Funny how Symantec's botched ERP implementation now sparks questions for any other company--this time CA--rolling out new enterprise applications. On CA's quarterly earnings conference call Thursday, a Wall Street analyst asked the software company how it was managing its ERP upgrade and whether there were any concerns.
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Notable headlines:Mac Developer mulling OS X equivalent of ZERT.Disagreement over impact of Vista’s analog hole.
Aggregate Knowledge is making retailer Overstock.com very happy.
Reveal Technology unveiled a peer-to-peer search application targeting distributed workgroups for finding and sharing documents, including unstructured data. Unlike Google or Microsoft enterprise search solutions, Reveal, a 3-megabyte download, is permission-based to a file and user level, so that only authorized users get access to data, said Laurent Meynier, founder and CEO of the company.
Amazon says there are 55 percent more developers using Amazon Web Services as of Dec. 31 compared to a year ago.
Today, via a post at echoditto, I learned about a Google "click-to-connect" feature on Google Local. (Thanks to Britt Blaser for the pointer.
Will Michael Dell's second act at his namesake company look like Steve Jobs'? Or Ted Waitt's.
TeleFlip promises to give 2.3 billion cell phone users free email and alerts on their SMS-enabled handsets without any additional software, according to company CEO Tony Davis.
Inilex launched Kepler Advantage, which a GPS-enabled wireless device for security and monitoring that plugs into a car’s data bus. From a phone, PDA or other device, you can set alarms, start the engine, unlock doors and receive messages, such as "your vehicle has been stolen.
Ken Gardner has been around the block. He was the founder and CEO of Istante, Sagent Technology, ReportSmith, and ViewPoint Systems over the last two decades.