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The Friday WTF Awards - Oracle Not The Only One Who Deserves Calling Out

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I need to lighten things up a bit with all this Oracle brouhaha. Oracle acquired Xsigo recently. I wrote about the acquisition and how Oracle will lose as IT gets virtualized. Oracle’s Bob Evans came back with his own special brand of attack. Yesterday I responded with my post: Open?...
The Friday WTF Awards - Oracle Not The Only One Who Deserves Calling Out

Sparqlight Rolls Out Enterprise Features and is Ready to “Take Companies’ Money and Help Get Things Done”

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In the enterprise world, endless meetings, cross department communication, and the need to complete redundant tasks is akin to bloodletting. Slow and deliberate torture. Sparqlight, the latest entrant into the crowded enterprise social workflow application market, is designed to automate a great deal of these progress disrupters in the...
Sparqlight Rolls Out Enterprise Features and is Ready to “Take Companies’ Money and Help Get Things Done”
Microsoft Surface tablet is ‘sincerest form of flattery’ for Apple

BYOD: The Promise and Specter of IT's Brave New World (video)

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Join experts and CBS Interactive editors to hear more about what the enterprise world is doing about the BYOD trend....
BYOD: The Promise and Specter of IT's Brave New World (video)
Moskovitz: Asana Could ‘Certainly’ Be a $100 Billion Business
The gamification brain trust: intrinsically motivating people to change behavior (part 2)

BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Merging Mobile And Social To Maximize Reach

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Mobile Insights is a new daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. The Impending Deconstruction Of Enterprise Software (The Next Web)Mobile devices, operating systems, attention and apps are exploding in a way that is unlike anything the computing...
BII MOBILE INSIGHTS: Merging Mobile And Social To Maximize Reach

'Microsoft Is Still Searching For Its Own Identity In The Post-PC Era' (AAPL, MSFT)

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Microsoft's new Surface tablet will do nothing to slow down the iPad, says Apple analyst Brian White of Topeka Capital Markets. In a note this morning, he writes, "If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, the compliments from Microsoft poured down like a torrential storm on Apple last night....
'Microsoft Is Still Searching For Its Own Identity In The Post-PC Era' (AAPL, MSFT)

How Twitter Uses Open Source

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Twitter’s Chris Aniszcyk gave a keynote address this morning at CloudOpen and talked about how Twitter uses open source. His talk provided insights into how open source technology can also be used in an enterprise environment for scaling infrastructure. That’s an emerging topic of interest in the enterprise world. Aniszcyk reviewed...
How Twitter Uses Open Source

The Facebook Imperative

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Editor’s note: This guest post is written by Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of salesforce.com. In it, he explains why enterprise software should take its cues from Facebook and become more social. I quit my job at Oracle in 1999 because I couldn’t stop thinking about a simple question: “Why...
The Facebook Imperative

The Enterprise App Economy

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Editor’s note: Aaron Levie is CEO and co-founder of Box. Follow him on Twitter @levie. Next week, thousands of developers will converge on WWDC, the vast majority representing companies and products that didn’t exist before the creation of Apple’s iPhone and App Store. They’ll talk about the future of mobile gaming, photo sharing and, of...
The Enterprise App Economy

Red Hat beats Q4 EPS expectations, but dives after-hours on weak revenue of $348 million

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Today Red Hat, a popular provider of open source software and related services, reported fourth quarter revenue of $348 million, and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.36. The company had net income of $43 million using normal accounting rules. Analysts had expected revenue of $349 million, and non-GAAP earnings per share...
Red Hat beats Q4 EPS expectations, but dives after-hours on weak revenue of $348 million

Samsung ups the pressure on RIM as it launches its SAFE system for enterprises in Europe

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Not content with record profits and smartphone marketshare, Samsung is continuing its efforts to rival RIM for a share of the corporate world after it brought its SAFE (Samsung for Enterprise) system to Europe, which it explains is the first step of its  global rollout. RIM’s BlackBerry devices have long...
Samsung ups the pressure on RIM as it launches its SAFE system for enterprises in Europe

Red Hat CEO Is Ready To Squash Microsoft, VMware, and Oracle (RHT)

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Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat has some fighting words for old-school software makers like Microsoft, VMware and Oracle. He wants them gone. Or at least, he wants their closed, proprietary software outta here. Now that Red Hat has become the first and only pure open-source company with a billion...
Red Hat CEO Is Ready To Squash Microsoft, VMware, and Oracle (RHT)

HP May Still Be The King Of PCs, But Lenovo Will Usurp The Throne Next Quarter

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Depending who you ask, Lenovo topped HP in 2012′s third quarter to become the top worldwide PC supplier. Research firm Gartner reports Lenovo shipped just slightly more PCs than HP to hit a 15.7% marketshare, besting HP’s 15.5% marketshare. But IDC reports an additional segment and therefore different numbers; HP...
HP May Still Be The King Of PCs, But Lenovo Will Usurp The Throne Next Quarter

