More trouble at British software firm?
Global survey finds IT ‘firefighting’ mainframe problems.
Aimed at Amazon Elastic Map Reduce projects
Ideal for long-term archival
Highlights mainframe to Big Data trend
AIM-listed firm under new leadership
Launches free tool for team workers
The hype around Big Data is huge, but now the focus is moving beyond analytics. Jason Stamper reports.
Used multiple providers to cater to new buying habits
Swish analytics technology hoped to help those at risk of unemployment before they even leave school.
Helping Visa Europe bring mobile banking to the masses via the cloud
Dictation technology hoped to bring cost savings
Selects Varonis to secure clients' audit trails
That'll do nicely
Prestigi-who? Budget smartphone maker may finally get noticed
Claimed to offer proactive monitoring of virtualised environs
External file sharing but with added security
Little-known firm, Syncsort, hoping to ride crest of big wave.
CBR talks to Jedidiah Yueh, founder and CEO of Delphix, which claims to be able to make on-demand copies…
New range supports IPv6, Power over Ethernet
Version 8.0 supports the latest Java Message Service standard
Mitigates risk and protects sensitive data
Partnership pays off
Orion Health picks HP's infrastructure as a service
Back in September 2011 the former open source transactional database firm, Ingres, changed its name to Actian and set…
Third-largest ERP vendor ready to spend more cash
Will put social in its information management and governance platform.
Privately-held hosting firm bought by different private equity group
Hoping to capitalise on the BYOD trend
Already-married dating site says the stats are conclusive
Hopes new 'virtual data machine' will win over ISVs
Remote and flexible working is on the rise, but is it really good for business?
Makes most of ParAccel, Pervasive and Versant acquisitions
Aimed at keeping workers connected to each other and the back office
Cloud and on-premise workforce management firm reports first quarter
Jason Stamper reports on Michael Dell and a private equity firm's plan to take Dell private.
Jason Stamper summarises the most recent technology results and deals announcements.
Finsphere says flash storage reduced cost per IOP by nine times
Jason Stamper talks to the Director of the IBM Institute for Advanced Security Europe, Martin Borrett, about the latest…
$24.4bn leveraged buyout with Silver Lake Partners the largest since financial crisis began
And a record number make the deadline, too
Unveils Workbench innovations to help Big Iron code development, maintenance
Says it'll cut costs and boost shareholder value its own way
Survey by BT finds most large enterprises benefited, and continue to benefit.
Lenovo flying, Dell not fairing so well
Analyst firm says vendors missed the potential excitement of touch
Says they address 'advanced' malware threats
Ovum analysts and SAP User Group UK Vice Chair comment on SAP's claims of analytics speed record
Claims world-first refresh rate that can even give you a "competitive edge".
Claims it could be the next salesforce.com or SuccessFactors
Facilities management firm goes with iTrent, consolidates 33 systems.
IDC says Big Data market outstripping IT as a whole by sevenfold.
46% cite energy use as 'major concern'.
Data eraser for the enterprise gets a makeover
All thanks to deal with Vormetric
Launches RHEL 5.9.
Foundation Trust says new content management system will sit alongside electronic patient records system.
To streamline commercial underwriting in Switzerland
For high performance computing (HPC) cluster
Two new products join monitor line-up
New communications standard to hit mass production in March.
Targeting NAS market
Raises its overall projection, but lowers estimate for devices including tablets
New sales and services directors as firm aims for 'Bull 3.0'
Third acquisition in six months for managed services provider
71% frustrated by hidden deal costs
Stephen Ball was appointed head of HDS in the UK and Ireland in June 2011, having formerly been at…
New Infinity will offer up to 360TB of all-flash storage
Can be deployed on-premise, in the cloud or both
Claims buy creates Europe's largest mid-tier hosting provider
Autonomy management accused of inflating revenues prior to acquisition by HP, HP takes $8.8bn charge
Cloud-hosted mobile sports data application provider, Runtastic, has turned to Compuware to improve its application monitoring and management. Jason…
Jason Stamper interviews Alan Trefler, the founder and CEO of business process management and customer relationship management firm Pegasystems
Jason Stamper sits down with the president and CEO of Progress Software, Jay Bhatt, who recently announced a major…
University of Surrey speeds problem resolution with flash new software
Server and desktop virtualisation maven adds network virtualisation to portfolio
BT is the official communications services partner of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Jason Stamper talks to…
Jason Stamper sits down with Jack Domme, CEO of high-end data storage provider Hitachi Data Systems (HDS)
Oracle's stock soared when the firm made former HP CEO, Mark Hurd, its new president. But can he realistically…
New version of OnTap operating system said to enhance agility
Infor pres says pace is critical to taking competition to Oracle, SAP
IT management player Quest Software might be about to be bought by Dell, though as we went to press…
Desktop consolidation leads to flexibility, cost savings as Council moves to Windows 7
Not exactly what IBM wants to hear...
