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Does SaaS-PaaS=ASP?

In the 1990s, analysts proclaimed ASP the future of software. Application Service Providers offered software over the Internet, a revolutionary model that would take over the industry. Unfortunately, customers insist on modifying their enterprise applications, preferring to make the software

Posted in Cloud Computing, Salesforce, SAP

Implicit Semantics and Business Networks

At the Semantic Web SIG last week David Meyer and Michael Bechauf presented cutting-edge technology from SAP on extracting context from business networks. See my article for details. David also gave a preview of StreamWork, a collaboration tool in the

Posted in Collaboration, SAP, SVForum

Cloud Security: Selected Challenges, Solutions, and Directions

Yuecel Karabulut, Chief Security Advisor at SAP, gave an interesting presentation to a joint meeting of the SDForum’s Securing and Cloud Services SIGs on how to architect applications securely in the cloud. For a description, see an article I’ve submitted

Posted in Cloud Computing, SAP, Security, SVForum