Tag: finance

Global Cloud

Runaway cloud spending frustrates finance execs: report

September 28, 2023

Via: CIO Dive

A company’s use of cloud-related services tends to be scalable along with the associated costs, which can result in sticker shock at billing time if not carefully managed, according to Vertice. “More product, more features, more development, more customers, more […]

Global Cloud

Healthcare and finance are at serious risk with their cloud adoption

March 13, 2023

Via: TechRadar

New research shows a surge in cloud adoption, and while there are obvious benefits, some industries are more at risk than others. A survey(opens in new tab) of 1,800 global respondents carried out by Blancco found evidence of “extensive” cloud […]

Global Cloud

How the cloud helps banking and finance companies tackle core modernization challenges

March 13, 2023

Via: CIO

Two decades of technology-driven transformation has left many financial services firms with significant complexity and technical debt. While banking and finance organizations have aggressively moved workloads and apps to the cloud to meet changing customer needs, some remain hesitant to […]

Cloud Clients

5 keys to cloud migration in the financial services industry

January 15, 2019

Via: Thoughts on Cloud

More than ever, it is imperative for financial services organizations to migrate to the cloud. New demands from customers and shareholders, along with increasing regulatory requirements, require organizations to have an IT ecosystem that can deliver increased agility, innovation and […]

Service Models

Demystifying the cloud for CFOs

March 29, 2018

Via: CompareTheCloud

In the beginning, the IT department was cloud’s natural early adopter. There was initial resistance due to security concerns and the apparent risks to job roles – but the advantages of cost and scalability made the business case for PAYG […]

Global Cloud

Lack of Cloud Expertise Is Losing Businesses Money

February 5, 2018

Via: CompareTheCloud

Cloud technology allows for increased mobility, which means no more fretting over forgetting to send a file to work on at home or vacation. The cloud provides real-time collaboration, resulting in eliminating the habit of sending the wrong version of […]

Global Cloud

Cloud Computing: Now A $180 Billion Market

January 8, 2018

Via: CRN

The overall cloud market expanded by 24 percent last year, powered by revenues from infrastructure and platform services that grew at nearly double that rate. Over the four quarters leading up to September of 2017—essentially Q4 of 2016 to Q3 […]

Deployment Models, Others

How cloud HCM data can fuel new revenue streams

September 13, 2017

Via: Gartner Blog Network

The cloud transition of human capital management (HCM) applications is well underway. Gartner estimates that the top three HCM application providers combined are currently managing more than 100 million employee records with their cloud solutions. With the currently forecasted trend of cloud […]

Global Cloud

How Much of the $900M in Wasted Cloud Spend Are You Responsible For?

May 25, 2017

Via: Data Center Knowledge

One of the greatest advantages of cloud computing is the scalability and the ability to use precisely the resources you need, precisely when you need them. But too often managed service providers are managing cloud environments without paying close enough […]

Deployment Models, Public Cloud

Banking on the cloud

March 15, 2017

Via: Network World Cloud Computing

The wave of fintech startups, digital challengers and tech giants presents a threat to the big banks that is unlikely to go away soon. The impact of the financial crisis, scandals in the interbank and foreign exchange markets and continued […]

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 […]

Cloud Clients

CloudEndure Raises $13M in Series B Funding Led by Infosys

April 14, 2016

Via: Talkin' Cloud

Less than six months after raising $7 million, cloud migration and disaster recovery solutions provider CloudEndure has raised an additional $6 million, bringing the total of its recent Series B round to $13 million. CloudEndure’s Series B funding round was […]

Cloud Clients

Oracle records 40% growth in cloud business

March 17, 2016

Via: Business Cloud News

Oracle announced its quarterly results with revenues at $9 billion, down 3% in comparison to the same period last year, though the cloud business recorded growth of 40%. The company missed analyst expectations for total revenues, though earning per share […]

Global Cloud

Blockchain, Finance and the Internet of Things!

March 14, 2016

Via: CompareTheCloud

I am forever looking at new tech, especially within IoT and Finance and there’s a big storm brewing. This technology storm is going to be immensely disruptive in the tech/finance industries and let me explain why. So what is this […]