Accounting, The Cloud And ERP

Accounting, The Cloud And ERP

Accounting, The Cloud And ERP The cloud computing concept (Illustration) is really very simple. SaaS (Software as a Service) programs are executed within any number of cloud hosting services located around the world. These SaaS programs can range from Accounting, CRM, Business Intelligence, Email, HR or any number of the thousands that exist in today’s SaaS landscape. Accounting SaaS As A Business One of the most lucrative markets at the moment is SaaS accounting services. Why…

Leaders Of Tech Industry Join Docker In New Open Container Project

Leaders Of Tech Industry Join Docker In New Open Container Project

New Docker Open Container Project More than 20 tech industry organizations have joined forces with Docker in an exciting, new non-profit venture, The Open Container Project (OCP) that aims to unite the industry and establish common standards for software containers. To be run with the support and approval of the Linux Foundation,  the project will be openly governed and will define common specifications that relate to both container format and runtime. It will enable companies…

Docker And Rocket Ready For Liftoff – Software Containers

Docker And Rocket Ready For Liftoff – Software Containers

Software Containers Docker, CoreOS, Google, Microsoft and Amazon are now working on a new standard for software containers with the help of the Linux Foundation. Other members of this coalition include Apcera, Cisco, EMC, Fujitsu Limited, Goldman Sachs, HP, Huawei, IBM, Intel, Joyent, Mesosphere, Pivotal, Rancher Labs, Red Hat and VMware — that is, virtually everybody who has a stake in building a thriving container ecosystem. Docker may have become synonymous with containers, but it’s not the…

How To Recognize The Warning Signs – Retaining Your Clients

How To Recognize The Warning Signs – Retaining Your Clients

How To Recognize The Warning Signs  The warning signs were there the entire time but no one noticed. No one noticed that your highly-valued customer was on his way out. And when he told you that he was leaving, you were blind sighted. Avoid being blind sighted again. As a SaaS provider, there are a number of easy-to-recognize factors that strongly predict when customers intend to abandon your service. Identify and tag these users as quickly as…

Keeping Ahead Of Organized Online Crime

Keeping Ahead Of Organized Online Crime

Organized Online Crime LastPass, one of the top password managers available, released a statement last week that suspicious activity had been discovered and blocked on their network. It appears that no encrypted user data was stolen, but email addresses, password reminders, server per user salts, and authentication hashes were compromised. LastPass is now providing additional security and requesting that users update their master passwords to ensure the safety of their data. Earlier this year at…

BVP Cloud Report: Top 10 Public Cloud Companies

BVP Cloud Report: Top 10 Public Cloud Companies

Top 10 Public Cloud Companies Byron Deeter of Bessemer Venture Partners was a cloud enthusiast before it gained global recognition. Presenting BVP’s State of the Cloud report, Deeter considers the tipping point of cloud acceptance and adoption to have been reached and observes that while many in the IT industry disagreed with the cloud trend in the early years and refused to embrace its potential, today it has a $180 billion market cap. The market…

Carve Outs And The Cloud: A Synergistic Coupling

Carve Outs And The Cloud: A Synergistic Coupling

Carve Outs and the Cloud The mergers and acquisitions market is a complex and challenging industry and the last two years has seen a rise in the number of transactions. Working with companies in this space over the last 10 years, we at RKON have seen and hopefully helped change the mindset of private equity and management consulting firms on how they build and deliver IT. There are various types of deals in the merger…