Cloud-Time Means Anytime Even in the Meeting Industry
13 August 2012
Cloud-time means any time - even in the meeting industry
Everyone is talking about cloud computing, it has evolved into a dynamic IT sector. One assumes that in 2014 approximately 40% of all applications will be cloud computing solutions.
Cloud-based IT services are delivered over the internet or a local network. Everybody talks of IT services "on demand". If necessary, scaled solutions are provided as a service over the internet or an internal network. The most popular services are inter alia "virtualization" of computer services, transactions for the improvement of business processes, document management, database applications and email services.
Cloud computing gains importance for the meeting business
With the increasing popularity of virtual companies, cloud computing become increasingly important in the meeting and event market.
The benefits of managed clouds and private clouds
The applications are fast and easy to use
IT infrastructure adjustments do not apply
To access only a modern browser is needed
Users can perform or utilize centralized services at anytime from anywhere
Cloud technology provides cost savings with improved performance and efficiency
A scalable technology for a successful planning and execution of meetings, seminars and events.
The entrance to the global MICE network
A cloud computing-based network provides the Hamburg based vevention GmbH with the online marketplace micecloud.com for research and procurement (eRFP - request for proposal) of event services.
The event planners will find hotels, conference hotels, convention centers, venues, event service providers, agencies, etc., do the research, send RFPs, order online and make adjustments and compare offers - in any currency. Own budgeting and categorization of services will help with the design and survey costs. The business transactions are carried out there where it occurs: online. All actions take part in real time and without a media break.
A new unique e-business solution for international MICE-Partner
The white label MICEcloud® web application: Research tool, venue finder, community and an interactive RFP process will be adapted to integrate into the design, either embedded in the own websites or as a private MICEcloud hosted in the global marketplace of micecloud.com.
The white label MICEcloud web applications enables MICE promoter, such as convention bureaus, hotel groups, associations etc. to increase their ebusiness, without having to invest in technology and infrastructure. For more coverage and as an additional distribution channel, all service providers are also synchronously displayed on the global marketplace micecloud.com - commission free. Coporates can use the white lable solution for their procurement.
About vevention GmbH
vevention GmbH was founded in 2003 as SKYBOX GmbH and 2009 renamed in vevention GmbH. Core competency is the development of web-based software solutions for the MICE market: Network and market places for the exchange of requests and offers; an online procurement process of event services. MICEcloud® is a development of the vevention GmbH. The beta version of MICECloud startet in 2011 and went to market in spring 2012. In Mai 2012 vevention GmbH with their product MICECloud has become an ICCA member.