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Michael Hickins

Study: Vista to Spur Revenue, Jobs Growth

As Microsoft goes, so goes the country? If a new report from IDC is to be believed, Microsoft (Quote) will ship more than 90 million units of Vista throughout the...

Microsoft Shakes up The E-Mail Landscape

Microsoft (Quote)  has introduced its revamped e-mail server, Exchange Server 2007. While this launch is getting far less attention than the more vaunted launches of its Vista operating system and...

Vista’s Day Has Come

NEW YORK -- Microsoft (Quote) CEO Steve Ballmer rang in a new Vista at Nasdaq headquarters here Thursday, announcing the shipment of the company's updated operating system and the...

BI Fruits Drive SOA Adoption

A Ventana Research study of 488 companies indicates that a majority of companies plan to implement some type of BI service in the next 12 months. But a...

Get a Life: Enterprises Eye Potential For Second Life

Even Socialtext CEO Ross Mayfield isn't sure how seriously he's taking the fact that his company's next press conference will be a virtual event on World...

Sybase on The Move Again

Enterprise mobility applications vendor Sybase has acquired intellectual property from privately held iFoundry, an engineering company focused on designing, developing and building wireless applications, for an undisclosed amount of cash. Sybase...

IBM Signs on For Small Business

IBM (Quote) is rolling out identity management software to help small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) transact with the networks of larger partners. Federated Identity Manager Business Gateway allows employees of...

Avaya Ratchets Up The Race For Mobile Workers

Telephony and communications software vendor Avaya (Quote) said it has agreed to acquire Traverse, a privately-held maker of enterprise mobility applications, for $15 million in cash. The acquisition...

Office Live Has Microsoft in Marketing Mode

With Microsoft (Quote) building hype as it hurtles toward its much-ballyhooed Vista launch, the software vendor today released Office Live, one of the key applications expected to leverage...

Turning on SOA Without Blowing a Fuse

NetManage (Quote) has unveiled an application that helps companies measure and allocate resources as they introduce SOA (define) into their IT environments. SOA allows enterprises to extend legacy applications rather than...

A New ‘Workday’ for ERP

This is not for the change-averse or faint of heart. Former PeopleSoft co-founder and CEO Dave Duffield this week opened Workday, a company offering Web-based enterprise resource planning...

Office 2007 Moves Into Position

Microsoft Office 2007 has gone golden. The Redmond, Wash.-based software vendor (Quote) released its latest version of the world-beating desktop productivity suite to manufacturing Monday. "We've crossed the...

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