GE’s recent acquisition of ServiceMax, a cloud-based field service solutions provider, marked the first billion-dollar SaaS (software as a service) acquisition by a company outside the traditional software business. The move not only underscores the growing importance of SaaS and digital to companies beyond the technology space, it’s also evidence of the tremendous importance of the cloud.
We’re just a few weeks out from The 2017 SaaStr Annual and it will be epic. We’ll see how the final attendee count plays out, but right now, we’re running about 2.21x ahead of 2016. In 2015, we had 800 attendees in the day (our Fire Marshall cap) and 800 more for the after-party. In 2016, we had almost 5,000 total attendees. This year we will hit 10,000 (hopefully not all on-site at the same time). And the speaker list and topics are just amazing. You can take a great look back at 2016 with Lew Cirne, Tomasz Tunguz, Aaron Levie, and more here.
On Thursday, November 10, 2016, BMG Digital Tech exhibited at the 11th Annual New York Business Expo and Conference at the Jacob Javits Center. This conference is one of the largest Business to Business trade shows in the Northeast encouraging networking, education, marketing and information exchange for entrepreneurs and executives. The conference Keynote Speakers presented insightful information on utilizing Technology, Marketing tactics, Lead Generation, Accessing Capital, Entrepreneurial Vision along with many others.
With the widespread adoption of Software as a Service and cloud technology, certain concerns are common to many people. We address the most common ones, and give you ways to avoid or eliminate them.
SaaS delivers solutions to wider audiences than traditional software licensing models - in part because the lower upfront cost drives greater adoption rates. We take a look at Adobe's transition from the perpetual licensing model to their new SaaS model, as well as some of the other benefits of Software as a Service.
A look into the three main categories of Cloud Computing Services: IaaS, PaaS & SaaS.