Tag: Software-as-a-Service

Mar 14 2007

SaaS boom to continue

  “According to Gartner, the market for SaaS applications grew by 26 percent last year, from $5 billion in 2005 to $6.3 billion in 2006. The consulting firm expects demand for SaaS to continue growing at a 25 percent compound annual rate over the next five years, to $19.3 billion by 2011. Most of those …

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Feb 25 2007

Data security – SaaS: the sooner the better!

Your data: safe in your hands? is the title of a blog posting from SaaS expert Philip Wainewright. It succinctly punctures some of the empty claims made by sceptics of the on-demand approach. He finishes: “If you value the security of your data, then the sooner you hand it over to Google or some other …

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Feb 17 2007

Leading, largest, global – how do you measure it?

Australian-based construction collaboration technology vendor Aconex says it is now “providing its online information management service to $100 billion worth of construction and engineering projects” (I’m not sure if this is US dollars or Australian dollars; in British pounds sterling, this would be around £50bn or £40bn respectively). According to its news release: “Global uptake of the …

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Feb 01 2007

On-demand embraced – and not just CRM

Numerous industry articles about On-demand applications or Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) have taken Salesforce.com’s customer relationship management (CRM) as the key exemplar of take-up, but there are signs that corporations are also keen to take up other types of on-demand software. Phil Wainewright blogs (Large organizations embrace on-demand – and not just CRM) about market research from …

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Jan 24 2007

BT Workspace

Almost unnoticed, UK telecoms provider BT has recently launched a web-based service, BT Workspace, aimed at helping people in small to medium-sized enterprises share information and collaborate with each other. It talks about getting rid of email clutter, and managing and controlling projects via extranet functionality, with intranet functionality also available for internal company dicussions …

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