Monthly Archives: May 2013

Why should your business care about Platform 3.0? A Tweet Jam

On Thursday, June 6, The Open Group will host a “tweet jam” examining Platform 3.0 and why the concept has great implications for businesses. Over recent years a number of technologies — cloud, mobile, big data, social — have emerged … Continue reading

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User-centric tools go long way to reaping most benefits from big data projects, says IDG survey

Big data is proving to be like the proverbial 800-pound gorilla — big and powerful, but difficult to tame and control. While nearly 90 percent of business and IT leaders agree that big data can be useful in making intelligent … Continue reading

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Ariba LIVE roadmap debrief: Solutions manager Chris Haydon on cloud data analytics, AribaPay, mobile support, and managed services procurement

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: Ariba. This latest BriefingsDirect podcast, from the 2013 Ariba LIVE Conference in Washington, D.C., explores Ariba’s product and services roadmap and future strategy … Continue reading

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HP Software delivers integrated management for apps deployment, banking on simpler approach to navigating cloud choice

Often lost amid the talk of cloud deployment models and hybrid hosting efficiencies is the actual task of properly deploying enterprise applications. Deploying applications touches so many aspects of IT systems and business processes, and requires ongoing updates and management, … Continue reading

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Thomas Duryea Consulting provides insights into how leading adopters successfully solve cloud risks

Listen to the podcast. Find it on iTunes. Read a full transcript or download a copy. Sponsor: VMware. The next BriefingsDirect IT leadership discussion focuses on how leading Australian IT services provider Thomas Duryea Consulting made a successful journey to … Continue reading

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Ariba and Discover to transform B2B payments with cloud-based AribaPay

Ariba, an SAP Company, and Discover Financial Services today unveiled Ariba Pay. The new service, to be offered by Ariba, is expected to transform B2B payments by eliminating paper transactions, providing better visibility into cash flow, and producing rich remittance … Continue reading

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Dell’s Foglight for Virtualization update extends visibility and management control across more infrastructure

Dell Software this week delivered Foglight for Virtualization, Enterprise Edition to extend the depth and breadth of managing and optimizing server virtualization as well as virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) and their joint impact on such IT resources as storage. Building … Continue reading

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