IT systems overhaul works wonders for Canada’s fastest growing city

An IT systems overhaul – that included a move to Microsoft SQL Server 2005 – has helped the city of Mississauga, Ont. slash costs, and achieve several other benefits to boot.With a population

Published on: February 14th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Fewer mega mergers expected after Oracle’s purchase of BEA

Oracle Corp.'s $8.5 billion purchase of middleware vendor BEA Systems is the last mega merger the IT industry will witness for a long time to come, technology analysts say.The trend of independent tech

Published on: January 17th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

Cognos dismisses talk of acquistion following Oracle-Hyperion deal

In a deal expected to close sometime next month, Oracle said it would integrate Hyperion's business performance management software into its own business intelligence (BI) product. Oracle's first BI product was released at

Published on: March 23rd, 2007 Howard Solomon

Oracle users worry about mobile security

Oracle and Nokia announced the general availability and certification for joint solutions at the recent Oracle OpenWorld conference in San FranciscoAccording to the vendors, the solution makes it possible for end users to

Published on: December 18th, 2006 Briony Smith

Oracle’s integration gets tougher: IDC

Oracle Corp. wilL ACQUIRE MetaSolv Software Inc. for US$219.2 million - a move industry experts said could complicate the company's ongoing integration issues but should ultimately help flesh out its product portfolio.Founded in

Published on: December 11th, 2006 Neil Sutton

Oracle rolls out middleware with portlet support

At least one major Canadian Oracle customer used the company's recent OpenWorld conference in San Francisco to explore software that will put some Web 2.0 features into its Enterprise Portal product.Oracle introduced Web

Published on: December 9th, 2006 Shane Schick

Oracle offers Web 2.0 integration for portal users

At least one major Canadian Oracle customer is using the company's Openworld conference in San Francisco this week to explore software that will put some Web 2.0 features into its Enterprise Portal product.Oracle

Published on: October 25th, 2006 Shane Schick