BI market spawns consolidation

With business software providers like SAP AG building analytic capabilities into their applications and Microsoft Corp. unleashing its own analytic app (“Maestro”), there are a few new business intelligence (BI) vendors for enterprises

Published on: June 9th, 2005 Stefan Dubowski

Study: Software piracy rates remain high in Asia

Software piracy remains a multi-billion dollar industry in Asia, but there are some signs of improvement in the 14 Asian countries being most closely surveyed, according to the International Intellectual Property Alliance (IIPA).Although

Published on: February 19th, 2004 David Legard

Software AG, iGate launch Indian service venture

In a move aimed at bringing new products to market more quickly and cheaply, German middleware software vendor Software AG has teamed with iGate Global Solutions Ltd. to launch and operate a new

Published on: August 14th, 2003 John Blau

Philippines use of pirated software rises, BSA says

Despite efforts of the government and the Business Software Alliance (BSA) to combat piracy, use of unlicensed software among local organizations remains rampant.According to BSA's eighth annual study, the rate of piracy in

Published on: June 19th, 2003 Melba-Jean M. Valdez


The information security services industry continues to grow in a time when other IT service industries are feeling the pinch. IDC predicts that worldwide information security services (ISS) spending will increase to more

Published on: May 16th, 2003 No Author

Forty per cent of software pirated

In what it called the "largest, most encompassing" study ever conducted on software piracy, a U.S. umbrella group representing the world's biggest software makers recently outlined the damage theft is causing to the

Published on: April 17th, 2003 Michael MacMillan

PeopleSoft goes global with IBM deal

PeopleSoft Inc. announced a partnership Monday with IBM Corp.'s mid-sized business division to offer pre-configured servers running IBM's DB2 database and middleware products and business software from PeopleSoft to Canadian customers.PeopleSoft said it

Published on: August 25th, 2002 Matt Berger

BSA: Internet piracy a growing threat

While online piracy has most notably wreaked havoc on the entertainment industry, a recent survey sponsored by the Business Software Alliance (BSA) shows that makers of professional software are also suffering from unauthorized

Published on: May 29th, 2002 Cara Garretson

Fight against piracy hits snag: BSA

The rate at which business software is being pirated failed to decline in 2000 for the first time in six years, according to the Business Software Alliance (BSA), a watchdog group representing software

Published on: May 31st, 2001 Rick Perera