As NetSuite Beats Expectations on Earnings, Fireworks Erupt With SAP

“A tale of two companies,” CEO Zach Nelson says.
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Interoperability and Openness: Why an Open Cloud Is the Only Cloud for the Future

There is still debate around exactly what form cloud adoption will take.
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Salesforce.com and Workday Team Up in the Cloud

With so many shared customers already, it makes sense.
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BlackBerry Will Be Lucky to Get $12 to $13 Per Share in a Buyout

Even from an “optimistic buyer” — should one actually emerge.
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The Future of the Desktop — Rendering the Operating System Irrelevant?

A SaaS-delivered GUI with quick access to HTML5 applications and data could be what’s next.
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Workday Shares Rise on New HR Tools, and Despite Oracle-Salesforce Tie-Up

Tuesday’s cloud alliance not bad news after all.
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Don’t Be a SaaS-Hole: How Silicon Valley Evolved Itself Into an Era of Zero Customer Service

The Valley has forgotten that a great user experience extends beyond the product, and delighting customers with a total user experience is at the heart of long-term sustainable business.
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MuleSoft, the Cloud’s Super Middleman, Lands $37 Million From NEA

Also investing: Salesforce.com.
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Understanding the New Boom in Subscriptions

Businesses optimize for efficiency. Customers optimize for happiness.
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The Building Is the New Server

SaaS will win the enterprise market.
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Oracle Acquires Taleo for $1.9 Billion

Newly Public Jive Beats the Street