Business software

IBM buying Cloudant? "History says they won't make it work" says MarkLogic's Gary Bloom

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NoSQL turf war in full swing as MarkLogic lobs grenades at Cloudant, Cloudera and MongoDB
28 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Intel to focus Hadoop efforts on Cloudera after buying major share stake

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Intel's big data initiatives to remain open source while the company focuses on Cloudera's distribution of Hadoop
27 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Astronomy pushing big data in "mind-blowing" ways

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Digital Realty's Robert Bath says SKA project central computers will "have the processing power of one hundred million PCs"
27 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Analytics is taking risk out of insurance

Willis's Nigel Davis tells Big Data Summit technology is enabling insurance firm to assess individual parts of buildings for risk
27 Mar 2014

Big Data Summit 2014: Keynote - what makes a company a big data pioneer?

What distinguishes operational users from onlookers? Computing research reveals all
27 Mar 2014

Ninety-six per cent of UK charities struggling to manage customer data effectively

While 75 per cent lack time and money to sort it out
26 Mar 2014

Bitcoin exchange Vircurex on brink of collapse after cyber attacks

Beijing-based cyber currency exchange freezes funds with immediate effect
24 Mar 2014

'Oracle doesn't do a great job looking after their customers' says SailPoint president

Kevin Cunningham tells Computing customers are ditching Oracle for SailPoint and 'Oracle wants to kill us'
19 Mar 2014

Reaction: How to make SMEs love the cloud

John Leonard asks three providers why many small firms are reluctant to dive into the cloud and what they plan to do about it
19 Mar 2014

Winning the battle on mobile file sharing

Workshare CEO Anthony Foy explains how firms are meeting the challenge of 'bring your own application'
18 Mar 2014

Cloudera to raise $200m from investors including Intel – report

Big data challenger seeking to raise more funds as it debuts in Gartner Magic Quadrant for datawarehousing
18 Mar 2014

Why file sync and share apps like Box and Dropbox weren’t conceived for the enterprise

Box and Dropbox were "built on ubiquity and the free flow of information for the Facebook generation" but not for enterprise collaboration, argues Ron Hovsepian, president and CEO, Intralinks
14 Mar 2014

British Gas deploys SAS analytics “as a service” to drive marketing campaigns

Analytic capabilities intended to mine customer information to power outbound marketing initiatives
12 Mar 2014

“We’ve been doing DevOps and cloud since 2001” says Force.com PaaS rival OutSystems

We can do "what Force.com cannot" says CEO Rosado
11 Mar 2014

Are businesses sold on social media analytics?

Not everyone is convinced by the business case
11 Mar 2014

How multi-cloud solutions enable more flexibility in the enterprise

What are the reasons behind an increasing trend for organisations to adopt cloud solutions from multiple providers? And are vendors happy to play ball? Danny Palmer finds out
10 Mar 2014

Box exec hits back at Intralinks CEO's "consumer grade player" remarks

"He's probably the one guy in the industry who would put that view forward," Box's David Quantrell tells Computing
06 Mar 2014

Big data skills gap 'not huge' and even 'exaggerated' say Rackspace and EMC

'Skills are growing with demand for skills' argue big data vendors
06 Mar 2014

Intralinks CEO labels Box 'consumer-grade platform', questions enterprise case for use

'We've had workflow for five years, they announced that it's in their roadmap,' Ronald Hovsepian tells Computing
05 Mar 2014

Customers big up Dynamics as Microsoft updates apps at Convergence 2014

Updates aimed at easing integration and enhancing functionality of 'customer centric' companies, says Microsoft
04 Mar 2014

Security vulnerabilities found in Oracle Demantra

Four significant vulnerabilities found in part of Oracle's Value Chain Planning suite
04 Mar 2014

MtGox £300m Bitcoin loss, bankruptcy and possible theft details emerge

'We still have no clear grasp of the situation' says Japanese government
04 Mar 2014

Research: Legacy systems – time to bite the bullet?

Upgrading legacy systems is a difficult and risky business. John Leonard takes a look at what organisations are running and why
03 Mar 2014

Anglo American deploys Box collaboration tools to 10,000 staff worldwide

Global mining company selects Box to improve the connected workplace environment
27 Feb 2014