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  • Salesforce.com Appoints Tech Heavyweight JP Rangaswami As Chief Scientist

    Enterprise cloud computing company Salesforce.com this morning announced the appointment of JP Rangaswami, an internationally acclaimed thought leader in the tech industry, to the newly created position of Chief Scientist. Rangaswami, an expert in enterprise software, had recently stepped down from a similar position at BT Group, after nearly five years with the company. Read More

  • Salesforce.com Now Lets Companies Build Both Apps And Sites In The Cloud

    Salesforce.com’s platform to build and deploy enterprise applications, Force.com ,has rolled out a new capability, called Force.com Sites, that lets companies build and run their applications for internal use as well as public use on Salesforce.com cloud computing platform. Salesforce says that advantage of Force.com Sites is that companies can quickly deploy, scale and run applications… Read More

  • The Enterprise Crunchies Nominees

    In preparation for the Crunchies this Friday, January 9, I’ve been asked to write 5 short summaries to cover the nominees for Best Enterprise. There are 3 cloud computing entrants – Amazon Web Services, Google App Engine, and Force.com – and 2 from the worlds of Twitter clone (Yammer) and Office is Dead (Zoho.) My personal cloud favorite, Live Mesh, did not make the cut… Read More

  • Bungee Labs Takes $8 Million Series C

    Bungee Labs has raised $8 million Series C in a round that included Wasatch Venture Fund and existing investors North Bridge Venture Partners and Venrock Associates. Orem, Utah based Bungee Labs offers Bungee Connect, a web-based Ajax environment for creating interactive web applications. Bungee Connect allows developers to “efficiently create and instantly deliver rich web applications… Read More

  • Bungee Connect Launches Ambitious New Online Development Product

    Yeah, we’ve seen a ton of online application builders before – DabbleDB, Zoho Creator, LongJump, Coghead and WyaWorks, among others. And Salesforce weighed in with their own Force.com in late 2007. Bungee Connect , which leaves private beta today, competes with all of these. But the company, based in Utah, thinks they have the advanced features to attract a much different audience… Read More