There were 5 blog postings during October (2011):
Transition for TIBCO at TUCON
The week after Progress’ Revolution customer event in Boston, I spent a few days in Vegas courtesy of TIBCO at its annual TUCON customer shindig. At one level, there are some interesting parallels to draw between Progress and TIBCO*: both...
Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 3rd October '11
Oracle ups the in-memory stakes with Exalytics launch
Oracle started the Openworld conference this week by announcing the launch of Oracle Exalytics BI machine, an in-memory analytics appliance. Exalytics marks the next permutation in a line of appliances that includes Exadata for data warehousing and...
Helena Schwenk, MWD Advisors | 4th October '11
Calling BS onů "Our technology makes your business agile"
In the quest for ever more ‘business meaningful messaging’, I’ve noticed that the concept of ‘business agility’ has become ever more commonly deployed by software and hardware vendors. There’s nothing at all wrong...
Neil Ward-Dutton, MWD Advisors | 4th October '11
VMware looks beyond virtualisation with its end-user computing strategy
Earlier this week I had an interesting call with VMware’s CTO of SaaS and Application Services, Javier Soltero, to find out the thinking behind its acquisition of microblogging vendor, Socialcast, in May this year. As a collaboration analyst,...
Angela Ashenden, MWD Advisors | 7th October '11
Box continues momentum with $81m funding round
Yesterday, Box.net announced the completion of a Series D funding round which raised an impressive $81 million from investors including Salesforce.com, SAP Ventures, Bessemer Venture Partners, NEA, Andreessen Horowitz and Draper Fisher Jurvetson...
Angela Ashenden, MWD Advisors | 12th October '11
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