Microsoft has been discussing plans for the successor to their BizTalk Server 2010 product for some time now but it wasn't until last weeks PDC that the new cloud version of Microsofts plans for the BizTalk integration server became clear. Based on an October 28 post to the BizTalk Server Team blog, it looks like Microsoft is moving towards BizTalk vNext morphing into something like a BizTalk Azure offering similar to the Windows Azure and SQL Azure concept.
BizTalk Server 2010 will get a new name, BizTalk Azure
Despite the popularity of cloud software, many companies are reluctant to move their contact centers to the cloud. This white paper breaks down cloud architecture, the benefits of cloud and the difference between cloud and on-premise systems. It's a helpful resource for companies who are curious about cloud contact center software but have reservations. It offers practical explanations, extensive research and a guide to selecting the right cloud contact center vendor.
Mobile application management (MAM) refers to the workflow for security, governance, and distribution of mobile apps in the enterprise. Best-of-breed MAM provides app-level security for any app, deploys apps to every user in the extended enterprise because it is device management agnostic, manages the complete app lifecycle, and enables multiple app distribution methods, including an intuitive, custom-brandable enterprise app store. But, not all mobile application management (MAM) is created equal. Use this …