Business software

MWC 2014: 'Big opportunity' for new email management business in a Europe 'obsessed' by privacy, says CA Technologies

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EMEA president explains why 35-year-old software company chose to strike now
27 Feb 2014

Case study: how Oracle licensing drove us into the arms of Maria

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Online retailer Greetz tells Computing how migrating to MariaDB has allowed it to grow and innovate
27 Feb 2014

CIO interview: Mike Jones, Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

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Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust IT director Mike Jones tells Computing’s Danny Palmer how mobility and big data are helping to improve patient care
26 Feb 2014

MWC 2014: 'It's fine having HR in the cloud, but on-premise integration needed’ says SAP HANA SVP

Salesforce, Netsuite, Workday all too vertical, says Heisig
25 Feb 2014

How Allianz insures against data mishaps

Peter Gothard reports on how Allianz Insurance Ireland is using software to minimise the risk of data breaches occurring as a result of human error
25 Feb 2014

Businesses can't get all they want from one cloud provider - Adapt

"UK businesses are clearly beginning to feel that working with one cloud provider isn't enough," Adapt's Kevin Linsell tells Computing
25 Feb 2014

Big data and the internet of things - turning OT to IT

Talend explains why proprietary enterprise software will struggle in the new hyper-connected age
24 Feb 2014

Satya Nadella says Microsoft must “discover the new formula” for good management

“Any organisational structure you have today is irrelevant” says new CEO
21 Feb 2014

Viber explains why it ditched MongoDB and Redis in favour of Couchbase

Rapid growth in traffic meant the MongoDB / Redis system struggled to scale
21 Feb 2014

Banks haven’t got their heads around big data yet, says EY

Banks have fallen behind the curve, offering opportunities to those who understand data
20 Feb 2014

Claire House Children's Hospice chooses Tableau Software to improve data analysis

Charitable foundation using BI to get better insight into donors
19 Feb 2014

Crowdsourcing is the answer to cutting energy bills, says ex-Google startup EnergyDeck

Community-based analytics provides the information people need to take action, says CEO Kott
19 Feb 2014

HP was aware of Autonomy accounting practices, suggests new evidence

Emails from before, during and after acquisition show HP may have known more than it let on
18 Feb 2014

Intel launches big data software suite - free to a good home

Open source Intel Data Platform aiming to be the 'operating system' for big data
14 Feb 2014

Nitro CEO Sam Chandler: ‘We'll give Adobe a run for their money’

Document sharing solution provider founder tells Computing how cloud technology will help Nitro go toe-to-toe with the more established PDF solution provider Adobe
10 Feb 2014

Cloud computing? No way, say half of SMEs

Marketed as the ideal solution to SMEs’ resource problems, a survey finds few signs that small businesses agree. John Leonard reports
07 Feb 2014

Success of Hadoop big data platform took me by surprise, says co-creator Doug Cutting

'Open source model was essential to its success - but we didn't know that at the time'
07 Feb 2014

Microsoft's Azure cloud offering "not as strong as Amazon Web Services", says Just Eat CTO

Carlos Morgado tells Computing why he opted for AWS instead of Microsoft Azure
05 Feb 2014

Resale of software: 18 months after Usedsoft

As the European Commission consults on a review of EU copyright law, it is time to reconsider the Usedsoft judgment, argues DLA Piper partner John Wilks
03 Feb 2014

Will 2014 be SAP’s year of the cloud?


01 Feb 2014

'No innovation coming out of SAP' says Salesforce chairman

Steve Garnett hits back with claims of envy coming from the German business software company
31 Jan 2014

SAP going after Salesforce, Workday “with everything we have” says CEO McDermott

Salesforce “has had a free run of it with cloud sales. No more”
21 Jan 2014

HP “needs more time” to move ahead with fraud claims against Autonomy

Years-old acquisition legal clash rumbles on into 2014
20 Jan 2014

Patent protection schemes: Racket or haven?

The technology sector is riven with intellectual property battles, but patent protection schemes promise to bring some relief
20 Jan 2014