AWS CloudFormation allows you to describe your AWS infrastructure requirements in a template—a simple text file, which you use to create a stack (a collection of AWS resources you want to manage as a group). You use the template to define all the AWS resources you want in your stack. This can include Amazon Elastic […]
I mentioned in the past and I will continue to keep an eye on that subject. ISVs should keep thinking On Demand and new businesses opportunities that the SaaS delivery models can generate include increasing OEM to expand their eco-system and generate more revenues. Though when an ISV wants to leverage its capabilities using other applications […]
In order to learn how to prepare the pricing, contrat and sales approach, the ISV will need to think how this looks from the customer prespective. Click here to read this a good article from CIO that advice companies how to approach SaaS vendors.
Software Solution Providers should consider PaaS as a new opportunity. The traditional ISV should consider reveal its application core capabilities by “publish” them the in the cloud. Entering the PaaS market the traditional ISV will not only create additional revenues but also will increase its solution eco-system, giving developers and other software companies a fast structured way to use its […]
Microsoft’s cloud computing platform Azure is a year old today, and Microsoft says it now has 31,000 customers. The new number is a 55 percent increase from the 20,000 customers Microsoft said Azure had in July. Click here to get more information.
For the past 6 months or so I have been learning alot about the cloud offering in general and for ISV specifically. For all of this time I was waiting for some analystis offical reports, finally last month The Gartner Magic Quadrant for cloud infrastructure-as-a-service and Web hosting was published. Gratner says: “Amazon has the […]
While I was looking for articles about the On-Demand offering marketing methods, I bumped into this short article that really helped me understand that the marketing complexity for the On-Demand offering isn’t really different than marketing any other new product. The ISV needs to understand that the new offering will not replace the traditional business but instead it will […]
“The promise of Cloud Computing is primarily the following key technical characteristics: The ability to create the illusion of infinite capacity; the performance is the same if scaled for one, to a hundred, or a thousand users with consistent service-level characteristics. Abstraction of the infrastructure so applications are not locked into devices or locations. Pay-as-you-go […]