Salesforce.com Q4 Earnings Beat Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 01, 2013
Quarterly revenue climbed 32 percent.
Tags: quarterly financials, revenue, Salesforce, earnings, SaaS, software, marketing
Dropping GNOME Fallback Mode: The Right Decision, Wrongly Handled
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published November 13, 2012
In dropping fallback mode, GNOME made the right decision -- and utterly failed to communicate that fact.
Tags: Linux, open source, desktop, Gnome, marketing
Why Google and Facebook Want to Know *Everything* About You
By Mike Elgan | Article Published March 07, 2012
The hulking kings of the Internet have big plans for your data. And that might be good news.
Tags: Apple, Facebook, marketing, Google, ecommerce, Amazon
Why Paying Attention Is Getting More Expensive
By Mike Elgan | Article Published September 23, 2010
Technology is changing how and what we pay attention to, in ways that are dramatically altering business and personal life.
Tags: advertising tools, marketing, IT managers, online advertising, Online Marketing
Reinventing Dell One Executive at a Time
By Rob Enderle | Article Published June 30, 2010
An industry analyst opines that sometimes its the things you didnt know about a company that redefine it in ways you couldnt have imagined.
Tags: marketing, PC, PC hardware, lawsuits, Dell
Business Intelligence Software: 10 Common Mistakes
By Larry Marion | Article Published May 14, 2010
Business intelligence software can add to your companys bottom line if you avoid these BI common mistakes.
Tags: business intelligence, marketing, IT, management
AMD's New Chips Target Desktop Trends
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published October 20, 2009
AMD's new Athlon II processors are designed for emerging form factors in the desktop PC market.
Tags: chips, Windows, HP, marketing, AMD
Cisco's Virtual NICs Boosts its Unified Computing
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published October 12, 2009
Cisco is adding a Virtual Interface Card to its UCS system, enabling the network interface to scale up and be more flexible to the increased virtual machine traffic.
Tags: virtualization, marketing, server, policy, Cisco
How to Fail Miserably as a SaaS Company
By Abraham Sultan | Article Published October 06, 2009
Its surprisingly easy to fail as a SaaS vendor there are myriad ways. Still, you might want some helpful advice.
Tags: SaaS, support, software, cloud computing, marketing
Big Changes at Intel
By - Reuters | Article Published September 14, 2009
The dominant chip maker is restructuring its business in the wake of a major departure.
Tags: IT, Intel, marketing, media
iPhone Marketing Guru Looks Back
By David Needle | Article Published September 14, 2009
Having left Apple, iPhone marketing guru Bob Borchers breaks the silence and looks back on his time with the company.
Tags: iPhone, Apple, marketing, video
Dell Unveils Servers for SMBs
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 09, 2009
Dell claims the servers offers lower management costs.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, Intel, marketing, Dell
Information Workers Want to Be Free
By Mike Elgan | Article Published August 26, 2009
Maybe it's best to just get out of the way and let employees do what you hired them to do.
Tags: browsers, video, marketing, policy, Facebook
Open Source Likes Green IT
By Tina Gasperson | Article Published August 18, 2009
Less packaging and fewer lawyers are among the green advantages of open source software.
Tags: open source, marketing, Microsoft, Linux, wireless
Most Popular Open Source Languages
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 14, 2009
Tags: developer, programming, open source, software, marketing
Ultra-Thin Laptops: AMD's Big Hope
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published August 05, 2009
AMD sees major potential in ultra-thin laptops, citing the weight as an attractive factor.
Tags: AMD, Storage, HP, marketing, Intel
Apple's Upcoming Tablet vs. TechCrunch's CrunchPad
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published August 03, 2009
Could it be true? Will a blogger -- yes, a blogger -- actually go head to head against Apple in the mobile handheld sector?
Tags: marketing, Intel, iPhone, Storage, Apple
Using CRM to Survive the Recession
By Larry Marion | Article Published August 03, 2009
Investment in CRM geared toward achieving sales goals ranks as a top priority among executives in a recent survey.
Tags: services, marketing, CRM
Bing Search Engine Offers Better Value?
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published August 01, 2009
One study suggests that click through rates are higher on Microsoft's Bing search engine but volume figures put that in perspective.
Tags: Google, search, marketing, Microsoft, Yahoo
Fujitsu M2010 Netbook: Bright, 10.1-Inch Screen
By Eric Grevstad | Article Published July 30, 2009
The Fujitsu M2010 netbook is late to market, but it's an attractive netbook in more ways than one.
