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January 18, 2019
Salesforce targets line-of-business experts and citizen developers with the Lightning Platform Mobile development system to build enterprise mobile apps.
November 02, 2018
The Managed CockroachDB distributed database cloud service targets megascale workloads but faces stiff competition from public cloud players Microsoft, AWS and Google.
September 19, 2018
BackupAssist 365 can be set to automatically download files and email mailboxes from the cloud to an on-premises device, creating local backups as a cloud-to-cloud alternative.
August 06, 2018
SAP focuses on manufacturing and professional services with the new features it's adding to S/4HANA Cloud. The enhancements are a continuation of what SAP calls 'intelligent ERP.'
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Cloud integration is the act of combining different cloud-based systems into an integral whole. The term may also refer to joining cloud-based systems with on-premises systems. Continue Reading
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While there are a lot of factors for enterprises to consider when choosing an IT management tool, the on-premises vs. SaaS decision can be a particularly tricky one. Continue Reading
More organizations plan to use cloud-based BI and analytics and focus on data governance and predictive analytics, TechTarget's 2019 IT Priorities Survey found. Continue Reading
As IBM and Oracle look to shift away from legacy systems and hone in on IaaS, it won't be a clean cut. Still, each vendor has its sweet spot in the overall cloud market. Continue Reading
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SaaS apps offer convenience, but enterprises still need to do their due diligence with prospective vendors. Follow these tips to get the best SaaS service-level agreement. Continue Reading
While they reduce some management burdens for enterprise IT teams, SaaS apps don't exactly run on autopilot, either. Be sure to put a proper support model in place. Continue Reading
SaaS applications are hosted by external providers and can remain functional if other applications in a healthcare organization are compromised, mitigating the risk of an attack. Continue Reading
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SaaS means no more app support, right? In practice, IT ops teams enter a new realm of upgrade management and capacity planning when their user base migrates to a SaaS offering. Continue Reading
Deploying SaaS can drive major efficiency gains within an organization. But it also presents its fair share of challenges -- security being one of them. Continue Reading
Cloud management services let companies focus on business issues rather than technical ones. And third-party tools can be particularly helpful in AWS. Continue Reading