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)
The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is the largest trust in the UK. It
provides acute services for the population of Leeds and is a regional center
for the treatment of illnesses such as cancer and heart disease. The Trust
employs more than 15,000 staff across eight sites and treats 125,000
inpatients, 65,000 day cases, and 700,000 outpatients each year. Its annual
budget is more than £580 million.
"As you can imagine, the provision of supplies is crucial to this huge
organization," explains Leeds information manager, Graham Medwell. "If we do
not manage our procurement proce... (more)
MBARI has been making the headlines recently as a high-profile JBuilder 2007
Enterprise Edition user. In this Exclusive Q&A with SYS-CON's PowerBuilder
Developer's Journal, MBARI Senior Software Engineer Kevin Gomes talks about
the role of Eclipse in that decision, about the LiveSource UML modeling tool,
code testing, and the relationship between scientists and engineers.
Q. MBARI has been making the headlines recently as a high-profile JBuilder
2007 Enterprise Edition user. How much of a role did Eclipse play in that?
Essentially, it was the catalyst that got us to look at JBuilder ... (more)
Sybase announced that AJAX development capabilities and further Microsoft
.NET enhancements have been added to the latest version of Sybase
PowerBuilder 11, the premier 4GL rapid application development (RAD) tool.
PowerBuilder 11.2 represents another milestone in the PowerBuilder roadmap
for delivering .NET interoperability and incorporates new features such as
AJAX functionality for WebForms, which enables richer, more interactive
data-driven application development.
PowerBuilder has long been a gold-standard for 4GL Rapid Application
Development (RAD) IDE for building two-tie... (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)