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Displaying items by tag: Software as a Service Saas

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.

Thursday, 22 February 2007 08:28

Software-as-a-service market set to double

A new report claims the software-as-a-service (SaaS) market is set to double in size during 2007, with 41 percent of respondents planning to spend part of their current budget on SaaS applications, yet only 23 percent currently do so.

Wednesday, 24 January 2007 09:13

OneCare goes international

Microsoft has announced that Windows Live OneCare, its service and security offering, will go on sale in 17 countries on January 30.

Published in Home Tech
Wednesday, 17 January 2007 09:16

Salesforce.com rolls out Apex language and platform

Salesforce.com has delivered the Apex platform and programming language it promised last year.

Published in Market

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc. unveiled a slew of deals with mobile phone handset makers and network operators to feature its Web search services on tens of millions of phones worldwide, the company said on Monday.

Published in Market
Monday, 08 January 2007 17:47

Yahoo offers consumers mobile Web search: paper

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Yahoo Inc. is gearing up to offer its Web search software straight to mobile phone users, bypassing its reliance on network carriers and handset makers, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday.

Published in Market
Google have plugged the email flaw that allowed hackers to harvest Gmail addresses from the address books of Gmail users surfing the web but still logged into their Gmail account. It’s yet another warning to big companies that security and our data are of paramount importance to us, and should be to them, too.

Published in Entertainment
Online CRM vendor Salesforce.com has an immodest ambition for its new AppStore initiative: knocking off Microsoft as a major enterprise development platform.

Published in Home Tech
Thursday, 14 December 2006 17:00

IBM and Yahoo tie-up offers corporate search

IBM and Yahoo are teaming up to offer a free data-search tool for businesses, a quirky move challenging Google and other corporate-search specialists in a blossoming market.

Published in Market
Thursday, 14 December 2006 04:09

Salesforce.com to become iTunes of on-demand apps

Not content with providing a platform to support the development of third-party add-ons for its on-demand CRM system, Salesforce.com has taken a step further and announced AppStore, which it describes as "a single source for trying, buying and deploying on-demand applications".

Published in Home Tech




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