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The Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly Also read Field Mobility News Weekly Also read Mobile Commerce News Weekly Also read Mobile Health News Weekly Looking for an enterprise mobility solution?  Read the Mobile Solution Directory Here! Swedish multinational telecoms company Ericsson has released its latest Mobility Report revealing that according to its data, the number of global mobile subscriptions will reach 9.3 billion by 2019, 5.6 billion of which are predicted to be for smartphones.  Read Original Content New findings from leading hi-tech analyst, Juniper Research, has revealed that global wearable “Smart Glasses” shipments... (more)

TIBCO Goes to IBM Before the End of March 2010 -Prediction

Oracle Keynote at Cloud Expo Cloud Computing Expo - I hate to make new year's resolutions like a new diet program or another trainer at my local gym. I also usually never bother with annual predictions either, for that matter. One exception to that personal rule is the long over due sale of TIBCO Software. Since Oracle's bloody murder acquisition of BEA Systems, for the past two years there has been non-stop rumors that TIBCO would be next, of course which did not happen so far. Oracle was named exclusive Diamond Sponsor of Cloud Expo 2010, which will take place April 19-21, at the Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Cloud Expo, with over 5,000 delegates and more than 200 sponsors, will be the most significant technology event of the year. Now that TIBCO's fourth quarter results are around the corner (on Tuesday after the closing bell), the rumors star... (more)

SAP Makes Decisive Move in EDI

SAP Session at Cloud Expo It is not every day that BIG news comes out of the world of EDI and B2B. I think GXS acquiring Inovis was BIG and Tibco acquiring Foresight was interesting, but today SAP and Crossgate announced that SAP will be reselling and private labeling Crossgate's EDI, B2B and e-Invoicing services. In the world of SAP this is huge! Some of you may know that SAP is already a co-owner of Crossgate, and that Crossgate's EDI/B2B exchange is tightly integrated with SAP, but it was always sold as a separate service on Crossgate's paper. Now SAP's field sales teams can sell it directly from SAP's price list. Register Today and Save $550 ! Explore Sponsorship Opportunities ! I have a lot of experience working with SAP's sales teams and can tell you that making it to the SAP price list makes a BIG difference. The solution will be called the SAP Information Int... (more)

Sybase in Leaders Quadrant in 2011 Mobile Device Management Software

Sybase, Inc., an SAP company, has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant in its Magic Quadrant for Mobile Device Management (MDM) Software report, authored by Phillip Redman, John Girard and Leif-Olof Wallin (April 2011) The Gartner report points out that,”by 3Q10, there were more than 30 global smartphone vendors and more than 10 mobile operating-system platforms, although the top four (Apple, Android, RIM and Symbian) control 89% of the total market. Most adopting companies that had previously standardized on a mobile platform (for example, BlackBerry in North America and Symbian in Western Europe ) now need to support multiple operating systems, and Apple and Android have become more popular. However, most organizations don't have anyone responsible for managing mobile devices.” “Today's Mobile Device Management has become much more complex and ... (more)

Going Mobile in 2012

In 2011, the top mobile apps deployed within enterprises were for email, field service, CRM sales and workflow. Will these apps be the most beneficial for your business? Only you and your team know that answer because every mobile journey is unique. In less than two minutes, most CIOs can describe three or more (different) mobile scenarios that could help their business be more productive, reduce costs, improve customer relationships or be more efficient. A bakery with national distribution wants to increase the number of deliveries each truck makes by receiving orders earlier in the day and pre-loading delivery trucks. A cleaning company wants to bill clients earlier in the cycle by collecting employees' daily onsite reports rather than monthly aggregated reports. A video production company needs to speed its responses to customers by streamlining the approval pro... (more)

Predictive Real-Time Analytics Is the Big Data Lifeline

Big Data is everywhere. Predictive analytics and real time in-memory computing isn't everywhere. This truth (if we can accept it to be so) represents something of an imbalance. As a subset of data mining, predictive analytics driven by in-memory computing efficiencies now has an opportunity to bring real-time analysis and insight to fast-moving live transactional data flows. Or to put it another (rather shorter) way, we can now start to manage and understand Big Data better than ever. Application use cases here might typically include: Meteorology Genetics Economics Climate simulation Oil exploration Financial analysis and scientific research Telecommunications, to name but seven good examples If we combine contemporary approaches to predictive analytics with the newly arrived Intel Xeon Phi coprocessor that produces what is claimed to be over one teraflop per se... (more)

