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Twitter, IBM form partnership around analytic apps
IBM and Twitter have announced a partnership that will merge Twitter's massive flows of social media data with Big Blue's analytics software, including Watson. Read More

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Protecting Your Company's Lifeblood
Threats to mission-critical ERP data are sometimes overlooked, leaving systems exposed to potentially crippling attacks. Learn best practices for safeguarding your SAP ERP systems, including the use of automated assessment and audit solutions. Learn More

WEBCAST: IBM Corporation

Reinventing the analytics experience on the cloud
IBM Watson Analytics brings advanced analytical capabilities to business analysts who can conduct the kind of analysis that has been limited to highly skilled practitioners such as statisticians, data miners, and data scientists. Learn More

Office 365 admins get spreadsheet search help
Microsoft has switched on special search features in Office 365 designed to help IT administrators keep tabs on employees' spreadsheets, a task becoming more difficult and more important in enterprises. Read More

HTML5 finalized, finally
After nearly eight years of work, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has finalized the HTML5 standard, bringing the basic Web technology firmly into the era of mobile devices and cloud-driven rich Internet applications. Read More

EMC and NetApp make their moves in the cloud
Titans of the storage industry EMC and NetApp could be seen as two companies that have some of the most to lose with the advent of cloud computing technology popularizing in the market. Read More

WHITE PAPER: iDashboards

Socializing Dashboards – How to Go Beyond Clicks & Analytics
Analyzing data is no longer the only use for a dashboard. From motivation to accountability to LCDs in the lobby, this whitepaper discusses the different ways organizations can utilize dashboards, allowing them to communicate and engage a wider audience. Learn More

BitYota cloud data warehouse gets a boost from Microsoft Azure
Hoping to enlarge its pool of corporate customers to include the enterprise market, startup BitYota will soon offer its data warehouse service on the Microsoft Azure cloud, thanks to a partnership between the two companies. Read More

Cleveland Clinic uses IBM's Watson in the cloud to fight cancer
The Cleveland Clinic is beginning a pilot program with a cloud service based on IBM's Watson cognitive computing technology to aid its research into new cancer treatments. Read More

IBM sends Cognos, SPSS to the cloud
Two of IBM's most popular analysis products, the Cognos Business Intelligence and the SPSS predictive analytics package, are headed for the cloud, the latest in an ongoing push by IBM to port its vast software portfolio to the cloud. Read More

WHITE PAPER: Citrix Systems

Enterprise Mobile Management
This report details Forrester's findings about how well each vendor fulfills their criteria and where they stand in relation to each other to help infrastructure and operations professionals select the right partner for their enterprise mobile management. Learn More

Google enlists PwC to push Apps, Android, cloud computing to businesses
Google has struck a partnership with PwC in which the global provider of consulting services will recommend to its customers the Apps suite, Android devices and the Google cloud computing platform. Read More

Microsoft leans on data-center strength to get cloud edge
Microsoft wants to move monitoring and analytics to the cloud, automate management and take over high- performance computing work with its latest Azure products. Read More

Startup Capriza scores $27M to Zapp legacy apps into mobile ones
Capriza, a startup that helps enterprises convert their legacy apps into mobile- and cloud-based ones, Thursday announced it has racked up an additional $27 million in venture funding. Read More

EMC snaps up three startups to help build hybrid clouds
EMC continued its push into hybrid clouds on Tuesday, buying three startups and introducing a package of hardware, software and services for getting a cloud up and running. Read More

Voxbone Partners with Alianza for Cloud-based Voice Solution
Voxbone has announced a partnership with cloud voice platform company Alianza that is intended to help service providers deliver new international voice services. Read More


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