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Articles by Mary Hayes Weier
posted in August 2008
The updated software tools help position the company as a provider of all of a business' data management needs, including content management, data cleansing, and data integration.
SAP is holding firm on its plan to raise maintenance fees to 22% over the next four years, despite some customers' opposition to the plan.
CEO Jack Blumenstein expects there will be some 2,000 commercial airplanes offering Aircell's in-flight Gogo Internet service by the end of next year.
As in-flight Internet services start to take off, air travelers have lots of questions about them. For example, when the bandwidth hog in 19C starts to download gargantuan files, how will that affect service quality for everyone else on the plane? Aircell CEO Jack Blumenstein, whose Gogo service already is on some American Airlines flights, tackled this question and others in an hour-long discussion yesterday.
As American, Delta, and other airlines begin to roll out in-flight Internet services, I'm hearing a lot of doubts about whether they'll stick. And many people are ticked off that airlines have the audacity to charge passengers $12.95 for the service. But for all you naysayers, I have some answers for you on why I think broadband in the sky is here to stay.
As American Airlines begins to offer passengers Aircell's Gogo, Alaska Air is going with a satellite service. CIO Robert Reeder explains why.
Most of Salesforce.com's customers continue to come from the Americas, which represented 72% of its customer base.
Oracle, which has been relatively quiet about cloud computing, is touting a deal to support CaseCentral's software-as-a-service business.
The purchase of a customer-service technology software provider is the largest acquisition to date for the software-as-a-service vendor.
While Apple iPhone apps have a small presence in the business world, IT execs at Disney, Genentech, and Kraft are endorsing the iPhone.
Best-of-breed vendors have to specialize to survive.
The company also unveiled SAP Spend Analytics, which business managers in various divisions can use to better understand purchasing patterns.
An analysis of second-quarter results for Cisco, SAP, IBM and others shows that businesses are still spending on IT despite the poor economy.
The airline is among several taking another swipe at wireless Internet access, using the technologies of two startup companies.
An IT manager at Deutsche Post, which runs delivery company DHL, explains why the company decided to not go through with a multi-billion dollar IT outsourcing contract.
The parent company of DHL decided not to proceed with the multibillion-dollar deal after determining the expected cost savings weren't there, InformationWeek has learned.