Mobile devices well catered for in latest version, supports firms' BYOD plans
V4 gets data visualisation, dashboarding for on-premise and cloud; Opsview Pro targets SMBs
Firms splits stock to keep founders in driving seat
New PureSystems architecture combines server, storage, software and networking
Machine data analysis for the enterprise and cloud
Says latest Gartner report backs up claim
Plucky firm plans SAN assault
Adopts Civica's Service Level Agreement Manager, or SLAM
New version of machine data analytics from former Hyperion CEO's firm is faster, too
Whiting & Partners looks to virtualisation appliances to accelerate voice and data networks
Enterprise apps firm says it saw 16% organic licence growth in most recent quarter as it takes the fight…
New clients for the desktop virtualisation tech add to iPad, Android support
The Facebook Android app now has 58.8m daily active users. Is Android starting to take the smartphone crown?
It would be its first R&D facility outside its headquarters in Cupertino, California
6.05m US households will depend on a wireless or mobile platform for accessing the Internet by end of this…
Internet has had a more pronounced impact on consumers in emerging economies than in developed markets
The company can now do something about the 41% of its PCs which are left on out of normal…
Helpline’s staff can switch on their laptop and begin serving customers in seconds
Cloud firm will have SAN technology in production as early as January, helping its hosting customers compete with Amazon…
Firm plans US, UK offices, channel sales model
Famed futurologist @Scobleizer calls out three biggest trends shaping tech
Survey finds growing divide between business and IT
Support for DB2, system speed-ups and calendaring improvements also on the cards
Infrastructure CTO says Monitor Process will 'take people out of the shadows'
BRMS added to existing Savvion BPM technology
Aims for single version of the truth with SaaS HR system
Trio claim successful 'jail break' of beleaguered tablet
Supports shift to cloud and big data, company claims
Former Oracle president and US Marines captain Charles Phillips has taken the reins at the third-largest enterprise applications company,…
New platform for 'human information' era plus three Autonomy appliances
Video games and special effects industries need better teaching to thrive
Dr. John Bates to help with 'Future of Computer Trading' project
Low risk alternative to rewriting PL/I is to 'lift and shift' to Linux, Unix or Windows
Jay Bhatt joins after Rick Reidy's two-year transformation plan
Businesses taking part will match the investment
Study finds skills shortage means rising costs and risk
Schumacher, Rosberg team get exclusive use of Autonomy's video analysis
Apple didn't allow Flash in the browser on iPhones and iPads, so what's the point?
The global digital games market will more than double over the next five years: analysts
Former Hyperion CEO Godfrey Sullivan says log analytics is the next generation of BI, but is he right?
Fresh from its dynaTrace acquisition, Gomez Fall Release is bursting with new smarts
Jason Stamper talks to Dr. Taher Elgamal, a world-renowned cryptographer, chief security officer at Axway and the 'father' of…
Security experts warn that running apps on the iPad in an Android virtual machine is a 'grave danger', and…
Dr. Taher Elgamal, the father of SSL, says security industry is losing the battle and must win the war.…
UK lags US, India, France and Italy in measuring code security and quality: major research findings. But what are…
Infor chief says Jobs' approach is influence on enterprise app dev as well as the 'consumerisation of IT'
Jason Stamper talks to Ditlev Bredahl, founder and CEO of OnApp, a UK-based start-up working in the cloud hosting…
Jason Stamper talks to Juan Carlos Soto, SVP and GM, cloud and B2B data integration at Informatica.
