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Zoho preps Business edition

Zoho is prepping a Business edition of its on demand software suite aimed at small and medium-sized businesses.This new version will compete with Google Apps, which includes only email, calendar, chat, document and spreadsheet applications, and administrative functions, for $50 per user per year.

September 5, 2007 by Dan Farber


Intuit revivifies QuickBase

In November 1999 Intuit acquired QuickBase, Web-based collaboration software. In the ensuing eight years, QuickBase has been barely a blip on Intuit's balance sheet or the software-as-a-service market.

September 5, 2007 by Dan Farber


NetApp claims Sun's ZFS violates its patents

Sun has been touting the ZFS storage software as a key advantage of its Solaris 10 operating system. Network Appliance is alleging that ZFS violates seven of its patents, and is seeking a permanent injunction that would prevent Sun from shipment or further development of the software, which has also been released as open source under the CDDL license.

September 5, 2007 by Dan Farber