Monday, January 24, 2005IT hiring inches upward Recruiter Robert Half Technology continues to see improvement in the market, pegging business expansion as the main driver of IT hiring, and network expertise as the most in-demand specialty.
Monday, January 17, 2005HP unveils new Itanium servers Hewlett-Packard Co. is likely to detail additions to its Itanium 2-based Integrity server portfolio, including new virtualization software and a pay-per-use model for Windows, a first for the Palo Alto, Calif.-based firm.
Tuesday, December 07, 2004Veritas' India lab to become its largest R&D centre Veritas Software Corp.'s research and development (R&D) centre in Pune, India, will soon be the company's largest worldwide, according to a company executive.
Thursday, November 25, 2004HP, JBoss move closer on open source In a bid to help win over IT departments concerned with a lack of clear Linux support, Hewlett-Packard Co. says it is now the point-person for any and all issues its customers may have with JBoss Inc. products.
Tuesday, November 16, 2004HP drives open source with JBoss In a bid to help win over IT departments concerned with a lack of clear Linux support, Hewlett-Packard Co. says it is now the point-person for any and all issues its customers may have with JBoss Inc. products.
Tuesday, November 16, 2004Microsoft adds support to Unesco IT education plan Among other things, UNESCO and Microsoft will work together to create a syllabus for integrating IT into teaching; train teachers in the use of IT.
Wednesday, October 27, 2004Is an iPod a day enough for Apple? If our intelligence is even remotely correct, then the fortunes of Apple Computer Inc. should matter little to you.
Tuesday, October 26, 2004Oracle users in South Africa say availability lags This year's South Africa Oracle User Group (SAOUG) conference held at Sun City last week, aimed to meet the needs of the CIO, whose responsibilities, the user group says, are currently being redefined to transcend from functional to strategic roles.
Monday, October 18, 2004Big Blue unveils faster, more powerful servers IBM Corp. last week announced it will unleash three new servers - two pSeries and one iSeries - into the market which are based upon Big Blue's newest and most powerful microprocessor, the POWER5.
Tuesday, October 12, 2004Zigbee's future is debated Bob Metcalfe's at it again. Mr. Ethernet, now a venture capitalist, technologist and pundit, is making wild predictions and this time it's ZigBee, the 2.4GHz wireless standard — IEEE 802.15.4 — aimed primarily at monitoring and control rather than data transfer.
Tuesday, September 28, 2004Microsoft is ready to remove media player for E.U. Microsoft Corp. will be ready to comply with the European Commission's demands for changes to its Windows operating systems if a European court rejects its request for the measures to be suspended, a spokesman for the company said Monday.
Tuesday, September 14, 2004Telstra lets fly with Linux data warehouse Showing that Telstra Corp. Ltd. CIO Jeff Smith hasn't lost his enthusiasm for Linux, the telco last week celebrated the launch of a new billing system codenamed Raptor-E.
Monday, September 13, 2004Big Blue launches Stinger into database management IBM Corp. announced that it will release the latest version of its DB2 software later this week. The DB2 Universal Database version 8.2 software, code-named Stinger, offers a host of automation tools IBM hopes will provide an edge in the ongoing database management marketplace.
Tuesday, September 07, 2004Telstra IT chief lifts lid on Linux turf war The head of Telstra Corp. Ltd.'s technology division opened up with both barrels yesterday over reports the telco’s CIO Jeff Smith has been sidelined because of the failure of open source initiatives.
Thursday, July 29, 2004Red Hat to launch Java app server Red Hat Inc. plans to release its first Java application server at the LinuxWorld conference in San Francisco on Monday, broadening its business beyond the Linux open source operating system, industry sources said.
Sunday, July 25, 2004BEA holds app server market lead but revenues drop BEA Systems Inc. held a wide lead in the Unix and Linux portions of the application server software market in North America in 2003, but its overall revenues in this market shrank by 4.3 per cent while IBM Corp.'s grew by 6.4 per cent, according to a report released this month by IDC.
Thursday, July 08, 2004IDC predicts continuous growth for Canadian IT market Research and analyst firm IDC Canada Ltd., predicted in January that the Canadian IT market would return to growth through 2004 after seeing less than impressive revenues through 2002 and 2003. During its mid-year update Wednesday, the firm said it stands by its predictions and offered some insight into how the market has unfolded since January.
Tuesday, May 11, 2004Novell updates e-mail, collaboration Novell Inc. announced Tuesday that it is shipping a connector for Microsoft Corp. Exchange Server that allows users of its Linux e-mail package Evolution to access Exchange from a Linux desktop.
Thursday, April 29, 2004Sun breathes life into application server Sun Microsystems Inc. on Monday released the latest version of its application server to run Java-enabled programs, the first update to Sun’s Java application server in nearly two years.
Sunday, April 25, 2004Compuware, Segue smooth out apps management Compuware Corp. and Segue Software Inc. this week are bolstering their application management wares, with Compuware finding ways to boost performance without increasing a user's equipment expenses and Segue managing application quality.
Tuesday, April 13, 2004Lindows morphs to Linspire San Diego-based Lindows.com Inc., a Linux software vendor, announced on Wednesday that it would formally change its desktop operating system name from LindowsOS to "Linspire."
Wednesday, April 07, 2004Judge delays Red Hat-SCO suit, pending IBM action A U.S. District Court judge has stayed a lawsuit brought by Red Hat Inc. against The SCO Group Inc., saying that the key issues in the case are already being examined in a separate lawsuit brought by SCO against IBM Corp. in Utah.
Tuesday, April 06, 2004IBM announces z890 mainframe IBM Corp. will mark the 40th anniversary of the introduction of its first mainframe computer Wednesday by introducing a scaled-down version of its zSeries 990 mainframe servers called the zSeries 890, which IBM is billing as a midmarket mainframe offering.
Tuesday, March 16, 2004Sun embraces, takes aim at Red Hat Linux Executives from Sun Microsystems Inc.'s software group Tuesday said that the company plans to ship a version of its Java Enterprise System server software for Red Hat Linux within 60 days. But they also took direct aim at Red Hat Inc.'s Linux offering as a key rival of Sun's Solaris operating system.