Hosting your ERP in the cloud
Posted by Daniel Gachara on July 25th, 2017
As a business grows and matures, many harbor the desire to increase efficiency via automation and streamlined processes. They then start to explore what Enterprise Resource Planning system would best fit their processes and budgets then invest in the licenses, supporting infrastructure and implementation in the hopes of realizing 10X + performance.The costs of deploying an ERP typically fall into the following categories:
In this post, we’ll focus on the infrastructure component of the costs and how these can be mitigated using the cloud.
The infrastructure cost for deploying an ERP can be prohibitive. Some of the challenges include:
In addition to the physical servers, networking gear and network attached storage that host the application, the enterprise will find that they need to build-out specialized rooms to host these servers. These rooms feature backup power and systems and specialized cooling systems to ensure the servers operate in an optimum environment.
This situation has changed in the last decade as cloud hosted ERP options begun to come online. Cloud deployment models offer very compelling advantages:
With Node Africa, you can host your SAP or Microsoft NAV ERP locally very cost effectively, with low latency in country servers, 24/7 support and license leasing options on your Windows OS and MS-SQL server.
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