Rick Whiting

Recent articles by Rick Whiting

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
The best and worst tech stocks in 2017

The best and worst tech stocks in 2017

Winners outnumbered losers three to one.
Rick Whiting Jan 30 2018, 11:55AM Photos
The best and worst channel stocks of 2017

The best and worst channel stocks of 2017

Stock markets were on an upward trajectory last year.
Rick Whiting Jan 23 2018, 6:40AM Photos
DXC shrinks global workforce by 4 percent

DXC shrinks global workforce by 4 percent

Cost-cutting efforts "on track".
Rick Whiting Nov 9 2017, 10:55AM Finance
NetSuite launches HR management application

NetSuite launches HR management application

Vendor said SuitePeople was now generally available.
Rick Whiting Oct 6 2017, 12:06PM Software
The Micro Focus, HPE Software spin-merge is done

The Micro Focus, HPE Software spin-merge is done

Year-long process completed.
Rick Whiting Sep 3 2017, 7:45PM Software
Webroot acquires security awareness training platform

Webroot acquires security awareness training platform

Sets up news service for MSPs and businesses.
Rick Whiting Aug 17 2017, 4:20PM Security

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