November 2013

5 Tips for a Secure Cloud Computing Solution

One of the most common concerns businesses have when they consider adopting a cloud computing solution is that they will have less control over their IT system. Thus, they worry that their data will not be secure enough, and their concern is understandable. Data breaches are expensive, both financial-wise and reputation-wise, and with attacks becoming more and more sophisticated, security has become a top priority. Luckily, adopting cloud computing does not mean that you have to give up security, but you will want to do your research when comparing options.

Gaining Consumer Trust in Your Big Data Initiative

Big data is an exciting opportunity for businesses looking for the information they need to use targeted messaging and personalized experiences to boost profits, but the thought of a company having access to all of their online information has many consumers worried. With information about the National Security Agency’s monitoring of email and phone calls, and social networks like Facebook constantly pushing that privacy boundary, it’s only natural that people are concerned about the privacy and security of their data.

Sitecore Acquires Leading E-commerce Vendor

Acquisition brings fully integrated e-commerce capabilities to Sitecore’s experience platform

Sitecore, a global leader in customer experience management software, announced this week that it has acquired Sitecore acquired from SMITH (formerly Ascentium), a global digital experience agency that builds, sells and supports the Commerce Server e-commerce engine.

Telerik Announces Sitefinity CMS Integration with PayPal Payments Standard and WorldPay

Integration Ensures an Added Layer of Security with PCI DSS Compliance for Millions of Web Interactions Daily

Waltham, MA – November 12, 2013 – Telerik® today announced its Sitefinity® CMS platform now integrates with PayPal Payments Standard and WorldPay.  Serving more than 70,000 users that account for millions of website interactions daily, this update comes just in time to accommodate the business holiday shopping season, offering an added layer of security by using PCI DSS compliant payment vendors.

OpenCms 9 Improves In-Place Editing and Device Support

There is a new version of OpenCMS available, OpenCms 9. OpenCms is an enterprise ready web content management solution built in Java and XML from open source components. OpenCms can has historically been easily deployed on almost any existing IT infrastructure and suited for medium and large enterprise internet or intranet applications. This new version was developed by Alkacon Software GmbH with the support of the international OpenCms developer community.

Joomla 3.2 Brings Version Control and Increased Security to the CMS

Yesterday, The Joomla! Project and Community announced the availability of Joomla CMS 3.2.0 Stable. Since the release of 3.1.5, over 1085 commits have been made to the code base with 50 different people contributing to commits. But this release has a lot more than just bug fixes and includes a host of long awaited features for the open source content management system.

Some of the new features in Joomla 3.2 include:

Nuxeo Releases a New LTS Version: Nuxeo Platform 5.8

Nuxeo, the provider of a content management platform for business applications, today announced the availability of Nuxeo Platform 5.8, a major Long Term Support version of the open source content management platform. With advances in workflow, content synchronization, and REST APIs, this version is a major step forward for developers and product managers who build content-centric applications to manage business information.