Performance Edition will be available starting Nov. 4 for $300 per user per month, compared to $250 per month for the Unlimited Edition, which will still be available.
People interested in learning about in-memory database technology will be able to so later thing month under the virtual tutelage of SAP chairman and co-founder Hasso Plattner.
Salesforce.com is raising the cost of an initial security review for paid applications in its AppExchange store from $300 to $2,700, saying the hike will allow it to deliver the reviews much faster.
Oracle has moved quickly to provide virtualization support for its recently released 12c database, saying this week that a set of virtual machine templates for the product are now available.
Nearly half of the companies Forrester surveyed “are concerned about corporate collaboration issues and are keen to keep Facebook and Twitter streams clearly separated from corporate applications.”
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.