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BEAWORLD 2005 - PRAGUE, Czech Republic, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BEA Systems, Inc. , one of the world's leading application infrastructure software companies, today announced a significant milestone in driving the convergence of IT and the telecom network with the addition of more than 20 new partners to its telecommunications partner ecosystem. BEA already maintains significant IT presence in the telecommunications industry through its BEA WebLogic(R) and Tuxedo(R) products, and by working with Intel Corporation and partners HP, Convergys, CSG, elata, EMC, Intec Telecom Systems, Metasolv, MobileAware, TietoEnator and Amdocs. Today's announcement expands the BEA partner ecosystem to include support for the BEA WebLogic Communications Platform(TM) from network and service delivery leaders including Acme Packet, AePONA, AudioCodes, Brooktrout Technology, Conv... (more)

Interactive Data Introduces Options Volatility Service

Interactive Data Corporation (NYSE: IDC), a leading provider of financial market data, analytics and related solutions, today announced that its Pricing and Reference Data business introduced the Options Volatility ServiceSM, a new offering that delivers a relational database of end-of-day implied volatilities, options risk parameters and volatility surfaces across the U.S. options market to help clients assess risk. The Options Volatility Service is an easy-to-use offering that leverages Interactive Data’s extensive options delivery capabilities. The service will deliver daily closing implied volatilities for more than 6,000 U.S. companies with listed options during the past 10 years. It also will provide end-of-day pricing, splits and other corporate actions, along with U.S. options analytics information, including risk parameters and sensitivity gauges calculate... (more)

Database Pros Weathering Storm of Corporate Cutbacks

Despite the turbulent economy and corporate cutbacks of the past year, Oracle database administrators report that salaries remained steady in 2009, according to an annual salary survey by the Independent Oracle Users Group. The survey also reveals: An expanding role for database administrators, who are managing larger, complex sites and taking on a broader range of specialties and responsibilities. Concern about the impact of tighter budgets on their departments' performance. An average Oracle professional salary of $96,000 in 2009. These findings and more can be found in What Oracle Technology Professionals Earn: The 2009 IOUG Salary Survey, based on the responses of 481 IT professionals. The study, commissioned by the Independent Oracle Users Group and sponsored by Ntirety Inc., pioneers of Database Administration As a Service®, was conducted by Unisphere Research... (more)

dbaDIRECT Becomes an Oracle Database Upgrade Partner

dbaDIRECT, the leader in intelligent remote database administration services and a member of the Oracle PartnerNetwork since 1999, has recently become an Oracle Database Upgrade Partner. The company is offering a simple and effective approach to help customers upgrade and get the full benefit of Oracle Database 11g. Demand for Oracle® Database 11g continues with its proven ability to: Reduce downtime and cost Simplify operations and change management Reduce testing efforts of up to 80 percent Improve performance through faster queries and efficient use of storage Improve data security and user controls Over the last decade, companies across the country have trusted dbaDIRECT to manage their Oracle databases. With a dedicated team of experts that currently manage over 1,000 instances of the Oracle Database, dbaDIRECT is uniquely positioned to work with customers in ne... (more)

Cloudera Announces Hadoop World: NYC 2009 Sponsors

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/22/09 -- Cloudera, the commercial Hadoop(TM) company, today announced the confirmed sponsors for the inaugural Hadoop World conference, which will take place Friday, October 2 at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City. The 12 confirmed sponsors for Hadoop World: NYC 2009 are Facebook, Rackspace, Yahoo!, Intel, IBM, Amazon.com, Supermicro, Softlayer, and eHarmony. Confirmed media sponsors include GigaOm, High Scalability, ReadWriteWeb, and The Register. "To have such a large number of industry leaders sponsor a first-time event speaks volumes about the importance of Hadoop and its future," said Christophe Bisciglia, founder of Cloudera. "As traditional enterprises around the world are turning to Hadoop to solve data-intensive computing challenges, Hadoop World will provide compelling use cases along with the introduction and in... (more)

