When outsourcing to India becomes pricy, Guy Smith discusses how some companies are turning to other markets in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on New Era, New Thinking.
Market Success Demands Third-Party Solutions
Cris Wendt talks about why software companies would use third party solutions in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on The State of Software Pricing.
How Some Companies are Expanding in the Cloud
Kamesh Pemmaraju analyzes noteworthy announcements that advance the cloud computing market in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on Leaders in the Cloud.
DON’T MISS: The Evolution of the IaaS Model and the Cloud
Kamesh Pemmaraju speaks with Ellen Rubin of CloudSwitch on customer concerns on switching to the Cloud in this post to the SandHill.com Blog on Cloud Collaboration.
McKinsey’s Snapshot of Current Economic Conditions
A global survey shows that it’s been a tough two months for the world economy, with the eurozone at the core of executives’ fears. But most predict that their companies will continue to grow. Read why in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.
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Top Stories from the Past Week
- Quarterly VC Investment Activity Way Up... But Still Way Down (PE Hub)
- Outlook for Microsoft’s Move into Cloud Computing? Cloudy. (Washington Post)
- Protectionist US Moves Worry Indian Tech Firms (Live Mint)
- Intel Posts $2.9 Billion Profit, Cites Strong Demand (CNET)
- Microsoft Says 12th Alleged Russian Spy Was Employee (Bloomberg Businessweek)
The Latest Software Business News on SandHill.com
All Headlines: Cloud platforms and how big companies are taking them in different directions.
VC Activity: Dow Jones VentureSource sees most US venture capital deals in technology.
M&A Deals: Google acquires MetaWeb to strengthen its search results structure.
Executive Moves: Aggregate Knowledge has named Robert Zamzow Vice President of Midwest Sales.
Quote of the Week
“Everything at [Microsoft] right now is going to the cloud in one way or another... [Some partners have begun to move to the cloud, but] it's time for the rest of them to get on board and come with us.”
- Jon Roskill, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Group on Microsoft’s cloud moves.
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