Red Hat’s Open Cloud Play
Kamesh Pemmaraju says Red Hat’s open source cloud play is evolutionary and rivals that of Microsoft and VMware. Read why in this post to his SandHill.com Blog “Leaders in the Cloud.”
9 Tips to Improve Marketing's Relevance
Michael Cannon of the Silver Bullet Group shares insight on how to improve the connection between your marketing and your customers in order to enable greater competitive differentiation and speed revenue growth in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on marketing best practices.
5 Predictions for Social Media in Customer Service
TSIA’s Shawn Santos explores the implications for software and services vendors posed by social media in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on Enterprise 2.0.
The Web's Hundred-Billion-Euro Surplus
Consumers get the bulk of it with free services like social networks. Will industry dynamics shift as providers and advertisers try to get a bigger share? Find out in this analysis from The McKinsey Quarterly.
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Top Stories from the Past Week
- Desktop Virtualization: Confusion Reigns Over Software Licensing (Computerworld)
- CFOs Expect Higher Revenues and More M&A in 2011 (eWeek)
- The Economics of SaaS (ZDNet)
- SAP to Fight Oracle's $1.3 billion Jury Award (Computerworld)
- Amazon to Offer Oracle's Database in the Cloud (Computerworld)
The Latest Software Business News on SandHill.com
All Headlines: HP's Palm set to unveil tablet.
VC Activity: EnterpriseDB raises $13 million.
M&A Deals: Time Warner buys Navisite for $230 million.
Executive Moves: Identity management app maker UnboundID named Andy Spillane Chief Product Officer.
Quote of the Week
“It's like the IRS tax code... As corporate employees start using many different devices - smartphones, laptops, iPads - corporations are asking, 'How many licenses am I going to have to buy?'”
- Dave Buchholz, principal engineer at Intel Corp.'s Intel IT unit, on the confusion surrounding desktop virtualization licenses
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