Service Pack 2 Released for Kinnosa 4.1

PHOENIX, AZ -- (Marketwire) -- 10/07/09 -- First Trace Inc. has released Service Pack 2 (SP2) for Kinnosa 4.1, the firm's principal Engineering Document Management solution. The SP2 release includes support for 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows 7 as well as support for AutoCAD 2010 and AutoVue. The SP2 release also includes a host of bug fixes, software upgrades and new system enhancements. The new Windows 7 operating system is generating buzz in the industry and is intended to make everyday tasks simpler, faster and give users more control of their PC. First Trace's release of SP2 for Kinnosa 4.1 includes support for both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the Windows 7 operating system. This complements Kinnosa's existing support for Windows XP and Vista. Support for AutoCAD 2010 continues Kinnosa's commitment to the popular 2D CAD tool. First Trace customers can u... (more)

'Campaign Enterprise' Version 11 Introduces Key Technologies, Improvements to Streamline Professional Email Marketing

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Email marketing software developer Arial Software (www.ArialSoftware.com) has rolled out a significant update to its popular Windows-based enterprise email marketing software. "Campaign Enterprise version 11," as it's called, is a robust email personalization and automation software solution used by online retailers, banking institutions, governments, non-profits and webmasters to reliably deliver personalized emails to their readers, subscribers and customers. It is a standalone software application installed in-house, avoiding monthly service fees and keeping the email database right where it belongs on in-house servers. Now in its eleventh edition, Campaign Enterprise is a mainstay application of the professional email marketing industry, and it brings a wealth of new features and enhancements to the market. For year... (more)

US Tour of European Opponent of Oracle Owning Sun's MySQL

BRUSSELS, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- EU strategist who is former MySQL shareholder and adviser announces Silicon Valley press conference (26 October) and New York City analyst briefing (27 October) -- Florian Mueller wants to "explain positions of critics of proposed transaction in the lion's den" -- New York event due to "strong Wall Street interest in the matter." Oracle Corporation's [ORCL] proposed $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems [JAVA] may be in for another interesting week. On the heels of increasingly vocal opposition and criticism from the European Commission that Oracle fails to act constructively to resolve antitrust concerns, an EU strategist who works with MySQL's founder on this matter announced to take his information campaign to the US. Florian Mueller will hold a press conference in Silicon Valley on Monday (26 October, late morning by... (more)

Talend Announces New Version of its Enterprise Open Source Data Quality Solutions

TDWI World Conference Talend, the recognized market leader in open source data integration software, today announced the availability of enhanced versions of its Talend Open Profiler and Talend Data Quality solutions. Talend made the announcement at the TDWI World Conference in Orlando (November 1-6, 2009) where the company is exhibiting its full line of data integration and data quality products. The new versions of Talend Open Profiler and Talend Data Quality enable organizations of any size to better manage their corporate data. The new features deliver improved usability, expanded support for a large number of data sources and can allow the creation and sharing of custom plug-ins specific to various vertical industries — such as healthcare, retail and financial services — that have specific rules about data validation. The upgraded products also enable custome... (more)

CLC bio releases version 2.0 of award-winning enterprise platform

Recently, CLC bio released their enterprise platform for Next Generation Sequencing data analysis, CLC Genomics Server, in version 2.0. It has been expanded with a wide range of new and improved features assisting organizations of any size in building and managing a modern, flexible, and efficient enterprise platform for analyzing and handling high-throughput sequencing data. Among other additions, these are the prominent new features: Parallelization of job executions on multiple computers at the same time, through multiple "job nodes" Easy integration of third party command-line tools and algorithms, providing end-users easy and user-friendly access through a graphical user interface Support for file sharing and data management on both file-systems as well as databases, including Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, and MySQL Additional high-throughput sequ... (more)

GMO Internet Group Selects DRBD for Their Aisle 24/7 Hosting Solution

GMO Internet Group relies upon ThirdWare and LINBIT to deliver the technology necessary to provide redundancy and technical assurance to their customers for their “Aisle” hosting product. Data redundancy is an important aspect of the product, with a clearly defined goal to keep applications available to their customers 24/7/365. Many organizations have goals of 100% uptime for their applications, but few have the technology and knowledge-base of LINBIT to achieve such goals. GMO looked at existing storage technologies such as SAN or NAS solutions, but found them to be lacking in performance, high in price and difficult to configure. After exhausting hardware solutions, they found DRBD. It not only fit their technical requirements, but in combination with LINBIT's consulting services they were able to customize their storage far exceeding the specifications of alter... (more)