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Does Gartner understand cloud computing? By Simon Ellis of Labslice – CloudTweaks Contributor I like the Gartner Magic Quadrant. It provides for a quick overview of a specific domain, lists the key players and assigns them a high-level effectiveness rank. It’s a great tool, and also a very dangerous one. For those who understand a domain it provides reinforcement and a third-party perspective. And for those who don’t, it affords a quick way to select a vendor or choose a technology — the modern equivalent of “no-one gets fired for selecting IBM”. Having placed many IaaS bets as a cloud
Remove Barriers and Empower Developers with Cloud Computing Learn how the cloud can enable innovation and facilitate collaboration while reducing organizational costs for even the most complex development organization. Forrester Principal Analyst Dave West will present “An Industry Viewpoint: ALM in the Cloud.” CollabNet CEO Bill Portelli will also discuss new trends in cloud computing, as well as CollabNet’s latest-cutting edge developments for hosted Agile tools. Join the revolution—see why the development world is turning to Cloud! Register for the Free Webinar An Industry Viewpoint ALM and the cloud CollabNet and Forrester are teaming up to bring you an insightful
Drive Marketing ROI in the Cloud with Microsoft® Dynamics CRM Online Microsoft® Dynamics CRM Online provides end-to-end management of marketing programs, from data acquisition and segmentation, to campaign management and analysis of responses and activities, to tracking campaign opportunity return on investment (ROI). Attend this webcast to see Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online in action, including integration to Microsoft Business Productivity Online Services (BPOS), and learn about customers who have used Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online to address areas such as: Internet marketing and Web-to-lead capture, campaign planning and budgeting, marketing list data management, event management, marketing workflow, lead distribution and qualification,
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Nov 15, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — News Facts: Quest Software, Inc. (QSFT 25.97, -0.25, -0.95%) today unveiled 11 technology predictions for 2011 based on results of its annual survey conducted at The Experts Conference (TEC) U.S., hosted earlier this year by Quest. Survey results were analyzed by Quest experts to extract key insights and compelling trends. Based on analysis of this year’s TEC conference survey responses from in-the-trenches IT practitioners, as well as historical perspective gleaned from conducting annual surveys, Quest offers the following 11 predictions about key technology trends and practices. To download the complete description
Cloud computing spending will account for 25% of annual IT expenditure growth by 2012 and nearly a third of the growth the following year. “The battle for Cloud dominance is heating up, with the release of Office 365, it will be very interesting to see where the next big play comes from. Andrew Gradwell Director – Cloud Hypermarket” The Cloud has been around for a little while now. The development of the cloud has taken place over the last few years, led in the most part by Google’s innovations in Email, Document storage Cloud Apps and their SharePoint Alternative in
REDMOND, Wash. — Nov. 4, 2010 — Businesses that choose to run business applications in the cloud can help reduce energy consumption and carbon emissions by a net 30 percent or more versus running those same applications on their own infrastructure. These findings, from a study commissioned by Microsoft Corp. and conducted by Accenture and WSP Environment & Energy, demonstrate cloud computing’s potential to operate business applications more efficiently. Large datacenters, like those run by Microsoft, benefit from economies of scale and operational efficiencies beyond what corporate IT departments can achieve. Benefits become even more significant for a small business
NEW YORK, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ — Business and government executives overwhelmingly expect their organizations to use Cloud computing within the next two years, according to results of a survey by KPMG LLP, the audit, tax, and advisory firm. Taken at the recent Oracle OpenWorld 2010 trade show in San Francisco, the survey of 174 show attendees found that 90 percent of the executives and 68 percent of the middle managers said they are using or plan to use Cloud-based services within two years. “The survey results reflect wide acceptance of Cloud-based services among executives, who are increasingly recognizing the Cloud’s