Profile of John FoleyEditor, InformationWeek
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John Foley is director, strategic communications, for Oracle Corp. and a former editor of InformationWeek Government.
Articles by John Foley
posted in October 2003
Application-integration products are drag on an otherwise improving picture for the software company.
Revenue grew 6% in the first fiscal quarter of 2004, but security concerns held back business spending.
Bill Gates calls Office System the biggest product blitz in the company's history.
Digital-rights management and support for XML schemas added to Microsoft's software
Before he died of cancer, the IT veteran helped pull off one of the biggest integration projects ever.
The 25-year IT veteran held the top business-technology job at Compaq, Lucent, and other large companies.
The server operating systems both increased market share in 2002, but Windows expanded even more.
New survey finds other obstacles include incompatible apps, different management tools, and lack of vendor cooperation.
Microsoft says its newest and cheapest server operating system can be deployed in about the time it takes for a coffee break.
Emerging technology will let companies blend speech-enabled Web applications with call-center operations.