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  • SAP talks up Hana but small companies slow to sign on

    Small and medium-sized businesses looking to grow need to leverage big data, cloud computing and mobility, and SAP says that its Hana platform can help them on those fronts.

    Written by Fred O'Connor21 Nov. 14 07:30
  • SAP invests $150 million on new Centre for Digital Government

    German software giant SAP is investing 150 million in a dedicated Centre for Digital Government in Canberra. This centre, to be operational by mid-2015, will be fully integrated with hosted private cloud services.

    Written by Shahida Sweeney18 Nov. 14 10:01
  • Oracle, SAP settle long-standing TomorrowNow lawsuit

    SAP and Oracle have settled a long-standing copyright-infringement lawsuit, with the German company agreeing to pay about US$359 million in damages and interest to Oracle instead of the $1.3 billion awarded in 2010.

    Written by John Ribeiro14 Nov. 14 14:21
  • Search for growth in social, mobile fuels tech M&A boom

    The search for game-changing technology capable of fueling growth in an uncertain economy is driving global tech mergers and acquisitions to a level not seen since the dotcom era.

    Written by Marc Ferranti14 Nov. 14 08:46
  • SAP hopes to help bring IoT to logistics and manufacturing

    With a trio of products for maintenance, logistics and manufacturing, SAP is hoping to convince enterprises that it provides the best option for making the most of connected sensors.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs12 Nov. 14 05:08
  • Workday plots wave of predictive analytic apps

    Workday is expanding its move into analytics with a series of specialized, predictive applications designed to help staff in HR and financial management roles retain top workers and make more accurate forecasts.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus05 Nov. 14 04:01
  • Oracle's Larry Ellison isn't done building his legacy

    Larry Ellison may no longer be CEO of Oracle, but he's not going anywhere anytime soon. Indeed, as executive chairman and CTO, Ellison is now in a position to focus solely on creating new products and services that will cement his legacy as he enters the twilight of a legendary career in tech.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus01 Nov. 14 06:30
  • LaTrobe looks to SAP cloud

    LaTrobe University is deploying cloud-based SAP software to support a digital transformation and five-year strategic plan to boost the university’s national and international ranking.

    Written by Byron Connolly29 Oct. 14 15:15
  • SAP looks to long-time ally IBM for help expanding in the Cloud

    SAP's Hana Enterprise Cloud service will be made available through IBM's global Cloud infrastructure, in a move that expands options for customers around the world who are considering moving their business applications off-premises to the Cloud.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus15 Oct. 14 04:41
  • Europe to get €2.5 billion big data boost

    Big data is going to get a big boost from the European Union, which will match an industry consortium's €2 billion investment with €500 million of public money over the next five years.

    Written by Loek Essers14 Oct. 14 01:19
  • Salesforce unveils Wave, its play in Cloud analytics

    The knock against has long been for its lack of robust analytics, but the company is hoping to change that perception and challenge the competition with Wave, its sixth discrete Cloud service.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus13 Oct. 14 23:05