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We're All Outsourcers Now, Thanks To Cloud

We're All Outsourcers Now, Thanks To Cloud | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
In the business world over the past couple of decades, no two words have carried more negative baggage and resulted in such trepidation than downsizing and outsourcing. Downsizing is still the nasty term it has always been, but lately, there's been a sea change in attitudes toward outsourcing. That's because cloud [...]
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Outsourcing — that is, the use of services outside one’s organization — has become a part of our day-to-day lives, and we embrace this model with gusto.

 

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Importance of ERP in Large Organization

Importance of ERP in Large Organization | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) is a system which integrates various business data in a single database and it improve the efficiency of the whole organization by efficiently integrating its various sections.
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....... When business processes are operating at full-fledged as a single cohesive unit; the organization will yield greater results. .....

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Dark Clouds Forming For Cloud Computing Companies

Dark Clouds Forming For Cloud Computing Companies | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Salesforce.com (CRM) is one of a pile of Cloud computing companies sharing space in a market deeply into "bubble" territory where dark Clouds are forming and we are heading for a storm.The silliness is evident in Cl
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With major cloud companies beginning to slash prices to grab business, those companies with far from healthy balance sheets are going to start getting squeezed. 

 

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Oracle builds a bridge to Salesforce.com with new adapter

Oracle builds a bridge to Salesforce.com with new adapter | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Kicking off an initiative to better bridge cloud services with its own software, Oracle has released an adapter that allows organizations to copy data between their Salesforce.com accounts and Oracle software.
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The Oracle Cloud Adapter for Salesforce is an extension of the Oracle SOA Suite, Oracle's software for integrating enterprise applications through the use of Web services standards.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The State of SaaS | Staff.com Blog

INFOGRAPHIC: The State of SaaS | Staff.com Blog | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

According to the information technology research firm Gartner, Software-as-a-Service (abbreviated SaaS) will continue to experience healthy growth through 2015, when worldwide revenue is projected to reach around $22 billion.

According to the information technology research firm Gartner, Software-as-a-Service (abbreviated SaaS) will continue to experience healthy growth through 2015, when worldwide revenue is projected to reach around $22 billion. - See more at: http://www.staff.com/blog/the-state-of-saas-infographic/#sthash.AiNFngul.dpuf
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Ryan Murphy's curator insight, March 21, 2013 9:22 PM

Software as a service, often referred to as "on-demand software" supplied by Software developers, is a software delivery model in which software and associated data are centrally hosted on the cloud.


This Infographic shows us the growing need for both Software Developers using this delivery method and the growth of Cloud Computing in relation to Software Development.


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IBM aims to bring cloud computing and big data to mass markets

IBM aims to bring cloud computing and big data to mass markets | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Power Systems and SmartCloud updates unveiled
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Why you should jump into big data

Why you should jump into big data | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
At a low cost of entry, the emerging technologies that define the big data trend are already delivering value, so first consider the problems you need to solve -- then dive in
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Security will remain a major source of concern but as the author quite rightly states "But all the enterprise-class vendors building on the major open source projects -- Cassandra, Couchbase, Hadoop, MongoDB -- are adding security controls at a furious rate."

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Oracle Launches an Array of On-premise IaaS Systems

Oracle Launches an Array of On-premise IaaS Systems | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Oracle Launches an Array of On-premise IaaS Systems -
Bangalore: Oracle has announced their launch of a group of infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) provisions that help...
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Gartner: Platform-as-a-Service market to see sharp growth

Gartner: Platform-as-a-Service market to see sharp growth | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

The PaaS (platform as a service) market will grow to $1.2 billion this year, up from last year's $900 million take, as vendors and customers seek easier ways to create new applications and customize existing ones, according analyst firm Gartner.

PaaS spending will rise to $1.5 billion in 2013, while reaching $2.9 billion by 2016, Gartner said Monday.

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Oracle CFO: no acquisitions needed to compete in cloud | Reuters

Oracle CFO: no acquisitions needed to compete in cloud | Reuters | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Oracle Corp has all the pieces it needs to compete in cloud computing but is always interested in looking at compelling M&A opportunities, Chief Financial Officer Safra Catz told investors.

 

Speaking at Oracle's annual investor day on Thursday, co-founder and Chief Executive Larry Ellison also said the company is near to turning around its struggling hardware division, talking up Oracle's high-end, proprietary computer hardware.

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Oracle to announce new IaaS cloud computing service offering at OpenWorld

Oracle to announce new IaaS cloud computing service offering at OpenWorld | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Oracle is to announce a new IaaS service that will provide customers with access to secure, virtualised compute power hosted in an Oracle data centre, according to CEO Larry Ellison.
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jk25d's curator insight, May 1, 2013 8:48 PM

오라클 새 IaaS서비스 발표, public 및 private 모두 제공. cloud환경에 맞는 pluggable한 새 데이터베이스 12c 발표. 한 데이터베이스에 멀티터넌트가 동시에 존재할 수 있음.

