Cloud · Site Info

Microsoft Dethrones Salesforce As Top SaaS Provider

The worldwide software-as-service (SaaS) market grew by 33 percent in the second quarter of 2016 and Microsoft’s SaaS business experienced significant growth as well. So much so, it has overtaken Salesforce as the number one enterprise SaaS provider, according to Synergy Research Group. The enterprise SaaS market is set to triple in size over the… Continue reading Microsoft Dethrones Salesforce As Top SaaS Provider

Cloud · Site Info

Dynamics 365 combining Microsoft’s ERP and CRM cloud services.

Microsoft is working on a new offering called Dynamics 365 that will combine its current ERP and CRM cloud services into a single bundle and include applications purpose-built for specific business functions. Due to be available this fall, Dynamics 365 will feature apps for functions including financials, field service, sales, operations, marketing, project service automation… Continue reading Dynamics 365 combining Microsoft’s ERP and CRM cloud services.

Cloud · Enterprise Architecture

$10 Billion Business

The Cloud market continues to rise.  Amazon Web Services is on track to become a US$10 billion business before the end of this year, according to Amazon chief Jeff Bezos. By way of comparison, in April 2015, Deutsche Bank estimates AWS revenues were approximately $6B, nearly ten times the size of Microsoft Azure today. http://www.forbes.com/sites/louiscolumbus/2015/04/15/sizing-microsoft-azure-and-amazon-aws-revenue/… Continue reading $10 Billion Business

Cloud · Enterprise Architecture

Chatting to API’s

From the recent Microsoft Build developer conference, CEO Satya Nadella unveiled the company’s grand vision of “conversation as a platform” — making bots that understand natural language the next big way to use computers. Nadella explained that this vision for the future of computing revolves around three principal actors: humans, digital assistants, and bots. In… Continue reading Chatting to API’s