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In recent years, Cloud computing has revolutionalized the IT industry by introducing a whole new concept and platform of Enterprise Systems (ES). The traditional ES seem to be too clunky, expensive and complex for most organizations to implement and use. To improve such situation Cloud ES concept was recently introduced to offer competitive advantage to organizations through flexibility, scalability and independence in IT infrastructure and capabilities. Today, this area has not been fully explored in the academia due to little available literature but it has attracted tremendous interest from the general practitioners.