Stories by Chris Kanaracus

Report: IBM poised to cut more US jobs

IBM is planning to cut "a large number" of U.S. jobs in its Global Business Services division, with many positions being switched over to workers in India, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing anonymous sources.

IBM adds data-warehousing tools to Informix

IBM is trying to make its Informix OLTP (online transaction processing) server a more potent option for BI (business intelligence) and data warehousing through a new optional toolset, the company announced Thursday.

NetSuite tries to lure Sage customers

On-demand ERP vendor NetSuite is offering Sage Software customers at least 50 percent off their NetSuite fees for the first year if they switch away from its rival's products, NetSuite said on Wednesday.

HP beefs up BI services offerings

Hewlett-Packard is getting deeper into the BI market, announcing a set of services on Tuesday that are aimed at laying the groundwork for successful business intelligence implementation.

HP to distribute, support Sun's Solaris

Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems -- fierce competitors when it comes to hardware sales -- unveiled an expanded partnership on Wednesday that will see HP become a key distributor of Sun's Solaris 10 operating system.

SAP buys Coghead's intellectual property

SAP has purchased the intellectual-property rights of PaaS (platform as a service) vendor Coghead, and for now will use it only as an internal tool, according to an SAP spokeswoman. Terms were not disclosed.