Jennifer Mears

Articles by Jennifer Mears

BackWeb To

This week BackWeb Technologies will unveil the Proactive Portal Server at the Enterprise Web and Corporate Portal Show.

Hummingbird simplifies data sharing

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TeleComputing reaches out to NSPs

TeleComputing Inc., one of the first application service providers when it was founded in 1997, is unveiling a service this week aimed at bringing carriers into the fast-growing ASP market.

Chile lays out welcome mat to ASP industry

Carlos Alvarez, head of the Investment and Development Department of the Chilean Economic Development Agency, rolled out the red carpet to the application service provider industry on Wednesday, inviting members of the ASP Industry Consortium to use Chile as a "springboard" into a lucrative Latin American market.

ASP end-users the target in 2001

The ASP Industry Consortium is taking direct aim at end users in 2001 hoping to educate business leaders about a software delivery model that consortium members say is here to stay.

IT department can be a hurdle to ASP acceptance

While application service providers continue to make inroads on the way to an anticipated multibillion-dollar market, a key hurdle remains: the worry on the part of some IT managers that they and their staffs may ultimately be displaced if applications are shuttled to an outsourcer.

ASP consolidation begins

The worldwide application service provider market is expected to hit US$25 billion by the end of 2004, but analysts say not before an industry shakeout that will leave some ASPs in the dust and others partnering as a means of staying afloat.

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