Sun announced Tuesday that it is buying Innotek, maker of VirtualBox, virtualization software that may have more value for software developers than data-center administrators.
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Forrester Research said Monday that it is downgrading its 2008 forecast for IT purchasing in both the U.S. and around the world.
IBM, Google, Microsoft, Verisign and Yahoo have joined the corporate board of the OpenID Foundation, giving a boost to the group's efforts to simplify the process of signing into Web sites.
IBM announced the first results of its recently closed acquisition of business intelligence vendor Cognos, unveiling an array of product offerings and services that tie into its information-on-demand strategy.
Oracle this week launched Oracle Data Integration Suite, which combines traditional data integration capabilities with an array of middleware and tooling for constructing a service oriented architecture.
A new report from Forrester Research declares that the wave of mega-acquisitions in the software industry is over for now, though big vendors will continue to snap up smaller firms as they round out their portfolios.
Hewlett-Packard's recent announcement regarding a pair of free and open-source software projects has irked one of its co-sponsors, OpenLogic.
IBM said Wednesday it is expanding its broad SOA (service-oriented architecture) portfolio with the acquisition of AptSoft, a maker of business event processing software.
The next version of Lotus Notes and Domino will ship in February and will feature an array of updates, including a new Web 2.0-style feature called My Widgets, IBM said yesterday during its Lotusphere show in Orlando, Florida.
IBM is developing a new, "one-stop-shop" product offering, Lotus Foundations, aimed at companies with five to 500 employees, it said testerday.
On the same day its plans to buy middleware giant BEA Systems rocked the technology world, Oracle also revealed Wednesday that its string of niche acquisitions will continue through the purchase of document-capture vendor Captovation.
Cognos shipped the latest version of its business intelligence platform on Tuesday, in what could be the last update before the company's sale to IBM becomes final.
Beating analysts' expectations and citing strong performance worldwide, SAP on Monday released preliminary fourth-quarter financial results, showing revenue will be about €3.25 billion (US$4.8 billion), a rise of 10 percent compared to the same period last year.
Every good general knows that even the biggest army is useless if you can't get it on the battlefield.
IBM on Tuesday released Atlas, a software toolset that provides advanced search and analysis functions for its enterprise social networking product, Lotus Connections.
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