HP upgrades SANs, management software

Hewlett-Packard Co. today announced several product upgrades for its small and mid-sized customers, including a new version of its modular storage array with 10Gbit/sec. Ethernet ports.The new modular array was one of a slew

Published on: September 13th, 2010 Lucas Mearian

Protecode System 4 cuts false positives in code

Protecode Inc. released on Monday the newest version of its tool for helping developers manage open source licenses, this time with a focus on larger enterprises with distributed development projects. Protecode System 4

Published on: July 21st, 2010 Kathleen Lau

Microsoft sues Salesforce.com in battle for CRM

Microsoft Corp. has been on the wrong side of a couple patent issues recently--the case with i4i over XML in Microsoft Word, and its recent settlement with VirnetX over VPN networking technology patents--but Microsoft does have an

Published on: May 20th, 2010 tony bradley

Google exec worries over ‘rudderless’ Java

As if Oracle did not have enough work convincing MySQL users of its good intentions, the company also should set its sites on getting the Java platform back on track, contends a Google

Published on: April 13th, 2010 joab jackson

OPINION: Virtualization licensing could be simpler

Microsoft Canada Co. and Citrix Systems Inc. held a round table discussion recently, the object being to jointly tout their partnership in the virtualization market. Since virtualization has been pinning the hype meter

Published on: December 10th, 2009 Dave Webb

Oracle must improve VM licencing to thrill IT shops, analyst says

While Oracle Corp. came under fire last month from pundits that claim it left Virtual Iron customers out to dry, the company continues down its virtualization roadmap with the launch of a virtual

Published on: August 13th, 2009 Rafael Ruffolo

The looming Windows 7 licensing ‘disaster’ for XP users

Windows 7, due to ship on Oct. 22, has gotten good reviews as the OS that Vista should have been. And the large percentage of businesses that have held onto XP rather than

Published on: June 16th, 2009 Galen Gruman

Crystal Reports EULA causing training headaches

End User Licensing Agreements (EULAs) have always been “sketchy,” according to Info-Tech Research Group Inc. lead analyst Darin Stahl. “If people read the EULA in every piece of software they install, it would

Published on: May 20th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Microsoft opens up virtual desktop options

Changes Microsoft has made to its desktop-virtualization licensing are giving enterprises more scenarios for how they can virtualize Windows XP or Vista on corporate desktops, but it's still a complicated and relatively expensive

Published on: April 13th, 2009 Elizabeth Montalbano