Microsoft's new customer-relationship management software will help corporate sales folks manage their contacts and deals via the cloud. The launch of Dynamics CRM means Microsoft should not be able to compete with Salesforce.com. Microsoft is also scheduled to release a new version of their non-cloud Dynamics CRM 2011 software for businesses to install on their client computers. Microsoft partners will than be able to offer private cloud service to their partners.
The Salespeople cloud software from Microsoft, Dynamics CRM Online 2011 has launched
The open source cloud computing project OpenStack has come a long way since NASA and Rackspace launched it in 2010. Backed by leading technology infrastructure providers including Cisco, Dell, EMC, HP, IBM, Intel, and VMware, OpenStack underpins significant workloads at an increasingly diverse set of organizations, including BWM, CERN, Comcast, eBay, and Wal-Mart. For CIOs engaged in broader programs to win, serve, and retain customers -- and refocus business technology (BT) spend -- a planned and pragmatic …
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