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ASCI Announces Update 2 For ActiveBatch 6.0
January 17, 2008 Advanced Systems Concepts, Inc. announced the availability of ActiveBatch Version 6, Update 2.
Pitney Bowes MapInfo Enhances AnySite Solution
January 17, 2008 Pitney Bowes MapInfo announced the newest versions of AnySite.
Oracle to Acquire BEA Systems
January 16, 2008 Oracle Corporation and BEA Systems entered into a definitive agreement under which Oracle will acquire all outstanding shares...
Oldcastle Signs Multisuite Contract with Lawson Software
January 16, 2008 Lawson Software announced that Oldcastle, Inc. licensed multipule Lawson M3 suites.
Increased Use of Mobile Devices Poses New Security Risks
January 16, 2008 Unisys Corporation announced its security predictions for 2008 highlighting five security risk trends.
Fortis Retail Banking Standardizes BI with SAS
January 15, 2008 Fortis Retail Banking chose SAS Enterprise Intelligence Platform.
RedPrairies Performance Management Analytic Solution Available
January 15, 2008 RedPrairie Corporation announced the availability of RedPrairie Performance Management for Retail.
Accenture Launches Innovation Center for Oracle in Europe
January 15, 2008 Accenture opened an Innovation Center at Oracles U.K. headquarters to accelerate the development, delivery and...
Case Studies in Brief - January 18, 2008
January 14, 2008 Industry Implementations
U.S. Department of Transportation Selects DataDirect XQuery
January 14, 2008 The U.S. Department of Transportations National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Volpe National...
LexisNexis Acquires Redwood Analytics
January 14, 2008 LexisNexis acquired Redwood Analytics, a provider of business performance analytics software for large law firms and resource...
Partner Communications Deploys Continuity Software to Ensure Data Protection
January 14, 2008 Partner Communications Company Ltd., a mobile communications operator, deployed a RecoverGuard software solution to ensure...
Glitnir Selects Siperian to Provide Unified Customer and Product Views
January 10, 2008 Glitnir bank selected Siperian Inc.s Siperian MDM Hub to create an integrated, unified view of customers, products and...
IBM and U.S. Department of Energy Put Energy Savings Back into Pockets
January 10, 2008 The U.S. Department of Energys Pacific Northwest National Laboratory announced the results of a year-long effort to put...
Survey Says IBM is Ahead of SOA Competitors
January 10, 2008 A spending survey of companies with active service-oriented architecture projects describes IBM as ahead of its competitors...
Microsoft Announces Offer to Acquire Fast Search & Transfer
January 9, 2008 Microsoft Corp. announced that it will make an offer to acquire Fast Search & Transfer ASA.
Case Studies in Brief - January 11, 2008
January 9, 2008 Industry Implementations.
SPSS Furnishes Corporate Express with Predictive Analytics
January 9, 2008 Corporate Express US Inc. selected predictive analytics software from SPSS Inc. to improve customer retention for its U.S....
Maxtor Delivers Remote Access to Shared Storage from Web Browsers
January 8, 2008 Seagate announced a free software upgrade, Maxtor Central Axis.
Seagate and Sanyo Announce D.A.V.E. Technology Compatibility
January 8, 2008 Seagate Technology and Sanyo announced Seagate's Digital Audio Video Experience (D.A.V.E.) technology platform.
Netezza Extends Analytic Appliance Family to Address Demand
January 8, 2008 Netezza Corporation announced it is extending its NPS family of appliances to scale to the petabyte level.
Seagate Joins the iVDR Consortium
January 4, 2008 Seagate Technology joined the Information Versatile Disc for Removable Usage (iVDR) consortium as a board member company.
Yale University Selects KNOVA to Manage IT Help Desk
January 4, 2008 KNOVA, a Consona CRM solution announced that Yale University will implement the KNOVA knowledge management solution to more...
Data393 Acquired by Managed Data Holdings
January 3, 2008 Managed Data Holdings acquired Data393, a provider of managed hosting, collocation and IT infrastructure.
Case Studies in Brief - January 4, 2008
January 3, 2008 Industry Implementations.
MEGA Internationals SOA Solution Helps Blue Cross Blue Shield Consolidate IT Systems
December 28, 2007 MEGA International announced that Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield, the largest nonprofit health plan in New York, is using the...
Telelogic Signs Renewal Agreement with Leading Global Telecommunication Vendor
December 28, 2007 Telelogic announced that a global telecommunications vendor has renewed its one-year license and maintenance agreement for...
