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Recognizing Your Current ERP Software Inadequacies There comes a time when your Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software may struggle to keep up with your business’s growing needs and/or changes. Developers are constantly improving functionality and integrating changes based on a user’s requirements. When facing the fact that your business has outgrown your current accounting and ERP software, you may think that an entire new package is the only answer. Chances are that a simple package upgrade or enhancement is sufficient. If you are not sure whether your business has outgrown your current accounting and ERP software, refer to the following
What The Egg McMuffin Teaches Us About Enterprise Cloud Computing Enterprise adoption of cloud computing is at an interesting juncture. On one hand, cloud computing has unleashed a new degree of innovation, enabling line-of-business users to become incredibly nimble. Gartner last year famously predicted that CMOs would spend more on IT than CIOs within the next five years. We see that happening already in organizations such as Vail Resorts, where the CIO and CMO are collaborating to make consumer-facing apps that drive their business forward. On the other hand, central IT departments face growing pressures to manage costs, security, and other
Cloud Infographic: Is Your Data Secure? When choosing a cloud-computing provider, the data center is one of the most important factors when making a decision. The data center in the place where your information will be stored, and the point from which it will be accessed in the future. It is imperative to research the data center used by your service provider. Location Is the data center close to your service provider? Are they able to freely access the building if a problem were to arise? Data centers need to be staffed at all times in order for constant monitoring and
Will Google Build A Cloud-ERP Solution For Small Businesses For far too long, Google has been playing catch-up to Microsoft in the business productivity segment. According to numbers released by analyst firm Gartner, Microsoft still holds close to 90% of the market with its Office suite of products. But the silver lining for Google is in the cloud-office space where the research firm predicts a market share of at least 33% for Google. There are several things going right for Google at the moment. Firstly, enterprises are still warming up to the idea of hosting their data in the cloud. Analysys Mason in a
IBM AWARDED 10 YEAR $1 BILLION FOUNDATION CLOUD HOSTING SERVICES CONTRACT TO ASSIST US DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR’S MOVE TO CLOUD COMPUTING AUGUST 14, 2013 — ARMONK, NY – IBM today announced it will work with the United States Department of the Interior (US DOI) as the Department embarks on a decade long transformation of their information technology (IT) systems to a cloud computing model. As part of an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract, valued for IBM up to $1 billion, the Department may use IBM cloud computing technologies, services and hosting as the foundation of their next generation infrastructure. IBM’s
Cloud Startup: Cloudbase.io Cloudbase.io Has the Infrastructure for Mobile Application Creators Inching towards Backend Break Because Application Programming Interface (API) is not enough for the more enthusiastic of application developers, especially in the mobile realm, a cloud startup has a solution. Cloudbase.io is an innovative server-end company behind whose success is a team consisting of veterans in Information Technology with experience, according to their website, spanning half-a-decade in famous companies. Their rollercoaster of services are all in the cloud and particularly the backend: they provide the infrastructure or offer server space to creators of cellular apps, thus giving the latter