Category: News

October 13, 2010 Off

Three questions: Stuart Bladen, HP Enterprise Services

By David
Grazed from BBC.  Author:  Editorial Staff.

What’s your biggest technology problem right now?

The ballooning costs of standing still.

I go home and I’m a consumer like everyone else. My kids have iPhones and iPads and Android phones. I feel old when I look at Facebook and Twitter. I have to understand it, but I’m an immigrant to that world.

They use technology that is individually driven. In the business world, it is still very much a top-down approach to IT and technology.

October 13, 2010 Off

Mindjet targets cloud, universal user experience

By David
Grazed from ZDNet.  Author: Jamie Yap.

According to Greg Brown, Mindjet’s vice president of worldwide sales and services, the software vendor is also expanding its reach in Asia and sees Singapore as a gateway hub for growth. Mindjet provides productivity and collaboration software and applications, such as MindManager, which aim to help businesses visually organize ideas, information and resources in order to increase team productivity and cost savings.

October 13, 2010 Off

Software-as-a-service solutions ‘can have business continuity benefits’

By David
Grazed from Experian  QAS.  Author: James Glass.

Using software-as-a-service offerings provided by a third party can help organisations make improvements in the area of business continuity.

This is according to Robert Rutherford, managing director of QuoStar Solutions, who told Fresh Business Thinking one key benefit of using an external service is that if a company’s premises become inaccessible for any reason, business operations will be able to continue.

He added that the best software-as-a-service providers will be keen to provide secure and reliable products to their clients, as their business depends on doing so.

October 13, 2010 Off

Linux Gaining Share at Windows’ Expense

By David
Grazed from ServerWatch.  Author:  Michael Kerner.

Linux is growing in the enterprise with adoption set to expand over the next five years, according to data from a study sponsored by the Linux Foundation.

October 13, 2010 Off

RSA Sees GRC Moving to the Cloud

By David
Grazed from IT Business Edge.  Author: Michael Vizard.

The increasing complexity of complying with regulations has become one of the primary drivers pushing IT organizations to shift management of governance, risk management and compliance (GRC) into the cloud.

According to Art Coviello, president of the RSA division of EMC, a new report issued by a Security Council for Business Innovation, which is made up of senior IT executives that are customers of RSA, highlights the increased nuance and specificity required to manage GRC.