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Acumatica Named Among ERP, CRM Vendors
The Ovum paper discusses what it characterizes as "nine questions that customers need to answer before deciding between on-premise and SaaS" products, including such issues as regulatory compliance, security, customization, and IT budgets. , a vendor of Web-based accounting, ERP, and CRM software, has announced that it has been recognized among service providers offering flexible enterprise resource planning products in an Ovum (News - Alert) report titled “Nine questions to ask about SaaS.”
“ERP requirements can change quickly and frequently,” warns Warren Wilson, Ovum Senior Analyst and co-author of the report, adding that customers with changing requirements "should purchase a product that provides the flexibility to move between an on-premise deployment, a hosted deployment and a SaaS implementation.”
The Acumatica offering develops an integrated set of Web-based accounting, ERP, and CRM software that can be deployed on premise, hosted at a data center, or run on a cloud computing platform, company officials say, for mid-sized businesses to "access their applications and documents from anywhere using any popular Web browser."
The release includes the Acumatica software subscription, the operating environment, backups, upgrades, a service-level agreement and automatic updates and allows mid-size businesses to buy customized ERP software and services, which eliminates the need for installing and maintaining software and buying new hardware.
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Edited by Stefania Viscusi