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Federal Judge Susan Illston has found that Oracle CEO Larry Ellison either destroyed or deep-sixed e-mail evidence that should have been turned over for discovery in a 2001 insider-trading class-action suit. The suit, which Oracle wants quashed, claims that Ellison and other Oracle exe...
rPath announced that Progress Software has certified rPath's rBuilder for its OpenEdge platform. This allows independent software vendors (ISVs) to use rPath technology to create Software as a Service (SaaS) applications as virtual appliances that include/leverage the Progress OpenEdge...
The AJAX for IBM WebSphere Platform Early Program is an optionally installable product extension for IBM WebSphere Application Server Version 6.1 and WebSphere Application Server Community Edition that offers targeted, incremental new features that can make Web applications running on ...
Unify announced the expansion of its Composer for Lotus Notes solution through a partnership with CASAHL Technology. Partnering with CASAHL extends the Composer solution to include an assessment of the Lotus Notes infrastructure in order to inventory, categorize and analyze the types o...
Reflex Security, the first to market with the Reflex Virtual Security Appliance (VSA) in 2006, is a provider of virtual security. Reflex VSA creates a virtualized security appliance and virtual security infrastructure inside a physical host machine. Reflex employs high-performance deep...
nFusion announced that Parallels has selected nFusion as its marketing agency. nFusion will provide a full range of marketing services to help Parallels meet its business and marketing goals for customer acquisition and lead generation for their multi-platform virtualization and automa...
VMware announced the upcoming availability of VMware ThinApp 4, an application virtualization solution that lets customers run multiple versions of virtually any application on any Windows operating system without conflict. For example, users can run both Internet Explorer 6 and Intern...
Open source has made significant inroads into middleware deployments in the enterprise. More and more, open source is being used to deliver the benefits of SOA and open source to the enterprise. There are many custom Enterprise Service Bus deployments waiting to be upgraded to a simple...
JBoss, a division of Red Hat, is the global leader in open source middleware software, combining JBoss Enterprise Middleware software with the industry's leading services and tools to provide a better way to transform your business with service-oriented architecture (SOA). Freedom OSS ...
Join us for an interactive discussion presented by Scalent Systems, as we address the big three challenges facing server failover - software configuration, network connectivity and storage access - and contrast several different approaches, from traditional backup to the use of virtual...
John Gage, Sun employee number 5 and its chief researcher, head of its science office - the guy who coined the Sun tag line 'The Network is the Computer' - a seemingly nonsense slogan Sun used to wish it could shake - has finally left the building after 25 years. He's going to Kleiner ...
Web Age Solutions is a provider of technology mentoring and education to the Fortune 500. Their 'Preferred Vendor' status with the global leaders is a result of their highly progressive approach to knowledge transfer and relentless pursuit of customer satisfaction. While many of their ...
At this year's Virtualization Expo event, learn how Intel's latest virtualization technology advancements are designed to increase performance while simplifying IT management, reduce the number of physical servers and balance compute workloads on virtual machines. Maximize the flexibil...
SYS-CON's upcoming '3rd International Virtualization Conference & Expo' faculty includes such distinguished speakers as: Al Aghili (Managed Methods), Alan Chhabra (Egenera), Andi Mann (Enterprise Management Associates), Andrew Conte (APC), Andy Astor (EnterpriseDB), Ariel Cohen (Xsigo ...
Adoption of federated identity technology has been slower than the hype might indicate, despite the maturity of standards such as SAML 2.0 and Web Services Security. This presentation examines the distinct business and technical identity management issues in both the commercial and use...
VMLogix announced its support for Citrix XenServer 4.1. VMLogix LabManager is a virtual lab automation solution designed to simplify and accelerate key processes in the software application lifecycle by leveraging server virtualization -- improving software development cycle times, inc...
VMware is buying a little San Francisco-based application virtualization house called Thinstall on undisclosed terms to expand its ability to provision, deploy and update the desktop. VMware observes that delivering applications is the single largest cost of desktop administration and ...
Adobe, which is not exactly unfamiliar with the concept of the free giveaway, has put out a public beta of a simple version of its popular Photoshop photo-editing software for free over the web. Think of it as an answer to Google's Picasa. It's called PhotoShop Express and Adobe says i...
Cooperating applications, such as mashups, must be able to exchange objects with robust interfaces. An object must be able to encapsulate its state such that the state can be modified only as permitted by its own methods. JavaScript?s objects are soft and currently the language does no...
SYS-CON Media announced today that it signed a hosting contract with DataPipe to host all SYS-CON websites effective July 2008. With the new arrangement all web hosting services currently provided by EV1servers will be moved to Datapipe hosting facility.
