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LHK Fine Wines uncorks custom CRM/ERP system based on the Netsuite cloud platform

Fine Wines uncorks a custom CRM-ERP system based on the Netsuite cloud platform
Company explains why Netsuite was chosen over SAP, Microsoft and Salesforce, and describes the advantages the new system has brought to the small business
24 Oct 2014

Why is Salesforce so expensive?

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Or is it? CIOs disagree as to the value provided by the software-as-a-service firm
21 Oct 2014

Cloud applications in a post-technology world

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Ian Tickle, ‎VP EMEA, SaaS Solutions at Oracle, argues that the real benefits of cloud have been lost behind a fog of technology and acronyms. The important thing, however, is to understand how cloud can make business more successful
11 Sep 2014

Running a slick SaaS IT operation: an interview with BG Group global CIO Angus McCallum

Angus McCallum tells Danny Palmer how shifting towards software-as-a-service tools like Box and SunGard has improved efficiency and flexibility at the multinational oil and gas firm
15 Aug 2014

European cloud standardisation guidelines: what’s it about?

Patrick Van Eecke and Antoon Dierick, of law firm DLA Piper, explain what the European Commission is doing to help firms standardise on cloud contracts
17 Jul 2014

Salesforce strategy is 'easy and requires no real innovation', says SAP's head of corporate strategy

Deepak Krishnamurthy hits back at claims from Salesforce that there is 'no innovation, no growth, no love' coming from SAP
04 Jun 2014

Box CEO Aaron Levie is a genius, investors just don’t realise it

Tien Tzuo, founder and CEO of cloud-based accounting service Zuora, argues that Box's delayed IPO is the result of market confusion, not bad numbers
16 May 2014

UCAS sticks with HP to manage spike in demand on A-Level results day

HP Performance Center selected for load testing of UCAS's applications
24 Apr 2014

SAP CEO: “HANA is the bedrock of our brand, it’s our soul”

"We are the cloud company powered by HANA. There are no debates" says McDermott
17 Apr 2014

More than 80 per cent of employees use 'non-approved' SaaS apps - report

Less than half are concerned that their use of unapproved software could lead to data loss
08 Jan 2014

Lonely Planet replaces ‘expensive’ SAP and Salesforce.com with NetSuite

No need to pay more for a system that 'didn't give us any competitive advantage', says Lonely Planet's Darragh Kennedy
06 Jan 2014

Government advises public sector organisations on cloud services

Document intended to help organisations consider security features of IaaS, PaaS and SaaS
23 Dec 2013

Oracle OpenWorld 2013: Oracle goes cloud mad, launching 10 new products and Database as a Service

But company not aiming to be 'a one-stop shop' insists product development VP Kurian
25 Sep 2013

Approach to cloud security depends on whether you're John Travolta or Dennis Bergkamp

SaaSAssurance CEO Mark Dunne talks cloud security at Computing's Data Centre Summit
24 Sep 2013

Will a lack of trust in the cloud prevent ‘encryption nirvana'?

Richard Moulds of Thales e-Security weighs up the various encryption models available to enterprises
04 Sep 2013

Warwickshire County Council reduces overheads and downtime with Hornbill Supportworks

Hornbill IT service management system selected ahead of Marval; still preferred ahead of SaaS alternatives
31 Jul 2013

Just Eat boosts productivity with Salesforce.com

Automating reporting and making sales team more mobile have allowed takeaway website to become more productive
04 Jul 2013

Microsoft Build 2013: 'We want to move beyond numbered software versions, but we’re not there yet' says development VP

Despite company move to Cloud and SaaS, regular updates still not suitable for all software, says Somasegar
27 Jun 2013

Google to companies: Now you must pay for Google Apps

$50 per user annual fee will make things more 'straightforward' says company
07 Dec 2012

Can IBM find the right homes for its Watson?


17 Oct 2012

Analysis: Salesforce.com takes a leaf out of Facebook

Will Salesforce.com’s Facebook-inspired social vision win friends and influence people?
12 Oct 2012

The identity bridge – the extended value of single sign on


05 Oct 2012

Analysis: Salesforce.com’s dreams of conquest

Is the SaaS giant planning to stab some of its partners in the back office? Sooraj Shah weighs up the evidence from the company’s recent Dreamforce conference
03 Oct 2012

Cloud Chains – Integrating beyond boundaries


13 Sep 2012