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Posts Tagged ‘cloud computing vs. on-premise’

How to Upgrade your ERP System in the Cloud

There’s the Cloud, and then there’s the Cloud. There are different levels of Cloud functionality and they are not equal when it comes to upgrading and ongoing maintenance. There are a lot of technical considerations happening behind the scenes that can greatly affect how your system is upgraded. We are all familiar with office productivity […]

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When to Choose the Cloud or Install On-premise for ERP

If you’re in the market for a mid-market ERP business management system you are probably considering choosing the Cloud or installing on-premise. A lot has been written about reasons to go to the Cloud or keep systems installed in-house or on-premise. One commonly quoted reason for not going to the Cloud is based on fear: the concern […]

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Definitions of 7 Popular Terms Used to Describe ERP Software in the Cloud

 Cloud is the new buzzword for ERP software.  But what does that really mean? The terms hosting, on-demand, SaaS, and cloud are used almost interchangeably, but in fact they are very different.  Here are the high level definitions of seven popular terms: 1. What is cloud computing? At the basic level, “the cloud” or “cloud […]

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Solving the 5 Riddles of Cloud Computing

The hype around cloud computing can set almost anyone’s head spinning.  In Green Beacon's blog post last March we discussed the "Benefits of Cloud Computing". Before jumping into the whirlwind - whether you're a public or private sector organization, or a for-profit business or non-profit entity - your organization needs to research various cloud solutions, where […]

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To Be Or Not To Be In The ERP Cloud

And while I’m quoting Shakespeare, let’s consider another pearl of wisdom from the great bard:  Much Ado about Nothing (actually the title of one of his plays). But hark!  I am NOT saying that the cloud is a trivial topic.  On the contrary, I think it’s important for companies exploring ERP options to evaluate cloud solutions […]

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The Pros and Cons of Cloud Computing: Gather your Resources to Make an Informed Decision

According to this article, public cloud computing will fuel the information technology industry for the next 25 years.  We think this proves that the cloud is no “fad”, rather an economic option for businesses that need flexible and affordable IT solutions. As a Microsoft Dynamics ERP Partner, we have written our fair share of cloud articles […]

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Is On-Premises Software Going Away in the Next ERP Lifecycle?

With the recent hype around the online and Software as a Service (SaaS) options, you may think that on-premises ERP software could be phasing out. But the short answer is ‘it’s not going anywhere’. BUT this is a blog and should be longer than one sentence, right? So here’s why we believe on-premises is here […]

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Cloud Computing vs. On-Premise Solutions: SMB Suite

Clearly, cloud-based business IT has advantages over the traditional on-premise model.  The merits of cloud computing models include: Eliminate upfront expenditures No risk of server failures or service interruptions Access to your information... everywhere SMB Suite includes access to an integrated software package for one monthly fee Try our free solution advisor questionnaire here.

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