Software Article Archive:

Is HP Turning to Acquisitions to Speed Growth?

Hewlett-Packard bought open-source software start-up Eucalyptus to bolster its cloud portfolio, marking its first acquisition since the disastrous Autonomy deal. Speculation persists that HP is actually gearing up for a major acquisition swing, including a bid for VMware, to expand its capabilities and open new revenue streams.

Microsoft Rebranding Underpins Need to Polish Windows Image

Microsoft is reportedly rebranding its flagship operating system simply as Windows across all versions. By dropping the various extensions, Microsoft may be signaling that it needs to polish up the Windows brand.

Accellion Reveals New Partner Program, Hunts for Partners

Enterprise file sharing and collaboration software vendor Accellion claims its new global kiteworks program will help partners boost revenues

Channel Must Intensify Windows Server 2003 Migration Campaigns

Reseller urges channel to get customers clued up before it is too late

Has Google Bitten off More Than it Can Chew With Right To Be Forgotten?

As the first European meeting to debate the Right to Be Forgotten rule gets underway this week, Sara Yirrell asks whether the search engine giant can keep up with its own initiative?

Telecoms Industry Group ISIS Changes Name

In bid to avoid confusion with Islamic militants, telecoms consortium formerly known as ISIS Wallet rebrands its mobile apps to Softcard

Envivio Offers Glimpse Into Brave New World of Video

Vendor gets set to unveil Nuage, its SaaS video solution.

IBM, Microsoft Gather Pace in AWS Challenge

Amazon Web Services (AWS) may be starting to give ground to a range of cloud services providers — including Google, Microsoft and IBM — if analyst reports are any guide.