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SaaS: Hardware Vendors Suffer from the Success of the Cloud

By Dick Weisinger

25 to 35 percent of all servers shipped this year are being sent to cloud providers, and by 2017, the percentage will increase to 45, or close to half. Frank Gens, Senior Vice President and Chief Analyst at IDC, told ComputerWorld that ”what

SaaS: Continual Disruption Shakes Even Established SaaS Vendors

By Dick Weisinger

The world of technology seems to spin at ever more dizzying speeds.  15 years ago, change was happening rapidly at a speed that was referred to then as ‘Internet time’.  But change is happening even more rapidly now.  Maybe now

SaaS: Collaboration and Mobile Computing Drive Growth

By Dick Weisinger

The Software as a Service (SaaS) market will grow 16.8 percent to $16.7 billion in 2013 and reach $21.3 billion by 2015, based on a report from Siemer & Associates.  Drivers for SaaS growth are what the report calls “smart

SaaS Security: Scrutinizing the Security Terms of Cloud Vendor Contracts

By Dick Weisinger

Numerous surveys and reports have found that the biggest worry businesses have today about adopting cloud/SaaS technologies is security.  For example, security is reported as a top concern by analysts like IDC, Gartner, and Forrester. With concerns around security high, it

Mobile and SaaS CRM: Explosive Growth of Mobile CRM Apps

By Dick Weisinger

CRM is moving to mobile.  Gartner is predicting that between now and the end of next year that there will be a 500 percent growth in the number of mobile CRM apps available.  Currently app stores have about 200 CRM