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Content tagged with Enterprise Applications posted in April 2004
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High-Tech Cure
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
President Bush will appoint a national health-technology coordinator as the government takes on a bigger role in pushing the health-care industry to embrace IT
Worms Are Big Business For Antivirus Vendors
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
Symantec and Network Associates will face competition in the next year.
AutoZone Fights Back
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
SCO Group lawsuit defendant asks court to stall case until a related suit is resolved
Dell And SAP Team To Lower Customer Costs
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
SAP needs to fulfill a promise it made to customers, CEO Kagermann says
Security Pros Doubt Gates' Spam-Killing Pledge
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
The large majority of security pros at a London trade show say the Microsoft leader's anti-spam initiative won't do the job in just two years.
Software Vendors See Growth In Data Analysis
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
Microsoft acquisition is latest sign of app vendors' embrace of business intelligence
PDA Sales Drop; Microsoft Gains In Operating-System Share
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
Gartner says year-over-year worldwide shipments fell nearly 5% in the first quarter, with Microsoft pulling into a dead heat with Palm in sales of handheld operating systems.
Recording Industry Sues Music Pirates
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
The industry's association plans to pursue 477 people that it claims have illegally downloaded copyrighted recordings.
Travel Sites Extend Agreement With Hyatt
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
Expedia.com and Hotels.com will continue to offer rooms at Hyatt hotels.
California Senate OKs Bill To Limit RFID Use
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
The bill would limit use of the technology in stores and libraries, but it faces much tougher sledding in the state Assembly.
I2 Tries To Reassure Shaky Buyers With New Investments
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
The company's CEO and a private-equity firm sink $120 million into the dot-com-bust survivor.
IT Spending Seen On Rise Again
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
IT spending is not only recovering, it is building a base that will power it to even higher levels in the coming months, according to a survey of more than 130,000 IT decision makers conducted by the Wendover Corp.
Acquisition Boosts Business Objects
News  |  4/30/2004  | 
Revenue soared in the first full quarter after the business-intelligence vendor acquired Crystal Decisions.
Acquisition Boosts Business Objects
News  |  4/29/2004  | 
Revenue soared in the first full quarter after the business-intelligence vendor acquired Crystal Decisions.
Application Monitoring Saves The Day
News  |  4/29/2004  | 
Wily Technology's Introscope 5.0 alerted Northern Trust Corp. to a developers' error that could have slowed the following day's business.
BMC Snaps Up Marimba
News  |  4/29/2004  | 
It's spending $239 million to acquire technology that will help expand the capabilities of its software, which ties systems and applications management with business objectives.
Ballmer Memo Touts Microsoft's Work To Improve Software Management
News  |  4/29/2004  | 
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer on Wednesday sent a letter to customers that trumpets the company's Dynamic Systems Initiative and management software lineup, including the planned Systems Center 2005, and points out its work with ISV partners to enable management of mixed systems and applications in the data center.
Bot Attacks Vulnerable Windows Systems; Microsoft Patch Buggy
News  |  4/29/2004  | 
The scrambling revolves around a pair of vulnerabilities that Microsoft disclosed this month as part of a release of Windows patches.
Google Files Long-Awaited IPO
News  |  4/29/2004  | 
The Internet search-engine leader aims to raise $2.7 billion with an initial offering.
Application Monitoring Saves The Day
News  |  4/29/2004  | 
Wily Technology's Introscope alerted Northern Trust Corp. to a developers' error that could have slowed the following day's reporting.
HP To Ship First RFID-Ready Goods Saturday
News  |  4/29/2004  | 
After some experimentation, HP says, it's getting 100% read rates on tagged cases and pallets.
IBM And Genesys To Deliver Speech-Enabled Self-Service Systems
News  |  4/29/2004  | 
A suite of new offerings will tie self-service applications to back-end enterprise systems.
Clarke Says CA Is Ready To Move Forward
News  |  4/29/2004  | 
The software vendor's new chief operating officer says CA has eliminated the issues that triggered a government probe, and has a solid business model, balance sheet, and vision.
