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Zeus Technology, a leading provider of application delivery controller software announced that ZXTM (Zeus Extensible Traffic Manager) has been selected by NTractive as part of its infrastructure to manage its hybrid web application, Elements SBM.
Parallels announced it is accelerating independent software vendors' (ISVs) ability to provide their applications in the SaaS model without lengthy and costly development or rewriting of code. The Parallels SaaS FastTrack Program gives ISVs a quick and straight-forward approach to meet...
Intermedia announced that it has surpassed 300,000 customer mailboxes hosted. In the past six months, Intermedia experienced growth in the number of accounts with fifty or more mailboxes, demonstrating the growing penetration of SaaS services into the midmarket. Further, over the past ...
Boomi has partnered with Innotas to enable Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) integration for Innotas' on-demand project portfolio management (PPM) solutions. The Boomi On Demand offering provides Innotas' PPM users with the ability to integrate the Innotas solution with any other SaaS or on...
Boomi announced it has raised $4 million in its first institutional round of financing. The investment will be used to accelerate Boomi's go-to-market strategy and further secure the company's high standing position as a provider of cloud-based data and application integration services...
Boomi announced that it has teamed with Taleo to lower the cost and increase the software-as-a-service (SaaS) integration options for Taleo Business Edition customers. With the on-demand recruiting solution for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs), Taleo Business Edition customers h...
Boomi announced that it has partnered with Zuora to enable Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) integration for Zuora's on-demand billing application with financial and customer relationship management (CRM) applications. Zuora is embedding the Boomi On Demand offering to provide its on-demand...
Boomi and StrikeIron announced a partnership focused on driving Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) adoption by enabling seamless integration of StrikeIron's Marketplace Web services into Boomi On Demand. Boomi users can now integrate the full spectrum of business intelligence, CRM, e-commerc...
Absolute Performance announced it is expanding the partnership with virtualization and hosting automation company Parallels to better enable managed services and hosting providers to achieve a strategic foothold in the expanding SaaS and On Demand marketplace. The announcement centers ...
Small business owners looking for an affordable alternative to the Microsoft Exchange e-mail platform can look forward to a hosted, cost-effective and feature-rich e-mail and collaboration service, from Network Solutions and Open-Xchange. Open-Xchange and Network Solutions have partner...
Bluewolf announced the availability of new insurance and banking industry Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) solutions built on the Force.com platform. Bluewolf has implemented and developed more than 1,000 SaaS solutions for organizations worldwide, including the Royal Bank of Scotland, Fir...
Epicor announced Boot Barn has selected the Epicor Retail Software as a Service (SaaS) solution to streamline its retail operations and support its long-term growth plans. Boot Barn was one of four Retail SaaS deals Epicor signed during the first quarter of 2008. To support its current...
EquaTerra announced that its Governance WorkPlace tool, which automates the management of multiple service providers and enables informed decision-making in support of back-office processes in both shared services and outsourced environments, is now available as a hosted, Software as a...
HCL Technologies announced the launch of its new SaaS Service Delivery Platform (SDP) AGORA. Service disruption and Web 2.0 have resulted in a sudden outburst of participation by the user and developer communities. This, along with increasing collaboration between independent service p...
Sun Microsystems announced Solaris On Demand, its software as a service (SaaS) program for the independent software vendor (ISV) community. This program provides ISVs with the technology, hosted infrastructure and services needed to offer their software as a service. It is targeted at ...
Zoho announced it has partnered with Baihui to re-brand and distribute Zoho's online collaborative productivity and business applications to users in China. Baihui's parent company, PC Stars, is one of the largest software online distributors in China with more than 2,400 software rese...
AXIGEN and Parallels announced the launch of a strategic technological partnership, in which the companies will offer an integrated AXIGEN Mail Server and Parallels Virtuozzo Containers solution for Service Providers offering virtualized hosting environments. The new AXIGEN-Parallels V...
Gemalto and Alternative Technology are allowing small and medium enterprises to achieve the high levels of security in network access and identity management. Alternative Technology will now be offering Gemalto's new on-demand Device Administration Service (DAS) through its network of ...
Morph Labs announced the availability of a virtual application infrastructure subscription. The service will allow independent software vendors (ISVs) and entrepreneurs to simplify the deployment, delivery, and management of Software as a Service (SaaS) applications while reducing upfr...
Service providers that use Parallels Automation software can now easily deliver real-time spam and virus filtering, attack blocking, and e-mail traffic monitoring using a Google Apps security and compliance package. Parallels Automation is integrated with the Google Message Filtering e...
