How Cloud Services Have Changed The Mindset Of Outsourcing

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How Cloud Services Have Changed the Mindset of Outsourcing The business of information technology outsourcing has been dominated by sizable companies such as IBM, CSC, ASC and others that provide a comprehensive line card of IT services.  These mammoth outsourcers were viewed as a one-stop-shop delivering IT services ranging from level-1 help desk to level-3

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Negotiating Tips On Software-As-A-Service Contracts

Negotiating Tips On Software-As-A-Service Contracts More often than not, people don’t ask questions. However, when it comes to negotiating a SaaS contract, it pays if a customer asks. In general, a client mustn’t be ashamed to ask even the simplest question. With the increasing popularity of cloud computing, IT administrators and Chief Information Officers will

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SaaS And Cloud Computing

SaaS And Cloud Computing People often confuse software as a service (SaaS) with cloud computing. That is, they think that SaaS and cloud computing refer to the same thing and are, therefore, interchangeable. Before we can really differentiate the two, we must first define each. Cloud computing is a form of computing paradigm which uses

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Calculating the ROI on Cloud: The Cost of Cloud – Part 3

Continued from Part 2 The Cost of Cloud Clearly, there is great return potential associated with Cloud-based model. However, transition to Cloud-based model from an on-premise model is not without cost. Direct Ongoing Cloud Costs While the cost savings associated with a cloud-based model over an on-premises model are clearly substantial, there are two areas

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Calculating the ROI on Cloud – Part 2

Calculating the ROI on Cloud – Part 2 Continued From Part 1 Productivity Enhancement Productivity enhancements are more subjective in nature than direct cost savings; they are dependent on the type of business and the current organizational set up. Application Development The notion of Platform as a Service (PaaS) is to extract the common set

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NaviSite to Sponsor and Speak at UK Cloud Event in Boston

ANDOVER, MA–(Marketwire – September 9, 2010) –  NaviSite, Inc. (NASDAQ: NAVI), a premier provider of enterprise-class hosting, managed application, managed messaging and managed cloud services, today announced that it is sponsoring and speaking at the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) UK Cloud Invasion event titled: “2010 Cloud Reality Check: Applications and Infrastructure – Moving from

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Advantages of SaaS (Software as a Service)

SaaS Applications Nowadays software-as-a service (SaaS) is the most promising development in marketing and business world. Despite the increasing popularity and market share of SaaS, traditional in-house software vendors still seem to be resisting this concept. However, as time moves on and individuals grasp a better understanding of Cloud Services the number of firms are

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CloudTweaks Update! New Cloud Computing Job Board!!

CloudTweaks is pleased to offer our visitors the opportunity to find and post jobs related to SaaS and Cloud Computing.  Visit: CloudTweaks Jobs for more information. Companies Currently Hiring IBM Salesforce.com Google Accenture Appnexus Xerox