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Oracle: 11g Xpress Edition 'a year or two' away

It may be "a year or two" before Oracle releases a no-cost Express Edition (XE) of its 11g database, according to Andrew Mendelsohn, the company's senior vice president of database server technologies.

Written by Chris Kanaracus13 Oct. 09 09:34

Oracle puts integration in the spotlight

Oracle may have accumulated a vast array of products, but it has also added value and tightly integrated them, executives said during a keynote address Monday at the OpenWorld conference in San Francisco.

Written by Chris Kanaracus13 Oct. 09 05:22

Oracle buys technology for media IP management

Oracle on Monday said it has acquired "substantially all" of the assets of Sophoi, which makes software that media companies use to manage and track their intellectual property. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Written by Chris Kanaracus13 Oct. 09 02:12

Oracle revamps partner program

Oracle has announced significant changes to its partner program at the start of its annual OpenWorld conference.

Written by Chris Kanaracus12 Oct. 09 06:40

SAP, HP to deepen ties around BI

SAP and its long-time partner Hewlett-Packard will announce plans to more closely link their technologies for BI (business intelligence) and data warehousing.

Written by Chris Kanaracus10 Oct. 09 07:36

Ellison mocks Salesforce.com's 'itty bitty' application

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison mocked on-demand CRM vendor Salesforce.com during a shareholder meeting Wednesday, saying its "itty bitty" application depends on Oracle's products.

Written by Chris Kanaracus09 Oct. 09 05:32

Rimini Street ups third-party maintenance ante

Rimini Street fired the latest salvo in the ongoing war over software maintenance this week, announcing that it has expanded the number of SAP applications it supports.

Written by Chris Kanaracus08 Oct. 09 06:28

Tool promises master data management for the masses

Kalido on Tuesday said an upcoming version of its Information Engine platform will include a user interface that makes it easier for average users to explore master data, spot errors and get them fixed.

Written by Chris Kanaracus07 Oct. 09 04:04

LucidEra's BI tech finds new home at Pentaho

Open-source BI (business intelligence) vendor Pentaho has purchased technology from failed BI company LucidEra, it was announced Monday. Terms were not disclosed.

Written by Chris Kanaracus06 Oct. 09 03:29

IBM aims at Google, Microsoft with new Webmail

IBM has launched LotusLive iNotes, an on-demand e-mail, calendaring and contact management system meant to compete with the likes of Gmail and Microsoft Exchange, the company said Friday.

Written by Chris Kanaracus03 Oct. 09 05:25

Cloudera intros Hadoop management tools

Startup Cloudera is introducing a set of applications on Friday for working with Hadoop, the open-source framework for large-scale data processing and analysis.

Written by Chris Kanaracus02 Oct. 09 20:01

IBM aims at Google, Microsoft with new Webmail

IBM has launched LotusLive iNotes, an on-demand e-mail, calendaring and contact management system meant to compete with the likes of Gmail and Microsoft Exchange, the company said Friday.

Written by Chris Kanaracus02 Oct. 09 14:06

SAP, Salesforce.com make apps with Google Wave

Google's Wave communication and collaboration platform is getting early interest from enterprise application vendors like Salesforce.com and SAP.

Written by Chris Kanaracus01 Oct. 09 06:56

New app deepens SAP ties to LinkedIn

SAP and the business social-networking site LinkedIn have partnered on an application that will let users integrate their LinkedIn and SAP Community profiles.

Written by Chris Kanaracus01 Oct. 09 05:57

Salesforce.com, Coda form new SaaS financials company

Unit 4 Agresso and on-demand CRM (customer relationship management) vendor Salesforce.com will announce Wednesday they are launching a new company called FinancialForce.com that will incorporate the Coda 2go on-demand financial application.

Written by Chris Kanaracus01 Sept. 09 07:10
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