Microsoft posted robust 16.1 percent year-over-year revenue growth in the IT operations management (ITOM) software market last year, closing in on markets leaders IBM, CA Technologies and BMC Software, which all had lackluster performances in 2012, according to Gartner.
CA Technology's acquisition of Layer 7 marks the second purchase of an application programming interface (API) management firm in as many weeks. CA Technology said this week that it agreed to acquire Layer 7 for an undisclosed consideration.
Oil and gas company Shell is launching a BYOD program involving 135,000 staff members, according to a report by v3.co.uk.
As more and more devices flood into the enterprise, the risk of losing sensitive corporate data increases. One solution for enterprises is to deploy content-aware data loss prevention (DLP) technology, which checks data at rest or in motion and can carry out responses, from data notification to active blocking of content.
Aveksa, CA Technologies, Courion, Oracle and SailPoint have been named leaders in the identity and access governance (IAG) market, according to research firm Gartner.
CA Technologies this week was named a value leader in the Enterprise Management Associates' EMA Radar for Enterprise Network Management Systems (ENMS): Q4 2012 report.
Nearly 85 percent of enterprises said issues with data center power, space and cooling capacity have delayed or canceled application rollouts, reduced their ability to support customers and resulted in unplanned reallocation of resources away from strategic goals during the past year, according to a recent IDC study.
Dell Inc., the second-largest U.S. personal-computer vendor, announced Monday it will buy enterprise technology company Quest Software Inc., in a $2.36 billion cash-deal aimed at bolstering Dell's data-center hardware business.