Content Management - Infoworld en Dropbox diversifies beyond storage with photos, collaboration apps <p>Dropbox, the cloud storage and file sharing vendor, is expanding its scope into photo management and document collaboration. The new products, announced Wednesday, are part of an ambitious effort by the company to provide its customers with productivity and organization tools.</p><p>"We're moving from one app, called Dropbox, to a family of apps," said Dropbox CEO Drew Houston during a launch event in San Francisco.</p> Cloud Computing Mobile Technology Cloud Storage Collaboration Software Content Management Mobile Apps Web Applications Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:10:53 +0000 admin 240211 at Joomla receives patches for zero-day SQL injection vulnerability <p>Recently released security updates for the popular Joomla CMS (content management system) address a SQL injection vulnerability that poses a high risk and can be exploited to extract information from the databases of Joomla-based sites.</p> <p>The Joomla Project released versions 3.2.3 and 2.5.19 of the open-source CMS Thursday. Both updates address two cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerabilities in core components, but version 3.2.3 also patches a SQL injection flaw, publicly disclosed in early February, and an unauthorized log-in flaw in the Gmail-based authentication plug-in.</p> Security Content Management Patch Management Vulnerability Assessment Mon, 10 Mar 2014 18:12:52 +0000 admin 238070 at Huddle gives its content collaboration suite a Word and OneNote alternative <p>Huddle's enterprise content collaboration suite now has a native component for creating, editing, and sharing documents, an attempt by the company to reduce its customers' usage of Microsoft's Word and OneNote applications.</p> <p>Huddle Note, as the new application is called, is designed for quick, ad-hoc taking and sharing of notes within the cloud suite's interface, a more convenient option, the company hopes, to using third-party word processors and note-taking apps.</p> Applications Cloud Computing Collaboration Software Content Management SaaS Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:42:40 +0000 admin 232432 at Finally, mobile management both IT and users can get behind <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 153px;"><img src="" alt="MobileIron Anyware" width="243" height="153" align="right" /></div><p>Every week, some company pitches a better way to manage apps or content on mobile devices, but when I look at them I find the usual straitjacketed tools that users would deem too limiting to be worthwhile.</p> Applications Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology Security Android iOS Content Management Mobile Apps Mobile Device Management (MDM) Tue, 27 Aug 2013 10:00:00 +0000 Galen M. Gruman 225449 at HP equips WorkSite with file-sharing service <p>Hewlett-Packard has launched a file storage service for users of its Autonomy WorkSite document management software that it promises can be more helpful than consumer-focused hosted file services.</p> <p>"With consumer-grade services, you can't govern what's out there and often you are not sure about security," said Dan Carmel, who is the head of enterprise content management strategy and solutions for HP Autonomy.</p> Applications Cloud Computing Content Management Cloud Computing Tue, 20 Aug 2013 22:51:24 +0000 admin 225289 at HP consolidates record management applications <p>In a move to consolidate overlapping lines of software, Helwett-Packard is merging three of its records management products into a single offering, to be called HP Records Manager.</p> <p>The company promises that the initial release of the new package will have the best bits from its existing records management products and feature a more practical user interface as well.</p> Applications Hewlett-Packard (HP) Content Management Wed, 07 Aug 2013 12:12:31 +0000 admin 224359 at SAP outlines plans for Hybris, push into 'omni-commerce' <p>SAP has given customers a peek into how it will compete with the likes of Oracle and IBM in the growing market around CEM (customer experience management) software with the acquisition of commerce software vendor Hybris.</p> <p>The Hybris deal, which was announced in June, closed last week and on Tuesday executives took part in a press conference to share some future plans.</p> Content Management ERP Tue, 06 Aug 2013 21:20:39 +0000 admin 224307 at Cloud indexing software extends its reach to Box <p>SearchYourCloud, which provides a single search interface to find documents stored on a desktop or several cloud-based services, expanded on Tuesday to include Box.</p> <p>Access to Box is being included in a new version of the SearchYourCloud client software that is being launched the same day for Windows, iPhone, and iPad platforms. The software, from U.K.-based Simplexo, already works with DropBox, Exchange,, and SharePoint documents.</p> Cloud Computing Content Management Managed Services Search Engines Tue, 07 May 2013 13:55:34 +0000 admin 218068 at Novell offers mobile file sharing for the enterprise <p>In an effort to help enterprises get a handle on the BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) trend, Novell has released enterprise file sharing software that it claims is as easy to use as commercial cloud storage services such as Dropbox, Microsoft Skydrive, and Google Drive.</p> <p>Employees "have been using consumer-based tools designed to share enterprise files," said Eric Varness, Novell vice president of product management and marketing. As a result, organizations "lose control of their content," when they are copied to off-site commercial cloud storage services, he said.