Box is adding features to its content management and document-sharing platform to give administrators the capability to manage permissions, access and control over how Box is used in the enterprise. It's also added a new consulting arm and a systems integrator partner network.
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Start-up Adallom today introduced a cloud-based offering intended to help enterprises better monitor, audit and control use of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications by employees.
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With the Zyrion acquisition complete, Kaseya brings Traverse cloud, virtualization and network monitoring product to market for one-stop infrastructure management. One MSP talks about what the deal means to IT customers.
Birst, a San Francisco company that offers cloud-based business intelligence services, has scored a US$38 million venture investment led by existing backer Sequoia Capital and including newcomer Northgate Capital. Birst has raised $84 million to date, including $26 million last year in a round also led by Sequoia.
Expanding a growing portfolio of enterprise software it sells as hosted services, Microsoft plans to add Java to its Windows Azure cloud service.
As the wave of Cloud computing continues to ripple through the technology world, many applications are being left behind because they don't translate well into being delivered as a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) in the Cloud, says Osman Kent, founder of Numecent, which aims to fix that problem.
It's estimated that 90 percent of Fortune 1000 companies plan to replace their human resources management software in the next four years. Many are replacing these legacy on-premises systems--some of which date back to the 1960s--with cloud-based HR systems. On top of hardware savings, enterprises using SaaS HR say they spend less on support.
Google's recent update of its Gmail app made archive the default setting, encouraging its users to save their email, literally, forever.
A small team of ex-Symantec security experts has formed a stealthy Silicon Valley start-up called CirroScope that's focused on shielding enterprises from threats stemming from their use of SaaS applications such Box, Salesforce.com and Google Apps.
Businesses move quickly, and those that make missteps along the way or fail to adapt to the times rarely go unscathed. Consider the fate of the original 12 companies listed in the Dow. While General Electric is still an independent company, most of the others have been acquired by larger companies or have vanished altogether.
The popular Snapchat photo-messaging app used mainly by Android and iOS mobile device owners to share images that then self-destruct after 10 seconds is the sort of security idea that businesses say can help them secure online transactions with business partners.
SDNs aren't just for data center networks, despite the best-use-case-scenario arguments for network virtualization and flow management pervading the industry.
You're no longer in control of your data once you hand it over to a cloud storage provider, but you're legally still responsible for it. Knowing what's in your cloud-provider contract is critical, says tech attorney Milton Petersen.
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