Chordiant Software Announces Largest Agreement in the Companys History
December 28, 2007 Chordiant has entered into a Global Framework Agreement with a leading telecommunications company for a record 18.1...
EMC Announces Plan to Acquire Document Sciences Corp. Provider of Customer Communications Solutions
December 27, 2007 EMC will acquire publicly-held Document Sciences Corporation in a cash transaction valued at approximately $85,000,000.
CDC Software Joins Industry Standards Group for the Enterprise Applications Market
December 27, 2007 CDC Software Becomes Member of OAGi
IBM to Acquire Solid Information Technology
December 24, 2007 IBM entered into an agreement to acquire Solid Information Technology, a privately-held company that provides in-memory...
EMC Customers Adopt Storage Resource Management for VMware Infrastructure
December 24, 2007 EMC Corporation announced continued market momentum of its storage resource management software, EMC ControlCenter.
Initiate Systems Teams with Pitney Bowes Group 1 Software
December 21, 2007 Initiate Systems, Inc. and Group 1 Software, Inc announced a strategic alliance to jointly market a master data management...
AXLE Studio Enters North American Market
December 21, 2007 AXLE Studio GmbH entered the North American market with AXLE Studio 2007.
Software AG to Acquire Jacada's Application Modernization Business
December 21, 2007 Software AG announced the acquisition of the application modernization business of Jacada for $26 million cash.
Case Studies in Brief - December 28, 2007
December 20, 2007 Industry Implementations.
IBM Testing Showcases Performance and Scalability of Actuate
December 20, 2007 Results of a benchmark test conducted at the IBM Innovation Center, reaffirmed Actuate as the industrys highest...
Enterprise Portal Software Customers Overcome Hype
December 20, 2007 CMS Watch released research that found enterprise portal technology buyers have largely moved beyond marketplace hype to take...
ISVs and Customers will Reap Benefits from Virtual Appliances
December 19, 2007 Yankee Group announced that virtual appliances will enable the delivery of better-quality software and an improved user...
Gathering and Maintaining Quality Configuration Data are Main CMDB Challenges
December 19, 2007 According to a poll conducted by Tideway Systems, nearly half of respondents view the gathering and maintenance of quality...
GoldenGate Debuts Professional Certification Program
December 19, 2007 GoldenGate Software Inc. announced a new certification program for GoldenGate customers, channel partners and employees.
Eight Resolutions Networks and Computers Would Make For 2008
December 18, 2007 To protect computer networks from compromise, here are the top eight 2008 New Year's resolutions any diligent network manager...
Logicworks Virtualizes Managed Services with VMware Infrastructure
December 18, 2007 Logicworks joined the VMware Service Provider Program (VSPP).
Nimaya and Netrics Combine Create Mashup
December 18, 2007 Netrics and Nimaya formed a strategic partnership to employ the Netrics Matching Engine in Nimaya's ActionBridge software.
Vertica and Talend Team to Deliver Integrated Platform
December 17, 2007 Vertica Systems and Talend announced a strategic partnership to give companies a data integration and management platform for...
Sybase Introduces WorkSpace 2.0
December 14, 2007 Sybase, Inc. introduced Sybase WorkSpace 2.0, an integrated design and development environment.
Informatica Research Reveals Keys to Data Migration Success
December 14, 2007 Informatica Corp. announced findings from an independent research study it commissioned Bloor Research to undertake on the...
Information Security Improves Amid Challenges and Change
December 14, 2007 This years Ernst & Young Global Information Security Survey shows a growing number of organizations...
Jinfonet Announces General Availability of JReport 8.2
December 13, 2007 Jinfonet Software announced the general release of JReport 8.2, the latest release of its flagship reporting solution,...
Case Studies in Brief - December 14, 2007
December 13, 2007 Industry Implementations.
VocaLink Selects Troux 7 to Accelerate Strategic Planning
December 13, 2007 Troux Technologies has announced that VocaLink is the latest customer of its strategic planning software platform, Troux 7.
Survey Indicates U.S. SMB Networks Not Secure
December 13, 2007 Despite having anti-virus and anti-spam software as well as a firewall installed, four in 10 small- and medium-sized...
Trillium Software and Patni Computer Systems Align
December 13, 2007 Trillium Software, a business of Harte-Hanks, Inc., announced that it has entered a relationship with Patni Computer Systems.
Product Spotlight - January 22, 2008
December 12, 2007 News featuring recently released and updated products.
Mimosa Systems Rolls Out Disaster Recovery Solution
December 12, 2007 Mimosa Systems, a leader in live content archiving solutions, introduced the Mimosa NearPoint Disaster Recovery Option.
