Profile of Charles BabcockEditor at Large, Cloud
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Charles Babcock is an editor-at-large for InformationWeek and author of Management Strategies for the Cloud Revolution, a McGraw-Hill book. He is the former editor-in-chief of Digital News, former software editor of Computerworld and former technology editor of Interactive Week. He is a graduate of Syracuse University where he obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism. He joined the publication in 2003.
Articles by Charles Babcock
posted in March 2005
New WSDM specs for communicating management information fill a gap in Web-services standards.
Borland and Capgemini will jointly sell their expertise in services-oriented architecture and software-asset management.
Identity-management software sales are growing 25% per year, Oracle executive says.
Collected data is used to understand portal-usage patterns and guide future development.
Profits aren't growing at quite as fast a clip, though, for the integration software supplier
While not an application provider itself, IBM says its WebSphere software has a role to play in the growing market for hosted software.
Enterprise service bus software is superior to messaging technology for implementing service-oriented architecture systems, say Sonic and Iona.
Tibco unveiled DataExchange, which it says is designed to perform the same data extraction, transformation, and loading, or ETL, functions that Ascential's software provides.
But Micosoft plans to cut the price of the development tools once they become available.
Was $11 per share really SAP's "best and final" offer?
Move to acquire retail-software company signals importance of vertical-industries push
DB2 Content Manager 8.3 will offer integration with IBM's records management system for easier access to documents.
The relational database market grew nearly 12% in 2004, with both vendors picking up market share.
IBM development exec details Eclipse history and reasons for its early success in EclipseCon speech.
Google engineering exec gives EclipseCon attendees a peek into the search-technology company's workings.
New release has a smaller footprint, offers enhanced encryption, and can be embedded in Java apps more easily.
Yankee Group study notes that Oracle now provides human-resources apps to 70% of the 1,000 largest U.S. companies.
Open-source application-server vendor follows Red Hat and MySQL models.