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NSW Department of Education kicks off second stage of SaaS roll-out
The NSW DoE is using Expense8 to further streamline employee expenses and extend automation, scalability and user functionality.
Microsoft on charge in SaaS market with 70% revenue growth
Microsoft is on the charge in the SaaS market and is now challenging for leadership in the growth market with Oracle and IBM also making a big play.
Analyst Opinion: Cloud HCM gathers momentum for enterprises
Following customer-facing applications, human capital management (HCM) systems are transitioning rapidly to a cloud-delivered SaaS model.
Riverbed: The traditional approach just won't cut it anymore
“This is where the world is going, and in order to be competitive and grow your business, you need to be thinking about being this type of reseller."
Greentree International gets SaaS-y with new launch
Greentree International has launched a software-as-a-service offering for its business management software.
Why more and more software vendors are going SaaS
Today’s businesses are increasingly utilising Software as a Service (SaaS), creating both opportunities and challenges for the channel.
Are enterprise software agreements a critical foundation for SaaS adoption success?
Consider that the SaaS subscription enterprise deal has the potential to be the last negotiation of it’s kind with any degree of buyer power.
Top five cloud backup and recovery software vendors revealed
IaaS and on-demand cloud providers will significantly boost the global cloud and backup and recovery software market.
Data growth on the rise: IBM jumps in with new cloud storage services
IBM has released new object-based cloud storage services to help customers tackle growing volumes of unstructured data.
Cloud spending to account for half of federal govt IT budget by 2018
Lower price points for cloud services and the changing nature of cloud computing is helping to drive federal government cloud consumption.
Cato Networks looks to solve the network security problem
"The current appliance-based infrastructure can’t keep up and is too expensive and complex to sustain, especially for mid-sized companies."
Blackboard rolls out two new SaaS offerings
"This is a big day for our customers, as it represents the latest step we've taken to provide them with an LMS that is tailored to meet their needs."
Polycom releases cloud-ready collaboration tech
“As visual collaboration enters the hyperconnected phase, employees have high expectations of being able to connect from anywhere, at any time."
Education sector embracing cloud and mobile
“All our major new education customers this year were SaaS deals, signifying that customers are embracing our vision for cloud and mobile."
NSW charity undergoes network transformation
Australian charity Cancer Council NSW has partnered with Riverbed Technology, deploying Riverbed SteelHead appliances across multiple sites.
Explosion of SaaS applications in enterprise causing security concerns
The increase in SaaS adoption has the potential to introduce new security risks or allow unauthorised access to sensitive data.
Utility industry falling behind cloud race: CIOs need to take action
IDC recommends all parties take a more assertive approach to accommodating the cloud model for long-term success.
Return Path launches Australian Data Cloud
The Return Path Data Cloud enables Australian marketers and security professionals to access a comprehensive source of data from the email ecosystem.
University of Auckland selects new learning management platform
The Canvas platform will provide a modern learning environment for the 40,000 students at the university.
Gartner names SaaS provider Magic Quadrant leader
“We believe being recognised as a leader reflects our rapid growth in enterprise deployments of content, community and commerce applications."
Cloud, mobile, IoT and microservices driving business success
While cloud and mobile remain top business priorities, microservices and the Internet of Things (IoT) are increasingly important to businesses.
Spark Digital launches app marketplace for businesses
Spark Digital has launched a fully integrated software-as-a-service marketplace enabling businesses to buy and manage software from an app store.
Wellington City Council consolidates and gets SaaS-y
Wellington City Council is consolidating many of its more than 120 current separate IT systems onto TechnologyOne’s cloud platform.
NZ-based global company moves to cloud with TechnologyOne
AsureQuality, the New Zealand based food safety and biosecurity services company, has completed a successful move to the TechnologyOne Cloud.