Posts Tagged ‘ hosted ’

Multi-Tenant vs. Hosted Cloud ERP – Pros and Cons

February 11, 2013
By guest blogger - Pat Garrehy
Multi-Tenant vs. Hosted Cloud ERP – Pros and Cons

There is a general consensus that, by 2023, most of the installed MFG ERP systems will be Cloud-based. But, will they be multi-tenant or hosted? There are arguments for both. However, only one will win out. Let’s take a look at each. Multi-Tenant: The Rule of One – In a multi-tenant environment, the is...
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Building a Private Cloud: A Strategic Guide

February 7, 2013
By guest blogger - Charles Smith
Building a Private Cloud: A Strategic Guide

With the advent of cloud computing, companies are trapped with their desire to adopt the flexible and scalable model without relinquishing control over their data. As a result, private cloud is the current rage among corporate. What is a Private Cloud? By definition, a private cloud is a cloud hosted on the in-house server...
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ERP Software: Own, Lease, or Rent – Part II

August 6, 2012
By guest blogger - Mike Silver
ERP Software: Own, Lease, or Rent – Part II

In the second of this two-part series discussing On-Premises, Hosting, and SaaS software, Guest Blogger Mike Silver casts some light on which of the three strategies makes the most sense. In the previous article, ERP Software: Own, Lease, or Rent, we compared on-premise software to owning, hosted software to leasing, and SaaS to renting....
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ERP Software: Own, Lease, or Rent?

August 3, 2012
By guest blogger - Mike Silver
ERP Software: Own, Lease, or Rent?

In the first of this two-part series discussing On-Premises, Hosting, and SaaS strategies, Guest Blogger Mike Silver examines how the three bear similarities to concepts that many business owners are already familiar with – that of owning, leasing, or renting their office space. We all know the difference between owning, leasing or renting when...
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Cloud ERP Software Perceptions

August 16, 2011
By djohnson
Cloud ERP Software Perceptions

The Cloud represents a major technological change that impacts ERP software. The change is real in terms of how software is designed and developed. But there are perceptions (both real and false) about using the Cloud to run your business. In this post we look at 3 common perceptions associated with Cloud accounting and...
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ERP Software Cost Comparison: On-Premise, SaaS, and Hosted

March 30, 2011
By djohnson
ERP Software Cost Comparison: On-Premise, SaaS, and Hosted

Overview This article presents costs associated with different ERP software deployment scenarios. The numbers presented in this article have been gathered by averaging quotes provided by 2-3 different ERP and hosting service providers. ERP Software Purchasing and Deployment Options The Cloud has inspired a new way of thinking about ERP software deployments. Companies have...
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Cloud Computing Reaches the Masses

January 27, 2011
By djohnson
Cloud Computing Reaches the Masses

Cloud computing is everywhere. Some more evidence was in the Fall/Winter edition of Scholastic Administrator Magazine that dedicated a special section of their publication to Cloud computing. An Information Passing Exercise In school we performed an exercise where an instructor told a story to a student who then repeated what he could remember to...
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Cloud ERP versus Hosted ERP Software

October 18, 2010
By djohnson
Cloud ERP versus Hosted ERP Software

In a previous post (April 8, ERP for Distributors: SaaS versus Traditional), we addressed different delivery methods for ERP software. Although the article was directed at distributors, the ideas can be applied more broadly to the concept of hosted ERP software versus cloud/on-demand ERP software. “Fake” ERP Clouds As noted in our prior article,...
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