What Sybase customers should expect from SAP

Sybase Inc. users and partners are wondering how the company's technologies will fare under the pending ownership of SAP AG, but some of the answers are easier to come by than others. SAP announced

Published on: May 14th, 2010 joab jackson

SAP exec shake up continues

The high-profile shakeup at SAP's top executive levels continued Thursday with the announcement that executive board member John Schwarz, viewed by some observers as a potential future CEO at the company, has resigned. Earlier

Published on: February 11th, 2010 Chris Kanaracus

SAP will cut staff as full-year net income dips

BANGALORE - SAP intends to reduce its global workforce to 48,500 staff by the end of this year, from 51,500 now, it said Wednesday. The staff cuts at the German-based company will result

Published on: January 27th, 2009 John Ribeiro

Oracle has hiccup in BEA developer site transfer

Oracle customers have been unable to directly download older versions of WebLogic Server and related software for some time and the problem may not be fixed until the end of October. Oracle, which

Published on: October 21st, 2008 Chris Kanaracus

SAP to expand hosted service to more countries

PARIS - SAP aims to have 1,000 customers for its hosted midmarket ERP service, Business ByDesign, before the end of the year by expanding availability from five to 20 countries. "We will go

Published on: January 29th, 2008 Peter Sayer

BEA faces future after failed Oracle bid

Oracle Corp.'s $6.7 billion offer for BEA Systems Inc. expired last Sunday leaving the door open for other potential suitors of the middleware vendor. But those interested entities would have to be willing

Published on: October 29th, 2007 Kathleen Lau

Welcome to the wars over today’s appliance

Over the past few years, enterprise software vendors have ventured well beyond their traditional focus on licensed software packages. Many have begun to offer solutions that incorporate such diverse approaches as open source

Published on: May 21st, 2007 James Kobielus

Microsoft tunes up for BI market with Maestro

Microsoft Corp. is extending its reach in the business intelligence market with a private beta release of a server-based scorecard application intended to help organizations monitor and manage objectives. The new application, code-named

Published on: May 10th, 2005 Scarlet Pruitt

West coast retailer fixes data anomalies

For London Drugs Ltd., the prescription for IT success was in data reconciliation. The Vancouver-based retail chain, with 59 outlets in British Columbia, Saskatchewan and Alberta is currently streamlining data using reporting services

Published on: April 1st, 2004 Ryan B. Patrick