It does seem as though cloud computing and the benefits are everywhere. Before I could list the benefits, I had to understand what cloud computing really means; but that was a bit of a challenge as cloud computing continues to evolve. Using a Public Cloud, Private Cloud or something in between seems to be the right answer for most.
The next big step in cloud computing is applications. Google apps and
But what about other business applications? It seems clear that CRM applications were the first to take the market by storm, they are widely accepted, and in many cases preferred. It is not uncommon for sales organizations to need client information while on the road, and sales managers need to rely on workflow which allows them to analyze future sales.
Regardless of a company’s size, everyone needs an accounting application.
Even if you purchase a cloud accounting offer, there are still services. Many times the cost of services can put an application out of reach for many small to medium firms. Now, SSi Consulting is offering a low monthly fee which includes services. No more guessing what your costs will be, everything wrapped up in one monthly fee….software, services, support, maintenance!
So let me go back to my first question, “when is the cloud NOT right”, so far I am still searching.
By Karen Riordan, SSi Consulting,