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Infor24: Demystifying Infor’s Cloud Strategy - Part 2
Part 1 of this blog series started with the assertion that cloud computing is reaching mainstream adoption in the enterprise applications space. Indeed

why cloud rfp  meaning behind Infor24 (i.e., why not 24x7 )? Infor/BR : Infor24 simply means that it is available all the time. The name is also in line with our  online support branding, Infor365 . PJ : What is Infor's approach to single-tenant, multi-tenant, private cloud, public cloud, hybrid cloud, “software + services,” and other concepts and nuances described in Part 1 ? In other words, which applications will be true multi-tenant  software as a service (SaaS)  and which will be single-tenant, and why?

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BigIdeas 2011: Of BigMachines’ Quantum Leap - Part 1




why cloud rfp  keynote presentation by explaining why he decided to take the helm at BigMachines. The list of reasons was as follows: an extraordinary configure, price, quote (CPQ) market’s potential, BigMachines’ market leadership & innovation, high caliber of talent, customer base, and the company’s results and outlook. While these bullet point sounded like platitudes to me at first, Bonnette sounded quite plausible after explaining them further. Indeed, the company grew by a whopping 92 percent in the first Read More

LeveragePoint Adds Value to B2B Pricing - Part 2


Part 1 of this blog series introduced LeveragePoint as a cloud-based newcomer to the business-to-business (B2B) pricing market with a novel pricing approach: value-based pricing. In this day and age of highly accelerated new product introductions, history-based pricing approaches are often inadequate. My previous post explained the company’s approach and current state of affairs. Part 2 follows

why cloud rfp  the Future PJ : Why do you think that building apps on salesforce.com ’s Force.com cloud platform is limiting? In other words, why did you opt for Google Web Toolkit (GWT) on the front end and Java Class Libraries on the back-end? SF : Using Force.com one can build very powerful database-centric and rules-based applications. But one can only innovate at the pace that is supported by salesforce.com and in the directions that the master vendor wants to take its own applications and the market. One has to Read More

MHW Selects Ramco Cloud ERP


MHW Ltd., a service provider for wine, spirits, and malt beverage product companies in the US, recently selected Ramco ERP on Cloud. MHW was looking for a comprehensive and integrated solution that would address the entire spectrum of its business processes.

why cloud rfp  Selects Ramco Cloud ERP MHW Ltd. , a service provider for wine, spirits, and malt beverage product companies in the US, recently selected Ramco ERP on Cloud . The company has spent decades perfecting a transparent back-office service model to help its clients (both alcohol manufacturers and distributors) with a cost effective and efficient approach to conducting business in the US beverage alcohol industry.   MHW was looking for a comprehensive and integrated solution that would address the entire Read More

Evaluating Cloud-Based ERP for Professional Service Organizations


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Cloud Delivers 1.7 Times More ROI


Companies continue to invest in cloud applications because of low upfront cost and faster time to deployment, but those are not the only reasons to move to the cloud. Beyond their initial payback, Nucleus Research found that cloud applications deliver 1.7 times more return on investment (ROI) than on-premise ones, largely because four out of five cloud deployments deliver increasing benefits over time. Download research note.

why cloud rfp  Delivers 1.7 Times More ROI Companies continue to invest in cloud applications because of low upfront cost and faster time to deployment, but those are not the only reasons to move to the cloud. Beyond their initial payback, Nucleus Research found that cloud applications deliver 1.7 times more return on investment (ROI) than on-premise ones, largely because four out of five cloud deployments deliver increasing benefits over time. Download research note. Read More

FSN and Oracle: The New Competitive Advantage-Strategic CFOs Embrace the Cloud


This Oracle FSN white paper provides chief financial officers (CFOs) with a strategic playbook on how to leverage the cloud to drive greater agility in response to economic and competitive change, and more flexibility and choice in how you deploy and manage enterprise applications.

why cloud rfp  and Oracle: The New Competitive Advantage-Strategic CFOs Embrace the Cloud This Oracle FSN white paper provides chief financial officers (CFOs) with a strategic playbook on how to leverage the cloud to drive greater agility in response to economic and competitive change, and more flexibility and choice in how you deploy and manage enterprise applications. Read More

Cloud Communications Services: Five Questions You Need to Address for Success


Many businesses have been successfully using cloud-based applications for years, but following this path for communications is much more recent. For some businesses cloud communications just means VoIP telephony, while others include applications such as video, text, chat, messaging, email, conferencing, etc. This guide addresses five key questions to help you determine how the cloud aligns with your business communications needs—including reasons to use the cloud, who the cloud is best for, whom you should partner with for cloud communications, when moving to the cloud is best, and how your business should deploy cloud communications—along with a frame of reference for identifying the right conditions for cloud adoption.

