Enterprise technology news for IT leaders
NewsFueled by uptake of cloud and enterprise applications, global software spending is expected to grow at more than two times the rate of spending in other segments of IT.
NewsRespondents to a HashiCorp-Forrester report said they were overspending in the cloud due to a combination of factors such as underused and overprovisioned resources, and lack of skills. NewsGoogle Cloud, AWS and Azure collectively account for 63% of global cloud infrastructure expenditure, according to a new report from Canalys. NewsNorth America will account for the largest revenue share at 48.5%, followed by Western Europe and Japan at 19% and 10%, respectively, according to Gartner. NewsApproximately 66% of respondents say that the biggest hurdle to complete SAP S/4HANA migration is aligning business, project, and IT teams. NewsThe new version of Oracle Fusion Sales has added smart recommendations, helping it compete with rival CRM applications. NewsDespite SAP’s cloud revenue going from strength to strength, the war in Ukraine continues to negatively impact the company’s bottom line. News AnalysisThe new cloud-based Digital Contact Center offering combines AI capabilities with features of Microsoft applications including Dynamics 365, Teams, Power Platform, and Nuance. NewsGartner forecasts worldwide IT spending to grow 3% this year, as IT decision makers spend more on cloud services and the data center. NewsThe first two Oracle sovereign cloud regions for the EU will be located in Germany and Spain, with operations and support restricted to EU residents and specific EU legal entities. NewsERP vendor IFS is scooping up Netherlands-based Ultimo to help meet demand for cloud-based enterprise asset management technology. NewsSiemens Digital Industries Software and Nvidia are working to bring IT and OT closer together by facilitating the creation of digital simulations of products and processes. NewsNo longer just an API management platform, MuleSoft is expanding into new areas of workflow automation. NewsOracle Cloud Infrastructure Dedicated Region will now have a minimum commitment of about $1 million a year, far below the previous requirement of $6 million a year in consumption over a three-year period. NewsThe new Amazon Cases capability will help AWS compete with Salesforce, Service Now, and SAP in the market for contact center services. NewsThe acquisition, part of PwC's global strategy to boost its technology practice, will be the company's first technology acquisition in India, making PwC India the largest talent pool for the Salesforce platform in the country. News AnalysisAfter years of decline, the French multinational is seeking another new strategy, this time cleaving itself in two, with its faster-growing digital, big data, and security lines to operate as Evidian. NewsAs enterprises step up efforts to enhance customer experience, Adobe is integrating data from its commerce suite into its Real-Time CDP (customer data platform) to help drive personalization. News AnalysisOracle reported revenue growth on the back of cloud infrastructure services and SaaS sales, and is looking at a massive cloud region expansion.
News AnalysisDespite talk of the pandemic slowing down, concerns around supply chain are continuing to grow, with a shortage of semiconductors a top issue, according to a report from Avnet Silica.