Top 10 Strategic Predictions for 2015 and Beyond #GartnerSYM

Gartner’s Symposium/ITxpo 2014 in Orlando, Fla. is in full swing — and the Twitter stream is abuzz with snippets and quotes from keynotes and sessions focusing on a digital first world, business...
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Syncplicity Defines File Sharing Success [Video]

How do software vendors measure success? It depends whom you ask. Sales managers will brag about record-breaking quarters. CFOs will extol big bottom lines. Product development managers will rave about...
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Microsoft Makes Office 365 Cheap Enough That You Can Ignore Google

Keeping a schedule set at its Worldwide Partner Conference in July, Microsoft has finally released service plans that will make it cheaper for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to...
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Is it the Market or is it Box? More IPO Woes

Everyone from Bloomberg to the Wall Street Journal to TechCrunch is reporting that Box has delayed its initial public offering (IPO), yet again. Most cite market volatility as the reason. It’s the...
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How Many Layers in Oracle’s Cloud? #OOW14

SAN FRANCISCO — The tech pundits here are happy to focus on the soap opera of management shifts including new roles for Oracle founder and chairman — former CEO and current CTO — Larry...
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IT Gets Strategic (Again)

The CIO of a global Medical Device manufacturing company recently said to me, "I don’t want to have to install another piece of software at this company unless I absolutely have to." "You...
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Oracle has Finally Figured Out the Cloud #OOW14

It was just six years ago that Larry Ellison famously dissed cloud computing at an analyst conference. But this year’s Oracle Open World is all about the cloud and Oracle today made sure all 60,000...
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Is Box Too Distracted to Care About Deal with Oracle?

You’d think that Aaron Levie would find it significant that Oracle has announced the integration of its Marketing Cloud with Box. But we haven’t heard a peep about it from Levie or anyone...
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The Metamorphosis of the Social Enterprise

The Social Enterprise is dead … but it hasn’t disappeared. Rather, it has been replaced by a remarkably similar concept: the Digital Workplace. According to Gartner, the Digital Workplace...
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Rackspace Guarantees 99.9% Uptime on Private Cloud

Rackspace is so confident with the new release of its private cloud software on its cloud computing open source OpenStack creation, it’s guaranteeing success for enterprise workload production.The...
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