Dropbox announced new updates this week.
As we grow more mobile, protecting content in motion becomes a crucial requirement for content management--and it's not just ECM vendors thinking about it.
There may be no stopping the business units from signing up for their own on-demand software or services, but there are ways to keep the wayward behavior from spiraling out of control. CIOs can impose some order by moving into the role of honest broker, reports Toby Wolpe at TechRepublic.
When deciding on new technologies, companies historically have placed heavy emphasis on features, quality, performance, manageability, scalability, the vendor's reliability, terms and conditions. Price often was considered last in selecting legacy systems, leading Bob Lewis at InfoWorld to ask why economics looms so large in discussions about cloud-based technologies.
Getting off on the right foot is critical to maximizing your relationship with your SaaS provider. It's important to negotiate your contract carefully and make sure that everyone understands the expectations, advises Mary Shacklett at TechRepublic. She offers six negotiation tips.
MetaVis wants to help you migrate from an older version of SharePoint to Office 365.
Experts have reacted to the latest release of Office 365.
There's no shortage of pundits predicting an imminent demise for IT, what with the growing popularity of cloud-computing. But pay no attention to them, advises Bob Lewis at InfoWorld, because technology is far more complicated than they imagine it to be.
Software as a service has taken root in the enterprise, but it isn't as easy to manage as the on-premise software that was corralled within well-defined boundaries.
Cloud computing is shrouded in a big haze of ill-defined terms, but "private cloud" may be one of the most misused. To be a cloud, a computing platform must be a lot more than a data center with a highly efficient virtualized environment, a web portal and the ability to scale up and down dynamically, reports Brandon Butler at Network World.