Parallels announced it is offering service providers an Application Packaging Standard (APS) Certification Service, which is administered by the independent firm Tier 1 Research. The certification recognizes SaaS (software as a service) application providers with either an APS Gold or ...
Akamai announced a global increase in the amount of end-user geographies it is serving on behalf of its SaaS clientele. Akamai-accelerated SaaS transactions have grown ten-fold over the past two years, delivering optimized performance and availability of its customers' SaaS offerings t...
CMS Watch released research finding that Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) web content management vendors are on the rise in North America. This conclusion stems from the most recent release of The Web CMS Report 2008, in which CMS Watch interviews web content management customers around th...
OpSource announced that AVOLENT has selected OpSource On-Demand to deliver its new software-as-a-service (SaaS) offerings. As a provider of enterprise software, AVOLENT was able to accelerate its transition to SaaS with OpSource, enabling B2B and B2C companies of any size to begin movi...
Bungee Labs yesterday released a new version of the Bungee Connect web application development and hosting platform and opened its Public Beta program to all developers. Bungee also released WideLens, a comprehensive reference application for Bungee Connect, solving real-world calendar...
Service providers that use Parallels virtualization and automation software now have access to more than 100 applications certified according to the Application Packaging Standard (APS). End-user customers will benefit from a greater variety of software-as- a-service (SaaS) solutions, ...
Symantec announced it is delivering on its vision of easy-to-use, software as a service offerings for small and mid-sized businesses with the general availability of two Symantec Protection Network services. Symantec Online Backup provides customers with secure, reliable, online backup...
SAVVIS announced a multi-million dollar agreement with Vovici Corporation, the leading provider of Enterprise Feedback Management (EFM). Under terms of the three year agreement, Vovici will relocate and consolidate their U.S. based IT infrastructure into a single SAVVIS data center loc...
Boomi announced that MDS Pharma Services has implemented Boomi On DemandSM to integrate its Salesforce CRM application with its legacy on-premise Oracle applications. Boomi's revolutionary software-as-a-service (SaaS) integration application allows MDS Pharma Services to achieve operat...
Dell, still a relative stranger to acquisitions, is buying MessageOne, Adam Dell's enterprise-class, on-demand e-mail services business, a company in which his brother Michael, Dell's founder, had a piece. The going price is $155 million cash. It's earmarked for Dell's SaaS portfolio a...
Parallels and Smart Online announced the Parallels SaaS Development Kit, a suite of software development tools that will help independent software vendors (ISVs) to package software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications for the more than 10,000 service providers worldwide that use Parallels...
Boomi announced that Revionics is using Boomi On DemandSM for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) integration with Revionics' retail customers. Revionics is the leading provider of price optimization technology services for the retail market. By using Boomi On Demand, Revionics is now able ...
'Our strategy is focused on bringing new software-as-a-service offerings to market, powered by EMC,' said Tom Heiser, Senior Vice President and General Manager of EMC's new Software-as-a-Service Business Unit, as EMC this week today unveiled its SaaS strategy and the release of MozyEnt...
OpSource delivers Rich Internet Applications and a unique Rich Web Technology as a service for on-demand companies, with hundreds of applications, millions of users and billions of transactions supported daily. OpSource On-Demand, the leading platform for Web application delivery, is d...
Boomi launched an on-demand integration service with the general availability of Boomi On Demand(SM). After a highly successful beta customer program that included over 100 organizations ranging from small businesses to some of the largest companies in the world, Boomi On Demand is now...
Webroot E-mail Security SaaS is the result of Webroot's November 2007 merger with Email Systems, an SaaS security provider in the UK. Email Systems, now Webroot, protects more than 1,500 businesses and 2.5 million e-mail boxes worldwide with this e-mail management, protection, and comp...
AppStream, Inc. announced the launch of its ISV Quickstart Program. AppStream's streaming technology provides a transition for ISV's to get to market, allowing time for end-goals to be strategized while immediately earning new revenues and many SaaS business benefits from existing des...
Google e-mail, messaging and calendars would run $4.17 per user a month, with no initial set-up fees. A hosted Microsoft Exchange environment would cost $8.58 per user a month besides a $17.65-a-head set-up fee but Microsoft includes Blackberry support, managed collaboration services a...
The two most powerful forces shaping enterprise software today are software as a service (SaaS) and open source software (OSS). Previously separate, they are now converging into a powerful 'SaaS + OSS' model destined to become the dominant business model for enterprise software. Using ...
Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) provider QED Connect today announced a reseller partnership with Kaspersky Lab, a leading provider of Internet threat management solutions that protect against viruses, spyware, hackers and spam. QED Connect has joined Kaspersky's channel partner program an...