An IBM project to widen the use of its Power server chips inched forward Wednesday with Big Blue trying to challenge Intel for a bigger role in the hyperscale data centres run by the likes of Google and Facebook.
Hitachi Data Systems has announced ‘Continuous Cloud Infrastructure’, consisting of its Storage Virtualisation Operating System (SVOS), Virtual Storage Platform G1000 (VSP G1000), a new version of the Hitachi Command Suite management platform and enhancements to its Unified Compute Platform converged computing offerings.
Google reported a 19 percent increase in revenue for the first quarter, but results from its advertising business were mixed.
After months of struggling to deal with undocumented immigrants, corruption and inefficiency, the Kenyan government is investing $93 million in a database that will contain all citizen information, shared across ministries.
Saudi Arabian Airlines have provisioned a $1 billion deal to implement the IT infrastructure for King Abdullah Economic City in Saudi Arabia. James Dartnell reports from the development to find out how the airline’s privatised IT arm aims to inspire the next generation of Saudis.
Fifty years ago on April 7, IBM announced the computer that the task force had designed, the System/360.
The MOOC will explain the ins and outs of running SAP’s Business Suite on HANA, as well as the impacts that will have on different lines of business and industries, SAP said Thursday. …
Fifty years ago, IBM announced the mainframe computer that its task force had designed – the System/360.
Like her counterparts who have arrived at other older companies, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer prides herself on having pushed her team and the products they build into the world of mobile. For Yahoo the march to mobile always appeared to come begrudgingly over years of fits and starts.
SAP is utilising its HANA platform to provide tools that produce, analyse and visualise sport data. CNME sat down with Jenni
Lewis, Solutions Architect, Global Marketing, SAP, to see how technology is transforming the way sport is being played.
James Dartnell takes a look at what Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp means for the two companies.
Around 75,000 people descended on the Catalonian city for the 2014 Mobile World Congress, which showcased faster and more flexible mobile networks and shiny new smartphones, among other connected things.
SAP is introducing a set of new subscription pricing options for its Hana in-memory cloud computing platform, in a move that falls in step with the pay-as-you-go model common in the cloud computing industry.
The head of BlackBerry’s enterprise services business is plotting an aggressive launch of a new version of the company’s core enterprise server later this year as BlackBerry seeks to regain some of the ground it’s lost over the last few years.
As part of a co-innovation project, SAP AG and BMW Group Research and Technology have developed technology infrastructure for in-vehicle mobility services. The research prototype is based on the SAP HANA Cloud Platform …
SAP has announced that it has signed an agreement with STC, the largest telecommunication services provider in the Middle East and North Africa, to implement SAP solutions for network life-cycle management (NLM) to …
At the 2014 Mobile World Congress, Nokia has released five new affordable handsets, including Nokia X, a family of smartphones that run Android apps, Microsoft services and signature Nokia experiences. Stephen Elop, executive …
WhatsApp’s voice calling service, planned for later this year to augment its hot text-message offering, could yield an influx of customers and strengthen the service’s already firm standing in mobile messaging. WhatsApp will …
Fujitsu has announced that Modern Bakery in Dubai has selected the SAP HANA platform running on Fujitsu Power Appliance for a strategic project to update the bakery’s IT infrastructure.
Facebook’s acquisition of WhatsApp could be one milestone in a strong year for tech mergers and acquisitions.
Facebook, in a major push to expand its business on smaller screens, has agreed to buy the mobile messaging app WhatsApp for US$16 billion, the companies said Wednesday.
Cisco Systems reported another tough quarter on Wednesday, saying profits fell by more than half and revenue declined by nearly 8 percent.
When it implemented Microsoft Dynamics AX 12, Fair Point Furniture in Sharjah completely changed the way it was able to do business, providing itself with a strong platform on which to grow.
The healthcare market in Asia-Pacific is booming and an interesting example of the innovation of the region is reflected in Seoul National University Bundang Hospital’s embrace of SAP HANA as a data warehousing solution.
