Cloud computing for business

  • December 20, 2007 20 Dec'07

    Large firms weigh SaaS as NetSuite goes public

    As it goes public today, SaaS provider NetSuite is hot, hot, hot. But large companies have good reason to remain lukewarm for SaaS. One analyst's advice: Curb your enthusiasm until you do the logistics.

  • September 10, 2007 10 Sep'07

    Capgemini and Google hook up, bring apps to the enterprise

    The Google partnership with Capgemini puts flesh on the bones of its designs on the enterprise app market. The other 800-pound gorilla, as well as the SaaS stars, will surely take notice.

  • October 03, 2006 03 Oct'06

    IT must keep watchful eye on growing Software as a Service

    With Software as a Service on the rise, IT administrators have to know which applications will be entering their lines of business.

  • June 14, 2006 14 Jun'06

    IT managers excited about Software as a Service

    Software as a Service is an idea that many IT managers want to embrace, but there are loads of details that need to be ironed out.

  • January 13, 2006 13 Jan'06

    Sun-Oracle renew their vows

    Grid computing for capacity on demand and Java form the heart of lovefest between CEOs Larry Ellison and Scott McNealy.

  • March 12, 2005 12 Mar'05

    SMBs weigh online storage

    There's no question that data backup and recovery is essential for all businesses. The emergence of Web-based storage service providers has some small and medium-sized businesses wondering what to do, as storage options are aplenty. But depending on...

  • February 02, 2005 02 Feb'05

    New Sun strategy looks familiar to CIOs

    Sun Microsystems has a new pay-as-you-go plan, but some CIOs say they are waiting on proof before purchasing.

  • December 22, 2004 22 Dec'04

    Outsourcing and utility computing predictions for 2005 expert, Jeff Kaplan, offers up his predictions for what he thinks 2005 holds for outsourcing deals, on-demand and utility computing.

  • October 14, 2004 14 Oct'04

    Utility computing: A reality check and prescription for success

    Utility computing is actually a combination of these ideas. It can be defined as the automated deployment and management of computing power and applications on an on-demand basis.

  • September 03, 2004 03 Sep'04

    The key to utility computing

    It seems like everyone is trying to get on the on-demand, utility computing bandwagon. Nearly every technology company has its own utility computing strategy. But the telecommunications carriers have been slow to focus on this market opportunity. ...

  • June 08, 2004 08 Jun'04

    HP clarifies its utility computing strategy

    Hewlett-Packard's Nora Denzel makes a pitch for the company's utility computing initiative.

  • May 27, 2004 27 May'04

    Grid 'early adopters' to reap major benefits

    Grid computing will take a giant leap in acceptance within the next few years as better technology ups productivity and reduces costs.

  • September 15, 2003 15 Sep'03

    Yankee Group: Utility utopia will take time, money

    One of the IT buzzwords of 2003 -- almost the IT equivalent of Ben and J. Lo (at the very least Demi and Ashton), the concept of utility computing has gotten another round of kudos as a cost-saver, but even cost savings, like most things, come with ...

  • August 29, 2003 29 Aug'03

    On-demand is an exercise in utility

    On-demand is one of this year's hottest trends according to the Wall Street Journal and Gartner Inc., and that's without being a mainstream member of the tech culture or even having a clear definition. Once everyone can define it and is doing...

  • June 10, 2003 10 Jun'03

    CIO Trendwatch: Utility computing good, spam bad

    Utility computing makes so much sense, it's scary. Spam is just plain scary. Both topics are hot for totally different reasons.