It is common to talk about the innovation fueled by cloud in verticals such as banking, retail, healthcare, etc. There have been volumes written on the advantages of cloud around storage, email, archiving, collaboration and unified communications. But what about supply chain technologies being transformed by cloud?
Research from Gartner reveals supply chain decision makers are jumping on the cloud bandwagon, with an estimated 40% increase in deployments in 2012 over 2011. In fact, the firm projects that about half of the transportation elements of supply chain are now powered by cloud. Why is this good news for solution providers?
For one thing, it is rare to ask an IT provider about its customer focus and not have “manufacturing” on the list somewhere. Food and beverage is another common customer cross section. With experience handling the needs of those warehouses and distribution chains, imagine where you could bring cloud into…
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