Business software

Box announces diversification into specific business verticals with Box for Industry

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'File sharing and storage are purely the backbone of what we do' says Aaron Levie
03 Sep 2014

'Our data is more secure in the cloud', says London Irish rugby club

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'We're confident that it's safe,' says Richard Watton, operations manager at London Irish, after shift to Office 365
03 Sep 2014

Dropbox and Google storage models 'a loser’s game' while Microsoft lags 'eight years behind' Box says VP of engineering

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Competitors risk 'negative margin' without offering USP on top of storage offering, warns Sam Schillace
03 Sep 2014

Box still 'watching and waiting' for intended IPO, says COO Levin

'We absolutely intend to be public at an appropriate time' says chief operating officer
02 Sep 2014

How crowdsourcing data analysis helps NASA defend Earth from Asteroids

Narinder Singh, president of TopCoder, on 'democratising participation' in NASA's data analysis
02 Sep 2014

The software-defined data centre explained

The software-defined data centre is an extension of current data centre trends, but vendor squabbles have confused the market
02 Sep 2014

Case study: How Holiday Extras improved customer service by shifting to the cloud

Holiday Extras' head of IT Damien Turner explains why he opted for the Amazon cloud and the benefits it brought
02 Sep 2014

iCloud celebrity photo hack: Are we too quick to trust cloud storage?

After the theft of naked celebrity photos from Apple’s iCloud, should we all be more careful about what we’re – perhaps unknowingly – storing in the cloud?
01 Sep 2014

IBM's Watson supercomputer turns from Jeopardy! to crunch scientific research data

Watson Discovery Advisor cloud-based software will help scientists analyse research data
28 Aug 2014

TGI Fridays UK selects Cyntergy to solve service desk woes

Restaurant chain staff were previously wasting time on calls to several different support desks
26 Aug 2014

Using mobile and big data to accommodate customer needs – an interview with Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos

Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos tells Danny Palmer how harnessing mobile and big data technology is allowing the hotel booking service to cater to the personal preferences of customers
22 Aug 2014

Lax customer data analytics 'not acceptable' in today's industry, says Hotels.com CTO

Hotels.com CTO Thierry Bedos likens not knowing what website visitors want to bakers not knowing what regular customers like
21 Aug 2014

Bayern Munich partners with SAP to power analytics and enterprise software

Deal will see German football champions use SAP Hana to monitor player performance and health
20 Aug 2014

Analyse first, store second says big-data analytics firm Guavus

Guavus chief technologist Ben Parker discusses streaming analytics and the increasing use of open source
19 Aug 2014

Insurance industry 'behind' on harnessing big data

Jason Cabral, group head of pricing and management information at Zenith Insurance, tells Computing the sector could benefit from harnessing big data
18 Aug 2014

Zenith Insurance gets better data insight and cuts fraud with SAS

Zenith Insurance's Jason Cabral explains how deploying SAS has improved efficiency at the insurance company
15 Aug 2014

Oracle wins latest round in intellectual property war with Rimini Street

District court rules in Oracle's favour against cut-price third-party maintenance company
15 Aug 2014

NIKE picks Juniper Networks to build cloud infrastructure

"Just do it," NIKE tells Juniper Networks
15 Aug 2014

Running a slick SaaS IT operation: an interview with BG Group global CIO Angus McCallum

Angus McCallum tells Danny Palmer how shifting towards software-as-a-service tools like Box and SunGard has improved efficiency and flexibility at the multinational oil and gas firm
15 Aug 2014

Organisations will drop email for collaboration tools, says BG Group CIO

Angus McCallum predicts "transition away from email towards document links and Facebook-style methods of communicating in organisations"
13 Aug 2014

National Express drives away from Excel and Access for data analytics

National Express's Frank Kozurek tells Danny Palmer about the benefits QlikView's business discovery platform has brought to a company previously reliant on Excel for analytics
12 Aug 2014

'I'm not prepared to take the whole business to Windows 8; it's too much, too quickly,' says KPMG CIO

Edel McGrath explains how a two-year project has seen the IT department at KPMG gain far more influence over the company
12 Aug 2014

Oracle database 'redaction feature' easily un-redacted, claims researcher

No fancy exploit code required, just a good working knowledge of SQL, claims David Litchfield at Defcon 22
11 Aug 2014

Virtualisation cures Windows XP migration woes at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust

Jimmy Parker, development office lead at Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust, tells Danny Palmer why the trust opted to switch to a Liquidware Labs virtual interface
08 Aug 2014