Rick Whiting

Recent articles by Rick Whiting

Vendors' triumph and turmoil: Best and worst tech stocks

Vendors' triumph and turmoil: Best and worst tech stocks

Losers far outnumbered winners.
Rick Whiting Feb 2 2016, 6:32AM Photos
SAP debuts first cloud-only analytics

SAP debuts first cloud-only analytics

Entering the cloud business analytics arena
Rick Whiting Oct 14 2015, 11:20AM Collaboration
Red Hat takes on VMware with Linux containers

Red Hat takes on VMware with Linux containers

"We're not going to let them win," says exec.
Rick Whiting Jun 26 2015, 8:04AM Software
Red Hat, Samsung hook up for enterprise mobile alliance

Red Hat, Samsung hook up for enterprise mobile alliance

Will build ecosystem of partners and developers.
Rick Whiting Jun 25 2015, 7:14AM Mobility
IBM and Cisco make duelling OpenStack acquisitions

IBM and Cisco make duelling OpenStack acquisitions

Big Blue buys developer of managed private-cloud services.
Rick Whiting Jun 5 2015, 5:32AM Cloud
SAP never interested in 'impaired' Salesforce

SAP never interested in 'impaired' Salesforce

CEO has a dig at 'declining' rival.
Rick Whiting May 6 2015, 4:38PM Software
SAP cuts 2,250 jobs amid cloud shift

SAP cuts 2,250 jobs amid cloud shift

But expected to create equal number of jobs in growth areas.
Rick Whiting Mar 9 2015, 6:47AM Software
SAP predicts cloud sales to surpass on-prem

SAP predicts cloud sales to surpass on-prem

But not until 2018, and possibly at the expense of margin.
Rick Whiting Jan 21 2015, 7:27AM Software
SAP reveals big jump in cloud application sales

SAP reveals big jump in cloud application sales

But sales of traditional software down.
Rick Whiting Jan 14 2015, 6:50AM Cloud
10 coolest big data products of 2014

10 coolest big data products of 2014

The big market for big data technology.
Rick Whiting Jan 13 2015, 7:00AM Software
Oracle triumphs in Google Java copyright suit

Oracle triumphs in Google Java copyright suit

Jury delivers muddled verdict.
Rick Whiting May 8 2012, 11:30AM Software
Big Blue buy boosts big data smarts

Big Blue buy boosts big data smarts

Buying spree continues.
Rick Whiting Apr 26 2012, 8:07AM Software
IBM reports flat Q1 sales, claims wins against HP, Oracle

IBM reports flat Q1 sales, claims wins against HP, Oracle

Says it's stealing market share.
Rick Whiting Apr 18 2012, 11:54AM Hardware
Microsoft launches subsidiary for open-source

Microsoft launches subsidiary for open-source

To repair relationship.
Rick Whiting Apr 16 2012, 7:49AM Software
SAP suffers slow software sales in Q1

SAP suffers slow software sales in Q1

Blames sales issues in North America.
Rick Whiting Apr 16 2012, 7:49AM Software
Oracle responds to SAP SuccessFactors acquisition

Oracle responds to SAP SuccessFactors acquisition

Completes Taleo takeover.
Rick Whiting Apr 13 2012, 7:50AM Cloud
Citrix wraps up Podio acquisitio

Citrix wraps up Podio acquisitio

Expands collaborative app lineup.
Rick Whiting Apr 12 2012, 7:52AM Cloud
SAP to create new enemies with database, mobility push

SAP to create new enemies with database, mobility push

Sets sights on Oracle, IBM, Microsoft.
Rick Whiting Apr 12 2012, 7:52AM Services
Microsoft pays $1bn for 800 AOL patents

Microsoft pays $1bn for 800 AOL patents

Beats others in competitive auction.
Rick Whiting Apr 10 2012, 7:35AM Hardware
HP seeks court order in bitter Itanium suit

HP seeks court order in bitter Itanium suit

Oracle claims HP leading a 'campaign of lies'.
Rick Whiting Mar 28 2012, 8:26AM Software

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