BPS Upgrades Risk-Management Server
Business Propulsions Systems Inc. has upgraded its platform for operational risk, audit and regulatory compliance management for financial institutions.
BI Gets A Boost From Open-Source Community
Open-source development is having a significant impact on business intelligence. Among the vendors that have adopted open-source technology within their products in a big way are Actuate, Pentaho and JasperSoft.
IBM Bets Big On Chinese Startups
One Chinese company in the location-based services market has been able to grow its customer base by 30% and increase revenue by about five times with help from IBM.
Dell Expands Support Services For Business
The premium service is available to a broader set of customers than Dell's previous premium service, which required a minimum of 200 servers. Platinum Plus will require only 100 servers.
Microsoft's CollaborationVision Is Lofty--And Complex
Microsoft wants to take the unified communications market by storm with a slew of new products, and Cisco also eyes what it calls a $10 billion opportunity. But integrating voice, data, video, and e-mail into neat and simple packages won't be an easy task.
The Hartford Builds An SOA
After three years, service-oriented architecture is paying dividends for the insurance and financial services company.
Five Questions For Mike Olson, Oracle VP
Olson is the outspoken former president and CEO of Sleepycat Software who helped build the open source Berkeley DB project into a multimillion-dollar business. Oracle bought the database company in February. Oracle PR accompanies Olson when he meets with the press, but unlike many of the company's plain-vanilla VPs, he's still talking.
AIM Revenue on the Rise
Gartner says worldwide application integration and middleware market increased 7 percent in 2005.
Novell Announces New CEO--But Can He Save A Sinking Ship?
Ronald Hovsepian has been a rising star within Novell since he joined the company three years ago. But with a dropping stock price, declining sales of NetWare, and stiff competition in the Linux market, it's going to take more than star power.
Fewer Vendors, Beefier Software Expected In BPM Market
The herd of vendors in the business process management software market thinned a bit this week with EMC Corp.'s acquisition of ProActivity Software Solutions Ltd. The purchase reflected two trends: consolidation among vendors and the convergence of BPM and content management.