ZeroStack and Nimble get close to offering a converged infrastructure solution

ZeroStack and Nimble get close to offering a converged infrastructure solution

Converged infrastructure -- a last-gasp attempt to justify existence or a valid approach?

03/27/17

Atlassian moves to integrate its Trello acquisition

Atlassian moves to integrate its Trello acquisition

Fast charging Aussie developer tool company Atlassian made news when it acquired Trello a couple of months ago. Today they’re pulling the trigger on some product synergies.

03/22/17

LinkedIn ramps up its sales tool offering

LinkedIn ramps up its sales tool offering

Apart from the data value, there was a good reason that Microsoft acquired LinkedIn.

03/21/17

Going usage-based with Hybris

Going usage-based with Hybris

SAP Hybris is talking up the move to a subscription and usage-based economy. But how fast is that actually happening?

03/16/17

Campaign Monitor acquires to move further into the world of CRM

Campaign Monitor acquires to move further into the world of CRM

When ecosystem partners become competitors, some sensitivity is required.

03/15/17

The bell rings to start another round: Fred Studer signs on with FinancialForce

The bell rings to start another round: Fred Studer signs on with FinancialForce

Will the fourth time be the charm for this well-known software marketer?

03/15/17

Sage acquires Fairsail: Is this Salesforce-based strategy going to work?

Sage acquires Fairsail: Is this Salesforce-based strategy going to work?

I was critical of Sage’s decision to build a client-side solution on top of the Salesforce platform, but maybe there’s a deeper move going on.

03/14/17

Google ups the cloud ante to go for gold

Google ups the cloud ante to go for gold

A new found enterprise maturity was on obvious display.

03/13/17

What 8x8's Sameroom acquisition says about cross-platform collaboration

What 8x8's Sameroom acquisition says about cross-platform collaboration

Validation of an opportunity or an end for an idea that was disproven? It's up to you to decide.

03/08/17

Act-On wants to bring 'the Waze experience' to marketing automation

Act-On wants to bring 'the Waze experience' to marketing automation

Sometimes metaphors are a good way of explaining things. Sometimes they're just about looking cool.

03/08/17

On diversity, inclusion and the horrendous misogyny in the tech industry

On diversity, inclusion and the horrendous misogyny in the tech industry

An off topic post, but one which is incredibly important in my view.

03/06/17

PaaS is dead, long live PaaS

PaaS is dead, long live PaaS

I love it when the people you accuse of being example of a sector being dead agree with you vehemently.

03/02/17

Reflect reflects on lessons learned, rebuilds and opens its public beta

Reflect reflects on lessons learned, rebuilds and opens its public beta

Startups need to follow their noses and learn from what their users are telling them. Reflect shows how.

02/28/17

Putting data into the sales process with InsideSales

Putting data into the sales process with InsideSales

Artificial intelligence is a much-hyped buzzword. Without data fueling it, it's an empty promise.

02/22/17

As public cloud vendors race to cut costs, Oracle does the opposite

As public cloud vendors race to cut costs, Oracle does the opposite

Sometimes Oracle's predatory and price-gouging characterization is justified.

02/22/17

Capriza launches a suite of universal micro apps

Capriza launches a suite of universal micro apps

Monster steak or varied buffet? If you prefer the latter, Capriza’s new offerings will please you.

02/21/17

RightScale and the state of the cloud

RightScale and the state of the cloud

Has it really been a decade since the cloud first came to bear? Sometimes a look in the rearview mirror is worth getting misty-eyed for.

02/15/17

DigitalOcean releases its load balancer product

DigitalOcean releases its load balancer product

DigitalOcean is trying its hardest to carve a niche for itself in the developer-friendly cloud-infrastructure space. Load balancers should help with that aim.

02/14/17

Egnyte collapses distributed storage to remove those pesky productivity barriers

Egnyte collapses distributed storage to remove those pesky productivity barriers

The Egnyte Connect Desktop: Hardly a riveting name, but beyond the nomenclature, Egnyte aims to remove barriers to content collaboration.

02/08/17

Qwilt moves content delivery to the edge

Qwilt moves content delivery to the edge

If content is king, then fast content is the key to the castle. Qwilt wants to help with that.

02/07/17

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