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Software as a service (SaaS)


March 9, 2007  5:57 PM

Salesforce.com partners experience service disruption



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

A scheduled maintenance at Salesforce.com caused a disruption of service to some of the company's partners earlier this week, preventing them from delivering their software as a service (SaaS) products to end-users. The

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March 9, 2007  3:30 PM

iSCSI Opportunities



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Data storage management, Reseller channel business development, Software as a service (SaaS)

If you are looking for revenue increasing opportunities – and who isn’t -- iSCSI may have your number, or numbers depending on your level of motivation. According to SearchStorageChannel.com...


March 7, 2007  10:36 AM

Software as a Service: The Hype Must End



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Software as a service (SaaS)

Software as a Service (SaaS) can't possibly live up to the hype that's being lavished upon it these days. Despite all the talk about creating a channel--or to borrow a more in-vogue term, an "ecosystem"--around Saas as a platform, and some significant early successes, it's time to snap out of the...


March 1, 2007  6:07 PM

IBM partners up with SaaS SCM provider



Posted by: YuvalShavit
Direct reseller channel conflict, IBM, Software as a service (SaaS)

IBM and i2, a provider of supply chain management (SCM) software, announced today that they will be extending their partnership for i2's FreightMatrix, its transportation management software. Although...


February 22, 2007  12:41 PM

Google Apps make the office suite SaaSy



Posted by: YuvalShavit
Enterprise applications, Google, Software as a service (SaaS)

Google unveiled today its long-anticipated jump into enterprise office suite market with the launch of the Premier Edition of Google Apps. For $50 a year per user, companies can now use Google's suite of word processor, spreadsheet, calendar,...


February 19, 2007  12:21 PM

CDP and open source storage — future of the VAR



Posted by: BKraemer
Application development, Data center disaster recovery planning, Data storage management, Direct reseller channel conflict, Enterprise applications, Open-source, Reseller channel business development, Servers and desktop hardware, Software as a service (SaaS)

Storage continues to be a hot topic among VARs, customers and the tech world in general. One area that's had the magnifying glass help up to it is continuous data protection (CDP). The...


February 16, 2007  8:52 AM

Channel headlines: Msft, Cisco, Ingram, AMD, Novell, Apple, HP



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Application development, Channel, Cisco, Enterprise applications, IBM, IT buyer market research, Linux, Microsoft, Network and application security, Networking technology, News, Open-source, Reseller channel business development, Server virtualization, Servers and desktop hardware, Software as a service (SaaS), Supplier relationship management

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February 15, 2007  7:59 AM

Channel news: Net-transfer speed could help spot malware; SAP skills continue paying offdate.



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Application development, Channel, Data storage management, IBM, IT buyer market research, Microsoft, Network and application security, Networking technology, News, Reseller channel business development, Server virtualization, Servers and desktop hardware, Software as a service (SaaS)

Speed could kill for Internet worms Computer security researchers are developing ways of protecting PCs from malicious programs known as worms by monitoring how fast data is sent...


February 7, 2007  3:44 PM

The post-SOA reality — ISVs become Integrators



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Application development, Channel partner programs, IBM, Open-source, Software as a service (SaaS), Supplier relationship management, Systems and systems management

In a conversation Yuval Shavit and I were having with Rado Nikolov, director of strategy and emerging business, ISV & Developer Relations at IBM (try saying that title twice in one breath),  something I had intuited finally got a number attached to it.  Nikolov said that about 30% of the...


November 9, 2006  11:44 AM

Microsoft’s software as a service moves — a slap to the channel?



Posted by: Brein Matturro
Direct reseller channel conflict, Email -- Exchange, Outlook, Microsoft, Reseller channel business development, Software as a service (SaaS), Supplier relationship management

Steve Ballmer, in an interview with the India Economic Times, said that while he still sees a place for traditional software distribution, "I would say we are moving to a world where there is a lot more electronic distribution. It is a new...


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