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Latest Posts

Demo 07: The empowered user

I'm at the Demo 07 Conference the next two days, where 68 companies get six minutes to show off their new or revised products. Many bloggers are in the crowd to witness the demo performances and render judgment.

January 31, 2007 by Dan Farber


Oracle walks the soft sell on future Fusion upgrades

Oracle is pitching its customers on the concept of next generation Fusion applications, but it has a line to walk that could turn into a conundrum in the future. The line: Oracle is launching new releases of existing applications that interoperate with each other, but at some point it will want customers to move toward Fusion.

January 31, 2007 by


What's up with SAP's 'game-changing' A1S

SAP has been talking up its forthcoming solution for the mid-market, A1S, that will help the company grow from around 40,000 customers to 100,000 by 2010. According to Shai Agassi, president of SAP's Products & Technology Group, the goal of new suite is to dramatically reduce the tax across technology, operations, user training, integration and infrastructure for implementing and running ERP applications.

January 30, 2007 by Dan Farber


Welcome Ryan Naraine

I'm pleased to announce Ryan Naraine has joined ZDNet to head up a new security blog called Zero Day. The plan about 16 hours ago was to launch his blog quietly, let him get up to speed and then announce it to the network.

January 30, 2007 by


Jaman introduces 'social cinema'

In my pre-Demo 07 wanderings at the hotel in Palm Desert, CA, I ran into Gaurav Dhillon, the co-founder and former CEO of Informatica, an enterprise data integration company. His new venture, jaman.

January 30, 2007 by Dan Farber


Google's amps up its Mini search appliance

Google is upgrading its Mini search appliance this week, adding in some of the features from its higher end Google Search Appliance. The base $1,995 pricing, for a 50,000 document store, makes it more palatable to the broader SMB market.

January 30, 2007 by Dan Farber

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