Category Archives: SaaS

[Guest Post] How to manage my phone contacts on the cloud efficiently?

Managing contacts on an online spreadsheet is safer than managing contacts on the device. If we apply filters on the contacts and share the sheet, the list can keep growing. The sheet can be updated without showing the other contacts by applying filters on it. Sharing can be done through a public url or a web link can be posted on any website or social media site. Think about it and try it.

How educational institutes are benefitting from online spreadsheet collaboration tools

We have been writing a lot about online spreadsheet tools after doing some research on available tools in the market. We came across an interesting use case of such tools in education domain. We talked to one of the institutes using one such product and why they switched from MS Excel to online SaaS application?

How to collaborate more efficiently using online spreadsheet tools?

In the era of big data, cloud computing and collaboration, tools which provides intuitive user-friendly user experience and a platform which suits needs of most of the businesses through a collaborative approach will change the game of current online collaboration tools.

Azure Services Platform : An Introduction

What is Azure Services Platform? The Azureā„¢ Services Platform (Azure) is an internet-scale cloud services platform hosted in Microsoft data centers, which provides an operating system and a set of developer services that can be used individually or together. Azure provides an open, standards-based and interoperable environment with support for multiple internet protocols, including HTTP, […]

The Blind Men on the Cloud

Defining cloud computing is difficult. Depending on the expert talked to, cloud computing can be defined from various perspectives. The following poem describes the problem. It was adapted by Sam Charrington, Vice President of the Product Management & Marketing for Appistry and read at the Executive Summit of the Next Generation Data Center (NGDC) conference […]

Political and Legal Issues in the History of Cloud Computing

Political Issues : The Cloud spans many borders and “may be the ultimate form of globalization.” As such it becomes subject to complex geopolitical issues: providers must satisfy myriad regulatory environments in order to deliver service to a global market. This dates back to the early days of the Internet, where libertarian thinkers felt that […]

Key Characteristics of Cloud Computing Technology

* Cost is greatly reduced and capital expenditure is converted to operational expenditure. This lowers barriers to entry, as infrastructure is typically provided by a third-party and does not need to be purchased for one-time or infrequent intensive computing tasks. Pricing on a utility computing basis is fine-grained with usage-based options and minimal or no […]