Be wary of hosting companies or other vendor partners that take on-premise software and convert it to multi-tenancy to sell as a shared service to more customers; this frequently does not end wel
Oracle has done this before; at some point in time, they had four or five different Portal products. However, it took a really long time for them to actually consolidate and integrate multiple offerings. So while it may be a good thing to get different options from one single vendor
Someone's been naughty this past year. Or, since 2011. That was the year when Limelight acquired SaaS WCM vendor Clickability. It wasn't a good fit then; it's still not a good fit now. Hence, the
I can pretty much guarantee you that the content management system is one of many pieces of technology you have in your technical stack. Therefore, make sure to look at it from many different angles
I dread those emails that go along the lines of, “We've checked a list of millions of compromised accounts and cross referenced it with people who have an XYZ account. We noticed that the email that you used to register for an XYZ account was on that list of exposed accounts.”
As we monitor the ever-evolving DAM marketplace, we have an equally ever-evolving list of vendors under consideration for addition to our Brand & Digital Asset Management research. In our latest update, along with Equilibrium Media Rich for SharePoint, another US West Coast based vendor, WebDAM, became a new entrant.
Nearly all the tools in the marketplaces we cover claim to excel in "collaboration" services. Who could possibly not?
To some extent the vendors are justified, since collaboration has many flavors. For example, enterprises looking to create more collaborative digital environments often ask us if they should use their
This week we released an update to our Enterprise Collaboration & Social Software report, with updates to Microsoft SharePoint (SP 2013) and Acquia Drupal Commons (2.2)
Acquisitions generally bring turbulence to existing customers, and as subscribers to our Digital Marketing Technology research know, ExactTarget licensees have already been on a bit of a roller-coaster ride. That said, this is one of those cases where I believe the acquisition is on balance a positive thing for the market as a whole.
In an earlier post on this topic, I mentioned that for Cloud File-Sharing (CFS) Platforms to become a part of the enterprise layer -- as opposed to just serving as stand-alone tools like most of them do now -- they would need to improve in a number of areas. One of the key areas where almost all the tools need improvement is in the area of reporting and compliance
Salesforce launched a new service called "Social.com" as part of its Marketing Cloud offering. Social.com allows you to create ad campaigns for Facebook and Twitter. It actually came to Salesforce via its Buddy Media acquisition but Salesforce has re-launched it as a separately-branded produc
We've just published our 2013 edition of the Cloud File Sharing and Collaboration Marketplace Analysis. This advisory briefing looks at how the marketplace -- both in terms of products and vendors -- is evolving.
For 2013 we isolate three key trends:
The poster child of cloud-based file sharing services, Dropbox has announced this new service targeting enterprises. The service costs $795 per year for 5 users and includes 1 TB of storage space. Enterprise features include
In 2012 Oracle acquired four companies relevant to our Digital Marketing Technology evaluations – Eloqua, Vitrue, Involver, and Collective Intellect. Of these
Well, RSG was granted a special pre-pre-brief into SharePoint 2016. The results may surprise you.