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IBM to build out hub for cloud of clouds with Cast Iron acquisition

IBM needs to make sure the core value of integration, a mainstay of its WebSphere brands, does not slide up and out of the enterprises data center and then become controlled then by the likes of cloud leaders Google, Microsoft, Amazon and I guess we can think of Cast Iron as a way to bring WebSphere to cloud integrations.

May 3, 2010 by

Microsoft rolls Windows 7, Azure into Eclipse

Microsoft has announced the integration of Windows 7, Azure and Silverlight tools into the open source Eclipse development platform. The joint project with Canadian company Tasktop Technologies and French company Soyatec was unveiled at the Eclipse Summit Europe in Ludwigsburg, Germany today, with Tasktop Technologies handling integration of Windows 7 and Server 2008 R2 and Soyatec providing Azure and Silverlight plugins.

October 28, 2009 by

NetSuite & Integration

A PSA and CRM Link-upLast week, NetSuite made a number of announcements regarding their OpenAir PSA (Professional Services Automation) solution and the integration this product line has with’s CRM product line.

January 19, 2009 by

SaaSplaza opens European SaaS marketplace

Europe's first pureplay SaaS hosting venture opened its doors last month with a roster of 50 vendors and integration partners on board and an estimated 1 million end user subscribers. Based in the Netherlands but with a Europe-wide reach, SaaSplaza projects its platform will generate more than €100 million (around $150 million) in SaaS revenues for its partners this year.

May 8, 2008 by

How SaaS changes the SI universe

Is SaaS disruptive enough to shake up the systems integration business as ferociously as it promises to shake up the software business? SIs that specialize in SaaS are banking on it. In the past few months I've had some interesting conversations with two leading partners who believe they're building highly defensible businesses on the back of specializing in SaaS.

June 12, 2007 by

Is Google the black hole at the center of the net?

Another day, another announcement about Google pulling the net into its gravity well. and Google have announced an integration that tightly couple AdWords campaign management into the popular CRM/SFA tool. It's a natural fit and I'm trying not to feel all creepy about this but...

June 4, 2007 by

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