Amazon AWS: Ten days before the earthquake, AWS launched its fifth “region” in Tokyo, making it the second data center hub in Asia Pacific (APAC) after Singapore. Regina Tan, spokeswoman of Amazon AWS said, ”The Amazon Web Services Tokyo Region was not affected by the earthquake or tsunami last week. AWS publishes our most up-to-the-minute information on service […]

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Gartner Says 2011 Will Be the Year of Platform as a Service “Early consolidation of specialized PaaS offerings into PaaS suites will also be evident. New vendors will enter the market through acquisitions or in-house development. Users can expect a wave of innovation and hype. It will be harder to find a consistent message, standards […]

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Gartner Says 2011 Will Be the Year of Platform as a Service “Early consolidation of specialized PaaS offerings into PaaS suites will also be evident. New vendors will enter the market through acquisitions or in-house development. Users can expect a wave of innovation and hype. It will be harder to find a consistent message, standards […]

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“Acknowledging that so-called cloud computing will blur the distinctions between computers and networks, about two dozen big information technology companies plan to announce on Tuesday a new standards-setting group for computer networking. “ “The new approach could allow for setting up on-demand “express lanes” for voice and data traffic that is time-sensitive. Or it might […]

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Dell erects data centers in ‘10 countries’ – Speaking The Australian, Michael Dell said the company would provide further details in the coming months. This data center expansion, he said, is part of an effort to build so-called “private clouds” on behalf of Dell customers. Click here to read more. ——————————————————————————————————————— When you reach your […]

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Churn – Churn is the percent of customers who cancel each year. Ideally, a SaaS company should target a churn rate of less than 12% of CMRR. What are  MRR, CMRR, CAC, Churn, stand for ? Check I Am OnDemand Terminology page 

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This is where Oracle’s Exadata line of servers enters the picture. The Exadata servers are faster machines that provide an infrastructure for SaaS players to host their applications. Read more: http://community.nasdaq.com/News/2011-03/saas-market-growth-trickles-down-to-lift-oracle-stock.aspx?storyid=61746#ixzz1HDb2UmR1 http://www.trefis.com/articles/33739/oracles-exadata-software-give-oracle-20-upside/2011-01-18

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