Cloud-based ERP are becoming more common within the manufacturing industry. Cloud ERP systems utilize a web browser or web service to communicate data to points of production and production workers from the Cloud. Some of the other various advantages of this ERP system include:
- Implement Quickly – Investment of new hardware and slower updating is not needed for cloud-based systems that utilizes the web, because updates are implemented without human-interaction.
- Accessibility of Features – Since updates are faster, more features are implemented with every update, therefore enhancing the system frequently and increasing the ERP systems functionality.
- Data and Integration Enhancement – With cloud-based ERP systems being web-oriented, integration and data accuracy improves greatly. Advanced technology can blow past older on-premise ERP systems that lack data accuracy and overall system integration.
- Non-Physical Servers – Maintenance of hardware is not essential, simply because there is not physical hardware on-site at all. This is a big plus for operations that have to constantly maintain hardware and can instead further their focus on other areas within the production facility.