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Surprise! Virtualization hurts server sales after all

Virtualization vendors would like you to believe that software that allows you to run more applications on one server actually helps server sales. The argument, which I heard from a few analysts and VMware after I questioned that logic here and here, goes like this: Virtualization means you'll upgrade servers.

March 20, 2007 by


CognitionSearch seeks more precise results

Cognition Technologies entered the search engine arena with CognitionSearch, which applies linguistic analysis of queries and documents to render more precise results than the popular search engines for English language queries. Currently, CognitionSearch is technology demonstration, focused on three discrete content categories--medicine, politics and legal.

March 20, 2007 by Dan Farber


Palm: Going, going, gone?

Unstrung is reporting that Palm is looking to sell itself by March 22 to either Nokia, Motorola or a private bidder. This end game isn't all that surprising given that Palm doesn't have the resources to compete with a larger player.

March 20, 2007 by

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Parsing SAP's quest to add 60,000 customers by 2010

Nick Carr stirred up the Enterprise Irregulars with his post on SAP and SaaS over the weekend. It spurred a lot of discussion about just how serious SAP is about the on demand, software-as-a-service model and how the new SAP A1S solution, which is due around year end, fits into the existing set of products aimed and the SMB market.

March 19, 2007 by Dan Farber