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Oracle has shipped a new version of Portal's billing and revenue management software after winning a hard-fought battle to acquire Portal earlier this year.
As Oracle executives patted themselves on the back for their company's reporting another strong financial quarter, they also couldn't resist having a go at prime applications rival SAP.
Troubled systems management and security software vendor CA aims to get back on track in its current fiscal year after a series of unforeseen setbacks last year, its chief executive officer pledged to shareholders.
SAP is changing in the way it delivers ERP (enterprise resource planning) applications to customers, breaking with the traditional approach of upgrading the entire software release every 12 to 18 months.
Novell gets more 'passionate' about Linux
Ten major IT vendors including Microsoft and IBM on Monday released a draft of a new specification, the service modeling language (SML), which they claim will make it easier for customers to manage their heterogenous systems.
CA will be able to more fully flesh out the information management piece of its storage business with the acquisition of records management software and services vendor MDY Group International, announced Tuesday.
Oracle plans to offer support and maintenance for rival SAP's R/3 applications, the software giant said Wednesday.
IBM is allowing its business partners to join it in selling front-end consulting services to small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) for the first time, the company announced Monday.
If you only had a single word to describe what 2005 meant in the world of servers and storage, that word would be "virtualisation." Announcements from IT vendors about what they were virtualising or planned to virtualise were rife throughout the year.
Hewlett-Packard's main focus as the company heads into 2006 will be on growing its operations and making all segments of its hardware, software and services business more efficient. HP is strong in developing innovative technology, but has tripped up in its sales efforts due to overly complicated internal reporting structures, according to the head of the company.
Troubled software vendor Novell wouldn't comment on a growing number of reports and rumors circulating Monday that the company is about to lay off as much as 20 percent of its workforce as a way of cutting costs.
IBM has unveiled its System z9 mainframe, the first in a new generation of machines focused on easing security and systems management.
Oracle has confirmed a change to its multicore processor pricing and licensing model.