Mvine Challenges Microsoft and Google with B2B Cloud-based Collaboration Platform Serial entrepreneur Frank Joshi founded Mvine Ltd. in 2005 as an online record label and music social network but he soon realized that B2B cloud platforms have great market growth potential and Mvine platform was re-designed to serve also as a social businesses software system. Recently, the company released its new social business platform in the United Kingdom and most experts agree that Mvine is trying to set foot at markets traditionally occupied by business collaboration platforms like Microsoft Sharepoint and Salesforce Chatter. The UK-based company also faces other serious
by kiril on March 2, 2011
by cloudtweaks on February 14, 2011
Apple Inc. is working on the first of a new line of less-expensive iPhones and an overhaul of software services for the devices, people familiar with the matter said, moving to accelerate sales of its smartphones amid growing competition. One of the people, who saw a prototype of the phone late last year, said it is intended for sale alongside Apple’s existing line. The new device would be about half the size of the iPhone 4, which is the current model. The new phone—one of its code names is N97—would be available to carriers at about half the price of
by cloudtweaks on December 8, 2010
It’s True, Cloud TV will most likely replace Local TV altogether ‘Internet TV’ and ‘3D TV’ were the most searched terms of the entertainment genre for year 2010. Service providing has reached new levels since the advent of cloud computing. Now, experience games, applications and much more over the internet regardless of the device you use. Let it be an iPad or a laptop or a low end personal computer, now all you require is a browser and an internet connection to get applications, games and TV on your computer. The concept of cloud TV is different from web television.
by cloudtweaks on August 5, 2010
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing (http://www.salesforce.com/cloudcomputing/) company, today announced that Service Cloud 2 has been cited as a Leader in “The Forrester Wave™: CRM Suites Customer Service Solutions, Q3 2010″ (Forrester Research, Inc., July, 2010). Service Cloud 2 scored highest among all vendors in the report for its strategy, and ranked high for its usability, time-to-value and product strategy. According to the Report: Salesforce.com was recognized for “growing quickly by making CRM solutions available through the SaaS deployment model.” Specifically, the company was noted for providing very strong support for: “Phone agents,
by cloudtweaks on July 27, 2010
SAN MATEO, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire/ — Gemini Mobile Technologies (″Gemini″) announced at ″Wireless Japan 2010″ in Tokyo that it will release Hibari (meaning ″Cloud Bird″ in Japanese) as open source. Hibari is a database optimized for the highly reliable, highly available storage of massive data, so-called ″Big Data.″ Hibari can be used in Cloud Computing Applications such as web mail, Social Networking Services (SNS), and other services requiring storage of tera-bytes and peta-bytes of new daily data. Hibari, developed by Gemini, is based on distributed non-relational database technologies of key value store and chain replication. These technologies bring benefits
by cloudtweaks on July 22, 2010
World’s largest social networking service selects world’s leading enterprise cloud for CRM SAN FRANCISCO, July 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM), the enterprise cloud computing company, today announced that Facebook (http://www.Facebook.com/facebook) has selected Salesforce CRM (http://www.salesforce.com/crm/sales-force-automation) to manage its fast-growing sales operations. Facebook Looks to the Cloud to Increase Sales Process Efficiency Facebook evaluated the pros and cons of enhancing its own system or selecting a cloud computing CRM system and went with the Sales Cloud 2 for the inherent benefits of cloud computing, particularly its quick implementation time and the ability to scale along with the company’s rapid growth.
by cloudtweaks on July 15, 2010
The cloud computing market is overheated, and many cloud providers are making some very avoidable blunders As the cloud computing market continues to heat up, I’m seeing some very profound mistakes made by both established and emerging cloud computing providers. Watch out for these blunders as you explore possible cloud providers. Cloud computing mistake No. 1: Not focusing on the APIs Whether the vendor is providing applications, infrastructure, or platforms, their clouds need to provide API access. APIs should be required for everything from accessing a credit report, such as for a CRM provider, to provisioning a virtual server, such
by cloudtweaks on July 6, 2010
SYDNEY, July 6 /PRNewswire/ — Freelancer.com, the world’s number one outsourcing marketplace, announced today their findings on the fastest growing online outsourcing jobs in Q2 with the release of the Freelancer 50. “We’ve outsourced more projects (725,000) than any other website on the planet. This coupled with the largest user base of 1.6 million professionals allows us to take a look at a look at a large cross section of projects and puts us in the unique position of being able to draw conclusions about what’s hot in the online job market,” said Matt Barrie, Chief Executive of Freelancer.com. The