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Salesforce and Google Apps

The announcement of Salesforce for Google Apps has again raised questions about why Google hasnt been successful in getting major corporations to widely deploy its Web-based productivity applications, particularly the Google Apps Premier Edition.

Appirio Cloud Storage for Salesforce.com


Appirio today announced Appirio Cloud Storage for Salesforce.com, a new software-as-a-service (SaaS) offering that uses Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) to extend the capabilities of...
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Executives talk about the problems in Enterprise SaaS


There were 2 very interesting SaaS discussions organized during the Always On Summit at Stanford. One session was titled Will the Next Salesforce.com Please Stand Up? and the other was titled Will SaaS Disappear in the...
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Search quality, continued


A few weeks back Udi Manber introduced the search quality group, and the previous posts in this series talked about the ranking of documents. While the ranking of web documents forms the core of what makes search at Google work so well, your search...
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More on Cloud Computing from Dion Hinchcliffe


Dion Hinchcliffe recently provide a comprehensive overview of the status of cloud computing for the enterprise in his post, Enterprise cloud computing gathers steam. It is a good article for spinning your knowledge up on what this trend means...
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Three Tests for the Cloud's Future


We couldn't help but notice how fast Cloud Computing has gone to the top of the hype cycle over the last month. You could say the Cloud is "the internet" in general and it has been there all along, and in fact it may have been referenced 10 or more...
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What PaaS Should Learn from the August 2003 Blackouts


Were in an interesting transition within the software space. Specifically, were all in agreement that SaaS is changing the industry in a very positive way. More importantly, however, is the recent evolution of platform as a service (PaaS), which...
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