Cloud computing Whitepapers


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Achieving cloud superiority: the benefits of advisory services
By Tangoe | 4/5/2015
Enterprises face numerous choices and challenges regarding cloud computing implementation and adoption. Across a wide array of industries, enterprises increasingly look to cloud-based solutions to meet their unique and diverse needs. This whitepaper looks at why organisations of all types and sizes need to look to third party experts to guide them through the transition of adopting a cloud infrastructure or to conduct a thorough analysis of their current cloud application usage
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The high cost of chasing invoices: the tipping point for AP automation
By Bottomline Technologies | 4/5/2015
Companies have decided it’s time to get proactive with payables management as a way to sustain productivity gains. This white paper looks at why you should consider the real costs involved with inefficient manual AP (Accounts Payable) processes, the real world issues that you’re up against and how to choose the right course of action going forward with the top 5 questions to ask during AP automation evaluation.
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Measuring the impact of AP automation – A 5 step guide
By Bottomline Technologies | 4/5/2015
Research suggests that more executives would embrace AP automation if they could quantify the return on investment. This white paper helps make that case in 5 steps, documenting the risks and waste of paper-based processes and providing quantifiable solutions that will allow senior executives to make an informed decision. This paper will also discuss the advantages of AP automation solutions that utilise and extend a company’s existing IT infrastructure investments, including their ERP and ECM platforms, to support a lower total cost of ownership and maximise user adoption.
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The business case for AP automation
By Bottomline Technologies | 4/5/2015
Technology is constantly evolving, with change accelerating seemingly overnight. At the same time, more than 70 percent of companies process more than half of their invoices – and organizations in general pay most of their bills – the old-fashioned way, on paper. See the research that suggests that more executives would embrace AP automation if they could quantify the return on investment, why paper-based processes pose risks and waste which can be eliminated with AP automation and how AP automation solutions utilise and extend a company’s existing IT infrastructure investments.
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AP automation delivers tangible ROI
By Bottomline Technologies | 4/5/2015
Accounts payable automation can deliver a rapid return on investment (ROI) by eliminating the risks and waste of paper-based processes and utilising and extending a company’s existing IT infrastructure investments. This paper will showcase how AP automation delivered solid ROI for one customer - Service Systems Associates (SSA), a national provider of service amenities in U.S. zoos, museums, and aquariums serving over 27 million visitors annually, how they determined the right AP automation for their organisation and how they saved $14k annually after implementation.
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Cloud services provisioned outside of IT control can spell trouble
By Tangoe | 20/4/2015
Cloud applications and services are woven into the very fabric of most organisations, yet the vast majority underestimate the number of cloud deployments in their organisation. This report looks at how you can achieve success by harnessing the ability to identify, centralise, and streamline corporate cloud deployments.
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6 Best practices of Managed Mobility Services
By Tangoe | 20/4/2015
The constant change in the mobility landscape often leads to a convoluted, ineffective process of mobility management. Mobility Managed Services (MMS) is emerging as a response to this complexity. MMS can address the varying levels of challenge through an objective-based setting for management in the enterprise. MMS pre-integrates solutions and components that offer specialised skill-sets for continuous improvement of the mobile infrastructure.
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Practical operations and security guidelines for adopting cloud technology
By SDL | 20/4/2015
In this paper is focused on cloud operations and security, providing insights and tips so you can assess the quality of a vendor’s cloud offering. Read: why not all cloud providers meet the same standards when it comes to security and privacy, which topics you must investigate to ensure you choose the right vendor, and why no single check-list could work for every possible scenario.
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Going cloud: The state of off-premises IT service adoption in Australia
By Datacom | 20/4/2015
This report looks at how IT managers and CIOs are using cloud services that do not require any on-premises equipment or software in their organisations. Find out: the uptake of different types of cloud services among Australian enterprises, why private cloud is being used by nearly 50% of organisations, and how IT managers view the cloud today and for the future.
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The state of application delivery in 2015 report
By F5 Networks | 17/4/2015
F5 surveyed customers from more than 300 organisations across a broad spectrum of vertical markets such as banking and finance, telecommunications, public sector, and consumer products.
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