SAP certifies Verizon cloud platform
Hosting provider Verizon Business' Computing as a Service platform has been certified by SAP AG. Ready for the delivery of SAP business applications, Verizon Business will offer SAP's entire portfolio, including business software applications, enterprise resource planning, product lifecycle, supply chain and corporate services.
PostCode Anywhere aids children charities with route-finding application
Cloud service provider PostCode Anywhere says the children's charities NSPCC and Child Line are utilising the company's AA Route Optimiser application to make routes faster to facilitate visiting more clients. Route Optimiser is accessible through any Internet browser and uses a list of postcodes to find the quickest routes. Michael Willis, an account manager at the Service Innovation Group, said he used to make six site visits per day, whereas now he is able to make 12 to 13.
Survey shows majority of IT pros run their websites in the cloud or plan to
More than half (51%) of senior IT professionals already operate or plan to put their websites and customer portals in a cloud computing environment, according to application traffic management vendor Zeus Technology. However, 66% admitted to having concerns about how their companies' websites will perform in a virtual environment compared to a physical structure.
Astadia launches ROI Calculator
Astadia Consulting has launched its ITX ROI Calculator, which is designed to help businesses see which pieces of IT infrastructure and applications will cost less and perform better if moved to the cloud.
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