Financial services company Suncorp is on the brink of adopting a software-as-a-service human resources application.
Paul Cameron, the organisation’s Executive General Manager for Business Technology Infrastructure, told SearchCIO ANZ that the company will ask outsourcer Infosys to provide it with hosted PeopleSoft applications.
“They can scale it,” Cameron said, explaining the decision. “We will pay a license fee and they will scale to meet our needs.”
The decision to adopt software as a service for human resources software is not, however, an indicator of wider interest in external cloud applications.
Suncorp has recently
Instead, the company has worked to create its own interal cloud
“We pre-provision ourselves,” he said. “Everything we need is racked, stacked and cabled and ready to go. We can turn the stuff on inside, very much like the Amazon EC2 model.”