Software market grew 6.3% year over year during the second half of 2016 to reach US$18.9 billion.
Cloud computing is the new normal these days and not surprisingly, both vendor camps are vying for market share and column space in the media.
Salesforce.com launched 17 years ago as a startup serving other startups before it grew to become the corporate giant it is today, but it has never lost sight of its startup roots or connection, according to one senior exec.
SMEs now need to smarten up their CRM to retain customers and innovate in legacy industries, says a Salesforce exec.
Microsoft has appointed Simon Davies, most recently the Salesforce.com area vice president for Asean, Korea & Greater China, as the vice president of Microsoft Business Solutions in Asia.
Singapore-based startup Alpha7, a ‘business cloud enabler’ which also provides a COO-as-a-Service offering, has appointed Brian Parkinson as COO and Kenneth Lim as CMO.
Oracle Corp’s in-country sales is still growing as its shifts from being an on-premises software company to a cloud services provider, according to its Malaysia country head.
There is no doubt that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are embracing the cloud, recognising it as a means of competing on a global stage with international peers and unbound by capital constraints.
Fluke Networks has introduced TruView Live, a new Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) offering that it said provides real-time monitoring of applications, platforms and infrastructure delivered as a service.
Software giant Oracle Corp has aggressive plans to grow its cloud business in Asia Pacific, including South-East Asia, reports Goh Thean Eu.