Autodesk leads $7 million investment in construction software startup Bridgit

Venture Beast

Bridgit will incorporate the Autodesk Construction Cloud into its software to better forecast the needs of construction project managers. Read More.

How to Architect Your Software Career


Frank is a software professional working for a large financial services firm. In the past five to 10 years, the tide of innovation has brought cloud computing , mobile computing, the Internet of Things (IoT), big data, artificial intelligence (AI), automation , the gig economy and digital business. CIOs report that critical hiring areas are data analytics, digitalization, digital marketing and cloud computing.

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The Questions CIOs Need To Be Asking About Their Firm’s Cloud Application Exposure

Forrester IT

In my tech market forecasts, I am starting to see the intersection of two worrisome trends: software subscription fees for multi-tenant SaaS or for single-instance hosted software are rising rapidly, with a growing percentage related to existing software as opposed to new, and with a high percentage having fixed annual fees or fees tied to metrics […].

Why Now Is The Perfect Time To Negotiate Cost Reductions With Software Vendors

Forrester IT

For companies looking for short-term cost reductions during the economic slowdown, negotiating lower prices on software contracts with vendors can provide much-needed relief.

Attunity: Big data management software


Attunity is a leading provider of big data management software solutions that enable access, management, sharing and distribution of data, including Big Data, across heterogeneous enterprise platforms, organizations, and the cloud. Research Team.

Understanding the Security Risks of New Cloud Software


Cloud computing provides businesses with quality solutions for their IT needs, as well as substantial cost savings over purchasing and maintaining their own hardware and software. Modern cloud landscapes face inevitably more sophisticated attacks. Carol M. Evenson.

The Top 10 Cloud Myths


Myths continue to plague cloud computing. Although cloud computing has become much more mainstream in the last five years, some of the myths that circulated during its advent still persist today. Cloud should be thought of as a means to an end. 1: Cloud is always about money.

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The cloud rains on Big Software's parade

David Linthicum

The reason: Cloud computing alternatives grew in popularity. It''s becoming a familiar story: Even the core enterprise systems that were supposed to be immune from cloudification -- those from IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, and SAP -- will die the death of a thousand cloud cuts. Big Software is feeling the cloud heat. Cloud Computing The Industry Standard SAP Cloud Computing Technology Business

Yes, the cloud is replacing enterprise hardware and software

David Linthicum

The trend is clear: The more public cloud services that are sold, the more traditional enterprise hardware and software vendors shrink. Cloud Computing The Industry Standard Cloud computing I''ve been making this accretion prediction for years. However, until recently, it''s not been readily apparent. Now it is. read more.

Master The Cloud-Native Solution Ecosystem Of Container Software

Forrester IT

They have quickly become an important element of digital business transformation for EA pros because they promise faster software delivery, tremendous scale, higher resiliency, greater flexibility, and broader implementation options. To help tech management pros accelerate cloud evolution, I've recently published a report with Dave Bartoletti focusing on the software landscape for each layer in a typical container management software architecture. cloud.

Cloud, Edge, And Beyond

Forrester IT

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Make Room For Public Clouds In Your Industrial IoT Strategy

Forrester IT

Not too long ago, executives from manufacturing and related industries would not consider running their internet of things (IoT) initiatives from a cloud. It’s hard to find one who doesn’t enthusiastically embrace some role for the public cloud.

2019 Saw Industrial IoT Software Platforms Get Richer

Forrester IT

My colleague Michele Pelino and I published “The Forrester Wave™: Industrial IoT Software Platforms, Q4 2019” recently, and we’ll be discussing the findings in more detail in a webinar on 30 January.

Comcast credits AI software for handling the pandemic internet traffic crush

Venture Beast

Comcast said investments in artificial intelligence software and network capacity have helped it deal with ongoing demand from the pandemic. Read More.

