By R "Ray" Wang on July 27, 2010
Is your technology provider a hardware vendor or a software vendor? Does your System Integrator now provide solutions in the cloud? These questions will continue as models converge. Hardware, software, and system integration vendors must reinvent new models of revenue. The economic recession has forced business model shifts at the major technology companies.
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By Michael Coté on January 13, 2010
While there wasn’t much meat on the bone, HP and Microsoft’s partnership pushes the industry towards clearer vendor silos for next generation IT management and helps out Azure.
Event Report: 2009 SAP Influencer Summit – SAP Must Put Strategy To Execution In Order To Prove Clarity Of Vision
By R "Ray" Wang on December 11, 2009
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Re-innovation Now At The Heart Of SAP’s Focus And Strategy
SAP has faced a rough two years. From the continuing market pressure on new license revenue, false-start launch of Business By Design (ByD), management restructuring, and issues with […]
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