Oracle has released its mobile application development framework for the enterprise.
Salesforce.com has overtaken SAP as the top customer relationship management (CRM) software vendor, posting a 26 percent year-over-year revenue growth in 2012, according to the latest stats from research firm Gartner.
Microsoft continues to dominate a sluggish enterprise software market, according to the latest stats from IDC. Microsoft had a 17.1 percent share of the enterprise software market based on revenues in 2012, down from a 17.4 percent share in 2011.
The original September 2013 target for the release date of Java 8 is no longer possible, according to Mark Reinhold, chief architect of the Java platform group from Oracle.
Some analysts, such as Wikibon's Jeff Kelly, have questioned IBM's ability to coalesce its new properties into a long-term competitive portfolio based on its utility not its market size and domination. Could the questions now stop?
Security vendor Websense believes it has uncovered the core problem behind the recent spate of high-profile attacks that exploited Java within browsers.
According to the SiliconAngle , an analysis by Wikibon's Jeff Kelly suggests that "The economics don't look great for Oracle."
Fed up with the seemingly endless stream of security flaws discovered in Java? Despite efforts by Oracle to respond faster when resolving vulnerabilities that crop up on the Java platform, don't expect the problem to let up any time soon, according to security researchers and security vendors.
Can a company with approximately $200 million in revenue really be worth $4 billion? Is that the kind of valuation that causes groans?
Microsoft, Oracle and IBM lead a list of 10 vendors Gartner has named as leaders in the business intelligence (BI) and analytics market.