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ERP Software Predictions – 2011

December 30, 2010
By djohnson
ERP Software Predictions – 2011

ERP Cloud News has filtered through many 2011 predictions and delivered our summary of what the experts are saying. Here are links to the top predictions (found elsewhere on the net) along with our commentary. Selected Cloud and ERP Predictions – 2011 Panorama Consulting published its Top Ten ERP Software Predictions for 2011. On...
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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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SAP and NEC sign deal to compete for cloud ERP market

November 11, 2010
By djohnson
SAP and NEC sign deal to compete for cloud ERP market

The Cloud changes a lot of things, including the way that “partnerships” can compete. In some cases partnerships may begin competing for customers. In CRN magazine, a recent press release “NEC Launches ERP Cloud Service Systems With SAP” describes a new partnership. In this partnership, NEC will utilize its Cloud Oriented Data Centers to...
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Expense Reporting gets a boost from Cloud ERP

September 9, 2010
By manchester
Expense Reporting gets a boost from Cloud ERP

As reported in Travel Procurement, the competition in the automated expense reporting space has increased dramatically over the past few years. According to author Mary Ann McNulty: While some products are still delivered as software, most are software-as-a-service, cloud-based or, increasingly, mobile apps. This should come as no surprise because expense reporting is an...
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One CIO’s View of Cloud Computing and ERP Software

August 31, 2010
By manchester
One CIO’s View of Cloud Computing and ERP Software

On August 30, Sramana Mitra posted an interview with Dennis Hodges, CIO of Inteva on her blog. The interview provides some interesting insights with regard to cloud computing and shows that ERP may start catching CRM in terms of cloud adoption. Read the full article and interview here. Sramana Mitra’s summary The interview uncovers...
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ByDesign Wrap Up

August 18, 2010
By djohnson
ByDesign Wrap Up

The dust has almost settled, but the jury is still out on the launch of SAP’s Business ByDesign. ByDesign is SAP’s software as a service (SaaS) offering that has been in testing and development for the past 3-5 years. The topics of cloud computing and SaaS are still hot in the ERP market, but...
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NetSuite Q2 Results

August 13, 2010
By djohnson

(Reuters) – NetSuite Inc (N.N), a maker of Web-based business software for small and mid-sized businesses, posted better-than-expected adjusted quarterly profit, helped by a jump in bookings at its North American segment. Second-quarter net loss, however, widened to $7.2 million, or 11 cents a share, compared with $5 million, or 8 cents a share,...
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IDC: One Third of All Software Delivered via Cloud in 2014

August 12, 2010
By manchester
IDC: One Third of All Software Delivered via Cloud in 2014

IDC reports in a recent press release that: The Software as a Service (SaaS) market had worldwide revenues of $13.1 billion in 2009. IDC forecasts the market to reach $40.5 billion by 2014, representing a compound annual growth rate of 25.3%. By 2014, about 34% of all new business software purchases will be consumed...
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