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HP Bids $1.6B For Datacenter Lead With Opsware


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published July 23, 2007
UPDATED: HP shoots an arrow across IBM's bow with server provisioning move.

WiMAX Wherever I May Roam?


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published July 19, 2007
Sprint Nextel and Clearwire ink a key deal to roll out wireless broadband to 300 million people.

Report: Oracle Commands Database Software


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published April 28, 2007
The software maker easily leads a growing market, with Microsoft gaining on No. 2 player IBM.

Business Objects Fills BI Hole For $300M


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published April 23, 2007
The business intelligence software looks to join Oracle and Cognos in performance management by buying Cartesis.

WebMethods Puchase Could Challenge IBM


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published April 5, 2007
Software AG's bid for webMethods is seen shaking up the SOA sector and getting the notice of Oracle's CEO.

Will Oracle's BI Buy Stick it to SAP?


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published March 2, 2007
Some analysts see the buyout bid as a way to steal customers away from SAP.

Novell, Microsoft Outline Virtual Collaboration


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published February 12, 2007
The vendors offer more details about their landmark agreement to make Windows and Linux play nice.

Compuware Takes on 'Big 4' in BSM


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published January 4, 2007
The software maker jumps into a market loaded with products from IBM, HP, CA and BMC.

Big Growth, New Shape For HP Software Group


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published December 12, 2006
Division more than doubles with a combination of OpenView and Mercury Interactive software products.

It's a Wrap: Liberty Finalizes Web Services Schema


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published October 5, 2006
ID-WSF 2.0 offers consumers tools for safer social networking and enterprises as a framework for SOAs.

IDC: Data Centers Becoming Smaller, Faster


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published March 29, 2006
Research firm sees fewer, but more powerful pieces of computing gear running more powerful applications.

IDC: Storage Software Booms in '05


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published March 14, 2006
EMC, Symantec and IBM continue to be the top dogs in storage software sales, which accelerated in 2005.

Office Upgrades to Have Big Impact


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published February 8, 2006
UPDATED: Thanks to a court settlement, 22 percent of 600,000 PCs surveyed in North America must be upgraded.

CIOs Line Up Top Issues in '06


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published January 25, 2006
Gartner survey of 1,400 CIOs shows emphasis on costs and security.

Analysts: Utility Computing a "Developing Concept"


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published December 12, 2005
Customers and vendors like IBM, HP and Sun are only taking baby steps toward utility computing, according to The 451 Group.

Analysts: Utility Computing a 'Developing Concept'


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published December 9, 2005
Customers and vendors such as IBM, HP and Sun are only taking baby steps toward utility computing, according to The 451 Group.

IDC: Virtual Server Market to Top $15B


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published November 15, 2005
IDC says virtualization deployments are revving up on the strength of Linux- and Windows-based volume servers.

New Company Launched to Spread Linux


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published November 10, 2005
IBM, Novell, Philips, Red Hat and Sony form the Open Invention Network to spread the gospel of Linux.

Oracle CFO Maffei Steps Down


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published November 4, 2005
Oracle is losing its second CFO in a year. Greg Maffei is leaving the enterprise software company after four months on the job to take a position at another company.

Oracle in Free Pursuit of MySQL DB


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published November 1, 2005
Oracle, whose database software has made the company billions, released a free version of its database today to compete with the increasingly popular free products from MySQL.

IBM Debuts Mainframe to Battle Data Leaks


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published July 26, 2005
The z9 scales to 54 processors as a secure box for exchanging information.

IBM Plots SOA Integration Course


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published May 20, 2005
IBM is intent on building out its service-oriented architecture (SOA) portfolio, unveiling the new Business Integration Adoption Model along with new tools, workshops and services.

Sun, Microsoft Get Closer


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published May 16, 2005
Sun Microsystems and Microsoft are working on new specifications that would allow Web single sign-on between their operating systems.

Ballmer: Microsoft Will Virtualize Linux


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published April 21, 2005
Microsoft plans to take a hard-charge at the burgeoning market for computer virtualization, including offering greater Linux support, its chief executive said Wednesday.

Web Services Still at an Impasse


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published April 15, 2005
With the Web services security standard approaching its first birthday, there are still some growing pains to be worked out.

HP CEO Carly Fiorina Steps Down


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published February 9, 2005
In a move rumored for weeks, Hewlett Packard Chairman and CEO Carly Fiorina has stepped down following disagreements with the board on how to govern the company.

EMC Raises Bar on Network Management


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published December 22, 2004
Analysts discuss what EMC's Smarts buy will yield in burgeoning market.

HP to Raise Storage Grid Profile


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published September 10, 2004
The company will attempt to draw attention to its StorageWorks Grid technology, a core piece of its ILM movement.

Kumar Exits Computer Associates


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published June 4, 2004
Sanjay Kumar, the embattled former CEO of CA, has left the company following intense scrutiny by federal regulators and investors.

Sun Makes Peace with Microsoft, Restructures


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published April 2, 2004
In a series of bombshell announcements, Sun Microsystems said it accepted a $1.95 billion settlement to end its legal war with Microsoft and will cut 3,300 jobs as part of a restructuring.

Q&A: Tom Glover, IBM and WS-I Web Services Exec


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published February 13, 2004
The Big Blue manager, who also chairs the Web Services Interoperability group, discusses the state of the Web services market.

DOJ Staff Pans Oracle/PeopleSoft Takeover


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published February 11, 2004
UPDATE: The DOJ issues a preliminary decision against Oracle's $9.4 billion takeover for the rival software company; analysts question whether Oracle can stem the tide.

Lawyer Rips SCO Facts in Linux Brouhaha


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published November 24, 2003
UPDATE: Free Software Foundation lawyer Eben Moglen makes a case for why SCO's legal claims to Linux code are without merit.

Gateway Looks to Be Driving Force in Storage


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published October 15, 2003
The PC maker turned everything-to-everyone vendor fills out its storage drive line with three new models.

IBM's Storage Tank Looks to Shell Rivals


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published October 13, 2003
Big Blue's long-awaited SAN file system aims to allow users to take a much more hands-off approach to storing, sharing and managing data.

Oracle's New Applications Suite Follows the Rules


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published July 25, 2003
With new features for many different industries, Oracle's latest release should help companies comply with HIPAA and Sarbanes-Oxley.

Gartner: Web Services Strong Amid Sluggish Economy


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published July 23, 2003
The research firm explains why U.S. companies are working on Web services projects despite feeling the constriction of severely adjusted IT budgets.

IBM Adds 'Traffic Cop' Feature to WebSphere


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published July 22, 2003
Cost cutting at every turn, phone maker and aviation heavy decide to turn some supply chain applications management over to Big Blue.

IBM: WebSphere + Linux + Power4 Chip = Savings


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published July 9, 2003
Big Blue adds big flexibility to its WebSphere platform, making it viable with Linux on the high-end Power4-based pSeries and iSeries servers.

Waning EAI Market Turns to Project-Based Integration


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Clint Boulton

| CIO Insights Article Published July 3, 2003
As companies struggle to balance slimmer IT budgets, analysts says they are carving out integration projects for specific areas, including customer relationship management or portal integration.