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Appirio CloudWorks Targets SaaS Interoperability

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  • Cloud-based software-as-a-service offerings are sprouting up like weeds, but for IT managers, avoiding the trap of getting locked into a single vendor's solution can be a challenge.

    Appirio thinks it has an answer. The firm's new CloudWorks solution aims to enable businesses to move from one cloud solution to another for as little as one third of the cost of rival services. eCRM Guide takes a look.

    Enterprises adopt SaaS applications for cost savings, flexibility and scalability. And while companies can choose from different SaaS providers, relying on multiple SaaS vendors can be a headache since their offerings don't necessarily interoperate all that well.

    Enter Appirio, which has debuted what it says is the first cloud broker technology that's designed to help enterprises free information from so-called "SaaS silos."

    Read the full story at eCRM Guide:
    Appirio's CloudWorks Aims to Break SaaS Logjam