Will Google Build A Cloud-ERP Solution For Small Businesses

Will Google Build A Cloud-ERP Solution For Small Businesses For far too long, Google has been playing catch-up to Microsoft in the business productivity segment. According to numbers released by analyst firm Gartner, Microsoft still holds close to 90% of the market with its Office suite of products. But the silver lining for Google is in

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Cloud Computing As Collaboration Platform – Part 2

Cloud Computing As Collaboration Platform – Part 2 Continued from Part 1 Cloud computing also helps companies to benefit from online services like unified communications services and collaboration that improves productivity and reduces the cost on travel and meetings. Microsoft SharePoint, Google Cloud Platform, Microsoft Online Services Business Productivity Suite, etc. are a few examples

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Smooth BPM The Silver Lining Of Cloud Computing

Smooth BPM The Silver Lining Of Cloud Computing Businesses rely on the implementation of processes. Cloud-based software provides a way for easy management and alleviates issues companies face trying to improve these processes, particularly when it comes to prototyping and modeling. A question many businesses are trying to address is: How can cloud ensure smooth

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Skytap Cloud Recognized As 2011 Products Of The Year Winner

Skytap Cloud Recognized As 2011 Products Of The Year Winner SEATTLE, Wash. – January 17, 2012 – Skytap Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that the Skytap Cloud was named a 2011 Products of the Year winner by TechTarget’s SearchServerVirtualization.com in the Virtualization Management category.  For the second consecutive year, Skytap was recognized

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Driving Business Productivity through DevOps + Cloud Computing

Driving Business Productivity through DevOps + Cloud Computing Software development and operations/systems administrators have been operating in a mutually opposing, yet beneficial, relationship. If software development teams are Ying, then system admins would be considered the Yang. X’s to O’s. In traditional IT departments, the development team aims to deliver new, innovative features to end-users

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Microsoft Office 365 – Reviewed In Plain English

Microsoft Office 365 – Reviewed In Plain English Office 365 is a re-launch of Microsoft BPOS. The clumsily named Business Productivity Online Suite is bizarrely also referred to on their own website as Business Productivity Online Software and Services at the same time giving the impression that the branding was never quite spot on. The

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Drive Marketing ROI in the Cloud with Microsoft® Dynamics CRM Online – Web Event

Drive Marketing ROI in the Cloud with Microsoft® Dynamics CRM Online Microsoft® Dynamics CRM Online provides end-to-end management of marketing programs, from data acquisition and segmentation, to campaign management and analysis of responses and activities, to tracking campaign opportunity return on investment (ROI). Attend this webcastto see Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online in action, including integration

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Skytap Secures $10 Million to Accelerate Business Growth for Cloud Automation

Skytap Secures $10 Million to Accelerate Business Growth for Cloud Automation OpenView Venture Partners Leads Round With Participation From Current Investors — Ignition Partners, Madrona Venture Group and Washington Research Foundation SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwire – January 3, 2011) –   Skytap, the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced an oversubscribed $10 million Series C

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Practically Speaking About Cloud Computing: Microsoft Windows Azure Part III

Microsoft Windows Azure Part III Read Part 2 Microsoft SQL Azure: Microsoft SQL Azure, another cloud service from Microsoft, brings robust RDBMS – Relational Database Management System, on pay per use basis. SQL Azure is a cloud database utility service from Microsoft data centers. SQL Azure can be used by both Cloud based Applications and

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Skytap and Customer, Nuance Communications, to Speak on Cloud Computing at Burton Group (Gartner) Catalyst Conference

Skytap, Amazon EC2 and GoGrid Will Discuss Cloud Economics and Licensing SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwire – July 26, 2010) –  Skytap, Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that Deanne Harper, senior manager of Speech University at Nuance Communications, and Sundar Raghavan, chief product and marketing officer at Skytap, will present at the

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Microsoft Cloud Services Helps Service Providers Capture Opportunities

Microsoft software and services empower service provider partners to deliver enterprise-class solutions to small and midsize businesses. WASHINGTON, July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – This week at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2010, Microsoft Corp. is highlighting market opportunities for hosting and communications service providers as adoption of cloud services among small and midsize business (SMBs) continues

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Microsoft wants its partners 'All in' with the cloud

By Mary Jo Foley Starting July 12, Microsoft’s annual Worldwide Partner Conference kicks off in Washington, DC. The company’s loudest messaging at the four-day event will be that Microsoft partners need to be “All In” with the cloud, just like Redmond itself. Microsoft will be highlighting many of its partners that have managed to transition

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Skytap Wins 2010 Red Herring 100 North America Award

Leading Provider of Self-Service Cloud Automation Solutions Recognized for Cloud Computing Innovation, Financial Health, Management Strength and Customer Acquisition SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwire – July 1, 2010) –  Skytap, Inc., the leading provider of self-service cloud automation solutions, today announced that the company has been selected as a winner of Red Herring’s North America 100 award, a

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