Thursday, December 1, 2022

Clint Boulton

Clint Boulton is a senior technology writer covering IT leadership, the CIO role, and digital transformation.

Analyst to EMC: If You Love VMware, Set it Free

Sometimes bold words call for bold actions to make the words stick. An industry analyst has done just that, proclaiming that VMware could represent a...

A Nod to Linux By Google’s Desktop

It's the moment some Google (Quote) fans have been waiting for. At least, the Linux-loving Google fans. Google released a beta version of its Desktop search application that...

Oracle’s Smarts For Small Businesses

Think Oracle (Quote) isn't serious about stealing share from mainstays Business Objects (Quote) and Cognos (Quote) in the torrid business intelligence (BI) space? Not so fast. The software maker today rolled out its...

IBM: Master Mainframes to Save Money

NEW YORK -- You didn't really think IBM (Quote) would let the mainframe go away, did you? The company Thursday improved its mainframe-oriented software to boost performance and...

HP Hopes For ‘Secure Advantage’

HP is saying goodbye to point-to-point security and hello to complete PC-to-datacenter protection. HP (Quote) today introduced new security products under one new umbrella, Secure Advantage, intended to protect data as...

A Fresh Breath For Event Processing

Two of the prime pure-play startups in the complex event processing (CEP) software space have made over their platforms in time for the Securities Industry and Financial Markets...

High Times For IT Operations Management

Reporter's Notebook: KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- I knew virtualization would be a pervasive theme coming into the Gartner IT Infrastructure, Operations and Management Summit. I just...

Cisco, IBM Make Service Provider Assist

Cisco (Quote) and IBM (Quote) said they have expanded their strategic alliance to bring service assurance and fault management to telecommunications providers. Cisco next month plans to begin offering...

Micosoft Inks Linux Deal with LG Electronics

Microsoft (Quote) and South Korea's LG Electronics (LGE) inked a cross-license patent agreement to use each other's technologies. This is the latest in a spate of such agreements designed to...

Equity Firms to Buy Avaya For $8.2B

UPDATED: It's official. Avaya (Quote) said Tuesday it has agreed to merge with private equity firms Silver Lake and TPG Capital for $8.2 billion on $17.50 per share,...

Intel Spearheads Memory Group in a ‘Flash’

NAND flash memory (define), the popular storage technology used in certain iPods, cameras, and USB devices, is getting a boost from some high-tech partners. Intel (Quote), Microsoft...

Is Anyone Calling For Avaya?

Avaya (Quote), which made billions selling equipment to help companies zip voice, video and data across networks, is in talks to sell some or all of its...

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