Flash-based video to run on Apple devices, but no full Flash Player yet
Cloud and CDN firm to take on EMC, IBM, HP et al with new kind of storage area network
Merger of services firms to see Patni abandoned?
Firm says new platform helps firms with apps for Windows, Mac or iOS
Subscription-based acquisition option among new announcements
34 percent have virtualised 75 to 100% of workloads
More than just bug fixes going into next rev of popular open source CMS
Can data centres reap the benefits of virtualisation or move towards private cloud computing with ageing storage environments? Jason…
Jason Stamper talks to Michael Saylor, chairman, president and CEO of MicroStrategy, the BI firm he co-founded in 1989…
Jason Stamper speaks to Colin Rickard, DataFlux business development director, Europe, about the pending Solvency II regulations impacting insurance…
Builds on Veritas technology for cloud era
At least three new apps on their way this summer
Adobe again asks when Apple will support Flash on its "closed" mobile devices
New module offers central repository for social content
Will integrate only where it makes sense
Is Zugo malware? GFI Software insists it is
Canadian firm snaps up another BPM vendor
Autonomy has taken the wraps off one of the most exciting British innovations since its own meaning-based computing breakthrough:…
IBM celebrated its centennial recently. To mark the occasion Jason Stamper spoke to the company's UK and Ireland chief…
UK firm integrates with Excel, Cognos, BusinessObjects
After almost 40 years at its helm, Compuware CEO and founder Peter Karmanos has handed over control at last.…
Open source firm says it can integrate with hybrid bits too
Bob Paul says Covisint could be spun out as early as next year
Red Hat's CEO Jim Whitehurst is on track to see the company pass the billion-dollar annual revenue marker. Jason…
Standards group says BPMN by no means D.O.A
BPM maven says new standard obscures business intent with technical details
Some claim to support BPMN 2.0 today; OMG declines to comment
New version of Responsive Process Management suite unveiled
Free open source download, commercial versions add bells and whistles
Adds perimeter security to its endpoint protection
Firm wins US patent for GUI testing, sees 104 per cent sales growth in 2010
US telco buys Savvis hot on heels of Qwest merger
With security still regularly making the headlines for the wrong reasons, Jason Stamper talks to the founder and CEO…
Jason Stamper talks to Angel Viña, founder and CEO of data virtualisation firm Denodo, about the company's unusual approach…
BPM part of its transition to 'Medco 2.0', firm achieves 30% productivity boost as it transitions into an Agile…
Firm likely to bolster middleware portfolio
Firm looks to ramp M&As as it nears $1bn revenue mark
Firms claim to turn conversations into relationships
HP chief Leo Apotheker says "we will be in this business"
Innovation vital but timing also key, says HP chief Leo Apotheker
Firm says staff are using cloud behind IT's back
Source says magic number is $80m trailing revenue
As CEO of Symantec, John Thompson helped grow the firm from $600m to $6bn in 10 years. Jason Stamper…
Apple's new subscriptions policy takes the lustre off launch, Jason Stamper argues.
Jason Stamper talks to authentication and managed security vendor CRYPTOCard about the latest trends including 'passwords as a service'
Jason Stamper talks to Mimecast about business email management and security, and how to minimise email security risks
What's its secret sauce?
Apple CEO should take more than just sick leave
New accounting software for teeny tiny businesses
IT services firm starts the New Year in style
Takes gong in Queen's New Year's Honours List
Don't panic: there's still time to impress, a bit
Consortium for IT Software Quality comes closer to standard
"I can personally vouch for this misunderstanding": expert
There goes the SaaS support and meetings neighbourhood
Lays out plans for acquired Sopera service bus
Open source business intelligence is going mainstream. Jason Stamper talks to some of the movers and shakers who are…
Adds dynamic case management, 24x7 services, and a supporting quote from Gartner
Dell has agreed to acquire storage virtualisation player Compellent for $960m. But will it upset its EMC apple-cart?
Brocade MLXe Core Routers to help CERN scientific research handle 15 million gigabytes per year
But can they reasonably do anything about the risks? Possible fines of up to £500,000 should certainly focus the…
Vendors line up to defend open source business model. But what's their evidence?
