Cloud computing technologies and usage. Public Cloud, private Cloud.
Google Apps for Work continues to forge ahead, with the company revealing Tuesday today that 2 million businesses are now paying to use some part of its online productivity suite.
The service, which includes a business-specific version of Gmail and a version of Google Drive that lets employees work together, competes against established players like Microsoft as well as newcomers like Dropbox and Quip.
Large enterprises have a new Dropbox product tailored for them that the company unveiled at its user conference in San Francisco on Wednesday.
It's been just over a year since Oracle first released an OpenStack version tailored for its namesake Linux distribution, and on Tuesday it followed up with a key update reworked specifically for today's containerized world.
SAP is aiming to redefine analytics with a new SaaS (software as a service) offering that rolls up BI (business intelligence), planning, and predictive analytics into a single service built on the SAP HANA Cloud Platform.
"Really it's about simplifying access to a public cloud analytics experience that customers can trust," says Nic Smith, senior director of Marketing for Analytics at SAP.
For a decade, Box has built its business on selling cloud storage services, but the company is now making a move in a slightly different direction.
HP is spearheading multivendor development of an open source network operating system for data centers in an effort to address scale, dynamic operation, and vendor independence.
The Strata+Hadoop World 2015 conference in New York this week was subtitled "Make Data Work," but given how Hadoop world's has evolved over the past year (even over the past six months) another apt subtitle might have been "See Hadoop Change."
Here are three of the most significant recent trends in Hadoop, as reflected by the show's roster of breakout sessions, vendors, and technologies.
Spark is leading Hadoop
IBM’s Bluemix development platform is already available in public and hosted private cloud versions. On Thursday, the company announced a third option for customers that need to build apps behind a firewall.
IBM and Box have started to deliver on a partnership they announced in June to help enterprises users share content and collaborate.
The companies want to combine IBM's back-end smarts with Box's user experience in new tools for both local and cloud data. The ultimate aim is to help usher enterprises into the cloud era of content management.
Avec le rachat d’Alteven, l’éditeur lyonnais Cegid monte sur la verticale des métiers dédiés à la gestion de la fiscalité en entreprise.
Cegid procède à l’acquisition d’Altaven pour un montant non communiqué.
Ce qui permettra de renforcer son catalogue de solutions de gestion fiscale à destination des grandes entreprises et des groupes.