It was supposed to have been the culmination of the knowledge management revolution. But as Diginomica's Den Howlett notes, the 'shadow IT' trend has relocated that revolution outside the firewall.
The weather outside truly has been frightful. No problem, right--today's enterprise has rich communication and collaboration options, from IM to file sync. That may be true, according to Stephen Leaden, but unified communications is a viable business continuity solution only if you've put some forethought into it.
An expert panel discussion at DeveloperWeek in San Francisco tackled "emergent APIs" and offered practical advice on building API-centric products and services.
Verizon Communications' enterprise business revenues continue to be hampered by its clients being cautious about spending, but according to CEO Lowell McAdam, cloud, machine to machine (M2M) and security will be new growth engines for the company.
CenturyLink is giving its business customers more say in the way they get next-gen services by employing Ericsson's next-gen OSS/BSS platform.
Windstream is giving its channel partners more tools to pursue potential cloud service opportunities in the small to medium business market that's often overlooked by larger incumbent competitors.
Through its acquisition of Savvis in 2011, CenturyLink has established itself as a major provider to U.S.-based enterprises and multinational corporations.
Google announced a $999 Chromebox for Meetings and a new partnership which allows more convenient conferencing. Together these advances aim squarely at making Google+ Hangouts a viable alternative to Microsoft's Lync and Cisco's WebEx collaboration platforms.
Besides Salt Lake City, the service will be available throughout Sandy, Midvale, Draper, South Jordan, West Jordan, Cottonwood Heights and other area municipalities.
The practical impact of Nadella's selection for enterprise IT buyers won't be known for some time. So much the better for poorly supported speculation!