Centris Consulting Forms Strategic Partnership with River Logic
December 12, 2007 Centris Consulting, specialists in operations management, formed a strategic partnership with River Logic, Inc.
Visual Numerics Announces OEM Agreement with SAP
December 11, 2007 Visual Numerics, Inc. announced an OEM agreement with SAP AG. Under the terms of the agreement.
Demand for Archiving, Protection and Recovery Software Driving Market
December 11, 2007 The worldwide storage software market experienced its 16 th consecutive quarter of year-over-year growth in the third quarter...
Application Development Organizations Missing the Mark on Metrics
December 11, 2007 Application development organizations lag behind their business and IT peers when it comes to their use of metrics, according...
Nearly Half of SMBs Say Education is Key
December 10, 2007 A GFU Software survey indicated nearly half of small companies in the U.S. believe employees with a better knowledge of...
Seagate Technology Agrees to Acquire MetaLINCS
December 10, 2007 Seagate Technology signed an agreement to acquire MetaLINCS.
MEGA International Introduces MEGA SolMan
December 10, 2007 MEGA International introduced MEGA SolMan, an interface between SAP Solution Manager and the MEGA Modeling Suite that aligns...
Alfresco Announces First Open Source Social Computing Platform
December 7, 2007 Alfresco Software, Inc. announced the first open source social computing platform for the enterprise.
WebFOCUS XBRL Adapter Supports XBRL US GAAP Taxonomy
December 7, 2007 Information Builders announced support of the XBRL US GAAP Taxonomy.
Research Outlines Key Steps to Protect Sensitive Data
December 7, 2007 The IT Policy Compliance Group announced the availability of its latest benchmark research report, Core Competencies for...
CSX Selects Metastorm Software for Process Improvement
December 6, 2007 Metastorm announced that its software has been selected by CSX Corporation.
Cornell University Selects Tableau Software
December 6, 2007 Cornell University selected Tableau Desktop and Tableau Server to provide data visualization and analysis capabilities for its...
PAML Selects InterSystems
December 6, 2007 InterSystems Corporation announced that Pathology Associates Medical Laboratories (PAML) has selected the InterSystems...
Metastorm Acquires Spotlight Data
December 5, 2007 Metastorm announced that it acquired Spotlight Data, a software company specializing in process data collection and analysis.
SMB Executives Unsure of Network Safety
December 5, 2007 Despite the best efforts of many small- and medium-sized businesses to install anti-virus software and a firewall, four out of...
Netezza Doubles Performance Again
December 5, 2007 Netezza Corporation announced the addition of a Compress Engine that doubles the performance of its enterprise-class streaming...
Information Builders WebFOCUS Certified for HP Neoview
December 4, 2007 Information Builders was validated on and will fully support HP Neoview.
CIOs Anticipate Solid Hiring Activity in First Quarter
December 4, 2007 According to the latest Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Index and Skills Report, 13 percent of CIOs plan to add IT staff and...
Varicent Delivers First Mobile Application for SPM
December 4, 2007 Varicent Software announced the availability of the industrys first mobile application for variable pay, incentive...
Survey Reveals IT Departments Top Storage Concerns
December 3, 2007 Data archiving and disaster recovery (DR) are likely to dominate the storage related considerations of IT organizations as...
Business Objects and SPSS Partner
December 3, 2007 Business Objects and SPSS announced that they have entered into an original equipment manufacturer agreement.
Survey Indicates SMB Open Source Market Opportunity Limited
December 3, 2007 The 451 Group has found that while many vendors consider small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to be a hot market for...
An Open Challenge to the Open Source Community
November 30, 2007 SQL Power Group announced that it is offering prizes to the open source developer community, challenging them to "make or...
SAS and Sun Launch New Initiative to Deliver BI Innovation to Datacenters
November 30, 2007 SAS and Sun Microsystems, Inc. announced a new initiative to help organizations establish an enterprise-wide analytic...
Data Management Group Building Enterprise Business Methods
November 30, 2007 Data Management Group, Inc. announced they are working with Kimberly-Clark Global Licensing on building out selected...
Business Objects Offers Free Integration Kit for Microsoft Office
November 29, 2007 Business Objects introduced a new portal integration kit for Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007.
Information Builders Launches PM Framework for Health Care
November 29, 2007 Information Builders announced the availability of WebFOCUS Performance Management Framework for health care.
