Category Archives: SaaS

Pinup: WalkMe Secures $11 Million Venture Capital Funding

Pinup: WalkMe Secures $11 Million Venture Capital Funding

WalkMe Secures $11 Million in Recent Round of Venture Capital Funding The aptly-named startup WalkMe is revolutionizing the way customers navigate company websites, and they provide a more effective method for businesses to use to train their employees. Their product makes help menus and FAQs, which can themselves be a headache for users, obsolete by offering a…

Pinup: Piston – Makes Creating Servers Easy

Pinup: Piston – Makes Creating Servers Easy

Piston Cloud Computing Makes Creating and Managing Private Cloud Servers Easy with OpenStack 3.0  What is OpenStack? OpenStack is a project that shares a free, open source cloud computing Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), written in the Python coding language. This project was initiated by Rackspace Hosting and NASA in July 2010. Big name tech…

Mozilla’s Decision To Promote Brendan Eich To CEO Inspires Boycotts

Mozilla’s Decision To Promote Brendan Eich To CEO Inspires Boycotts

Mozilla’s Decision to Promote Brendan Eich to CEO Inspires Boycotts Mozilla has announced Brendan Eich will take over as the long-term replacement for interim CEO Jay Sullivan, who is leaving to “pursue new opportunities”. Sullivan originally stepped in for former CEO Gary Kovacs, who left in April 2013. While working for Netscape in 1995, Eich invented…

Why SMEs Should Do Their Accounting In The Cloud

Why SMEs Should Do Their Accounting In The Cloud

Accounting in the Cloud Cloud-based accounting software for SMEs has been exploding recently. The ever increasing complexity of tax laws, the growing need for regular dialogue with a company’s accountant, and the importance of being able access a company’s financial records with ease have provided several companies with the opportunity to become the new leader…

Using Big Data To Prevent World Hunger

Using Big Data To Prevent World Hunger

Using Big Data To Prevent World Hunger Hunger and famine are two of the leading indicators of serious poverty. In October 2013 the Global Hunger Index released its latest report, indicating nineteen countries suffer from levels of hunger that are either ‘alarming’ or ‘extremely alarming’, with one in eight people suffering from chronic undernourishment between…

Cloud Infographic: Big Data Retail Revolution

Cloud Infographic: Big Data Retail Revolution

Cloud Infographic: Big Data Retail Revolution We’ve been covering Big Data a fair bit over the years on CloudTweaks. Most recently we’ve taken a unique look at Big Data in a whole different light. Such as Big Data in the Film Industry, Sports and even in Space. Which leads us to one of the largest areas of interest in which…

10 Excellent Cloud Applications For SMEs

10 Excellent Cloud Applications For SMEs

Cloud Applications For SMEs Cloud applications and services are rapidly replacing traditional desktop apps in the workplace. To new users the number of apps available can be overwhelming, with hundreds of choices on everything from CRM software to Budget Management. As part of a new series here at CloudTweaks, we take a look at ten…

Best Cloud Storage Options For Cash-Strapped Startups

Best Cloud Storage Options For Cash-Strapped Startups

Best Cloud Storage Options For Cash-Strapped Startups. Edit: March 14th, 2014 – Since our article went up yesterday morning, Google has updated and lowered their prices. They now have the lowest cost of the 3 providers. Startups have a ton of things on their plate, and IT services should be working for them, instead of…

Would You Like ‘Gravy’ With Your Cloud Monitoring?

Would You Like ‘Gravy’ With Your Cloud Monitoring?

Would You Like ‘Gravy’ With Your Cloud Monitoring? The Hyperlocal antidote to FOLO (the fear of losing out) A timely addition to the acronym-laden family tree of modern language, right up there with YOLO (you only live once), and many evolutionary steps beyond the great-grandparents OMG and ROTFL, comes the wonderful term FOLO. This stands…

Six Things You Didn’t Know About Cloud-Currency

Six Things You Didn’t Know About Cloud-Currency

Six Things You Didn’t Know about Cloud-Currency News broke recently about a massive securities failure at leading Bitcoin currency exchange MtGox. Formerly the world’s largest Bitcoin exchange, MtGox filed for banckruptcy following a combination of inexperience, gross mismanagement and criminal negligence that saw hackers steal $460 million from its accounts. With the future of cloud-based crypto-currencies now…

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