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Cloud Computing

The Cloud Computing movement is often characterised by the number of small, start-up organisations who threaten to steal business away from the industry’s more established names.

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Cloud Computing and software as a service (SaaS) represent the IT industry’s best response to user needs in the internet era, according to Dr Katy Ring of K2 Advisory services.

12 months ago, Cloud accounting firm FinancialForce.com officially launched.

The first phase of Cloud computing is over. Salesforce.com CEO Marc Benioff announced last week. “The world is changing from Cloud 1 to Cloud 2.”

NetSuite, the pugnacious developer of web-based business software, is mounting a major “get Sage”

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Having transformed itself from Pearl Office into Brightpearl earlier in the summer, the Bristol-based Cloud software developer is working on alliances with industry heavyweights Google and Salesfor

In spite of growing its revenues by 12% in the second quarter of its latest financial year, German enterprise software giant SAP is trying to fend off analyst and user discontent by putting more em

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Cloud accounting developer KashFlow went public last week about a project to integrate its bookkeeping system with an online Barclaycard invoicing/payment system.

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SAP’s web-based Business ByDesign software application has had a torrid development history

Evangelists who bang on about the potential cost-savings of web-based accounting have got it wrong, argues Aqilla’s Hugh Scantlebury.

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