Category: Cloud Computing

Sales Cloud – “Better than Oracle’s entire cloud business” -Benioff

Closing in on $10 billion run rate Salesforce have released their fourth quarter and annual results. Revenues for this quarter were $2.29 billion, up 27% year over year and up 28% in constant currency. The full year revenues were $8.39 billion, up 26% year over year. This led to Benioff commented on the next fiscal…

BP drills down to Workday abandoning SAP HR

In a brief announcement Workday announced that BP will implement Workday Human Capital Management including Workday Time Tracking. This will replace the legacy SAP system currently used by them. It is a blow to SAP SuccessFactors as another upgrade goes astray. BP has more than 79,800 staff working across 70 countries globally. It is looking to…

Simpler WaaS deployment on Microsoft Azure

IndependenceIT has launched Cloud Workspace Suite 5.1. The latest release of CWS is aimed at anyone deploying Workspace as a Service. The explosion of Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) and mobile working has changed how users are provisioned. Instead of deploying apps and data to private devices, there is a move towards WaaS. CWS 5.1…

Workday is rising with record growth and big customer wins

Workday posted record revenues in the fourth quarter driven by subscription revenues up 35% year on year to $436.7 million. Full year total revenues were also up 35% to $1.57 billion. Aneel Bhusri, CEO is now looking towards $2 billion in revenues for 2018. Robynne Sisco, Chief Financial Officer, Workday commented: “As we look ahead to fiscal…

Will Neto be the new erp for SMB?

Neto has announced the expansion of its ecommerce software with the addition of advanced inventory for retailers. This expands the software to include real-time stock tracking, low stock alerts, and warehouse and suppler management. Neto is an all-in-one point of sale (POS), eCommerce, Inventory and fulfilment platform. It integrates with accounting software such as Xero…

Chubb calls in IBM for Cloud and security

  Insurance company Chubb has signed a multi-year services agreement with IBM. That agreement will see IBM deliver cloud services, storage and cybersecurity protection for Chubb. According to Philip Guido, General Manager, IBM Global Technology Services, North America: “This agreement demonstrates how global organizations are utilizing hybrid cloud environments to quickly integrate business-critical data and…

Xero delivers on SSP and SMP promise

A blog by Jim Chidester, Director of Product Marketing – Global Payroll, Xero announced they have delivered some new features. These improvements focus on statutory maternity (SMP) and sick leave (SSP), two of the more complex areas for organisations. These updates were promised in an earlier blog that detailed all the other complete and planned…

Healthcare leader moves to the cloud

Infor has announced that Yale New Haven Health System (YNHHS) is to consolidate its ERP solutions onto Infor’s cloud. The healthcare provider is one of Connecticut’s leading healthcare providers and the third largest employer in the state with over 20,000 employees. This is not a new win for Infor as YNHHS is an existing customer…

Salesforce trio boosts Health cloud

Salesforce has announced a trio of new functionality for Salesforce Health Cloud on the eve of HIMMS. One year after Salesforce Health Cloud became generally available, Salesforce has delivered three enhanced capabilities. These are, Lead-to-Patient Conversion, Risk Stratification and Advanced Segmentation capabilities to the platform. It is a platform that has also seen several innovative partner…