Tuesday, February 05, 2013CiRBA hones software licensing for clouds Canadian company adds plug-in software licensing control to help organizations save money by tracking and placing virtual machines
Wednesday, January 12, 2011Intel, Nvidia sign US$1.5 billion licensing deal In the agreement, the two companies will resolve ongoing patent litigation. Intel will begin making payments to Nvidia this month, with $300 million due next week
Monday, November 01, 2010IE6 addiction slowing some Windows 7 migrations One in five enterprises will bust budget moving to Windows 7 because of IE6 compatibility problems, says Gartner
Monday, September 13, 2010HP upgrades SANs, management software The company adds 10Gbit/sec. Ethernet option to its entry-level SAN. The new modular array is targeted at small- to medium-sized businesses
Tuesday, July 27, 2010Managing open source licensing compliance OPINION Protecode's Kamal Hassin says managing compliance with open source licensing conditions can be a complex part of the QA process
Wednesday, July 21, 2010Protecode System 4 cuts false positives in code The latest iteration of a tool that helps developers identify licensing obligations in open source code uses a new weighting technique. And it’s also targeting large enterprises with distributed development sites with its new virtual instances
Thursday, June 24, 2010Salesforce.com's Chatter enters general release After months of hype and apparently strong early interest, the social collaboration platform goes GA
Thursday, May 20, 2010Microsoft sues Salesforce.com in battle for CRM Microsoft filed a suit alleging patent infringement by Salesforce.com's leading CRM software.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010Google exec worries over 'rudderless' Java The chief Google Java architect calls on Oracle to put Java back on track after years of technical and licensing disputes
Thursday, March 18, 2010Microsoft-Citrix bolster partnership against VMware An Info-Tech Research analyst weighs in on the Microsoft-Citrix virtualization announcements of licensing changes, customer adoption programs and technology enhancements, and what they mean for rival VMware
Thursday, March 04, 2010RightNow tries to change SaaS contract, pricing game CRM vendor RightNow is trying to shake up the SaaS world with a new set of pricing and contractual provisions. The "Cloud Challenge" manifesto calls for better transparency and terms.
Thursday, December 10, 2009OPINION: Virtualization licensing could be simpler Microsoft and Citrix say they've worked hard at aligning their offerings. But a single slide in a recent joint presentation raises some licensing questions
Thursday, September 17, 2009Skype sued by Skype founders Joltid, the firm owned by founders of Skype, is suing the Voice over IP company over a peer-to-peer technology licensing dispute...
Thursday, August 13, 2009Oracle must improve VM licencing to thrill IT shops, analyst says Oracle is continuing its aggressive push into server virtualization with the launch of a template-building tool for developing pre-packaged, software-installed VMs. Analysts weigh in on what to watch out for before getting your feet wet with pre-configured VMs
Tuesday, June 16, 2009The looming Windows 7 licensing 'disaster' for XP users IT has to ask a lot of questions to figure out the best way to migrate to Windows 7 -- and deal with the IE6 apps they may have forgotten about