Exclusive: Concern over brand conflict with Information Builders' Focus and WebFOCUS
Business intelligence firm SAS Institute is the largest private software firm in the world. Jason Stamper talks to founder…
Industry group hopes for vendor self-certification
Big Blue says it supports standards where there is a "level playing field"
Only 14% allow staff to work flexibly or from home
Looks to bulk out open source data integration and quality portfolio. So who are possible candidates?
Adds ESB to its open source data integration and quality platform, keeps eye out for additional acquisitions
CEO aims for $100m social media monitoring biz
Major upgrade expected within 45 days
Real-time business insight becoming more critical: CEP pivotal?
It may be early days, but several cloud providers are notable for their absence. So who's in and who's…
But deliverables not expected until mid-2011
Accuses SAS CEO of "denying a market reality"
Argues these 'hot' areas face limited use cases or customer demand
Worlds of open source dev and cloud come together, but why?
CBR recently had the scoop on Sungard's public cloud plans. Here Sungard Availability Services CEO Andrew Stern puts the…
What's the science behind new appliance?
New offerings for the open source data platform
Jason Stamper offers a pragmatic view of some of the challenges with cloud computing today, from performance and management…
Attention moves from hypervisor to virtual management
Jason Stamper talks to Progress Software's CEO Rick Reidy about green shoots of recovery, the acquisition of Savvion and…
Focus turns to productivity, social media and even battery life
New, "safer" public cloud for enterprise use within 12 months, but what will set Sungard apart from its cloud…
$1.7bn cash paid for $250m business
Performance issues slowing cloud adoption, but why?
Sees some improvement in data quality understanding
HP files civil suit in California Superior Court
CIMtrek will migrate more apps to the cloud on demand
Firm acquired by IBM seeks to broaden its footprint beyond the data centre
Promises new levels of control in virtual and cloud environments thanks to event processing
'Multi-tenant' storage claimed to be ideal for private clouds
Expert says you can't put genie back in the bottle
Mark Hurd leaves HP in turmoil after allegations of improper behaviour and expenses falsifications
Application-aware and intrusion prevention technologies top of wish-list
Exploding data volumes are putting corporate networks and data centres under immense strain: so can they cope? Jason Stamper…
Imminent OpenEdge 11 release gets multi-tenancy for Software as a Service devs
Hassle-free Exchange in the cloud?
IBM announced late last year that it was buying US-headquartered and Israel-born database security start-up Guardium for $225m. Jason…
Business case 'doesn't stack up'
There are plenty of exciting opportunities for fresh graduates - as long as you know where to look for…
While CEO of Symantec, John Thompson took the firm from $600m to $6bn. CBR asks him why his next…
An exclusive vodcast from CBR and Riverbed looking at WAN optimisation, available for you to view online or download…
Two exclusive new podcasts from CBR on the latest vulnerabilities in web and email security, streamed to your desktop…
With a new CEO, a new name and a revised strategy, the former Computer Associates has its head in…
Nolio, a start-up that says it does application service management that helps companies automate data centre processes in the…
IBM announced it will pay $1.4bn in cash to buy B2B integration and e-commerce software player Sterling Commerce from…
In the late nineties it looked like Sybase had had its day, having lost the database wars and seen…
Since founding Tibco in 1985, Vivek Ranadive has torn up the rule-book on integration technology time and again. So…
Commercial open source business intelligence vendor Pentaho is gearing up to make a much stronger push in the area…
Jason Stamper talks to David Mitchell, CEO of business process management firm Global 360. How has he returned the…
Novell’s latest CEO has got the company back on an even keel, but can his bold new strategy help…
Closely follows IBM's Lombardi buy
What can EMC Ionix bring to the party?
What are they and why?
CBR’s editorial team here unveils its choice of the 20 Most Influential Technologists of the Decade. Jason Stamper picks…
Open source firm has even thought of names
Have your say on who should take top honours
Sohaib Abassi is CEO of the largest independent data integration firm on the planet: Informatica. The firm has just…
Jason Stamper asks Trend Micro’s co-founder and CEO, Eva Chen, what she believes are the new frontiers in enterprise…
On-premise or cloud-based BPM on offer
British business software house Sage Group may have 5.8 million customers using its software, but can it adapt to…
Technology allows databases to see shades of grey
Recessionary attitude shaping business approaches to IT investment
Official press release edited after the fact
Brings cloud under greater management control
Partnership promises integrated stack
Can technology offer 98% cost reduction?
