Cloud feasibility- what should ISVs look for? There is a myriad of consulting options available to ISVs when considering cloud adoption. On one hand, there are short consulting engagements adopted as a “foot in the door” strategy to win cloud migration projects. On the other, there are very detailed engagements which can lead to analysis paralysis, only to arrive at the conclusion that the cloud is not an option. Since the decision to switch over to the cloud can leave anyone’s mind spinning, here are a few solutions to help an ISV while engaging with a consulting service provider. 360°
Cloud & SaaS White Paper Series Cloud First IT: Managing a Growing Network of SaaS Applications Controlling who is granted secure access to which applications and data becomes a real challenge when users can get access from any browser, at any time, from any place. SaaS applications enable companies to rapidly deploy powerful capabilities to a broad set of users at very low costs, but this very accessibility introduces a new set of organizational and technical challenges. Providing secure single sign-on (SSO) across applications becomes a real challenge when users can get access from any browser, at any time, from
Accelerating vs. deflating time to SaaS revenue Over the past 8 months, we have seen an increase in the number of ISVs contacting us to help them plan a roadmap to SaaS. After reviewing these conversations, a trend has started to emerge. 1. On-Premise ISVs see the need to begin the journey, typically due to competitive and market pressures. 2. They understand and want to get to the technical end game — a true multi-tenanted, singular code basis — but they don’t know how or even why they should get there. 3. They want to get to that end game
MONITIS TO RE-LAUNCH THE WOLRD’S FIRST FREE SERVER-MONITORING CLOUDWARE Small Business Sysadmins to Gain Time with New Mon.itor.Us PRESS RELEASE: Monitis, the award-winning provider of the world’s first all-in-one monitoring cloudware, will launch fully redesigned its free monitoring service, Mon.itor.Us. “We’re celebrating the New Year by juicing up our free services and offering more extensive monitoring at no cost to Mon.itor.Us users,” said Monitis Founder and CEO Hovhannes Avoyan. “We want to help busy IT administrators at smaller companies, as well as individuals, gain more time by taking advantage of the fastest, cheapest and easiest approach to server monitoring. Ultimately,
Teradata Muscles Into Cloud Computing With $525 Million Acquisition By Sourya Biswas of CloudTweaks The Christmas week saw a major corporate move in the cloud computing space with business data warehousing company Teradata Corp. agreeing to acquire privately held Aprimo, a marketing cloud-computing and software-as-a-service (SaaS) provider in a $525 million deal announced on 22 December. This marks Texas-based Teradata’s largest acquisition as an independent company, and begins its foray into the cloud computing niche with bang. Indianapolis-based Aprimo provides analytical software to its enterprise customers that enable them to plan their marketing and advertising efforts. “The expansion of
Just about every person in business these days has heard the buzz about “cloud computing” and all the benefits it can deliver. The hype surrounding it would have you think that everyone is using these application or infrastructure services-for-hire. The idea behind cloud computing seems to make good sense, given the economic pressure businesses are under to do more with less. The cloud is just another way of saying “the internet.” And cloud computing basically involves paying for access to internet-based services in order to share computing horsepower, information and programs, from word processors to complex accounting and customer-relationship-management systems.
SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwire – August 9, 2010) – RoseASP, one of Southern California’s largest providers of hosted Microsoft Dynamics solutions, today announced commercial availability of myGPcloud™, a Microsoft Dynamics enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution available on-demand in the cloud for the first time. Companies can register now at http://www.myGPcloud.com for a 30-day trial of a complete Microsoft Dynamics GP Business Essentials or Advanced Management offering. RoseASP demonstrated myGPcloud to highly positive reviews at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference last month in Washington, D.C. In a survey of 1,600 Microsoft Dynamics partners, RoseASP found that 80 percent of respondents were competing