- September 26, 2011
Many enterprises deploying cloud-based applications don't appear to have plans in place to address issues such as data quality and data governance, according to a survey by Ventana Research.
- September 04, 2011
Marc Benioff, chairman of Salesforce.com, met with dozens of reporters and analysts at the company’s annual Dreamforce conference this week and fielded a wide range of questions, from clarifying plans for its marketing cloud (it will happen) to ...
- August 22, 2011
The right cloud data integration tools helped high performance storage vendor Panasas complete a very successful IT overhaul.
- August 16, 2011
Getting applications to users is an IT department's main function. But cloud -- public, private and hybrid -- is fundamentally altering that job.
- June 02, 2011
A Japanese company that used SaaS-based ERP at an Indian subsidiary to lower costs and speed deployment found that the project also helped with IT governance.
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- May 24, 2011
Salesforce.com keeps adding to its open and social cloud computing strategy through acquisitions and internal development, while some observers wonder if the company isn't spreading itself too thin.
- May 20, 2011
The sky’s the limit as cloud computing vendor Salesforce.com breaks the $2 billion in revenue mark with Force.com, the Sales Cloud and Chatter as it also eyes a marketing cloud.
- April 28, 2011
Dell this week released an update to its newly acquired Boomi SaaS integration suite, but at least two companies say you won't catch them using the product anymore.
- April 11, 2011
With the next major release of each of its ERP products, Microsoft will offer a cloud-based option, the company announced today.
- December 13, 2010
Alternative cloud computing models promise more deployment flexibility and collaboration benefits for ERP users.
- December 07, 2010
Next year, Salesforce.com will release a cloud-based database product called database.com.
- November 10, 2010
A three-step approach can balance the risks and rewards of using ERP cloud computing technology to run mission-critical business processes.
- August 31, 2010
Developing a SaaS ERP RFP is different from on-premise, requiring more attention to the vendor’s financial viability. Organizations also need to pay attention to service-level agreements.
- April 21, 2010
Salesforce.com is buying Jigsaw's online data services company and sees an opportunity to develop software on top of the information sharing service.
- March 04, 2010
RightNow pledged no shelfware, the ability to flex up or down on licenses, and five-year price certainty. It called on competitors to do the same.