- Seeding the Cloud – Enterprises Set Their Strategies for Cloud Computing
With enterprise IT departments coming under greater pressure to reduce infrastructure costs and manage capital expenditures—while also providing higher and more sophisticated levels of service and support—cloud computing is being explored as a flexible and efficient way to deliver applications to end users. But companies are still crafting their strategies and testing their options […]
- Expanding Your CRM Shortlist: Salesforce Alternatives
Salesforce.com is the recognized 800-pound gorilla in cloud CRM software. However, while they may own “CRM” on the stock exchange, they do not own the market. Salesforce’s tool is fairly intuitive with deep Sales Force Automation (SFA) functionality. It should definitely make your shortlist, but what other companies should you be looking at? Below […]
- Marketing in a Cloud World
Cloud Marketing is where traditional marketing meets Software as a Service. As a concept, it involves the migration of all marketing assets into the Cloud. Such migration allows all parties involved to access material as well as create, modify and share.
Marketing activities are based on various platforms which are maintained by third parties. […]
- Private Cloud – Is Your Enterprise Ready ?
Many enterprises decide to go for a private cloud without realizing what they are getting into. Quite a few of them end up on the wrong side, sometimes losing out on multiple fronts, financial, customers being the major two of them. It is imperative for an enterprise to do a thorough analysis on what […]
- Microsoft, SAP Team Up To Make Cloud Management and App Development Easier
Expanding their long-term partnership, SAP and Microsoft announced their plans to improve integration between SAP software and Microsoft virtualization and cloud computing technologies, for their mutual customer base.
The announcement was made at SAPPHIRE® NOW, held in Orlando, Florida, May 15-18, 2011 where Microsoft was also named SAP Global Technology Partner of the Year.
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Launch: Silicon Valley 2011 – 30 ‘Hot’ Emerging Tech Companies to Debut
30 Startup companies from around the world to publicly launch with presentations to Silicon Valley’s Most Influential VC and Angel Investors
The Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs (SVASE) today announced the companies invited […]
- The Top 50 Cloud Innovators
Cloud computing started as a quaint technology and has now become a major catchphrase in just five years. It single-handedly invented the concept of on-demand, programmable infrastructure that could be accessed over the Internet.
Cloud computing has become a reality when Amazon began offering its Simple Storage Service in 2006, followed by its Elastic […]
- CloudTimes Joins Cloud Security Alliance Congress as Sponsor
The Second Annual Cloud Security Alliance Congress, the industry’s only conference devoted to the topic of cloud security, will provide practical solutions for managing the transition to the cloud, and implementing security as a key component rather than an afterthought of this transition. It will provide insight on the models and architectures, the controls […]