The Expansion of Indian IT
As co-chair of the 2010 NASSCOM Product Conclave, M.R. Rangaswami takes an opportunity to delve into the world of Indian IT businesses and startups and share his knowledge in an interview with Ramya Rajesh from Prayag Consulting in this post to his SandHill.com Blog, M.R.’s Perspectives.
Do You Need a Cloud Strategy? – Part II
Continuing with Part II of his series, Kamesh Pemmaraju helps enterprises plot a course through the Cloud to develop a business-focused cloud strategy with enterprise and service oriented architecture in this post to his SandHill.com Blog, Leaders in the Cloud
How Innovators are Changing IT Offshoring
A new managed-services business model helps both the customers and the employees of offshore-service providers. Learn more in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.
Cloud Execs: Join Our Dinner Event in the Boston Area Nov. 9
Sand Hill Group is co-hosting an exclusive dinner event on Tuesday, November 9 at 6:00pm at Henrietta's Table inside the Charles Hotel Cambridge, Mass. The topic for the evening will be "Achieving Technology Leadership in the Cloud" and will discuss implications for ISVs and software-centric organizations. We will also share highlights from our "Leaders in the Cloud" research study. Cloud executives from the Boston area are invited to attend the event for an exclusive dinner and an evening of thought-provoking and insightful peer discussions.
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Top Stories from the Past Week
- New York City Workers Going to Microsoft’s Cloud (Datamation)
- Salesforce CEO Beinoff Talks Cloud, Calls Zuckerberg Next Bill Gates (eWeek)
- Users List What’s Wrong with Software Vendors (ComputerWorld)
- Oracle’s Phillips Lands First CEO Job At Atlanta’s Infor (WSJ)
- Global CIO: Oracle and Cisco Join Forces on $1-Trillion Idea (InformationWeek)
The Latest Software Business News on SandHill.com
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VC Activity: Hadoop-based enterprise software company Cloudera raised $25 million in funding.
M&A Deals: IBM buys financial governance software vendor Clarity Systems.
Executive Moves: Evernote raises $20 million in investment round.
Quote of the Week
“By capitalizing on the city's buying power, consolidating dozens of separate city agency license agreements into a single one, and paying for software based on use, we'll save $50 million over the next five years.”
- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a statement announcing New York City’s
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