In another sign that just about anything can be offered as a service nowadays, PBX and enterprise communication platforms are increasingly being offered through the cloud.
Stories by Brandon Butler
Enterprises have spent the past few years considering if they'll embrace cloud computing. For the many that have made the move, their attention has now turned to managing the Cloud and getting business value from it, says IDC Chief Cloud Analyst Frank Gens.
VMware on Wednesday announced Project Serengeti, open source code that optimizes Hadoop for use in VMware virtualized environments.
Avaya plans to extend video support for its Flare communications interface to the iPad, Windows PCs and Android devices during the next year and half, according to company executives.
As enterprises continue to open up to the idea of hosting applications in the cloud, a slew of companies are looking to optimize how they're managed in the new cloud environment.
Microsoft unveiled new capabilities for Azure that move the cloud offering from a platform as a service into the competitive landscape of infrastructure as a service, while embracing open-source operating systems.
Microsoft is attempting to reintegrate support for Hyper-V back into OpenStack, months after the open source cloud-building project dropped support for the hypervisor in its latest release.
Citrix is moving into the mobile network optimization market with its announced purchase of Bytemobile.
As reports have swirled throughout the day that approximately 6.5 million LinkedIn passwords have been leaked, security experts have been trying to figure out what happened, as well as checking to see if their own passwords have been compromised.
LinkedIn today confirmed reports that some of its users' passwords have been compromised.
Professional social network LinkedIn is investigating reports that user passwords have been compromised.
Terremark, the cloud vendor owned by Verizon, has become a platinum member of EMC's cloud service provider program, solidifying a relationship between the two enterprise service providers.
When David Rudzinsky, SVP and CIO of women's medical device manufacturer Hologic, thinks about investing in a technology upgrade for his business, it has to do at least one of four things: drive new revenue, help reduce costs, improve customer satisfaction, or increase reliability of the products -- or preferably all four.
Back in 2006, Jim Lavoie, president of Rite Solutions, a Defense Department software contractor, wanted his employees to play a more active role in innovating new ideas. But he knew a top-down approach from management ordering such behavior wouldn't work. "Organizations that are smart enough to ask employees for ideas know that the best approach is to do it in a fun way," he says. "If it's not fun, it's work; and if it's work, it sucks."
Coupa, a 2006 startup that helps more than 200 customer companies manage purchasing and procurement, doesn't own any IT infrastructure - it is run completely from the Amazon Web Service Cloud.