Newsgator and HiSoftware partnership makes social content compliant

This week, social software vendor NewsGator announced a partnership with HiSoftware to bring some compliance chops to the social software stream. NewsGator is best known for its integration with

Yammer APIs let SAP and others go social

Last week Yammer announced a new partnership with SAP that delivers SAP content updates to the Yammer activity stream. The SAP connector was built by SAP developer partner Freeborders. Yammer also

CoreMedia develops WCM solution for media

Last week CoreMedia announced a new web content management solution designed specifically to address the needs of media companies. The idea is to offer media companies, broadcasters, publishers and

EntropySoft announces SharePoint, Exchange connectors now support Office 365

EntropySoft announced this week that its SharePoint and Exchange connector products now support Office 365 enabling customers to move content between the cloud and on-premise solutions. What's more,

Box adds security enhancements and announces new partners

This week announced some new security enhancement tools and partnerships that could help convince cloud naysayers, especially IT pros, about using a cloud content management solution. The

Amazon workflow tool could kickstart cloud-on-premise integration

Last week Amazon Web Services quiety announced a new workflow tool that could have an impact on enterprise content management, especially cloud solutions. Amazon describes it this way: "This new

Web Content Management struggles to find love in the cloud

A new report by Real Story Group finds that so far--in spite of lots of promise and hype--web content management (WCM) in the cloud has not caught on in a big way. I find it a bit startling because

SharePoint Online enhancements take aim at larger companies

Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) announced some changes to SharePoint Online this week that should make larger enterprise customers happy. For starters, Microsoft is increasing Active Directory support from

Barnes and Noble introduces $199 Kindle Fire competitor

Barnes and Noble took aim at Amazon's red-hot Kindle Fire this week when it announced a 7 inch $199 Android tablet with 8 GB of storage of its very own. If it sounds familiar, it should because it's

Huddle releases private beta of new Huddle Sync service

Huddle announced they were releasing a private beta of the new Huddle Sync service, which they say can predict the files that are most important to you and sync them across devices automatically. Of

MetaVis introduces Office365 backup and archiving tool

MetaVis announced a new tool this week that enables SharePoint or Office365 customers to create a local back-up of their content. This could be especially useful to Office365 users who might worry

Rackspace buys SharePoint911 to firm up SharePoint services

Last week, cloud services vendor Rackspace announced it was buying the SharePoint consulting firm SharePoint911, giving Rackspace a seasoned team of SharePoint consulting veterans to support its

Google search page gets social

This week, Search Engine Land's Danny Sullivan reported that Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) did something it never has done before. It added functionality to the Google Search page other than the Google

Big Media continues to tilt at digital windmills

If you're not part of the future, then get out of the way - John Mellencamp I recently saw the movie The Artist, which tells the story of a silent film star who dismisses the rise of the talkies,

Spotlight: ActiveDocs update looks to improve productivity

Template management and document automation software company ActiveDocs announced Feb. 8 a more user-friendly version of its flagship program. The refinements provided by the update draw heavily from

DotNetNuke officially opens online store

DotNetNuke has officially opened its online marketplace, it has dubbed "The Store." It had been previously known as Snowcovered. DotNetNuke (DNN) hopes to use the online market as a launching pad for

Penguin drops public library eBooks

Last week the American Library Association announced that Penguin Group USA would no longer be providing new titles in the form of eBooks or audio books to the association's Overdrive service, which

Google online storage shouldn't threaten Box

The Wall Street Journal reported last week that Google (NASDAQ: GOOG)was close to finally launching a long-rumored cloud-based storage service. While details are sketchy and this is still very much

PowerInbox brings apps to email

PowerInbox announced a new product last week that brings apps to the inbox, meaning instead of clicking a link that brings you outside your email to go to a website, you can interact using an app

It's still Google's world in consumer search

comScore's latest search engine market share numbers came out last week, and if you're a Bing fan, I wish I had some good news for you. While Bing gained a little bit, Google (NASDAQ: GOOG) gained a