Key Findings Of Study: Cloud Services Remains Elusive For Many Enterprises Companies Need A Unified Cloud and Network Strategy to Maximize Full Benefits of Cloud Computing, Software-as-a-Service, and Other Cloud-Based Services HERNDON, VA – October 2, 2013 – Although cloud-based services are now widely utilized by the vast majority of enterprises, a new study by Forrester Consulting has found that many organizations are not realizing the full potential value of these services because their networks are not prepared to support the increased bandwidth demands and complexity of multiple cloud-based services. The September 2013 commissioned study, “Building for the Future: What the New
NEWS: IBM Makes Cloud Computing “Fashionable” With L’Oréal Deal “It is wiser to find out than to suppose.” - Mark Twain (1835-1910), legendary author and humorist. There was once a time when businesses were done through intelligence guesswork – you guessed what your customers would like and you provided it, you guessed what the demand will be and you procured accordingly, so and so forth. Now, “estimating” may have been the word used instead of “guessing”, but it was still an art, and an imperfect and error-prone one at that, until analytics emerged as a science. With the use of
Best Small Businesses to Use the Cloud Google and Amazon, juggernauts they may be, are not the only beneficiaries of cloud computing. Small businesses across the country have also realized the cloud’s capacity to nourish their operations. We could have honestly cited dozens of companies nationwide who’ve wholeheartedly taken to cloud computing — and reaped massive rewards. Look for us to indeed feature more of these small businesses in the future. For the moment, here’s an impressive trio that’s taken to the cloud with the greatest of ease. Signature Personal Insurance, Roper DeGarmo Well known cloud applications and programs like
Microsoft Creates Profitable Businesses with “Cloud CRM for Less” Microsoft is extending $150 cash per user seat to up to 500 user seats for each eligible customer through its “Cloud CRM for Less” offer. This offer is making it easier for Salesforce.com, SAP and Oracle customers to switch to Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online, which gives people required insight to gain an edge over their competitors.Available between now and March 31, 2012, this new offer promises to offer significant cost savings and help customers realize the benefits from using software and online services. Microsoft notes a report by Nucleus Research according
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LONDON–(Marketwire – June 21, 2010) – Bluewolf (www.bluewolf.com) announced its sponsorship of the Cloud Computing World Forum (www.cloudwf.com), held from June 29-July 1 in London at the Olympia Conference Center. An agile business consulting firm, Bluewolf (www.bluewolf.com) has more than a decade of success in Cloud computing and SaaS solutions, such as Salesforce CRM. “For over a decade, we have brought the vision of cloud computing to life for thousands of clients worldwide, through our agile business transformation methodology,” said Penny O’Rourke, Managing Director, Bluewolf International. “We are a leader in putting cloud computing to work for businesses worldwide, to make