</p> Applications Consumerization of IT Mobile Technology BYOD Content Management Mobile Apps Applications Tue, 30 Apr 2013 20:37:45 +0000 admin 217621 at iPad meets Windows: The new face of computer training <div id="blog-edit" style="padding: 8px; background: none no-repeat scroll center top #ffffff; position: relative; float: right; width: 243px; height: 182px;"><img src="" alt="iPad meets Windows: The new face of computer training" width="243" align="right" /><br /><em><p align="right">Credit: martinplkang</p> Applications Microsoft Windows IT Training Content Management iPad Thu, 21 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 J. Peter Bruzzese 213111 at set to build out Chatterbox with EntropySoft acquisition <p> has quietly acquired a startup called EntropySoft, a maker of content management and integration software, in a move likely meant to bolster's Chatterbox service.</p> <p>The acquisition was first reported late Tuesday by VentureBeat. As of Wednesday, EntropySoft's website redirected to a page stating the company had been acquired by A spokesperson confirmed the deal had occurred, but would not provide any further details regarding the rationale for the purchase, or even when it occurred.</p> Applications Cloud Computing Content Management CRM SaaS Wed, 06 Feb 2013 20:49:48 +0000 admin 212395 at Alfresco takes open source content management to the Amazon cloud <p>Signaling Amazon Web Services' steady <a href="">rise toward enterprise acceptance</a>, Alfresco today unve</p> Applications Cloud Computing Open Source Software Content Management Open Source Software Cloud Computing Thu, 20 Dec 2012 22:26:33 +0000 InfoWorld Tech Watch 209593 at 9 app dev projects you should cancel in 2013 <p>Many developers like to create software from scratch, even when there's perfectly good reusable code from other projects, open source, or even commercial products available to do the job. The justification for rolling your own might be ego-driven, based on a notion that no one else will do it as well as you do. It might be a habit, perhaps derived from computer science school projects where students had to create their own compilers so that they'd understand what really happened to code at the machine level.</p> Applications Application Development Application Development E-commerce Content Management Thu, 20 Dec 2012 11:00:00 +0000 Andrew Oliver 209570 at EMC upgrades its document content management line <p>EMC today announced a series of software upgrades for eight products in its Documentum content management platform and its Captiva document capture software line.</p> <p>The upgrades, which address cloud-based document management, add mobile access to files.</p> Applications Cloud Computing Content Management SaaS Mobile Technology Tue, 06 Nov 2012 14:32:02 +0000 admin 206512 at Google aims for large enterprises with upgraded Search Appliance <p>Google has released a new version of its Search Appliance with new and improved features intended to make the enterprise search device more useful in large enterprises.</p> <p>The Search Appliance, which is sold as a hardware device loaded with Google search software that is installed on customer premises, has historically been considered a good fit mostly for medium-size businesses that lack the money and in-house expertise needed for high-end enterprise search systems.</p> Applications Computer Hardware Google Content Management Search Engines Tue, 09 Oct 2012 16:38:26 +0000 admin 204418 at Alfresco API opens up cloud service to mobile developers <p>Alfresco on Tuesday announced an API (application programming interface) that will allow developers to integrate their applications with the company's cloud-based content management service.</p> <p>There are a growing number of options for developers who want to add cloud-based features to their mobile applications, including Amazon Web Services' Mobile SDK (software development kit), and now Alfresco's cloud API.</p> Cloud Computing Mobile Technology Content Management Mobile Apps Mobile Development SaaS Tue, 02 Oct 2012 15:25:04 +0000 admin 203818 at Google to discontinue Mini search appliance, iGoogle, other products <p>Google will discontinue its Mini enterprise search appliance, as part of the latest batch of product closures the company announced on Tuesday.</p> <p>After co-founder Larry Page took over as CEO in April last year, Google began eliminating products that weren't core to its business or that had become obsolete, unpopular or redundant. More than 30 wares have been zapped.</p> Applications Google Content Management Web Services Search Engines Tue, 03 Jul 2012 21:15:56 +0000 admin 196991 at Evernote to offer idea- and note-capture tool for businesses <p>Evernote will launch a business program in the coming months, allowing administrators to better control security and data, company CEO Phil Libin said on Friday.</p> <p>Evernote is a popular multiplatform tool for organizing notes and photographs with the aim, the company said, to "remember everything" and allow users to quickly search through their uploaded documents. The company had 20 million users last December and is now close to breaking the 30 million mark, adding about 100,000 users a day, Libin said in an interview during the Next Web conference in Amsterdam.</p> Applications Content Management Web Services Cloud Computing Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:29:59 +0000 admin 191945 at Hands-on: 3 comment platforms make blog management easier <p>Anyone who manages a high-traffic website knows the importance of the phrase "audience engagement." That's Webspeak for having an audience of readers who regularly post lively comments, keep the discussion going, and give your site another reason to be visited.</p> Applications Content Management Applications Tue, 17 Apr 2012 10:00:00 +0000 admin 190710 at Outlook 2010 cheat sheet <p>If you've just upgraded to Outlook 2010 from an earlier version, expect to see some very big changes, most notably the ubiquity of the Ribbon interface. The Ribbon first made its appearance in Outlook 2007, but in a relatively minor way -- on the main Outlook screen there's no Ribbon, but when you open or compose an email, the Ribbon appears. Now it's everywhere.</p> <p>There are other significant changes in Outlook 2010 compared to earlier versions, including integration with social media networks like Facebook and improved handling of threaded messages.</p> Applications Content Management Email Software IDG Insider Wed, 21 Mar 2012 15:02:43 +0000 admin 189150 at