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  • The year in tech quotes

    With 2013 coming to an end, we took our annual look back at quotes from news stories over the last 12 months. Here are a handful that stuck with us through the year:

  • 11 predictions for enterprise software in 2013

    The end of each year sparks an occasion for rumination on the past, as well as a longing gaze into the future. We shined up our crystal ball, rubbed our chin for a while, and sought opinions from industry analysts on what the future holds for the enterprise software market.

  • Three ways to extend your data centre with cloud services

    Cloud technology is emerging as a viable option for companies that want to cut costs, increase agility or augment their own IT resources without building out new infrastructure ? or all of the above.

  • The year the landscape for enterprise software changed forever

    It's a stretch to call 2011 a truly transformative year for enterprise software, given all the old warts that remain, from large-scale IT project failures to creaky legacy systems that will take years and great expense to replace with the latest-and-greatest.

  • The solution to legacy application woes

    Legacy applications are one of the most difficult issues to face within IT. A rip-and-replace approach is expensive and thus difficult to justify; plus, it tends to interrupt operations. Meanwhile, the ageing software lingers in accounting's ledgers, overstays its welcome in sales and causes poor network performance throughout the organisation.

  • Will web servers find a role in the enterprise?

    An emerging class of extremely low-power servers is helping Internet companies and hosting providers to slash their energy bills, and proponents say they could have a role in the enterprise as well.

  • Three major Microsoft SharePoint challenges

    Enterprise adoption of SharePoint is rapidly on the rise: A new survey from document management company Global 360 reveals that 90 percent of the survey's 886 respondents currently use SharePoint, with 8 percent using SharePoint 2010.

  • SAP rumoured to take over Red Hat

    Rumours swirled once again this week regarding a possible takeover of Red Hat, this time by SAP, but a number of industry observers said Thursday that the prospect is unlikely at best.

  • Host the cloud at home with ViFib

    French hosting company ViFiB thinks it can save on expensive data centre space by placing its servers in homes and offices with broadband Internet access, putting it somewhere between cloud computing services such as Amazon Web Services and distributed computing projects such as SETI@home.

  • What's new in SharePoint Server 2010

    Project management consultants Campana & Schott describe their experience

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