Chiquita Brands is famous for the fresh produce it brings to the table. It’s a mature, established company that’s has a “cloud first” mantra for all new applications, said CIO Kevin Ledford.
SuccessFactors’ founder and former CEO brings lots of human resources know-how to upstart Zenefits, which has a new $15M in Series A funding under its belt.
Next month’s OpenStack Summit will feature some new big-name users — Workday, Concur, Shutterstock — of the open-source cloud infrastructure.
Oracle leads the league in relational databases but it’s far from clear that the company can replicate its success in non-relational and in-memory categories. That’s why Larry Ellison’s no-show matters.
Microsoft pushes Azure to developers beyond the Windows world; Oracle seeks to partner its way to cloud credibility
Workday feels good about its position in the HR industry and is expanding to financial companies next, co-CEO Aneel Bhusri said at the GigaOM Structure conference Wednesday. Why? It’s a $30 billion industry.
Update: It’s messy when one tech vendor claims a major competitive win without the customer around to validate it. So, is Workday using HP Cloud or not?
Updated: Hewlett-Packard claimed Workday is moving from AWS to HP Cloud. AWS said no way, and so it goes.
Competitive advantage used to come from using pricey enterprise applications to create operational efficiencies. Ross Mason of MuleSoft says SaaS and APIs have killed that model, and the future belongs to companies that integrate applications to discover new business models.
Encouraged by Workday’s splashy initial public offering, SugarCRM a provider of open-source customer relationship management software-as-a-service, is gearing up for an IPO of its own next year, according to CEO Larry Augustin. It looks like enterprise SaaS is the place to be for IPOs.