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How cloud platforms are revolutionizing enterprise apps
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How cloud platforms are revolutionizing enterprise apps



Richard Harris Richard Harris in Cloud Services Friday, December 16, 2016
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A new ecosystem of innovative robust enterprise applications has grown up around cloud platforms and companies that exploit these apps report achieving significant competitive advantages, says a new white paper from The FactPoint Group and ICIX. In particular, forward-looking businesses are using these new solutions running on the Salesforce App Cloud platform to replace legacy-applications and platforms, unify their organizations around a single information platform, increase collaboration internally and externally, and become more agile, efficient and profitable.

"The emergence of this new class of enterprise applications built on top of a strategic cloud platform like Salesforce App Cloud enables IT to truly deliver what the business needs at a speed never before possible," says Lawrence Gordon, a partner at FactPoint.

Adopting such a strategy can boost companies' ability to compete globally. "The entire company—not just the technological leadership—has this now available to them to operate their businesses with a speed, agility and efficiency that is necessary," says Phil Newmoyer, CTO of DFG and past CIO at Toys 'R' Us and Serta Simmons Bedding. "That becomes a competitive differentiator," he adds.

The report also discusses ICIX, a cloud provider of supply chain compliance and transparency solutions, as a case study illustrating this trend. Says their CEO David Marchand, "A key reason ICIX moved to the Salesforce App Cloud platform is that it accelerates our innovation cycles, helping us deliver value to our own customers far more quickly than we could before."

The white paper titled, "How Cloud Platforms Are Powering a Revolution in Enterprise Apps," provides insights into:

- The evolution of cloud platforms to true enterprise-ready status.

- How running enterprise applications on the App Cloud platform provides increased business agility without serious drains on manpower.

- The ecosystems of providers of robust, interoperable, easy-to-use enterprise applications that have evolved on some cloud platforms, notably Salesforce.

- The need to accelerate innovation, particularly for customer-facing apps.

- The economic advantages and benefits of scale in selecting a strategic cloud platform on which to run applications across the enterprise.

The white paper explores why enterprises are rapidly migrating from stand-alone cloud applications and existing on-premise systems to cloud platforms and, in particular, why the App Cloud platform holds so much allure.



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