Yahoo Enters The Cloud Via Zimbra

Medford, Cassimir
October 2008
Red Herring;10/28/2008, p3
Trade Publication
The article reports on the entry of Yahoo into the cloud computing market as its subsidiary Zimbra said schools will be able to access its open-source messaging and collaboration services on the Internet. Sunnyvale, California-based Zimbra, which Yahoo acquired just over a year ago, gives Yahoo a stake in cloud computing, often called SaaS, or software as a service. Yahoo joins IBM, Google, Amazon, Sun, Cisco, Microsoft, and hundreds of smaller companies that are offering services without the management headaches of installed hardware and software.


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