ThePulse Software - Cloud - Mobile
08 August 2012
Cloud Computing SAAS Mobile Big Data Sales & Marketing Leadership
This week's issue brought to you by: Flexera

Solving Mobile Security

Naeem ZafarWhen is a “solution” not really a solution? How effective are MDM solutions and secure containers for corporate data on mobile devices? You may be surprised at some of the nuances that impact effectiveness of mobile security. Bitzer Mobile’s CEO describes the challenges and how to resolve them.

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Analytics for Cloud Usage

Zev Laderman Companies find that using the cloud effectively is not easy. The assumption is that a workload in the cloud is the same workload — it’s just in the cloud. But that isn’t true, says Newvem’s CEO. He explains how to use analytics to ensure visibility into cloud utilization, costs, security, and more.

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Competing Against Giants

Tien TzuoXplornet rolled out Canada's first national 4G network and earlier this year launched its first of two scheduled 4G broadband satellites — and beat the telecom industry’s behemoths to market. Zuora’s CEO explains how the cloud enabled this competitive advantage.

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Who Said It?

check"Oracle sees itself as the king of IT. There’s just one problem ..."

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Two Reports on SandHill


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Q2 2012 M&A Report

Download the PDF quarterly Software Industry Financial Report for a recap of software M&A activity in Q2, courtesy of Software Equity Group.


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