Elizabeth Montalbano

Recent articles by Elizabeth Montalbano

can-storage-save-sun

can-storage-save-sun

Sun Microsystems pulled US$4.1 billion out of its US$7 billion war chest to purchase Storage Technology, a buy that proves the vendor is serious about transforming into a powerhouse in the storage and emerging information lifecycle management (ILM) arenas.
Elizabeth Montalbano Jun 3 2005, 10:05AM Data centre
ibm-to-attack-hp-sun-with-unix-servers

ibm-to-attack-hp-sun-with-unix-servers

In a move aimed at stealing market share from Hewlett-Packard and Sun Microsystems in the low-end Unix market, IBM has jumped into the space with two new Unix servers priced at less than US$5000.
Elizabeth Montalbano Feb 14 2005, 12:00AM Data centre
actuateeclipse-union-to-shed-light-on-business-reporting

actuateeclipse-union-to-shed-light-on-business-reporting

Business intelligence software vendor Actuate has teamed up with the Eclipse Foundation on a project to build an open source business reporting tool.
Elizabeth Montalbano Aug 25 2004, 12:00AM Software
java-creator-weighs-in-on-open-source-debate

java-creator-weighs-in-on-open-source-debate

As Java industry leaders prepare to debate at JavaOne 2004 whether Java's stewardship might be better in the open-source community than with Sun Microsystems, the technology's creator James Gosling weighed in on why he thinks open-sourcing Java remains a tricky issue.
Elizabeth Montalbano Jul 2 2004, 12:00AM Software
sun-microsoft-to-unveil-phase-one-of-partnership

sun-microsoft-to-unveil-phase-one-of-partnership

Sun and Microsoft plan to detail Phase One of their historic partnership in late summer [US], Sun chairman and CEO Scott McNealy said this week at JavaOne.
Elizabeth Montalbano Jun 30 2004, 12:00AM Software
sun-sheds-light-on-open-source-solaris

sun-sheds-light-on-open-source-solaris

Sun Microsystems' top software executive shed new light on Sun's plans to open-source its Solaris operating system, but the vendor's ultimate strategy to release the source code for its proprietary Unix-based OS remains far from clear.
Elizabeth Montalbano Jun 29 2004, 12:00AM Software
sun-fujitsu-to-jointly-develop-solaris-and-sparcbased-systems

sun-fujitsu-to-jointly-develop-solaris-and-sparcbased-systems

In what Sun Microsystems chairman and CEO Scott McNealy called an ‘acceleration’ of a 22-year partnership, Sun and Fujitsu revealed this week that they have entered a joint development pact that will see the two vendors merge their Solaris and SPARC-based server product lines by mid-2006.
Elizabeth Montalbano Jun 2 2004, 12:00AM Software
bea-beefs-up-developer-soe-initiatives

bea-beefs-up-developer-soe-initiatives

BEA Systems aims to add muscle to its developer initiatives, said Cornelius Willis, the company's new vice president of developer marketing.
Elizabeth Montalbano Mar 23 2004, 12:00AM Collaboration
microsoft-enhancing-isv-programs

microsoft-enhancing-isv-programs

A key Microsoft partner executive has touted new initiatives to recruit and support ISVs in its continuing effort to promote the company as the ISV's best friend.
Elizabeth Montalbano Feb 23 2004, 12:00AM Software
truce-called-in-java-war

truce-called-in-java-war

Sun Microsystems has called an uneasy truce in its Java war with IBM in an open letter to IBM's soon-to-be-independent Eclipse organisation.
Elizabeth Montalbano Feb 2 2004, 12:00AM Software
ibm-backs-away-from-java-community-effort

ibm-backs-away-from-java-community-effort

When a group of Java software vendors unveils an agreement Wednesday to align their Java tools strategies, IBM will not be among them.
Elizabeth Montalbano Jan 6 2004, 12:00AM Software
macromedia-releases-offline-flash-tools

macromedia-releases-offline-flash-tools

Macromedia has released a developer edition and software development kit (SDK) for the Macromedia Central environment, tools that will enable developers to build and distribute Flash applications that run offline.
Elizabeth Montalbano Nov 20 2003, 12:00AM Software
sun-to-unveil-project-rave-by-year’s-end

sun-to-unveil-project-rave-by-year’s-end

Sun Microsystems will release a technology preview of its Project Rave rapid application development tool for Java by the end of the year, with a beta and formal beta program to follow sometime in 2004, a Sun executive said Thursday.
Elizabeth Montalbano Nov 7 2003, 12:00AM Software
more-model-citizens

more-model-citizens

Borland Software and Rational Software, a division of IBM, aim to deflect attention away from Microsoft this week when they unveil tools that marry visual modelling with application development.
Elizabeth Montalbano Nov 4 2003, 12:00AM Data centre
standards-for-web-servicesenabled-portals-nearly-done

standards-for-web-servicesenabled-portals-nearly-done

Two key technology standards that link Web services to portals are a step closer to final approval by their respective standards bodies, industry sources said.
Elizabeth Montalbano Sep 4 2003, 12:00AM Software

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