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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

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 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

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

Smaller Vendors Can Still Provide Relevant Business Systems Part Five: Challenges and User Recommendations


Having to deliver a number of functionalities through third-party solutions, which are natively offered by many larger competitors, may deter some interface-wary customers. Thus, Relevant should try to provide as many third-party solutions as possible as a standard configuration, which should make customers oblivious to the origin of the module.

informix  are on UNIX and Informix platforms, the riddle for Relevant might be the fact that the vast majority of its new and prospective customers are companies with less than $200 million (USD) in revenues and with a likely preference for Microsoft technologies that might not be too excited about seemingly more complex J2EE environment. At the same time, the need to technologically modernize the product and concurrently provide smooth migrations to existing customers, while investing lots of R&D funds in Read More

CPortals Technologies Aims for the Middle


CPortals Technologies has based their CPortals Integration Suite on the InteBroker product on the assumptions that businesses, particularly in the e-commerce space, will have to re-invent themselves regularly, and that reducing complexity in the solution is a key to success. InteBroker is designed to provide message brokering via publish/subscribe and store & forward messaging technologies.

informix  established players, such as Informix/Ardent, Informatica, Business Objects, and others. Customers should insist on a contractual timeframe for delivery of a solution, and seek reference sites (preferably in their vertical market space), which have been successful with the product suite. Read More

Smaller Vendors Can Still Provide Relevant Business Systems Part Two: Market Impact


ERP and other enterprise applications products will thus demonstrate deep industry functionality and tight integration with best-of-breed 'bolt-on' products in a particular vertical, which also means adding sector-specific, fine-grained capabilities.

informix  , IBM DB2 and Informix , and Microsoft SQL Server databases. The company also continues to expand the functionality of its flagship Relevant ERP product, whose capabilities go beyond traditional core ERP functionality, as evidenced by the above latest enhancements. Accordingly, Relevant ERP has long featured a complex manufacturing-oriented CRM capability that includes a complete contact history on which client or prospect''s people the company has been working with, what calls have been made, and what 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

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

Retail Today: Understand. Anticipate. Inspire.


Today more than ever, retailers are faced with the challenges of selling locally while competing globally. To be successful, they must provide a shopping experience that inspires customer loyalty. Retailers that understand their customers’ shopping habits can build strategic global supply chains that anticipate demand. One way to achieve this is with a scalable technology platform based on industry standards.

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

Informix Goes Vertical With Software Vendor ADRM


Informix has announced a strategic alliance with Applied Data Resource Management (ADRM) to develop industry-specific data models to provide packaged components for business intelligence and e-business analytics.

informix  With Software Vendor ADRM Informix Goes Vertical With Software Vendor ADRM M. Reed - June 30, 2000 Event Summary Informix has announced a strategic alliance with Applied Data Resource Management (ADRM) to develop industry-specific data models to provide packaged analytic components for business intelligence and e-business analytics. The alliance was originally discussed with Ardent Software before their merger with Informix. ADRM currently supports over 10 industries with 23 lines of business and 30 Read More

Informatica Morphs into Enterprise Decision Support Vendor


Informatica Corporation, long an established vendor in the Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) market space, has morphed themselves into a vendor of solutions for the "e-Business infrastructure". In conjunction with their contract to build an enterprise data warehouse for the United States Postal Service and their MX2 metadata exchange initiative, Informatica is reinventing itself.

informix  News Analysis article: Informix to Acquire Ardent Software-Another Vendor''s Attempt at End-to-End Data Warehousing December 14th, 1999) Ardent has kept their eye on Informatica and considers it its strongest competition. Informix and Ardent are also working on eBusiness and will continue to be its strongest competition. Informatica may have a lead in core database extraction capabilities, but needs to think about the next level of competition, especially in the area of unstructured data (data which 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