Enterprise software sales in India grew by eight percent last year.
And it seems like the only way for sales there is up, according to a report from market research company Gartner.
Bhavish Sood, a Gartner research director, said that improvement in global economic conditions has meant the Indian economy is not so stressed.… Read the rest
International Business Machines (IBM) said it has introduced a wider range of OpenStack services for its customers.
OpenStack services are aimed at clients and developers for building secure and scaleable business applications in public clouds.
One of the things its customers can do, it claims, is to launch applications on their own servers in house and move them to public clouds using SoftLayer without changing either the code or configurations.… Read the rest
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software may be the most boring software category in the universe but there’s money in them thar lines of code.
Revenues for CRM software amounted to £23.2 billion in 2014 and that’s a rise of 13.3 percent compared to 2013.… Read the rest
While Hadoop is the buzz word in this, the second decade of the 21st century, it appears that not that many enterprises are convinced it is the way to go.
In case you’re not with it, Hadoop is a framework that lets enterprises distribute processing of large data sets across loads of computers, from single servers to gazillions of machines.… Read the rest
SAP took the top spot in supply chain management (SCM) and procurement applications and held a 25.8 percent market share during 2014. The whole sector was worth $9.9 billion last year.
But while Oracle stayed at the number two position, its software share fell to 14.6 percent in the year, compared to the 16 percent market share it held in 2013.… Read the rest
The European Commission adopted a new Digital Single Market Strategy which aims to improve consumer access to digital services and goods. Among other things, Europe vows to end geo-blocking and lift other unwarranted copyright restrictions.
It will enable video distributions like NetFlix, BBC iPlayer, and Amazon Instant Video to roll out across the bloc.… Read the rest
A poor bit of software coding means that Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner could see its engines shut down if it is left running for too long.
Fortunately the fix is as simple as turning the plane off and turning it on again which is the advice which comes from TV’s IT Crowd.… Read the rest
Most people snore from time to time, but it can be a cause for domestic friction and can also affect your health.
Now a team of researchers at the University of Washington claim to have developed a smartphone app to test sleep apnea – that’s snoring to you and me – in your own bedroom.… Read the rest
A report on the global NoSQL market appears to indicate that by 2020 revenues will hit $4.2 billion.
Between 2014 and 2020, according to Allied Market Research, usage of NoSQL will register a compound annual growth rate of 35.1 percent.
Use of NoSQL both in web applications and data storage and analysis are the major driving forces.… Read the rest
The CEO of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) appears to have spilled the beans on the date Windows 10 will be introduced.
At last week’s conference call to discuss AMD’s rather dismal earnings,CEO Lisa Su said that Windows 10 will arrive at the end of July.… Read the rest