Business software

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

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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

An empty plate flanked by a knife and fork
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

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'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

EMC gives Lotus F1 go-faster stripes as sport reins in technological excesses

Will virtualisation, a push into the cloud and a flirtation with big data give Lotus the edge it needs?
07 May 2014

'I don't let them demo on Mac or PC anymore' - CAA CIO explains his 'mobile first' mindset

Creative Artists Agency's Michael Keithley explains how freedom of device choice is enabling agents to provide a better service to celebrity clients
06 May 2014

Kingfisher to ‘revolutionise’ IT service desk with ServiceNow

Europe's largest DIY retailer deploying a proof-of-concept now, looks to roll out full system by September
06 May 2014

No 'immediate risk' in still running Windows XP - Kingfisher

Europe's biggest DIY retailer believes it has Windows XP security covered until upgrade is rolled out
01 May 2014

Knowledge 14: 'ServiceNow is like a box of Lego'

Elmer de Valk, managing consultant for Plat4mation, talks about ServiceNow's modular approach to PaaS
30 Apr 2014

Knowledge 14: 'We're closing all our data centres' - Creative Artists Agency CIO

Speaking to Computing at Knowledge 14, Michael Keithley explains why he's moving all the celebrity talent agency's infrastructure into the cloud - even if some of his peers remain wary.
30 Apr 2014

Knowledge 14: Enterprise IT bloated and under automated, says ServiceNow CEO

"Why are there so many damn people and so little automation?" asks Frank Slootman
30 Apr 2014

Knowledge 14: 'Cloudification' requires IT to evolve - ServiceNow CEO Frank Slootman

President and CEO of ServiceNow tells Knowledge 14 conference in San Francisco that IT needs to be the backbone of the enterprise
29 Apr 2014

Software defined networking: IT leaders remain to be convinced

Forty per cent of data centre managers have never heard of SDN, according to a Computing survey. So what’s holding the technology back, asks John Leonard
29 Apr 2014

Tibco buys Jaspersoft in $185m deal

Tibco buys open source embedded analytics and reporting software vendor
29 Apr 2014