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Larry Barrett

Larry Barrett is a freelance journalist and blogger who has covered the information technology and business sectors for more than 15 years. Most recently, he served as the online news editor for 1105 Media's Office Technology Group and as the online managing editor for SourceMedia's Investment Advisory Group publications Financial Planning, On Wall Street, and Bank Investment Consultant. He was also a senior writer and editor at Ziff Davis Media's Baseline Magazine, winner of the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award, and ZDNet. In addition, he's served as a senior writer and editor at prominent technology and business websites including CNET, InternetNews.com, Multichannel News, and the San Jose Business Journal.

SaaS Market Growing by Leaps and Bounds: Gartner

Businesses' appetite for on-demand software applications shows no signs of dissipating in the near future, and service-oriented computing will continue to become an even larger percentage of...

CA Unveils Virtualization Management Tools

CA continued its full-court press in the virtualization management software sector this week with the release of five new applications for its CA Virtual portfolio -- including...

IBM Tops 2Q Profit Targets, Points to Signs of IT Recovery

IBM topped analysts' estimates in its second quarter and raised its profit estimates for the remainder of the year, a clear sign that Big Blue is certain...

Will Sun Shine Through in Oracle’s 4Q?

Oracle shareholders are expecting nothing less than more of the same from the software giant Thursday when it releases its fourth-quarter sales and earnings report. Analysts surveyed by...

IBM Rolls Out Business Intelligence Platform for Traders

IBM this week debuted its latest industry-specific, pre-packaged software platform to help speed the execution and analysis of high-speed securities trading for the financial-services market. The Financial Markets...

Oracle Blasts Past 4Q Estimates, Raises Outlook

Oracle easily hurdled analysts' estimates in its fourth quarter, posting a profit of $3 billion, or $0.60 a share, excluding one-time charges and special items, on sales...

SIIA Extends Piracy Dragnet to Europe

Five months after expanded its policing of counterfeit software applications to Europe, the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA) has filed a trio of lawsuits in Germany...

IBM Opens New Lab to Focus on Social, Cloud Tech

IBM this week broke the seal on its largest software development laboratory in North America at a campus located on two sites in Littleton and Westford, Mass. ...

IBM Buys Web Analytics Provider Coremetrics

IBM this week said it will acquire Coremetrics, a privately held provider of cloud-based Web analytics applications used to analyze customer interactions online to build more effective...

HP To Cut 9,000 Services Jobs, Ramp Up Data Center Automation

HP wants to get leaner and meaner to better compete with the likes of IBM, Oracle and Microsoft for a bigger cut of the massive IT services...

IBM, Ariba Get Social in the Cloud

IBM and e-commerce software developer Ariba this week announced a new partnership that will integrate Ariba's Commerce Cloud Web platform with Big Blue's collaboration suite to improve...

Xerox’s ACS Rolls Out Public, Private Cloud Service

Xerox-owned Affiliated Computer Services this week became the latest IT services company to debut an enterprise service that blends both private and public cloud services though an...

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