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Mobile Industry on the Move October 18 – Mobile Enterprise

Posted on Oct 18, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Change happens fast in enterprise mobility—here's a few from last week you might have missed. HP and VMwareAirWatch by VMware will partner with HP to enable a more mobile workforce. The collaboration will benefit customers by decreasing deployment and return on investment (ROI) timelines for mobile devices in the workplace.By extending the existing HP Mobile Enterprise Services offering to include AirWatch by VMware solutions, customers will receive AirWatch's enterprise mobility management (EMM) technology delivered through HP enterprise services and support. This new capability will add on-demandcloud delivery to the existing HP managed cloud and on-premises options."This partnership is about getting in front of the rising trend of employees bringing multiple devices to the workplace and enabling a safe, secure and productive environment for our clients to access and develop information sources," said Chris Moyer, mobility & workplace practice lead and chief technology officer, HP Enterprise Services.

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Hortonworks Updates Hadoop Data Platform – InformationWeek

Posted on Oct 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

HDP 2.2 adds more than 100 new enterprise-ready features, including faster SQL querying on Hadoop. 10 Robots Changing The World (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Hadoop vendor Hortonworks has released an update to its Hortonworks Data Platform.

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Salesforce.com Wave Analytics Cloud: Pros & Cons – InformationWeek

Posted on Oct 17, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Salesforce.com Wave is a big bet that's already generating demand, but will it live up to the billing?

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Sophos aims for unified cloud security nirvana with Mojave acquisition – TechRepublic

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

With the purchase of Mojave Networks, Sophos seeks to combine cloud security, endpoint security and advanced filtering to deliver hybrid protection for real-time scenarios. With massive breaches affecting everything from retail establishments to Hollywood stars, one has to wonder if there is a better way to protect data in transit and at rest, and if anyone has discovered a process to make that become a reality. Sophos, known for its desktop security products and cloud-based security services, is aiming to build a more secure cloud by acquiring Mojave Networks, a San Mateo, California-based startup that came to market with cloud-based security solutions

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Wonderlic Achieves Oracle Validated Integration with Oracle Taleo Enterprise … – DigitalJournal.com

Posted on Oct 16, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

> PRWEB.COM NewswireVernon Hills, Illinois (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Wonderlic, a Gold level member of Oracle PartnerNetwork (OPN), today announced it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration of Wonderlic assessments with Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service, a component of Oracle Talent Management Cloud. The integrated systems enable Wonderlic clients to easily select and administer Wonderlic assessments, and review the results, within Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service

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Canadian Cloud Computing Company Tops Dreamforce Vendors – Techvibes (blog)

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in Cloud News

Dreamforce's Cloud Expo exhibit space is vast and never-ending. But there is help for the newbies trying to separate the wheat from the chaff when venturing into the space housing over 400 cloud computing companies showcasing over 1,000 solutions. G2 Crowd, the "Yelp for business software," is helping newbies separate the wheat from the chaff with over 17,000 reviews in several hundred business software categories.

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The hybrid cloud in the real world – IT-Online

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in Hybrid Cloud

Kathy Gibson reports from VMworld 2014 in Barcelona – In an increasingly liquid world, IT professionals need to be confident and brave to meet the challenges ahead.Carl Eschenbach, president and chief operating officer of VMware, tells delegates to VMworld 2014 in Barcelona that there are four pillars to reaching the brave new world: to be fluid, instant, secure and offering choice.“The way to do this is with a software-defined approach,” he says.VMware has three focuses on the path to the software-defined enterprise.

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Google Adds Chat Help For Tech Support – InformationWeek

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Google addresses the IT gap among its small business customers by expanding Google for Work support options. Microsoft Office For iPad Vs. iWork Vs

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VMWorld Europe: Tools To Manage Multiple Clouds – InformationWeek

Posted on Oct 14, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

VMware vRealize suite will manage Microsoft Azure, Amazon, and OpenStack cloud workloads. Cloud Contracts: 8 Questions To Ask (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) VMware plans to launch an enhanced, umbrella management product -- the vRealize Suite -- that sits atop its existing vSphere suite to let virtualization managers manage workloads on Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web Services or running under KVM, such as those using the default hypervisor on an OpenStack cloud. VMware's core management product line hasn't changed.

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Marketing Cloud data will appear in Wave, Salesforce exec promises (Q&A) – VentureBeat

Posted on Oct 13, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Salesforce’s annual Dreamforce event started today, and headlining the annual event was the company’s announcement of Salesforce Wave, a cloud-based service for analyzing data.

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Canon Announces XS Quoter on Salesforce AppExchange, the World’s Leading … – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Posted on Oct 13, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

New XS Quoter app enables Canon customers to create sophisticated sales quotes with upsell and cross-sell product information Canon Information and Imaging Solutions, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., today announced it has launched XS Quoter on Salesforce AppExchange, empowering businesses to connect with customers, partners and employees in a whole new way. The new app, designed especially for sales professionals based on the capabilities of Canon’s Forms and Print Services for Salesforce, enables users to quickly and seamlessly import data from Salesforce to create attention-grabbing quotes that can include information and images of products, as well as related products for upsell and cross-sell opportunities

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Nexenta Receives 2014 Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award for … – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Oct 13, 2014 in Cloud News

SANTA CLARA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nexenta (@Nexenta), the global leader of Software-Defined Storage (SDS) (#softwaredefinedstorage) solutions, today announced that TMC’s Cloud Computing Magazine has named NexentaEdge as a 2014 Cloud Computing Storage Excellence Award winner. NexentaEdge is the industry’s first software-only scale out block and object storage solution. The Cloud Storage Excellence Award recognizes companies that have introduced or improved cloud storage solutions

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Box buys medical image viewing vendor to boost vertical industry push – PCWorld

Posted on Oct 9, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

Box has acquired a medical image viewing startup as part of its strategy to beef up its cloud storage and document management capabilities for health-care companies. MedXT specializes in “medical image viewing, sharing and collaboration,” so its technology is aligned with Box’s intention to help make health-care data more easily accessible to doctors and patients, according to Box CEO Aaron Levie. “Together with MedXT, we will pursue the vision for a healthcare system where physicians have instant access to critical medical procedures and data from tablets; patients can obtain their personal medical records and information without friction; and institutions can share healthcare outcomes and data across organizations, securely,” Levie wrote in a blog post Thursday.

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NTT Communications to Showcase Industry Leading Enterprise Cloud at Gartner … – Business Wire (press release)

Posted on Oct 7, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the information and communications technology (ICT) solutions business within NTT (NYSE: NTT), today announced the company’s participation in the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014, taking place October 5-9, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. At Gartner Symposium/ITxpo 2014, CIOs and senior IT executives will learn how to realize, build and optimize digital opportunities, move digital business from theory to practice, and evolve their own IT leadership to become indispensable in the new digital business world.

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Samsung takes on Apple, IBM partnership — by itself – CNET

Posted on Oct 7, 2014 in Enterprise Cloud

The Korean electronics giant launches a new services offering that will help business customers do everything from make tech purchases to troubleshoot security problems. Samsung's new services business will help enterprise customers with their tech problems. Samsung Instead of partnering with a big services company to help business users, Samsung has decided to go it alone.

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