IBM Introduces DB2 Warehouse PM Suite
November 29, 2007 IBM introduced a suite of integrated software to help customers better manage the performance of IBM data warehouses.
Trillium Announces MDM Readiness Kit
November 28, 2007 Trillium Software announced the availability of its MDM Readiness Kit to assist enterprises with the design and implementation...
Case Studies in Brief - November 30, 2007
November 28, 2007 Industry implementations.
IBM Enhances Free Enterprise Search Software
November 28, 2007 IBM unveiled a new release of the free IBM OmniFind Yahoo! Edition enterprise search software.
Survey Highlights Urgency of Improved IT-Business Alignment
November 26, 2007 IT executives around the world are seeking to do a better job of aligning IT investments with business goals, but only about...
Continuity Software Launches RecoverGuard Version 2.0
November 26, 2007 Continuity Software announced the release of the newest version of its RecoverGuard disaster recovery testing and monitoring...
IBM Introduces Products to Help Companies Take Advantage of SOA Technologies
November 26, 2007 IBM announced new and enhanced products to help telecommunications carriers, equipment providers and application developers...
DtSearch Releases Version 7.5 of Product Line
November 23, 2007 DtSearch Corp., a supplier of enterprise and developer text retrieval software, announced Version 7.5 of the dtSearch product...
Pull-A-Part Selects Microsoft Enterprise Search Solution
November 21, 2007 Pull-A-Part selected Microsoft Enterprise Search solutions to improve the search capability of information generated within...
User Demand for Internet Could Outpace Network Capacity by 2010
November 20, 2007 Consumer and corporate Internet usage could outstrip network capacity in North America and worldwide in a little more than two...
Agent Logic Released RulePoint 2.5
November 20, 2007 Agent Logic announced the availability of RulePoint 2.5. processing suite of products.
DataCore Delivers Virtual Storage to Oracle
November 20, 2007 DataCore Software announced that both SANmelody and SANsymphony solutions provide shared, auto-failover, high availability and...
Heritage Selects SalesPage for CRM
November 19, 2007 Heritage Asset Management, Inc. selected SalesPage Technologies as its customer relationship management partner.
Maximizer Announces Version Ten of CRM Solution
November 19, 2007 Maximizer Software Inc. announced the availability of the tenth version of its CRM solution designed for small- and...
MEGA International Acquires Control Metrics
November 19, 2007 MEGA International acquired Control Metrics, a developer of advanced internal control software.
Metastorm Acquires Process Competence
November 16, 2007 Metastorm announced that it has acquired Process Competence, a European firm specializing in helping organizations design and...
Pentaho Introduces Pentaho Data Integration 3.0
November 16, 2007 Pentaho Corp. announced the availability of Pentaho Data Integration 3.0.
Recommind Enhances Platform
November 16, 2007 Recommind announced the availability of the MindServer 5.1.
IBM and Nortel Team on SOA Foundation
November 15, 2007 Nortel and IBM announced plans to offer a software-based foundation that brings together business applications and processes...
Infor Delivers Infor PM 10
November 15, 2007 Infor announced Infor PM 10, an integrated suite of performance management software.
Netezza Experiencing Significant Membership Growth
November 15, 2007 Netezza Corporation announced significant momentum for the Netezza Developer Network within government organizations around...
Matsumura Challenges Users to Make SOA Priority
November 14, 2007 Miko Matsumura challenged an SOA World audience to make service-oriented architecture core to their enterprise operations over...
Quest Software Launched Enhanced Suite of Database Products
November 14, 2007 Quest Software, Inc. introduced new versions of several products that help database professionals work more efficiently.
Compliance Fallout Raises Typical Companies Cost of Finance
November 14, 2007 Fallout from compliance-related activities continues to prevent CFOs at typical companies from resuming more than a decade of...
Case Studies in Brief - November 16, 2007
November 13, 2007 Industry implmentations.
Case Studies in Brief - November 9, 2007
November 7, 2007
Smarter BI Far
November 13, 2006 Research finds companies are getting a handle on BI success
2006 Performance Management Survey Results
June 6, 2006 This survey by BPM Partners shows that business performance management is breaking out of the confines of the finance department
Growth Spurt for Workforce Performance Management
March 21, 2006 A fast-growing segment for the rising talent managment market and worldwide spending on services
October 1, 2005 Data Points from Knightsbridge Solutions
Resetting the Landscape
April 1, 2005 The competitive intelligence pendulum swings, but competition increases, says director of Society of Competitive Intelligence...
April 1, 2005 Readership understanding and plans for deployment; Data Points from BI Review and Gantry Group