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Microsoft's new Office 365 E5 plan adds voice calling capabilities

Microsoft today took the wraps off a brand new Office 365 plan to take the top-tier position in the company's Office 365 lineup for the enterprise. The Office 365 E5 plan costs $35 per user per month, or a total of $420 for the year.

CIOs need to leave the stacks behind to innovate for their business, expert says

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.

The old HP signs off with an uninspiring final earnings report

The now-dissolved Hewlett-Packard reported its last quarterly financial report on Tuesday, disappointing Wall Street and providing a lackluster forecast for the two companies it was split into.

Workday marching into the stomping ground of SAP and Oracle

If there was any doubt that Workday intends to go head-to-head against the likes of Oracle and SAP in the financial management software market, the cloud company has now put those questions to rest. During its third quarter earnings report last week, Workday trumpeted its progress in its smaller FMS business, announcing big customer wins and sales improvements.

IBM's new cryptography tool Identity Mixer could help organizations better handle incoming data

IBM has announced the release of a new identity verification tool on its Bluemix platform called Identity Mixer that allows companies to verify user credentials without collecting personally identifiable information.

Salesforce rides high after Q3 financial report delights Wall Street

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.

Microsoft gives Dynamics AX an extreme makeover

The next version of Dynamics AX, Microsoft's flagship ERP suite, will land early next year and it promises to be a doozy, delivered first as a cloud service and with a revamped user experience.

Spotlight: Google revamps cloud business for greater customization

Google launched Wednesday a new way for businesses to purchase their cloud computing needs.

Oracle pushes out enhancements to its Marketing Cloud suite

Oracle continues its intense pursuit of chief marketing officers with its launch of enhancements to its Marketing Cloud suite that target areas such as mobile, revenue attribution and granular campaign optimization.

NEC launches cloud-based UC product Univerge Blue

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.