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If you are able to imagine a CRM system powered by a big data platform, its evident that benefits of understanding a customer journey, engagement and service is immense and the feedback can turn up sales without a doubt. This is exactly what SAP is intending to do with its new surge into customer experience transformation space.
Its still that time when one can get excited about an open Cloud or open PaaS on your latptop. Give it few more years may be this scenario would be a default expectation for one to proceed with any kind of development. Cloud Foundry has taken a step further to the likes of development community making its PaaS more agile.
The competition within mobile players has resulted in development of mobile ecosystem by each player than focusing on certain aspect of mobility. Android within mobile operating system and Samsung within mobile manufacturers have managed to increase their market share when it comes to sales of handsets within Q3 of 2012.
Oracle adds yet another acquisition to its long list this year and this time its Instantis, a leading provider of cloud-based and on-premise project portfolio management (PPM) solutions. Instantis enables IT departments, product development teams, and business process leaders to manage multiple corporate initiatives, and improve strategic alignment, execution, and financial performance. The products comes in both On-Premise and Cloud hosted installation model.
The day since google has demonstrated concept of MapReduce, the innovative and open source world has been on a roll resulting in variety of big data solutions. However at heart of all such big data innovation is Apache Hadoop. Facebook has opensourced its version of MapReduce platform Corona, a new scheduling framework that separates cluster resource management from job coordination, has a dedicated job tracker and uses push-based scheduling as opposed to pull.
While social CRM is already part of the known CRM solutions like Salesforce, Microsoft is now pitching its flagship product Dynamics CRM, as one stop shop for case management with considerable movement with in social, mobile and overall business space.
One key thing many of the individual desktops and small business networks fail at, are upto date software patches that could potentially keep them safe from numerous source of malware taking hold of their systems. In response to such demands from small businesses F-Secure, a multi channel security solution has introduced patch management as a business security feature.
The Apache CloudStack project has finally come out of its shell releasing 4.0.0-incubating release of the CloudStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) cloud orchestration platform. This is the first Apache powered release since Citrix has submitted its cloud platform to Apache Software Foundation (ASF) in April, 2012.
Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the leading graph database, has raised $11 million in Series B funding. The round, led by Sunstone Capital, brings the total amount raised by Neo Technology to more than $24 million.
SpeedCheckr is a free tool from AppNeta that measures the performance and network speed from your computer to multiple locations around the Internet. This free to use tool has been launched last week assuring that users always have the historical performance data they need when performance problems arise.