Verizon (News - Alert) Business announced that Information Services International-Dentsu or “ISID,” a Japanese provider of financial, enterprise management and human resources solutions to enterprises, has selected Verizon Business (News - Alert) for a cloud-based solution that gives the company the high-capacity computing power it needs – anytime and anywhere.
ISID selected Verizon’s Computing-as-a-Service or “CaaS” to deliver its key business accounting application, STRAVIS, "in the cloud."
The CaaS platform provides a robust and secure platform that can be scaled on demand according to ISID's immediate business needs, helping the company better manage its IT resources while also achieving cost efficiencies, company officials said.
ISID's business is built around a consolidated accounting application, STRAVIS, which is used by more than 400 companies in Japan and around the globe. The company has grown rapidly in recent years and now has almost 2,300 employees.
To accommodate these growth needs, ISID decided to migrate to an enhanced, financial reporting and management solution on its cloud solution, CLOUDiS, which would enable the company to quickly deploy resources as it adds new customers, without the need to invest in dedicated hardware and software.
Verizon’s CaaS, with world-class data center facilities, provides ISID with the ability to choose between either public or private cloud environments, or a virtual private cloud leveraging Verizon's Global MPLS/PIP Services, the company said.
With the services from Verizon’s fully SAS70 Type II compliant CaaS data centers, ISID can ensure appropriate control over its processes. Verizon CaaS' global availability and extreme scalability were also key considerations, as ISID seeks to expand its customer base in Japan, and around the world, company officials said.
“For our customers, security, availability and full audit control in accordance with compliance requirements are key – especially as we move our STRAVIS accounting application into the cloud,” Hiroyuki Seta, senior consultant at ISID, said. “Verizon CaaS has the capacity to support our intensive resource demands today, and the scalability to support our future growth.”
Additionally, Verizon CaaS' flexible payment model enables the company to align expenditures with revenues, while benefiting from daily billing, integrated security, automated provisioning, and integrated storage and backup services to support business continuity.
In June Verizon Business announced it became the first global provider to receive SAP (News - Alert) certification of its cloud services, TMCnet reported. SAP has certified the company's cloud-based on-demand CaaS platform for the delivery of SAP business applications, company officials said.Rajani Baburajan is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Rajani's articles, please visit her columnist page.