News & Commentary
Content tagged with Software as a Service posted in March 2011
Salesforce.com To Buy Radian6 For Social Media Monitoring
News  |  3/30/2011  | 
Radian6 makes tools to monitor and analyze comments from 150 million websites, social media sites, blogs, and discussion forums.
Amazon's Cloud Drive: First Impressions
Commentary  |  3/30/2011  | 
We take Amazon's new Cloud Drive music-streaming service for desktop browsers and Android handsets out for a spin.
2011 End User Device Survey
News  |  3/25/2011  | 
Cloud, mobility, and consumerization are stressing corporate IT. We surveyed 551 business technology pros to see how they plan to shine.
Cloud Security Challenges Include Audit Trails, Preventing Attacks
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
How to build an effective Security Operations Center to cope with new threats in the era of virtualization and cloud computing will be a major topic at the upcoming Connections Conference in Las Vegas in April.
2011 End User Device Survey
News  |  3/24/2011  | 
Cloud, mobility, and consumerization are stressing corporate IT. We surveyed 551 business technology pros to see how they plan to shine.
Cloud Economics And The Customer Experience
Commentary  |  3/24/2011  | 
Businesses must ensure that cloud-enabled applications are tuned for optimal performance by paying close attention to network latency and other details of cloud architecture.
Box Brings Content Management To The Cloud
News  |  3/23/2011  | 
ECM Cloud Connect can move information between more than 40 on-site enterprise content management systems like Microsoft SharePoint and EMC Documentum and Box's cloud platform.
GSA: Cloud Computing Is Safer Than You Think
News  |  3/22/2011  | 
GSA assistant commissioner Mary Davie tries to dispel cloud computing 'myths' and says a phased deployment strategy will raise the chances for successful projects.
Infusionsoft Upgrades SMB Marketing Automation Tool
News  |  3/22/2011  | 
The developer focuses on simplifying lead generation and campaign creation with the latest release of its cloud-based software.
Xerox's ACS Unit Buys CredenceHealth
News  |  3/21/2011  | 
The acquisition of CredenceHealth's clinical surveillance tools will expand ACS's line of Midas cloud-based healthcare software.
Global CIO: Even For Google, No Free Pass For SaaS
Commentary  |  3/21/2011  | 
Google has made a notable concession to business users of Google Apps. It's a sign of things to come for software as a service, as enterprise customers get more demanding.
Binfire Boosts Project Management In Collaboration App
News  |  3/21/2011  | 
The cloud-based software gets a real-time, interactive whiteboard, tagging, and free-form search.
Okta Shows Single Sign-On Service For Cloud Apps
Commentary  |  3/17/2011  | 
TechWebTV catches up with Okta at Cloud Connect 2011 to find out how the company is using its Active Directory-compliant single sign-on service to help enterprises easily give employees access to cloud services.
NASA CTO Resigns To Launch Startup
News  |  3/16/2011  | 
Chris Kemp, the architect behind the agency's Nebula cloud computing platform, cited frustration with budget cuts in announcing his decision to form his own company.
Apotheker Takes The Stage, Paints An HP Cloud Vision
Slideshows  |  3/14/2011  | 
Hewlett-Packard crafted a media and analyst summit where it envisioned the company at the center of cloud, connectivity and software, providing the enabling technology and services on top. New company captain Leo Apotheker, who has been traveling the globe talking to business customers and employees, was expected to talk about bringing HP back to its roots: Innovation, R&D, and engineering, perhaps with a misguided desire for the company to be as hip as Apple. Despite a reliance on buzz words (o
Global CIO: HP's Apotheker Focuses On Cloud, Not Consumers
Commentary  |  3/14/2011  | 
Public cloud storage, compute, and platform services are on tap starting later this year. So is a tablet, but HP's chief spent little time on that.
HP Adding WebOS To Windows PCs
News  |  3/10/2011  | 
The world's largest computer maker is looking to leverage the millions of PCs it sells every year to build a huge platform that will prove attractive to app developers.
Adobe Joins Social Network Analysis Bandwagon
Commentary  |  3/9/2011  | 
Planned service offers Facebook, Twitter, mobile app and viral video measurement tools. Web analytics upgrade delivers performance and segmentation enhancements.
Cloud Connect: Netflix Finds Home In Amazon EC2
News  |  3/8/2011  | 
The video delivery company couldn't build data centers fast enough to keep pace with growing demand, so it moved operations to Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud.
GigaSpaces Launches Multi-Tenant Cloud App Platform
News  |  3/4/2011  | 
The Cloud-Enabled Application Platform moves the firm's caching system into the cloud to support multiple, simultaneous applications.
Microsoft Azure Named Fastest Cloud Service
Commentary  |  3/3/2011  | 
CloudSleuth's comparison of 13 cloud services showed a tight race among Microsoft, Google App Engine, GoGrid, Amazon EC2, and Rackspace.
74% Of SMBs To Increase Cloud Software Spend
News  |  3/3/2011  | 
More than half of smaller firms plan to boost their 2011 budgets for collaboration software, according to Egnyte.


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