Tags: Cloud

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…

Business Leader Interview: Paresh Davdra CEO, RationalFX

Paresh Davdra is the co-founder CEO of RationalFX and Xendpay, both are based in London. RationalFX is the UK’s first online foreign exchange service, it has just 108 staff but operates internationally with an annual turnover of over $3 billion. Xendpay is the first Pay-What-You-Want money transfer service with offices in UK, France and Spain.…

Success for cloud HCM around world

SAP has announced that announced the addition of several new companies to the SAP SuccessFactors HCM solution in the last quarter. The diversity of locations shows that SAP is leveraging its advantage of presence within these countries over its rivals. Asia SAP SuccessFactors was boosted by the addition of Chow Sang Sang, a jewelery retailer…

ThinkHR delivers risk and safety platform

ThinkHR has announced the general availability of ThinkHR Risk and Safety Resources. It forms part of the Workplace Pro platform. Reducing risk and improving Safety ThinkHR expects this platform to help clients reduce or mitigate risk in their businesses and improve their safety records. This has a secondary factor of often reducing costs. A UC…

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…

Infor streamlines EDI for M3

Infor has announced its integration solution between Infor M3 and the Infor EDI Managed Service. It is built using Infor ION leveraging the Infor middleware to simplify the process for companies to implement EDI. Infor EDI managed service was launched in 2015. While it allowed companies using M3 to develop EDI, it meant that much of…

Aptean on acquisition hunt

Aptean has announced the acquisition of irms|360 Enterprise Solutions for an undisclosed amount from Upp Technology. Will Vista Equity now keep possession of Aptean? Reuters recently reported they were looking to sell for $1bn including debt (source:Reuters) What are they buying? Aptean already has several supply chain products. This includesRoss ERP, Ross Supply Chain Planning, IMI Supply…

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…

Quicken sprints to NetSuite

NetSuite has announced in a blog by Kimberly Odom, Director of WW Customer Marketing, Oracle NetSuite that Quicken has selected and implemented NetSuite Oneworld. Challenge of demerger On 31st March 31st Quicken officially became independent of Intuit. It sold the business unit to HIG private equity. Since then the company has had to separate its infrastructure…