Five Catalysts Accelerating Cloud ERP Growth In 2015 by PwC

Based on a Forbes article PwC is predicting that by 2016, investment in SaaS solutions will more than double to $78B while investment in traditional ERP systems will decline over 30% to less than $15B.”

My only question is – do we talk about public cloud or private cloud? What kind of data do you want to put into a public cloud? Based on my previous posts I assume it will be a hybrid model – 70% private, 30% public. Good news based on the Gartner Graphic – total revenue is still increasing including Cloud ERP

Cloud Computing: The question of location will be decided in 2015


Cloud computing is not only more widespread in the USA than it is in Europe. Companies also associate it with completely different goals.

While 55% of surveyed organizations in the USA had already been in the cloud for at least three years, the contingent in Europe was only 20%. These are the results of a study for which 542 organizations on both continents were surveyed. But Europe is catching up: During the past two years, the number of European companies in the cloud has increased to reach 38% of all European firms. However, there are striking differences in how it is used. While American companies primarily want to advance innovations, in Europe it is all about reducing overall costs.

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Cloud Computing: Business decision-makers prefer hybrid clouds


In cloud computing for enterprise development, a movement towards hybrid clouds has been observed for quite some time, and is now coming into clearer focus: in a study for the Avanade consultancy, Wakefield Research Analysts have published the current figures. The study reveals that managers from the business sector are currently pushing towards hybrid clouds, and that 72 percent of them want to build one within the next three years. Among IT managers, however, that figure is only 58 percent. A total of 76 percent of business managers would also like to run business-critical applications such as data & analytics, office applications, and customer-oriented services in hybrid clouds. They are convinced that implementing a hybrid cloud will confer competitive advantages on their companies.

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