Saturday, May 15, 2021

Jeffrey Kaplan

Cloud Computing: Small, Big Players Cooperate

The rapid growth of Cloud Computing has inspired various prognostications regarding a looming battle between the legacy hardware and software vendors of the past and a new...

Business Processes Transformed by SaaS

The latest aspect of the business world to benefit from a rapidly evolving set of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions is inter-enterprise processes, such as e-procurement and supply-chain systems....

Cloud Computing’s Effect on the Hosting Industry

For the past decade, hosting companies have made a comfortable living offering relatively undifferentiated (i.e., ‘vanilla’) services to a wide array of corporate customers. Now, the rapid...

How Cloud Computing Helps Mine User Data

One of the unique benefits -- not yet fully realized -- of the emerging cloud computing trend is also one of the most controversial aspects of today’s...

Cloud Computing 2.0 and the Changing IT Manager

Everyone’s talking about cloud computing and Gartner has named it the top strategic technology in 2010. Yet, many CIOs and other IT managers I talk with are...

Top Ten Reasons to Use SaaS

I’ve been talking about the benefits of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) for so long it always amazes me when I have to go back to basics to help the...

SaaS Survey Reveals Real World Experience

Anyone who still believes that the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) movement, along with the broader cloud computing phenomenon, are just the latest over-hyped technology industry trends should take a...

Are SaaS/Cloud Computing Vendors Offering Questionable Contracts?

ALSO SEE: Is SaaS Working for You? Survey by Datamation/THINKstrategies AND: 85 Cloud Computing Vendors Shaping the Emerging Cloud Today’s cloud-based alternatives to traditional, on-premise,...

Is SaaS Working for You? Survey by Datamation/THINKstrategies

Take the SaaS Survey. Results to be posted soon! Everyone seems to be talking about Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), but we want to know what you’re really doing with SaaS…and...

Using the Cloud to Guard Against Vendor Lock-In

The rapid pace of technological innovation, combined with today’s turbulent economic environment, is fundamentally changing the competitive landscape of the IT industry. In turn, corporate decision-makers are...

It’s Time for IT Managers to Adopt Cloud Computing

Over a year ago in this space (“Time is Right to Consider SaaS and Cloud Computing”), I suggested that it was time for IT decision-makers and their...

Simplifying the Term ‘Cloud Computing’

Few terms have captured as much attention and caused as much confusion among IT and business decision-makers as ‘cloud computing’. The Wall Street Journal even published an article...

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