Cloud Expo Early Bird Savings
A robust ecosystem of solutions providers is emerging around cloud computing.
Here, SYS-CON's Cloud Computing Journal expands its list of most active
players in the fast-emerging Cloud Ecosystem, from the 'mere' 100 we
identified back in January of this year, to half as many again - testimony,
if any further were needed, to the fierce and continuing growth of the
"Elastic IT" paradigm throughout the world of enterprise computing.
Editorial note: The words in quotation marks used to describe the various
services and solutions in this round-up are in every case taken from the Web
sites cited. As ever we encourage software engineers, developers, IT
operations managers, and new/growing companies in every case to "suck it and
see" by downloading or otherwise sampling the offering in question for
(Omissions to this Top 150 list sh... (more)
One sure sign that a new technology market is approaching critical mass is
when people start fighting over it. I'm not talking about abstract
arguments and dialectical debates about meanings and means. I'm talkin'
fisticuffs, mano a mano, the sweet science! And with cloud computing, it's
on now, Baby.
OK, maybe it was more like one-sided trash talking at the weigh-in before a
title bout, but this week we heard plenty of it, in two weight classes, no
In the middle-weight division, we saw the young and scrappy contender
NetSuite mixing it up with aging titlist SAP and at... (more)
NetSuite announced a special sales program that makes it easy and cost
effective for companies focused on energy-saving "green" technologies and
business models to acquire NetSuite's software for Enterprise Resource
Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and Ecommerce. The new
program, which features a first-year 50% discount on the company's full
on-demand business suite, is a key part of NetSuite's ongoing effort to
enable the "green economy" by recognizing and supporting progressive-minded
organizations that want to move their key business computing resources t... (more)
Cloud Computing on Ulitzer
There is little doubt that cloud computing is big news, but who is gaining
your mind share? Amazon, NetSuite, and Salesforce.com, have been in the
news recently with a number of announcements.
So many that I've been attempting to track them by creating specific journals
Our experiences are likely to be different, and barring actual surveys and
research, is subjective and based largely on our own impressions and
perceptions of which companies are in the news or making news in this
There are several lists that are excellent points of ... (more)
Awarepoint Corporation, a provider of ZigBee-based real-time location system
(RTLS) solutions to the healthcare market, today announced that Edward J.
Zander has joined the company's board of directors. Zander has spent more
than 35 years in the technology sector. He has played a key role in shaping
some of the major paradigm shifts in technology that impact the world today.
These include the move from mainframes to minicomputers; minicomputers to
workstations; PCs to networking and to the Internet; hardware to software;
and the revolution in wireless devices and mobility.
InsideView announced InsideView for NetSuite, the first Social Intelligence
application to bring social media to both CRM and ERP, optimizing core
business processes that are essential to driving the success or failure of
every business. InsideView for NetSuite now allows NetSuite users to have
instant access to relevant intelligence harvested from emerging social media,
such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, Jigsaw and NetProspex, as well as
editorial sources, such as Thomson Reuters and Capital IQ (a Standard &
Poor's Company), directly within NetSuite, empoweri... (more)