Tag: SaaS

Cloud Computing, Tech

Cloud spending forecast to grow despite faltering global economy

October 31, 2022

Via: CIO

Even as enterprises attempt to tackle economic headwinds with budget cutbacks, a research report from market research firm Gartner showed that end-user public cloud spending is expected to grow in 2023. The report, which covers categories such as infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS), […]


How to Clear Security Obstacles and Achieve Cloud Nirvana

August 12, 2022

Via: Dark Reading

Many security practitioners take their eye off cloud and software-as-a-service (SaaS) security based on the faulty assumption that the providers are inherently secure. While most providers are, the cloud is so flexible and customizable that every organization might open different […]

Networking & Wireless, Tech

How to Fill the Void in NetOps Visibility to Reduce Risk

July 7, 2022

Via: CIO

‘Mind the gap’ is an automated announcement used by London Underground for more than 50 years to warn passengers about the gap between the train and the platform edge. It’s a message that would resonate well in IT operations. Enterprises […]

Cloud Computing, Hardware & Software, Tech

Elevating SaaS to its rightful place in the enterprise

December 15, 2020

Via: InfoWorld all

According to Gartner, SaaS (software as a service) remains the largest sector of the cloud computing market and is expected to grow to $117.7 billion in 2021 (a 16 percent increase). This is pretty impressive growth, which largely has been […]

Cloud Computing

Hybrid cloud complexity, rush to adopt pose security risks, expert says

August 17, 2020

Via: CSO Online

As enterprises race to adopt cloud technology, they also encounter a combination of new possible threats from the rapid and frequently unorganized deployment of different cloud-based technologies. Particular concerns surround the adoption of so-called hybrid cloud technologies, Sean Metcalf, founder […]

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing: SaaS, IaaS or PaaS – which is growing fastest?

November 13, 2019

Via: ZDnet

As cloud computing continues to eat up traditional tech spending, businesses are beginning to change where they spend their money. The worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to a total of $266.4 billion, up […]

Cloud Computing, Hardware & Software, Tech

Oracle updates cloud applications as SaaS sales builds momentum

March 19, 2019

Via: ZDnet

Oracle on Tuesday announced improvements to its suite of cloud applications, including the Oracle ERP Cloud, HCM Cloud, SCM Cloud, and CX Cloud. With these updates, Oracle’s customers will see more sophisticated functionality, including more machine learning-powered features. The enhancements […]

Cloud Computing

SaaS cloud subscriptions: When “on-demand” really isn’t

April 9, 2018

Via: CIO

Large legacy on-premise enterprise software vendors, like SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft, continue to push their “on-demand” SaaS cloud products into their customer base. To a large extent, these efforts are designed to counteract the competitive threat posed by the major […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

CIOs embrace SaaS-based TBM to quantify IT’s value

December 6, 2017

Via: CIO

CIOs have long struggled to quantify the value of IT services relative to production costs, a financial black box that sows distrust between the tech department and business divisions. As IT implements additional digital capabilities in service of the business, […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

How to select a SaaS vendor

October 18, 2017

Via: CIO

Kendra Von Esh spent her entire career in the IT organization. She started out developing HR applications, then moved into project management, and then continued up the IT ladder until she landed the role of senior vice president and CIO […]


The identity threat

March 22, 2017

Via: FCW

Identity has always played in a central role in IT. Yet it is not often associated with security. That’s probably because identity is typically managed by the office of the CIO, and not the chief security officer. This is changing. […]

Hardware & Software, Tech

The 3 biggest sales mistakes enterprise software companies make

July 18, 2016

Via: Tech Crunch

For early- to mid-stage B2B software and SaaS companies, selling in to the enterprise is hard. Getting a lot of enterprise customers to pay for your solution on a repeated and long-term basis without seeing your sales growth stall out […]


Is the IRS thinking about a switch to off-the-shelf CRM?

August 19, 2015

Via: itCurated

WHAT: A market research notice from the IRS about software-as-a-service capabilities. WHY: The IRS is in deep water when it comes to customer service. Callers typically wait a half hour or more to speak with a staffer at the tax […]


Platform9 Raises $10M In Series B Funding For Its OpenStack Deployment And Management Service

August 18, 2015

Via: Frederic Lardinois

Platform9, a service that aims to make it easier for businesses to launch an OpenStack private cloud on their existing servers, today announced that it has raised a $10 million Series B funding round led by Menlo Ventures and with […]

Hardware & Software

IBM launches new threat-analytics tools in the cloud

April 21, 2015

Via: itCurated

Ever since its acquisition of Q1 Labs back in 2011, IBM has been selling its QRadar security event management software in the traditional way, whereby customers pay a price and download the version they want. On Tuesday, however, the company […]