Big Blue Drops a Billion Dollars to Put Lip Stick on It’s Storage Pig

February 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

Confirming earlier leaks, IBM has decided storage needs to be sold under the software-defined rubric and has given various existing products a Spectrum wash and brush-up; like green-wash but think software-defined. It also plans to invest more than $1bn in its storage software portfolio over the next five years. IBM Systems […]

Survey of Global 1000 CIOs on ITOA and IT Automation Produces Surprising Results

February 3, 2015 // 2 Comments

In our continuing efforts to cover the IT Automation and IT Operations Analytics  (ITOA) markets, eDSG has completed, compiled and will be publishing the results of a survey of the CIOs from the Global 1000 regarding their concerns and opinions of this market. Please note that eDSG conducted this survey from […]

Michael Taylor Sees Big Opportunities for SMA Solutions to Expand Support for Automating The Enterprise

September 23, 2014 // 0 Comments

In my continuing efforts to expand the coverage of eDiscoveryTimes, I have expanded my executive interview series to include executives from the IT Automation market.  My first interview is with Michael Taylor, CEO of SMA Solutions.  Founded in 1980 in Houston, Texas by experts from NASA, SMA Solutions is a pioneer in […]

Enterprise Application Marketplaces in the Cloud Provide Effective Alternative to Legacy Off-the-Shelf Software

September 21, 2012 // 1 Comment

Global 2000 enterprises have historically relied on home grown custom software or the purchase and customization of commercial software packages to meet their business needs, often with disappointing results.  The recent emergence of Enterprise Application Marketplace vendors in the cloud provides a new approach that promises to improve business results […]

eDiscovery from Magic to Mainstream Technology

August 30, 2011 // 0 Comments

Is the current state of eDiscovery sufficiently advanced from a technology standpoint that it is indishtinguishable from magic? Probably, but that isn’t necessarily a bad thing. It wasn’t that many years ago that only a hand full of ligitation technology “geeks” knew what eDiscovery (Electronic Discovery or E-Discovery) even meant.  In […]

Where is eDiscovery Market Consolidaton Heading?

November 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

I had been meaning to comment on the excellent November 22, 2010 post on the eDiscoveryJournal site from Greg Buckles titled, “eDiscovery Market Consolidation“.  However, I got distracted by Thanksgiving and therefore I am just now getting back to it. In his post, Greg lists out the merger and acquisition activity over the past […]

Is Cloud Computing Cannibalizing Legacy IT Revenue Streams?

November 11, 2010 // 0 Comments

Preferred / State-of-art Information Technology (IT) infrastructure and delivery mechanisms have gone through a myriad of changes in the last 30 years. We started with centralized process on mainframes, introduced the laptop computer, move to client/server, introduced Web 2.0 and mobile computing and are now contemplating a major move to […]