Salesforce by the numbers

Salesforce.com is arguably the poster boy for software as a service. The cloud-based customer relationship management offering is the first that comes to mind when SaaS is mentioned, and with good reason: It

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Microsoft’s OneDrive now a standalone product

Companies that want to use Microsoft Corp.’s cloud storage service OneDrive for Business no longer need to sign up for Office 365 or SharePoint Online. Starting April 1st, OneDrive (formerly known as SkyDrive

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 4th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

The transformation to cloud computing

It wasn’t so long ago that mainframes were being called legacy and distributed servers (or data centres full of them) were the darling of the IT industry.  Over time this resulted in “silos”

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 26th, 2014 Don Sheppard

IBM to offer developers Power Systems on SoftLayer

LAS VEGAS – As IBM Corp. transitions its applications to the cloud the importance of its SoftLayer infrastructure as a service division is becoming more evident. SoftLayer not only will be the platform

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

IBM Maximo goes SaaS — quietly

LAS VEGAS – The cloud is the centre of attention at IBM’s annual Pulse conference, which highlights its latest products and strategies for making everything-as-a-service. Interestingly, there’s only a little light being shone

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 25th, 2014 Howard Solomon

SaaS users have risky tech habits: Softchoice

A new report from Toronto-based solution provider Softchoice is raising concerns about the impact of software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications on end user behaviour, and recommends steps that can be taken to mitigate the IT

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 30th, 2014 Jeff Jedras

Oracle now gunning for Amazon, Salesforce

Database management systems company Oracle Corp. is no longer interested in competing against rivals IBM Corp. and SAP AG; it’s now after the cloud giants such as Amazon and Salesforce.com Larry Ellison, CEO

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SaaS benefits go beyond cost cutting: IBM

Almost half of organizations that use software-as-a-service (SaaS) are not only reducing expenses, but also gaining competitive advantages such as improved workplace collaboration and getting goods and services to market faster, according to

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 30th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano

IBM adds new capabilities to Kenexa human resources suite

ORLANDO – Bagging a worker that can hit the ground running is always on the wish list of any human resources manager. Very often, however, things hit a snag during the initial phase of

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 27th, 2014 Nestor E. Arellano