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Google Versus Microsoft: The Fight for the Future of Cloud Computing

While Google and Microsoft have each developed very different business models and attitudes toward consumers and the enterprise, both companies are preparing to clash when it comes to how the world’s cloud computing infrastructure develops in the next 10 years. While Google and Microsoft might fight for dominance in the cloud, it’s not clear which company will win or if a third company might succeed.

Salesforce.com Rationalises InStranet Assets to Create Service Cloud

Salesforce.com’s latest foray into cloud computing comes in the form of the Service Cloud. This is an effort to combine Google search, Facebook connections, online communities and discussion forums in a SAAS environment to improve customer services for enterprise applications users.

SanDisk Sees 2009 as the Year of SSD Notebooks

The company believes SSDs are poised to enter mainstream corporate notebooks in 2009. Fast new SanDisk G3 drives will become available in midyear in capacities of 60GB, 120GB and 240GB.