EU: Court Ruling On Monopolies Doesn't Undermine Microsoft Case
News  |  4/29/2004  | 
The European Court of Justice spelled out three circumstances for delcaring a dominant company can be found guilty of breaking antitrust law for refusing to license copyrighted material to rivals.
Symantec Closes Out Big Year
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
Revenue and net income soared thanks to the continuing spate of new virus and worm attacks.
SAP Maps CRM Push
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
SAP America CEO Bill McDermott says customer demand for integrated app suites catering to individual industries plays right into his company's hands.
AutoZone Wants Delay In Its Case Against SCO
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
AutoZone has asked a judge to delay court proceedings in its case or at least make SCO amend its complaint.
The PDA Will See You Now
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
Software Helps Lift Spirits
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
Tibco Buying Business Process Firm In The U.K.
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
The move marks the growing role of business-process management as part of enterprise integration.
Dell And SAP Expand Partnership
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
They're teaming to encourage business customers to move toward Linux or Windows clusters and away from Unix deployments.
Plumtree Launches Executive Dashboard Solution Based on the Enterprise Web Suite
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
IntelligentPortals News - April 28, 2004
Bowstreet's Portlet Factory Provides Compatibility with JSR 168
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
IntelligentPortals News - April 11, 2004
Independent Developer Releases Win98 SE Service Pack
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
The package, labeled unofficial, contains updates and 70 hot fixes collected from the Windows Update service site and Microsoft's Knowledge Base database.
Report Says Most Portal Projects Fail To Deliver Enterprise Benefits
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
A study by Forrester Research faults high infrastructure and application integration costs, as well as projects not being tied to specific business processes.
Tibco Buying Business-Process Firm In U.K.
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
The move marks the growing role of business-process management as part of enterprise integration.
Software Companies Are Tops In 1Q VC Funding
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
The MoneyTree survey says software moved back into the top spot in the first quarter, edging past biotech.
RFID Legislation Gains Sponsors
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
A Massachusetts lawmaker wants ground rules for how retail RFID is used. The aim is to allay alarmists' worries while making the technology more pervasive.
Good Times Roll At MicroStrategy
News  |  4/28/2004  | 
First-quarter sales rose 31% as the software vendor added more than 150 new customers.
MicroStrategy Closes First Quarter With Earnings Spike
News  |  4/27/2004  | 
The company credits acceptance of its MicroStrategy Report Services enterprise reporting tool and a slate of new customer deals for its first-quarter performance.
Investor To SCO: Stop Suing Linux Users
Commentary  |  4/27/2004  | 
Major SCO investor BayStar gave Linux users a big bouquet recently, when the company told SCO to stop suing Linux users. Oh, that's not what BayStar actually said. BayStar told SCO that BayStar believes that SCO's entire future rests in its lawsuit against IBM.
AutoZone Asks For Delay In SCO Lawsuit
News  |  4/27/2004  | 
AutoZone filed a motion asking a court to delay action in SCO's lawsuit against AutoZone, pending resolution of SCO's lawsuits against IBM, Red Hat and Novell.
Software Companies Are Tops In 1Q VC Funding
News  |  4/27/2004  | 
The MoneyTree survey says software moved back into the top spot in the first quarter, edging past biotech.
Group Battles "Dubious" Software Patents
News  |  4/27/2004  | 
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has launched a campaign to persuade the government to revoke patents it feels are harmful to innovation and free expression by small businesses or nonprofits.
IDS Scheer Announces Three Expanded BPM Partnerships
News  |  4/27/2004  | 
Increases integration with SAP xApps, Intalio, and Fuego.
BI Factors Prominently In Strong SMB Spending Outlook
News  |  4/27/2004  | 
Small and medium-size businesses plan to ratchet up their overall IT spending by 6.6 percent in 2004, with business intelligence software factoring prominently in the mix, according to research released Tuesday.
JBoss CEO Against Open-Sourcing Java
News  |  4/27/2004  | 
JBoss CEO Marc Fleury sides with Sun on releasing Java technology to the open-source community, but he also thinks it's a good idea to open-source other core technologies for building services-oriented architectures.
Autonomic Software Automates Patch Management
News  |  4/27/2004  | 
The cross-platform, software-based controller agent solution performs automated patch management and asset discovery from a single, Web-based interface.
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