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I Want My Private Cloud
Although many organizations are considering reaping the benefits of a cloud computing platform, they have concerns with the handling of sensitive information on

what is cloud computing definition  cloud platform.”   So, What Is a Private Cloud Anyway? A private cloud provides the same type of computing services as a public cloud, but differs in that the services are supported by resources hosted within the organization. The means that these resources are contained within an organization’s network and firewall. A variant of a private cloud regards having an independent environment within a public cloud using a technology called virtualization—this is called a “virtual private cloud.” Such

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There’s a lot of hype about companies moving to the cloud, but are they actually doing it? Cloud adoption is not as rapid as some providers might lead you to think, but TEC data shows that interest in cloud computing is picking up. The 2012 TEC Market Survey Report for Discrete Manufacturing shows that cloud computing has moved beyond the early adopter phase and is now moving into the early

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Moving to the Cloud: Understanding the Total Cost of Ownership


Before adopting any applications for key business functions, executives should perform a thorough total cost of ownership (TCO) analysis. Unfortunately, apples-to-apples comparisons can prove challenging. While it may be tempting to compare the initial license price of on-premises software to the annual subscription fees for cloud computing, this methodology fails to account for the ongoing internal operating costs for the on-premises software. Beyond direct software and hardware purchase and implementation costs, it’s also important for organizations to consider additional business drivers, including infrastructure and resource overhead, maintenance costs, ongoing operations, flexibility, and risk. Download this paper to learn more about how you can estimate the true TCO of cloud applications versus traditional on-premise software.

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Cloud Proponents Unclear on the Meaning of “Legacy"


In reading business software news and articles on a daily basis, and in speaking with software vendors, I have noticed that vendors of cloud-based applications, analysts, as well as other professionals have recently begun referring to all solutions other than cloud-based applications as legacy solutions. Here are a few examples of what I have come across:

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Siemens Teamcenter Going to the PLM Cloud


What Siemens alluded to us at its two-day Siemens PLM analyst summit in early September 2012 is now official—the vendor has announced that its flagship product lifecycle management (PLM) software Teamcenter is available on the cloud, adding another platform option for Teamcenter customers. Teamcenter on the cloud delivered through an infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) model extends Siemens PLM

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AscentERP—That “Other” Cloud ERP Vendor


When one thinks of truly cloud ERP solution providers for midsize manufacturers and distributors, Plex, NetSuite, or Acumatica might come to mind. If one then adds to that salesforce.com’s ecosystem at the AppExchange marketplace, Rootstock Software or Kenandy might also be thought of, but ironically not AscentERP by Precisio Business Solutions, although the latter has many more customers than its two aforementioned talked-about peers combined.

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Birst and SAP HANA Cloud Platform


Birst is a third-party cloud analytics provider that integrates with SAP HANA Cloud Platform to build a data store in HANA. This document provides a technical introduction to the Birst platform and describes how Birst’s two-tier data architecture integrates with next-generation cloud platform SAP HANA. Purpose-built for agility, Birst offers a simple solution to making the most of analytics with SAP HANA.

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Integration with Oracle Fusion Financials Cloud Service


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Plex Manufacturing Cloud ERP—Running Your Business from the Shop Floor to the Top Floor


Plex Systems was one of the earliest adopters of the cloud deployment model for software delivery. Plex Systems’ flagship product, Plex Manufacturing Cloud (formerly Plex Online), is a SaaS ERP solution that extends beyond the boundaries of typical ERP software for manufacturers to provide a comprehensive “shop floor to top floor” coverage. Find out what this means for its customers in this spotlight report from TEC Senior ERP Analyst Ted Rohm.

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How Cloud Computing is Transforming IT departments


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The Power of Cloud ERP on the Food Processing Plant Floor


For food processing companies, a comprehensive enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution offers a clear view of what is happening on the plant floor so they can track complete genealogies. Real-time data and flexible barcode functions enable efficiencies and productivity improvements. Download this white paper to learn more about the value of using a cloud/software-as-a-service (SaaS) ERP system on the food processing plant floor.

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