Stories by Gillian Law

SAS offers new analytical tools

SAS Institute Inc. rolled out enhancements to a handful of products at its SAS European Users Group International conference in Vienna, Austria, last week, and announced an acquisition designed to help it provide better risk management software for the financial services industry.

SAP upgrades Java server, introduces new JDE

SAP AG has upgraded its Web Application Server to support J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition) Version 1.3 and introduced a new Java development environment, it said Tuesday at the JavaOne developer conference in San Francisco.

Oracle, CGEY sign development agreement

Cap Gemini Ernst & Young BV (CGEY) and Oracle have agreed to jointly promote Oracle 9i Application Server and Database solutions internationally, the companies said Thursday.

Just how dangerous are PDAs?

John in marketing went out on Saturday and spent his bonus on a shiny new handheld computer. He has spent the weekend playing with it, and now he's trying to install the handeld's back-up software on his work PC.

Sprint to move to packet-switch network

Sprint is to change its entire circuit-switched telephone network to packet technology in an attempt to keep up with customer demand for capacity, it announced Tuesday.

SAP outshines the competition in Q1

Europe's largest software company, SAP AG, saw its income and profits rise in the first quarter of 2003, in contrast to profit warnings from its U.S. competitors.

Oracle pushes Linux to ISVs

Oracle Corp. has launched a support and marketing program to encourage ISVs (independent software vendors) to develop Linux-based Oracle applications.