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Sun Purchases StorageTek

Sun Microsystems is bulking up its storage portfolio to help customers brace for looming compliance.

HP Brings Utility Computing to SAP Apps

HP's Virtualized Infrastructure Solutions for mySAP Business Suite enables users to dynamically allocate compute resources to respond to business demands.

SaaS Emerges as Long-Term Rival to Packaged Software

The software-as-a-service model is appearing as a growing competitor to packaged software. But the likes of Microsoft, Oracle and SAP stand in the way of SaaS becoming a dominant software-distribution model.

Future of Grids May Be Outside the Enterprise

Opinion: The maturity of grid technologies will lead to wider adoption of grids, but grids within the enterprise may never be mainstream.

IT Managers See No End to Technology Complexity

Reporter's Notebook: Reducing IT complexity was the theme of Gartner Symposium/ITxpo. But IT managers say all of the evidence they have seen points to more complexity, not less.

Opsware Automates Server Configuration

Moving closer to the promise of on-demand computing, Opsware's SAS 5.1 offers affordable, streamlined server management and helps with SarbOx compliance.

IBM Scores SOA Deals with Lawson, Firemans Fund

IBM reports major wins for its service-oriented architecture program, including an application-modernization deal with Fireman's Fund and an ERP development project with Lawson Software.

XOsofts Assured Recovery Speeds Disaster Recovery

The new software product eliminates database resynchronization by taking a snapshot of the database and collecting any changes made.

Liquid Server Architecture Scales to Workload Demand

Liquid Computing's new server architecture leverages industry-standard components and proprietary technology to create a pool of computing resources that can scale up and down depending on workload demands.

Apples Xsan Brings SAN Access to SMBs

Apple's Xsan delivers SAN file system technology to companies with Apple hardware.

Linux Distributions: A More Egalitarian Oligarchy

|'s updated 2004 Desktop Linux Market survey presents data on distributions, windows managers, e-mail clients, Web browsers and more.

Sun Modifies Grid to Ease Utility Computing Transition

Sun will roll out its Grid Rack System, which will ease the migration to utility computing environments.

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