Unless you’re a committed Microsoft observer, the name Satya Nadella probably doesn’t ring a bell. So who is the man who now becomes Microsoft’s guiding light for the foreseeable future?
ERP has come a long way in recent years—like much of the rest of the IT arena, it’s become about delivering a competitive business edge, says Tom Paye, Editor, CNME
Windows XP’s disappearance and Windows 8′s march toward some form of success were both put on hold in January, Web analytics firm Net Applications said Saturday.
Hitachi Data Systems and SAP have announced an expansion of their worldwide alliance by signing a global original equipment manufacturer agreement that introduces plans to include SAP HANA delivered by HDS.
Coca-Cola has admitted falling prey to a bizarre slow-motion data breach in which an employee apparently stole dozens of laptops over several years containing the sensitive data of 74,000 people without anyone noticing.
Oracle is continuing its legal battle against third-party software support providers it alleges are performing such services in a manner that violates its intellectual property.
Profits were flat in the fourth quarter in Samsung Electronics’ smartphone and tablet business, despite an uptick in sales, in part because the company spent more on marketing over the holiday shopping period.
SAP plans to increase its total revenue to at least €22 billion (US$30 billion), with revenue from its cloud business expected to grow up to €3.5 billion by 2017.
Nearly 90 percent of organisations agree that employing predictive analytic software has given them a competitive advantage, according to a new survey commissioned by SAP.
SAP today announced plans to collaborate with key customers to better meet the challenges faced by apparel, footwear and accessory companies.
In the 25 years since India’s most well-known IT services trade group National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) was formed, the country’s global outsourcing industry has experienced tremendous growth, but also its share of ups and downs.
CNME talks to the InfoWatch CEO
The headline feature of the new iPad mini and iPad Air is its fast A7 processor and Retina screen. And what a thing of beauty is the latter…
If recent history is any indication, 2014 will be a busy year for the enterprise applications industry as vendors jockey for position and customers ponder moves from legacy ERP and CRM implementations to cloud-based services. Here’s a look at what some of the sector’s main players are likely to do as the year unfolds.
Cloud and Big Data are two topics that have been shrouded in confusion over the past 12 months. Quite apart from the never-ending hyperbole surrounding the two mega-trends, their reputations have taken something of a battering over the past year.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection can search travellers’ laptops and other electronic devices without a show of reasonable suspicion, according to a federal judge’s dismissal of a 2010 lawsuit on Tuesday.
The U.S. International Trade Commission has ruled against InterDigital in a complaint that alleged Huawei, Nokia and ZTE had infringed the company’s patents.
Oracle is gearing up to report its second-quarter earnings Wednesday and given the restrained expectations CFO Sandra Katz earlier set for key areas such as software revenue, Oracle’s results are sure to come under even more scrutiny than the tech bellwether already gets.
Microsoft’s acquisition of Skype is compatible with European Union competition law, the General Court of the E.U. ruled Wednesday.
On any given day cybercriminals and nation states are in possession of as many as 100 zero-day software exploits known only to them, NSS Labs has calculated using the commercial vulnerability market as a baseline.
There were some unexpected new entrants into the Cloud space this year, according to IBM Global Technology Services Cloud computing executive, Dean Evans.
They say that good things come in small packages—diamond rings, the crown jewels, keys to an exotic villa. When it comes to the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, big is beautiful, writes James Dartnell.
The new A1-830 tablet ticks all of the right boxes for people interested in a functional tablet sporting the sub 8-inch form factor. The tablet sports a 7.9-in, 1024×768 resolution screen at a 4:3 screen ratio; ideal for web browsing and reading e-books.
Samsung officially unveiled the Galaxy S5 on Monday at a Mobile World Congress presentation in Barcelona, touting a slimmed-down approach to the latest flagship’s feature set and simplified design.