The Right Way To Do Exchange In The Cloud The Story of Exchange Server For the past decade, front office and back office systems, such as CRM, payroll, and document management, have gradually moved to the cloud. That change has been relatively seamless. But now enterprises are contemplating and executing the migration of once immovable major systems that have been ensconced inside the walls of the corporation for decades. At the top of the list is Exchange Server, Microsoft’s enterprise stalwart. With the introduction of Office 365 in 2011, Microsoft is encouraging businesses to shift core apps like Exchange, SharePoint
The Cloud: The Gift That Keeps On Printing…. Smartphones and tablets are increasingly replacing functions usually carried out by laptops in our professional life. Mobile e-mail access is now a relatively mature technology and mobile printing additionally gives users the opportunity to print documents directly via their mobile phone. However, with the introduction of cloud printing, employees now have server-like access on the move, allowing the opportunity to print from a large pool of data without having to turn on a PC. Cloud printing essentially works by reducing the necessity of having local printer drivers and a dedicated print network.
How Can Cloud IDEs Save Your Time? Part 1 Cloud computing is definitely among the most dynamically developing industries in IT. It’s also definitely the one that promises to surprise the global IT community with new technologies, tools and services in 2013. Cloud hosting, document management and data storage have become common and ordinary even for non IT-savvy people. If you can store your docs and host your apps in the cloud, why can’t you code in your browser? That’s what exactly the idea that came to enthusiasts from across a few years ago. As a result, the first web
Cloud Computing For Lawyers For attorneys or paralegals, cloud computing could mean access to data anytime and anywhere. As long as they can connect to the Internet, work can be accessed from their home, office, client offices or from their smart phones. Lawyers can also work collaboratively on files and documents, even when they are physically not in the same location. For some lawyers, cloud computing is already an affordable and flexible alternative to traditional desktop and client server based software technologies. Law firms are slowly moving to the cloud. The American Lawyer ‘s 16th annual survey gathered responses from 82
Reaping New Value from Existing ECM Solutions with the Cloud For many organizations, enterprise content management has been an unrealized dream and the source of technological and budgetary challenges. Most large companies have invested millions in ECM solutions, but many are less than satisfied with their results. Even those that are happy with their deployments typically see them used by only a small number of employees in specific application areas. And as shifting trends and new technology have pushed business to an increasingly mobile landscape, enterprises are finding that their legacy ECM solutions are even less accessible. In response, many organizations have adopted a hybrid cloud solution to supplement their
Most Commonly Used Cloud Applications Websites, backup and recovery, email and calendars were rated as the most commonly used cloud applications. The high ranking (fourth) position for testing and development is explained by the way in which cloud delivery simplifies setup and dismantling of test and development environments. Here’s plenty of growth potential for backup and recovery, document management and customer relationship management (CRM) as cloud applications. However, perceived concerns about data security and regulatory compliance mean that most organisations don’t currently have firm plans to move applications like billing and HR management to the cloud. Click to Zoom Source:
Cloud Computing Startups Raise Big Money: UPDATE 5 This is the fifth in a continuing series on startups raising funding. Today, there are two startups in focus – Xeround and SurDoc. Xeround (http://xeround.com/) Xeround, a California-based startup that describes itself as “The Cloud Database”, announced the successful completion of its Series C round of funding in which it raised $9 million. Previous investors that included Menlo Park-based Benchmark Capital, Israel’s Giza Venture Capital, Ignition Partners and Trilogy Partnership, put in money in this round as well. According to a press release, Xeround “offers a database-as-a-service for MySQL-based applications that’s elastic,
Templeton Leverages Microsoft to Build Cloud for CPA Firms Templeton Solutions has build a cloud-based practice management system exclusively on Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011. This program -TC Practice Management -offers professional services firms to achieve faster growth and greater profitability. Through this initiative, Templeton Solutions is eliminating the need of toggling between programs as its TC Practice Management brings project management, time and billing, document management, analytics and sales and marketing all together under one log-in. TC Practice Management’s clients have a choice on how they want their application deployed. The system can run on the Cloud natively or be