Top 10 Cloud Solution Providers 2017

Cloud computing is revolutionizing the retail industry. Today, retailers find themselves increasingly drawn to the benefits that cloud offers while simplifying their business strategies. Apart from optimizing their supply chain processes, cloud helps retailers to understand their customers better by harnessing customer data in real-time.

By integrating data collected from each store, on user-friendly dashboards, cloud helps retailers identify their top customers in terms of revenue contribution, their purchasing patterns and frequency of visits. The knowledge of customer purchasing patterns at various stores has allowed companies to fine-tune their supply chain accordingly to maximize the gains at each store. The same information is being utilized by companies to rollout loyalty programs to foster strategic relationships with the customers for a business advantage. Also, cloud computing reduces the IT costs in managing existing as well as integrating new retail systems. As moving to cloud technology allows retailers to save money on server maintenance, businesses, looking to expand their retail footprint, are need technology expertise to simplify cloud deployment.

In order to help CIOs find the right retail cloud solution provider, a distinguished panel comprising of CEOs, CIOs, analysts, and the Retail CIO Outlook’s editorial board has evaluated companies with a proven record that would successfully transform and simplify their retail systems. The companies featured here will empower retailers to adopt cloud services and address cloud concerns across the industry.

We present to you the Top 10 Cloud Solution Providers 2017.

Company Logo Company Name Company Description
Aptos Provides singular commerce cloud platform to converge retail enterprise to support growth and seamless experiences for customers
Blueport Commerce Blueport Commerce is the leading ecommerce platform for furniture, used by the largest retailers in North America to run their omnichannel websites, provide better shopping experiences for their customers and drive sales online and in their stores
Consensus Provides cloud-based solutions for in-store, web, and mobile to combine data streams between retailers, manufacturers, digital service providers, and network operators
Infor Provides end-to-end cloud delivery model that will simplify and accelerate your journey and provide expertise, guidance, and support
JDA Software Provides cloud services that helps to keep in pace with everchanging business needs
Mi9 Retail Provides retail cloud platform which gives real time software solutions as an end-to-end retail enterprise software suite
My Cloud Grocer Provides comprehensive end-to-end e-grocery solution
SPS Commerce [NASDAQ:SPSC] Provides cloud-based solutions that helps you manage the entire lifecycle of a retail purchase [NASDAQ:SPRT] Provides cloud-based customer support software that reduces customer effort and maximizes the value customers get from products
Virid A provider of eCommerce solutions for growing retail brands, including software, cloud-based hosting, integration support, and ongoing technology consulting