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Oracle and Cloud Computing: Database Helps, But Challenges Remain - Network Computing

Oracle and Cloud Computing: Database Helps, But Challenges Remain - Network Computing | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
As Oracle pushes into the cloud computing space, its database gives it an advantage, according to experts. But it will still have to assure application functionality and more.

 

.... One significant challenge Oracle has to overcome, though, is convincing new customers it can deliver the application functionality it's known for via the SaaS model without dampening the user experience. Nobody wants to adopt cloud computing if it means giving up functionality, Babineau explains, and no one wants to run apps if it gets exponentially expensive.

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Larry Ellison - Thank God for the Cloud - part 2 | BusinessCloud9

Larry Ellison - Thank God for the Cloud - part 2 | BusinessCloud9 | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Oracle is now a fully-fledged Cloud Computing company,  insists  CEO Larry Ellison, and customers will see the fruits soon. ...
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The Era of Cloud Computing

The Era of Cloud Computing | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Analysts estimate that over the next six years 90 percent of new spending on Internet and communications technologies will be on cloud-based technology.
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.......... He added: “Historically, we’ve been in a world where computing was a scarce resource. Now it is moving to being an abundant resource. ..........

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Oracle keeps missing the point of cloud computing

Oracle keeps missing the point of cloud computing | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Its new funny-money approach to cloud services is a naked attempt to keep customers from using real cloud solutions
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Why isn't Oracle actually adding value to its customers' business by evolving the use of IT services in more innovative and productive directions?

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Cloud Computing: How the Industry Will Evolve

Cloud Computing: How the Industry Will Evolve | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
In 1976, Bruce Henderson -- then CEO of the Boston Consulting Group and a renowned management guru -- had an insight that isn't talked about
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Right now, Amazon.com  is the undisputed leader in providing infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS). No "Big Three" exist in IaaS yet; it's just Amazon and then the rest.

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Sergey Gitinsky's curator insight, February 16, 7:57 AM

Хорошая аналитика по рынку облаков

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Saas Predictions for 2014

Saas Predictions for 2014 | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
News of hybrid SaaS, PaaS and happier customers is all on tap
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Can't have SaaS without a PaaS: Salesforce.com threw down the gauntlet to its rivals in November, announcing Salesforce1, a revamped version of its PaaS (platform as a service)

 

 

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Salesforce Is a Cloud Computing King

Salesforce Is a Cloud Computing King | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
CEO Marc Benioff talks about the business software competition and Salesforce's growth plans
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Kent Brooks's curator insight, February 17, 2013 6:12 PM

Salesforce is one tech company I have not heard complaints about and believe me technologists do tell you about the downside of a company.  I am sure about the long term but for now they are doing great.  

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Oracle Has Big Plans To Beat Salesforce And Amazon In A $72 Billion Market

Oracle Has Big Plans To Beat Salesforce And Amazon In A $72 Billion Market | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

Oracle is trying to grab a slice of the "infrastructure-as-a-service" (IaaS) market away from Amazon, Rackspace, Salesforce.com, IBM, and others.

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Interesting where this is going.

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Cloud Computing: Fast Facts | Business 2 Community

Cloud Computing: Fast Facts | Business 2 Community | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Making the switch from hardware to the cloud is a decision that requires a lot of thinking. While there are a lot of pros that can be said, there are also some
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Beware of Fake Cloud Computing | Innovation Insights | Wired.com

Beware of Fake Cloud Computing | Innovation Insights | Wired.com | Cloud Central | Scoop.it

Photo: taberandrew/Flickr You'd think that by now, since we started talking about the term cloud computing back in 2008, we'd all know what its characteristics are and how it’s consumed and delivered.

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Data crisis looms as Oracle warns of overload - Telegraph

Data crisis looms as Oracle warns of overload - Telegraph | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
‘Exponential growth’ in data will cause a major problems for storage and processing, the President of Oracle has warned.
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The End Of "Cloud Computing?"

The End Of "Cloud Computing?" | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
If you think Larry Ellison's re-definition of cloud computing was confusing, get ready for a compete replacement of the term. If some companies get their way, "cloud computing" may be dissipating rapidly.
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Oracle's Cloud Rivals: Reality Check - Software - Enterprise Applications - Informationweek

Oracle's Cloud Rivals: Reality Check - Software - Enterprise Applications - Informationweek | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison talks like no one else is doing cloud right. Here's the reality on what SAP, Infor, and Microsoft have to offer.
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Oracle shares cloud computing vision featuring SaaS and PaaS

Oracle shares cloud computing vision featuring SaaS and PaaS | Cloud Central | Scoop.it
During a series of analyst briefings this week, Oracle has provided additional details of how it plans to play in the cloud computing arena.
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