Articles By Chris Kanaracus

Oracle’s Hurd to spell out new product strategy

Oracle’s Hurd to spell out new product strategy

BOSTON -- Oracle is planning to build on its acquisitions of companies such as ATG, Fatwire and RightNow with a...

June 27th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
SAP’s Sikka: ERP on HANA database by year-end

SAP’s Sikka: ERP on HANA database by year-end

BOSTON, MASS.  -- SAP technology chief Vishal Sikka has reaffirmed that the company will have its core ERP (enterprise resource...

June 15th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
Expert: Techies should enter, influence government

Expert: Techies should enter, influence government

BOSTON -- Renowned security expert and hacker Edward Felten's time as the first chief technologist of the U.S. Federal Trade...

June 14th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
Oracle to deliver world’s ‘most comprehensive cloud’

Oracle to deliver world’s ‘most comprehensive cloud’

BOSTON -- Oracle CEO Larry Ellison declared the company is ready to offer "the most comprehensive cloud on the planet...

June 11th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
Oracle buys Collective Intellect for ‘social intelligence’

Oracle buys Collective Intellect for ‘social intelligence’

BOSTON, Mass. -- Oracle announced Tuesday that it has agreed to buy "social intelligence" vendor Collective Intellect, which has technologies that...

June 5th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
New open-source CRM app uses gamification

New open-source CRM app uses gamification

BOSTON -- The backers of a new open-source CRM (customer relationship management) application called Zurmo are hoping to stand out in...

June 1st, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
Oracle prepares to enter PaaS wars

Oracle prepares to enter PaaS wars

BOSTON -- Oracle may lay out how it plans to become a player in the burgeoning PaaS (platform as a service)...

May 30th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
CIOs mull how to innovate and tighten belts simultaneously

CIOs mull how to innovate and tighten belts simultaneously

CIOs face a common set of thorny challenges these days, namely the pressure to deliver innovations even as they seek...

May 28th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
Upcoming Salesforce.com release adds real-time chat

Upcoming Salesforce.com release adds real-time chat

BOSTON -- Salesforce.com, which has placed ample emphasis on its Chatter social networking application, will actually begin providing real-time chat...

May 24th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
SAP buying e-commerce vendor Ariba for $4.3 billion

SAP buying e-commerce vendor Ariba for $4.3 billion

BOSTON -- SAP AG is buying cloud-based e-commerce vendor Ariba for US$4.3 billion, the companies announced Tuesday.Ariba's platform focuses on...

May 23rd, 2012 Chris Kanaracus