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Office 365 5th Birthday Milestone

by Stephen White  |  June 30, 2016

Microsoft has been in business now for over 40 years, with annual revenues of more than $90BN, clients across all sectors and a dominant, but declining, software market share of 13.3%...

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Tune into the Cloud: We'll meet again

by Gregor Petri  |  June 27, 2016

Who would have thought? A Brexit decision! Time to have a ;-) look what the British may now change: Currency: The UK might get its own currency? (Oh, but wait, they...

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Microsoft Renewals - the Season for Finding Carrots in the Cloud

by Stephen White  |  June 7, 2016

Last week's column drew attention to the need to evaluate timing before committing to a cloud subscription model and aligning timing of any commitment Currently many organizations are looking to finalize...

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Blockchain for Marketers

by Andrew Frank  |  May 31, 2016

Who would have thought the world could go nuts about a global distributed ledger protocol called blockchain? Sure, by eliminating the evils of sovereign fiat currency and exploitative transaction fees,...

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Tune into the Cloud: Total Madness

by Gregor Petri  |  May 30, 2016

Tune into: Total Security It took some time but the need for Total Security Management is slowly starting to sink in. With regard to quality it took the western manufacturing...

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Cloud Shift - Timing is almost everything

by Stephen White  |  May 30, 2016

Last week I had an all too familiar discussion, without a business case, completed testing or adoption plan an organization were already committing to transition a perpetual on-premises software licensing contract...

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A Magic Quadrant Parabasis

by Michael Maoz  |  May 4, 2016

The Magic Quadrant for the CRM Customer Engagement Center published this morning ( http://www.gartner.com/document/3306017 - for clients), and though I risk running afoul of the rules in Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of...

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OpenStack and Gartner: The Facts

by Alan Waite  |  May 3, 2016

I've just returned home, crossing the planet after attending the OpenStack Summit in Austin, TX. Once again I was impressed at the progress made by the OpenStack community and the...

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Latitude and Longitude - locations matter when acquiring Office 365

by Stephen White  |  April 26, 2016

In alignment with many software publishers financial reporting currency and headquarters, experience shows us that a number of international organizations choose to acquire software licensing in US Dollars,. For over a decade this trend...

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