Tags: wireless, HP, Intel, marketing, video
Netbooks Unlikely for Newbies, Intel Says
By - Reuters | Article Published July 30, 2009
First time buyers are far more likely to buy a full-size unit, says an Intel marketing representative.
Tags: consumer, netbooks, Intel, marketing, chips
Twitter to Get Refresh?
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 26, 2009
The rapidly growing microblogging phenom is expected to reveal a makeover this coming week.
Tags: startups, servers, Twitter, marketing, media
Mobile Networks Congested by P2P
By Alex Goldman | Article Published July 21, 2009
Downloading from P2P networks is causing concerns for those who rely on the networks that support cell phones.
Tags: broadband, marketing, AT&T, carriers, iPhone
Cloud Computing Firms: Yes to Open Standards
By Alex Goldman | Article Published July 20, 2009
Open standards are hailed throughout the cloud computing industry, yet not everyone agrees as to what that means.
Tags: CA, services, e-Mail, cloud computing, marketing
Security Boosted by Risk Management
By Alex Goldman | Article Published July 20, 2009
"Most security people don't understand risk -- they understand threats," an expert claims.
Tags: international, security, marketing, datacenter
MSFT Launches Development Contest for Win7
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published July 17, 2009
Microsoft is offering a hefty cash prize to spur interest in its forthcoming Windows 7 OS.
Tags: Windows, marketing, Windows 7, Microsoft, development
Major Gaming Firms Challenge iPhone Small-Frys
By - Reuters | Article Published July 15, 2009
Now that it's clear that there's gold in those hills, major gaming companies are targeting the iPhone market.
Tags: iphone apps, iPhone, marketing, software
Mobile Entertainment Struggles with Biz Model
By - Reuters | Article Published July 09, 2009
Highly trafficked platforms like Facebook might struggle to charge on mobile as users still expect them to be free.
Tags: services, social networking, Facebook, marketing
Enterprise Software Touts User Friendliness
By Alex Goldman | Article Published July 06, 2009
If software apps for corporations were easier to use, adoption and sales might increase.
Tags: search, SAP, marketing, software
Hatachi Boosts Mid Market Storage Options
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published June 30, 2009
Hitachi's Adaptable Modular Storage 2000 comes in three models, aimed at the mid-range market as well as the enterprise.
Tags: marketing, authentication, Storage, security, management
Microsoft Rebuffs Critics in Word-HTML Outlook Fracas
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published June 26, 2009
Microsoft will not change its decision to render emails using Word instead of IE's HTML engine, despite the uproar.
Tags: e-Mail, Microsoft, software, Internet Explorer, marketing
Tech Industry vs. Free: Who Survives?
By Alex Goldman | Article Published June 16, 2009
Competing with an ever expanding array of free offerings, tech companies face big challenges.
Tags: video, free content vs. paid, services, marketing, Microsoft
Who Killed Twitter?
By Mike Elgan | Article Published June 11, 2009
Statistics about Twitter usage show a far different picture than the media hype suggests. Why did Twitter jump the shark?
Tags: Google, Twitter, marketing, Facebook
Apple Mum On Rumor Of New iPhone
By - Reuters | Article Published June 05, 2009
Speculation is rampant that an updated iPhone will be announced at worldwide developers' conference on Monday.
Tags: marketing, iPhone, steve jobs, Apple, Microsoft
Cisco Pushes Unified Computing
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published June 04, 2009
Cisco is expanding its UCS product portfolio with a new 'C' series that includes three new rack servers.
Tags: marketing, virtualization, Storage, vertical, Cisco
IBM to Build Europe, Asia 'Smart Infrastructure'
By - Reuters | Article Published May 27, 2009
IBM has earmarked $3 billion to finance so-called smart infrastructure projects in Europe and Asia likely to receive government stimulus support.
Tags: telecommunications, IBM, marketing, services
Network Vendors Reach for Stimulus Checks
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 16, 2009
Networking vendors are jockeying to earn their share of the $7 billion in broadband grants distributed through the Obama administration's stimulus bill.
Tags: voice, services, marketing, carriers
iPhone App Developers Talk about Success Strategies
By James Maguire | Article Published May 13, 2009
The London-based developers of iSteam talk about trends in the iPhone app market.
Tags: marketing, iPhone, iphone apps
Is Microsoft Borrowing Money for Acquisitions?
