Business software

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

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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

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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

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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

Microsoft Windows 9 slated for April 2015 release

Codenamed 'Threshold', Microsoft appears keen to distance the release from Windows 8
14 Jan 2014

Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and the "battle for the living room"

Xbox One, PlayStation 4 - not really the productivity solutions some may have hoped for
08 Jan 2014

Lonely Planet replaces ‘expensive’ SAP and Salesforce.com with NetSuite

No need to pay more for a system that 'didn't give us any competitive advantage', says Lonely Planet's Darragh Kennedy
06 Jan 2014

IT spending to reach $3.8tn in 2014, with enterprise software in for biggest boost - Gartner

IT spending across all segments to grow in 2014, say analysts
06 Jan 2014

China's ZTE to expand into enterprise services and smartphones

Firm aims to become a top-three smartphone provider by 2016
02 Jan 2014

How big data is foiling fraud

Authorities on either side of the Atlantic are using analytics to fight fraud. Danny Palmer examines how, through the use of big data, governments are saving billions
27 Dec 2013

Of toys and tablets

Tomy’s products may appeal to the younger consumer, but that does not mean its systems are child’s play. Peter Gothard finds out how Sybase and Afaria helped sales staff go mobile
24 Dec 2013

Oracle in $1.5bn Responsys purchase as it looks to expand Oracle Marketing Cloud

Oracle claims acquisition will "create the largest modern marketing cloud in the world"
20 Dec 2013