It’s a SaaS world

Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) is cited as 82% of today’s cloud investments, and is the deployment model for 84% of new applications, so what is SaaS? SaaS is a software distribution model in which applications are hosted by a vendor or service provider, and made available to customers over a network. SaaS provides the most visible value… Continue reading It’s a SaaS world

7 apps every business should consider

As smartphones and tablets have unstoppably consolidated their vice-like grip on everyday life, no business would want to be left behind. Products and services (like ReZoop’s mobile punch card) can be purchased at the press of a button, revolutionizing the way business is conducted and making the marketplace landscape a cutthroat and ever-evolving minefield. There… Continue reading 7 apps every business should consider

For Salesforce, Buddy Media plus Radian6 equals corporate social gold

When all considerations are tallied, it’s possible that Salesforce has invested over a billion dollars into social media through the purchase of Buddy Media and Radian6, not to mention the smaller companies they bought such as Rypple and Jigsaw. Is all of this an ego play to be the biggest and baddest in social media,… Continue reading For Salesforce, Buddy Media plus Radian6 equals corporate social gold

Microsoft gets aggressive in cloud CRM market against Oracle, Salesforce

Microsoft really wants more cloud Customer Relationship Management (CRM) clients and now they’re willing to pay for them. Medium-sized companies with between 50-500 users can receive $150 cash per user if they switch to their Dynamics CRM Online service and sign a 2-year licensing subscription. The offer is open to US and Canada customers only… Continue reading Microsoft gets aggressive in cloud CRM market against Oracle, Salesforce