By Dennis Moore on September 5, 2011
July and August Enterprise Software and Solutions news. Headlines and excerpts follow below, but here are some of the highlights of the months of July and August: Apple became the world’s most valuable company, but Steve Jobs resigned due to health issues. Meanwhile, Google bought Motorola’s cell phone business. Salesforce.com promoted its message of Cloud, [...]
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By R "Ray" Wang on April 19, 2011
Organizations Report Increase In Software Licensing Audits Across the board, the largest complaints about software vendors and their business practices have come from increasingly aggressive software auditing practices. Once thought to be a small possibility, the software vendors now wield this big stick to drive up sales and of course ensure compliance. Given the 32 [...]
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By R "Ray" Wang on November 19, 2010
The super majority (26 of 27) of publicly traded software vendors in the Software Insider Index® delivered turnaround stories for Q3 Cy 2010 year-over-year (YoY) performance. SaaS vendors and middleware vendors led the charge with solid double digit gains against tough comps. Performance of on-premises apps vendors reflected the easy comps from a dismal 2009 [...]
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By Steve Mann on October 1, 2010
Well there was a lot of jaw droppin over the announcement that Léo Apotheker is HP’s new CEO and that Ray Lane is joining the Board. Here’s all the analysis worth reading. It’s just that, well, hmmmm. I’m a Léo…
By Brian Sommer on July 14, 2010
SAP and CA connect their products for the GRC space. Companies with big IT or R&D shops should take note. Are project portfolio management solutions getting more tightly connected with ERP products?
By Tom Raftery on May 25, 2010
I was asked on Twitter recently where to find a list of links to tech companies’ CSR reports.
I didn’t know where to find one, so I built one and as well as just the links, I also added in a few extra observations I noted about the reports.
By Michael Coté on May 17, 2010
If you want to see how difficult it is merging legacy IT into the cloud, check out the discussion at CA World 2010.
By Michael Coté on March 2, 2010
CA does well buying into private clouds with 3Tera.
By R "Ray" Wang on December 16, 2009
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