New VMware CEO Speaks: Nicira Is Ours Now (VMW, CSCO)

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Last Thursday, just before the stroke of midnight, cloud-computing startup Nicira officially became part of VMware, new CEO Pat Gelsinger said. The $1.26 billion deal, first announced last month, is set to make VMware even more of a player in next-generation data centers, Gelsinger, a former Intel executive, told CNBC earlier...
New VMware CEO Speaks: Nicira Is Ours Now (VMW, CSCO)
Want a career in Big Data? You'll need more than a degree

Mark Hurd Promises To Whip Oracle's Salesforce Into Shape (ORCL)

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Oracle is hiring like crazy, particularly salespeople. Over the last 18 months, Oracle has added 4,000 new salespeople, co-president Mark Hurd said on an analyst conference call in March. That's nice for Oracle but a little overwhelming for Oracle's customers. The Oracle salesforce is known as one of the toughest...
Mark Hurd Promises To Whip Oracle's Salesforce Into Shape (ORCL)

Ask A VC: Kleiner Perkins' Ted Schlein On How The VC Industry Has Changed; What's Next For The Enterprise And More

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I was fortunate to have Kleiner Perkins’ investment partner Ted Schlein join me on Ask A VC this week. Schlein, who joined Kleiner in 1996 and has nearly two decades of experience in the VC world, discussed what’s changed in the VC industry as well as what the expectation...
Ask A VC: Kleiner Perkins' Ted Schlein On How The VC Industry Has Changed; What's Next For The Enterprise And More

Five Services That Leverage Google Wave

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Google Wave went public yesterday and became a part of the Google Apps ecosystem. With the news comes a number of companies that are using the API to develop integrations that bring new scope and capabilities for enterprise grade collaboration. Salesforce.com and SAP are the latest companies to integrate Google...
Five Services That Leverage Google Wave
IBM Cashes In On The Cloud -- Buys Hosting Company SoftLayer
Facebook pairs with Dropbox for an easier path to file-sharing

Box CEO Aaron Levie: Startups Have An "Unfair Advantage" In The Enterprise Market

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During an enterprise-focused panel at TechCrunch Disrupt today, Box co-founder Aaron Levie noted how startups have “an unfair advantage” over the incumbents in the enterprise world today. In his view, the enterprise market isn’t just getting “sexy” today, but it’s actually now a very attractive market for startups. The traditional...
Box CEO Aaron Levie: Startups Have An "Unfair Advantage" In The Enterprise Market

Hot Forum Topic: Reader Discussion: Apple in the Enterprise Market

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The popularity of the iPhone, iPad, and Mac has been helping Apple make a slow but steady push into the enterprise market. Today TMO readers are talking about Apple beyond the consumer market and whether or not the company is making a serious push into the enterprise world....
Hot Forum Topic: Reader Discussion: Apple in the Enterprise Market

Are these cloud-based social-feed enterprise disrupters boxing in Microsoft Sharepoint?

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SocialWok is doing some interesting stuff with the Google ecosystem. I met up with them in the hallway at Google IO and I came away from the meeting wondering if they will stay an independent company for very long. Why? Because they are doing the most interesting thing to...
Are these cloud-based social-feed enterprise disrupters boxing in Microsoft Sharepoint?

19-Year-Old Alex Godin Nearly Flunked Out Of High School To Found A Startup

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It's been more than a year since 19-year-old Alex Godin left high school to found a startup, Dispatch. Godin is known as the youngest person ever to be accepted into TechStars, at 17, and the son of marketing star Seth Godin. Curious about how he's doing since Dispatch raised nearly...
19-Year-Old Alex Godin Nearly Flunked Out Of High School To Found A Startup

Teambox Offers Box, Dropbox and Google Docs in One Collaboration Platform

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Teambox is a collaboration platform that offers its own tools and integrations with third-party apps. Today it is offering the capability to integrate with Box, Dropbox and Google Docs. You hear this debate a lot about what services people prefer inside the enterprise world. Consumer services are competing with more...
Teambox Offers Box, Dropbox and Google Docs in One Collaboration Platform
"In The Studio," VMware's Parth Shah Helps Explain The World Of Enterprise IT

Cooling computer servers with oil

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Enthusiasts have been using extreme cooling solutions for years, including water cooling loops, full submersion oil, and Peltier coolers. These setups have allowed DIY builders to run heavily overclocked systems without cooking their hardware, but have generally been been too esoteric to appeal to the enterprise worldDemand for data centers...
Cooling computer servers with oil

Student Vote Could Give Apple the Edge in Classroom Computing Race

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In the battle for the education market, who will be the victor — Apple’s iPad or Google’s ChromeBook? An interesting question, and while it’s far too early for a definitive answer, there are some early indications of which way things are headed. Research outfit Piper Jaffray recently surveyed a small...
Student Vote Could Give Apple the Edge in Classroom Computing Race
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