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Microsoft Acquires CyberX To Monitor And Bolster IoT Cybersecurity

Tech giant Microsoft recently announced the acquisition of CyberX, the Waltham, Massachusetts-based cybersecurity startup that detects, stops, and predicts security breaches on IoT networks. While the terms of the deal weren't disclosed, Israeli news outlet Globes suggested that Microsoft will pay around $165 million for the company...

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Dun & Bradstreet Experience An Investment Rollercoaster Over The Last Sixteen...

Dun & Bradstreet have enabled companies to uncover the meaning behind data for over 171 years. Headquartered in Short Hills, New Jersey, the business information provider was acquired in 2019 for $5.38 billion by a group of investors led by CC Capital, Cannae Holdings, Bilcar, LLC, Black Knight Inc., and funds affiliated with Thomas H. Lee Partners, taking the company private...

Leaders

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Has SaaS Effectively Ended Piracy? We Look Into The Shareware Revolution

According to a 2019 report by DataProt, the software industry lost $46.3 billion to piracy theft. In the US, 16% of software is used without permission. A confluence of SaaS and Open Source models have effectively stemmed piracy over the last ten years...

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Pandemic Renders Consolidation Of SaaS Market More Likely Than Ever

In 2019, Oracle CEO Mark Hurd shared his thoughts on the consolidation of the SaaS market: "It will be a long tail, but many of the companies will go away," the executive said during Oracle's Media Day. "By the early part of the next decade, 40% to 50% of workloads will be in the cloud," Hurd predicted...

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The Top 50 Women Leaders in SaaS of 2019

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Top 50 Tech Services CEOs of 2019

The Software Report is pleased to announce the awardees for 2019's Top 50 Tech Services CEOs.  Awardees were selected after extensive review of hundreds of nominations and...

Workday, An Exceptional Enterprise Software Case Study

In March 2005, two former PeopleSoft executives set out to redeem themselves and their team from the nightmare of a transaction experience they went through during their Oracle takeover. David Duffield, then vice chair of PeopleSoft and Aneel Bhusri, head of product strategy, used that experience to fuel their drive to outcompete in the world of enterprise software...
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Enterprise Software Bull Run Expected To Continue

According to a new Gartner report released earlier this month, global enterprise software spending surged up 8.5 percent to $453 billion in 2019, compared to a modest 0.5 percent increase to $3.74 trillion for overall IT outlay. The research firm forecasts this trend will continue with a 10.5 percent rise in software spending in both 2020 and 2021...

Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity of 2019

The Software Report is pleased to announce the Top 25 Women Leaders in Cybersecurity of 2019. Hundreds of exceptional women were nominated...

Avast Founder, A Software Billionaire From An Unlikely Place

Building a software company is no easy feat, but it takes someone truly special to persist, survive and overcome the most severe political, economic and competitive forces, and come out the other side a billionaire. Pavel Baudis founded his company in the 1980s in Czechoslovakia under stifling conditions, namely the Soviet regime. He was a chemist by training but realized his natural inclinations where not in science but in computers...

Top 25 HR Software of 2019

The Software Report is pleased to announce the awardees for Top 25 HR Software of 2019. We ran an extensive process to...

Coupa’s Hammoud Succeeds Through Authentic Leadership

Despite a very humble start in life, Raja Hammoud, the senior vice president of product at Coupa, beat the odds to become a senior executive at a NASDAQ-listed company. Growing up in Lebanon with wars breaking out seemingly every year, it was a wonder Hammoud was able to survive, let alone thrive in life...