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published May 13, 2009
As Microsoft issued issued $3.75 billion of private debt, industry observers wondered if it was intended to purchase SAP or other tech firms.
Tags: marketing, Windows, Microsoft, SAP, Yahoo
SAP Snaps Up Green Accounting Firm
By Alex Goldman | Article Published May 13, 2009
SAP acquired Clear Standards, a vendor of carbon consumption tracking software.
Tags: datacenter, SAP, marketing
Net Domain Biz Up Despite Downturn
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 10, 2009
Plenty of tech vendors are complaining, but not Internet domain registrars.
Tags: marketing, authentication, Firefox, ICANN, Mozilla
Oracle Unveils New Business Intelligence Tools
By Alex Goldman | Article Published May 06, 2009
Oracle newest BI release include HR capabilities, procurement and spending analytics to track enterprise budgets, and price analytics to help enterprises manage price segmentation and discounting.
Tags: Oracle, middleware, marketing, software, management
Online Data Storage to Surge
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published May 04, 2009
Online storage is set to become ever more popular, as all the data on those jam-packed packed hard drives needs to shuttled off to somewhere.
Tags: privacy, marketing, Windows, video, data storage
Oracle to Make SaaS Push
By - Reuters | Article Published May 01, 2009
Oracle will increases its software-as-a-service offerings, a source close to the company says.
Tags: marketing, Larry Ellison, Salesforce.com, Oracle
Restaurants Devour Twitter
By - Reuters | Article Published April 20, 2009
Hoping for more hungry customers, restaurants are hopping on the Twitter train.
Tags: video, Twitter, consumer, marketing
IDC: SaaS Growth Coming
By Alex Goldman | Article Published March 27, 2009
The research firm outlines why Software as a Service will see significant growth across various markets.
Tags: cloud computing, SaaS, Dell, services, marketing
Social Network Ning Eyes Big Growth
By - Reuters | Article Published March 26, 2009
Web-based community Xing see the potential for major expansion in the European market.
Tags: marketing, social networking, services, media
How Salesforce Leverages Twitter
By Alex Goldman | Article Published March 23, 2009
Enterprise SaaS vendors uses Twitter as well as Facebook and other networks to contract potential buyers.
Tags: e-Mail, Salesforce.com, marketing, Twitter, Facebook
Dell's New Laptop 'World's Thinnest'
By - Reuters | Article Published March 17, 2009
The high end Adamo notebook looks to be a head-to-head competitor with ultra-thin MacBook Air. Where does the trend toward thin laptops end?
Tags: marketing, Notebook, laptop, consumer, Dell
SAP and Sybase to Offer Mobile Software
By Alex Goldman | Article Published March 12, 2009
With workers increasingly on the move, the two companies will release mobile-compatible version of enterprise applications.
Tags: marketing, wireless, mobile apps, iPhone, Blackberry
Web Traffic Building: the Tortoise Wins
By David Strom | Article Published March 05, 2009
While it's true that certain viral videos and other one-hit wonders boost online traffic, slow and steady tends to be a better method.
Tags: marketing, blogs, search, networking, video
Netbooks: Hackers Private Data Gateway
By - Reuters | Article Published March 03, 2009
Today's popular low-cost netbooks may offer hackers security holes to steal personal data.
Tags: netbooks, Dell, marketing, virus, security
Peel-and-Stick Video Cameras Watching You
By David Needle | Article Published March 02, 2009
Personal and home surveillance takes a step forward, kind of.
Tags: marketing, Storage, wireless, video
Experts on Web 2.0 Security Problems
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published February 21, 2009
Making Web 2.0 applications safe will take more work, according an industry group.
Tags: marketing, security, Web 2.0, e-Mail, software
Open Source Has Already Gone Green
By Tina Gasperson | Article Published February 18, 2009
For years now, there's been talk brewing about the concept of Green IT. But open source has been green for quite a while.
Tags: open source, Linux, marketing, server
Open Source Network Vendors Sees Gains
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 13, 2009
A vendor or network monitoring software claims a new release will help it continue eating into proprietary vendors' share.
Tags: networking, marketing, HP, open source, IBM
Career and Staffing Flying Solo, A How-to Guide for Turning Job Loss Into Opportunity
By Drew Robb | Article Published February 02, 2009
Laid-off? There may be no better time than the present to develop that product you've been daydreaming about or launch that consulting firm. Here are some tips to get you started.
