Asana Offers Inbox Just For Work
Asana's task management tool, derived from software to keep Facebook engineers organized, adds an inbox for getting things done.
Pano Logic Cloud System: Chromebook Minus The Book
Pano Logic debuts a browser-based "desktop" computer with pricing that's likely to appeal to SMBs. Analysts say it will best suit organizations that are already running most, if not all, of their applications in the cloud.
Google Compute Engine Challenges Amazon
At Google I/O, Google Compute Engine debuts, bringing Google into more direct competition with infrastructure-as-a-service market leader Amazon Web Services. But don't forget about Microsoft.
Cloud Security Investment, Part 1: Walking the Talk
It's hard to avoid headlines that sensationalize the latest news about a security breach at company X that compromised some enormous amount of sensitive data at an estimated cost of (insert very large number).
Microsoft Rumored To Acquire Yammer
If the stories are true, Microsoft could pay more than $1 billion, recognizing the value of Yammer's cloud social network compared to more SharePoint-centric products like NewsGator Social Sites.
There's Something About Larry
Oracle badly needs to articulate a customer-centric vision. The cloud seems like a great place to start--and here's what Larry Ellison should say.
Cloud's Big Caveat: Runaway Costs
Enterprises want more tools to guard against unpredictable costs--like the bill that arose when one team accidentally left a server cluster turned on for a long weekend. Fourth in our series on cloud computing pricing.
Why Cloud Pricing Comparisons Are So Hard
Cloud infrastructure market doesn't have a standard unit of computing power, which makes it tough to stack up Amazon, Microsoft, and Rackspace offerings. Third in our series on cloud computing pricing.