By Daniel R. Matlis
The Cloud… everyone is talking about it, technology companies are embracing it, while Life-Science companies are wrestling with “how to validate it”.
This trend was evident during my discussions with QAD’s executive management team at company’s Explore conference.
QAD is making a significant investment in migrating customers to its Cloud based ERP offerings. “One very interesting and exciting thing is that our Cloud revenue has increased about 35 to 40% a year over the last few years” said Karl Lopker, CEO at QAD. “ Our Cloud revenue is now about 10% of the company’s revenue and is increasing at such a rate that it will be a major portion of our revenue in the future, he added”
The push to the Cloud was also evident in the many sessions dealing with this topic. Continue reading