Business Cloud News

Dominos taps Capgemini, cloud to streamline ordering system

Dominos has worked with Capgemini on a number of IT-related initiatives

Dominos Pizza has enlisted outsourcing incumbent Capgemini to help implement a cloud-based equipment and supply ordering system in a move the compan said would make its online and phone ordering processes more efficient.

NetSuite buys Bronto to bolster retail marketing capabilities

NetSuite is acquiring Bronto Software to blend its marketing automation capabilities with its ERP platform

Cloud ERP incumbent NetSuite has acquired Bronto Software, a provider of cloud-based marketing automation software for omnichannel commerce, in a deal worth about $200m.

Close to half of manufacturers look to cloud for operational efficiency, survey reveals

Manufacturers are flocking to cloud services to reap operational benefits

About half of all large manufacturers globally are using or plan to use IT services based on public cloud platform in a bid to driver operational efficiency, an IDC research survey reveals.

Ultimate Software, NetSuite link HCM and ERP clouds

Ultimate Software and NetSuite are integrating their HCM and ERP services

Ultimate Software, a provider of cloud-based human capital management services has inked a deal with NetSuite, a vendor of ERP cloud services, which will see the two companies integrate their software.

Erwin Hymer Group moves ERP to SAP HANA in the cloud


Caravan and motorhome maker Erwin Hymer Group is moving its SAP ERP platform to the company’s cloud-based in-memory compute platform , HANA. The company’s chief information officer Salim Siddiqi said the move will enable Erwin Hymer Group to be more responsive to changes in its supply chain operations across its global brands.

Ted Baker enlists HP to help overhaul ERP

Ted Baker runs its IT shop for its global businesses from the UK

Ted Baker has tapped HP in a bid to help the UK clothing retailer overhaul its ERP. The company’s chief information officer Dustan Steer told BCN that Ted Baker needed to find a centrally managed solution that could help support the company’s multi-region growth going forward.

German transport company taps IBM private cloud for SAP platform

SSB updated its infrastructure to keep up with growing data volumes

Stuttgarter Strassenbahnen AG (SSB), the principal public transportation organisation in the City of Stuttgart, Germany, has deployed IBM’s private cloud platform and flash storage in a bid to improve data access speeds and availability of its SAP ERP platform.

Coupa, NetSuite partner on cloud-based ERP, expense management integration

Coupa and NetSuite are integrating their platforms and jointly marketing them to enterprises

The companies said the move will help consumerise financial applications within the enterprise without sacrificing the capabilities that help the firms compete with large incumbents (i.e. SAP and Ariba), and make it easier for users to purchase goods and services from suppliers.

Cloud-based supply chain firm Taulia bags $13m

Taulia has raised $70m since its founding in 2009

Taulia, a provider of cloud-based supplier invoicing and payments software, has secured $13m in series D funding, which the company said would help fuel its penetration into new verticals.

Oracle acquires TOA technologies to join field service with ERP, customer service cloud

Oracle acquired TOA to bolster its field service capabilities

Database giant Oracle announced it has agreed to acquire TOA Technologies, a provider of cloud-based solutions for field service management. Oracle said it intends to fold the technology into its service cloud offering.