Latest Technology News from the TechTarget Network
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
- Oracle President Mark Hurd: We don't set out to be hard to work with
Oracle President Mark Hurd knows that some customers think Oracle is hard to work with. Some have even moved to third-party support as a result.
- Overheard on Twitter: All about agility at Cloud Connect conference
A chorus of tweets from attendees of the fourth annual Cloud Connect conference kept the rest of us updated during the four-day event.
- Boston CIO using gamification to bond city workers and constituents
With an updated mobile application due out later this year, the city of Boston is set on introducing gamification to the public-sector workplace.
- Tom Davenport on using analytics to influence business decision-makers
Analytics guru Tom Davenport gives a peek into his latest book, 'Keeping Up with the Quants: Your Guide to Understanding and Using Analytics.'
- Virident CEO: PCIe flash needs to be in shared storage
Virident CEO Mike Gustafson discusses the future of PCIe flash, software's role in advancing the technology and how his startup can catch Fusion-io.
- ONC issues grants for interoperability standards work
HIE Exemplar program issued the first grants for interoperability standards work to New York eHealth Collaborative and Direct Trust.
- WLAN vendor Meru introduces context-aware networking
Meru expands network segregation capabilities onto its new MobileFlex architecture for context-aware networking, prioritizing apps across the wireless LAN.
- Dropbox for Business makes enterprise file sharing move with AD tie-in
Dropbox enterprise file-sharing service, now called Dropbox for Business, integrates with Active Directory and adds single sign-on (SSO).
- Veracode report highlights key problems in mobile app security
Security testing vendor Veracode has released a report showing that mobile apps aren't getting their cryptography right.
- A bill in Congress has people talking about meaningful use exemptions
Proposed exemptions to the meaningful use rules are hailed as a potential boon for some providers, but will a new bill in Congress help bring changes?
- Oracle Hyperion 188.8.131.52 to be available next week
The next upgrade to Oracle Hyperion, 184.108.40.206, will be generally available next week. Here a few of the new features.
- Ingram Micro cloud services pitch: Cloud enablement for partners
At Ingram Micro Cloud Summit 2013, the company laid out its strategy for helping partners get a bigger share of the $35B global cloud services market.
- HGST pumps out 12 Gbps SAS SSDs
HGST, a subsidiary of Western Digital, claims that its new Ultrastar SSDs for high-performance applications are the first 12 Gbps SAS SSDs.
- SDN blog roundup: Open Daylight, Cisco's networking truths, OpenStack
SDN bloggers discuss the launch of OpenDaylight, Cisco's three networking truths, and how SDN products are sparking interest in the channel.
- Heterogeneous virtualization shops aim to simplify management
Tools that plug in to native consoles can help VMware and Hyper-V shops tackle the challenges and complexities of multi-hypervisor management.
- SugarCon speaker reveals 10 reasons why social CRM projects fail
Culture issues and lack of compliance policies are just two of the factors that work against social CRM, according to one speaker at this week's SugarCon conference.
- Windows XP migration delayed even as Microsoft prepares to pull the plug on support
Microsoft will end Windows XP support in 2014, but IT cites costs, app compatibility as reasons to delay migrating Windows XP to Windows 7 or 8.
- Virtual private clouds look to ease enterprise security, privacy fears
Vendors such as Amazon and SugarCRM bow to increasing pressure from enterprises to make cloud computing more secure and highly available.
- SDN technology for network management better be more than middleware
SDN technology stands to change forever the way networks are managed, as long as it's as ubiquitous as SNMP while being a whole lot more capable.
- For strategic CPM, finance must make itself relevant to operations
Extending financial analytics beyond the CFO suite and linking financials with performance metrics are technical lynchpins.
- Estrenan Buenos Aires y Bogotá redes metropolitanas de alta capacidad
Las redes cuentan con nodos múltiples de alta velocidad a lo largo de cada área metropolitana, con el potencial de escalar hasta 80x100 Gbps.