Monday, June 27, 2011

Cloud war already started?

For months, I've been waiting for somebody to write an article about cloud-based services which features bigwigs like Micrsoft, EMC, Apple and some unknown players in the market. The day finally came but I was more disappointed than excited about the article as it failed to recognized other David's in the market.

Also, what do you consider players in this market and how do you classify them in such groups? Is it the services they provide or the target markets they're trying to penetrate?

I wonder if Sharepoint will have new competitors once Office 365 goes to market.

Read more about the article here.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

The Dynamics Decade

I liked this article because it shows you the history of the company I've grown to follow and the individuals who have contributed to its success over the years. Here's an excerpt from the article:

Microsoft originally created a Microsoft Great Plains Business Solutions brand headed by Great Plains Chairman and CEO Doug Burgum, who became a Microsoft senior vice president and president of the Great Plains Division. Burgum reported to Jeff Raikes, then group vice president of Microsoft's Productivity and Business Services Group.

Read the full article here.