Tag: salesforce.com

  • Application software in the cloud – power to the people

    I think that it might be a novel approach to build a flat cloud security control model centered around consumers (stake holders, users and developers) of business applications software and the performance of the cloud services that they consume. This might be a more productive and relevant control model than then the current complex, multiple layer, […]

  • DimDim acquired by salesforce.com

    Got back from my Friday morning bike ride and popped open my Inbox. Lo and behold – exciting M&A news first thing in the day. Dear Enterprise Customer:: As you may have already heard, Dimdim has been acquired by salesforce.com.  We realize you may be wondering what this means for you. While your Dimdim Enterprise service […]

  • Cloud computing, buzz-word du-jour

    The buzzword du-jour in the current economic crash of 2008 is “Cloud Computing”. There are several interesting question around cloud computing – why now, how are people building it, what are people doing with it and what about security. 1) Why now? Back in 2001 after the dot com crash, On-demand / SaaS started picking […]

  • Host your own SaaS with Open Source – the potential of Mosso

    Show me a profitable business application-as-a-Service (SaaS) company. There is a lot of trade talk about the success of Salesforce.com. Here is a company with a $3.2BN market cap as of Oct 26, 2008 currently trading at 24 down from 72, 5 months ago. In 2007 – SF.com  posted a net income of $480K on […]