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  • How to get the best performance out of Salesforce and other SaaS apps

    Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) has become a standard consideration for even the largest companies, but the tools IT teams have traditionally used for application performance monitoring aren't designed for these online tools. IT needs another way to make sure SaaS applications such as are working properly.

    Written by By Sean Armstrong, AppNeta Director of Product Management29 Jan. 15 08:02
  • How to assess the security of SaaS applications

    This vendor-written tech primer has been edited by Network World to eliminate product promotion, but readers should note it will likely favor the submitter's approach.

    Written by By Ken Asher, Sales Engineer, Security, Smartsheet28 Jan. 15 08:05
  • Accountants to increase cloud investment: study

    Australian accountants have increased use of cloud applications and expect to spend more on the cloud in the future, according to a report by CCH.

    Written by Adam Bender07 Nov. 14 11:34
  • Feds reinforce cloud adoption roadmap

    The Federal Government’s $6 billion ICT spending program will see a greater uptake of cloud services. Under new guidelines, agency heads will be able to use hosted services in Australia and offshore.

    Written by Shahida Sweeney09 Oct. 14 10:55
  • Startup backs services with elasticity of AWS, Azure clouds to outlast DDoS attacks

    Security services startup Sentrix mirrors customer Web sites in Amazon Web Services and Azure clouds in order to dynamically expand site resources during distributed denial of service attacks and keep the sites running until attackers exhaust their resources, give up or move on to easier targets.

    Written by Tim Greene18 Sept. 14 04:52
  • Small businesses seek to take off with the Cloud

    The co-owner of a small Florida-based company was about to have a baby so she sought a more flexible way to run her business. She found the answer in cloud computing technology

    Written by Sharon Gaudin21 Aug. 14 21:45
  • World Cup star Luminoso scores $6.5M to fund expansion of text analytics business

    Text analytics company Luminoso, a 2010 MIT Media Lab spinoff that helps its customers make sense out of unstructured data, has raised a $6.5 million Series A round of funding. The 25-person outfit plans to use the funds for new hires in sales, product management and client services as well as to expand its product line.

    Written by Bob Brown02 July 14 23:08
  • What's really behind the Microsoft-Salesforce deal

    At first glance, it doesn't seem like there are many ways and Microsoft should partner: They both offer competing SaaS services. But upon closer inspection, the deal that the leaders of these two companies spoke so highly of during a joint conference call on Thursday afternoon makes a lot of sense not just for these companies, but customers as well.

    Written by Brandon Butler31 May 14 02:27

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