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Re: Everything Goes to the Cloud: Q&A With HP Exec Marc Olesen
Posted by: Erika Morphy 2008-12-16 21:54:37
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Over the past eight years, HP has quietly built itself a solid constituency in the Software as a Service community. The company offers a huge range of applications hosted in the cloud -- almost its entire IT portfolio, in fact. That is why the company views the current economic crunch with equanimity. While many vendors see it as an opportunity to grab new market share from budget-stricken companies, HP plans to continue to position its cloud offerings as a strategic alternative to companies' own IT operations.


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Posted by: friarminor 2008-12-16 22:09:45 In reply to: Erika Morphy
SaaS will only gain more momentum as the big boys like HP continue to spread the gospel of it's benefits. Sure enough, the current financial conditions can make it far easier for companies to join the SaaS-adopters bandwagon.

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Alain Yap
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