Database & System Software News
SAP Steps Up Partner Recruitment Efforts For HANA
5:34 PM EST Thu. May. 16, 2013
The company has launched SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud partner program as part of its efforts to get solution providers on board with HANA.
SAP Ships Business Suite For HANA, Readies New Release Of Business One Apps
7:14 PM EST Wed. May. 15, 2013
Channel partners say the message form SAP is that they need to be onboard with the HANA in-memory database technology.
Enterprise Door-Opener: HP Develops Appliances Around SAP's HANA
10:45 AM EST Wed. May. 15, 2013
The new HP AppSystems, to be sold through HP channel partners, combine HANA and SAP Business applications with HP ProLiant servers.
SAP CEO: HANA Is The Platform for All Future SAP Products
3:46 PM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
In his Sapphire Now keynote speech, CEO Bill McDermott calls the HANA in-memory database 'the intellectual renewal of SAP' and 'the fastest growing software product in the world.'
The 25 Biggest Tech Companies On The Fortune 500
10:00 AM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
Each year Fortune ranks the 500 largest U.S. corporations according to annual revenue. See how the leading companies in the IT industry made out this year.
SAP Exec To Partners: Huge Incremental Revenue Opportunities Ahead
9:24 AM EST Tue. May. 14, 2013
In a keynote speech at Sapphire Now, SAP channel chief Eric Duffaut says partners that combine their vertical expertise with SAP's technologies will see big gains.
SAP's Sapphire To-Do List: Top Of Mind For Partners Will Be HANA, Cloud
11:01 AM EST Fri. May. 10, 2013
Solution providers who'll be attending next week's Sapphire conference are looking for clues about SAP's plans for HANA and cloud software and just how they fit into those plans.
CA To Lay Off 1,200 Employees, Consolidate Development Operations
5:49 PM EST Wed. May. 08, 2013
CA plans to consolidate its development operations to more quickly respond to industry trends such as the move to cloud computing and the demands of big data.
BMC Going Private In $6.9 Billion Deal
11:25 AM EST Mon. May. 06, 2013
BMC Software, a supplier of data center management tools, expects the $46.25-per-share deal to close by the end of the year.
Perficient Picks Up TriTek, Extends IBM Service Offerings
10:47 AM EST Mon. May. 06, 2013
The deal will extend Perficient's service capabilities in content management and business process management in the IBM market and boost its market presence in the Northeast.
Xeround Plans Cloud Database Service Shutdown
12:20 PM EST Fri. May. 03, 2013
While Xeround said it will "re-focus" its direction, its CEO declined to offer details about the company's future or the reasons behind its service discontinuation.
Novell Aims To Make Some Noise With New Mobile File-Sharing App
11:20 AM EST Tue. Apr. 30, 2013
Partners see the new Filr service as a natural extension of Novell's expertise in file sharing and network access technology.
Upping The Big Data Ante: HP Creates Converged Systems Unit
12:38 PM EST Mon. Apr. 29, 2013
The new HP unit brings together a variety of resources to deliver big data 'converged application appliances,' including systems based on Apache Hadoop, HP Vertica, SAP HANA and HP Cloud System.
10 Hot Tech Startups For April
12:00 PM EST Mon. Apr. 29, 2013
From predictive analytics to cloud and mobile application performance management to "big data" storage for SMBs, there's no shortage of startups with innovative technologies this month.
CA Sees Partner Opportunities In Hybrid Cloud Environments
11:20 AM EST Fri. Apr. 26, 2013
At its CA World conference this week the company stepped up its efforts to help solution providers expand into managed services and hybrid IT environments.
5 Companies That Came To Win This Week
10:10 AM EST Fri. Apr. 26, 2013
For the week ending April 26, CRN looks at five companies that brought their 'A' game and made moves to beat out competitors.
Revolution Analytics Sees Big Data Solutions Moving Into SMB Arena
6:10 PM EST Wed. Apr. 24, 2013
Company's new Revolution R Enterprise 6.2 edition offers new capabilities for handling huge volumes of data.
Dell Updates PartnerDirect For Software VARs
4:30 PM EST Wed. Apr. 24, 2013
In the fall, Dell plans to add four software-related competencies under PartnerDirect: Security, Systems Management, Data Protection and Information Management.
IBM's UrbanCode Buy Gives Boost To ISVs, Cloud Service Providers
10:26 AM EST Tue. Apr. 23, 2013
Today it's all about delivering software faster and more cheaply, says IBM, and UrbanCode's technology is key to helping partners meet that demand.
SAP Nears 40 Percent Channel Sales Goal But Misses Q1 Expectations
11:45 AM EST Fri. Apr. 19, 2013
SAP reports first-quarter results that fall short of expectations, but Co-CEO Bill McDermott touts cloud growth and says 'partner-driven revenue comprises more than 38 percent of SAP's license revenue.'
IBM Plans Product Line Divestitures, Employee Cutbacks After Disappointing Q1
6:55 PM EST Thu. Apr. 18, 2013
First-quarter results are called "disappointing" after the company failed to close key mainframe and software contracts worth $400 million.
Follow The Money: 21 Big Data Startups That Have Scored Big In Venture Funding This Year
4:00 PM EST Thu. Apr. 18, 2013
Dot.Com Redux? There's been a free flow of millions of dollars in venture capital to "big data" startups recently. Here's 21 that have scored big since the start of the year.
Big Data Analytics Startup Gainsight Gets New CEO, Raises $9 Million
11:20 AM EST Thu. Apr. 18, 2013
Gainsight, previously known as JBara Software, is now being led by former LiveOffice CEO Nick Mehta.
Microsoft Azure Cloud Service Challenges Amazon On Price, Reliability
1:06 PM EST Tue. Apr. 16, 2013
Channel partners see cost benefits and uptime service-level agreements as a competitive advantage they can offer their customers.
Netflix Yells 'Cut' On Using Microsoft Silverlight For Development
9:57 AM EST Tue. Apr. 16, 2013
Netflix will accelerate the transition to HTML5, despite Microsoft's promise to support Silverlight through 2021.
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