CA: Life After (And/Or With) The Mainframe
Nov21

CA: Life After (And/Or With) The Mainframe

CA Technologies continues to struggle to transition from its legacy mainframe past – and the business segment delivering most of its margins – to the emerging application economy powered by such new(ish) technologies as cloud, analytics, mobile and the not-so-new-but-becoming-more-significant security (CAMS). For its latest quarter, 2QFY15, revenues ($1.08 billion), non-GAAP EPS and cash flow were all down, although Enterprise...

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Confusion Persists around Cyber Threat Intelligence…

Over the last few months, I’ve talked to a number of CISOs and security analytics professionals about threat intelligence as I’m about to dig into this topic with some primary research. One of the things I’ve learned is that large enterprises are consuming lots of open source and commercial threat intelligence feeds. In some cases, these feeds are discrete services from vendors like iSight Partners, Norse, or Vorstack. Alternatively,...

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Apple vs. BlackBerry: Has BlackBerry Taken Apple’s Place?

In a way, the rebel Apple has become the market mainstay while BlackBerry, which once represented the common wisdom of the Smartphone segment, has become the rebel. Could the two once again swap places? To read the complete article, CLICK HERE NOTE: This column was originally published in the Pund-IT Review. Share this:MoreEmailPrintShare on...

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IBM… Business Plan and Strategy/Product Updates

For the past 13 years IBM has gathered together leading software industry analysts at an annual conference that has become known as “Analyst Insights.” At this meeting (sponsored by IBM’s Software Group – or SWG), IBM shares its business directions, strategies and product progress and plans. This report provides my analysis of this year’s Analyst Insights 2014 meeting. Mills on the business climate Analyst Insights is usually opened...

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IBM… Enterprise Computing and the Enterprise of Computing

Like most major IT vendors, IBM invites industry analysts to annual summits that detail its current state and how it has progressed over the past calendar year. But while there were many similarities between the Analyst Insights event IBM’s Software Group (SWG) hosted last week and those from previous years, there were also profound differences, particularly in how financial and business strategy issues were addressed. That isn’t to...

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