Tuesday August 4, 2020

Financial Software: Cloudy outlook for Small firms

Will cloud services come to dominate the market for small business software, asks Leslie Faughnan.

3rd February, 2013
Paraic Nolan, product development director at Big Red Book: 'There is a big market push to the cloud, driven largely by the zero upfront costs or installation requirements.'

There is no mistaking the trend, a growing number of accounts solutions are being delivered online as a service. SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) can be a directly hosted solution by the vendor or a cloud-based service.

The distinction is really a technical one and almost completely invisible to the individual users.

It can, however, be of importance to the organisation in terms of the security of its own or client data, support services or the pedigree of...

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