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16 October 2017

Changing with the cloud

Working with Cloud ERP

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) has been around for some time. Historically, businesses have considered the technology as a costly and complicated undertaking, that takes years to put in place.

The evolution of cloud technology has changed all that.

Most modern software services are now offered via the cloud because it costs less and is quicker to implement than on-premise solutions. Cloud technology now provides businesses with a faster, simpler and more flexible ERP solution, whatever their size or complexity.

Lets take a look at some of the benefits a cloud-based ERP system has to offer.

Reduced Costs
Cloud services are provided on a pay-as-you-go basis known as SaaS (Software as a Service). Instead of paying for the ERP software (and hardware) up-front, you simply pay for what you use and the costs become opex, rather than capex.

Simple Deployment
Cloud services use industry-ready methodologies that allow project implementation to be as little as 8 weeks in certain instances.

Easy Upgrades
Unlike an on-premise system, there are no lengthy and expensive maintenance processes and there is no need for an internal IT team to support your infrastructure. Updates and maintenance are taken care of by your ERP provider.

Reliable Backup
Remove the headache of securing your data. Your ERP provider has everything in place to protect your business intelligence, to world-class standards.

Seamless Integration
As cloud solutions use open standards, it’s much easier to integrate existing features and new developments.

Endless Flexibility
No matter what changes your business or your industry faces, the cloud can easily adapt.

Complete Collaboration
The key features of cloud-based ERP systems are the reporting and collaboration capabilities. Information can be passed between users easily and effectively.

Maximise Your Potential

It’s clear that the cloud has a lot of advantages. But is it the right technology for your business? That’s where a provider like Inforlogic can help.

We provide a detailed consultation service for all our customers. We want to ensure that moving to a cloud-based ERP system will provide everything you need and cater for all the complexities within your business.

Where suitable, we can even look at a hybrid models which would move some of your applications to the cloud and keep others with your existing on-premises ERP system.

Get in touch or call us on 01606 720499 to discuss your ERP needs.

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