By Brian Sommer on January 31, 2013
I have written a number of times about Plex Software. They offer a cloud-based ERP solution that has sold quite well to manufacturers, especially those in the automotive industry. My initial interest in them was due to the size of their product offering (i.e., full ERP) and their multi-tenancy. Recently, the company has undertaken a […]
By Zoli Erdos on July 14, 2010
It was 2006, the first Office 2.0 Conference in San Francisco and I just met Jeffrey Walker, President of Atlassian. I had followed the company for a while (OK, I admit, had been a fan), met Mike, but this was the first time with Jeffrey, so we took our box lunch to a cozy little […]
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Should FaceBook’s investors be worried that the site is sourcing energy for its new data center from coal?
By Tom Raftery on February 23, 2010
Should FaceBook’s investors be worried that the site is sourcing energy for its new data center from primarily coal-fired power? FaceBook is fourth largest web property (by unique visitor count) and well on its way to becoming third. It is valued in excess of $10 billion and its investors include Russian investment company DST, Accel […]
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By Phil Wainewright on January 29, 2010
With a crop of Europe-based SaaS ventures expanding into the US, the forming of a new industry group and signs of new funding opportunties for smaller European start-ups, the omens look good for a flowering of SaaS and cloud adoption in Europe.