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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 th 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 f 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 p 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 devel Read More

IBM Buys What’s Left of Informix


In another sign of consolidation within the database vendor market, IBM has announced that they are acquiring the assets of Informix Software (the database portion of Informix Corporation, which remained after the spin-off of Informix Business Solutions into Ascential Software). IBM intends to use the acquisition to improve their presence in distributed databases, and increase penetration in the small-to-medium enterprise market.

informix  Buys What’s Left of Informix IBM Buys What''s Left of Informix M. Reed - May 2, 2001 Event Summary IBM (NYSE:IBM) and Informix Corporation (NASDAQ: IFMX) announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement for IBM to acquire the assets of Informix Software (the database portion of Informix Corporation, which remained after the spin-off of Informix Business Solutions into Ascential Software ), in a cash transaction valued at $1 billion. IBM feels that the acquisition strengthens their presence in Read More

Transportation Management and the Adaptive Supply Chain Network


To respond to the demands of today’s highly competitive global environment, traditional linear supply chains are evolving into complex, global ecosystems. These “pull” (demand-driven) environments working in conjunction with traditional “push” environments are known as adaptive supply chain networks (ASCNs). ASCNs allow all supply chain stakeholders to share knowledge, make collaborative decisions, and sense and respond immediately to changing conditions.

informix  Miner, WebSphere, Netfinity, Tivoli, Informix, i5/OS, POWER, POWER5, POWER5+, OpenPower and PowerPC are trademarks or registered trademarks of IBM Corporation. Adobe, the Adobe logo, Acrobat, PostScript, and Reader are either trademarks or registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. Oracle is a registered trademark of Oracle Corporation. UNIX, X/Open, OSF/1, and Motif are registered trademarks of the Open Group. Citrix, ICA, Program Neighborhood, Read More

A Visionary of Loveliness


Informix released version 2.0 of their interactive data analysis dashboard Visionary. The tool is designed for decision-makers and provides capabilities for viewing and analyzing dynamic data from a variety of sources.

informix  from the same region? Informix Corporation (NASDAQ: IFMX) is aiming its Visionary 2.0 product at executives who want to monitor key components of their business. Visionary is a tool with which views of complex operational data can be created without detailed programming and made available to executives. When data is presented in Visionary the executive has a rich graphical overview that supports drill-down along multiple dimensions. Development of Visionary applications - called worlds by the company - 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

An Unusual Human Capital Management Suspect


With Infor Human Capital Management (HCM) 3.0, Infor has combined transactional and strategic human resources functionality with planned integration to its flagship enterprise resource planning and extensions solutions, so that customers can better align HCM initiatives with overall business strategy.

informix  , IBM DB2 , Informix , and CA-Datacom databases. Initially available in English only, the product suite has since been internationalized to accommodate multiple language and currency support, and Spanish, French, Italian, German, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish, Brazilian Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, and Japanese are being rolled out throughout 2007. The product is also slated for continued adoption of the recently released Infor Open SOA ( Service-oriented Architecture ) (see Contributing to the Read More

Information Builders Did It iWay


Information Builders plans to spin off its middleware technology group (which develops and supports the EDA middleware product) into a new wholly owned subsidiary named iWay Software. The move is supposed to allow Information Builders (IBI) to concentrate on the WebFocus and Focus business intelligence products, while allowing iWay to handle e-business integration.

informix  Systems), i2 Technologies , Informix and others, who are participating in a variety of cross-licensing, co-marketing, and OEM agreements. Other vendors in this market space will have to make sure that they keep up with iWay, since the new spin-off starts out with an established customer base (from the EDA product, which has been on the market for ten years), name recognition in accounts (particularly due to the Focus products), existing agreements with partners, and an already-trained consulting staff. Read More

Informatica Heads for E-Business


Informatica Corp. (Nasdaq: INFA) today announced the acquisition of Influence Software, a leading provider of analytic applications for the e-business value chain. Informatica is acquiring Influence Software for roughly $80 million in a stock transaction that will be treated as a pooling of interests. The acquisition marks a realization of Informatica's vision to become a leading provider of packaged analytic applications for B2B e-business.

informix  (currently being acquired by Informix), Computer Associates, and Sagent Technology. User Recommendations Customers involved in e-business should consider Informatica''s solution as part of a long list of vendor prospects. It remains to be seen how well Informatica has integrated Influence Software''s solution with their PowerCenter and PowerMart product lines. Given that they have had an OEM agreement with Influence for most of 1999, many of the integration issues should have already been addressed. This 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

SSA GT to EXE-cute (Yet) Another Acquisition Part Two: EXE


Like the previous few SSA GT acquisitions, this merger too seems aimed at enlarging SSA GT's customer base, market share, and more importantly, its predictably recurring support revenue and consequently larger R&D pool. Both companies have notable customer bases with a wide geographic spread (particularly in emerging markets that have been much less affected by the recession).

informix  and on Oracle and Informix database platforms; EXceed WMS for Complex , Value-Add Distribution Environments (a.k.a., EXceed 4000 ), which nowadays runs on the Windows NT/2000 , IBM/AIX , Sun Solaris , and HP-UX OS platforms and on Microsoft SQL Server , Oracle and IBM DB2 database platforms; and EXceed WMS for Mainframe Environments (a.ka. EXceed 3000 ), which nowadays runs on OS/390 and AS/4000 platforms Hence, at the completion of the merger, EXE instantly became one of the largest WMS vendors in the Read More

Essential ERP-Its Underpinning Technology


In its simplest sense, enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems create interactive environments designed to help companies manage and analyze the business processes associated with manufacturing goods, such as inventory control, order taking, accounting, and much more.

informix  DB2 , Oracle , Informix , et Microsoft SQL Serveur . Bien souvent, les éditeurs même de ces logiciels n’offrent pas d’alternative quant à la marque de bases de données à utiliser. Jusqu’à tout récemment, le produit Sybase était laissé pour compte mais a rattrapé son retard. De plus, ce n’est pas l’apanage de tous les éditeurs d’ERP que d’être compatible avec la plupart des bases de données largement utilisées de nos jours. Mais le marché est en perpétuel changement. Selon 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