Rick Whiting

Recent articles by Rick Whiting

A partner's guide to Networking and UC vendors

A partner's guide to Networking and UC vendors

Remain a critical component of the IT industry and many business.
Rick Whiting Apr 1 2020, 7:06AM Finance
A partner's guide to datacentre vendors

A partner's guide to datacentre vendors

Datacentres and the hardware systems at their core remain at the heart of IT operations.
Rick Whiting Mar 31 2020, 7:05AM Finance
Hitachi Vantara Completes Waterline Data Acquisition

Hitachi Vantara Completes Waterline Data Acquisition

Debuts Data Cataloging Software.
Rick Whiting Mar 27 2020, 6:50AM Finance
SAP's cloud sales surge, continues S/4HANA migration

SAP's cloud sales surge, continues S/4HANA migration

Cloud sales jumped 39 percent to reach more than A$11 billion.
Rick Whiting Jan 29 2020, 11:55AM Cloud
Talend hires Ex-SAP Concur exec as new global CEO

Talend hires Ex-SAP Concur exec as new global CEO

Christal Bemont replaces Mike Tuchen, the company’s CEO for six years.
Rick Whiting Jan 16 2020, 8:32AM Software
Tableau launches new partner program

Tableau launches new partner program

Wants partners to develop “data cultures” for clients.
Rick Whiting Nov 14 2019, 12:17PM Software
Splunk expands software pricing options

Splunk expands software pricing options

Adds predictive pricing and more to stop bill shock.
Rick Whiting Sep 21 2019, 2:03PM Finance
Splunk pays US$1b for cloud app monitoring vendor

Splunk pays US$1b for cloud app monitoring vendor

SignalFx expected to boost IT operations management capabilities.
Rick Whiting Aug 22 2019, 11:26AM Software
Salesforce to buy Tableau

Salesforce to buy Tableau

SaaS giant bulks its analytics portfolio.
Rick Whiting Jun 11 2019, 5:04AM Finance
Google to buy Looker in US$2.6 billion blockbuster deal

Google to buy Looker in US$2.6 billion blockbuster deal

Business analytics software developer to expand Google Cloud offerings.
Rick Whiting Jun 7 2019, 10:15AM Software
Snowflake to offer data warehousing on Google Cloud

Snowflake to offer data warehousing on Google Cloud

Available in "early 2020".
Rick Whiting Jun 6 2019, 12:03PM Cloud
SAP cuts fees for partners using software for testing, demos

SAP cuts fees for partners using software for testing, demos

Giving free 12-month access to S/4HANA Cloud ERP and C/4HANA CRM.
Rick Whiting May 10 2019, 6:39AM Finance
SAP reports loss amid strong cloud growth

SAP reports loss amid strong cloud growth

Due to restructuring costs and expenses related to the Qualtrics acquisition.
Rick Whiting Apr 25 2019, 10:15AM Software
SAP names new global channel chief

SAP names new global channel chief

Karl Fahrbach, previously COO for Global Partner Organisation, takes top job.
Rick Whiting Mar 8 2019, 5:58AM Finance
Microsoft extends 365 virtualisation capabilities with acquisition

Microsoft extends 365 virtualisation capabilities with acquisition

FSLogix acquisition brings application provisioning technology.
Rick Whiting Nov 20 2018, 9:30AM Software
SAP reveals new Data Hub, cloud platform capabilities

SAP reveals new Data Hub, cloud platform capabilities

Unveiled at TechEd conference in Las Vegas this week.
Rick Whiting Oct 5 2018, 10:15AM Software
HP predicts continued momentum into 2019

HP predicts continued momentum into 2019

Forecasting earnings per share of US$2.04 to US$2.14.
Rick Whiting Oct 4 2018, 3:07PM Hardware
SAP cloud software sales up 30 percent

SAP cloud software sales up 30 percent

S/4HANA customers also up 40 percent at 8900.
Rick Whiting Jul 20 2018, 10:40AM Cloud
SAP sued by Teradata for allegedly stealing IP

SAP sued by Teradata for allegedly stealing IP

Teradata alleges trade secret misappropriation and copyright infringement.
Rick Whiting Jun 21 2018, 6:36AM Software
SAP unveils new CRM, data management suites

SAP unveils new CRM, data management suites

Incorporates technology from recent acquisitions.
Rick Whiting Jun 6 2018, 11:17AM Software

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