Stories by Martin LaMonica

  • CA WORLD: CA's ebusiness push faces testing times

    Users and analysts reacted favourably to Computer Associates' ebusiness product and marketing blitz unveiled here at its CA World user conference this week, but said that Jasmine ii and CA's planned foray into digital exchanges -- the linchpins of CA's ebusiness strategy -- face a critical proving period over the coming year.

  • Dell sticks to its PC hardware guns

    The head of Dell Computer said his company is changing to address corporate customers' needs with beefed-up support, better system manageability and electronic-business consulting services, during an interview at the GartnerGroup Symposium/IT Expo here on Monday.

  • The call of integration software

    Automatically linking disparate applications is one of the hottest trends in software. Among the host of new vendors pitching their wares in this enterprise application integration (EAI) segment is US-based Vitria Technology. Rather than focusing on low-level connectivity issues, Vitria's BusinessWare takes a model-driven approach to integration. Vitria's chief technology officer and co-founder Dale Skeen (who also founded publish- and-subscribe middleware vendor Tibco) spoke with IDG's Martin LaMonica about the current state and future direction of the EAI market