Martin Veitch

Recent articles by Martin Veitch

Sun closes MySQL deal and pledges more

Sun closes MySQL deal and pledges more

Sun has closed the deal to acquire open-source database leader MySQL just six week after announcing the agreement.
Feb 29 2008 7:40AM
Lotus to throw weight behind Apple

Lotus to throw weight behind Apple

Apple’s hardware revival is prompting IBM to add support for the Mac and iPhone.
Jan 18 2008 7:27AM
Adobe AIR to traverse online/offline borders

Adobe AIR to traverse online/offline borders

Vendors are preparing wares designed to capitalise on the arrival of Adobe’s AIR system that builds a bridge between online and offline applications.
Jan 18 2008 7:27AM
Hybrid apps put pressure on Office

Hybrid apps put pressure on Office

Attempting to take market share from Microsoft Office has become one of the great follies of recent years, but contenders continue to line up. The latest rivals are using the ubiquity of the internet to develop low-cost and free web-based tools that can be accessed from anywhere and have strong document collaboration features. However, Microsoft is also taking steps to protect its dominance.
Dec 17 2007 2:28PM
Clock speed is only half the story

Clock speed is only half the story

Intel’s Penryn chips are set to usher in changes to desktop, laptop and server designs that reflect new realities in computing, going beyond raw processing speed to address multimedia handling and the specific demands of virtualisation.
Nov 13 2007 10:10AM
Apple’s Leopard may give it bite of business

Apple’s Leopard may give it bite of business

Apple has launched its latest Macintosh operating system (OS) and may have its best chance in over a decade to win business market share from Windows.
Oct 24 2007 7:35AM
EMC considers Mozy web-based storage service buy

EMC considers Mozy web-based storage service buy

Storage giant EMC is expected to acquire startup firm Berkeley Data Systems in a deal that suggests online and outsourced storage could become a bigger factor for businesses.
Sep 26 2007 7:20AM
Salesforce targets enterprise content management

Salesforce targets enterprise content management

Salesforce.com is making good on its plan to be an enterprise platform with a forthcoming edition that takes the firm into enterprise content management (ECM), the strengthening of its developer platform and a new service that lets firms change the look and feel of programs.
Sep 18 2007 8:26PM
Salesforce plans platform push

Salesforce plans platform push

Salesforce.com will kick off its Dreamforce conference in San Francisco this Sunday, 16 September and is likely to provide a catch-up on the progress of its recently launched Apex programming language.
Sep 14 2007 1:41PM
Microsoft extends BizTalk reach

Microsoft extends BizTalk reach

Microsoft is attempting to reach beyond the narrow confines of company networks with the release of BizTalk Server 2006 R2 this week.
Sep 14 2007 1:41PM
IBM releases Notes for Linux desktops

IBM releases Notes for Linux desktops

The Linux/Notes combination may prove a powerful alternative to
Windows/Exchange.
Jul 12 2006 9:42AM
Toxin law threatens supply chain

Toxin law threatens supply chain

RoHS could have an impact on pricing and availability of electronics and
electrical goods.
Jul 11 2006 2:10PM

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