Cloud Expo New York: From Your Datacenter to the Cloud and Back

Cloud Expo New York $500 Savings here! Nowadays IT has the challenge to keep the core business systems running smoothly, bringing in as little disruption as possible while at the same time meeting the constantly growing LoB demands for new features and improved ways to access data. To make it harder - with the growth of mobile clients corporate data is now accessed primarily from outside of the realm of corporate network. In his session at the 12th International Cloud Expo, Krasimir Semerdzhiev, Principal Development Architect at SAP AG, will introduce several options that SAP HANA Cloud Platform provides for bridging the gap between the cloud and all onPremise systems. Explore Cloud Expo Sponsorship & Exhibit Opportunities ! Speaker Bio: Krasimir Semerdzhiev is Principal Development Architect at SAP AG. He is a passionate technologist who strives to leverage his b... (more)

OData Support in SQLAnywhere 16.0

OData is quickly becoming the Lingua Franca for data exchange over the web.  The OData standard defines a protocol and a language structure for issuing queries and updates to remote data sources, including (but not limited to) relational databases, file systems, content management systems, and traditional web sites.  It builds upon existing Web technologies, like HTTP and RESTful web services, the Atom Publishing Protocol (AtomPub), XML, and Javascript Object Notation (JSON). SAP and Sybase iAnywhere released SQL Anywhere version 16 in March 2013, and it had many cool new features. This blog post will cover one specific enhancement, the new support for OData access to SA databases. Note:  SA 16.0 is the follow-on release to version 12.0.1. There was no version 13, 14, or 15. Background SQL Anywhere actually introduced support for SOAP and REST-based web services ba... (more)

Compuware Deepens Investment in APM for SAP Solutions

Compuware Corporation on Tuesday announced that effective February 1, 2014, it has opened a new Center of Excellence for SAP solutions in the Partner Port, located near SAP headquarters, where more than 100 SAP partners and other companies with close relationships with SAP have office space in Walldorf, Germany. Compuware has also increased its investment in R&D and expertise to support the fast-growing base of companies using SAP® solutions. Compuware APM for SAP Solutions is a non-invasive solution that comes out-of-the-box, with zero configuration. The solution discovers processes and user transactions performed with SAP software and captures important performance parameters of non-SAP components in heterogeneous ERP landscapes. All transactions are monitored 24/7, without placing additional load on the servers or network. Additionally, this solution can be exte... (more)

Monetize Your Cloud Solutions with @SAPinMemory | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Click Here to Register for the SAP Webcast on Oct. 29th Now! Join both SAP and Channel Cloud Consulting for our webcast and uncover how you can extend your reach to capture a piece of the US$17 billion cloud application services market with SAP. Learn about SAPs market-leading SAP HANA Cloud Platform and an exciting opportunity to join SAPs growing ecosystem of Application Development partners. When: October 29, 11:00am EST Speakers: Allan Adler, Managing Partner, Channel Cloud Consulting Thorsten Leiduck, Vice President ISVs & Digital Commerce, SAP Moderator: Roger Strukhoff, Conference Chair Cloud Expo and @ThingsExpo Attendees will learn about Cloud economics, hybrid cloud strategy, market size and opportunity Introduction to SAP HANA Cloud Platform and how to: Build new next-generation applications Extend on-premise solutions non-disruptively through extensions in... (more)

Cloud Innovation with Thorsten Leiduck By @SAPinMemory | @CloudExpo [#Cloud]

Download Slide Deck: ▸ Here SAP is delivering break-through innovation combined with fantastic user experience powered by the market-leading in-memory technology, SAP HANA. In his General Session at 15th Cloud Expo, Thorsten Leiduck, VP ISVs & Digital Commerce, SAP, discussed how SAP and partners provide cloud and hybrid cloud solutions as well as real-time Big Data offerings that help companies of all sizes and industries run better. SAP launched an application challenge to award the most innovative SAP HANA and SAP HANA Cloud platforms applications. Out of many contenders, the best applications have been selected by members of the SAP Community Network via crowd-voting. At this exciting session SAP recognized the winners and finalists for their great accomplishment and showed the winning applications live on stage. General Session at 15th Cloud Expo | Thorsten Le... (more)