Cloud 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.
Cloud Gaining Traction In Government, Education Markets
5:33 PM EST Fri. May. 17, 2013
The government and education spaces are warming up to the cloud, especially in areas where costs can be reduced without risking compliance obligations.
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.
10 Intriguing Product Updates From Google I/O 2013
6:42 PM EST Thu. May. 16, 2013
CRN takes a look at some of the key ways Google intends to influence the way we do business and enjoy our free time. A number of product rollouts and updates were made at I/O 2013. Here are the most intriguing.
SAP Steps Up Partner Recruitment Efforts For HANA
5:34 PM EST Thu. May. 16, 2013
The company has launched SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud partner program as part of its efforts to get solution providers on board with HANA.
Google Rolls Out A Raft Of Developer Enhancements At I/O 2013 Conference
10:05 AM EST Thu. May. 16, 2013
At its annual I/O conference, Google demonstrates new capabilities that will help to build the next generation of applications for both businesses and consumers.
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.
Enterprise Door-Opener: HP Develops Appliances Around SAP's HANA
10:45 AM EST Wed. May. 15, 2013
The new HP AppSystems, to be sold through HP channel partners, combine HANA and SAP Business applications with HP ProLiant servers.
8 Tips For Successful Cloud Migrations
10:00 AM EST Wed. May. 15, 2013
Successful cloud migrations don't merely focus on changes in technology; they are also focused on the comfort levels of both people who are familiar with the new technology as well as those who might be slightly apprehensive about the forthcoming changes.
Dimension Data CEO Lays Out $12 Billion Plan
7:24 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
CEO Brett Dawson says the global systems integration giant is doubling down on providing its own Dimension Data-branded cloud-computing services offerings.
SAP CEO: HANA Is The Platform for All Future SAP Products
3:46 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
In his Sapphire Now keynote speech, CEO Bill McDermott calls the HANA in-memory database 'the intellectual renewal of SAP' and 'the fastest growing software product in the world.'
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.
SAP Exec To Partners: Huge Incremental Revenue Opportunities Ahead
9:24 AM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
In a keynote speech at Sapphire Now, SAP channel chief Eric Duffaut says partners that combine their vertical expertise with SAP's technologies will see big gains.
Cloud Sherpas Completes Navigis Integration, Expects Massive ServiceNow Growth
8:00 AM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
With Salesforce.com and Google already in its portfolio, Cloud Sherpas will leverage its recent Navigis acquisition toward extending its position among ServiceNow customers.
Cloud Caution: Healthcare Market Slowly Adopting Cloud
6:59 PM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
The business case for the cloud may be solid, but partners say healthcare companies are beginning to dip their toe in the water, amid concerns about the potential risks of moving data off-premise.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
12:30 PM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
For the week ending May 10, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
SAP's Sapphire To-Do List: Top Of Mind For Partners Will Be HANA, Cloud
11:01 AM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
Solution providers who'll be attending next week's Sapphire conference are looking for clues about SAP's plans for HANA and cloud software and just how they fit into those plans.
NetSuite Buy Boosts E-Commerce App Lineup
10:20 AM EST Thu. May. 09, 2013
Seeing increased interest in advanced e-commerce applications, NetSuite channel partners applaud the company's acquisition of OrderMotion.
Lawsuit Alleges HP Tried To Kill Autonomy Deal
8:20 PM EST Wed. May. 08, 2013
A new class-action lawsuit alleges that HP was "actively" seeking to withdraw its $11.1 billion offer to purchase Autonomy just weeks before the deal closed.
CA To Lay Off 1,200 Employees, Consolidate Development Operations
5:49 PM EST Wed. May. 08, 2013
CA plans to consolidate its development operations to more quickly respond to industry trends such as the move to cloud computing and the demands of big data.
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.
Dell Buys Hybrid Cloud Management Provider
11:54 AM EST Mon. May. 06, 2013
Dell adds Enstratius to its arsenal, in what could be a critical technology weapon in the battle to provide hybrid cloud management.
Big Data Storage Provider Cleversafe Intros Partner Program
5:50 PM EST Fri. May. 03, 2013
Cleversafe's new Elevate Partner Program is geared toward MSPs, Vars, GSIs and OEMs and will arm them with the latest information on big data cloud technology to help them deliver scalable and secure solutions to their customers.
5 Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week
1:45 PM EST Fri. May. 03, 2013
For the week ending May 3, CRN looks at five companies that were either asleep at the wheel or just didn't make good decisions.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
1:25 PM EST Fri. May. 03, 2013
For the week ending May 3, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
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