Month: April 2006

Will Sun Open-Source Java?

New Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz’s first 100 days at the helm are about to get interesting. First up: managing an internal debate over whether

Outsourcing: Kraft Signs $1.7B Deal With EDS

EDS announced Friday a seven-year information-technology outsourcing contract with Kraft Foods, the $23 billion food company, worth an estimated $1.7 billion over that time—making it

JDA Software to Acquire Manugistics

The once high-flying supply chain management software provider Manugistics has succumbed to consolidation. Scottsdale, Ariz.-based JDA Software Group announced April 24 that it is acquiring

Oracle Locks DBAs in the Vault

Oracle’s new Database Vault technology restricts data access rights of even powerful users, while its new encryption technology, Secure Backup, encrypts data to tape. Oracle