To ensure quick deployment and cost savings SaaS vendors need to architect their solutions to support multi-tenancy. But multi-tenancy is […]
In an interesting move that sets a good precedent for Cloud and SaaS vendors, noted cloud integrator Boomi has launched a ‘ trust’ web site to make the performance of its services more transparent.
On-demand services market will consolidate, says Jeffrey M. Kaplan, founder and managing director of THINKstrategies, a strategic consulting firm. He should know as he is also the founder of the Managed Service Showplace and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) Showplace online directories. The video below gives a good insight into where the SaaS market stands today. The demand for On-demand services is rising and in response, vendors are proliferating as well. Customers are confused over different terminologies and not sure what’s for real. Sales cycles are extending and vendors need to invest more in getting their messages across. Customers dont really care for best-of-the-breed vendors but are more interested in getting what they need. The market is maturing and in transiti
Oracle have announced that they have agreed to acquire Phase Forward, for an estimated $685 million. Phase Forward provides SaaS-based, […]
Instead of trying to catch up with commercial stacks, open source business intelligence (OSBI) vendors should go to cloud and […]
Traditional software vendors are battling to manage the new wave of trends such as Cloud, SaaS and BPM, which threaten to eat into IT budgets. Given its dominance in ERP business, SAP is a good test case to understand the predicament of on-premise vendors. Acknowledging that the IT landscape is changing, SAP is making important moves to fit in. But the transformation is not going to be easy and Enterprise irregular Dennis Howlett has posed six tough questions on the challenges before the software giant on ZDNet. The questions may be targeted at SAP. But it is for the entire industry to answer them.
AlwaysOn have announced their OnDemand Top 100 Private Companies for 2010. This award looks to recognise emerging Internet companies in […]
The popular opinion in the industry says the era of locked-in expensive deals with on-premise software behemoths is coming to an end. A new survey of 485 companies throws more light on the tug-of-war between on-premise and cloud-based software. In sum, the gap seems to be closing in.
McAfee have announced a ‘McAfee Cloud Secure program’ which will allow Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) providers to add additional security to their […]
Middleware vendor WSO2 have released Cloud Identity, a collection of integrated services for accessing existing Software as a Service (SaaS) […]