• Red Hat, SAP Team on New Integrated Enterprise Linux Platform

    Red Hat, SAP Team on New Integrated Enterprise Linux Platform

    The new platform combines the existing Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP Applications and Red Hat Enterprise Linux for SAP HANA into a single, consolidated platform.The new platform is available through the Red Hat Customer Portal.
  • Cloudflare Stream Promises Easy, Cheap Video Hosting

    Cloudflare Stream Promises Easy, Cheap Video Hosting

    Designed for app developers who want to build businesses hosting and streaming videos, Cloudflare Stream bundles encoding, global delivery and video player software into one package.Users just shoot a video and upload it to an application programming interface standpoint to make the video available globally.
  • New Cloud Tools Aim to Streamline, Monetize Partner Relationships

    New Cloud Tools Aim to Streamline, Monetize Partner Relationships

    The new tools, AppReseller and Cloud Management Suite, enable software vendors to launch reseller partner programs quickly.Software as a Service providers can use the new capabilities to help their small and mid-sized business users manage and leverage their software more effectively.
  • Behind-the-Scenes Cryptocurrency Mining Discovered on Showtime Sites

    Behind-the-Scenes Cryptocurrency Mining Discovered on Showtime Sites

    Like The Pirate Bay, Showtime apparently was mining the emerging cryptocurrency monero.Twitter user @SkensNet first discovered the problem, according to information security analyst Troy Mursch of the Bad Packets Report.
  • Innovation Requires Market Enablement

    Innovation Requires Market Enablement

    There's a shift from market enablement -- that is, seeking to share technologies and enable competition -- to market control.Key players continue to innovate, but they seek to limit access to their technology as a means of controlling the market or the pace of innovation.
  • Einstein Tries Sales Forecasting

    Einstein Tries Sales Forecasting

    When Salesforce unveiled sales forecasting with its artificial intelligence tool, Einstein, my immediate reaction was that it should have tried something easier -- like solving global warming.On reflection, it's not that the company should have tackled an easier problem, but that the success of a sales forecast is inversely proportional to the amount of human involvement in producing it.
  • 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.