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Eating Our Own Dog Food

One of the really great things about the Act-On Marketing Service is that we  use it ourselves for our online marketing efforts to…

 

Macs vs PCs

This is not a hardware question. It is Microsoft Windows vs OS X (OS X kicks butt) and Microsoft Windows vs Linux (Linux…

 

Cloud Computing Update

The beta test cluster in the cloud has been a huge success. We recently discovered Amazon EBS. Wow! We were about to plunk…

 

Java Uber Alles

We have not thought much about localizing the Act-On service. Imagine our shock/surprise when 2 of our customers (Secure Computing and BroadVision) informed…

 

Cloud Computing

We have been looking at Amazon EC2, and we like it. A lot. The economics are simple and compelling for us. A single…

 

In The Wall Street Journal!!!

Wow!  Talk about product placement! And we had no idea this was even coming! I opened the paper this morning and was flabbergasted to…

 

Enterprise? SMB?

We have built a platform that can serve enterprise customers as well as SMB customers. The reason is that we are going after…

 

Outsourcing

When I started this company, I set out to build a small and efficient team right here in Portland, Oregon. Outsourcing was the…

 

Corporate Funding

I cannot speak about the pros and cons of corporate funding vs. venture capital in general, but having Cisco as our A Round…