Business software

If you can’t get business done, tight data centre security is worthless, warns Trend Micro

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Think about the application of technology as well as the capability, says VP of cloud
17 Jun 2014

Oracle’s new in-memory feature 'unfocused, hardware-centric and expensive' says Exasol CEO

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Rivals respond to Oracle’s announcement that new in-memory capability is to be released in July
16 Jun 2014

Enterprise Mobility Summit 2014: 'There’s no ROI in BYOD'

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'Not a cost play' says UBS head of client-facing mobile Paul Whitby
12 Jun 2014

Bill Gates only involved in Microsoft 'as much as Nadella wants him', says Chairman John Thompson

The man who led Microsoft's CEO search says Nadella's influence will soon be felt on the whole marketplace
27 May 2014

Computing Refresh: Salesforce invades UK, eBay hacked, and Microsoft reveals Surface Pro 3

Salesforce sets up shop in London, eBay reveals three-month old customer data hack, and Microsoft launches a 'laptop beater'.
23 May 2014

Salesforce announces aggressive expansion into UK

New UK data centre and London 'Salesforce Tower' revealed today
22 May 2014

Dubai Police to trial Google Glass

Wearable devices to be tested by traffic cops
21 May 2014

SAP apps heading to Microsoft’s Azure Cloud

Business Suite, All-in-One, Adaptive Server Enterprise and HANA all to be deployed by Q2
20 May 2014

Changing Times: an interview with FT CIO Christina Scott

CIO Christina Scott tells Stuart Sumner how the Financial Times uses its data to improve its service and extend the brand to new audiences via new platforms
19 May 2014

Box CEO Aaron Levie is a genius, investors just don’t realise it

Tien Tzuo, founder and CEO of cloud-based accounting service Zuora, argues that Box's delayed IPO is the result of market confusion, not bad numbers
16 May 2014

Microsoft the next major vendor to offer a virtual desktop-as-a-service

Software giant releases “Mohoro” for public preview as it races to catch up with Citrix, VMware and Amazon
14 May 2014

SuiteWorld 2014: ‘NetSuite is fine for global expansion, but we won’t adopt domestically’ says Williams-Sonoma

Though “I don’t know what the future holds” says VP of international systems
14 May 2014

SuiteWorld 2014: 'Amazon-like' HTML 5-based new UI revealed as CEO Nelson bashes cloud rivals

'Next-gen' B2B customer centre also unveiled in San Jose today
14 May 2014

Organisations embracing online collaboration tools

Over two thirds of firms are actively using some sort of collaboration software, Computing research finds
13 May 2014

SAS CEO: "I didn't believe in mobile"

"I could not see any real reason to want to do analytics and bring results back to something the size of a BlackBerry," says CEO Jim Goodnight
13 May 2014

Going with the flow: an interview with Severn Trent Water CIO Myron Hrycyk

Peter Gothard hears how Severn Trent Water is riding the enterprise mobility wave and tapping into predictive analytics
13 May 2014

Cold store: Why retail chain Snow+Rock built its own ERP system

Specialist retail chain Snow+Rock is expanding both organically and via acquisition. IT director Shiva Kumar tells Graeme Burton how IT is supporting the company's growth – with an in-house developed ERP system
12 May 2014

ServiceNow CEO: 'IT departments are bloated and need to downsize'

ServiceNow CEO Frank Slootman believes his firm's solutions can mean big reductions in IT headcount. Should the IT department be worried?
09 May 2014

Big data case studies: travel and business services

Two Couchbase customers, Amadeus and Concur, explain how NoSQL technology is giving them wings
09 May 2014

EMC World 2014: "In two years, software-defined data centres will be the norm" says Cancer Research UK

Head of infrastructure Mick Briggs reflects on EMC's part in a changing industry attitudes
09 May 2014

One-third of IT chiefs believe enterprise security ‘lagging behind’ modern IT trends

Computing research reveals a third of organisations struggling to adapt to the use of cloud and BYOD technology
08 May 2014

How to create a billion-dollar app

Dr Steve Garnett, EMEA chairman at Salesforce.com, explains why certain apps succeed
08 May 2014

EMC World 2014: What do the customers think of the 'Federation'?

Vodafone, Lotus F1 and Major League Baseball weigh in
07 May 2014

Who’s pulling IT’s strings?

Graeme Burton examines the technology that is giving the marketing department increasing power over IT
07 May 2014