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SAP customers loyal

SAP customers loyal

A study by InterUnity Group of customer loyalty among the top ten enterprise vendors showed that SAP customers are the least likely to evaluate alternatives or switch products after three years.

June 24, 2004 by in SAP

Microsoft's dilemma

Microsoft's dilemma

Microsoft briefly pondered taking a minority stake in PeopleSoft to help it fend off Oracle. "Thinking about this PeopleSoft bid by Oracle made me wonder if we should approach them and suggest a minority investment to bolster their independence in return for a modest platform commitment," Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates said in an e-mail to CEO Steve Ballmer the day after Oracle announced its PeopleSoft bid.

June 23, 2004 by in Oracle

Web services reality check

Web services reality check

QUOTABLE: "Until we see more clarity and unification of Web service standards, then our IT purse strings will stay closed on new investments." --a publishing company security expert who wished to remain anonymous.

June 23, 2004 by in Tech Industry

Offshoring havens

Offshoring havens

Andy McCue of Silicon.com looks at how other Asian countries are catching up fast to India, along with the emerging 'nearshore' cheap bases in Eastern European countries.

June 23, 2004 by in Tech Industry

Bronze or iron age?

Bronze or iron age?

In my interview with Vint Cerf, he characterized the Internet as moving from the stone age to the iron age. Now in a BBC interview another Internet pioneer--Paul Mockapetris, who created Domain Name System (.

June 23, 2004 by in Enterprise Software

Microsoft & Linux

Microsoft & Linux

QUOTABLE: "If you look at all the FUD that Microsoft has levied against Linux, it is all about cost of deployment, cost of management, cost of administration. The reason the costs are lower on Windows is because the management tools are more mature.

June 23, 2004 by in Enterprise Software

COMDEX Interruptus

COMDEX Interruptus

We won't be going to Las Vegas this year for the annual gathering of the computing industry. MediaLive International, the company behind COMDEX, is cancelling this year's event due to lack of support from leading technology vendors.

June 23, 2004 by in Tech Industry

PeopleSoft's Dilemma

PeopleSoft's Dilemma

PeopleSoft CEO, and former Oracle executive, Craig Conway can dish it out. While in London he attributed Oracle's hostile takeover bid to Larry Ellison's rabid jealousy over PeopleSoft's merger with J.

June 22, 2004 by in Oracle

Hold on! Don't buy that new Sprint phone just yet

Hold on! Don't buy that new Sprint phone just yet

If you were thinking about buying a new Sprint phone (or even a Verizon one), you may want to hold off until their networks are fully upgraded to EV-DO. For CDMA, the technology on which both Sprint and Verizon have based their wireless data networks (as opposed to GPRS for Cingular and T-Mobile), EV-DO is the next evolutionary step beyond CDMA's most prevalent iteration (known as 1xRTT).

June 22, 2004 by in Mobility

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