Acumatica is one of Microsoft’s innovative partners developing Cloud ERP software designed to improve the productivity of mid-sized organizations. Using Acumatica, clients can access their business applications and documents from anywhere using any popular web-browser. Customers can purchase Acumatica as a SaaS solution or purchase a license, which is designed to be hosted on-premise, at a datacenter, or on a cloud computing platform. Acumatica leverages Windows Azure Platform for their cloud ERP. To learn more about Acumatica, go to Microsoft Case Studies to read how Acumatica efficiently and cost-effectively delivers software-plus-services.
Thank you for the insight. I am excited about Cloud ERP, yet I like to take a balanced approach. Just as ERP was deemed the panacea for all business automation pains, Cloud ERP is positioned as a revolutionary approach to deploying an ERP solution. Cloud ERP provides a solution that is flexible, adaptable, scalable, efficient, and affordable. Customers can enjoy painless upgrades, rapid deployment, and easy customization along with availability “anywhere at anytime”! Practically speaking, Cloud ERP is just another deployment option available to customers. The activities required for an “on premise” ERP implementation are also required for Cloud ERP. The scope and responsibility for the implementation activities may be different but most assuredly they are still required. The following article will provide more insight on the impacts that Cloud ERP will have on the entire ERP lifecycle.