Archive for February 2009

OnDemand Speed Links 20 February 2009

SAP Acquires Coghead IP Dennis Howlett analyzes SAP acquisition of Cogheads Intellectual Property. Dennis opines that Caspio and Intuit are in the running for acquiring Cogheads customer base. Oracle Gains The Most From Amazon and IBM Deal Dennis Gardner’s interesting take on how Oracle comes out smelling like a rose with the recently announced IBM…

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Examining Obama Administration’s Broadband Stimulus

President Barack Obama signed into law the sweeping US Economic Stimulus Bill on 17 February in Denver. One of the most anticipated sections of the Bill for the technology community was Broadband Stimulus. (With the other being Health IT stimulus provisions) The lack of cheap, ubiquitous broadband connectivity throughout the US has been a large stumbling…

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Amazon and IBM Team Up In The Cloud

Amazon Web Services (AWS) and IBM have announced a partnership that provides users with the ability to use Amazon EC2 to build and run a range of IBM platform technologies. The IBM environments that will be available initially includes IBM WebSphere Portal Server, IBM DB2, WebSphere sMash, IBM Lotus Web Content Management, and IBM WebSphere…

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SOA Readiness Assessment Tools

With SOA and SAAS adoption expected to grow during the downturn, four of the larger middleware vendors have created SOA Readiness Assessment Tools to help ISV’s and companies make the transition to a Service Orientated Architecture. Each of these tools will produce a final assessment that will of course highlight that the best way to adopt a…

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