Leverage the Cloud for Regulatory Compliance

Posted by Steve Berry

Oct 12, 2018 5:28:48 PM

Do-it-yourself might not be the best way to comply with regulations like the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) — not when you can use an environment already tested and approved.

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Topics: Managed Services, Risk and Compliance, Finance Best Practices, Managed Application Services (MAH)

Why not let the Cloud manage Hyperion too?

Posted by Steve Berry

Feb 7, 2018 12:49:41 PM

Lower capex is why many companies move applications to the cloud. But did you know you might also sharply lower opex by moving application management to the cloud too?

The economics of moving applications to the cloud are well known. You avoid large “forklift” infrastructure investments while always making sure the technology running your applications stays up to date. In addition, a cloud-based infrastructure is almost infinitely

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Topics: EPM Support, Cloud Hosting, Managed Services, Managed Application Services (MAH)

What is Managed Application Hosting?

Posted by Deborah Jelley

Oct 25, 2017 9:48:39 AM

What is Managed Application Hosting (MAH) and why would you want to consider using MAH for your Oracle Hyperion products?

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Topics: Cloud Hosting, Oracle PBCS, Oracle FCCS, Managed Services, Managed Application Services (MAH)

5 More Reasons to Move Oracle HFM to Our Managed Hosting Service

Posted by Michele Morrill

Sep 15, 2015 10:00:00 AM

Not to be confused with a generic cloud hosting service or even a SaaS solution, Strafford offers a private fully managed cloud hosting service that provides IT Departments confidence in its security while providing the Finance Department a completely supported turnkey application.

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Topics: EPM Support, Cloud Hosting, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Cloud EPM, Managed Services, Managed Application Services (MAH), Oracle Products

Upgrade Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) to the Cloud

Posted by Michele Morrill

Jan 12, 2015 9:51:00 AM

You currently have a physical instance of Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) and you want to upgrade and possibly move your environment to the cloud. Firstly, do a little research and determine if moving to the cloud is right for your business - we offer a cloud readiness assessment. After some research, you may decide moving to the cloud is a great option for you and your company. If so, Strafford provides an HFM environment

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Topics: Consolidation and Close, Cloud Hosting, Hyperion Financial Management (HFM), Finance Best Practices, Managed Application Services (MAH), Oracle Products

Managing User Authentication with EPM Hosting

Posted by Michele Morrill

Aug 27, 2014 11:43:00 AM

Managed EPM Hosting with Microsoft Active Directory Integration

A common challenge with cloud hosting is managing user authentication. Most cloud services require the creation of a new database of usernames and passwords that needs to be managed independently of the existing corporate user database.

Strafford Technology's Managed EPM Cloud service does not require this added level of complexity or aggravation for your staff. In most enterprise IT environments, user logins are already being centrally managed by a Microsoft® Active Directory database. Strafford integrates our hosted servers with our clients’ existing Microsoft Active-Directory implementations, allowing for seamless, single-sign-on access to hosted enterprise performance management applications.

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Topics: EPM Support, Cloud Hosting, Cloud EPM, Managed Services, Managed Application Services (MAH)