Cliff Saran's Enterprise blog

Recent Posts

  • SAP and Sybase - who gains?

    Ian Murphy 08 Jul 2010
  • When SAP announced its intention to acquire Sybase in May 2010, it immediately raised a number of questions. Seven weeks on and neither side seems particularly interested in publicly talking about ...

  • IBM believes in commoditised HPC for BI

    Ian Murphy 30 Jun 2010
  • BI needs power. Lots of power. Before multi-core processors and desktop BI arrived, companies doing serious BI either used mainframes, mini-computers or small High Performance Computing (HPC) ...

  • Learning to live with MeeGo

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 28 Jun 2010
  • I have been using MeeGO 1.0 for almost four weeks. My first impression is that, out of the box, MeeGo is an excellent OS...The main problem with MeeGo - and for that matter any Linux distro - is ...

  • iPad gets the iQuote treatment

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 27 May 2010
  • It's good to see that my InBox is filling with plenty of helpful advice from all sorts of industry pundits about what the iPad means: "Informed Rejecters may appear to represent the ultimate ...

  • Novell Pulse tweets into enterprise collaboration

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 19 May 2010
  • The metaphor used for Twitter and Facebook for allowing friends to keep in touch with each other, is being adpated for the enterprise. Given that millions of people use Facebook and Twitter, ...

  • Microsoft Patch Tuesday: May 11th 2010

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 12 May 2010
  • With this May Microsoft Patch Tuesday Security Update, we see a relatively light release with just two security updates this month. Both patches are rated as Critical, with the potential for remote ...

  • Office 2010 arrives: time to upgrade...maybe

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 12 May 2010
  • The biggest barrier to upgrading to Office 2010 is Offic e2007.

  • Good luck London runners

    Cliff Saran - Managing Editor 20 Apr 2010
  • The Garmin 403 was probably the biggest factor in getting me to the finish line on Sunday. I come across many clever devices in my job, but how many can actually get you through a marathon?