As befitting any great online vendor, Amazon cloud product guys listen carefully to their market targets and ensure fast implementation and delivery to satisfy their needs. It is clear that Amazon cloud is eager to conquer the enterprise market, as I already mentioned in my past post, “Amazon AWS is the Cloud (for now anyway)”.

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The cloud debate vanished. I will rememeber 2011 as the cloud POC year. We all “ran” this proof of concept and most of us agree that cloud computing just makes sense. While cloud adoption is the first priority for all IT organizations, the service vendors will need to prove infrastructure improvement and strength. 2012 will be the […]

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As the founder of Cloudonomics.com, Joe Weinman is one of the most known cloud computing evangelists in the world. Weinman researches the economics of the cloud. Among other cloud aspects he examines, he also relates to the cloud financial operational costs together with its buisness benefits. Following I Am OnDemand last posts summarizing and discussing several […]

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Three months ago I started this LinkedIn discussion and I keep getting comments about it. People might say that it is just a defiant question for marketing purposes. I say that this question raises many thoughts and opinions that helps marking the strategy of an IT organization. I invite you to read the following comments […]

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> > > > >   Market Overview and Definitions  According to Gartner’s PaaS Road Map report, cloud-based solutions will grow at a faster rate than on-premises solutions. By 2015, 50% of all ISVs will be SaaS providers. Most enterprises will hold major part of their business applications running on the cloud computing infrastructure, using PaaS […]

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“The battlefield is a scene of constant chaos. The winner will be the one who controls that chaos, both his own and the enemies.” (Napoleon Bonaparte) Microsoft – ״Last week, Microsoft president Jean-Phillipe Courtois announced that the company will be spending 90% of its research budget on improving cloud computing technologies. Since Microsoft’s annual R&D […]

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Following part 1, here is part 2 including the second half of Waineright’s important lecture: Waineright starts the revenue generation and pricing discussion, by explaining that a difficult issue for the SaaS vendor is to find a clear relation between the expenses and revenues generated by the subscription fees. He is not elaborating on that […]

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More than a week ago I attended SafeNet and IGT event discussing monetization of cloud applications. In this event I had the pleasure of meeting and hearing Mr. Phil Waineright who lectured on the industry of Cloud Computing, including specifics for ISV as SaaS vendors. Since 1998, Phil Wainewright has been a thought leader in cloud […]

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