• Logentries+New Relic. Enterprise Synergies Or Unnecessary Complexity?

     

    There is an interesting move in enterprise technology that takes organizations from a monolithic approach towards technology, to one where composability is the norm. To explain these terms we need to look at the way enterprise IT has traditionally been delivered. The orthodox approach towards enterprise IT has been to acquire a [...]

    Read more

  • Connecting Telephony To CRM–Invoca Tips Its Hat To Commercial Reality

     

    It’s easy to believe the hype from digital marketing proponents and take for granted that digital channels account for the vast majority of inbound sales calls to organizations. This is a view that is attractive since it is significantly easier to integrate digital communications into sales and marketing platforms than [...]

    Read more

  • Kinvey Announces Series B–The MBaaS Battle Continues

     

    Last week mobile backend as a service (MBaaS) vendor FeedHenry was acquired by Red Hat, continuing a busy series of acquisitions in the space. Previous deals in the space include the acquisition of Parse by Facebook and that of StackMob by PayPal. All …

    Read more

  • An Aborted Deal That Would Have Been a Disaster–HP And EMC Investigated a Merger

     

    A Wall Street Journal report suggested that EMC and HP have investigated a potential merger deal that would have  created a massive vendor worth close to $130 billion. Citing unnamed sources, WSJ wrote that the deal was approached as a “merger of equals” and was in discussion over the past [...]

    Read more

  • Non Code Design Meets MBaaS–Can Kony Differentiate This Way?

     

    As more and more organizations think about how mobile software fits within their business, there is an increasing awareness of the tools that help with the mobile application development and management process. These tools, generally known under the acronym MBaaS (for mobile backend as a service), all offer a variation on the [...]

    Read more

  • Better Health Risk Analysis Powered By Big Data

     

    As a volunteer fireman I have to undergo an annual health inspection. I’m something of a fitness fanatic and take my health pretty seriously. Every time I have my health check I’m pleased with the fact that my cholesterol is off the charts low, my weight is within normal bounds, [...]

    Read more

  • JumpCloud Launches Directory As A Service–Identity 2.0?

     

    As the world moves from static organizations and monolithic application stacks, there is a corresponding need for identity to become increasingly dynamic. Not only in terms of the individuals connecting to a system (be they internal or external) but al…

    Read more

  • Kii Joins The Private Mobile Backend Club

     

    There is a growing maturity among organizations about he cloud. Most people have moved on from a binary perspective that either says public cloud is the only way forward or alternatively that private is the best place for everything. Rather than this s…

    Read more

  • Red Hat Acquires FeedHenry To Move Into The Mobile Space

     

    It’s been a big day in tech news – Larry Ellison (kind of) stepping down from the CEO role at Oracle. SAP acquiring Concur. Amongst those big events, the modest acquisition of a mobile backend vendor by Red Hat didn’t really rate. But Red Hat acquiring FeedHenry is actually interesting. FeedHenry is [...]

    Read more

  • SAP Acquires Concur–The Monoliths Fight Back

     

    In a move that leaves us in no doubt that the legacy monolithic vendors are focused on maintaining their market position, SAP today announced that it is acquiring Concur, a vendor that delivers cloud-based expense and travel management solutions. The deal, priced at $129 per share, is priced at a 20% margin [...]

    Read more

12345...