Salesforce.com may be the poster child of the software as a service (SaaS) world, but US-based on-demand performance and…
In the first in a series of regular surveys, CBR questioned almost 300 people within the IT end user…
Progress Software’s technologies are used by 60,000 organisations in 140 countries, but still it doesn’t quite capitalise on its…
Most customers not ready for new paradigm
In this exclusive two-part vodcast, CBR editor Jason Stamper talks to Nick Drabble, Dynamic Infrastructure Leader in IBM's Software…
Business process management firm Cordys has launched a new version of its Business Operations Platform, BOP-4.
Adds rich modelling to webMethods BPM
In this podcast, CBR editor Jason Stamper talks to Chris De Vere, IBM x86 Modular Systems, about the rise…
Help at hand for data quality
Jason Stamper looks beyond the ‘cloud computing’ hype to ask what it really is, and just as crucially, what…
Could the Government’s action plan for open source in the UK give the model renewed impetus? Jason Stamper investigates.
15,000 athletes, 22,000 journalists, 70,000 volunteers and 94 Olympic venues. 3,500 technology specialists, 8,000 computers, a fixed deadline and…
Adds virtualisation management to the mix
What are the key developments?
Payback "within a year"
Workflow in the cloud, but how?
What's the real cause for concern?
$50 per user per year for your own cloud?
Massive savings for BBC from automatic service
How do the savings break down?
Partnership promises better control for energy sector
But can it compete with the BI big guns?
Interest in the configuration management database (CMDB) is helping to drive a wave of interest in business service management,…
James Gosling, Sun Microsystems vice president, said in an exclusive interview with Computer Business Review (CBR) that there would,…
Systems management is now being tied to customer service experience metrics and service level agreements to create a new…
Novell's much-anticipated SUSE Linux Enterprise (SLES) 11 is looking like being launched on March 24th, CBR has learned.
Actional 8.0 to be launched “within days”
What does Applimation bring to the table?
Lawson’s CEO Harry Debes has predicted the imminent demise of Software as a Service. Prescience, or just sour grapes?…
Platform as a Service for enterprise apps
Says it reached limits of software approach
Messaging appliance said to cut latency in half
Marriage of BPM with data quality
How did the integration firm grow revenue 9%?
Revene down 5%, profit down 39%
Cost cuts will see it shed 3,000 staff
The multi-billion NHS medical records IT project today came in for strong and widespread criticism about its cost, reliability…
Need to meet a 31st March deadline
Spam traffic increased by 25% in 2008
Video in a Flash for Web marketeers
Storage kit to get energy, environmental ratings
IT in the cloud?
Does Autonomy's latest buy create conflict of interest?
Inadequate software support could make cash management challenging: report
How to optimise the supply-chain network?
Autonomy CEO explains bold move to CBR
USB-based device offers secure network connection
Industry earns $90 billion in 2008
Compliance issues raise demand
British firm flying high in information management announces Q4, FY'08
Supports up to 60 database instances
Heartland says hackers probably stole track data from transactions
The US is a power-house of IT innovation. But what will be Obama’s impact on science and technology, and…
Paybox has pioneered mass-market mobile payment services
RIM’s $53 million offer to Certicom considered under-valued
Safe-2-Go to be launched on S60 platform
Likely to announce three new services in February
Will distribute Cassatt software on its servers
IT shops stand accused of doing too little too late when it comes to stopping application failures from triggering…
A third of all technology mergers and acquisitions last year involved a UK company, a report released today by…
Will hackers turn their attention skywards?
Optimisation is the key, survey finds
But is an IBM takeover on the cards?
The software gathers data about anomalous behaviour
Passports will include fingerprints and photographs
GoEverywhere is likely to offer free instant messaging, word processing and spreadsheets
SonicWall Inc is to bring unified threat management within reach of the smallest of businesses with an appliance that…
Cans PC sales operation
Former BBC man tipped for job
Expected to recover in 2010
IMOD to provide a simple interface to cloud computing
Managers facing a tough year
Private equity firm snaps up security vendor
SafeNet makes cardholder data storage less complex
A fight against rising cybercrime
BigFix platform to be implemented in the first quarter
Half of the PwC survey respondents admit that their privacy strategy is not linked with compliance plans
Telephone contact a must for customer communication
Surf safely and securely
Wants to reduce costs and boost green issues
Could better understanding mean cost reduction?
