IBM@alliance tallies them up
Reports of big layoffs to come this week at IBM were correct, at least with regard to timing. Starting Wednesday, the message board…
Enterprises are shifting big-data analytics projects to the cloud but compatibility, security, and performance concerns remain key blockers to adoption.
The enterprise lives in the cloud. From productivity to CRM to custom business apps built on PaaS, nearly every business trusts third…
If you are a SaaS provider with your sights set on the enterprise market, you better be ready for a long list of requirements around security and compliance.
If Microsoft is serious about being taken seriously in a SaaS world, it better get a lot more transparent a hell of a lot faster.
To help businesses focus their ad spending on specific social-media users, Salesforce.com is adding the ability to combine existing customer-relationship management lists with social monitoring and publishing tools.
Web-hosting giant GoDaddy is trying to grow into a products company to help its small business customers move into the modern computing era rather than just hosting their websites. A conversion to mobile websites is first, but cloud services are on the horizon.
Many SaaS startups will eventually be acquired. Unfortunately, most of the acquiring companies don’t use SaaS metrics. As Matt Fates of Ascent Venture Partners explains, if potential acquirers don’t recognize the overall value of a SaaS company, negotiations will be hindered from the start.
SaaS leader Salesforce.com is growing so fast that the company is considering the possibility of building its own data centers within the next few years, Rich Miller reported at Data Center Knowledge. The company currently hosts about 3,000 servers across the globe.
Its first product won’t even be available until this spring, but Palo Alto, Calif.-based startup ScaleXtreme already has big plans: to become, as CEO and Co-founder Nand Mulchandani puts it, “the Salesforce.com of the systems management market” by taking the complexity out of systems management.
As we adopt more and more cloud Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) applications for work, keeping track of those logins and passwords becomes a real pain. For companies, knowing which employees have access to which services and which content becomes a security, compliance and operations nightmare.
Over the past year, CA has been buying up startups across a variety of disciplines –- Cassatt, NetQoS and Oblicore –- each of which plays a critical role in CA’s mission to become the leader in managing cloud-connected IT departments. Who will it buy next?
As we wait for Motorola’s (s mot) Android phone, the Cliq/Dext, the company is once again confirming its commitment to the Android…
Cisco yesterday announced the WebEx Collaboration Cloud, a new SaaS architecture specifically built to enhance the collaborative capabilities of its WebEx solution.…
Just like with golf, technology is as much about ensuring that your bad hits are recoverable as it is ensuring that you make great ones. Here are 10 common mistakes made during platform development — and the ones we believe are the most important to avoid.
Everyone’s on the software-as-a-service bandwagon. The economics make it easy to love: Running your own applications is a costly endeavor; turnkey software,…
In the software-as-a-service world, source code becomes irrelevant. We don’t want to know how to make a telephone, just a dial tone. With IT, we want app tone.
I’ve being doing the ’startup thing’ for close to a year and a half. That might not sound like much, but I…