Cloud Marketing is where traditional marketing meets Software as a Service. As a concept, it involves the migration of all marketing assets into the Cloud. Such migration allows all parties involved to access material as well as create, modify and share.

Marketing activities are based on various platforms which are maintained by [...]

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An ERP system is an all encompassing software system that touches (read – integrates) all the business functions of an organization.  Integration is the keyword, and removing silos is the objective.

The very first ERP systems were mainframe based, and were quickly discarded around the turn of century for various reasons.  Around [...]

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The telephone is arguably one of the oldest office productivity tools and one of the most valuable. As the communications needs of businesses evolve, one would argue that the telephone must do the same.

With the increased focus on telephony integration for businesses of all sizes, M5 Networks, a market [...]

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At Convergence 2011 in Atlanta on April 11th, Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) announced the upcoming launch of the Dynamic ERP solutions in the cloud. Windows Azure Cloud platform is going to host Microsoft Dynamics AX, GP, NAV and SL ERP Solutions. According to Kirill Tatarinov, Vice President for Microsoft Business solutions said in this [...]

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Cloud computing is spreading like wildfire. The number of enterprises moving their IT operations to the cloud is tremendously growing. Established vendors like Salesforce, Amazon and Google, including other startup firms that provide tools and services for cloud computing continues to increase and clamors for attention.

In this emerging industry, here are [...]

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In an effort to support the cloud computing community with the latest thought leadership on cloud computing, security and virtualization, CloudTimes is proud to announce our own Research Library. The library consists of whitepapers, articles, documents and webinars which can be downloaded for free on http://research.cloudtimes.org/

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Microsoft is increasingly investing its R&D efforts in Cloud Computing. Microsoft International President Jean-Philippe Courtois said the company will spend 90 percent of its $9.6 billion research and development budget on cloud strategy this year. Microsoft’s global growth is “balanced and healthy” with faster growth in emerging markets, Courtois [...]

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Deloitte issued today it’s annual Technology Trends report which identifies the 10 disruptive and emerging technologies that are expected to play a crucial role in how businesses will operate globally over the next 18 months. For 2011 Deloitte identified 10 important trends, grouped in two categories:

1.      (Re)Emerging Enablers: represents 5 trends that [...]

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Netsuite, a leading provider of cloud based ERP announced this morning the release of a new version of Netsuite Software Company Edition. The new version will help software companies tackle the challenges of managing revenue models and in particular the complex processes of recurring revenue management streams. The new software [...]

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