Daily Archives: February 22, 2007

Richard Waters

Marc_benioffAs Google dabbles with selling access to its software online (seems a pretty good deal at $50 a year), it’s probably a good time to take a closer look at the economics of this business, as exhibitied by acknowledged leader Salesforce.com.

There’s no question that Marc Benioff’s software-as-a-service outfit has hit on a formula that appeals to customers. In fact, it just reported the addition of 90,000 new subscribers last quarter, taking the total to 646,000. Read more