By Phil Wainewright on June 26, 2012
It’s difficult to see how Yammer will improve SharePoint, or what value it will add for customers. It’s just another tool in an increasingly chaotic Microsoft toolbox.
By Michael Krigsman on December 4, 2011
Photo credit: Cloud watching by Michael Krigsman TechCrunch trumpeted an odd lack of interest in SAP’s acquisition of human capital management vendor, SuccessFactors, for $3.4 billion. The popular technology startup blog offered these choice comments: In what is perhaps the most boring piece of tech news to come out of this week, German software giant […]
By Josh Greenbaum on November 15, 2011
Providing cloud-based storage seems so commodity-like, and so hard to defend as a unique differentiator, that it would seem that Box.net, despite the dynamic vigor of the company and its CEO, Aaron Levie, couldn’t really make a go of it in the market. After all, some very very big companies, like Microsoft, Google, and Amazon, […]
By R "Ray" Wang on May 29, 2011
Executive Profile Series Delivers The Inside View On Disruptive Technologies Starting this week, we’ll be kicking off an on-going series of interviews with the people behind the technologies in Cloud Computing and Social Business. The interviews should provide insightful points of view from a customer, industry, and vendor perspective. The transcript of the 30 minute […]
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By Phil Wainewright on January 25, 2011
Filesharing-to-collaboration cloud apps vendor Box epitomises how cloud apps are growing up to become enterprise-grade. Despite the rounded corners on the company’s cuddly brand image, it has had to sharpen up to become a fit for the square hole that is enterprise computing.