Posted On: April 1, 2013

Core vs. Context: Why Managed Services Makes Sense

In our previous post, we discussed the resource commitments involved in supporting an ERP platform in-house. How are many small and midsized businesses (SMBs) dealing with this challenge? To put it one way, they’re separating “core” from “context.” If you’ve ever read Geoffrey Moore’s books (Crossing the Chasm, Inside the Tornado), you know he describes […]

Posted On: March 25, 2013

Thinking About Supporting Enterprise Resource Planning In-House? Read This First.

Trying to stretch a tight IT budget a little further? Some would say you should consider having your in-house IT staff deploy and maintain your Enterprise Resource Planning. This approach sounds logical in theory – after all, why not try to get the most out of the people you’re already paying? In addition, your in-house […]

Posted On: March 13, 2013

Managed Services IT Support: 5 Questions to Ask Yourself before Choosing a Provider

From improving productivity, reducing IT expenses and labor costs, to streamlining business processes and supply chain requirements, managed services offer a wide range of benefits to organizations of all sizes. However, maximizing these benefits is often a matter of choosing the right partner. When searching for a qualified and dependable Managed Services Provider, make sure […]

Posted On: March 11, 2013

“Implement JD Edwards Now?” Our Take on the Economic Recovery

Is now the right time to implement JD Edwards? We examine the benefits of a JD Edwards Upgrade, and why right now might be the best time to do it. RBC Economics expects Quebec’s economy to rebound from a disappointing 2012 and achieve 1.6% growth in GDP in 2013. Scotiabank’s Global Forecast predicted last October […]

Posted On: March 7, 2013

Great Managed Services Infographics

Managed services and cloud computing are popping up everywhere, they are such a popular topic that we have begun seeing some great infographics appearing online. Here is a collection of the best infographics we have found on the net. Security is a high priority to businesses of any size. Businesses are accountable for protecting customer […]

Posted On: February 6, 2013

Top Cloud Computing Articles of 2012

The top cloud computing articles for 2010 from industry leading technology blogs Mashable and Zdnet. Top 5 Misconceptions About the Cloud Cloud computing is hard for people to define and, therefore, completely trust. As seen in the past with the introduction of other revolutionary technology, it takes time for people to accept, and eventually, adopt. […]

Posted On: February 4, 2013

Don't Let IT Complexity Drag Down Your Business

Managed services provide solutions for IT Managers with challenging tasks. In a previous post, we mentioned that when small and midsized businesses (SMBs) decide to implement ERP software (such as JD Edwards) and support it in-house, they run the risk of distracting their IT team from other important activities. We may have understated our case […]

Posted On: January 31, 2013

How Managed IT Services Can Help You Win More Races

You can learn a valuable lesson about managed IT services from the smartest runners in your local Saturday morning 5K fun run. If you’re a technology decision-maker at a small or midsized business (SMB) and you’re concerned about the global economy, you can learn a valuable lesson about managed IT services from the smartest runners […]

Posted On: January 17, 2013

Top Managed Services Customer Issues

This article covers some of the main issues that customers & businesses want resolved by using the proper managed services provider. System Downtime, Performance and Reliability Making sure that your businesses’ applications and systems operate efficiently and reliably is very important. You can feel confident knowing that system reliability is strengthened with the iSeries cloud. […]

Posted On: September 4, 2012

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