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Informix Denies Patent Infringement Allegations by IBM


On February 7, Informix Corporation (NASDAQ:IFMX) announced it was vigorously denying accusations by International Business Machines (NYSE:IBM) of patent infringement in some of Informix's core database technology, and may launch a counter-suit.

informix  filed an action against Informix in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware alleging infringement of several United States patents owned by IBM. Informix strongly believes that the allegations are utterly devoid of merit and intends to defend the action vigorously and to assert such claims against IBM as may be appropriate. IBM accuses Informix of patent infringements in several of its database-related products, including Informix-OnLine and Informix-OnLine Dynamic Server, two of Read More

Informix XML’s Its Metadata Transport Layer


Informix® Corporation, has announced an XML Document Type Definition (DTD) for Extraction, Transformation, and Transport (ETT) of metadata. The DTD is designed to allow metadata sharing between different vendors’ products using the open XML standard.

informix  Its Metadata Transport Layer Informix XML''s Its Metadata Transport Layer M. Reed - May 22 , 2000 Event Summary MENLO PARK, Calif. and Westboro, Mass.- April 18, 2000- Informix Corporation (NASDAQ: IFMX), a software vendor specializing in infrastructure for the i.Economy, announced the industry''s first XML Document Type Definition (DTD) for Extraction, Transformation, and Transport (ETT) metadata. Informix''s XML DTD will enable more complete metadata sharing, easing business-to-business collaboration and Read More

Informix Holds Fire Sale on Linux Database


Informix announced its continued commitment and investment to the Linux community with the release of Foundation.2000 and Cloudscape 3.0 on Linux.

informix  Cloudscape 3.0 on Linux. Informix committed to bring all core server products to the Linux platform, including its business intelligence suite. Linux demonstrated versions of Informix Internet Foundation.2000, Cloudscape, Redbrick and Extended Parallel Server (XPS) at LinuxWorld 2000. Informix also announced special price promotions for Foundation.2000, Intel Architecture on Linux, and demonstrated the first Linux-based web-warehousing solution. Customers have a variety of purchase options. A single Read More

Informix to Acquire Ardent Software-Another Vendor's Attempt at End-to-End Data Warehousing


Informix« (NASDAQ: IFMX) and Ardent Software (NASDAQ: ARDT) today announced that they have reached a definitive agreement to combine their operations in a transaction valued, on a fully diluted basis, at approximately $880 million, based on the closing price of Informix common stock on November 30, 1999. The combination creates a $1 billion company in open software infrastructure for what Informix refers to as the "i.Economy". Ardent's components and solutions will continue to be marketed independent of the underlying database technology.

informix  the closing price of Informix common stock on November 30, 1999. The combination accelerates the strategies of both companies and creates a $1 billion market leader in open software infrastructure for the i.Economy. According to Jean-Yves Dexmier, president and chief executive officer of Informix, In today''s i.Economy, businesses must continually update their product offerings and business processes to remain competitive. The Web is where customers, partners and prospects go to obtain information, buy Read More

Informix Decides to Start Analyzing Websites


Informix, a leader in data warehousing and business intelligence software, has developed an application named i. Decide Web Success that promises to provide dot-coms and clicks-and-mortar organizations with a database independent platform for analyzing their web data.

informix  to Start Analyzing Websites Informix Decides to Start Analyzing Websites L. Talarico - October 13, 2000 Event Summary Informix Corporation (Nasdaq: IFMX), recently announced that i.Decide Web Success, an application promising to provide e-businesses a set of tools to integrate web data with enterprise data, would be available November 15. i.Decide Web Success has analytical capabilities that combine traditional business intelligence tools with web monitoring and analysis tools. Informix is able to Read More

A New Era Dawns for Sybase


Sybase, Inc. has announced an agreement to acquire New Era of Networks (also known as NEON). After completion, Sybase will create a new e-Business division integrating NEON and other parts of its product suite. Within the last month, Sybase has announced record earnings and completed a three-year re-engineering effort to transform themselves from a database vendor to an e-Business infrastructure provider.

informix  of 5, dueling with Informix for the bottom rung) ranking relational database management system. Since that time, Sybase has refocused on vertical markets, released new versions of its software (including Sybase Adaptive Server IQ Multiplex for Windows NT which was proven to support a 2.0 terabyte data warehouse on NT and won the Winter scalability award; and also their enterprise portal product, Sybase EP ), and moved into the lucrative application integration market space. According to CEO Chen, Read More

The Art And Science Of IT Architecture Design


To assure flexibility and lasting value, information system designs and product selection must be guided by an architectural plan for infrastructure and applications systems. The Art of architecture design is in extracting business requirements; the Science is translating them into technology solutions.

informix  Sybase or Oracle, however, Informix Online offers the optimal price/performance for Application-Q and therefore it will be employed as an exception. Conclusion   It certainly helps to have a number of information technology solution archetypes available as building blocks. Many consulting firms and information technology architecture forums can provide access to both archetypes and the architectural considerations of particular product solutions. With a little coaching and access to information, Read More

Fourth Shift's evolution Within SoftBrands' DemandStream


With a set of seemingly complementary products and via a strategy of focusing on customers, astute acquisitions of more complementary software companies and a careful deployment of all resources around the world including product development, sales and customer support, SoftBrands hopes to rise from the ashes of its ill-fated predecessor, AremisSoft.

informix  Unix server and Oracle, Informix and Microsoft SQL database platforms (i.e., Oracle and Informix on the Unix server platforms, Oracle and Informix on the Windows NT platform, and Oracle and SQL Server on the Windows 2000 platform), and therefore should be more amenable to larger mid-size manufacturers. Its deep functionality embraces applications for the Internet, information publishing, connectivity and multi-site operations, with core applications being production, planning, sales, inventory, Read More

The Quest for the Right Self-service Model: Enterprise Content Management Suite or Integrated Best-of-breed?


