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How Cloud-Based ERP Can Give Your Business a Boost – CIO

Posted on Mar 4, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

A couple of years ago, Unionwear, a clothing and accessaries manufacturer-based in Newark, N.J., employed a patchwork of systems to run its business. Headquarters used Sage Pro accounting software to manage the books, while individual plants used Microsoft Access and Excel spreadsheets to track manufacturing activities. Unionwear, a 120-employee company, lacked a unified, enterprise-wide system.

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ServiceNow Advances Service Management Across the Enterprise – Finances.com

Posted on Mar 3, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

ServiceNow (NYSE:NOW) , the enterprise cloud company, today announced the new release of its cloud-based software that unlocks the power of service management for nearly every department. By applying a service orientation to enterprise functions including marketing, legal and finance, ServiceNow is changing the way people work.

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Finnish hosting provider differentiates itself through hybrid cloud offering – ComputerWeekly.com

Posted on Feb 26, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Operating as a hosting provider in Scandinavia presents some challenges because of the competitive nature of the market. Innofactor, an IT systems and hosting provider based in Espoo, Finland, wanted to expand its hosting business but also needed a clear way to differentiate itself from its competitors.

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The Value of Hybrid Cloud – CloudTweaks News

Posted on Feb 26, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

As the “cloud” continues to exert its dominance as the IT technology of the day, the question for many companies focuses on what type of cloud to choose: public, private, or a combination of the two, known as hybrid.

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Cloud disaster recovery in a nutshell: How does it work? – CloudTech

Posted on Feb 24, 2015 in Cloud News

(c)iStock.com/natasaadzic Disaster recovery - the IT industry’s latest buzz words. Although a popular subject, many of the articles out there are not providing accurate or enough information to demystify the concept.

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Cobalt Iron Showcases Adaptive Data Protection for the Hybrid Cloud at IBM … – Virtual-Strategy Magazine (press release)

Posted on Feb 23, 2015 in Hybrid Cloud

Simplifying hybrid cloud data protection on any scale. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) February 23, 2015 Cobalt Iron is showcasing the next generation of Adaptive Data Protection for the hybrid cloud at IBM InterConnect 2015, the premier cloud & mobile conference in Las Vegas, February 22-26. Cobalt Iron’s single solution protects enterprise platforms, systems, and applications – simplifying data protection on any scale

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Aggressive Growth in Cloud Security Software Market Forecast Globally to 2019 – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Feb 21, 2015 in SMB Cloud

DALLAS, February 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds Global Cloud Security Software Market 2015-2019 research report of 79 pages to its collection of cloud sector data under Information Technology industry intelligence in its research and data library. The Global Cloud Security Software market is forecast to grow at 48.46% CAGR over the period 2014-2019 based on the fact that cloud security software eliminates connection-related expenditures because it is offered with a wide variety of connection options. Traditional on-site security software has a high total cost of ownership, as it includes high upfront software license and software implementation costs, coupled with high maintenance costs.

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Cloud Computing In Global Healthcare Market To Reach New Heights – Misco (blog)

Posted on Feb 21, 2015 in Cloud News

Date: 20th February 2015 The adoption of cloud computing services by healthcare organisations is set to soar, with hosted services providing a cost-effective alternative to on-premise storage implementation, says Computer Weekly. Back in 2004 global healthcare organisations spent $4.2 billion (£2.7 billion) on cloud computing services - hosted medical services - but this figure will rise 20% per year through to 2020, when Persistent Market Research predicts that it will exceed $5.712.6 billion (£8.2 billion). The largest cloud computing market share is held by North America, where spending on cloud services will rise to $5.7 billion (£3.7 billion) in five years.

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Microsoft launches machine learning as an Azure service – PCWorld

Posted on Feb 18, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

Microsoft has expanded the data-analysis offerings on its Azure cloud, offering a machine learning service to help organizations derive more insight from mountains of unstructured data. The new service is designed to reduce the amount of work needed to deploy machine learning. “Our focus has been simplicity, simplicity, simplicity,” said T

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IBM launches Spectrum Storage for hybrid cloud, invests $1bn in software … – CloudTech

Posted on Feb 18, 2015 in Cloud News

(c)iStock.com/baranozdemir IBM has launched IBM Spectrum Storage, a new storage portfolio which adds a layer of intelligent software to store each piece of data at the optimal cost maximising performance and security. The tech giant has also put more than $1bn of investments into its storage software portfolio over the next five years. Software defined storage is an interesting area, where the programming that controls storage-related tasks is decoupled from the physical storage.

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Mitel helps service providers streamline cloud communications and lower TCO … – Mail & Guardian Online

Posted on Feb 18, 2015 in SMB Cloud

[Johannesburg, 18 February 2015] Mitel (Nasdaq:MITL) (TSX:MNW) has added new features to its MiCloud portfolio aimed at helping service providers quickly deliver cloud communications to their customers. Additionally, the latest release of the MiCloud solution contains a number of enhancements to help service providers lower total cost of ownership (TCO) even further.

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Covisint Corporation Announces Third Quarter Fiscal 2015 Earnings Results – GlobeNewswire (press release)

Posted on Feb 10, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

February 10, 2015 16:05 ET | Source: Covisint Total revenue of $21.8 million Subscription revenue of $15.7 million Provides update on progress of strategic initiatives to refocus and position business for growth Named Senior Vice President, Products and Marketing Completed spin-off from Compuware Corporation DETROIT, Feb. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Covisint Corporation (Nasdaq:COVS), provider of a B2B Cloud Platform that ensures trusted information gets where it needs to go securely and seamlessly, today announced financial results for the third quarter of its fiscal 2015 ended December 31, 2014.

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Support hybrid cloud computing with HP Helion – ITProPortal

Posted on Feb 4, 2015 in Cloud News

Although there has been much talk about the cloud for some years now, the term is really rather nebulous, and can refer to lots of different implementations. Just for starters, there are public and private flavours, plus hybrid versions that blend characteristics of both. For example, a service might use public cloud storage for archiving, but rely on private cloud storage for data in active use for day-to-day business

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4 Questions on Cloud Computing in Long-Term Care – Nasdaq

Posted on Feb 4, 2015 in Cloud News

NEW YORK, NY, Feb 4, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Many long-term care (LTC) providers have considered using cloud technologies as part of their Information Technology (IT) delivery infrastructure, but the question is: do they have the strategic view, expertise and budget to manage and support it on their own? "A majority of the time, it is not cost-effective to service, support, maintain and manage clouds in-house, especially in the LTC industry where everyone is working within very tight margins," says Nickolo Villanueva, Director of Engineering, VCPI.A leading technology solutions provider exclusively to the LTC industry, VCPI is taking part in the marcus evans LTC & Senior Living CXO Summit Spring 2015, in Los Angeles, California, February 9-10

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Cloud Collaboration Market by Solution (Enterprise Content Management … – PR Newswire (press release)

Posted on Feb 2, 2015 in Enterprise Cloud

NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Cloud collaboration is a new method of sharing the documents and computer related files where they can be accessed by others through cloud computing. The cloud collaboration solution has enabled the users to collaborate, comment, share, and upload the files or documents within the cloud

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