Collaboration & Communications Software News
IBM Expands Cloud App Offerings To The Executive Suite
4:58 PM EST Tue. Jun. 18, 2013
New IBM Social Media Analytics is part of a broader line of cloud software targeting 'C-Level' executives and line-of-business managers.
Microsoft, At Last, Offers Its Office Apps For Apple's iPhone
10:42 AM EST Fri. Jun. 14, 2013
The new Office Mobile for iPhone is available free to Office 365 subscribers, potentially providing a boost for the cloud application suite. But Microsoft isn't offering a version specifically for the iPad.
Red Hat Offers Complete Cloud Package, Commercial OpenStack Release
7:29 PM EST Wed. Jun. 12, 2013
Competition with VMware heats up with a new Red Hat Cloud Infrastructure package and an upgrade for Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization.
Red Hat CEO: We've Entered A New Era Of Collaborative Innovation
10:30 AM EST Wed. Jun. 12, 2013
In his Red Hat Summit Keynote, Jim Whitehurst argued that IT managers who buy cloud infrastructure from vendors using "closed, proprietary" development processes risk vendor lock-in.
TechEd Preview: Hot Products To See From Microsoft And More
12:00 PM EST Mon. Jun. 03, 2013
Microsoft's TechEd conference this week in New Orleans brings together thousands of IT professionals and enterprise developers for hands-on learning and exploring new products around the world of Microsoft. Here's a look at what to expect.
5 Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week
11:55 AM EST Fri. May. 31, 2013
For the week ending May 31, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.
BlackBerry's Future: Smartphones Or MDM?
5:50 PM EST Thu. May. 30, 2013
BlackBerry is delving deeper in enterprise mobility management with new solutions for Android and iOS devices. Is there a future for BlackBerry beyond smartphones?
Adobe Acquisition Bolsters Mobile App Development Capabilities
12:43 PM EST Thu. May. 23, 2013
Adobe is buying Thumb Labs, a New York-based mobile application design and development company.
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.
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