SAP recently rolled out version 2.0 of Screen Personas, which gives users the ability to personalize their SAP-based screens based on preference and job role.
SAP has given customers a peek into how it will compete with the likes of Oracle and IBM in the growing market around CEM (customer experience management) software with the acquisition of commerce software vendor Hybris.
BMC is continuing its push into the consumerization-of-IT trend with the acquisition of Partnerpedia, which makes software companies can use to roll out secure, governed app stores to their end users. Terms of the deal, which closed last month, were not revealed.
Oracle has introduced a new software package for its Exalytics high-performance analytics appliance that in some cases, will be mandatory.
An advertising industry oversight group says Oracle has repeatedly failed to make any (much less a good faith) effort to bring its advertising into compliance.
The state of Pennsylvania will not renew its services contract with IBM regarding the development of a modernized unemployment compensation system.
IT procurement workers are "significantly dissatisfied" with the way SaaS (software as a service) vendors define contract language related to security, according to a Gartner report.
IBM says it is the subject of a probe by the SEC into how it reports revenue related to its cloud-computing business.
Oracle is preparing to roll out the latest member of its family of "engineered systems" that combine software and hardware, with the upcoming product focused on virtualization.
Oracle has settled a lawsuit it brought last year against a former partner it alleged was providing third-party support for its PeopleSoft application in an illegal fashion.
Salesforce.com has expanded the number of mobile application development tools it supports and also created a series of templates aimed at helping coders create mobile applications faster.
SAP broadens its partner program for companies that want to develop apps using its technology and then sell the apps through the SAP online store.
This year's Oracle OpenWorld conference is still a couple of months away, but the vendor has already provided an ample sneak peek into what's in store for attendees of the show.
Oracle continues to crack down on companies it claims are providing support services for its products in an illegal fashion.
Cisco is set to expand its security software portfolio with the acquisition of Sourcefire in a deal worth $2.7 billion.