Friday, August 8, 2014

Why Big Companies Delay Using the Cloud

Why Big Companies Delay Using the Cloud for Some Applications - WSJ: "But many of those software vendors' biggest customers are in no rush to make the switch, particularly when it comes to the applications that manage key parts of their businesses. There is no doubt that cloud software is gaining ground among corporate users of all sizes. Revenue for Oracle's cloud businesses in the quarter ended May 31 totaled $450 million, up about 22% from a year earlier, although it remains a relatively small portion of the company's overall revenue. While many larger companies have turned to cloud software to manage systems like human-resources management, they are slower to adopt the cloud for applications that handle inventory management, billing and other processes they rely on to run their businesses on a daily basis." (read more at link above)

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