Monthly Archives: September 2015

Apps Run The World - Cloud Top 500

Dublin, Calif. – September 21, 2015 APPS RUN THE WORLD, a leading software market research firm, today announced the update of Apps Run The World Super Site...
Top 25 Cloud Applications Vendors Score Big In 2014. Subscribe and read profiles of 500+ Cloud apps vendors in our database

In 2014, the worldwide Cloud applications market surged 27% to a record $38.5 billion in Cloud subscription revenues and the top 25 vendors did...
SAP as No. 1 in Cloud HCM Market. Subscribe Now and read profiles of the Top HCM Applications Vendors In The Cloud and Market Forecast 2015-2019

The market for Human Capital Management (HCM) applications in the Cloud, engineered by some of the world’s best minds in Cloud computing, grew faster...
Worldwide Cloud Applications Market Forecast 2015-2019; Source: Apps Run The World, September 2015

The Cloud applications market posted another big gain in 2014 as new vendors started ramping up their sales amid surging customer demand for all...
Kyriba offers SaaS-based treasury solutions that enable treasury departments to plan for market volatility, regulation, and opportunities

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Source: Apps Run The World, September 2015

Cloud applications are derived from more than a dozen primary and secondary markets designed to automate specific and discrete business processes and functions generally...
Mike Ettling leads SAP HCM Cloud and on-premise lines of business.

Following is excerpted from Cloud Top 500 survey findings, which profile the world's 500 largest Cloud Applications Vendors based on their 2014 Cloud subscription...
State of The Cloud Union Is Stable For Now

Flushed with capital, the Cloud applications market has catapulted into one of the key battlegrounds for software companies to redefine corporate functions and business...
Top 100 ERP Vendors

In 2012, the global Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications market grew 3.6% to approach nearly $36 billion in license, maintenance and subscription revenues, slightly...
Steve Lucas, president of SAP Platform Solutions, has high hopes for Vora

In another evolutionary move to push its technology platform, SAP introduced a query engine called SAP HANA Vora that leverages open-source technologies including Spark to...
European Union braces for Grexit

Amid a possible economic meltdown in Greece, the European software market is bracing for a host of challenges that could derail a fragile recovery. Interviews...
Unit4’s Jose Duarte aims to boost Cloud revenues further

Unit4 intensified its vertical strategy with an acquisition of a higher-education ERP application vendor, while cozying up with Microsoft to better leverage its Azure...
Anaplan CEO Fred Laluyaux, left, leads customer panel with HP’s Sue Barsamian, McAfee’s Jeff Brobst, Diageo’s Stefan Househam, and Aviva’s Darren Craddock

In the new world of Cloud-based enterprise planning software, Anaplan has assembled considerable fire power to challenge a host of competitors from EPM incumbents...
Salesforce.com’s Mark Benioff(left) and Sage’s Stephen Kelly in global Cloud partnership

In one of the most remarkable partnerships in the Cloud applications market, Sage and Salesforce.com are joining forces to build next-generation ERP applications for...
NetSuite’s Zach Nelson(right) partners with Microsoft’s Satya Nadella

The Cloud can make for strange bedfellows, and that was the case at SuiteWorld, NetSuite’s annual user conference, when CEO Zach Nelson announced a...
SAP executives chairman Plattner(clockwise top left), CEO McDermott, Product Head Leukert and Business Network Chief Singh detail different traits of S/4HANA, HANA Cloud Platform

The big SAPPHIRENOW conference ended on a high note with Jennifer Lopez as headline entertainment and a fitting tribute to the new chapter of...
SAP CEO McDermott expresses no interest in buying Salesforce.com

SAP is not interested in acquiring Salesforce.com, according to company CEO Bill McDermott who responded flatly to a question raised by Apps Run The...
SAP’s Denise Broady(left) with Curtis Cole of Weill Cornell Medical College, Don Whittington of Florida Crystals, Gary Hayes of Centerpoint, and Steve Convey of Accenture on Co-Innovation panel

SAP solidified its industry cloud strategy with growing adoptions of its next-generation ERP suite of applications, while capitalizing on near-term opportunities with an array...
Cloud Applications Vendors With At Least $100M In Private Funding and/or Private-led Acquisitions

The drive to bankroll some of the fastest-growing Cloud applications vendors has reached a milestone with at least $21 billion being raised so far. That...
Enterprise Apps M&A activities could rival 2007 peak level

The rising valuation of Cloud vendors, coupled with an insatiable appetite for well-established enterprise applications companies, could fuel a merger mania in 2014 bidding...
The trio of SAP - Product Chief Bernd Leukert(l), Chairman Hasso Plattner(c), CMO Jonathan Becher at SAPPHIRENOW

The second day of the giant SAPPHIRENOW conference took the Run Simple message one notch higher with SAP executives and customers providing more examples...
SAP CEO Bill McDermott is flanked by Bernd Leukert (L), its product chief, and Luka Mucic, who runs finance, at SAPPHIRENOW

SAP kicked off its biggest annual customer conference with a bang, or simply the unmistakable message of Run Simple. For a software company that has...
Simon Paris, Christoph Behrendt, Denise Broady (L to R) at SAP Industries Analyst Base Camp

On the eve of its biggest annual customer conference, SAP announced the Industry Cloud strategy with the goal of sustaining its momentum in the...
IBM Scales Marketing With Silverpop Purchase

IBM cast a wider net in Cloud applications market with the planned purchase of Silverpop, which specializes in email marketing software for 5,000 brands...
UNIT4’s transformation in full force with SMAC

Having become one of the largest ERP vendors in the world, UNIT4 is charting a new course by expanding aggressively into the Cloud and...
ERP, car sales and tropical aquariums have something in common

The Enterprise Resource Planning applications market is beginning to look a lot like the automotive industry where customer experience takes on greater urgency than...
Oracle Aims $2B Flight Plan To The Cloud

Never the one to lose in high seas or in the Cloud, Oracle is pursuing a $2 billion flight plan that could put any...
Karen Watts CEO & Founder, Apparancy

After years of running a hodgepodge of legacy and best-of-breed apps, many healthcare organizations find themselves with disjointed operational workflows that prevent them from...