Software as a Service

Microsoft sketches ambitious enhancements for Office 365

Microsoft didn't disappoint with the new and improved capabilities it announced and demonstrated for Office 365 this week, but how well they work in the real world remains to be seen.

At its SharePoint Conference in Las Vegas, Microsoft laid out its vision for making Office 365 a more intelligent collaboration suite via new social interactions, APIs (application programming interfaces) and machine learning capabilities.

SAP adds subscription pricing for Hana cloud services

SAP is introducing a set of new subscription pricing options for its Hana in-memory cloud computing platform, in a move that falls in step with the pay-as-you-go model common in the cloud computing industry.

OneDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive, and Box: Which cloud storage service is right for you?


Google and VMware: Chromebooks + WIndows in the cloud.

Google and VMware advance plans for the death of the desktop. No question about it, the PC is taking a backseat to mobile tech in both the consumer and business worlds. But some companies can't part completely with Windows because of issues like legacy apps or existing workflows.

France: Microsoft et Sage renforcent leur collaboration sur le segment PME

Microsoft et Sage renforcent leur collaboration sur le segment PME sur fond de cloud, de pilotage des données en entreprise et de Windows 8.

Office 365 turns one, but success is tough to tally

Beware of misleading numbers, says one analyst; look at Office Web Apps' progress, argues another A year after the launch of Microsoft's ambitious Office 365, it's almost impossible for outsiders to get a grip on how the software-by-subscription program has done, analysts admitted today.

Partners get improved admin tools to manage customers' Office 365 environments

Microsoft will roll out over the coming weeks enhanced administration tools for partners that manage their customers' Office 365 deployments.

The revamped Office 365 admin console has new and improved tools for resellers, systems integrators and other Microsoft partners hired by their customers to manage the email and collaboration suite on their behalf.

For starters, the console now will let partners view in a single page all the Office 365 environments they manage for their customers.

Today's on-premises ERP systems will soon get the 'legacy' label

The highly customized ERP (enterprise resource planning) systems in place at companies around the world are looking a bit long in the tooth, to the point where by 2016 it will be common practice to refer to them as "legacy" software, according to analyst firm Gartner.

MailJet, e-mailing en mode SaaS, met le cap à l’international.

C’est une transition en douceur que MailJet effectue en termes de management. En pleine croissance, le spécialiste de l’e-mailing, rattaché à l’univers start-up d’eFounders, met le cap à l’international.

Le fournisseur de services Internet Strato (Deutsche Telekom) relance une offensive commerciale en France

Propriété du groupe Deutsche Telekom, le fournisseur de services Internet Strato relance une offensive commerciale en France avec une équipe dédiée. Le point avec ses dirigeants.

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