Category: Cloud

21st Century ERP: Why Organizations Are Moving to the Cloud

“I don’t need a hard disk in my computer if I can get to the server faster… carrying around these non- connected computers is byzantine by comparison.” – Steve Jobs, late chairman of Apple (1997) Organizations across the world are moving their Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems to the cloud….

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Cloud Computing: Not So Nebulous Anymore

What it is When people talk about the cloud, it sounds heavenly and ethereal. And some of the perks are heavenly indeed. If your stuff is “on the cloud,” you’re actually making use of large, off-site hard drives. Those hard drives – on server farms – either store your data,…

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A Glimpse into Acumatica Summit 2016

Acumatica, leading provider of Cloud ERP and Cloud Accounting Software, held their annual conference in Orlando, FL the first week of February.   The event was a 2 day partner and customer conference, followed by 3 days of training (optional). OVERVIEW: Attendance peaked at nearly 600 people, including partners, customers, Acumatica…

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Is Data on a Server More Secure?

I recently attended a San Diego Chapter meeting of the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP), regarding the security of cloud vs. on-premises. The event speakers included Director Level security experts from local companies, such as Qualcomm and Intuit. It was fascinating to hear speakers address the relevant topic of…

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DSD Adds Acumatica to Product Portfolio

DSD Business Systems is proud to announce the addition of Acumatica to our product portfolio.  Acumatica is a powerful cloud accounting and business management software.  Focusing on the needs of small and mid-size businesses, Acumatica looks to empower companies to drive growth. “DSD Business Systems’ new strategic alliance with Acumatica…

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My Journey to the Cloud

In 2014, DSD Business Systems provided its staff with Microsoft Surface Pro 3’s. I have had the chance to use my Surface Pro for the past month and it’s fantastic.  I think the Surface Pro 3 will be a game-changer for Microsoft. In addition to having a Surface Pro 3,…

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