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Keep the Cloud and SaaS Knowledge Coming

April 12, 2011
By grippen
Keep the Cloud and SaaS Knowledge Coming

It is exciting to me to see the momentum of the Cloud marketplace. With every study I see, every analysts I hear, every piece of research I read, all are saying the same thing…Cloud is growing! But it is also interesting to me that even though there is growth, there are many in the...
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Planning for the turned-around economy? Cloud Computing and SaaS can help.

March 16, 2011
By grippen
Planning for the turned-around economy?  Cloud Computing and SaaS can help.

Though the economy has thrown us a curve ball over the last couple of years, there are indications that the economy might be in the process of turning around. In fact, wholesale distributors have recently reported six quarters of consecutive growth, plus the need to start growing their inventories and people resources, i.e. the...
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Cloud Provider recovers from Downtime

March 3, 2011
By grippen
Cloud Provider recovers from Downtime

How is SaaS impacted by Gmail Hiccup? Kevin Purdy summarizes the weekend Gmail outage and provides several backup options in his article on Lifehacker, How to Back Up Your Gmail the Easy and Cheap Way. At ERP Cloud News, we see this as an opportunity to debate the benefits of SaaS and outsourcing. Information...
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The View of the Clouds from My Humble Perch

February 16, 2011
By grippen
The View of the Clouds from My Humble Perch

Post sponsored by Acumatica. Content/ideas in this post are provided by Acumatica and may not reflect the views of ERP Cloud News. Learn more about Acumatica Cloud ERP. It appears everyone in the marketplace is taking notice of Cloud ERP. And, I am not saying this because of what I hear from the various...
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SaaS and Cloud Computing…It Just Makes Sense for Small-to-Mid-Sized Businesses

February 3, 2011
By grippen
SaaS and Cloud Computing…It Just Makes Sense for Small-to-Mid-Sized Businesses

Post by Acumatica. Content/ideas in this post are provided by Acumatica and may not reflect the views of ERP Cloud News. Learn more about Acumatica Cloud ERP. Cloud and SaaS – Enterprise Capabilities Included I saw a line in an article recently that drove home a good point regarding the power of SaaS and...
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ERP Implementation Costs and Cloud Software

January 12, 2011
By grippen
ERP Implementation Costs and Cloud Software

In his preview of Panorama’s 2011 ERP Report, Eric Kimberling says that ERP implementation costs continue to decline. Similar to what we saw in implementations completed in 2009, implementation costs and durations appear to be on the decline again in 2010. The average ERP software total cost of ownership was $5.5 million in 2010,...
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Federal Government Working to Promote Faster Adoption of Cloud Computing

December 15, 2010
By grippen
Federal Government Working to Promote Faster Adoption of Cloud Computing

The Federal government has recently established FEDRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) in order to provide a standard approach for government agencies to assess and authorize the use of Cloud computing within the various agencies of the Federal government. Since the various agencies have varying security requirements and multiple agencies are not compatible...
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Trying to Reduce Costs? Trying to go Lean? Then why are you buying Traditional ERP software?

December 6, 2010
By grippen
Trying to Reduce Costs? Trying to go Lean? Then why are you buying Traditional ERP software?

Post by Acumatica. Content/ideas in this post are provided by Acumatica and may not reflect the views of ERP Cloud News. Learn more about Acumatica Cloud ERP. Lean manufacturing and wholesale distribution It’s been many years now, since manufacturers of all sizes and industry types started embracing the principles of “going lean”. Also commonly...
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