Development


VMware Increases Enterprise Container Efforts

VMware Inc. is building out its container technologies and datacenter cloud footprint with two new open source projects.

Microsoft To Support Hyper-V Containers

Microsoft said it will support Hyper-V containers in order to further the young container technology by providing more deployment options and workloads, while developers will be enabled to build more scalable apps.

Study Says Best Cloud for Software Development is AWS

Amazon Web Services was recently named as the top public cloud platform for software development in a study from Forrester Research.

Oracle Democratizes Big Data in 'New Approach'

Oracle Corp. announced new products to democratize Big Data technologies, making them simpler and easier to use by IT pros who may not have specialized data scientist training.

IoT Development Will Get Down to Business this Year, Survey Says

With Internet of Things (IoT) development crashing the cloud/mobile/Big Data hype party, a new study indicates it will really get down to enterprise business this year.

Big Data Craze Bolsters R Programming Language Popularity

As industry scrambles to overcome the shortage of developers with Big Data skills, the R statistical programming language is gaining in popularity.

Point-and-Click Mobile Development Added to Salesforce Platform

Salesforce.com recently announced Lightning development tools for its Salesforce1 platform with the goal of enabling enterprise staffers with varying technical skills to build mobile apps.



Alpha Software Features Built-In Offline Support for Mobile Apps

Low-code solution allows effective offline use of data-driven apps.

More Mobile Developers Get Access to Facebook Ad Network

Enterprise developers and marketers can capitalize on the vast quantities of information the Web giant gathers from its users.

Mobile App Visualization Tool Keeps Development Teams Synchronized

Business stakeholders, designers and developers can keep track of an app's UX throughout a project lifecycle.

Enterprises Increasingly Crowdsourcing Development

Recently a group of so-called "pacesetter" companies surveyed by IBM's Center for Applied Insights reported forming new partnerships with "citizen developers" to bridge skills gaps in their workforce, adding to the mounting evidence of crowdsourcing's traction in the enterprise.

Pivotal Targets Enterprises with New Mobile Development Services

Pivotal Software is capitalizing on last year's acquisition of mobile development firm Xtreme Labs with the recent announcement of Pivotal CF Mobile Services.

Enterprises Need To Rethink Mobile App Development or Fail, Analysts Say

Gartner and IDC analysts provide tips on how to succeed in the new mobile world.

In Surprise Move, SAP Backs OpenStack and Cloud Foundry

Traditional ERP and CRM enterprise software vendor joins archrival Oracle as sponsor of OpenStack Infrastructure-as-a-Service initiative.

Talend Sandbox Aims To Quicken Enterprise Adoption of Big Data

The Talend Big Data Sandbox promises "zero to Big Data without coding in under 10 minutes."

Apple-IBM Deal To Boost Enterprise Mobile Big Data Analytics

Companies emphasize bringing Big Data analytics to iPhone and iPad users.

Enterprise Private Cloud Leader VMware Chased by OpenStack

Research shows VMware, Amazon AWS lead in private, public arenas.

Salesforce.com Claims First Industry Initiative for Enterprise Wearable Computing

Salesforce Wear Developer Pack provides sample apps for glasses, wristbands, smartwatches and more.

Google Offers Up Tool for Enterprises To Manage Software Containers

Containers are a lightweight means to develop, ship and run distributed applications on different platforms.

Cisco Betting $1 Billion on the Cloud

Networking and hardware giant Cisco Systems Inc. this week announced it was investing $1 billion to expand its cloud business by developing an "intercloud" -- a network of clouds.