• Quarterly Roundup: Results Suggest IT Economy Is On the Mend

    Several leaders in software reported strong quarterly sales and earnings Wednesday, providing further indication that the beleaguered IT market may indeed be on the mend. Symantec, for example, reported jumps in both sales and earnings as customers rushed to shore up their security infrastructures.

  • Enterprise Information Integration Poised For Growth

    Key components of the Enterprise Information Integration (EII) market, including data aggregation and transaction consolidation are about to experience growth rates of up to 80 percent, analyst firm Aberdeen Group said Wednesday.

  • RSA Settles SEC Charges

    RSA Security said Wednesday it settled Securities and Exchange Commission charges that it made misleading statements in a conference call and press release about its 2001 first-quarter earnings.

  • Actional Upgrades Web Services Management App

    Actional Corp., one of the young companies supplying Web-services management products, has upgraded its Soapstation application to deal with legacy XML services as well as more recent networked services based on the Simple Object Access Protocol.

  • Sybase Reports Lower 2Q Sales, Profits

    Sybase Inc. on Wednesday reported lower sales and earnings in its second quarter, ended June 30. But the supplier of enterprise infrastructure software says increasing demand for its mobile and wireless technology will fuel the company's future growth.

  • Interwoven Reports Losses, Unveils TeamSite Update

    Interwoven Inc. took the covers off the latest version of its TeamSite content-management software this week, betting heavily on Web services and regulatory-compliance issues. Given the continuing losses it reported Tuesday, the vendor would appear to need an enthusiastic response to this latest product release.

  • Microsoft Moves To Become Your Best Partner

    Nearing the wrap of her first year as vice president of worldwide partner sales and marketing at Microsoft, Allison Watson can eagerly rattle off myriad new and future partner initiatives that she says loudly underscore Redmond's renewed commitment to the channel.

  • IBM’s Bet On ISVs Yields $10 Billion In New Business

    When IBM exited the applications business three years ago, observers thought Big Blue was taking a big risk by assuming that it could thrive without playing in that lucrative market. Apparently the bet to concentrate on infrastructure software while leveraging applications partners has paid off. In fact, ISV partners have helped IBM generate $10 billion worth of business, according to Buell Duncan, IBM's general manager of developer relations.

  • Microsoft Set To Announce Reorganization

    Microsoft reportedly will implement a plan to install stronger financial management into each of its business units and strengthen its central finance function.