Articles By Chris Kanaracus

SAP buying e-commerce vendor Ariba for US$4.3 billion

SAP buying e-commerce vendor Ariba for US$4.3 billion

BOSTON -- SAP is buying cloud-based e-commerce vendorAriba Inc. for US$4.3 billion, the companies announced Tuesday.Ariba's platform focuses on business-to-business commerce transactions....

May 22nd, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
Oracle users prefer Fusion in the cloud

Oracle users prefer Fusion in the cloud

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Most of the 250 customers that have so far licensed Oracle's recently-launched Fusion Applications have chosen a...

May 9th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
IDC: Expect big growth in Hadoop, MapReduce revenue

IDC: Expect big growth in Hadoop, MapReduce revenue

BOSTON 0- The market for software related to the Hadoop and MapReduce programming frameworks for large-scale data analysis will jump from...

May 7th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
SAP fires back against Oracle’s HANA ‘falsehoods’

SAP fires back against Oracle’s HANA ‘falsehoods’

BOSTON -- SAP's technology chief has given a strong rebuttal to a recent presentation by an Oracle executive that was critical...

May 4th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
Sage moving ERP apps to Microsoft’s Azure cloud

Sage moving ERP apps to Microsoft’s Azure cloud

BOSTON -- Following an ongoing industry trend, Sage Group is moving a number of its ERP (enterprise resource planning) software products...

May 4th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
Teradata building out marketing platform with eCircle acquisition

Teradata building out marketing platform with eCircle acquisition

Teradata is planning to acquire digital marketing software maker eCircle in order to augment the capabilities it gained through its...

May 2nd, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
SAP’s SIkka fires back against Oracle’s ‘falsehoods’ about HANA

SAP’s SIkka fires back against Oracle’s ‘falsehoods’ about HANA

SAP's technology chief has given a strong rebuttal to a recent presentation by an Oracle executive that was critical of...

May 2nd, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
Infor aims at global ERP deployments with Local.ly

Infor aims at global ERP deployments with Local.ly

BOSTON - Infor is planning to release a new platform called Local.ly that will allow customers of its ERP (enterprise...

April 27th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
Oracle Fusion customers going with cloud deployment

Oracle Fusion customers going with cloud deployment

LAS VEGAS - Most of the 250 customers that have licensed Oracle's recently launched Fusion Applications so far have chosen...

April 25th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus
Oracle Exadata’s speed comes at a price

Oracle Exadata’s speed comes at a price

LAS VEGAS - Few Oracle products in recent years have received as much hype as the Exadata database machine, with...

April 25th, 2012 Chris Kanaracus