Chris Kanaracrus

Articles by Chris Kanaracrus

After 2011, will enterprise software be the same?

A series of acquisitions has shaken up the industry, while cloud computing continues to expland. Looking ahead, in-memory databases may become common

Judge overturns Oracle’s US$1.3B award against SAP

SAP has been granted a new trial in the corporate theft lawsuit Oracle brought against it. Oracle had argued that SAP should pay damages based on "hypothetical" costs that SAP would have had to pay to license the software legally

EnterpriseDB adding cloud option for PostgreSQL

A high-availability version of the open-source database will be available on Amazon EC2 cloud environment

Information Builders targets iPad, Android with BI

Native support for Apple and Android devices is a selling pointrn

Oracle to buy SSO vendor Passlogix

The company already resells Passlogix software, but the acqusition will allow the technologies to be meshed even more closely together, Oracle said. Find out more

Dell ups offer for 3PAR to US$1.6B, tops HP

The company's bidding war with HP continued to escalate on Thursday. Dell increased its bid to match HP's offer for the virtual storage vendor

85 per cent new vendors to focus on SaaS by 2012: IDC

The new study shows that SaaS revenues will grow from $13.1 billion in 2009 to more than $40 billion in 2014. Traditional on-premises applications in permanent decline

Ingres updates open-source database

A number of improvements center on improving availability and easing system recovery, providing additional tools for developers and better multi-language support

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