Organizations are looking for self-service models to manage their internal and external content. Content management systems are the answer, but then the question becomes which to choose—an all-in-one enterprise content management suite, or an integrated, best-of-breed point solution?

informix  and strategy, starting with Informix back in 2001 for database management functionality; Tarian Software in 2002 for e-records management; Venetia in 2004 for content integration capabilities; and last but not least, FileNet in 2006—thus expanding its functionality to support the market functionality request. FileNet already was a full ECM suite; it complements IBM''s functionality and achieves effective compliance, archiving, and document retention. IBM''s past success in gaining market share after Read More

Silver Lining to Oracle’s Q4 Earnings Miss


ORACLE DOUBLES DIVIDEND; CLOUD SAAS REVENUES UP 50%; STOCK DROPS 9% The release of Oracle Corporation’s Q4 earnings was more heavily anticipated this year than in previous years. This was in part because Oracle had missed Wall Street targets in Q3 and the bulls and bears were both taking strong positions for or against the technology bellwether. Also, Oracle always makes a huge sales push in Q4

informix  likes of Sybase and Informix long ago. Read More

Enterprise Applications Battlefield Mid-Year Scoreboard


While it is apparent that software giants are in a better position to endure any economic adversity, no single vendor can be lulled into complacency for very long. Consequently, there will be more baffled investors, but also somewhat encouraged small vendors with inimitable value propositions.

informix  by 11% including the Informix acquisition. In a nutshell, integration technology and services remain IBM''s strong suit and reliable performers even in a depressed market. The IBM Global Services ( IGS ) business was somewhat static though, as it recorded its second consecutive declining quarter with revenues down 1% to $8.7 billion, although it is still far and away the largest component in IBM''s arsenal accounting for about 44% of revenues. Therefore, at the end of July, IBM (arguably unexpectedly) Read More

SAP Customer Success Story: Industrial Machinery and Components


Universal Instruments Corporation, a leading capital equipment manufacturer, needed a flexible business solution to meet the challenges of globalization, and had to replace its legacy system. It used SAP for Industrial Machinery and Component, which is an integrated scalable solution and was able to enable global processes consistently throughout its geographical locations.

informix  and Lawson Database IBM Informix Hardware IBM Operating System IBM AIX Searches related to SAP Customer Success Story: Industrial Machinery and Components : Industrial Machinery | Industrial Machinery Applications | Industrial Machinery Authorization | Industrial Machinery Business | Industrial Machinery Buyers | Industrial Machinery Catalogs | Industrial Machinery Company | Industrial Machinery Components | Industrial Machinery Credit | Industrial Machinery Customers | Industrial Machinery Dealers | Read More

SAP - A Leader Under Reconstruction


SAP is responding to the changing Internet marketplace by restructuring to develop flexibility and forming key partnerships and alliances to put content behind its extensive advertising campaign for mySAP. com

informix  Software (now part of Informix) support for data extraction from SAP R/3 and loading to SAP BW (Business Information Warehouse) using Ardent''s DataStage Release 3.6. (see Ardent Software Enters the SAP Data Extraction Market ) SAP''s investment in Catalyst International to gain an experienced consulting partner, focused entirely on UNIX (see SAP Announces Investment in Catalyst International ) Setting up a team to stabilize its Apparel and Footwear R/3 Solution (AFS) (see  SAP sets up Apparel and Read More

Six Success Factors for Building a Best-run Marketing Organization


To address evolving market demands, companies must take new approaches to marketing activities and integrate all company functions. Customer relationship management (CRM) can empower your marketing organization to support growth and demonstrate value to customers. Find out six factors that can allow your company’s marketing team to make intelligent decisions and drive effective end-to-end marketing processes.

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Enterprise Applications Battlefield Mid-Year Scoreboard Part 3: IBM


IBM still needs to convince users that it is nimble enough to handle the smaller projects prevalent in today’s cost-conscious market, which may be a concern that is aggravated rather than alleviated by the acquisition.

informix  challenges of assimilation of Informix, limited presence on HP-Unix, limited DBA skills and services, administrative complexity at high-end, and possible advanced management features gap compared to Oracle may remain. IBM Middleware Developments As for middleware, recent acquisition of Metamerge should provide IBM with integration technology that complements IBM''s growing line of integration products, including those acquired from CrossWorlds and licensed from Extricity . Should IBM combines Metamerge''s Read More