John Paterson argues that the public sector isn’t able to take advantage of software as a services low-cost and low-risk solutions because of an archaic procurement model and a hardwired reluctance to move to new suppliers.
The Governments new cyber security voucher scheme offers a paltry £1 million grant and a glorified job board to help SMEs fight cyber-crime and to promote people to start learning cyber security skills
Sage is releasing their very first end to end cloud-based accounts production software, Sage Final Accounts Online designed by accountants and aimed at optimising work for accountants with small business clients
A quick guide for small businesses on how you check that a possible supplier is able to offer what you need, and doesn’t sell you into a system that damages your business or costs you more money that you need to spend.
OpenText is to launch OpenText Core, a new cloud-based multi-tenant SAAS offering for Information Management based on the OpenText Cloud infrastructure that brings enterprise-grade solutions to all businesses.
Cloud accounting business Xero has launched what it describes as the “world’s largest small business app marketplace,” offering more than 350 accounting-related solutions covering everything from online payments to invoicing tools.
Intermedia’s 2014 SMB Rogue Access Study explores the security threat posed by former employees and finds some worrying statistics on employees leaving with cloud application user names and passwords to Salesforce, PayPal & other sensitive corporate apps.
The accounting package of choice for thousands of businesses and accountants is to move to a cloud version with the launch of Sage 50 Accounts; new features includeSage Drive, subscription pricing, and two mobile business apps.
Simon Shorthose, Managing Director of ReadSoft outlines how using Cloud computing intelligently can provide medium and small businesses with the capability to more effectively compete with larger enterprises.
Pulsant, leading UK provider of hybrid cloud services, has announced that it is now a Cyber Essentials Certifying Body, licensed to certify for both the Cyber Essentials Scheme and the IASME governance standard.
Acknowledging research reports about the lack of skills in the cloud computing market, the Cloud Industry Forum (CIF) has launched its Professional Member certification scheme based on its independent eLearning programme for IT professionals.