Rick Whiting

Recent articles by Rick Whiting

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
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
Citrix wraps up Podio acquisitio

Citrix wraps up Podio acquisitio

Expands collaborative app lineup.
Rick Whiting Apr 12 2012, 7:52AM Cloud
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
Microsoft tailors Windows Server Core to private cloud

Microsoft tailors Windows Server Core to private cloud

Tries again.
Rick Whiting Mar 26 2012, 8:24AM Hardware
Oracle up in Q3 but still down in hardware

Oracle up in Q3 but still down in hardware

CEO signals hardware growth next year.
Rick Whiting Mar 21 2012, 2:22PM Hardware
Microsoft sets timetable for cloud ERP applications

Microsoft sets timetable for cloud ERP applications

New Dynamics suites not far away.
Rick Whiting Mar 21 2012, 7:39AM Hardware
Windows 8 Metro gets Chrome, Firefox support

Windows 8 Metro gets Chrome, Firefox support

Google, Mozilla develop Metro IE alternatives.
Rick Whiting Mar 19 2012, 8:27AM Software
Oracle facing slower sales, more competition

Oracle facing slower sales, more competition

Key channel products "haven't met expectations".
Rick Whiting Mar 16 2012, 7:52AM Software
Microsoft releases SQL Server 2012 to the wild

Microsoft releases SQL Server 2012 to the wild

April 1 launch.
Rick Whiting Mar 7 2012, 8:30AM Software
Windows 8 preview hits download 'milestone'

Windows 8 preview hits download 'milestone'

Mobile push looks positive.
Rick Whiting Mar 5 2012, 7:25AM Mobility
IBM's Rometty breaks silence on channel

IBM's Rometty breaks silence on channel

"I'm relentless".
Rick Whiting Mar 2 2012, 8:24AM Strategy

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