Stories by Matt Hamblen

CA picks SAP's apps for global ERP system

Computer Associates says it plans to roll out SAP's ERP software globally, partly to help meet the requirements of the deferred-prosecution deal CA reached with the US Department of Justice in September.

Former CA chief Sanjay Kumar indicted on fraud charges

Computer Associates International Inc. CEO Sanjay Kumar and CA's former head of worldwide sales, Stephen Richards, have been indicted on charges of securities fraud conspiracy and obstruction of justice, federal prosecutors announced Wednesday afternoon.

SMASH protocol a hit at Enterprise Management World

Data center managers got their first real taste of an emerging protocol for managing servers Monday and Tuesday here at Enterprise Management World. And judging by initial impressions, Systems Management Architecture for Server Hardware (SMASH) was a smash hit.

Nortel restates 2003 earnings as probe continues

Nortel Networks said on Tuesday that its net earnings in 2003 will be restated downward by 50 percent and net earnings based on continuing operations last year will be eliminated with the change.

Speed record set for public network data transfer

North American carrier Sprint and the Swedish National Research and Education Network (Sunet) announced Friday that they have set a world record for transporting a large volume of data over a public network.

HP adds more tools to on-demand product line

Looking to buttress its on-demand computing strategy, Hewlett-Packard this week plans to announce two OpenView management tools at a conference for users of its software products.

Users praise Ingres open-source database plan

Users of the Ingres enterprise relational database heaped praise on Computer Associates International's plan to release the code for the database to the open-source community under a new licensing scheme.

CA WORLD - Wireless site management app draws interest

Computer Associates International Inc. introduced several products at CA World 2004 Monday, but it was the company's Wireless Site Management -- aimed at operating and securing enterprise Wireless LANs -- that drew the most attention from users. Customers lined up here for demonstrations of WSM, some saying they are eager to get a beta version of the software to help them further secure WLANs.

CA WORLD - Users focus on software integration

Several customers at CA World 2004 said Sunday that they are largely focused on how Computer Associates International Inc. will integrate its 1,200 different products and drive management automation -- not on the recent management shifts and ongoing government investigations of the software company.

CA WORLD - CA takes next step with on-demand

At its annual user conference this week, Computer Associates International Inc. will announce an initial set of four management software modules that use the Sonar on-demand computing technology detailed by the company last July.