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Zuora, the Marc Benioff-backed on-demand billing and payments start-up, has announced what it calls the Z-Commerce Platform, a development platform dedicated to monetizing cloud computing services. Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo describes the widgetry as the start-up’s most important product announcement to date, “a big step towards our vision of being the de facto commerce engine for the cloud.” With Z-Billing, Z-Payments, and Z-Force, its existing products, the company’s supposed to have a suite of business cloud solutions focused on driving revenue from cloud computing. It figures there’s huge market potential for a provider of cloud-based commerce capabilities such as subscription billing and payments given predictions like Merrill Lynch’s that puts the addressable market for cloud computing at $160 billion, including $95 billion in business and productivity applications.... (more)

Faster-as-a-Service: Speed Is Now Your Most Important Feature By @Catchpoint | @CloudExpo #Cloud

Faster-as-a-Service: Speed Is Now Your Most Important Feature By Peter Saulitis Just ask VC Fred Wilson. He says, “Speed is more than a feature. Speed is the most important feature. If your application is slow, people won’t use it.” So if you’ve been wondering why speed has appeared in every ad and on every website and product, there’s your answer. These days, it really doesn’t require much to prove that speed is the most important feature of your service; just pay attention to your surroundings one day. Take notice of the person next to you complaining that the mobile site they’... (more)

i-Technology 2008 Predictions: Where's RIAs, AJAX, SOA and Virtualization Headed in 2008?

2007 was undoubtedly the year of Social Networking, but what of 2008? Will '08 be the year of "Unified Communications" or the year when CMS comes to stand for "Community Management System" - or even "Collaboration Management System"? Or will it be the year of a giga-merger, to beat the mere mega-mergers of 2007? As usual at the end of each year, SYS-CON has been informally polling its globe-girdling network of software developers, industry executives, commentators, investors, writers, and editors. As always, the range and depth of their answers is fascinating, throwing light not... (more)

AJAX DocumentViewer Launches Server Based Light Weight Viewer

AJAX DocumentViewer has announced the immediate release of its viewer which can be installed anywhere and can help to view almost any document and image with a web browser. AJAX DocumentViewer offers these key features and benefits: Not a Virtual Printer-Based Converter: AJAX Document Viewer is not a virtual printer based server, which means no installation of a virtual printer on the server. AJAX Document Viewer is based on Multiple Tenancy Concept, resulting in faster conversion rates and performance as multiple users can access the server at the same time and get various docum... (more)

Overview and Analysis of the Department of Defense Discovery Metadata Specification (DDMS)

The Department of Defense (DoD) Discovery Metadata Specification (DDMS) describes the DOD's preferred approach for decorating data assets with metadata. By providing a common convention for metadata, the DoD is building a common system for asset discovery, search, description, consumption, and security. This article provides a summary of the DDMS's purpose, structure, and capability. Upon completion the reader should have a basic understanding of the DDMS and should know where to go to get more detail and related materials. All questions regarding this article should be directed ... (more)

Squiz To Demo v3.10 Of Its Open Source CMS At The IMS Show, London

Squiz announced that it will be demonstrating the latest release of it’s enterprise-class open source CMS, MySource Matrix, to Internet Publishers at the Information Management Solutions Show at London’s Olympia, 28-30th November. Version 3.10.0 of Matrix contains over 90 new features relevant to Internet Publishers, and is the result of joint open source development work with Future Publishing, Mercator Media and Infoconomy that has been channeled back into the core CMS product. New features include: * Improved administration control of larger sites, via a new dual Ass... (more)