Monthly Archives: August 2015

SAPPHIRE NOW kickstarts SAP Cloud

What a difference a year has made SAP! At last year’s SAPPHIRE NOW, I raised a few thorny questions about SAP’s Cloud viability and its...
Unit4 CEO Jose Duarte

After more than a year of reinvestment and redevelopment efforts, Unit4 is upping the ante with a new platform that could boost its standing...
Judith Rothrock

Recently I had an opportunity to speak with Judith Rothrock, president of JRocket Marketing and an award-winning marketer who has helped a host of...
SAP Simple Finance

As SAP shifts its focus to the Cloud, it is turning its attention to Line of Business executives, a group of users who have...
Elysian Field Software aims to extend beyond NetSuite platform

As the lure of Cloud applications continues to capture the imagination and budgets of enterprise software buyers, one of the key enablers for enterprise...
Annual Instrastructure Cost Per Cloud Subsriber

Box, the fast-growing cloud storage and collaboration tool provider, is candid about where it stands on the infrastructure cost component for Cloud delivery. In its...
Cloud Infrastructure

As Cloud computing becomes the mainstream vehicle for many companies to access mission-critical applications, the infrastructure cost component – or what makes Cloud delivery...
Oracle powered by Micros

Oracle announced a blockbuster deal with the proposed purchase of MICROS Systems for $5.3 billion, stepping up its push into the leisure, hospitality and...
SAP Concur

The proposed $8.3 billion purchase of Concur by SAP underscores the ERP applications vendor’s desire to create a balanced portfolio of well-established Cloud properties,...
SAP as No. 1 in Cloud HCM

SAP Dietmar-Hopp-Allee 16 Walldorf, 69190 Germany +49 62 2774 7474 http://www.sap.com Overview:  Ownership: Public (SAP:NYSE) Employees: 64598 Key Verticals: Aerospace & Defense, Automotive, Banking, Chemicals, Consumer Products, Construction, Healthcare, Education, Technology, Insurance, Media,...
Sage Summit

As many ERP applications vendors are banking on cloud delivery with round-the-clock Web selling strategies and relentless acquisitions, Sage is trying something more subtle. At...
Top 25 Cloud

In 2013, the Cloud applications market soared 32% to hit $30.3 billion in Cloud subscription revenues, compared with $23 billion in the year-earlier period....
Owners

The growing popularity of Cloud applications has attracted a group of unusual investors wanting to cash in on the current wave of Cloud adoptions...
All in or Nothing

The $520 million purchase of Cegedim’s CRM business by IMS Health in June 2014 offered a cautionary tale on how on-premise applications sales have...
Top Cloud HCM Vendors

For years, ADP, one of the pioneers in HR and payroll applications, has been offering one kind or another Cloud services via hosting for...
Cloud Forecast

Backed by across-the-board customer acceptance and investor support, the $30-billion Cloud applications market is poised to rack up big gains over the next five...