Oracle has announced enhancements to its Beehive collaboration software, with the aim of positioning it more strongly against offerings from Microsoft and IBM.
Stories by Eric Lai
For 30 years, the PC industry has treated Moore's Law with religious reverence. Its immutable commandment -- "Thou shalt double the number of transistors on circuits every 18 months" -- created an enviable business model with consumers spurred to buy new, more-powerful PCs every few years.
Virtual software appliances are applications -- mostly server ones, at this point -- that come to users prepackaged with a thin operating system layer. Essentially virtual machines (VM) created by independent software vendors or systems integrators, rather than IT administrators, virtual software appliances help eliminate potential conflicts with the host hardware's operating system or other applications, reducing crashes and improving security.
Can a computer get any smaller and cheaper than a netbook? Marvell Technology Group thinks so.
Future versions of Windows Server will enable companies to efficiently manage and provide virtualized applications through the Web just like Microsoft's upcoming platform-as-a-service, Windows Azure, a company executive said this week.
Microsoft Office 14, the next version of the widely used productivity suite, will be "generally available" in 2010, a <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/inform.do?command=search&searchTerms=Microsoft+Corporation">Microsoft Corp</a>. spokeswoman said Tuesday.
The Internet's chattering classes may have already given up on Windows Vista, but two key segments of the PC population apparently haven't.
Microsoft is folding its business process management (BPM) software, PerformancePoint Server, into its SharePoint Server product.
Windows Vista and XP may shoulder most of the blame for Microsoft's mediocre second quarter results announced Thursday, but few of the software maker's divisions were shining beacons.
Lenovo on Monday unveiled its 2009 lineup of consumer desktop and laptop PCs, led by a new IdeaPad notebook that is as nearly as skinny as Apple's latest offerings.
More than 40% of enterprise IT decision makers said their companies are using three to five different business intelligence analysis and reporting tools, according to a survey released today by <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/action/inform.do?command=search&searchTerms=Forrester+Research+Inc.">Forrester Research Inc.</a>
Danube Technologies is a small maker of software tools for Scrum and agile programmers. While Danube's technology and audience is cutting-edge, its licensing model is old school.
David DeWitt's journey to becoming one of the world's leading academic experts on databases started off almost by accident.
Microsoft's SharePoint collaboration server software is, by many accounts, a huge hit, providing that seemingly irresistible formula of solid technology for free or at a low price.
It's official: IT budgets, once so resilient in the face of three years of worsening economic news, aren't immune to the downturn after all.