Technology Forecast: Cloudy
- Big ERP is dead, long live agile. Pincher, Michael // Computer Weekly;5/18/2010, p24
The article focuses on the cloud-based enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. It reports that many organizations hired consultants instead of adapting to ERP, altered the software and rebuilt it to fit existing business processes. It states that ERP applications cost enormous sums to...
- Comcast, Microsoft Talk Business. Barthold, Jim // Communications Technology;Dec2007, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p12
The article announces that Microsoft and cable operator Comcast are collaborating to provide small and medium business enterprises (SMBs) a suite of Microsoft Communications products. Comcast defines SMBs as companies with 20 or less employees. Comcast will act as host for the services and offer...
- Telcos Steal the ASP Limelight. McKenna, Ted // Telecommunications - Americas Edition;Nov2001, Vol. 35 Issue 11, p26
Focuses on telecommunication carriers' foray into the world of application service providers (ASP) in the United States. Established customer base of carriers; Carriers' partnership with independent ASP.
- WHAT WENT WRONG WITH ASPSs? Mears, Jennifer // Network World;10/29/2001, Vol. 18 Issue 44, p42
Discusses the emergence of a generation of application service providers (ASP) that is promising to fulfill the 'software as a service' concept. Factors contributing to the failure of ASP companies that launched in 1999; Projected worldwide ASP revenue by 2003; Importance of integration between...
- SAP Leads In Europe. // Software World;Jan2005, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p19
Discusses an analysis of the Western European enterprise resource planning applications market by vertical industries which shows that software applications provider leads all 10 industries covered.
- Software Providers Hang 'For Rent' Signs. Gravs, Brad // San Diego Business Journal;12/18/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 51, p17
Reports on the emergence of application service providers (ASP) in San Diego, California. Inclusion of local software manufacturers that offer their products as ASP; K. Linda Rose and Co.'s introduction of a sister company to host applications for faraway customers; Old-style software companies...
- NO MORE BOXES. Donaldson, Sonia A. // Black Enterprise;Apr2002, Vol. 32 Issue 9, p54
Presents information on application service providers (ASP) in the software industry. Definition of ASP; Benefits of ASP; Forecast on ASP.
- MOBILE DEVICE SECURITY. IBM provides cyber threat analytics from the cloud. // Health Management Technology;Sep2015, Vol. 36 Issue 9, p22
The article offers information about the service features of the QRadar security intelligence technology offered by IBM as a cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) for companies.
- PERSONAL COMPUTING. EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS. Goldsborough, Reid // Today's Dietitian;Jan2013, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p17
The article discusses the importance of computer backup in case of disaster for recovery and different ways to store data for backup. It describe cloud computing where data is stored on other computer connected through internet and remote backup services which provides good amount of storage...