Articles By Chris Kanaracrus

After 2011, will enterprise software be the same?

After 2011, will enterprise software be the same?

BOSTON -- It's a stretch to call 2011 a truly transformative year for enterprise software, given all the old warts that...

January 3rd, 2012 Chris Kanaracrus
Judge overturns Oracle’s US$1.3B award against SAP

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

A federal judge has overturned the US$1.3 billion judgment Oracle Corp. won against SAP Inc. in its corporate theft trial,...

September 2nd, 2011 Chris Kanaracrus
EnterpriseDB adding cloud option for PostgreSQL

EnterpriseDB adding cloud option for PostgreSQL

Companies looking to move database operations to public and private clouds will soon have another option in the form of...

August 25th, 2011 Chris Kanaracrus
Information Builders targets iPad, Android with BI

Information Builders targets iPad, Android with BI

Information Builders upped its ante in mobile BI (business intelligence) software on Tuesday, announcing a product suite that includes native...

March 1st, 2011 Chris Kanaracrus
Oracle to buy SSO vendor Passlogix

Oracle to buy SSO vendor Passlogix

Oracle Corp. plans to buy enterprise single sign-on technology vendor Passlogix, a move that will boost its portfolio of security...

October 5th, 2010 Chris Kanaracrus
Dell ups offer for 3PAR to US$1.6B, tops HP

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

The bidding war between Dell Corp. and Hewlett-Packard Co.for virtualized storage vendor 3PAR continued on Thursday, with Dell increasingits bid...

August 26th, 2010 Chris Kanaracrus
85 per cent new vendors to focus on SaaS by 2012: IDC

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

Interest in the SaaS (software as a service) delivery model is growing to the point that by 2012, almost 85...

July 26th, 2010 Chris Kanaracrus
Ingres updates open-source database

Ingres updates open-source database

Open-source database vendor Ingres unveiled Ingres Database 9.2, the first major release of the venerable software in more than a...

December 2nd, 2008 Chris Kanaracrus
Database vendors add Google’s MapReduce

Database vendors add Google’s MapReduce

Greenplum and Aster Data Systems, two startups involved in large-scale data analysis, announced this week that their products will support...

August 26th, 2008 Chris Kanaracrus
SOA tops IT spending priorities

SOA tops IT spending priorities

Forty-two percent of respondents to a recent IBM-funded study said SOA (service-oriented architecture) is the top spending priority of their...

July 1st, 2008 Chris Kanaracrus