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Content tagged with Software as a Service posted in August 2011
Citrix GoToAssist Integrates With Salesforce.com
News  |  8/31/2011
Service and support agents will be able to launch Citrx remote support utility from within Salesforce Service Cloud, log support sessions.
8 Signs Your IT Team Is Too Slow
Commentary  |  8/31/2011
IT teams can't afford to get this reputation. What are your danger signs?
Cloud-Based Images Help Montefiore Doctors With Referrals
News  |  8/30/2011
Doctors can view images for referred, potential patients, without having to trade film, disks, or order new tests.
Will BI Deployment Pain Be MicroStrategy's Cloud Gain?
Commentary  |  8/29/2011
Business intelligence software-as-a-service option lets you focus on developing dashboards and reports rather than installing hardware and configuring servers.
SunGard Specialized Cloud Recovers Critical VMs
News  |  8/29/2011
Launching at VMworld 2011, Recover2Cloud provides an automated way to back up key production systems. But it's not quite instant failover.
Syncplicity Extends Cloud File Manager To Salesforce.com, iPhone
News  |  8/26/2011
United Capital investment firm tests Salesforce integration with virtual private cloud for file management service.
Why RIM's BBM Music Service Is Ridiculous
Commentary  |  8/26/2011
Research In Motion's new Blackberry Messenger-based music sharing service will flop. Here's why.
4 Tips To Protect Data During Cloud Migration
News  |  8/25/2011
Expert advice for SMBs on minimizing risk of data loss and other disruptions in a move to the cloud.
How To Conquer Software's Rising Costs
News  |  8/24/2011
Complex licensing policies and increased fees can seems like an insurmountable challenge. These steps can help you get a better grip.
For SMB, Automated Time Tracking Creates Big Wins
News  |  8/24/2011
How a small, virtual architecture firm specializing in green technology projects wins large federal contracts by automating its time and expense tracking.
IBM Develops Better Flood Prediction System
News  |  8/23/2011
Ready for flood modeling as a service? Check out how IBM and researchers at the University of Texas at Austin are trying to give earlier flood warnings.
Autonomy Acquisition: A Modest Start On Transforming HP
Commentary  |  8/19/2011
Autonomy's search, archiving, e-discovery, and information management assets won't, by themselves, turn HP into a highly profitable software powerhouse.
VA To Test Cloud Collaboration For Doctors
News  |  8/18/2011
The department is look for cloud-based email, calendaring, and other collaboration tools that can integrate with the VA's existing Microsoft Exchange-based collaboration system.
Google Brings Weather To Maps
News  |  8/18/2011
Local weather conditions augment the popular Google Maps service; Street View will also be extended to map the Amazon basin.
AppFirst Broadens Monitoring Options
News  |  8/18/2011
SaaS-based application problem resolution service adds on-premises option.
SMBs Get Help With Office 365 Migrations
News  |  8/18/2011
Intermedia to help companies with limited IT resources move to the cloud.
Insurers Embrace The Cloud--To A Point
News  |  8/18/2011
Insurers are expanding their use of cloud-based offerings. But carriers are avoiding any cloud-related services that could jeopardize the security and privacy of sensitive data.
Workday Bets Embedded BI Beats Gut Feel
News  |  8/17/2011
SaaS-suite upgrade brings built-in business intelligence to process decision points, plus an iPad app.
4 Ways SMBs Can Compete With Larger Companies
News  |  8/16/2011
Zoho treads regularly on the same turf as Microsoft and Google. Its CEO explains how they thrive in the midst of huge companies with the wallets to match.
4 Critical Questions About The Cloud
News  |  8/16/2011
Four questions that executives at insurance companies and other businesses should be asking about the value and security of the cloud computing model.
Google Apps Update May Hint At Google+ Integration
News  |  8/12/2011
Does the new look for Gmail, Calendar, and Docs mean Google's business users will soon get access to profiles and Google+?
Private Cloud Risk Outweighs Benefits, For Now
Commentary  |  8/12/2011
It doesn't pay to keep private cloud experts on staff, and I have a hard time believing there are service providers with deep core competencies here.
Can SaaS Boost Export Business For SMBs?
News  |  8/11/2011
As the U.S. encourages its smaller businesses to tap global markets, cloud-based Export On-Demand aims to help them navigate the complex world of export compliance.
Box.net Adds Android, RIM Tablet Support, HTML5 Site
News  |  8/11/2011
Targeting mobile knowledge workers who want to share and store files in the cloud, Box.net adds support for a more diverse set of devices.
Transparency Key To Cloud Security
News  |  8/11/2011
Customers get help assessing compliance, security practices of cloud vendors through Cloud Security Alliance's STAR program.
The DISH On Virtual Desktop Cost Savings
News  |  8/10/2011
The largest seller of DISH Network's TV service uses virtual machines to support hyper-growth and cut its help desk burden and power bill.
Amazon Avoids Apple Toll With Kindle Cloud Reader
News  |  8/10/2011
HTML5-based Web app lets Amazon get around Apple's App Store subscription rules, hold onto more ebook revenue.
Construction 2.0: How One SMB Runs Without PCs
News  |  8/9/2011
Silicon Valley Builders Group arms its highly mobile team with smartphones and tablets for real-time productivity and collaboration. Check out the business case for leaving the PC behind.
SAP Brings Your Subsidiaries, HQ Closer
News  |  8/4/2011
Your headquarters wants to run SAP on-premises software, but subsidiaries want Business ByDesign SaaS suite? No problem, says SAP.
4 Things To Consider In Cloud Contracts
News  |  8/3/2011
SMBs need to consider things like service availability, service level, and data security when reviewing a cloud contract, says an attorney with IT and outsourcing expertise.
Oxford Bookstore Uses Cloud To Integrate Web Stores
News  |  8/3/2011
Cloud-based service from TCS lets Oxford cut the cost of doing business and boost integration between its physical and online stores.
Retail 2.0: Cloud Supports Pop-Up Store
News  |  8/2/2011
Fashion designer Yigal Azrouel heads to the cloud to provide the services needed for brick-and-mortar "pop-up" stores.
Upgrades Done Right: Vendors Should Learn From SaaS
Commentary  |  8/2/2011
Make upgrades valuable and easy. SaaS and mobile device vendors get it--why don't more tech vendors learn the lesson?
Navy: Cloud, Consolidation To Cut IT Costs 25%
News  |  8/1/2011
Consolidating more than 80 data centers and moving software to the cloud as part of its multibillion-dollar next-generation IT network.


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