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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

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

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

Information Builders shows there's life in the over 40s yet

Information Builders is finally preparing to announce its new UK boss -- as the group gets its new I-way subsidiary split off and launched into the information management "integration" business. The appointment of Jim Irving as managing director of Information Builders in the UK illustrates how completely recruitment of senior executives has switched -- two years ago, only young, Web-centric newcomers were considered.

September 24, 2001 by

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