Traditional way ERP systems that running on an oganization’s on-premises servers. The model has been changing, and cloud-based ERP are more common and preferred as organizations realize the benefits of running systems in the cloud.
A cloud-based ERP is that the software is hosted and managed by the ERP vendor or a cloud service provider. This takes the burden of installing, managing and upgrading the system off the organization’s IT department.
Due to it is easy to install and less costs to manage, cloud-based ERP tend to be preferred by small and medium organization. Larger enterprises tend to deploy on-premises ERP because they need highly customized systems that meet the requirements of their specific industry, and they have the resources to manage the IT requirements.
Cloud-based WMS deployments can be completed in weeks compared to the on-premises WMS which needs few months to implement. This means that organizations faster towards a positive ROI and can take advantage of the cloud WMS capabilities very soon, which is a huge benefit in the fast-paced modern economy.
All the updates and configurations for SaaS deployment model for cloud-based WMS are regularly scheduled and handled by the vendor. This means that organizations are always on the latest version of the software with minimal time and resources managing spent.
Cloud-based WMS often have lower upfront costs than on-premises systems which does not require hardware, software installation and IT administrators to manage them. Therefore, they have lower upfront costs and sometimes ongoing costs than on-premises systems.