Heroku and Force.com have thus far been different platforms with mostly different customer bases. As Salesforce tries to push Heroku into the enterprise, a bundle of both platforms could help.
It's one thing for businesses to hear about the advantages of different technologies, but imagine seeing the power of all the major technology trends demonstrated in -- of all things -- a vending machine.
What can you do if KitKat has made using your formerly awesome phone a frustrating, unbearable nightmare? A few things.
While the independent providers like Engine Yard, CloudBees, Cumulogic, and DotCloud may be able to offer enough niche features to survive, they face some tough competition from the biggest infrastructure providers out there including Amazon Web Services, Google, and Microsoft.
Apple's new CarPlay initiative promises access to a handful of Apple and third-party apps through a car's in-dash infotainment system, but Apple promises that support for even more apps is on the way. That means developers have a new iOS ecosystem to tap, but one that is going to pose some significant questions and challenges.
With a ton of new technical details and guidance about iOS for enterprise and education IT departments, a new "zero-touch" mass deployment program, and changes to app purchase/licensing, Apple is saying loud and clear that it understands the needs and questions of IT professionals -- and that it will work to answer them while working more closely with IT.
The first day of Microsoft’s 2014 SharePoint conference in Las Vegas unveiled a slew of new products and services, as well as detailing elements of Microsoft’s cloud and on-premises productivity roadmaps. But what was perhaps more fascinating was what those announcements showed about Microsoft’s -- and in particular -- Office’s devices and services future.
Microsoft kicked off this week's SharePoint Conference 2014 with a demo of several new features coming to the collaboration platform later this year, bringing the social graph closer into the productivity experience with tighter Yammer integration and a search feature that works across the entire Microsoft Office ecosystem.
New England BioLabs, which makes and sells reagents and enzymes to life science laboriatories, used Heroku, Salesforce, and Dell tablets to make "talking freezers" that report back to home base when they need to be refilled. It's a pretty cool Internet of Things story.
In the latest indication that Microsoft may be open to finding ways that it can benefit by using Android, new reports say that a phone maker in India will soon launch a phone that can dual boot Windows Phone and Android.
Companies are beginning to recognize that you need to get past initial security concerns to truly reap the agility benefits of enterprise mobile.
Apple's enterprise-zation of the App Store with options like traditional software licensing and new ability to make bulk app purchases by purchase order may seem like minor changes, but they will be major competitive advantages over Android going forward.