May 06, 2016
In an effort to simplify its channel partner program, UC vendor Unify has cut back certification requirements across its portfolio; more IT channel news from the week.
November 30, 2015
PatientKeeper, an EHR overlay software platform owned by hospital chain giant HCA, aims to simplify physician workflow and boost EHR usability for doctors.
June 01, 2015
Pure Storage launches re-designed hardware platform, claims non-disruptive upgrades; cloud management program automatically monitors arrays.
April 08, 2015
Bouquet Training, a module in the Bouquet CDM platform, enables managers to customize contact center agent training courses based on customer feedback.
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Most of the IT budget goes to maintaining the data center hardware and software. Consider outsourcing for better support. Continue Reading
Platform as a service is a cloud model in which providers deliver apps over the Internet and host users' hardware and software on their infrastructure. Continue Reading
In this tip we'll take a look at why SaaS tools and mobile APM fit together so well and review a few of the leaders in SaaS APM for mobile devices. Continue Reading
Evaluate SaaS Vendors & Products
Weigh the pros and cons of technologies, products and projects you are considering.
SaaS technology may be convenient for many reasons, but there are still some considerations enterprises need to remember. Expert Kurt Marko explains. Continue Reading
HPE ALM and Quality Center test management tools offer customers a set of interactive tools to help execute tests as well as target defects for quality assurance. Continue Reading
Expert David Strom outlines the features of Dell Defender multifactor authentication software solution, including pricing, management, tokens and more. Continue Reading
Learn to apply best practices and optimize your operations.
There are plenty of new approaches to address ever-growing data needs, including scale-out vs. scale-up designs, the shift from hierarchical file systems to object storage, and the Hadoop Distributed File System. Pretty soon there will be absolutely no excuse not to store every crumb of data ever created.
Delivering Windows applications remotely is another area that could use some improvement, especially in today's age of tablets and mobile devices. App transformation takes existing Windows applications and intelligently delivers them to the target device, similar to how responsive web design principles package web pages differently depending on whether the client is a traditional PC, tablet or smartphone.
VMware, meanwhile seems to have hit a home run among users with its latest release to its venerable vSphere virtualization platform. Some things, it seems, get better with age.Continue Reading
For IT organizations in public U.S.-operating companies, SOX audits are a fact of life. Look forward to a compliance audit with these immediate and long-term preparations. Continue Reading
Data integration software is now much more than just extract, transform and load tools -- it encompasses a wide range of platforms and technologies supporting real-time integration as well as traditional batch-oriented approaches. It’s also a “growth market,” according to Gartner. The consulting company predicts that the data integration software market will reach $3.6 billion by 2018 -- up from $2.2 billion in 2013.
This three-part guide explores the trends and emerging best practices shaping the data integration process -- and why many potential users have yet to buy into the hype. First, Rick Sherman, the founder of Athena IT Solutions, says new data demands are finally proving to businesses that integration is a businesswide effort. Sherman also looks at some of the new tools taking data integration beyond basic extract, transform and load processes. Next, we discuss the myriad approaches organizations can take with data integration projects. We finish with an argument for wider integration considerations with software-as-a-service applications -- and what that means for the bottom line. Continue Reading
Problem Solve SaaS Issues
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Employees love the ease of downloading apps. But IT needs to be vigilant in providing workers with what they want while maintaining security over SaaS products. Continue Reading
Should businesses worry about intellectual property when using SaaS tools? Read this expert response to find out. Continue Reading
How do you swap a jumble of different IT methods for a centralized computing approach? IT management best practices move you to consolidate. Continue Reading