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April 17, 2008  1:48 PM

Google’s cloud rains on users



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Google, Microsoft, News, Software as a service (SaaS), Tech Blogs

cloudRemote access to GMail and its chat program went...

April 9, 2008  9:34 PM

Yahoo continues anti-Microsoft contortions



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Google, Microsoft, Software as a service (SaaS)

Wow. Yahoo really, REALLY doesn't want to be bought by Microsoft. At least not for the 42 million big ones currently on the table. Yahoo is talking about combining its Internet operations with those of America Online (aka Time Warner's AOL unit), according to a

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April 8, 2008  4:20 PM

Google channel changes coming



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Channel partner programs, Software as a service (SaaS)

Google's moving more and more into the enterprise, and with that shift, some changes in its channel program are coming. I've been trying for a few weeks now to set up an interview with Google about its channel strategy. Today I spoke briefly with Andrew Kovacs, a communications manager at...


April 8, 2008  9:49 AM

Google App Engine: Amazon killer or ‘Geocities 2.0′?



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Application development, Enterprise applications, Microsoft, News, Software as a service (SaaS), Tech Blogs

We've been awaiting big enterprise news from Google for a few weeks now, and last night we finally got some. The Google App Engine is a free, hosted Web development platform that...


April 1, 2008  12:06 PM

Google Docs now available offline (kind of)



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Enterprise applications, Microsoft, News, Software as a service (SaaS)

The Microsoft vs. Google battle has officially expanded to the desktop. Google Docs -- albeit an extremely limited version -- is now available offline. With the Google Gears browser extension, users...


April 1, 2008  12:07 AM

Win XP SP3 to ship tomorrow, no today, wait May 15 … and other headlines we’d like to write



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Channel partner programs, Cisco, Microsoft, Oracle, Software as a service (SaaS)

April Fools Day gives reporters a chance to write the faux headlines they would like to craft but can't. At least for real Here are the top creations from the SearchITChannel staff. Gartner recommends using more acronyms Microsoft changes gears, embraces open source...


March 27, 2008  10:40 AM

Buh-bye CRM Live



Posted by: badarrow
Barbara Darrow, Enterprise applications, Microsoft, Software as a service (SaaS)

Microsoft is about to change the branding of CRM Live before CRM Live is officially out the gate, sources say. Word is when the Microsoft-hosted customer relationship management goes fully -- um --...


March 11, 2008  4:19 PM

Oracle news won’t spoil Microsoft party



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Enterprise applications, Microsoft, News, Oracle, Software as a service (SaaS)

ORLANDO, FLA. -- Microsoft's good friends over at Oracle released the new edition of Oracle CRM On Demand today -- conspicuous timing, as Microsoft Convergence 2008 this week highlights Microsoft Dynamics...


March 11, 2008  11:42 AM

Follow the mesh



Posted by: badarrow
Application development, Barbara Darrow, Microsoft, Software as a service (SaaS)

Life of BrianOld-time PC software players used to kid about Microsoft's ability to create buzz.  Whenever a competitor came out with something nifty, Microsoft would crank its...


March 7, 2008  3:27 PM

Microsoft has no hosted ERP plans, exec says



Posted by: Bcournoyer
Enterprise applications, Microsoft, News, Software as a service (SaaS)

Hosted enterprise resource planning (ERP) software is not in Microsoft's future, according to one exec. Microsoft offers hosted customer relationship management (CRM) software through its Dynamics CRM Live service, but corporate vice president

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