Posts Tagged ‘ internal cloud ’

ERP Software: Own, Lease, or Rent – Part II

August 6, 2012
By guest blogger - Mike Silver
ERP Software: Own, Lease, or Rent – Part II

In the second of this two-part series discussing On-Premises, Hosting, and SaaS software, Guest Blogger Mike Silver casts some light on which of the three strategies makes the most sense. In the previous article, ERP Software: Own, Lease, or Rent, we compared on-premise software to owning, hosted software to leasing, and SaaS to renting....
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ERP Software: Own, Lease, or Rent?

August 3, 2012
By guest blogger - Mike Silver
ERP Software: Own, Lease, or Rent?

In the first of this two-part series discussing On-Premises, Hosting, and SaaS strategies, Guest Blogger Mike Silver examines how the three bear similarities to concepts that many business owners are already familiar with – that of owning, leasing, or renting their office space. We all know the difference between owning, leasing or renting when...
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The Difference Between Cloud and SaaS

January 27, 2010
By guest blogger - Ezequiel Steiner

As pointed out on ebizQ, some use the terms “cloud” and “SaaS” interchangeably. As many astute ebizQ readers indicate, there is in fact a significant difference. ERP Cloud News View We believe (like many others commenting on ebizQ) that SaaS is a delivery model, and that the cloud makes SaaS possible. However, SaaS is...
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SaaS and Cloud Terminology

December 14, 2009
By manchester

Today, we noticed an interesting blurb from a lead analyst at a well known research company. The note appeared in an article about SAP’s hybrid approach to ERP. Before I get started, I need to point out that I’m using the word “cloud” as a synonym for software as a service (SaaS) and/or on...
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Scaling with cloud computing and SaaS

October 20, 2009
By djohnson

Both cloud computing and SaaS (software as a service) deliver the ability for companies to scale resources on-demand. SaaS scales applications. In the SaaS world, companies can scale applications. Because SaaS implies outsourcing, this means that the SaaS provider can easily scale application(s) that they manage for customers. Savings are obtained by aggregating computing...
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Moving Accounting and ERP Between Clouds

October 16, 2009
By djohnson

The Goal: Saving money is a key component of cloud computing. Cloud computing can be implemented internally or externally. As mentioned in several articles, cloud computing can benefit businesses through rapid scaling, paying for only the services that you use, reducing hardware purchases, and dynamically allocating computing loads. Running applications on a cloud computing...
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