IBM intends to set up a Cloud Computing Center in Wuxi, China so dozens of emerging Chinese software companies can tap into a virtual computing environment to support their development. It appears to be a three-way deal between IBM, Wuxi Tai Lake Industry Investment and Development Com...
To achieve the full potential of 'cloud computing' we need a broader definition of virtualization, and that is the complete de-coupling of the logical components of an application (represented by the software stack) and the physical resources. In the case of middleware, whether it is d...
Amazon is now offering two premium support levels for application developers using its cloud computing services, to wit its S3 storage service, its EC2 computing service and SQS application messaging service. It's got Silver support, priced at $100 a month or 10 cent for every dollar o...
Red Hat is a trusted open source provider. Red Hat offers enterprise customers a long-term plan for building infrastructures on the quality and innovation of open source. Combining open source operating system platform, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, together with applications, management...
The initial uses of Service-Oriented Virtualization were to allow the development and testing team to regain agility much earlier in the lifecycle - so they could do their needed functional and regression testing against Virtual Services instead of constrained live applications - the e...
What is BPEL? What is XPDL? How are they different? What is the best use for each? What is BPMN, and why should I care? Which of these are primarily designed to help IT at a technical level, and which help an organization at a business level? Amongst the flurry of BPM and Web services ...
Liquid Web launched a Microsoft Windows virtual private server (VPS) offering powered by Parallels Virtuozzo Containers. The offering will be delivered from Liquid Web's two fully owned and operated mid-western datacenters. This represents an expanded partnership with Parallels, who al...
Research and Markets has announced the addition of 'Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) Infrastructure Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, 2008 to 2014' to their offering. According to the report, IBM is the de-facto industry standard market leader in SOA. IBM dominates SOA with...
Citrix and Microsoft announced the availability of Citrix Branch Repeater , an innovative new line of branch office appliances developed and marketed as part of a strategic alliance between the two companies. By staging the delivery of applications and Windows services closer to branch...
Desktone announced that the Desktone Virtual-D Platform will support Citrix XenServer. The Virtual-D Platform is designed specifically to enable service providers to offer hosted, subscription-based virtual desktops. It is a solution that integrates all desktop virtualization layers th...
IBM announced details of new identity software designed to help clients securely manage employee, partner and customer IT users and their access to company applications and information. The new release of IBM Tivoli Federated Identity Manager software further simplifies the sharing of ...
By now it is conventional wisdom to say that there was an IBM Era of computing, then a Microsoft Era, and now we are in the Google Era. In this post, I will explain why Microsoft was not the 'next IBM' and why Google is not the 'next Microsoft' - there are significant qualitative diffe...
'As SOA rapidly becomes the standard for enterprise architectures, the need for robust technologies for data access and data integration has become more critical then ever before,' says John Goodson, executive leader of DataDirect Technologies. Goodson will be keynoting the inaugural D...
Before I get into any sort of detail, I think it's important to say that there is more than one way to approach an MVC. Go ahead, ask a few seasoned developers how they would hack together a project like this and each one will give you a completely different answer. I'm going to do my ...
It's only taken Borland two years but it's finally dumped its CodeGear tools division, responsible for Borland's hereditary JBuilder, Delphi and C++ Builder lines as well as its new web ventures into PHP and Ruby, said to be used by 7.5 million developers. Embarcadero Technologies is b...
At WaveMaker, we have hitched our wagon to Java so I hope very much that JavaOne is showing us the ghost of Java present, not the ghost of Java to come. The Sun promise to put Java runtimes everywhere is meaningless if nobody wants to develop for those runtimes. Adobe and Microsoft are...
Virtualization Journal now reaches more than 60,000 online readers with monthly digital editions and weekly newsletters. The premier issue of the magazine's print edition, which debuts on May 6, 2008, at JavaOne in San Francisco, as a media sponsor of this event, will be available on n...
IBM announced it has acquired InfoDyne. InfoDyne specializes in high-speed platforms and data feed connectors which combined with IBM's WebSphere technology will help clients extend transactional integrity to low-latency environments. Financial details were not disclosed. InfoDyne prov...
SOA Software announced that it has certified IBM WebSphere Process Server and WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus as Governed Service Platforms. This allows customers to use WebSphere Process Server and WebSphere ESB to implement and enforce governance policies for enterprise services pro...
Oracle, the center of much Wall Street anticipation this week, came in $100 million and change shy of expectations on the revenue front but gave the punters the 30% increase in profits they expected. It took a nasty 7% hit and passed the tailspin on to the rest of tech as a skittish Wa...