Monday, January 26, 2009

Who says large enterprises don't like SaaS?

Would you use a SaaS provider to manage $55 billion (yes, billion!) in spending with your suppliers? Lots of companies are saying SaaS is too early and they will wait until it matures before they start to adopt it. Well, GE is proving you wrong. Their CIO (Gary Reiner) has put in a SaaS solution to deal with their massive supply chain needs.

Just look at some of the numbers:

  • 500,000 suppliers
  • 100+ countries
  • 14 different languages
  • $55 billion in spending!
Check out the article on for more details.

This could be one of those catalysts that starts the snowball really rolling for SaaS and Cloud Computing adoption.