Innovative companies of today can no longer rely on CIOs whose purview doesn't extend past back-office server stacks. With the way tech is headed for nearly every industry – to the cloud – most enterprises need an IT exec at the front of the business with a solid understanding of the organization's core processes and how to better realize them, observed Kendra Von Esh, executive strategic advisor at Coupa, in this exclusive interview with FierceCIO.
Google announced plans yesterday to unify all of its cloud businesses under a new executive, Diane Greene, co-founder and former CEO of VMware.
After its phenomenal third quarter earnings report this week, Salesforce is about to close the trading week with its stock up 34 percent so far this year – an otherwise disappointing one for Wall Street, with the S&P 500 Index up under 2 percent.
Security startup Avanan emerged from stealth mode on Wednesday with the launch of a cloud-based platform. The new platform offers cloud-based versions of leading security products, which protect data in enterprise software as a service applications, such as Office 365, Box and Google Drive.
Google launched Wednesday a new way for businesses to purchase their cloud computing needs.
NEC Corporation of America announced Monday the launch of Univerge Blue Business Cloud Services, which offers cloud-based unified communications services and features such as voice, mobility, messaging, presence, Web conference and contact centers.
Rackspace announced a new managed automation platform, Managed Cloud for Adobe Experience Manager, to help customers get new websites up and running in the time it takes to order a pizza.
When the FierceCIO team set out a couple months ago to shine a spotlight on the 15 most interesting companies that have significantly adopted the cloud, we knew we'd find a lot of relatively small startups. What we weren't sure about was how many larger, established businesses we'd dig up.
Microsoft is rolling out Exchange Server 2016, now available for download and deployment within on-premises environments.
Endpoint security firm Trustwave is expanding its presence in the mobile security space with the launch Wednesday of its new cloud-based Secure Mobility Platform. The platform is designed to protect and defend enterprise mobile devices, particularly those used for point-of-sale transactions.