Four Customers Who Said, “Goodbye Data Center, Hello AWS”

Saying ‘goodbye’ to your data center and moving to the Cloud is a big deal. It is like allowing someone else to take care of your car – you own it, you drive it, but someone else cleans it, maintains it, and powers it! The hardest part of moving your [...]

By |2021-05-21T13:50:09-04:00May 20th, 2021|AWS, Cloud, Commercial, Higher Education|

Understanding FlexOps® Q&A with Sierra-Cedar’s VP, Cloud Solutions

Five years ago, Sierra-Cedar began to re-invent the way it delivers managed services. Our vision: to create a managed service for cloud platforms that focuses on performance, risk-reduction, improved efficiency, and cost-optimization. Almost immediately, our cloud architecture and development teams realized the immense benefits of automation on a cloud platform. [...]

By |2021-05-24T16:54:48-04:00February 25th, 2021|AWS, Cloud|

Preparing for the Cloud – Clean, Re-organize, and Own Your Data!

If this pandemic has done anything, it has given the gift of time! Time to catch up with old friends, binge watch Netflix shows, and tackle the most mundane projects … like reviewing and cleaning your system data. The thought of cleaning your data may have you desperately seeking other [...]

By |2020-12-17T11:11:47-05:00December 17th, 2020|Cloud, Higher Education|

Oracle Cloud Module Spotlight: Procurement Contracts Cloud

Need to stay on your existing PeopleSoft system but want to try out the cloud? Look no further than Oracle Procurement Contracts Cloud. Why? It provides an easy way to transition to the cloud while maintaining your current PeopleSoft applications. Here is how it works in a nutshell: The Oracle [...]

By |2020-10-15T09:26:15-04:00October 15th, 2020|Cloud, Higher Education, Oracle|

PeopleSoft on AWS: Understanding Design Methods and Scaling Functionality

Moving your PeopleSoft application to the AWS Cloud can be a gamechanger as the benefits can revolutionize your IT department. However, the key to getting the most out of an AWS Cloud investment is to methodically design your PeopleSoft application inside the cloud to take advantage of AWS services. To [...]

By |2021-01-31T13:18:34-05:00September 30th, 2020|AWS, Cloud, Public Sector|

AWS Cloud Migration Strategy: Two Models for Making the Transition

Looking to move your ERP application to the cloud? To get started, it’s important to understand the two most leveraged migration path alternatives that organizations take. In this post, we’ll take a look at both paths, the pros and cons, and provide tips for making your move successful. Re-host (a.k.a. [...]

By |2021-01-31T13:19:05-05:00August 25th, 2020|AWS, Cloud|

Government and the Cloud: 4 Approaches to Migration

For years, maintaining a central, on-premise data center was the norm for organizations with sensitive, proprietary, or top-secret data. Since 2010, though, increasing numbers of government entities have migrated to the cloud, leveraging the platform’s increased speed, security, agility, and bandwidth – and freeing themselves from the cycle of endless [...]

By |2021-02-02T16:09:02-05:00July 31st, 2020|AWS, Cloud, Public Sector|

A Journey to Oracle Cloud Applications Through the Eyes of a Financials Consultant

Talk about trying to teach an old dog new tricks! I have been working with PeopleSoft for more than 25 years, both as a technical and functional consultant. When I found out I needed to learn Oracle Cloud Applications, I was skeptical. After working with PeopleSoft for so long, it [...]

By |2021-02-02T16:24:52-05:00July 17th, 2020|Cloud, Oracle|

Lucas County Reaches New Heights with Oracle Cloud Applications: Highlights from the May 21st Webinar

In January 2020, Sierra-Cedar and Lucas County, Ohio brought live Phase One of the County’s Oracle Cloud investment: Oracle Financials, Procurement, and Budgeting Cloud Services. Weeks later COVID-19 hit, and operations changed overnight for the County’s 3,200 employees. On May 21, Oracle did a webinar with Lucas County staff and [...]

By |2021-02-02T16:09:33-05:00June 26th, 2020|Cloud, Oracle, Public Sector|

Sierra-Cedar Helps Lucas County Migrate from PeopleSoft to Oracle Cloud Applications

May 7, 2020 – Alpharetta, GA – Sierra-Cedar, Inc. announced Lucas County, Ohio’s go-live on Oracle Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) Cloud and Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud solutions. The 11-month effort replaced PeopleSoft Financials and was part of an overall initiative to standardize and streamline business processes across all county [...]

By |2021-02-02T16:11:25-05:00May 7th, 2020|Cloud, ERP, News, Public Sector|
Go to Top