FBI says cyber criminals becoming more sophisticated
But is there substance behind the cloud hype?
To provide offshore IT application development and support services
MasterCard, HSBC jump on the bandwagon
It’s all about finding the right balance
Businesses of all sizes will plough between 10% and 12% of their IT operations budget into security this year,…
Macworld gets taste of Lotus Notes 8.5
Orchestria develops data loss prevention systems
The user and not the owner pays for the data
Last year stands as the worst for reported data loss incidents, and researchers with KPMG have warned that the…
At least five Indian IT companies are reportedly in the frame
Job fears still causing panic
Beginning of the end for the mouse?
British-born Autonomy won the enterprise search wars, and in doing so became an international success story. In an exclusive…
Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, IBM’s Hursley development lab outside Winchester has a rich and colourful history of…
Could e-sourcing do the same for your company?
There are signs that business process management (BPM) has reached a new level of maturity, with version 2.0 of…
Will dip into cash reserves for acquisitions
Google Inc has developed a Cross-Language Search feature for its Google Enterprise Search Appliance that should let businesses with…
European business contacts directory and social networking operator XING has acquired New York based socialmedian for a total of…
Telcoms provider standardises customer operations platform
Semiconductor, digital media and wireless communications sectors to be the worst hit
The package will include SAP’s ERP system
Reducing energy costs has become important for organisations
External data devices security can be managed as part of core service management operation
Research shows more companies considering SaaS as an alternative to traditional IT infrastructure
Trapeze has been working with Newbury Networks on a product integration strategy
Intercede to supply ID system
Security products from Asia Pacific are in demand
Our report yesterday incorrectly suggested that Fidelity was considering the sale of its BPO service unit in India.
System to improve transparency for banks and their auditors
The buyer may win a multi-year outsourcing contract from Fidelity
Hara provides customisable score cards to monitor emission intensities
Pushcast retains the content pushed out
Fujitsu-Siemens? Positivo? A N Other?
Users can bring together SAP and non-SAP data
The offer covers information management software and BTO products
Study shows consumers prefer finger biometrics
How will the move address compliance issues of service adopters?
Number of crimeware-spreading URLs increase by 258%
Regulatory, productivity requirements demand new technology
Plans to develop location-aware products and services with Wayfinder
The SaaS service from Neptuny can be accessed through a web interface
UK software house Micro Focus International has made another all-cash acquisition to bulk up its portfolio of "lift and…
Builds on its PlateSpin acquisition
New era for Linux virtualisation
Research finds Brits ready to ‘vend spend’
Could you do a better job of job hunting?
How are technology firms fairing as the crisis of confidence in the financial sector begins to ripple through the…
Celebrating its 35th anniversary last year, Compuware has a new tagline: “We make IT rock around the world.” But…
Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the IT waters, yet another beast emerges from…
Citigroup has sold its India-based Citigroup Global Services arm to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for $505m in cash.
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust has deployed an Alcatel-Lucent Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN) to form the core…
Hackney Homes, a non profit organisation managing council homes in the London borough of Hackney, recently employed LiveInteractive’s audience…
A new survey claims to show that companies are not effectively managing their ‘persistent data’ – the non-changing static…
An annual survey of UK company directors has found that an increasing number of company directors are choosing to…
British Airways has signed a multi million pound outsourcing deal with NIIT Technologies, for the support and testing of…
Sybase CEO John Chen said in an interview with CBR that the information management and mobility firm is already…
Software change and configuration management (SCCM) vendor AccuRev released version 4.7 of its eponymous AccuRev platform, with multi-server support…
The CEO of open source database firm MySQL, which was recently acquired by Sun for $1bn, said in a…
Sun Microsystems has completed its $1bn acquisition of open source database player MySQL, and simultaneously announced that the acquired…
Claiming it is the biggest enterprise-focused launch ever, Microsoft yesterday launched Windows Server 2008 (formerly code-named Longhorn), Visual Studio…
If evidence were needed that calling yourself a .Com company doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re going to become The…