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Cloud Potential: The Opportunity to Invent and Reinvent Business


The cloud is a revolution that is changing the way we think about business and commerce. Many business leaders feel that a failure to invest in the cloud will result in loss of market share, but they are united about the potential of the cloud to significantly improve capacity and flexibility, generate greater efficiencies, create competitive advantages, transform business prospects, and generate economic value. Read this white paper to learn about some of the drivers of, barriers to, and opportunities resulting from cloud adoption.

why cloud rfp  Potential: The Opportunity to Invent and Reinvent Business The cloud is a revolution that is changing the way we think about business and commerce. Many business leaders feel that a failure to invest in the cloud will result in loss of market share, but they are united about the potential of the cloud to significantly improve capacity and flexibility, generate greater efficiencies, create competitive advantages, transform business prospects, and generate economic value. Read this white paper to learn Read More

Embrace the Cloud-based Telephony System for Your Business


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Cloud ERP for Manufacturing: 6 Considerations


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why cloud rfp  ERP for Manufacturing: 6 Considerations A version of this article was originally published on February 20, 2012. There is no shortage of software-as-a-service (SaaS)–based manufacturing enterprise resource planning (ERP) software offerings nowadays, for almost any vertical manufacturing market segment, but while cloud and hosted solutions are routine for many types of business software across various industries, manufacturing businesses still express a lot of skepticism, uncertainty, and concern Read More

SaaS and Cloud ERP Observations: Is Cloud ERP Right for You?


Over the past six years, Aberdeen Group has been measuring organizations’ willingness to consider a software-as-a-service (SaaS) deployment model for their enterprise resource planning (ERP) software implementations. Using this research, Aberdeen has created a short report to help organizations as they review their options and provide key takeaways to consider during the process.

why cloud rfp  and Cloud ERP Observations: Is Cloud ERP Right for You? Over the past six years, Aberdeen Group has been measuring organizations’ willingness to consider a software-as-a-service (SaaS) deployment model for their enterprise resource planning (ERP) software implementations. Using this research, Aberdeen has created a short report to help organizations as they review their options and provide key takeaways to consider during the process. Read More

Cloud ERP: An Adaptable, Consumable, and Flexible Option for Medium-size Businesses


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why cloud rfp  ERP: An Adaptable, Consumable, and Flexible Option for Medium-size Businesses Many medium-size businesses are considering flexible enterprise resource planning (ERP) options, including cloud ERP—to access ERP applications running on cloud infrastructure via the Internet from a variety of devices. This profile examines the specific challenges facing these businesses and how cloud ERP can help resolve them. The key findings: medium-size businesses expect cloud ERP to be accessible, customizable, and Read More

Why VoIP? Why Now? The Immediate and Long-term Benefits of a New Phone System


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why cloud rfp  VoIP? Why Now? The Immediate and Long-term Benefits of a New Phone System With consumer broadband and wireless internet offerings increasing in bandwidth, quality VoIP (Voice over IP) service is becoming more common and can be a cost-effective alternative to traditional voice telephony. Benefits such as better sound quality even over long distances are also driving a greater interest in VoIP. But changing to a new technology has its challenges, and ultimately, the choice of whether or not to use a VoIP Read More

Cloud Assets: A Guide for SMBs-Part 2


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why cloud rfp  Assets: A Guide for SMBs-Part 2 In the first entry of this series , I presented an overview of cloud terminology and defined the main business offerings. I also touched upon the key essentials, such as defining your needs, building your strategy for change, listing the various players, and gathering reference checks, in establishing a proper research process for implementing an “as a service” (*aaS) solution. I also emphasized the need to communicate and educate your workforce on the upcoming Read More