ERP systems

Why ERP Systems are Essential for Your SMB

Enterprise resource planning (ERP) is an integral component of the modern small to medium-sized business (SMB). ERP systems for SMBs come in a variety of kinds, some more reliable than others— almost all of them facilitated through cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS).

Basically, cloud computing compounds computational ability, predicting real-time data acquisition and utility. Visibility increases, as do insights. It’s possible to determine where impediments are obstructing progress and eliminate them. You’re additionally able to reduce operational costs in other ways by adding or subtracting certain personnel/hardware as tech provides the same service.

Some distinct advantages of ERP software include:

Reduction in Complication of Infrastructural Planning

ERP systems require a marked reduction in necessary planning. The infrastructure of SaaS is external to your site in the data center of the company providing SaaS solutions. Top-tier security without the capability of most SMBs additionally defines SaaS provision. Accordingly, you don’t have to pay nearly so much to experience the kind of benefit you’ve come to expect from software designed to manage your infrastructure.

SaaS Management Provides Essentially Turnkey Service

Because SaaS is a cloud-based service projected remotely, all you’ve got to do is pay a monthly subscription free and voila— you’ve got management solutions providing you in-depth data through an easy-to-navigate interface requiring little to no training for essential mastery. Different SaaS solutions will require different levels of training, so be advised. That being said, you’ll likely have much less difficulty navigating cloud-based SaaS solutions. You shouldn’t expect delays in the speed of your programs, and you should expect better BDR, or Backup and Data Recovery, in the event of an incident.

A 70-80% Cost Reduction Compared to Similar On-Site Solutions

If your yearly fees for hosting an ERP solution were $100k, then the same solution from a SaaS ERP sector would be $20k to $30k a year. Such substantial reduction is common, and one of the chief advantages of securing SaaS ERP. Something else to consider is that cloud computing solutions can solve many other issues as well. You can find Desktop as a Service and Device as a Service (both DaaS); there’s also Hardware as a Service (HaaS), and more. When using SaaS, you have the potential to use many additional cloud “as a Service” solutions.

ERP systems provided by Michell Consulting Group can help you reduce infrastructural management costs while increasing your control over operations. Contact us for more information on ERP solutions and how they can enhance operations.