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Citrix Buys Framehawk to Extend Mobile Productivity

Citrix Snaps up Framehawk to Ensure Mobile ProductivityCitrix has bought virtualization provider Framehawk, a technology company that delivers desktop applications to mobile devices over Wi-Fi and cellular connections.

A Look Back: Social Business Trends from 2013

A Look Back: Social Business Trends from 2013

Social business tools, enterprise social networks, portals and intranets are helping companies break down the internal silos that keep workers from the information they need at their fingertips. In 2013, it was a big year for many players in this space, including Microsoft and Salesforce. Both the Yammer and Chatter social networks took dramatic new shapes this year.

As we enter 2014, we took a look back at the 2013 social business trends that drove the industry.

Dell, Puppet Labs Team Up on IT Automation

Dell, Puppet Labs Team Up on IT AutomationAfter Dell founder Michael Dell took the company private early in 2013, the company made a move to acquire Quest Software for $2.5 billion. This acquisition is now getting bolstered by an integration with Puppet Labs. Puppet Labs is an IT automation provider, and it will be integrated with Dell's Active System Manager for helping customers do things like deploy workloads and allocate server and storage resources on demand.

Webinar Recap: Have Social Business Tools Killed the Intranet?

Webinar Recap: Have Social Business Tools Killed the Intranet?Intranets have for many years been a place where companies disseminate information to employees in a top down, static way. As workers become more remotely distributed, the need for online collaboration tools is butting up against the concept of the traditional intranet. Combining the two is a hot trend in the social business world.

StrikeIron Launches Public API Management Service

API Management Firm StrikeIron Launches Public IronCloud ServiceStrikeIron, one of the only stand alone API management companies after a recent string of acquisitions in the industry, has launched a public version of its IronCloud API creation and hosting service.

A tidal wave of mobile device use is proof of our digital connections. Mobile apps, the web and social media are all cross connecting people and companies in new and novel ways.

Quandora Offers Companies the Chance to Share Knowledge Internally

Quandora

Organizations have more content to wrangle than ever before. And every day, we produce more data — faster. Storing and combing through that data in a question and answer format is an established online practice. Now vendors like Quandora are trying to bring that capability to businesses.

Metalogix Updates SharePoint Strategy, UI for Axceler Tools

Metalogix Updates SharePoint Strategy, UI for Axceler ToolsMetalogix, a provider of content infrastructure software, updated the interface for its ControlPoint SharePoint administration tool from its Axcelor acquisition. It's also giving us a clearer view of its overall strategy on the shifting SharePoint landscape.

Social Business Tools, Talent Keep Workers on Task

Social Business Tools, Talent Keep Workers on TaskThe productivity of knowledge workers in the digital age clearly depends on the tools and talent available for given projects. Social business systems that include an activity feed with document sharing capability, for example, are important. But so is the right talent to go with them.

Tweet Jam Recap: The Information Overload Crisis #socbizchat

Tweet Jam Recap: The Information Overload Crisis #socbizchatPerhaps some companies are shifting their internal collaboration strategies toward activity streams and portals, but email continues to dominate many an organization's workflow, and it's leading to information overload for many. In our latest tweet jam, which Bloomfire sponsored, we asked participants how they managed their information streams, so let's see what kind of strategies professionals are using to combat excess email.

Nuxeo Reels in US$ 3.8 Million for US Expansion

Open source digital asset and content management provider Nuxeo has won a US$ 3.8 million round of funding it plans to use on expanding in the US where it began began increasing its focus in 2009.

IBM Sametime 9 Release Date is September 20

IBM Sametime 9 Release Date is September 20IBM Sametime, the company's real time communications system is ready for a big update, and September 20 is the announced release date for what looks to be a more social Sametime version 9.

Open Source DAM Vendor TACTIC Now Available in AWS Marketplace

Open Source DAM Vendor TACTIC Now Available in AWS MarketplaceAmazon Web Services will now offer TACTIC's digital asset management and workflow system, and the open source system will now live in the clouds as well as in the browser and in internal deployments.

IBM SmartCloud Engage, Connections + Notes Update Social, Mobile Tools

IBM SmartCloud Engage, Connections + Notes Update Social, Mobile ToolsIBM's SmartCloud social business product has been updated with social, email and mobile features, and several of the suite and stand alone offerings such as Engage, Connections and Notes are included.

Alfresco in the Cloud Updated with Advanced Search, Decluttered Look

Alfresco in the Cloud Updated with Advanced Search, Decluttered LookAlfresco in the Cloud has been updated with advanced search capabilities, a decluttered interface and more as the company looks to refresh the overall look of its two year old cloud based repository.

EMC Buys ScaleIO, a Storage Provider Startup for US$ 200 Million

EMC Buys ScaleIO, a Storage Provider Startup for US$ 200 MillionEMC has reportedly bought a storage company called ScaleIO for US$ 200 million, an Israli tech blog has reported, and the startup's ECS software, a way to scale network storage ability, is likely the company's target.

 

CIOs of the Future Must Think Like Entrepreneurs

CIOs of the Future Must Think Like EntrepreneursIn the future, CIOs must think like entrepreneurs and learn from startups in order to stave off marginalization and shrinking budgets, Ross Dawson, a futurist and business strategist said during a presentation at a recent IBM event.

WebFocus Cloud Express Business Intelligence Debuts for Governments

WebFocus Cloud Express Business Intelligence Debuts for GovernmentsAnalytics provider Information Builders has debuted a version of its WebFocus BI system just for governments, and the WebFocus Cloud Express will be part of the UK's G-Cloud Framework.

SAP Launches HANA Enterprise Cloud, Integrates OpenText ECM Suite with SAP Business Suite

Just in time for its Sapphire Now conference this week, SAP has released a deluge of product and partnership updates including the debut of HANA Enterprise Cloud and HANA powered OpenText for SAP Solutions.

Microsoft Yammer Sales Team Joining Up with Office 365

Sales teams for Microsoft's Yammer social network will join up with the Office 365 team, the company has announced, all the more easy to integrate the two technologies.

Salesforce Chatter Update Focuses on the Customer

Not only does Salesforce Chatter run on more mobile devices than ever, its customer connection ability is now the company's main focus.

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