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Evaluating SaaS Providers Webinar

by Bill Pray  |  January 21, 2013

Join me on Wednesday this week for a presentation on guidance for evaluating your SaaS providers: Please join for a complimentary Gartner webinar. Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Evaluating Public SaaS...

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Evaluating SaaS: What are the Buckets?

by Bill Pray  |  January 9, 2013

It is interesting to note that the term bucket is used in several ways with technology. Wikipedia lists the technical uses of the term bucket. Bucket is also a useful...

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Software as a Service or On-premises?

by Bill Pray  |  November 12, 2012

Shamelessly borrowing a bit from Shakespeare – SaaS or on-premises? That is the question. This question is becoming more common place regarding applications that have been previously restricted to or...

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Marketing 101 & 3CS: Children and Puppies

by Bill Pray  |  May 1, 2012

Marketing loves to use children and puppies (or other cute animals). With the rise of social networking, the enterprise communication, collaboration, content and social (3CS) software vendors are not immune...

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Enterprise Instant Messaging: Going, Going, Gone?

by Bill Pray  |  April 25, 2012

Successful implementation of enterprise IM has hinged on the use case. If use cases are found that the users adopt and value, then EIM becomes important. Understanding use cases, business...

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Really, What Does E-mail Cost?

by Bill Pray  |  July 15, 2010

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...

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How Much Does E-mail Cost?

by Bill Pray  |  July 6, 2010

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?...

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E-mail Servers and Virtualization

by Bill Pray  |  June 3, 2010

Blogger: Bill Pray Recent research and work with my counterparts in our Data Center Strategies team has led me to a conclusion and recommendation that might seem aggressive to died-in-the-wool,...

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