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Should Your ERP Meal Plan Include the McCloud?


I have observed the enterprise software industry over a number of years, conducting research and reading tons of publications on ERP and other enterprise software issues, and I have noticed that cloud vendors and industry analysts frequently use analogies to describe software offerings and, more recently, to help businesses better understand the cloud, or to inspire trust and interest in cloud

renting  analogies as owning versus renting a car or owning versus renting a house used to talk about on-premises versus cloud-hosted solutions, but in my opinion comparisons like these don’t reflect reality accurately enough to be valid. I’ve come up with a couple of analogies of my own that I think better reflect the nature of cloud computing, specifically cloud-based multitenant business applications, as they are often regarded as the quintessence of a cloud offering, promising notable advantages in most Read More

Stalled Oracle Fumbling For A Jump-Start Kit Part 2: Event Summary Continued


Oracle continues respond to the changing requirements of the market, by addressing the need for Wireless Internet support, application servers, and expanded ASP support, while using new pricing models to maintain and expand its existing customer base.

renting  into its strategy of renting software to customers over Web. Oracle hopes to build annual revenue from hosting business from ~$50 million now to $1 billion by 2006. Oracle made its first foray into hosted software when it launched its Business Online division at the end of 1998. The unit was renamed Oracle.com and renamed again recently as Oracle E-Business Suite (OEBS) Online . So far, Oracle reportedly has 200 companies renting its software over the Web. The aim is to convert 25% of its 12,000 Read More

Lotus Announces Upcoming Release of ASP Solution Pack


SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 26, 1999 -- At ISPCON'99, IBM's Lotus Development Corp. today announced the ASP Solution Pack, a hosted applications offering that provides a Lotus Domino- and IBM WebSphere-powered platform and a ready-to-rent solution set directly targeted at the needs of Application Service Providers (ASPs) and their small and mid-sized business customers.

renting  months on an application renting decision, as cheaper and more functional ASP solutions from a broader set of vendors will be delivered within that timeframe. Read More

Hosted Hosting: Should Service Providers Go Hosted?


Hosted services can offer a sound solution for small and medium businesses requiring safe and reasonably priced platforms. Applying the same concept at a higher level could result in hosting and services providers leasing or renting virtual real estate for the services they provide in order to lower their initial investments or subsequent upgrade costs. Learn more about “hosted hosting,” the new breed of hosting services.

renting  services providers leasing or renting virtual real estate for the services they provide in order to lower their initial investments or subsequent upgrade costs. Learn more about “hosted hosting,” the new breed of hosting services. Read More

CRM: Big is Not Always the Best


Customer relationship management (CRM) solutions can range from simple contact managers (for a few hundred dollars) to multimillion-dollar enterprise applications that take years to implement. This is why over-buying a CRM system can be one of the most costly mistakes a company can make. But where should you start your research? And what steps should you take after that?

renting  An easy comparison is renting an apartment versus buying a house – what’s better for you? Common sense tells you that owning is always a better deal in the long run. Whatever solution you go with, you will want your CRM system to be a long-term solution that your company will use for many years in the future. We suggest you perform a multi-year comparison so you can clearly understand the short term and long term costs of a CRM system for your company. With a hosted CRM system, you will face monthly Read More

Software as a Service: Not without Caveats


Software-as-a-service solutions often cannot provide that final twenty percent or so that differentiates a company from its competitors. Of major concern is whether off-premise applications can support complex, global organizations on a constant basis and on strict service level agreements.

renting  be the case with renting an apartment, furniture, or appliance as opposed to buying one. Read More

PeopleSoft - Are Business Intelligence and e-Commerce Enough?


