Category: ERP San Diego

“REAL CLOUD” VS. “FAKE CLOUD”

There’s an interesting marketing effort going on right now, in which cloud publishers like Salesforce and NetSuite characterize their products as “Real Cloud” products, and characterize all the others as the “Fake Cloud”.  We recently received a marketing blast from a channel partner, and it said this: “Such has been…

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CLOUD SECURITY AND OUTAGES

  Here’s an interesting online article at SearhCIO.com regarding cloud issues.  Executives from four top cloud providers — Microsoft, Amazon.com, Rackspace and Salesforce.com — sat down at the recent Gartner Catalyst conference in San Diego to answer questions about what they want customers to know about cloud computing and about…

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CLOUD VS. ON-PREMISES: COST COMPARISON (PART THREE)

In Part One of this blog, we talked about your general approach to a cloud vs. on-premises evaluation, based on your business environment.  In Part Two, we listed some of the software costs that play a part in such an evaluation. In Part Three, we continue listing those factors, beginning with…

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CLOUD VS. ON-PREMISES: COST COMPARISON (PART TWO)

In Part One of this blog, we talked about your general approach to a cloud vs. on-premises evaluation, based on your business environment.  In Part Two, we’ll discuss many of the factors that play a part in such an evaluation. Those factors are listed below, but don’t stop there.  Try…

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CLOUD VS. ON-PREMISES: COST COMPARISON (PART ONE)

Comparing the financial benefits of a cloud application to an on-premises application is not a straightforward process, particularly if you are considering migrating to the cloud from an existing on-premises system.  If you already own a server, a server room, sophisticated network hardware and software, and backup and service continuity…

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