Making Hadoop safe for ‘clusterophobics’
June 14, 2012

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Cloud-powered services deliver new revenue and core business agility for SMB travel insurance provider Seven Corners
June 13, 2012

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Cloud Cruiser announces availability of Cloud Cost Intelligence solution for HP CloudSystem at HP Discover 2012
June 9, 2012

Cloud Cruiser announced at HP Discover in Las Vegas this week the general release of two new cloud cost intelligence solutions for HP CloudSystem. Read more

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Data explosion and big data demand new strategies for data management, backup and recovery, say experts
June 7, 2012

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Businesses clearly need a better approach to their data recovery capabilities — across both their physical and virtualized environments. The current landscape for data management, backup, and disaster recovery (DR), too often ignores the transition from physical to virtualized environments, and sidesteps the heightened real-time role that data now plays in enterprise. Read more

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Corporate data, supply chains remain vulnerable to cyber crime attacks, says Open Group conference speaker
June 7, 2012

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Creating Home Agents for Your Call Center
May 23, 2012

Having a team of work at home agents for your call center can be a great! Outside of the obvious cost savings, a work at home force also exhibits lower attrition levels, offers redundancy in case of disasters, and can allow the outsource provider to tap into a workforce that may be qualified but not able to work in an office atmosphere like busy mothers, the elderly, or the disabled. In this post, I will address some of the things that you should keep in mind in order to create a world class team of home agents for your call center. Read more

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SAP gets huge cloud and extended business process boost with Ariba acquisition
May 23, 2012

SAP on Tuesday announced its intention to buy Ariba for $4.3 billion, a 19 percent premium on Ariba’s market capitalization. Read more

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Searching for data scientists as a service
May 17, 2012

This guest post comes courtesy of Tony Baer’s OnStrategies blog. Tony is senior analyst at Ovum. Read more

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MuleSoft suite of tools eases way for SaaS integration in the cloud
May 17, 2012

MuleSoft this week launched Mule iON SaaS Edition, providing a broad set of new tools and services for swift software-as-a -Service (SaaS) integration in the cloud, and lowering the barrier to SaaS adoption for SaaS providers and developers. Read more

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Investing well in IT with emphasis on KPIs separates business leaders from laggards, survey results show
May 14, 2012

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