Sponsored Content, August 2015
JD Edwards customers everywhere are interested in moving to the cloud. Experts at Quistor, Europe’s largest Oracle Platinum Partner specializing in JD Edwards solutions, understand that all enterprises have unique cloud requirements.
Jack van den Brink, partner at Quistor, discusses how crafting a cloud strategy and then selecting the right tailored cloud architecture will ensure that customers can achieve business value when migrating to the cloud.
What kind of demand are you seeing from JD Edwards customers when it comes to moving their business to the cloud?
Our customers are very interested in moving to the cloud, but they have already invested in JD Edwards software licenses and are paying support for the licenses. They aren’t sure how to make the transition to the cloud in a way that will allow them to leverage their existing investments in JD Edwards while reducing data center management and hardware costs.
What expertise does Quistor provide to help customers successfully move to the cloud?
Since Quistor launched in 2005, we have offered best-in-class managed services for JD Edwards customers, so we are cloud pioneers with a decade of experience. We can advise our customers about how to create a cloud strategy to meet their requirements today and where they want to be three years from now. Our secure enterprise cloud solutions enable customers to bring their existing JD Edwards licenses and put them in Quistor’s flexible cloud infrastructure. They can select the right server, storage, operating system, and management software to create the tailored private or hybrid cloud solution that meets their needs.
Moving to the cloud is a little like climbing a mountain. There are different routes, and if you try to go too quickly, you may not make it to the top, but if you have the right strategy, you will reach the summit.
What are some common cloud enterprise resource planning (ERP) strategies that JD Edwards customers are adopting today?
Many of our customers are comfortable adopting a hybrid solution, where they move specific parts of their ERP operations to the cloud that are then integrated with their on-premises ERP system. It’s common to start by adopting marketing or sales cloud solutions because these departments/organizations are more open to cloud solutions than those in manufacturing. But as the cloud market has continued to mature, we are seeing that some companies are also migrating planning, budgeting, or even procurement to the cloud. Moving to the cloud is a little like climbing a mountain. There are different routes, and if you try to go too quickly, you may not make it to the top, but if you have the right strategy and the right support, you will reach the summit. This is our approach to cloud.
This advertorial was originally published in the August 2015 JD Edwards special edition of Profit.
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