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Oracle buying BEA Systems in $8.5B deal

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008

We’re half way through the first month of 2008, and things are flying. It is going to be a very interesting year; buckle up: Oracle buying BEA Systems in $8.5B deal

Who’s Your Daddy? IBM, Microsoft, HP

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2008

As one of those wacky year-in-review kind of things, I decided to waste a morning finding out who was the MacDaddy last year in patents issued. Go figure, IBM wins… Company Number of Patents in 2007 IBM 3192 Microsoft 1974 HP 1564 Sun 747 EMC 179 Oracle 177 SAP 155 Google 38 Yahoo 29 BMC [...]

IBM acquires SolidDB to compete with Oracle TimesTen

Friday, December 21st, 2007

IBM acquires SolidDB to compete with Oracle TimesTen

Let’s Party 2008 – Utility Cloud Computing

Monday, November 19th, 2007

So if 2008 is the year of the utility cloud space computing then why don’t we play the “Gartner Predictions” game on 2008 possible cloud mergers? They never get their predictions right so why can’t we play? The assumption is that a “Tipping Point” has occurred with IBM’s announcement to compete with Amazon’s S3/EC2. Furthermore, [...]

I seem to have my head in a cloud today .. yuk yuk yuk

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

Here  are two more really good articles about the IBM announcement. IBM’s ‘Blue Cloud’ signals the tipping point for enterprise IT into services model Will the biggest clouds stay open source?

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