Stories by SAMI LAIS

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.

CA Partners for Exchange

A major business-to-business exchange took wing here last week at Computer Associates International Inc.'s annual user conference, CA World.

File Transfer Protocol

File Transfer protocol (universally known as FTP) is a remarkable term: It's both noun and verb, protocol and application, client and server (daemon).

CA, Japanese Trader to Form Cross-Industry B2B

At a joint press conference last night, Computer Associates International Inc. and trading and investing firm Nissho Iwai Corp. announced a joint venture to build a global, cross-industry business-to-business trading exchange.

CA WORLD - CA shrinks sales and service divisions

Organisations that use - or might use - tools and services from Computer Associates International should be hearing from fewer CA representatives because of a reorganised sales and customer service department.

CA Shrinks Sales and Service Divisions

Organizations that use - or might use - tools and services from Computer Associates International Inc. should be hearing from fewer CA representatives because of a reorganized sales and customer service department.

How Prudential Is Moving Online

Prudential Insurance Company of America Inc. CIO William Friel talked last week at the company's IT headquarters in Roseland, New Jersey, with Computerworld's Sami Lais about the future of e-commerce in general and insurance electronic business in particular.

Q&A: Wang Talks About E-Commerce

On the eve of CA-World 2000, Computer Associates International Inc.'s annual user conference, CA chairman and CEO Charles B. Wang, 55, talked with Computerworld about electronic-commerce, the changes it is making to the economic and social landscape and CA's role in managing the e-commerce infrastructure.

BMC backs project deadline guarantee

Users of BMC Software's Patrol systems monitoring software have a new guarantee: Either the vendor meets project deadlines or customers get a 20% refund and the extra work is free.

Still a World Wild Web in Trucking Industry

E-commerce action in the $450 billion U.S. trucking industry is already giving off sparks, and it's heating up even more with Web sites for load brokers, shippers and providers of information.

CA Buys Federal E-Business Consultant

Federal electronic-business specialist Applied Management Systems Inc. (AMSI) in Rockville, Maryland, yesterday became the latest purchase in Computer Associates International Inc.'s shopping spree for companies that have a foothold in the federal government market.

Peapod Online Grocer Faces Funding Crunch

With cash reserves dwindling, online grocer Peapod Inc. is working "round-the-clock" to replace a $120 million funding deal that fell through last week, according to a company spokesman.

Trend, Ganymede Partner for Reporting

Two systems management vendors have collaborated on software that will correlate and report on data from multiple sources to ease monitoring of application and network performance.