Adaptec Array Backs Up Local Data
Adaptec unveiled a storage array expressly designed for backing up the local data on company desktops and laptops that escapes copying when business application servers are backed up.
Business Objects Signs Distribution Pact With Agilysys
Business Objects penned a distribution deal with Agilysys, a computer products reseller, in move that Business Objects said will allow it to increase its emphasis on small and medium-sized businesses that use IBM equipment.
Veritas Updates Data Lifecycle Manager
Veritas ships Data Lifecycle Manager 5.0, software designed to help companies account for data from creation to deletion as they’re pressed to meet various regulatory requirements.
Veritas, Princeton Partner On Data Management
The vendors have integrated Princeton Softech's database archiving with the Veritas' Data Lifecycle Manager for customers who need to manage structured data and application performance.
IT Confidence Hits A Very High Note
The quarterly InformationWeek IT Confidence Index reached a record high 1,655 in March, up 18% from December and a whopping 119% from a year earlier.
Why would anyone think being a "code monkey" has a future?
Circle of Friends
Social networking with software: It can be positive, but not as a goal in itself.
Important product news for gaining business advantage from information resources.
Performance Metrics: Bringing It Home, Part 3
What do metrics mean to the CIO of today's IT organization? What must be done to align IT resources with business-driven metrics initiatives? The conclusion of our series offers some practical guidance.
PeopleSoft Unveils CRM Packages
PeopleSoft Inc. on Monday unveiled customer relationship management (CRM) software for financial institutions, insurers, and colleges.
Governance as Catalyst: The New Management System
Corporate governance regulations are pushing businesses to get serious about how they manage business processes. Here's how an integrated, process-based approach can become the focus of the first true "management system."
News & Analysis
Start-ups appear to be surviving the Sarbanes-Oxley chill ... Hyperion Performance Suite 8.2 adds data mining ... Aberdeen says compliance may not require new software; others disagree.
Nowhere to Hide
Whether by choice or by law, transparency is a top priority. The ripple effects will alter how businesses operate.
RedPrairie Upgrades Warehouse System
RedPrairie Corp. on Friday unveiled an upgrade of its warehouse-management system that includes customs, labor management, and billing modules.
PeopleSoft Revamps Old J.D. Edwards Line
PeopleSoft played in SAP's neighborhood when it journeyed to the German trade show CeBIT to announce the first major upgrade to EnterpriseOne, a former J.D. Edwards enterprise application product.
Washington, the hub of public enterprise, is riding through an anxious period of change.
SAP Ups Ante In Integration Wars
The world's largest software company used the world's largest technology show to tout the latest version of its consolidated integration and application platform.
A clear understanding of dashboards requires delving beneath the marketing hype.
Cognos Ships Upgrade To ReportNet
The upgrade to the query-and-reporting software includes improved support for IBM and SAP data sources, better integration with Microsoft Office apps, and improved charts.
Global Storage Market Shows Strong Recovery
The worldwide storage market showed strong growth in the fourth quarter of last year, driven by an improving economy and the need for advanced storage protection within the enterprise, a market research firm says.
Financial Reporting: Could Compliance Get Easier?
The first round of a financial-reporting auditing standard was made public last week, a step toward providing guidelines for companies struggling to implement systems compliant with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
Enterprise Spending On The Upswing
In the latest sign that large enterprise customers will increase spending this year, 41 percent of IT decision makers plan to allocate more funds on technology this year, according to preliminary results of the annual VARBusiness State of Enterprise Spending Report.