Cast Iron Systems, maker of an appliance for integrating SaaS and on-premise applications, is introducing a new version that adds data cleansing and migration tools, along with a library of prebuilt integration templates for connecting many commercial software-as-a-service products.
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IBM reported strong second-quarter earnings Thursday, beating analyst expectations and buoyed in part by sales of its new high-end mainframe computer and continued strong performance overseas.
Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang and Chairman Roy Bostock on Thursday sent a letter to shareholders that slams Microsoft and investor Carl Icahn, who want Yahoo to sell part or all of the company to Microsoft.
Some customers of BI (business intelligence) maker Business Objects are steaming mad because they aren't able to access SAP's online support site.
XTuple has released the 3.0 version of its ERP (enterprise resource planning) application, with new features including a screen-builder tool for designing dashboards and a product configurator for processing custom orders.
The Software Quality Observatory for Open Source Software (SQO-OSS) project has released an alpha version of Alitheia Core, an open-source software quality-checking tool.
Andrew Maddox is still using the first generation of Apple's iPhone, but he wasted no time this week in getting his business e-mail pushed to the device.
Oracle is jumping on the iPhone bandwagon, releasing Business Indicators, the first in a planned wave of applications for the red-hot mobile device.
Oracle will release 45 critical security fixes on Tuesday, the company announced Thursday.
Adobe is developing a mashup interface code-named "Genesis" that will allow business users to pull together "workspaces" that combine assets like business application data, documents and analytics, along with collaboration tools such as instant messaging.
Google has open-sourced its protocol buffers, the company's lingua franca for encoding various types of data, in order to set the stage for a wave of new releases, according to official company blog posts and documents.
Global spending on CRM (customer relationship management) software surged in 2007 to roughly US$8.1 billion, a 23.1 percent jump over 2006's total of about US$6.6 billion, according to the research firm Gartner.
IBM's Cognos 8 BI (business intelligence) software is now generally available for System z mainframes running Linux, the company announced last week.
The first release candidate of Red Hat's long-brewing JBoss Application Server 5.0 will be available imminently, according to a blog post by Sacha Labourey, chief technology officer of Red Hat's JBoss division.
Salesforce is developing an e-commerce engine called Force.com Checkout, but for now only "native" applications that are built on its Force.com development platform -- as opposed to ones developed with other tools and then integrated with Salesforce -- can join the pilot program.