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Starting in Q3, Tata Communications is going to offer a private-labeled version of HyperOffice’s online collaboration suite with the high-speed data and voice tools that it sells in India and worldwide. Tata is the SaaS company’s first big-time patron. Tata offers Internet services in ...
NetSuite, the cloud ERP outfit, is aping Washington's "Cash for Clunkers" incentive program by offering any new customer who trade in its "Stone Age" legacy software a 10% discount on every $5,000 they spend on NetSuite. The offer, good until the end of October, could see on-premise...
Stacey Higgenbottom over at the GigaOM blogs had a chat with IBM's chief cloud wrangler Erich Clementi and came away saying that IBM's going to built a general-purpose WebSphere platform-as-a-service offering along the lines of Microsoft's Azure and Rackspace's Mosso - and to a lesser ...
RightScale, Jaspersoft, Talend and Vertica have joined together to deliver a complete business intelligence solution in the cloud. Jaspersoft’s kicking in the compute-intensive BI software, Talend the open source data integration software, and Vertica the analytic database management s...
We were recently Tweeted an inquiry about what exactly cloud computing means. If you are listening in to tech chatter these days it's impossible to avoid the flurry of opinions about what the cloud is. So...we figured we might as well add our two cents and spent a thought provoking...
With an eye over its shoulder to see what rivals HP and IBM are doing, CA is making a cloud play in concert with Amazon EC2. Both are hunting large enterprise accounts because – in the words of Willie Sutton – “that’s where the money is.” They are telling them to manage the cloud as a ...
Hot on the heels of SpringSource's recent acquisition of Hyperic, VMware today announced their intention to acquire SpringSource. At first glance this move may seem puzzling, why would VMware want to buy an open source enterprise application development platform? Could it be for Hyperi...
VMware is buying privately held SpringSource, the San Mateo, California, outfit behind the open source Spring Framework for Java application development, a totally new direction for VMware having nothing at all to do with virtualization – at least not on the surface. The acquisition wi...
Software as a Service (SaaS) is getting a lot of attention these days. The concept of SaaS is not new and has existed for a while. It has been referred to by other names such as Application Service Provider (ASP), Managed service provider (MSP), on-demand services, cloud computing, uti...
Jigsaw, the five-year-old data-as-a-service (DaaS) pioneer whose business has doubled for the fourth year in a row, says it’s been profitable the last two quarters despite the sour economy. Between a revenue run rate of upwards of $20 million, the recent expansion of its partner an...