Category Archives: SaaS

Microsoft And Google Are At It Again

Microsoft And Google Are At It Again

Microsoft And Google Microsoft and Google have been at loggerheads for quite some time now. And now this animosity has spread beyond search to the cloud computing space. Last week Google launched Cloud Connect and hit Microsoft right where it hurts – its Office portfolio. With the Cloud Connect plug-in, users can now go on…

Top 25 European Cloud Computing Rising Stars: Kwaga

Web-based email services and applications are considered a classic example of cloud-based solutions offered by a large number of providers. Kwaga, however, goes a step beyond traditional cloud email services and offers a solution based of applied computational linguistics, which is able to understand email texts and take appropriate actions depending on the type and…

Venture Capitalists Flock To Cloud Computing Startup

Venture Capitalists Flock To Cloud Computing Startup

Venture Capitalists Flock Dell was born in a room at the University of Austin. Facebook originated from a Harvard dorm. Box.net, tracing its origin to a room in the University of Southern California, may or may not become as large as Dell and Facebook, but if recent indications are anything to go buy, people are…

Top 25 European Cloud Computing Rising Stars: iCloud

Update: Acquired by Apple Xcerion Develops Internet OS Which Provides More Than SaaS Xcerion AB is not a newly established company, really, it was founded in 2001 by Daniel Arthursson but attracted public attention in 2008 and 2009 when it started its Internet OS as a Web 2.0 service over the Internet. Back in 2001,…

The Chinese Dragon And Cloud Computing

The Chinese Dragon In an earlier article, I speculated on the possible emergence of India as a cloud computing superpower on the strength of its millions of IT professionals. Now, it is unlikely that China, the other half, and dare I say, the stronger half, of the two nations many say will dominate this century, would…

How BIG Is The Cloud Computing Market?

How BIG Is The Cloud Computing Market? Henry Ford, industrialist extraordinaire, knew the value of his Model T in the American market. That is why, contrary to the popular belief at that time that customers should always be provided choices, he refused to offer his now-iconic product in multiple colors, going as far as to…

Top 25 European Cloud Computing Rising Stars: Podio

Podio Provides Highly-Customizable Collaborative Web-Based Platform Anders Pollas and Jon Froda founded Podio in early 2009 with the idea to create a work platform that works like average customers do in their everyday job. Initially, the project was named Hoist, but entered the web space as Podio in August 2009. Actually, Podio offers a connected…