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  • Oracle support site switch looms for Sun customers

    Oracle is weeks away from moving thousands of Sun Microsystems customers over to its My Oracle Support portal, a relatively new system that experienced significant hiccups and negative user feedback during its early days.

  • Oracle releases Solaris 11 Express

    Oracle on Monday released Solaris 11 Express, a version of the Unix operating system that is aimed at developers and also serves as a preview for the upcoming release of Solaris 11 next year.

  • Wall Street Beat: Cisco stirs worry, but forecasts solid

    Word of slowing growth from Cisco put the brakes on the tech rally in the markets, but Lenovo results and forecasts for the mobile, online and consumer electronics markets suggest that IT's recovery from the recession still has legs.

  • Oracle defends MySQL support pricing changes

    Oracle may have raised the price of an entry-level support contract for its MySQL database, but customers are going to get a lot more than they did from former owner Sun Microsystems, according to an official blog post Wednesday.

  • Inside HP's new $1 billion outsourcing plan

    HP today revealed further details of its previously announced $1 billion investment in offshore outsourcing, selecting six countries-Bulgaria, China, Costa Rica, India, Malaysia and the Philippines-as its global delivery hubs.

  • Oracle praised for switch on VMware RAC support

    Oracle has reportedly changed its position on support for its RAC (Real Application Clusters) software running in VMware virtualized environments, saying it will provide it under certain circumstances.

  • Talend acquires SOA vendor Sopera

    Open-source data integration vendor Talend is expanding its footprint into SOA (service-oriented architecture), announcing Wednesday that it has purchased Sopera, developer of an open-source ESB (enterprise service bus) and other technologies. Terms ...

  • Oregon SAP project wracked by leadership woes

    An SAP implementation conducted by the city government of Portland, Oregon, went badly awry due to planning and project leadership problems, resulting in skyrocketing costs and a protracted time line, according to a report released Tuesday by the cit...

  • Quest buys data protection vendor BakBone

    Quest Software announced Tuesday that it is buying data-protection vendor BakBone for $US55 million, adding to its own portfolio of similar wares. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of next year.

  • Vodafone quarterly mobile data revenue grows by 25 per cent

    Vodafone reported third-quarter service revenue up 2.5 per cent year on year, but its mobile data revenue rose much faster, up 25.3 per cent. At 11.7 per cent of group service revenue, mobile data is now on the point of overtaking Vodafone's cash-cow...

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