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Thor Olavsrud

Thor Olavsrud is a journalist covering data analytics, security, infrastructure, and networking for CIO.com. He's especially interested in companies that use data to transform their business to tackle problems in innovative ways. As a senior writer, his articles focus on practical insights, analysis, and business use cases that can help CIOs and other IT leaders navigate the shifting IT landscape.

SAP Posts Strong Gains in Ambivalent Market

The fourth quarter of 2002 was a good one for Germany's SAP ; for the first time it outsold...

LinuxWorld: It’s All About Customers

NEW YORK -- In 2003, distributions and the kernel no longer take center stage at the LinuxWorld Expo New York....

LinuxWorld Speakers See Money in Linux

Whether you're talking about potential revenue or the cost savings that can be realized by Linux implementations, keynote speakers at the...

IBM Jumps into LinuxWorld with a Bang

IBM , one of the first firms to champion Linux as an enterprise platform, opens LinuxWorld New York this week...

Gates: This Will Be the Digital Decade

With a host of new gadgets in tow, and a break to get trashed and trash talked by Shaquille O'Neal...

Apple Updates iCal, iSync

Apple , trumpeting the success of its iCal calendar program, Thursday unveiled an update, and also launched iSync 1.0, an updated...

Sun Wins Injunction Against Microsoft in Java Case

Sun Microsystems won a key victory in its antitrustsuit against rival Microsoft Monday, when a federal judge issued...

Microsoft Connects Outlook with Domino

Microsoft and IBM got a little closer Friday, when Microsoft unveiled the Outlook 2002 Connector, a software add-in that...

Microsoft Unveils New Web Service

Microsoft Thursday unveiled a new .NET Web service: a new version of its MapPoint mapping service that integrates XML...

Novell Begins to See Fruits of Destiny

Provo, Utah's Novell Wednesday delivered the first product in the Destiny roadmap for its eDirectory software: a UDDI server...