9 Key Points to Negotiate in a SaaS Agreement
Before settling down and signing a SaaS contract, Derek Singleton of Software Advise suggests negotiating these nine topics first in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on SaaS.
Performance and Scalability in an Agile World
Software development requires flexibility and Jason Carlson of LiquidPlanner discusses how postponing performance and scalability issues can lead to better results in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on Research and Development.
Hybrid Cloud Storage: In Conversation with Ian Howell, CMO of StorSimple
Kamesh Pemmeraju speaks with CMO of StorSimple, Ian Howell on hybrid cloud storage strategy and the evolution of the cloud in this post to his SandHill.com Blog, Leaders in the Cloud.
Reshaping IT Management for Turbulent Times
A new model for managing IT combines factory-style productivity to keep costs down with a more nimble, innovation-focused approach to adapt to rapid change. Learn more in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.
Poll: Facebook of the Enterprise?
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Top Stories from the Past Week
- Salesforce.com Offers a Database in the Cloud (Wall Street Journal)
- Amazon Pulls Wikileaks Plug (ComputerWorld)
- Wikileaks' Julian Assange Wants to Spill Your Corporate Secrets (Forbes)
- Offshoring Blamed in Part for IT's Jobsless Recovery (ComputerWorld)
- Red Hat Acquires Makara to Strengthen Cloud Strategy (ZDNet)
The Latest Software Business News on SandHill.com
All Headlines: IDC projects smartphones and tablets to takeover PCs.
VC Activity: FleetMatics gets $68 million in new funding.
M&A Deals: Google acquires Widevine Technologies, Speech Synthesis Firm, and Phonetic Arts.
Executive Moves: Information technology solutions and services company BEAR Data Solutions named Lantz Litchfield Chief Technology Officer.
Quote of the Week
“Ladies and gentlemen, beware of the false cloud... The cloud is not a box.”
- CEO of Salesforce.com Marc Benioff during his unveiling of Database.com, a computing service to rival Oracle's Exalogic.
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