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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Getting the Most Out of Open Source While Managing License Compliance, Risk, and Security

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Getting the Most Out of Open Source While Managing License Compliance, Risk, and Security

with Kendra Morton, Flexera
In this interview, Kendra Morton,...

Why DEM Matters More Than Ever in Financial Services

Why DEM Matters More Than Ever in Financial Services

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How to Transform Your Website into a Lead Generating Machine

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Ironclad SaaS Security for Cloud-Forward Enterprises

Ironclad SaaS Security for Cloud-Forward Enterprises

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The Key Benefits of Using Social Media for Business

The Key Benefits of Using Social Media for Business

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Cloud Computing Is Growing Up, and Venture Capitalists Are Feeding It

December 13, 2010 No Comments
Nothing like a nice liquidity event to spark venture capitalist interest. Last week, on-demand-software giant Salesforce.com (CRM) acquired a software startup called Heroku for $212 million in cash. The startup, which provides a sandbox for software developers to build and publish Ruby-on-Rails applications (a programming system popular for fast Internet development), was only three years old and had raised a mere $13 million. So, the Salesforce buy provides a very nice exit for its investors and founders.

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CLOUD COMPUTING, SOCIAL BUSINESS

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