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  • EnterpriseDB Launches Postgres Plus Cloud Database

    EnterpriseDB, a provider of PostgreSQL and Oracle database compatibility products and services, announced the general availability of the Postgres Plus Cloud Database on Amazon Web Services. Postgres Plus Cloud Database is an enterprise-class PostgreSQL database as a service (DBaaS). EnterpriseDB also announced that CloudBees and Engine Yard have selected Postgres Plus Cloud Database as one of their primary database solutions. EnterpriseDB officials said Postgres Plus Cloud Database simplifies the setup and configuration of PostgreSQL in the cloud. In addition to support for Amazon EC2, ...

    Posted at January 27, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Citrix Rolls Out Podio Instant Message, Video Chat Service

    The platform is also available as an application for Android devices, the iPhone and the iPad, allowing for mobile meetings. Cloud computing and communications specialist Citrix launched the first phase of Podio Chat, which includes instant ...

    Posted at May 3, 2013 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Linux Foundation Names New Fellow

    The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the growth of Linux, has announced that Greg Kroah-Hartman is joining the organization as a Fellow. Kroah-Hartman is among a small and distinguished group of software developers that maintain Linux at the kernel level, foundation officials said. In his role as Linux Foundation Fellow, Kroah-Hartman will continue his work as the maintainer for the Linux stable kernel branch and a variety of subsystems while ...

    Posted at February 1, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • BlackBerry 10 Is a Double Down Bet for RIM: Analyst

    Research In Motion will dump its BlackBerry OS licensing plans and double down on the upcoming BlackBerry 10’s ability to battle toe-to-toe against Apple’s iOS and Google Android, according to a new analyst report.  “Our checks indicate RIM is likely to move away from a proposal to the Board that RIM license BB10 to Samsung and launch a new BBM, email, and social networking app for iOS/Android for a monthly fee,” Peter Misek, an analyst with Jefferies Co., wrote in ...

    Posted at February 6, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Oracle Taleo Buy Targets SAP, Salesforce.com

    Oracle's (NASDAQ:ORCL) $1.9 billion acquisition bid for Taleo (NASDAQ:TLEO) Feb. 9 was a matter of if and not when and comes in the wake of SAP's (NYSE:SAP) $3.4 billion for SuccessFactors and Salesforce.com's (NYSE:CRM) acquisition of Rypple. Taleo offers a "talent management cloud," for human capital management (HCM) software, a jargon-laced way of saying the company's software aims to help lure, hire, motivate and keep employee talent at a lower cost than traditional HCM practices. Taleo has more than 5,000 customers, ranging from small ...

    Posted at February 11, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment