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SaaS: Conversion of On-Premise Software to the Cloud Fuel Rapid Growth of SaaS Revenues

By Dick Weisinger

Global SaaS sales reached $15 billion in the second quarter of 2017, a 31 percent increase over the same period in 2016, according to a study by Synergy Research Group.  Microsoft is the biggest leader in this market, followed by

Cloud Computing: Will the Cloud Suffocate Open Source?

By Dick Weisinger

The cloud is making proprietary software cool again, or at least it is making open source code less relevant for enterprise IT.  Open Source rose to popularity because of its cost savings.  Other characteristics like code quality and availability were

Cloud Computing: What’s Wrong with SaaS ??

By Dick Weisinger

Given the massive shift to cloud computing and SaaS over the last five years, one can only conclude that the SaaS model must be doing something right.  Cost and Flexibility are the two benefits of SaaS most commonly cited.  But

Cloud Security: Market for Specialized Cloud Security Tools Grows Rapidly

By Dick Weisinger

The popularity of cloud computing drove $114 billion in revenues in 2016, and the cloud’s popularity is only increasing, and at a very rapid pace.  But as applications and data migrate to the cloud, so too does the need to

IT Automation: Enabling Faster Time to Market with Decreased Downtimes

By Dick Weisinger

Automating IT and cloud services is helping top-performing companies further improve their efficiency. A study sponsored by Puppet found a strong correlation between high productivity and high adoption of IT automation tools.  The highest performing organizations, for example, automate nearly