While software vendor CA is pretty happy with the financial performance of three-quarters of its business, its storage management operations are not up to par, according to executives.
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Hewlett-Packard Co. (HP) is offering more services supporting application vendor SAP AG's SOA (service-oriented architecture) approach to IT as part of the companies' increasingly close relationship.
IBM plans to eventually offload its enterprise printing systems division to Japanese printer and copier vendor Ricoh. The two companies are forming a joint venture company based on the IBM unit which will gradually become a fully-owned Ricoh subsidiary.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) is adding a new business unit within its Enterprise Storage and Server (ESS) organization as a way to highlight its IT management, automation and virtualization software.
Oracle Corp. is making further inroads into the Linux space, this time in providing management tools for the open-source operating system, after its surprise October announcement of full global support for the Red Hat Inc. Enterprise Linux distribution.
In the midst of a companywide restructuring effort, Hewlett-Packard has taken the next step in an ongoing reorganization of its software operation. The vendor has established a new unit to bring together its business intelligence (BI) and information management expertise, which is currently spread out across the company.
Hoping to make inroads in the high-growth blade segment of the server market, Sun has released a new blade along with a U.S. subscription service offering customers several automatic refreshes of the server hardware.
IBM is looking to increase its business with telecommunications operators with the unveiling of products, including a security bundle and a blade server, specially tailored to their needs.
On Tuesday Microsoft announced plans to roll out a new version of its antipiracy Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) Notifications tool for Windows XP over the coming weeks and months, following a barrage of criticism from users.
The former head of worldwide sales at Computer Associates has been sentenced to seven years in jail after pleading guilty to financial fraud charges in April.
The research organisations at Hewlett-Packard and SAP will work together to resolve IT issues faced by their joint customers, notably around virtualisation.
Oracle remains committed to growth via acquisition, according to its president Charles Phillips. The strategy is proving to be a cost-effective way for the company to extend its technologies as well as deepen its knowledge of specific industries, he told attendees at Oracle's OpenWorld conference last week in San Francisco.
Oracle is laying the groundwork for the next major release of its database, Oracle 11g.
Hewlett-Packard continues to simplify operations to cut costs and streamline interactions with customers, and plans to reduce its number of partners, HP's top executive announced last week.
IBM has provided pricing details and a name for its data integration technology formerly code-named "Hawk", which it acquired through the 2005 US$1.1 billion purchase of Ascential.