IBM Tuesday announced it has acquired the application porting services business of Sector7 USA, a privately held firm that specializes in helping companies migrate their legacy server operating systems to platforms such as Linux.
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IBM Corp. Tuesday announced product upgrades and partnerships in support of its pervasive computing strategy, an ongoing effort to provide end users with on-the-fly access to any content, from any device, on any network.
Retailers are getting better at responding quickly to online customer queries, but need to beef up their privacy practices, according to The Customer Respect Group Inc.
Ariba Inc. this week unveiled software aimed at making it easier for companies to gain control of what they spend on business services, such as IT consulting, facilities management, temporary labor and legal services.
Koninklijke Philips Electronics NV made a splash last month when it announced clothing retailer Benetton would outfit its garments and shipping containers with wireless-enabled labels containing microchip transmitters that Philips developed.
CRM software maker Siebel Systems Inc. went on the offensive Wednesday in an effort to quash rumours that its customer satisfaction reviews were less than stellar.
Business-to-business pioneer Commerce One is tackling a new market: Web services-based application integration.
Sarvega Inc. this week announced software for configuring and managing its XML switches.
Iteration Software Inc. this week unveiled its debut product: reporting software that alerts users within seconds of when a significant business event occurs, such as a rash of US$1 million customer orders or inventory shortfalls.
SAP AG Wednesday launched an enterprise resource planning suite that bundles traditional ERP components with integration features to allow customers to extend their systems beyond corporate borders.
IBM moved closer to achieving its vision of self-healing, self-configuring systems last week with the unveiling of three autonomic computing software modules.
J.D. Edwards & Co. this week unveiled supply chain management software designed to help companies predict and prepare for future sales.
With the help of stronger search and navigation tools, Arrow Electronics is making sales that are 400 percent bigger than those it's used to closing.
Startup Swingtide Inc. this week announced its first offerings, aimed at taming XML sprawl.
When US retailer Saks Inc. reported results last fall that beat Wall Street's expectations, executives cited improved profit margins, "due to carefully controlled inventories and reduced levels of clearance merchandise and promotional activity."