Microsoft Office 365 – Reviewed In Plain English Office 365 is a re-launch of Microsoft BPOS. The clumsily named Business Productivity Online Suite is bizarrely also referred to on their own website as Business Productivity Online Software and Services at the same time giving the impression that the branding was never quite spot on. The basic Office 365 package is basically an upgrade to the 2010 versions of Exchange, SharePoint, Office Communications Online and Live Meeting – the last two which have become one and are now known as Lync. More interestingly though are the additional Office Software Online options
June 6, 2011 – Ipanema Technologies today announced that ANS™ (Autonomic Networking System™) 7.0 is now available to guarantee application performance as enterprises roll out SaaS projects. ANS 7.0 guarantees the performance of critical applications and maintains business continuity while enterprises migrate their key applications to the cloud. Enhancements to ANS 7.0 include native SLA enforcement for popular SaaS applications such as Google Apps, Microsoft® Office 365, IBM®LotusLive™ and SalesForce®. Enhancements to SALSA, the ANS multi-tenant management platform, include central application performance dashboards (including an iPhone/iPad version) able to monitor the performance of SaaS applications. Also announced is the new
Apple Set to Unveil iCloud Services Apple is set to unveil its new cloud service iCloud that is designed to improve how users can access content across different Apple devices. iCloud from Apple is expected to retain the company’s dominance in the smartphone and tablet markets and avoid customers to buy mobile devices from the competitors, according to Adam Satariano from bloomberg.com. It seems Apple is taking competition from devices powered by Google Inc. (GOOG)’s Android software very seriously. Recently, both Google and Amazon.com launched cloud music services that allow users to upload songs to remote servers and access them
Disney joins 50 game publishers who have provided games for the OnLive platform, with many more coming. OnLive is the pioneer of on-demand, instant-play video game services, delivering real-time interactive experiences and rich media through the Internet. With groundbreaking video compression technology, OnLive harnesses cloud computing to provide the power and intelligence needed to instantly deliver the latest, premium game titles to any HDTV via the OnLive Game System or nearly any PC and Mac via a small browser download. The OnLive Viewer app is available for the iPad and full gameplay is coming to both iPad and Android tablets.
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