How to choose the right cloud ERP

When it comes time to evaluate the plethora of enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions, making a decision can be intimidating for any company. With the advent of cloud-based delivery or software as a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: August 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson

New security service makes Java apps ‘self-healing’

A Dublin-based security vendor is offering a new cloud-based service to offer a new type of Java application server that protects itself from cyber-security theats. Waratek's Java Application Security product promises to monitor,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 12th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Salesforce.com launches ‘Social Studio’ melding Radian6 with Buddy Media

Salesforce.com announced today that it is combining acquisitions Radian6 and Buddy Media into one Social Studio product that combines both analytics and listening with engagement and publishing. The new product takes the listening

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 6th, 2014 Brian Jackson


Oracle brings together acquisitions for Marketing Cloud launch

Oracle Corp. announced yesterday its vision to tie together recent acquisitions BlueKai, Compendium, Eloqua, and Responsys into the Oracle Marketing Cloud, doubling down on the busy software-as-a-service space that sees several major software

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: May 1st, 2014 Brian Jackson

BrightRoll’s new partnerships to make video marketers’ lives easier

BrightRoll Inc. has announced a full slate of new partnerships – and the new services coming out of these partnerships might make marketers’ lives a little easier. Yesterday, at the BrightRoll Video Summit

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 24th, 2014 Candice So

The Hunger Games of digital marketing: Adobe versus Salesforce

If you're the least bit familiar with The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins' popular young adult book-turned-movie franchise, you know the plot follows a teenage girl sentenced to a fight to the death with

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 17th, 2014 Candice So

IBM acquires Silverpop to add to its marketing automation arsenal

IBM Corp. is scooping up Silverpop Systems Inc., a marketing automation software provider based in the U.S., as part of its bid to bolster its marketing offerings. It did not disclose the terms

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: April 11th, 2014 Candice So

Gartner’s top 10 software vendors by revenue shows ‘sea change’ for 2013

Salesforce.com is the world's fastest growing software vendor that makes annual revenue over $3 billion with a growth rate of 33.3 per cent between 2012 and 2013, according to Stamford, Ct.-based analyst firm

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 31st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Marketing point solutions yielding to platforms : Constellation

It's no longer early days for social media marketing solutions as the market is beginning to trend towards platforms offered by large vendors that can aggregate many of the features seen offered by

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: March 18th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Oracle buys BlueKai, builds out data for its marketing platform

Oracle Corp. is buying data management platform BlueKai Inc. for an undisclosed sum, though Dan Primack of Fortune reports the amount could be around $400 million. Announcing its plans for acquiring BlueKai today,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: February 24th, 2014 Candice So

Yes Virginia, you can resell software licenses but only in Europe!

It's just after Christmas and with the holiday spirit in mind, I want to let that "software" Santa is alive and well but only in Europe! So what's this about? Many organizations have

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: January 14th, 2014 Catherine Aczel Boivie

3 tech predictions for 2014

Midway through the second decade of this new millennium and  the world is starting to feel like the futuristic landscape that sci-fi writers used to fantasize about. The world's knowledge is at our

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 21st, 2013 Brian Jackson

Oracle acquires Responsys for $1.5 billion

Oracle Corp. will be buying marketing software company Responsys Inc., for about $27 a share, which works out to be about $1.5 billion. The U.S.-based hardware and software giant made the announcement today,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: December 20th, 2013 Candice So