Meantime, some big players, including Go Daddy and Demand Media, are revealing their bets on a world beyond dot-com.
Enterprise software giant's midmarket-focused service to compete with those of Salesforce.com, NetSuite and Oracle.
The move to buy the on-demand image specialist is part of Adobe's strategy to offer online services with its packaged applications.
As businesses feel the pull of on-demand enterprise applications, software heavyweights are following suit.
Apex, a new service for building general purpose business programs, challenges Oracle and Microsoft.
Deal gives more tools to existing SAP Business One customers, but will it lure in new ones?
The latest technology software report by the investment bank confirms an unstoppable shift in IT toward on-demand and cloud applications.
Chief Executive Henning Kagermann casts a skeptical eye on hosted software--and blogs and wikis, too.
Cable giant plans to offer online video-on-demand and Web-based applications on set-top boxes as it tries to give subscribers a more interactive experience.
"With on-demand," CEO says, "the customer hands his destiny to someone else and then he finds...he cannot get his destiny back."