system to work when things go wrong. But it’s hard to put a price on your data. A data compromise due to a new virus can have immeasurable costs to the business that may last for years.

    About 1 week, 6 days ago - 0 comments - Categories: Microsoft, Opinion
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    Countdown to Windows XP shutdown: Dutch government joins UK in extension

    James Bourne

    At the time of writing, there is 13 hours, 52 minutes and 48 seconds left to go before Microsoft officially stops support for Windows XP – and still, many people are leaving it to the last minute. The Dutch news site Webwerald reports that the country’s government has joined the UK premiership by shelling out between €6.8m and €8m on Windows XP support from Microsoft for another year. This works out at 34-40,000 PCs, with estimated support from Redmond hitting €200 per machine.

    About 1 week, 6 days ago - 0 comments - Categories: CIO, Enterprise, Microsoft, Strategy
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    What has the IoT got to do with mobility?

    Adam Sivell

    There is a lot of talk and statistics around about the internet of things (IOT) and the amazing number of connected devices. But the real questions are: how can these connections be leveraged and where is the benefit? Is the internet of things another marketing buzz-word like big data or cloud?

    About 2 weeks, 1 day ago - 0 comments - Categories: Enterprise, Mobile
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    Cortado aims to offer a solution for Office iPad printing nightmare

    James Bourne

    With Microsoft releasing Office365 for iPad devices last week – not before time, some might say – amid the praise there was one key criticism: no printing functionality. Enterprise mobility provider Cortado, however, claims to have a hack which changes that.

    About 2 weeks, 2 days ago - 0 comments - Categories: Apple, Cloud , Enterprise, Microsoft