by Alex Gramling

2014 IT Spending, Budgets Projected to Increase

Companies are opening their wallets for more IT services, software and hardware, with cloud and mobility spending leading the way, according to two new reports.

Worldwide IT spending is on pace to total $3.8 trillion in 2014, a 3.2 percent increase from 2013 spending, according to the latest forecast

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by Ted Chappell

Salesforce1 Enhancements Due in Spring ’14 Release

Salesforce is at it again with its Spring ’14 Release launching in March.

The new release has more than 150 new features, including major enhancements like general availability of the Salesforce1 mobile app, the SalesforceA administrator mobile app, new APIs for developers, multi-component, multi- monitor support, the Private AppExchange and general…

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by Jeffrey Riozzi

Why Cloud Security is Within Reach

Despite ever-rising cloud adoption rates, some companies have been reluctant to aggressively move applications to the cloud. Security – or the fear of security breaches – is largely to blame.

CIOs, cloud security is within reach, and here are three reasons why.

CIO enlightenment
CIOs are realizing…

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by Bob Bailey

Cloud and Mobile Apps Gain Traction in Large Enterprise

Cloud, or Software as a Service (SaaS), apps such as Salesforce.com, Workday and NetSuite are moving into the large enterprise space at such a rapid pace, it’s not hard to imagine these companies overtaking the traditional, on-premise players such as SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft and Siebel. The trend is fueled…

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by Alex Gramling

Customer Success: Shire

Founded in 1986, Shire Pharmaceuticals is a global biopharmaceutical company with major operations in the United States, United Kingdom and Switzerland. The organization is structured across three businesses—human genetic therapies, regenerative medicine, and specialty pharmaceuticals. Shire employs over 5,000 people in 29 countries, and in 2011 reported revenues…

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