PeopleSoft is currently developing the PeopleSoft Business Network (PSBN), which should incorporate business transactions, knowledge and analytical tools within and beyond enterprise boundaries. PSBN and EPM initiatives have the potential to increase revenues, however the coveted 50%+ annual growth is not achievable without strong product offerings in CRM and manufacturing area...

renting  technology, and possibly through renting options with Application Service Providers (ASP) partners, like USinternetworking and Corio. Use direct sales force to increase penetration into existing customer base, mainly by offering new analytical Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) applications and e-business supply chain (PSBN) components. Expand global presence (distribution, sales, services and support), primarily by leveraging qualified local indirect channels. J.D Edwards and MAPICS would be good Read More

The Players of Software-as-a-Service Business Models and Finding the Best Value Propositions


Although the promise of reduced implementation risk and time, lower upfront costs, etc. justify the hosting/ASP model, this brings an entire new set of issues for mid-market organizations to consider when seeking a vendor company using such an approach.

renting  mySAP SRM example, even renting simplified materials requirement planning (MRP) systems is slowly catching on with small and medium manufacturers that have realized its potential scale of cost and time savings. To that end, the UK-based RentIT vendor cites a recent win where it lured an aerospace subcontractor away from its $250,000 (USD), 50-user conventional ERP deal with a $4,000 (USD) per month deal for the hosted 123MRP product. The attraction to this system reportedly lay, in part, in the pricing mo Read More

Space: The Final Frontier How Retailers Make Shelf Space Allocation Decisions


In both retail and consumer goods sectors, the gap between winners and losers widens every day. What is it about the winners that make them more and more successful, extending their lead every quarter?

renting  where the retailer is renting real estate to a manufacturer whose brand is the category. Retailers will look for a supplier that gives the supplier''s own brands the appropriate role in a category. The best manufacturers have mastered merchandising principles to create the highest level of turns and profits. Conclusion There will always be a tug-of-war between retailers and suppliers in their power struggle for margins, the customer''s loyalty, and market share. To stay on the winning side of the winner-l Read More

Xchange Adds To The List Of CRM Point Solutions' Casualties Part Two: Market Impact & User Recommendations


Why has it been so difficult for CRM point solution providers to even find a white knight, which has not generally been the case with even ancient ERP products? Could it be that while the traditional introspective mind-set of ERP becomes history, its functionality remains critical and CRM is being absorbed into ERP solutions?

renting  its own intranet or renting it via an application service provider (ASP). Further, the leading ERP vendors have incorporated CRM, SCM, e-procurement and business intelligence (analytic) modules by developing them in-house, by acquisition or through strategic partnerships with the best-of-breed vendors. Both large customer base (i.e., recurring revenue) and incremental products enhancements will have favored ERP vendors'' longevity in the market, which has not been the benefit of CRM weaklings. Many of them Read More

Challenges and User Recommendations for a Focused Enterprise Resource Planning Solution


Some major SSI competitors, while possibly inferior regarding process or mill industry focus, will influence some purchase decisions through more comprehensive horizontal product portfolios, and superior global presence, localization capabilities, and viability—which are still hurdles for SSI to overcome.

renting  range from leasing and renting, to buying. For all these reasons, in SSI, the usual suspect globally recognized ERP players will always have an additional nemesis in the UK to reckon with. Read More

A VoIP Primer-Everything You Need to Know about VoIP


Are you considering voice over Internet protocol (VoIP) for your organization? We’ll take a comprehensive look at how VoIP works, and what you should know before selecting a VoIP vendor.

renting  flow between buying and renting phone system hardware. Regardless of your particular situation, renting provides certain benefits. It enables a business to create a short-term solution without having to make a huge investment or having to invest in an upgrade to a newer system. Would an on-site PBX serve you better than a hosted version of PBX? For SMBs, the hosted option might be advantageous. A business might move to VoIP to reduce the number of direct lines to the public telephone system, as each addit Read More

CMMS in the Aviation Industry


There are many CMMS systems in the market that specialize in detailed maintenance, repair, and overhaul. When selecting a sysems for an airline, decision-makers have to be extra careful.

renting  staff. This also involves renting or paying for several user licenses a year. This is because enterprise software is more developed than software specialized for the aviation industry. In fact, it is very common to see software that has been customized in some way to the way processes are carried out in the aviation industry. This often results in a wasted percentage of the implemented system. Users should be very careful when selecting add-ons, because the rental fees can be too high for features that Read More