Java 8 – Cloud Coffee?
Posted by:Ranjani Rao September 1st, 2011
The future of enterprise applications is moving towards cloud computing. Languages that have enjoyed popularity in previous years must evolve and adapt quickly to remain favorites of developers. One such language is Java. Java 7 has come out after a long hiatus and after Oracle’s acquisition of Sun Microsystems in 2010, is already under the microscope. … Continue reading “Java 8 – Cloud Coffee?”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao August 30th, 2011
Hosted email services are the oldest form of online applications or Solution as a Service (SaaS). Today, a lot more than email management is possible on the cloud with companies developing custom cloud-based collaboration software for individual projects and more complex requirements. With the headache of server procurement, configuration, management, application installations and optimization off-loaded to the hosting … Continue reading “Cloud-based collaboration solutions with SharePoint”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao August 23rd, 2011
In the world of information technology, ‘cloud’ is not just a mass of gas and water that brings us rain. It is also not just the Internet. It is an element of limitless scope, the solution to an organization’s storage limits, the means to a lean infrastructure, an economical and immediate way to scale up, a way to avoid vendor … Continue reading “Java and Cloud Computing”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao August 17th, 2011
Smartphones have become an integral part of not just our personal lives but also ourprofessional space. Earlier, RIM’s BlackBerry phones were the first choice of corporate employees as they were built for corporate task handling. Today, it’s the iPhone for those who love an enterprise friendly smartphone with cool media capabilities. What does the iPhone offer corporate workers? Apple has included … Continue reading “Why corporations love the iPhone?”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao August 9th, 2011
.NET was built for cross-language compatibility – for .NET components to interact with each other irrespective of the language they are written in. The .NET framework includes a common base class library (an object oriented collection of reusable types) that multiple languages can access and a common language runtime that works similar to a VM. With … Continue reading “.NET and the Enterprise Space”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao August 2nd, 2011
Apple’s latest OS version iOS 5 is expected to arrive on Apple devices including iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch very soon. The operating system was unveiled at WWDC 2011 back in June, along with the phenomenal iCloud service. iOS 5 has some exciting new features that will greatly enhance the user experience of home and enterprise customers. And … Continue reading “iOS 5 Brings New Features for Users and Developers”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao July 27th, 2011
Scala is one of the most powerful object oriented programming languages today with the right mix of imperative and functional programming styles. It integrates seamlessly with Java and .NET, making it the language of choice for businesses with existing Java or .NET based systems. Scala is the ideal next step as it … Continue reading “Scala for Enterprise Applications”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao April 1st, 2011
When apps exploded onto the mobile scene, they had one basic advantage over HTML5 web apps: superior user experience. No matter how hard Apple or Google pushed HTML5 over native apps, native won the market-share and mindshare. Natives have another advantage over Web apps: they are easier to monetize. Native apps can provide a trial period, free ad-driven … Continue reading “Mobile monetization: Web vs. Native”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao December 22nd, 2010
Information. Data .Records .Statistics ….Regardless of its size, the sheer volume of information amassed by companies is huge.  With the resulting information overload, comes the need for organizations to collate, classify and control its flow within the company. It becomes essential for decision makers to have a holistic view of the resulting data and to be able to view it … Continue reading “Enterprise Mashups and The Single Business View”
Posted by:Ranjani Rao June 16th, 2010
SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) started off as a nice-to-have; then stumbled a bit as organizations faced all kinds of problems in their SOA implementation. But, it  is now here to stay. As we come up with various business uses of a service oriented system, it is becoming the cornerstone of an enterprise technology direction. Think of it this way – … Continue reading “Reap what you ‘SOA’”

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