IBM Goes All In On Cloud And Sends Collaboration And Experience Products To HCL

Forrester IT

IBM’s journey to rebalance its enterprise software portfolio around areas such as AI, hybrid cloud, and supply chain shifted into high gear with an agreement to sell a group of its collaboration and experience products to HCL Technologies for $1.8

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Cloud vs. software? The writing is on the wall

David Linthicum

SAP's sad story is consistent with that of other traditional enterprise software companies. From Amazon to Azure, InfoWorld puts IaaS clouds to the test to find out which is best for you. Stay up on the cloud with InfoWorld's Cloud Computing newsletter. ]. SAP recently reported its numbers , and it's not good news. First-quarter sales and earnings missed analysts' estimates, causing the company's stock to fall 1.2 percent. The culprit: the shift to SaaS by IT.

Software Defined Perimeter, Cloud Security Alliance: Coca-Cola Case Study


One of the many topics coved at the event was software defined perimeter and cloud security alliance. On September 30 th Sierra Ventures hosted their 9th CIO summit in Palo Alto, CA. Coca-Cola was used as a case study. Alan Boehme , the acting CISO at Coca-Cola.

Predictions 2019: Software Innovation Builds Upon Cloud, Collaboration, AI, And More

Forrester IT

As we move into 2019, Forrester sees digital transformation as a continued driving force for the software industry, pushing teams to accelerate their innovative efforts. Last year, Forrester predicted that a host of enabling technologies, such as serverless computing, integrated DevOps tools, AI+ML, and low-code platforms, would enable digital transformation efforts. We also predicted the […]. agile application development & delivery digital transformation predictions 2019

How Can an Employee Onboarding Software Fill Your Orientation Gaps?


What is an Employee Onboarding Software? An Employee Onboarding Software is a tool that helps employers to facilitate a smooth hiring process for new employees. Why Do Companies Need an Employee Onboarding Software? Given below are the benefits of using an onboarding software-.

Microsoft Cloud App Security: This software can help you to manage shadow IT and boost productivity

Tech Republic Security

How to use shadow IT discovery in Microsoft Cloud App Security to help remote workers stay secure and save bandwidth

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ProBeat: The question of cloud AI or edge AI is far from settled

Venture Beast

It's too early to say whether Google's cloud solution or Microsoft's edge solution is the superior approach to noise cancellation. Read More.

Airport group uses cloud-based software to support insourcing

Computer Weekly

Manchester Airport Group is using cloud-based ITSM software to support its in-house service

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Here's how a new machine learning software can beef up cloud-based databases

Tech Republic Data Center

A Purdue data team just developed a way for organizations to improve performance and efficiency through cloud-hosted databases

The DCK Guide to Software-Defined Technologies

Data Center Knowledge

Confused by the software-defined buzz? Our guide to SDx technologies provides explanations and examples of the many ways in which software is redefining the ways data center and cloud infrastructure is managed. Featured cloud software-defined technologies

Cloud spending is outpacing cloud cost governance

David Linthicum

Enterprises across the globe dished out a record $107 billion for cloud computing infrastructure services in 2019. This is not surprising given that public cloud usage is up. However, at the same time enterprise IT has no idea how much the bills will be, nor how to place guardrails around public cloud spending. The solution is cloud cost governance, which most enterprises are not employing today.

How cloud software companies can cut costs – without impacting on quality


When evaluating the value of any business, one of the most important factors is the cost of goods sold (COGS). To put that another way, for every pound that a business makes, how much does it cost to deliver? For a traditional business, there are many ways to minimise costs. A company could optimise its supply […].

Axway: cloud integration, API and Identity management software


Axway (NYSE Euronext: AXW.PA), a market leader in governing the flow of data, is a global software and services company with more than 11,000 public- and private-sector customers in 100 countries. For more than a decade, Axway has empowered the world’s top organizations with proven solutions that help manage business-critical interactions through the exchange of data flowing across the enterprise, B2B communities, the cloud and mobile devices.

In A Crisis, People Want Dependable Technology

Forrester IT

Cutting-edge takes a back seat to reliability during the pandemic. Yet innovation still has its place.

