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By Phil Wainewright on July 25, 2012
Microsoft, Google, Box, Huddle, Dropbox … who will dominate the enterprise market for cloud-based file storage and collaboration?
By R "Ray" Wang on July 25, 2012
The Real-Time Hype Is Filled With Flaws The hype around big data, social media, and mobility has many folks imagining the real-time enterprise in the future of work, next generation customer experiences, matrix commerce, or the data to decisions journey. While real-time theoretically leads to quicker information and faster response times, the reality requires closer [...]
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By Vinnie Mirchandani on July 25, 2012
I tend to not pay too much attention to quarterly earnings – whether they are good or bad. But my friend Dennis Howlett says “SAP’s Q2 results are stunning by any standards” and I decided to apply my own “is this an inflexion point?” st…
By Naomi Bloom on July 25, 2012
Me And Mr. Bill!
I’m writing this as Fort Myers is experiencing a relatively mild summer (compared to the rest of the country’s astonishing heat, forest fires, and deluge of political ads) while getting enough rain to float all our boats. Lake Devonwood is almost up to our pool cage, and it’s only the [...]
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By Denis Pombriant on July 25, 2012
What’s the world coming to? Microsoft lost money in the software business last quarter, the first loss in a decades long string of positive earnings from the world’s biggest software company. Sheesh! Yes, there were extenuating circumstances that you can read about here, but the loss signals the breadth and depth of the impact that [...]
By Tom Raftery on July 25, 2012
The World Bank issued a report yesterday showing that the number of mobile phone subscriptions in use worldwide, both pre-paid and post-paid, has now reached over 6 billion. The report went on to reveal that more than 30 billion mobile applications, or “apps,” were downloaded in 2011 alone – these apps extend the capabilities of [...]
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By Josh Greenbaum on July 25, 2012
Dell Software last week held what it promised was the first of many media days intended to describe to analysts and the press how the erstwhile PC and server vendor plans to become a software powerhouse. Breaking the historical mold is a common theme these days, with software companies like Oracle and Microsoft looking for [...]