Stories by SAMI LAIS

Tivoli Conference Highlights Device Management

Tivoli Systems Inc. added compelling new features for managing handheld devices and storage-area networks (SAN), users and analysts reported at this week's user conference in Philadelphia.

It's All About Storage, Tivoli Says

Storage-area networks (SANs), an updated NetView network management product and alliances with Compaq Computer Corp. and application service providers topped the list of announcements by Tivoli Systems Inc. at its Planet Tivoli annual user conference this week.

Services Drag on CA's Fiscal 2000 Earnings

Computer Associates International Inc. reported record results for its fourth quarter yesterday, though it admitted that its professional services and European operations both underperformed.

How's My Site Doing? There's No Easy Answer

Systems managers know what it takes to keep revenue-generating Web applications working: proactive monitoring of all the software, databases and infrastructure that affect them.

Site Monitoring Tools Slowly Emerging

Systems managers know what it takes to keep revenue-generating Web applications working: proactive monitoring of all the software, databases and infrastructure that affect them.

Patrol 2000 Delivers Elusive Integration

Users are welcoming the result of two years of integration that has changed a collection of tools from BMC Software Inc. and a couple of acquired companies into BMC's Patrol 2000, to be released Monday.

BMC Buys Web Site Service Provider for $100M

BMC Software Inc. yesterday announced its purchase of Evity Inc. in Austin, Texas. Under the deal, which BMC executives valued at $100 million, the Houston-based software vendor will integrate Evity's SiteAngel Web application response time monitoring service with its Patrol network and systems management software.

Working to a New Standard

On a workday morning at a command center monitoring and controlling information systems for a global corporation, you'd expect hustle-bustle, barked commands, some flashing lights and maybe even the peep, peep, peep of an alarm.

Six Major Airlines Plan $32 Billion Web Exchange

In the latest example of companies banding together to cut costs, six major airlines today said they plan an online exchange over which they will buy $32 billion worth of goods and services each year.

CA Integration of Sterling Delayed

Computer Associates International Inc. earlier this month said it has delayed integrating newly acquired Sterling Software Inc. into CA products because the deal was finalized too close to the start of the annual CA-World 2000 user conference, held April 9 through 14.