Google, Dropbox, Box, SharePoint, and others battle in the cloud

Google finally released its much rumored Google Drive, a new competitor in the increasingly crowded cloud-based file sharing and sync marketplace. As with all things Google, the Drive announcement generated a huge amount of hype across the blogosphere and twitterverse. Many commentators compare Drive with Dropbox and to some extent Microsoft’s SkyDrive and Apple’s iCloud. … Read moreGoogle, Dropbox, Box, SharePoint, and others battle in the cloud

2012 Portals and Content Integration Market Analysis

We have just released a new Advisory Paper, “2012 Portals and Content Integration Market Analysis.” This briefing offers a snapshot of trends in the current marketplace, as well as a comparative analysis of the relative risks associated with each portal and content integration vendor. Portal technology remains quite relevant in an enterprise context, and the … Read more2012 Portals and Content Integration Market Analysis

Multiple Portals or One Single Portal?

In the good old days, when your firm’s Enterprise Portal was a “gateway to the world,” the thinking was that you needed to standardize on one single Portal platform, and perhaps even on single enterprise portal instance. However, as we all know, that’s not really very practical (both for technical and organizational reasons), and multiple … Read moreMultiple Portals or One Single Portal?

Portals Research version 9.1 has updates to IBM WebSphere and Liferay Evaluations

We’ve just updated our Enterprise Portals research with updates to our reviews of IBM WebSphere and Liferay. Within the Portals marketplace, IBM and Liferay seem to be the ones that most frequently appear on customer short lists. But that also means they get scrutinized much more based on frequent feedback we get from our customers. … Read morePortals Research version 9.1 has updates to IBM WebSphere and Liferay Evaluations

Can OneCloud from Box Bring Cloud and Mobile Together?

Well, that’s a buzzword-compliant question…but an important one nonetheless. Consider that: Mobile has been a big driver of cloud Tablets (iPad in particular) have become increasingly prevalent within enterprises Enterprises are paying more attention to cloud and mobile Since Box wants to become more enterprise-y, it has taken advantage of these trends, witnessed most recently… Read … Read moreCan OneCloud from Box Bring Cloud and Mobile Together?