Tags: marketing, Windows, services, search, Oracle
Security Players Take Aim at Anonymous Proxies
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 30, 2009
What your users are hiding could hurt your network.
Tags: security, marketing, policy, SaaS, networking
Social Networks Built to Order
By David Needle | Article Published January 27, 2009
Awareness offers eight 'ready to launch' categories of social networks for business.
Tags: Facebook, voice, marketing, consumer, services
Pivot3 Introduces Serverless Computing
By Drew Robb | Article Published January 26, 2009
Hard-Core Hardware: To quote REM, it's the end of the (server) world as we know it. Or, perhaps not.
Tags: marketing, virtualization, video, Dell, Windows
Can You Back Up Virtualized Systems Safely?
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published January 21, 2009
Virtualizing a system is much easier than backing it up and restoring it.
Tags: Storage, VMware, Microsoft, virtualization, marketing
Marketecetera Aims to Drive Open Source Trading
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 17, 2009
The financial services sector may be struggling, but version 1.0 of Marketcetera's open source platform aims to give trading pros an alternative to proprietary offerings.
Tags: open source, desktop, services, marketing, software
Forecast Mostly Sunny for Company Opting for Cloud Computing
By Paul Rubens | Article Published January 14, 2009
For Animoto, cloud computing is neither vapor nor buzz. It is the backbone of its IT infrastructure.
Tags: services, video, server, Storage, marketing
Symantec's Five Resolutions for Network Security in 2009
By SmallBusinessComputing.com Staff | Article Published January 14, 2009
The security giant says small business owners will focus on five key areas to better manage IT information and infrastructure.
Tags: virtualization, e-Mail, marketing, VoIP, Storage
AMD Offers Supercomputing Via GPUs
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published January 10, 2009
One CPU, four video cards, and one petaflop of power that can fit under your desk.
Tags: wireless, marketing, AMD, e-Mail, iPhone
Sun Gets Further Behind Clouds With Q-Layer Buy
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published January 09, 2009
Acquisition of the middleware provider should make it easier to provision and deploy cloud services on the fly.
Tags: Sun Microsystems, Storage, marketing, services, middleware
FileMaker Pro 10 Dresses Up for 2009
By Lauren Simonds | Article Published January 07, 2009
A new interface designed to improve productivity and ease-of-use, without sacrificing familiarity, tops the many changes in this venerable database application.
Tags: Microsoft, marketing, search, video, e-Mail
Tech Execs: Can We Stop the Stupidity?
By Steve Andriole | Article Published January 06, 2009
Stupidity among tech executives is viral and should be nipped in the bud. If line managers dont kill stupidity, it will keep growing.
Tags: management, support, marketing, IT, Blackberry
Sun's Unwired Motherboard Plans
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published December 24, 2008
Cutting the wires doesn't just work on networking, it could also greatly increase CPU-to-memory communications. That's if Sun has its way.
Tags: marketing, chips, spectrum, wireless, Sun Microsystems
Wi-Fi Keeps Patients and Families Connected
By Brian T. Horowitz | Article Published December 22, 2008
Georgetown University Hospital's free Wi-Fi and the Web service CaringBridge ease hospital stays by giving patients and their families vital access to the Internet for information sharing, entertainment, and keeping up with work.
Tags: e-Mail, marketing, wireless, Senate, search
MacPainful: Apple Bows Out of Macworld Expo
By David Needle | Article Published December 17, 2008
Apple says CEO Steve Jobs will not keynote next month and it's the last year Apple exhibits at Macworld Expo.
Tags: Leopard, desktop, Mac, marketing, iPhone
Keep Systems Safe With These Holiday Shopping Tips
By Vangie Beal | Article Published December 11, 2008
Your employees will shop online from work this holiday season. Creating an acceptable-use policy lets you keep computers safe and employees happy without being a big old Scrooge.
Tags: policy, e-Mail, security, malware, marketing
Red Hat Backs Jaspersoft's Open Source BI
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 10, 2008
A new round of financing is set to bolster the open source startup as it competes against the big players in business intelligence.
Tags: Red Hat, marketing, Linux, open source, SAP
Emerson Network Power Keeps Server Rooms Chill
By Drew Robb | Article Published December 08, 2008
Hard-Core Hardware: Emerson Network Power, parent company of Liebert Precision Cooling Brand, has product designed to cool every server room -- from those that can fit into a closet to large data centers.
Tags: marketing, chips, networking, server, servers