Cloud: Cloud brings the best ICT to any business

Businesses are starting to see beyond the promises of flexibility and cost savings and getting right down to practicalities. Leslie Faughnan reports.

1st September, 2012
Rainer Zinow, senior vice-president, OnDemand strategic solutions: 'Bandwidth is not a constraint, on the Wan or globally.'

As the largest business software vendor in the world, German multinational SAP has a particular view of cloud computing that could be loosely translated as bringing enterprise systems to the masses. It accepted early in the last decade that the high-end enterprise software market was becoming saturated, said Rainer Zinow, senior vice-president, OnDemand strategic solutions.

"We tried very hard and were the first vendor to succeed in bringing enterprise class software down the scale to...

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