Over the last several years, manufacturers have embraced cloud applications. According to one estimate, between 2013 and 2023 the percentage of manufacturing and distribution software delivered via software as a service (SaaS) will increase from 22% to 45%.
Some manufacturers, however, remain reluctant to migrate enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems and other business-critical applications to the cloud. In many cases, their concerns are based on incomplete or inaccurate information about the true capabilities of modern, cloudbased applications.
The following checklist can help to address these issues. It covers four areas where manufacturers can benefit from a more complete understanding of how and why Epicor Cloud ERP offers unique advantages compared to on-premises systems.