The Pulse - A newsletter by Sandhill.com
April 15, 2015
This week's Pulse is sponsored by Actian
 
 

Container Services Trends and Vendor Landscape

Myroslav Rys

Myroslav Ry
Infrastructure and Operations Management Expert
SoftServe

Container services is a new business for cloud providers, and most of them are not yet ready for production-grade use. This article discusses trends and compares the technologies. It also analyses the popular Docker Engine.

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Seven Stages of SaaS / Cloud Customer Journey

Omid Razavi

Omid Razavi
Independent Customer Success Consultant

In SaaS / XaaS, customer results must be delivered at the speed and scale that competition cannot match. This article discusses the seven stages of the SaaS / cloud customer journey and how they impact sales and marketing differently than the traditional software sales process.

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Tips for Automating Cloud Provisioning

Chip Epps

Chip Epps
Senior Director
Product Marketing
OneLogin

Manually provisioning and managing user accounts among SaaS providers is a labor-intensive and error-prone task. This article discusses three requirements for automating provisioning activities across all user accounts and cloud applications.

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Reducing Churn with SaaS Microsegmentation

Roey Libfeld

Roey Libfeld
Head of Business Development and Market Research
Discovercloud.com

The introduction of the SaaS model in B2B applications opened the floodgates for a wealth of information that software providers can collect. This article discusses SaaS microsegmentation of users to create a one-on-one, tailored customer experience throughout the user’s life cycle and reduce churn.

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Cloud ERP Solutions: Can You Afford to Wait?

Stewart Florsheim

Stewart Florsheim, VP, Marketing
Kenandy, Inc

Whether you’re a midmarket organization running your business on a combination of business applications or a large enterprise using a legacy ERP system, does your current solution allow you to compete with best-of-breed companies? Here are some questions to ask to determine your competitiveness.

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Events

 
 

SuiteWorldAttend SuiteWorld, May 4-7

Experience the #1 Cloud ERP event for free! Get your SuitePass and mingle with thousands of high-tech professionals at SuiteWorld, May 4-7 in Silicon Valley. Catch keynotes from cloud pioneers for insight into the latest technology trends that transform the business landscape. Attend special breakout sessions and learn how to drive business growth with increased efficiency and scalability. Explore 100+ value added solutions from the NetSuite ecosystem in the SuiteWorld Expo. What are you waiting for? Get a free pass to SuiteWorld now.

 
 

Billing Innovators SummitBilling Innovators Summit West 2015
RE>Think 2015

SandHill is proud to be a sponsor of this MGI Research event on April 29 at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco. Use promo code SandhillLeader for a 10 percent discount on tickets.
The only independently organized conference solely focused on billing and finance solutions, this event will deliver high quality, actionable insights to help business, finance and IT executives understand the risks, rewards and opportunities of re-engineering their processes/systems today.
Topics will include:

  • How leading companies are addressing the need for agile finance and billing solutions
  • The latest on pricing innovations
  • New approaches to using pricing to increase customer retention and grow marketshare
  • Risks, rewards and realities of implementing and managing next generation billing and finance solutions

Click here to register for the Billing Innovators Summit.

 
 
 

This Week's Sponsor: Actian

 
 

ActianActian powers the action-driven enterprise in the Age of Data, delivering rapid time to analytic value with a modular approach that connects data assets behind the scenes, enables unconstrained analytics and scales almost without limits. Actian is headquartered in California with offices in Austin, New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Melbourne. Stay connected with Actian Corporation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

 

 

 






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