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Review: Soluto's paid product offers low-cost support services for small businesses

Soluto's commercial service is much cheaper than the competition, but its remote control feature is not quite there yet.

The art and science of risk management

A new survey from Tripwire explores whether risk management is more science, or art.

TechEd crystalizes Microsoft's BYOD management strategy

Microsoft's TechEd North America conference, which was held this week in New Orleans, provided a first glimpse of the architecture that Microsoft shops should use to manage employee personal devices for work duties, an emerging IT trend called bring your own device (BYOD).

Verivo to help developers make mobile apps enterprise-ready

Development platform vendor Verivo Software wants to provide the back end for mobile enterprise apps to make it easier for corporate programmers to add features such as off-line access and authentication.

Puppet gets a more expressive configuration language

With an update to its namesake configuration tool, Puppet Labs has introduced a programming language designed to give administrators more flexibility in scripting their deployment routines.

Amazon gives DynamoDB a performance boost

Amazon Web Services is improving the performance of its DynamoDB database service with Parallel Scan, which gives users faster access to their tables.

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SAP offers mobile device management for €1 per month on Amazon's cloud

A new cloud version of SAP's Afaria mobile device management software offers IT departments a more convenient way of controlling mobile devices.

X1 desktop search tool now indexes SharePoint, cloud email

X1 has released the biggest upgrade of its desktop search tool in four years, adding the ability to query SharePoint sites and tap webmail accounts.

Spring Java springs ahead

SAP unveils HANA Enterprise Cloud service

SAP is set to offer customers the option of running their applications on top of a cloud-based version of its HANA in-memory database technology.

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Skype extends coverage of Manager administration tool

Skype's Web-based management tool Manager for businesses is now available in over 170 countries and for all subscriptions, allowing companies to centrally control their usage of the service.