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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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Are Enterprise Software Agreements a Critical Foundation for SaaS Adoption Success?

by Stephen White  |  March 7, 2016

  As application software publishers progressively transition their business models to SaaS subscriptions, conventional licensing programmes and contracts remain a key mechanism for clients to agree commercials and commitments beyond a single year....

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The High Growth Opportunities Track at #GartnerTGI

by Hank Barnes  |  March 1, 2016

A few weeks ago, I blogged about a new Gartner event, the Gartner Tech Growth and Innovation Conference, that I am chairing.   This is an event designed for the...

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Requirements For SIEM as a Service

by Augusto Barros  |  August 7, 2015

Earlier Today I was discussing with Anton the different requirements for SIEM and MSS, eventually talking about SIEM SaaS too (by the way, he has a very good blog post...

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Microsoft Turns the 'Scope on SaaS

by Merv Adrian  |  July 16, 2014

One of the more interesting conversations I had at the Microsoft Worldwide Partners Conference this week concerned an initiative they have launched to help IT understand - and get under...

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WAN is the new LAN

by Andrew Lerner  |  May 22, 2014

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Dreamforce 2013: Empowering Technology

by Guy Creese  |  November 19, 2013

I attended Marc Benioff's keynote at Dreamforce this morning, and what struck me was the vibe -- it wasn't about technology per se (although plenty of that was demonstrated), but...

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Hew are a few new startups that will disrupt the market in the near future - Layer

by Vassil Mladjov  |  September 12, 2013

In the past few days, I was at DisruptSF conference in San Francisco talking with many new startups from around the world. I want to share with the Gartner clients...

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Ten Ways to Avoid SaaS Delivery Problems and Protect Your Organization

by Robert Desisto  |  June 21, 2013

Business application managers have a long-term responsibility to protect their company from potential SaaS delivery problems. I recommend 10 best practices to avoid common mistakes that can lead to SaaS delivery issues....

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Salesforce.com's App-Based Pricing Benefits Some, but Is More Expensive for Others

by Robert Desisto  |  April 18, 2013

Salesforce.com changed pricing for Force.com on 4 March 2013, from a per-user, per-month price to a price based on per application, per user, per month. Force.com user-based pricing had basically...

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