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Salesforce.com and their Cloud 2.0 vision

May 26th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Every good story needs a hero and a villain. In Salesforce.com's case, that villain is Microsoft, who is the poster boy for enterprise software. Or so that is the narrative that Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff wanted to...
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HP powers data centres with cow manure

May 20th, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Fancy your internet business being powered by cow dung? According to a recent research paper by HP, this is not a pipe dream. At the 4th ASME International Conference on Energy Sustainability in Phoenix, Arizona, which started...
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Linux Foundation heightens Asian focus

May 17th, 2010 | by Aaron Tan
New developments in Linux are about to emerge from Asia with the Linux Foundation’s heightened focus in the region. Last week, the foundation appointed Cliff Miller as its new director of China operations and Alex Lu, who...
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Amazon demystifies cloud computing

May 1st, 2010 | by Aaron Tan
Amazon Web Services (AWS) senior vice president Andy Jassy spoke to Techgoondu to demystify some misconceptions about cloud computing and its benefits to enterprises as part of the IDA Distinguished Speaker Series on Thursday....
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Telcos set to dominate the IT services scene, says IDC

April 21st, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
Telcos will become the epicenter of enterprise IT services in the future and will become a key player in the cloud wars, says IDC. In the consumer telco space, the world is rapidly moving towards mobile...
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Salesforce.com’s Chatter and the enterprise social networking market

March 31st, 2010 | by Chan Chi-Loong
The future of business collaboration is in web-based social networks, and software vendors of all stripes are all stampeding to gain mindshare in this space. For example, IBM has LotusLive, Microsoft has their Azure platform, and...
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Sony to drop “Other OS” support

March 30th, 2010 | by Aaron Tan
Sony is reportedly dropping support for other operating systems on the PlayStation 3 (PS3) through a firmware update that will be rolled out to users on April 1. In a blog post, Patrick Seybold, Sony’s senior director for...
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It’s better because it’s open source?

November 28th, 2009 | by Aaron Tan
By now, few people in the IT industry would dispute the benefits that the open source development model brings to businesses: flexibility and to some extent security, though it isn’t always the cheaper option if you do your...
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Replacing physical cabling with wireless 802.11n

November 17th, 2009 | by Chan Chi-Loong
It’s taken four years. Four years to get the Wi-Fi 802.11n specifications finally agreed upon. Four years ago, Airgo Networks (now part of Qualcomm) was a trailblazer in MIMO (Multiple Input Multiple Output), which is the...
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Oracle unveils fruits of Project Fusion

October 15th, 2009 | by Aaron Tan
After four years since its inception, Project Fusion, Oracle’s next generation suite of enterprise applications will finally be ready to enterprises in 2010. At the closing keynote of this year’s Openworld conference...