Business software

New funding for Couchbase as NoSQL competition hots up

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$60m funding round and appointment of new board member takes the fight to MongoDB
27 Jun 2014

BMI rolls out £2.5m Oracle PeopleSoft admin system across entire hospital network

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Should complement NHS new Choose and Book rollout
26 Jun 2014

Social homes, big data

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The Housing Action Charitable Trust is starting to provide housing associations with big data analytic applications. Graeme Burton reports
24 Jun 2014

Apple to release multiple smartwatches to challenge Samsung and Sony in wearables

Reports suggest iPhone and iPad producer will release its first wearable devices in the autumn
20 Jun 2014

Oracle declares itself ‘second largest SaaS company in the world’ but misses profit estimates

Oracle misses revenue forecasts but fully expects to become dominant cloud services provider
20 Jun 2014

Majority of Microsoft SharePoint users 'disillusioned' with its services, claims report

SharePoint users aren't seeing the return on investment they want from Microsoft's collaboration tool - report
20 Jun 2014

How BNP Paribas manages multi-billion dollar asset markets with Tibco’s analytics solution

BNP Paribas Securities Service’s Laurent Chauvirey tells Computing why the bank selected Tibco’s Spotfire Enterprise Analytics solution in order to meet the time-to-market challenge.
19 Jun 2014

Five-star service: an interview with LateRooms.com CTO Stuart Hughes

LateRooms.com CTO Stuart Hughes tells Danny Palmer how agile development, big data and a happy, motivated IT team are key to providing the best customer service to hotel room bookers
19 Jun 2014

Transform 14: Digitalstrom harnesses Tibco cloud to power 'all-in-one smart home solution'

Digitalstrom CEO Martin Vesper explains how scalability and low latency were key reasons for selecting Tibco to power its products
18 Jun 2014

Transform 14: ‘Fast data’ is the evolution of big data – and not just hype', says Tibco CTO

Tibco CTO Matt Quinn tells Computing that ‘fast data’ allows organisations to benefit from making almost real-time analytical decisions
18 Jun 2014

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

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

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'

'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