IT Thoughts for the day : Interesting Articles from today

 
 

KLAS: Epic, Cerner Capture Three-Fourths of EHR Contracts in Large-Hospital Space

http://www.healthcare-informatics.com/news-item/klas-cerner-epic-capture-three-fourths-ehr-contracts-large-hospital-space

Health IT vendors Epic and Cerner have combined to capture more than 75 percent of new large-hospital electronic health record (EHR) contracts, while the other vendors struggled to keep pace, according to the latest report from the Orem, Utah-based research and consulting firm, KLAS Research.

 
 

Xiaomi (Or ‘The Apple of China’) Is The Most Important Tech Company You’ve Never Heard Of
http://www.businessinsider.com/xiaomi-2013-8?op=1#ixzz2dKX58A6i

You’ve probably never heard of Xiaomi. But if you know someone in China, chances are pretty good that person is a fan of the company.

Xiaomi is easily one of the most interesting tech companies right now, and it has been dubbed the “Apple of China” by a lot of industry watchers. That’s mostly because it’s done a great job of mimicking the way Apple announces and markets its products. 

Oh, and Xiaomi is worth about $10 billion now. Oh, and it sold more phones in China than Apple did last quarter.

 
 

11 Extinct Operating Systems That Time Forgot

http://www.businessinsider.com/forgotten-operating-systems-2013-8

As the battle for smartphone operating-system supremacy rages on (and some would argue it’s already over with Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android on top), it’s worth noting that such power-grabs are as old as modern computing itself.

Have you ever heard of a PC operating system called Amiga? What about Inferno? Arthur?

These were all real operating systems that once tried to compete with Apple and Microsoft. And with the birth of the smartphone, there were several early players attempting to do what modern devices do today. 

Let’s take a look.

 
 

VMWORLD: NEW PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM SAN FRANCISCO

http://www.datacenterdynamics.com/focus/archive/2013/08/vmworld-new-product-announcements-san-francisco?utm_source=DCD+Global+Newsletter&utm_campaign=af2f4155a6-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_4d9c38e0c2-af2f4155a6-234797437

Arista Networks, Silver Peak, Emulex, SUSE all show support for VMware

 
 

A Lot Of People Think Elon Musk Is Already Greater Than Steve Jobs Ever Was

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/elon-must-versus-steve-jobs-2013-8#ixzz2dLJjo7EO

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