Business Objects SA unveiled a slew of new products this month, including two new reporting tools and several tools to inject enterprise information management into its business intelligence product line.
Microsoft Research, the research and development arm of Microsoft Corp, is to collaborate on science and technology research projects with India's Ministry of Science and Technology and Ocean Development.
Last year we looked at NetSupport TCO from NetSupport Solutions Inc., which offered basic inventory capabilities and remote control. Since then, the company has launched an enterprise-level successor, NetSupport DNA, which adds application and Internet metering, software distribution and remote control. We recently tested this version, and while it still has a few warts, it does a great job of making a system administrator's job easier.
After just two months, a new software tool enabled Aventis Pharmaceuticals Inc. to discover a promising candidate for a new drug to treat asthma, arthritis or even perhaps cancer; it's a chemical compound that might well have been overlooked using traditional IT tools.