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A Closer Look At Azure Arc As Microsoft Opens Up First...

Microsoft announced Azure Arc, the hybrid and multi-cloud platform that allows managing cloud resources anywhere, at the Ignite conference in September 2019. It was exciting news, as the company promised it would make it easier to deploy and manage Azure service across multiple clouds - including competing clouds like AWS and GCP - and on-premises IT environments...

Capital

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Despite Record Losses, SoftBank Continues To Investment In Katerra And Didi

Japanese telecom giant and startup benefactor SoftBank has been led by the country's richest man, Masayoshi Son, whose investments through the SoftBank Group and its $100 billion SoftBank Vision Fund have continued to make headlines. SoftBank has backed and acquired several established tech firms, including Uber, Nvidia, ARM, WeWork, and Slack...

Leaders

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IBM Announces First Job Cuts To Its Workforce Under New CEO...

Tech giant, IBM has announced it's laying off an unspecified number of workers in at least five states across the United States. While IBM didn't disclose how many employees it will let go, a MarketWatch report shows that it is likely to be in the thousands. At the end of 2019, IBM had over 350,000 full-time employees...

Features

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VMware Announces Acquisition Of Kubernetes Security Platform Octarine

VMware, the global leader in cloud infrastructure and digital workspace technology, has announced its plans to acquire Octarine, a security platform for Kubernetes applications. Terms of the acquisitions were not disclosed. Once the deal is closed, the company plans to integrate Octarine into Carbon Black, a security company it bought last year for $2.1 billion...

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Workday, An Exceptional Enterprise Software Case Study

In March 2005, two former PeopleSoft executives set out to redeem themselves and their team from the nightmare of a transaction experience they went through during their Oracle takeover. David Duffield, then vice chair of PeopleSoft and Aneel Bhusri, head of product strategy, used that experience to fuel their drive to outcompete in the world of enterprise software...
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Enterprise Software Bull Run Expected To Continue

According to a new Gartner report released earlier this month, global enterprise software spending surged up 8.5 percent to $453 billion in 2019, compared to a modest 0.5 percent increase to $3.74 trillion for overall IT outlay. The research firm forecasts this trend will continue with a 10.5 percent rise in software spending in both 2020 and 2021...

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The Software Report is pleased to announce the Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity of 2019. Hundreds of exceptional women were nominated...

Avast Founder, A Software Billionaire From An Unlikely Place

Building a software company is no easy feat, but it takes someone truly special to persist, survive and overcome the most severe political, economic and competitive forces, and come out the other side a billionaire. Pavel Baudis founded his company in the 1980s in Czechoslovakia under stifling conditions, namely the Soviet regime. He was a chemist by training but realized his natural inclinations where not in science but in computers...

Top 25 HR Software of 2019

The Software Report is pleased to announce the awardees for Top 25 HR Software of 2019. We ran an extensive process to...

Coupa’s Hammoud Succeeds Through Authentic Leadership

Despite a very humble start in life, Raja Hammoud, the senior vice president of product at Coupa, beat the odds to become a senior executive at a NASDAQ-listed company. Growing up in Lebanon with wars breaking out seemingly every year, it was a wonder Hammoud was able to survive, let alone thrive in life...