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Displaying items by tag: Software as a Service Saas

Microsoft took its answer to Adobe's Flash technology, Silverlight, to the development community yesterday, with chief architect Ray Ozzie waxing lyrical about the new browser-based software at the company's annual MIX conference for developers.

Published in Strategy
Thursday, 26 April 2007 17:02

Is the mainstream ready for SaaS?

Comment In the world of IT, we are constantly debating the latest trends and developments. Usually, although granted unsurprisingly, these deliberations revolve almost exclusively around the features of a particular technology, more often than not taking the form of "is technology/solution XYZ ready for adoption by mainstream customers or is it a bleeding-edge solution that is likely to appeal only those in desperate need of its features?"

Published in Market

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Salesforce.com Inc. introduced software on Monday that allows business customers to more easily manage and share documents, e-mail and videos, much as they do on Web sites like YouTube and Gmail.

Published in Market
The addition of ContentExchange to Salesforce.com's software-as-a-service offering puts another arrow in the company's quiver.

In a world of dedicated hosting services at expensive pricing and a lack of flexibility in instantly upgrading servers, a new virtual hosting solution allowing instant changes to capacity, memory and more has just been launched. Is it a true revolution?

Published in Home Tech
Launched on the first anniversary of the WorkChoices legislation, PeopleInsite claims to be the only system in Australia that can create, store, lodge and report on compliant workplace agreements.

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 26 March 2007 14:49

Informatica launches SaaS data integration

Data integration specialist, Informatica, is now offering data integration as a hosted service, initially for Salesforce.com data but plans to expand into other hosted applications.

Published in Strategy
Monday, 19 March 2007 13:38

Adobe's Apollo to revolutionize web apps?

Not just the Roman God of the sun, medicine and much more, Apollo is now a new cross platform rich online application development environment that Adobe hopes will truly shine!

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Friday, 16 March 2007 10:55

Glide brings Macs and cellphones together

Transmedia - provider of the Glide hosted office productivity applications - has introduced a service that enables Mac users to transfer and synchronise any files on their Mac with a range of compatible cellphones.

Published in Mobility
A report in Information Week that the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) may shun the idea of upgrading to Windows Vista and Microsoft Office in favor of Linux and Google Apps must be giving the big software company air sickness.

Published in Beerfiles
Monday, 05 March 2007 01:56

'Photoshop Online' for consumers, not pros

The idea of a web-based version of Photoshop has attracted lots of attention. Media coverage has been clear that the software would be even simpler than Photoshop Elements, but so much of the surrounding chatter has missed that point that Adobe has provided further clarification.

Thursday, 01 March 2007 05:56

Photoshop online within six months

Adobe will continue its move into the software-as-a-service (SaaS) market with a free, entry-level version of Photoshop.

The latest entrant into the word processing world is a bolt out of the blue, offering 200Mb of free online storage, collaboration tools, a file and ideas organizer, a PDF viewer and more – and it’s free!

Published in Entertainment
Tuesday, 27 February 2007 13:15

Million-seat open-source email rollout

In what they claim is the largest-ever open source deal, collaboration developer Open-Xchange and web hosting company 1&1 Internet have announced a partnership to deliver over one million hosted business email and collaboration accounts using Open-Xchange's Smart Collaboration technology.

Tuesday, 27 February 2007 07:56

Google Apps get thumbs-down from big bank

A major bank has tested Google Apps but found the search giant's software-as-a-service (SaaS) answer to the ubiquitous office programs don't meet its users' needs.

Many analysts and media pundits are decrying the "major weakness" of Google Apps that keeps Microsoft Office on top of the game is the fact that it's not avialable offline. However, has anyone considered what could be achieved if Google worked together with the OpenOffice.org crowd?

Saturday, 24 February 2007 20:50

The world snaps over Google Apps

Is the backlash against Microsoft Office that great that the world will suddenly shift to using Google Apps and dumping Microsoft’s flagship software, after Windows itself? Don’t make me laugh.

Published in Entertainment
Friday, 23 February 2007 23:39

Google Apps fills the Office alternative gaps

Despite years of OpenOffice and competition from Corel’s WordPerfect Office Suite, Google Apps could well be the circuit breaker that offers the true challenge to the undeniable dominance of the Microsoft Office system.

Published in Entertainment
Google’s newly released online productivity suite Google Apps has already replaced Microsoft Office at more than 100,000 small to medium enterprises and has been deployed at two of the largest companies in the world, according to the search leader’s enterprise product boss.

Published in Market
Friday, 23 February 2007 05:33

Avaya taps Google Apps

Business communications major Avaya says it will link its IP Office telephony system with Google Apps Premier Edition to help deliver improved productivity to small businesses.




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