Business Intelligence and Analytics

  • Briefs: May 15, 2006
    Linksys co-founders Victor and Janie Tsao are leaving the consumer and SMB networking outfit to take on new roles at Cisco Systems, Linksys’ parent company.
  • Briefs: April 24, 2006
    Intel is betting a new business platform brand slated to be unveiled this week is going to spark market share gains against rival Advanced Micro Devices.
  • Business Objects Reseller Sues Over Unpaid Commissions
    A former Business Objects reseller is suing the vendor for allegedly unpaid commissions, an issue the ex-partner calls the "tip of the iceberg" of partner frustrations over Business Objects' competition with its channel.
  • Hyperion Buys ISV UpStream
    Business intelligence software vendor Hyperion Solutions is scooping up one of its longtime ISV partners, announcing plans on Thursday to buy data integrity management vendor UpStream Software.
  • Marathon Debuts EverRun HA
    Marathon Technologies Monday announced a Microsoft Windows-based high-availability application solution aimed primarily at SMBs.
  • Business Software Suites
    Microsoft should be pleased to find itself at the top of the business software game. The Redmond, Wash., software giant was the clear Channel Champion in the business software suites category.
  • CRN News Briefs, April 10, 2006
    This week's news briefs: crashes again, Microsoft acquires ProClarity in BI move, N-able Technologies adds Mac support, SAP snaps up compliance software maker Virsa Systems, and Motorola and Sony team up for wireless mesh video cameras.
  • Flessner On The Database Wars
    Many see databases as a commodity. But there's still a lot of interesting work to be done, according to Paul Flessner, Microsoft senior vice president of data and storage platforms.
  • IBM Debuts New Software, Services For Adopting SOAs
    Continuing its initiative to push users toward adopting a Services Oriented Architecture (SOA), IBM Monday debuted several new versions of its WebSphere line, new SOA-based services and a handful of customer wins.
  • Microsoft Buys Analytics Firm ProClarity To Boost BI Product Line
    Microsoft scooped up one of its longtime partners on Monday, announcing a deal to buy analytics software maker ProClarity for an undisclosed sum. ProClarity, a Microsoft Gold ISV partner, sells business intelligence tools that run atop Microsoft infrastructure software such as SQL Server 2005.