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Gartner Burton Group North America Catalyst Report

by Bill Pray  |  July 29, 2010  |  1 Comment

This week, I am attending and presenting at the Burton Group Catalyst Conference. For my part, I really enjoy this event because of the great people I meet and the fantastic conversations I get the opportunity to have with many very intelligent people. I always learn more than I share. A few observations from the [...]

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Really, What Does E-mail Cost?

by Bill Pray  |  July 15, 2010  |  3 Comments

Okay, so I said in the previous post that “It depends.” But that doesn’t really help you much. However, it does set the stage for the caveat that “your mileage may vary.” When determining e-mail costs, it is important to look beyond the licensing costs and to also use, at the least, a three year [...]

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How Much Does E-mail Cost?

by Bill Pray  |  July 6, 2010  |  Comments Off

With the growing interest and piloting of software-as-a-service (SaaS) e-mail by enterprises, one of the primary questions that is asked (or should be asked) is how much does e-mail cost? One of the interesting impacts of Google’s market entrance into enterprise e-mail with Google Apps for Messaging is the discussion it has created around what [...]

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