Newsletters 2006

May 30, 2006

SOA and Software Testing

SOA and Software Testing By Robin Bloor, Partner Software testing is one of the areas of SOA that is not discussed a great deal. There is an assumption, that with SOA, software testing procedures don?t need to change much. Unfortunately it isn?t so. Testing procedures will need to change and there are issues that need […]

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May 30, 2006

Hyperic: Bringing Open Source to Application and Systems Management

Hyperic: Bringing Open Source to Application and Systems Management By Judith Hurwitz, CEO It is not surprising that more and more enterprise software categories are gaining open source players.  Everything from operating systems to databases, and application servers have become common players in the open source market.  What we haven?t seen is open source system […]

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May 30, 2006

Digital Rights Management?What Some of your Competitors Already Know

Digital Rights Management?What Some of your Competitors Already Know By Fran Howarth, Partner In a normal healthy market, companies producing goods and services can generally expect average growth rates of 3% to 4% per year. Many emerging technology markets enjoy growth rates of nearer to 8%. But in the market for digital rights management (DRM) […]

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May 30, 2006

SOA?s Next Frontier: Information as a Service

SOA?s Next Frontier: Information as a Service By Dr. Fern Halper, Partner and Marcia Kaufman, Partner   Delivering information as a service is the next frontier in the movement to a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). Most of the early SOA implementations have focused on creating reusable and sharable business services.  Hurwitz & Associates sees organizations […]

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April 30, 2006

Is Your DNS Vulnerable?

Is Your DNS Vulnerable? By Fran Howarth, Partner Around 20 years ago or so, the Internet was used only by a privileged few and the rest of us were still pushing paper around. Ironically, the Internet itself was, to some extent paper-based. To find an address for an Internet site, people had to phone a […]

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April 30, 2006

Moore Is Not Enough

Moore Is Not Enough By Robin Bloor, Partner We?ve been living with Moore?s Law* now for about 4 decades. It has remorselessly reshaped the whole computing landscape. Nobody expected the incessant doubling of power to continue this long, but even after 4 decades of extraordinary acceleration there is no sign that it is about to […]

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April 30, 2006

HP?s Software Strategy Begins to Take Flight

HP?s Software Strategy Begins to Take Flight By Judith Hurwitz, CEO Under the new leadership of Mark Hurd, a cogent strategy is beginning to emerge for Hewlett Packard.  Hurd has made it clear that software is one of the most important pillars of HP?s strategy, and as an example of his commitment to growing the […]

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April 30, 2006

Investments in Security Technology

Investments in Security Technology?What is the Real State of Play? By Fran Howarth, Partner Every year, the UK?s Department of Trade and Industry surveys businesses in the UK in conjunction with PricewaterhouseCoopers to find out what security controls they have in place. And the results inevitably show that most are not doing enough to protect […]

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April 30, 2006

Boot Camp Decoded

Boot Camp Decoded By Arnold Reinhold “Boot Camp” is a free Apple software package, released in public beta form on April 5, that enables the new Intel-based Macs to run Windows XP. Boot Camp will be built into “Leopard,” Apple’s next major release of its Mac OS X operating system, expected in early 2007. Boot […]

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March 28, 2006

Software as a Service

Software as a Service by Judith Hurwitz, CEO I imagine a conversation between two CIOs 15 years from now.  They are comparing notes and reminiscing about the days when they had to manage all their hardware, business applications, network infrastructure and the like in their own data centers. It?s painful to remember the complexity of […]

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