Internet of Things data deluge will swamp old software systems

Existing data management tools are ill equipped to cope with the Internet of Things and the data deluge it will generate, according to executives at Actian, the firm formerly known as Ingres. Speaking at an event in London attended by V3, Actian executives said companies are changing the way they look at data and asking […]

Citrix update lets firms deploy XenDesktop and XenApp from AWS or private clouds

Citrix has released new versions of its XenDesktop and XenApp platforms, offering customers the ability to deliver virtual desktops and applications from Amazon Web Services (AWS) or a cloud powered by Apache CloudStack, with support for Microsoft’s Windows Azure promised. Available from March, XenDesktop 7.5 and XenApp 7.5 bring what Citrix describes as hybrid cloud […]

NetSuite thanks ‘unstoppable’ cloud computing demand for record Q4 results

NetSuite has posted record results for the fourth quarter and the whole of 2013, thanks to “unstoppable” demand for cloud computing among businesses. In the firm’s fourth quarter, which ran from October to December 2013, the firm made sales worth $115m, up eight percent from the third quarter, and an increase of 35 percent compared […]

Azul provides cross-platform support for Java apps with Zulu Enterprise OpenJDK

Azul Systems is offering enterprise firms a multi-platform implementation of the OpenJDK open-source Java project with full commercial support available, enabling deployments across Linux, Windows and cloud platforms. Available immediately, Zulu Enterprise is a fully supported build of OpenJDK with a battery of subscription support options, making it suitable for broad deployment across the enterprise, […]

Oracle adds Cloud Adapter for to integrate with on-premise resources

Oracle is getting into the market for cloud integration tools with Oracle Cloud Adapter for, which makes use of the firm’s Service-Oriented Architectures (SOA) Suite to help integrate data between the cloud and on-premise applications. Announcing the tool, Oracle said it has developed Oracle Cloud Adapters to enable organisations to integrate on-premise business applications […]

Verizon to offer Oracle Database and Fusion Middleware as enterprise cloud services

Verizon is extending its cloud computing portfolio to offer Oracle enterprise applications such as the Oracle Database and Oracle Fusion Middleware as software as a service (SaaS) that business customers will be able to access on a per-hour billing rate. Verizon announced its entry into the cloud computing arena last year, aiming squarely at enterprise […]