Choosing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) program is complex, as differing technology and licensing models make direct comparisons difficult. Organizations are often aware of licensing costs, but ERP selection also involves several variables such as implementation and hardware costs, backup systems and employees to support the platform. An organization must establish a forward-looking timeline to project the future needs of the company and expectations of the ERP system.
The maturity of your business and the demands of your industry can help determine whether a cloud or on-premise solution is a more affordable and appropriate option. Read our white paper to learn how to compare platforms and evaluate licensing, maintenance, risk and related hardware and software expenses to choose the best fit for your company.