Business Cloud News

Understanding the economics of the cloud – its more than just a money saver

Businessman drawing business plan

While most early adopters of cloud have focused on the performance capabilities which cloud can offer, the mainstream market believes the cloud is a cost reduction tool, a point which professional services giant Deloitte disagrees with.

Deloitte and Cloudera create compliance service in the cloud


Professional service company Deloitte and cloud operator Cloudera have launched a jointly created cloud service that helps financial services people meet their compliance obligations more easily.

Huawei, partners push cloud transformation for financial IT

He: Concentrating on core competencies

As part of its expansion into IT services and the financial services markets, Chinese telecoms giant Huawei has partnered with 11 banking IT solution providers to establish an open platform ecosystem for the finance industry, reports Banking Technology.

Verizon tries to woo CSOs with managed security offering

Verizon is boosting its managed security practice

Verizon is throwing its hat into the managed security services ring this week, launching a managed cybersecurity and incident monitoring service which the company says is the first in a series of managed security offerings for SMEs.

IBM, Deloitte to jointly develop risk management, compliance solutions

IBM and Deloitte are partnering to use big data for compliance in financial services

IBM and Deloitte are partnering to develop risk management and compliance solutions for the financial services sector, the companies said this week.

Deloitte, Verizon team on cybersecurity

Verizon and Deloitte are teaming up on cybersecurity

Deloitte and Verizon Enterprise Solutions have announced a partnership that will see the two firms deliver a comprehensive set of cybersecurity and risk-management solutions to enterprises.

Anaplan raises $100m from Salesforce, Workday among others

Anaplan raised $100m from new and existing investors including Salesforce and Workday

Anaplan, a provider of business planning cloud-based services said Tuesday that the company has raised $100m in funding from cloud-natives Salesforce and Workday among other capital management firms.

SAP and Accenture to double down on cloud for verticals

SAP and Accenture are partnering to target industry verticals with industry-specific cloud solutions

Global system integrator and consulting firm Accenture and German software giant SAP announced a partnership Monday that will see the two companies jointly set up a business unit to focus on developing industry specific cloud-based solutions. The news comes barely two weeks after SAP’s cloud-native competitor NetSuite announced a similar partnership with Dell and Deloitte.

NetSuite partners with Dell, Deloitte to improve targeting of verticals

NetSuite has expanded partnerships with Dell and Deloitte in a bid to deepen its hold on niche industry verticals

NetSuite announced partnerships this week with Dell Services and consulting firm Deloitte that will see the SaaS ERP provider double down on targeting both the mid-market and large enterprise. NetSuite chief executive officer Zach Nelson said the partnerships will help deepen the company’s reach into niche industry verticals, where robust cloud-based business management solutions are few and far between.