SaaS For Startups: 6 Things Every CEO Should Know SaaS packages have evolved from large enterprise commodities to must-have solutions for businesses of all sizes. Once reserved for large corporate infrastructures, the evolution in cloud technology and the BYOD trends have changed how businesses use and license out SaaS platforms. That being said, with all of the choices out there, it can be difficult to choose exactly which service platform is really the most efficient and cost-effective for a small startup. Image via Flickr Office Now For startup CEOs, it’s your job to weigh the cost of investments in hopes they’ll support the future
Cloud Predictions for the New Year Making predictions for the coming year has become a time-honored tradition in the tech field, so I thought we’d have a little fun with it here at CloudTweaks by predicting what’s not going to happen. 1. Amazon won’t continue to be synonymous with the cloud. EC2 and S3 are popular and established, but they’re seeing mounting competition from Microsoft, Google, HP, IBM, telcoms, and a number of smaller providers. Plus, Amazon seems far more interested in devices and apps lately — as it should be. 2. Apple won’t be successful in the cloud. The
Launch of the Oracle Health Sciences Cloud Just a few years back, everything from health records to appointment scheduling was accessed and updated by development and maintenance of some on-site technology in almost all the healthcare organizations. And now, of late, SaaS has emerged as a pattern changer and gained immense popularity in the health sciences sector leading to widespread use of cloud computing services. It has certainly spread its roots firmly in the health sector by reflecting a good number of unprecedented advantages. Oracle/Oracle Health Services Oracle has been the front-runner in health sciences with almost all big U.S.
Brightpearl Bets on SaaS to Promote Its Integrated Multifunctional Solution By Kiril Kirilov of CloudTweaks Bristol-based Brightpearl was founded by Chris Tanner and Andrew Mulvenna in 2007 with the idea there is a niche in the financial software market. The company specializes in development of end-to-end web based solutions and offers its product as Software as a Service (SaaS). Actually, their flagship solution includes integrated CRM, accounting, order and stock management, website and e-commerce management, and help desk modules intended for SMEs. The company allows customers to use these modules separately or as a fully integrated platform. In an increasingly
GridGain Interview With Nikita Inanov, CEO Cloudtweaks.com had an opportunity recently to speak with Nikita Inanov, the CEO of GridGains Systems. GridGain Systems is a privately funded startup company developing an innovative JVM-based Cloud Application Platform that enables rapid development of highly scalable SaaS or traditional enterprise and social web applications that scale on any grid or cloud infrastructure. Nikita has over 18 years of experience in software development, a vision and pragmatic view of where development technology is going, and high quality standards in software engineering and entrepreneurship holding various positions architecting and leading software product development for start-up
Cloud Computing Market to Reach $25 Billion by 2013 ROCKVILLE, MD–(Marketwire – October 19, 2010) – MarketResearch.com has announced the addition of Renub Research’s new report “Cloud Computing – SaaS, PaaS, IaaS Market, Mobile Cloud Computing, M&A, Investments, and Future Forecast, Worldwide” to their collection of Internet Applications market reports. For more information, visit http://www.marketresearch.com/product/display.asp?ProductID=2807915 A major shift in the way companies obtain software and computing capacity is under way as more companies tap into Web-based applications. Cloud Computing refers to both the applications delivered as services over the Internet and the hardware and systems software in the data centers