PaaS for SaaS: Oracle’s platform provides evergreen Fusion Apps
Oracle's cloud story has many facets. The common thread, however, is the glue in between, or platform (PaaS). That, according to Cormac Watters, EVP Applications EMEA at Oracle, is where everything comes together. In other words, "the strength of Oracle is all of it." What does he mean by this?
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Manhattan Associates provides supply chain software, is it more than a fancy name?
When you think of Manhattan Associates, you might think of an expensive law firm or accounting specialist. However, it is the fancy name of an American software provider specialising in supply chain. Of all the solutions we have seen in the market, Manhattan has perfected its processes in the tinie... Read more
HYCU now supports 50 SaaS apps for its backup service
HYCU now has 50 connectors to SaaS services to provide backups for them. It has set the ambitious goal of supporting 100 SaaS applications by the end of the year.
We highlighted earlier this year what HYCU's views are concerning protecting SaaS applications. Many users are unaware that data from... Read more
Intel improves confidential computing with Intel Trust Authority service
Intel is pushing harder to deliver confidential computing with the introduction of its new Intel Trust Authority service. This SaaS service is intended to validate the chip giant's Trusted Execution Environments (TEEs).
With confidential computing, data is encrypted during the processing process... Read more
SAP acquires SaaS provider LeanIX
SAP has acquired SaaS provider LeanIX. With this, the ERP giant wants to make it easier for companies to optimize processes using AI.
With the acquisition, of which no financial details are known, SAP gains a provider of SaaS services that focus entirely on continuous business transition. In add... Read more
AWS introduces AWS AppFabric for greater insight into SaaS landscape
AWS recently introduced AWS AppFabric. This no-code-based service gives companies visibility into their ever-expanding SaaS landscape. Through a single console, they can more easily manage their SaaS applications.
The AWS AppFabric service helps companies manage their expanding SaaS landscape mo... Read more
Back-office bliss: the dream of ‘ticketless’ IT
Companies need front ends; every business needs an upper-tier operational layer including sales, customer support and all the elements of working functionality that enable it to create a go-to-market proposition for its core products and services. Equally though, every firm needs a back end; the ba... Read more
25% of tech firms use generative AI for software development
A new survey shows that generative artificial intelligence is quickly making inroads across all enterprise activities. A quarter of all tech firms are said to use generative AI to develop software.
This week Altman Solon released the results of their survey of US technology firms as regards the ... Read more
PTC’s SaaS platform nears completion: Creo is going to the cloud
Within PTC Atlas, all components of the PTC portfolio are to become available as SaaS. Today it is the turn of Creo, which is also immediately launching version 10.
At PTC's annual LiveWorx conference, the company reveals where it stands and where it wants to go. It's the first time since 2019 t... Read more
Avaya files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection – again
This is the second time that the company is going through "financial restructuring"
Avaya, the legacy unified comms provider, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in a Texas court this week. This is the second time that the company has filed bankruptcy. The current proposal will cut $2... Read more