All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘enterprise’
The City of Angels has shown a great deal of faith in Google. Late yesterday, the Los Angeles City Council unanimously approved a $7.25 million contract that’ll have all branches of the city’s government adopting Google Apps over the next eight or so months.
Never mind the latest developments relating to real-time search and the mobile market. Google intends to make its next serious buck off the software and services that businesses require, with the company’s CEO talking up the outlook at a conference yesterday.
Google has introduced some new features for the Google Search Appliance (GSA). There are about ten of them, but the one the company is really touting is one that allows the GSA to learn the habits of searchers and use that information to fine-tune its information retrieval process to increase relevancy.
Google is giving new Enterprise Search Appliance customers an "ROI JumpStart". What this means is they’re sending people to help you deploy it for two days. These people come from "select Google enterprise partners."
New customers who license a GSA covering one million documents or more by September 30 are eligible.
Google has announced the upcoming release of the Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server. The goal is to make it easier for mobile users to use Google Apps on BlackBerry smartphones.
About a month ago, Google announced some things it was doing that would improve the way sites rank across different language versions of its search engine, in an effort that would clearly make Google more useful on a global scale. In what seems to be a continuation of this tradition, Google has announced a couple more language-based improvements to its products.
How do you optimize your site for the search engines when you have hundreds of thousands of pages of content? That’s a big job and can get increasingly difficult as the days pass and more pages are created. It doesn’t have to be as difficult as it seems though.
Even though Microsoft acquired Norway’s Fast Search and Transfer, that company’s enterprise search technology won’t tie all of Microsoft’s search products into one neat package.
The word “oracle” has a number of definitions, and they generally relate to knowledge provided by one or more deities – this would, in theory, be some solid intel.
But the Oracle company has recently turned to Google in order to get people on the correct path.
Google hasn’t yet mentioned the deal on its Official Enterprise Blog, but luckily for us, Bluewolf issued a press release. It turns out that the company “has joined the Google Enterprise Professional program to help organizations more efficiently and effectively implement and deploy Google Apps.”
This is a mouthful, but here we go: Exanet has described itself as “the leader in software-based, clustered enterprise Network Attached Storage (NAS).” Now, with that out of the way, the easy part (and the real news): Exanet has launched ExaSearch, an “enterprise-class search engine.”
With its market capitalization of over $160 billion, Google can probably do just about anything. The search engine giant has chosen not to focus on manufacturing the Google Search Appliance, however – and instead handed over those duties to Dell.
Google makes rare books available for free, protects the environment, and gives grants to many non-profit organizations. But in at least one respect, the company may not be so generous; General Public License (GPL) author Eben Moglen feels Google should contribute more to the open source community.
While doing some RSS feeds catchup, I actually bumped again into a weblog post that I have been meaning to share a thought or two for a little while now since it has been out there in the open for a few weeks already.
Google and Volkswagen have been pals for over a year, but that once-pure relationship appears to have recently devolved into a criminal partnership. It turns out that the Volkswagen home page – which is powered by a Google Search Appliance, and was also recently featured in the Google Enterprise Blog – contains some hidden text.
CMS Watch, a vendor-neutral analyst firm that evaluates content management, enterprise search, and portal technologies, has found that some of the biggest Enterprise Content Management (ECM) Suite vendors are experiencing the most change right now, and therefore, customers’ erstwhile "safest" bets might also carry significant near-term risks.
In an earlier post, I put forth a checklist of things to think about before launching a business-oriented Web 2.0 effort (thanks, everyone). Going to continue that discussion here and get down to some tactics. In particular, going to look at a number of the things that one can do to help get a community on the path to critical mass and, more importantly, ongoing sustainability.
I’ve been watching Attensa for a while. They are competing with Newsgator over RSS in the Enterprise (both companies make news aggregators that plug into Outlook, and both are working on strategies to go after big-company users because they are seeing more and more RSS users in big companies).
The odds are good that the LAMP stack is running somewhere inside your company.
Google made a star of AJAX through its various applications. The swift, simple utility of Google Maps caught everyone’s attention, pushing them to explore its possibilities through the API. Enterprises also saw the value in it, not only making use of Google’s offerings, but set their teams on task for their own purposes.
For this article, I selected a sector that has not been covered by authors and could hardly be found in books for Operations Management. I find this topic’s importance and significance to the global economy, and the Western, in particular, very high.