Profile of Josh Greenbaum
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Josh Greenbaum is principal of Enterprise Applications Consulting, a Berkeley, Calif., firm that consults with end-user companies and enterprise software vendors large and small. Clients have included Microsoft, Oracle, SAP, and other firms that are sometimes analyzed in his columns. Write him at [email protected].
Articles by Josh Greenbaum
posted in August 2010
The benefits that multi-tenancy can provide are manifold for the vendor, but these rationales don't hold water on the user side... That's not to say that customers can't benefit from multi-tenancy, but they are side-benefits, subordinate to the vendors' benefits.
Through the end of the last decade, license revenues often outstripped service-and-support revenues by a factor of two or more... The dotcom bust and the subsequent recession began a significant restructuring of this revenue split...