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September 3, 2014
This week's Pulse is sponsored by NetSuite

Cloud & SaaS Impact: On-Premises Decline

M.R. Rangaswami

M.R. Rangaswami
Co-Founder & CEO
Sand Hill Group

A major impact of the cloud and SaaS models is the decline of deploying on-premises software. Sand Hill studied this phenomenon in its annual Software CEO / CFO Outlook study. The findings show that software companies’ plans for deployment models will change significantly in 2015.

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Subscription Model Paying off for Adobe

Parker Trewin

Parker Trewin
Senior Director of Global Communications and Content
Aria Systems

Adobe’s decision to break tradition and switch from its traditional perpetual license to a subscription model for its popular software has paid off. This article discusses how the software giant reinvented many aspects of its business and is growing revenues and increasing sales.

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Notable Quote

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"In the oil and gas business, you need smart people and a whole lot of capital. By comparison, in the tech industry, all you need are..."


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This Week's Sponsor: NetSuite



NetSuite Inc. is a leading vendor of cloud computing business management software suites. NetSuite enables companies to manage core key business operations in a single system, which includes Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Accounting, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Ecommerce. NetSuite's "real-time dashboard" technology provides an easy-to-use view into up-to-date, role-specific business information.