Collaboration & Communications Software News
IBM To Offer Partners Free Access To Online Marketing Applications
6:06 PM EST Fri. May. 17, 2013
IBM will announce at next week's SmarterCommerce Global Summit that it is providing partners with free one-year access to IBM Marketing Center.
Perficient Expands Salesforce.com Service Offerings With Clear Task Acquisition
2:16 PM EST Fri. May. 17, 2013
The move helps solution provider Perficient grow its cloud computing services business.
SAP Ships Business Suite For HANA, Readies New Release Of Business One Apps
7:14 PM EST Wed. May. 15, 2013
Channel partners say the message form SAP is that they need to be onboard with the HANA in-memory database technology.
Head-To-Head: HTC One Vs. Samsung Galaxy S4
4:00 PM EST Wed. May. 15, 2013
Samsung and HTC are battling for Android smartphone dominance. How do their new flagship phones stack up against one another?
The 25 Biggest Tech Companies On The Fortune 500
10:00 AM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
Each year Fortune ranks the 500 largest U.S. corporations according to annual revenue. See how the leading companies in the IT industry made out this year.
Adobe Halts Packaged Software Development, Tells Partners To Embrace The Cloud
1:53 PM EST Tue. May. 07, 2013
Adobe will no longer develop its Creative Suite applications beyond the current CS 6 release, and will focus instead on its Creative Cloud applications.
Perficient Picks Up TriTek, Extends IBM Service Offerings
10:47 AM EST Mon. May. 06, 2013
The deal will extend Perficient's service capabilities in content management and business process management in the IBM market and boost its market presence in the Northeast.
Citrix Overhauls Channel Program, Increases Sales Requirements For Top Partners
12:00 PM EST Wed. May. 01, 2013
Citrix says its channel program changes are aimed at better compensating partners that specialize in selling cloud and networking products, as well as SaaS apps.
Novell Aims To Make Some Noise With New Mobile File-Sharing App
11:20 AM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
Partners see the new Filr service as a natural extension of Novell's expertise in file sharing and network access technology.
Upping The Big Data Ante: HP Creates Converged Systems Unit
12:38 PM EST Mon. Apr. 29, 2013
The new HP unit brings together a variety of resources to deliver big data 'converged application appliances,' including systems based on Apache Hadoop, HP Vertica, SAP HANA and HP Cloud System.
10 Hot Tech Startups For April
12:00 PM EST Mon. Apr. 29, 2013
From predictive analytics to cloud and mobile application performance management to "big data" storage for SMBs, there's no shortage of startups with innovative technologies this month.
Box Says Its Cloud-Based File Sharing Tech Is HIPAA, HITECH 'Compliant'
5:28 PM EST Fri. Apr. 26, 2013
Box said its cloud-based file sharing technology, which is now HIPAA and HITECH compliant, meets the needs of physicians who are increasingly mobile, but a solution provider argues that clients require greater control than a pure cloud offering can provide.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
10:10 AM EST Fri. Apr. 26, 2013
For the week ending April 26, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Apple Schedules WWDC 2013 For June 10, Is iOS 7 Attending?
10:23 AM EST Wed. Apr. 24, 2013
This year's Worldwide Developer Conference could be the official unveiling of iOS 7, as Apple first introduced the current iOS 6 mobile OS at last year's event.
2013 Channel Champs: Overall Winners
2:00 PM EST Mon. Apr. 22, 2013
The CRN Channel Champions study highlights solution provider satisfaction with their vendor partners' products and services.
IBM Plans Product Line Divestitures, Employee Cutbacks After Disappointing Q1
6:55 PM EST Thu. Apr. 18, 2013
First-quarter results are called "disappointing" after the company failed to close key mainframe and software contracts worth $400 million.
The Best Productivity Apps, Part 2 (Video)
10:40 AM EST Wed. Apr. 17, 2013
Looking for smart writing tools? A hyperlocalized weather forecast? Or an app to help you with your expense reports? The CRN Test Center has you covered.
Dropbox For Business Launches With Single Sign-On For Improved Security
3:00 PM EST Wed. Apr. 10, 2013
Dropbox, the cloud-based file-sharing and synchronization service that consumers brought to the business world, is enhancing its business value with a new single sign-on security procedure.
SugarCRM Previews Upcoming Sugar 7 Release, Offers Private Cloud Option
4:34 PM EST Tue. Apr. 09, 2013
The company also highlights new mobile applications for iOS and Android devices before 1,000 attendees at its SugarCon event in New York.
Channel Beat: Facebook Phones 'Home' (Video)
12:20 PM EST Fri. Apr. 05, 2013
This week's episode of Channel Beat also looks at Cisco's new mobility acquisition and IBM's Hadoop move.
Facebook Unveils 'Home' Software For Android Phones
4:00 PM EST Thu. Apr. 04, 2013
It's not a "Facebook Phone" but a new software product that will sit on top of Android's lock and home screens and more deeply integrate Facebook into the mobile device.
BlackBerry 10 App Numbers Growing, Android Ports Falling
4:43 PM EST Wed. Mar. 27, 2013
BlackBerry now has more than 100,000 applications for its BlackBerry 10 OS, and fewer and fewer of them are Android ports.
Oracle Unveils Sparc Servers, Touts T5 Processor As 'World's Fastest'
7:56 PM EST Tue. Mar. 26, 2013
Oracle's new T5 servers run on what Larry Ellison is calling the world's fastest processor, and the new M5 servers might be even faster once they're benchmarked.
Microsoft Nabs Oracle's Althoff To Lead Sales, Marketing
3:18 PM EST Tue. Mar. 26, 2013
Microsoft -- in what one analyst calls 'a coup' -- hires respected Oracle channel chief Judson Althoff and appoints him to lead North America sales and marketing.
Interneer Adds Mobile Capabilities To Its BPM Toolset
11:00 AM EST Tue. Mar. 26, 2013
Move allows businesses and solution providers to develop workflow applications that can be extended to iPad tablets, with support for other devices on the way.
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