Dan Farber and Rafe Needleman interview Sridhar Vembu of Zoho.
Users of online productivity suite will be able to use their Google username and password to log into Zoho applications, CEO says at Web 2.0 Expo.
Web application specialist now features performance statistics for its online applications for word processing, spreadsheets, and more.
Zoho's Sridhar Vembu believes Google won't get serious about the apps business because it lacks the high growth and margin of the search business.
Online productivity suite has syncs up with two of the biggest names in Web 2.0 user accounts--even though Google operates rival Google Docs.
While Google receives lots of attention for its suite of Web applications, and Microsoft waits on the sidelines, Zoho continues to build out its Web suite with Zoho People, a human resource management application.
CEO Sridhar Vembu accuses Salesforce of freezing out Zoho as possible payback for rejection of earlier buyout bid.
Zoho.com provides a glimpse into the future of the software industry: a lot of open-source software mixed with a cloud delivery strategy.
Zoho's browser-based Mail application is now publicly accessible, even when offline or using Apple's iPhone.
Zoho CRM Enterprise Edition gets role-based security administration, SSL support, spreadsheet integration, custom fields, and other features.