Take that, Sand Hill Road’s good ol’ boys! Illuminate Ventures just closed a $20 million fund to invest in early-stage enterprise startups.
CenturyLink, which lays claim to being the third-largest telecommunications provider in the U.S., has scooped up enterprise cloud services provider Tier 3.
What’s in a name change? Garantia Data originally saw value in transforming into RedisDB but ditched the idea after complaints from a key figure in the Redis open-source community.
It’s the age of social media and rich media, so big companies need better ways to easily connect to millions of customers in a way that seems human. Without, of course, actually incurring the expense of real-live humans.
Editor's Pick “DevOps” is one of those buzzwords that nearly everyone in the tech industry feigns to understand. Few people really do. I’ve always thought it sounds like a codename for some kind of covert NSA mission.
Samsung announced this morning that it has created the Samsung Solutions Exchange, a new ecosystem for enterprises that are adopting Android phones.
Cloud company BenefitFocus quietly experienced a highly successful initial public offering this week, with shares nearly doubling in the first day of trading.
Convo is competing against giants in a space that includes Microsoft’s Yammer and Salesforce’s Chatter. But chief executive Faizan Buzdar said Convo’s key differentiator is its focus on employee engagement.
“The cloud is now your computer, and we want to … allow people to work together using any device they want to use, to work on all the content they have,” said CMO Chris Boorman.
Converting to the enterprise market is a top priority for Dropbox.
For several years, press have been speculating about Atlassian Software’s inevitable IPO. With this announcement, the company is adding further fuel to the rumors.
HP’s earnings are a bellwether for the tech economy. The company slightly missed FYQ3 estimates.
Guest Post iOS 7 isn’t just another upgrade for Apple; it’s the most noteworthy iOS upgrade since the iPhone first hit the market in 2007.
David Flynn’s next move? A new startup, Primary Data, which will be focused on solving tricky storage problems for software companies.
Editor’s Pick Dropbox’s shift to enterprise may be inevitable, but that doesn’t mean it’ll be easy.
Why do the big guys want to roll out APIs, you ask? Most of them (around 72 percent) want to boost their mobility programs.
How the times have changed. Apple is the new enterprise.
Guest Post Enterprise software is notorious for becoming shelfware, software that gets bought, paid for, then left lying on the shelf. Here’s how to ship products that users love and return to again and again.
Guest Post Fragmentation between software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions is affecting the average business that has moved to the cloud. Here’s why.
Visier makes software for the oversight and management of “human capital” for “people that have a need to know.” If that doesn’t put you in an immediate state of bliss vis-à-vis your funemployed status, check out the rest of the story.
Guest Post A lack of online access to help employees enroll for benefits, change their healthcare plan, or modify their 401K, means that employees are far less likely to use or even be aware of the benefits they have.
Guest Post Cameron Peron is VP Marketing at Newvem, a cloud operations optimization service.
Guest Post We are suffering from a major case of denial. We tend to tell each other only the good news, totally ignoring social intranet problems — low quality app and too much hype — as if they don’t exist.
Guest Post There’s a trend surfacing that will start to push BYOD out of the picture in the next few years. Corporately Owned, Personally Enabled (COPE) devices are the next big thing, and within the next three years, projections indicate 70 percent of global organizations will adopt it.
Swipp hopes to monetize its opinion-sharing app by charging brands for access to the data.
SendHub joins other social business services like Yammer striving to engage and connect the workplace through social tools as networks like Facebook and Twitter permeate our personal lives.
“We’re kinda matching Zendesk and Evernote in user growth curve,” Holmes said. “Our progressive cycle to each additional million is getting shorter and shorter, which is a good thing.”
Editor’s Pick For IT managers in the enterprise, the mobile ecosystem’s complexity presents real challenges. Here are some of their top concerns.
Attune announced a $20 million round of investment to expand its offerings that help fashion and lifestyle brands implement business management software.
Guest Post This post covers the things you always wanted to know about BYOD but were too afraid to ask.
Whether the concern is making BYOD actually work, beefing up security, or taking business intelligence mobile, these six startups are reshaping the landscape of mobile enterprise.
Guest Post What we’re seeing today is not a swingback to the enterprise with the add-on of consumer models. What we’re seeing today is a swingback to more diversified revenue models and a refreshing change to the traditional go-to-market approaches … a head fake if I ever saw one.
Guest Post With all the buzz these days about how sexy and cool the enterprise has become, there is a segment of business customers that startups are overlooking: small businesses.
SwiftStack’s software defined storage solution can run on commodity hardware, and is cheaper than building a storage system from scratch.
Perhaps because the marriage between ThinkPad and BlackBerry seems so natural, another Lenovo executive is hinting that the company would be open to purchasing the beleaguered smartphone company.
CDW, hardware/software retailer to the Big Guys, is getting ready to go public in a $750 million offering.
One way of getting a handle on the mobile industry’s trends is to look at how the floor space at Mobile World Congress gets divided up.
77 percent of all new smartphones and tablets activated in the enterprise last quarter were Apple devices, according to a new report from Good Technology.
Enterprise solid-state drive maker Skyera has raised $51.6 million in its second round of funding, with hopes that it can make a dent in a crowded flash storage field.
Guest Post Despite all the inroads cloud computing has made among business users, it still hasn’t broken through the enterprise IT logjam. I see it as a cultural issue: IT organizations love control and complexity.