Tag: cloud-based

Service Models

Who is selling NaaS, and what do you get?

April 24, 2023

Via: Network World

Vendors of all stripes—network hardware vendors, telcos, hyperscalers, and a new generation of cloud-based upstarts—are jumping on the network-as-a-service (NaaS) bandwagon, so it can be confusing to sort out who is offering what.Even the definition of NaaS is somewhat fluid. […]


Cloud-Based Quantum Computing: What You Need to Know

October 28, 2022

Via: Isabella Carter

Cloud-based quantum computing is here. It will enable businesses to optimize their investments, improve encryption, and discover new products—which is only the beginning. As quantum cloud computing continues to gain ground, it is essential to understand how it works and […]

Global Cloud

Cloud collaboration market boom is good news for Microsoft

September 23, 2022

Via: CIO Dive

Spending on cloud-based and on-prem collaboration technologies grew to nearly $15 billion in Q2 2022, an 8% quarterly bump compared to the same period last year, according to a Synergy Research Group report released Tuesday. Companies decreased the proportion of […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Google Cloud apparently has a security issue even firewalls can’t stop

May 5, 2022

Via: TechRadar

Businesses are investing substantial funds and efforts into migrating workloads from on-premises infrastructure to public clouds, in part motivated by the hypothesis that, once cloud-based, those workloads will be relatively easy to move from one cloud provider to another. Unfortunately, […]

Global Cloud

Thomson Reuters unveils cloud-based tax platform

November 15, 2021

Via: ZDnet

Thomson Reuters announced a new cloud-based tax platform that melds edge computing with the capabilities of a traditional tax engine to help simplify processes for tax and accounting professionals. Thomson Reuters executives told ZDNet that the patent-pending Indirect Tax Determination […]

Deployment Models, Others

Melbourne-based CI/CD platform Buildkite gets $28 million AUD Series A led by OpenView

August 18, 2020

Via: Tech Crunch

Buildkite, a Melbourne-based company that provides a hybrid continuous integration and continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform for software developers, announced today that it has raised AUD $28 million (about USD $20.2 million) in Series A funding, bring its valuation to more […]

Global Cloud

China Telecom outage takes down Apple, Microsoft and AWS for 7 hours

May 15, 2019

Via: TechRadar

China Telecom recently experienced a significant outage that lasted nearly eight hours and affected many Western sites and services such as Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, Slack, SAP and others. The network monitoring company ThousandEyes first discovered the outage when its global […]

Deployment Models, Hybrid Cloud

7 considerations for choosing the right hybrid cloud provider

March 18, 2019

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

Hybrid cloud computing is an attractive option for businesses that want to combine the advantages of public and private clouds. An organization’s hybrid cloud provider will be an important partner as it integrates on-premises systems with cloud-based ones. Before awarding […]

Global Cloud

Five Benefits of Cloud-Based Technology

January 30, 2018

Via: CompareTheCloud

Whether organisations are moving to a cloud infrastructure, using cloud-based software or storing files in the cloud, many are using some aspects of this handy technology. With around 93% of businesses currently using the cloud in some form and worldwide […]

Cloud Clients

First Collaborative Cloud- Based Platform for SME’s

April 14, 2017

Via: CompareTheCloud

On the 13th April, Atos, a global leader in digital transformation, leads the ‘Cloud Collaborative Manufacturing Networks’ (C2NET) consortium, launching the first collaborative Cloud-based platform for SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) in the manufacturing industry. This unique solution offers SMEs […]

Deployment Models, Others

Which Is Better For Your Company: Cloud-Based or On-Premise ERP Deployment?

March 13, 2017

Via: Cloud Tweaks

You know how enterprise resource management (ERP) can improve processes within your supply chain, and the things to keep in mind when implementing an ERP system. But do you know if cloud-based or on-premise ERP deployment is better for your […]

Service Models

The stratospheric rise of cloud-based video services

March 10, 2017

Via: CompareTheCloud

In recent years, a bewildering array of acronyms about X-as-a-Service has sprung up. Cloud computing has made it possible for UK businesses to tap into an increasingly wide range of services provided over the Internet instead of on premise, with […]

Global Cloud

How cloud technology is impacting finance

November 17, 2016

Via: CompareTheCloud

Financial institutions ensure continued profit, not only through sound present-day business practices, but by making intelligent predictions about future trends. As noted by Forbes, finance teams are increasingly on the front line of decision-making and often tapped by other departments […]

Service Models

The Benefits of Cloud-Based Phone Systems

November 15, 2016

Via: Cloud Tweaks

Although today’s businesses rely on a host of modern technology, the century-old telephone call is as essential as ever. Of course, businesses today aren’t relying on simple analog voice calls for effective interaction with partners, suppliers, colleagues, and customers, but […]

Global Cloud

Cloud opens up opportunities for those tied to ERP

September 21, 2016

Via: CompareTheCloud

According to figures from Allied Market Research, the ERP market is showing no signs of slowing down and is predicted to reach $41.69 billion by 2020. There’s no doubting that ERP delivers to businesses on many levels. Sales forecasts are […]

Global Cloud

Cloud-based GRC Intelligence Supports Better Business Performance

July 19, 2016

Via: Cloud Tweaks

All businesses need a strategy and processes for governance, risk and compliance (GRC). Many still view GRC activity as a burdensome ‘must-do,’ approaching it reactively and managing it with non-specialized tools. GRC is a necessary business endeavor but it can […]

Global Cloud

Cleaning Up With Cloud-Based UC: One Solution Provider’s Story

June 16, 2016

Via: CRN

Cloud-based unified communications is turning around the voice market. Traditional VARs selling phone systems have had to rethink their selling strategies as cloud-based private branch exchanges (PBXs) and softphone clients began to flood the market, causing business customers to reconsider […]

Service Models

Malware On The Rise In Cloud Apps Blessed By Enterprise IT Departments

June 10, 2016

Via: CRN

Cloud security vendor Netskope released its latest report Thursday assessing Software-as-a-Service usage for the first quarter of 2016, revealing a surge in the amount of malware discovered lacing the cloud-based applications sanctioned by enterprise IT departments. The Netskope Cloud Report […]

Cloud Clients

Microsoft Mulls Sales Force Revamp to Speed Shift to Cloud

June 6, 2016

Via: Data Center Knowledge

Board members at Microsoft are grappling with a growing concern: that the company’s traditional software business, which makes up the majority of its sales, could evaporate in a matter of years — and Chairman John Thompson is pushing for a […]

Global Cloud

6 Benefits of a Cloud-Based Intranet

April 14, 2016

Via: Business Cloud News

Intranets are the perfect example: rather than having to install and maintain a comprehensive platform on your servers, businesses looking to enhance their employee communication can now take advantage of cloud solutions instead. Especially for larger enterprises looking for internal […]