Saturday, July 31, 2021

Alex Goldman

IBM: Manage Data Like Cash

NEW YORK -- IBM today released a report tracking the effective use of business analytics at successful businesses. The report, "Breaking away with business analytics and optimization,"...

Oracle 11g New Release: Frugality

Oracle today took the wraps off release 2 of its 11g database, an update that aims to capitalize on enterprises' focus on cost-cutting. In contrast, the initial 11g...

VMworld Opens: All Things Virtualization

Today is the start of VMware's (NYSE:VMW) VMworld conference, celebrating all things related to virtualization. A raft of companies in the virtualization market are scheduled to make...

Amazon to Offer ‘Private Cloud’ via VPN

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) is aiming to cash in on businesses' growing interest in private cloud computing by building an offshoot of its existing public cloud offerings. The idea...

Salesforce Quarterly Results: Big Upside

Salesforce.com (NASDAQ: CRM) proved that some companies can keep growing even in these tough times. For its quarter ending July 31, the company posted record revenue of $316.1...

Virtualization Poses Challenges for IT Pros

Tales from the frontline of companies deploying virtualization were among the highlights of a webinar this week sponsored by Hewlett-Packard. Constraints on physical space and power in...

HP: Services Hot, Software-Hardware Not

HP (NYSE: HPQ) showed staying power during its third fiscal quarter, narrowly beating Wall Street estimates and reporting profit down only slightly from the same quarter last...

Enterprise Software: Big Insecurity

A majority of IT practitioners feel their company lacks adequate policies, procedures, and security techniques in managing threats to data in development environments. That's according to...

Report: Software Firms: Go Global or Lose

Software companies need to have a global presence to be where the action is -- and can't shy away from making "bold" moves even in the recession...

Twitter Security Holes: Red Flag for IT

The owners of at least one botnet are now using Twitter to control it, according to a report from traffic management specialist Arbor Networks. Because the control messages...

Mobile Networks Congested by P2P

Mobile data bandwidth usage increased by 30 percent in the second quarter of 2009 and peer-to-peer networks have a lot to do with it. A report by...

Security Boosted by Risk Management

Changing the IT culture can deliver benefits such as business/IT alignment, but it's not easy -- it must be lead from the top. IT departments know that they need...

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