Tagged: cloud computing

Microsoft targets Web

By offering details of its Web-based, free version of its Office software, Microsoft continues its strategy of profiting both from boxed software and online distribution.¬† And it marks the latest battle in the business war between Microsoft and Internet-based rivals like Google.¬† School of Management¬† Professor N. Venkat Venkatraman, head of the Information Systems Department, […]

IBM and Sun meet in the ‘cloud’

School of Management Professor N. “Venkat” Venkatraman, chairman of the Information Systems Department, says a would-be acquisition of Sun Microsystems by IBM could well serve IBM’s push to lead the effort to create for a “smarter” business infrastructure. “IBM’s supposed move to acquire Sun Microsystems is seen in some quarters as a radical shift in […]