Microsoft will tout at the Mix09 conference in Las Vegas this week its planned Silverlight 3 rich Internet application technology along with a host of other developer-related offerings, according to the conference Web site.
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HP boosted its software for managing application performance this week with upgrades to its performance testing suite and load-testing software.
While competitors like the Apple iPhone and the budding Google Android platform have garnered a lot of attention lately, Research in Motion (RIM), maker of the ubiquitous BlackBerry smartphone, sees itself as the right choice for businesses, a company official stressed Friday.
IBM revealed on Tuesday afternoon that its WebSphere sMash 1.1 platform for situational applications can function with the SugarCRM Sugar 5.2 CRM system, offering capabilities such as workflow.
Sun Microsystems plans to detail on March 18 its grand entrance into the cloud computing space, Sun officials said Tuesday morning.
It is still early in the year, but cloud computing already is shaping up as a key trend for 2009.
Adobe Systems is extending on Thursday its AIR (Adobe Integrated Runtime) technology to Linux desktops.
Sun Microsystems and the OpenSolaris community on Wednesday unveiled an upgrade to the open source version of the Solaris Unix OS, OpenSolaris 2008.11. They also revealed plans to have OpenSolaris running on a line of laptops in 2009.
Microsoft will offer on Monday the first public beta release of its BizTalk Server 2009 enterprise connectivity software, which can take advantage of virtualization and enhanced failover clustering featured in Windows Server 2008.
<a href="http://www.infoworld.com/article/08/11/18/JavaFX-RIA-technology-almost-ready_1.html">JavaFX</a>, Sun's Java-based entrant into the hotly contested rich media application space, will make its formal debut on Thursday.
Expressing a now-familiar theme, a Microsoft executive at the ApacheCon conference on Friday morning touted Microsoft's efforts to be more open, highlighting moves such as offering the company's "M" modeling language under the Microsoft "Open Specification Promise."
Looking to boost Web-based ventures and its new Windows Azure cloud services platform, Microsoft on Wednesday is announcing Microsoft BizSpark, a program providing software and services to startups.
Making a major move in the SaaS space, Microsoft introduced its operating system for the cloud, Windows Azure, at the company's Professional Developers Conference in Los Angeles on Monday morning.
Microsoft's Silverlight 2 browser plug-in technology for rich Internet applications will be generally available on Tuesday along with supportive development tools, the company said during a teleconference on Monday morning.
Red Hat is expanding its open-source JBoss SOA platform with the unveiling Wednesday of JBoss Enterprise SOA Platform 4.3 and JBoss Operations Network 2.1.