Australian bank implements cloud-based people management software

Computer Weekly

Digital bank chose software as a service when it wanted more from its HR systems

Modernizing Core Applications With Cloud (the video)

Forrester IT

Core software systems manage financial, customer, inventory etc. Application development and delivery (AD&D) leaders want to modernize these core apps using cloud technologies and practices. age of the customer application development & delivery chief information officer (CIO) digital business cloud modernizationand automate business processes like billing and merchandising.

Storage briefing: The evolution of software-defined storage

Computer Weekly

The evolution of software-defined storage, from simple software products to those that offer scale-out, hyper-converged, NVMe, public cloud and container functionality

Micro UIs: Microservices Are Visual, Too

Forrester IT

APIs & API management application development & delivery architecture & technology strategy customer-centric design enterprise architecture experience design (XD) user experience (UX) APIs cloud-native Infosys microservices software architecture solution architecture

IoT Software Platform Wave Evaluation Helps Firms Navigate The Complex Solution Landscape

Forrester IT

As businesses pursue digital initiatives, I&O execs must assist their line-of-business colleagues with addressing software, security, data, and business analytics integration complexity associated with deploying these IoT solutions. cloud coomputing. IT Infrastructure IoT cloud coomputing

Game Changing Business Software for Your Company


When companies start to grow, they often start to look at upgrading the original software systems that they started out with. Because recent productivity software packages have migrated to the cloud, it can be deceptively easy to convert your users to an online set of services like accounting that you pay a monthly fee for. […].

5 Ways for Government CIOs to Optimize Cloud Deployment


In 2020, the worldwide public cloud services market will grow by 17%, according to Gartner. The adoption of public cloud cannot be excluded for long,” says Neville Cannon , Senior Director Analyst, Gartner. Establish a cloud center of excellence. Cloud IT IT Leadership

Capital One CIO: We're a Software Company

Information Week

Capital One CIO Rob Alexander has transformed his organization from an IT shop into a software company with Agile development, public cloud, new talent, open source technology, and machine learning

How to deal with cloud complexity

David Linthicum

Cloud complexity is the number one reason enterprises experience failures with cloud. Cloud-based platforms become complex due to an excess of heterogeneity and fewer common services. The end result is negative cloud computing value. The modern way to develop software. |

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The Cloud Is Disrupting Hadoop

Forrester IT

We estimate that firms will spend $800 billion in Hadoop software and related services in 2017. And the major force exerting pressure on Hadoop is the cloud. In a recent report, The Cloudy Future Of Hadoop , Mike Gualtieri and I examine the impact the cloud is having on Hadoop.

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WekaIO brings hybrid cloud NAS software-defined storage

Computer Weekly

Startup offers virtual NAS, storage software deployed on commodity servers or in the cloud to give single storage pool of file access the can scale to trillions

Steam Cloud Play enters beta with support for GeForce Now

Venture Beast

Steam Cloud Play is a new Steam beta program for developers. Business Cloud Games PC Gaming category-/Computers & Electronics/Computer Hardware GeForce Now NVidia Nvidia GeForce Now Steam Valve SoftwareIt enables studios and publishers to opt-in to support for GeForce Now.

Software-Defined Storage: What Does It Really Mean?

Data Center Knowledge

Want to expand your cloud and data center platform? Find out how software-defined storage can help. Storage software defined storage software-defined technologies Looking to control your storage infrastructure?

5 Approaches to Cloud Applications Integration


Cloud-based applications are proliferating as organizations adopt software as a service (SaaS) and cloud-native development to enable digital business. This puts cloud integration on the priority list of every solution architect. However, the vast capacity and computing power of the cloud comes at a price: Decentralization. Solution architects must decide on the best way to create integration between cloud-hosted, SaaS and on-premises applications.

How To Get the Best User-Friendly Software Licensing Protection 


Information Technology Blog - - How To Get the Best User-Friendly Software Licensing Protection - Information Technology Blog. A dissatisfied customer can turn several other people off from your software, or worse. Quickly Put Your Software into Customers’ Hands. Softwar