The last few weeks have been very interesting. Oracle held their annual conference, followed by SalesForce, and then Box. It was a good time to be in San Francisco as you had three distinct approaches to helping the Enterprise.
- Oracle, for all the jokes around them “discovering” the cloud this year, offered a story about their tight stack of hardware and software.
- SalesForce announced Chatterbox which makes Content Management a native feature to their platform.
- Box announced new partners and new tools for integrating Box with all sorts of other cloud-based applications.
What you have are two suites and a best of breed approach. A recent NY Times blog post on Open vs Closed covered the two approaches well. What is the right choice? What is the future?