Alarming IT Data Points
Vinnie Mirchandani, author of The New Polymath and creator of Deal Architect, dives into the lousy ways tech vendors continue to treat their customers in this post to the SandHill.com Blog, Voice of the Customer.
Guy Smith of Silicon Strategies Marketing examines Google’s handset marketing strategy and sees trouble on the iPhone’s horizon in this post to the SandHill.com Blog Post on software marketing.
Private and Hybrid Cloud Architecture at eBay
Kamesh Pemmaraju and eBay’s VP of Technology James Barrese looks at the differences between private and hybrid clouds and which can be more beneficial for enterprises in this post to his SandHill.com Blog, Leaders in the Cloud.
Retaining Key Employees in Times of Change
Many companies throw financial incentives at senior executives and star performers during times of change. There is a better and less costly solution. Find out how in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.
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Top Stories from the Past Week
- HP Launches ‘Cloud Start’ as Biding War for 3PAR Intensifies (International Business Times)
- Traditional Offshore Outsourcing on the Skids (Internet.com)
- Global CIO: The HP CEO Dream Team: Andreessen & IBM’s Rometty (Information Week)
- Citrix Buys VMLogix (ComputerWorld)
- Microsoft Finally Fueling Yahoo’s Search Engine (Yahoo)
The Latest Software Business News on SandHill.com
All Headlines: SaaS presence excels in small and mid-sized businesses.
VC Activity: Three VCs and Quattrone are set to reap the benefits of 3Par’s bidding war.
M&A Deals: IBM acquires Sterling from AT&T for $1.4 billion.
Executive Moves: San Francisco based Aravo named Robert Shecterle Vice President of Marketing.
Quote of the Week
“To better serve the needs of their enterprises, clients are asking us to help them become internal service providers with the ability to deliver applications through a highly flexible private cloud environment... With CloudStart, HP is enabling clients to optimize applications for private cloud computing today, while providing a platform for a comprehensive, open and hybrid environment in the future.”
- Senior vice president and general manager of Technology Services at HP, Gary M. Budzinski on launching Cloud Start, a simple solution to private cloud hosting.
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