Microsoft Earnings: Highest Q4 Growth in 6 Years
A significant fourth-quarter beat was powered by several secular growth trends and recurring revenue.
The Case for The Recurring Revenue Asset Class
Recurring revenue is rising as its own asset class and one that deserves a new financing model.
Recurring Revenue Makes Forecasting the Recovery Easier
Software companies that generate recurring revenue effectively dodge the planning and forecasting ambiguities confronting other finance teams.
KKR Sells Epicor Software to CD&R for $4.7B
CD&R has “significant experience investing in the industrial sector, from which most of Epicor’s customer base hails."
Recurring Revenue Rising
As more companies adopt recurring revenue products, CFOs try to plan for the necessary changes in processes and IT systems.
Why and How to Transition to a Subscription Business
Such benefits as predictable recurring revenue, easier borrowing, and strong cash flow are just for starters. However, there are risks as well.
NetApp Strives to Shed Hardware-only Image
The big data storage provider still sells mostly hardware but positions itself as a key player in a "hybrid cloud" world.
One CFO’s Road to a New Career in Fintech
For Tipalti's new finance chief, successful experiences in consulting and private equity led to her entry into one of today's most dynamic industries.
Cisco Beats Estimates, Forecasts 5-7% Growth
“We’re seeing the returns on the investments we are making in innovation and driving the shift to more software and subscriptions," CFO Kelly Kramer says.
ADT Shares Drop 6% on Unexpected Q2 Loss
The security company says it "made great progress delivering across key operating metrics" and raised its revenue outlook for the full year.
Shifting Landscapes in the World of Recurring Revenue
The emergence of so many subscriber-based companies and services has created threats to their continued success.