Sybase’s Q4 2008 earnings results, just announced, showed a revenue
increase of 3% to $305.1 million from $295.2 million in the fourth quarter of
2007 and a total revenue for 2008 increase of 10% year over year to $1.13
billion. This makes it its best quarter and year in company history.
Chairman, CEO, and President of Sybase John Chen stated, “We are extremely
proud to deliver our first-ever quarter exceeding $300 million in revenue, as
well as record results for our fifth consecutive quarter and second
“The market is responding well to our market-leading mobility and analytics
technologies, which has enabled us to gain market share. Sybase's success is
driven by our consistently strong execution, compelling product portfolio,
and long-standing fiscal conservatism,” Chen added.
“Entering 2009, our competitive position and financial foundation are as... (more)
SYS-CON Media announced today that the Website showcasing one of its most
distinguished titles, PowerBuilder Developer's Journal (PBDJ), founded in
1994 and now now in its sixteenth consecutive year of publication, has been
stunningly re-designed and re-launched at PBDJ 2009 - where under the
technical-savvy leadership of longtime Editor Bruce Armstrong, PBDJ continues
to publish in-depth perspectives, technical features, industry columns, book
reviews and excerpts, all written by thought leaders in the worldwide
Distinguished contributions over the years ... (more)
In light of the release of PowerBuilder 9.0, PowerBuilder Developer's Journal
had the opportunity to pose a number of questions to Dr. Raj Nathan, SVP and
GM of Sybase's Enterprise Solutions Division, about PowerBuilder and where
Q: Sybase has put increasing effort behind PowerBuilder recently. What is the
importance of PB to the company?
A: PowerBuilder is Sybase's flagship application development environment and
is extremely important to the company. We are continuing to put more and more
resources and energy behind PowerBuilder as we move forward with its
ClearNova will announce this week its plans to open osurce its AJAX
development environment ThinkCap by keeping a dual-licensing strategy with
various pricing options. ClearNova's Vice President of Strategy and
Evangelism Steve Benfield, who recently presented at a SYS-CON.TV hosted
AJAX Webinar said:
"If you need to deliver apps to a mix audience--or you want to use a common
set of programming techniques for your public and internal applications--then
AJAX provides that. Any other downloadable medium does not although flash
gets closer than anyone."
"First, entry level develope... (more)
At the end of each year, when SYS-CON informally polls its globe-girdling
network of software developers, industry executives, commentators, investors,
writers, and editors, our question is always the same: where's the industry
going next year?
Every time, the answers are surprisingly different from the year before, and
of course throw light not just on where the industry is going but also how
it's going to get there, why, because of who, within what kind of time-scale
- all that good stuff.
Ruby on Rails . JRuby . AJAX . Rules-Based Programming
Enterprise Dev... (more)