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August 19, 2011  8:08 PM

How secure is data in the cloud?

Posted by: Todd Morrison
cloud, private cloud, SaaS, SAP Business ByDesign, SAP cloud computing, SAP public sector

Like many businesses, the U.S. government sees cloud computing as the future. As Vivek Kundra, the former U.S. CIO recently put it, "the movement to the cloud is a one-way street." As part of that strategy - which includes a new mandate that any agency considering new computer systems look at...

March 18, 2010  1:58 PM

SaaS scores lower than on-premise in business benefits

Posted by: Mperkins
erp, SaaS, SAP implementation

Panorama Consulting just came out with its annual ERP report. Not surprisingly, when it comes to timing and costs, traditional on-premise ERP implementations are taking a back seat to Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and hosted/on-demand offerings. SaaS is implemented in less time (11.6 months) and...

June 12, 2009  1:33 PM

What does SAP’s new SaaS strategy spell for the NetSuites of the world?

Posted by: CourtneyBjorlin

On the day SAP announced its on-demand strategy, NetSuite's CEO Zach Nelson, the ever-present thorn in SAP's side, graciously took me on a walk down memory lane. Larry Ellison, he recalled, once told him that what really helped Oracle take off was IBM announcing it was working on a relational...


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