Cliff Saran's Enterprise blog

Recent Posts

  • Microsoft Patch Tuesday - 15th September 2010

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 15 Sep 2010
  • Greg Lambert, CTO, ChangeBASE, shares his thoughts on this month's Patch Tuesday report from Microsoft

  • Kindle first look

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 02 Sep 2010
  • I got my Kindle today. This is my first experience of an eReader and I bought the 3G version because it would be really useful to browse the web. Like most techies, I plugged in the power adapter ...

  • 3Par eBay auction

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 27 Aug 2010
  • 3Par's acqusition is almost becoming an eBay style bidding war with HP now outbidding Dell again. Storage has never been so exciting. Why is thin provisioning so hot?

  • Show me the proof

    Ian Murphy 22 Jul 2010
  • In an age of increasing computerisation there are times when we need to actually question what the computer is telling us. Take spreadsheets for example. It is not uncommon to discover that the ...

  • TIBCO Silver Spotfire pubishes BI to the Cloud

    Ian Murphy 19 Jul 2010
  • From the smallest home office business to the largest enterprise, the amount of data that businesses accumulate continues to grow. Using that information effectively is often challenging because ...

  • IBM assimilates the competition

    Ian Murphy 16 Jul 2010
  • Porting a database from one vendors offering to another has always been difficult. To try and ease the pain vendors have product porting guides, third party tools companies have products that will ...

  • The problem with Apple

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 16 Jul 2010
  • The media seems to love the iPhone and iPad. TV gadget shows, celebrities and journalists feed the hype over a new Apple product. An iPhone or iPad launch is a big event, which drives more and more ...

  • Terradata and ESRI combine to map data

    Ian Murphy 14 Jul 2010
  • At the ESRI User Conference in San Diego, CA this week, Terradata and ESRI announced a new collaboration aimed at storing business data and Geographical Information System data in the same ...






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  • 3 ways to approach cloud bursting

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