Profile of Charles BabcockEditor at Large, Cloud
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Charles Babcock is an editor-at-large for InformationWeek and author of Management Strategies for the Cloud Revolution, a McGraw-Hill book. He is the former editor-in-chief of Digital News, former software editor of Computerworld and former technology editor of Interactive Week. He is a graduate of Syracuse University where he obtained a bachelor's degree in journalism. He joined the publication in 2003.
Articles by Charles Babcock
posted in October 2004
Introscope upgrade measures browser-to-service response times and helps pinpoint application-performance problems.
But this time, it leaves the bid at $21 a share.
Offshore-outsourcing company tries to take the lead over competitors with new facilities to test application software for both function and performance.
The fledgling Web-services-management market tastes its first consolidation.
Rich-client interfaces let Web apps function more like desktop software
IBM reveals additions to its Rational development tool product line following its Systemcorp acquisition.
IBM adds project-management software to its lineup, while Tibco's acquisition garners tools for building composite applications.
New Web-services features highlight the software, which now supports Java under Sun Solaris in addition to Windows.
Sun will pay $92 million to resolve Kodak's lawsuit and eliminate any potential impact on its Java technology.
Kodak's billion-dollar claim that Sun's use of Java violates its patents could cast a cloud over Java's future direction.
With Kodak seeking $1B in patent-infringement damages from Sun, the company's future--and Java's--are called into question.
Executive hopes his $50 million investment will attract more customers and venture capitalists to Grand Central's online software services.