ThePulse Software - Cloud - Mobile
15 MAY 2013        
Cloud Computing SAAS Mobile Big Data Sales & Marketing Leadership
This week's issue brought to you by: Actian

A Blueprint for Software Renewals

Christine Heckart

How does rigorous focus on data enable companies to maximize recurring revenue? ServiceSource’s CMO discusses the importance of understanding the correlation of data quality and business performance and gives three essential steps for creating a data blueprint to gain insight into your customer base.

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Hybrid Cloud Trends

Sinclair SchullerHybrid cloud isn’t just an infrastructure-centric concept, according to Apprenda’s CEO. In this interview he discusses the business challenges and solutions of hybrid clouds, de-risking the adoption of public cloud, how enterprise PaaS helps a mobile services back end and other important cloud trends.

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Open Source Trends

Michael SkokFindings ofthe 2013 Future of Cloud survey show that companies are increasingly turning to open source instead of proprietary vendors’ software. North Bridge Venture Partners sheds light on changes that are happening, what’s on the horizon for open source and the implications for buyers and vendors.

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Cloud Migration Trends

John CowanNeed help in migrating to the cloud? Is your company looking to optimize its IT infrastructure spend in private data centers and public cloud providers? The co-founder and CEO of 6fusion explains the trends in how software and services are addressing these cloud challenges.

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Big Data Analytics

Leslie AmentCan effective usage of Big Data Analysis technologies provide a competitive advantage for adopters despite challenges faced in designing and deploying enterprise-level BDA programs? The SVP of Hypatia Research Group answers that question and discusses other findings from the Big Boom in Big Data Analytics Study.

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2013 Future of Cloud Computing Survey


Sand Hill is one of nearly 60 collaborators on the 3rd annual Future of Cloud Computing Survey sponsored by North Bridge Venture Partners and GigaOM Research. The survey will close May 24, so don’t delay participating and adding your opinions and experience.

TAKE THE SURVEY and share the link among your own network of cloud thought leaders and customers.


This Week's Sponsor: Actian


ActianActian Corporation enables organizations to transact, analyze and take action on big data. Actian is the first to unveil a cloud development platform for building Action Apps, lightweight consumer-style applications that automate actions triggered by real-time changes in data. Actian also incites action for 10,000 customers worldwide with Vectorwise, the world’s fastest and most cost-effective analytical database, and Ingres, the mission-critical OLTP database. Actian is headquartered in California with offices in New York, London, Paris, Frankfurt, Amsterdam and Melbourne. Stay connected with Actian Corporation on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.