Having affordable access to the right tools at the right time has never been more important, especially with today’s intense scrutiny on budgets and expectations to do more with less. Centered on the theme of recession storming, over fifty top level IT decision makers joined Saltmarch Media and Embarcadero Technologies with the objective of demystifying the changing IT environment and its impact on global business. Spirited discussions at the conclave focused on strategies for reviving enterprises from the current recession through a detailed elaboration of the various strategic choices and IT tools that can be effectively put to use at the right time for ensuring corporate success.
Responding to strong customer and market demand to recognize the architectural expertise of network designers, Cisco today introduced the Cisco Certified Architect, which it claims is the highest level of accreditation achievable within Cisco Career Certifications.
In continuation of its commitment to interoperability and fostering the Eclipse community in India, Microsoft has partnered with India's first and independent Eclipse-only summit - Eclipse India Summit 2009 - to take place in Bangalore, India, July 17-18 2009 at the Chancery Pavilion. As a Platinum sponsor, Microsoft will showcase technologies for Java developers to create applications that run on the Microsoft Silverlight platform.
Microsoft has quietly taken the wraps off its new Internet search engine, Bing. Formerly code-named Kumo,the new search engine has been re-branded and re-built to replace Microsoft's own Live Search, which, in turn, was intended to replace MSN Live. So is Bing a Google killer?
In the ongoing browser wars among Mozilla's Firefox, Chrome, IE8 and other for marketshare, Mozilla has played a masterstroke by releasing a plug-in that will allow 'anyone who can build a web page' to build and deploy their own add-ons. While both IE8 and Chrome have downplayed add-ons for the sake of browsing speed, Mozilla's attempt -- at allowing everyday programmers a dead simple way to develop light weight add-ons -- might well ensure they stay well ahead of the pack.
Global economy is currently in reset mode, and if the economy has to grow, it cannot be done with debt, but with innovation and productivity said Steve Ballmer, Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft Corporation, as he kicked off the Redmond major's three day event for Microsoft computing professionals at the Hyderabad International Convention center.
Over 70% of developers working on Java and related technologies opine that Oracle's plan to buy Sun for $7.4 billion could lead to a much more robust position for Java software in the enterprise, according to results in a Saltmarch Intelligence survey to be released in June 2009. Additionally, over 55% of all project and development managers indicated increased confidence in going forward with their Java development efforts post the buy.
Close on the heels of its announcement to acquire Compuware's suite of Application Testing / Automated Software Quality (ASQ) solutions, Micro Focus has revealed its intent to add Borland, a leading independent player in the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) market, to its shopping bag this summer. Under the terms of the Acquisition, Micro Focus will pay US$1.00 in cash for each outstanding Borland share.
In continuation of its organic growth strategy propelled by supplemenatry acquisitions, Micro Focus has reached agreement to acquire the suite of Application Testing / Automated Software Quality (ASQ) solutions and all related sales, support and development infrastructure (together being the "Compuware Testing and ASQ Business"), from Compuware Corporation (“Compuware”) for a total gross cash consideration of US$80 million.
CollabNet, the leader in distributed application lifecycle management (ALM) solutions, today announced that CollabNet SourceForge Enterprise Edition, the predecessor to the recently released CollabNet TeamForge, won a Great Indian Developer Award in the Change and Configuration Management category.
I have been learning something new about Oslo every day. My company, Telerik is building some cool Oslo tools for Microsoft and I am designing them. I have to deliver the spec for the first tool to the programmers next week, so I have been hard at work. I thought it would be cool wrote about how I learned Oslo while building this tool, giving you the ability to learn from my many mistakes.