• Cloud Partner Program Aim to Replace ERP

    Cloud Partner Program Aim to Replace ERP

    The company aims to build out its partner ecosystem to deploy an end-to-end management service for omnichannel retailers as an alternative to traditional enterprise resource planning systems.Participating partners will "be able to build stronger relationships with customers by being able to meet requirements beyond their own capabilities," Rosenzweig said.
  • Nimble's Social CRM Finds Its Way Into Office 365

    Nimble's Social CRM Finds Its Way Into Office 365

    NeoCloud has agreed to bundle Nimble CRM into all of its Office 365 deployments, beginning this month.Small and mid-sized business customers and workgroups in larger organizations will be able to access social business insights on any contact in Office 365 everywhere they work -- across the Web, in popular Web applications, and in personal productivity applications.
  • Amazon's Alexa May Get Into Your Head

    Amazon's Alexa May Get Into Your Head

    Developers at Amazon's secret Lab 126 have been working on audio-only smart glass technology that would allow users to communicate with its virtual assistant Alexa, the Financial Times reported Wednesday.The smart glasses would connect wirelessly to users' smartphones and transfer communications through a bone-conduction audio system that would negate the need for headphones.
  • Artificial Intelligence, Smart Speakers and You

    Artificial Intelligence, Smart Speakers and You

    With all these choices, how can you determine which smart speaker is right for you?They are not identical competitors, even though they all use AI and are considered smart speakers.
  • AWS to Sell Cloud Services by the Second

    AWS to Sell Cloud Services by the Second

    The new pricing for EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) and EBS (Elastic Block Storage) used with EC2 instances will allow greater flexibility and efficiency for customers wanting to expand their use of cloud computing data, AWS said.Although saving money is an important part of the AWS billing change, it's not the most important, according to Barr.
  • New Mobile App Promises Full B2B E-Commerce Experience

    New Mobile App Promises Full B2B E-Commerce Experience

    [Register Now] Insite Software on Tuesday released the InsiteCommerce Mobile App, describing it as the first fully configurable white label mobile app built for leading manufacturers and distributors.The app supports everyone involved in the B2B e-commerce experience, Insite said -- from customers to channel partners, to field sales and support teams.
  • The Pirate Bay Takes Heat for Testing Monero Mining

    The Pirate Bay Takes Heat for Testing Monero Mining

    [Register Now] The Pirate Bay has come under fire for testing a Monero javascript miner as a possible means for generating new revenue to replace its current model of making money through advertising on the site.It used a cryptocurrency miner from Coinhive, essentially hijacking the processing power of its own users to help generate revenue, TorrentFreak reported last week.
  • Malware Embedded in CCleaner Tool Puts Millions at Risk

    Malware Embedded in CCleaner Tool Puts Millions at Risk

    Malicious code has been discovered in two versions of Piniform's CCleaner housekeeping utility, the company disclosed on Monday.The malware infecting CCleaner could give hackers control over the devices of more than 2 million users.
  • Account-Based Marketing Inspires New Software, Strategies

    Account-Based Marketing Inspires New Software, Strategies

    Quickly and conveniently find solutions for your online business before making your next planning or purchasing decisions.Users can exclude customers, competitors or people from new lists.
  • 5 Ways to Use Snapchat to Target Millennials

    5 Ways to Use Snapchat to Target Millennials

    With that in mind, here are five ways you can use it to interact with your audience, find new customers, and build your brand.One of the key features of Snapchat is the ability it offers to reach the followers of influential users.
  • New Checklist Guides B2B Marketing Automation Platform Purchases

    New Checklist Guides B2B Marketing Automation Platform Purchases

    Four Quadrant this week released its Marketing Automation Buyer's Checklist for companies seeking to purchase a B2B marketing automation platform, or MAP.It lists more than 100 questions buyers should ask to make an informed assessment of MAP vendors' offerings.
  • FTC Confirms Probe Into Equifax Data Breach

    FTC Confirms Probe Into Equifax Data Breach

    Federal Trade Commission on Thursday confirmed that it has opened an investigation into the data breach at Equifax that compromised the sensitive personal information of 143 million U.The FTC announcement came less than a week after Equifax revealed that an unknown party had gained access to names, addresses, Social Security Numbers and other data belonging to nearly half the U.
  • IT Convergence Trend Alters Approach to Federal Market

    IT Convergence Trend Alters Approach to Federal Market

    Vendors serving the federal market that have observed the convergence trend have been encouraging agencies to embrace the concept.In addition, IT providers have been linking the use of convergence technologies to federal agencies' growing demand for cloud technologies.
  • Linux Gains Ascendance in Cloud Infrastructures: Report

    Linux Gains Ascendance in Cloud Infrastructures: Report

    The Linux operating system is a legitimate option across all cloud platforms, Sumo's researchers found.We are seeing a surprising adoption of Linux on Azure," he remarked.
  • The Internet of Things Is a Boon for B2B: Report

    The Internet of Things Is a Boon for B2B: Report

    Seventy-three percent of executives surveyed said they either were researching or currently deploying IoT, according to the report.However, a variety of factors have dampened IoT momentum: Despite those challenges, the IoT has become enterprise-grade, with the focus on B2B communications, according to the Verizon report.
  • AI Tool Captures and Update Contacts Automatically

    AI Tool Captures and Update Contacts Automatically

    The CircleBack tool captures email signatures in Gmail and G Suite in real time, automatically adding new contacts to a user's list.The tool photographs or scans business cards and adds the information to contact lists as well.
  • Apruve Allies with Matrix to Reduce B2B Credit Risk

    Apruve Allies with Matrix to Reduce B2B Credit Risk

    Under the agreement, the companies will help businesses streamline the extension of credit with less financial risk and fewer back office overhead expenses.In the B2B space, most companies pay on terms -- by using purchase orders or a standing line of credit, he told the E-Commerce Times.
  • Biggest Obstacle to Business Success: Multicloud Management

    Biggest Obstacle to Business Success: Multicloud Management

    The worldwide public cloud services market will grow 18 percent this year from $209.3 private clouds to support 32 percent of workloads in public clouds and 43 percent in private clouds, the survey also found.
  • Credit Agency Equifax Cracked, 143 Million Consumers Exposed

    Credit Agency Equifax Cracked, 143 Million Consumers Exposed

    Consumer credit reporting agency Equifax on Thursday said it suffered a major criminal data breach that exposed personal information of as many as 143 million consumers in the U.The attackers also accessed credit card data for about 209,000 consumers and credit dispute information for about 182,000 consumers.
  • Taking Business Communication in Stride

    Taking Business Communication in Stride

    [Register Now] HipChat creator Atlassian on Thursday announced the development of new team communication service dubbed "Stride," a Slack-like workplace tool designed to streamline the communication process for business users.The latter functionality is made available thanks to Atlassian's recent acquisition of Jitsi.