There is a debate as the whether ERP as SaaS actually costs more in the long run than keeping it in-house. The picture is complicated, depending on how big you are and how long you want the service for, but some say that even if it does cost more, the benefits can make it worth it. When it comes to integrating your financial and accounting systems, CRM, inventory, manufacturing and sales - providing flow between those functions – to have real-time information available on any device in any location gets a lot of companies’ votes.


Capgemini secures £6.3m G-Cloud contract

Apr 1, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Multi-million pound deal set to support Foreign and Commonwealth Office ERP systems

Orange joins EU cloud-based Ship management ERP initiative

Mar 14, 2014 Rene Millman

Cloud could improve real-time business decisions as well as safety and crew welfare

UCAS and Telefonica clinch project wins at UK Cloud Awards

Feb 27, 2014 Maxwell Cooter

Two major projects scoop top awards while AWS wins best provider gong

Dell & NetSuite team up on cloud

Feb 26, 2014 Rene Millman

Hardware giant to take control of relationship with NetSuite customers

Barts Health NHS Trust implements cloud-based staff management system

Feb 5, 2014 Rene Millman

England's largest NHS Trust replaces six separate systems with one in the cloud


Best business apps to download in 2013

Jun 10, 2013

We all download apps now. Every month, we're going to be publishing a list of the best business apps

Flexible working a no-no without a switch to cloud computing

Aug 6, 2012 Rachel Fielding

There's more to flexible working than letting people stay at home for a few days, how should organisations adapt to change?

ERP systems; a technology being refashioned by cloud computing

May 28, 2012 Lesley Meall

The onset of ERP systems has completely changed the way organisations work but cloud is set to drive yet another change

Loyalty or lock in? Cloud and the impact on customer relationships

Oct 23, 2011 Sue Tabbitt

One man's lock-in is another man's watertight support contract. How far does cloud help customer relations?

Ten things NOT to do in the cloud

Jul 26, 2011 Adrian Bridgwater

How to work with apps that won't move to the cloud

Case Studies

Cloud ERP systems improves traceability

Nov 21, 2013 Rene Millman

Noble Foods puts its eggs in cloud basket

YouGov makes NetSuite its choice for ERP implementation

Jun 18, 2012 Miya Knights

Polling organisation YouGov has plumped for NetSuite when it made the decision to use the cloud for its ERP system