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LiveOffice, a provider of SaaS email archiving, email compliance, and email continuity solutions, launched LiveOffice Chatter Archive, an archiving, compliance, and e-discovery solution that automatically captures and indexes Salesforce Chatter content. The software is designed to extend the company's existing archiving services to meet a variety of regulatory requirements.

Posted Dec 14, 2010

InterSystems Corporation announced support for the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) platform.

Posted Nov 30, 2010

SKALI, a local e-Business solution specialist company, announced the launch of its cloud computing services in Malaysia.

Posted Nov 30, 2010

Adobe's recent acquisitions, such as Adobe Connect (web conferencing), Omniture (web analytics) and Day Software (website design), make it clear that it understands the increasing importance of the web. Most of its acquisitions are web-based enterprise solutions that augment one of its primary applications-Adobe Acrobat.

Posted Nov 22, 2010

It is a worthwhile exercise to review what I thought were trends in the technologies and tools that I follow and to examine my predictions over the past year. It improves my assessment of important technologies and can refine my forecasting approach. This past year I emphasized three trends: the potential benefits of XML as expressed in the eXtended Business Reporting Language (XBRL); a legal issue combining digital documents (Microsoft Word) and XML—i4i's suit against Microsoft's alleged patent infringement in Microsoft Office Word; and the importance of a new product category, e-readers.

Posted Nov 22, 2010

Microsoft Corp. has announced Microsoft Office 365, which brings together Microsoft Office, SharePoint Online, Exchange Online, and Lync Online in an always-up-to-date cloud service. With Office 365, people can work together from anywhere on virtually any device, while collaborating with others inside and outside their organization. As part of today's news, Microsoft is also opening a limited beta program for Office 365 in 13 countries and regions; it is expected to be available worldwide next year.

Posted Oct 21, 2010

Granicus has acquired Webcasting.com, a privately held provider of live and on-demand streaming services. The purchase, which Granicus was able to complete using existing capital, adds more than 60 government agencies to the organization's list of clients, expands its coverage in Northeast state and local government markets, and strengthens its government services portfolio.

Posted Aug 31, 2010

IBM closed on its acquisition of San Mateo, Calif.-based web analytics software company Coremetrics. IBM plans to use Coremetrics' cloud-based technology to expand its business analytics software offerings, as well as the capabilities of its 5,000-person Business Analytics and Optimization Consulting organization.

Posted Aug 03, 2010

CMS provider Sitecore unveiled its latest content management product, Sitecore CMS 6.3. Sitecore CMS 6.3 offers cloud-based website building and editing capabilities to business users.

Posted Jul 13, 2010

Can you easily find the government information you need? Do you feel empowered to share your ideas? Do you think your ideas are being heard and acted upon? Do you believe government is spending our money more wisely? If you can't answer yes to these questions, then we need to look at what's being done and what can be done to improve our government's credibility and ability to serve the American people.

Posted Jul 12, 2010

The government sector finds itself between two pressure points: the public's demand for content access and up-to-date information and that same public's demand for costs to be kept down. As a result of these technological and economic requirements, open source technology—which allows source code to be publicly available—has quietly become the solution of choice for government entities at the national, state, and local level.

Posted Jul 05, 2010

That Facebook is no longer just a way for college students to list their favorite bands is not news to anyone. Businesspeople, politicians, corporations, and civic organizations are setting up profiles and using them as important parts of their marketing and networking campaigns. Dyyno, a Palo Alto, Calif.-based video distribution company, is looking to capitalize on these trends with a new Facebook app designed to integrate a user's online broadcasting efforts into a Facebook profile.

Posted Jul 02, 2010

SDL announced the acquisition of Xopus, a developer of online XML editing products. The acquisition was carried out by SDL's Structured Content Technologies division and, according to the company, is meant to address the growing trend of structured authoring tools by technical writers.

Posted Jul 01, 2010

A merger agreement between EDGAR Online, Inc., and UBmatrix, Inc. resulted in the creation of a global end-to-end provider of solutions for the creation, validation and analysis of extensible business reporting language (XBRL) content. Under the terms of the merger, UBmatrix will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of EDGAR Online.

Posted Jun 29, 2010

According to a survey conducted by the Special Libraries Association and Dow Jones, 41% of researchers believe that business decisions based on poor information from the internet are becoming a major problem. The survey concluded that this can lead to negative decisions and missed business opportunities.

Posted Jun 17, 2010

Integration New Media, Inc. (INM) announced a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) version of its eLibrary software. The new SaaS version, called Reach eLibrary, is part of the company's Reach ePublishing Family of Products, which was announced at the same time.

Posted Jun 03, 2010

The new version HyperOffice is now available to small and medium business (SMB) clients, the company announced. HyperOffice, a cloud-based messaging and collaboration suite, had been in beta for 6 months. This version was rebuilt leveraging Ajax and boasts improvements in performance, scalability and security.

Posted May 25, 2010

Insider Pages, a subsidiary of Citysearch, LLC, announced the launch of Doctor Finder, a new tool devoted to making it easy to find a doctor, dentist or medical specialist based on the criteria most important to patients. Users can search for a doctor based on factors such as patient ratings and specialty, insurance plans accepted, board certification and record, gender and years of experience.

Posted May 06, 2010

Oxford University Press announced the launch of Oxford Bibliographies Online, a series of "ultimate reading lists" that present bibliographies in several disciplines selected by leading subject experts and vetted by the highest professional standards. The product launched with modules on Classics, Islamic Studies, Criminology, and Social Work, with an additional 10-12 subject area modules scheduled to launch within the next year.

Posted Apr 22, 2010

Extensis, a division of Celartem Inc., announced that they have begun testing a new web font service that enables commercial web designers to incorporate custom fonts into websites.

Posted Apr 22, 2010

As anyone who's ever shopped online can tell you, finding a general category of items is the easy part. The hard part is figuring out which one you want to buy. On Monday, April 12, Endeca released Commerce Suite 2.1 with hopes of helping companies combat this conundrum.

Posted Apr 13, 2010

HyperOffice expanded the global marketing channels for the new version of its cloud-computing collaboration and communication suite. The company will be partnering with commercial open source and cloud software distributor Virtual Network Consult GmbH (VNC) to deliver the tools to business users in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

Posted Apr 08, 2010

Central Desktop, a SaaS social technology platform for business teams, integrated Adeptol Document Viewer into its collaboration platform. Central Desktop users will now be able to access 300 document formats through a single web-based platform, the company claims, at higher speeds.

Posted Apr 06, 2010

New data analysis tools are overwhelmingly enhancing the way we access data. These new offerings from content providers allow us to do more with the information we find so that we can extract more meaning and insight from the content.

Posted Apr 05, 2010

The Data Harmony suite of products will now be available through SaaS and cloud computing technology, parent company Access Innovations announced. This model eliminates the need for companies to purchase the software and acquire appropriate support equipment and personnel up front.

Posted Mar 30, 2010