Posts Tagged ‘ security ’

5 Cloud Computing Security Tips for 2013

July 30, 2013
By guest blogger - Mac Connolly
5 Cloud Computing Security Tips for 2013

Cloud computing is becoming more popular every year, and many are predicting that 2013 will see a real explosion in the popularity of cloud computing. While the advantages of cloud computing have been discussed at length, there are a couple of potential dangers. In particular, a cloud computing platform is only as strong as...
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Complying on the Cloud for Nonprofits

July 17, 2013
By guest blogger - Kate Kennett
Complying on the Cloud for Nonprofits

The cloud provides an easy, safe way to access and manage data without having to invest in expensive software and constant updates. Traditionally cloud computing has only been available for large organizations that are able to manage their own servers; it is also now more affordable for smaller nonprofit organizations. Accessing the cloud on...
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The Impact of PRISM on the Cloud

July 11, 2013
By guest blogger - Stacy Carter
The Impact of PRISM on the Cloud

As the number of users of the cloud computing technology is growing, the potential threat on the integrity of this technology is currently a major issue. In a report published by the Washington Post, it appears that the US National Security Agency, in tandem with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, will be tapping on...
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Evaluating Cloud Performance and Decision Making

January 11, 2013
By guest blogger - Deney Dentel
Evaluating Cloud Performance and Decision Making

If your business has made the leap into the cloud, then it is very likely that IT processes have become transparent and business productivity is improving. The whole idea behind the concept of cloud computing is to remove the backend maintenance and inconsistencies that may happen with even the best in house server systems....
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Black Swans and Forcing Functions for Cloud Manufacturing Software

May 3, 2012
By Edmund Tee
Black Swans and Forcing Functions for Cloud Manufacturing Software

Nobody likes a forcing function. But sometimes, it takes one of those to compel action. In today’s blog, I wanted to touch on how a made-to-order manufacturer finally decided to commit to moving their ERP to the cloud after a black swan event that has shaken up the organization. This was a tip-off that...
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Security Issues in Cloud ERP

October 6, 2011
By djohnson
Security Issues in Cloud ERP

A few years ago, the big issue with Cloud ERP was security. As knowledge of the cloud has spread, security issues have been addressed and socialized. In Aberdeen’s “SaaS ERP: Trends & Observations 2010″ report, the desire to control upgrades overtook security as the biggest factor preventing the consideration of SaaS. Despite the progress,...
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Is NetSuite monitoring your ERP activities?

April 26, 2010
By manchester

SaaS has gained significant traction in the area of CRM, but customers have been hesitant to deploy ERP applications on the cloud. ERP Cloud News has discussed several possibilities for this including lack of customization capabilities and fear of exposing financial data. Recently, we spotted a discussion on Dennis Howlett’s blog where he reports...
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Cloud / SaaS Standards, Will They Benefit You?

December 17, 2009
By djohnson

Several organizations are discussing the activities associated with creating SaaS standards. As Dennis Howlett mentions in his article “UK trade groups come together to develop SaaS / cloud standards”, these discussions are business focused and welcomed by most in the industry. The SaaS standards Dream Customers can purchase SaaS applications which share information through...
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