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University Takes a Pass on Oracle After ERP Lawsuit Settlement

Montclair State will switch to Ellucian in a three-year, US$13 million deal Full Story »

IT Security is National Security -- but You're Not Alone

Managing the danger of cyberattacks has to involve all parts of an enterprise, speakers tell a Kaspersky conference


Report: Oracle Pushes Back Against Oregon Officials Over Troubled Health Care Site

A strongly worded letter from Oracle's co-president says Cover Oregon's woes are the state's fault


Connected Stuff is Catching on -- Just Don't Call it Iot

Enterprises are finding real-world uses for Internet-connected devices but aren't interested in the buzzwords

How To

How to Ensure SAM and SLM Compliance in Mobile Environments

Software asset management and software license management aren't just for on-premises assets. Find out how they can help you ensure compliance with software policies and agreements across mobile devices as well.


Wendy's Makes its Oracle ERP Upgrade Quick and Tasty

The fast food chain completed the move in six months


How MDM Works -- or Doesn't Work -- For SMBs

In large-scale organizations, implementing mobile device management (MDM) is typically given. After all, with so many employees using mobile devices that either contain or connect to sources of sensitive information, there needs to be some way to keep everything in check. But what about those companies that aren't big enough to be able to afford an MDM implementation and a full-sized IT department to manage it? Without a means to centralize the control of mobile devices, how can these smaller companies protect their data?

Advice & Opinion

Microsoft Gets Strategic with its Enterprise Mobility Suite

With its Enterprise Mobility Suite, Microsoft will make it easier for companies to manage a range of devices, including those running Apple's iOS and Google's Android. It's a smart move, says columnist Ryan Faas.


SAP Wants to Make Business Users Head-over-heels for HANA with New MOOC

The course is free of charge and follows one launched for developers last year

News Pins Growth Hopes on Industries, Wants to Be Bigger Than SAP will focus on six industries, including automotive, health sciences and manufacturing


Dell Unveils BYOD-Focused Mobility Product Plans

Dell today unveiled enterprise mobility software for Google Android or Apple iOS that supports employee "bring your own device" use by selectively applying VPN controls only to the corporate apps on the device, not the employee's personal apps.


Oracle Overtakes IBM As Second-largest Software Vendor, Gartner Says

Global spending on software grew 4.8 percent overall last year


Many SAP Customers Struggling to Figure Out its Mobility Strategy, User Survey Finds

SAP pledges to provide more clarity on its mobile offerings

News analysis

Financial Services Firms See Mobile Boom, But Blackberry and CIO Roles Fade

The financial services industry is on the verge of a mobile explosion. The number of smartphones will double in the next year. However, BlackBerry use is headed in the opposite direction as companies migrate to other mobile platforms. The role of CIOs in mobililty is also fading.


Consumerization of IT in the Enterprise Starting to Pay Off

Businesses are beginning to reap ROI and productivity benefits from consumer technologies such as smartphones and tablets, according to a survey of 1,155 IT decision-makers conducted by IDG Enterprise.