Cloud computing has permeated nearly every industry. But as the cloud continues to enjoy popularity and infiltrate into unheard of domains, companies from different sectors need to find efficient ways to migrate their infrastructure and data to the cloud. Retail is one such sector that has taken advantage of cloud services to enhance business capabilities and drive company's competitiveness. For instance, supply chain systems are now capable of adequately handling business without stock-outs, expedited deliveries, or high inventories. Capturing real-time status of consignments, digitized documents from suppliers, carriers, logistics providers, brokers, and many more integral aspects has become a lot more easier, with the involvement of the cloud.
The cloud-based model further offers cost flexibility allowing business owners to increase or decrease their computing usage as circumstances warrant. Notably, it provides scalability at times of peak demand, so stores don’t have to purchase additional equipment – an aspect that an in-house infrastructure arrangement can’t deliver. In a nutshell, Cloud technology ensures that a customer experiences a smooth transaction process, something which was unimaginable when operating through traditional means.
This edition of Retail CIO Outlook features companies such as Blueport Commerce and Cloud4Wi that are at the forefront of offering agile cloud solutions and would make it to the list of recommended vendors amongst your peers. Retail CIO Outlook presents to you an exclusive edition on Top 10 Cloud Solutions Providers 2019.
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